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Thursday, November 15, 2018

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Delay, Deny and Deflect: How Facebook’s Leaders Fought Through Crisis

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www.nytimes.com - Some colleagues believed that Ms. Sandberg — whose ambitions to return to public life were much discussed at the company — was protecting her own brand at Facebook’s expense. At one company gathering…

Is YouTube Worth It? 7.6 Million Views Later, Here's What I Learned

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neilpatel.com - Everyone’s saying it… video is the future of content marketing! Similar to you, I noticed that trend over a year ago, and I decided to listen to everyone who told me to focus on videos instead of jus…

Apple walks Ars through the iPad Pro’s A12X system on a chip

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arstechnica.com - BROOKLYN—Apple's new iPad Pro sports several new features of note, including the most dramatic aesthetic redesign in years, Face ID, new Pencil features, and the very welcome move to USB-C. But the s…

15 top online coding courses

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www.creativebloq.com - Online coding courses provide a way to learn from the comfort of your own home and in your own time. With them, you can also tailor your learning to the areas you're interested in, and choose courses…

3 key things to know when working with influencers

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www.mindfirecomm.com - 3 key things to know when working with influencers Influencer – it’s a buzz word on the top of everyone’s mind at the moment – and it’s making some pretty big waves in the marketing world. This Forbe…

Taking Charge of Your Sales Karma the Right Way

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www.salesgravy.com - Telling the truth! It sounds like the simplest thing in the world, but being honest with salespeople seems like a real challenge these days. Business owners think sales people are liars and will say …

Learning How to Attract Customers Using Content at Conversica | Vengreso

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vengreso.com - Do you know how to attract customers using content? There are a few tips you can follow to grab the attention of your buyers when sharing content for sales. But first, you’ll want to start by optimiz…

Redesigned iOS Cortana app looks better but adoption challenges remain - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Microsoft is in something of a tough spot with Cortana. The assistant is integrated into Windows 10, which has more than 700 million users globally. However the last official Microsoft figures showed…

Spotify alums create Canopy content suggester that won’t steal your data

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techcrunch.com - Personalization comes at a steep price. All your data gets sucked up into a company’s servers where they can do whatever they want with it. But Canopy is a new content discovery startup that’s invent…

Standard Cognition raises $40M to replace retailers’ cashiers with cameras

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techcrunch.com - The Amazon Go store requires hundreds of cameras to detect who’s picking up what items. Standard Cognition needs just 27 to go after the $27 trillion market of equipping regular shops with autonomous…

Bunch scores $3.8M to turn mobile games into video chat LAN parties

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techcrunch.com - The best parts of gaming are the jokes and trash talk with friends. Whether it was four-player Goldeneye or linking up PCs for Quake battles in the basement, the social element keeps video games exci…

Uber joins Linux Foundation cementing commitment to open source tools

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techcrunch.com - Uber announced today at the 2018 Uber Open Summit that it was joining the Linux Foundation as a Gold Member, making a firm commitment to using and contributing to open source tools. Uber CTO Thuan Ph…

Apex.ai raises $15.5 million for autonomous vehicle software

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techcrunch.com - Apex.ai is emerging out of stealth today with quite the claim — an operating system for autonomous vehicles that will never fail Founded by long-time automated systems engineers Jan Becker and Dejan …

Citrix pays $200M to acquire Sapho, which connects legacy software with ‘micro apps’

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techcrunch.com - As large organizations grapple with adopting modern work practices without throwing out all of their legacy software, a company that works with them is making an acquisition that it hopes will help w…

Tech giants take seats on Homeland Security’s new supply chain task force

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techcrunch.com - Homeland Security’s supply chain task force is finally off the ground.. The public-private coalition, set up earlier this year, now has representatives from more than two dozen companies and industry…

A huge database of SMS text messages exposed password resets and two-factor codes

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techcrunch.com - A security lapse has exposed a massive database containing tens of millions of text messages, including password reset links, two-factor codes, shipping notifications and more. The exposed server bel…

