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Thursday, November 3, 2016

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Understanding Hillary Clinton's Email Scandal

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ijr.com - The core issue regarding the conduct of Hillary Clinton is her blatant disregard for the national security rules, regulations, and laws governing the secure use and handling of classified informati...

How Macedonia Became A Global Hub For Pro-Trump Misinformation

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buzzfeed.com - “This is the news of the millennium!” said the story on WorldPoliticUS.com. Citing unnamed FBI sources, it claimed Hillary Clinton will be indicted in 2017 for crimes related to her email scandal. ...

Mic launches a news app that you might never need to open

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techcrunch.com - With its latest app, millennial-focused publisher Mic said it’s hoping to give you a full newsreading experience from your iPhone lockscreen. The app is an updated version of the MicCheck app, now ...

Speed-obsessed internet startup MyRepublic sets Aussie launch date

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mashable.com - It's unusual to get emotional about broadband internet, but MyRepublic CEO Malcolm Rodrigues is a rare creature. His startup, the Singaporean internet provider MyRepublic, has finally set a date fo...

WikiLeaks Reveals How Billionaire 'Progressives' Run The Democratic Party

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investors.com - WikiLeaks: Among the curiosities spewed from John Podesta's email by WikiLeaks is an intriguing memo to a group of billionaires that outlines the real goals of the Democratic Party's progressive wi...

SmartUse: Mobile Application To Handle Construction Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Ms. ‘Lucie Perrier'; Marketing Director of the New York-based start-up “SmartUse”. Below, is the full interview that we have con...

Underrepresented founders: Apply now for Include Office Hours with NEA

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techcrunch.com - TechCrunch Include Office Hours are happening in SF on November 15th! Vanessa Larco, Pete Sonsini and Rick Yang of NEA will join TechCrunch to provide advice and feedback to startups. Launched in 2...

Ford ‘last mile’ concepts include a rolling cargo pad and a folding e-trike

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techcrunch.com - Ford held an internal contest for employees to come up with innovative solutions for covering the last mile, that instance between car and store, for instance, or wherever a driver has to get out o...

Phil Schiller justifies the compromises of the MacBook Pro

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techcrunch.com - In an interview with The Independent, Apple’s SVP of Worldwide Marketing Phil Schiller looked back at last week’s Apple event and justified some of the decisions behind the new MacBook Pro. Let’s g...

The ransomware dilemma

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techcrunch.com - Mahendra Ramsinghani is the founder of Secure Octane, a Silicon Valley-based cybersecurity seed fund. More than 90 percent of all phishing emails are now ransomware. The average amount paid via ran...

Hollar snags another $30 million for its fast-growing dollar store app

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techcrunch.com - Hollar, a startup offering dollar store-like finds in the form of a mobile app, has raised another $30 million to continue to grow its business. The new Series B round of funding was led by Kleiner...

Learn to code startup pi-top pulls in $4.3M to fund a global edtech push

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techcrunch.com - London-based computing and learn-to-code startup pi-top has closed a £3.5million ($4.3M) Series A round of funding, led by Hambro Perks and with Committed Capital also participating. The startup — ...

Google Home brings Google’s smarts to your living room

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techcrunch.com - Google Home is an interesting product to review. In a way, it’s just an internet-connected microphone and speaker array that draws all of its smarts from the cloud. On the other hand, it’s maybe th...

Huawei’s Mate 9 has a 5.9-inch display, a giant battery and is coming to the States, eventually

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techcrunch.com - The Mate 9 is big in more respects that one, including a massive display that that dwarfs the Pixel, iPhone 7 Plus and even the dearly departed Galaxy Note 7. It’s a massive 5.9 inches, which finds...

2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e soothes range anxiety

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techcrunch.com - The 2016 Mercedes-Benz C350e plug-in hybrid sedan is not a Tesla fighter. It’s not even much of a Chevy Volt fighter. It is a very comfortable, very refined plug-in-hybrid mid-range Mercedes. So if...

