Friday, April 13, 2018

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How Ivy Ross Helped Change Google's Culture of Design - Design Milk

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design-milk.com - Ivy Ross doesn’t enjoy the same name recognition or cachet as Apple’s Chief Design Officer, Jonathan Ive. But one could strongly argue Ross – not her Cupertino counterpart – is more likely to be reme…

Facebook Has Dozens Of Former Obama And Hillary Staffers In Senior Positions

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www.zerohedge.com - If you’ve ever wondered if the censorship of conservatives and libertarians will ever end, here’s more evidence that it could be just the beginning. Investigative journalists uncovered the ugly trut…

Four telcos set up global cybersecurity group | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Singtel, SoftBank, Etisalat, and Telefónica have formed a cybersecurity group with the aim to exchange data on threats and tap each other's resources to support customers across the globe. The telco…

Google’s ‘Semantic Experiences’ let you play word games with its AI

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techcrunch.com - Google does a great deal of research into natural language processing and synthesis, but not every project has to be a new Assistant feature or voice improvement. The company has a little fun now and…

After bashing Amazon deals, Trump orders investigation of U.S. Postal Service

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techcrunch.com - The president issued an executive order after hours last night, aimed at evaluating the U.S. Postal Service. Citing the mail service’s “unsustainable financial path,” Trump’s order demands a “thoroug…

Tribe combines arcade games with group video chat

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techcrunch.com - Sick of chatting but want to stay connected? Tribe‘s app lets you play clones of Space Invaders, Flappy Bird, Fruit Ninja, Name That Tune and more while video chatting with up to seven friends or str…

Waymo reportedly applies to put autonomous cars on California roads with no safety drivers

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techcrunch.com - Waymo has become the second company to apply for the newly-available permit to deploy autonomous vehicles without safety drivers on some California roads, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. It woul…

Comcast will start bundling Netflix into its cable subscriptions

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techcrunch.com - Today’s development in weird potential frenemy relationships is an interesting one with Comcast now planning to bundle Netflix into its cable subscriptions, the companies announced today. Known as th…

Facebook shouldn’t block you from finding friends on competitors

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techcrunch.com - Twitter, Vine, Voxer, MessageMe. Facebook has repeatedly cut off competitors from its feature for finding your Facebook friends on their apps…after jumpstarting its own social graph by convincing peo…

A four-sentence HomePod review (with appendices)

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techcrunch.com - Apple’s HomePod is easily the best sounding mainstream smart speaker ever. It’s got better separation and bass response than anything else in its size and boasts a nuance and subtlety of sound that p…

U.S. iPhone users spent 23% more in apps in 2017, have an average of 45 apps installed

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techcrunch.com - Games, dating apps and streaming services contributed to a rise in consumer spending in iPhone apps last year, according to new data from app store intelligence firm, Sensor Tower. The firm found tha…

Practical passwordless authentication comes a step closer with WebAuthn – Ars Technica

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arstechnica.com - The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and FIDO Alliance today announced that a new spec, WebAuthn ("Web Authentication") had been promoted to the Candidate Recommendation stage, the penultimate stage i…

Facebook exits anti-privacy alliance it formed with Comcast and Google

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arstechnica.com - Facebook recently teamed up with Google, Comcast, AT&T, and Verizon in order to kill a privacy law that's being considered in California. The five companies each donated $200,000 to create a $1 milli…

Google works out a fascinating, slightly scary way for AI to isolate voices in a crowd

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arstechnica.com - Google researchers have developed a deep-learning system designed to help computers better identify and isolate individual voices within a noisy environment. As noted in a post on the company's Googl…

Cop won’t be charged in “swatting” death of Kansas man

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arstechnica.com - Authorities have decided not to file charges against a Wichita police officer who shot and killed 28-year-old Andrew Finch last December, the Wichita Eagle reports. The deadly confrontation occurred …

Top 5 Best-Looking Cryptocurrency Software Wallets

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themerkle.com - When people experiment with a cryptocurrency wallet, there are different needs to cater to. Some people like advanced trading options, whereas others just want a wallet solution that looks good. Than…

How I Stopped Checking My Phone And Started Using It With Intention

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medium.com - It was easy to justify checking my phone constantly — especially since I write a weekly newsletter that features a collection of valuable ideas found through hours of searching the web and browsing m…

Content Marketing Isn't a Marathon—It's a Relay Race

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contently.com - “Content marketing is a marathon.” In the content marketing community, this phrase is our version of “there’s no place like home.” Say it enough times, at enough conferences, and all of our problems …

4 Best Practices For Push Notifications | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Push notifications are an essential part of mobile marketing. They get users’ attention faster than any other means of communication. At the same time, push notifications are one of the most challeng…

Write Your Own Node.js Promise Library from Scratch

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www.thecodebarbarian.com - Promises are the preferred async primitive in JavaScript. Callbacks are becoming increasingly uncommon, especially now that async/await is available in Node.js. Async/await is based on promises, so y…

