Monday, April 16, 2018

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Why UX and content quality are part of SEO (video)

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www.stonetemple.com - When checking off important tasks for optimizing SEO, user experience and content quality may not be high on the list, even if you care about those aspects for other good reasons (and you should!). B…

How To Solve Linkedin Notifications And Groups

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www.bebee.com - This article's title could just as easily have a question mark at the end. It will offer my thoughts and ideas on how the related issues of Notifications (or lack thereof) and LinkedIn Groups can be …

Nintendo’s new multi-screen patent isn’t just crazy—it might already hide in Switch

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arstechnica.com - Anybody familiar with Nintendo's hardware history knows better than to expect the company to rest on its laurels. Sure enough, as the company's Switch continues racking up sales, a hint at its next p…

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

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arstechnica.com - Ars Technica may earn a commission on this sale. Starts at: $1,709.10 at Lenovo For me, a ThinkPad brings together several essential elements. I'm sure y'all are bored with me banging on about the Tr…

The psychological impact of an $11 Facebook subscription

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techcrunch.com - Would being asked to pay Facebook to remove ads make you appreciate their value or resent them even more? As Facebook considers offering an ad-free subscription option, there are deeper questions tha…

Is America’s national security Facebook and Google’s problem?

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techcrunch.com - Outrage that Facebook made the private data of over 87 million of its U.S. users available to the Trump campaign has stoked fears of big US-based technology companies are tracking our every move and …

Video editing on the iMac Pro

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this year Apple released the iMac Pro, a thoughtfully built machine aimed at creative professionals. The base model starts at $4,999 while a maxed-out configuration will run approximately $13…

New research shows successful founders are far older than the Valley stereotype

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techcrunch.com - There is a classic stereotype of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur: often a computer science nerd, almost certainly male, ambitious and, most importantly, young — very young. Founders who have been cov…

Facebook’s Second Life

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om.co - “Once it was clear how bad it was and how mismatched they were, everybody had this awakening: We have made some mistakes, but these guys know even less,” an anonymous executive told Nicholas Thompson…

What happens if you don’t put your phone on airplane mode?

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www.lonelyplanet.com - It’s not that long ago that airlines stopped telling passengers to keep their mobile phones, tablets, e-readers and other devices turned off throughout the flight. Remember the time in 2011 when Alec…

Myst creators launch Kickstarter to bring every game in the series to Windows 10

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arstechnica.com - Myst and Obduction developer Cyan Worlds launched a Kickstarter on Monday for a complete collection of every Myst title ready to run on Windows 10. The Kickstarter will also cover some extras like or…

Yep, Russian trolls hit Reddit, too—on /r/funny and elsewhere

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arstechnica.com - Reddit is the latest among a slew of tech companies that have identified troll and/or bot-laden social media accounts likely connected to Russia's Internet Research Agency, which seemingly attempted …

Are external GPUs for Macs viable in macOS 10.13.4? We tested to find out

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arstechnica.com - When Apple released macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on March 29, fully supported external graphics-card functionality was one of the flagship features. Most Macs ship with discrete or integrated GPUs—power…

Apple is actively working on Macs that replace Intel CPUs

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arstechnica.com - A new Bloomberg report claims Apple is working on its own CPUs for the Mac, with the intent to ultimately replace the Intel chips in its computers with those it designs in-house. According to Bloombe…

Second-gen Ryzens out for preorder now, shipping next week

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arstechnica.com - The second-generation AMD Ryzen desktop processors are open for preorders today. Shipping on April 19th, the new chips start at $199 for a six-core, 12-thread part running at a base of 3.4GHz and a t…

Apple memo warning employees about leaking gets leaked

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arstechnica.com - On Friday, Bloomberg News published what it described as an "internal blog" post in full. The memo warned that Apple "employees, contractors, or suppliers—do get caught, and they’re getting caught fa…

YouTube demonetized my tuba videos (also, I make tuba videos)

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arstechnica.com - Early in 2018, YouTube made changes to how we commoners can earn money through its Partner Program (or “YPP”). You probably heard about it here and, oh yeah, here. Now seems like a good time to descr…

Top WordPress Directory Themes vs Plugins: Weighing the Pros and Cons

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speckyboy.com - It used to be that if you wanted to create a web directory you had to invest a lot of time and money into a custom designed website built from the ground up. Not to mention the cost to maintain and u…

