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Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 for Skip Ahead - Windows Experience Blog

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blogs.windows.com - Today, we are releasing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17643 (RS5) to Windows Insiders who opted in to Skip Ahead. Sets with Office 365 makes it easy to group, recall, and refresh data sources for …

Death By a Thousand Papercuts: How Streaming Services Protect Themselves From Lawsuits by Burying the Copyright Office in Paperwork

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www.billboard.com - In 2016, Daniel Dewar and a friend founded Paperchain, a company that planned to use Blockchain technology in order to more accurately allocate the mechanical royalties that on-demand streaming servi…

White House Supports Everyone’s Constitutional Right to Speak Freely on Facebook, Other Platforms | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced House and Senate lawmakers in hearings on Capitol Hill Tuesday and Wednesday. One area of questioning pertained specifically to Facebook censoring of conservatives …

3 roads to driving more revenue out of your digital device

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www.embedded-computing.com - In the new OEM economy, information is king. We’ve written previously about how OEMs can maximize their natural advantage as device creator by carefully exploring, testing, and exploiting information…

God of War (2018): How to reinvent a beloved series without ruining what works

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arstechnica.com - Well... get this. What if Kratos had a kid sidekick? And what if that kid was a sickly, sensitive weakling? Wouldn't that just be crazy? This concept drives the new God of War reboot for the PS4, and…

A 1986 bulletin board system has brought the old Web back to life in 2017

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arstechnica.com - Limited to an anachronistic 1200 bits per second, it took several moments for the green-phosphor ASCII art to scroll from the bottom to the top of the screen. A login prompt and a blinking cursor inv…

Firefox updates its iOS web browser to turn Tracking Protection on by default

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techcrunch.com - At a time when web users are becoming more concerned about their online privacy and personal data, Mozilla today is launching a new version of its Firefox for iOS web browser that includes Tracking P…

Amazon finally opens up Prime Wardrobe to more customers

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s Prime Wardrobe appears to be getting ready to launch. The retailer’s “try before you buy” shopping service, first announced in June 2017, aims to challenge incumbents in the market like Stit…

Uber introduces a bunch of new safety features

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techcrunch.com - In a post today, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi announced a slew of new features for the app, designed to address growing concerns over rider safety. A majority of the additions are contained within a ha…

Cloudflare launches Spectrum to protect the internet beyond the web

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techcrunch.com - When it launched back in 2010, Cloudflare was all about speeding up websites and protecting them from hackers. Today, with the launch of Spectrum, it’s taking a major step to move beyond the web and …

Amazon officially owns Ring, so let’s talk product integration

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s acquisition of Ring officially closed today. Now the companies (or company, rather) are marking the occasion by discounting the Ring Video Doorbell $30, down to $100 — because what better wa…

Amazon’s fart app is the best reason to buy an Echo Button

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techcrunch.com - As of this writing, there’s a single, solitary review for Button Tooter. It’s three stars and three sentences, and it’s a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. “They clearly ran out of ideas!” the revie…

Tesla says it willingly withdrew from NTSB investigation

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techcrunch.com - Tesla says it willingly withdrew from the party agreement with the National Transportation Safety Board, adding that the NTSB is more concerned with “press headlines than actually promoting safety,” …

FCC declines to punish Sinclair for its ‘must-run’ segments and scripts

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techcrunch.com - It was hard to avoid seeing the video posted last week showing local news stations reciting a “must-run” script about fake news from their parent company, Sinclair broadcasting, in eerie synchrony. I…

Here’s what the new Gmail looks like

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techcrunch.com - Yesterday, Google pressed the Send button too quickly and informed G Suite customers that a new Gmail was coming soon. TechCrunch obtained a few screenshots of the new interface from a tipster called…

HelpSelf uses simple AI to help those in legal trouble

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techcrunch.com - HelpSelf is a AI-assisted legal app that helps you deal with simple issues. Need protection against debt collectors? Need an expungement? Want to deal with domestic violence? This robot can help. The…

