Friday, August 11, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

For Sale in Italy: A One-Off Ferrari to End All Ferraris

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blog.caranddriver.com - If you’re a car collector who has become jaded at the notion of a Ferrari, we just may have the antidote for you. This $1.7 million Ferrari Testa D’Oro Colani is a Ferrari unlike any other. It’s the …

Augmented reality is set to transform smartphones and business

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www.computerworld.com - Augmented reality is frivolous, we're told. It's mainly for gimmicks and games. But an important transformation is about to get under way. Starting next year, AR will begin transforming enterprise co…

Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

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www.computerworld.com - In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10. T…

Inside the trillion-dollar selfie industrial complex

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www.computerworld.com - A decade ago, I witnessed a glorious sunset over the Mediterranean from the unique vantage point of a cliff on the edge of Oia, a beautiful village on the Greek island of Santorini -- me, my wife and…

FCC adds 2 weeks to comment period for the proposal to eliminate net neutrality rules

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techcrunch.com - The comment period for the FCC’s proposal to roll back the net neutrality rules established in 2015 was originally August 16 — next Wednesday. But after advocacy organizations asked the agency to add…

ReddCoin Fundraiser By Reddcoin Community

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reddcoinwiki.com - Hello Reddheads, Some of you know me as Reddcoin Community on Youtube and @TheRDDCommunity on Twitter. I started my Youtube and Twitter accounts to start coordinating massive Reddcoin tip dates. On s…

Growing Social Media Examiner: The Bumpy Road of Pursuit

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you curious about the obstacles we faced in building a sizable media entity? Sit back and learn the story that led millions of people to us. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand tal…

FCC seemingly forgot about a net neutrality complaint filed against Verizon

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arstechnica.com - As the Federal Communications Commission prepares to deregulate broadband providers and eliminate or weaken net neutrality rules, the commission has not yet made a ruling on a net neutrality complain…

The Ring Video Doorbell 2 is the most flexible connected video doorbell

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techcrunch.com - Ring is steadily releasing new products, but the Ring Video Doorbell 2 is the first re-think of its original, core product. The new version of the smart Wi-Fi doorbell that started it all still offer…

EPA docs appear to reveal Tesla Model 3 battery info, but Musk says not so fast

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arstechnica.com - In a move that still appears bizarre, with the Model 3 launch, Tesla decided that talking about an electric car's battery pack in terms of kWh was passé. Until now, the brand has used kWh to badge it…

The 13-Point Audience Priority List To Refine & Scale Facebook Ads

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marketaire.com - There’s one big common question that Facebook advertisers ask: which audiences should be targeted to complement and maximize the efficiency of campaigns? Thanks to Facebook’s unlimited targeting comb…

Popular writing app Ulysses switches to subscription model

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techcrunch.com - Ulysses is one of the most popular apps for writers. It lets you write, edit, organize, sync and export all your writing in a single, unified interface. That’s why it’s interesting to see that it is …

Mighty fills an iPod shuffle-sized hole for Spotify subscribers

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techcrunch.com - Everything that’s old is new again. That’s how the tech game is played. Products evolve and leave vacuums for new startups to rush in and fill. For Mighty, the long, slow death of the MP3 player pres…

Toyota, Intel and others form big data group for automotive tech

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techcrunch.com - A collection of prominent names in the tech industry have teamed up with Toyota to work on developing big data systems to support self-driving cars and other future automotive advances. Denso, Ericss…

The Minifree Libreboot T400 is free as in freedom

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techcrunch.com - The Libreboot T400 doesn’t look like much. It’s basically a refurbished Lenovo Thinkpad with the traditional Lenovo/IBM pointer nubbin and a small touchpad. It’s a plain black laptop, as familiar as …

Plasticity wants to help chatbots seem less robotic

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techcrunch.com - Y Combinator backed Plasticity is tackling the problem of getting software systems to better understand text, using deep learning models trained to understand what they’re reading on Wikipedia articl…

Don’t ruin streaming by turning it into cable

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techcrunch.com - Technology was going to free us from cable. It’s right there in the phrase “cord cutting” — a liberation from the bonds of traditional television. This is supposed to be the era of on-demand entertai…

Facebook buys computer vision startup focused on adding objects to video

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has acquired a German company called Fayteq that builds software add-ons for video editing that can remove and add whole objects from captured video using computer vision. The acquisition wa…

I Fell Victim to a $1,500 Used Camera Lens Scam on Amazon

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petapixel.com - I’ve been ordering used lenses for years and have never had a problem with any purchases. That is, until now. I recently ordered a $1,500 used camera lens from Amazon. The lens never showed up, and A…

No Man’s Sky version 1.3 is live, adds “joint exploration,“ more [updated]

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arstechnica.com - No Man's Sky new "portal" system is now live. Activate one of these on a planet to hop back and forth between other planets. What is "joint exploration"? It's not legitimate multiplayer, but it inste…

