Friday, November 03, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Comcast asks the FCC to prohibit states from enforcing net neutrality

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arstechnica.com - Comcast met with Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai's staff this week in an attempt to prevent states from issuing net neutrality rules. As the FCC prepares to gut its net neutrality…

Critical Tor flaw leaks users’ real IP address—update now

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arstechnica.com - Mac and Linux versions of the Tor anonymity browser just received a temporary fix for a critical vulnerability that leaks users' IP addresses when they visit certain types of addresses. TorMoil, as t…

Snapchat fell out of the iOS top 10 for first time this year in Q3

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techcrunch.com - Snapchat’s mobile app fell out of the top 10 for the first time this year during Q3 2017, according to a recent report from Sensor Tower. The app, which had been ranked at #8 during Q2 2017 dropped t…

Lazy Jar’s app makes you pay for not exercising enough

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techcrunch.com - Want to exercise more, but lack motivation? An app called Lazy Jar, aimed at Fitbit owners, may be able to help. The app actually penalizes you a monetary amount if you fail to meet the fitness goals…

Early-bird ticket deadline for Disrupt Berlin extended til 22 November

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techcrunch.com - Friends, if you include yourself among the ranks of world-class procrastinators, we’re here to say that you just got lucky. We’re extending the deadline on deep discount savings for Disrupt Berlin ti…

Apple’s revenues in China are growing again

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techcrunch.com - Apple’s blockbuster Q4 pushed the company’s valuation to $900 billion, but it also saw the firm return to growth in key market China following a challenging past couple of years. Analysts already rep…

WhatsApp’s hour-long outage today was global in scale, likely caused by software bug

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techcrunch.com - Did WhatsApp go down for you earlier today? You weren’t alone. The Facebook-owned messaging service experienced a roughly hour-long global outage on Friday, which led to difficulties in accessing the…

iPhone X teardown finds major changes inside the gleaming exterior

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techcrunch.com - The iPhone 8 may have been filled with the expected kit, but we’ve all been looking forward to finding out what fun Apple’s engineers had putting together the all-new iPhone X — and it doesn’t disapp…

Query friends or fans with new GIF and photo Facebook Polls

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techcrunch.com - Facebook Questions first launched in 2010 as a Quora wannabe before shifting into lighter-weight polls, but Facebook shut down the feature in 2012. Apparently it was just ahead of its time, as Facebo…

Twitter posts a new version of its rules with updated sections on abuse, spam, violence and more

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techcrunch.com - Twitter today published a new version of its rules, in an effort to further clarify its policies about abuse, spam, self-harm and other topics, as well as to better explain how it determines the appr…

Kevin Rose launches free rapid meditation app Oak

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techcrunch.com - If it’s tough to find even five minutes of quiet in your busy day, Oak could be the meditation app for you. Launched today by Digg founder and True Ventures partner Kevin Rose, the free Oak app offer…

BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up on high-power charging network

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techcrunch.com - BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, and the Volkswagen Group (with subsidiaries Audi and Porsche) will join up to create a high-power charging network for electric vehicles called “Ionity,” which…

Waymo focuses on user experience, considers next steps

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techcrunch.com - Waymo is investing a lot of time and effort on building out the user experience of its self-driving vehicles, which includes both the external and internal user-facing features of its autonomous cars…

Niantic acqui-hires Evertoon to add a social network to Pokรฉmon Go and other apps

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techcrunch.com - Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokรฉmon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, announced today it has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile pro…

Adobe and Microsoft expand partnership with Adobe Experience Manager and Dynamics 365 integration

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techcrunch.com - Adobe and Microsoft expanded their continuing partnership today when they announced that they are making it easy to share data between Adobe Experience Manager, a website marketing tool and Dynamics …

4 TechCrunch writers bought the iPhone X. Here are our thoughts

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techcrunch.com - Happy iPhone X day! A few of us over here at TechCrunch received our new toys today and wanted to share some initial thoughts with ya’ll. First up, Megan Rose Dickey, the lunatic who at one point tol…

Meural’s upgraded Canvas is a surprisingly awesome showcase for art

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techcrunch.com - Meural’s second-generation Canvas digital art display is now available, and I’ve been testing one out for the past couple of weeks to see how it stacks up. This is my first experience with any kind o…

USS McCain collision ultimately caused by UI confusion

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arstechnica.com - On November 1, the US Navy issued its report on the collisions of the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain this summer. The Navy's investigation found that both collisions were avoidable accidents. …

World of Warcraft Classic is official, will bring vanilla WoW back

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arstechnica.com - Blizzard's annual Blizzcon event in Anaheim, California kicked off on Friday with various game-related announcements, but the most surprising one dug back into the company's history. Finally, fans' r…

How to Get Free Cryptocurrency | Bad Crypto Podcast ep. 43

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badcryptopodcast.com - The Bad Crypto Research Repository – Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, & Fintech News. Coinbase – Get $10 of free bitcoin for signing up and spending $100 in crypto! Create a Bitshares Account f…

13 Mental Models Every Founder Should Know – The Mission – Medium

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medium.com - Mental models are to your brain as apps are to your smartphone. Just like apps, there are a ton of mental models. They help you make decisions, solve problems and see the world in an entirely new way…

I Watched All of the Chrome Dev Summit 2017 Videos So You Don’t Have To

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redfin.engineering - Dan Fabulich is a Principal Engineer at Redfin. (We’re hiring!) All of the videos from Chrome Dev Summit 2017 are available online. Ten hours of video. tl;dr: Google wants you to build PWAs, reduce J…

What the Failure of New Coke Can Teach Us About User Research And Design

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alistapart.com - In the late 1970s, Pepsi was running behind Coca-Cola in the competition to be the leading cola. But then Pepsi discovered that in blind taste tests, people actually preferred the sweeter taste of Pe…

What’s the difference between JavaScript and ECMAScript?