Eyes-on: Vizio takes on LG’s OLEDs with a super-bright quantum dot TV

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arstechnica.com - The P-Series Quantum is Vizio's flagship TV for 2018. My camerawork in Vizio's dark demo room can't do this justice, but it is really, really bright. The rest of the P-Series is a visible step down f…

The Volkswagen Atlas reviewed: A people’s wagon for the American people

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arstechnica.com - Like many Gen Xers, my first car was a Volkswagen—a 1973 Beetle, to be exact. Back then, VW was known primarily for making quirky, fun cars like the Beetle, the Thing, the Bus, and the Karmann Ghia. …

Dealmaster: Grab a Ring video doorbell for $100

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, we have another round of deals to share. Amazon on Thursday announced it has sealed its acquisition of smart home device-maker Ring, and t…

Bringing Need for Speed to life with real cars—complete with gamer’s POV

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arstechnica.com - I don't know about you, but when I play racing games—which I do quite often—I'm quite particular about which camera angle I use. It's almost exclusively the "front bumper cam" these days; after sever…

Can you really learn to race by playing racing games? Ars takes to the track

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arstechnica.com - As a hardcore racing fan, the first racing game I remember really getting into was an F1 game for the SNES. But it wasn't until the release of Gran Turismo (GT) on the PSone that the game console was…

Ajit Pai refuses Democrats’ request to revoke Sinclair broadcast licenses

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arstechnica.com - Democratic lawmakers yesterday followed in President Trump's footsteps by asking the Federal Communications Commission to consider revoking licenses from a broadcaster. While Trump called for the FCC…

Tesla blames driver in last month’s fatal crash with Autopilot engaged

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arstechnica.com - Tesla on Tuesday escalated its media battle with the family of Apple engineer Walter Huang. Huang died in Silicon Valley last month when his Model X vehicle crashed into a concrete lane divider at hi…

Federal officials boot Tesla from crash investigation

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arstechnica.com - The National Transportation Safety Board announced Thursday that it has revoked Tesla's status as a party to its investigation of a fatal Model X crash in Mountain View, California last month. Being …

FTC tightens reins around Uber following 2016 breach

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Trade Commission will expand its oversight of Uber following the disclosure of its improper withholding of a 2016 security breach that exposed sensitive data for more than 25 million user…

According to a Study, There's a Good Chance You'll Click This Headline Because It's 97 Characters

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contently.com - When it comes to writing and editing, my mantra has always been “less, but better.” That also applies to titles. Think of the editor slicing words off the computer screen, trying to chisel out the pe…

Using Open Source Designs to Create More Specialized Chips

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www.wired.com - The open source movement changed how companies build software. Facebook, Twitter, and Yahoo employees pitched in during the early days of the data-crunching software Hadoop. Even after the relationsh…

Why transparent, open design leads to happier clients

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blog.figma.com - Ever the craftsmen, designers are used to the lone wolf life. They perfect deliverables in secret until they’re ready for formal presentations. But we’re entering a new era of design, and pioneers ar…

Yes, Senator, Facebook Does Have A Profile On You

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www.fastcompany.com - Facebook’s chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, finally goes before Congress today and tomorrow to discuss the Cambridge Analytica scandal and how the company protects user privacy, and he’s expected to…

Mark Zuckerberg's Testimony Birthed a Memepocalypse—Which Is a Good Thing

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www.wired.com - The internet loves to tear things to shreds. So to absolutely no one's surprise, it jumped on Mark Zuckerberg's congressional testimony—a serious event in which the CEO of one of the world's richest …

In Uber's vision of the future, every form of transport is fair game

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futurism.com - Uber wants to get you where you’re going, even if you don’t want to use any fossil fuels to get there. Following the news that the ride-hailing company had acquired electric bike-share startup Jump, …

