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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

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HP reports uptick in women and minority hiring as a result of agency diversity challenge

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www.thedrum.com - HP has been championing diversity in its hiring practices and that of the agencies it works with. On Monday, September 25 the company reported the results of its diversity challenge issued to its glo…

Las Vegas shooting: death toll hits 59 as firearm stockpile found at suspect's home – live updates

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www.theguardian.com - Facebook and Google promoted false news stories that, in the early, chaotic hours during and after the Las Vegas attack, misidentified a man as the shooter, Sam Levin reports. Before authorities name…

5 Different Ways To Get Email Subscribers - What Converted Best?

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www.incomediary.com - We have been building email lists for over 11 years now. It’s not only one of my favorite ways to make money online, but it’s also a great way to drive traffic instantly to your site. Today I want to…

How To Promote Your Blog - The Fastest Way To 1000 Visitors Per Day

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www.incomediary.com - Today’s post is about that most important ingredient of Blogging Success – HOW TO PROMOTE YOUR BLOG. I am often asked: ‘If you had to start over online, from scratch – what would you do to promote yo…

11 Email Marketing Campaigns Every Business Should Be Running

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www.incomediary.com - Too many brands are blowing it when it comes to email marketing. They’ve got to stop. Truth is, in today’s marketing if you don’t have any email marketing campaigns you’re likely missing out on money.

Mashpee police testing motorized bike wheel on patrols

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www.capecodtimes.com - MASHPEE — Look closely, and it's not too much of a stretch to say the new front wheels on the Mashpee Police Department's patrol bicycles look like something out of "Tron," the 1980s sci-fi flick tha…

The latest iPhones show why A.I. is the new electricity

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www.computerworld.com - On Sept. 12, Apple executives predictably pronounced the latest phones "revolutionary." But the real revolution is happening under the surface and behind the scenes. The new iPhones come with cutting…

Samsung and ADT are merging the worlds of home security and automation

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www.yahoo.com - Samsung (SSNLF) and ADT (ADT) are teaming up to try to make your smart home more secure. The move, which the companies announced Monday, provides Samsung with a means to pull consumers interested in …

Apple-They Are Too Good For Their Own Good!

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - I am writing this while I view a recent post from the Apple Insider advertising their "Deals" pricing for the following: Deals: 2017 15" MacBook Pro for $2,199 ($200 off); 12" MacBooks as low as $1,1…

FBI may keep secret the name of vendor that cracked terrorist’s iPhone

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arstechnica.com - A federal judge ruled Saturday that the FBI does not have to disclose the name of the vendor and how much it was paid by the government for a hacking tool that unlocked the iPhone of a terrorist behi…

AWS fires back at Larry Ellison’s claims, saying it’s just Larry being Larry

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techcrunch.com - When Oracle chairman Larry Ellison announced his company’s new autonomous database product at the Oracle OpenWorld conference keynote, he took several minutes to disparage AWS, one of his chief rival…

Hey! VINA, the female-focused friendship app, launches on Android

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techcrunch.com - Hey! VINA, the female-focused friend finding app, has today announced the launch of an Android app. The VINA app is almost identical to Tinder, except the end-result is to find women a new friend ins…

Google to let anyone add to Street View, starting with Insta360’s Pro camera

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techcrunch.com - Google has a new program called “Street View ready” which will make it possible for anyone with the right hardware to contribute to its Street View imaging database, typically assembled using Google’…

GM to introduce two new all-electric cars by 2019 in path to zero emissions

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techcrunch.com - GM today announced a strategy to eventually deliver a zero emission product line across all its segments, though it didn’t put a specific timeline on when it would achieve that goal. The process is c…

This leaked look at the Google Pixel 2 XL’s front face is promising

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techcrunch.com - Google’s Pixel 2 launch event is only a couple of days away, but the hype cycle is in high gear – and a new leak has me even more excited to see what Google officially unveils on Wednesday. Serial (a…

