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Tuesday, November 8, 2016

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6 Secrets to Getting a Social Influencer's Attention

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entrepreneur.com - Influencer marketing is a powerful way to generate visibility for your brand. The concept is simple: Find an “influencer,” someone in your industry with a large social following and respect within ...

Google might ban USB-C Quick Charge et. al from Android - SlashGear

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slashgear.com - As removable batteries become a thing of the past, consumers, and even manufacturers, are left with a few fixes to address battery anxiety, from larger batteries in fatter phones, to power banks, t...

Snapchat 'World Lenses' warp your reality - Video

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cnet.com - Snapchat 'World Lenses' warp your reality The augmented reality effect animates the world around you. Snapchat's update also includes support for Spectacles. by Bridget Carey Your video, "Snapchat ...

ASUS believes a woman with a computer is better than a woman with a kitten

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techcrunch.com - Welcome to another episode of Social Media Managers Who Are Having a Bad Day. On todays episode we present Asus‘ assertion that a “cute girl” with a cat worse than a “sophisticated lady” with a Zen...

3 Questions to Help Your Brand Overcome Channel Conflict

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fathomdelivers.com - In our line of work, we often notice that consumer brand manufacturers fear channel conflict. In fact, some fear it so much that they end up sacrificing sales on their own e-commerce site. It doesn...

Today's online influencers are wicked tough - Biznology

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biznology.com - Back in 2006 when I started doing online public relations, blogger outreach was a minefield. Everyone was an INBOX-monitor and each pitch was a tentative toe into boggy turf. Landmine? Solid ground...

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co interviewed Mr. ‘Aviram Ben Moshe'; Co-founder & CTO at the US (NY)based start-up “CareerSonar”. “CareerSonar” ranks all jobs available online by the strength of your inside connection...

Pampered Teacher : Sends Teachers a Subscription Box Filled with Hand-Selects 4-6 Teacher Gifts - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Cristin Frank”, Owner Of the NY – USA based startup “Pampered Teacher” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

SpotLoss: A Device that Keeps Track of Everything from your Keys to your Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SpotLoss is a device that allows you to keep track of everything from your keys to your phone to your kids. The SpotLoss fob allows you to press a button on the fob to find your phone, or a button ...

Tesla to buy engineering firm in quest for “machine that builds the machine”

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arstechnica.com - On Tuesday morning Tesla announced that it had reached an agreement to acquire German firm Grohmann Engineering with the intent to more fully automate its factories and boost production of Teslas, ...

Slingr turns Slack into the ultimate task manager

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techcrunch.com - Slack is great for taking lunch orders and sharing GIFs with an international team (as us about “Whiplash Wednesday!”) but it breaks down when you try to get real work done. That’s why Slingr exist...

Facebook-WhatsApp data sharing now on pause in UK at regulator’s request

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techcrunch.com - A controversial decision this summer by Facebook-owned messaging giant WhatsApp to share data on its users with its parent company — including for advertising purposes — continues to attract the ir...

Tesla acquires Grohmann engineering to boost production

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techcrunch.com - Tesla just announced that it will acquire Germany’s Grohmann Engineering, in a deal that will see the global engineering leader become Tesla’s new Advanced Automation facility based in Germany, a n...

Alex Zhu, cofounder of Musical.ly, joins TechCrunch Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

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techcrunch.com - TechCrunch Disrupt in London is on December 5-6! One month to go! It will be the place to come talk about new technology, your startup, other startups, everyone’s startups! Grab tickets here. Today...

Meet the famous guru who’s helping a growing number of startups battle bad press

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techcrunch.com - To land a press interview with Brogan Bambrogan, the former CTO of the transportation startup Hyperloop, who is now suing the company over breach of fiduciary duty, you must first receive the bless...

Samsung is really, really sorry about the Galaxy Note 7 and plans to ‘do better’

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techcrunch.com - Samsung is no doubt eager to put this whole Note 7 situation behind it as quickly as possible. In fact, the company apparently can’t stop talking up the Galaxy S8, even though that device is still ...

