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Thursday, January 25, 2018

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HomePod set up similar to AirPods, requires iCloud Keychain & two-factor auth [Video]

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9to5mac.com - With AirPods and the W1 chip, Apple introduced a proximity-based set up system that automatically pops up a card on your iOS device when a configurable device is nearby. The same system is used to sh…

Amazon Alexa Will Now Refuse To Respond If You Use 'Sexist' Language – True Pundit

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truepundit.com - Amazon’s Alexa home assistant is taking a page from the #MeToo movement and will now no longer respond to what the artificial intelligence recognizes as “sexist language.” Last year, the tech-centric…

Women in Cybersecurity: Why Closing the Gender Gap is Critical

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www.technative.io - However, recent findings have shown the problem is even deeper than many imagined, and various tech fields are suffering and at risk due to a lack of participation from women. Perhaps no field is fee…

When Burnout Is a Sign You Should Leave Your Job

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hbr.org - You have the right to have work that enriches and enlivens you, rather than diminishing you. This is my own personal declaration of human rights at work. It informs everything I do as a coach, manage…

Fall Creators Update is Already on 3/4 of All Windows 10 PCs - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - The rapid deployment of the Fall Creators Update continued this past month, with the release now successfully installed on 74.3 percent of all Windows 10 PCs. This data, as always, comes from AdDuple…

Microsoft’s “Ink to Code” turns drawings into user interfaces

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arstechnica.com - Sketching out rough ideas—traditionally on the back of a napkin in the US, backs of envelopes being preferred in the UK—is a common and important part of the design process, with the familiar pen or …

Cozy is building a personal cloud service that respects your privacy

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techcrunch.com - Meet Cozy, a French startup that wants to completely rethink how cloud services work. The startup first launched a Dropbox-like competitor to store, synchronize and share all your files. Now, the com…

Stealthy Trueface.ai integrates with IFTT as the latest test-case of its facial recognition tech

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techcrunch.com - Trueface.ai, the stealthy facial recognition startup that’s backed by 500 Startups and a slew of angel investors, is integrating with IFTT to allow developers to start playing around with its technol…

Xiaomi beats Samsung to top spot in India’s smartphone market

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techcrunch.com - Xiaomi couldn’t have wished for better timing of two reports that claim it has toppled Samsung to become India’s top-selling smartphone company. The Chinese firm, which is reportedly on a roadshow ah…

Walmart and Rakuten partner on grocery delivery in Japan, Kobo e-books and audiobooks in U.S.

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techcrunch.com - Walmart today announced a major expansion in terms of its global e-commerce presence: the retailer is entering a strategic partnership with Tokyo-based Rakuten, which will see the companies collabora…

YouTube Gaming grew its streamer base by 343% in 2017, Twitch by 197%

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techcrunch.com - YouTube Gaming, Google’s rival to game-streaming site Twitch, is starting to pick up traction. According to a new report from Streamlabs, Twitch continues to dominate the live streaming space, but Yo…

Annual smartphone shipments in China declined for the first time in 2017

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techcrunch.com - China’s smartphone market is no longer growing after it witnessed its first annual decline in shipments, according to new figures released today. The writing was on the wall with a market decline fir…

Former employees say Lyft staffers spied on passengers

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techcrunch.com - Similar to Uber’s “God View” scandal, Lyft staffers have been abusing customer insight software to view the personal contact info and ride history of the startup’s passengers. One source that formerl…

Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022

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techcrunch.com - Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital. AR (mobile AR, smartglasses) could approach three and a half billion installed base and $85 billion to $90 billion revenue within five years. At the sa…

CNN shuts down Casey Neistat’s Beme, but some of its digital news tech will live on

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techcrunch.com - CNN’s attempt at expanding its digital news business by bringing in a top YouTube creator has failed. According to a confirmed report from BuzzFeed, CNN is closing down YouTube star Casey Neistat’s v…

FCC broadband committee wants to restrict publicly owned networks

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arstechnica.com - A broadband deployment advisory group organized by the Federal Communications Commission is trying to make it harder for cities and towns to build and operate their own Internet services. The Broadba…

Apple prepares macOS users for discontinuation of 32-bit app support

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arstechnica.com - At last year's Worlwide Developer's Conference (WWDC), Apple announced to Mac app developers that macOS High Sierra "will be the last macOS release to support 32-bit apps without compromise." Now, in…

The Internet of OMG: Vulnerable factory and power grid controls on Internet

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arstechnica.com - Yesterday, Siemens issued an update to a year-old product vulnerability warning for its SIMATIC S7-300 and S7-400 families of programmable logic controllers (PLCs)—industrial control systems used to …