New HTC Vive headset with enhanced ‘design factor, performance’ is on the way

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techcrunch.com - After only having been on sale for a few months, HTC may be gearing up to show off an updated model of their Vive virtual reality headset. In a discussion regarding the company’s future virtual rea...

Bud is a UK startup that wants to re-bundle all of your fintech apps into one fintech app

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techcrunch.com - A multitude of startups, from new challenger banks, payments companies to chatbots, are betting on the premise that whenever there’s disruption — in this case, following technological and regulator...

We played 14 PlayStation VR launch titles

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arstechnica.com - We've taken a spin through 14 of those launch titles, seeing some of the best and the worst that PlayStation VR has to offer. In the following pages, we'll tell you which games to buy, which games ...

Huawei hopes improved Emotion UI will swing users to new Mate 9

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arstechnica.com - The next addition to Huawei's Mate family is here: the Chinese company announced the Mate 9 smartphone today. Huawei's message with this handset is lifetime efficiency. The company updated the 9's ...

Google Home review: A step forward for hotwords, a step backward in capability

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arstechnica.com - Fresh off the launch of the Google Pixel, the new Google Hardware division is back with its second product: Google Home, a voice command appliance and Google Cast-enabled speaker. There is basicall...

Huawei Fit review: Better than a TalkBand, but only on-par with competitors

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arstechnica.com - As the holiday season approaches, many companies are coming out with new fitness trackers and smartwatches in the hopes that you'll give them or get them to help with new year's resolutions. Huawei...

How To Run A Twitter Advertisement Campaign

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searchenginepeople.com - Twitter lets you create objective based ad campaigns in order to reach the right people at the right time. Whether you want to stay local or reach a global audience, Twitter is the perfect platform...

The Why, How and When of Using Quotations on Your Blog

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problogger.net - Do you ever use quotations on your blog – words from other bloggers, writers, or experts in your industry? Many bloggers rarely or never do … and they’re missing a huge opportunity. If you’ve never...

Chinese Characters Are Futuristic and the Alphabet Is Old News

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theatlantic.com - On a bright fall morning at Stanford, Tom Mullaney is telling me what’s wrong with QWERTY keyboards. Mullaney is not a technologist, nor is he one of those Dvorak keyboard enthusiasts. He’s a histo...

Adobe reveals updated Photoshop CC 2017

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creativebloq.com - Adobe has tweaked its headline photo-editing software for 2017. Photoshop CC 2017 was announced at Adobe MAX 2016, and it uses Adobe's new Sensei automation engine to improve your productivity. Man...

Upcoming Galaxy S8 might have Bixby as AI assistant - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Note 7 is still a mystery to us. We still don’t know what caused those explosions but we have some possible explanations. We won’t add to the pain the South Korea tech giant is experiencing so ...

Huawei Fit hands-on: fitness tracker in smartwatch clothing - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Smartwatches are having a hard time this year. While fitness trackers remain hot, smartwatches, says IDC, are not. That is perhaps why Huawei’s latest wearable device isn’t being billed as a smartw...

The Amnesiac Customer and the Importance of Emotions

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loyalty360.org - What makes an experience memorable? The truth is that people can’t recall much more than they remember. The overwhelming majority of experiences we have are fleeting and don’t endure much beyond th...

It's Time to Face the Truth: Discounts Do Not Drive Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - Quick question: What are NOT drivers of customer loyalty? Answer: Discounts, rebates, BOGO offers – even free burritos. These may appear to be effective business strategies to generate and grow ...

Learn How to Brand Like a Billionaire

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loyalty360.org - I had the good fortune of working at Virgin as VP of Brand for North America for five years. During that time, I gained invaluable insight into best practices in branding, marketing, and corporate ...

Three Reasons Why Retailers Are Using Sales Associates Online

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loyalty360.org - It is incredibly difficult for retailers to effectively engage with and win over consumers in a fiercely competitive online shopping landscape. Shoppers are armed with more knowledge and choices th...

