Wednesday, March 14, 2018

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Pi Day - Wikipedia

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en.wikipedia.org - Pi Day is an annual celebration of the mathematical constant π (pi). Pi Day is observed on March 14 (3/14 in the American month/date format) since 3, 1, and 4 are the first three significant digits o…

Samsung is offering same-day repairs for busted Galaxy phones across the US

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arstechnica.com - Samsung wants to make it easier to get your broken Galaxy phone fixed. The electronics maker on Wednesday announced that it is partnering with uBreakiFix, an independent repair chain, to bring same-d…

Now we know why Siri was so dumb for so long

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mashable.com - It's no secret that Siri is way behind other voice assistants like the Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa when it comes to comprehension and total number of skills. Apple has drastically improved Si…

Electric, self-flying, vertical takeoff taxis are coming to New Zealand

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arstechnica.com - For years, rumors have swirled about Kitty Hawk, a flying car startup that has been lavishly funded by Google co-founder Larry Page. Last year, Kitty Hawk unveiled an awkward-looking contraption that…

Bay Area: Join us 3/21 to explore the future of video game design

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arstechnica.com - After nearly 50 years of innovation, where are video games headed next? Ars Technica Live returns with guest Tracy Fullerton, an award-winning, experimental game designer and director of USC’s Game I…

New Raspberry Pi adds 5GHz Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and more MHz

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arstechnica.com - The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced a new version of its modular compute platform: the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+. The B+ has the same form factor and dimensions as the Pi 2 B and Pi 3 B, making i…

Unexpected legal snag stops Fallout 3 remake mod within Fallout 4

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arstechnica.com - An ambitious modding project that sought to recreate Fallout 3 inside Fallout 4 is shutting down over unforeseen legal issues surrounding the original game's voice acting. "The Capital Wasteland: A R…

TypingDNA launches Chrome extension that verifies your identity based on typing

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techcrunch.com - TypingDNA has a new approach to verifying your identity based on how you type. The startup, which is part of the current class at Techstars NYC, is pitching this as an alternative to two-factor authe…

Broadcom gives up and drops Qualcomm bid

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techcrunch.com - It was already a complicated deal, but it now looks like Broadcom’s plans to take over Qualcomm are done. The company announced that it would respect Donald Trump’s block and drop its Qualcomm bid. “…

Interfaith social network Pray.com raises $14M Series A to add new features to its mobile app

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techcrunch.com - Pray.com, an interfaith social networking app for members of religious communities, has raised a $14 million Series A led by TPG Growth. Previous investors Science Inc. and Greylock Partners also ret…

Algolia adds search analytics so that you can optimize your search results

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techcrunch.com - Algolia had made a tiny acquisition to complement its product offering. The company is acquiring the technology behind SeaUrchin.IO — the team of two behind this product is not joining Algolia. For t…

Insta360 teases new ‘FlowState’ stabilization tech for 360 cameras

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techcrunch.com - 360-degree camera maker Insta360 just released a video that shows off a new feature it’s calling “FlowState,” which stabilizes a ‘flat,’ traditional HD video frame by extracting it from a 360 capture…

Spotify tests native voice search, groundwork for smart speakers

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techcrunch.com - Now Spotify listens to you instead of the other way around. Spotify has a new voice search interface that lets you say “Play my Discover Weekly”, “Show Calvin Harris”, or “Play some upbeat pop” to pu…

Codementor launches Dev Protocol, which uses blockchain to help developers build their reputations

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techcrunch.com - Dev Protocol is a new project that uses blockchain to give software developers a secure place to build their professional reputations. Created by Codementor, an online mentoring platform and on-deman…

LinkedIn Post Types: Photos/Text/Links - Which one Performs Best?

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www.agorapulse.com - Subscribe to the Social Media Lab Podcast via iTunes | Stitcher | Spotify | Google Play | RSS Even though many of you might be ignoring LinkedIn, it’s still a very viable social site — even in 2018!

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

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www.fastcodesign.com - Amazon bets that the potential confusion and additional burden placed on users presented by Marketplace goods intermingling with first-party offers will enable a consistent experience in other areas …

10 essential TED talks for UX designers

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www.creativebloq.com - Leading web design conference Generate New York is taking place 25-27 April 2018. Speakers include Dan Mall, Val Head, Donna Lichaw, Jason Lengstorf and more. Get your ticket now. Design is an integr…

How Conservative Activists Catfished Twitter

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gizmodo.com - Mo Norai has worked in Silicon Valley for a decade. He’s done stints at Google, Twitter, Facebook, and Apple, but only as a contract worker, meaning he has missed out on the tech giants’ storied perk…

Google Assistant Routines coming soon to supported devices

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androidcommunity.com - Probably one of our dreams for our virtual assistant is for it to understand multiple actions without you having to name them one by one. Google Assistant will soon be rolling out a feature called Ro…

T-Mobile updates RCS with GSMA Universal Profile

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androidcommunity.com - Texting or sending SMS used to be the norm almost two decades ago. Remember the time when you have to tap on a number key a few times just to get a letter of the alphabet. When smartphones entered th…

