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Saturday, March 17, 2018

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Cardano (ADA) Ledger support coming soon! – CoinSpectator Blog

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blog.coinspectator.com - Cardano (ADA) will support Ledger Nano s hardware wallets in the future Open-source crypto wallet Daedalus is currently the safest and only supported option for thousands of Cardano users who are loo…

Seven Types of HIMSS18 Attendees: An Exhibitor’s Perspective

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www.emrandhipaa.com - The following is a guest blog by Monica Stout from MedicaSoft. The HIMSSanity is over and everyone’s departed Las Vegas and headed for home (or SXSW). This year, my company was an exhibitor in Hall G…

Tobii and Qualcomm Announce Collaboration on Mobile VR Headsets with Eye-Tracking

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www.pcper.com - Tobii and Qualcomm's collaboration in the VR HMD (head-mounted display) space is a convergence of two recent stories, with Tobii's impressing showing of a prototype HMD device at CES featuring their …

FTC shuts down crypto Ponzi schemers

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techcrunch.com - The FTC has announced that they’ve issued temporary restraining orders and frozen the assets of a team of three defendants who pitched investment advice as the Bitcoin Funding Team and My7Network. Th…

Sega announces Sonic Mania Plus, hints at new Sonic “racing” game

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—Sega hosted a South By Southwest 2018 panel about all things Sonic the Hedgehog, and the panel began with good news for anyone wanting a physical version of last year's tremendous 2D th…

NexGenT wants to rethink bootcamps with programs for network engineering certifications

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techcrunch.com - Developer bootcamps — several-month training programs that are designed to help people get up to speed with the technical skills they need to become a developer — exploded in popularity in the early …

Alexa’s new ‘Brief Mode’ replaces verbal confirmations with chimes

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techcrunch.com - Amazon confirmed it’s rolling out an optional “Brief Mode” that lets Alexa users configure their Echo devices to use chimes and sounds for confirmations, instead of having Alexa respond with her voic…

Tingles is an app devoted to ASMR videos

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techcrunch.com - The Tingles team has done much in the way of promotion, but the app has already built a fairly sizable following in its community. That’s one of the nice things about a targeted product — it spreads …

Apple is holding an education event March 27

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techcrunch.com - Apple has a long legacy of providing services to schools and teachers, but the industry has shifted in recent years as the Chromebook has completely changed the way classrooms work. The company is no…

Cloud security startup Zscaler opens at $27.50, a pop of 72% on Nasdaq, raising $192M in its IPO

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techcrunch.com - The first big tech IPO of the year has opened with a bang. Zscaler, a security startup that confidentially filed for an IPO last year, started trading this morning as ZS on Nasdaq at a price of $27.5…

Qualcomm’s former exec chair will exit after exploring an acquisition bid

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techcrunch.com - There’s a new twist in the BroadQualm saga this afternoon as Qualcomm has said it won’t renominate Paul Jacobs, the former executive chairman of the company, after he notified the board that he decid…

Education quiz app Kahoot raises another $17M at a $100M valuation

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techcrunch.com - When we wrote about gaming startup Kahoot passing significant milestones of 70 million users on 51 million educational quizzes in January, we mentioned that the Oslo, Norway-based startup was closing…

Congress debates allowing tens of thousands of cars with no steering wheel

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arstechnica.com - In January, General Motors unveiled the Cruise AV, a car designed to have no steering wheel and no gas or brake pedals. It seems like science fiction, but GM is totally serious about the project. On …

Net neutrality-supporting lawmaker tells ISPs: We’re ready for lawsuits

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arstechnica.com - Washington, the first US state to pass a net neutrality law after the repeal of federal rules, might have to get ready for a court battle. Washington's legislature and governor defied the Federal Com…

How a Norwegian comment section turned chaos into order—with a simple quiz

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—The five-person team behind a simple WordPress plugin, which took three hours to code, never expected to receive worldwide attention as a result. But NRKbeta, the tech-testing group at …

Apple’s App Store mysteriously went dark in Iran yesterday

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arstechnica.com - Yesterday, users in Iran lost access to Apple's App Store. When users attempted to connect or download apps, they received a message saying that the App Store was "unavailable in the country or regio…

11 Free Laravel Video Tutorials For Absolute Beginners | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - If you can get through the basics of PHP then you’ll have a solid foundation on backend development. It’s knowledge you can use for WordPress coding or even to build your own webapps. But developers …

Warning – 3 Popular VPN Services Are Leaking Your IP Address

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thehackernews.com - Researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three popular VPN services that could leak users' real IP addresses and other sensitive data. VPN, or Virtual Private Network, is a great way to protect …

How to Create Instagram Ads Using Facebook Ads Manager : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Would you rather use Facebook Ads Manager instead of Power Editor? Now that Instagram ads are available to most advertisers through the Facebook Ads Manager, they’re easier than ever to create. In th…

Video Becoming a “Megatrend” For All Communication

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loyalty360.org - Personalization is a lofty goal of most every loyalty marketer, no matter the industry. Video is an emerging trend among loyalty marketers as well. Combined, personalized video can deeply impact a co…

Digging into Data Can Elevate a Brand’s Omnichannel Loyalty Program

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www.loyalty360.org - Like most everything else today, omnichannel loyalty is evolving rapidly. Customers are engaging with brands on various platforms, channels, and devices, which requires loyalty marketers to provide…

Evolving Omnichannel Loyalty

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www.loyalty360.org - “Omni” – from the Latin “Omnis”, or “All” Much to my daughter’s chagrin, I’ve always been a student of language. Between somewhat obnoxiously pointing out the more egregious errors in her millennia…

Can Phone Charging Stations Help Build Customer Loyalty?

