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Wednesday, November 2, 2016

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Stolen emails reveal a tight relationship between Google's Eric Schmidt and the Clintons

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uk.businessinsider.com - A newly published batch of stolen emails shows a close relationship between Google and members of Hillary Clinton's campaign staff. The private emails were apparently stolen from John Podesta, Hill...

Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Are Targeting Windows

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fortune.com - Microsoft said that a hacker group linked to Russia as well as recent breaches of U.S. political parties and campaigns is using a previously unknown flaw in Windows software to conduct computer net...

Privacy Vs Security In A Big Data World - Brand Quarterly

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brandquarterly.com - I still haven’t decided if Edward Snowden is a hero, a traitor, or a schmuck. I watched Citizenfour, the documentary that captures his story in real time, thinking it would help me figure it out, ...

Atlas Recall, a search engine for your entire digital life, gets an open beta and $20M in backing

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techcrunch.com - Computers have perfect memories. So why is it so hard to find stuff on them? Probably because our own memories don’t work the same way. Atlas Recall aims to fix that with “one search to rule them a...

Silvair raises $12 million Series A to light up your (retail) life

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techcrunch.com - When we last left Polish smart lighting company Silvair they were working on a way to create a Bluetooth mesh network between you, your kettle, your lightbulbs, and countless other devices in the h...

Support Ended for Eclipse Android Developer Tools

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android-developers.blogspot.com - With the release of Android Studio 2.2, the time has now come to say goodbye to the Eclipse Android Developer Tools. We have formally ended their support and development. There's never been a bette...

Motorola’s Connect Coin wearable to be released in Asia soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re the type of person who’s always forgetting things or if you feel like you have to keep track of your important belongings, then Motorola’s newest wearable, the Connect Coin, may just be t...

The Complete Guide to Facebook Video Ads

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wordstream.com - If you're one of the 1 billion active users on Facebook, then you’ve likely noticed a recent surge of video content taking over your News Feed. And if you’re anything like me, you’ve found this con...

Adobe’s Typekit subscription service now lets you buy individual fonts, too

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techcrunch.com - Typekit, the font subscription service Adobe acquired back in 2011, always offered an all-you-can-use model for accessing the thousands of fonts in its library. That model isn’t going away, but in ...

To IP or not to IP, that is the question

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techcrunch.com - Ankit Jain is the Vice President of Special Projects at SimilarWeb; he joined via the acquisition of mobile intelligence startup Quettra, which he founded and led as CEO. Prior to that he was the H...

Amazon rolls out Rapids, a chat style reading app for kids

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techcrunch.com - Rapids is a cute new kids app from Amazon using a playful chat style to help kids ages seven to twelve enjoy reading. A lot of kid’s reading apps are a take on the traditional storybook and Amazon ...

LastPass on mobile is now free

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techcrunch.com - LastPass, the password manager owned by LogMeIn, is making a core component of its service free. LastPass helps improve password security by allowing users to generate random passwords and storing ...

Harnessing mobile technologies will help the next generation vote

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techcrunch.com - Maram Abdelhamid is the founder and president of Liberty and Access for All, a nonprofit dedicated to training and mentoring young leaders from traditionally underrepresented communities. With one ...

Adobe previews its next-gen photo editor

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techcrunch.com - At its MAX conference, Adobe today previewed Project Nimbus, a new cloud-native, Lightroom-like photo editor that takes away a lot of the complexity of Adobe’s flagship photo-managing and editing a...

Adobe updates its Creative Cloud apps

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techcrunch.com - Adobe is hosting its annual MAX conference for its creative community in San Diego this week. Unsurprisingly, the company is using this event, which will feature keynotes by the likes of Quentin Ta...

DJI sends invites for November 15 event, Inspire 2 likely to debut

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techcrunch.com - It seems DJI is about to announce the next generation of the Inspire drone. The company recently sent invites for a November 15 event in LA with the tagline of Control / Create, clearly a nod to th...

Spotify acquires Preact to boost its subscriber story

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techcrunch.com - Spotify — the music streaming service with 40 million paying subscribers — has made an acquisition that it hopes will help it hold on to them, and build up those numbers against encroaching streami...

LinkedIn plots a place on the economic graph, launches Salary to chart what we earn

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techcrunch.com - LinkedIn — the professionally-oriented social networking platform that’s being acquired by Microsoft for $26.2 billion — has made a play to build what it refers to as “the economic graph“, a concep...

Carrobot joins the aftermarket HUD fray

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techcrunch.com - If you want to add a head-up display (HUD) to your car, you’ve certainly got choices. In addition to Navdy and its Chinese clone Roav, Carrobot launched in October to bring its eye-level interface ...

Discord chief executive on distribution and the importance of the PC in gaming

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techcrunch.com - Jason Citron is the founder and chief executive of the in-game messaging service Discord. The global video game industry is exploding in popularity. Companies such as ESPN, Activision Blizzard, and...

Apple opens up about new MacBook Pro in exclusive interview

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independent.co.uk - Last week, Apple launched its latest MacBook Pro laptops. They are deluxe, powerful machines with innovations including the Touch Bar, where the top row of function keys is replaced by a touch-sens...

Modern Warfare Remastered: A flawless mix of spectacle, statement, and story

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arstechnica.com - Almost a decade later, it’s easy to forget that Infinity Ward took a risk that ranks alongside that of the original iPhone. Skipping the 20th Century entirely, Modern Warfare transported players to...