Build Excitement for Your Crowdfunding Campaign with a Pre-Launch Page - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - You’re in the process of planning your crowdfunding campaign, but you’re not quite ready to launch. A Pre-Launch Page will help you give potential customers a hint of what’s coming so you can start b…

Zappos Targets Elevated Customer Engagement with Runners

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www.loyalty360.org - Online retailer Zappos views running as not only an incredibly healthy activity for anyone, but also a path toward capturing its customers’ share of attention. In October, the company launched a ne…

Loyalty360 Fireside Chat: Overstock.com Takes Pride in Delivering Memorable Customer Experiences

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www.loyalty360.org - Overstock.com has received numerous accolades for its superior customer experience and employee satisfaction as it has become one of the most trustworthy retail companies in the U.S. One of those awa…

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…

Connexions Loyalty’s New Customer Service Center Reflects Commitment to Customer Experience

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www.loyalty360.org - Last year was a strong year for Connexions Loyalty, driven by more than 50 percent year-over-year growth in gross loyalty redemption transactional volume, which jumped from $2.1 billion to $3.2 billi…

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…

Microsoft Plans "Biggest E3 Showing Ever" - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - How could Microsoft possibly out-do previous E3 conferences, where it introduced the Xbox One S and Xbox One X? I have no idea, and the software giant isn’t providing any clues. And yet that is exact…

A Faster New Raspberry Pi 3 is Now Available - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com -  The Raspberry Pi Foundation today announced a new version…

As Netflix Upends the Industry, 86% of the Content People Consume Is Still Ad-Supported

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www.adweek.com - Netflix has upended the TV industry, forcing all of its network and streaming rivals to devise new ways to fight back against the company this year. The biggest threat has been to the ad industry, wh…

Top 7 Courier Services In The United Kingdom | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - When we send off a package or are awaiting one to be delivered to us, we expect the courier to deliver it on time and safely. We expect them to be respectful of our parcels and to make sure they don’…

Why Car Lovers Should Start A Blog - Tips To The New Blogger | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - The mobile phone is the first item we hold in our hands every morning while we get up. It is the evidence that the world has been digitalized and everyone depends more on devices rather than objects.…

5G rollout 'will save British households £450 a year', report claims

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news.sky.com - The report by O2 and supported by digital minister Margot James warns that the UK may miss out on productivity savings of £6bn a year if British cities are not upgraded. Speaking in London today, O2'…

Tesla employees say automaker is churning out a high volume of flawed parts requiring costly rework

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www.cnbc.com - There isn't a big network of suppliers who can make or refurbish the parts that go into a Tesla, or any other electric vehicle, says Xavier Mosquet, a senior partner with Boston Consulting Group in D…

Pi Day Google doodle marks 30th anniversary of March 14 holiday honoring mathematical constant 3.14

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searchengineland.com - Today’s Google doodle pays homage to Pi Day by using an image of a salted caramel apple pie. The doodle was created with help from Dominique Ansel, the pastry chef behind the Cronut, and leads to a s…

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…

4 Fascinating Myths About Content Marketing And Mobile App Development | CEOWORLD magazine

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ceoworld.biz - There is an accurate statistic from Statista that shows that the number of available apps that can be downloaded in leading app stores as of March 2017 stands at 2.8 million apps which ranges from ga…

France Targets Apple and Google for ‘Abusive Commercial Practices’ | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The Wall Street Journal reports that French Finance Ministry is considering fining tech giants Apple and Google for taking advantages of smaller French software developers. The FFM has filed a compla…

Watch Waymo's Virtual-Reality View of the World

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spectrum.ieee.org - Waymo, the robocar subsidiary of Alphabet, seems to be painting the walls and putting an apple pie in the oven before showing off its house to prospective buyers or partners. I say that because the f…

How to Use Facebook Retargeting to Create Qualified Leads Consistently

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instapage.com - Whether you’ve been in business for 2 months or 20 years, consistently generating new leads is essential for generating sales and revenue. This is even more evident when you consider that 98% of firs…

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jvexpertreview.com - Bulletproof Mind PLR brand new PLR Product created by Manifest Workers Edmund Loh. PLR Bulletproof Mind is the scientifically proven training program which is created by the real-life achievers Edmun…

How to Make an Ebook in Minutes to Create Instant Authority

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www.attractionmarketingprofits.com - One of the most powerful ways to enhance your brand, generate leads and guide prospects into investing with you and your business is to publish and distribute your own ebook. Why? Because becoming a …

Want To Make Money Online? Try These Ideas!

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getmoneymaker.com - TIP! Be sure to keep an eye out for information on scams online. Not every opportunity that you come across is legitimate. Earning money online is gaining in popularity. While there are many options …

Opioid Addiction: Getting Robbed While Getting Help

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www.webmd.com - March 14, 2018 -- The moment someone addicted to alcohol, opioids, or other drugs decides to seek treatment is pivotal. But the next step -- finding help -- could be fraught with hazards. "The addict…

Gumstix(r) Alexa Voice Service for Raspberry Pi Compute

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www.embedded-computing.com - Simple Online Hardware Design for Amazon AVS Devices Gumstix® Inc., the leader in design-to-order embedded systems, announces the release of the Gumstix Chatterbox Pi for the Raspberry Pi Compute Mod…

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