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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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‘DNC emails could have come from internal leak - not Russia hackers’

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rt.com - In live debates hosted by RT on Monday, Woolsey, Johnson and Machon gave their expert opinions on the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) report entitled “Assessing Russian Activ...

10 World Famous Companies that Started in Garages

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retireat21.com - When I was growing up, my dad and I used the garage to build step stools, hot plates, and derby cars. As it turns out, a garage is also a great place to start a company. To better understand how to...

The Washington Post’s Incredibly Botched Story On ‘Russian’ Hacking

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truepundit.com - (Daily Caller) The Washington Post first said Russian hackers infiltrated America’s power grid, then they changed the story to say only one laptop was the victim of a “Russian hacking operation.” B...

How Social Media Normalized Mediocrity: Through the Lens of Music

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okayplayer.com - OKP Contributor Jacqueline Schneider is the Founder of Current Mood and a writer living in Los Angeles. She is the former head of Global Strategy for Soulection and comes from a rooted history in u...

3 Social Media Mistakes That Could Get You Sued! - How To Make Money Online

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incomediary.com - Social media mistakes that can cost a blogger their business In this article, guest contributor, Ruth Awad explores the consequences of social media and blogging gone wrong! Essential reading for e...

How To Build Links and Get Traffic with out the SEO risks!

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incomediary.com - In this article Glen Dimaandal goes deep into one of the biggest subjects in search engine optimization (SEO) – Link building and how to avoid the SEO Risks often associated with it. We are firm be...

Daniel Gross of Apple leaves to become Y Combinator’s newest partner

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techcrunch.com - Daniel Gross, the founder of YC-backed Cue, a search engine for personal content, is joining Y Combinator as a partner. Coming hot off a stint as a Director at Apple focusing on machine learning, G...

ZBoard is an electric skateboard that doesn’t need a controller

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techcrunch.com - There’s no arguing that electric skateboards aren’t efficient and fun. But most modern electric skateboards like the Boosted Board and InBoard M1 are operated by hand-held controllers that connect ...

3 Must-Know Facebook Video Trends For 2017

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bitrebels.com - Over the last few years the growth of video on Facebook has been convincing and towards the latter part of 2016, the social media giant announced that over 500 million people watched videos on the ...

Get the Newest Xbox Wireless Controller Colors Starting Today

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news.xbox.com - 2016 was a great year for gaming on Xbox – we brought you the new Xbox One S, the ultimate gaming and 4K entertainment system with 4K UHD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming and High Dynamic Range; we rele...

10 of the coolest gadgets we saw at CES 2017

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techcrunch.com - It’s difficult to narrow down everything that happened at CES this year. We met tons of promising new startups and went hands-on with brand new gadgets on the floor of the expo hall, nightly events...

Withings does the hybrid smartwatch right with the Steel HR

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techcrunch.com - Smartwatches aren’t for everyone. That much has been clear since day one, a fact seemingly confirmed by a recent stagnation in the space. Too many are designed to be once-size-fits-all, but ultimat...

Uber’s David Plouffe will run politics for the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

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techcrunch.com - If you want to cure all disease and educate everyone, you’re going to need the government’s help, even if you’re as rich as Mark Zuckerberg. Today, him and his wife Priscilla’s philanthropic vehicl...

Apple, Facebook and Google top Greenpeace’s clean energy report

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techcrunch.com - Apple has earned the title of greenest tech company in the world for the third year in a row, according to a new report from environmental organization Greenpeace. In a new report, “Clicking Clean:...

Delphi’s multi-layer display gives your car dashboard some depth

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techcrunch.com - An in-car display is a terrible thing to waste, but Delphi’s new multi-layer dash screen technology could help automakers do something more interesting with all that in-car real estate. The infotai...

Marissa Mayer resigning from Yahoo board as remaining company renames itself Altaba

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techcrunch.com - Despite hiccups, Yahoo’s planned sale to Verizon appears to be moving forward — but some portions of the company will be left behind and renamed Altaba Inc. Yahoo is hanging on to its 15 percent st...

I drove BMW’s prototype self-driving 5 series, and then it drove me

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techcrunch.com - BMW had a story to tell at CES this year, a story of what our lives might look like when there’s more continuity between what we do at home and what we do in our cars, thanks to new features coming...

A rainy day & I’m thinking about the current state of media

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om.co - I am sitting here, looking out of the window and it is pouring buckets. It feels colder than usual. And all that gray and made me a little solemn. Or maybe it is the news — which is becoming increa...

How to Unlock the Key to Instagram Engagement

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pegfitzpatrick.com - The key to Instagram engagement is TIME. Visual storytelling and conversation starting combined with the right mix of when to post and what to post creates Instagram gold. Are you posting at the ri...

HP DreamColor Z27x review: A serious top-end monitor, but no good for gamers

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arstechnica.com - The HP DreamColor Z27x is a top-end monitor, intended primarily for designers and other creative types who need serious colour accuracy. At this point it may seem a stop-gap before OLED monitors ar...

Nintendo Switch accessories hint at day-one launch of Zelda, fighting game

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arstechnica.com - Normally, a giant printout of upcoming third-party game-console accessories isn't news. But when the system in question is the Nintendo Switch, which still hasn't received a full reveal, the newswo...

The stops you're missing on your customer journey map - IBM THINK Marketing

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ibm.com - Smart businesses know they need to create customer journey maps. They lay out all the points of contact between the business and the customer from interest to purchase, and they assess the difficul...

