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Saturday, February 10, 2018

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How to respond when customers get sour on social media

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marketingland.com - In today’s “always on” digital landscape, responsiveness is the name of the game for customer service. People are flocking to the platforms where they know they’ll be heard and, more importantly, whe…

What are Julian Assange's supporters really fighting for? - UnHerd

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unherd.com - When people talk about the speed of change, it is worth considering how much can change in only a few years. In six years, for instance. How different things were, back in 2012, when Julian Assange w…

Catherine Herridge: The FBI had concluded Michael Flynn was NOT lying to them…

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therightscoop.com - Well here’s a new wrinkle in this saga about Flynn lying to the FBI. According to Catherine Herridge the FBI had concluded that Flynn was not lying to them, but that he was just not remembering thing…

Script’s app lets parents digitally sign school permission slips, pay for field trips

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techcrunch.com - Schools are often late to taking advantage of new technologies, so today still do much of their business over paper forms. One pain point in particular – for school administrators, teachers and paren…

Azio’s Retro Classic typewriter-inspired Bluetooth keyboard is a luxurious treat

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techcrunch.com - Maybe you’re sitting at a MacBook or other modern PC right now, typing away in near silence on a keyboard that provides no real satisfying response to your human fingers. Maybe, once in the distant p…

YouTube suspends ads on Logan Paul’s channels after “recent pattern” of behavior in videos

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techcrunch.com - More problems and controversy for Logan Paul, the YouTube star who caused a strong public backlash when he posted a video of a suicide victim in Japan. Google’s video platform today announced that it…

A four-sentence HomePod review (with appendices)

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techcrunch.com - Apple’s HomePod is easily the best sounding mainstream smart speaker ever. It’s got better separation and bass response than anything else in its size and boasts a nuance and subtlety of sound that p…

Smart Home is a Home that’s always spying on you

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om.co - It is ironic that we pay good money to buy and install devices that steal our privacy and sense of identity. We complain about Facebook’s ill-effects on society, but have no problems leaving digital …

The noosphere in 1996: when the Internet was Utopia

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arstechnica.com - "Governments of the Industrial World," the Declaration began, "you weary giants of flesh and steel, I come from Cyberspace, the new home of Mind. On behalf of the future, I ask you of the past to lea…

Coding without a keystroke: The hands-free creation of a full video game

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arstechnica.com - Dig Dog is a pretty fun little video game. Call it "Spelunky for kids"—and don't think of that as a backhanded compliment, either. Dig Dog, which launched Thursday on iOS, Xbox, Windows, and Mac, sha…

Leak of iBoot code to GitHub could potentially help iPhone jailbreakers [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - On the evening of February 7, Motherboard's Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai reported that code from the secure boot-up portion of Apple's iOS mobile operating system—referred to as iBoot—had been post…

911 fees paid by phone customers “stolen” by states to fill budget gaps

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arstechnica.com - Two members of the Federal Communications Commission want to stop states from using 911 funds to pay for other government services or equipment. "On our individual phone bills, a line item is typical…

The 2018 Ars Technica Valentine’s Day gift guide

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arstechnica.com - We, the unfeeling and tech-obsessed robots of Ars Technica, are not ones for romance. We’re usually more concerned with the inner workings of operating systems, gaming consoles, and Internet regulati…

Nvidia profits soar as cryptocurrency boom creates GPU shortage

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arstechnica.com - The cryptocurrency boom has created a persistent shortage of high-end graphics cards. That has been a headache for gamers, who have to pay inflated prices for GPUs—if they can find them at all. But i…

Op-ed: YouTube cuts off Logan Paul’s ads, but neither has learned their lesson

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arstechnica.com - Today, YouTube announced that it has temporary suspended all ads on 22-year-old prankster Logan Paul's channel, cutting off what is estimated to be nearly $1 million in monthly revenue. The crackdown…

That mega-vulnerability Cisco dropped is now under exploit

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arstechnica.com - Hackers are actively trying to exploit a high-severity vulnerability in widely used Cisco networking software that can give complete control over protected networks and access to all traffic passing …

Principal goes to prison after stealing and uploading students’ nude photos

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arstechnica.com - A former high school principal in Kentucky was sentenced yesterday to nine years in federal prison on child pornography charges after taking nude photos from phones confiscated from students and shar…

