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Sunday, January 21, 2018

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Inside Amazon’s surveillance-powered no-checkout convenience store

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techcrunch.com - By now many have heard of Amazon’s most audacious attempt to shake up the retail world, the cashless, cashierless Go store. Walk in, grab what you want, and walk out. I got a chance to do just that r…

Sphero lays off dozens as it shifts focus to education

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techcrunch.com - Sphero was ready to conquer the world last year. The company quintupled its product release schedule, flying high with the help of a Disney licensing deal that gave the world several Star Wars droids…

Why inclusion in the Google Arts & Culture selfie feature matters

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techcrunch.com - When Google Arts & Culture’s new selfie-matching feature went viral earlier this week, many people of color found that their results were limited or skewed toward subservient and exoticized figures. …

Here’s how to make sure Hawaii’s missile warning fiasco isn’t repeated

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arstechnica.com - By now, most people have heard about the erroneous incoming ICBM alert in Hawaii. There's been scrutiny of the how the emergency alert system works and of how international tensions and the flight ti…

Tesla’s Model X: A lovely roadtripper with stiff daily driving competition

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arstechnica.com - It’s been quite an unexpected decade at Tesla. In 2007, if you said that the EV company would release an all-electric sedan that became one of the fastest accelerating vehicles of all time and sold t…

Analyzing Your Content With Google Analytics: How to Know What Works : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to go beyond reporting what you see? To discover how to analyze content using Google Analytics, I interview Andy Crestodina. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show fr…

Online Reviews: How to Respond to Fraudulent Reviews : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Ever receive negative or fraudulent reviews? To discover what to do when you receive a review that’s not what you were expecting, I interview Dan Lemin. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-de…

Games Roundup: Start the year with a bunch of new Android games

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androidcommunity.com - Just like that, the first month of 2018 is almost over. You’ve probably gotten into the groove of your daily grind, so that should mean that you will need some Android games to tide you over in betwe…

Steve Madden Kicks Loyalty into High Gear

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www.loyalty360.org - Retailers are optimizing the omnichannel approach to loyalty by investing in new strategies and technologies to reach customers wherever they are, cutting through the noise of a cluttered space with …

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…

IT - 5 Resume Tips for Aspiring Technology Executives - Cox BLUE

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www.cio.com - Whether you’re already an executive, or you have your eye on a position in the C-suite, it’s time to make sure your resume reflects your career goals. Writing a resume at the executive level requires…

5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts - Cloud Ten Creative Services

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cloudtencreative.com - Are you struggling to catch the attention of more readers? Does this sound familiar? You write an amazing piece of content, making sure to craft an attention-grabbing headline. Then, you share the l…

WhatsApp lifetime subscription scam warning

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sport.bt.com - WhatsApp users are being warned of a con aimed at stealing their bank details. Scammers are sending messages claiming that the user’s subscription has expired, and that they need to purchase lifetime…

The supermarket with no checkouts

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www.bbc.co.uk - In a move that could revolutionise the way we buy groceries, Amazon opens its first supermarket without checkouts - human or self-service - to shoppers on Monday. Amazon Go, in Seattle, has been test…

Beware the tax scam

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www.fosters.com - It seems like each year, there are more and more tax scams that kick into high gear right after the New Year. This is because tax season is upon us. As the tax man cometh, so does the tax scam, espec…

Adam Schiff: Keep the #Releasethememo secret because Americans wouldn't understand

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www.americanthinker.com - Adam Schiff, reputedly a champion leaker from the House Intelligence Committee when it came to Russiagate material, suddenly thinks Ignorance is Bliss when it comes to the FISA warrant used to spy on…

Digital advertisement spend jumps 22 percent to $72.5 bln in 2016

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www.financialexpress.com - Marketers spent $72.5 billion on digital advertising last year, an increase of 22 percent from 2015, as Google and Facebook once again booked the lion’s share of new revenue, a report released by the…

Attribution is Power: The New Advertising Conversion Cloud with Enterprise Analytics

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instapage.com - Two, among many, truths in digital marketing today are: Online ads should direct visitors to landing pages. Every ad campaign needs a dedicated landing page. The hyper-focus a landing page brings to …

Social Media Marketing: In Order To Win, You Need To Learn It All

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durac.info - When using social media marketing, you need knowledge to make your efforts pay off. There is so much info available, but getting it is the challenging part. You can effectively promote your business …

Car Talk: LED lights can interfere with radio signal

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onlineathens.com - My husband installed LED lights in our 2012 Chevy Malibu LTZ. Since then, the radio signal has been awful. Even some of the 50,000-watt stations don’t come in very well anymore. My favorite radio sta…

iPhone 11 rumored design could crash Apple brand power forever

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www.slashgear.com - Apple may be working with LG Innotek to implement quintessential industrial design changes in the iPhone or iPhones this year. While last year Apple released three iPhone models, this year may be a y…

New Samsung patent imagines phones with 'hole areas' | Pocketnow

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pocketnow.com - Very few iPhone design elements over the past decade have sparked a controversy as bitter and highly disputed as the infamous notch hindering the iPhone X from featuring a truly “all-screen” front. B…

AMP-ready Magento 2 Templates by Template Monster

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blog.aheadworks.com - Without a doubt, winter brings us a lot of peaceful landscapes and cozy meetings. All these alleys and trees covered with snow, warm drinks, and snowflakes falling outside create a truly charming atm…

Successfully Promote Your Online Store in 2018

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magenticians.com - Setting up an online store is one thing, and marketing it so effectively that enough people buy from you to turn it into a profitable business is another. What this essentially means is that ecommerc…

Mobile-First SEO: What You Need To Know.

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redstage.com - Last week, Google announced the launch of mobile-first search indexing for a “handful” of websites. Although Google’s search engine won’t be giving priority to responsive sites until later in 2018, i…

Amazon Go, a high-tech version of a 7-Eleven, will finally open on Monday — with no checkout lines and no cashiers

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www.recode.net - Amazon’s store of the future has been five years in the making. But the unveiling is just about here. Amazon Go, the company’s first brick-and-mortar convenience store, will open to the public on Mon…

Tesla's Journey: From IPO to Passing Ford in Value, in Just 7 Years

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www.visualcapitalist.com - In Tesla’s final years as a private company, things got pretty hectic. As we showed in Part 1: Tesla’s Origin Story, the launch of the Roadster was a public relations success, but it created all kind…

Instagram starts showing activity status in direct messages

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www.androidpolice.com - In its quest to become the only app where you share photos, moments, and messages, Instagram is adding one new feature to its direct messages: activity status. Just like you'd see when a person was l…

Magento 2 Product Quick View • Inchoo

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inchoo.net - What I’m about to share is still somewhat experimental, so it might be wise to test it and adjust according to your needs before you add it to production. Those who doesn’t want to read whole article…

Amazon Key & In-Home Delivery Are Only The Beginning... | Redstage Blog

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redstage.com - Amazon’s recent launch of their Amazon Key camera & smart lock system will allow Amazon to bring packages directly into your home… but what’s the endgame? Here’s why more than simply retailers should…

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