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Monday, November 28, 2016

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Three urges customers to lobby Ofcom over BT’s spectrum stash

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arstechnica.co.uk - A week on since Three won a minor victory in its airwaves war with the UK's communications regulator—the mobile operator has begun urging its customers to swamp Ofcom with letters to push for limit...

Who Actually Owns Your LinkedIn Profile? - Social-Hire

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social-hire.com - Your LinkedIn profile, contrary to LinkedIn's own user agreement found here and in the video below your profile may actually belong to your employer (along with the connections within it). No, thi...

Hot 'Deals' are the fake news of online shopping, and you're all buying it

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mashable.com - Want to understand the problem of fake news? Want to do it while seeing how much money you just got schemed out of by Google, Amazon, or Facebook? Then take one look at the online holiday shopping ...

5 Crucial Values for Global Brand CMOs

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convinceandconvert.com - The opening line to the Executive Summary of recently released research by The CMO Club, in partnership with Oracle Marketing Cloud, says it all: “There used to be a time when a given brand that wa...

Curved iPhone 8? Apple said to be exploring OLED screens - Video

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cnet.com - Curved iPhone 8? Apple said to be exploring OLED screens A report from The Wall Street Journal says Apple is testing more than 10 different prototypes for the next iPhone, and parts suppliers are b...

Facetune 2 puts a powerful photo editor in your pocket

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techcrunch.com - The original Facetune app made it easy and fast to make your selfies look next-level awesome. Lightricks just released a fully revamped version 2 of Facetune, complete with automatic 3D meshing bui...

Vitrima is a hack that brings 3D vision to your GoPro camera

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techcrunch.com - If there was a product that could make you dig out your dust-collecting GoPro from the “misc” drawer and turn it into a 3D-filming camera, would you buy it? Of course you would; 737 people said “ye...

5 genius tactics to help your small business appear more robust (HP Australia)

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mashable.com - “Fake it ‘til you make it.” It’s an approach used – and often, used quite effectively — in the business world. The success of this mindset all comes down to attitude. Your small business may just b...

AT&T launches long-awaited online TV streaming service

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mashable.com - After weeks of anticipation, the telecom giant officially launched its new DirecTV Now streaming service Monday at an event in New York City. The new option, which starts at $35 per month (though ...

How to Set Up Google Analytics Goals for Facebook Ads : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Setting up Google Analytics goals lets you track the traffic and conversions from specific ads on Facebook. In this article, you’ll discover how to use Google Analytics goals to measure conversions...

Learn Xamarin for Free - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Microsoft has posted on-demand versions of a free, six-part video series about learning Xamarin development. You can find the complete list of episodes on Channel 9. But here’s a rundown of the epi...

Charge trucks tackle race tracks

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techcrunch.com - Charge, an Oxford-based electric vehicle company in the UK, is testing its prototypes in the most time-honored way: at the races. Since the dawn of the automotive age, inventors and manufacturers h...

Uber begins background collection of rider location data

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techcrunch.com - Imagine you’re on your way to a therapy appointment in a downtown high-rise. You hail an Uber and enter a nearby coffee shop as your destination so you can grab a snack before the appointment. In t...

Uber’s China app is now separate from its global app — and a nightmare for foreigners

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techcrunch.com - If you’re an overseas visitor to China, you’ll no longer be able to use Uber for your rides. More permanent residents may also face issues using the service from today. That’s because Didi Chuxing,...

There’s more than one way to share your car

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techcrunch.com - Alon Bonder is a vice president at Venrock, investing in early-stage tech startups. Over the past several years, the popularity of “sharing economy” models has skyrocketed — driven largely by strat...

Boycott Trump app enables consumer-savvy avoidance of The Donald’s empire

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techcrunch.com - Americans gobsmacked by the outcome of the U.S. presidential election still have an opportunity to vote against Donald Trump with their wallets, and a new app from the Democratic Coalition Against ...

Master & Dynamic’s MW50 on-ear headphones are comfy but costly

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techcrunch.com - The MW50 are on-ear headphones that perform like a pair of over-ears. They’re nice to look at, comfortable and, at $449, pretty pricey. The headphones are lightweight, but are ultimately acoustical...

No Man’s Sky Foundation Update adds base building, new gameplay modes

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techcrunch.com - As promised, Hello Games has released a major new update for its ambitious space exploration game No Man’s Sky. The new update was promised late last week, but arrived early on Sunday, giving game ...

CNN buys Casey Neistat’s Beme app, brings the YouTuber in-house

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techcrunch.com - CNN has acquired Beme, the social app co-founded by YouTuber Casey Neistat. As part of the deal, Neistat will lead the Beme team as a new standalone media sub-brand operating under CNN’s umbrella a...

Insta360 Air looks to bring affordable 360 video to Android phones

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techcrunch.com - 360-degree cameras are still somewhat of a novelty, with a range of options offering decent quality for around $300 or so. A new device launching on Indiegogo Monday could bring some better balance...

High-end audio maker Devialet nabs €100M from Foxconn, Jay Z, Rubin’s Playground and more

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techcrunch.com - Make way for another startup that wants to shake up the world of music and audio technology. Devialet, the French developer of high-end speakers and the IP behind the sound systems that make them g...

How To Boost Your Social Media Like a Boss

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pegfitzpatrick.com - Social media marketing is evolving at rapid speed. Being ordinary isn’t going to help your brand grow. In this article I want to share how to boost your social media like a boss and grow your busin...

