Wednesday, April 25, 2018

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Ship it on the Blockchain | Bad Crypto Podcast ep. 92 - The Bad Crypto Podcast

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badcryptopodcast.com - There are some industries that blockchain makes more sense for then others, and one of those is supply chain and all the tracking needed to make sure goods get from point A to B to C to D. In this ep…

MIT study shows the most successful entrepreneurs are in their forties

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thenextweb.com - The tech world can sometimes feel like Logan’s Run. If you haven’t made your start by the end of your twenties, you’re officially past it. Daniel Ek founded Spotify when he was 23. Steve Jobs launche…

Top 10 Trends That Will Power Email Marketing in 2018 - FulcrumTech

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fulcrumtech.net - It’s that time of year—when articles and commentary on email-marketing industry trends abound. Which trends will have the biggest impact on your email campaign performance and return on investment (R…

5 Reasons Why Your Business Shouldn’t Just Focus On SEO

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www.jeffbullas.com - For many years, the big buzzword in marketing was SEO. That’s what everybody focused on. Everybody wanted to be found on Google. It’s not like SEO is dead. There are still heaps of advantages to rank…

Suspicious event hijacks Amazon traffic for 2 hours, steals cryptocurrency

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arstechnica.com - Amazon lost control of some of its widely used cloud services for two hours on Tuesday morning when hackers exploited a known Internet-protocol weakness that allowed them to redirect traffic to rogue…

Twilio adds support for LINE

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techcrunch.com - The developer-centric communications platform Twilio today announced that it has added support for LINE to Twilio Channels. With this, Twilio developers now have the ability to reach users on this se…

Oracle acquires Grapeshot, a marketing tech startup that helps ensure ‘brand safety’

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techcrunch.com - In the era of fake news and controversies over how brands’ advertising — via programmatic platforms — unwittingly ends up alongside content with which they’d rather not be associated, Oracle has made…

Spotify’s free tier is its main weapon in the fight against Apple Music

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techcrunch.com - Rumors have been swirling around Spotify’s big event in Manhattan for weeks on end now. But we’ve known since the invites went out that the big show is about one thing, and one thing alone: free. The…

MobileCoin, a cryptocurrency from the creator of Signal, just raised $30M for private mobile payments

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techcrunch.com - A new privacy-centric cryptocurrency project with some big names on board just raised a round worth noting. On Tuesday, the team at MobileCoin announced that Binance Labs, the major blockchain incuba…

Facebook shuffle brings a new head of US policy and chief privacy officer

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techcrunch.com - Trying times in Menlo Park, it seems: amid assaults from all quarters largely focused on privacy, Facebook is shifting some upper management around to better defend itself. Its head of policy in the …

Roku adds news to its free channel, including the new streaming network ABC News Live

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techcrunch.com - Last fall, Roku launched its own channel to provide its cord-cutting customers with access to free movies and TV shows in a single destination. Today, it’s adding live news to its channel, too. In pa…

Particle brings an LTE cellular model to market for networked devices working off of 2G and 3G

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techcrunch.com - Particle, a developer of networking hardware and software for connected devices, has released an LTE-enabled module for product developers. The new device specifically targets folks whose devices wer…

Instagram launches “Data Download” tool to let you leave

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techcrunch.com - Two weeks ago TechCrunch called on Instagram to build an equivalent to Facebook’s “Download Your Information feature so if you wanted to leave for another photo sharing network, you could. The next d…

Kogan: “I don’t think Facebook has a developer policy that is valid”

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techcrunch.com - A Cambridge University academic at the center of a data misuse scandal involving Facebook user data and political ad targeting faced questions from the UK parliament this morning. Although the two-ho…

How to Stream Music In Multiple Rooms Using Your Smart Speakers

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fieldguide.gizmodo.com - Our smart speakers continue to get smarter over time, and one of the features recently added to the kit made by Amazon and Google is support for multi-room audio—in other words, the option to play th…

Video: We force kids to confront ’80s technology

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arstechnica.com - Last, month we asked representatives from a whole range of generational cohorts what they liked about the time into which they were born. As a member of the tail end of Generation X (sometimes referr…

The Xbox One will get 120Hz support in a May software update

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft has announced that the Xbox One will get 120Hz-display refresh-rate support in a software update for the consoles. Support for higher refresh rates opens the door for smoother gameplay, bot…

Apple releases iOS 11.3.1 alongside security updates for macOS 10.13.4

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arstechnica.com - Today, Apple released small software updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs: iOS 11.3.1 for the mobile devices, and a security update to the already-released macOS 10.13.4 for Macs. At just over 49 meg…

