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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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The 6 Team Members Your Startup Needs to Be Successful

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www.inc.com - There is a troubling statistic that within 3 years, 92 percent of all startups fail. They fail because they don't have the right team. At ResearchConnection, this brilliant startup decided to do it d…

Five9 Recognized by the Stevie Awards as a Company of the Year!

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www.five9.com - It’s no surprise here at Five9 that we are experiencing some fantastic milestones as of late—from killer Q2 financial results, to our most recent global product release, 2017 has been a great year so…

Google Analytics Demystified

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my.wealthyaffiliate.com - I have had a plethora of pm's since I strongy suggested that someone remove Jetpack and install Google Analytics. The reasoning behind my suggestion is this Jetpack is like installing thirty odd inde…

Designer Shows How IKEA’s Websites Could Be Better Revamped For Its 1.6B Users - DesignTAXI.com

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designtaxi.com - Designer Shows How IKEA’s Websites Could Be Better Revamped For Its 1.6B Users Composite image by DesignTAXI. Background images by Michael Abehsera and featured with permission Back in 2015, over 1.6…

Firefox Focus now lets you open multiple tabs - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When was the last time that you used a browser, whether on your desktop or on your mobile device and just had one tab open? Probably most of you would answer either the early 2000s or maybe the idea …

Password-theft 0day imperils users of High Sierra and earlier macOS versions

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arstechnica.com - There's a vulnerability in High Sierra and earlier versions of macOS that allows rogue applications to steal plaintext passwords stored in the Mac keychain, a security researcher said Monday. That's …

Bing now means business

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techcrunch.com - Unless you’re a regular Bing user, chances are you haven’t thought about Microsoft’s search engine all that much in recent years. While Microsoft has kept adding features to the service over time, it…

WhatsApp blocked in China, though past bans proved temporary

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techcrunch.com - WhatsApp has been widely blocked in mainland China by the country’s government, with text messaging as well as photo and video sharing not currently function. However, WhatsApp had previously been bl…

Microsoft launches new machine learning tools

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft, just like many of its competitors, has gone all in on machine learning. That emphasis is on full display at the company’s Ignite conference this where, where the company today announced a …

Zuck and Bezos back seed stage scout fund Village Global

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techcrunch.com - Product Hunt’s first employee Erik Torenberg is ready to fund fresh new startups, not just reveal them to the world. Today is the soft launch of Village Global, a seed and pre-seed early stage ventur…

Microsoft finally starts doing something with LinkedIn by integrating it into Office 365

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techcrunch.com - Last year, Microsoft bought LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, but even though the acquisition has long closed, Microsoft hasn’t yet done much with all of the data it gets from the social network. At its Ig…

Disrupt Berlin extends the Startup Battlefield application deadline

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techcrunch.com - ZΓΆgern sich. Roughly translated (and boy, do we mean roughly), that’s procrastinators rejoice. Why all the excitement? Early stage startup entrepreneurs now have an extra week to complete their appli…

Microsoft 365 expands with new plans for schools and frontline workers

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft today announced a major expansion to its Microsoft 365 offerings. The idea behind Microsoft 365 is to provide a single integrated solution that combines subscriptions to Office 365, Windows…

Oliver Thomas

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9to5mac.com - Having been impressed with Apple’s investment in renewable energy over the recent years, this summer I decided to see if I could follow their example and power my Apple devices entirely from solar po…

CCleaner backdoor infecting millions delivered mystery payload to 40 PCs

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arstechnica.com - At least 40 PCs infected by a backdoored version of the CCleaner disk-maintenance utility received an advanced second-stage payload that researchers are still scrambling to understand, officials from…

Apple Watch Series 3 teardown finds a bigger battery and few surprises

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arstechnica.com - After breaking apart Apple’s new iPhone 8 last week, popular gadget repair site iFixit released a teardown of the LTE-enabled Apple Watch Series 3 on Monday. Given that the just-released wearable loo…