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www.loyalty360.org - What do phone charging stations have to do with customer loyalty? It’s an interesting question, and Loyalty360 asked Anthony D'Eramo, Vice President of Sales for Brightbox, for the answer. Bright…

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook f…

The Best Landing Page Builders

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marketaire.com - As an Advanced or Pro subscriber, you will have access to the “Checkouts” feature to make sales, accept credit cards and deliver digital products from your Leadpages and Leadboxes. By connecting Lead…

Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: March 16 - Petri

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www.petri.com - What!? Samsung added AR Emoji to the Galaxy S9?!? Nooooo…… Because I told you so, this edition of Short Takes looks Microsoft’s future in cloud gaming, Intel’s plans to fix security flaws, Microsoft’…

The Best Time to Post on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn

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blog.hootsuite.com - Whenever your audience is most likely to see and engage with your great content. A well-timed post can lead to more likes, comments, shares, and click-throughs. In this guide, we’ll tell you the best…

Sony Debuts Virtual Reality Mapping Technology in Groundbreaking Music Video at SXSW

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www.adweek.com - Sony closed out its week-long activation at South by Southwest with some fluffy clouds, a cash bar, special musical performances and a new type of virtual reality experience. The second half of Sony’…

10 Brand Activations That Weren't to Be Missed at This Year's SXSW

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www.adweek.com - Each year, brand marketers come to South by Southwest in Austin, Texas, to showcase immersive activations for the festival’s thousands of attendees. This year, brands brought their best experiential …

Stop! Think twice before using nofollow attributes on your website

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searchengineland.com - Recently, a number of major websites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, Inc. and Huffington Post started using nofollow attributes on their outbound links. This trend puzzles me. If you can’t trust the peopl…

Effects of longitudinal speed reduction markings on left-turn direct connectors. - PubMed - NCBI

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www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov - Longitudinal speed reduction markings (LSRMs) are designed to alert drivers to an upcoming change in roadway geometry (e.g. direct connectors with smaller radii). In Beijing, LSRMs are usually instal…

'They'll squash you like a bug': how Silicon Valley keeps a lid on leakers

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www.theguardian.com - One day last year, John Evans (not his real name) received a message from his manager at Facebook telling him he was in line for a promotion. When they met the following day, she led him down a hallw…

LinkedIn Refreshes Its Profile Views Section, Bringing Back Older Functionality

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Here’s a quick one – LinkedIn has given its profile views section an update, bringing back some older functionality to provide more insights into how your profile views are tracking. “This month we r…

Always Be Closing: The Instapage Sales Page Guide Is Here

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instapage.com - No matter the industry, the ultimate goal for any business is to secure customers and sales for the product or service being offered. While there are countless techniques suitable for achieving this …

Yahoo Ads: Everything You Should Know for Profitable Campaigns

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instapage.com - Google certainly owns the largest search market share and AdWords may be top-of-mind when someone thinks PPC ads, but that doesn’t mean Yahoo ads can be forgotten. This begs the question… Yahoo Searc…

All Types of Twitter Website Cards & Examples, Complete with Ad Specs

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instapage.com - A good presence on any social media platform directs people off it, because lead nurturing doesn’t happen in any one place. To get people to buy, you’ve got to get them to your website, on your email…

How You Can Make A Lot Of Money Online!

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getmoneymaker.com - TIP! Figure out your niche before making money online. Are you a good writer? Present yourself as a writer of SEO content. When making money online, you have to consider some items before you start. …

To Be The Best, You Must Educate Yourself On Internet Promotion

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clientservicesupport.com - Web marketing can be used together with traditional marketing to increase profits. You need to use everything you can in Internet marketing. When your company stops updating itself, your clients may …

Online Advertising For Beginners | Best Ways To Advertise Online

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durac.info - Make lifetime commissions from Clickbank? Clickbank has thousands of affiliates making commissions every day. Today, you can be one of them too… Click Here! Using online advertising they are driving …

Web Marketing Tips That Will Surely Work

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firstadsense.com - You will have to test how effective your emails are with regards to sending out bargains to your targeted customers. One possibility for testing your emails is known as A/B trying out. Create an e ma…

Seven years in, Nest is finally hitting its smart home stride

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www.cnet.com - With the addition of the Nest Hello doorbell, the Nest x Yale lock and the Nest Temperature Sensor -- all of which are now available to consumers -- Google's smart home company now sells 11 different…

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