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Saturday, March 31, 2018

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US Tech Company Intel Files Patent To Reduce Bitcoin Mining Energy Use

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cointelegraph.com - US technology company Intel has filed a patent for a Bitcoin (BTC) mining hardware accelerator that would reduce the amount of electricity used in crypto mining by “reducing the space utilized and po…

Judge Tosses PragerU Lawsuit Accusing YouTube of Censoring Conservative Content

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www.dailysignal.com - A federal judge has thrown out a lawsuit filed by conservative nonprofit PragerU against Google, arguing that subsidiary YouTube did not violate First Amendment rights by partially censoring or limit…

Everything you need to know about the Oracle lawsuit against Google

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mashable.com - A federal appeals court delivered a huge legal blow to Google on Tuesday, but developers are the ones who could end up paying the price. Google and Oracle have been fighting a war in court since 2012…

Here are the internal Facebook posts of employees discussing today’s leaked memo

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www.theverge.com - The publication of a June 2016 memo describing the consequences of Facebook’s growth-at-all-costs triggered an emotional conversation at the company today. An internal post reacting to the memo found…

LinkedIn Prospecting: How to Find and Connect With Future Customers : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Wondering if LinkedIn can help you acquire more business? To explore how to use LinkedIn to find leads and turn them into customers, I interview John Nemo. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on…

11 Tell-Tale Signs Your Accounts and Devices Have Been Hacked

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fieldguide.gizmodo.com - No one likes getting hacked, and it’s generally true that the quicker you can spot something has gone awry, the better your chances of minimizing the damage. These are the main warning signs to look …

Google publishes a JavaScript style guide. Here are some key lessons.

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medium.freecodecamp.org - For anyone who isn’t already familiar with it, Google puts out a style guide for writing JavaScript that lays out (what Google believes to be) the best stylistic practices for writing clean, understa…

Azure’s availability zones are now generally available

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techcrunch.com - No matter what cloud you build on, if you want to build something that’s highly available, you’re always going to opt to put your applications and data in at least two physically separated regions. O…

Apple releases iOS 11.3 with new Animojis

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techcrunch.com - Apple just released an iOS update for your iPhone and iPad. 11.3 introduces a ton of bug fixes but also a bunch of new features. If you forgot about Animjois, today is your lucky day as Apple is addi…

IoT devices could be next customer data frontier

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techcrunch.com - At the Adobe Summit this week in Las Vegas, the company introduced what could be the ultimate customer experience construct, a customer experience system of record that pulls in information, not just…

Google’s on-by-default ‘Articles for You’ leverage browser dominance for 2,100 percent growth

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techcrunch.com - When you’ve got leverage, don’t be afraid to use it. That’s been Google’s modus operandi in the news and publishing world over the last year or so as it has pushed its AMP platform, funding various n…

Fitbit Versa review

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techcrunch.com - For most companies, the Ionic would have felt like a disappointment. For Fitbit, it was something more. It wasn’t just a fully realized piece of hardware running undercooked software, it was the bask…

Tesla says fatal crash involved Autopilot

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techcrunch.com - Tesla has provided another update to last week’s fatal crash. As it turns out, Tesla said the driver had Autopilot on with the adaptive cruise control follow-distance set to minimum. However, it seem…

Google will make real-time Final Four predictions this weekend, air them as halftime TV ads

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techcrunch.com - Google wants to put its data science chops to the test – in real-time. This weekend, the company is going use data analytics techniques and machine learning during the Final Four in San Antonio to fi…

Asana introduces Timeline, lays groundwork for AI-based monitoring as the “team brain” for productivity

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techcrunch.com - When workflow management platform Asana announced a $75 million round of funding in January led by former Vice President Al Gore’s Generation Investment Management, the startup didn’t give much of an…

Clipisode launches a ‘talk show in a box’

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techcrunch.com - A company called Clipisode is today launching a new service that’s essentially a “talk show in a box,” as founder Brian Alvey describes it. Similar to how Anchor now allows anyone to build a professi…

The SteelSeries Arctis Pro lineup is a new high-water mark in comfort and quality

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techcrunch.com - SteelSeries has two new Arctis Pro gaming headsets out, and they pack a lot of tech and versatility into a comfortable, visually attractive package. The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless and Arctis Pro…

Equity podcast: DocuSign files, IPOs pile up, Dropbox soars and the markets gyrate

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techcrunch.com - Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Katie Roof and Alex Wilhelm were joined by Byron Deeter of B…

How Facebook Can Better Fight Fake News: Make Money Off the People Who Promote It

