Thursday, August 31, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Here's what a well balanced SUV for a working family man should have

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www.timothytiah.com - This article was written in collaboration with VW Malaysia Some people say the car you drive tends to represent where you are in life. I can resonate with that. Looking back I found that I craved dif…

Disruptor Beam’s ‘Walking Dead: March to War’ puts players in the middle of a zombified Washington, D.C.

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techcrunch.com - Disruptor Beam has already created games based on Star Trek and Game of Thrones. Next up is The Walking Dead, with the launch of The Walking Dead: March to War. To create the game, which was first an…

Basis Set Ventures gets real to get to the heart of AI startups

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techcrunch.com - Lan Xuezhao has spent the last few months pulling together $136 million for her new machine intelligence-focused venture capital fund, Basis Set Ventures. I met Xuezhao for tea on a park bench in Pot…

Twitch’s new extensions let streamers customize their channel, make money from Amazon sales

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techcrunch.com - Twitch today is introducing a suite of tools called Twitch Extensions that will allow its streamers to customize their channel pages with interactive features, including polls, leaderboards, tickers,…

Razer’s gunmetal Blade Stealth is like dressing a gaming laptop in a suit

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techcrunch.com - The chassis of this Blade Stealth isn’t dramatically different than it has been in past generations — except for its new gunmetal paint job. An all-black exterior, backlit triple snake logo and a key…

How I made my own VPN server in 15 minutes

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techcrunch.com - People are (rightfully) freaking out about their privacy as the Senate voted to let internet providers share your private data with advertisers. While it’s important to protect your privacy, it doesn…

Cowboy is a new e-bike startup from founders of Take Eat Easy

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techcrunch.com - De-cloaking today is a new startup from two of the founders of defunct food delivery company Take Eat Easy. Dubbed Cowboy, the company is building a new electronic bicycle that it claims will address…

First impressions of Essential’s 360-degree camera attachment

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techcrunch.com - Essential has a unique port around back on its debut Phone, which can handle data and power transfer, and which attaches to accessories via magnets. The first such accessory is Essential’s own 360 ca…

I had a lightsaber battle with Kylo Ren in Lenovo’s new augmented reality headset

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techcrunch.com - Ah, the lightsaber. The thing we’d all totally be carrying around if it weren’t for pesky physics getting in the way. Augmented and virtual reality are just about the only ways to bring lightsabers t…

The Moto X4 has Alexa and a multi-device music streaming feature

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techcrunch.com - LG’s V30 is clearly the most hyped handset at this year’s IFA, but Motorola’s got a surprise contender for the most interesting. While the Lenovo-owned company is clearly pumping most of its resource…

The littleBits Droid Inventor Kit lets you build an R2-D2 of your very own

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techcrunch.com - Ever wanted to build an R2-D2 to call your own? You could drop a few million dollars to get all the screen-used parts/props… Or you could spend a few weeks in the shop bangin’ on scrap metal to build…

Which is the best daily planner for busy entrepreneurs?

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techcrunch.com - Keeping on track is hard. Over the years I’ve tried a number of personal information managers – PIMs, for short – from the original Palm V to my current iPhone/iCal/Vyte/phone tag method of making su…

Twitter permanently suspends Japanese man's account for making death threats against a mosquito

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www.ibtimes.co.uk - As Twitter continues to increase efforts to tackle online abuse, harassment and terrorism on its platform, the social media network banned a user in Japan for making death threats - against a mosquit…

Acer Predator Orion 9000 is an 18-core, quad-GPU desktop for l33t gamers

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arstechnica.com - Following in the footsteps of the Predator 21X curved display laptop—unveiled at IFA 2016 and now sold out—Acer has unveiled the Orion 9000, a carbon fibre clad, RBG-laden behemoth of a gaming deskto…

Celebs’ phone numbers and e-mail addresses exposed in active Instagram hack

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arstechnica.com - One or more hackers have been stealing celebrities' e-mail addresses, phone numbers, and other personal information by exploiting a bug on Instagram's servers, the company said Thursday. Researchers …

FCC’s public comment API lets you post just about anything to .gov website

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission's website already gets a lot of traffic—sometimes more than it can handle. But thanks to a weakness in the interface the FCC published for citizens to file comme…

Kaspersky Lab turns the tables, forces “patent troll” to pay cash to end case

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arstechnica.com - In October, Kaspersky Labs found itself in a situation familiar to many tech companies: it was sued (PDF) by a do-nothing patent holder in East Texas who demanded a cash settlement before it would go…

Sony Xperia XZ1 and XZ1 Compact: Sony can do better than this

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arstechnica.com - Continuing Sony's baffling strategy of producing new smartphones every six months, Sony has launched the Xperia XZ1 and Xperia XZ1 Compact. While technically positioned under the Xperia XZ Premium, b…

