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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

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5 Powerful Alternatives to Google Alerts for Small Business

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www.socialmediatoday.com - As a small business, there's obviously huge value in listening to your audienceand responding to their stated needs and queries. For one, people value the transparency, but they also appreciate you...

Starbucks unveils voice ordering

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uk.businessinsider.com - This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Apps and Platforms Briefingsubscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Starbucks is trialing voice ordering for some iOS users in the US...

Jonathan Bush: Time for a health IT arms race

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www.healthcareitnews.com - New technologies in consumer markets (travel, shopping, social/networking with friends, etc…) are continually drawing in people, creating new demand curves, while healthcare – with its faxes, beepe...

Twitter chief promises “completely new approach” to crackdown on abuse

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arstechnica.com - For years now, Twitter has been peppered by criticism for its failure to combat or—some would argue—even fully acknowledge the scale of the racism, sexism, and homophobia on its micro-blogging serv...

Here’s how to watch Super Bowl highlights in VR during the game

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techcrunch.com - FOX Sports just announced that they will be streaming Super Bowl highlights in “near real-time” in VR via their FOX Sports VR App. Specifically, the app will show somewhere highlights consisting of...

Apple’s return to growth was stronger than everyone expected this quarter

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techcrunch.com - Wall Street and Apple had expected to return to growth this quarter following the holiday season, though it was supposed to be largely incremental. And what it wasn’t exactly a blowout, Apple still...

SoundHound raises $75M to bring its voice-enabled AI everywhere

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techcrunch.com - SoundHound has been around for 10 years and, before today, had raised around $40 million in financing as it’s worked to build a massive conversational AI platform. But today, the company is adding ...

Sheryl Sandberg joins the immigration ban statement canoe

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techcrunch.com - Several tech leaders have now spoken out against Trump’s Executive Order to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries over the last few days. Sheryl Sandberghas now leaned into that growi...

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella addresses Trump immigration order in employee Q&A

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has already weighed in on Donald Trump’s January 27 executive order on refugees in a LinkedIn post, but now the company has made public additional thoughts on the subjec...

Netgear exploit could expose passwords for thousands of routers

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techcrunch.com - It’s time to update your firmware. An exploit that affects a number of Netgear routers can easily give hackers access to your wireless admin password which could lead to router lock-out or, worse, ...

Challenging job search and HR giants, Comparably raises $7.25M

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techcrunch.com - Jason Nazar, the Los Angeles-based co-founder and chief executive of Comparably is aiming to unseat some of the web’s most successful tech companies in human resources and job search world. Nazar, ...

LEGO Life is a new social network where kids can share their creations

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techcrunch.com - Club Penguin may be shutting down, but there’s a new social network for kids arriving today from LEGO. The company known for its physical blocks and building sets is launching LEGO Life, a safe, on...

McLaren and BMW team up to build engines again

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arstechnica.com - The plan is to increase the specific output—the amount of power per unit volume—of the engines in McLaren's forthcoming road cars while trying to meet socially acceptable CO2 limits. The two compan...

Game developers, trade groups speak out against Trump’s immigration order

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arstechnica.com - "We embrace the fact that the passion and skill for game development knows no boundaries—political, geographic, cultural, or demographic," the International Game Developers Association (IGDA) said ...

Falling Back and Looking Forward: The Case for Supporting IE By Not Supporting IE

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seesparkbox.com - In the past, fixing old IE was my least favorite chore, always saved for last. Project quotes had extra hours built in just for testing and fixing the things that would inevitably break across vari...

How to Create Instagram Ads Using Facebook Ads Manager : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Would you rather use Facebook Ads Manager instead of Power Editor? Now that Instagram ads are available to most advertisers through the Facebook Ads Manager, they’re easier than ever to create. In ...

Samsung Gear app force-closes on non-Samsung devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Gear app is one of the South Korean tech giant’s current offerings for the wearable industry. There’s also the Gear S2 and Gear S3 as the main wearables running Tizen OS. Since they do ...

BigMarker.com: A Global Network of People and Communities that Meet Face-to-Face Online - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - BigMarker offers a community based management platform for teams, groups and organizations to video conference and collaborate online. “BigMarker”enables anyone to host webinars and video conferenc...

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

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www.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. W...

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

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www.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...

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”,Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do a...

Trendii : Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Christopher Latter”, Co-Founder at London – UK based start-up “Trendii” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is it...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it ex...

EQNS : Advanced Education In The Sciences - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ilya Uts”,CEO & Founder of the New York – USA based start-up “EQNS” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

First Steps: Choosing a Living Room Set-Top Box - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Choosing a living room set-top box is a lot like picking any other consumer electronics product, with one important exception: Thanks to low prices, there’s no reason you can’t use two or more of t...

AdWords IF functions roll out for ad customization as Standard Text Ads sunset

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searchengineland.com - First, a moment of silence for the Standard Text Ad format that held on for 15+ years. Today marks the end. And with that, Google isrolling out AdWords IF functions globally to give advertisers the...