Comcast says technical issue caused NBC to disappear from its program guide, is being fixed

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techcrunch.com - A number of Comcast users noticed this morning that the channel NBC has disappeared from the programming guide on their TV – an odd and unfortunately timed glitch on Election Day here in the U.S. M...

The complete guide to living a new-fangled USB-C (and Thunderbolt 3) lifestyle

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arstechnica.com - If you put in an order for a new MacBook Pro, welcome! You’re about to enter a brave new world, one where all your ports look the same as each other but remain totally different from every other po...

New tease for Mass Effect: Andromeda shows tiny plot details, but that’s all [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - After two years of teases, teases, and more teases, fans of Bioware's Mass Effect series were hoping for a substantive amount of info on Mass Effect: Andromeda for "N7 Day" this year. Unfortunately...

No unlimited free Supercharging for Teslas ordered after January 1, 2017

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arstechnica.com - On Monday morning, Tesla announced that new electric vehicles ordered after January 1, 2017 will not have unlimited free access to its network of Supercharger stations. The company began rolling ou...

“Android Extensions” could be Google’s plan to make Android updates suck less

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arstechnica.com - Finally, a whopping two-and-a-half months after the release of Android 7.0 Nougat, the Android 7.0 Compatibility Definition Document (CDD) is finally out. The CDD is Google's list of rules for Andr...

7 Ways to Improve Your Social Content Strategy Today | Simply Measured

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simplymeasured.com - You’re fresh out of ideas. It’s getting hard to differentiate one social campaign from another. You know a shift needs to happen, but you don’t know what that shift is. Here are seven options that ...

The Customer Advocacy Playbook by Sujan Patel of Web Profits

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webprofits.agency - You might think getting the ball rolling by paying a handful of loyal customers to act like advocates would be a pretty smart plan. I’d agree that it would probably work – in the short term – but t...

SEO is More Important Than Ever

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ducttapemarketing.com - Look around today, and you’ll find any number of pundits declaring that SEO is dead. No, SEO is most certainly not dead, it’s just moved to a new location and didn’t leave a forwarding address. (In...

8 Tools to Customize Your Windows 10

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hongkiat.com - Windows 10 offers many customization options, but they are either difficult to access or require tinkering with Windows registry. Thankfully, there are many third-party tools that can make it easie...

How B2B Marketers Use Facebook to Reach Customers : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Is your business struggling to connect with other businesses on Facebook? Need some ideas to spark your imagination? In this article you’ll discover nine ways B2B marketers can use Facebook to conn...

4 Ways to Improve Your Instagram Engagement

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pixelproductionsinc.com - Instagram can no longer be ignored by businesses looking to connect with customers via social media. In just five years, Instagram has clocked up an active monthly user base of over 500 million, wi...

How to Easily Manage Multiple Twitter Accounts : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how to streamline your Twitter marketing? TweetDeck lets you engage, monitor, and schedule tweets for multiple accounts from a single customizable dashboard. In this article you’ll discov...

5 Tips on How Brands Can Utilize Twitter Moments (from Twitter)

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socialmediatoday.com - Last month, Twitter announced that all users would now be able to create their own Moments – curated collections of tweets that are designed to maximize the storytelling capacity of the platform, o...

LeapDroid jumps over to Google, discontinues emulator development - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google has added another company to its ever-growing list of acquisitions and this may actually be a step towards the marriage of Android and Chrome. Game-specializing Android emulator LeapDroid ha...

Coral blue Samsung Galaxy S7 edge arriving November 18 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you like the color coral blue and have wanted to get a brand new Samsung smartphone (hopefully, one without overheating batteries), then you would have to wait just a few days more before you ca...

Relevance is the Biggest Challenge Facing Any Loyalty Program

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loyalty360.org - Loyalty360 talks to a plethora of brands about their challenges on a weekly basis, including the development of loyalty programs and the maintenance surrounding them to gain long-term growth. Loyal...