Nest is done as a standalone Alphabet company, merges with Google

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arstechnica.com - There's a shakeup at Nest today. Following previous rumors back in November, Google just announced Nest will no longer be a standalone Alphabet company; instead, it will merge with the Google hardwar…

18 Learning Resources for Front-end Developers - Developer Drive

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www.developerdrive.com - As many of you are aware, it’s tough to keep up with what’s new in web development. Even from a front-end perspective alone, it can be easy to fall behind and allow our skills to become a little stal…

15+ Excellent Productivity Tools for Designers and WordPress Users

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www.codeinwp.com - Website building and maintenance is a complex area. Anyone creating websites for a living needs to cover a lot of bases to make them effective and beautiful. Various productivity tools for designers,…

That beautiful shot of 'Starman' in a Tesla Roadster is your new wallpaper

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mashable.com - And then say thank you to SpaceX, and to Reddit. On Tuesday, Reddit user "AB-nebula" posted a gorgeous wallpaper of the space hero Starman — a spacesuit behind the wheel of the Tesla Roadster Elon Mu…

4 Ways to Build Facebook Lookalike Audiences to Expand Your Targeting : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to reach more consumers with your Facebook ads? Looking for creative ways to reach more people like your ideal customers? Lookalike audiences allow you to build new audiences using an est…

Chrome to explicitly warn users that HTTP sites are “not secure”

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androidcommunity.com - When you visit a website, do you make sure that it is HTTPS and not just HTTP? If you answered no, then you are like most of the people who may not be that concerned about web security. Google has tr…

Sony releases price of X900F and X850F 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs

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androidcommunity.com - At last month’s Consumer Electronics Show, Sony unveiled some of its newest and most impressive HD TVs but they did not reveal the pricing details of the X900F 4K HDR Ultra HD TVs. Now not only do th…

Qualcomm declines Broadcom’s multi-billion dollar deal

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androidcommunity.com - Broadcom has been wanting to get a hold of Qualcomm to become even bigger. Last November, we heard of its plan to acquire Qualcomm in a massive $121 Billion deal. We’re not just talking about million…

Essential Camera update brings Auto-HDR, improved scene rendering

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androidcommunity.com - Essential is like any other young startup. It is small so releasing updates regularly is not a problem. The company reminds us of BlackBerry that is aggressive in making new plans and improvements kn…

Forget the Viral Videos and Build Your Email List - Indiegogo Education Center

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entrepreneur.indiegogo.com - This is a guest blog post by Taylor Dawson, a Product Evangelist at FirstBuild, GE’s incubator for the next generation of home appliances. Summer 2014. I have just become employee number 5 in a start…

McMillon Carries Tradition of Customer, Employee Engagement at Walmart

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www.loyalty360.org - Walmart CEO Doug McMillon was a teenager when his family moved to Bentonville, AK−which is where Sam Walton opened the company’s first store in 1962. McMillon knew Walton and briefly worked with him …

Rockport Adapts Customer Engagement Strategies Based on Changing Shopping Habits

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www.loyalty360.org - Adapting different customer engagement strategies based on changing shopping patterns is a wise maneuver for any loyalty marketer. While The Rockport Group has undergone some major changes in recent …

Avoid These Legal Pitfalls in your Email Marketing

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www.loyalty360.org - Note: This blog post should not be considered legal advice. For any questions regarding the law, please consult an attorney. Perhaps it goes without saying: it’s simply good practice to understand …

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…

The fashion shopping secret you need to know about

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www.ldnfashion.com - LovetheSales.com has launched a unique shopping feature that allow consumers to reserve sales items before they actually go on sale. By simply switching to Preview Sales Mode, shoppers can browse thr…

02-09-2018 - [X&Y] FREE REPORT: 5 Sure Signs She Wants To Have Sex With You

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archive.aweber.com - ===== 5 SURE SIGNS SHE WANTS TO HAVE SEX WITH YOU (FREE SPECIAL REPORT) Over the past three days I've been getting my fair share of e-mails asking something like, "So Scot, how do I know that Behind …

The 2018 Honda Accord’s Trophy TV Campaign Parked on Facebook, Twitter

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www.adweek.com - In the television campaign for the 2018 Honda Accord, trophies come to life and spread the message that no matter how successful you are, you can always improve. The automaker extended the initiative…

Walmart is Coy About VR Plans, but Continues to Leave Digital Breadcrumbs

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www.adweek.com - Walmart says its latest acquisition of a virtual reality platform/content studio via its Store No. 8 incubator is meant to explore the possibilities of VR in retail, but the retail giant has been rel…

Photofocus | How to Make Money with Videography & Photography Webinar Today!

