Wednesday, August 09, 2017

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31 Tips on How to Use Social Media to Boost Sales

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strongsocial.ca - Are you using social media to market and promote your business? Still finding that your sales and conversion results are less than stellar? Social selling is a common business challenge. That’s why I…

Why Google Had To Fire James Damore

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www.buzzfeed.com - The culture wars come for us all, and this week it was Google's turn. Sometime on Saturday, an internal "anti-diversity" memo written by an engineer named James Damore spread throughout Google's inte…

Articles: The Russians Hacked My Homework

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www.americanthinker.com - If you believe the Democrat crybabies. Some 30,000 Russians attended the Trump “thank you” rally in Mobile, Alabama. It was also the Russians that kept Hillary Clinton from visiting Wisconsin, one of…

Google CEO says “people must feel free to express dissent” after he fires employee who did

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www.independentsentinel.com - A day after Google fired a computer engineer for sharing a memo expressing his views about Google’s PC/social engineering culture, the CEO Sundar Pichai wrote a memo to staff saying that “people must…

What’s in YOUR Crypto Wallet?

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badcryptopodcast.com - To be fully secure in the bitcoin world, you must understand cryptocurrency wallets! In this episode, Joel and Travis break down the five different types of crypto wallets. They also break down the …

It's 2017 and Hyper-V can be pwned by a guest app, Windows by a search query, Office by...

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www.theregister.co.uk - Patch Tuesday Microsoft has released the August edition of its Patch Tuesday update to address security holes in multiple products. Among the flaws are remote code execution holes in Windows, Interne…

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - You’re browsing Facebook and you get a new notification – a new fan or customer has liked one of your posts or left a comment about your business! Engagement on your Facebook page can definitely make…

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to roll out with an original phone case in South Korea - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will come with a special gift from the South Korean tech giant. The device will arrive with an original phone case from the company. This is the first time Samsung will be r…

Spin launches first city-sanctioned dockless bike sharing in Bay Area

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techcrunch.com - Spin, a company focused on bringing the stainonless bike sharing model to the U.S. after its continued success in Asia, is launching in South San Francisco today (as it planned to last month), making…

Facebook shuts down its Snapchat competitor Lifestage and its standalone Groups app

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is paring down its collection of standalone apps. The company’s experimental “teens-only” app Lifestage, designed to counteract Snapchat’s threat, has been pulled from the App Store. Its dis…

Tile’s new lost item trackers have double the range, better looks

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techcrunch.com - On the heels of a $25 million funding round, connected device maker Tile is today rolling out a more premium line of lost item trackers, with the launch of its Tile Pro series. The line today include…

MojiLaLa, the sticker marketplace, lands $1.5M seed round from Great Oaks, betaworks

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techcrunch.com - The launch of iOS 10 and its iMessage Store has launched emojis and stickers into mainstream communication. In fact, 6 billion emoticons are sent every day. And a new startup called MojiLaLa is looki…

Lonely Planet launches an Instagram-like Trips app

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techcrunch.com - Lonely Planet has a new app for travel enthusiasts. Called Trips, the app uses an Instagram-like design populated with beautiful images of far away places. Much like Lonely Planet’s website, the idea…

Firefox for Windows gets native WebVR support, performance bumps in latest update

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techcrunch.com - Today, Mozilla is launching its latest update to Firefox for Windows and the hallmark feature is WebVR support that will enable desktop VR users the ability to dive into web-based experiences with ea…

BAMTech valued at $3.75 billion following Disney deal

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techcrunch.com - BAMTech, the company that powers streaming for MLB, HBO, NHL, WWE, and now, Disney’s and ESPN’s upcoming streaming services, is valued at $3.75 billion following Disney’s new investment. This afterno…

AlienVault plug-in searches for stolen passwords on Dark Web

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techcrunch.com - When it comes to password breaches on public sites like Adobe, LinkedIn and Yahoo!, there are some known knowns. For instance, there’s a decent chance those credentials will end up for sale on a blac…

Guy Kawasaki's Online Course - Learn Entrepreneurship | Udemy

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www.udemy.com - The hardest part of starting your own business is taking the first step. This course is designed for budding entrepreneurs of all backgrounds and experience levels. If you're even remotely interested…

A fort-week with Fortnite: Fascinating F2P game, but are we having fun yet?

