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Monday, October 10, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

Why Google A.I. is the last user interface

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computerworld.com - Star Trek got it right: In the future, we'll use computers by talking to them. Google held an event this week and new hardware got most of the attention. Google unveiled a couple of Google-built Pi...

Hands-on with the HP Elite x3 now available at Microsoft Stores

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blogs.windows.com - Today, the HP Elite x3 goes on sale in Microsoft Stores. We’re taking a closer look and giving you an overview of some of the benefits the HP Elite x3 offers. Announced at Mobile World Congress, th...

Bungling humans and systems failures outshine cyber attacks, say infosec bods

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arstechnica.co.uk - Systems failure and human error account for vastly more communication outages than cyberattacks—so says Europe’s cyber security agency. National telecoms regulators are required by law to report ma...

I ditched Android for an iPhone 7, and I'm not sorry

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mashable.com - These are the questions I wanted to answer as I peeled back the plastic film on my new iPhone 7 — a device meant to replace my potentially explosive Galaxy Note7 after I'd spent years as a devoted ...

If you still have a Samsung Note7 in Australia, here's what to do

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mashable.com - On Tuesday local time, Samsung halted sales and exchanges of its ill-fated Galaxy Note7 smartphone until further notice. In a statement, the company cited customer safety as its "top priority." Sam...

Apple Watch reportedly banned from UK cabinet meetings

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mashable.com - If your computer and your smartphone can be hacked by nefarious foreign hackers, maybe you should also be worried about your Apple Watch. That appears to be the going logic in UK government as cab...

Deepgram’s speech search engine is now free for journalists until Election Day

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techcrunch.com - During a contentious election filled with accusations of lies and denials, not to mention overworked fact-checkers, a company that can help journalists more easily find soundbites in audio recordin...

Workplace (Formerly Facebook at Work) Officially Launches Worldwide

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adweek.com - Facebook announced the global availability of Workplace–long-awaited, long-tested and formerly known as Facebook at Work–at an event in London Monday. Workplace brings traditional Facebook features...

Hey Samsung, are the replacement Galaxy Note7's safe or not?

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mashable.com - I've about had it with Samsung. The company is taking its sweet diddly time communicating whether or not replacement Galaxy Note7 phones are safe or unsafe. As always is the case with Samsung, the ...

Did Zuckerberg Just Announce The Metaverse At OC3?

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huffingtonpost.com - "We are in virtual reality right here at Oculus Connect!" On October 6, after days of mounting hints and rumors, Mark Zuckerberg took the stage at Oculus Connect 3 in San Jose, CA with big news to ...

4 Ways to Broadcast on Facebook Live That Fit Any Budget : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Regardless of budget, you can produce live videos that engage your audience and help you stand out from the competition. In this article, you’ll discover what you’ll need to create your own Faceboo...

Don’t buy a Galaxy Note 7—and return yours if you already have

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arstechnica.com - When we review phones, we do our best to tell you everything you need to make a smart purchase. We talk about the underlying tech, too, but in the end, people usually read a review because they eit...

Anker is launching a Navdy clone

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techcrunch.com - Watch out, Navdy. Here comes Anker. The Chinese consumer electronic brand is about to release an in-vehicle heads-up display that appears to be similar in design and execution to the Navdy. The pro...

Floodgate’s Mike Maples on what makes category kings

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techcrunch.com - Harry Stebbings is the founder and host of The Twenty Minute VC , an independent podcast focused on venture capital. Category leaders usually capture 70-80% of the profits in their market, which is...

Online music and audio recording studio Soundtrap scores $6M Series A

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techcrunch.com - Soundtrap, a cloud-based music and audio recording platform, has raised $6 million in Series A funding. Nordic VC firm Industrifonden led the round, with participation from an array of existing inv...

A 3D upgrade that could make you care about Microsoft Paint again

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techcrunch.com - It’s hard to remember a time when Microsoft Paint wasn’t shorthand for something ham-handedly drawn on a free computer art program. And the while, the software giant has upgraded the app with some ...

