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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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Here's How Fake Election News Outperformed Real Election News On Facebook

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buzzfeed.com - In the final three months of the US presidential campaign, the top-performing fake election news stories on Facebook generated more engagement than the top stories from major news outlets such as t...

China’s driverless trucks hope to overtake their international rivals

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technologyreview.com - China may be gearing up to pull ahead of the U.S. in the race to overhaul road delivery with fleets of self-driving long-haul trucks. A number of companies are developing automation technologies th...

Canyon

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canyon.com - Conditions of entry for the "Canyon RT&WIN Twitter" online competition 2016 The organiser of the online competition is Canyon Bicycles GmbH (hereinafter known as CANYON), Karl-Tesche-Str. 12, D-560...

The Ultimate Guide for Your Startup Branding to be Consistent Across All Platforms

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growth-hackers.net - 1) Make sure you have the same font across the entire website. This is a no-brainer, but it’s unbelievable how many people skip this step. You might be indecisive between two fonts; if that is the ...

Who is Using Twitter?

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jeffbullas.com - Twitter is the mysterious online cousin to the mobile text message and has always been branded with strange names. Twitter users have often been associated with terms such as Twits, Tweeps and Tw...

The worst fake news stories currently trending on Facebook

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bgr.com - Among the many, many bad things to come out of this election cycle, one that seems to be lingering with a particularly bad odor is the fake news industry. A whole army of websites have risen up to ...

17 Tips to Help Create Better Facebook Live Broadcasts

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socialmediatoday.com - Facebook introduced Facebook Live back in summer 2015, Originally made available only to public figures, the feature was eventually made available to everyone in early 2016. And it's quickly rising...

Bonx brings tunes and talk to the slick and slippery slopes

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techcrunch.com - Electronics and water go together like, well, electronics and water. But how are you going to talk to your friends when you’re knee deep in snow or plunging down a mountainside on a bike? Bonx to t...

Todoist uses machine learning to predict your task due dates

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techcrunch.com - Raise your hand if you’re a bit too optimistic when it comes to planning your day with a to-do list. If you’re like me, chances are you write down too many tasks and always end up with unfinished t...

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is a real-time online collaboratio...

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...

Verizon acquires SocialRadar to buff up MapQuest’s location data

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techcrunch.com - We got word earlier today that Verizon had acquired SocialRadar, a mapping startup founded by Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen that promises to provide its users with far more accurate location...

Google’s Cloud Platform will get GPU machines in early 2017

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techcrunch.com - Google’s Cloud Machine Learning service launched earlier this year and, already, the company is calling it one of its “fastest growing product areas.” Today, the company is announcing a number of n...

Make way for another Slack competitor, Team-One from BroadSoft

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techcrunch.com - Slack may have unleashed a new demand among the working world to have better tools to chat to each other about their projects and more, but it’s also unleashed something else: a torrent of competin...

Amazon Music Unlimited takes on rivals with launch of $14.99/month Family Plan

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techcrunch.com - Amazon Music Unlimited, the company’s recently launched music service offered at a discount to Prime members, is today debuting its own Family Plan. Like its competitors, including Spotify and Appl...

Voice recognition technology is expediting the race to frictionless retail

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techcrunch.com - Qasim Mohammad is a Toronto-based venture capitalist and a member of the investment team at OMERS Ventures. You’re a sales associate at a big-box retailer and a customer just asked whether the late...

Samsung’s latest acquisition could pave the way for its own iMessage-type service

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techcrunch.com - This is a week for Samsung acquisitions, it seems. Fresh from announcing plans to buy audio and auto systems maker Harman for a cool $8 billion, the Korean giant revealed on Wednesday that it is al...

Facebook overhauls ad metrics, admits 4 bugs and errors led to misreported numbers

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has been posting big gains on the back of advertising this year, but it looks like not all is well in the world of ad metrics on the social network. Today the social network admitted that ...

The $5 PoisonTap quickly, completely hijacks even a locked computer’s internet

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techcrunch.com - After I learned of this clever exploit from Samy Kamkar, my poor 2012 MacBook Air looks more vulnerable than venerable: Asleep on the table, its USB ports exposed, it could be hijacked in seconds b...

Halo Neuroscience makes its brain juicing athletic headphones available to all

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techcrunch.com - It’s tough to contextualize a product like Halo Sport, because there really isn’t anything like them out there. They look like your standard pair of over-ear headphones (albeit a bit chunkier than ...

Spotify’s Playlist Potluck is a collaborative playlist for your parties

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techcrunch.com - Spotify’s streaming music service has been at the forefront of figuring out new ways to spark music discovery, in terms of personalized playlists and other recommendations. Now the company is takin...

NextEV isn’t giving up on auto ownership

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techcrunch.com - Padmasree Warrior, CEO of NextEV, took the stage at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show to make a case for car 3.0. Noting the car of the future is likely to be electric and connected is not radical, bu...

Cybric helps developers build more secure applications automatically

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techcrunch.com - These days, application development happens at increasing velocity, and security can be a victim of that speed. Cybric wants to address that issue by providing an automated security check every tim...

Microsoft joins the Linux Foundation

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techcrunch.com - How is this for a surprise: Microsoft today announced that it is joining the Linux Foundation as a high-paying Platinum member. “This may come as a surprise to you, but they were not big fans,” Lin...

The R.Pi IoT Shield adds IoT connectivity to your DIY project

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techcrunch.com - Of all the things in this great green world which we desire, the most important is connection. That’s why the R.Pi IoT family is pretty cool. Built by the team that brought us TinyLab, these clever...