U.T.R.U.S.T.: Our Values – UTRUST – Medium

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medium.com - “UTRUST comes with a bright ambition, to make crypto-payments a simple and effortless process, powered by the state of the art technology which is based on high autonomy, safety, and efficiency.” As …

The Best WordPress RSS Feed Plugins for Syndicating External Content - WPKube

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www.wpkube.com - RSS feeds are a great way to simplify and congregate all of the great content that can be found on the internet today. And, since most successful website owners aim to provide their loyal followers h…

Transparency Report #31 - The Value of Team Building and How It Can Improve Performance

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www.codeinwp.com - I want to touch upon a lot of things in this report, so here’s a quick TOC just to keep things organized (and in case you’re not interested in all of it, which is fine): 1. On being transparent | 2. …

LinkedIn Mobile: What Marketers Need to Know

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you actively using LinkedIn to engage with your network? To discover how to use the LinkedIn mobile app for marketing on the go, I interview Viveka von Rosen. The Social Media Marketing podcast i…

An Ambitious Plan to Stop DDoS for Good Has Its Limits

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www.wired.com - The digital assaults known as distributed denial of service attacks occur constantly, whether you notice them or not. Corporations, internet infrastructure companies, and other large targets like uni…

Another Lost Phone is another puzzle you can solve on your mobile device - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you find an abandoned phone somewhere, and you have no clue as to who owns it, do you surrender it to a nearby police station or do you find out who owns it by yourself? That’s how you will actual…

Chrome update lets you browse in virtual reality through Daydream View - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you already have your Daydream View headset, you probably use it mostly to play games or to watch videos created specifically for virtual reality. But now you will get to explore VR further as the…

'Check for Update' improved with the latest Google Play Services - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We told you that the Nexus Player would soon be ready to receive Android 8.0 Oreo update. That is good news for those who own the old Nexus Player who’ve been waiting for the update since Android O w…

Kodak Moments launches app, Facebook bot to sort through your photos - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - With the sheer number of photos that you take on your mobile device and eventually upload on social networks, chances are there are key moments that may just be idling in your camera roll or on your …

How to Tell Your Backers About Shipping Delays - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - Delays are common for crowdfunders. As a new entrepreneur, it can be hard to predict how long it will take to mass produce, package and ship your product. Backers are usually pretty understanding to …

CMO Challenge Report: Aligning Customer Loyalty with Brand Identity

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www.loyalty360.org - To be presented on October 3rd, 2017 at 1PM EDT In the last few decades, especially the last 15 years, incredible advances in computer and networking technology have provided easy access to an expon…

Customers as Brands – Are You Loyal to Me?

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www.loyalty360.org - What would you expect from a customer who has 2,000 followers on Instagram or more than 50,000 views on YouTube? Is she someone you would expect to be a loyal customer? If your answer is yes, think a…

Handwritten Notes “Break the Clutter” En Route to Increased Customer Loyalty

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www.loyalty360.org - During Tuesday’s Loyalty360 webinar titled, “Delivered: How Bond’s Handwritten Notes Drive Customer Loyalty,” presented by Bond, Matt White, director of sales for Bond, talked about the power of hand…

Here@ : Find New Friend, Love Interest, or Find a Job - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam McCaa”, CEO of the US based start-up “Hereat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all…

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

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www.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 solutio…

Count.ly: An Innovative, Open Source, Real-Time Mobile Analytics Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Countly is an innovative, open source, real-time mobile analytics platform intended for game studios, marketers, agencies, operators, and pretty much everyone with an aim to increase loyalty, user re…

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

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www.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 what…

Fripito : Up-To-Date Travel Guides - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Irma Stastova”, Marketing and Sales Manager of the Nevada- USA based start-up “Fripito” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that y…

