Thursday, February 28, 2019

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New Google Featured Snippets Combine Content From Multiple Publishers - Search Engine Journal

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www.searchenginejournal.com - Google is now displaying featured snippets that pull content from multiple publishers and combine it into one result. The featured snippet answers questions for searchers by creating a listicle of so…

4 AdWords Hacks That Could Dramatically Increase Your ROI Overnight

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www.jeffbullas.com - By now, you should be well aware of Google AdWords’ capabilities of scaling your business. If you use it effectively, it can improve your brand awareness and considerably boost your leads and revenue.

12 High-Converting Landing Pages (You'll Wish You Built Yourself)

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unbounce.com - Don’t get us wrong: we love good-looking landing pages. The way the colors contrast to draw attention; the striking custom photography and animation; the elegant application of negative space and rul…

Mobile Threat Report Commentary: Mobile Malware is Not Going Away | McAfee Blogs

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securingtomorrow.mcafee.com - Employees use their mobile devices to be proactive and stay connected in both their personal and work lives. The movement to the cloud has allowed employees to check email, download documents, and sh…

3 Clever Ways to Identify the Customers Who'll Generate Your Passive Income

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www.entrepreneur.com - The following excerpt is from Nightingale-Conant’s book The Power of Passive Income: Make Money Work For You. Buy it now from Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Apple Books | IndieBound If you’ve got a busine…

Samsung Galaxy A90 details leaked, may feature a sliding-rotating camera system

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androidcommunity.com - The Galaxy A Series is getting another model in the form of the Galaxy A90. This isn’t the first time we’re hearing about this but details about the SM-A905F surfaced online last month. The phone wil…

Visual Studio Code Settings and Extensions for Faster JavaScript Development

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tilomitra.com - I have been using Visual Studio Code for more than two years, when I jumped on it from Sublime Text. I spend about 5-6 hours every day inside VS Code so it’s imperative that it is tailored to my need…

Applications are open for Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2019

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techcrunch.com - Founders. This is your shot. TechCrunch is officially in the hunt for the most disruptive startups for this year’s Startup Battlefield at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2019. Startups can apply her…

Zero Motorcycles leads in electric motorcycles as BRP scoops up Alta’s remains

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techcrunch.com - As the mobility world awaits Harley Davidson’s EV debut, there’s plenty of motion in the e-moto startup space. Zero Motorcycles unveiled its new 110 horsepower SR/F model in New York this week, offer…

LinkedIn forced to ‘pause’ mentioned in the news feature in Europe after complaints about ID mix-ups

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techcrunch.com - LinkedIn has been forced to ‘pause’ a feature in Europe in which the platform emails members’ connections when they’ve been ‘mentioned in the news’. The regulatory action follows a number of data pro…

Cherry lets startup employees choose their own office perks

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techcrunch.com - Forget the office ping pong table, Cherry, a startup in Y Combinator’s latest batch, wants to let employees take company perks into their own hands. Cherry co-founders (and sisters) Gillian and Emily…

CEO Richard Plepler is leaving HBO

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techcrunch.com - Richard Pleper, who’s been at HBO since 1992 and served as CEO since 2013, is leaving the network. In a staff memo, Plepler didn’t offer specific reasons for his departure but said, “Hard as it is to…

Open-source communities fight over telco market

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techcrunch.com - When you think of MWC Barcelona, chances are you’re thinking about the newest smartphones and other mobile gadgets, but that’s only half the story. Actually, it’s probably far less than half the stor…

Amazon Prime members can choose a weekly delivery date with launch of ‘Amazon Day’

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techcrunch.com - Amazon this morning launched a new delivery option for Prime members that will allow them to control when their orders arrive, Amazon Day. The option lets shoppers pick a day of the week to take deli…

After 5 years, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has transformed more than the stock price

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techcrunch.com - Five years ago today, Satya Nadella took over as CEO at Microsoft, and by most any measure has been wildly successful. It’s common to look at the stock price as the defining metric of Nadella’s tenur…

Report: Disney in talks with AT&T to buy WarnerMedia’s 10% Hulu stake

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techcrunch.com - Disney is in discussions to buy AT&T’s 10 percent stake in Hulu, which it comes into by way of its WarnerMedia acquisition, according to a report from Variety this morning. The news is not surprising…

How Disney Built Star Wars, in real life

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techcrunch.com - From the moment that Disney announced its acquisition of Lucasfilm, the question on every fan’s mind was “when will they build Star Wars in real life?” While most assumed that they would do it eventu…

Skyrim mod drama gets ugly with allegations of stolen code and misappropriated donations

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techcrunch.com - The people who volunteer their time modifying and updating old games are among the most generous of developers. So when drama erupts there’s not just irritation and testy emails but a sense of a comm…