What to expect from Google’s October 4 Pixel 2 event

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techcrunch.com - Google’s big hardware event is coming up fast – it all goes down next Wednesday, October 4. But we already know (or think we know) a fair amount about what will be revealed, including brand new Pixel…

Ring launches Protect, its own $199 connected home security system

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techcrunch.com - Ring, maker of one of the original (and still likely the best) connected video doorbell, has launched a comprehensive home security system called Protect, which retails for $199 and includes a base s…

Instagram opens its shoppable posts feature to retailers on Bigcommerce’s platform

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techcrunch.com - Businesses based in the United States that use Bigcommerce now have access to Instagram’s shoppable posts, the e-commerce platform announced today. This is one of the latest steps in Instagram’s grad…

Ex-500 Startups partners launch Hustle Fund to level the playing field for founders

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techcrunch.com - Ex-500 Startups partners Elizabeth Yin and Eric Bahn want to focus on potential impact, not on whether or not founders have a degree from Stanford or some Ivy League school. Their goal with Hustle Fu…

Roku unveils faster media players, universal remote and a new OS

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techcrunch.com - A year after giving its product line-up a major overhaul, today newly-IPO’d Roku announced it’s tweaking its lineup of streaming media devices yet again, this time introducing five new players featur…

ServiceNow just bought a design firm because even enterprise apps have to look pretty

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techcrunch.com - ServiceNow is best known for helping large organizations organize field service and help desk activity. Today it bought design firm Telepathy because it knows that offering enterprise-class functiona…

Larry Ellison pokes AWS while unveiling intelligent database service at Oracle OpenWorld keynote

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techcrunch.com - Oracle is far behind in the cloud and chairman Larry Ellison knows it, so he takes whatever opportunity he can to take a swipe at market leader AWS. Last night’s Oracle OpenWorld keynote was no excep…

Microsoft will soon shutter its music store and streaming service, move users to Spotify

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techcrunch.com - You can’t fault Microsoft for trying, but Groove Music, its Spotify competitor, never took off. Today, the company is admitting defeat. Microsoft today announced that it will soon shutter both its Gr…

How reports from 4chan on the Las Vegas shooting showed up on Google Top Stories

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techcrunch.com - In the early hours of the morning as reports were coming in about the mass shooting in Las Vegas, some of the largest web sites in the world were distributing unverified claims about the attack. Goog…

iPhone 8 Plus handset reportedly cracks open while charging

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arstechnica.com - iPhone 8 and 8 Plus models haven't been available long, but a couple of users have reportedly experienced major problems. According to a 9to5Mac report, a Taiwanese iPhone 8 Plus owner claims her dev…

Google admits citing 4chan to spread fake Vegas shooter news

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arstechnica.com - Google News took the unusual step of confirming its use of the imageboard site 4chan as a news source on Monday. The admission followed Google News' propagation of an incorrect name as a potential sh…

Roku releases five new streaming devices and an OS update

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arstechnica.com - Roku refreshed its entire streaming device lineup today, updating devices with better processors and other improvements. The company is also rolling out Roku OS 8 to all of the new devices and many o…

Another classic Nintendo console, another insane dump of instruction manuals

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arstechnica.com - Last year, the NES Classic's launch was met with something that I argued was more interesting and valuable in the game-preservation sense: a gigantic dump of NES and Famicom instruction manuals, all …

A series of delays and major errors led to massive Equifax breach

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arstechnica.com - A series of costly delays and crucial errors caused Equifax to remain unprotected for months against one of the most severe Web application vulnerabilities in years, the former CEO for the credit rep…

ETHLend Weekly Update and Token Pre-Sale – ETHLend

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about.ethlend.io - This is truly humbling and motivating at the same time. Our ETHLend platform will become a paradigm shift in how lending markets are thought of. ETHLend Token Pre-Sale started on Monday and closed on…

Want To Build An Irresistible Offering? Use These Three Approaches To Customer Empathy

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www.forbes.com - Customer shopping for clothing at a local pop-up shop. What if I told you I had a technique that helps you build an offering that was instantly desirable to your target customers? Well, I do, and it’…

