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10 Truths About Content Marketing You Need To Know

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www.jeffbullas.com - It was one of those days. My computer had stopped working. Do I call the manufacturer and get them to step me through the trouble shooting process for that fix? I decided that maybe best to just turn…

The 5 Commandments For a High Impact Social Media Presence

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www.jeffbullas.com - Each second, there are over 61,000 searches made on Google, 7,698 tweets and 794 Instagram posts made… So how can you make sure you stand out in such a concentrated arena? It’s every person for thems…

Does Bounce Rate Really Matter in Content Marketing?

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contently.com - In my opinion, content marketing’s most misunderstood metric is bounce rate. As Contently’s manager of distribution services, it’s a data point I deal with on a daily basis. Time after time, clients …

Is the Web as We Know it Dying

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www.jeffbullas.com - The smart phone revolution that only started 10 years ago with the invention of the iPhone is changing our web behaviour. A report by Forrester revealed that we are spending 85% of our time on our mo…

What lies beneath: The things Facebook knows go beyond user data

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arstechnica.com - In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica revelations regarding the exposure of profile data for millions of users, Facebook is now facing an investigation into its data-collection practices by the Fede…

Feds pushing new plan for encrypted mobile device unlocks via court order

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arstechnica.com - For years, top federal law enforcement officials have advocated for a way to overcome what they call the "going dark" problem—the occasional inability to access data kept on an encrypted smartphone o…

Build your own PC inside the PC you built with PC Building Simulator

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techcrunch.com - Considering we’ve got simulators for everything from driving a junker (x2) to moving into a neighborhood with a bunch of hot dads in it, I suppose it was only a matter of time until someone made a ga…

How to Get Faster Hotel Room Wi-Fi

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lifehacker.com - You check into your hotel after a hard day of traveling. All you want to do is kick off your shoes, set the temperature to whatever hot or cold extreme you wouldn’t be able to get away with at home, …

MariaDB acquires big analytics company MammothDB

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techcrunch.com - MariaDB is best known as a drop-in replacement for the popular MySQL database. But the MariaDB Corporation, which was founded by MySQL founder Monty Widenius and which offers all of its software unde…

Uber stops AV testing “indefinitely” in California, Pennsylvania, and Toronto

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arstechnica.com - In addition, the brief letter notes that Uber has also "indefinitely suspended" such testing in Pennsylvania—the home of its Pittsburgh research center—and in Arizona and Toronto. Uber had been order…

Waymo teams up with Jaguar to intro a new, premium self-driving car

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techcrunch.com - This morning at Chelsea Piers in NYC, Waymo CEO John Krafcik announced a new model of car powered by Waymo’s self-driving technology. Dubbed the world’s first premium fully self-driving car, Waymo ha…

VW Atlas Cross Sport concept shows hybrids have an exciting future

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techcrunch.com - If this is the future of hybrids, I’m all in. Volkswagen just took the cover off its Atlas Cross Sport SUV, which features a plug-in hybrid drive powertrain that features two electric motors and a V6…

A happier, fitter, more comfortable life in virtual reality

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techcrunch.com - Virtual reality is a technology that evokes very cold, technical images. I’m talking wires and straps and plugs, nothing that sounds very relaxing, although as I read that sentence again is does soun…

Nvidia’s Jensen Huang cautions patience in judging Uber AV engineers

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techcrunch.com - Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang faced a number of questions regarding Uber’s recent self-driving test vehicle accident, in which an SUV equipped with Uber’s autonomous technology struck and killed 49-year ol…

Chrome OS tablets are official—Meet the Acer Chromebook Tab 10

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arstechnica.com - And a microphone, headphone jack, and more speakers on the other side. Chrome OS tablets have been expected for years, and today Acer and Google are finally teaming up to launch the first ever model:…

Microsoft’s new open source tool lets you bring your own Linux distro to Windows

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arstechnica.com - After starting with Ubuntu, Microsoft has added a number of Linux distributions to its Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Linux runtime environment. A Windows machine can simultaneously offer an Ubunt…

“Google’s use of the Java API packages was not fair,” appeals court rules

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arstechnica.com - The case of Oracle v. Google is Silicon Valley’s lawsuit that will seemingly never die. On Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled in favor of Oracle, finding that Google may o…

Tesla fatal car crash prompts NTSB investigation

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techcrunch.com - The United States National Transportation Safety Board is conducting an investigation into a fatal car crash involving a Tesla Model X car. On March 23, a Tesla car crashed into a freeway divider, ki…

