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Tuesday, September 5, 2017

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We need to nationalise Google, Facebook and Amazon. Here’s why | Nick Srnicek

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www.theguardian.com - For the briefest moment in March 2014, Facebook’s dominance looked under threat. Ello, amid much hype, presented itself as the non-corporate alternative to Facebook. According to the manifesto accomp…

Android 8.0 Oreo, thoroughly reviewed

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arstechnica.com - Android 8.0 Oreo is here! Click through for a gallery of top features. Project Treble finally separates the OS from the hardware, which has big implications for updates, third-party ROMs, and securit…

Email vs Social Media: What Is the Optimal Online Marketing Strategy? | 60 Second Marketer @AskJamieTurner

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60secondmarketer.com - As any marketer will concede in a heartbeat, we live in the era of social media marketing. Social networking stormed the scene and captured us on many different levels – including in our capacity as …

23 Ways to Build Colossal Pre-Launch Product Buzz

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www.jeffbullas.com - Your product is ready. Finally! You have invested time, money and resources. The product has to be a hit, otherwise, it was all for nothing. You push publish and it’s live. You have finally launched …

KillerStartupsDesigns.com: A Website that Features Daily Start-Ups Based on Strict Aesthetic Standards - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - KillerStartupsDesigns features ONE startup daily that meets strict aesthetic standards and that is reviewed by a highly experienced Web/Graphic designer. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what “K…

Xiaomi aims to upstage the iPhone with successor to acclaimed bezel-less smartphone

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techcrunch.com - Xiaomi’s bezel-less Mi Mix smartphone grabbed a huge amount of attention when it launched last October. Now the Chinese phone maker is getting more opportunistic with the follow-up version, which it …

How the Essential Phone won me over completely

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techcrunch.com - Essential is that rarest of rare breeds in tech: A startup focused on building not just hardware, but a category of hardware that is dominated by two of the most comfortably secure leading companies …

Prowler.io nabs $13M for its new approach to decision making in AI

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techcrunch.com - As we continue to see a wide proliferation of artificial intelligence-based startups come to market, one of the persistent and big questions has been is whether an AI system will ever be able to make…

Startup Battlefield Australia Applications Extended to September 11

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techcrunch.com - All you procrastinators — fear not! Applications for Battlefield Australia have now been extended to September 11th at midnight AEST. Now you have an entire week to apply to pitch on the renowned Bat…

Tech’s “give back” moment

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techcrunch.com - We now exist an interesting interstitial moment, one defined by big corporations producing much of the innovation and some of the world’s richest companies – Apple, Amazon, Uber, Facebook – trying to…

Beats brings adaptive noise canceling to its Studio 3 headphones

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techcrunch.com - Last year’s big Beats announcements revolved around the addition of the W1 chip, the first real collaborative addition to the hardware line since the company was picked up by Apple in 2014. The quick…

Lightroom Tutorial: Travel Photographer Joe Allam Walks Through His Import Workflow

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fstoppers.com - Importing photos after a shoot is often one of the more boring parts of an assignment and getting it done as quickly and easily as possible is often the name of the game. This has unfortunately led t…

Here’s why the USB port built into your car charges so agonizingly slow

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www.digitaltrends.com - There’s a USB port on the center console of my 2015 Mazda3, right beneath the stereo — it’s really well located. Get in the car, plug in your cell phone, turn the key (well, push the button) and you’…

LG V30 hands on—LG’s OLED displays still have quality issues

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arstechnica.com - The corners of the display are curved, and unlike the G6, these are smooth and pleasing to look at. The bottom bezel is super slim, clean, and logoless. Two cameras, one normal, one with a wide angle…

The PC issues that need fixing before Final Fantasy XV launches on Windows

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arstechnica.com - SEATTLE—Square Enix got into PC gamers' good graces after a major August announcement about Final Fantasy XV. The RPG will land on Windows sometime in "early 2018," and while that's a pretty long wai…

How to Design Checkout UX Like a Pro | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - The checkout experience is arguably the most crucial aspect of your online store. Any hiccups and the customer could get distracted, disappointed, or leave—outing your company (that pays your salary)…

Here Are The 5 Big Problems With Your Retargeting Efforts

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ecommerce-platforms.com - There's no magic formula when it comes to marketing to customers. It takes testing, making mistakes and learning what your specific customers want. One of the best ways to find new customers and brin…

