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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

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Mueller asking if Trump knew about hacked Dem emails before release

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www.nbcnews.com - Special counsel Robert Mueller's team is asking witnesses pointed questions about whether Donald Trump was aware that Democratic emails had been stolen before that was publicly known, and whether he …

Uber: We’re moving away from 'antagonistic relationship' with cities

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www.politico.com - Subscribe to Women Rule on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here. Uber hasn’t always been a city’s best friend. But with a new CEO at its helm, the app-based car service says it’s shifti…

Why learn spelling or math if there's an app for that? - The Tech Edvocate

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www.thetechedvocate.org - Michael Cowling, CQUniversity Australia and Cris Brack, Australian National University There is no doubt that digital technologies have disrupted our modes of teaching. The resources and inputs into …

Teams Now Supports Guest Users from Non-Office 365 Domains - Petri

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www.petri.com - When Microsoft introduced the first iteration external (guest) access for Teams in September 2017, an important limitation existed. Guests could only come from Azure Active Directory domains with Off…

YouTube's New Moderators Mistakenly Pull Right-Wing Channels

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adage.com - YouTube's new moderators, brought in to spot fake, misleading and extreme videos, stumbled in one of their first major tests, mistakenly removing some clips and channels in the midst of a nationwide …

Lead Generation Best Practices: 24 Key Tips for Websites and Marketing

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www.orbitmedia.com - A visitor takes action, a contact form is submitted, a lead is born. It happens millions of times each day. It’s common, but not simple. There are dozens of little factors involved in lead generation…

143-Million Affected By Equifax Data Breach. How to Avoid Being a Hacker's Next Target

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www.inc.com - Equifax had a massive breach today potentially affecting over 143 million people. Your birth date, Social Security number, address, and driver's license number may be making its way to the Dark Web t…

No Agenda Newsletter

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - No Agenda Newsletter Dead February Ends!! Hello March! No Agenda is your show. To keep it alive please support No Agenda any way you can by visiting the support page. No Agenda Thursday Show More ne…

Teams, Microsoft’s Slack competitor, is about to become a whole lot more competitive

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft's IRC-like, Slack-like collaboration tool Teams looks likely to pick up a couple of key features that will make it much more competitive. The first of these is guest access. Currently on Te…

Developer gets prison after admitting backdoor was made for malice

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arstechnica.com - An Arkansas man has been sentenced to serve almost three years in federal prison for developing advanced malware that he knew would be used to steal passwords, surreptitiously turn on webcams, and co…

New “Android Go” phones show how much you can get for $100

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arstechnica.com - Mobile World Congress is happening this week, and we're slowly getting a better picture of what Google's new "Android Go" initiative will look like. Android Go is a special configuration of Android 8…

Waymo 360-degree video shows how autonomous vehicles work

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techcrunch.com - Fresh on the heels of settling a contentious and expensive lawsuit with Uber, Alphabet’s self-driving unit Waymo is looking to get out there and educate the public on how its autonomous vehicles work.

Fitbit’s next smartwatch will probably look like this

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techcrunch.com - It sure seemed like Fitbit was all in on the Ionic. The company’s first true smartwatch was the result of multiple acquisitions and CEO James Park was talking up the device as a sort of lifeline for …

Apple Watch apps now track ski performance

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techcrunch.com - It just got a lot easier to track your mountain treks. Due to an Apple Watch update that combines GPS and altimeter (altitude) measuring, ski apps are now able to quantify performance. If you’re wond…

There’s always a bigger fish

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techcrunch.com - Hall One at Mobile World Congress – a single space more massive than most conference centers in major cities – contained only a few displays. Although a quarter of the room housed small phone and mob…

Twitter launches Bookmarks, a private way to save tweets

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techcrunch.com - Twitter today is publicly launching its “Bookmarks” feature, which has been in testing since late last year, following the company’s HackWeek project dubbed #SaveForLater. A desire to save content fo…

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

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techcrunch.com - For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean back-end code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, …

Even with double the subscribers, Spotify says Apple will always have an edge owning the app store

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techcrunch.com - Spotify just filed for a direct listing in the U.S., sidestepping the traditional IPO process, and now we’re starting to see some of the true financial guts of the company — and some of the significa…

Facebook rolls out job posts to become the blue-collar LinkedIn

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techcrunch.com - LinkedIn wasn’t built for low-skilled job seekers, so Facebook is barging in. Today Facebook is rolling out job posts to 40 more countries to make itself more meaningful to people’s lives while layin…

TechVets launches to offer UK military veterans a route into cyber and startups

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techcrunch.com - There’s a problem in the UK tech industry and it’s staring us in the face. The tech industry is growing at twice the rate of the wider economy and now contributes around £97bn a year, up 30pc in five…

Baidu’s video business iQiyi to raise up to $1.5B in US IPO

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techcrunch.com - Baidu’s iQiyi video division is set to become the latest Chinese tech company to go public in the U.S. after it filed to raise up to $1.5 billion via an IPO on the Nasdaq. The service was started in …

How (and Whether) to Invest in and Structure Online Communities - Whiteboard Friday

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moz.com - Building an online community sounds like an attractive idea on paper. A group of enthusiastic, engaged users working on their own to boost your brand? What's the hitch? Well, building a thriving onli…

How to Master Blogging Skills And Be Successful

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pegfitzpatrick.com - Whether you’re thinking about starting a blog, just getting started, or have had a blog running for a few years it’s important to look for ways to boost your blogging skills. Blogging is an important…

What happened after the US moved to chip-embedded payment cards?

