Saturday, December 23, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Dual-screen clamshell devices will kill the tablet

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www.computerworld.com - Phones have on-screen keyboards. Laptops have clamshell designs. The next-generation enterprise mobile device will have both. A dual-screen clamshell mobile device makes sense. Smartphone makers want…

Eric Schmidt will officially step down as Alphabet’s executive chairman

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arstechnica.com - Alphabet Inc. issued an announcement on Thursday confirming a major executive shake-up: Eric Schmidt is out as the company's executive chairman of the board of directors, effective when the company h…

Scaleworks announces pre-holiday surprise with Keen IO acquisition

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techcrunch.com - Scaleworks, a private equity firm based in San Antonio, Texas, apparently couldn’t wait until after the holidays to share the news of its latest purchase. The firm announced it was acquiring Keen IO …

Some thoughts on Spotify and Muzak 2.0

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om.co - A few days ago, I read this long essay (The Problem with Muzak) by Liz Pelly in The Baffler, which took a critical look at Spotify and the growing power it has come to wield in the music industry. It…

Aston Martin’s DB11 looks like a million bucks, only costs a quarter of that

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arstechnica.com - To the casual observer, Aston Martin cars might all look the same. A long hood. Voluptuous curves over the wheels. That iconic grille. It's a design language that you can trace back through the decad…

Hackers take control of security firm’s domain, steal secret data

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arstechnica.com - A Dutch security firm recently fell victim to a well-executed attack that allowed hackers to take control of its servers and intercept clients' login credentials and confidential data. The security f…

Mug shots: How Ars Technica editors prefer to stay caffeinated

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arstechnica.com - No matter whether an office exists as brick-and-mortar or Orbiting, focuses on manufacturing, development, or journalist'ing, they all share one thing in common. It's not too many sweets for holiday …

First encounter: COMPUTE! magazine and its glorious, tedious type-in code

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arstechnica.com - A pair of COMPUTE! covers. I spent many hours typing in the code contained in these two issues. Our occasional "First Encounter" series revisits those moments in which we first came across some new b…

Your Phone's Next Superpower is Putting Awesome VR In Your Pocket

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www.wired.com - You've seen the photo. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg striding through Samsung's Mobile World Congress press conference, breezing past dozens of reporters and industry types too engrossed by their Gear…

Brute Force Password Hacks on the Rise - Search Engine Journal

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Reg Saddler





www.searchenginejournal.com - A report earlier this month revealed that an easily searched database of 1.4 billion password credentials has been leaked and made available in dark web communities. These passwords can be used to au…

Did You Like or Follow Facebook Pages from a Russian Troll Farm?

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Reg Saddler





www.wired.com - On Friday, Facebook made available a tool to allow users to see whether they had liked or followed a page linked to Russia’s attempt to influence the 2016 US election. Facebook had promised to make s…

The Best Tips and Tweaks for Getting the Most Out of Google Chrome

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Reg Saddler





www.howtogeek.com - Recently, we gathered the best tips and tweaks for Firefox. Google Chrome is another very popular browser, and we have collected some very useful tips and tricks for Google Chrome here. You’ll learn …

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…

Top 10 Customizable WordPress Themes In 2017

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

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

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

A Light That Can Instantly Increase Your Productivity by 50%

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www.lifehack.org - Distractions at work by coworkers is one of the biggest culprits for loss of productivity for many businesses. This is especially true when it comes to a business that has work areas that put a large…

5 Productivity Tricks for Entrepreneurs - The Frugalpreneur

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www.thefrugalpreneur.com - Think about something you want — and now consider all the possibible things that may be preventing you from achieving it. You can remove many of these barriers by following these five productivity t…

10 Ways to Step Up Your Social Media Game in 2018 - Seo Land

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Raymond Philippe





seoland.in - Social media has the power to make a major impact on your business in 2018. But you need to know all the latest trends and most effective methods if you want to really grow your business. To learn mo…

Facebook Engagement Bait News Feed Updates, New Fonts for Instagram Stories : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show…