Qualcomm unveils chipsets with vision intelligence, designed for IoT

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androidcommunity.com - Make no mistake about it, artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest markets to be in right now. Huawei took advantage of it by putting AI on their new flagship phones, and you can expect mor…

Galaxy Note 9 specs speculation officially starts

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve barely gotten the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ out the door and yet here we are already starting with the speculation for what we assume is the upcoming Galaxy Note 9. We’ve gotten a few ti…

Spotify Premium, Now With Hulu now available for $12.99 per month

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a fan of both Spotify and Hulu and you have a subscription to either or both, you will now be able to have just one subscription with both. However, they did not think thoroughly about the …

OnePlus 6 flagship to offer an enhanced form factor and more

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androidcommunity.com - The month of June may be far from today but fans of OnePlus are excited for the next-gen flagship from the Chinese OEM. The ‘Never Settle’ tagline is something to live up to so there really is no con…

Nokia 3 gets Oreo, HMD releases kernel code for Nokia 6, Nokia 1

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been waiting for HMD to finally update the Nokia 3 to Android Oreo, then today is the day you’ve been waiting for. Nokia has announced the roll out of the said update. Also, people have bee…

OnePlus 5, OnePlus 5T get unofficial Project Treble support

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androidcommunity.com - Even if Project Treble is one of the most exciting things to happen to Android development in a long time, there are things that can’t really be helped. Treble support is available for devices that c…

Loyalty360 Fireside Chat: Finding Meaningful Customer Engagement at AARP

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www.loyalty360.org - Since it launched the Rewards for Good loyalty program in February 2014, AARP has enjoyed considerable success accompanied by high customer engagement levels. The program isn’t your typical spend-and…

New Mindtree Platform Helps Marketers Elevate Their Customer Experience

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www.loyalty360.org - Customer experience is on the minds of every loyalty marketer today. Making that experience stand out plays a major role in achieving a point of differentiation. Officials at Mindtree, a global techn…

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…

Exclusive: Trump's new presidential limousine with Secret Service, set to transport president this summer

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www.foxnews.com - President Trump has been riding around in a very old car since he took office last year, but Fox News has learned exclusively that he'll be getting an all-new Cadillac-branded model in time to take a…

Apple Struggles to Sell the HomePod - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Apple’s premium smart speaker, the HomePod, is off to a disappointing start for Cupertino. Following strong pre-order numbers, Apple is reportedly facing problems with selling the HomePod. Bloomberg …

Good News! The PC Market Flat-Lined in Q1 (Premium) - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Market researchers from both Gartner and IDC say that PC sales in the first quarter of 2018 were flat. And it says something about the sorry state of this market that that’s considered good news. “Th…

Thinking about SEO for your business but don't know where to start?

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www.portent.com - So you’ve decided to play the long-game that is SEO. Fantastic! Depending on your familiarity with search engines, perhaps you’ve told your team or your boss “we’ll work to show up in the number one …

Monster's CMO on Digital Transformation, Reinventing the Company and Data Privacy

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www.adweek.com - Many traditional and early web companies have had to consider how to keep their brands modern while creating successful digital transformation. Jonathan Beamer, Monster’s new chief marketing officer …

This Ad-Free Social Media App Thinks It Can Capitalize on Facebook's Privacy Woes

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www.adweek.com - During Mark Zuckerberg’s hearing in front of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, Sen. Orrin Hatch asked the beleaguered Facebook chief executive, “How do you sustain a business model in which users don’t pay…

The 5 Most Effective Logical Appeals in Social Media Advertising

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www.adweek.com - Ads serve a variety of purposes, including raising brand awareness, but the core measurement of a social media ad’s success is usually how persuasive it is. Ads want to persuade consumers to do somet…

FREE custom challenge coin giveaway

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4 Amazing Ways Technology Is Altering The Business World | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - It’s pretty clear that technology has had a bigger influence on the world of business than almost anything else. Think about how business used to be before the internet, and how much simpler technolo…