Count.ly: An Innovative, Open Source, Real-Time Mobile Analytics Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Countly is an innovative, open source, real-time mobile analytics platform intended for game studios, marketers, agencies, operators, and pretty much everyone with an aim to increase loyalty, user ...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

PrayerSpark : The First And Only Site For Interfaith Spiritually - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Feder”, Founder of the Las Vegas – USA based startup “PrayerSpark” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and ...

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...

Stores.Miscake.com: A Web-Based Service for Creating Online Stores - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Miscake Stores is a service for creating online stores. It is designed both for small merchants and big resellers. Below is the full interview that we have conducted with Mrs. Richardson regarding...

CMS2CMS : A CMS Migration tool . - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - CMS2CMS is the web based service that helps to move content from the existing CMS to a new one easily and fast. Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Ruslan Savchyshyn'; Director and Founder in ...

Motorola Brings Back 'Hello Moto,' Takes Shots at the iPhone in First TV Ad Since 2011

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adweek.com - Apple's latest iPhone rollout wasn't a game changer. Samsung's was a disaster. That leaves room for another phone maker to swoop in and claim its device is the future of mobile. And that's exactly ...

Ubisoft Wants Gamers to Learn What Data a Hacker Can Steal From Their Selfies

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adweek.com - People tend to think the world of data capture—as it pertains to their online activity—is limited to web clicks. It is not at all, and Ubisoft wants you to understand that as the gaming company pro...

3 Tricks to Linking a YouTube Video

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lifehack.org - YouTube is an incredibly popular website. It is a video sharing site which allows the users to not only view and share videos but also upload, rate, and comment on them. Individuals upload most of ...

How Google Home turns voice answers into clickable links

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searchengineland.com - Think of the new Google Home assistant as a voice-only search engine. You ask it questions by voice; it gives back answers by voice. If you’re a search marketer, that immediately raises a big conce...

Google Home bests Amazon Echo & Alexa, for answering questions

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searchengineland.com - Google has a winner with Google Home, for those who want a hands-free assistant that can answer a broad range of questions that come up during day-to-day activities in the house. It easily beats wh...

For TV Advertisers: TV + Social Is What’s Next

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adweek.com - Sitting in your living room tonight, you will most likely be “double-fisting,” and I don’t mean with two beers. In one hand, you will be flipping the channels with your remote control, but in the o...

Internet Marketing Consultant - New Career Choice

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sd-entrepreneur.com - Internet Marketing has been an extremely vast field with constant evolution. An answer to the need of businesses that want to grow their business in the web world, this marketing is growing leaps a...

Top Lead Generation Strategies Revealed

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sd-entrepreneur.com - The Web is a beautiful place that allows you to be whatever you choose, and market to whomever you want. So step outside of your Web site profile page and start thinking in terms of who you are mar...

Another big cyberattack is taking a country offline

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mashable.com - A new large DDoS attack is knocking out internet access in Liberia. The attack, written about on Thursday by IT security researcher Kevin Beaumont, is the same type of attack that slowed much of t...

Huawei Mate 9 takes on the iPhone 7 Plus with powerful dual cameras

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mashable.com - MUNICH — Back in April, five months before the iPhone 7 launch, Huawei launched a phone with dual rear, 12-megapixel cameras, the Huawei P9. Huawei’s approach turned out to be different than Apple’...

A boom in startup investing is breeding conflicts in Silicon Valley boardrooms

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bloomberg.com - Oracle Corp.’s biggest cloud-computing takeover is in peril, partly the result of an investment made by Larry Ellison 18 years ago in what was then a little-known startup. That company became NetSu...

Napflix will help you sleep with the internet's dullest videos

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mashable.com - While on most days you probably wouldn't seek out the Internet's dullest videos, you might be able to put the clips to good use after all. If you need help falling asleep, that is. That's the premi...

What Twitter is doubling down on amid all the cutbacks

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mashable.com - When Twitter Moments launched a little more than one year ago, the microblogging site was on a shaky path. Cofounder and once-ousted CEO Jack Dorsey had returned, on a permanent basis despite his d...