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arstechnica.com - Fortnite comes very close to standing out from the crowded online-shooter fray. Some video games let you hunker down with friends and shoot a zillion oncoming zombies. Other games let you build a gia…

Disney to give Netflix the white-gloved Mickey middle finger in 2019

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arstechnica.com - Disney's latest quarterly report included a major announcement about its online video-streaming plans—and how sharply they will diverge from the company's current Netflix partnership. Starting in 201…

The road ahead: How we’ll get to 54.5 mpg by 2025

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arstechnica.com - Workers assemble the engine for a Ferrari 458 Italia, which uses direct injection. At the end of August this year, the US Department of Transport's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHT…

Fallout board game announced as competitive four-player RPG adventure

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arstechnica.com - Is it better to be alone than in bad company? We'll find out once we learn more about the co-op specific parts of the Fallout board game in "Q4 2017." Time to start saving up your bottle caps, becaus…

Valve announces Artifact, a Dota-themed digital card game

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arstechnica.com - Rather than wait until the end of The International, the major Dota 2 tournament taking place in Seattle all week, to announce major Dota news, Valve surprise-announced an entirely new video game on …

Android 8.0’s “streaming OS updates” will work even if your phone is full

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arstechnica.com - We've probably all had this happen at one point or another: it's time for an OS update, and your phone wants to download a ~1GB brick of an update file. On Android, normally this gets downloaded to t…

How the FBI used a booby-trapped video to ID a sextortion suspect on Tor

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arstechnica.com - The FBI used a booby-trapped video to identify a California man who allegedly used the Tor network to anonymously extort sexually explicit material from minors online. Buster Hernandez, 26, of Bakers…

No Man’s Sky version 1.3 lands this week for free, adds “quick-travel” portals

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arstechnica.com - No Man's Sky has seemingly survived one of the most uneven video game launches in recent history, and its reputation has slowly recovered thanks to a series of content-loaded patches. But none of tho…

One broadband choice still counts as “competition” after court decision

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arstechnica.com - A Federal Communications Commission decision to eliminate price caps in much of the business broadband market can remain in place after a federal judge denied a petition to halt the FCC order. The FC…

Intel 18-core Core i9-7980XE launches September 25 for $2,000

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arstechnica.com - Intel's monstrous 18-core, 36-thread Core i9-7980XE CPU launches September 25 for a whopping $2,000, Intel announced today. It will be joined by the $1,700 16C/32T i9-7960X and the $1,400 14C/28T i9-…

Data cap analysis found almost 200 ISPs imposing data limits in the US

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arstechnica.com - A company that tracks ISPs and data caps in the US has identified 196 home Internet providers that impose monthly caps on Internet users. Not all of them are enforced, but customers of many ISPs must…

4 Ways to Improve Engagement With Hashtags

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you include hashtags in your social media posts? Want more traction from your hashtag campaigns? Adding hashtags to your campaigns can drive engagement with fans and followers, as well as attract …

As politicians become less civil, so does the internet

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www.vox.com - As he promoted his new book, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) made news last week by calling for more civility from politicians and especially President Trump. He said one of the major concerns with the declin…

The man who put us through password hell regrets everything

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www.engadget.com - Bill Burr, a manager at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), wrote a password primer in 2003 that recommended many of the rules we have now: special characters, capitals and num…

Hotspot Shield VPN throws your privacy in the fire, injects ads, JS into browsers – claim

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www.theregister.co.uk - The Center for Democracy & Technology (CDT), a digital rights advocacy group, on Monday urged US federal trade authorities to investigate VPN provider AnchorFree for deceptive and unfair trade practi…

T-Mobile offers "boomers" $60 for two lines with ONE™ Unlimited 55+ - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - There have been a lot of studies showing just how much time Millennials and even Gen Xers spend on their mobile devices. But apparently the baby boomers in the US or those aged 51-69 spend an average…

Appfour's Keyboard app now available fo Android Wear 2.0 devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s no secret that typing on an Android Wear interface can be difficult. Wearables all have small screens so it is nearly impossible to type sentences in full or phrases that will make sense. You ca…

Sharp Aquos S2 launches in China, more bezel-less phones coming your way - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’ll make no claims for total accuracy, but we’ve been watching the Android industry for a while, and as far as we’re concerned, Japanese electronics giants Sharp have legitimate claims of starting …

