Saturday, March 10, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

Twitter is suspending some users who solicit crypto

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techcrunch.com - Twitter is taking some steps to combat cryptocurrency scammers on its platform. But these are best classified as ‘baby steps’ at this point. The company does not currently have a specific ad policy r…

What’s new for the Command Line in Windows 10 version 1803 – Windows Command Line Tools For Developers

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blogs.msdn.microsoft.com - The next Windows 10 update includes many new features for Command Line developers. In this post we'll review WSL, Hyper-V, new tools, and UWP Console applications coming to the Microsoft Store. We w…

The Lowest Priced Cloud Storage Gets Even Cheaper

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www.backblaze.com - Backblaze is pleased to announce that, effective immediately, we are reducing the price of Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage downloads by 50%. This means that B2 download pricing drops from $0.02 to $0.01 p…

The Tapplock One is a fingerprint padlock with solid smarts

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techcrunch.com - Apple’s Touch ID was a step change in convenience for securing its mobile devices, and now that same level of convenience is available in a padlock. The Tapplock One is now shipping, and features a f…

Microsoft Confirms Next-Gen Surface Hub - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft is getting ready to launch the Surface Hub 2 this year. The company confirmed on Friday that it is working on a new version of its hugely successful interactive whiteboard, though it is not…

Comcast and Cogent fight again, and customers lose with slow downloads

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arstechnica.com - App developer Panic Inc. knew it had a network problem when customers began complaining about trouble downloading and updating Panic apps. "Geez, your downloads are really slow!" was the common compl…

Dropbox announces deeper integration with Salesforce ahead of IPO

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techcrunch.com - Dropbox is not messing around. Two weeks ago it announced its IPO. Just last week it announced a big partnership with Google and today comes news that it is integrating more deeply with Salesforce. D…

Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

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techcrunch.com - It’s Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10…get it, Mario?) In addition to the v…

Urban Airship announces new features for automated messaging

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techcrunch.com - Urban Airship recently announced new capabilities designed to allow app developers to deliver the right message to their users at exactly the right time. Senior Vice President of Product and Engineer…

Capital One’s shopping assistant Eno can now dole out virtual card numbers in the browser

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techcrunch.com - Capital One today officially introduced a new way to use its virtual card numbers from a web browser, in order to make shopping online safer. Virtual card numbers, of course, aren’t new – Bank of Ame…

Microsoft Pix can scan business cards to your contacts, find people on LinkedIn

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techcrunch.com - LinkedIn used to have its own business card scanning app, CardMunch, which served a useful purpose in a world where paper cards simply refuse to die. But that app was shut down back in 2014, with Lin…

Waymo and Google launch a self-driving truck pilot in Atlanta

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techcrunch.com - Waymo’s autonomous trucking program is coming along – though we haven’t heard much about it since discovering it was a real thing last year, Waymo today announced that it’s launching a pilot program …

These hackers put together a prosthetic Nerf gun

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techcrunch.com - How can you participate in a Nerf gun fight if you’re missing a hand? The ingenious Hackerloop collective of tinkerers solved that problem by putting together a prosthetic Nerf gun that you can contr…

Hypercars from Aston Martin and Rimac stand out at the Geneva Motor Show

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arstechnica.com - No, your eyes don't deceive you, that is indeed a Bentley plug-in hybrid EV SUV. The Bentayga will be the cleanest Bentley ever, emitting just 75g of carbon dioxide per km travelled. Not that most Be…

Comcast won’t be punished for demanding “punitive ransom” from small rival

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission has dismissed a complaint against Comcast filed by a rival that said it was forced "to pay a punitive ransom" of $3.5 million in order to keep airing Comcast-own…

Wowing and washable: Google’s smart jacket wears and works well at first glance

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—"The tech couldn't be seen as slapped on the garment," Ivan Poupyrev, technical program lead at Google’s Advanced Technology And Products (ATAP) group, told the crowd during his weekend…

Valve’s making games again: Hands-on with Artifact’s digital trading cards

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arstechnica.com - BELLEVUE, Washington—I was about to sit down to play Valve's first new PC game series in five years. But this being Valve, the world's first press demo for Artifact was preceded by something almost e…

$20 porn-unblocking fee could hit Internet users if state bill becomes law

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arstechnica.com - State legislation pending in Rhode Island would force Internet service providers to block "sexual content" by default and charge a one-time fee of $20 to any Internet user who wants to view porn or o…

Free Resources for Developers – dvlprstash – Medium

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medium.com - Hello everyone! As 2017 is coming to an end, kickstart your new year with these curated free and open source resources. Want to start 2018 off as a developer? Well check out DevFreeBooks! Here you wi…

How to Engage With Other Facebook Pages Using Your Facebook Page : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you use your Facebook page to like and comment on other Facebook pages? Are the recent changes making it difficult for you to engage on Facebook as your page? In this article you’ll discover how F…

5 Ways Leaders Can Be More Like-able On Social Media

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www.forbes.com - There are two reasons people like a leader; they're real and they have integrity. It's not more complicated than that. Today most C-level executives don't allow themselves to "be real" on social medi…

How to Remarket to People Who Watch Your YouTube Videos : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how to retarget YouTube video viewers with YouTube ads? In this article, you’ll discover how to create a YouTube remarketing campaign with Google AdWords. How to Remarket to People Who Watc…

Got A Hot Tip? Here’s How To Leak Securely To The Press

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www.fastcompany.com - Even before President Donald Trump took office, much of the public’s understanding of the inner workings of his administration has come from what’s been called an unusually large wave of leaks to the…