Medium lowers its paywall for Twitter users

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techcrunch.com - If you’re not the paying sort, Medium has a mile-wide new hole in its paywall that might interest you. (But really, you should be the paying sort.) On Wednesday, Medium CEO and Twitter co-founder Ev …

Google is not great at retaining black, Latinx and Native American employees

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techcrunch.com - Believe it or not, the retention of black and Latinx employees at Google was better last year than in 2017. Though, Google’s attrition rates of black and Latinx — which indicate the rate at which emp…

Facebook admits 18% of Research spyware users were teens, not <5 a="">

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has changed its story after initially trying to downplay how it targeted teens with its Research program that a TechCrunch investigation revealed was paying them gift cards to monitor all th…

This robot automatically sorts and prices cards from Magic: The Gathering

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techcrunch.com - If you’ve ever dabbled in collectible card games — Magic: The Gathering, PokΓ©mon, etc. — you know how quickly collections can grow. One pack turns into two. Two turns into five. Then they release som…

ClassDojo, an app to help teachers and parents communicate better, raises $35M

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techcrunch.com - Messaging apps have become the de facto way that many people today keep in regular contact with each other, and that trend has also found its way into the classroom. ClassDojo, a startup that has bui…

Amazon launches new tools that allow brands to proactively fight counterfeiting

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techcrunch.com - Amazon this morning announced a new initiative focused on reducing counterfeiting on its site called Project Zero – a name that references Amazon’s lofty goal of driving counterfeit sales to zero. Th…

A new, triple-A Star Wars game will be announced at Celebration Chicago in April

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arstechnica.com - Respawn Entertainment, the studio behind Titanfall and Apex Legends, will reveal its new Star Wars video game at the Star Wars Celebration event in Chicago on April 13. The game was teased at the EA …

Anti-cheat software causing big problems for Windows 10 previews

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arstechnica.com - The Windows 10 Insider Preview Slow Ring—the beta track that's meant to receive only those builds that are free from any known serious problems—hasn't received an update for months. While the fast ri…

Microsoft takes a big step towards putting Xbox games on Windows

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arstechnica.com - The last few Windows 10 preview builds have included some vague instructions from Microsoft to install a special edition of a game, State of Decay, and report any problems with the process. There are…

Google turbo-charging the back button with Chrome’s new “back/forward cache”

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arstechnica.com - Google is developing a new cache for Chrome (via CNET) that should make some page loads extremely fast. The only catch? They'll have to be pages you've already seen and are revisiting after hitting t…

Dealmaster: Get a pair of Anker wireless noise-cancelling headphones for $80

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arstechnica.com - Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our friends at TechBargains, it's time for another Dealmaster. While we usually highlight discounts on known entities, every so often we like to alert you to a product…

New ToeJam & Earl game, 8Bitdo controller get Genesis nostalgia right

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arstechnica.com - Roughly a week ago, two bulletins landed in my inbox from companies eager to capitalize on Sega Genesis nostalgia. I nearly shrugged them off, since neither actually came from Sega. But their coincid…

The real reason that Microsoft is already testing a 2020 Windows release? Azure

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arstechnica.com - The release earlier this month of a preview Windows 10 build that isn't due until 2020 was a little strange. At the time, Microsoft said vaguely that it was because of features that "require a longer…

Get ready for a Facebook-sponsored cryptocurrency

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arstechnica.com - Facebook is preparing to launch a cryptocurrency, the The New York Times reports. The new cryptocurrency would be integrated with Facebook's WhatsApp messaging platform, allowing ordinary WhatsApp us…

Energizer’s brick of a smartphone uses “world’s most powerful” phone battery

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arstechnica.com - Mobile World Congress has been home to some truly unique smartphone designs this year, and one of the strangest has to be the Energizer PowerMax P18K Pop, an attention-grabbing brick of a smartphone …

LinkedIn Live and Why it Matters – BeLive.tv

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blog.belive.tv - Almost everyone has made the jump on the live streaming wagon. We have Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Instagram. When LinkedIn finally joined the game years later, there were two reactions. One said…

Samsung Announces Galaxy S10 Crypto Partners, Bitcoin and Ethereum Support

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cointelegraph.com - The new Galaxy S10 series smartphones by South Korean tech giant Samsung will apparently have wallet functions for Ethereum (ETH), Bitcoin (BTC) and two other tokens. A Samsung official spoke about t…

How to Draw a Startup That Looks Different from Other Startups

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www.subtraction.com - At the beginning of last year, I wrote a post about the woeful lack of aesthetic diversity in illustrations used for tech products—a phenomenon I described as a kind of a pervasive “monoculture.” Tha…

10 Real-World Reasons Designers Should Know SEO | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - For web designers today, creating a website can mean a whole lot than just functionality, usability and aesthetic appeal. Today, every new-born website requires a thorough integration of Search Engin…