Uber will not reapply for self-driving car permit in California

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techcrunch.com - Uber, after suspending its self-driving car operations in all markets following a fatal crash, has decided not to reapply for its self-driving car permit in California. Uber’s current permit in Calif…

Huawei’s P20 is a shiny, extravagant phone

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techcrunch.com - Huawei just unveiled its brand new flagship phone — the P20. It’s a solid, well-designed Android phone with a shiny design, an iPhone X-like notch and some extravagant features, such as not one, not …

Nvidia brings joy by bringing GPU acceleration to Kubernetes

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techcrunch.com - This has been a long time coming, but during his GTC keynote, Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang today announced support for the Google-incubated Kubernetes container orchestration system on Nvidia GPUs. The id…

Facebook data misuse scandal affects “substantially” more than 50M, claims Wylie

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techcrunch.com - Chris Wylie, the former Cambridge Analytica employee turned whistleblower whose revelations about Facebook data being misused for political campaigning has wiped billions off the share price of the c…

Mozilla’s new extension keeps your Facebook data isolated to the social network itself

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techcrunch.com - Mozilla this morning launched a browser add-on for those users not willing to delete their Facebook account, but also wanting some control over how much of their data Facebook can access. The “Facebo…

Family networking app Life360 acquihires PathSense team to boost location-based services

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techcrunch.com - Life360, the app for networking families together via mobile devices, has acquired the developer team behind PathSense, responsible for the creation of a location-based mobile application toolkit, to…

Inquiry finds FBI sued Apple to unlock phone without considering all options

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techcrunch.com - The Office of the Inspector General has issued its report on the circumstances surrounding the FBI’s 2016 lawsuit attempting to force Apple to unlock an iPhone as part of a criminal investigation. Wh…

Nvidia CEO comments on GPU shortage caused by Etherium

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techcrunch.com - There’s currently a shortage of Nvidia GPUs and Nvidia’s CEO pointed to Etherium distributed ledgers as the cause. Today at Nvidia’s GTC conference he spoke to a group of journalists following his ke…

Kloudless raises $6M for its integrations solution

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techcrunch.com - Kloudless makes it easier for developers to connect their applications to a variety of third-party tools for file storage, customer management, calendaring and other services through a unified API. I…

Pure Storage teams with Nvidia on GPU-fueled Flash storage solution for AI

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techcrunch.com - As companies gather increasing amounts of data, they face a choice over bottlenecks. They can have it in the storage component or the backend compute system. Some companies have attacked the problem …

Arm chips with Nvidia AI could change the Internet of Things

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techcrunch.com - Nvidia and Arm today announced a partnership that’s aimed at making it easier for chip makers to incorporate deep learning capabilities into next-generation consumer gadgets, mobile devices and Inter…

Precious uses artificial intelligence to help parents figure out what to do with all their baby photos

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techcrunch.com - While pregnant, I imagined I’d spend maternity leave making elegant baby albums with detailed captions each month. That didn’t happen and now I have thousands of baby photos on my phone and no idea h…

Far Cry 5 review: Five steps back

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arstechnica.com - That’s not to say that Far Cry 5 is all bad. Once I packed up my last shred of hope that the game had anything interesting to say (which happened about 30 minutes in), I was able to uncover some genu…

Fitbit Versa review: Slowly but surely pushing Fitbit past the “fit” bit

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arstechnica.com - Every company hopes to make a device that appeals to the masses. But when you're a company like Fitbit, known for its fitness expertise, it can be harder to clear the mental hurdle in consumers' head…

Uber’s self-driving car project is struggling—the company should sell it

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arstechnica.com - Last week, an Uber self-driving car struck and killed pedestrian Elaine Herzberg in Tempe, Arizona. Then on Friday, The New York Timesly reported that the self-driving car program "was not living up …

80 Best Photo Effects Photoshop Tutorials

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www.hongkiat.com - Everyone likes photo effects, especially those that are easy to create and can transform your ordinary shots into stunning artworks. Photo effects will never go out of style. Adobe Photoshop is a sup…

How to Survive GDPR: The Essential Guide to the Web's New Privacy Regulations | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - With less than 2 months before the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) come into force on the 25th May, tens of thousands of businesses are woefully underprepared, and many businesses outside …

