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Sunday, November 27, 2016

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TECHNOLOGY

Locky ransomware uses decoy image files to ambush Facebook, LinkedIn accounts

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arstechnica.co.uk - A low-tech but cunning malware program is worrying security researchers after it started spreading rapidly in the past week through a new attack vector: by forcibly exploiting vulnerabilities in Fa...

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them) - The Buffer Blog

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blog.bufferapp.com - Every so often, a new social media platform emerges to capture our attention (Peach) or become part of our daily lives (Snapchat). The social media tools landscape can be just as fascinating — and ...

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twitcasting.tv - Ew4wKo's Live Duration: | Max Live Viewers : 0 | About 5 minutes ago | Device : iPod touch | Embed You can embed your live video to your web site. The embedded live video can be played from PCs or ...

Become a superhero in the fight against cybercrime [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Want a career that pays well, offers growth opportunities, and makes a serious difference? Then train to be a network security professional with the Computer Hacking Forensic Investigation and Pene...

This security camera was infected by malware 98 seconds after it was plugged in

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techcrunch.com - Here’s an object lesson on the poor state of the so-called Internet of Things: Robert Stephens plugged a Wi-Fi-connected security camera into his network and it was compromised in… 98 seconds. Step...

How to recruit, hire and retain female engineers

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techcrunch.com - Leaders at tech startups are alarmed by the absence of women from mission-critical roles — software engineering, especially — at their own companies. Their boards are saying, “We gave you the money...

Black Friday online sales to hit a record-breaking $3 billion, over $1 billion from mobile

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techcrunch.com - Black Friday online shopping is continuing to grow, and this Friday was another record-breaking day. According to a new report out this evening from Adobe, which has been tracking e-commerce transa...

The OnePlus 3T makes one of Android’s best bets even better

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techcrunch.com - OnePlus has always been a people pleaser. It’s an impulse grown, in part, from the hardware startups close connection to a tight-knit fanbase. As other new entrants like Le Eco on the smartphone sc...

LeEco’s Le Pro3 is cheap, fast and frustrating

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techcrunch.com - LeEco would like nothing more than to be everything to everyone. The impulse is no better demonstrated than with the company’s grand U.S. debut a few months back, which included everything from pho...

You rarely livestream, but 1M people livechill on Houseparty

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techcrunch.com - Livestreaming doesn’t have to be a big performance or a one-on-one video call. Just ask the one million people who spend 20 million minutes hanging out each day on group video chat app Houseparty, ...

Amplification & the changing role of media

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om.co - For the past few days, I have been thinking about the evolution of what media is and its expanded role in the information ecosystem. What got me thinking was Twitter co-founder and Square CEO Jack ...

Is Social Media Disconnecting Us From the Big Picture?

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nytimes.com - But that’s not what has happened. Zuckerberg’s idealism is belied by his desire to duck responsibility for mediating the content of his site. On Facebook, the political divide has only been entrenc...

People Censor Themselves Online for Fear of Being Harassed

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theatlantic.com - When somebody famous gets harassed online, it usually makes a stir. The comedian Leslie Jones logged off of Twitter this summer after being barraged with racist and sexist tweets. Last year, Zelda ...

Review: Dell’s Kaby Lake XPS 13 isn’t quite good enough to keep its crown

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arstechnica.com - I was a big fan of the Dell XPS 13 in its Broadwell iteration, and the Skylake version of the machine was even better. It was a slim, attractive, comfortable-to-use laptop, and it included two of o...

First drive in the 2017 Audi S3: VW Group’s gateway drug to luxury vehicles

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arstechnica.com - DURHAM, NC—On a crisp morning in October, Audi hosted a coterie of journalists at an unassuming brick building near Durham’s downtown. The building was a “culinary incubator”—essentially a temporar...

Office Depot caught claiming out-of-box PCs showed “symptoms of malware”

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arstechnica.com - Office Depot and its sister retailer OfficeMax have stopped using a technically dubious piece of malware-scanning software after two news services caught the stores recommending costly fixes for PC...

Dark Social - The Marketer's Guide - Portent

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portent.com - If you’re active in field of social media marketing, the term “dark social” has probably floated around your office in recent months. Perhaps you’re deeply entrenched in influencer marketing and yo...

5 Interesting Insights from Buffer’s The State of Social 2016 Report

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toprankblog.com - What does the social media landscape look like in 2017? What networks are going to help me drive awareness, conversation and conversions? What types of content will have the most impact on my audie...

3 Social Media Marketing Mistakes You Might Be Making and How to Avoid Them

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blog.marketo.com - If you stop and think about it, social media is now a constant in almost every aspect of our lives—work, politics, breaking news, keeping in touch with friends, you name it. In fact, the growth in ...

5 Ways to Persuade Via Social Media : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to build trust and influence on social media? Wondering how to tap into social proof? Social proof lets you leverage consumer behavior and feedback to give customers a more authentic pe...

CSS Grid Layout and Comics (as Explained by Barry the Cat)

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webdesign.tutsplus.com - It turns out that CSS Grid is pretty good at laying out online comics, especially if you want your comics to be flexible. In this tutorial we’ll use Barry the cat to demonstrate how to build a resp...

Nicholas Windsor Howard - Dispelling A “Flat Design” Fiction

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nicholaswindsorhoward.com - Droves of the internet’s design writers drink from the same metaphorical watering hole. A cursory search of design industry “buzz phrases,” such as “user experience,” “flat design,” “innovation,” a...

How to Use LinkedIn for Marketing | MarTech

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marketingtechblog.com - We’ve already shared how you can optimize your individual LinkedIn profile, but how about utilizing LinkedIn to network and promote your business online? Those are some staggering numbers and trans...

