Tuesday, February 13, 2018

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7 Crazy Successful Instagram Business Accounts You Need to Follow Right Now

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Like a lot of other social networks, Instagram was initially dismissed as an online playground for kids with little value for marketing or advertising. (Remember when people said the same thing about…

A Strange Cyber Attack On The Olympics Was Calculated To Do No Harm

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www.buzzfeed.com - Hackers have disrupted the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, and the world’s security experts are trying to determine if Russia is the culprit. For about 45 minutes on Friday night, some Olympic comput…

PsBattle: President Obama's Official Portrait • r/photoshopbattles

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www.reddit.com - Tutorials | Operation: Vanna White - Voting! | Battle #294 - Entries! A subreddit for people to create new images with image manipulation software. Feel free to submit non-manipulated images, or post…

Unilever warns social media to clean up “toxic” content

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techcrunch.com - Consumer goods giant Unilever, a maker of branded soaps, foodstuffs and personal care items and also one of the world’s biggest online advertisers, has fired a warning shot across the bows of social …

How To Go From Idea To Prototype In One Day

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www.fastcompany.com - While waiting for her family to return with ice cream after an early-morning bicycle ride down Huntington Beach in Orange County, Sally Dunne noticed a gentleman ride by with a double cup holder atta…

12 ex-Atari women respond to #NotNolan controversy, offer ‘70s perspective

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arstechnica.com - The Atari 2600 (originally sold as the Atari Video Computer System, or VCS) was by far the most popular console of its era. It did much to popularize switchable cartridge-based games. Despite many ef…

‘Alto’s Adventure’ sequel ‘Alto’s Odyssey’ launches on iOS on February 22

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techcrunch.com - The “endless runner” genre of games seems inherently stress-generating to me, since it implies running, without end. But Alto’s Adventure, the 2015 game from Toronto developer Snowman, provided an en…

Axel Springer is investing in Magic Leap for some reason

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techcrunch.com - Magic Leap is the gift that keeps on giving. The company has been working for years on augmented reality technologies and raised a gigantic pile of cash on the way. German media company Axel Springer…

Apple could be rethinking its release cycle for iOS and macOS

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techcrunch.com - According to a new report from Bloomberg, Apple is switching things up for this year’s major updates. Instead of meeting a tight deadline and ticking all the boxes on the checklist, development teams…

Facebook is creating a news section in Watch to feature breaking news

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is going to create a new news section in its video streaming platform Facebook Watch to feature breaking news stories. The move, which Campbell Brown, the company’s year-old head of news par…

Essential reportedly only shipped 88,000 phones in 2017

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techcrunch.com - Essential knew it had a hard road ahead of it. Andy Rubin and company acknowledged as much when they launched a handset aimed at taking on the likes of Apple and Samsung. Given that the company hasn’…

Snapchat’s Snap Map comes to the web, including in embeddable form

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techcrunch.com - The Snap Map is a feature that received a mixed response when it landed in the Snapchat app, since it basically let you see where all your friends on the platform were at any given time – provided th…

nOCD gets $1M seed round to help people with obsessive-compulsive disorder

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techcrunch.com - nOCD, an app created to help people treat obsessive-compulsive disorder, will launch an Android version and add more features after raising a $1 million seed round from early-stage healthcare investm…

Alibaba signs deal with Disney to stream its animated shows in China

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techcrunch.com - Alibaba Group’s entertainment unit has signed a major licensing deal to show many of Disney’s animated series and movies on Youku, its streaming video service, and other platforms it selects. The agr…

Target partners with Honeyfund to add cash gifts to its wedding registry

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techcrunch.com - Chalk one up to the power of media exposure. The team responsible for building Target’s online registry saw Honeyfund appear on “Shark Tank,” and thought it would be cool to integrate the honeymoon r…

Foxconn is working with RED to make cheaper and smaller 8K cameras

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techcrunch.com - Foxconn, AKA Hon Hai Precision Industry, AKA the company that made your iPhone, is working with digital cinema pioneer RED to create affordable 8K cameras, the company announced. Chairman Terry Gou t…

