Monday, April 23, 2018

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6 Digital Marketing Tricks to Get People to Read Your Blog

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ochen.com - So what are you waiting for? Consider using these 6 simple digital marketing tricks below to increase your blog’s readership now! Don’t have a lot of social media followers? Don’t worry! Get a social…

Scott Adams & Dilbert Go All in for Crypto | Bad Crypto Podcast

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badcryptopodcast.com - You’ve created and illustrated one of the top comic strips of all time, selling over 20 million books and with your strip seen in in over 2,000 newspapers, in 57 countries, and in 19 languages. What …

A Lack Of Cybersecurity Funding And Expertise Threatens U.S. Infrastructure

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www.forbes.com - As our physical infrastructure becomes increasingly digitalized, it also becomes increasingly vulnerable to cyber attack. Russian hackers, for example, have been trying to compromise U.S. electrical …

FCPA Compliance: The Importance of Relativity to Risk Ranking (Part I of V) | 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…

The “unpatchable” exploit that makes every current Nintendo Switch hackable

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arstechnica.com - A newly published "exploit chain" for Nvidia Tegra X1-based systems seems to describe an apparently unpatchable method for running arbitrary code on all currently available Nintendo Switch consoles. …

Pew: Americans Favor Freedom of Information over Protection from 'Fake News' | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - A majority (58 percent) of Americans agreed with the statement that “freedom of information should be protected,” even if means “false info can be published.” This included a majority (57 percent) of…

How merchants use Facebook to flood Amazon with fake reviews

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www.washingtonpost.com - SAN FRANCISCO — On Amazon, customer comments can help a product surge in popularity. The online retail giant says that more than 99 percent of its reviews are legitimate because they are written by r…

Google Chrome’s major redesign shows a lighter, rounder UI

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arstechnica.com - The work-in-progress Chrome Canary build shows off a very different Chrome UI. This color guide from the design docs probably represents a more complete design. This has a new-tab button on the left.…

Unstoppable exploit in Nintendo Switch opens door to homebrew and piracy

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techcrunch.com - The Nintendo Switch may soon be a haven for hackers, but not the kind that want your data — the kind that want to run SNES emulators and Linux on their handheld gaming consoles. A flaw in an Nvidia c…

Facebook hit with defamation lawsuit over fake ads

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techcrunch.com - In an interesting twist, Facebook is being sued in the UK for defamation by consumer advice personality, Martin Lewis, who says his face and name have been repeatedly used on fake adverts distributed…

A revamped version of Spotify’s free service is reportedly in the works

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techcrunch.com - Spotify’s got something big up its sleeve, that much we know for sure. The music streaming service has a big event in the works for April 24 in New York — though it hasn’t really offered up anything …

Google beats expectations again with $31.15B in revenue

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techcrunch.com - Alphabet, Google’s parent company, reported another pretty solid beat this afternoon for its first quarter as it more or less has continued to keep its business growing substantially — and is growing…

Glowforge opens public orders for its desktop 3D laser cutter

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techcrunch.com - Hardware startup Glowforge, which makes a desktop laser cutter and engraver for home or office use, has finally opened up sales to the general public. The maker-targeted device, which can ‘print’ (re…

Bluedot Innovation gets $5.5 million in funding to track smartphone users more precisely

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techcrunch.com - When it comes to the promises of persistent location hyper-awareness, the promises of mobile have largely fallen flat. While this has been a bummer for consumers looking for more contextual services …

How to use Instagram stories to reach your audience – Learn

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www.canva.com - Instagram launched Stories just two years ago on August 2016, in a blatant effort to steal some of Snapchat’s thunder. It worked. In just over a year, Instagram Stories had more than 300 million dail…

DoD clarifies winner-take-all cloud contract

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techcrunch.com - When the Department of Defense announced in March, a 10-year winner-take-all cloud contract that could be worth up to $10 billion, it raised a few eyebrows. Last week, they clarified some of the cond…

Think the red cars get more tickets thing is a myth?

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www.cnet.com - It's one of the oldest "truths" in driving: Red cars get more tickets. But is it really true? Basically, yes. A compilation of stats from various law enforcement bureaus finds red cars get more ticke…

24 Things I’ve Learned As A Software Developer Living On Ubuntu For A Weekish

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hackernoon.com - Yes, it’s true. Linux can do it all! Don’t let anyone fool you. If Windows or Mac can do it, Linux can, too. Linux even runs a lot of Windows apps with the help of a program called Wine. Not that you…

CBS All Access arrives in Canada to kick off international expansion efforts

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techcrunch.com - CBS’ over-the-top streaming service, CBS All Access, is now available for the first time outside the U.S. The network today announced the service has arrived in Canada, ahead of a planned internation…

Facebook’s new authorization process for political ads goes live in the U.S.

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this month – and before Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg testified before Congress – the company announced a series of changes to how it would handle political advertisements running on its platf…

Bike-share companies are transforming US cities – and they're just getting started

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theconversation.com - Residents of major U.S. cities are becoming used to seeing docks for bike sharing programs nestled into parking spaces or next to subway station entrances. Adorned with stylish branding and corporate…

Three years out, Final Fantasy VII remake still seems a long way off

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arstechnica.com - Now, a new Japanese job posting from publisher Square Enix suggests the developers are still in the early stages of the project, which aims to be something much more ambitious than a simple remake of…

Google gives up on Google Allo, hopes carriers will sort out RCS messaging

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arstechnica.com - It's time for another chapter in the saga of Google's messaging mess. This latest news comes from The Verge, which reports that Google will be abandoning its most recent messaging app failure, Google…