Here Are the Myriad Ways Facebook Is Getting Dunked on Right Now

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gizmodo.com - The Zuckerberg empire is burning from all directions at once. Yes, the man who once called his users “dumb fucks” for entrusting him to be the steward of their personal data is in the midst of a disa…

Foxconn acquires Belkin, Linksys, Wemo in $866 million deal

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androidcommunity.com - A company that was previously known only for their behind-the-scenes manufacturing of iPhones suddenly owns three big consumer brands. Chinese company Foxconn Interconnect Technology, a subsidiary of…

Nest Hello Doorbell, Nest x Yale Lock up for sale at the Google Store

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androidcommunity.com - Nest introduced new smart products for the front door a couple of weeks ago. Today, the Nest Hello Doorbell and Nest x Yale Lock are now available on Google Store. The Nest Hello was up for pre-order…

Xiaomi Mi A2 aka Mi 6X will feature dual rear cameras, 18:9 display

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androidcommunity.com - Xiaomi has recently finished its announcement of the Mi Mix 2S but it’s not yet done with releasing new smartphones. We’ve been saying MIUI 9.5 will be rolling out to most Xiaomi smartphones starting…

Racing Toward Mobile Payments

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www.loyalty360.org - Loyalty programs help drive mobile wallet adoption I was speaking with a venture investor friend of mine recently who reminded me that predicting the future is not really that difficult. The challeng…

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…

Yes, Microsoft is Racing to a $1 Trillion Market Cap Too - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - With Amazon having recently surpassed Alphabet/Google’s market capitalization, analysts are turning their attention to an often-ignored technology giant, Microsoft. Which, like other top tech firms, …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro Review - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - The Huawei Mate 10 Pro is a beautiful, powerful, and affordable Android flagship that ticks most of the right boxes. And that’s a shame because most people here in the U.S. will never even know it ex…

Google Integrates Play Movies & TV with Third-Party Services - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - <span class="mce_SELRES_start" style="width: 0px; line-height: 0; overflow: hidden; display: inline-block;" data-mce-type="bookmark"></span> Google has announced an update to its Play Movies & TV an…

Tip: The Magic Window for Windows 10 RS4 is Here - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - As the development of each new version of Windows 10 draws to a close, we enter a special period of time I call the “magic window.” During this time period, Windows Insiders who are testing this next…

03-27-2018 - [X&Y] The Weirdest Thing About Women And Their Smartphones

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archive.aweber.com - ===== IN THIS EDITION: A woman's smartphone might be your best friend...for a completely unexpected reason. ===== YOUR LIFE IS BETTER WHEN WOMEN LOVE YOU Yesterday I invited you to a world where vir…

Polaroid Is Partnering With This Creative-Driven Art Project to Celebrate the Magic of Analog

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www.adweek.com - Two creatives from R/GA Portland and an art director think they’ve found a way to revive analog photography with, of course, a bit of help from the analog darling Polaroid. “With the rise of digital …

3 Rules for Speaking With Consumers on Social Media, Not at Them

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www.adweek.com - We know that conversation is a lost art. And regardless of whether consumers’ attention spans are in fact shorter than that of a goldfish, we know they are pretty damn short. Consumers use a variety …

Here Are the Brands and Organizations Winners of the 10th Annual Shorty Awards

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www.adweek.com - The 10th Annual Shorty Awards will be handed out in New York April 15, and the list of winners in the brands and organizations category was revealed Tuesday. The Shorty Awards—which “recognize indivi…

Creating A Car Budget: 7 Things You Can Give Up For That Brand New Car

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www.dumblittleman.com - Getting a new car is way cheaper than you think. In fact, buying a car on finance can even be less expensive than the monthly cost of a fancy new iPhone, broadband contract or your gym membership! So…

Facebook stock falls 6 percent after FTC announces probe

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thehill.com - Facebook stock plunged Monday after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced it was investigating the social media company over a data breach affecting roughly 50 million people. Shares in Facebo…

Hijacking Google search results for fun, not profit: UK SEO uncovers XML sitemap exploit in Google Search Console - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - In 2017, Google paid nearly 3 million dollars to individuals and researchers as part of their Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP), which encourages the security research community to find and report v…

Forget data. Free labor is Facebook's lifeblood

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mashable.com - You probably don't have an office or an ID card. And you almost certainly don't get paid. But if you're one of the 239 million Americans who use the platform each month, your work is as valuable as a…

