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Monday, September 11, 2017

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Russia’s Facebook Fake News Could Have Reached 70 Million Americans

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www.thedailybeast.com - Russian-funded covert propaganda posts on Facebook were likely seen by a minimum of 23 million people and might have reached as many as 70 million, according to analysis by an expert on the social-me…

Driving Tesla’s Model 3 Changes Everything

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www.bloomberg.com - If you’ve ever driven Tesla’s flagship vehicle—the $140,000 Model S P100D—you’ve experienced an unparalleled version of driving power. Zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds punches you back in the seat while mak…

Three smart cloud services that can help keep your business more secure | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - When you hear "cloud," you probably think of file storage and email, with three big names coming to mind first: Amazon, Microsoft, Google. Smaller players with successful consumer cloud offerings, li…

Twitter has an unlaunched tweetstorm feature

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techcrunch.com - Subverting the 140 character limit by chaining tweets together into a cohesive “tweetstorm” takes some know-how, or you’ll screw it up. Luckily Twitter appears to have built but not yet launched a fe…

Google Announces A Major Redesign Of Its Privacy Dashboard | Androidheadlines.com

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www.androidheadlines.com - Google announced a major redesign of its Privacy Dashboard earlier this week, noting how its latest move is meant to make the existing control hub better suited for contemporary touchscreen devices, …

Lyft’s strategy: Be the Android of the self-driving car business

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arstechnica.com - On Thursday, Lyft announced a new self-driving car partnership with the Mountain View-based startup Drive.ai. In the coming months, Lyft customers in San Francisco will occasionally have their hails …

Amazon is looking for a 2nd headquarter city, a ‘full equal to Seattle’

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has made a name for itself as a giant in e-commerce, logistics and cloud services both for businesses and consumers. Now it’s embarking on a big move to expand its corporate presence, too. Tod…

The downside of writing up demo days

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techcrunch.com - Tech writers are invited to a lot of demo days, as you might imagine. Sometimes, these presentations are very long, with many startup teams taking the stage to pitch to investors and the media. Somet…

We’re all Equif*cked

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techcrunch.com - Every company is a tech company, and that’s a big problem. Or rather, either every company is a tech company but most suck at it, or most aren’t tech companies but should be. Either way, we’re gonna …

24 hours to submit your startup for TechCrunch Startup Battlefield Australia

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techcrunch.com - Hey Australian startups! What can you do in the next 24 hours to radically change the trajectory of your business? Apply for Startup Battlefield Australia! 15 early stage startups will be selected to…

Announcing the complete agenda for Disrupt SF, plus five reasons why you need to be there

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techcrunch.com - Our Disrupt SF (September 18-20) is just a week away, and we’ve made Disrupt SF more engaging and useful than ever for founders and investors alike, in addition to providing a pretty mind-blowing spe…

Don’t count on any Apple fireworks on Wall Street next week

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techcrunch.com - Barring Apple coming out with a delayed launch date for the next-generation iPhone, the guts of which are basically laid out on the Internet already, Apple’s shares are probably not going to see the …

What to expect from the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

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techcrunch.com - After months of rumors and leaks, the next iPhone is just days from being unveiled at Apple’s brand new Steve Jobs Theater. So, what do we know so far? Typical of Apple leaks in recent years, we’ve h…

China plans to ban sales of fossil fuel cars entirely

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techcrunch.com - China’s big electric vehicle push is about to get even bigger: The country is planning to end the sale of fossil fuel-powered vehicles entirely, with regulators working currently on a timetable of wh…

House passes law to accelerate adoption of self-driving technology

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arstechnica.com - The House of Representatives on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved legislation designed to streamline rules governing self-driving cars. The legislation passed unanimously in a voice vote. In a highly…

What Leaping Twenty Feet In The Air Taught This Kitesurfer About Customer Engagement - Joel Comm

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joelcomm.com - At the end of 2016, social media platforms added one of the most powerful customer engagement tools to your phone. You might not have used it yet. You might have dismissed it. You might have no idea …