What is Workplace by Facebook? Director Julien Codorniou to tell all at Disrupt, Dec 5-6

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techcrunch.com - TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6! And counting! Grab tickets here. Many speakers have already been announced, but they just keep coming! Next up is Julien Codorniou Director of ‘Work...

Nexar’s vehicle-to-vehicle network will use dash cam AI to prevent accidents

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techcrunch.com - Cars are on their way to pooling their collective smarts, but vehicles that have built-in communication tech and intelligence processing are still a ways off for many. Nexar is a startup hoping to ...

How to Increase Your Productivity and Happiness in 3 Simple Steps

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inc.com - To run a successful business, you have to be able to crank. You have to be able to dig in, put your head down and focus like a laser on completing a specific task. No one and nothing can distract y...

Dishonored 2 review: Simply stunning

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arstechnica.com - My time in Dishonored 2 may have been little more than a free-for-all blood bath of death, destruction, and chaos—but I don't regret a single bit of it. That's the thing about Dishonored 2—the sequ...

Apple’s latest product is a $300 picture book of its hardware designs

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arstechnica.com - Move over, MacBook Pro—there's a new Apple book in town. It's called Designed by Apple in California, and it's a coffee table book filled with pictures of Apple's hardware. The book, like so many o...

8 Effective Tools for Monitoring the Buzz Surrounding Your Brand

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zacjohnson.com - Your customers could be liking, mentioning and tweeting about your brand online, but if you aren’t keeping track of this buzz, you can’t take advantage of it. However, with so many platforms in the...

8 Unconventional Ways to Build Backlinks to Your eCommerce Store - Sellbrite

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sellbrite.com - We sit down with a warm cup of coffee in one hand and a long list of backlink-building tactics in the other. Somewhere in that list is the magical answer to building backlinks to your business site...

5 Instagram Tools for Marketers : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for new tools to improve your Instagram marketing? In this article, you’ll discover five tools to help you manage your presence on Instagram and grow your community. Minter.io gives you in-...

This $5 Device Can Hack your Password-Protected Computers in Just One Minute

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thehackernews.com - You need to be more careful next time while leaving your computer unattended at your office, as it cost hackers just $5 and only 30 seconds to hack into any computer. Well-known hardware hacker Sam...

More Than One-Half of Consumers Prefer Social Customer Service (Report)

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adweek.com - The demand for social customer service is growing. Unfortunately, many brands struggle to meet the rising demands of consumers on social platforms, and there are still some major pain points, inclu...

Are You Wasting Money on Innovation and Design?

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inc.com - Brilliant design can go beyond new market opportunities and break-through products. It can change the world. But companies have sometimes gone too far searching for innovation and great design. The...

5 Reasons Your Readers Aren’t Finishing Your Content

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rightsourcemarketing.com - As a content marketer, I'd like to think people are always completely engrossed by my content, that from the very first word of a blog post or eBook, they’re hooked, that each carefully crafted sen...

Facebook Testing Rooms Feature for Messenger in Australia, Canada

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adweek.com - The Rooms feature in Messenger that Facebook began testing in September has been rolled out to users in Australia and Canada. The social network introduced a stand-alone Rooms application in Octobe...

19 Sales Stats for Email, Phone, Voicemail, and Social Selling | MarTech

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marketingtechblog.com - Sales is a people business where relationships matter as much as the product, especially in the software sales industry. Business owners need someone they can rely on for their technology. They wil...

Xiaomi Mi Mix Durability Test: Scratch, Burn, and Bend - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - JerryRigEverything knows what he is saying when it comes to doing durability tests of new phones. Zach isn’t a fan of Xiaomi phones when it comes to such tests because past models have failed, prom...

eBay app update brings more personalized shopping experience - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - With Black Friday almost upon us, not to mention the upcoming Christmas shopping season, those who prefer to not wade in with the crowd at malls have the option of doing online shopping, which is a...

Lookout Premium Plus offers expanded identity protection and security - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Nobody ever wants their data to be comprised. People pay for security and privacy but sadly, there may still be slip-ups from even the biggest tech companies but there are sure and quick solutions....

Samsung Gear S3 frontier coming to T-Mobile network - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - As the official release date of the Samsung Gear S3 frontier draws near (it’s November 18, in case you didn’t know), T-Mobile has made the official announcement that it will also be carrying Samsun...

Twitter Releases New Features to Fight Harassment—Just in Time

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slate.com - On Tuesday, Twitter announced a new feature in its ongoing fight against harassment and hate speech: an expansion of user’s ability to “mute.” Mute is not an entirely new tool—you’ve long been able...

Experts Say Internet 'Mega' Attacks Are on the Rise

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fortune.com - The phenomenon of hackers knocking websites offline with massive floods of Internet traffic is nothing new. But the pattern of these so-called DDoS attacks (for “distributed denial of service”) is ...

Talking ‘Bout The Generations: Loyalty Marketing in Financial Services

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loyalty360.org - Back To Results P.F. Wilson, Loyalty360, November 09, 2016 Talking ‘Bout The Generations: Loyalty Marketing in Financial Services Loyalty programs are ubiquitous, but in some verticals, they don’t ...

Modernizing Loyalty Programs

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loyalty360.org - James Lanyon, director of strategy at T3, believes that loyalty has “a lot more runway now, meaning there are significantly more opportunities for brands that truly believe in it.” Loyalty360 caugh...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is i...

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...