The PPC industry would not exist under Trump's immigration policy

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searchengineland.com - President Donald Trump’s executive order barring people from seven predominantly Muslim countries from entering the United States, even if they have a valid visa or green card, is not the way to “m...

Donald Trump holding executive orders is the meme that keeps giving

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mashable.com - Though it may seem like forever to some, Donald Trump has been in office for less than two weeks, and he's made it a point to sign some controversial executive orders in the process. Trump has made...

Facebook wants to take over your TV

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mashable.com - Facebook may soon be making a big push into the TV market. The social network is working on a video app for set-top boxes, like the Apple TV, that would feature "TV-quality" shows licensed by the c...

'Overwatch' scourge Bastion is finally due for some changes

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mashable.com - There's an unspoken rule in Overwatch: Bastion always gets "Play of the Game" honors. The trolliest among Overwatch heroes, Bastion is a machine gun-toting robot that can transform into a stationar...

This new app is like Instagram for your Lego creations

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mashable.com - Lego Life is a new Instagram-style photo-sharing network built with kids in mind. Lego calls it “An app full of cool stuff. An app full of your cool stuff," and it provides something for kids that ...

So much for peak iPhone: Apple's smartphone just had its best quarter yet

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mashable.com - Apple can sell iPhones and make a lot of money doing it. SEE ALSO: We might be saying goodbye to the iPhone's home button Crazy thought, as you look at your iPhone or the iPhones around you, but it...

Former 'I'm a Mac' actor Justin Long is now shilling for an Android phone

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mashable.com - Huawei, the largest smartphone maker in the China and third largest in the world, is looking to invade the U.S. in a very big, splashy way. The Chinese tech giant has enlisted actor Justin Long, wh...

What the tech industry would look like without immigrants

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mashable.com - Jordan Gonen couldn't stop staring at Twitter over the weekend. He, like many interested in Silicon Valley and the tech industry, watched drama unfold online where CEOs and techies shared their sta...

Technology vs. Humanity: The Coming Clash Between Man and Machine (Futurescapes): Gerd Leonhard, Rohit Talwar, Steve Wells, April Koury, Jean Francois Cardella: 9780993295829: Amazon.com: Books

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www.amazon.com - As humanity rushes headlong into a world first served and soon dominated by technology, futurism has become a burning issue for everyone, not just visionaries and geeks. Gerd Leonhard blends humani...

53 Expert Insights & Awesome Digital Marketing Trends in 2017

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digitalgriffon.com - In this post, I'm going to share 16 digital marketing trends I see being BIG in 2017. You'll also hear from 53 digital and social media marketing pros and influencers on what top #3 trends they see...

All You Need To Know When It Comes To Hosting

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agentmonhost.com - Where should you begin this process? What things do you try to look for in terms of web page hosting company have? How can you assess a web host is reliable? This article is packed with useful info...

Information That Will Simplify The Iphone For You

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iphonefindmyphone.com - There is plenty of information available online that can help you use your iphone to its maximum capabilities. Keep reading and learn some great tips for making the most of the iphone. Getting lost...

Have you seen Volvo's newest connected car technology? - The American Genius

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theamericangenius.com - Volvo is known for their ingenuity and safety and their latest connected car technology is no exception. Volvo’s Director of Connected Products and Services, David Holecek, recently discussed the n...

It's Time for IoT To Prove Its Worth

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www.forbes.com - For the last few years, technology vendors have been creating a buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT), and while IT decision makers may have taken notice, it hasbeen tough to distinguish whether...

The Rules for Modern Navigation | UX Booth

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www.uxbooth.com - Websites provide access to all sorts of information. Whether we want to to learn more about an organization, purchase an item, donate to a cause, or access a resource, we’re dependent on site navig...

What to Expect in the Internet of Things Industry in 2017 (So You Can Get Ahead)

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www.inc.com - Since the creation of the first web page, the connected world has been constantly changing at a rapid pace, speeding its way through Web 2.0 and propelling us into the future. That future is now. T...

Know Your Customers Better With Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM

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blog.abouttmc.com - Microsoft Dynamics 365 CRM provides everything an organization needs to know and understand about their customers like never before. Building customer relationships requires in all in one place to ...

Government calls on white hat hackers

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www.cio.com.au - The Australian Government is urging white hat hackers to enter a 24-hour cyber security competition. Student teams of four are being invited to enter the fifth Cyber Security Challenge Australia (C...

Half the Web Is Now Encrypted. That Makes Everyone Safer

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www.wired.com - Computer security news is usually pretty dismal, from malware crippling the web to ransomware taking down hospitals. But the web is getting safer in an important way. Today the average volume of en...

Apple’s first-quarter earnings were massive, and everyone loves the iPhone 7

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qz.com - Apple had an absolutely massive holiday quarter, fueled mostly by strong sales of the iPhone 7. It was a striking turnaround from the prior quarter, when the company reported its first drop in reve...

Privacy worries are on the rise, new poll of U.S. consumers shows

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www.computerworld.com - A recent IDC survey found 84% of U.S. consumers are concerned about the privacy of their personal information, with 70% saying their concern is greater today than it was a few years ago. These conc...