Whistleblower: Facebook Able to Listen to You at Home and Work

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www.thegatewaypundit.com - “There’s been various speculation about the fact that Facebook can, through the Facebook app on your smartphone, listen in to what people are talking about and discussing and using that to prioritize…

Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica problems are nothing compared to what’s coming for all of online publishing

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blogs.harvard.edu - Let’s start with Facebook’s Surveillance Machine, by Zeynep Tufekci in last Monday’s New York Times. Among other things (all correct), Zeynep explains that “Facebook makes money, in other words, by p…

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks We’re Idiots. – Monday Note

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mondaynote.com - Reacting to the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg hasn’t been as confrontational as Steve Jobs (“You’re holding it wrong”) or Sun Microsystems’ CEO Scott McNealy…

How can I download a copy of my Facebook data?

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www.michelleharris.social - Facebook’s privacy practices are now under investigation, as confirmed by the Federal Trade Commission and everyone is asking what has Facebook got on me and How can I download a copy of my Facebook …

Waymo's adding an all-electric self-driving Jaguar SUV to its autonomous fleet

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mashable.com - Waymo has been testing five different types self-driving vehicles over the years, and now it's adding another to its expanding autonomous fleet: an all-electric Jaguar I-PACE SUV. The Alphabet-owned …

When Do You Use Nofollow on Links?

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www.searchenginejournal.com - Editor’s note: “Ask an SEO” is a weekly column by technical SEO expert Jenny Halasz. Come up with your hardest SEO question and fill out our form. You might see your answer in the next #AskanSEO post!

Global Blocks: Update All of Your Pages with a Single Click

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instapage.com - Back in January, we announced Instablocks™, one of our most significant product updates to date. The feature is an industry first because advertisers and marketers can create page blocks that can be …

Tips That Will Make Your Ipad More Efficient

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Somebody could benefit from the different great abilities provided through iPad. When initially the use of your iPad, you could be bewildered with all its functions. Maintain examining to seek out ju…

It's the Start of Spring Hiring Season: 5 Things You Need to Do to Be Ready - WorkMonger

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workmonger.com - It may still be winter, but there are signs of spring all around us as we start to hear from employers looking to hire for next school year. In education, this is the start of the peak hiring season,…

How To Start Using Mobile Marketing To Your Advantage

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marketingpromotion.biz - !? You possibly have a strategy in location currently, are you looking to improve it? Is your cell advertising and marketing strategy functioning with or in resistance to your online company? Are you…

Website Creation Ideas Everyone Needs To Know

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agentmonhost.com - Do you want to learn how to build a website? You’ve come to the right place! The advice here will show you can become successful at developing websites. Choose the right graphic formats for your web …

Simple Tips And Advice For Iphone Users

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Are you afraid you will not recognize easy methods to use an iphone? Involved it would simply be just a little overwhelming? Do not worry. The following pointers will exhibit you the right way to qui…

NVIDIA DGX-2 increases deep learning performance 10x in six months

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www.embedded-computing.com - SAN JOSE, CA. NVIDIA has announced that its deep learning compute platform, the DGX-2, provides 10x the performance compared with the previous generation, which was released six months ago. The DGX-2…

Sony KD-55XF9005 Review | Trusted Reviews

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www.trustedreviews.com - The Sony KD-55XF9005 is a 55-inch, highly specified 4K HDR TV. It has a direct LED backlight, as opposed to edge lighting. For enthusiasts, this distinction is a big deal, not least because it addre…

I think Apple realized the iPhone X is too expensive

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bgr.com - When rumors first emerged last year that the iPhone X was going to cost $1,000 at launch, you could virtually taste the skepticism in the air. A phone that expensive would be too pricey to appeal to …

British retailers fail to embrace new Instagram technology despite selling power - Professional Jeweller

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www.professionaljeweller.com - The vast majority of British retailers have failed to adopt new technology designed to boost online revenues, study reveals. The selling power of a brand new Instagram shopping feature has not yet be…

Vecow Launches The First 6th Generation Intel Core i7 IP67 Rugged Embedded Box PC On The Market

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www.embedded-computing.com - New Taipei City, Taiwan, March 27th, 2018 — Vecow Co., Ltd., a team of embedded expert, unveiled the first 6th generation Intel® Core ™ i7 IP67 Rugged Embedded System on the market—RES-1000. Offering…

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