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arstechnica.com - The US began its transition to chip-based credit cards in earnest in October 2015, after high-profile credit card hacks in the previous years at Target, Home Depot, Michaels, and other big-box retail…

Your Apple iCloud data is now stored on Google servers—surprised?

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arstechnica.com - Apple has updated its publicly available iOS security documentation to disclose that personal data associated with the company’s iCloud service is stored in cloud servers operated by Google—specifica…

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph 2 plans to “break the Internet” this Thanksgiving

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arstechnica.com - Ralph and Vanellope survey what the Internet looks like from within. In getting the high score, Ralph makes this bunny suffer. Which port is that Wi-FI dongle plugged into, exactly? After sending up …

Google starts a push for cross-platform app development with Flutter SDK

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arstechnica.com - As part of its Mobile World Congress release slate, Google's Flutter SDK is hitting beta 1. Flutter is an open source mobile UI framework that allows developers to make super-fast, cross-platform mob…

Verizon and a company it bought just paid $614M in biggest FCC fine ever

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission today collected a $614.3 million fine from Verizon and Straight Path, a company that Verizon just bought. The merger and fine are related. Straight Path held abo…

FCC’s attempt to kill net neutrality challenged by new Washington state law

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arstechnica.com - The Washington state legislature has approved a net neutrality law that applies to all wired and wireless Internet providers in the state and prohibits blocking, throttling, and paid prioritization. …

AT&T describes post-net neutrality plans for paid prioritization

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arstechnica.com - AT&T is talking up the benefits of paid prioritization schemes in preparation for the death of net neutrality rules while claiming that charging certain content providers for priority access won't cr…

Cellebrite can unlock any iPhone (for some values of “any”)

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arstechnica.com - Cellebrite, the Israel-based forensics company that has been a key source for law enforcement in efforts to crack the security of mobile devices to recover evidence, has reportedly found a way to unl…

Porsche plans for Mission E electric car, will build fast-charger network

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arstechnica.com - But it will still have room to carry four people and their luggage. A sculpted battery means there's room for rear passengers yet it still keeps a swooping roofline. Porsche is going to install 800V …

What is the Internet of Things? WIRED explains

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www.wired.co.uk - Smart toasters, connected rectal thermometers and fitness collars for dogs are just some of the everyday "dumb items" being connected to the web as part of the Internet of Things (IoT). Connected mac…

Networking on LinkedIn: How to Build a Powerful Network Using LinkedIn : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to use it to connect with potential partners and prospects? To discover how to network on LinkedIn, I interview Stephanie Sammons. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio s…

Missing Facebook Pages: What to Do When Facebook Takes Your Page Away : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you know what to do if your Facebook page vanishes? Want to be ready when and if that day comes? To share what happened when the Social Media Examiner Facebook page disappeared and how we handled …

A Guide to Getting Past Customs With Your Digital Privacy Intact

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www.wired.com - When Ryan Lackey travels to a country like Russia or China, he takes certain precautions: Instead of his usual gear, the Seattle-based security researcher and founder of a stealth security startup br…

Hulu's Political Dramas Are Winning the Streaming Game

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www.wired.com - Last September, Hulu became the first streaming service to win the Emmy for Outstanding Drama when its original series Handmaid's Tale bested traditional network heavy-hitters like Westworld, Better …

To kick bots off social media, Congress might have to get involved

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futurism.com - Most website traffic comes not from humans, but from bots — software programs designed to do automated tasks on the internet like refresh Facebook feeds or sort Google search results. But oftentimes …

PlayStation Vue, PlayStation Video app get updated with new features

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androidcommunity.com - PlayStation Vue is Sony’s TV service that resides on the PlayStation 4 console where users pay Sony USD$50.00 per month, and the service uses the internet to stream live TV channels to their PS4 cons…

BBM Desktop may soon arrive for Android users

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re using BBM to communicate with your colleagues or loved ones, it would be helpful to have a desktop app especially if you use it a lot. What users were previously using was the desktop softw…

mophie to release juice pack battery cases for Galaxy S9, S9+

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androidcommunity.com - After the announcement of a major smartphone release from a major brand, expect that mophie will come out days later with their own announcements for their juice battery cases. Sure enough, just a co…

Understand the Capabilities of Your Organization Before Launching a Loyalty Program

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www.loyalty360.org - Understanding the capabilities of your organization is one of the key components when a brand considers launching a loyalty program. This was one of the overarching messages from Tuesday’s Loyalty360…

Connected In-store Customer Experience Guides Consumers to The Finish Line

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www.loyalty360.org - Today, for loyalty marketers, the customer experience has to be memorable and shareable. Developing and elevating a connected store experience drives relevance and engagement where loyalty marketers …

