Thursday, August 03, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Why Elon Musk is a master of deception

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mashable.com - The Tesla Model 3 is finally here. It ships in August and costs $35,000. Only it doesn’t, and it doesn’t. Tesla didn't exactly lie to us outright. The company kept its promises, but it has also maste…

Here Are 10 Tips for Dental Websites That Don’t Bite

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www.shoemoney.com - Of course, remote dentistry isn’t possible right now. You can’t have your teeth cleaned by a robot at home. But many aspects of the business side of dentistry now rely on digital technology. The most…

‘Paranormal Activity’ director Oren Peli launches a new social app

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techcrunch.com - Oren Peli, who wrote and directed the enormously successful film Paranormal Activity, is launching a new iOS and Android app designed to help users create, find, and join local events. Spot‘s launch …

HP’s new Nvidia-powered backpack VR PC is designed for work, not play

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techcrunch.com - HP has a new entrant in that most curious PC niche – the backpack computer. A product of the virtual reality computing wave, the backpack PC provides all the power needed to drive high-quality VR hea…

You can now use PayPal through Skype’s mobile app

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techcrunch.com - The PayPal partnerships keep coming. The still growing payments giant today announced a new deal with Skype that will allow users in 22 countries worldwide to send money to other Skype users through …

DMCA takedown notice says hackers stole “thousands” of internal HBO documents

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techcrunch.com - The hack of HBO isn’t limited to a handful of Game of Thrones episodes; a DMCA takedown notice issued on behalf of the company says hackers stole “thousands of Home Box Office (HBO) internal company …

Instagram Stories turns 1 as daily use surpasses Snapchat

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techcrunch.com - Instagram Stories has blossomed from a Snapchat clone into an integral part of the world’s largest dedicated visual communication app in the first year since its launch. Half of the businesses on Ins…

Tesla did quite a bit better than Wall Street expected and the stock is getting a nice bump

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techcrunch.com - Tesla appears to still be getting a lot of interest in the Model S, and in the company’s earnings report today it said there was a further increase in net Model S orders since the Model 3 handover ev…

Oracle delivers bevy of updates to its cloud suite

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techcrunch.com - Oracle might not be the first company you think of when it comes to cloud computing, but the company has made significant strides in recent years. Today, it announced the bi-annual update to its Orac…

Chinese smartphone makers closing the gap on iPhone, Samsung

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techcrunch.com - While Samsung and Apple continued to occupy long-time number one and two spots in the global smartphone market in the second quarter of the year, Chinese Android OEMs Huawei, Oppo and Xiaomi are cont…

Elon Musk says Model Y small SUV will leverage Model 3 platform after all

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techcrunch.com - During its earnings call in May, Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk said that the ‘Model Y’ (whose name isn’t yet actually finalize, he noted) small SUV actually would use a brand new platform, totally …

Tesla averaging 1,800 Model 3 reservations per day since last week’s event

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is booking a total of around 1,800 Model 3 net reservations per day since it held an event last Friday to handover its first Model 3 production cars to employees who preordered the vehicle, the…

Redkix, an email-friendly team messaging platform, launches its public beta

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techcrunch.com - When you first look at Redkix, it looks like any other Slack clone, but while you could definitely use it just like Slack, the team offers an important twist on the standard company chat theme: it pl…

Plex brings its Live TV streaming service to Apple TV and Android, adds time-shifting

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techcrunch.com - Plex today is taking its Live TV service, including its DVR, out of beta, while also expanding to Apple TV and Android, and introducing a new “time-shifting” feature that allows you to pause, rewind …

The electric Lucid Air hit 235mph in testing, but will it see production?

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arstechnica.com - The Air's exterior styling disguises just how much space there is on the inside. Designer Derek Jenkins said that the biggest challenge with the exterior styling was integrating the car's sensor suit…

The Windows console is getting a new, easier to read color scheme

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arstechnica.com - In the Fall Creators Update, Microsoft is going to be changing the default color scheme used by Windows' console windows. After years of neglect, Microsoft has been working to update and overhaul the…

Electric vehicle hopeful has been reneging on factories it hasn’t yet built [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - In early 2016, electric vehicle company Faraday Future celebrated a deal with the state of Nevada—in exchange for building a $1 billion factory that would eventually employ up to 4,500 people, the co…

New Web tool tracks Russian “influence ops” on Twitter

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arstechnica.com - The top of the Hamilton 68 dashboard provides some contextual analysis of the past month, and the day's top official Russian tweets. Top and trending URLs in tweets, and other metadata analysis. Russ…

Black Mirror, Imagination Gets Closer to Reality – INKONIQ BLOG – Medium

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medium.com - The dark science fiction series, Black Mirror, is one of the best shows to binge on Netflix. It gives a great sense of future and how technology is gonna affect humanity. The series has captured publ…

To Fix Voting Machines, Hackers Tear Them Apart

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www.wired.com - The toughest thing to convey to newcomers at the DefCon Voting Village in Las Vegas this weekend? Just how far they could go with hacking the voting machines set up on site. "Break things, just try t…

How to Share Content People Love

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Social media has been around long enough and has a good enough track record as a great way to engage customers that no one really doubts its potential as a marketing medium. As social engagement matu…

5 Ways to Make Work Bearable When You’re About to Burn Out

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www.quora.com - What are some strategies for fighting through professional burnout when changing jobs or careers isn't an option? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio…