UFO 50 project to release 50 8-bit games in 2018 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you grew up in the era of those cute and fun 8-bit games like Zelda, Contra, Super Mario, and the ancient Final Fantasy, nostalgic feelings probably come up whenever you see games in that format. …

YouTube mobile app testing out speed control options - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - By this time, if you’ve been using Google products for some time, you’ve realized that they like testing out new features on a small number of users before rolling it out to the general public. Well,…

Edge Sense Plus app expands what you can 'squeeze' out of the HTC U11 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Still on the topic of HTC’s very formidable flagship the HTC U11, it has that feature called “Edge Sense” which triggers actions when you “squeeze” both side edges of the smartphone. It’s a little bi…

MicroVentures | Invest in Arbit

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app.microventures.com - Polls are an invaluable form of research for many industries; they can do everything from provide insight into consumer behavior to track the popularity of high-ranking dignitaries. However, many bra…

The State of Wearables: Q2, 2017

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emberify.com - adCheap wearables have always been key drivers in the wearable market, with Fitbit and Xiaomi going neck to neck for the top berth in the battle for market share. While budget wearables are showing p…

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - You might be a brick and mortar business looking to grow your audience for the first time, or you may be a more seasoned digital marketer – but we’re all travelling down the path with the goal of ach…

Vital Facebook Advertising Objectives That Will Make Or Break ROI

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marketaire.com - You’ve worked hard on your website, and traffic doesn’t appear from thin air. It’s time to use Facebook ads to send people there. First, let’s take a look at the Facebook ad campaign setup process. W…

Low-hanging fruit: 5 fast & simple SEO tactics to harvest tons of organic traffic

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searchengineland.com - Most people new to SEO are looking for a silver bullet — that one magical tactic that solves all of their problems. The bad news is that it doesn’t exist. The good news is that there are many tactics…

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…

ApprovalQ : Email Project Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sharif Aly”, Aly of the California – USA based start-up “ApprovalQ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your …

KillerStartupsDesigns.com: A Website that Features Daily Start-Ups Based on Strict Aesthetic Standards - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - KillerStartupsDesigns features ONE startup daily that meets strict aesthetic standards and that is reviewed by a highly experienced Web/Graphic designer. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what “K…

Picovico : Cloud Based Service To Convert Photos Into Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Yogesh Aggrawal”, Global Marketing Associate of the Kathmandu Nepal-based start-up “Picovico” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly …

Pajap: A DIY Mobile Apps Service embedded with a New Technology that Allows you to Create Full Featured 100% Native and Hardware Accelerated Mobile Applications - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Pajap provides an innovative mobile service, which provides new routes in native mobile application development, end user experience and advertising methods. “Pajap” is a DIY mobile apps service with…

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct…

Wob.io: An Online Jukebox that was Designed with the Express Aim of Being Simple and Easy to Use - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored online radio per user, and lets you connect with artists and friends. According to Mr. Alp; Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored…

FoodTrucksNearMe.com: A Website that Allows Users to Find Food Trucks Locations and Menus via Computer or Smartphone - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Food Trucks Near Me is a website that allows users to find food trucks locations and menus via computer or smartphone. “Food Trucks Near Me” is a website that allows users to find food trucks’ locati…

8 Ways Brands on Instagram Can Use Posts With Multiple Images, Videos (Infographic)

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www.adweek.com - Instagram introduced the ability earlier this year for a single post to contain up to 10 photos and videos. How can businesses take advantage of this feature? Ghergich & Co. teamed up with Salesforce…

Google says AI better than humans at scrubbing extremist YouTube content

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www.theguardian.com - Google has pledged to continue developing advanced programs using machine learning to combat the rise of extremist content, after it found that it was both faster and more accurate than humans in scr…

July 4 Was the Hottest of the Facebook, Instagram Hot Topics for July

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www.adweek.com - The Independence Day holiday dominated the list of Hot Topics on Facebook and Instagram in July from Facebook IQ, the social network’s research arm. Canada Day, Bastille Day and Christmas in July wer…

Brands Need to Ditch the Social Media Snark

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www.adweek.com - If you keep an eye on social media, you’re likely familiar with the snarky online persona of Wendy’s. The fast-food purveyor’s Twitter account achieved internet fame in late 2016 for its feisty excha…

