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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

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Hillary Clinton: The Goldman Sachs Speeches

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orbooks.com - Hillary Clinton’s private speeches to Goldman Sachs, the nation’s leading investment bank, have been a hot button issue throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. It was widely reported that Clinto...

How Google, Apple and Microsoft just saved the PC

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computerworld.com - The long-neglected PC got a massive injection of innovation this week with major announcements from Google, Apple and Microsoft. Each company introduced advancements that users didn't ask for, didn...

Cyber attacks: UK gov’t vows to sink £1.9 billion into new security plan

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arstechnica.co.uk - The UK government has promised to spend nearly £2 billion over the next five years to try to tackle the growing problem of cyber attacks in the country. Recent research suggested that Britain is pa...

Instapaper drops monthly subscriptions

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theverge.com - Instapaper is dropping its monthly subscription and will begin offering its service ad-free to all users. All of Instapaper’s Premium features, including full-text article searches and speed-readin...

Apple is the target of some seriously aggressive shade

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mashable.com - Brands tend to play it safe these days, which leads to a sad lack of inter-company trash talk. Except for Razer. Evidently their marketing department is feeling particularly punchy after the most ...

Java IVR Development Lead - JDL933 #002 | Job Opportunity

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talentdesk.com - Client is looking for a Senior Java IVR expert to develop voice solutions in the contact centers. This candidate is responsible to support all the AOM application, corresponding business transactio...

Samsung's Note 7 recall could be an 'environmental disaster'

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money.cnn.com - Greenpeace is blasting Samsung for failing to detail how it will dispose of the millions of Note 7 smartphones it's recalling around the world. If the South Korean tech company chooses to dump them...

Marc Andreessen joins board of Dialpad, the desk phone killer

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techcrunch.com - Silicon Valley’s most talkative investor will bring his enterprise experience and connections to the makers of UberConference. Office cloud communications startup Dialpad today announced that Marc ...

Primo Toys rolls out Cubetto, a wooden robot that teaches kids to code

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techcrunch.com - A startup called Primo Toys today began online and retail sales of its latest educational product, the Cubetto, a programmable wooden robot for kids as young as 3. The London startup, which is a gr...

Kickstarter launches a livestreaming feature

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techcrunch.com - It was just a matter of time, really. Facebook, Twitter and their ilk have been pushing live streaming in a big way of late, and certainly that brand of interactivity makes sense in the context of ...

Google’s Daydream View VR headset arrives in stores November 10

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techcrunch.com - Google has announced exactly when you’ll be able to get your hands on Daydream View, the new headset it created for Daydream-ready Android phones, including the Pixel and Pixel XL. The View headset...

Horse armor in 2016: Scrutinizing DLC in Gears of War 4, CoD: Infinite Warfare

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arstechnica.com - 'Tis the season for new big-ticket video games, and increasingly, now is also the season for new experiments in DLC and add-on purchases for retail titles. We don't normally spotlight add-on packs ...

Browsers, not apps, are the future of mobile - Inside Intercom

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blog.intercom.com - A common refrain in discussions over the future of mobile is that “eventually, all mobile apps will be iOS or Android apps.” But many of these commentators have a vested interest in helping native ...

WiGig — New Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi Standard Ready to Boost Your Internet Speed in 2017

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thehackernews.com - Get ready for faster Internet because the WiFi you know today is about to change and get much, much faster. The WiFi Alliance, a self-described "worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi...

Google Co-Founder Was Reportedly Spotted in A Flying Car

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futurism.com - Just last week, Uber released a white paper detailing its plans to incorporate vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) to its ridesharing services. While the company acknowledges that it has a long wa...

What to Do in the Face of an Ugly Social Media Crisis

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socialmediatoday.com - No brand wants to find themselves caught up in a social media crisis, but every brand needs to be prepared for it. It’s one of those “hope for the best, prepare for the worst” type things. Like ins...

Alphabet’s Internet Balloons Will Provide High-Speed Wireless Internet to Millions of People in Indonesia

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technologyreview.com - The three largest cellular networks serving Indonesia’s 250 million people are set to get an upgrade from a fleet of stratospheric helium balloons floating 20 kilometers overhead. The Loon balloons...

8 Companies Changing the Social Media Game

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entrepreneur.com - No doubt you’ve got an arsenal of tools to help you leverage social media as part of your marketing strategy. But, like any toolbox, it can get overloaded as you add more and more items. Perhaps it...

5 Digital Marketing Trends That Will Disrupt Your Business

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jeffbullas.com - You have been running your business for a long time. Life is good. Sales are holding up. The admin processes and technology systems are nailed. You have your eye on your competitors and the industr...

The top 101 Top Twitter Tools of 2016

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lilachbullock.com - If you know one thing about me is that I love Twitter, and I love social media tools – and Twitter, thankfully, has a lot of them! Over the years, I’ve tried out as many Twitter tools and apps as I...

