Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

Self-driving cars are smart, but car washes stump them

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futurism.com - Autonomous vehicles aren’t just the future; they’ve already hit the road in many cities around the world. But one place you aren’t apt to find a self-driving car is in an automatic car wash. Not beca…

A React Navbar Component

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codepen.io - I use React a lot, and I use navbars a lot, so this was just an obvious one for me. This is nothing extravagant. I'm not using React Router in this example, just some tags. But it is responsive, …

YouTube Purge Begins=> Top Conservative YouTube Sites Taken Down in February Sweep

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - The February panelists included several prominent online conservative and moderate voices who have been impacted by social media bias, shadow banning and other methods meant to silence voices and lim…

Google Censors Guns, Removes Shopping Results – Douglas Stewart – Medium

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medium.com - It appears that Google may have silently joined the ranks of one side of the gun control debate. On February 26, Twitter users LADowd and Xavier Dreyman noticed that results in the most-used search e…

How Small Businesses Can Attract Traffic With Valuable Content Assets

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www.forbes.com - Creating high-quality content that has real value to readers but also furthers marketing goals can be a significant challenge for small businesses. Before we get into the how, let’s talk about the wh…

5 great iPhone apps to increase your productivity and efficiency

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www.wanderingraycocks.com - The use of iPhones is fast becoming the order of the day all over the globe. There are hundreds of apps designed for diverse brands of iPhones. Some of the apps are available for free download while …

New, new, new TechCrunch

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techcrunch.com - In the beginning, there was TechCrunch. Then there was new TechCrunch. And, if you’ve been reading TechCrunch for the last five years or so, you’re used to seeing new, new TechCrunch. Our last redesi…

Rating the big smartphone makers at MWC 2018

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techcrunch.com - Greetings from snowy Barcelona. Sure we’ve still got several days of Mobile World Congress ahead of us, but we’ve entered the point in the week when all of the big names have already wrapped up their…

Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered, no-checkout convenience store

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techcrunch.com - By now many have heard of Amazon’s most audacious attempt to shake up the retail world, the cashless, cashierless Go store. Walk in, grab what you want, and walk out. I got a chance to do just that r…

AiFi emerges from stealth with its own take on cashier-free retail, similar to Amazon Go

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techcrunch.com - Farewell, cashier jobs. Following the launch of Amazon’s cashless, cashier-free Amazon Go convenience store in Seattle, a startup called AiFi is emerging from stealth today to announce the availabili…

Splunk’s data analytics gets a security boost with $350 million acquisition of Phantom Cyber

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techcrunch.com - The data analytics service provider Splunk is giving itself a security upgrade with the $350 million cash and stock acquisition of the security automation technology developer, Phantom Cyber. One of …

India-based music streaming service Gaana raises $115M led by Tencent

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techcrunch.com - Chinese internet giant Tencent is continuing to put its money in India and in music streaming services after it agreed to lead a $115 million investment in India’s Gaana. Gaana is a music streaming s…

Industrious picks up $80M to outclass WeWork for the enterprise

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techcrunch.com - Industrious, the WeWork competitor that launched in 2013, is today announcing the close of an $80 million Series C funding round. The financing was co-led by Riverwood Capital and Fifth Wall Ventures.

The Adidas-branded Fitbit Ionic smartwatch arrives March 19 for $330

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techcrunch.com - The Fitbit Ionic was designed to be the future of the struggling wearable maker, but so far the smartwatch has failed to catch the world on fire. As CEO James Park put it during this week’s financial…

The state of iOS game development, according to the creators of Alto’s Odyssey

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arstechnica.com - 2015's Alto's Adventure was a surprise hit. It launched on iOS as a premium game with no microtransactions, and it landed at the top of App Store charts all over the world. It was developed by Team A…

Report: Apple plans three new iPhones for 2018—and they’re all like the iPhone X

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arstechnica.com - According to a new report, three new iPhones will launch in 2018, all derived from the design and features of the iPhone X. One would be a direct successor to the iPhone X, another would be a signifi…

Microsoft doesn’t want to turn over foreign server data, SCOTUS to weigh in

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arstechnica.com - During oral arguments, the Department of Justice, by contrast, urged the court to compel Microsoft to hand over the data. The DOJ said that allowing Microsoft to refuse the order is tantamount to enc…

King of the crossovers? The 2018 Volvo XC60 T8 makes a convincing case

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arstechnica.com - It's a fine-looking vehicle, even on an overcast day. Everyone wants a luxury SUV these days, and you could do a lot worse than this Volvo. It only seats five, but there's plenty of rear leg room. Hy…

One main mystery makes survival in Subnautica worthwhile

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arstechnica.com - Pretty major spoiler warning for Subnautica ahead. It’s strange to consider now, but there was a time when Minecraft was something you had to hear about through word of mouth. Long before Microsoft h…

