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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

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Two E-Mail Autoresponses That Work

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tim.blog - E-mail is the single largest interruption in modern life. In a digital world, creating time hinges on minimizing it. The first step towards controlling the e-mail impulse is setting up an autorespons…

How Does Apple's New Face ID Technology Work?

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www.forbes.com - What is Apple Face ID? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Brian Roemmele, Founder +…

15 Ways to Supercharge Your Digital Marketing

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www.toprankblog.com - Good marketing programs involve strategy, goals, target audience, tactics and measurement. Great marketing programs often include a special ingredient to really supercharge the engine of leads and sa…

Exclusive: First unboxing of Google Glass Enterprise Edition [Gallery + Video]

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9to5google.com - It feels like it was forever ago that we first reported on the existence of the enterprise-focused Google Glass followup. That’s because it was — we first told you about Glass EE more than two years …

Snapchat Should Be Leading Mobile Payments in the US

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medium.com - Mobile payments are happening in the US, but it’s nothing like China. You got your Venmo, your PayPal, your Apple Pay, but this is all child’s play when looking at WeChat and Alipay’s impact on the d…

Waymo’s autonomous vehicles are powered by Intel

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arstechnica.com - Self-driving cars have Silicon Valley salivating. Something of a gold rush is going on right now, as everyone is trying to perfect the technology that could banish gridlock and traffic casualties onc…

Bridgefy lets developers build mesh networking into their apps

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techcrunch.com - Bridgefy, which is launching in our Disrupt SF Battlefield today, allows developers to build a mesh network into their mobile apps so that their users and apps can still communicate, even when those …

Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free

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techcrunch.com - Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for …

Global Learning XPRIZE awards $1 million each to final five teams

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techcrunch.com - The Global Learning XPRIZE, an international competition to create educational software, has reached its penultimate stage: 5 teams out of an initial pool of nearly 200 have been selected to receive …

BeeLine’s simple navigation device keeps cyclists headed in the right direction

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techcrunch.com - Lets say you’re roaming the city on your bike. You know your final destination — but you don’t necessarily care how you get there, or if your route is the shortest possible one. You just want to ride.

Facebook design head bullish on voice, dodges questions on voice apps and hardware

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techcrunch.com - Facebook has been reportedly working on a video chat device and a smart speaker that would use a new voice interface, to compete against the likes of Amazon and Google in the race to control your liv…

Shasta Ventures launches a fund to accelerate AR and VR app development

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techcrunch.com - Apple and Google are ready for an augmented reality tidal wave, but what of developers? Over the past several months, the availability of ARKit and ARCore have proven there’s plenty of interest in th…

Pinterest’s new Sections feature begins beta testing, public launch in ‘weeks’

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techcrunch.com - Pinterest is rolling out a new feature inspired by its power users, said Pinterest CEO and co-founder Ben Silbermann, speaking today at TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco. The new addition, called Sect…

Pi wants to extend the reach of wireless charging

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techcrunch.com - Wireless charging isn’t new — but with the new iPhones picking it up as a feature, it’s about to get a huge boost in visibility. But wireless charging is still pretty limited, particularly in terms o…

Index is a clean, colorful app for organizing your ideas and digital content

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techcrunch.com - The makers of Index are hoping they’ve created the only app you’ll need to access all your files, notes and links. “We’re giving people a full control panel for the digital world,” founder Brian Cox …

You can now disable Samsung’s devoted Bixby button

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techcrunch.com - The Galaxy S8’s devoted Bixby button was one of the least popular features on an otherwise well received phone, owing in part to the fact that Samsung’s smart assistant was still half-baked at launch…

Goodbye, photo studios. Hello, Colormass virtual photoshoots

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techcrunch.com - Ikea is a leader among those that have pushed the limits when it comes to using digital imaging to take product marketing to the next level. When you look at an Ikea catalog or its website, you might…

Waymo asks to delay trade secrets trial against Uber

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arstechnica.com - After receiving a report with a trove of details critical to their case, Waymo lawyers have asked to delay their impending trial against Uber. The motion (PDF), filed Saturday afternoon, says that Wa…

Range Rover Velar review: A handsome slab of British luxury

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arstechnica.com - The Range Rover Velar, with a special satin finish paint job. I think you'll agree the Velar looks the part of a £90,000 ($100,000+) car. All of the images in this story are super-high-res, so be sur…

Unannounced Google Assistant headphones show up at Best Buy

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arstechnica.com - A picture of the QC35IIs direct from Bose. Apparently it accidentally sent this out in a newsletter. Twitter user Jeremy Judkins‏ spotted the box at a local Best Buy. After bringing the Google Assist…