How to Start a Podcast: Pat's Complete Step-By-Step Podcasting Tutorial - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Before you start recording, and even before you dive into the tutorial videos below, there are five things you need to prepare. Have all of this stuff handy for later—you’ll thank me for it. You’re g…

Instagram Hits 800 Million Monthly Users, Adding 100 Million in Just 5 Months

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www.adweek.com - After announcing this morning that Instagram has 2 million advertisers, the Facebook-owned app also says that it has 800 million monthly users, up from 700 million in April. Carolyn Everson, Facebook…

You’re Probably Doing Your Newsletter All Wrong, Here’s Why

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www.shoemoney.com - My generation grew up with email. We remember passing along chain-letters hoping to see it return with a million names. And we haven’t given up on email like many outside the Millenial generation mig…

Times Square Offers Optimal Exposure for Brands, but Is Its Pricey Advertising Really Worth It?

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www.adweek.com - It’s no coincidence that Advertising Week, which kicks off today, is situated in a neighborhood famed for being the most valuable advertising space on earth. We speak, of course, of Times Square. For…

Unilever's CMO Says Viewability Is Improving, But Cross-Platform Measurement Problems Loom

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www.adweek.com - Two weeks after Procter & Gamble’s chief brand officer Marc Pritchard gave an update about the state of what’s increasingly become a messy digital media-supply chain at Dmexco, Unilever’s CMO Keith W…

We Never Intended • Jonathan Salem Baskin

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jonathansalembaskin.com - When Facebook’s ad targeting algorithms were used by racists to target fellow haters, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg explained, “We never intended or anticipated this functionality being used this way…

Traction's 'Days of Action' Help Staffers Take a Stand for Brands

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www.adweek.com - (L. to r.): Jessica Baum, media and communications director; Sidney Burrows, client services director; Adam Kleinberg, founder, CEO; Emily Wheeler, service operations director. Back row: Theo Fanning…

11 Ways To Use Instagram Live Like A True Professional

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www.bitrebels.com - Instagram introduced the “Live” feature to all profiles in December of 2016. Since then, it has become a popular tool within the app, with celebrities, companies, and standard user accounts taking ad…

5 Tips For How To Stay Safe With Your Online Banking

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www.bitrebels.com - No matter how many security programs you install on your mobile devices and PC, there’s always a threat that you may become a victim of cybercrime, especially when you are using online banking. In fa…

Top 5 Strategies To Improve Your Online Presence

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sd-entrepreneur.com - Everywhere you look online lately, people are offering their opinions about anything and everything. Why not put this effort to good use to further your career and showcase your expertise in a positi…

Doing Away With Digital Silos

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robllewellyn.com - Siloed projects are nothing new, and most people who have been in the business of change or transformation for more than a few years will have tasted their unsavoury consequences. In this digital dec…

The 5 best social media marketing podcasts that you need to listen to now

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www.lilachbullock.com - When you’re on the tube, train, or your car, travelling to and from work, there’s nothing better to pass the time than a good podcast. Some are funny, some are heart-breaking, and some – some, are ed…

Flight School! Take Flight With These Five Easy & Effective Drones

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stupiddope.com - Technology has changed the way we do everything; it also has helped us see our world like never before. Drones have become quite a hot commodity over the past few years, and if you are in the market …

How the EU General Data Protection Regulations Will Impact US Marketers

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instapage.com - We’re only 12 months away from the full implementation of European Union General Data Protection Regulation (EU GDPR). Yay! (Or, maybe not yay.) If you’re a marketer creating ads for global campaigns…

Combine These 5 Research-Based Ingredients for Higher-Quality Content – Local Internet Marketing

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andyrkelly.com - It’s undisputed: well-crafted, high-quality content is how a brand builds an audience, trust, and loyalty today. Great content helps you earn the attention of the people who need your product or serv…

Buzzfeed: Bannon tried to "infiltrate" Facebook's management - Hot Air

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hotair.com - Can we consider this the greatest “friending” ever attempted? According to an e-mail obtained by Buzzfeed, Steve Bannon planned to infiltrate Facebook by flooding its application process with like-mi…