This SEO Strategy Helped Hootsuite Double Its Traffic - Search Engine Journal

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www.searchenginejournal.com - Hootsuite is the world’s largest social media management platform. But if you think that meant the brand easily ranked well and had tons of organic search visibility, think again. Amazingly, smaller …

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg: Crypto ban won't help trap terrorists

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www.theregister.co.uk - Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg has reiterated the social network's position that weakening the encryption of messaging apps isn't going to give governments what they want. Governm…

T-Mobile soars since Verizon, AT&T offered unlimited plans- OpenSignal - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - OpenSignal is one of the names we trust when it comes to gathering data about the mobile and wireless game. Interpretation and analysis are done by using metrics of data collated straight from mobile…

Anytime Talk feature for Xperia Ear now available in beta mode - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you already have the Xperia Ear, an in-ear assistant device from Sony, you will want to update its software as it now has a new feature called Anytime Talk. Even though it’s still in the beta mode…

Facebook's Building 8 lab reportedly working on a video chat device - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Previously, there were rumors that Facebook was working not just on a digital voice assistant but on a smart speaker itself, to rival those of Amazon’s Echo devices, Google Home, and other players in…

Hilton Gains Brand Loyalty By Truly Listening to Customers

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www.loyalty360.org - For Hilton Worldwide officials, technology innovation is always at the forefront of customer engagement strategy because it often leads to brand loyalty. But, Hilton didn’t gain its meritorious statu…

Ekayan: A web based app for people to find out what their friends think about them, and get recognized for what's admirable about them - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Ekayan is a catalogue of people’s qualities. “Ekayan” facilitates you to anonymously admire your friends, and know what your friends think about you. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct…

Soundest : App For E-commerce Email Marketing - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rytis Lauris'; C0-Founder and CEOof the UK- based Start Up “Soundest”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted :…

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 …

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and …

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network that …

Months Removed From a Brand-Safety Boycott, YouTube Is Winning Over Top Advertisers Again

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www.adweek.com - Four months after more than 250 brands pulled their advertising from YouTube because ads were appearing next to extremist content, the site’s top-spending marketers are running video ads again, accor…

Advertisers Need to Stop Chasing Engagement and Get Back to Focusing on Awareness

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www.adweek.com - In the early days of advertising, awareness was the name of the game. Fifty years ago, if your brand could afford to get into television, print or radio advertising, you could dominate your category …

The Woodlands iPhone Android & iPad Repair | Houston iPhone Screen Repair — How to make your iPhone ZOOM! - The Woodlands iPhone Android & iPad Repair | Houston iPhone Screen Repair

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houstoniphonescreenrepair.com - Did you know that puppets do, too? That’s why I’m going to give you some superpower tips to make your iPhone really zoom. You don’t have to do all these things, but the more you do, the faster your i…

YouTube will suppress some controversial content — even if it doesn’t violate policies

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www.theblaze.com - YouTube announced Tuesday that it will be taking steps to suppress videos deemed “controversial” by placing them in a “limited state,” even if they do not violate the site’s policies, according to an…

How to Split Test Your Way to Facebook Ads Success

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to lower the cost per conversion of your Facebook ads? Wondering how to serve the right ad to the right audience? In this article, you’ll discover a six-step plan to test, analyze, and optimize …

The Honeymoon Period for Chatbots

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www.razorsocial.com - When I got married, I was so happy for the first couple of years. They call this the honeymoon period. … luckily…..I’m still very happy! So I didn’t have the typical honeymoon period, it has been las…

Do You Want To Learn About Facebook Marketing?

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duracmarketing.com - There is no denying the tremendous popularity of Facebook. There are millions, if not billions, of people using it today. Due to this, you can put your business on Facebook and use it to show the wor…

Why The Iphone Has A Leg Up On The Competition

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Are you unsure of how to add new iphone apps to your iphone? It is easy to make apps from sites you always visit. Simply go to the website. Tap “Go” when you have the site loaded in your browser. Thi…

How I Sold 80,000 Books: Book Marketing for Authors (Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers)

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internetmarketinginfos.com - HOW I SOLD 80000 BOOKS Book Marketing for Authors Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retailers How I Sold 80000 Books Book Marketing for Authors Self Publishing through Amazon and Other Retaile…

LG V30 may likely feature a camera with f/1.6 aperture but no secondary display

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www.feedbaac.com - LG is expected to unveil the LG V30 flagship smartphone just before the IFA 2017 event. While rumors had suggested that the device would come with an all-screen OLED display, the latest reports claim…

Marketing in 2017: Return of The Stack

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www.egnyte.com - It’s hard to imagine that in the past seven years, the marketing technology landscape has grown to over 5000 companies. The latest MarTech Landscape Supergraphic “MarTech 5000” unveiled (not to be co…

PCMag Startup Toolkit: February 2017

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www.pcmag.com - Hello again, fair startup founders and daring entrepreneurs. We're a full month into 2017 and, as always, PCMag has compiled a list of newly tested tech that can make an impact on your business. Whet…

News in brief: Facebook video chat; protecting Earth from aliens; do you want encryption?

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news Facebook Inc.’s experimental Building 8 lab will produce a device designed for video chat, according to Bloomberg. The device is the first…

Measuring Security Effectiveness Body - Dark Reading

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www.darkreading.com - CVE-2017-0290 Published: 2017-05-09 NScript in mpengine in Microsoft Malware Protection Engine with Engine Version before 1.1.13704.0, as used in Windows Defender and other products, allows remote at…



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