A Flying Car Is Now Actually Available for Preorder | Nerdist

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nerdist.com - Yeah, yeah, Blade Runner and Back to the Future promised we’d have flying cars a few years ago, but actual humans, as opposed to movie humans, have things to do and car videos to watch online, so it …

ISPs Caught Injecting Cryptocurrency Miners and Spyware In Some Countries

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thehackernews.com - Governments in Turkey and Syria have been caught hijacking local internet users' connections to secretly inject surveillance malware, while the same mass interception technology has been found secret…

August Doorbell Cam now offering free 24 hour video storage for users

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androidcommunity.com - Gone are the days when you would have to spend a fortune just to be able to set up security devices around your house. These days, there are a lot of brands offering smart home devices that won’t cos…

Samsung Internet Beta brings engine upgrade, protected browsing

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re one of the testers of the beta version of the Samsung Internet mobile browser, you might want to upgrade to the latest version (as you always should). They refer to it as a “feature packed …

Study shows Android users are more loyal to the platform than iOS ones

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androidcommunity.com - Almost everyone is probably in agreement that there are only two major players when it comes to mobile platforms: Android and iOS (sorry Windows users). And according to a report from the Consumer in…

Simplicity Drives a Successful Mobile Loyalty Program

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www.loyalty360.org - Simplicity is a buzzword in the loyalty industry that will never go away, especially today when consumers have countless options and offers that can be accessed in a matter of minutes. Mobile loyal…

Connected In-store Customer Experience Guides Consumers to The Finish Line

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www.loyalty360.org - Today, for loyalty marketers, the customer experience has to be memorable and shareable. Developing and elevating a connected store experience drives relevance and engagement where loyalty marketers …

How Loyalty Can Help Retailers Compete Against Amazon

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www.loyalty360.org - According to data from One Click Retail, Amazon was responsible for about 44 percent of all U.S. e-commerce sales last year, or about 4 percent of the country's total retail sales figures. The fastes…

Giveaway: Get one of 15 pairs of MJYUN Truly Wireless Earbuds and charging case (a $39.99 value) plus a 20% off coupon for everyone else [US]

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www.androidpolice.com - For years now, the quirky feature of most wireless headphones has been, well, wires. Now, thanks to companies like MJYUN, we have truly wireless headphones and at an affordable price. In fact, 15 of …

O&O ShutUp10: download free antispy tool for Windows 10

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www.oo-software.com - O&O ShutUp10 means you have full control over which comfort functions under Windows 10 you wish to use, and you decide when the passing on of your data goes too far. Using a very simple interface, yo…

5 Pillars for Your Social Shopping Plan

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www.adweek.com - We continue to experience ongoing real-time shifts in the way consumers engage with content and commerce. From a business opportunities perspective, none of these patterns is more electrifying than t…

Promoting Your Business Blog Isn't Rocket Science

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solopreneurism.com - Many say that having a blog on your site is an excellent way of attracting traffic to your site. So you decided to install a blog and posted new articles on a regular basis. Now, the question is, how…

5 Execs Discuss the Challenge of Incorporating New Technologies Into Their Work

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www.adweek.com - As the speakers at Adweek’s Elevate: AI conference grappled with the big picture, conceptual possibilities of AI now and in the future, we wondered what the on-the-ground realities looked like for or…

Why You Need to Consider Starting a Blog Now

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solopreneurism.com - You have probably seen other women in business starting a blog, and have wondered “what's all the fuss about?” Blogs have been around long enough now that many women small business owners have discov…

5 Tips On Hiring The Right Custom Software Development Company | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - If you are like most business owners, utilizing the power of technology is something you are passionate about. Failing to use the latest technology will usually lead to you losing your competitive ed…

Top Security Tips For Online Money Transfers [Infographic] | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - It seems more and more people are worried about their online security. Especially after everything that has transpired in the last few years with security breaches and hacked credit card information.…

Sebastian Gorka Calls Out YouTube and Facebook For Throttling Conservatives (VIDEO)

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - Former Deputy Assistant to President Trump, Dr. Sebastian Gorka appeared on Fox & Friends to discuss the ISIS-inspired teenager who attempted to detonate a bomb at a Utah high school earlier this wee…

How to Discover Featured Snippet Opportunities - Whiteboard Friday

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moz.com - Winning featured snippets is one of the best ways to get visibility on page one of Google's SERPs. It's a competitive environment, though, and there are tons of specific considerations when it comes …

Do you have a toy car in your home worth thousands of pounds?

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www.thesun.co.uk - COMPARED to the high-tech toys of today, matchbox cars don't seem to have much appeal. But if you've got a set of classic models from your dad, you could be racing to pole position and a tidy profit.…

Maximize Your Ad Spend ROI with Post-Click Optimization

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instapage.com - There are a lot of requirements you must pass to have your ad published on search engines and social media networks. This is precisely why marketers give a lot of importance to creating optimized ads…

Why All-In-One Marketing Software Isn’t Always Your Best Option

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instapage.com - In the world of marketing, one of those critical business decisions is what type of marketing software your large organization or enterprise should use. As digital marketing expands, diversifies, and…

Before You Design: 15 Lead Magnet Landing Page Examples to Review

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instapage.com - One of the most commonly asked questions for digital marketers is: how can I grow my email list? When so much of a marketing campaign’s success hinges on your ability to capture a prospect’s email an…

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…

Easy-To-Understand Suggestions And Advice For Marketing Online

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clientservicesupport.com - You don’t need to throw everything onto the Internet without preparation. Maybe it’s something that is a craft item. The tips below offers helpful advice on how to organize your business to become su…

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