Adobe gets collaborative, introduces new photorealistic 3D design tool

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arstechnica.com - Adobe's annual MAX conference kicked off in San Diego today, with the company showcasing new apps, new features for old apps, and more powerful cloud services. Project Felix is a new kind of graphi...

Android for Work’s demo mode lets mere mortals try out the service

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arstechnica.com - Android for Work—Google's enterprise-focused dual-persona mode for Android—is a great solution for BYODers that need to keep work and personal data separate. Enable it and Android leverages the mul...

7 Ways to Easily Increase Your Reach on Facebook | SEJ

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searchenginejournal.com - Facebook: the platform that has been reconnecting us with friends and family for more than 10 years. Yes, you got that right, Facebook has been around for more than ten years and every year the com...

Don’t Make These 5 Fatal Social Media Marketing Mistakes in 2017 | Simply Measured

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simplymeasured.com - Social media marketing mistakes – no matter how minor – can cancel out whatever your business has been doing right. Give your competition a run for their money, and maximize your ROI by avoiding th...

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's Bold Plan For The Future Of Facebook

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fastcompany.com - I’m killing time in the Frank Gehry–designed Building 20, whose signature feature is its soaring 434,000 square feet of open space, the latest addition to Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, Californi...

Instagram tests shoppable photo tags

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techcrunch.com - Instagram wants you to shop without always having to interrupt your scrolling with a browser window. That’s why today it will start showing shoppable tags on photos from 20 retail brands like Kate ...

Google discloses Critical Windows Zero-Day that makes all Windows Users Vulnerable

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thehackernews.com - Google has once again publicly disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in current versions of Windows operating system before Microsoft has a patch ready. Yes, the critical zero-day is unpatched and is ...

How to Build Technology that Feels Like a Friend

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inc.com - Recently, I needed to book a lunch meeting. To help coordinate, I asked Amy to assist and cc'd her on the email. "Amy," I wrote, "please help us find a time to meet. Let's plan for sushi at Tokyo E...

Omate intros Yumi robot that speaks the language of Alexa - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Zenbo isn’t the only robot you can see in any geek’s smart home. Of course, the ASUS robot is just one and we knew that the moment it was launched, lots of other tech companies have made their deci...

Google Pixel XL charges up to 18watts, Pixel hits 15w only - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Google Pixel and other premium flagship phones released in the market will always be under scrutiny. No thanks to the Note 7 fiasco that got some people in the mobile industry paranoid and afra...

Samsung Keyboard having issues in stock email app of Galaxy S6, S7 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It looks like Samsung’s woes are piling up one after the other. The latest one isn’t batteries catching on fire serious, but it is probably very annoying for people, especially those who rely on th...

Passport to CX: Engaging Customers in Travel & Entertainment

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engagementexpo.com - Passport to CX: Engaging Customers in Travel & Entertainment Perhaps no industry is undergoing more change in customer loyalty than travel & entertainment. Thanks to increasingly accessible in-home...

Room In The Moon : Social Travel Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rafael Dos Santos'; CEO of the – UK start-up “Room in the Moon”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. W...

Pushstartr : Database Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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

Trainoholics : Skill Development Arena - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Sandesh HS'; Founder of the Karnataka – India start-up “TRAINOHOLICS”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted ...

ApprovalQ : Email Project Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sharif Aly”, Aly of the California – USA based start-up “ApprovalQ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

CMYKC : Uniting Creatives Within Local Kansas City - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Abigail Gallagher, Co–founder at the Missouri, USA-based start-up “CMYKC.” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what y...

Rawporter.com: A Mobile Application That Helps People Earn Money for Shooting and Sharing Photos and Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Rawporter helps people earn money for shooting and sharing photos and videos. All items captured with the app or uploaded online are indexed so they become discoverable by search engines and can no...

MeasurableMediaLabs.com: A Company that Conducts Advertising Case Studies for Online Publishers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - MeasurableMediaLabs.com is the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” for online advertisers by validating the CPM publishers charge in order for publishers to be successful. “MeasurableMediaLabs.com...

BlackBox-BI: A French Start-Up that Provides Easy to Use Affordable Business Intelligence for Companies of all Sizes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - BlackBox-BI makes creating business dashboards easy. From data load to dashboard creation, BlackBox-BI focus is to make each step as easy as possible without compromising on functionality. “BlackBo...

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What ...

WhyWaitTheApp.com: A Mobile Discovery App that Allows Users to Find a Plethora of Info Related to Restaurants & Bars - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - WhyWait is a discovery app that allows users to find the following for restaurants/bars: Happy Hours, Deals, Events, Menus, Images and Social Media Integration. “WhyWait” is a discovery app that al...

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have condu...

Vertical Method : Posture Strength For Techies and The Desk-Bound Workforce - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jennifer Davis”, Founder and CEO of the San Francisco- United States based startup “Vertical Method” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is...

Plink.com: A Facebook Credits-Based Loyalty Program - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Plink is a Facebook Credits-based loyalty program that rewards Facebook members for dining and making purchases at their favorite restaurants and stores. As per Mr. Stratz; Plink is a Facebook Cred...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

My Home Needs That : Search Engine Dedicated to Furniture and Homeware - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Adam Pilling”, Foundert at the London – UK based start-up “MyHomeNeedsThat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Brian Zuercher Of VenueSeen On Social Media Photography And Managing Customer Relationships - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Brian Zuercher had a precocious interest in business for a boy from the Buckeye State. He likes his sports, too, but ever since the days of running the school store, the entrepreneurial path has be...