Oracle to expand automation capabilities across developer cloud services

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techcrunch.com - Last fall at Oracle OpenWorld, chairman Larry Ellison showed he was a man of the people by comparing the company’s new autonomous database service to auto-pilot on his private plane. Regardless, thos…

HuffPost editor-in-chief Lydia Polgreen wants HuffPost to remain mostly free

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techcrunch.com - As Lydia Polgreen sees it, society is currently divided into media haves and have nots, and it’s important for HuffPost to remain mostly free for its readers so that it can serve a group that mostly …

Instagram tests its version of the retweet but thru Stories

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marketingland.com - Instagram’s most glaring feature omission is the ability for a person to reshape someone else’s post with everyone they follow a la Twitter’s retweet and Facebook’s share buttons. But that’s beginnin…

This Is What Recruiters Look For On Your Social Media Accounts

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www.fastcompany.com - Recruiters and hiring managers sifting through your social media accounts before giving you a call is nothing new, but their vetting process might be more rigorous–and idiosyncratic–than you think. W…

Desktop Ryzens with integrated graphics finds an awkward middle ground

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arstechnica.com - Last year's release of the Ryzen processors, built around AMD's new Zen core, was a major event for the chip company: after years in the doldrums, AMD finally had processors that were credible altern…

Mercedes-AMG’s C63 S Cabrio has it all: Power, sound, fuel use, and cost

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arstechnica.com - The Mercedes-AMG C63 S: a heck of lot of money for a heck of a lot engine in a C-Class. The front seat headrests can blow warm air so you can drive top-down even when it's cold outside. Funky looking…

Verizon will start locking phones to its network to prevent armed robberies

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arstechnica.com - Verizon Wireless will soon begin locking the phones it sells to customers, a move that will prevent the phones from being activated on any other carrier's network. But Verizon says it is taking this …

The harmful drive-by currency mining scourge shows no signs of abating

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arstechnica.com - The scourge of drive-by currency mining—in which websites and apps covertly run resource-draining code on other people's devices—shows no sign of abating. Over the weekend, researchers added two more…

Apple’s iOS 12 strategy: Take more time to squash the bugs

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arstechnica.com - Apple has new features planned for its big, new iOS update—but not as many as you may expect. According to a Bloomberg report, the next sweeping iOS update, codenamed "Peace" and likely to be called …

Inside the Olympics Opening Ceremony World-Record Drone Show

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www.wired.com - The opening ceremony of any Olympics provides pageantry at a global scale, a celebration that, at its best, can create moments every bit as indelible as the games themselves. For the Pyeongchang Game…

How to Create a LinkedIn Company Page to Promote Your Business : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Interested in setting up a company page? LinkedIn company pages help build brand awareness by providing a channel to promote your products and services to customers and prospects. In this article you…

4 Ways to Include Fans in Your Social Media Activities : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for ways to spark engagement with your followers? Your fans and customers can play an important part in developing a social media presence that shares authentic stories. In this article, you’…

Android-x86 Project going strong, now have stable Nougat release for your PC

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androidcommunity.com - It seems that nothing is impossible in the Android developer community – if you can code it, then it might just happen. The effort to bring Android onto your PC is for instance – the guys over at the…

Train for a lucrative career as a Project Management Pro [DEALS]

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androidcommunity.com - Project managers are responsible for ensuring that companies run as efficiently as possible, which explains why certified professionals are in such high demand. Want a career in this lucrative field?…

Future update to Google app may have a hardware Assistant button

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androidcommunity.com - Whenever Google releases a new beta update, various websites take a look at the APK version to see what are the lines of code that hint at future features in later updates. Not all of them actually m…

Project Treble on the Redmi Note 4 is actually possible

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androidcommunity.com - So Project Treble is one of the standout features that Google rolled out with Android Oreo, and developers and manufacturers are queuing over who will be able to feature it in their software or devic…

Official Samsung Galaxy S9 phone covers pictured

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androidcommunity.com - By now, you’ve probably heard most things about the Samsung Galaxy S9 and the Galaxy S9+. We’ve dedicated a few pages on the subject because we know the Android community is interested to know how th…

9 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes People Make (and How to Avoid Them) - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - Everyone wants their campaign to end up on big, mainstream sites like Mashable, Newsweek, and CNN. While it’s great if you do (we indeed did!), getting the attention of these publications is hard. Su…

