Wednesday, September 05, 2018

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The Secret to Social Media Video: Captions! | TechSmith Blog

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www.techsmith.com - Social media streams are crowded, fast-moving, and crazy competitive. As social networks throttle back organic reach, being noticed is getting harder everyday. Your fans and followers are scrolling p…

Google, Twitter, Facebook, Apple slapped with class-action lawsuit over conservative censorship

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www.foxbusiness.com - Freedom Watch founder Larry Klayman on allegations of social media censorship of conservative speech. Social Media and search giants are being hit with a class-action lawsuit from a pro-Trump group w…

With Nike's Longstanding Brand Purpose, Featuring Colin Kaepernick Made Perfect Sense

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www.adweek.com - Nike’s decision to feature Colin Kaepernick front and center for their 30th anniversary of their famous “Just Do It” campaign is igniting conversations and debates among marketers and consumers alike…

Couple accused of blowing money raised for homeless vet ordered to appear in court

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abcnews.go.com - A judge Wednesday ordered a New Jersey couple who raised more than $400,000 in donations for a homeless veteran to appear in court to explain what happened to the money. Judge Paula Dow of Burlington…

Koenigsegg Admits New Tesla Roadster’s Performance Has Forced It To Up Its Game | Feature | Latest Technology News | Prosyscom.tech

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www.prosyscom.tech - Christian von Koenigsegg has admitted that, upon hearing the acceleration figures of the next-generation Tesla Roadster, he has decided to make his supercars even faster. Speaking to Top Gear about T…

Maintaining a Culture of Security Requires Ongoing Attention | McAfee Blogs

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securingtomorrow.mcafee.com - Creating a culture that emphasizes a security-first mindset requires more than just updating the vision statement. HR professionals and people managers know very well that creating a sustainable orga…

Top ways in which your smartphone can improve your health - Social Media Explorer

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socialmediaexplorer.com - Smartphones and other handheld devices are often much maligned for the negative impact they can have on our overall health – particularly when they are used to excess. However, what is less often men…

Hilton Romanski Embracing Disruption, Redefining Cisco’s Approach

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blogs.cisco.com - Last week, I had the pleasure of addressing the most powerful and talented sales team in the IT industry at Cisco’s annual sales meeting, GSX. What I shared was straightforward — our customers are d…

Unpatched routers being used to build vast proxy army, spy on networks

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arstechnica.com - Researchers at China's Netlab 360 have discovered that thousands of routers manufactured by the Latvian company MikroTik have been compromised by malware based on a vulnerability made public by WikiL…

Skype brings call recording feature for desktop, mobile

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androidcommunity.com - A couple of months ago, Skype teased its users that the call recording feature both for desktop or mobile will be arriving soon. Well, that day has finally come as the Microsoft-owned messaging app f…

Clinc expands to automotive, releases SaaS platform for its voice AI assistant

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techcrunch.com - Clinc co-founder and CEO Jason Mars just announced the company is expanding to a third vertical: Automotive. The company, which started in fintech and recently unveiled a product for drive-thru resta…

Unity CEO says half of all games are built on Unity

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techcrunch.com - Unity CEO John Riccitiello came to TechCrunch Disrupt SF to give everyone an update on the world’s most popular game engine. You might not be aware that most of the games you’re playing, especially m…

Google will struggle if it re-enters China, says its former country head

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techcrunch.com - The odds are stacked against Google if the reports are true and the company is trying to bring its services back to China, according to the former head of Google China. News reports last month uncove…

Stealthy wants to become the WeChat of blockchain apps

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techcrunch.com - Meet Stealthy a new messaging app that leverages Blockstack’s decentralized application platform to build a messaging app. The company is participating in TechCrunch’s Startup Battlefield at Disrupt …

Snapchat adds new styles as Spectacles V2s get used 40% more than V1

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techcrunch.com - Snapchat isn’t revealing sales numbers of version 2 of its Spectacles camera sunglasses, but at least they’re not getting left in a drawer as much as the V1s. The company tells me V2 owners are captu…

Twitter is a Nazi haven for the same reason its CEO claims no bias

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techcrunch.com - “From a simple business perspective and to serve the public, Twitter is incentivized to keep all voices on the platform”. That’s Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s argument for why “Twitter does not use polit…

Cyan Banister shares her journey from homeless teen to VC

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techcrunch.com - This morning at TechCrunch SF 2018, Founders Fund partner Cyan Banister shared her inspirational journey from a homeless teen at the age of 15 to now a venture capitalist who’s invested in startups l…

