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Thursday, November 17, 2016

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Exclusive: Apple could make iPhones in US in future: sources- Nikkei Asian Review

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asia.nikkei.com - TAIPEI -- iPhones might one day soon carry "Made in America" labels. Key Apple assembler Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, has been studying the possibility of mov...

Report: Fake election news performed better than real news on Facebook

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usatoday.com - A good rule of thumb: At least Google a news story before you share it. Video provided by Newsy Newslook (Corrections and clarifications: This story was updated to correct the name of the fake news...

Why the Investigatory Powers Act is a privacy disaster waiting to happen

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arstechnica.co.uk - On Thursday, the Investigatory Powers Bill, colloquially known as the Snoopers' Charter, completed its final stage and is set to become law. The legislative process began in March of this year, and...

Tesla Model S P100D will become insanely fast after software update

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mashable.com - Tesla's Model S P100D is already one of the fastest production cars in the world. Announced in August 2016, it goes from 0 to 60 mph in 2.5 seconds (according to Tesla). That's in range with superc...

Google's New App Can Help You Scan Old Family Photos

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fortune.com - Our smartphones can store thousands of photos, making it possible to chronicle years of our lives on a single device. But what about photos captured on film cameras, like Polaroids and old family p...

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...

Barnes & Noble Launches $50 Nook Tablet

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digitalmajority.com - Barnes & Noble basically gave up on making its own hardware a couple of years ago when it decided to team up with Samsung to launch co-branded Nook tablets. Samsung provided its Galaxy Tab tablets ...

Apple will fix iPhone 6 Pluses with touchscreen problems, but it will cost you

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arstechnica.com - If you've been having touchscreen problems with your iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has a fix for you if you're willing to pay for it. The "iPhone 6 Plus Multi-Touch Repair Program" is for phones that are ei...

Google’s DNI fund puts €24M into 124 news projects across Europe

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techcrunch.com - Google’s ongoing effort to fix its reputation in the world of publishing in Europe took another step forward today. The Digital News Initiative, a group formed by the search giant to explore, promo...

Baidu’s self-driving cars begin public test in Wuzhen, China

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techcrunch.com - Internet giant Baidu is fast-forwarding its own self-driving car tests with a new public trial of autonomous vehicles, including cars supplied by Chinese automakers BYD, Chery and BAIC. The public ...

Intel and Disney paint the sky

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techcrunch.com - Intel builds the drones in a facility in Germany. They are designed to be assembled in less than 15 minutes. There are no screws and everything snaps together. Intel will not say how many they’ve b...

Sprinklr acquires LittleBird, a tool for finding experts on anything via Twitter

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techcrunch.com - New York marketing tech firm Sprinklr has acquired Portland-based LittleBird, according to Sprinklr founder and CEO Ragy Thomas. LittleBird was founded in 2011 to help researchers quickly find the ...

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 will be built with Samsung, featuring faster and safer charging

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techcrunch.com - Qualcomm’s got a new chip just over the horizon, built in collaboration with Samsung, utilizing the electronics giant’s 10-nanometer FinFET process that promises to improve performance and energy o...

Tray.io raises a $5m Series A, led by Mosaic Ventures, to sort out the mess in the Cloud

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techcrunch.com - The adoption of the Cloud is booming (of course). But at the same time SaaS services are exploding. That means companies need developer resources to integrate all these inter-locking services. But ...

Apple addresses ‘Touch Disease’ with reduced cost repair for iPhone 6 Plus

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techcrunch.com - Many an iPhone 6 Plus has been struck down by the scourge known as “Touch Disease,” but Apple has not acknowledged the problem was systematic or widespread — until now. In what we have to imagine i...

Apple patent shows Siri inside iMessage to help with scheduling, payments and more

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techcrunch.com - Google’s smart virtual helper Google Assistant is finding its way into everything from the company’s chat app Allo to Pixel smartphones and its Amazon Echo rival, Google Home. Now it appears that A...

Lyft wants more explicit protection of consumer data from NHTSA on self-driving

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techcrunch.com - Lyft has released extended comments regarding the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s guidelines on autonomous driving, released earlier this year. Lyft’s formal comments address a...

My 2c on the iPad vs Mac debate

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om.co - Two of my favorite writers, John Gruber and Ben Brooks are weighing in on the Mac vs iPad debate. It is a highly debated topic, especially in light of the slower release of Mac computers, relativel...

Xiaomi Mi Mix review—This is what the future of smartphones looks like

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arstechnica.com - Smartphone design has stagnated. If you're using Apple as a measuring stick for the industry, we're going to have three years of iPhones that use an identical case design. If you're going by Samsun...

What Are Interstitials, and Are They Hurting Your SEO?

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quicksprout.com - People have been saying “SEO is dead” every since SEO started. But this time, could it be different? Look at what’s happened recently. Google unleashed RankBrain, a machine learning algorithm shift...

Progress Bars vs. Spinners: When to Use Which - UX Movement

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uxmovement.com - How would you feel if you asked someone at the store where an item was and they just stood there? You would probably get frustrated and move on. Users find themselves in this situation when same th...

Create Professional Product Screenshots with Smartmockups - only $14!

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mightydeals.com - Create Professional Product Screenshots with Smartmockups - only $14! Now you can whip up a product screenshot in less than 10 seconds, all without even using Photoshop. Yep, it's a snap with the S...

Android Nougat update for Huawei Mate 8 leaked, use at your own risk - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - With the new Huawei Mate 9 coming with Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box, it’s not that surprising that a Nougat update is also scheduled for the Huawei Mate 8. The Mate 8 was last year’s flagship ...

Google Play Newsstand updates its design, user interface - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If your impression of the Google Play Newsstand is that it is somewhere you can only buy magazines or subscribe to newspapers but it is not something that is personalized or important to your digit...