Tech companies are cracking down on hate speech

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arstechnica.com - "One of the greatest strengths of the United States is a belief that speech, particularly political speech, is sacred," wrote Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince in a 2013 blog post. Both then and now, the…

98.5% of unique net neutrality comments oppose Ajit Pai’s anti-Title II plan

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arstechnica.com - A study funded by Internet service providers has found something that Internet service providers really won't like. The overwhelming majority of people who wrote unique comments to the Federal Commun…

LG V30 takes on Galaxy S8 with “FullVision” display, dual cameras

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arstechnica.com - LG has unveiled the LG V30, an Android smartphone that—unlike its predecessor the V20—is pleasingly gimmick-free. Headline features include the now mandatory high screen-to-body ratio, dual-camera sy…

Hard Work, Hacks, and 8 Ways to Keep a Balanced Approach

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medium.com - A lot of people believe that hard work is the only way to succeed. Yet another set laughs at the hard workers and are forever looking for hacks. Hard work is seen as the old fashioned way of doing th…

6 Tips for Exploding Your Marketing Efforts with Chatbots

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www.inc.com - Many people believe that chatbots were invented to automate customer care processes; in reality, they're packed with capabilities that can help your teams across your entire company, and your marketi…

Podcasting Is the Ultimate Side Hustle for New Growth In Your Core Business

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www.inc.com - It has become easier and cheaper than ever to commoditize any good or service and as a business owner you must find ways to build a brand around your customer experience from the beginning of the buy…

YouTube Unveils 1st New Logo Since Launch | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Yesterday YouTube launched a major UI revision to all its channels, from mobile, to games consoles. At the same time it’s made the first significant revision to its logo since its launch 12 years ago…

How B2B Marketers Use Facebook to Reach Customers

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Is your business struggling to connect with other businesses on Facebook? Need some ideas to spark your imagination? In this article you’ll discover nine ways B2B marketers can use Facebook to connec…

Facebook Professional Services: How Your Local Business Can Rank

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to reach more local customers? Facebook recently launched Professional Services, a directory that helps consumers find the best local businesses and services to fit their needs. In this article …

Palm OS phones in the works, to be released in 2018 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The smartphone business has such a long history. It’s quite impossible to trace what really happened in the past couple of decades because a lot has transpired. We can say the mobile industry started…

LG Smart Ecosystem works with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - One of the biggest brands that will present a number of new products at this year’s IFA is LG. This South Korean tech giant may not be the top name in mobile phones but it certainly has an edge in th…

Deezer HiFi now available for Google Cast, Google Assistant enabled devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Deezer may not be the most popular music streaming service out there, but those who prefer to listen to high fidelity quality music love it nonetheless. Formerly called Deezer Elite, they have now re…

SoundHound overhauls app, highlights music and video player - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - During those moments that you hear a song and you don’t know the title or artist, good thing there are apps out there that can help you scratch that musical mental itch. One of the more popular ones …

WhatsApp now lets select business accounts get verified - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - WhatsApp seems to really want businesses to sign up and have official accounts on the messaging app. One thing that they’re doing as a sort of incentive is that they are letting business accounts be …

Dropbox Paper now has new integrations, features, organizing tools - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - While a lot of people already use Dropbox for their cloud storage needs, not that many are aware of their collaborative tool called Paper. But it’s a pretty neat tool if you’re working with a team an…

Microsoft Mobile Customer Engagement Strong Across the Board

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www.loyalty360.org - Technology these days is such a pivotal piece of the customer engagement/customer experience/customer loyalty puzzle. At Microsoft, officials always keep their eye on the ball. During the company’s r…

What Loyalty Marketers Need to Know About the Defining Characteristics of Customer Loyalty

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www.loyalty360.org - All loyalty marketers want to know the defining characteristics of effective and impactful customer loyalty. To help our audience in that light, Loyalty360 will present a webinar titled, “CMO Challen…

The 45 Tools We Use to Run Our SaaS Company

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www.promoter.io - According to the data gathered by Siftery, a tool that tracks and suggests software used by businesses, top companies today use an average of 37 different tools or software platforms to run their day…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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marketaire.com - There are templates you can buy that are designed specifically around conversion, you can hire a copywriting expert to craft engaging calls-to-action, and you can even purchase amazing graphics and i…

Ubooly: A Voice Interactive Stuffed Animal Smart Toy Powered by your iPhone or iPod Touch - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world smartest toy. According to Mr. ‘Gloge'; Ubooly is a stuffed animal powe…

ServiceSutra.com: An Online Marketplace to Hire Quality Service Providers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - ServiceSutra helps consumers compare price from Trustworthy, Qualified and Verified Local Service Providers in India. As per Mr. Chaudhary; ServiceSutra helps consumers compare price from Trustworthy…

