Tuesday, April 03, 2018

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TECHNOLOGY

The infuriating invisibility of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg

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thehill.com - Where is Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg? The alleged “adult in the room" has been nearly missing in action since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke on March 17. To date she has…

Are Poets or Quants the Better Product Leaders? | ProductCraft by Pendo

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www.productcraft.com - I recently read a book called The Fuzzy and the Techie: Why Liberal Arts will Rule the Digital World. True to its boldfaced promise, it lays out the counterargument to the conventional conceit that S…

Intel says some CPUs with Spectre v2 CAN’T BE FIXED

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www.theregister.co.uk - Intel has issued new a new Microcode Revision Guidance that says it won’t fix the Meltdown and Spectre design flaws in all of its products, sometimes because it isn’t possible to address the Spectre …

Backblaze Introduces the Lowest Cost Cloud Compute Services

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www.backblaze.com - In 2015, we announced Backblaze B2 Cloud Storage — the most affordable, high performance storage cloud on the planet. The decision to release B2 as a service was in direct response to customers askin…

The Guide to Local Sponsorship Marketing

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moz.com - For most Moz readers, local marketing means content, reviews, AdWords, local listings, and of course citations. If you’re a larger brand, you might be doing outdoor, radio, print, and television adve…

Exclusive: Facebook CEO says no plans to extend all of European privacy law globally

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www.reuters.com - SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc (FB.O) Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Tuesday the social network had no immediate plans to apply a strict new European Union law on data privacy in its…

Google bans cryptomining Chrome extensions because they refuse to play by the rules

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arstechnica.com - After a policy that previously permitted them, Google has decided to remove any and all Chrome extensions that mine for cryptocurrencies after finding that too many developers didn't play by the comp…

Apple has hired Google’s head of search and artificial intelligence

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arstechnica.com - Yesterday, Google SVP of Engineering in charge of search and artificial intelligence John Giannandrea announced his departure from the company. Now the reason for that departure is clear: he's been h…

Competitive sniping game SpyParty finally hitting Steam after eight years

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arstechnica.com - SAN FRANCISCO—During last month's Game Developer Conference, longtime coder and designer Chris Hecker invited me to a game demo event with a tidy premise. "We are going to talk about three things," h…

Alexa’s routines can now play music, podcasts and radio shows

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techcrunch.com - Alexa’s routines are getting a musical upgrade. First launched last year, routines allow Alexa device owners to string together a series of actions that kick off with a simple command – like “good mo…

Adobe brings more of its AI smarts to its video tools

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techcrunch.com - Right in time for NAB, Adobe today announced the latest updates to its Premiere CC and After Effects CC video editing and motion graphics tools. The general theme of this release is the introduction …

Mozilla shows off a Firefox ‘mixed reality’ browser for headsets

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techcrunch.com - Mozilla wants its newest internet conquest to be mixed reality. The company has just showed off its first look at “Firefox Reality,” a browser built specifically for headsets. Mozilla has been behind…

Adobe updates Lightroom CC and Classic with improved profile support

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techcrunch.com - Adobe is launching an update to its Lightroom photo management and editing apps today. We’re not talking about any revolutionary new features but there are a few updates here that’ll make life for ph…

JUMP Bikes weighing Uber $100m+ acquisition, investment offers

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techcrunch.com - JUMP Bikes, the on-demand biking service that integrates with Uber, has been weighing both acquisition and investment offers. A decision has not yet been reached, but right now possible options inclu…

Messenger adds support for sharing HD video, 360-degree photos

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techcrunch.com - Perhaps aiming to snag some attention away from Snapchat’s big group video call update out this morning, Facebook also announced an update to its chat app Messenger, which will now allow users to sha…

Trump should invest in Amazon, not destroy it

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techcrunch.com - For those who live under a rock (which, these days, I would recommend), President Donald Trump has become increasingly belligerent towards Amazon and its founder, Jeff Bezos. In addition to a sequenc…

Self-care apps are booming

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techcrunch.com - Millennials may be a bit obsessed with self-care — and it’s beginning to pay off for the makers of self-care and digital wellness apps. According to data from multiple app store intelligence firms, t…

Self-care startup Shine raises $5 million Series A

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techcrunch.com - Shine, an early arrival in market now teeming with self-care apps and services, has closed on $5 million in Series A funding, the company announced today, alongside the milestone of hitting 2 million…

Snapchat brings back GIPHY after removal due to racist GIF

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techcrunch.com - After a racial slur GIF caused Snapchat to remove its GIPHY sticker feature, Snapchat confirms to TechCrunch it’s reinstated its integration. GIPHY has apologized, fixed the bug that let the objectio…

