Thursday, March 08, 2018

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3 Key Tips On How to Make Your Website User-Friendly

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www.jeffbullas.com - Making your website user-friendly is extremely important to make sure your customers keep coming back. When UsabilityTools published the results of a case study that analyzed and tested the websites …

7 Insights for Social Media Success from Industry Experts

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www.jeffbullas.com - The most inspiring people of our time have learnt their trade from others… They have listened, applied and adapted what others have already figured out and bundled it up in a nice little package with…

5 Ways to Rock User Generated Content

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www.jeffbullas.com - Everyone wants to get noticed. Whether it’s for our sense of humor, our creativity, our original thinking, or even just our looks – a chance to be a part of something bigger than ourselves is extreme…

How to Increase Email Open Rates: 5 Key Success Factors with Examples | Orbit Media Studios

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www.orbitmedia.com - All content marketers have one common goal: capture their visitors’ email addresses. Visit any major blog or media website and you’ll see email signup forms pop up, slide in and drop down. You’ll see…

Five Creative Ways Small Businesses Can Kill it on Twitter

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kimgarst.com - Are you looking for new and creative ways to increase your Twitter followers, improve your click through rates and drive traffic to your site? Who isn’t?! Following are 5 strategies you may not have …

Windows 10 Version 1803 to be Called the Spring Creators Update - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft has still not officially announced its branding for Windows 10 version 1803. But now we know the real name. And yes, it’s the Spring Creators Update. Sorry. If it helps, yes, this is my fau…

First Tesla Semis leave Nevada Gigafactory, filled with batteries

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arstechnica.com - On Wednesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk posted a picture on Instagram of two Tesla Semis at the Sparks, Nevada Gigafactory. The trucks are apparently full of battery packs and are making their way to the T…

Announcing TC Sessions: Blockchain on July 6 in Zug, Switzerland

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techcrunch.com - Blockchain is potentially the most disruptive new technology since the internet itself, and that’s why TechCrunch is proud to announce our first event dedicated entirely to blockchain, crypto and the…

Qarnot unveils a cryptocurrency heater for your home

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techcrunch.com - French startup Qarnot unveiled a new computing heater specifically made for cryptocurrency mining. You’ve read that right, the QC1 is a heater for your home that features a passive computer inside. A…

Samsung Galaxy S9+ review

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techcrunch.com - You probably don’t need a 4,000 word review to tell you that the Galaxy S9+ is a good phone. Now that everyone’s got all of the Note 7 jokes mostly out of their system, we can mostly agree that Samsu…

New DDoS extortions hit the Internet

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techcrunch.com - A 1.3 Tbps DDoS attack – essentially a massive torrent of data aimed at a single target – nearly took down network provider Akamai on March 1. While the attack itself is notable more interesting is w…

The Tesla Model 3 is a love letter to the road

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techcrunch.com - Tesla’s Model 3 is making progress heading out to customers (though not as much as either Tesla or those on the waiting list would like) and as a result, we got a chance to spend some time in one of …

Android beats iOS in smartphone loyalty, study finds

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techcrunch.com - Samsung’s new Galaxy S9 may not quite live up to the iPhone X when it comes to Samsung’s implementation of a Face ID-style system or its odd take on AR emoji. But that’s not going to matter much to S…

Oculus issues patch to bring Rift VR headsets back to life after catastrophic shutdown

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s Oculus suffered a prolonged, embarrassing outage yesterday because someone at the company forgot to update a certificate which expired and plunged the company’s network of Oculus Rifts int…

For Two Months, I Got My News From Print Newspapers. Here’s What I Learned.

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www.nytimes.com - I have spent most days since then getting the news mainly from print, though my self-imposed asceticism allowed for podcasts, email newsletters and long-form nonfiction (books and magazine articles).…

In an audit of supply chain partners, Apple found increased labor violations in 2017

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arstechnica.com - Each year, Apple releases a report called the Supplier Responsibility Progress Report detailing its audits of the labor practices of its suppliers around the world. Apple reports violations it finds …

Google ends major OS support for Nexus phones and Pixel tablet

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arstechnica.com - The first developer preview for the next major version of Android—Android P—is out today. These releases occasionally come out for supported Google devices, giving developers a heads-up on what chang…

15 years ago, Apple killed the Twentieth Anniversary Mac

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arstechnica.com - When the first iMac was introduced in 1998, it started a new era of computing for those who didn't need all the power (and expense) of a tower or expandable desktop. But while the Bondi blue all-in-o…

Nintendo announces a bunch of 2018 games, but none as big as Switch Smash Bros.