Glisser closes $1M seed to spice up PowerPoints with interactivity

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techcrunch.com - Glisser, a London-based startup on a mission to end tedious presentations by letting presenters include real-time polls and Q&As, has closed a $1 million seed round. Its web-based platform also sup...

Samsung confirms ‘adjusting’ Note 7 production in wake of new incidents

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techcrunch.com - This is probably about as close to a full confirmation of last night’s reporting that Samsung has temporarily halting production of the Galaxy Note 7. In another cautiously worded statement issued ...

Instagram, Snapchat & how my love for photos has changed!

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om.co - Kevin Abosch, a photographer and a creative artist friend of mine happened to be in New York, just like me. In between our heavily packed schedules, we met for a quick coffee and caught up with eac...

5 Brands With an Awesome Visual Identity

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tenfold.com - *This article was written by Anna Guerrero, a growth marketer for Canva With social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and now Snapchat, creating a visual identity has become more i...

Galaxy Note 7 recall, Part 2: Samsung admits replacement units are unsafe

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arstechnica.com - Samsung has just released a public statement telling customers to return all Galaxy Note 7s, even the replacement units distributed during what we will now have to call the "first" Galaxy Note 7 re...

Hillary Clinton vs. Donald Trump on broadband: She has a plan, he doesn’t

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arstechnica.com - The 2016 presidential election is likely to have a major impact on how the US government tries to expand broadband deployment and how it regulates Internet service providers. But while we have a pr...

How to Use Reddit in Your Social Media Strategy - DreamGrow

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dreamgrow.com - If you’re looking for a new marketing channel, Reddit is your best choice. The platform hosts content published by a vast network of users. In total, it attracts almost 164 million unique visitors ...

The One Reason Your Amazing Blog Post Hasn’t Gone Viral (and 8 Things You Can Do About It)

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problogger.net - This is a guest contribution from ProBlogger Expert Kelly Exeter. So you’ve written an AMAZING blog post; one you know contains everything it needs to go viral: You put it out into the world and th...

Branding Once Meant Logos. Today, It Means AI

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fastcodesign.com - When was the idea of a brand born? Maybe it’s always been with us—or even before us. That's the argument on display at Like Me: Our Bond with Brands, an exhibit curated by the creative consultancy ...

LinkedIn Profile Guide: The Ultimate Visual Guide to Mastering LinkedIn

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marketingtechblog.com - We’ve already published a couple of infographic guides on LinkedIn Profiles, including Linkedin Profile Tips and Optimizing a LinkedIn Profile for Social Selling, but this Ultimate Cheat Sheet from...

How to Create More Exposure Using LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how your business can get more out of LinkedIn? Want to make sure you’re maximizing your LinkedIn presence? LinkedIn has a number of features that will work together to promote your busin...

Facebook Just Revealed the New Oculus Headset. Here's How It Can Beat Google

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inc.com - Soon after Facebook bought Oculus VR for $2 billion back in 2014, Mark Zuckerberg declared he wanted to take virtual reality mainstream. Now's he's making a big move toward that goal. Zuck revealed...

iOS 10: What it means for email marketing

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loyalty360.org - With the recent release of iOS 10 comes a new “feature” to the native mail app – a grey bar at the top of every email that tells consumers if an email message is from a mailing list, with a link to...

On Choosing a Tech Platform to Track Your Customer Behavior

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futureofbusinessandtech.com - Brands are challenged with regard to how they understand and manage dramatic shifts in customer behaviors, how to differentiate themselves in increasingly overcrowded marketplaces, as well as how t...

Customer Engagement Research Shows Marketing Efforts More Effective on “Premium” Websites

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loyalty360.org - Customers are more receptive to video ads on DCN premium publisher websites. This new statistic comes as a result of follow-up research stemming from comScore’s “The Halo Effect,” a report released...

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...

The ins, outs and industry effects of Apple’s Limit Ad Tracking changes

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marketingland.com - Apple’s iOS 10 update was a huge shot across the bow in the mobile advertising world. Apple rolled out search ads in the iOS App Store to all US users, but another updated feature has put search ad...

