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Sunday, October 2, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

You Should Really Consider Installing Signal, an Encrypted Messaging App for iPhone

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theintercept.com - In the age of ubiquitous government surveillance, the only way citizens can protect their privacy online is through encryption. Historically, this has been extremely difficult for mere mortals; jus...

Next week, Google will announce a bunch of new products. The gadget world will never be the same

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wired.com - If you add them all up, Google actually makes a lot of gadgets. It sells Nexus phones, Chromebook Pixels, Pixel C tablets, Nest smart-home products, cardboard VR viewers, Chromecast and Chromecast ...

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

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fortune.com - Over the past four years, readers have doubtlessly noticed quantum leaps in the quality of a wide range of everyday technologies. Most obviously, the speech-recognition functions on our smartphones...

Facebook “Messenger Day” is the chat app’s new Snapchat Stories clone

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is stealing the Stories format and invading countries where Snapchat isn’t popular yet. Today in Poland it launched “Messenger Day”, which lets people share illustrated filter-enhanced pho...

Google's big hardware event: What to expect

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mashable.com - Google will soon make its biggest hardware reveal of the year. The company is hosting an event in San Francisco on Tuesday that promises to be big on several fronts. SEE ALSO: Google’s Tilt Brush ...

Twitter's search for a savior

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theweek.com - The smartest insight and analysis, from all perspectives, rounded up from around the web: Twitter is "rethinking whether it can survive as an independent company," said Mike Isaac, Katie Benner, an...

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your s...

Tracking Google’s 10/4 event: Everything from Google I/O is finally ready

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arstechnica.com - Are you ready for some hardware? On October 4, at 9am PT (Noon ET), Google is hosting a big launch party for its new phones and possibly all sorts of other Google Hardware devices. Given the fact t...

What makes IoT ransomware a different and more dangerous threat?

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techcrunch.com - Ben Dickson is a software engineer and the founder of TechTalks. Ransomware has already managed to carve itself a niche as one of the main cybersecurity threats of 2016. As individuals, organizatio...

Momento for iMessage turns your photos into GIFs

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techcrunch.com - Although the iMessage App Store is currently dominated by sticker packs, there are a few clever apps breaking through. One such app is Momento, an iMessage-only app that automatically turns your ph...

GoTenna Mesh keeps people connected even when they’re miles apart and off-grid

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techcrunch.com - Today, goTenna is taking pre-orders for their new product, a device called the goTenna Mesh that lets smartphone users text and share their GPS locations, off-grid and across miles of terrain. The ...

Learning From the Best: What Guy Kawasaki Taught Me About Evangelism

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inc.com - I've been tracking Guy Kawasaki since the late 1980s. We were both at Apple back in the day, and we've had many chances to interact before, during, and since our time at the tech company. Recently,...

Brace yourselves—source code powering potent IoT DDoSes just went public

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arstechnica.com - A hacker has released computer source code that allows relatively unsophisticated people to wage the kinds of extraordinarily large assaults that recently knocked security news site KrebsOnSecurity...

Building a Personal Brand on Social Media in a Global Environment

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blog.bufferapp.com - Building a personal brand on social media is one of the best ways to become a thought leader in your industry. Whether you’re looking to change roles or simply advance your career, developing a per...

3 Shocking Reasons You Should Never Rely on Automation to Close Sales

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inc.com - You visited her website, checked out her Instagram feed, liked her Facebook page, and followed her on Twitter. You put her in your email automation queue and carefully tweaked how often she hears f...

WhatsApp’s privacy U-turn on sharing data with Facebook draws more heat in Europe

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techcrunch.com - A dramatic privacy about-face by messaging app WhatsApp this summer, in which it revealed an update to its T&Cs would for the first time allow the sharing of its user data with parent company Faceb...

Elon Musk Is Mad at Tesla Salespeople for Acting Like Salespeople

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inc.com - It seems like part of the American way of life. You walk into a car dealership. You find a car you like. You try to talk the price down. The salesperson tries to sell you on extra features you don'...

Concrete Jungle lets you practice your city-planning skills - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Have you ever gone around the city you’re living in and think to yourself, “Man, I could have planned this whole place better if I had the chance!” Well, you probably won’t get that chance to rebui...

Agatha Christie’s A.B.C Murders brought to life as a mobile game - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a huge Agatha Christie fan, you’ve probably been craving for a new movie or TV show adaptation of any of her beloved works. Well, we don’t have anything like that on the horizon for now (...

At McorpCX, It’s a Laser Focus on Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Customer experience means many thing to different companies. At McorpCX, customer experience is its daily mantra. Loyalty360 caught up with Michael Hinshaw, president and CEO of McorpCX, to find ou...