Lapkin : Biodegradable Laptop Keyboard Cover - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Mihaela Muruianu”, Co-Founder of the London based start-up “Lapkin” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1.What is it exactly that you do and what your...

ShopLocket.com: An E-commerce Platform that Lets Anyone Start Selling Professionally Online in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - ShopLocket is the easiest way to sell online. Rather than having to build out a full online storefront or get lost in a marketplace, sellers are able to quickly sell from anywhere that they already...

HiveFlux : Real-time Overview of What Everyone In the Company is Working - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Bruno Figueiredo”, CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Hiveflux” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and w...

Narwall : Personalized Designs for Toys, Apparel and Decor for Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Andrew Fry”, Founder of the startup based in Campbell – United States “Narwall” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

SearchCap: Vote says Google, link truths and more

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searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: 9 hard truths about links Nov 8, 2016 by Julie Joyce Link bu...

Google Safe Browsing "Repeat Offenders" will get a 30-day time-out

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searchengineland.com - Google announced on the their security blog that they have a new type of violation notice for webmasters named “Repeat Offenders” for safe browsing issues. This notification is aimed at “websites t...

Facebook Open-Sources Community Cellular Manager

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adweek.com - Facebook announced the open-sourcing of a solution aimed at furthering its mission of connecting the world. Software engineers Kurtis Heimeri and Steve Muir and infrastructure strategist Shaddi Has...

Messenger Platform v1.3: News Feed Ads Launch Messenger Conversations; Sponsored Messages Debut

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adweek.com - Monetizing Messenger is moving full speed ahead with Facebook’s launch of Messenger Platform v1.3, which includes News Feed ads that launch Messenger conversations and sponsored messages. Vice pres...

Are We Becoming A #hashtag World?

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sd-entrepreneur.com - With all the different Social Media Platforms out there like the ones named above, marketers and businesses are looking for ways to curate content and reach a target market of group of people via #...

Happy Election Day! Snap's Spectacles are live

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mashable.com - On Tuesday, the United States may elect its first female president. The world is also one giant step closer to Snap's Spectacles. Hidden within an app update released Tuesday is access to Spectacle...

Video games make the latest board games so much more exciting

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mashable.com - While video games were evolving from Pong to Pac-Man to Pikmin, board game designers weren’t sitting idly by playing Monopoly or rolling Yahtzee dice. Tabletop experiences have matured significantl...

Google Search Indexing To Go Mobile-First - InformationWeek

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informationweek.com - Google has announced a shift to its search index that could have significant consequences for websites of all sizes. The Nov. 4 blog post, "Mobile-Indexing First," is the latest effort by the searc...

Snapchat's 'World Lenses' let you augment your surroundings with rainbow-vomiting clouds

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mashable.com - Snapchat is going for much more than just the selfie. In an update to its iOS and Android apps released Tuesday (that quietly included a connection to its video-camera glasses Spectacles) Snapchat ...

Narrow Review - Quality Twitter Automation In Your Niche

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woorkup.com - There is a new super powerful Twitter automation tool I have been using for the past 6+ months. They don’t have an affiliate program so I am literally writing this because I love the product so muc...

Simple Ethics Rules for Better Risk Management

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hbr.org - For far too long, managing risk has been seen as an esoteric business function — designed to control losses and adhere to compliance standards. But as more organizations fall prey to complex intang...

The future of email marketing

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itproportal.com - It is shocking to think how much the world of direct and digital marketing has changed since the 90s. The first ever email was sent 46 years ago, and today technology has evolved into one of the mo...

People are buying “USB condoms” to prevent their devices from catching nasty viruses

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qz.com - USB ports are ubiquitous on our electronic devices as a way to charge them and transfer data. But they’re also an easy entry point for malware or other nasty viruses. Enter the USB condom. These pr...

AT&T Mocks Google Fiber's Struggles, Ignores It Caused Many Of Them

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techdirt.com - AT&T Mocks Google Fiber's Struggles, Ignores It Caused Many Of Them from the gigabit-hubris dept Google Fiber executives recently announced that the company would be putting some potential cities o...