Apple’s Final Cut Pro X just got a big update. Here’s what’s new

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techcrunch.com - Apple’s pro-grade video editing tool Final Cut Pro X is getting a big update today. While much of FCPX is getting polished up in this release, the biggest change is what it allows for moving forward:…

Canonical plans to raise its first outside funding as it looks to a future IPO

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techcrunch.com - It’s been 14 years since Mark Shuttleworth first founded and funded Canonical and the Ubuntu project. At the time, it was mostly a Linux distribution. Today, it’s a major enterprise player that offer…

Roku’s voice-powered wireless speakers and tabletop remote start shipping

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techcrunch.com - In July, Roku unveiled its entry into the voice-powered speaker market, with a pair of Roku TV Wireless Speakers designed to work with the company’s lineup of partner-built smart TVs. Those speakers …

OpenStack regroups

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techcrunch.com - Only a few years ago, OpenStack was the hottest open-source project around, with a bustling startup ecosystem to boot. The project, which gives enterprises the tools to run the equivalent of AWS in t…

Meet Uber’s newly promoted Chief Product Officer, Manik Gupta

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techcrunch.com - Manik Gupta got his first taste of solving logistics nightmares when fresh out of college, he was delivering Palm Pilots around Singapore. He’d started a precursor to Groupon called BuyItTogether. “W…

FCC approval of Europe’s Galileo satellite signals may give your phone’s GPS a boost

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techcrunch.com - The FCC’s space-focused meeting today had actions taken on SpaceX satellites and orbital debris reduction, but the decision most likely to affect users has to do with Galileo . No, not the astronomer…

Citrix acquires Sapho for $200 million to surface actionable insights in the workplace

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venturebeat.com - Citrix Systems today announced it acquired Sapho in an all-cash $200 million deal, a Citrix spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email. Sapho makes micro-apps for team collaboration apps like Slack an…

Apple inks deal with A24 studio to produce original, feature-length films

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arstechnica.com - Apple has lined up another partnership to boost its video-content offerings. According to a report by The Wall Street Journal, Apple signed a deal with A24 studio, a New York-based production company…

Wireless throttling: Senators ask four major carriers about video slowdowns

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arstechnica.com - Three US Senate Democrats today asked the four major wireless carriers about allegations they've been throttling video services and—in the case of Sprint—the senators asked about alleged throttling o…

Fallout 76 launch impressions: A crowded, lonely wasteland

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arstechnica.com - What is clear immediately is that Fallout 76 is the best-looking Fallout ever. Running on an Xbox One X and displayed on a 4K TV, the visuals are vibrant and clear, a far cry from the muddy textures …

FE webdev on iPad Pro (2018) – Noteworthy - The Journal Blog

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blog.usejournal.com - The first diagram is about the many methods you can use to build front-end web projects and how suited the iPad is to build them, considering that editing and running the code (ie, compiling and runn…

Red Hydrogen One Durability Test: Watch if it’s worth the premium price tag

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androidcommunity.com - We have high expectations of the Red Hydrogen One but to know if a device is worthy of its high price, it’s a must that it undergoes a durability test. If not, it must be opened to see what’s inside …

Yahoo! launches new mobile app like it’s 1995

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androidcommunity.com - If you were alive and digitally connected during the late 90s, the Yahoo! home page and portal was probably one of the most important things for you as you could find almost everything you needed the…

Pixel 3 issue with vibration notif interruption has a workaround

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androidcommunity.com - Have you ever had an experience where you were taking a very important video only for your vibration notification to interrupt to wreak havoc and blur your video? Well several Pixel 3 users seem to b…

V-MODA BassFit is brand’s 1st wireless earbuds for fitness users

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androidcommunity.com - For people who are particular about the bass of their earphones and who are fond of working out as well, this new wireless earbuds from V-MODA would probably be a perfect bass fit. Well, it’s actuall…

Brand Executives Discuss Loyalty and Advocacy

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loyalty360.org - The final morning awards presentation during the first day of the 2018 Customer Expo conference covered Customer Loyalty & Advocacy. This presentation featured Nadav Gan, Vice President of Franchise …