Facebook users becoming more cautious and critical, says Pew

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techcrunch.com - Ahead of Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg testifying before Congress later today, where she will be questioned alongside Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as US lawmakers wrestle with how to regulate social media …

Forethought looks to reshape enterprise search with AI

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techcrunch.com - Forethought, a 2018 TechCrunch Disrupt Battlefield participant, has a modern vision for enterprise search that uses AI to surface the content that matters most in the context of work. Its first use c…

D-ID launches its initial product with customers in printing, automotive and financial services

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techcrunch.com - D-ID, the company developing software to scramble facial recognition technologies, has signed its first customers and launched its initial product onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. The cul…

MacPaw releases CleanMyMac X

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techcrunch.com - Indie app maker MacPaw updated its Mac cleaning software with a new major version called CleanMyMac X (which is different from MacKeeper). It’s hard to believe, but CleanMyMac currently has 5 million…

Mobile spyware maker leaks 2 million records

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techcrunch.com - mSpy, a commercial spyware solution designed to help you spy on kids and partners, has leaked over 2 million records including software purchases and iCloud usernames and authentication tokens of dev…

Kids’ gaming platform Roblox raises $150M

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techcrunch.com - Roblox, which allows kids to create 3D worlds and games, has raised an additional $150 million in funding. The company didn’t disclose its valuation in the announcement, but a source with knowledge o…

Announcing Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2018

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techcrunch.com - Every year, TechCrunch chooses an elite cohort of startups to compete in Startup Battlefield — TechCrunch’s premier global startup launch competition. This year’s selection was the most competitive i…

PoLTE lets you track devices using LTE signal

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techcrunch.com - Meet PoLTE, a Dallas-based startup that wants to make location-tracking more efficient. Thanks to PoLTE’s software solution, logistics and shipment companies can much more easily track packages and g…

Juul says it will use technology to help you quit e-cigarettes, too

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techcrunch.com - E-cigarette maker Juul plans to use technology like user authentication and a tool set for tracking e-cigarette usage to help people quit its product, according to Juul’s co-founder and Chief Product…

Origami Labs shows off its voice-powered smart ring

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techcrunch.com - Origami Labs wants to bring voice assistants right to your ear without requiring you to wear a device like a Bluetooth headset or Apple AirPods. Instead, the startup is using a ring on your finger co…

Review: Dragon Quest XI looks new but feels old

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arstechnica.com - Even more than other long-running Japanese RPG series like Final Fantasy or Pok√©mon, Square Enix’s Dragon Quest is married to its own conventions. Even as the series’ visual presentation has evolved …

Microsoft is finally going to make the Skype UI good for the things people use

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arstechnica.com - In July, Microsoft made the surprising announcement that it was going to add useful new features to Skype: built-in call recording, along with the end-to-end encrypted messaging and NDI API support p…

Free Vector Software: Best Editor and Drawing Tools

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icons8.com - Paying $500+ for a new CorelDRAW Suite may not be the best investment for a graphic designer, especially a beginner. The same goes for Adobe’s stingy subscriptions. Give or take, most graphic design …

Henry Cavill Will Lead Netflix's Witcher Series as Geralt of Rivia

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io9.gizmodo.com - The Witcher has found its, err, Witcher—in none other than DC’s Man of Steel himself, Henry Cavill. Netflix’s Witcher series—showrun by Lauren Schmidt Hissrich and based on the fantasy novels by Andr…

The Best New Features to Try in Chrome's Latest Update

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lifehacker.com - To mark the 10th anniversary of its Chrome browser, Google is rolling out a substantial refresh of the browser, giving it a softer, rounder look and some neat new features. Most of the changes in Chr…

Omni Ultimate is a powerful, portable charger for all your devices

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re going to be gone in the wild for a few days without a power source, you would probably want to bring with you the most powerful, portable charger that you can find. A new product from Omnic…

Fitbit devices not syncing to phones upgraded to Android Pie

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androidcommunity.com - If you think that the 1% of Android users who are already updated to Android 9.0 Pie are the luckiest, think again. Well, that is, if you’re a Fitbit fitness tracker user. It seems that their communi…

Android Security Bulletin for September 2018 now available

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androidcommunity.com - Google is always quick to roll out software updates and such is evidenced by the Android Security Bulletin. The September release is ready since yesterday, bringing information on security vulnerabil…