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arstechnica.com - The latest Nintendo Direct announcement video ended with a monstrous bang, as Nintendo finally confirmed what fighting-game fans have been hoping to hear: the Super Smash Bros. series is coming to th…

FBI again calls for magical solution to break into encrypted phones

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arstechnica.com - However, in a Wednesday speech at Boston College, Wray again did not outline any specific piece of legislation or technical solution that would provide both strong encryption and allow the government…

What to expect from Trump’s game industry summit today

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arstechnica.com - Among the critics who will be present are Lt. Col. Dave Grossman, who through his Killology Research Group has made a career of suggesting video games and other violent media are desensitizing young …

Uber’s self-driving trucks have started hauling freight

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arstechnica.com - Uber's fleet of self-driving trucks has begun hauling commercial loads, the company announced on Tuesday. The trucks will operate first in Arizona, a state with famously permissive laws for self-driv…

Bloom Review: Just Another Email List Building Plugin, or One Worth Buying? - Onextrapixel

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onextrapixel.com - Since list building is one of the most important things any website owner can do, it makes sense that there are so many free and premium plugins on the market aiding website owners collect subscriber…

10 typographic mistakes everyone makes (including us...)

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www.creativebloq.com - In typography, as in grammar, there is no objective ‘right’ way to do things; there are just conventions, and these conventions change over time. And what's more, while we could argue that the exampl…

How to Measure Your LinkedIn Activities : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Is social selling part of your LinkedIn marketing strategy? Do you know how to measure and track your efforts? LinkedIn gives businesses a number of metrics for tracking the effectiveness of their ma…

Polestar and VW Unveil New Rivals for Tesla at the Supercar-Stuffed Geneva Motor Show

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www.wired.com - If you're an auto industry bigwig, you're spending the week in calm, chocolate-gobbling, yodeling Switzerland. But despite its surroundings, there's nothing restrained about the Geneva Motor Show. Th…

Geek squad has been passing user data to the FBI

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futurism.com - If you’ve tried to get your computer fixed in the U.S. in the past 25 years or so, you’ve probably heard of the Geek Squad. Since 1994 the company has offered computer repair services, and its 2002 m…

Netflix bringing vertical previews to mobile app

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androidcommunity.com - If you find something on Netflix that looks interesting but you know nothing about it, it would be great if you could somehow watch a short clip or preview about it before deciding to use your precio…

Google Duo now lets you leave 30-second video messages

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androidcommunity.com - While not a lot of people ever enjoyed the idea of voice mail, people still used it in case they need to leave an important message for someone who’s not picking up. Google Duo is now letting you do …

How To Post To Facebook And Twitter If Your Internet Goes Down

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blog.digi.me - We’d just like to say that of us here at SocialSafe are hoping that everyone in New York and the other affected areas of the United State manages to stay safe during Hurricane Sandy. Our thoughts are…

The Science of Habits and Creating a Successful Loyalty Program

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www.loyalty360.org - There are many theories as to why some loyalty programs succeed while others either fail or exist on auto pilot without generating ongoing customer engagement. Loyalty360 talked to Meg Tronquet, Mana…

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…

Want to Know Which SXSW Events Are Must-Sees? Ask This Chatbot

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www.adweek.com - Marketers, startups and media are descending on Austin, Texas this week for the annual digital marketing festival South by Southwest Interactive, where they’ll navigate hundreds of parties, panels, p…

Facebook Blueprint Certification: Is It Worth It?

