Monday, March 12, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

Facebook co-founder says its rise reveals the fault lines destroying the “American Dream”

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techcrunch.com - Andrew Keen is the author of three books: Cult of the Amateur, Digital Vertigo and The Internet Is Not The Answer. He produces Futurecast, and is the host of Keen On. In April 2004, a couple of Harva…

Get the insider perspective on The Next Stage at Disrupt SF

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techcrunch.com - TechCrunch’s Disrupt events are known for big launch announcements, like the first public rollout of Dag Kittlaus’ Siri-killer Viv, as well as ground-breaking interviews with the top figures in the s…

Waymo self-driving trucks are hauling gear for Google data centers

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arstechnica.com - Waymo, Google's self-driving car company, is moving beyond driverless taxis. The company announced on Friday that its self-driving trucks have begun hauling real cargo in the Atlanta area. A safety d…

Android P Developer Preview arrives with new notification panel, notch support

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arstechnica.com - In what is quickly becoming an annual March tradition, Google is once again releasing an early preview of the next major version of Android. The Android P Developer Preview is out right now for devel…

Razer Blade Pro FHD review: Is light-and-thin enough to save its failings?

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arstechnica.com - For all of the years we've talked about the gaming-hardware company Razer and its range of expensive and (sometimes) remarkably thin gaming laptops, we've rarely put those "Blade" machines through ex…

Russian Propaganda Remains on Reddit

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www.wired.com - Of all of the tech platforms that Russian trolls infiltrated during the run-up to the 2016 election in the United States, Reddit has been among the least forthcoming. While Facebook, Twitter, and Goo…

Why Quotle Could be the Next Instagram (If You Love Reading)

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Social media has a distinct prejudice toward short attention spans that demand snappy images and snippets of text. It's hard to tell what came first: did our short attention spans demand that social …

Apparently home heaters now mine crypto

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futurism.com - Computers get hot, sometimes to the point that they even overheat and shut down. Now, French startup Qarnot is taking advantage of what for most of us remains an inconvenient side effect. They’re sel…

Proposed California law would give you the right to repair your tech

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futurism.com - On March 7, lawmaker Susan Talamantes Eggman introduced the California Right to Repair Act. If passed, the bill would make it considerably easier for consumers to repair their broken electronic devic…

The Worst Lies We've Ever Heard About Growth Hacking

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www.inc.com - The term "growth hacking" strikes some people as absurd, wrongheaded, mythical, and downright damaging. The term "hacking" connotes basement-dwelling lurkers, siphoning away secret government documen…

Google Launches Three New Artificial Intelligence Experiments That Could Be Godsends for Artists, Museums & Designers

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www.openculture.com - You'll recall, a few months ago, when Google made it possible for all of your Facebook friends to find their doppelgängers in art history. As so often with that particular company, the fun distractio…

Motorola reportedly lays off half of Chicago office, cancels Moto X5

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androidcommunity.com - It’s not surprising news to anybody following the tech beat that Motorola hasn’t been doing well in terms of its smartphone sales, especially after being bought out by Lenovo. If reports are to be be…

Google Assistant brings you more ways of using voice commands

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androidcommunity.com - Most of us probably dream of our digital assistants doing almost everything for us, as long as they stay away from Black Mirror territory and have some kind of AI uprising. We’ve already seen some th…

Google Maps celebrates MAR10 Day by letting you drive with Mario

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androidcommunity.com - For those who grew up on Super Mario or those who’ve just discovered the joys of playing the game in whatever format, Nintendo and Google have a surprise treat for you if you use Google Maps to navig…

The Best Flat Design 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…

A Look at the Future of 5G-Powered Smart Cities

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www.adweek.com - What will cities of the near future look like when buildings, cars, people and a whole slew of other things can communicate with each other? Earlier this month, tech companies and telecoms at Mobile …

New Social Functions Coming To Google Photos

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www.forbes.com - The Google Photos app is in constant development, with tweaks and feature updates being added all the time. Its latest release, version 3.15 brings little more than a few cosmetic changes but, accord…

8 of the best Google Chrome extensions to make your life easier

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www.wired.co.uk - Chrome's web store is full of little digital gadgets to help make your web browsing simpler, more productive, and more enjoyable. Here are our top eight extensions that tick those boxes and are all d…

This MIT And Harvard Startup Is Making Writing Emails Easier And Effortless

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www.forbes.com - Email is a necessary task for any role in Corporate America. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, roughly 28% of our time is spent “answering, writing, or responding to email.” A talent team f…

Why Brands Must Form an Identity to Retain Customers in the Voice Economy

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www.adweek.com - Not so long ago, we’d only initiate a conversation with a brand if something had gone wrong, but we’re now starting to use conversation to do much more: to explore options, to make purchases and even…

How to Create Engaging Social Media Videos: A Step-by-Step Guide

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blog.bufferapp.com - When was the last time you watched a video on social media? Videos are becoming increasingly popular on social media, especially on mobile. Over the past year, the time people spent watching Facebook…

Red, Oppressive Smocks Worn in Handmaid's Tale Go Up in Flames at SXSW

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www.adweek.com - The Handmaid’s Tale is stirring up a major resistance at SXSW as part of a marketing stunt for the upcoming season of the Hulu show, by setting fire to the oppressive red and white costumes that the …

4 Best Social Selling Tools to Boost Lead Generation - Lilach Bullock

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www.lilachbullock.com - Social selling is all the rage right now, whether you’re an online business or you sell more traditional products and services. Social media is where your audience is, after all, so you need to get y…

Want to Win at Social Media? Here's What Followers Want, According to Experts at SXSW

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blog.hubspot.com - Love it. Hate it. Use it for business. Build a brand on it. Quit it. Come back to it. With so many mixed messages, how are marketers supposed to stay on top of the right way to use social media -- an…

Opinion | YouTube, the Great Radicalizer

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www.nytimes.com - It seems as if you are never “hard core” enough for YouTube’s recommendation algorithm. It promotes, recommends and disseminates videos in a manner that appears to constantly up the stakes. Given its…

Twitter Just Suspended A Ton Of Accounts Known For Stealing Tweets

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www.buzzfeed.com - y’all twitter is not playing anymore 05:00 AM - 10 Mar 2018 y’all twitter is not playing anymore @Dory, @GirlPosts, @SoDamnTrue, Girl Code/@reiatabie, Common White Girl/@commonwhitegiri, @teenagernot…

The Ins And Outs Of Apples Iphone.

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Even supposing iPhones are very fashionable, many individuals do not know methods to use one. Happily for you there are many totally different guidelines and tricks available in the market that you c…

Excel At Social Media Marketing With These Crucial Pointers

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firstadsense.com - Preserving things simple could also be one of the simplest ways to carry knowledge through social media. Tweets and posts, that can be absorbed quickly and are enjoyable to learn, are the ones with a…

Upgrade Your Mobile Marketing With These Ideas

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Mobile marketing is currently a very popular form of advertising to masses of people. Read on for some tips on how to use mobile marketing to the benefit of your advantage. Do not send irrelevant tex…

Business spirit should not be lost in technology's advance

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www.sharonherald.com - It allows us to connect to people across the globe, or right next door. It allows us to reach back decades for insight on our history and our ancestors. And it allows just about anyone to have a voic…

Is it safe to switch?

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lmtribune.com - Does switching to LED lights pose a safety hazard? Maybe if done incorrectly, but the Idaho State Fire Marshal said the energy efficient lamps are likely a "win-win" for businesses and homeowners as …

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