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techcrunch.com - Facebook and other platforms are still struggling to combat the spread of misleading or deceptive “news” items promoted on social networks. Recent revelations about Cambridge Analytica and Facebook’s…

Facebook’s mission changed, but its motives didn’t

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techcrunch.com - In January, Facebook announced that it would be changing its feed algorithm to promote users’ well-being over time spent browsing content. That’s a relatively new approach for a company whose ethos o…

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer? A Review

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techcrunch.com - I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon str…

AT&T/Verizon lobbyists to “aggressively” sue states that enact net neutrality

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arstechnica.com - A lobby group that represents AT&T, Verizon, and other telcos plans to sue states and cities that try to enforce net neutrality rules. USTelecom, the lobby group, made its intentions clear yesterday …

Trump admin wants to track 14 million US visitors’ social media history

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arstechnica.com - Want to visit the United States in a non-immigrant capacity? Should the State Department get its way, your application to enter the country may soon hinge on coughing up five years of your online his…

Apple’s macOS 10.13.4 is here with full external GPU support

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arstechnica.com - Apple has released the 10.13.4 update for macOS. This update adds external graphics card (eGPU) support for most recent Macs, implements Apple's new approach to privacy that we already saw in iOS 11.…

Crafty new engine tech, two electric SUVs among best at New York auto show

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arstechnica.com - NEW YORK—The New York International Auto Show opened its doors to the public on Friday morning. In recent years, it has found its place as the most important of the American auto shows—Los Angeles an…

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is now free on iOS, Android—and dang, it’s solid

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arstechnica.com - This official screenshot includes a look at various in-game combat buttons assigned to easy-to-reach spots on the screen. Scroll down for a look at the game running on a far inferior phone. The compe…

Evidence is mounting that Amazon's HQ2 will land in 'the bullseye of America's internet'

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www.businessinsider.com - Evidence is mounting that Amazon could select Northern Virginia — and specifically, a site near Dulles International Airport — as the location of its next headquarters, dubbed HQ2. Amazon has quietly…

Moto G6 phones’ specs and images shown off before launch

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androidcommunity.com - Like we said earlier, there may be internal changes in Motorola but the company is almost set to launch the new Moto G6 phones. These are aside from the Moto Z3 Play and Moto E5 Plus we’ve seen recen…

LG support asking about the notch turns out to be fake

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androidcommunity.com - With or without a notch? That seems to be the question now among the OEM makers. Consumers are left with many choices but it’s up to the phone manufacturers to decide if they will implement the notch…

T-Mobile way ahead of competition…when it comes to an April Fool’s joke

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androidcommunity.com - We’re still a couple of days away from that “holiday” that you either love or hate – April Fool’s. And of course we expect brands and publishers to be all out when it comes to pranking their customer…

AI’s Role in Loyalty and the Customer Experience

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www.loyalty360.org - Artificial intelligence is a topic on the lips of loyalty marketers everywhere now and Maritz Motivation Solutions, a leading provider of loyalty programs to U.S. and global companies, recently annou…

Smartphone Charging Stations Are 21st Century Drinking Fountains

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www.loyalty360.org - When a guest comes to your house, you greet them and ask: would you like a glass of water? You offer them an essential human amenity to help make them feel welcomed. What elemental amenities do shopp…

The Best Flat Design 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…

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likely …

03-30-2018 - [X&Y] 5 Ways To Make Her Feel Comfortable With You

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archive.aweber.com - I'm lighting up full and complete access to the entire Member's Portal for you (actually 18 programs, since there's one unannounced surprise) and adding in a full year of Power Sessions e-mail coachi…

Broadcast TV Needs to Utilize Big Data and Bond With Its Viewers Over Ads

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www.adweek.com - Web browsers and mobile apps have been able to collect data for years—the proof is in the custom ads that pop out from the sidebars and banners, advertising everything from cheap flights to the trend…

Superior Customer Experiences Start With These 3 Things

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www.adweek.com - In 1997, I was flying out to San Jose, Calif., to attend a meeting that could transform my career. Upon arriving at the airport, I realized I had left my suitcase on the Amtrak train I’d taken earlie…

Q&A: This Agency Head of Innovation Doesn't Think Much of Innovation Labs

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www.adweek.com - Tom Goodwin doesn’t believe in innovation labs, especially agency innovation labs. Which is a bit of a weird point of view for the head of innovation for Zenith Media. Goodwin believes he can underst…

Does Cambridge Analytica Herald the Rock-Bottom of Digital Dystopia?

