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Monday, January 9, 2017

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55 marketing influencers: Brands and virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality | TUNE

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tune.com - There’s a new game in Marketing Town, and brands are rushing to figure it out. Some will flame out spectacularly. Others will soar to new heights and win new customers. Most will wait, watch, and g...

The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Deems the deprivation of liberty of Mr. Julian Assange as arbitrary

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ohchr.org - On 4 December 2015, the Working Group on Arbitrary Detention (WGAD) adopted Opinion No. 54/2015, in which it considered that Mr. Julian Assange was arbitrarily detained by the Governments of Sweden...

The iPhone Turns Ten

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newyorker.com - As a young reporter writing about technology in the mid-nineteen-nineties, I got my hands on a Nokia phone. It was small, gray, and a bit heavy, with the usual twelve-button keypad that was part of...

Everything is a virtual assistant now

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computerworld.com - Amazon's virtual assistant, which first appeared more than two years ago on Amazon's Echo smart speaker, seemed to be popping up everywhere at the annual International CES trade show in Las Vegas t...

Six truths for successful startups tackling the older adult care opportunity

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techcrunch.com - David Glickman is an entrepreneur-in-residence and digital health advisor for Nokia Growth Partners (NGP) and founder of Lively (now part of GreatCall Inc.). The current market for older adult care...

Volkswagen's new Microbus is even more 'hippie' than the original

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mashable.com - Have you always wished you could ride in an iconic 1960s Volkswagen Microbus? Well, soon you'll be able to, and what’s more, it’s electric and drives itself. Volkswagen introduced the ID Buzz conc...

Microsoft Releases Biggest Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Yet - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Today, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 build 15002 was available for Insiders on the Fast ring. One thing is already clear: This is the biggest Creators Update build so far. Let me rattle throu...

4 Trends in Social Media That Are Changing the Game

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inc.com - Savvy brands have been using social media to engage with their audiences for a long time, and with continuous changes, updates, and additions making these platforms better and easier to use, brands...

Indiegogo Now Supports Credit Cards for Fixed Funding Campaigns - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Starting today, backers can use credit cards to contribute to fixed funding campaigns. We know easy and secure payments are important to backers and entrepreneurs alike. By using a credit card, as ...

Voxer adds end-to-end encrypted ‘private chats’

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techcrunch.com - Voice-focused messaging app Voxer has added an end-to-end encrypted ‘private chats’ feature on its Android and iOS apps — powered by Open Whisper Systems’ Signal Protocol. So all content shared wit...

At 50, CES is a show in transition

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techcrunch.com - Most of the attendees I spoke with walked away a little underwhelmed, struggling to put together a solid list of the things that truly wowed them at this year’s show. Even a cab driver or two, in a...

Microsoft expands its experimental projects program The Garage to Cambridge, India & China

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techcrunch.com - The Garage – Microsoft’s home to experimental projects like smart news apps, Android launchers, productivity add-ons, smartphone keyboards, and yes – even that app that tells you what sort of dog y...

Samsung rolls out new smart TV services for sports, music & video, plus an updated mobile app

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techcrunch.com - Apple last month released a new TV app in an attempt to centralize all the streaming TV options available across Apple TV, iPhone and iPad. Now, Samsung is rolling out its own take on the matter, w...

What if the iPhone had never arrived?

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techcrunch.com - Ten years ago the cellphone industry was as teeming with life as a coral reef. Weird, multi-colored Nokias and Samsungs flitted between fronds of seagrass while Sidekicks scuttled in and out of tin...

China’s Tencent takes on the App Store with launch of ‘mini programs’ for WeChat

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techcrunch.com - Today marks the tenth anniversary of the iPhone, a device that practically invented the smartphone genre in itself, but, over in China, a modern bellwether of the mobile industry rolled out its own...