Google created a prototype Star Trek communicator badge - Geek.com

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www.geek.com - If you needed any more proof beyond the new Star Wars tie-in that Google is run by geeks, this is it. Google senior VP Amit Singhal showed off a nifty little prototype device based on the Star Trek c…

Robocall scumbags already target Hurricane Harvey victims

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www.theregister.co.uk - With much of Houston, Texas, still under water from flooding caused by Hurricane Harvey, scammers are running robocall operations aimed at residents of the storm-ravaged area. US trade watchdog the F…

6 YouTube Tips to Improve Your Search Rank

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you need to rank higher in YouTube search results? Understanding how you can take advantage of YouTube’s algorithm will help your channel and videos be seen by more people. In this article you’ll …

Alcatel releases a new line of connected wearables called MOVE - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Just when you think that smartwatch sales are on a decline, it seems that OEMs keep coming up with products that may or may not engage you. Alcatel, the mobile device brand of TCL Communications, bel…

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…

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Who Has the Greatest Tech of All?

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www.loyalty360.org - As someone who once planned to build a career focused on lotions, potions and color, then discovered her career in technology, I find myself particularly intrigued when the cosmetic world incorporate…

The 13-Point Audience Priority List To Refine & Scale Facebook Ads

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marketaire.com - There’s one big common question that Facebook advertisers ask: which audiences should be targeted to complement and maximize the efficiency of campaigns? Thanks to Facebook’s unlimited targeting comb…

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct…

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

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www.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 you…

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…

SmartUse: Mobile Application To Handle Construction Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Ms. ‘Lucie Perrier'; Marketing Director of the New York-based start-up “SmartUse”. Below, is the full interview that we have condu…

Limetr.ee: A Web Application that Allows you to Safely Keep Messages, Photos and Videos you Want to Preserve as a Legacy for your Child - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Limetree is about gathering family and friends around your children’s history. About the legacy you want to pass to your child. About safeguarding memories for the future. Below is the full and in-de…

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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www.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 analysi…

DealTrunk : Browser Extension To Display Best Deals From Online Retailers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Amanda Wrzeszczynski”, Founder of the Pittsburgh, USA based start-up “DealTrunk” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do a…

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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 what…

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your sta…

Rawporter.com: A Mobile Application That Helps People Earn Money for Shooting and Sharing Photos and Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Rawporter helps people earn money for shooting and sharing photos and videos. All items captured with the app or uploaded online are indexed so they become discoverable by search engines and can not …

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is a real-time online collaboration …

SPI 234: Teens Can Be Entrepreneurs Too, with Eva Baker - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Eva Baker is one special entrepreneur. She runs a successful blog. She started her own conference. She does consulting. And did I mention she started it all while still a teenager? Eva is the brain b…

Once a Running Joke, LinkedIn Is Suddenly a Hot Social Network. Here's What Changed

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www.adweek.com - When Microsoft announced it was acquiring LinkedIn for $26 billion last December, the tech world responded with a collective “Huh?” Why did the enterprise software giant want LinkedIn so badly, and w…

7 Simple Ways To Always Keep Your Smartphone Safe

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www.bitrebels.com - When it comes to our smartphones, many of us never think about our security when using them. It seems so unlikely that anything would happen when you’re using your smartphone, so why should you worry…

Trump’s EPA lashes out at journalists who exposed Houston toxic risk – then deletes statement

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www.rawstory.com - A statement from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) — now headed by Republican climate denialist Scott Pruitt — attacked the two Associated Press journalists who revealed on Saturday that mult…

Julian Assange Says Clinton Campaign Manager Podesta Had 7,300 Child Porn Images — Steemit

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steemit.com - Images https://hubpages.com/politics/Julian-Assange-Says-Clinton-Campaign-Manager-Podesta-Had-7-300-Child-Porn-Images In a stunning development to the affair called Pizzagate, in which the mainstream…

YouTube ripping site YouTube-MP3 shutting down after RIAA battle - Music Business Worldwide

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www.musicbusinessworldwide.com - Good news for rights-holders: the world’s most popular online tool for ‘stream ripping’ audio from YouTube is shutting down following a legal battle with US recorded music body the RIAA. YouTube-MP3.…

Deriving Value from the Internet of Everything - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - The Internet of Everything is connecting people, processes, and data in ways that we couldn’t do before, enabling us to see data and respond in different ways, access things in different ways, and in…

Silicon Valley siphons our data like oil. But the deepest drilling has just begun