Uber: driver pay plan puts a “significant risk” on ride-hailing service

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arstechnica.com - Uber is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit that says it secretly over charges riders and under pays drivers. In its defense, the ride-hailing service claims that nobody is being defrauded in it…

Fortnite devs inadvertently prove cross-console play is possible

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arstechnica.com - People playing Epic's Fortnite on consoles recently were surprised to discover a new feature had been quietly added to the game: the ability to play with gamers on other consoles. Over the weekend, a…

“Fake” net neutrality comments at heart of lawsuit filed against FCC

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission has ignored a public records request for information that might shed light on the legitimacy of comments on Chairman Ajit Pai's anti-net neutrality plan, accordi…

21 Ways to Improve Your Facebook Ads With Ad Targeting

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you aware of all of the targeting options Facebook offers? Facebook offers so many ways to target potential customers, there’s a right advertising option for every business. In this article you’l…

HP shows us what a real PC workstation looks like with a 56-core, 3TB Z8

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arstechnica.com - If you're a demanding computer user, sometimes your 13-inch Ultrabook laptop just won't quite cut it. For those looking for a little more computing power, HP's new Z8 workstation could be just the an…

Government Agencies and Hospitals Face Increasing Risk of IoT-Powered Cyberattacks

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www.entrepreneur.com - If you paid even the slightest attention to tech media and conferences in 2016, you heard how the Internet of Things (IoT) is the next big thing. While there’s hype surrounding the tremendous opportu…

Verizon to disconnect 8,500 customers due to "substantial" data use - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In a move that will probably not gain them any rural America friends, Verizon is now sending out notices to around 8,500 customers that they will be disconnected from the network because they live in…

Lenovo Tab 4 family of tablets now available on Amazon, B&H - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Earlier this year, Lenovo introduced the Tab 4 family of tablets. Now, the Lenovo Tab 4 8, Tab 4 8 Plus, Tab 4 10, and Lenovo Tab 4 10 Plus are now available online through Amazon and B&H Photo. We j…

Instagram autoplays video with sound until next session if you watch one - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Apps/websites and users have a love/hate (mostly hate on the side of the latter) with the autoplay video. A lot of people find it quite annoying, but some actually like the fact that they find intere…

Sticky Password Premium manages your passwords so you don't have to [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Do you suffer from password overload? Maintain quick access to all your accounts and improve their security with a lifetime subscription to Sticky Password Premium, now 80% off the regular price.If y…

Jaybird launches new Run, Freedom 2 with Speedfit wireless earphones - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We know Jaybird as a brand that introduces some of the best wireless earphones in the market. We’ve featured a number of pairs already including the Freedom X2, Jaybird X3, and the Freedom Wireless E…

Walmart Holds Customer Experience on Pedestal

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www.loyalty360.org - Walmart CEO Doug McMillon is always very cognizant of the importance of customer experience and offering the tools for consumers to interact seamlessly. Embracing technology to empower associates and…

A Tailored Customer Experience Is Now Expected

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www.loyalty360.org - Loyalty marketers mine customer data, searching for unique insights that can be used to tailor a personalized customer experience. Executing that on a consistent and seamless basis can be quite diffi…

Surprise! 21% of Your Promoters Are Not Engaged

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www.loyalty360.org - Exceptional employee performances deliver exceptional customer experiences – which in turn drive exceptional financial results. How confident are you that all your Promoters are actually engaged empl…

Vital Facebook Advertising Objectives That Will Make Or Break ROI

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marketaire.com - You’ve worked hard on your website, and traffic doesn’t appear from thin air. It’s time to use Facebook ads to send people there. First, let’s take a look at the Facebook ad campaign setup process. W…

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Ven.io: A Comprehensive Healthy Lifestyle Solution which Generates a Nutritional Plan that is personalized for You - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Venio provides a comprehensive healthy lifestyle solution, which generates an interactive meal-plan that is personalized around your taste, health goals, and dietary preferences. Below is the full in…

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 an…

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”, CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and …

Morces.com: Get More Than Just a Mobile Site! - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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 G…

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly th…

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 h…

Microsoft is Consolidating its OneDrive Mobile UIs - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I’m not seeing this yet, but Microsoft is apparently consolidating its OneDrive mobile UIs between Android and iOS. And the iOS version won. Update: Microsoft has confirmed the news. The new OneDrive…

Facebook Video May Be Hot, But Personalization Is the Real Payoff

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www.adweek.com - What actually drives the best outcomes on the world’s largest social media platform? “We’ve done quite a bit of research where we’ve scored hundreds of thousands of display and video ads and looked a…