Spotify’s missing money-maker is artist-to-fan messaging

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techcrunch.com - Streaming royalties are too expensive for Spotify to thrive as a public company just playing us songs. Spotify’s shares closed down 10 percent today during its NYSE trading debut. Luckily it controls…

The End of Windows

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stratechery.com - The story of Windows’ decline is relatively straightforward and a classic case of disruption: What is more interesting, though, is the story of Windows’ decline in Redmond, culminating with last week…

The loan program that buoyed Tesla, stalled out, and landed on Trump’s cut list

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arstechnica.com - We still fondly recall our time driving the Arcimoto SRK, the most surprisingly fun EV we've driven in ages. Video shot/edited by Jennifer Hahn of our experience with it in 2016. The Arcimoto FUV sli…

Tearing down the new iPad offers little comfort to concerned educators

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arstechnica.com - An X-ray of the new iPad made possible by both iFixit and Creative Electron. iFixit has published its teardown of the new iPad that Apple revealed at its education event in Chicago last week. Apple d…

Jaw-dropping Genesis Essentia stole the show in NY—and it may never be built

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arstechnica.com - Concept cars were few on the ground at this year's New York International Auto Show. The most jaw-dropping was this, the Genesis Essentia. No, there's nothing subtle about it, but then that's rather …

Higher sticker price, lower fuel costs: The Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid, reviewed

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arstechnica.com - Last month, I had a lot of nice things to say about the Chrysler Pacifica minivan. And deservedly so: Chrysler did an excellent job in rethinking the minivan after it retired the venerable Town & Cou…

DHS to senator: “Malicious use” of stingrays is a “real and growing risk”

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arstechnica.com - The revelation, which was reported for the first time on Tuesday by the Associated Press, was described in a letter recently released from the Department of Homeland Security to the offices of Sen. R…

HTC Vive Pro review: Eye-popping VR, with a price that’s a little too real

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arstechnica.com - With the consumer-level virtual reality "revolution" now two years old, it's about time to start thinking about what the second generation of high-end headsets can improve upon. But HTC’s first true …

Video revela supuesta evidencia de ovnis que vigilan nuestro planeta

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www.telemundo.com - *El polémico video fue publicado por la cuenta de YouTube Conspiracy Depot *Los supuestos objetos voladores fueron captados por la Estación Espacial Internacional Un controversial video que supuestam…

6 Reasons to Adopt a Long-Form Content Strategy | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Recently I have encountered more and more people asking for one specific thing: words, and lots of them. No, truly, I mean a lot of them. They want long-form content: articles that go from 2,000 to 5…

Top 10 goo.gl Alternatives You Can Use | Beebom

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beebom.com - Recently, Google announced the death of its popular URL shortening service, “goo.gl”. According to Google, although the links created through the service will keep on working, users won’t be able to …

The Fifth Age Of Macintosh: What Happens If Apple Dumps Intel?

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www.fastcompany.com - Apple uses its own purpose-designed CPUs for its iPhones and iPads, built around the ARM architecture. An article reported by Ian King and Mark Gurman, published by Bloomberg yesterday, says that the…

Everything We Know So Far About Intel's Newest 8th-Generation Processors

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gizmodo.com - You will be forgiven if you’ve been perplexed by Intel’s 8th generation Core computer processors. Back in October 2017 I called this 8th-gen “a confusing Frankenstein-like monster” and that still hol…

The Hype Over Facebook Data Mining Is Overblown

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townhall.com - Editor's Note: This piece was co-written by Ralph Benko and William Collier. There are two stories about Facebook data mining - one is covered extensively by the press, and the other barely gets a me…

Xiaomi introduces Xiao AI, its own voice assistant

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androidcommunity.com - Xiaomi is a big enough brand in China and probably other Chinese-speaking territories that there is a demand for its very own voice assistant. Now they have officially launched Xiao AI which was buil…

HTC U12+ premium flagship phone will be announced in May

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androidcommunity.com - Just like LG and Huaweu, HTC skipped the Mobile World Congress and didn’t introduce its flagship phone for this year. We just know the Taiwanese tech giant will be unveiling a new phone even after it…

Newpipe now lets you watch livestream videos

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve gotten to the point where you want to throw your smartphone away every time you watch from the YouTube app because of all the ads, then you either subscribe to the ad-free model YouTube Red…