Egnyte Connect – Design Within Reach – Success Story

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www.egnyte.com - Design Within Reach (DWR) founder Rob Forbes started the company back in 1998 with a simple vision – to make modern design accessible to the public. Forbes had recently returned from London and was l…

Twitter lite app - a way for you to save your data while enjoying Twitter - Techzim

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www.techzim.co.zw - According to TechCrunch, Twitter is working on a data light app for its users. The app will be called Twitter lite and it is currently being tested in the Philippines as the market has slow mobile ne…

Microsoft Builds Automation into Windows Defender ATP

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www.darkreading.com - Microsoft plans to integrate automation and remediation capabilities into Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), addressing an industry-wide need for improved threat response at a time wh…

Source: Deloitte Breach Affected All Company Email, Admin Accounts — Krebs on Security

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krebsonsecurity.com - Deloitte, one of the world’s “big four” accounting firms, has acknowledged a breach of its internal email systems, British news outlet The Guardian revealed today. Deloitte has sought to downplay the…

The software flaw that could beam out passwords by DNS

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - The developer behind the popular iTerm2 software, an alternative to Apple’s Terminal emulator has posted an urgent security fix after a user noticed it could inadvertently leak sensitive data when at…

Breach at Deloitte Exposes Emails, Client Data

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www.darkreading.com - Big Four accounting giant and cybersecurity consultancy Deloitte has suffered a data breach that ironically enough may have resulted from the firm's failure to follow its own security advice to clien…

GDPR: Controller or Processor? Here’s What You Need to Know - Computer Business Review

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www.cbronline.com - In the third installment of Egnyte’s in-depth look at the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, Kris Lahiri looks at processors and controllers of data and what they need to know. When it comes to…

Trend Alert: Apparel Subscriptions Are Here to Stay

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www.entrepreneur.com - Consumer behavior is changing, and many retailers in the apparel space are struggling to keep up -- according to Goldman Sachs, 55 percent of U.S. store closures due to bankruptcy this year have been…

The Telia FCPA Resolution: Part II – The Bribery Schemes | JD Supra

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www.jdsupra.com - JD Supra provides users with access to its legal industry publishing services (the "Service") through its website (the "Website") as well as through other sources. Our policies with regard to data co…

5 Things Rock-star Managers Wish They'd Known Earlier

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www.entrepreneur.com - “I am not afraid of an army of lions led by a sheep; I am afraid of an army of sheep led by a lion,” Alexander the Great is reputed to have said. Simply put, the quality of its management determines …

How new-media brand Refinery29 achieved international growth

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www.econsultancy.com - Refinery29, the US-based publisher for young women, has gone from strength to strength in the past few years. With recent international expansion, it has generated a global audience footprint of 550m…

5 Ways to Immediately Make Your Business More Personable

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www.entrepreneur.com - It isn't easy to build brand loyalty. After all, you're asking your customers to give their buying preference to an entity with which they have no inherent connection. However, brands that make an em…

Shrinking Anonymity in Chinese Cyberspace

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www.lawfareblog.com - The Chinese government is operationalizing President Xi Jinping’s concept of cyber sovereignty and implementing the country’s new Cybersecurity Law. Four regulations issued since late August show the…

This Levi’s jacket with a smart sleeve is finally going on sale for $350

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www.theverge.com - More than a year after it was announced and two years after we first saw a demonstration of touch-sensitive fabric, the Levi’s jacket with a smart sleeve is finally going on sale. I’ve been wearing t…

GPS will be accurate within one foot in some phones next year

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www.theverge.com - Smartphones’ GPS systems are going to start getting a lot more accurate. According to IEEE Spectrum, Broadcom is starting to make a mass-market GPS chip that can pinpoint a device’s accuracy to withi…


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