Apple’s iBooks to become “Books” in forthcoming reading app redesign

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arstechnica.com - Apple is reportedly tweaking its e-book offering to better take on Amazon, the current leader of the digital book market. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple will release a revamped version of the…

10 Best Free Animation Libraries For The Web | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Animation is one of the key trends for 2018, but you don’t have to reinvent the wheel to add movement to your sites. We look at the best free animation libraries for web projects. You can build some …

The Power of Retweeting – 7 Reasons to RT on Twitter – SMQUEUE

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dev.smqueue.com - 1. Give credit where credit is due – Finding information and sharing good content is important on Twitter. There are people you can call good curators and RTing them will allow you to give credit t…

6 Ways to Improve Your B2B Content Strategy

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www.socialmediatoday.com - A B2B content strategy is the key to your lead generation system. Content is made to attract, acquire, engage a clearly defined customer audience - and then drive profitable customer action. In order…

Android Messages get smart reply option only on Project Fi

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androidcommunity.com - The Smart Reply option has become a staple in a lot of Google apps, including Inbox, Gmail, and Allo. And now it’s coming to Android Messages as well. It makes replying to your messages easier if you…

Fitbit extends Pebble support until June 2018

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androidcommunity.com - Pebble users have known the end was coming this January, ever since Fitbit bought it out early last year. But it looks like there is a slight reprieve, a six-month reprieve at that. Fitbit announced …

Build Greater Customer Loyalty Through Non-Transactional Behaviors

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www.loyalty360.org - While loyalty programs have become a must-have feature of most companies’ acquisition and retention strategy, many of these programs are failing at actually creating loyal customers. According to a r…

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…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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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…

Dutch agencies provide crucial intel about Russia's interference in US-elections - Media - Voor nieuws, achtergronden en columns

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www.volkskrant.nl - The Americans were taken completely by surprise by the Russian aggression, says Chris Painter in Washington. For years, Painter was responsible for America's cyber policy. He resigned last August. 'W…

What Happens If You're A Passenger In An Uber Accident?

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www.dumblittleman.com - Travel has recently undergone quite a revolution and Uber is one of the most visible trends to have sprung up in the past decade. The rideshare app allows individuals to request rides from nearby dri…

Pummeling users with Google remarketing ads they don't want to see? Now they can mute those, too

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searchengineland.com - On Thursday, Google announced more ways for users to control the Google-served ads they see. The changes will have implications for advertisers, particularly those who are running remarketing campaig…

WOW! Ex-Informant Reveals FBI Lied To Congressional Investigators About 'Missing' Strzok-Page Texts

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - Another day, another scandal compliments of the FBI. A former bureau informant revealed to Fox News contributor Sara Carter that forensic experts can easily retrieve deleted text messages from Samsun…

Jack Ma on the IQ of love - and other top quotes from his Davos interview

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www.weforum.org - In Davos, Alibaba founder and Executive Chairman Jack Ma spoke openly and at length about some of the key challenges facing the world, delivering a stream of perspectives and guidance. "We are very l…

How to Use Live Video to Generate Leads and Sell : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering how live video can help you make money? Looking for ways to increase the return on your investment in live video? In this article, you’ll discover six ways to develop leads and boost sales …

Why Facebook Sponsored Ads Need to Be Part of Your Advertising Strategy

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instapage.com - Facebook sponsored ads can be daunting, but they are essential to any social media advertising campaign. There are 2.01 billion active users on Facebook every month, and creating well-designed Facebo…

The Importance of Audit Logs For Digital Marketing Teams

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instapage.com - Panic strikes at the sight of an analytics dashboard three days after your client’s campaign goes live. According to the numbers, your ads have generated 50,000 click-throughs, but their correspondin…

Simple Guide On How To Use Your Iphone

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iphonefindmyphone.com - The way the iphone is a well programmed is incredible. It features a smooth interface and has many different applications. There are a lot of things that can be done to optimize the iphone even furth…

e-con Systems launches e-CAM21_CUTX2 - 2MP Sony Ultra-low light Camera for NVIDIA Jetson TX2

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www.embedded-computing.com - ST. LOUIS, USA and CHENNAI, India – Jan 24, 2018, e-con Systems Inc., a leading imaging solutions company and NVIDIA® Preferred Partner announces the launch of the much-awaited SONY STARVIS® series I…

‘Never get high on your own supply’ – why social media bosses don’t use social media

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www.theguardian.com - Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t use Facebook like you or me. The 33-year-old chief executive has a team of 12 moderators dedicated to deleting comments and spam from his page, according to Bloomberg. He has …

​Linux Foundation seeks to bring rhyme and reason to open-source networking projects | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - The rising tides of big data, video, and cloud computing are driving tremendous demand for faster and more efficient networks. We delve into how things like software-defined networks (SDN) and new wi…

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