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medium.freecodecamp.org - I’ve tried googling “the difference between JavaScript and ECMAScript.” I ended up having to wade through a sea of ambiguous and seemingly conflicting results: “ECMAScript is a specification.” “JavaS…

Google “mistakenly blocked” some Google Docs, Files due to “bug”

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androidcommunity.com - If you were one of the Google Drive users that were inadvertently and apparently mistakenly prevented from accessing your files last Tuesday, that must have been one frustrating day for you. And now …

Google ships a few units of Pixel 2 XL without Android

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androidcommunity.com - Another day, another issue? We hate to say this but the next-gen Pixel 2 phones just received another set of complaints. We find this one a bit funny because we haven’t heard of this kind in a long t…

YouTube Kids app adds new parental controls, kids profiles

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androidcommunity.com - Google definitely knows how to reach all ages and types of audiences. Even the young children can take advantage of whatever Google can offer but with some limits. At the same time, parents can have …

The abridged history of Twitter’s 11 minutes without @realDonaldTrump

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www.washingtonpost.com - President Trump's personal Twitter account was deactivated for 11 minutes on Nov. 2. (Thomas Johnson/The Washington Post) Thursday was, by all accounts, a mostly normal day on Twitter for President T…

Merger of IHG and Kimpton Loyalty Programs Presents “Best of Both Worlds”

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www.loyalty360.org - Susanna Freer Epstein, senior vice president, customer Loyalty Marketing, IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), told Loyalty360 that “we’re bringing together the best of both worlds” in reference to c…

Pear-U : Relationship Making Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sachet Gagwani”, Founder/CEO of the Ashburn – USA based start-up “Pear-U” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what…

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”, Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

Point Shout : Mobile App to Listen, Engage and React to Customers' Needs - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ionut Danifeld”, Co-Founder at the Brussels – Belgium based start-up “PointShout” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do …

CMS2CMS : A CMS Migration tool . - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - CMS2CMS is the web based service that helps to move content from the existing CMS to a new one easily and fast. Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Ruslan Savchyshyn'; Director and Founder in Uk…

Fripito : Up-To-Date Travel Guides - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Irma Stastova”, Marketing and Sales Manager of the Nevada- USA based start-up “Fripito” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that y…

Fitnescity : Allows Users To Connect With Personal Trainers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Leila Zemrani”, Founder and CEO of the New York – US based start-up “Fitnescity” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do …

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…

SPI 214: How to Master Content Marketing with Neil Patel - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Neil Patel is back for another awesome episode, and this time he’s sharing content marketing advice every single blogger should hear. Neil is a master at building an audience through valuable, high-q…

Authority Pro for WordPress: Demonstrate Your Expertise and Build Trust - Copyblogger

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studiopress.blog - Authority Pro is a fresh new design by our Lead Designer Rafal Tomal and the team at StudioPress. The big idea behind this specific design is to help you put the full extent of your expertise on disp…

Email Verifier Is Of Prime Importance For One And All | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Internet is the buzzword these days. Owning a website and/or creating an email id is a must. All this should be done only after verifying the complete details. The emails should get delivered on its …

This Is The Overlooked Trait That We Need To Cultivate At Work

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www.fastcompany.com - This statement has become a perennial mantra of sorts, blazoned across everything from trade show booths to billboards to websites for software companies. I don’t disagree with the statement. But, th…

Blog Or Die – 6 Ways To Guarantee Customers Will Interact With Your Web Platform | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Social media has become one of the most all-pervasive symptoms of the extent to which we are engaging with technology in the 21st century. Web ventures can collaborate – think of a best dating CPA ne…

Is Instagram Set To Take Over From Facebook? | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - What can you say about social media? It has literally taken over the world. Billions of people around the globe regularly use social media platforms as a way to communicate with friends, family, and …

Link Strategies that Stand the Test of Time: A Tribute to Eric Ward (Link Moses) - Whiteboard Friday

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moz.com - This week, we pay a special tribute to the late SEO pioneer Eric Ward. His link strategies formed the foundation of many of today's smartest approaches to links, and in this Whiteboard Friday, Rand c…

US court orders Google not to comply with Canadian court's order delisting search results

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searchengineland.com - A federal court in California has blocked implementation of a Canadian Supreme Court ruling that ordered Google to delist websites associated with a company called Datalink from Google’s global index…

Strong and invincible Russians stand in lines in cold weather to buy Apple's new iPhone X

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www.pravdareport.com - The launch of Apple's new iPhone X smartphone in Russia on November 3 has caused an unprecedented commotion in Moscow. About 500 people gathered near the doors of one of Apple's reseller stores on Tv…

Russian iPhone X buyers rush to resell brand-new devices on internet at sky-high prices

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tass.com - MOSCOW, November 3. /TASS/. Russians who snapped up the new iPhone X devices following Friday’s launch have already started reselling them on the internet. "Since eight in the morning, those who got …

What's Behind YouTube's Struggle to Place Ads On Music Videos?

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www.billboard.com - Music companies are sure about one thing when it comes to YouTube: They wish it would pay more to stream their tunes. But they're far less certain about the reason so few of the video streams contain…

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