5 Ways to Make Work Bearable When You’re About to Burn Out

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www.quora.com - What are some strategies for fighting through professional burnout when changing jobs or careers isn't an option? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questio…

After Las Vegas shooting, Facebook and Google get the news wrong again

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www.engadget.com - Just last month, Facebook launched its "Crisis Reponse" feature, which lets users let others know their status during a disaster like this one. It also displays links to articles and fundraising info…

DisneyNOW app combines all three previous mobile apps into one - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Whenever you hear the name ‘Disney’, we’re certain you’re immediately thinking about princesses, fairy tales, and perhaps a portion of your childhood. It’s a bigger brand now and you can see its logo…

ZeroLemon's 5500mAh battery case for Galaxy Note 8 at 50% off on Amazon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The new Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has been pretty well-received so far. And while there are no batteries catching on fire, its battery life is not that great, especially if you’re using it a lot since it…

Huawei Nova 2i appears in Malaysian department of Vmall online store - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you can’t keep track of all the new smartphones that Huawei has been releasing left and right, we can’t blame you. It looks like they’re going for both quality and quantity when it comes to offeri…

Google Assistant almost confirmed to come to Chromebooks - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve been hearing about the wonders of Google Assistant (well, from Google of course) for some time now, but the problem is not all of the Google devices actually have it. There have been rumors how…

Google Photos update brings faster initial video sharing - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve probably all been there. You’ve taken an awesome video of your pet and you want to share it with your friends or you have an amazing clip from the concert you’re currently watching and you want…

Two Steps to See Real Back-To-School Loyalty Results

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www.loyalty360.org - The back-to-school shopping season has been an extremely important business period for decades in the US. Can you even remember a time when the anticipation of heading back into the classroom didn’t …

Customer Loyalty Fits Perfectly at Rack Room Shoes

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www.loyalty360.org - Customer loyalty is leveraged in various ways by many different brands. At Rack Room Shoes, customer loyalty is used in a variety of ways to strengthen consumer relationships and to build brand loyal…

Can Macy’s New Star Rewards Loyalty Program Breathe Life Into Venerable Retailer?

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www.loyalty360.org - Can Macy’s new Star Rewards loyalty program overcome sinking sales and profits and plunging net income and same-store sales that have shadowed the venerable retailer in recent years? On Wednesday, of…

How Brands Cultivate Customer Loyalty, Customer Engagement With Third-Party Online Sites

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www.loyalty360.org - We’ve all read customer reviews on third-party sites online about their respective experiences at a particular restaurant, store, or with any other service company. For the most part, the reviews are…

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…

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your …

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is…

Vertical Method : Posture Strength For Techies and The Desk-Bound Workforce - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jennifer Davis”, Founder and CEO of the San Francisco- United States based startup “Vertical Method” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is i…

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

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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 …

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

Trendii : Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Christopher Latter”, Co-Founder at London – UK based start-up “Trendii” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what …

HeadFunder : Social Crowdfunding Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneurs; Mr. ‘Nolan Thompson and Mr. Chris LaBonty'; Partners at the Start Up “HeadFunder”. Below, is the full interview that we have co…

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”, Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that yo…

Who Will Take Responsibility for Facebook?

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www.wired.com - Just after the collapse of the World Trade Center in 2001, Leslie E. Robertson, the twin towers’ chief engineer, plunged into a period of moral reckoning. As a young hotshot in the 1960s, Robertson h…

What You Need to Know to Launch a Successful Podcast - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Podcasts are huge nowadays. It seems like there are podcasts for every subject, from fiction storytelling podcasts like Welcome to Night Vale to entrepreneurial podcasts like Chris Ducker’s YouPreneu…

Windows 10 Tip: Export your Minecraft creations to Remix3D.com - Windows Experience Blog

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blogs.windows.com - Did you know that you can now export your favorite creations from Minecraft, directly into Remix3D.com? The Minecraft Team recently released the Better Together Update, designed to unify the console,…