How to Create and Use Facebook's Dark Posts

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socialmediatoday.com - Facebook advertising is an amazing option for small businesses because it's extremely cost effective and the targeting options are amazing. The most common way that businesses are using Facebook ad...

Facebook’s Stumbles Expose Flaws in Its Plan to Rule Advertising

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wired.com - The internet was supposed to mean a whole new world for the business of advertising. Gobs of data let advertisers become wildly efficient in who they target and how they measure results. Consumers ...

What Is Code? If You Don't Know, You Need to Read This

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bloomberg.com - A computer is a clock with benefits. They all work the same, doing second-grade math, one step at a time: Tick, take a number and put it in box one. Tick, take another number, put it in box two. Ti...

The First Indie Video Game From Cuba and Other Newsworthy Campaigns - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Tech If you’re looking to upgrade your Razr scooter because moving your legs is just not fun anymore, the Immotor Go is perfect for you. Not only can you control it completely from your phone, it h...

KFC Russia Nominated for Customer Experience Award

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engagementexpo.com - The Engagement Expo presented by Loylaty360 features the world’s top brands and will once again honor select organizations and their marketing efforts at the annual Engagement Awards. All the nomin...

Personalized and Sophisticated Customer Experiences Are within Your Retailer’s Reach

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loyalty360.org - You would be hard-pressed to discover a retailer or marketer today that will contest the critical importance of customer data. But not everyone can leverage this analytical tool with the same degre...

Increasing Sales With Personalized Marketing

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loyalty360.org - In today’s “show me you know me” marketing world, it’s imperative that brands understand and engage their shoppers on a personal level with personalized marketing. Obviously, that’s easier said tha...

nspHire : Job Search App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rasheen Carbin”, CMO at the US based start-up “nspHire” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up i...

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...

Pajap: A DIY Mobile Apps Service embedded with a New Technology that Allows you to Create Full Featured 100% Native and Hardware Accelerated Mobile Applications - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Pajap provides an innovative mobile service, which provides new routes in native mobile application development, end user experience and advertising methods. “Pajap” is a DIY mobile apps service wi...

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...

Scoopinion.com: A Web-Based Application that Turns Your Browser into a Learning Magazine - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Scoopinion builds your personal magazine by matching what people like you have read well and you haven’t. It’s an effortless way to make the news good for yourself and the community. As per Mr. Kos...

Cheekd : Mobile Dating App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Lori Cheek”, CEO of the USA based start-up “Cheekd” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is al...

Classified Post : Online Classfied Ad Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Robbie Alvarez”, CEO of the US based start-up “The Classified Post” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1-What is it exactly that you do and what your...

GetEchoed : A Social Platform For People To Act On Their Goals - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Arpita Chakraborty'; Co-founder of the Indian-based start-up “getechoed”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct...

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 ...

San Francisco's Muni transit system hacked, resulting in free rides for all

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mashable.com - The nightmare hacking scenario many have feared has finally happened near the heart of Silicon Valley: a major rapid transit system has been hacked. SEE ALSO: Hacker jailed for stealing nude celeb...

Twitter for Business: 11 Actionable Techniques to Grow 10x Faster - Get More Twitter Followers Boost your Twitter Marketing

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socialquant.net - You read book after book after book, attend dozens of training webinars, and even hire a business consultant, but you don’t feel connected to that conventional wisdom. “Find a gap in the market. Th...

From Good to Great: Tips to Take Your Next Live Event Up a Notch

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contentmarketinginstitute.com - Live events are a staple in many marketers’ arsenals, with 68% of B2B and 59% of B2C marketers including them in their content marketing mix. And any marketer who has been involved in planning an e...

7 Tips To Use Content Marketing And Improve SEO Ranking in 2016

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designhill.com - Given the fact that 62% content marketing professionals take website traffic as a measure of their success and 39% hold the opinion that SEO ranking of their content marketing is crucial, will you ...

Marketing Terms Defined: The Instapage Landing Page Marketing Dictionary [VIDEOS]

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instapage.com - Lovers of the musical film The Sound of Music will not be able to read this line without singing: “Let’s start at the beginning. A very good place to start. When you read, you begin with — A,B,C…” ...

How to Advertise on YouTube without Video

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durac.info - See much more Advertising and marketing & Advertising and marketing 101 videos: You can advertise on the biggest site within Google's Material Network also without video clip. YouTube allows you pl...

Gamification Design: 4 Phases of a Player's Journey

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yukaichou.com - (Below is a manuscript snippet of my book, Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. Please subscribe to the mailing list on the right to order the book when it launches. Th...

25Ft RCA M/Mx3 Audio/Video Cable Gold Plated – Audio Video RCA Cable 25ft

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agent-money.com - 25′ 3-RCA Stereo Audio Video A/V AV Cable Gold PlatedRCA Stereo Audio/Video cables are outstanding for connecting your VCR, DVD, HD-TV, and all other domestic theater audio/video gadget. These exce...

7 Half Mindhacks of Fat Loss: Simple And Easy Tips and Tricks Anyone Can Use to Achieve Their Weight Loss Goals Staying Lean and Fit FOREVER! (Fat Loss Diet, Lose Weight, Fat Loss for Beginners 1)

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Auto dealers sound alarm as Tesla pushes for second Virginia store

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washingtonpost.com - RICHMOND — Don Hall, president of the Virginia Automobile Dealers Association, was making the hard sell. Staring directly into the camera, using the language of war, he urged car dealers to unite a...

Is Social Media Marketing Getting You Down? Our Advice Can Help

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firstadsense.com - Social media marketing gives an indicator of the most popular trends today. You can still have to understand how much success without implementing social media marketing but it’s best to include it...