Feedless Takes the News Feed Out of Social Media

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www.wired.com - If Ryan Orbuch’s high school had senior superlatives, he would have likely received “Most Likely to Start a Billion Dollar Company.” But Orbuch wasn’t around much his senior year of high school. At 1…

5 Email Marketing Hacks to Try Today | SEJ

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www.searchenginejournal.com - In many ways, email marketing is like the redheaded stepchild of online marketing. It just doesn’t come across as sexy as inbound, as flashy as SEO, and neither does it have the viral buzz of content…

Email Unsubscribes: What You can Decipher from Your Unsubscribe Data

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Email unsubscribes can be a nightmare for email marketers, and it can be especially frustrating to have your email unsubscribed after all the effort you put together for your email campaigns. But it'…

How To Communicate With People Who Disagree With You

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www.fastcompany.com - We’ve all been there: those times you need to argue your point of view to someone who you know disagrees with you. You immediately go to your keyboard and start to type out that 280-character tweet, …

Amazon AR View now available on Android app

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androidcommunity.com - Is 2018 going to finally be the year when augmented reality goes beyond Pokemon Go and early adapters? Well brands and OEMs seem to be really pushing for it and we’re just two months into this year. …

Samsung’s Bixby speaker may delay launch to 2H of 2018

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androidcommunity.com - When Samsung all but confirmed that they were working on a standalone smart speaker to showcase Bixby, a lot of people wondered if it will take them as long as they did to roll out their digital assi…

Huawei Y5 Lite (2018) to run on Android Oreo Go Edition

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androidcommunity.com - Google is definitely serious about pushing the Android Go platform. The lighter version of Android is expected to be installed on more budget-friendly and mid-range devices that are due to be release…

Google wants to test your vocab skills with Word Coach

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re the kind of person who likes to test your vocabulary knowledge every once in a while, this new feature/game from Google would probably amuse you or you won’t stop playing ever. Word Coach i…

Lenovo Chromebooks updated with new touch and pen tech

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androidcommunity.com - Lenovo has the Motorola brand for its mobile group. There are still Lenovo phones available but the company has been getting busy with other products such as VR kits, smart displays, tablets, and Chr…

SanDisk outs world’s fastest microSD card in the 400GB SanDisk Extreme

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androidcommunity.com - With mobile devices now able to do more complex tasks – like record video in 4K or even 8K resolution – our data storage needs just keep getting more complex as well. In the case of the new Samsung G…

Racing Toward Mobile Payments

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www.loyalty360.org - Loyalty programs help drive mobile wallet adoption I was speaking with a venture investor friend of mine recently who reminded me that predicting the future is not really that difficult. The challeng…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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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…

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook f…

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…

SPI 125 : Small Secrets to Stay Mentally Focused and at the Top of Our Entrepreneurial Game

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - This might come as a surprise to you, but I don’t actually listen to very many podcasts. Over the past couple of years, I’ve discovered that the more I listen, the less time I have to take action. Th…

Announcing Flutter beta 1: Build beautiful native apps

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developers.googleblog.com - Today, as part of Mobile World Congress 2018, we are excited to announce the first beta release of Flutter. Flutter is Google's new mobile UI framework that helps developers craft high-quality native…

How Prioritizing Local News Will Help Facebook Become a More Valuable Social Network

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www.adweek.com - The truth has become more and more difficult to identify on today’s media platforms, especially given the current political climate and accusations of fake news from all fronts. The abhorrent fake co…

Dispelling the 7 Most Common Myths and Misconceptions About Influencer Marketing

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www.adweek.com - Our team at #paid has been trailblazing the industry with the rise of influencer marketing. We believe that social media has led to our current age of the creator—the social media creator who can tur…

How to Use Technology to Transform Yourself Into a Master Networker

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www.adweek.com - Ask the general public and they’ll probably confirm that networking sucks. It’s awkward striking up a conversation with a room full of strangers and even if you can worm your way into a conversation,…

7 Services, Tools and Plugins We Couldn't Live Without

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curatti.com - When we launched Curatti 2.0 in October 2016, I posted this article on the making of a website. It seems like a good time to revisit some of the tools, services and plugins we use. It’s barely possib…

BMW Suggests an Escape From the Stress of Daily Life in This Expansive Road Trip Ad

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www.adweek.com - Motorcycles. They’re not just for midlife crises anymore! A new short film promoting BMW’s line of bikes tells the familiar story of a young, strikingly handsome man struggling to deal with the stres…

How Facebook’s Updates Influence Users And Businessmen | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - With our ever-growing and ever-changing environment, internet included, social media seems always to be updating, and our businesses have to change along with it. If you are on your way to achieving …