Here’s why you can’t buy a high-end graphics card at Best Buy

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arstechnica.com - The market for high-end graphics cards used to work like the market for almost any other piece of computer gear. You'd go to your local electronics store, pick one up off the shelf, and pay an amount…

General Magic is a nostalgic film about the ‘90s startup that imagined the smartphone

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www.theverge.com - Welcome to Cheat Sheet, our brief breakdown-style reviews of festival films, VR previews, and other special event releases. This review comes from the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival. Silicon Valley is st…

Instagram Now Lets You Export Your Photos, Videos, and Embarrassing DMs

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gizmodo.com - Instagram is finally giving users the ability to download some of their data. After teasing the tool a few weeks ago, the Facebook-owned service released a data export feature today, and it does more…

Amazon is ramping up its (still rather) secretive home robot project

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futurism.com - By this time next year, you could have your very own robot to do stuff around your home, courtesy of Amazon. Lab126, the company’s hardware research and development division, is quietly working on a …

What Netflix Has That Google And Facebook Don't

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www.forbes.com - Founder and CEO of Netflix Reed Hastings (Photo by Ernesto S. Ruscio/Getty Images for Netflix) A subscription model is what's helped the online streaming giant to stay true to its customers. “It take…

12 Overlooked Facebook Features That Help Marketers : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you need to streamline your Facebook marketing activities? Have you explored all of the functions Facebook has for marketers? In this article, you’ll discover 12 overlooked Facebook features that …

Report: Trump Using Personal Cell Phone a Lot More, Just in Case His Calls Weren't Insecure Enough Already

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gizmodo.com - The number of people in this administration who seem to think they’re much smarter than all those nerds warning them about potential security vulnerabilities boggles the mind. So of course President …

In the future, social media will pay you for your data

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futurism.com - As Facebook adds users around the globe, a number back home in the U.S. are quitting. For users tired of the sketchy policies and abuse of trust, the Cambridge Analytica scandal seems to have been th…

Amazon unveils new service to deliver packages to locked cars outside home or work

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www.geekwire.com - Your parked car can now be a package delivery hub — thanks to a new service that Amazon unveiled today. The company, which has been working over the past few years to solve the last mile of package d…

Samsung Device Maintenance now has ‘360 Security’ tool but with problems

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androidcommunity.com - You probably rely on your smartphone’s built-in maintenance tools to make sure that you have enough space and that your cache is clear and all of that other stuff that you don’t want to do manually. …

Google and Nest may be working on a new smart display

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androidcommunity.com - Google and Nest aren’t synonymous yet but the tech giant also got a hold of the company known for its thermostats. We don’t know exactly what are Google’s plans for Nest but we know it will continue …

Vote for Hardware of the Year: 5 high-tech products nominated at the GeekWire Awards

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www.geekwire.com - There’s something cool about getting to touch, feel, and use a high-tech hardware product, perhaps more so today than in the years past given how software is eating the world. Each of the five finali…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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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…

Google Chrome is About to Get Prettier - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google is planning a Material Design overhaul for the UI of its desktop web browser starting with Chrome version 68. This is a welcome change, given how old-fashioned the browser has started to look,…

Microsoft Begins Rolling Out Xbox April Update - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - The Xbox April Update has begun rolling out, bringing improvements to audio/video, streaming and captures, and more. “April is here, and it comes with a feature-packed update to Xbox One,” Microsoft’…

Spotify’s New Free Streaming App Could Give Advertisers Better Targeting and More Insights

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www.adweek.com - Spotify went public less than a month ago. Now it wants to prove to advertisers and Wall Street that it’s growing up and ready to compete head on in the competitive music-streaming industry. On Tuesd…

Stranger Things Had the Most-Watched Debut of Any New Netflix Series or Movie in the Last Year

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www.adweek.com - Nielsen provided new insight this morning about two of the TV industry’s biggest stories over the past year—Netflix’s continued dominance and the gargantuan ratings for Roseanne’s return—during its a…

Eyes on Milwaukee: MSOE Breaks Ground on Educational Center

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urbanmilwaukee.com - Mortenson’s Scott Heberlein, County Executive Chris Abele, MSOE Board of Regents chair Dan Moceri, Governor Scott Walker, MSOE President John Walz, Dwight Diercks, Dian Diercks, incoming freshman Ale…

WhatsApp to ban under 16s from using its service

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news.sky.com - Users of the popular instant messaging service currently have to be at least 13 years old, but the company is enforcing stricter rules ahead of the introduction of new data privacy rules in the EU ne…