5 Ads Worth Watching From Sunday's Emmy Awards Telecast

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www.adweek.com - A week after Squarespace won the 2017 Emmy Award for best ad, advertisers lined up Sunday night to present their best commercial efforts to Emmy viewers in primetime. And while there was no single co…

Microsoft's Hotmail and Outlook.com suffer all-day outage in Europe

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www.dailymail.co.uk - Microsoft's free email services Outlook.com and Hotmail suffered an outage across Europe on Monday, preventing users from sending and receiving emails for 12 hours. The sites began returning error me…

Mississippi teacher on Facebook calls for black people to be expelled from US — but insists she was hacked

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www.rawstory.com - A teacher in Mississippi is claiming someone hacked her Facebook account and posted racist messages that supported the expulsion of black people from the United States. Local news station Fox 13 repo…

5 things to know about what's next for wireless internet

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finance.yahoo.com - SAN FRANCISCO — The fifth generation of wireless connectivity is coming. And to hear people talk about 5G, it will change everything. “5G will make every industry and every part of our lives better,”…

A fashionable smart watch that connects to Alexa? We'll take 100.

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mashable.com - Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Wearables: a good idea once upon a time, but now most smartwatches are like having an overpriced…

How to Use Facebook Video Ads to Move People Through Your Sales Funnel

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you using video in your Facebook ad campaigns? Wondering how video can best move people through your sales funnel? In this article, you’ll learn how to move prospects through three stages of the …

Speed & Style! The 2017 Lexus NX 200t F Sport

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stupiddope.com - If you are in the market for something small, functional, yet luxurious and comfortable, Lexus has exactly what you need. Recently we were able to spend some time behind the wheel of a 2017 Lexus NX …

The Evolution Continues! Beats by Dre’s Studio3 Wireless

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stupiddope.com - The good folks over at Beats By Dre continue to push sound quality forward. Today Beats By Dre is back, this time around with their latest addition to their family of headphones as we get our first l…

YouTube Live Video Streaming: The Advantages Over Facebook Live

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instapage.com - First, it was Periscope and the now defunct Meerkat. Next the bigger players joined, including Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram. And, after five years of only dipping its toe into live streaming vid…

Collaboration in the Workplace: 8 of the Best Ways to Improve Communication & Teamwork

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instapage.com - If you sat down with business leaders from across the country and asked about the key to their success, the odds are that workplace collaboration would repeatedly be mentioned. Workplace collaboratio…

Ways To Use Your Iphone And Make Life Easy

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Many people do not understand the full functionality of how to use fancy gadgets like iPhones.This article will offer various tips and tricks that you can feel comfortable with your smartphone. Read …

The Perfect Office - Polaroid OneStep 2, Microsoft Modern Series, 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…

Avast CCleaner Compromised Amid Rise in Supply Chain Threats

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www.darkreading.com - A legitimate version of Avast's CCleaner software package was compromised to deliver malware, affecting CCleaner v5.33 as well as CCleaner Cloud version 1.07.3191. Some 2.27 million endpoints are aff…

Someone checked and, yup, you can still hijack Gmail, Bitcoin wallets etc via dirty SS7 tricks

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www.theregister.co.uk - Once again, it's been demonstrated that vulnerabilities in cellphone networks can be exploited to intercept one-time two-factor authentication tokens in text messages. Specifically, the security shor…

Why Businesses Must Co-opt Shadow IT

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it.tmcnet.com - Denial has proven futile. Once just a worrisome trend, shadow IT has grown into a monster. The aptly named phenomenon, a known risk of data breaches and financial liabilities, pits information techno…

The Pirate Bay is secretly running a Bitcoin miner in the background, increasing your CPU usage

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www.impactlab.net - When it comes to the Pirate Bay, it’s usually movie studios, music producers and software creators that get annoyed with the site — you know, copyright and all that. But in an interesting twist it is…

Egnyte + Bluebeam: Collaboration for Construction

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www.egnyte.com - A few months ago we released our new Bluebeam Studio Prime integration that enables Egnyte users to launch new Sessions directly from the Egnyte Connect web interface, collaborate on these files with…

Downloaded CCleaner lately? Oo, awks... it was stuffed with malware

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www.theregister.co.uk - Antivirus firm Avast has admitted inadvertently distributing a trojanised version of CCleaner, a popular PC tune-up tool, for nearly a month, infecting an estimated 2.27 million users. Cisco Talos di…

Cybercriminals deploying assortment of banking Trojans and ransomware - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - Check Point revealed that banking trojans were extensively used by cybercriminals during August, with three variants appearing in the company’s latest Global Threat Impact Index. The Zeus, Ramnit and…


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