An easy way to see if Google thinks your webpages are keyword relevant

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searchengineland.com - We all want to rank well, but there are times when it seems nearly impossible to do so. There can be many causes for rankings shortfalls, and as I pointed out recently, sometimes it seems Google is j…

German court: Google has no 'duty to inspect' websites for illegal content before displaying

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searchengineland.com - A German court has ruled that Google is not required to pre-screen websites for defamation before displaying them in search results. This ruling comes from the German Federal Court of Justice, the co…

Comcast Challenges Murdoch and Disney With $31 Billion Offer for Sky

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www.newsmax.com - U.S. cable giant Comcast offered to buy Sky for $31 billion in an unsolicited approach, taking on Rupert Murdoch's Fox and Bob Iger's Walt Disney in the battle for Europe's biggest pay-TV group. The …

Why Did Trump Pay Less than Clinton For Ads on Facebook? - Marginal REVOLUTION

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marginalrevolution.com - An article in Wired has sparked controversy with its claim that Trump paid lower prices for its Facebook ads than Clinton: During the run-up to the election, the Trump and Clinton campaigns bid ruthl…

Conservative Nonprofit PragerU Is Suing Google for Alleged Discrimination

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www.infowars.com - Prager University, a conservative nonprofit that creates educational videos, is suing Google for allegedly discriminating against the digital media organization for its fairly moderate ideological sl…

Newspapers Launch PAC to Lobby Congress over Google and Facebook | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - According to Axios, the NMA will use the PAC “to ask Congress for an antitrust safe harbor against Google and Facebook,” and to stop news print tariffs in Canada. “It’s the first-ever PAC created by …

Roku Won't Surrender to the Leftist Boycott-Monkeys, Keeps NRA TV

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www.redstate.com - Roku heard the calls of the fanatical anti-second amendment left demanding that the streaming television service drop NRA TV and politely said no. Roku, a closely held company, said NRA TV is complyi…

Review | Google’s first camera isn’t an evil all-seeing eye. Yet.

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www.washingtonpost.com - The Post's Geoffrey A. Fowler took a trip to a cat cafe in San Francisco to test Google's new camera, which contains A.I. to capture cute moments. (Jhaan Elker,Geoffrey Fowler,Javaria Khan/The Washin…

German cities have the green light to start banning diesel cars

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qz.com - German carmakers and diesel drivers were dealt a blow today, when the federal court in Leipzig gave the go-ahead for German cities to ban diesel vehicles that emit unsafe levels of nitrogen oxide fro…

How to Refocus Your AdWords Marketing Agency to Grow Client ROI [Free Ebook]

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instapage.com - A common refrain voiced in 90% of the nation’s marketing agencies, often delivered in a lordly tone, is: “We understand our client’s business.” (35% of clients do not agree with this statement.) Some…

Vero: The new kid on the social media block - Digital Marketing Agency

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roimediaworks.ca - Sometimes, a burger restaurant opens up down the street from McDonald’s or a doughnut shop opens adjacent to Tim Horton’s. The world of social media sees a similar occurrence every now and then. Inno…

Simple Steps To Help You Better Understand Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - Facebook seems to be the social media site that most people are talking about. Therefore, it is possible to reach large audiences through Facebook. If you are interested, keep reading to learn how to…

The Ins And Outs Of Using The IPad | Laptops and Notebook, iPhone and iPad

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laptopsandnotebook.com - The advancements in recent technology have occurred over the past several decaades are quite amazing. From computers which took up an entire room in the past, bulky PCs to new smartphones, technology…

Tops Tips About Facebook Marketing That Anyone Can Follow

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duracmarketing.com - The ability to easily contact people around the world is what makes Facebook so popular. You need to use it to market to those millions of users. Keep reading for ideas that you can use on Facebook f…

Confused By Facebook Marketing? Learn The Ins And Outs With These Handy Tips!

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internetmarketinginfos.com - It is essential to learn lots about marketing with Facebook before starting out. Read this handy article for useful information you need about Facebook marketing campaign. Having a contest is a good …

Digital Disruption Common Sense

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cxo-transform.com - Facebook took 3.5 years to acquire 50 million customers, Whatsapp took 15 months, Angry Birds took 15 days. Since 1995 when Clay Christensen and Joe Bower published the HBR article Disruptive Technol…

Handy Information About The World Of Facebook Marketing

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Are you looking for answers to your Facebook marketing questions being answered? Are you in getting advice that will actually work for you?This article will help you all that and more. Make sure any …

Cybersecurity careers and the internet of things | Provided By Virginia Tech

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www.seattletimes.com - Not everyone who is pursuing a master’s degree in IT wants to commit to becoming a cybersecurity professional, says Kendall Giles, an assistant professor of practice in Virginia Tech’s Online Master …

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