Driving Traffic Through Personalization: The 4 Step Journey

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www.loyalty360.org - Retailers face many challenges today that impact traffic and same store sales. This includes e-commerce, pricing pressures, an aggressive competitive environment, slipping mall traffic, and an emergi…

Office 365 February Updates Include Improvements to Word, Teams, and StaffHub - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft today documented the many updates it provided in February across the Office 365 stack on multiple platforms. “New Office 365 capabilities this month include tools to improve the quality of …

The One-Percent Edge

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aerbook.com - This privacy policy (�Privacy Policy�) covers AMA�s privacy practices with respect to �Personally Identifiable Information� (as further defined below) that is transmitted electronically to or collect…

4 Of The Best Online Money Making Ideas In 2018 For Your Business

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solopreneurism.com - The internet provides people with many ways to make legit money. Some opportunities require you to be an expert in specific fields, but others just need you to have a laptop and a good internet conne…

14 Ways To Get More Retweets For Twitter - Solopreneurism

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solopreneurism.com - With Twitter, you can easily reach your target group, whether in a personal capacity or on behalf of an organization tweet. It is important to get many retweets. Social media Marketing Tips Fourteen …

5 Things Every Telecommuter Needs in 2018 - CareerMetis.com

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www.careermetis.com - Maybe you’ve finally convinced your employer of the virtues of remote work, or maybe you’ve decided to start a business from the comforts of your own home—whatever the reason, telecommuting is the ul…

Blogger Outreach: Step-by-step Guide For Beginners

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blog.thesocialms.com - The following is a guest post by Anna Rud. Anna is a Content Marketer at Serpstat. Establishing an active presence on external resources, developing rich and quality content, implementing of brand st…

How To Make Your Own Website Quick And Easy

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solopreneurism.com - In today’s world, the internet is the place to be. Any business without an online presence (yet) has not started at all. It is a known fact that websites are a channel of communication, exhibition, a…

Simple And Free Phone Tracker For Peace Of Mind | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Easy Logger is very popular and user-friendly phone tracker to track phone activity. It works for watching over your kids, track your significant other, tracking your senior members, supervising your…

Transgender Ex-Employee Suing Google for Discrimination Defended Antifa, Threatened Conservative Employees, Tried to Demonetize Breitbart | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Chevalier’s lawsuit claims he was fired for “opposing white supremacy,” challenging a workplace culture that was “discriminatory towards minorities,” and pushing back against the “bullying” of “peop…

LIES: YouTube Says They 'Accidentally' Deleted Conservative Videos and Took Down Conservative Channels

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - The content was all by conservative pundits on conservative channels. YouTube’s new moderators, brought in to spot fake, misleading and extreme videos, stumbled in one of their first major tests, mis…

Rep. Greg Walden: Regulation Coming if Big Tech Is Not Responsible

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www.breitbart.com - “I’m not looking for a lot of regulation, I’m looking for responsibility,” Walden suggested. “If responsibility doesn’t flow, then regulation will.” Walden chairs the powerful House Energy and Commer…

Improve Accessibility with Virtualization – New Era Technology

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www.neweratech.com - Mobile applications and their usage are growing fast. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), a whopping 72.3% of the entire workforce will be mobile workers by the year 2020. With cor…

How to Increase CTR on Your Content: Trustworthy Links

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instapage.com - As a marketer chances are you’re very familiar with the concept of click-through-rate (CTR), and you have probably done a lot of work to try to increase your own. But just in case, let’s do a quick r…

STEM may be the future—but liberal arts are timeless

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qz.com - Recently I was part of a dinner conversation attended by a range of leaders in the tech world, from people running incubators and accelerators to ad agencies and design studios. The guest list includ…

Check out these cool tech toys from the 2018 New York Toy Fair

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www.digitaltrends.com - The annual New York Toy Fair gives retailers a sneak peak at what are sure to be the hottest toys for the upcoming year. Following our visit to the London Toy Fair in January, we decided to stop by t…

How to Improve Your Ad Copywriting to Drive Greater ROI

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instapage.com - We all want to think we’re rational and make purchases based on sound logic, but the truth is we’re fickle and emotional creatures. That’s not to say that for some products we don’t diligently resear…

10 Transactional Email Examples to Help You Sell, Upsell & Boost Engagement

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instapage.com - Email marketing is a tricky trade, but the payoffs can be huge. Through the shift from outbound to inbound marketing, email remains the highest returning ROI for marketers. This metric makes an email…

WatchKit is a sweet solution that will only ever give us baby apps – Marco.org

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marco.org - February 26, 2018 ∞https://marco.org/2018/02/26/watchkit-baby-apps In the original 2007 iPhone introduction, Steve Jobs famously derided other smartphones at the time for running “baby” software and …

Are Affiliate Links Allowed on YouTube?

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freeaffiliatepro.com - Here’s Your Opportunity To CLONE My Entire Internet Business System Today: Click Here! Is it alright to utilize associate web links on YouTube when you speak about numerous services and products in y…

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