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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Beijing apprehensive of Tim Cook's plans for India: Chinese media - Times of India

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timesofindia.indiatimes.com - BEIJING: As Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke of plans to expand manufacturing operations in India, China apprehends that it could lead to possible exodus of Apple production chain and loss of tens of thous...

The Top 5 Content Marketers and What You Can Learn From Them

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entrepreneur.com - What I foresee is a confluence between ever-evolving content marketing and influencer marketing. The momentum for both continues to grow -- and, if you look toward the top content marketers, you'll...

Secret Sauce: The Ultimate Growth Hacking & Marketing Guide

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kickstarter.com - We are too, so we made this step-by-step guide anyone can use to start growth hacking immediately, using proven strategies we've used ourselves. I’m an entrepreneur and one of the creators of the e...

ZTE Grand X Max 2 smartphone lands at Cricket Wireless

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slashgear.com - Cricket Wireless has announced that it has a new budget mobile offering that is available on its pre-paid network. The smartphone is called the ZTE Grand X Max 2 and its biggest feature is the larg...

The anatomy of a modern SharePoint solution

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blog.mastykarz.nl - The way we build SharePoint customizations is changing. Are self-contained solutions still the best practice or is there perhaps a better way to build SharePoint customizations? SharePoint 2007 int...

Google and Oracle present closing arguments in battle over Java

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techcrunch.com - Attorneys for Oracle and Google presented their closing arguments today in a lawsuit over Google’s use of Java APIs owned by Oracle in Android. Oracle accused Google of stealing a collection of API...

Gerd Leonhard e la trasformazione digitale: sei pronto per il cambiamento esponenziale?

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controcorrenteblog.com - Gerd Leonhard e la trasformazione digitale: sei pronto per il cambiamento esponenziale? Il futurista Gerd Leonhard ha pubblicato un altro video sulla trasformazione digitale che stiamo vivendo negl...

How This Entrepreneur Improvised His Way to Success

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inc.com - To start and grow a successful business, you need to leverage relevant tools and resources. It also helps to have a serene, supportive community of peers and mentors. You could start and grow a suc...

Amazon Sales Up 28 Percent But Web Services Might be the Real Story

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smallbiztrends.com - Revenues totaled $29.1 billion, compared to $22.7 billion in the same quarter the year before. The Amazon stock went up more than 12 percent following the big announcement that will silence many sk...

The Value of Social Style Guides

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gaggleamp.com - It can often feel like style guides and templates remove the flexibility and spontaneity that makes social media interesting, when in fact, they can even help you efficiently deal with your social ...

Facebook slammed for rejecting ad featuring a plus-sized model

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mashable.com - Facebook has apologized to an Australian feminist group after blocking an advertisement featuring plus-sized model Tess Holliday in a bikini. The social network had told the group, called Cherchez ...

Instagram’s code hints at option to pay to boost posts

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techcrunch.com - We’ve known for some time that Instagram will soon be introducing business profiles, analytics and features intended to improve the ad-buying experience on the Facebook-owned photo-sharing network....

E3 launches new side event to stay relevant and avoid dying

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techcrunch.com - It’s hard to compete with PAX. While E3 is still considered as the most important gaming event of the year, video game publishers are slowly but surely spending less time and money for the Los Ange...

The crazy dream of modular smartphones

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techcrunch.com - File it under ‘it seemed great on paper’… but Google’s project Ara modular smartphone concept is — for all intents and purposes — dead. If you want to be a little more generous, you can say Google ...

New subscription service Circle Go lets parents manage kids’ devices outside the home

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techcrunch.com - The company behind a device that helps parents enforce their home’s internet rules and restrictions, Circle with Disney, launched last winter in partnership with Disney for its included media conte...

‘Steve – The Jumping Dinosaur’, the iOS Notification Center game, acquired by Genera Games

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techcrunch.com - When Iv├ín De Cabo hacked together ‘Steve – The Jumping Dinosaur‘, the super casual game playable from within the iOS Notification Center game, he had no idea what would happen next. The game become...