IAB’s first report on VR/AR surveys the terrain for marketers

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marketingland.com - As reality becomes virtual, augmented, and spherical, marketers are eager to get involved. To help set the stage, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) is out with its first report on the subjec...

The mobile wallet could grow up to become a real marketing channel

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marketingland.com - “Mobile wallet” conjures up the virtual equivalent of a worn leather billfold harboring credit cards, coupons, boarding passes, and discount cards. But that’s only because its name is borrowed from...

Airwalk Design : Pinterest For Designers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Daniel Schwarz'; Founder & CEO of the London-based start-up “Airwalk Design”. Below, is the full interview that we have con...

Talk.io A New Way To Meet People - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Tomasz Dominiak'; Project Manager / CEO of Talk.io in Warsaw. Talk.io (http://www.talk.io) is a new product designed for anyone who wants to break free fro...

Trendii : Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Christopher Latter”, Co-Founder at London – UK based start-up “Trendii” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

Facebook tests ads in Groups, its next potential cash cow

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s latest trick to earn more revenue without drowning the News Feed is to serve ads to the 1 billion users of its Groups feature. After people reported seeing notices that “We’re testing ad...

KillerStartupsDesigns.com: A Website that Features Daily Start-Ups Based on Strict Aesthetic Standards - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - KillerStartupsDesigns features ONE startup daily that meets strict aesthetic standards and that is reviewed by a highly experienced Web/Graphic designer. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

Backed by Big Brands, Facebook Is Taking On Slack in the Workplace Communication Space

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adweek.com - After 18 months of tests with businesses like Weber Shandwick, Facebook has opened Facebook Workplace—formerly known as Facebook for Work—to all organizations. In a blog post, Facebook said 1,000 b...

[Quick tip] How to Use Search Console To Improve & Increase CTR

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seosmarty.com - Note from Ann: You may have noticed that I seldom publish guest tips, only when they are very practical and to the point. This one is useful and many website owners overlook this. Even if your webs...

Seattle Entrepreneurs Explain Why Small Business Websites Matter

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hostgator.com - Connecting with customers is the key to business survival and growth, but many small businesses stay hidden because of misinformation. A report released earlier this year by Clutch found that 46% o...

Does finding that micro-moment feel like chasing fireflies? Here are 9 data points that will help you catch them.

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searchengineland.com - Getting the attention of today’s consumer is harder than ever before. They are on multiple devices, accessing numerous forms of media. Their paths to purchase are as varied as flavors of ice cream....

The No-BS Guide to Increasing Engagement on Your Website

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jeffbullas.com - It’s probably easier to build your own website than it is to get an oil change for your trusty car. Well, almost… With the multitude of website building platforms, plug-and-play components and host...

Google+ Profile and Google Brand Page Marketing

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sd-entrepreneur.com - When Google announced last week that they’ll be starting to roll out Search Plus your World, it became more evident that search is shifting towards a simpler way of retrieving data for their users ...

FULL TEXT: Interview with Globe CEO, Ernest Cu

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business.inquirer.net - It’s not often that one gets to sit down with the CEO of a large company and get his opinions on current issues. Last Friday INQUIRER.net had the opportunity to have a chat with Globe CEO and Presi...

Verizon may shift holiday marketing away from Note 7: spokeswoman

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reuters.com - NEW YORK Verizon Communications Inc, (VZ.N) the largest U.S. wireless carrier, may shift marketing away from Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's (005930.KS) troubled Galaxy Note 7 mobile phone heading int...

Samsung halts Note 7 production after new fire scare: source

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reuters.com - SEOUL Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) has suspended production of its flagship Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, a source said on Monday, after reports of fires in replacement devices added to the ...

Nvidia Corporation's Automotive Business: 3 Things You Need To Know

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fool.com - NVIDIA's (NASDAQ: NVDA) stock price is up more than 150% over the past 12 months, partially on the company's prospects in the automotive business. The company already supplies automakers withgraphi...