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www.adweek.com - Tell the truth: You’re getting a bit bored of the Facebook/Cambridge Analytica story. You’d rather it was over and done with so you can stop feeling guilty or spooked (or both) every time you go on F…

What Nike’s Analytics Platform Buy Says About the Future of Brand-Consumer Relationships

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www.adweek.com - When Nike announced its acquisition of analytics platform Zodiac in March, it spoke in broad terms about its plans to build closer relationships with consumers. Nike and its agency of record declined…

Adobe's CMO on Her Marketing Career, Life in Silicon Valley and What's Next

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www.adweek.com - Like many college graduates, Adobe’s CMO, Ann Lewnes, graduated, did an internship but couldn’t find a job. So, she moved to California and 30 years later, she’s now a top executive at Adobe, where a…

Streamline Your Business With Cloud-Based Badging | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - So your company has seen some growth recently, and you’re in need of ID badges for your employees. You’re in luck. Creating, printing, vetting and distributing identification badges has never been ea…

A Guide To Starting Mobile App Development | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - In the past decade, we have observed a sudden growth spurt when it comes to the usage of mobile phone and more importantly its applications. Today, it has become a trend to accept each and every litt…

Mobile speed case studies: Push for faster page loads - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Google recently announced a new mobile ranking algorithm it is calling the “speed update”. Google states the speed update will “only affect pages that deliver the slowest experience to users and onl…

Trends in child passenger safety practices in Indiana from 2009 to 2015. - PubMed - NCBI

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www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - This study reviews trends in rear-facing direction, top tether use, booster seat use, and seating position for children 12 years or younger among motor vehicle passengers in Indiana. This is an obser…

The Death of the Internet: What Happens Now? - Shelly Palmer

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www.shellypalmer.com - Net Neutrality rules were originally enacted to ensure that all Americans would have equal access to a free and open Internet. We can argue about what Net Neutrality rules did and did not accomplish …

The rise of passive opt outs: Four ways to boost engagement - Marketing Land

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marketingland.com - In a recent survey, Yes Lifecycle Marketing (my company), found that nearly half (45 percent) of marketers ranked email as their top priority for 2018. Obviously, we know email is kind of a big deal.…

Five Surprising Reasons to Invest in Better Security Training

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securityintelligence.com - The conventional wisdom about security training needs an update — and for reasons that may surprise you. Cyberattacks are rising in frequency, severity and the damage they cause. Since the weakest li…

The real threat to Facebook is the kool-aid turning sour

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techcrunch.com - These kinds of leaks didn’t happen when I started reporting on Facebook eight years ago. It was a kool-aid cult convinced of its mission to connect everyone, but with the discipline of a military uni…

What are Facebook In-Stream Video Ads & Why are They Effective?

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instapage.com - In 2017, digital advertisers were given a golden advertising opportunity: Facebook in-stream video ads. The social media platform understood that since people are watching longer-form videos on mobil…

Website Development Made Easy: Advice You Can Use

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agentmonhost.com - There are a myriad of options for websites. It might be used to entertain visitors, inform a constituency, or a simple entertainment portal. A well trained webmaster helps with the design of a websit…

Confused About Social Media Marketing? Start Here With This Advice

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firstadsense.com - Many men and women have found social media marketing to be a technique that does a great job promoting businesses in the 21st Century. This type of marketing strategy allows you reach millions of cus…

Great Auto Repair Tips To Get Your Car Running Again!

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carshopping.biz - There isn’t any kind of instinctive guide for all auto repairs. You have to learn all you can on your own guide using your acquired knowledge. The sheer importance of your life can make thinking abou…

Major Mistakes People Make When Using Mobile Marketing

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firstadsense.com - Make sure you analysis who your audience is. Ahead of making assumptions and placing a variety of cash in cell marketing efforts, make certain that you analyze the preferences of your audience. Do th…

Web Design Is So Easy With These Great Tips

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agentmonhost.com - Have you always wanted to design a website but weren’t quite sure how to do it? Would you like to take your company? The information shared here can help you with the tools and techniques to get star…

LinkedIn is rolling out native video advertising & video for Company Pages - Marketing Land

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marketingland.com - LinkedIn is offering businesses two outlets for using video on the platform. Companies can now run native video ad campaigns and include video within their Company Pages, LinkedIn announced early Thu…

How To Use Internet Marketing To Improve Your Business Performance

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durac.info - Web marketing can be very difficult if you are just starting out, particularly with all the competition there is online. The best way to use Online marketing simply put is to implement many technique…

Facebook haunted by 'ugly truth' memo

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www.bbc.co.uk - A Facebook executive's memo that claimed the "ugly truth" was that anything it did to grow was justified has been made public, embarrassing the company. The 2016 post said that this applied even if i…

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