Sunday, April 01, 2018

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Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you | Dylan Curran

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www.theguardian.com - Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store about you without you even realising it. Google stores your location (if you hav…

Microsoft delivers dozens of computers to Ghana school that went viral

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m.news24.com - Computer giants Microsoft have donated dozens of computers to the school where a Ghanaian ICT teacher stole the hearts of social media users when he drew features of a Microsoft Word processing windo…

9 Instagram Stories tips and tricks to dazzle your followers

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mashable.com - It didn't take long for Instagram Stories to take off. Instagram's hottest new feature has become exponentially popular since its inception in August 2016, much to the detriment of competitors like S…

Under Armour: hackers stole the data of 150,000,000 Myfitnesspal users because of course they did

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boingboing.net - Myfitnesspal was a startup that offered Internet of Shit-based fitness and diet tracking; they were purchased by Under Armour for $475,000,000 in 2015; three years later, Under Armour has admitted th…

A single high school in India has produced the CEOs of Microsoft, Adobe, and Mastercard

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www.businessinsider.com - If you're looking to raise one of the most powerful business leaders in the world, you might want to send your kid to Hyderabad Public School, Begumpet, in India. In an interview with Stephen Dubner …

Bitcoin Bull McAfee Officially Reveals His Whopping Price Per Tweet

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bitsonline.com - The team of bitcoin firebrand John McAfee just revealed his price to promote a digital asset or ICO via Twitter: a whopping $105,000 USD per tweet. Love him or hate him, McAfee is one of the most inf…

No one thinks this is 'the end of Facebook' ... yet investors sense blood in the water

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www.businessinsider.com - I opened up Facebook the other day and the top post in my news feed was from a friend I haven't seen in more than 10 years. She was asking if anyone could recommend a doctor in a Southern seaside tow…

What Apple’s education announcements mean for accessibility

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techcrunch.com - Steven Aquino is a freelance tech writer and iOS accessibility expert. From an accessibility news standpoint, this week’s Apple event in Chicago was antithetical to the October 2016 event. At the lat…

An actual gaming Easter egg was unlocked on an Atari Jaguar cartridge today

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arstechnica.com - This game, by the way, is hidden in an Atari Jaguar cartridge that collects other Jeff Minter gaming classics. (Pay AtariAge more for the translucent cartridge, if you feel so inclined.) Simply move …

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 2018 review: The only laptop in a professional’s paradise

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arstechnica.com - ThinkPads are unmistakable. While other OEMs focus on achieving the thinnest and lightest chassis, the perfect shade of rose gold to attract the masses, and nearly invisible bezels, Lenovo has given …

The 25th-anniversary ThinkPad: Every laptop should add some retro appeal

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arstechnica.com - For me, a ThinkPad brings together several essential elements. I'm sure y'all are bored with me banging on about the TrackPoint—the red nipple situated between the G, H, and B keys that serves as a k…

Cloudflare’s new ‘privacy-focused’ DNS service speeds up your web browsing

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techcrunch.com - Cloudflare decided to use April Fool’s Day (4/1) to share some news about four 1’s that could help speed your internet browsing. The company announced today that it’s launching a DNS service for cons…

As marketing data proliferates, consumers should have more control

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techcrunch.com - At the Adobe Summit in Las Vegas this week, privacy was on the minds of many people. It was no wonder with social media data abuse dominating the headlines, GDPR just around the corner, and Adobe ann…

The real threat to Facebook is the Kool-Aid turning sour

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techcrunch.com - These kinds of leaks didn’t happen when I started reporting on Facebook eight years ago. It was a tight-knit cult convinced of its mission to connect everyone, but with the discipline of a military u…

Hire by Google makes it easier to find the right job candidates

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techcrunch.com - Hire by Google, the company’s service for recruiters and hiring managers, is getting a couple of new features today that’ll make it easier to find the right candidates among the pool of potential emp…

Unreal Engine + $60,000 GPU = Amazing, real-time raytraced Star Wars [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - Everything in this scene is computer generated and running in real time. Check out the depth of field and reflection on Phasma back there. Check out the reflection of the open elevator doors on Phasm…

20 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…

6 Unique Notebooks for Designers

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designshack.net - It’s spiral bound and can be always open with a lay-flat design What makes the Panobook special is the size of the notebook. It’s designed with a panoramic format so that you can place it next to you…