DNC hackers from Russia used NSA-developed attack code in attack on hotels

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arstechnica.com - A Russian government-sponsored group accused of hacking the Democratic National Committee last year has likely been infecting other targets of interest with the help of a potent Windows exploit devel…

User Interface Design: 10 Principles Learned from Painful Mistakes

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boagworld.com - When it comes to user interface design, often the best way to learn is to analyse the mistakes of sites you hate using. Listen to this post and subscribe using iTunes, Google Music or RSS | Download …

18 Things I Wish I’d Known When Starting Out in UX Design

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medium.springboard.com - Be confident in your skills and ability. Work in your own style rather than following someone else’s. It’s crucial to carve out your own design journey and not be too sidetracked by what others are d…

6 Social Media WordPress Plugins for Bloggers

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Is your blog taking full advantage of social media plugins? Looking for tools to help grow your following and encourage sharing? The right WordPress plugins make it easy to grow your social media fol…

The 1 Simple Way to Instantly Improve Your Email Marketing

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www.inc.com - Email marketing remains one of the most enduring (and effective) online marketing methods available today. With that in mind, why do so many of us make the same critical blunder over and over again, …

Grab a fork! Unravelling the Internet of Things' standards spaghetti

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www.theregister.co.uk - The great thing about standards is that there are always so many to choose from. We've seen the standards forest grow countless times before. The Internet of Things is a vast digital petri dish for t…

Buying Backlinks for SEO: Yes, This is Still a Thing

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www.searchenginejournal.com - It’s talked about in hushed tones (if it’s talked about at all). Most SEOs won’t admit to doing it. Reputable SEOs outright condemn paid link building, and with good reason – Google’s stance is cryst…

5 Ways to Use Storytelling in Your Social Media Marketing

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to use storytelling in your social media marketing? Are you looking for inspiration? Building your social media campaigns around stories helps you stand out from other brands, and grab th…

Ofo bike share set to launch in Seattle

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seattle.curbed.com - A third dockless bike-share company is just about ready to roll out in Seattle: Ofo. , Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) staff confirm that their permit to operate in the city of Seattle ha…

YouTube Kids app now available for Android TV - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Ask any parent or babysitter what their go to weapon is when kids are too restless or they need a little peace and quiet for themselves, and probably YouTube will figure in their top 5 answers. But w…

Moto Z2 Force Edition now available on Verizon Wireless - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Moto Z2 Force was announced last July complete with Snapdragon 835 processor, dual cameras, and shatterproof display (but not totally scratch proof). We also showed you the Verizon-exlusive Moto …

Dropbox introduces mobile app notification as 2-step verification - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve ever had an experience getting locked out of your Dropbox and all the files you need are there and your emergency backup codes or the text 2-step verification are nowhere to be found, then …

Uber starts rolling out in-app chats for riders and drivers - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you want to get in touch with your Uber driver, you can either call them or send them an SMS. But what if you don’t want to share your phone number? Or you’re traveling abroad and don’t have roa…

Socialmedia Is Not Just Having A FaceBook Account - smqueue

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www.smqueue.com - Digital, new media and social media are the buzz words said by marketers and advertising practitioners nowadays. More and more clients are asking their partners to create integrated campaigns that in…

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likely …

Limetr.ee: A Web Application that Allows you to Safely Keep Messages, Photos and Videos you Want to Preserve as a Legacy for your Child - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Limetree is about gathering family and friends around your children’s history. About the legacy you want to pass to your child. About safeguarding memories for the future. Below is the full and in-de…

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”, Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that yo…

HiveFlux : Real-time Overview of What Everyone In the Company is Working - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Bruno Figueiredo”, CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Hiveflux” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha…

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your …

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do a…

Crowdid : E-Commerce Platform Selling Crowdfunded Products - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ed Havens”, Founder (CMO) at the San Francisco – USA based start-up “crowdid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and…

KindCritic.com: A Social Platform that Allows you to get Crowdsourced Feedback on your Creative Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - KindCritic is a social platform where creatives can give and get crowdsourced constructive feedback on their creative works from real experts in their field of interest. “KindCritic” is A Social Plat…

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”, Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do an…

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applications…

ParkParrot : Automated System Showing Available Parkings - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Chandler Burke”, Founder of the Chattanooga – USA based start-up “ParkParrot” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and …

Here’s the Big Mistake Most Attribution Companies Make When It Comes to Ad Fraud

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www.adweek.com - As with all crimes, it is a truism that ad fraud will forever grow more sophisticated. It’s also a truism that in order to keep up with any crime, you need people just as dedicated to fighting it as …

Google (Almost Certainly) Has an Organic Quality Score (Or Something a Lot Like It) that SEOs Need to Optimize For - Whiteboard Friday

