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Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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The New Ways to Beat a Language Barrier

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travelandleisure.com - English is pretty prevalent, but it's hardly ubiquitous. It's not even the most widely-spoken language (that's Mandarin). Fortunately, you don't have to be fluent in foreign tongue to break the lan...

Microsoft Azure becomes Egnyte’s favourite cloud

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cbronline.com - Egnyte is making Microsoft Azure its primary cloud partner. The move to more closely align with what is essentially a rival offering appears to be a way for Egnyte, an enterprise file-sharing and c...

Delete Your Yahoo Account

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theintercept.com - There’s no good reason to have a Yahoo account these days. But after Tuesday’s bombshell report by Reuters, indicating the enormous, faltering web company designed a bespoke email-wiretap service f...

Google's ambitious Pixel phones are good enough to make you forget the Nexus

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mashable.com - Google's new Pixel phones may be its most ambitious smartphones to date. The devices, home to Google Assistant and what Google says is the best smartphone camera ever, are the company's first to l...

Yahoo secretly scanned customer emails for U.S. intelligence: sources

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reuters.com - SAN FRANCISCO Yahoo Inc last year secretly built a custom software program to search all of its customers' incoming emails for specific information provided by U.S. intelligence officials, accordin...

Learn to Identify and Protect Yourself From Phishing Scams (Infographic)

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adweek.com - News about cybersecurity is often full of doom for businesses and consumers, with frequent leaks, high-profile data breaches, and ever more sophisticated hackers. However, October is Cybersecurity ...

What Is Brand Identity? – Learn The 5 Steps To Success - Brainy Marketer

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brainymarketer.com - When it comes to setting up a business, one of the most important things to do is learn what is brand identity and how you can grow a successful brand online. No matter the size of your business, t...

Here's everything you missed at Tuesday's Google event

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mashable.com - Google's product announcement in San Francisco Tuesday centered on the company's answer to Amazon's Alexa and Apple's Siri: Google Assistant. SEE ALSO: Pixel is here: Follow Google's event live Th...

If Google just bested the iPhone, it needs to troll Apple harder

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mashable.com - As is often the case with Google, the product was way more impressive than the presentation. At its #MadeByGoogle event in San Francisco Tuesday, the search and software giant tried valiantly to ma...

4chan is running out of money—and Martin Shkreli wants to help out

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arstechnica.com - 4chan, the infamous message board whose users once labelled it "the asshole of the Internet," is nearly out of money and will have to take drastic action if it wants to survive, according to its ne...

Base wants to compete with the big boys in the CRM artificial intelligence game

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techcrunch.com - Base isn’t the biggest player in a crowded CRM market by any means, but it’s not shying away from a fight with industry giants like Salesforce, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. This week it introduced Ap...

What to expect from Google’s October 4 Pixel and hardware event

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techcrunch.com - Google’s big October event is tomorrow, and rumors suggest we’ll see a ton of new hardware unveiled, including new Pixel smartphones running stock Android (replacing the Nexus lineup of devices). T...

MasterCard launches its ‘selfie pay’ biometric authentication app in Europe

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techcrunch.com - MasterCard is moving from trials of facial biometrics for payment authentication, including one in the U.S. and Canada launched earlier this year, to its first proper rollout of what is colloquiall...

VMWare AirWatch announces support for smart glasses

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techcrunch.com - Turns out Dreamforce isn’t the only enterprise conference going on this week. VMware is also holding its at AirWatch Connect conference in Atlanta, and today it announced support for enterprise sma...

6 Essential Tips to Create More Valuable Content

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jeffbullas.com - Quality content may mean different things to different people. In real life, there’s no hard definition. In one instance, readers may find short, focused content that answers one specific question ...

Guccifer 2.0 posts DCCC docs, says they’re from Clinton Foundation

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arstechnica.com - WikiLeaks celebrated its tenth anniversary today with a tease of a release of documents that would damage presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. But when Julian Assange failed to release anything ...

Google’s phone strategy is a study in contradictions

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arstechnica.com - Today, Google officially announced something that the tech world has known for a few months: it's launching a pair of high-end Pixel-branded smartphones, killing the Nexus program, and competing mo...

31 Tools and Apps Professional Freelancers Can’t Live Without in 2016

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writingcooperative.com - The struggles of being a freelance writer are real. Outside the confines of an office job, they are left to their own devices. While it is this very freedom and flexibly that lead many to take on t...

Amazing Mobile Marketing Strategy & Statistics for Digital Marketers [Infographic]

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socialmediatoday.com - WEBINARS SOCIAL NETWORKS Twitter Adds New Periscope Display Option for Twitter Profiles 3 Questions to Consider When Using Instagram’s Comment Moderation Tool Messaging Apps, Dark Social and Custom...

Messaging Apps, Dark Social and Customer Service Bots

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socialmediatoday.com - It’s official - the top four instant messaging applications now have more active monthly users than the top four social networks, and because of this, brands are scrambling to get a strategy in pla...

WhatsApp is going all “snapchatty” on us with latest update - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It seems that for messaging, social media, and photo sharing apps, the standard they’re trying to emulate is what Snapchat has been doing for the past year or so. We’ve seen Facebook Messenger, Ins...

Galaxy Note 7 (revised) get updated Unicode 9 emojis - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Which is more important, your smartphone not exploding or new emojis? Well hopefully, for those owners of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 that have gotten their revised devices already, they don’t have t...

Facebook Marketplace launches in four countries so you can easily buy and sell - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Facebook as a social media platform is not going anywhere. It sure is crazy nowadays what with all the politicking. The network is just gonna get used and abused especially before and after the ele...