Shadow profiles—Facebook knows about you, even if you're not on Facebook

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phys.org - Facebook's founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg faced two days of grilling before US politicians this week, following concerns over how his company deals with people's data. But the data Faceb…

Amazon-Ring acquisition made final, ready to fight neighborhood crime

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androidcommunity.com - Over a month ago, we learned Amazon’s acquisition of Ring. The smart doorbell maker was popular for allowing homeowners boost safety in deliveries. The main objective of Ring doorbells is so you woul…

SwiftKey update brings Halo sticker pack, animated Skype emoticons

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a huge fan of the game Halo and you like adding those Skype animated emoticons to your messages to loved ones, you probably should get on this latest SwiftKey update right away. While featu…

How to Win Back Customers who Leave Negative Online Comments and Reviews

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www.loyalty360.org - It takes twice as much work to earn a new customer as it does to please an existing one, so don’t let one bad experience spell the end of a good customer relationship. If you think online reviews don…

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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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…

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook f…

Quick Look: Libratone Q Adapt USB-C Earphones - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Faced with the unacceptable, I’m trying to solve my Pixel audio issues the way an Apple user would. By throwing even more money at it. I know. I’m not proud of myself here at all. But I need things t…

This is your last chance to get Bill's bonus.

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m219.infusionsoft.com - What would you pay to have 49 of the world’s most successful marketers train you personally? Well, I can’t offer you that, but I’ve got the next best thing. As I said earlier this week, Bill Glazer, …

Google Is Listening: Tech Giant Will Soon be Able to Single Out Voices from a Crowd | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - TechTimes reports that Google is reportedly working on a new deep learning system that will be capable of singling out one person’s voice amongst a crowd of people. The system does this by analyzing …

Former Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa: Assange’s Days in Ecuadorian Embassy Are Numbered

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - It has been over two weeks since the Ecuadorian government silenced award-winning WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, and former President Rafael Correa is now warning that his days inside the embass…

What You Must Realize About E-mail Marketing

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marketingpromotion.biz - It’s imperative that the people who are interested when using marketing with email. The fastest way to lose customers is by delivering an email that they do not want to receive. The following tips to…

The Best Advice On Using Facebook For Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - With Facebook marketing, there are no guarantees. Every company out there has an audience that has various dislikes, likes, needs and wants. It is important to educate yourself on the strategies avai…

Samsung to debut MicroLED TVs this year

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asia.nikkei.com - SEOUL -- Samsung Electronics will launch televisions using MicroLED next-generation display technology by the end of the year, with price tags that could reach $300,000. Samsung will be able to work …

Swim at your own risk: How botched IoT can sink your precious first-world life | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Video: The Internet of Things must be futureproofed Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and you don't even know it? When IoT devices are everywhere, the security head…

Exposed: Lazy Android mobe makers couldn't care less about security

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www.theregister.co.uk - Let's nail this once and for all: Too many Android smartphone makers simply aren't rolling out Google's security bug fixes for the mobile operating system. Germany-based Security Research Labs (SRL) …

Why UGC is so important to subscription ecommerce brands

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www.econsultancy.com - With unlimited product purchase choices at their fingertips, consumers across the nation are leaning towards the ‘click it, forget about it’ mantra. It’s therefore becoming more important than ever f…

3 Cybersecurity Threats SMB Etailers Should Not Ignore | E-Commerce

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www.technewsworld.com - Some small e-commerce website operators may think their relative obscurity offers protection, but the fact is that SMBs are especially vulnerable to cyberattacks and malware. "Very often small busine…

10 Must See VPN Routers & Network Intrusion Prevention Systems - Accessories Lists

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www.accessorieslists.com - There are plenty of affordable routers and networking components on the market. Not all of them protect your privacy and connected devices. Here are 10 VPN routers and network intrusion prevention sy…

Great Western Railway warns of great Western password reuse: Brits told to reset logins

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www.theregister.co.uk - Great Western Rail is urging all customers to change their GWR.com passwords after miscreants gained access to strangers' accounts over the last week. The British train company said circa 1,000 accou…

This Week in FCPA-Episode 98, the Sox are back edition | JD Supra

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www.jdsupra.com - JD Supra provides users with access to its legal industry publishing services (the "Service") through its website (the "Website") as well as through other sources. Our policies with regard to data co…

5 Branding Lessons From America's Best Companies

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aepiphanni.com - Do you own your brand? Maybe you designed the logo, chose a name, built a website and crafted a witty slogan, but none of that means you actually own your brand. A brand is more than a name, patent, …

FCPA Compliance Report-Episode 378, Stephanie Yonekura, on whether to Self-Disclose is just poking a bear | JD Supra

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www.jdsupra.com - JD Supra provides users with access to its legal industry publishing services (the "Service") through its website (the "Website") as well as through other sources. Our policies with regard to data co…

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