Facebook just bought VR audio company Two Big Ears and is making their tech free to developers

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is continuing to devote resources to fine-tuning how 3D audio impacts viewer perceptions in virtual reality. Today, the social media giant and Oculus parent company announced they have pur...

Windows hardware specs going up for the first time since 2009

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arstechnica.com - Windows Vista was a shock to many Windows users, as its hardware requirements represented a steep upgrade over those required to run Windows XP: most 32-bit versions required a 1GHz processor, 1GB ...

Watch live: Ars aims its brightly colored guns at Overwatch’s launch day

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arstechnica.com - After an extensive beta period, Blizzard's first foray into first-person combat, the new team-based shooter Overwatch, finally launches on Monday, May 23. The game's final version didn't get a prev...

7 Ways To Fail At Twitter

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marketingland.com - Twitter is a powerful way for businesses to disappoint customers, alienate influencers and convince anyone never to become followers. Want a pathway to Twitter fail? Here are seven things to consid...

The Oracle-Google Case Will Decide the Future of Software

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wired.com - The legal battle between Oracle and Google is about to come to an end. And nothing less is as stake than the future of programming. Today lawyers for both companies are set to make their closing ar...

Jaybird Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Buds is an all-metal in-ear device

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androidcommunity.com - The Jaybird Freedom Wireless Bluetooth Buds claims to be the smallest wireless earbuds in the market right now. And if you’re the type of person where the size is important, then this new device mi...

Largest Samsung Galaxy S7 edge display installed in Moscow

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve ever dreamt of having a giant Samsung smartphone that you probably won’t use but will still be a sight to see, then you better head on over to Moscow, Russia as the Korean OEM has unveile...

Quick Charge 3.0, USB Power Delivery can co-work over USB Type-C on the LG G5

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androidcommunity.com - It's public knowledge that the LG G5 already comes with a USB Type C and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology. That's an interesting combination because both features make the G5 more powerful. Acc...

Samsung Galaxy X Foldable Display Teased Ahead Of Official Announcement

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androidcommunity.com - How many mobile users out there are clamoring for a foldable screen? Samsung is betting that the next step beyond curved displays will be panels that you can fold right in half, as the rumor mill h...

Beware this Facebook ‘friend request’ scam

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kdvr.com - SAN FRANCISCO — If you get a Facebook friend request from someone you thought you were already friends with, it may be a hacker trying to steal information. Malicious users are copying profiles and...

New LiveWorld Software Expands Customer Engagement Capabilities

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loyalty360.org - Customer service has expanded to a number of different channels in recent years, and consumers now expect their favorite brands to have the ability to solve issues across any given platform. Provid...

Effective Survey Execution Can Result in Brand Loyalty Spike

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loyalty360.org - Surveys have the potential to reveal crucial insight into customer sentiment and behavior. Through effective surveying, a brand can analyze shifting customer trends and predict how to best proceed ...

ShopSocially Emphasizes Role of Social Media in Predator Nutrition Loyalty Program

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loyalty360.org - Loyalty platform ShopSocially earned a big partnership recently, with the announcement that sports nutrition company Predator Nutrition selected the company to design and execute its loyalty progra...

Digital Customer Experience is Top Priority for Raley’s

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loyalty360.org - Grocery chain Raley’s is taking a big step forward in the digital customer experience space with the recently launched revamp of its web and mobile ecommerce platform. Branded as E-Cart, the soluti...

Which Wich Loyalty Program sees Promising Launch Numbers

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loyalty360.org - Growing sandwich chain Which Wich Superior Sandwiches received praise for its loyalty program on Wednesday, earning a Paytronix Systems Loyaltee Award for “Best Loyalty Launch.” The chain launched ...

Customer Forgiveness Sparked by Positive CX

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loyalty360.org - When it comes to customer experience, every brand makes an effort to be absolutely flawless. The truth remains, however, that every brand also falls short of this goal; organizations make mistakes,...

Morces.com: Get More Than Just a Mobile Site! - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Morces is an absolute free platform for all users to go mobile in a matter of minutes! In addition to optimizing website for mobile devices, Morces provides comprehensive set of social tool such as...