App Permissions Aren't Telling Us Nearly Enough About Our Apps

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www.wired.com - Thanks to Facebook, app permissions have popped back into the public’s consciousness again. Last month it was discovered that Facebook had stored the phone logs of Android users who opted sharing the…

When can law enforcement look at your devices? A definitive list

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futurism.com - In late 2015, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) seized the iPhone of a shooter involved in a terrorist attack in San Bernadino, California. The problem? The phone was locked, and Apple r…

Donald Duck now part of the Disney AR Emoji family on Galaxy S9

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androidcommunity.com - One of the fun features that Samsung brought to its new flagship devices is the AR Emoji, which brings augmented reality into your emoji messaging game. While you can of course create your own AR ava…

Microsoft To-Do app still getting ready to replace Wunderlist

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androidcommunity.com - When Microsoft purchased popular to-do list app Wunderlist, we all knew until it was a matter of time until they phased it out, but not before replacing it with something supposedly better. While Mic…

Gmail testing out redesign with sidebar for web version

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androidcommunity.com - oHow your email app looks and functions is sometimes something we take for granted. But the reason why a lot of people use Gmail is that both its functionality and design is pretty easy to understand…

Avis Expands Seamless Customer Experience Through Toyota Connected Partnership

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www.loyalty360.org - Avis Budget Group has partnered with Toyota Connected North America, the global technology strategy business unit for Toyota, in a multi-year partnership that will add 10,000 Toyota vehicles to Avis …

Customer Loyalty for Next Generations Goes Beyond Habit

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www.loyalty360.org - What will brands have to do in the future to truly connect with, gain customer loyalty from, and build strong relationships with NextGen consumers? “At Alliance Data, we believe that loyalty for th…

Studies confirm appealing to customer preferences is key to loyalty program success

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www.loyalty360.org - Find out about the latest loyalty industry trends and consumer attitudes Loyalty programs remain a powerful strategy for companies looking to build relationships and lifetime value with customers, bu…

How Loyalty Programs Can Adapt to Digital Evolution

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www.loyalty360.org - Digital transformation is happening everywhere among loyalty marketers. How should a brand’s loyalty program adapt to the digital evolution process? Loyalty360 talked to Ron Orgiefsky, Managing Direc…

The Best Flat Design 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…

Taking Control of Windows Feature Control With Mach2 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Many months ago, I wrote a tool – Mach2 – to help me wrangle hidden features present in pre-release builds of Windows 10. Today, I’m making the tool’s sources available on GitHub. Feature Control is …

Editor’s Letter: The Complicated Issue of Brand Purpose in a Shifting Marketing Landscape

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www.adweek.com - “Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.” I’ve always loved this quote from John F. Kennedy about drive. It transcends the tactic of hard work and the emotion of bravery to …

You Know Who's Really Addicted to Their Phones? The Olds.

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www.wired.com - Millennials, we’re assured by endless headlines, are the people most addicted to their devices. Addled by social networking, obsessed with taking selfies and hustling for likes, youngsters can’t put …

From Rhapsody to Napster: How this pioneering music service coulda been Spotify — and why it isn’t

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www.geekwire.com - In streaming music, Spotify gets the celebrity. Spotify gets the global reach. Spotify gets the IPO. Yet the music service originally known as Rhapsody was the streaming pioneer. It had the early tec…

Hundreds of millions impacted by new Yahoo, AOL, privacy policies that collect emails, texts, photos

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www.theblaze.com - Oath, a media division of Verizon that runs AOL and Yahoo, has unified and updated its privacy terms, a move that impacts hundreds of millions of users, CNET reported. Despite concerns raised by Face…

Facebook can track you online even if you never sign up, and people are upset with the explanation

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www.theblaze.com - Even if you never sign up or delete your Facebook account, the social media giant can still track you online. The revelation came just days ago as a congressional panel questioned Facebook Chief Exec…

Within Your Grasp: Information On Affiliate Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - You can start using the powerful advice in this article to put your affiliate website to generate traffic and become a great success. To make the most of your affiliate marketing efforts, concentrate…

Excellent Advice And Tips About Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - With Facebook marketing, there are no guarantees. Everyone’s target market is different and wants different things. To really be successful with this resource, you have to do your research; this arti…

Samsung Galaxy J7 Duo Specs, Features, Review, and Price

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theleaker.com - Samsung’s Galaxy J series has received immense success in the past few years. However, due to the launch of devices such as the Mi A1, Redmi Note 5 Pro, and the Moto G5S Plus, Samsung has started fee…

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