Baidu’s TalkType app is a voice-centric keyboard for your smartphone - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Despite all the different virtual keyboards available in the app market which makes life a little bit easier for you when you’re using your smartphone’s small screen, it still is challenging. And s...

7 Tips to Get The Most From Your Marketing Efforts on Twitter

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binkd.com - Many brands are now using social media as a medium to share and broadcast their messages and promotions to a larger audience and; why not, as most people are now getting their news and information ...

First Watch Partners with SparkFly for Improved Customer Engagement Data

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loyalty360.org - First Watch, a growing chain of more than 180 restaurants that specializes in breakfast, brunch, and lunch took a big step toward elevated customer engagement on Wednesday. This is because the rest...

Capturing Accurate Customer Data Keys Customer Loyalty Efforts for Chicago Cubs

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loyalty360.org - One of the key tenets of the job description for Kelly Linstroth, Assistant Director of Relationship Marketing for the Chicago Cubs, revolves around customer data and its impact on customer loyalty...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

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...

Adlet: Advertising Platform for Bloggers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Ms. “Emma Coles”, CEO of the UK-based start-up “adlet.co” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Adlet is an online advert...

Scoopinion.com: A Web-Based Application that Turns Your Browser into a Learning Magazine - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Scoopinion builds your personal magazine by matching what people like you have read well and you haven’t. It’s an effortless way to make the news good for yourself and the community. As per Mr. Kos...

Wob.io: An Online Jukebox that was Designed with the Express Aim of Being Simple and Easy to Use - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored online radio per user, and lets you connect with artists and friends. According to Mr. Alp; Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailor...

CMS2CMS : A CMS Migration tool . - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - CMS2CMS is the web based service that helps to move content from the existing CMS to a new one easily and fast. Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Ruslan Savchyshyn'; Director and Founder in ...

Label 59: A Web-Based Application that Requires No Coding Skills and That Helps you to Label Anything Interactively on your Own in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Label 59 is a web application that helps you to label anything interactively on your own in minutes. It is ideal for creating engaging presentations that have interactive labels attached to them. “...

MonitorBacklinks.com: An Easy Backlink Checker Tool that Notifies you via Email or in your Changelog if Someone Removes your Links or Makes them Nofollow - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Monitor Backlinks looks to replace the notepad and spreadsheets that SEOs use to keep track of their backlinks, checking their status regulary and notifies when they get removed or nofollowed. “Mon...

MarTech Today: Demandbase's AI-powered DemandGraph, the newest Adobe-Microsoft partnership & the AMP firehose

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marketingland.com - Here’s our daily recap of what happened in marketing technology, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. From Marketing Land: Demandbase adds AI-powered DemandGraph to genera...

Marketing Day: #MadeByGoogle hardware event, holiday retail forecast & more

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marketingland.com - Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web. How has the rise of mobile changed the way people view Google SERPs? Cont...

Introducing Pixel, our new phone made by Google

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blog.google - And as a special bonus for Pixel owners, we’re including free unlimited storage for original quality photos and videos at full resolution in Google Photos. Pixel ships with the newest Android opera...

Why Snapchat, Facebook and Other Platforms Are Trying to Shed the 'Social' Label

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adweek.com - There was a point four years ago when marketing agencies—that sprouted up thanks to the explosion of social media—didn't want to be identified any longer as purely "social" practitioners. They cont...

Google Debuts TV Spots for New Smartphone and Virtual Reality Headset

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adweek.com - Google just unveiled a Silicon Valley armada of products under one uniting flag: artificial intelligence. Today at its keynote presentation, the tech giant unveiled a number of new devices: the fir...

Using Your Personal Website To Land A New Job

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hostgator.com - What’s the first thing you do when you start looking for a job? If your first response is to update your resume, work your professional contacts, or sign up for some job fairs, you’re on the right ...

How to Maximize Your AdWords ROI

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wordstream.com - “Increase conversions, reduce spend.” - Every AdWords user. Ever. In an ideal world, spending less to make more would be a cinch. There would be chocolate fountains on every street corner. Student ...

The Three Marketeers: Choosing Your Weapons For Digital Marketing Success

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askaaronlee.com - The world of business isn’t all magical adventures. Gaining success in the modern arena requires hard work, especially when it comes to crucial elements like marketing. But that doesn’t mean you ca...

Trump backers realize they’ve been played as WikiLeaks fails to deliver October surprise

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washingtonpost.com - "We have on schedule, and it's a very hard schedule, all the U.S. election-related documents to come out before Nov. 8," Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said in a video news conference on Oct. 4. ...

Are We Becoming A #hashtag World?

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sd-entrepreneur.com - With all the different Social Media Platforms out there like the ones named above, marketers and businesses are looking for ways to curate content and reach a target market of group of people via #...

YouTube Allows Influencers, Creators to Add ‘Includes Paid Promotion’ Disclaimer

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adweek.com - YouTube came up with a solution to the confusion over whether content from influencers is advertising. Product manager Muli Salem announced in a blog post that the Google-owned video site is allowi...

Creating Universal Windows Apps With React Native – Smashing Magazine

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smashingmagazine.com - React.js1 is a popular JavaScript library for building reusable UI components. React Native2 takes all the great features of React, from the one-way binding and virtual DOM to debugging tools3, and...

Google expected to unveil new phones at San Francisco event

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reuters.com - Alphabet Inc's Google is expected to unveil new smartphones at an event on Tuesday, the company's latest effort to sell consumers on a Google-branded device and to challenge Apple Inc at the high e...

Here's where Europe's grads want to work

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money.cnn.com - Google (GOOGL, Tech30) has just been named the most attractive employer among European engineering and IT students, beating out former no. 1, IBM (IBM, Tech30). The annual ranking from Universum, a...