8 Twitter Tips to Improve Your Twitter Marketing : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Knowing how to write your tweets and when to publish them can increase visibility, boost engagement and drive traffic to your site. In this article you’ll discover eight tips to deliver better twee...

Sony to release DK60 USB Type-C charging dock by February - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - A lot of industry insiders are saying that the USB Type-C will eventually be the USB specification of the future. And while there are already devices out in the market that have this kind of port, ...

Sony Concept firmware didn’t get any DUALSHOCK 4 support, here’s why - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Earlier this month, Android 7.1.1 update was made ready for the Sony Xperia X Concept firmware. Xperia owners got excited about it as it brought the PlayStation Remote Play app. People have been re...

Verizon customers averaging 200GB per month asked to change plans - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Previously, Verizon had been telling their “unlimited” data users who were heavily using data that they will not be able to keep their plans and offered several other options from them. Now it seem...

Google Voice may be receiving a long, overdue update soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - After reading the headline, your first reaction may have been, “What, there is still Google Voice?” But yes, the tech giant may not have been paying much attention to the telephony service that let...

Announcing the Transform the Smartphone Challenge! - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Indiegogo is thrilled to announce we’re collaborating with Motorola to give our campaigners the tools and connections to truly transform the smartphone. As part of our Transform the Smartphone Chal...

Tips on Email Strategy: Turn Your Contacts into Customers - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - As you build your campaign, you’ve probably thought about driving backers to your campaign by posting on social media and PR. But, did you know that single most effective way to convert visitors in...

The end of the enterprise password protection paradigm


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cio.com - The leading cause of data breaches is stolen passwords, according to Verizon's 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report. Passwords are the proverbial weakest link, and if a password is compromised, i...

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis'; CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. ...

HeadFunder : Social Crowdfunding Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneurs; Mr. ‘Nolan Thompson and Mr. Chris LaBonty'; Partners at the Start Up “HeadFunder”. Below, is the full interview that we have ...

Ekayan: A web based app for people to find out what their friends think about them, and get recognized for what's admirable about them - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - “Ekayan” facilitates you to anonymously admire your friends, and know what your friends think about you. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted with Mr. ‘Gupta’ regarding his start-up ...

SpyderMate: A Suite of Five Unique and Powerful SEO Analysis Tools that Allows you to Manage any Number of Internet Marketing Campaigns Easy - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SpyderMate is a suite of unique and powerful internet marketing tools structured to make managing any number of internet marketing campaigns easy. “SpyderMate” is a suite of five powerful SEO analy...

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...

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”, Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

Brian Zuercher Of VenueSeen On Social Media Photography And Managing Customer Relationships - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Brian Zuercher had a precocious interest in business for a boy from the Buckeye State. He likes his sports, too, but ever since the days of running the school store, the entrepreneurial path has be...

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...

Support for Windows Essentials Ends in January - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Windows Essentials was a wonderful collection of programs back in 2012. I was always surprised how Live Mail had features that even Outlook didn't have. I once was transferring a clients mail from ...

9 Cool Apps That Are Draining Your Phone Battery

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lifehack.org - Smartphones are hardly ever used as phones anymore. They are now mini computers which we carry about everywhere and do everything with. The number of tasks we can perform with our phones keeps incr...

Here's What Makes Disney the Most 'Intimate' Brand for Millennials

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adweek.com - If you want to see how much media factors into the lives of millennials, look no further than the latest Brand Intimacy Report. Independent agency MBLM, which is just out with its 2017 report, said...

How Not to Get Ripped Off When Buying Your First Car

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lifehack.org - Cars aren’t something you change every week—once you decide to get your very first one, you should do it properly. There’s a lot of people out there who want to take your money and give you somethi...

SearchCap: Google App for Android updates, call extensions in mobile ads & 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: Keep your customers from cheating on you Jan 10, 2017 by Dig...

Windows 10 update will fix its most irritating feature - but there's a catch

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mirror.co.uk - Microsoft has released a developer preview of its Windows 10 Creators Update , due to be released later this year - and it includes one feature that is likely to be extremely popular. The new versi...

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 #...

Has missing RAF gunner Corrie McKeague's Nokia smartphone been found?

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dailymail.co.uk - A Nokia smartphone that may have belonged to RAF serviceman Corrie McKeague has been found near where he disappeared and is now being analysed by police.  The phone was discovered in Mildenhall, Su...

What will you do if it’s true?: Franken puts Sessions on the spot over Trump-Russia allegations

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rawstory.com - In part of the questioning for Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL), Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) brought up the recent bombshell report from a former British intelligence officer that revealed President-elect Dona...

Events app maker DoubleDutch downsizes again, lays off 40 percent of staff

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techcrunch.com - DoubleDutch, a startup providing mobile apps and analytics for events and conferences is downsizing again. The company has just announced another round of layoffs, affecting roughly 40 percent its ...

Samsung might have just confirmed Bixby, the next ridiculously-named AI assistant

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mashable.com - We've gotten used to calling on Siri, Cortana and Google to answer questions, give directions and tell really bad jokes — and it looks like yet another oddly-named digital assistant is about to joi...

12 Questions with Shayla Price | We Are Social Media - WeRSM

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wersm.com - Social media and the campaigns that drive brand success, are nothing without the people who make things happen! Each week we profile one innovative industry executive and get them to answer 12 ques...