5 Things Google Doesn't Want You To Google - Elementary Digital

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www.elementarydigital.co.uk - The many products offered by Google through search, advertising technologies, software and cloud computing have become a hallmark of everyday life. Their revenue figures, new office locations, new pa…

The Next Version of Android Will Support iPhone X-Like Notches - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Shortly after shipping Android Oreo 8.1, Google started working on the next version of its OS: Android P. Bloomberg today reported that the next version of Android is internally known as Pistachio, r…

To Stay Competitive, Amazon Is Building Out Its Physical Presence, While Walmart Focuses on Digital

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www.adweek.com - Amazon is not known for its physical presence in retail and Walmart did not make a name for itself in ecommerce, yet recent moves by both indicate they’re eager to become more competitive by focusing…

How To Distribute Your Awesome Content To Make Your Content Marketing Fly

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solopreneurism.com - Distributing Content. Creating a content marketing strategy that converts is heavily reliant upon having a steady stream of fresh eyes seeing your content. Whether you have implemented a recurring pl…

Shameless Self-Promoters Are Taking Over Your Industry: Here’s How to Compete

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www.adweek.com - We’ve likely all cringed at the same self-proclaimed industry “gurus,” “ninjas,” “masters” or “mavens.” They seem to be everywhere, constantly posting selfies at industry events, clogging up our Face…

Brands With Their Own Viewability Standards Are Causing Headaches for the Ad-Tech Industry

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www.adweek.com - Four years into creating an industry standard for viewability that was meant to assure advertisers humans are seeing their online ads, brands are still fine-tuning the metrics used to gauge whether s…

How To Use Videos To Market Your Business | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Marketing is the most powerful tool for any business. If an entrepreneur wants to boost his sales, improving the marketing techniques is definitely one of the solutions. There are plenty of ways to m…

Common DVD Driver Problems And Easy Fixes | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Throwing away your old CD ROM drive in favor of brand new DVD player for your computer always feels good. It doesn’t only provide larger capacity and space but it also facilitates the user to enjoy a…

Google, Getty Images enter a multi-year global licensing partnership

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searchengineland.com - Late last week, Google parent Alphabet and Getty Images announced a sweeping partnership that effectively ends a long-standing copyright and antitrust dispute between Getty and Google, which was file…

JMH Marketing Group - San Diego, CA

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www.thumbtack.com - JMH Marketing Group specializes in all aspects of Digital and Social Media Marketing including Instagram, LinkedIn, Blogs, Video Marketing, Twitter, Facebook, SEO, Local Search and Lead Generation. L…

Intel’s New “Smart Glasses” Shoot Laser Beam Directly Into Your Retina

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www.infowars.com - For anyone who wanted a pair of Google glasses but didn’t want to look like a lazy Borg cosplay, Intel may have just what you need. Just one catch; you have to be OK with a laser firing photons direc…

AMD's Newest Processors Are So Good You Can Skip the Graphics Card

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gizmodo.com - In the past year, graphics cards have gone from the reasonably priced computer part you pick up on Amazon or Newegg to something bordering on as precious as gold. If you happen to find one being sold…

Flying cars will be in the air within five years, CEO of Larry Page-backed firm says

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www.cnbc.com - Flying cars could be in the air within five years, the chief executive of Kitty Hawk, a company backed by Alphabet CEO Larry Page, told CNBC on Monday. Sebastian Thrun added that an announcement is d…

Inside Facebook's Two Years of Hell

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www.wired.com - One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His message pertained to some walls at the company’s Menl…

Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out About Facebook’s Algorithm Change

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www.socialshakeupshow.com - OMG! It’s the Facebook apocalypse! Where’s Daryl with his crossbow? Is Carl really dying? (Wait, that’s a different apocalypse.) Unless you’ve been hiding under a #rock, you know that Facebook essent…

Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything – it’s an AI-platform that needs to be regulated (updated) – Futurist Gerd Leonhard

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www.futuristgerd.com - Last year’s reports that some apparently well-funded Russian entities used Facebook to systemically disseminate fake news and seed widespread dissent during the 2016 U.S. elections is not only worris…

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