Facebook to delete unpublished videos, Zuckerberg answers Cook criticism

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androidcommunity.com - Critics and the general public is not about to let Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg off the hook probably in the next few months. As more people are trying to #deleteFacebook and taking back their conten…

How to Motivate Customers To Share Their Data

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www.loyalty360.org - 2017 was an ugly year for the consumer. On the heels of data breaches (see: Equifax exposing personal data of 143 million people) and dishonest data scandals (see: Uber paying off hackers to delete s…

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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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…

Amazon Claims "Tens of Millions" of Streaming Music Subscribers - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - An Amazon executive said this week that the firm’s Amazon Music Unlimited service now has “tens of millions” of subscribers and has doubled in size in just six months. And while the firm provided no …

What You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile-First Indexing Rollout

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www.portent.com - Anyone reading this has probably already heard the news: Google announced last week that they’re “migrating sites that follow the best practices for mobile-first indexing.” Anyone who keeps abreast o…

3 Ways Businesses Can Use Big Data Responsibly

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www.adweek.com - When Dolly the sheep became the first mammal to be successfully cloned, it sparked a huge discussion. While many marveled at the incredible breakthrough, the scientific feat raised a very important q…

3 Video Trends Shaping the Future of Digital Media

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www.adweek.com - Evergreen content will always be an important part of content marketing. However, relying too heavily on evergreen to drive engagement is not going to be the most effective strategy for marketers goi…

Donald Trump: Amazon Ripping Off U.S. Post Office at Expense of American Taxpayer

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www.breitbart.com - “I am right about Amazon costing the United States Post Office massive amounts of money for being their Delivery Boy,” he wrote on Twitter. Amazon frequently uses the USPS Parcel Select service to de…

Mark Zuckerberg Loses Support from Tech Elite: 'Facebook Is the New Cigarettes' | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Bloomberg reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been left with few defenders in Silicon Valley following his company’s latest user data scandal. Amongst Zuckerberg’s biggest critics in the te…

JMH Marketing Group - San Diego, CA

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www.thumbtack.com - Introduction: JMH Marketing Group specializes in all aspects of Digital and Social Media Marketing including Instagram, LinkedIn, Blogs, Video Marketing, Twitter, Facebook, SEO, Local Search and Lead…

Spotify relies on the big labels for most of its music. It thinks that will change.

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www.recode.net - Spotify is 12 years old and has never been profitable. Last year, it posted an operating loss of $461 million. Today, as it goes public, it wants investors to value it at something above $20 billion.…

5 Things You Need to Know About Fake Net Neutrality

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www.breitbart.com - The following post is sponsored Free Our Internet. Three years ago, Google used its influence over the Obama administration to pass sweeping federal government regulations over our modern internet ne…

Donald Trump Could Pardon Julian Assange and Stop This Human Rights Violation Without a Trial

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - With Ecuador cutting off internet communication and visitors for Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks publisher is now being arbitrarily detained in conditions worse than most prisoners who have been found …

How to Use Instagram Type Mode in Instagram Stories : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want more ways to make your Instagram stories stand out? Have you explored the font tools in Instagram’s Type Mode? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Instagram’s Type Mode to edit the color…

The Benefits Of Using Facebook Marketing For Your Business

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duracmarketing.com - Would you like to market you business, but don’t know where to start? If this sounds like you, Facebook is an easy way to get started. This will get you out there to millions of different people. If …

Easy Web Page Design Tricks You Must Know

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agentmonhost.com - Many people think designing a site is hard, but that in only true if you do not take the time to learn how to build one. There are a number of tools available that make website development easy. Keep…

Why The Iphone Has A Leg Up On The Competition

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iphonefindmyphone.com - You will be questioning which smartphone you must buy. Many smartphones seem to work in a similar way. Figuring out which one to buy can feel reasonably daunting. Many individuals feel the clear choi…

Michael Jackson Album Cover 9 Sticker Pack / Set

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michaeljacksonreminiscence.com - Mike's Bedroom Upgrade! Skylanders Trap Team Fathead Wall Decals! w/ Contest & Timelapse (REAL BIG) We needed to add some character to Mike & Chase's bedroom because it was kind of blah! So we did ju…

Don't Know Anything About Laptops? Read These Tips!

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Laptops aren’t too much trouble if you know something about using and buying them beforehand. This article will help you what you need to know. All you have to do from now is keep reading. Know your …

Tips To Follow When Building A Great Website!

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agentmonhost.com - The task of designing a website can be daunting.If you have no experience to little experience, and even if you do have a lot of experience, it could still be a task that is intimidating. There are m…

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