Point Shout : Mobile App to Listen, Engage and React to Customers' Needs - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ionut Danifeld”, Co-Founder at the Brussels – Belgium based start-up “PointShout” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

ShopLocket.com: An E-commerce Platform that Lets Anyone Start Selling Professionally Online in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - ShopLocket is the easiest way to sell online. Rather than having to build out a full online storefront or get lost in a marketplace, sellers are able to quickly sell from anywhere that they already...

SpyderMate: A Suite of Five Unique and Powerful SEO Analysis Tools that Allows you to Manage any Number of Internet Marketing Campaigns Easy - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SpyderMate is a suite of unique and powerful internet marketing tools structured to make managing any number of internet marketing campaigns easy. “SpyderMate” is a suite of five powerful SEO analy...

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”, Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that y...

CMYKC : Uniting Creatives Within Local Kansas City - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Abigail Gallagher, Co–founder at the Missouri, USA-based start-up “CMYKC.” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what y...

Plink.com: A Facebook Credits-Based Loyalty Program - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Plink is a Facebook Credits-based loyalty program that rewards Facebook members for dining and making purchases at their favorite restaurants and stores. As per Mr. Stratz; Plink is a Facebook Cred...

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network tha...

Contus : Mobile App Development Company - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Today, we had an in-depth and very interesting interview with Mr. ‘Sriram Manoharan'; Founder of Contus at Tamil Nadu – India. “Contus” is a leading mobile app development company Below is the full...

GetEchoed : A Social Platform For People To Act On Their Goals - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Arpita Chakraborty'; Co-founder of the Indian-based start-up “getechoed”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct...

Top 10 TED Talks for Entrepreneurs

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inc.com - TEDGlobal 2014 kicked off this week in Rio de Janeiro with panels focusing on how ideas, both good and bad, spread across borders. If you've yet to accumulate enough frequent-flier miles to dash o...

New Cloud Server for StevePavlina.com - Steve Pavlina

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stevepavlina.com - Last week I moved StevePavlina.com to a new cloud-based web server. The migration went smoothly, and the site has been up and running on the new server for the past few days. I wasn’t planning to d...

Here's How The CW Is Forging Its Own Digital Path, Without Hulu

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adweek.com - This week, as The CW begins to debut its season premieres, viewers used to streaming those shows on Hulu will be in for a surprise. The network's five-year deal with the streaming service has lapse...

6 Unique Ways to Attract More Visitors to Your B2B Blog

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basicblogtips.com - With more businesses like your’s realizing that a blog is a valuable component of your content marketing strategy, you need to get creative with your B2B blog content in order to attract and retain...

Libel, The Internet & Your Company Reputation - DGI Wire

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dgiwire.com - (DGIwire) — It’s impossible to overlook the benefits the Internet has given us over the past two decades. Email has made keeping in touch with loved ones and staying on top of business affairs fast...

More Than 50% of Shoppers Turn First to Amazon in Product Search

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bloomberg.com - More than half of U.S. online consumers begin their product searches on Amazon.com Inc.’s website or mobile app, a survey found. That means that heading into the busy holiday season, the company is...

DJI's new Mavic Pro drone folds up and fits in the palm of your hand

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theverge.com - Over the last year, the clearest trend in the drone industry has been a move toward units that are smaller and more portable. Yuneec introduced a drone with foldable arms, and last week GoPro did t...

Why Social Media Traffic is the Key to Conversion

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blog.loginradius.com - Hate to break it to you guys but SEO is not the only means of traffic generation out there, and if you’re focusing solely on search traffic, you’re missing out. Social media has evolved from an eng...

Like Apples To Oranges! All Of The Updates From Apple’s Big 2016 Reveal – stupidDOPE

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stupiddope.com - The good folks over at Apple are certainly no strangers to tech. We’ve all been patiently awaiting the return of Apple, and their latest creations; which we unveiled yesterday at Apple’s annual con...

Test Drives! The 2016 Lexus GS450h F Sport Hybrid – stupidDOPE

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stupiddope.com - The good folks over at Lexus are no strangers to luxury and stunning design. We recently had the opportunity to spend a week behind the wheel of one of their most advanced rides to date, the 2016 L...

Most Loveable Brands in Australia Revealed - Power Retail

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powerretail.com.au - They say love makes the world go round. And Australians haven’t been shy in proclaiming their love on social media for the world to see, love for their favourite brands that is, according to NetBas...

Trump supporters share secret code for racist slurs and hate on Twitter to avoid suspension

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au.news.yahoo.com - Trump supporters have created their own code words for racist and hateful slurs to prevent their social media profiles being suspended when posting comments online. A chart has been uncovered onlin...