Fastify and Preact for quick web app prototyping

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loige.co - In this article I will show my setup to build and share web apps prototypes using Fastify and Preact, two technologies that I love. I will also use htm, a library that can be easily integrated with P…

There's a documentary about Ember.js and it's really good

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thenextweb.com - Ember.js is a hugely popular JavaScript framework. Used across web, mobile, and desktop, it powers the likes of LinkedIn, Groupon, and even Apple Music. Behind its thousands of lines of code is a dee…

Researchers break digital signatures for most desktop PDF viewers | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - A team of academics from the Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany say they've managed to break the digital signing system and create fake signatures on 21 of 22 desktop PDF viewer apps and five out of s…

Facebook’s promised Clear History privacy tool to launch later this year following delay

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www.theverge.com - Facebook’s long-awaited Clear History tool, a privacy feature the social network says will let you wipe information the social network collects about you from third-party apps and websites, is now sc…

How to report a problem on Facebook

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www.theverge.com - Although you may not want to add to the trauma of the moderation staff who spend their days monitoring the worst of Facebook, disturbing and inappropriate content gets posted to the social network ea…

Razer Phone 2 Android 9.0 Pie ready with Digital Wellbeing, 4k60FPS recording

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androidcommunity.com - The Razer Phone 2 hasn’t improved much in design but the specs make it a worthy upgrade. Minimal changes have been reported but the ultimate gaming phone is ready for more consumers. Less than two we…

F(x)tec Pro 1 QWERTY slider phone runs on Android 9 Pie, landscape

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androidcommunity.com - Concept phones are always welcome. We know most of them don’t turn into reality but it’s interesting to see how brands and their designers think. Oftentimes, ordinary people come up with concept imag…

Apple Music showing up on Google Home was just a bug

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a Google Home user and you were thinking of trying out Apple Music, you might have gotten a bit of a surprise if you saw it appear on the Google Home app. But apparently, it was just a mist…

Latest Huawei P30, P30 Pro images surface online

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androidcommunity.com - Until Huawei makes an official announcement, we won’t stop featuring the next-gen Huawei P30. The phone which is expected to arrive with the Pro variant was first heard of in November when we said Hu…

Telegram now autoplays videos, brings auto-download option

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androidcommunity.com - Telegram always has something new to bring users with every update. And if you haven’t tried it yet until now, you should check out what are the newest things that come with the latest one (and also …

Pocket Casts now available as an Alexa skill

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androidcommunity.com - Podcasts seem to not be a fad anymore but a part of people’s daily media consumption already. And so having podcast apps that are available everywhere is important, especially if you have a lot of de…

Meitu T9 hits DxOMark, see if the selfie shooters are good enough

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androidcommunity.com - It’s not a typo. It really is Meitu. Don’t say you’re confused because Meitu is different from Meizu. Both brands are from China so we believe the two somehow have a connection. Meitu has been around…

Titanium Backup app restored on the Google Play Store

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androidcommunity.com - Just an update for the fans of the popular backup app: Titanium Backup is back! You can download the app from the Google Play Store once again. No need to depend on the APK we provided yesterday as t…

Microsoft Edge's Picture-in-Picture Mode Comes to Android - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Earlier this year, Microsoft introduced a native picture-in-picture mode for videos on Microsoft Edge for iOS. The new picture-in-picture mode feature, titled floating video, allows users to continue…

Why You Should Start Shooting Stock Footage Right Now

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www.shutterstock.com - Creating and selling great stock footage should be a top priority for Shutterstock contributors who are interested in earning more money through stock. If you’re a photographer seeking a new opportun…

Starting a Blog: A Complete Guide for Serious Beginners in 2019

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www.blogtyrant.com - Last Updated January 1st, 2019 — Thinking about starting a blog? This is a complete guide designed for those serious beginners willing to work hard to make it successful. First published four years a…

SocialSteeze – Up Your Instagram Game [Review]

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www.bitrebels.com - Doesn’t every Instagram user want to boost their following? This is a staple part of digital marketing for influencers and brands. Influencers want to turn followers into big fans so they can garner …

Evolution Of Mobile Games - Looking Back - Going Forward

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www.bitrebels.com - The evolution of mobile games has come a long way since 1994 when Tetris first appeared. Loaded into the Hagenuk MT-2000 which was designed and produced in Denmark, the block staking game was highly …

5 Best Photo Editing Monitors 2019

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www.bitrebels.com - Each year it feels as if the monitors that come out onto the market are so superior to those the previous year. This does make choosing one that bit harder. 2019 is proving that it’s no different fro…

Nolte: 8 Times Michael Cohen's Testimony Cleared Trump of Wrongdoing

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www.breitbart.com - Watching Cohen testify Wednesday was dΓ©jΓ  vu all over again. The Resistance and their allies in the establishment media just keep on keeping on as they assure us over and over again a smoking gun is …

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