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moz.com - Entertain the idea, for a moment, that Google assigned a quality score to organic search results. Say it was based off of click data and engagement metrics, and that it would function in a similar wa…

How To Fix Runtime Broker High CPU Usage In Windows 10

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www.bitrebels.com - Can RuntimeBroker.exe be a virus? – No, it is not. The legal RuntimeBroker.exe document is a secure Microsoft Windows system procedure, known as “Runtime Broker.” Writers of malware applications, by …

Marcus Hutchins: cybersecurity experts rally around arrested WannaCry 'hero'

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www.theguardian.com - When Marcus Hutchins appears in court in Milwaukee on Monday, it will be almost three months to the day since the young British cybersecurity researcher halted the spread of a malicious software that…

HBO Hacker Leaks Message From HBO Offering $250,000 ‘Bounty Payment’ (EXCLUSIVE)

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variety.com - Variety has obtained a copy of another message released Thursday by the anonymous hacker to select journalists in which HBO is apparently responding to the initial video letter that was sent informin…

Competitors Are Not The Enemy – Found It – Medium

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medium.com - I started an online socks company almost 3 years ago. Since then there have been a number of competitors that have launched in South Africa. I started Nic Harry because I had been wearing a brand cal…

Study shows 75 percent of women fail to meet Marine combat standards

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www.theblaze.com - A new study has revealed that only a quarter of female Marine recruits are passing the gender-neutral physical tests required for ground combat jobs. The Marine Corps Times reported Friday that, acco…

Congressman Dana Rohrbacher: The Mistreatment of Conservatives by Tech Giants Is a Civil Rights Issue - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The mistreatment of conservatives and libertarians by tech monopolies is a civil rights issue. #googlememo — Dana Rohrabacher (@DanaRohrabacher) August 10, 2017 The mistreatment of conservatives and …

What is Digital Transformation? - Converge.XYZ

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converge.xyz - That’s the $1.13 trillion dollar question. I say that, because Forrester predicts the B2B e-commerce market will be $1.13 trillion by 2020 (Source: The Case for Omnichannel B2B, Andy Hoar, October 2…

Facebook quietly bought a startup that can manipulate videos

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mashable.com - Fake news, it's a big deal on Facebook, and we might just be getting more of it in the form of videos. Facebook recently bought a startup with an expertise in video manipulation, Deutsche Startups re…

How SEO has changed the porn industry

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mashable.com - Author Jon Ronson explains how search engine optimization or SEO has changed the porn industry and adult movie titles. These sneakers change design with the touch of your smartphone This children's t…

It's time to face the ugly reality of face recognition

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www.computerworld.com - A hoax hit Facebook this week. Fake news about a fake app called Facezam claimed that the app could track down anyone by simply scanning their Facebook photos. Thousands or millions of Facebook users…

Easy & Effective! A First Look At Autel Robotics' X-Star Premium Drone

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stupiddope.com - As you know, we love technology and all of the amazing advances. Like you, we are intrigued by the world of drones and all of their unique features. Today we get a closer look at the X-Star Premium d…

Why I Was Fired by Google

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www.wsj.com - I was fired by Google this past Monday for a document that I wrote and circulated internally raising questions about cultural taboos and how they cloud our thinking about gender diversity at the comp…

Class-action suit started by Cheryl Fillekes against Google grows to 269 plaintiffs - Bizwomen

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www.bizjournals.com - So far, 269 people have joined a class-action lawsuit against Google claiming they were discriminated against in the workplace based on their age. The scope of the lawsuit against Alphabet's Google d…

Sound Evolution! JBL's New Everest 2.0 Headphone

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stupiddope.com - For anyone who truly loves music, quality, crisp sound is a must. No matter if you are rocking headphones, earbuds, speakers at the crib or in the car, sound quality must be high to be bearable. JBL …

APT28 Targets Hospitality Sector, Presents Threat to Travelers « Threat Research Blog

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www.fireeye.com - FireEye has moderate confidence that a campaign targeting the hospitality sector is attributed to Russian actor APT28. We believe this activity, which dates back to at least July 2017, was intended t…

'There's a place at Google for you,' Google CEO tells girls at coding competition

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mashable.com - Google wants to show that it's taking the issue of diversity seriously. Speaking at a coding competition, CEO Sundar Pichai addressed teams of teen girls, telling them that there "is a place for you …

One Man's War Against Verizon's Long History Of Lies, Anti-Competitive Behavior, And Nonsense

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www.techdirt.com - In the telecom market the trifecta of holy bullshit has long been AT&T, Verizon and Comcast. And while all three companies are painfully unethical, anti-competitive, and viciously anti-consumer, Veri…

Facebook Marketing Is Easy When Using This Advice

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duracmarketing.com - Look at the current trends in the market to stay up to date with your page. So many people are on Facebook, which is why you need to use it for marketing purposes. You can easily create a simple but …



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