A 114-year old Mercedes has more in common with a Tesla than you think

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Reg Saddler





www.engadget.com - Many of the design decisions made for the Simplex have ended up permeating most of the automotive world even up until today -- including putting the radiator up front, spark plugs and more importantl…

Apple iOS 11 leak reveals iPhone's new Face ID set-up process

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Reg Saddler





mashable.com - The epic leak of the Golden Master version of iOS 11 on Saturday continues to deliver surprises, and the latest offers more insight into how Apple's new Face ID system may work. SEE ALSO: Apple iOS 1…

The next iPhone creates animated emoji from your facial expressions

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Reg Saddler





www.engadget.com - The scoop also offers more clues as to what the next iPhone can do. The camera will be more powerful, for one thing: in a confirmation of previous leaks, you can shoot 4K video at 60 frames per secon…

6 Tools for Selling Products on Instagram

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Reg Saddler





www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to sell your products using Instagram? Looking for tools to make it easier for customers to buy from you? The right Instagram tools help you maximize your revenue. In this article you’ll …

How to Build a Periscope Audience for Your Business

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Reg Saddler





www.socialmediaexaminer.com - You can develop a following on Periscope by promoting your broadcasts, engaging with viewers and repurposing your content on other channels. In this article you’ll discover how to build a Periscope a…

5 Ways to Find More Time to Blog

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Reg Saddler





www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Need tips for producing more content? Writing quality content will help you attract more customers and increase your visibility. In this article, you’ll discover five ways to find more time to blog. …

Zinrelo Focuses on 360-Degree Customer Engagement

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www.loyalty360.org - Zinrelo is a technology company that specializes in loyalty rewards programs. Samir Palnitkar is the founder of Zinrelo and a serial entrepreneur who has executed four successful startups prior to Zi…

Making Digital Communications Relevant in a Multiscreen World

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www.loyalty360.org - It’s become almost clich├ęd to say, but the fact of the matter is that customers today are absolutely addicted to the personal, mobile screens they carry around with them. Whether it’s smartphones, ta…

Instagram starts testing Facebook’s app-like Canvas ads within Stories

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Brett Prince





marketingland.com - Facebook is bringing its most creative ad format to its most creative app. Over a year after Facebook said it would extend its Canvas ad format to Instagram, the photo-and-video app has started testi…

4 easy ways to take social media marketing to the next level

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Brett Prince





marketingland.com - What should brands be thinking about in the second half of the year to take their social media marketing to the next level and create standout digital customer experiences? What many traditional mark…

6 things you need to know about Google's Q&A feature on Google Maps

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searchengineland.com - In mid-August, Google rolled out a new feature on the Google Maps app for Android called Questions & Answers. This feature is currently also available on mobile browsers. Here are some aspects of thi…

Top 10 Customizable WordPress Themes In 2017

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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…

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook f…

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…

Mekiwi : Easy-To-Use StartUp to Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas





www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Antti Kananen”, CEO of the Finland based start-up “Mekiwi” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up …

EzyOnlineBookings.com: An Online Booking System that Allows Businesses to Take Appointment Bookings Right on their Existing Website - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online booking system that allows businesses to take appointment bookings right on their existing website. According to Mr. ‘Gol'; EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online booki…

SPI 181: From Welfare to Nearly $1 Million with Kimra Luna

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Today’s guest has one of the most amazing transformation stories I’ve heard. She’s Kimra Luna, self-proclaimed “freedom hacker” from KimraLuna.com. Like a lot of us, life threw Kimra a few curveballs…

How the ‘I Heart NY’ Logo Transcended Marketing and Endures 4 Decades After Its Debut

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Stephan Stavrakis





www.adweek.com - Sixteen years ago, Milton Glaser was sitting at his usual wooden table at his design studio on 32nd Street, looking out the window at the black smoke billowing from Lower Manhattan, where the World T…

Introducing AthleteSR

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Mike Young, PhD





complementarytraining.net - Somewhere in the summer of 2016, I got an idea for a web app that would help coaches schedule training sessions & meetings, as well as help collecting the data from the athletes, while being very int…