Chrome vulnerability leaves Wi-Fi networks open to attack

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betanews.com - Millions of home Wi-Fi networks could be easily hacked, even when the network is protected by a strong password, thanks to a flaw in Chrome-based browsers. Researchers at cybersecurity and penetratio…

The Difference Between Mission Vision Purpose Strategy and Goals |

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seapointcenter.com - Confused about the difference between mission and vision? or between purpose and mission? You’re not alone. I am frequently asked about the difference between mission vision purpose strategy and goal…

Mercedes Challenges Tesla With an All-Electric SUV

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www.wired.com - Mercedes-Benz unveiled its first fully electric SUV today in Stockholm, the first in a long line of electric vehicles the automotive juggernaut will roll out over the coming years as part of its new …

Here’s an exclusive insider look at SMX East

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marketingland.com - Search Engine Land’s SMX® East returns October 24-25. We’re bringing a revamped, updated agenda and more than 50 world-class speakers to NYC, and we can’t wait to see you there. If you’re involved in…

Avoid the 8 most common pitfalls of automated bidding - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Last week, I wrote that no one should do manual pay-per-click (PPC) bidding in this day and age. But that doesn’t mean you can just flip an automated bidding switch on and head for the beach. In fact…

Wasting Time in Meetings? (And What To Do About It)

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www.viewsonic.com - Productive meetings are a great thing. Sadly, many things can derail meeting productivity. The result? We end up wasting time in meetings. There are many culprits: Lack of preparation. Poorly defined…

Jeff Bezos' Super PAC Donation: Amazon CEO Gives $10M to Bipartisan Campaign Fund

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www.newsmax.com - Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO, has donated $10 million to a nonpartisan super PAC campaign fund dedicated to electing military veterans to Congress, the fund said on Wednesday. Bezos, along with…

Jeff Sessions, State AGs to Discuss Whether Big Tech 'Intentionally Stifling' Speech

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www.breitbart.com - “The Attorney General has convened a meeting with a number of state attorneys general this month to discuss a growing concern that these companies may be hurting competition and intentionally stiflin…

Couple must tell court where homeless hero’s $400K went

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nypost.com - The New Jersey couple accused of pocketing cash meant for a kindhearted homeless veteran must come to court and answer questions about what happened to the money, a judge ruled on Wednesday. Superior…

Google Won't Tell Congress If It's Working With China on Censored Search Engine

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freebeacon.com - BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 September 5, 2018 4:58 am Internet giant Google is declining to answer a series of questions from Congress about its rumored efforts to launch a Chinese-government appro…

Twitter bug could make it appear you liked Donald Trump's tweets

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mashable.com - A Twitter bug is making it appear as if accounts have liked tweets they haven't — including those 240-character missives from our very own commander-in-chief. That's right, your friends browsing thei…

The Problem with Muzak | Liz Pelly

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thebaffler.com - “Anything you want. Anyone you want. Anywhere you want. Anyway! Anyway!” —Priests, “Pink White House” (2017) Imagine you are in an airport, and you have forgotten to eat lunch. It’s a mistake you wil…

How We More than Doubled Conversions & Leads for a New ICO [Case Study]

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moz.com - We helped Repux generate 253% more leads, nearly 100% more token sales and millions of dollars in incremental revenue during their initial coin offering (ICO) by using our CRO expertise. The optimize…

Facebook Ads Tutorial: A Complete Step-by-Step Facebook Ads Guide [REVISED FOR 2018] • My Lead System PRO - MyLeadSystemPRO

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blog.myleadsystempro.com - Want to start getting leads for your business NOW? Facebook ads is the quickest way to do that, and with this step-by-step Facebook ads tutorial on how to start using paid marketing on Facebook, we'r…

Internet Marketing Tidbits • Attraction Marketing Profits

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www.attractionmarketingprofits.com - Even if you have tried Internet marketing before, it may be time to try again. Try not to let this dissuade you from becoming as successful as you want to be. You need to implement stronger and more …

FB Advertising PRO

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www.socialadprofit.com - An overview of what we are going to cover in this course and how best to use it. Follow these simple steps to activate the Facebook Ads Manager for the first time, or to navigate back to the ads mana…

Manychat & Messenger Marketing: The Ultimate Guide • My Lead System PRO - MyLeadSystemPRO

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blog.myleadsystempro.com - ManyChat has revolutionized the way that we are now able to use Facebook Messenger. Before we dig in to this full blown ManyChat walkthrough, let's get clear on what exactly Facebook messenger market…

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