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www.portent.com - If you’re an aspiring Facebook advertiser, you’ve almost certainly spent time stumbling around the ad manager platform trying to understand how to replicate the [effective] ads you see when scrollin…

How to effectively report competitor spam

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searchengineland.com - In every competitive niche, you’ll find sites that do not play by or bend Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. If that’s how a direct competitor is getting ahead in the game, you can submit a spam report t…

Google Lens comes to Android devices through the side door -- Google Photos

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searchengineland.com - Sometimes I forget that Google Lens is there. But when I remember and use it, it works surprisingly well — depending on the object or image being captured. In my experience, it gets things right abou…

Gordon Chang: Trump Must Stop Foreign Takeover of Qualcomm Before China Gets 5G Tech-Controlling ‘Devices in Your Home, Workplace, and Car'

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www.breitbart.com - According to Chang, Broadcom — a Singapore-based semiconductor manufacturer — will likely break up Qualcomm into constituent businesses if it succeeds in its attempted hostile takeover of its San Die…

Alexa now understands casual music queries about songs you’ve listened to in the past

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www.theverge.com - Amazon’s been rolling out a series of incremental but still useful Alexa features over the past several months, particularly around Amazon Music — the service Amazon would love for you to use as the …

WSJ: 'Facebook Really Is Spying on You, Just Not Through Your Phone’s Mic' | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - The article published in the Wall Street Journal is titled “Facebook Really Is Spying on You, Just Not Through Your Phone’s Mic.” The article outlines a phenomenon that many people have claimed to ex…

Confirmed: Conservative Publishers Hit Hard By Facebook Algorithm Changes – Gateway Pundit Hit the Hardest

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - In February Facebook launched a new algorithm to ensure that conservative news would not spread on the social media platform. The algorithm change caused President Donald Trump’s engagement on Facebo…

Mercedes-Benz from the Rolland Collection leads $6.8 Million Collector Car Show & Auction

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artdaily.com - DALLAS, TX.- A rare 2008 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren from the Rolland Collection of custom exotics and racing cars sold for $308,000, making it the top seller in a $6.8 million auction of collectible v…

Start Off on the Right Foot with These 7 Client Onboarding Best Practices

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instapage.com - After countless emails, phone calls, and meetings, you’ve landed your new client. The contract is signed, and you’ve sealed the deal. How do you make sure your client is setup for long-term success? …

What to Look at in Your Preliminary Design Reviews

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instapage.com - Placeholder text can confuse your visitors. The wrong font can obscure the message of your page. When so many small details come together to form a successful landing page design, overlooking just on…

5 SharePoint Landing Page Examples to Influence Your Next Page Design

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instapage.com - Fortune 500 companies have come to love Microsoft SharePoint with 80% of those companies using it. The platform was initially launched as a document management system, but today SharePoint users can …

Sound Guidance For Achieving Your Affiliate Marketing Goals

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clientservicesupport.com - The following article will give you understand how to get started with Online marketing. TIP! Create a space for customers to submit product reviews and comments about your products. Honest feedback …

Hit The Easy Button And Start Using Your Iphone

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laptopsandnotebook.com - The the innumerable applications the iphone offers, so anyone in your family will be able to have fun. Read this article for some great tips to using the Apple iphone and all the different things it …

Internet Marketing: An Easy Way To Bring In New Customers

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clientservicesupport.com - Do you have a successful business?When you get an idea, you need to be prepared to get started with your business as quickly as possible. Read the following article and you will find some great Inter…

The Basics Of Using An IPad – IPad 101

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laptopsandnotebook.com - You can do a lot of things with iPad. You might not have all the information you need yet, but you will be soon! Keep on reading through the following article! You can get access a remote servers by …

Your Smart Home Is Spying on You. Here’s How to Spy Back.

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fieldguide.gizmodo.com - Producer/Editor: Yasmin Nouh; Animator: Dan Ashwood; Shooter: Elie Khadra After Gizmodo’s investigation into the data smart homes expose about our lives, many of you asked how you could monitor the d…

Tired of Trying to Get WiFi in Europe? Try This

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europeupclose.com - We travel to Europe often and we are always looking for reliable WiFi connections so we can do our work and keep in touch with our family, friends and business associates. It has always been a frustr…

These 4 companies will be the big early winners from the $326 billion push to 5G

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www.marketwatch.com - With the commercialization of 5G cellphone technology slated to begin in early 2019, it’s a good time to start talking about 5G’s value to investors. Let’s start with the obvious: mobile connectivity…

What is an OLED TV, and are they any good? Here's the EASY answer

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www.thesun.co.uk - IF you've looked at any new TV models lately, you might have seen the phrase OLED – but what does it mean? This easy guide will explain exactly what an OLED TV is, what makes it so good, and whether …

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