Disinformation as a service? DaaS not good! - 'Computational propaganda' started in politics, but may be coming soon to the world of business. • r/technology

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www.reddit.com - No Net Neutrality Remove Filter /r/technology is a place to share and discuss the latest developments, happenings and curiosities in the world of technology; a broad spectrum of conversation as to th…

Senators Blast The FCC For Weakening The Definition Of Broadband To Try And Hide The Industry's Lack Of Real Competition

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Steve Hultquist





www.techdirt.com - Back in 2015, the FCC raised the standard definition of broadband from 4 Mbps down, 1 Mbps up, to an arguably-more-modern 25 Mbps down, 3 Mbps up. Of course the uncompetitive broadband industry (and …

Equifax Security Breach Is A Complete Disaster... And Will Almost Certainly Get Worse

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Steve Hultquist





www.techdirt.com - Okay, chances are you've already heard about the massive security breach at Equifax, that leaked a ton of important data on potentially 143 million people in the US (basically the majority of adults …

Apple Reaches Music Deal With Warner, Eyes Sony Pact

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Steve Hultquist





www.bloomberg.com - Apple Inc. has secured a deal for songs from Warner Music Group, the technology giant’s first agreement with a major label since introducing its on-demand music service two years ago, according to pe…

Top Tips For Maximizing Your Iphone Experience

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Rolf Joho




iphonefindmyphone.com - The iphone is an amazing combination of the best phone on the market. It features a smooth interface and app system that allows it to do many different applications. There are different options you c…

Great Advice To Make Mobile Marketing Easier

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Rolf Joho




durac.info - Mobile marketing can become a great source of income. These tips should help you get started or improve how you approach your mobile marketing. Begin by developing an appropriate database. Use ethica…

SAS is No. 1 in advanced and predictive analytics market share, says analyst report

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www.sas.com - SAS again tops all predictive and advanced analytics suppliers and data integration suppliers, according to the IDC report, IDC Worldwide Business Intelligence and Analytics Tools Software Market Sha…

Here's what to expect at Apple’s Tuesday iPhone event - and how to watch it - SiliconANGLE

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Future Lighting





siliconangle.com - Apple Inc.’s signature iPhone introduction of the year kicks off Tuesday, and even for Apple, it will be a special event. For one, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the iconic device that helpe…

How Much Does a Data Breach Cost a Business?

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Egnyte





www.egnyte.com - Another month goes by and another big brand is left red-faced at the center of a major hacking scandal. In the last two years, LinkedIn, Tumblr and Adult Friend Finder¹ have all been hit hard by majo…

Week in review: Equifax breach, Instagram hack, Android Toast Overlay attack - Help Net Security

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Lee Munson





www.helpnetsecurity.com - Here’s an overview of some of last week’s most interesting news and articles: Patch your Android device to foil Toast Overlay attacks Overlay attacks are nothing new for Android users, and Palo Alto …

Apache Foundation rebuffs allegation it allowed Equifax attack

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Lee Munson





www.theregister.co.uk - The Apache Software Foundation has defended its development practices in the face of a report alleging its code was responsible for the Equifax data leak. QZ.com, an outlet run by Atlantic Media, all…

Tesla's demon-haunted cars in Irma's path get a temporary battery-life boost

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Scott C. Lemon





boingboing.net - Tesla sells both 60kWh and 75kWh versions of its Model S and Model X cars; but these cars have identical batteries -- the 60kWh version runs software that simply misreports the capacity of the batter…

Microsoft Dynamics 365 July 2017 Update

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community.dynamics.com - Today at Microsoft Inspire, our largest annual partner event, we are introducing a host of new offerings designed to expand opportunity for our global partner community. As a part of this motion, we…

Visual Search: Looking Beyond Image SEO Marketing

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Chuck Hahn





www.searchenginejournal.com - I want to tell you a story about a young Google algorithm. He was born blind, in a world where a picture is worth a thousand searches. This little algorithm had one dream. To be able to see. So he go…


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