Imboard : Event Discovery and Promotion App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Dominic Smith”, CEO of the Baltimore USA-based start-up “Imboard” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your st…

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is…

MeasurableMediaLabs.com: A Company that Conducts Advertising Case Studies for Online Publishers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - MeasurableMediaLabs.com is the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” for online advertisers by validating the CPM publishers charge in order for publishers to be successful. “MeasurableMediaLabs.com” …

nspHire : Job Search App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rasheen Carbin”, CMO at the US based start-up “nspHire” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is …

Fall Creators Update Feature Focus: Gaming - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - The Windows 10 Fall Creators Update offers some nice refinements to the gaming functionality that Microsoft previously provided in earlier releases. Remember, the original Creators Update was a “big …

Windows Weekly 533: Sumo in a Sidecar - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss the romance of the week, the controversy of the week, the build(s) of the week, and the awesomeness of the week. Download this episode and subscribe to Windows Weekly Enjo…

Why microsites aren't always ideal for SEO

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searchengineland.com - The question of whether or not to utilize microsites is an interesting topic of discussion for SEO. On the one hand, microsites allow organizations to segment information and focus a site clearly on …

🕊 GO promote Steemit.com blogs the next #FFSteemit Blog promotion @minnowsfaucet @FFSteemit — Steemit

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steemit.com - the voters who followed directions. We are part of the The #minnowsfaucet Community Grow Project You can be part of a bigger growing movement every week on Friday to promote Your steemit blog with us…

If You Wanna Crush It On LinkedIn's Hot New Video Addition, Do This. - Cox Blue

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www.coxblue.com - In case you missed it while taking a few summer vacation days, LinkedIn kicked off a testing period for a new, additional offering last week. The well-known business and employment-oriented social ne…

Apple’s Tim Cook Barnstorms for ‘Moral Responsibility’

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www.nytimes.com - “Regardless of your politics,” he continued, “you look at it and say, ‘My gosh.’” Mr. Cook’s comments weren’t a dig at President Trump so much as they were a critique of Washington’s seemingly perpet…

The Art of Delegating (Part 2) Creating Processes Can Make Delegating Easier • Elite Virtual Assistants

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www.elitevirtualassist.com - In Part 1 we talked about ways delegating saves you time & money…and how sending the right work to the right person helps get things done. Now it’s time to take it one step further…what if you had pr…

Why The Iphone Has A Leg Up On The Competition

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Do you want some new apps but do not know how to find and download them? It is not uncommon to drop your phone in the toilet, the toilet or something wet. Rather than using a blow dryer, dry the phon…

Trello vs Pivotal Tracker: How Potential Use Cases Drives Users

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yukaichou.com - This article was written by Contributing Writer Erik van Mechelen with input from Jun Loayza and Yu-kai Chou. Talk to anyone you know who uses a non-phone camera. She’ll likely talk about what she’s …

Custom Designed Laptop: Limited Edition | HP Spectre

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laptopsandnotebook.com - HP teamed up with Jess Hannah & Tord Boontje to design personalized Restricted Version versions of the HP Spectre, the globe's thinnest laptop computer. This is style and also technology taken to an …

Solid Advice For Anyone Wanting To Better Understand The Iphone

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iphonefindmyphone.com - You would have no doubt heard of the iphone. This amazing little device has single-handedly revolutionized personal communications in the way people perceive the mobile phone. With an iPhone, you don…

A Beginner's Guide To Learning Mobile Marketing

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firstadsense.com - There are so many factors to consider when starting a mobile marketing plan that you might not know where to start. The advice you’ll discover in this article will give you a great head start to beco…

Useful Information Regarding Purchasing The Ideal Laptop

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Laptops are an incredible technological piece. Whether you’re getting a laptop to do work on, work, or entertainment reasons, it can help you live a better life. The tips in the following article wil…

Alexa and Cortana Teamed Up, But Consumer Tech Is Still Stuck in an Ecosystem War

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lifehacker.com - The voice interfaces Cortana and Alexa will soon be able to activate each other for functions that one does better than the other, Amazon and Microsoft announced today. It’s the kind of cooperation t…

3 Ways Blockchain Is Revolutionizing Cybersecurity

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www.forbes.com - The second quarter of 2017 was a wild one for blockchain companies and investors, with nearly 60 initial coin offerings (ICOs) closed in the quarter for more than $750 million, and it looks like this…

Archeer Portable Bluetooth Speaker review

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the-gadgeteer.com - There are lots of cheap Bluetooth speakers out there that get the job done. Style does matter, however, and there are times when you also want something that also looks good. If that’s your thing, th…


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