Roku Unveils Its 2017 Streaming Player Lineup - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Roku today announced five new streaming media players, replacing and streamlining its entire lineup of products with versions it says offer better performance, convenience, and value. “Our new stream…

Android 8.0 Oreo Feature Focus: Notification Previews - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - In Android 8.0 Oreo, the number of ways in which you can view and deal with notifications has expanded yet again. Now, you can preview app notifications and decide whether to act on them before openi…

Microsoft Ends Groove Music Pass, Offers Transition to Spotify - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I can't say I'm surprised to see this coming. Seems right in line with the direction they are heading -- leading in certain areas and partnering with leaders in other areas. I was a faithful Zune Mus…

Emotions and Data Are a Winning Combo for Great Social Ad Campaigns

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www.adweek.com - Great advertising goes beyond branding and speaks to the heart of people’s needs, fears, hopes and dreams. Procter & Gamble’s most recent spot in its “My Black Is Beautiful” campaign served as a remi…

Q&A: Oath's Revenue Chief on Building Out the Brand of Verizon's AOL-Yahoo Merger

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www.adweek.com - Specs Current gig Chief revenue officer, Oath Previous gig Svp of global operations, Yahoo Twitter @JohnC_DeVine Adweek: You’re joining Oath from the acquisition of Yahoo. What’s job No. 1 for you in…

Pinterest Is Offering Brands Its Visual Search Technology to Score Large Ad Deals

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www.adweek.com - Last week, Adweek’s blog Social Pro Daily reported on Pinterest rolling out its visual search technology into Target’s apps and websites. As a part of the deal, Target plans to beef up its ad spend w…

Harley-Davidson Is Trying to Cultivate Millennials While Catering to Loyalists

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www.adweek.com - Ever wanted to hop on a Harley-Davidson Iron 883 motorcycle and weave through gridlocked Manhattan streets? How about hitting the expanse of historic Route 66 while feeling your tires on the asphalt …

Boxed Is Looking to Challenge Amazon and Cash In on the Ecommerce Ad Exchange Boom

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www.adweek.com - This month, shoppers looking to stock up on Halloween candy can buy 160 mini chocolate bars for a mere $16 on ecommerce site Boxed. And starting this week, the confectionery marketers looking to targ…

Why Bill Gates Chose Android And Rejected Windows 10 Mobile

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www.forbes.com - As noted earlier this weekend, Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates has revealed he is now using an Android-powered smartphone, but he made sure to subtly reinforce the importance of Microsoft’s cloud-b…

In a crisis, Facebook's far from perfect—but still essential

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mashable.com - Las Vegas resident Angela Mendoza woke up to missed calls and texts asking her if she was okay. She responded to her friends and family, then checked the news and social media—which led her to post a…

How to Use Facebook Ads to Grow and Monetize Your Email List

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Interested in remarketing to your email subscribers? In this article, you’ll discover how to use Facebook ads to build your email list, and then remarket to subscribers to increase your sales. How to…

Simple Tricks On How To Maximize Your Iphone

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iphonefindmyphone.com - The iphone happens to be a device that is packed with lots of the best phone on the market. It is easy to use and app system that allows it to do many things.There are hidden options that allow you t…

Internet Promotion: We Have The Keys To Success Right Here

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durac.info - Online marketing can help your products or services get noticed on the Internet. It may look simple, but you have to become educated on the topic of online marketing in order to succeed at it. This a…

What You Must Know For Your Online Marketing Plan

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internetmarketinginfos.com - The advice outlined through this article is designed to help you some ways to start using the Internet to market your business. Use the advice to begin taking advantage of your online marketing. You …

10 Reasons Podcast Guesting is the #1 Killer Content Marketing Tactic of All Time – Local Internet Marketing

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andyrkelly.com - I have been earning a living from search engine optimization for over 12 years and I’ve tried every tactic at one time or another. Ever since Google started dropping algorithmic bombs around 2011 (th…



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