Q&A: AdRoll's President on the Future of Ad Tech, and Those Snapchat Rumors

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www.adweek.com - Adweek: AdRoll is one of several companies that have developed data co-ops (along with Adobe and others), which are pitched as alternatives to walled gardens. Toby Gabriner: Our original thought we c…

Why Little Short Stories Are Popping Up in Google Ads All Over the Internet

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www.adweek.com - Some Google ads are well written, but these are literature. If you stumble upon a Google ad this week that doesn’t want to sell you anything, you might have just discovered Matchbook’s “Ad Stories.” …

Apple Search Ads: Still tapping after 6 months of testing

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searchengineland.com - It’s been five months since Apple expanded their Apple Search Ads program to advertisers in three additional countries (UK, New Zealand and Australia). After its initial, US-only launch in October 20…

Check Your Inbox: Google Warns Publishers Serving Annoying Ads

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adage.com - Betty Crocker might want to check her inbox Thursday. The iconic brand is one of roughly a thousand online publishers that are set to receive an email from Google warning them that they are showing "…

Irony OVERLOAD! Google tweets CEO's email about firing Damore, proves #GoogleManifesto TRUE

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twitchy.com - As Twitchy readers know, Google reportedly fired James Damore, the ‘writer’ of the so-called ‘anti-diversity memo’ that really only pointed out that men and women are different. Multiple outlets are …

Blog: Google decides 'diversity' really means 'uniformity'

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www.americanthinker.com - There's no hiding from Google! The author of the samizdat memo that "went viral" within Google late last week, and was leaked to the public over the weekend, has been identified and fired. George O…

Former Google Employee: 'There Are Efforts to Demote Anything Non-PC from Search Results' - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Damore’s ten-page manifesto, which was met by an immediate backlash, described a climate of fear, in which employees who challenge prevailing leftist narratives at the company are faced with immediat…

Kirsten Powers and others who've read the Google 'anti-diversity' memo slam hysterical media coverage

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twitchy.com - Now that the author of the infamous “anti-diversity” memo that reportedly compelled some women at Google to stay home from work has been fired and the deceptive headlines have been written, maybe the…

Google engineer says the company is intolerant of different viewpoints. So they fired him.

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www.theblaze.com - A Google engineer who wrote a memo detailing the alleged left-wing bias of the company and their intolerance of certain viewpoints has been fired for expressing certain viewpoints. The scandal of the…

Study: Pro-Net Neutrality Activists Filed 5.8 Million Fake Comments with the FCC - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Pro-net neutrality forces continue to flood the FCC’s comment system, employing fake email generators and even using email addresses from Pornhub.com. Breitbart News previously reported that over 1.3…

WATCH: Mary Katharine Ham CANNOT believe CNN host’s ridiculous characterization of Google memo author

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therightscoop.com - CNN host Brooke Baldwin paraphrased the author of the Google memo in a such ridiculous way that Mary Katharine Ham couldn’t resist making her WTF face after hearing it. Did you catch it? Here’s what …

The media misled readers about the Google memo - Hot Air

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hotair.com - On Saturday Gizmodo published a story titled, “Exclusive: Here’s The Full 10-Page Anti-Diversity Screed Circulating Internally at Google.” Other news outlets quickly followed Gizmodo’s lead: There’s …

Your next phone's probably gonna have an ugly cutout right on its screen

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mashable.com - Sharp's been making phones with edge-to-edge bezel-less displays for years, so many in fact that its newly announced Aquos S2 is its 29th one, according to Engadget. The phone's hardware is nothing s…

Congress Gives The FCC An Earful On Its Despised Plan To Kill Net Neutrality

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www.techdirt.com - At this point, more than sixteen million comments have been filed in response to the FCC's myopic plan to kill net neutrality protections, the majority of them in fierce opposition to the idea. We've…

Market To The World With These Emailing Tips

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internetmarketinginfos.com - It is very important when e-mail marketing that you ensure people wants to receive your emails. The fastest way to lose customers is by sending them messages they didn’t even want to receive. The art…

Market Analysis Research Report on United States OLED Smartphones and Tablets Display Market 2017 Industry Growth, Size, Trends, Opportunities and Forecast 2012-2022.

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registrardaily.com - The United States OLED Smartphones and Tablets Display Market 2017 research report mainly focuses on the current scenario of OLED Smartphones and Tablets Display market along with the future plan of …



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