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Friday, December 9, 2016

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Battle of the brands: six epic fights over trademark names

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theguardian.com - Iceland, the land of fire and ice, is taking on Iceland, the purveyor of frozen chicken tikka lasagne, in a major trademark battle. The Icelandic government launched legal action against the Britis...

Are Healthcare Orgs Dumping Today’s Interoperability Tech?

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emrandehr.com - Anne Zieger is veteran healthcare consultant and analyst with 20 years of industry experience. Zieger formerly served as editor-in-chief of FierceHealthcare.com and her commentaries have appeared i...

Radeon Crimson ReLive driver: More performance, less power, and screen capture tech

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arstechnica.co.uk - As promised when AMD rolled out its long-overdue Radeon Software Crimson graphics card driver in 2015, the company has followed up with a new major version for 2016. Released today and dubbed Radeo...

OnePlus 3T mini-review: A bigger battery and price tag

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arstechnica.co.uk - The OnePlus 3 was one of our favourite devices of 2016, and the OnePlus 3T looks set to continue that trend. The One Plus 3's combination of great specs, a metal body, near-stock Android, and low £...

Occipital shows off a $399 mixed reality headset for iPhone

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techcrunch.com - Mobile VR is an Android game, but as more and more rumors flourish about the next iPhone, some companies are looking to get developers ready to bring iOS users into the world of VR. Occipital annou...

Samsung’s latest software update stops the Note 7 from charging altogether

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techcrunch.com - As the prolonged garbage fire that is 2016 draws to a close, Samsung seems to finally be putting the final nails in the coffin of the Note 7 saga. Admittedly, the last couple of months have mostly ...

New Michigan law prepares for autonomous future

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techcrunch.com - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder visited the Automotive Hall of Fame in Dearborn, MI, which honors the automotive past, to sign a bill that aims to enable the automotive future. The law creates regula...

Yahoo Answers makes its official mobile debut

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techcrunch.com - Yahoo Answers has officially launched on mobile. As TechCrunch reported last month, Yahoo’s experimental app code-named Yahoo Hive had been rebranded as Yahoo Answers Now — a move that indicated Ya...

Oculus releases developer preview of Carmel WebVR product

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techcrunch.com - Many in the industry believe the next frontier for VR is web-based experiences that can be visited and absorbed across platforms. There are still quite a lot of unknowns when it comes to WebVR but ...

Workplace by Facebook begins to take shape

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techcrunch.com - Workplace by Facebook has been in general release for just two months now, but it’s clear that Facebook has big plans for its enterprise social product. Just this week, at TechCrunch Disrupt in Lon...

SIXA secures $3.5M as it launches its cloud computer for developers

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techcrunch.com - The promises of the cloud era have been many, but when it comes to hardware most people have preferred to keep their personal PCs on-hand or on-location. SIXA is aiming to free the PC and move comp...

US flight regulators consider whether to allow or bar in-flight Wi-Fi calls

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arstechnica.com - The Internet-connected world could get even more connected as federal aviation officials are considering rules on whether fliers should, or shouldn't, make Wi-Fi-based calls. The US Department of T...

No, there’s no evidence (yet) the feds tried to hack Georgia’s voter database

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arstechnica.com - Accusations that the US Department of Homeland security tried to hack Georgia' voter registration database are running rampant. But until officials from that state's Secretary of State office provi...

Dealmaster: Get a Core i5-powered Dell XPS 13 for only $850

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arstechnica.com - reader comments 0 Get more great deals and Green Monday Sneak Peeks at TechBargains, as we have a bunch of new deals to share on this Friday. Of note is a great deal on Dell's XPS 13: now you can g...

System76 Oryx Pro review: Linux in a laptop has never been better

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arstechnica.com - Laptops preloaded with Linux aren't as rare as they used to be. In fact, big name hardware companies like Dell have whole lines of laptops that ship with Ubuntu installed, and if you want to stretc...

USB Killer, yours for $50, lets you easily fry almost every device

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arstechnica.com - The commercialised USB Killer looks like a fairly humdrum memory stick. You can even purchase a "Test Shield" for £15/$15, which lets you try out the kill stick—watch the spark of electricity arc b...

50 Blogging tools to help you work smarter, write faster and become irresistible to your readers

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writingcooperative.com - When I started writing, I didn’t use any tools. All I had were my laptop, notes, and head. I thought that was all you need to publish something great, which is true. That is all you need. But the t...

How to Get 100,000 People to See Your Blog Post

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unbounce.com - What would 100,000 views on a blog post mean to you? Depending on the goals of your blog, it could mean thousands of new subscribers and fans. But it could also mean new customers — big traffic mea...

The Botnet That Broke the Internet Isn’t Going Away

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wired.com - When the botnet named Mirai first appeared in September, it announced its existence with dramatic flair. After flooding a prominent security journalist’s website with traffic from zombie Internet o...

Ready, Set, Go: Audi's Cars Can Let You Know When a Stoplight Will Turn Green

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futurism.com - Smart cars are getting smarter, and in one of the latest developments, Audi is making its cars more responsive to their surroundings through its Traffic Light Information feature. The car manufactu...