4 SEO Tasks You Should Be Doing Today, But Probably Aren’t

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www.searchenginejournal.com - When it comes to site maintenance, every strategist has their own checklist. The real question is how often they update said checklist. By nature, SEO professionals tend to get stuck in their own pro…

Facebook & Cambridge Analytica: What we know, what they knew & where that leaves us - Search Engine Land

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marketingland.com - Facebook’s founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, spent nearly five hours Tuesday answering questions from over 40 members of the US Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees. This appearance, and another …

4 hreflang tag errors Google corrects for you - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Hreflang tags are among the hardest elements in technical search engine optimization (SEO) to get right. There are a lot of rules and a lot of ways that these tags can go wrong. Google uses attribute…

Power up your B2B remarketing campaigns with 4 killer tricks - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - We all spill milk once in a while, but most of it reaches the cereal bowl because we’ve learned to perfect the art of milk pouring as kids. But milk is expensive, so the last thing you want to do is …

The Complete Guide to Facebook Privacy Settings

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www.techlicious.com - Privacy concerns and privacy controls on Facebook are ever changing. When you post a picture of your kids at a family gathering, which one of your Facebook friends can share it? What private informat…

What to do about competitors bidding on your brand terms in paid search

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searchenginewatch.com - Finding a competitor in position 1 for your brand terms can be frustrating. If this happens to you, here is what you can do. Many advertisers consider bidding on competitor terms an easy win, especia…

Zuckerberg Admits Facebook Collects Data on Non-Users

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www.pcmag.com - We've already learned quite a bit from Mark Zuckerberg's grilling by a joint session of the Senate Commerce and Judiciary Committees. But Zuckerberg has now revealed another fact that is sure to worr…

Open Letter: We Demand That Julian Assange’s Rights Be Restored

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - With deep pride in the rights we hold so dear, we are calling on those who share our love of liberty to respectfully ask the Ecuadorian government to give Julian Assange back his voice. We are also a…

Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything – it’s an AI-platform that needs to be regulated (updated) – Futurist Gerd Leonhard

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www.futuristgerd.com - Last year’s reports that some apparently well-funded Russian entities used Facebook to systemically disseminate fake news and seed widespread dissent during the 2016 U.S. elections is not only worris…

Why Your Digital Transformation Journey could be the Titanic? - SogetiLabs

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labs.sogeti.com - Digital transformation is everywhere. Transform or die. That’s what they’re telling you, right? Well, it’s true, at least most of it. Depending which industry you’re in it’s going to affect you soone…

affilorama review || Affilorama review teaches how to get started with Affiliate …

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freeaffiliatepro.com - affilorama review : If you are new or even if you are serious about affiliate marketing then you should heard Affilorama. Well I just discovered this portal recently, but honestly I have to admin tha…

Step Up Your Game With These Practical Online Marketing Ideas

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Web Page Design Strategies For You As A Business Owner

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Techniques For Mounting A Successful Mobile Marketing Campaign

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Researchers Suggest Phone Makers Mislead Consumers About Security Patches

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www.phonescoop.com - Today, 1:19 PM by Eric M. Zeman @phonescooper Security Research Labs says Android phone makers often miss security patches but still tell owners the phones are up-to-date. Researchers Karsten Noh…

The FCC's 'Broadband Advisory Council' Keeps Losing Members Due To Cronyism

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www.techdirt.com - Last year, FCC boss Ajit Pai repeatedly hyped the creation of a new "Broadband Deployment Advisory Council" (BDAC) purportedly tasked with coming up with solutions to the nation's broadband problem. …

Affiliate Marketing For Beginners 61 | Clickbank | What is Google PageRank?

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freeaffiliatepro.com - Affiliate Marketing For Beginners 61 | Clickbank | What is Google PageRank: One thing that generates a lot of discussion and, dare we say, something approaching superstition amongst Internet marketer…

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