The Real Problem With Apple Slowing Down Older iPhones

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Dan Parks





time.com - If you’ve ever thought your old iPhone was feeling sluggish, you’re not alone. And you’re not imagining it: Apple has confirmed to multiple media outlets that it slows the performance of older iPhone…

I Hacked HQ Trivia But Here’s How They Can Stop Me – Hacker Noon

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Mike Elgan





hackernoon.com - HQ Trivia, one of the hottest apps of 2017, is reinventing what game shows look like in the 21st century. On HQ, you can tune in live every day to answer trivia questions for the chance to win thousa…

My newspaper came with 2 printed pattern pages to wrap presents • r/mildlyinteresting

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www.reddit.com - Aww, cripes. I didn't know I'd have to write a description. How many words is that so far, like a hundred? Soooo, yeah. Mildly interesting stuff. Stuff that interests you. Mildly. It's in the name, f…

Japanese netizen dons perfectly-sized box, becomes four-legged cardboard nightmare

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en.rocketnews24.com - Never before has a more terrifying six-sided creature been sighted. We’ve seen a lot of scary uses for cardboard before, everything from cardboard toilets for maximum office efficiency to otaku husba…

A Safe Haven: Snowden’s New App Turns Your Phone Into Portable Security System

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sputniknews.com - Announced on December 22nd, app basically works like this: install the Haven app on your telephone, and then put the phone anywhere you feel is in need of security, be it your office, by your compute…

Learn all about digital marketing with these online courses

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mashable.com - Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, Mashable may earn an affiliate commission. You sho…

Give Credit: Why Ad Attribution Is Crucial for Future Success

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instapage.com - You know that proving ROI is the only way to get a bigger budget from managers and more revenue from clients, but there’s a reason it’s still one of marketers’ biggest challenges: There’s just too mu…

Anxiety Free Landing Pages: Provide a Sense of Security to Your Visitors

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instapage.com - Imagine driving down a busy street, and you’re low on gas. At the intersection, you see a gas station, but when you pull up, you see that it’s owned by a company with an unfamiliar logo. You feel une…

Simple Internet Marketing Advice To Help You Beat Your Competition

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internetmarketinginfos.com - It is not a secret that Online marketing.It is also true that Online marketing must be effective for your business to be profitable. You definitely don’t want to exert effort if you don’t know what y…

Success Meets Business: Effective Affiliate Marketing Tips

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Rolf Joho





durac.info - TIP! Incoming web links are a fantastic means to attract added visitors, nonetheless you have to all the time make certain your back web links define your material. If a web link guarantees a compute…

Tantalizing Techniques For Your Internet Marketing Needs

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firstadsense.com - The following tips presented below can help you how to get started. One way to increase the number of customer contacts is to develop a page asking for email addresses. This will encourage visitors t…

Mastering The Lingo Used In Mobile Marketing

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durac.info - IDEA! Get the aid of family and friends to experiment with the performance of designated advertising projects, mailings, net websites as well as even more. If you could, employ a specialist to beef a…

Social Phoenyx – How Social Media Enhances Virtual Dating

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datingandpersonal.com - Coming Soon – Join Our Launch List: Although I'm sure most of us know this already,social networking is when people connect with other people on specific social websites. Social networking sites may …

Smart Suggestions For You To Use With Your IPad

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Rolf Joho





laptopsandnotebook.com - The advancements in recent technology that have occurred over the past several decaades are quite amazing. From the era of big, to cell phones which now let you connect to the Internet, technology ju…

TV Trends to Watch for in 2018

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www.consumerreports.org - Remember when a 42-inch TV seemed gigantic? TVs with 55- or even 65-inch screens are now commonplace. In 2018, industry experts expect these larger-sized sets to take a bigger share of the TV-buying …

Zanco tiny t1 is the World’s Smallest Mobile Phone With a 0.49-inch OLED Display

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telecomtalk.info - Zanco tiny t1 is now claimed to be the world’s smallest mobile phone. The Zanco tiny t1 is a Kickstarter project, which recently got added to the campaign. This device is claimed to feature just a 0.…

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