Google sends Play Store credits to compensate for the Pixel delay - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We have high expectations about the Google Pixel and Pixel but even if we have our initial review, we’re interested to know how it will survive the stresses of everyday life. This we want to know a...

Samsung announces a slew of new mobile and audio accessories - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung is on a roll. Forget about the explosions and the Note 7 fiasco, the South Korean tech giant is determined to keep its customers by offering cash discounts, new colors, and other deals. Thi...

Project Fi update brings live monitoring of data usage - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re very careful about your data consumption, especially if you’re on a limited plan, you would want a feature that would help you monitor your usage as you, well, use it. If you’re on Projec...

Simple Solutions for the 10 Most Annoying Tech Problems

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realsimple.com - 1. You updated the software on your smartphone, and now it sometimes freezes. “Typically this happens when too many apps are running, using up the phone’s memory,” says technology pro Jason R. Rich...

Here@ : Find New Friend, Love Interest, or Find a Job - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam McCaa”, CEO of the US based start-up “Hereat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is a...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”, Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly ...

Pawn Essentials : Flea Market Meets Google Search - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Luke Makris”, CEO & Founder of the Annapolis – USA based startup “PawnEssentials” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you ...

Fitnescity : Allows Users To Connect With Personal Trainers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Leila Zemrani”, Founder and CEO of the New York – US based start-up “Fitnescity” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

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. “...

Games with Gold: November 2016 - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - It’s a new month, and the start of another chance to snag four free Xbox games! This month’s Games with Gold promotion features a nice mix of games, plus a blast from the past. Reminder: All Xbox 3...

Google creates its own antitrust woes with poor communication over search listings

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searchengineland.com - Did Google deliberately try to reduce the rankings of ProtonMail, a tiny rival to Google’s own Gmail service. Almost certainly not. Even Proton doesn’t seem to believe that. But the case highlights...

Why traditional journalism and social influence are blurring

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businessesgrow.com - At the recent Dell-EMC World event, Dell’s global communications director said that a growing number of people who used to identify themselves as journalists or analysts are identifying themselves ...

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 #...

Google and Microsoft in war of words over bug disclosure

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theguardian.com - Google and Microsoft are in a war of words after the search engine company publicised a critical Windows bug just 10 days after telling the software firm about it. The bug, which allows privilege e...

5 Ways Twitter Moments Can Elevate Your Brand | Agorapulse

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agorapulse.com - Twitter Moments are curated stories made up of tweets that encapsulate current events and happenings around the world. The feature was launched about a year ago to get news and events to users outs...

An honest review of the most boring version of the new MacBook Pro

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mashable.com - Apple’s entry-level 13-inch MacBook Pro would be considered an exciting, if not innovative, laptop, if it wasn’t for the fact that Apple already teased us with the Touch Bar-sporting version. Inst...

Kickstarter adds live video

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mashable.com - The newest place to stream live video is... Kickstarter? The crowdfunding site on Tuesday launched Kickstarter Live, a way for campaigns to stream live video as they fundraise. The live video pla...

3 Ways Your Analytics Data Can Improve Display Ad Performance

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instapage.com - There’s a reason why you’re more likely to die of a heart attack than click on a banner ad. Most display ads end up in front of the wrong audience. Let’s be honest, who is actually going to click o...

Here's a young Steve Jobs giving the best advice on hiring, success and failure

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uk.businessinsider.com - With all the controversy surrounding the new Steve Jobs movie and its portrayal of him as a difficult person, it's sort of interesting to see videos of the real Steve Jobs from his early days. We d...

Hard Time Getting A Deal On Your Car? Look Here For Help!

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carshopping.biz - Car shopping can be dreadful even though the thought of a process that is very exciting for some but frightening for many. Some research can help you ease the process of car shopping less daunting....

Great Auto Repair Tips And Tricks For Your Vehicle

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carshopping.biz - Getting your car fixed can be costly. You will need to pay for car parts and a mechanic to repair the car. Would your life be much easier if you like to be able to do your own auto repairs? The tip...

Amazon's New Early Reviewer Program - CPC Strategy

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cpcstrategy.com - Posted by Leanna Kelly on November 1, 2016 in Amazon Amazon may have banned incentivized reviews from sites like Snagshout, but fortunately, they’re planning a new way to fill the gaping hole where...

The Biggest Cybersecurity Threat is Right Under Our Noses

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huffingtonpost.com - Every day it seems another news breaks about cyber-criminals hacking in and stealing information. Private companies, government agencies, movie studios, political organizations, hospitals…no one is...

Microsoft attacks Google's Windows hack alert - BBC News

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bbc.co.uk - Google's revelation of a security flaw in the Windows operating system has caused anger at Microsoft. Google published details of the yet-to-be-fixed bug on Monday after giving Microsoft a week to ...

The Next Level! The 2016 Toyota Prius 4 – stupidDOPE

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stupiddope.com - When it comes to quality, next level technology and unique design, Toyota is always ahead of the rest. Recently they put us behind the wheel of their latest, and most advanced version of the Prius ...