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www.theguardian.com - Customers in the UK will soon find out. Recent reports suggest that three of the country’s largest supermarket chains are rolling out surge pricing in select stores. This means that prices will rise …

Sound & Function | The Best Headphones For Your Wireless Workout

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stupiddope.com - For those of you who spend you off hours in the gym aiming to be a little more fit and healthy, we commend you. But let’s be honest, your workout would be much better with your favorite sounds pushin…

This app will do all the SEO heavy-lifting for you

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mashable.com - Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. In today's digitally driven world, it's no longer a surprise to any business that in order to re…

Simple Tips To Help You Understand Laptops

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Shopping for a laptop can be overwhelming given how fast the technology changes. The best way to move forward is with suitable information. The following article offers many tips can provide you with…

Amazon Affiliate Program: Make Money Online As An Amazon.com Affiliate

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getmoneymaker.com - Here’s Your Opportunity To CLONE My Entire Internet Business System Today! Click Here! Click To Learn The best ways to Earn money Online With the Amazon.com Affiliate Program … While Being Super Lazy…

Smart Home Technology Is Standard in the Hamptons

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easthamptonstar.com - In the 1950s and ’60s, pressing a button on an intercom to talk to someone in a different part of your house was considered a technological score. Now, nearly every imaginable household device can be…

Fitness wearables will live or die by their apps

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www.engadget.com - Franky, they need it. Even though smartwatches have been selling better than expected lately, the entire product category has been poorly received in general. Companies like Microsoft and Motorola ha…

Elon Musk thinks AI will lead to World War III — take that with a pinch of salt

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www.businessinsider.com - Elon Musk, founder, CEO and lead designer at SpaceX and co-founder of Tesla, speaks at the International Space Station Research and Development Conference in Washington, U.S., July 19, 2017. REUTERS/…

Big data and digital transformation: How one enables the other | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - You may have heard the phrase, "data is the new oil." It's actually a pretty good metaphor because oil doesn't have any value on its own, it has to be refined into something like gasoline or plastic.…

The Perfect Office - Sandisk Ultra 400GB MicroSD, Acer Aspire S24, Office Ideas and More

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abduzeedo.com - We've seen some great gadgets and equipment for designers. There are so many cool stuff out there that we could assemble infinite perfect office spaces every week! So we'll assemble some, and we'd li…

Germany is working on a code of ethics for driverless cars

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www.businessinsider.com.au - Waymo’s driverless car. (Source: Alphabet/Google/Waymo) Humans before animals and property. No discrimination as to who should survive. Safeguards against malicious hacking. These are just some of th…

PCMag Startup Toolkit: February 2017

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www.pcmag.com - Hello again, fair startup founders and daring entrepreneurs. We're a full month into 2017 and, as always, PCMag has compiled a list of newly tested tech that can make an impact on your business. Whet…

Celebrity info stolen from Instagram on sale for $10 on the dark web

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hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com - Photo-sharing application Instagram, which has 700 million active users a month, recently fell victim to a data leak that exposed six million accounts on the dark web, writes The Telegraph. At the ti…

News in brief: Pratchett’s data steamrollered; WikiLeaks hit by hackers; Instagram details for sale

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - Your daily round-up of some the other stories in the news Destroying data securely is something we at Naked Security care about, so as sad as we were to learn that there won’t be any posthumous books…

Finnish Tesla Model S taxi driver crosses 400,000 km, 93% of battery life remains

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www.impactlab.net - Ari Nyyssönen, a Finnish taxi driver, has racked up an impressive 400,000 kilometers (250,000 miles) in his Tesla Model S and is confident that the car could last until 1 million kilometers or over 6…

Despite appearances, WikiLeaks wasn't hacked

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www.grahamcluley.com - If you visited the WikiLeaks website on Thursday morning, you can't have failed to notice something a little out of the ordinary. Instead of the normal catalog of leaked confidential documents from W…

How to Use Authenticity to Capture the Attention of Generation Z

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www.entrepreneur.com - When a new generation enters the mix of society, they bring new habits, tastes and preferences. Brands need to learn about them and adapt in order to find long-term success. During their debut, Mille…

Houston drainage grid ‘so obsolete it’s just unbelievable’

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www.recorder.com - HOUSTON — Houston’s system of bayous and reservoirs was built to drain a tabletop-flat city prone to heavy rains. But its Depression-era design is no match for the stresses brought by explosive devel…


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