Amazon Tries a New Delivery Spot: Your Car

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www.nytimes.com - The new in-car delivery service, which will be available in 37 cities and surrounding areas, is a variation of Amazon Key. For in-car delivery to work, customers must have a 2015 or later Chevrolet, …

Facebook Removes Accounts Advertising Stolen Identities

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www.newsmax.com - Facebook Inc has removed a number of accounts and pages that advertised and sold social security numbers, addresses, phone numbers, and alleged credit card numbers of dozens of people, following a re…

Amazon Workers Protest Bezos in Berlin

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www.newsmax.com - Hundreds of Amazon employers protested Tuesday against working conditions in Berlin, where the megagroup's founder Jeff Bezos was due to receive a prize. "We have a worldwide problem, a boss who want…

From the doctor to the DMV, blockchain can make governments swift and secure

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www.digitaltrends.com - Although most commonly associated with cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, blockchain technology is also being used all over the world for many intriguing purposes. One of the most impactful could be the …

QLED vs. OLED TV: Similar names, totally different technologies

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www.komando.com - Wondering which TV is right for you? While LG’s OLED and Samsung’s QLED may sound very similar, there are major differences at the core level. OLED, which stands for “organic light emitting diodes,” …

MyEtherWallet.com turns into Someone Else's EtherWallet amid AWS DNS network hijack

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www.theregister.co.uk - Crooks today hijacked internet connections to Amazon Web Services systems to ultimately steal $28m in alt-coins from online cryptocurrency website MyEtherWallet.com. The Ethereum wallet developer con…

How to Implement SEO Tactics in Large Companies | Practical Ecommerce

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www.practicalecommerce.com - There’s a perception that search engine optimization requires no resources. Executives sometimes think that SEO is simply a matter of editing existing content. As a result, they don’t fund or staff S…

Crowdfunding on Multiple Platforms: Why You Don't Have to Choose Just One

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www.shopify.com - Felix: Hey, my name is Felix and I’m the host of Shopify Masters. Each and every week you learn the keys to success from e-commerce experts and entrepreneurs like you. In this episode you’ll learn ho…

To e-Commerce and Beyond With Magento Cloud – README

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www.readme.lk - With the intent of helping businesses select the most suited e-commerce platform, SLASSCOM hosted the first Magento Meetup for the year 2018. Powered by ISM APAC and Netstarter, the meetup was held a…

How to Make Remote Work Easy

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www.cloudwards.net - Small Teams and Freelancers Medium-Sized Businesses Large Businesses Other Tools Final Thoughts The commute is killing you. You sit in endless boring meetings. Phones are ringing and your colleague i…

Design a logo and tag line for Right to Services, win up to Rs 50,000 | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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www.dnaindia.com - The state is hoping to tap into into the creativity and aspirations of citizens with a contest to design a logo and tag line for the Right to Services (RTS) Act, 2005, and it is going to reward the w…

Cyber fraudsters now stealing millions in single transactions | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are continuing to rise in both frequency and severity, with victims now losing millions of dollars in single transactions, according to law enforcement agencie…

Aheadworks Releases the RMA 1.3 Extension for Magento 2

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blog.aheadworks.com - The return process is quite complicated as soon as it involves a lot of steps, conditions, status changes, and constant communications between merchants and customers. The main purpose of any busines…

How to Create a Successful Product Launch

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www.activecampaign.com - Have you ever heard of a Pet Rocks? I’m guessing you have because it was a total phenomenon in the mid-70s. Like Disco, except with rocks. For the uninitiated, Pet Rocks were collectible rocks (yes, …

Amazon now can deliver your box inside your car trunk, if you drive GM or Volvo vehicles - Tampa Bay Business Journal

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www.bizjournals.com - If you're in Tampa or Sarasota driving a late-model GM vehicle or a Volvo, Amazon wants to drop off your package inside your car. Amazon now has the technology to unlock your car, place your delivery…

Treat Your Social Media Like the Storefront You Want Customers to See

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www.entrepreneur.com - Running a startup in the social media space has led to numerous conversations with founders, professionals and others about the significance and value of social media. Social media is the digital rep…

vSphere 6.7 & SRM 8.1

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drewtonnesen.wordpress.com - Today VMware has posted the newest release of their flagship vSphere product, 6.7. In addition they have also dropped Site Recovery Manager (SRM) 8.1. A new vSphere release always means lots of new f…

How to avoid ERP project failures before they happen

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www.erpnews.com - ERP implementation projects are complicated, and there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. But even so, why do so many software implementation projects fail? At Pipol, we have deep experience with recov…

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