Job details disappear as report suggests upcoming Amazon-made home robot

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arstechnica.com - While Amazon's Alexa successfully infiltrated homes via Echo devices over the past few years, the company reportedly continues to look for new ways that it can make homes smarter. According to a Bloo…

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…

Microsoft Stores to Offer Digital Summer Camps - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft announced today that it will offer YouthSpark Summer Camp curriculums through its retail store locations in the U.S. (including Puerto Rico) and Canada this summer, focusing on coding, robo…

Edge Mobile Gets Timeline Support As Microsoft Readies Windows 10 April 2018 Update - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft is soon going to start releasing the Windows 10 April 2018 Update, also known as Redstone 4, to the public. The company was initially supposed to start rolling out the update to the public …

You'll Be Able to Get Out of Windows 10 in S Mode Via the Store - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Earlier this year, we exclusively revealed Microsoft’s plans to replace Windows 10 S with a new S Mode that’s available across all major SKUs of the OS. Following our leak, Microsoft officially confi…

How to Make Money on YouTube in 5 Easy Steps

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www.shoemoney.com - YouTube is a completely different place than it was only a few years ago. Back in the heyday of YouTube, even the smallest YouTuber could make a little bit of side cash. Now, it’s harder than ever to…

Facebook: Here's How to Remove Posts From Your Timeline in Bulk

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www.adweek.com - Did you know you can remove posts from your Facebook Timeline in bulk from within the Facebook mobile application? This includes the ability to delete or hide posts that you’ve previously shared, as …

10 Video Metrics That Will Help You Establish ROI

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www.marketingprofs.com - Many marketers find tracking the ROI of their video campaigns to be tricky, but that is often the result of poorly developed strategy and improper goal-setting. Broadly speaking, all video marketing …

It’s Time to Swap ‘User’ for the More Personal ‘Consumer’

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www.adweek.com - Our industry is addicted to jargon. APIs, programmatic, DMPs, DSPs, PMPs, backfill—all of this technical language is fine when we’re talking about machines, but it overlooks the most important part o…

Zuckerberg: AI Can't Stop Online Abuse

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www.newsmax.com - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in his recent testimony before Congress that Artificial Intelligence is "5 to 10" years away from preventing abuse on its platform. "Today, as we sit here, 99 percen…

Cambridge Analytica researcher: We didn't hack Facebook -- we played by their rules

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hotair.com - Did Cambridge Analytica hack Facebook and steal data from tens of millions of users? That’s what Mark Zuckerberg led Congress to believe, but the researcher behind the app accused the Facebook CEO of…

Reports Contradict Comey Book's Claim of Only Leaking 'One Unclassified Memo'

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www.breitbart.com - The associate, Columbia University professor Daniel Richman, told Fox News in May that he received four memos in total from Comey. Last week, citing “people familiar with the matter” the Wall Street …

Universal mobile phone stand can be shaped and used in a multiple of settings - Invention a Day™

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inventionaday.com - This universal mobile phone stand can be used in multiple settings depending on how you want to shape it. To order from Amazon: https://amzn.to/2qTiiqd No longer experience hand pain from holding you…

Myspace, which still exists, may be up for sale again

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www.fastcompany.com - While Facebook has dominated the news for the last decade or so, Myspace is still around. I’m as surprised as you. Though it lost the social network war a long time ago, the website was still suppose…

Getting Started & How to Take Full Advantage of the Acquisio Platform

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instapage.com - Understanding Acquisio’s capabilities and who uses it can help digital agencies and in-house marketers decide if the platform is right for them. There are lots of tools available to manage and report…

New Guide: Post-Click Optimization for Your Google Ad Stack

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instapage.com - To accommodate the particular needs of any given campaign, convenient and efficient platforms have been developed to afford advertisers a streamlined set of solutions that are built to engage and con…

Selecting the Best Enterprise Landing Page Solution Based on 5 Common Pain Points

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instapage.com - Landing pages have a short history, yet enterprise companies recognize the significance of this important conversion tool to capture leads and generate sales. After all, the landing page is where con…

We A/B Tested Our Homepage & Here are the Results

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instapage.com - At Instapage we talk about A/B testing a lot. And not just with landing pages either. We test our landing pages, AdWords ads, Facebook ads, email messaging, etc. Recently, we completed A/B testing ou…

Google Accused of Showing 'Total Contempt' for Android Users' Privacy - Slashdot

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tech.slashdot.org - Google "Chat" is a protocol much like "SMS". It's not a service in and of itself but the underlying carriage for services to ride on top. Those services should absolutely include encryption but that …

Facebook’s privacy changes look different for Europeans and Americans

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www.washingtonpost.com - New “privacy shortcuts” are meant to make the settings easier to use for all of Facebook's 2 billion global users. (Courtesy of Facebook) All 2.2 billion people who use Facebook will soon see changes…

Transcription Service Leaked Medical Records — Krebs on Security

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krebsonsecurity.com - MEDantex, a Kansas-based company that provides medical transcription services for hospitals, clinics and private physicians, took down its customer Web portal last week after being notified by KrebsO…

Careers – US, UK and Poland – Egnyte

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www.egnyte.com - Egnyte, a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise File Share and Synchronization, allows organizations to connect, protect, and unlock value from all their content. Our Content Intelligen…

How Facebook, Twitter Can Fight Fake News

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www.tomsguide.com - SAN FRANCISCO -- Online platforms such as Facebook, Google, Twitter and lesser-known ad networks need to do more to combat fake news and other forms of disinformation, despite the financial consequen…

Kaspersky hits back at Twitter ban with open letter

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www.itpro.co.uk - Kaspersky Lab founder Eugene Kaspersky has responded to Twitter's advertising ban on his company with an open letter invoking Game of Thrones that accuses the social network of "playing into the hand…

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