Many Popular VPNs Leak Your IP Addresses Due to WebRTC Bug in Browsers

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beebom.com - According to security researcher Paolo Stagno, who goes by the pseudonym VoidSec, some VPN solutions (that you may employ to access blocked websites or hide your real IP) are leaking your real IP add…

Julian Assange Has Lost His Internet Privileges

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www.wired.com - After weeks of unrelenting chaos, the cybersecurity world took a little bit of a breather. Well, relatively, anyway. There was still one of the bigger data breaches in recent memory, compliments of U…

This new privacy tool would speed up your internet, too - CNET

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www.cnet.com - Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 is a DNS resolver that's designed to speed up your internet and keep your browsing history private. These days, you may wish you had a magic switch you could flip to keep your da…

For Eyes Selects Clutch to Power Better Customer Interactions and More Frequent Purchases

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www.loyalty360.org - PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For most optical retailers, customer loyalty, satisfaction and retention are key drivers of performance. For Eyes, a subsidiary of leading global optical retailer Grand…

Why Do Grocery Retailers Face Challenges With Their Loyalty Programs?

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www.loyalty360.org - There are challenges associated with loyalty programs in every industry, but it appears there might be more facing grocery retailers. Loyalty360 talked to Eastwest Marketing Group CEO Lou Ramery abou…

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…

Games with Gold Springs Into April - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - It’s April 1 and—no fooling—time for another month of free Xbox games for those with Xbox Live Gold memberships. Reminder: All Xbox 360 games in the Games for Gold promotion also work in Xbox One in …

Texans Scramble for High-Dollar Prizes in Grown-Up's Easter Egg Hunt

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www.breitbart.com - Shortly after sunset on Thursday, 900 adults gathered on three Easter Egg-filled baseball park in Lake Jackson to hunt for eggs filled with expensive prizes. The sold-out event in the suburban commun…

All Your Data Are Belong to Us - Shelly Palmer

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www.shellypalmer.com - Apple CEO Tim Cook and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg have been all over the news this week. Mr. Cook has admonished Mr. Zuckerberg for Facebook’s current predicament and has been exceptionally self-se…

Facebook Cover Photo Do's and Don'ts [+Cover Photo Templates]

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blog.hubspot.com - Optimize your cover photo for the right dimensions: 851 pixels wide and 315 pixels tall for desktop, 640 pixels wide by 360 pixels tall for mobile. If your uploaded image is smaller than these dimens…

How to Leverage AdWords Audience Insights to Your Full Advantage

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instapage.com - Ever been a ‘regular’ at a restaurant? You go there often enough that you’ve built relationships with the staff — they know your name, your favorite table, how you like your steak, etc. Brick and mor…

Irrelevance, Excruciating Painful Decline & Death - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - Amazon’s Jeff Bezos constantly reminds his people of the biggest enemy being irrelevance, then excruciating, painful decline and death. So when the CEO of one of the world’s fastest growing, disrupti…

Tips For Building A Better Mobile Marketing Campaign

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firstadsense.com - It is important to keep in mind that cell software customers who are viewing your website online aren’t going to be able navigate as easily as laptop users. Make your cell advertising and marketing m…

The Cool Things You Can Do With Your Iphone

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iphonefindmyphone.com - As an iphone owner, you may also really feel that you are not getting applying your phone to its fullest capability. Appear during the contents of this text to look what you are able to find out abou…

Think Out of the Box for Better Content Results

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contentmarketinginstitute.com - This post was co-written by Shopify’s Casandra Campbell. Content marketing can be a valuable tool for nearly any company, in nearly any industry, at nearly any point in the sales funnel. But with the…

How to Set Up WiFi

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Setting up WiFi products and services for a big event can also be tough. However for lots of occasions WiFi is essential or even crucial. Ceaselessly a venue will not be able to provide enough or rel…

Global AMOLED Display Market: Key vendors, Quality, Reliability...

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carletonfreepress.ca - Questale published a new industry research that focuses on Global AMOLED Display market and delivers in-depth market analysis and future prospects of Global AMOLED Display market. The study covers si…

Moto G6, G6 Play, And G6 Plus Specs Revealed As Retail Listings Go Live

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www.techtimes.com - Earlier this month, a slew of leaked details revealed Motorola's 2018 budget-tier lineup. Now, a new leak showcases the Moto G6 Play, G6, and G6 Plus. Industry insiders confirm that Lenovo, the compa…

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