Verizon raises upgrade fee to “cover increased cost“—but its costs declined

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arstechnica.com - Verizon Wireless is now charging a $30 upgrade fee when customers switch to a new phone, up from the previous fee of $20. The $30 upgrade fee must be paid "if you purchase a new device at retail pr...

How a game-playing robot coded “Super Mario Maker” onto an SNES—live on stage

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arstechnica.com - By now, simply taking over a game and replacing it with a brand new app was beginning to feel a little predictable. So this year, TASBot decided to show off a new skill. At the AGDQ marathon, the b...

After seven-minute hearing, US Marshals raid a CES booth

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arstechnica.com - Two United States Marshals raided a booth at the Consumer Electronics Show on Thursday afternoon, walking away with several one-wheeled electric scooters. The company that makes the scooters, Chang...

Steadicam intros Volt Smartphone Stabilizer project on Kickstarter - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We have another product that’s similar to the Osmo Mobile. Here is the Steadicam Volt Smartphone Stabilizer, a new project listed on Kickstarter for crowdfunding. We have no doubt this will go into...

Machine Learning and AI for Business Bundle down by more than $1000 [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Want to explore a career in the new and exciting field of artificial intelligence? Then you’ll need the top notch training contained within the Machine Learning and AI for Business Bundle, offered ...

Sennheiser launches wireless, in-ear headphones called HD1 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If Sennheiser is a brand you trust when it comes to audio accessories, then you will probably be interested in this newest product that they announced, the HD1. However, if you’re iffy about the ne...

How to tell if your Android phone has been hacked

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dailydot.com - Android is the most popular mobile operating system on the planet, but it's also the most widely hacked. Android's security vulnerabilities are due to its open-source licenses, which allow phone m...

Digital Sense by Travis Wright and Chris J Snook Releases at #CES2017

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prnewswire.com - HOBOKEN, N.J., Jan. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- John Wiley and Sons, Inc., one of America's oldest and most prolific business book publishers, headquartered in Hoboken NJ, announces a new title Digital...

SpareFoot.com: The World's Largest Marketplace for Self-Storage - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solution for locating storage facilities, comparing prices, and booking storage units online. According to Mr. ‘Betts'; Sparefoot is a simple and efficient solut...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”, CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

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...

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

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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 ...

10 WhatsApp Tricks You Never Knew About

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lifehack.org - WhatsApp, over the years, has grown to be by far the world’s leading mobile messaging app. Today, it boasts well over 1 billion users with new, distinct, and innovative features popping up almost e...

Honda Awards Its Nearly $600 Million Media Buying Business to RPA

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adweek.com - Honda Motor Company has awarded U.S. media agency of record duties for the Honda and Acura brands to independent shop and longtime creative partner RPA after a review. The win covers nearly $600 mi...

Volvo's plan for self-driving cars focuses on ... the driver?

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mashable.com - Starting this year, Volvo will take its autonomous driving program on the road — but the Swedish automaker's approach to developing its tech is a bit more intimate than most of its competitors. Ra...

Hacking your NES Classic could also ruin it

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mashable.com - You may have heard that there's a way to get more than just the 30 pre-loaded games on your NES Classic Edition, but it involves hacking and potentially bricking it. The Classic's 30 trips down mem...

F.B.I. Arrests Volkswagen Executive on Conspiracy Charge in Emissions Scandal

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nytimes.com - Mr. Schmidt deceived American regulators “by offering reasons for the discrepancy other than the fact that VW was intentionally cheating on U.S. emissions tests, in order to allow VW to continue to...

4 White-Hat Link Building Strategies That Aren’t A Complete Waste Of Time

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uklinkology.co.uk - It’s even harder when you try to build them using slow and outdated methods. The truth is most white-hat link building methods you read about online don’t work. And if they do, the results take for...

20 Web Apps That Ruled the Workplace in 2016

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zapier.com - Few things grab the Zapier team's attention like popular new apps—and we're not alone. Whenever the next Pokémon Go or Snapchat comes out, you can't help but hear about it, even if you don't read t...