Razer Kraken USB Gaming Headset at its lowest, 24 hrs only [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Ready to level up your gaming experience? It’s easier than ever when you have the Razer Kraken USB Gaming Headset. It’s valued at $59.99, and is usually marked down to $49.99 via Android Community ...

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...

Render.st: An Easy to Use and Affordable Online Render Farm, with a Great Customer Support - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Render Street is an easy to use and affordable render farm for 3D projects with very good customer support. “Render Street” is a global provider of rendering services. Below is the full interview t...

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...

Cibos : Sports Fan Mobile App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rick Gehman'; President of the Pennsylvania – USA start-up “Cibos”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1...

AbbeyPost : Brand-New Marketplace and Community - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - AbbeyPost is a brand-new marketplace and community designed exclusively for plus size women’s fashion! Shopping is an inherently social activity, but for over 100 million plus size women in the US,...

Ubooly: A Voice Interactive Stuffed Animal Smart Toy Powered by your iPhone or iPod Touch - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world smartest toy. According to Mr. ‘Gloge'; Ubooly is a stuffed animal po...

SPI 240: Tips and Tricks for Getting the Most Out of the Conferences You Attend - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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smartpassiveincome.com - Conferences can be a thrilling, unforgettable way to connect with fellow entrepreneurs and learn from the online business community. But which conferences should you go to? How do you meet other pe...

Site Update: Thurrott Premium by the Month and More - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Now that the initial release of Thurrott Premium is behind us, we’re fine-tuning things and responding to feedback. Case in point: This week’s update, which adds a monthly subscription option, a Pr...

Study Projects Addressable TV Adverting to Explode in Popularity by 2018

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adweek.com - All of that data talk around this year's upfronts is paying off, to the tune of nearly $1 billion in addressable advertising spend this year—and that number is likely to more than double by 2018, a...

Google may pick desktop over AMP page for the mobile-first index

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searchengineland.com - Google has started slowing rolling out the mobile-first index to a small subset of users and with that, we published a large FAQs around the mobile-first index. But one, somewhat, shocking item I l...

Facebook Announces Crisis Response, Charitable Giving Tools at Social Good Forum

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adweek.com - Facebook used its Social Good Forum in New York Thursday to introduce several tools for its users in the areas of crisis response and charitable giving. Vice president of social good Naomi Gleit de...

Amazon Prime Video launches in Australia, in a manner of speaking

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mashable.com - Amazon has entered the video on demand (VOD) arms race in Australia, but the web giant hasn't made much of a fuss about it. Amazon Prime Video was quietly launched to Australian users, ahead of the...

Eero and Alexa let you shut down the Internet with your voice

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mashable.com - Eero, an increasingly popular network extender for the home, is getting a brain transplant. The hardware, which uses attractive white pods and mesh-network technology to extend and boost internet c...

Google bans hundreds behind major Pixel resale scheme

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mashable.com - Google has suspended hundreds of accounts owned by people who took part in a smartphone resale scheme designed to exploit a loophole in sales tax law. The banned accounts had apparently all ordered...

2017 IT Budgets: One-Third Goes To Cloud, Hosting Services - InformationWeek

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informationweek.com - Enterprises are expecting to spend about a third of their total budgets on cloud computing and hosted services in 2017, compared to about 28% currently, according to a new report from 451 Research....

J.K. Rowling just dropped 'Fantastic Beasts' hints on Twitter

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mashable.com - J.K. Rowling is just as excited about Fantastic Beasts as the rest of us. SEE ALSO: 7 magical things you forgot from the 'Fantastic Beasts' Harry Potter textbook On Wednesday evening, as more peopl...

The Blogger's Guide To Landing Page Optimization: Best Practice Tips To Get You Started

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bloggingwizard.com - Starting a new blog is so dang exciting. You have endless themes to choose from, social sharing buttons to decide on and oh, the fun of writing your very first blog post. But when the excitement we...

Search + Social = Online Reputation Management

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biznology.com - I have been doing online reputation management (ORM) for clients since 2003. There’s one thing that everyone who comes to my door has in common, whether it was for NMS, Abraham Harrison, Reputation...

Viesearch Friends of Viesearch - Some of our Lastest Referrers

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viesearch.com - A teen mental health hospital for teens 12-17 providing comprehensive diagnostic assessments and individualized treatment. 174 Views, 31 Incoming, Last incoming on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 Ch...

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Drive More In-Store Sales This Holiday Season

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streetfightmag.com - ’Tis the season for brick-and-mortar businesses to figure out their digital marketing strategies for the holidays, if they haven’t already. With traditional display ads becoming increasingly ineffe...

Digital Transformation Skills Shortage Report - CXO Weekly

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robllewellyn.com - In collaboration with SAP SE, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) published a skills for digital transformation report in November 2015 after gathering data from 81 executives around the world...

Is life logging a waste of time?

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technologyreview.com - The former editor in chief of Wired set off a flurry on Twitter over the weekend when he said a years-long experiment in self-tracking was kaput. After many years of self-tracking everything (activ...

We Have All The Expert Advice On Best Webhosting You Seek

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agentmonhost.com - Many small online businesses tend to choose cheaper web host because they want to keep expenses low. If a web host company is cheaper, that may be an expense that you cannot afford!Keep reading bel...

Maximize Your Marketing Dollars With Great Mobile Marketing

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marketingpromotion.biz - Mobile marketing is very effective when used correctly, but understanding it and creating the right marketing plan can be tricky. There are such a variety of different mobile marketing products fro...

Simple Tips And Advice For Iphone Users

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laptopsandnotebook.com - You may have to own an iphone to know how much they can do for their owners with very little effort. If you’re interested in purchasing an iphone, the piece below is a great resource for informatio...