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photofocus.com - Datacolor Spyder – There is no better time to enhance your capabilities in color management and create outstanding images. Calibrating your display is the first step to ensuring your prints accuratel…

8 Simple Ways To Make Money With Website. It's doable by everyone!

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solopreneurism.com - In this article, I selected several of the easiest ways to make money with website. With a website, you can earn a lot of money, and you can even do it fully automated Read on and find out how you to…

10 Reasons Why You Should Quit Facebook

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over60andactive.com - In 2004, Facebook was founded by American Mark Zuckerberg. At nineteen, the former Harvard student launched a social networking site along with three classmates. Facebook was intended for his fellow …

How to Build Quality Links – Not Quantity

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www.searchenginejournal.com - In my 20 years as a digital marketing professional, I’ve had to deliver plenty of bad news. Changes in an algorithm, new governmental regulations, website hacks, a great SEO manager leaving for anoth…

Winter Games doodle kicks off Google's Doodle Snow Games

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searchengineland.com - Google is marking the start of this year’s Winter Olympic Games — and officially kicked off its own Doodle Snow Games — with an animated Winter Olympics doodle featuring a cast of athletic animals. “…

YouTube Music 2.19 reveals logo for a possible ‘YouTube Premiere’ service [APK Insight]

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9to5google.com - Google is expected to release a revamped music streaming service that would reportedly merge YouTube Music and Play Music. Pegged for an announcement as early as March, previous teardowns have alread…

Facebook Launches $10M Community Leader Awards

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www.newsmax.com - LONDON - Facebook launched a community leadership program on Friday that will award $10 million in total to more than 100 people who have successfully built groups on the social network as part of it…

ViewSonic VP3881, 28 Immersive Curved Screen Monitor

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www.viewsonic.com - Features Immersive Curved Screen Design HDR10 Content Support Loaded with Connectivity (USB Type C, HDMI, DisplayPort, and HDCP 2.2) Amazing Color Accuracy Professional Color Processing Capability De…

How to Offer Truly Remote Work - TalentCulture

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talentculture.com - If it seems like more people are working from home these days, they are. Every year the organization I work for, FlexJobs, researches the state of remote work. Our 2017 State of Telecommuting in the …

Discover the Ad Specs for Every Major Digital Advertising Platform [Guide]

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instapage.com - To succeed as a digital advertiser, today there’s lots you need to track: You need to understand your target audience — how and where they buy; you need to follow marketing campaign KPI’s; you need t…

Know Before You Spend: The Best Digital Advertising Channels

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instapage.com - Conventional advertising techniques like newspaper ads and direct mail flyers may have proven successful in years past, but the Internet and digital advertising have taken over. Without a strong, exp…

Inside the Numbers: What We Learned from the Best Marketers Using Instapage

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instapage.com - Today we’re going to do something we’ve never done before. We’re going to give you a peek behind the curtain at what some of the best marketers on the planet are doing to generate more landing page c…

Nintendo's Labo cardboard STEM toys are a recycling bin full of fun

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www.popsci.com - The PopSci Death Car was the first creation we made with Labo. When you’re a kid, all it takes to make a fishing pole out of cardboard is the discarded tube from some holiday wrapping paper and an ac…

How to Create and A/B Test Your Thank You Pages

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instapage.com - In your everyday life, saying two simple words has the power to make you and the people around you happier, more self-confident, and physically healthier. What are they? This seemingly magic phrase i…

Facebook Advertising and Engagement for Small Businesses [Audio]

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www.ducttapemarketing.com - Marketing Podcast with John Jantsch About Facebook Advertising Facebook advertising for small business is a hot topic, and it’s gotten even hotter since Facebook’s been in the news lately talking abo…

Taking Your Business To The Next Level With Better SEO

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marketingpromotion.biz - Search engine optimization represents a lot of people talking about. This article is the tips and tricks you need to get it into action for your site. SEO is a great way to bring people to your websi…

Endpoint Backup In the Age of Distributed Computing

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www.backblaze.com - How common are these statements in your organization? “I know I saved that file. The application must have put it somewhere outside of my documents folder.” — Mike in Marketing “I was on the road and…

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