All the Right Stuff: 30 Squeeze Page Examples To Leverage for More Conversions

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instapage.com - When it comes to lead capture forms, a lot of people wonder, “What should I ask of my prospects?” While everyone has their recipe of fields they think are most valuable to their marketing departmen...

AUBBC A4 2.7″LCD Full HD 1080P Car Vehicle HD Dash Cam DVR Camera Recorder WDR Night Vision with G-Sensor,Loop Recording,Support 16GB Micro SD Card

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agent-money.com - Note:There are two Mini USB Ports, one is on gadget, and the different one is on digicam holder. Charging the camera by the use of mini USB port on holder is highly suggested.The one on gadget is i...

Everyone Can Succeed In Internet Marketing With Determination And This Advice

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durac.info - If you are a newbie to online marketing, then you may need some helpful tips to use for beginning your own career. The tips and ideas below will help you on your way to a plan for online marketing....

LOFTEK SANSI 10W Wifi LED Light Bulb review

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the-gadgeteer.com - LED technology keeps getting more and more common. As it does, the costs keep going down, and the cycle of innovation and placing them into more and more common items continues. Sansi, through thei...

Razon Announces Launch of Premium Quality Sewing Machine LED Light Kit With Touch Dimming Switch - Press Release - Digital Journal

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digitaljournal.com - January 9, 2017 - Few things are more frustrating than trying to sew without proper lighting. Leading LED light company Razon recently announced the release of their solution to this problem, the ...

#NAIAS: Cadillac's Escala Revisited - Are You Convinced This The Right Direction For The Luxury Automaker? - AutoSpies Auto News

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autospies.com - The Escala Concept previews the design and technical ideas driving the next phase of Cadillac’s ongoing expansion. “Escala is a concept with two clear objectives,” said Johan de Nysschen, president...

How new retail technologies are being used to improve marketing

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cio.com - Technology is constantly advancing. That may be rhetorical, but it is essential to keep in mind that it applies to literally every industry. If we are talking about sports analytical technology, th...

Wikileaks proposes database of verified Twitter users' info, sparks uproar

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foxnews.com - Wikileaks sparked an online firestorm on Friday when they tweeted that they were considering making an “online database” of Twitter’s verified users— those accounts that have a little blue and whit...

The Complete Digital Marketing Bootcamp - Udemy

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udemy.com - The average starting salary for skilled digital marketing managers in the United States can easily go beyond $100,000 per year, and there's never been a better time to be a digital marketer! My na...

Twitter CMO finally explains the purpose of Twitter

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cio.com - LAS VEGAS — Twitter has used dozens of words, clichés and redundant phrases to describe itself during the past decade. The company's CMO, Leslie Berland, owned up to that fact in a speech at CES 20...

Elon Musk Takes Customer Complaint on Twitter From Idea to Execution in 6 Days

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inc.com - For business leaders, social media can be confusing (and sometimes dangerous) territory. But last month, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk provided a master class in how to use social media effectivel...

CyberPowerPC's Oculus-ready system costs $499 -- if you buy a Rift

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computerworld.co.nz - CyberPowerPC's $499.99 Gamer Ultra VR is the first desktop ready for the Oculus Rift headset that is priced under $500, but there's a caveat. You'll need to buy it with the Oculus Rift headset, whi...

Mattel nabi announces first-ever connected kids room, powered by IoT

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blogs.microsoft.com - Parenting is a hectic job. From attending to a baby’s comfort to supporting and protecting children as they learn and grow, there’s never a dull moment. Even when children are in bed or playing in ...

Es gab nur einen Weg: Wie Steve Jobs die iPhone-Show rettete

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n-tv.de - Die Vorstellung des ersten iPhone droht zu scheitern, nichts funktioniert so, wie es soll, weil das Gerät noch gar nicht fertig ist. Dann haben die Ingenieure die rettende Idee, aber Steve Jobs dar...