Study shows mobile users' ad ambivalence, resistance to push notifications

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marketingland.com - Late last year, comScore data argued that 80 percent of smartphone app time is being spent in a user’s top three apps. Now a SessionM study involving roughly 6,000 mobile users suggests much broade...

How Elon Musk's Tesla Brand Has Super Charged Automotive Marketing

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adweek.com - Some of us old enough to remember the 1980s know that Tesla used to be a hair-metal band. Others who paid attention in history class know that Telsa was, in the 1880s, the Serbian-American engineer...

Facebook just made it easier to live stream your kittens indefinitely

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mashable.com - Get ready to see a lot more nature feeds popping up in your Facebook newsfeed. The social network is unveiling a new continuous video tool that lets publishers broadcast streams for hours on end, a...

Good news! Spotify lost $194 million in 2015.

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mashable.com - Usually when a company reports record losses, that is not a time for celebration. The streaming music company's 2015 financials were released recently thanks to a filing made by its parent company,...

FIR #36: A QR code in every Cracker Jack box - FIR Podcast Network

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firpodcastnetwork.com - Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:41:23 — 41.5MB) | Embed Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSS Today’s panel features Paul Gillin, who is opening a content marketing arm of his compa...

So many leaks. So many fakes. Is the real iPhone 7 one of these designs?

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mashable.com - It's spring, which means the flowers are blooming, we've got our light jackets on (or no jackets), and most importantly: iPhone 7 rumors are leaking — pretty much every day. Apple's next flagship i...

Why Google’s Encryption Choices Matter

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buzzfeed.com - This truth of consumer technology brings significance to Google’s decision, announced Wednesday during its annual I/O developer conference, to offer end-to-end encryption through its new messaging ...

Internet Access Isn't Just A Tech Issue. It's A Civil Rights Issue.

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huffingtonpost.com - Callahan said Internet access rates have remained largely the same in the two years since the U.S. Census Bureau last released figures. But the digital divide keeps getting wider, he said, as more ...

Philips' HomeKit compatible Hue white ambiance bulbs now for sale

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appleinsider.com - Philips' HomeKit compatible Hue white ambiance bulbs now for sale By AppleInsider Staff Monday, May 23, 2016, 02:12 pm PT (05:12 pm ET) Philips on Monday announced immediate availability of Hue W...

WIB presents revolutionary retail solution at SPREE RECon

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prnewswire.com - WIB's participation to SPREE RECon confirms the favorable reception the company has been collecting in the US and WIB's consolidation as an important solution provider for retailers in North Americ...

Netflix Ready: The Apple iPhone 7 Will Be Bigger, Brighter, Clearer

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inc.com - If the rumors today are true, the next iPhone will be bigger, brighter, and much clearer than previous models. Reports are circulating that the iPhone 7 will finally use AMOLED technology in a new ...

Deriving Value from the Internet of Everything

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cxoweekly.com - The Internet of Everything is connecting people, processes, and data in ways that we couldn’t do before, enabling us to see data and respond in different ways, access things in different ways, and ...

Apples Suppliers Gear Up to Bring New Screens to 07 IPhone

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itbusinessnet.com - (Bloomberg) -- At least one company in Apple Inc.s supply chain is already reaping the benefit from plans to outfit next years version of the iPhone with a brighter, higher-definition screen. The f...

How homeowners can ward off burglars

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local10.com - PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. - Police say there is one really easy way to prevent crime at home. It doesn't involve fancy gadgets or specials apps -- instead, it's as simple as the flick of a switch. Police...

iPhones will finally get the OLED screens they deserve

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bgr.com - Apple’s iPhones have long used LCD screen technology, which is great, if you like settling for second-best. OLED panels are lighter, look better, and can be curved into more interesting shapes. The...

Google and Oracle's Android copyright fight is up to a jury now

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computerworld.com.au - Oracle and Google’s fierce court fight over the code inside Android went to a jury on Monday after closing arguments that sharply differed on the most basic issues. The federal jury in San Francisc...

Do You Love Music? Silicon Valley Doesn’t

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nytimes.com - Los Angeles — ON Sunday night, the entire music industry will pause during the Billboard Music Awards to commemorate the visionary musician Prince. And while the focus will be on his artistic legac...