6 Ways to Improve Your B2B Content Strategy

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socialmediatoday.com - A B2B content strategy is the key to your lead generation system. Content is made to attract, acquire, engage a clearly defined customer audience – and then drive profitable customer action. In ord...

Wait, Did Facebook Just Build A Kickstarter Competitor?

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s on a quest to absorb the Internet, and now it looks like it could invade crowdfunding. Today the company released a new Fundraiser product that allows nonprofits to set up a campaign pag...

India’s Amazon Prime members get early access to OnePlus 3T - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’ve put the OnePlus 3T on your “must have” Christmas list this December, and if you live in India where it will be available, then you probably should become an Amazon Prime member (if you’re...

Panodra Premium signals its entry into the on-demand streaming market - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When Pandora purchased Rdio, a small but well-liked streaming service, people were speculating that the former will finally enter the on-demand music streaming market. It had been a staple for the ...

Some Google Drive users start seeing Backup tab - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Unless you keep buying space on your Google Drive, you probably want to always keep a close eye on your cloud storage usage. But usually you only see the size of the files that you save on the driv...

What Everyone Should Know About The Process of Designing Apps

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medium.com - I realised something the other day: I’ve been designing apps for nine years now! So much has changed since the early days and, it feels like developers and designers have been through a rollercoast...

General Assembly wants your vote to bring an innovation to life - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - At Indiegogo, we’ve seen countless brilliant ideas that aim to change the way we use technology. Today, you can help one of those ideas get off the ground, simply by voting. We’re thrilled to annou...

How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Site

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nopassiveincome.com - We all know about the big players in the social media world – but Pinterest may not be on everyone’s radar. Well, if I told you that it dishes out more referral traffic than LinkedIn, Twitter and Y...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”, Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

D-Tangle : New Innovative Gadget Using Set of Earbuds - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Christina Nicholson”, Executive Director of the Nicosia- Cyprus based start-up “D-Tangle” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly th...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”, Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that y...

AppAppeal.com: Finding Web Apps Made Easy! - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - AppAppeal reviews and compares web applications to help people find the best web app for their needs. Our quality reviews are comprehensive, objective, and created by professional writers. We do no...

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 ...

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...

SEO trends to prepare for in 2017

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searchengineland.com - Search engine optimization is evolving at lightning speed. As 2016 begins to wind down, it is time to examine the digital marketing landscape for the upcoming year. There have been numerous develop...

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...

Mangomolo : Stream Personlized Live and On-Demand Content - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Wissam Sabbagh”, CEO of the Beirut – Lebanon based StartUp “Mangomolo” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

Prices increase next week. Save big at SMX West now.

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marketingland.com - Super early bird rates expire next week for SMX West, the world’s premier search marketing conference. Register for three days of cutting-edge tactics that will leave your competition in the dust, ...

Ven.io: A Comprehensive Healthy Lifestyle Solution which Generates a Nutritional Plan that is personalized for You - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Venio provides a comprehensive healthy lifestyle solution, which generates an interactive meal-plan that is personalized around your taste, health goals, and dietary preferences. Below is the full ...

Pear-U : Relationship Making Application - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sachet Gagwani”, Founder/CEO of the Ashburn – USA based start-up “Pear-U” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

Morces.com: Get More Than Just a Mobile Site! - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Morces is an absolute free platform for all users to go mobile in a matter of minutes! In addition to optimizing website for mobile devices, Morces provides comprehensive set of social tool such as...

Facebook Just Owned Up to Misreporting Likes, Reactions and Shares to Brands

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adweek.com - In a blog post today, Facebook admitted to miscalculating more of its marketing stats that companies look at to guage the effectiveness of their efforts. The move marks the third time since Septemb...

How to Transfer Music from iTunes to Android

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dumblittleman.com - Are you stumped on how to transfer music from your Apple phone to your android phone? Apple iOS and Google’s Android are currently dominating the market for mobile phones. These two operating syste...

Flipboard Is Debuting a Swipeable 'Promoted Roundup' Ad That Looks Like Instagram Carousel

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adweek.com - Flipboard has launched another native ad unit that lets brands promote multiple pieces of branded content or traditional advertising simultaneously in a carousel. The format, which the mobile magaz...

Here Are 11 Eye-Opening Digital Marketing Stats From the Last Week

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adweek.com - Last week, holiday shopping dominated a steady stream of digital marketing stats. During the last several days, the data points were more varied, providing a cornucopia of marketing intelligence. H...

How Your Phone Can Help You Reduce Your Energy Bill

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lifehack.org - Heating and cooling your home can really hike up the price of your electricity bill, especially if you live in an area with extreme temperatures. For instance, in the south, where humidity and heat...

Yahoo introduces 'Answers Now' app but will users respond?

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searchengineland.com - There was a time that “answer engines” or “social search” appeared poised to be a viable alternative to traditional Google search. That never happened. Some sites faded and a few have soldiered on,...

Mobile Game Roundup: Rocky, Spin to Fit and More

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adweek.com - Mobile Game Roundup: Rocky, Spin to Fit and More Are you looking for a new mobile game to play this weekend? As usual, there are lots of new options available for you to try, including Nicki Minaj:...