Best Western Stays Visible with a Dynamic Approach to Marketing

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loyalty360.org - At Customer Expo 2018, Fred Pratt, Director of Marketing for Best Western Hotels & Resorts, gave presentations that shared how his brand was able to create customer loyalty through awareness and coll…

Trick vs. Treat: Building a CX Strategy that’s a treat for customers and the bottom line

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loyalty360.org - Building a successful CX strategy can feel like a haunting task. Brands recognize the importance of defining and delivering a differentiated Customer Experience, but often don’t know where to start, …

Loyalty360 Reads: October 31st, 2018

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loyalty360.org - Evergage Expands Platform with Machine Learning Products Evergage, which offers a personalization and customer data platform, has announced two machine learning products to improve brands’ personaliz…

Pocket Casts 7 Brings New UX, New Features - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - My favorite podcasting app is getting a big update this week, albeit only in Beta form on Android. It brings a nicely updated user experience and several useful new features. “Podcasting fans are dee…

Google Will Fix Pixel 3 Speaker Issues. Maybe. - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - A Google representative told a customer that the firm will fix one of the problems that caused me to return the Pixel 3 and 3 XL I had purchased: The off-balance stereo speakers sound tinny echoing e…

Windows 10 October 2018 Update finally fixed | bit-tech.net

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bit-tech.net - Microsoft has finally re-released its now well overdue Windows 10 October 2018 Update, more than a month after it pulled the release following numerous bugs which at their worst deleted users' person…

ViewSonic PX706HD Gaming Projector - Gaming Nexus

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www.gamingnexus.com - One of the things I have always enjoyed reviewing for GamingNexus are home theater or gaming specific projectors that bring your gaming to life on the big screen. There really isn't anything like it,…

What’s inside THIS IS MARKETING

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seths.blog - Thanks to everyone who already made it a bestseller. So many people went to the site Tuesday, we broke Amazon’s checkout algorithm for several hours–I’m apologizing on their behalf if it’s been a has…

Bill de Blasio: ‘Amazon Understood That If You Come to New York City, You Have to Live by Our Values’ | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Wednesday, Democrat New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” Amazon’s decision to build a headquarters in New York’s Long Island City. De Blasio said the city made it cle…

Google Cloud is Busted by Russians and Chinese

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www.americanthinker.com - Perhaps it is a good thing that Google employees convinced their management not to do business with the Pentagon, thereby pulling out of participating in a $10 billion cloud computing contract called…

Homeless vet, couple at center of GoFundMe controversy allegedly made up story: report

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nypost.com - The New Jersey couple who raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in a viral charity campaign for a homeless man were allegedly working with the vagrant as part of an elaborate ruse, according to a n…

GoFundMe campaign for homeless man 'predicated on a lie,' prosecutor says

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www.cnn.com - After fees, the proceeds of the campaign netted about $367,000, all deposited into McClure's accounts, Coffina said. Bobbitt received $75,000, and within months McClure and D'Amico had "squandered" t…

Bombshell Text Messages Support Roger Stone’s Claims About WikiLeaks Backchannel

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www.conservativedailynews.com - Text messages released on Wednesday appear to support Trump confidant Roger Stone’s testimony that a New York radio show host was his source for information about WikiLeaks’ plans to release informat…

How Facebook Wrestled With Scandal: 6 Key Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation

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www.nytimes.com - Those efforts included depicting the billionaire liberal donor George Soros as the force behind a broad anti-Facebook movement, and publishing stories praising Facebook and criticizing Google and App…

Facebook Slideshow Ads: How They Work, Best Practices & Ad Specs

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instapage.com - What are Facebook Slideshow ads? Best practices What industries use them? What assets are needed? Ad specs How to create a Slideshow ad Facebook video ads were exceptionally popular in 2018 with more…

Here is every major wellness deal on Amazon for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

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www.wellandgood.com - This year it’s going to happen: You’re going to get ahead on all your holiday shopping and be done before December starts. That’s always the goal right? The key to actually achieving this is by havin…

Platform Value? - CXO Transform

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cxo-transform.com - Platform value offers companies the opportunity to leverage a relatively new type of value and really disrupt market dynamics. Platforms have disrupted numerous brick and mortar companies and are plo…

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