Consoles for $213, recent games for $10, and more Cyber Monday deals

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arstechnica.com - Don't worry, you can now get similar (or even better) deals on video game hardware and software from the comfort of your home computing device as part of today's Cyber Monday deals. Even better, so...

Hands-on with the Surface Studio, Microsoft’s first desktop computer

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arstechnica.com - NEW YORK—Microsoft has built a really strange computer. As a piece of design, there's a lot to like about the Surface Studio. There's no avoiding the fact that its screen, a custom-built, 28-inch 4...

AT&T’s “$35” DirecTV streaming will cost $60 unless you sign up right away

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arstechnica.com - When AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson last month announced a new DirecTV online video streaming service, he was clear about a few things: it would provide more than 100 channels, including "all the prem...

How to Infiltrate LinkedIn Groups for Maximum Marketing ROI

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quicksprout.com - I feel like LinkedIn is a social media platform that receives a fair amount of attention but is still overshadowed by other networks such as Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. That’s a shame. Why? B...

How to Get a Huge Traffic Boost From Pinterest

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blog.tailwindapp.com - When it comes to getting traffic from a social network to your website, Pinterest is the best option for many businesses and blogs. It can send a truckload of referral traffic. In fact, it’s one ...

5 Tools to Help You Sell Your Digital Products Online

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socialmediatoday.com - Do you want to start making money online? If you’re thinking of running a business via the web, you’re going to need some good tools to help you put your ideas together and start selling them to yo...

5 Tips for Better Facebook Live Broadcasts : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how to get the most out of your Facebook Live broadcast? With Facebook Live, you can show your expertise in real time, take people behind the scenes, and much more. In this article, you’l...

Office Mobile gets Box connectivity, Cortana improves calendar reminders - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In another round of Microsoft-brings-small-but-neat-goodies-to-apps, the recipient of these new updates are the Office Mobile apps, specifically Word, Excel, and Powerpoint which can now be connect...

Deus Ex GO updated with puzzle maker mode - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve been playing Deus Ex GO, a turn-based puzzle game from developer Square Enix, for some time now, you probably have been wishing for more new content to make the game even more exciting. A...

4GB RAM variant of Oppo F1s now available in India - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you were a huge fan of the Oppo F1s smartphone, launched just last August, but you did not get around to buying it, the Chinese OEM is giving you one more incentive to get it. Well, that is, if ...

Image glitch spotted in Pixel images sent from iPhone 7 Plus - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Even if you and your friends are using different phones on different platforms, the expectation is that you’ll have no problems receiving messages on various apps, especially messaging services. Bu...

Has the internet become a failed state?

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theguardian.com - Here are some stories about the world we now inhabit… • In February this year, Bangladesh Bank was hit by the biggest bank robbery in history when thieves got away with $101m. The heist was accompl...

Do Android and iPhone users have different personalities?

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medicalnewstoday.com - Smartphones started to become popular in 2007, with the advent of the first iPhone. Since then, smartphone sales have increased exponentially. Between 2011-2013, there was an increase of over 50 pe...

Goodbye Surveys. Item Options Gives Campaigners All the Information They Need - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Let’s face it: as an entrepreneur bringing your product to market, managing perks is an important but daunting task: you’re figuring out item and size preferences, dealing with shipping address inf...

How do I clear my web browser's cache, cookies, and history?

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kb.iu.edu - For information about your web browser's cache, cookies, and history, see: The steps to clear your cache, cookies, and history may differ depending on the model of your Android device and your pref...

Hooters of Russia Leverages Mobile to Capture Nomination for 360 Degree International Award

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engagementexpo.com - Each year at the Engagement & Expo presented by Loyalty360, the CX Awards are bestowed on brands that excel across a number of marketing fronts. Each nominee is recognized as having a unique and in...

Soundest : App For E-commerce Email Marketing - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rytis Lauris'; C0-Founder and CEOof the UK- based Start Up “Soundest”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted...

SpareFoot.com: The World's Largest Marketplace for Self-Storage - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solution for locating storage facilities, comparing prices, and booking storage units online. According to Mr. ‘Betts'; Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solut...

Ostrato cloudSM™ : Cloud Based Services and Applications - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jay Chapel”, CEO of the USA-based start-up “Ostrato” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Ostrato cloudSM™ empowers...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

KindCritic.com: A Social Platform that Allows you to get Crowdsourced Feedback on your Creative Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - KindCritic is a social platform where creatives can give and get crowdsourced constructive feedback on their creative works from real experts in their field of interest. “KindCritic” is A Social Pl...

StoryMarkLife.com: A Mobile and Tablet Applications Company for Lifestyle and Business that’s Redefining the Way we Capture and Share Experiences - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - StoryMark Life is a mobile and tablet applications company for lifestyle and business that is redefining the way we capture and share experiences. “StoryMark Life” is a mobile and tablet applicatio...

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...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”, CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

3 coupon affiliate myths it's time to stop blindly believing

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marketingland.com - It’s often assumed that coupon sites only drive value at the last click. Or they are seen as poachers of revenue that has actually been driven by other marketing channels earlier in the consumer jo...

Fripito : Up-To-Date Travel Guides - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Irma Stastova”, Marketing and Sales Manager of the Nevada- USA based start-up “Fripito” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that...

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...

New Share Experience is Coming (Soon) to Windows 10 - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - At its October Windows 10 event, Microsoft showed off a new taskbar-based My People feature. But tied to that is an improved Share experience, which can now be enabled (sort of) in Insider builds. ..