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Monday, December 24, 2018

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Patreon Staff Change Rules to Justify Banning Free Speech YouTuber

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www.newsbusters.org - A prominent YouTuber has gone from being banned to having Patreon change the rules and ban him for an entirely different reason. Crowdfunding website Patreon had banned Sargon Of Akkad, aka Carl Benj…

Silicon Valley’s year of reckoning

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techcrunch.com - Tech companies have always branded themselves as the good guys. But 2018 was the year that the long-held belief that Silicon Valley is on the right side of progress and all things good was called int…

PCL Construction - Success Story

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www.egnyte.com - With original roots reaching back to 1906, PCL is a group of independent construction companies in Canada, Australia, the Caribbean and the United States that carry out diverse operations in the civi…

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Beginners Guide to the Northern Lights - Touching the Summit Shared by EuropeUpClose.com touchingthesummit.com - Dancing displays of green, pink, purple and blue move across the sky as you…

China’s WeChat is the latest to get Snap-like ‘Stories’

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techcrunch.com - WeChat, the Chinese messaging giant with more than 1 billion monthly active users around the world, just added a Snap-like ephemeral video feature as part of its biggest overhaul since 2014. The reva…

9 smart gifts for a smarter home

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techcrunch.com - Smart home items make great gifts and what follows are some of the best. From faster Wifi to smart meat thermometers, there’s something here for everyone on your list. I use everything listed here an…

12 key lessons about tech mergers and acquisitions from Cisco’s John Chambers

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techcrunch.com - John Chambers, Chairman Emeritus of Cisco (now founder of JC2 Ventures), knows a thing or two about tech acquisitions: he bet his career on a first one in ’93, and went on to complete 180 M&As during…

My product launch wishlist for Instagram, Twitter, Uber and more

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techcrunch.com - ‘Twas the night before Xmas, and all through the house, not a feature was stirring from the designer’s mouse . . . Not Twitter! Not Uber, Not Apple or Pinterest! On Facebook! On Snapchat! On Lyft or …

8 Little-Known Tools to Double Your Productivity as a Writer | WTD

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writetodone.com - A note from the editor: Ever wanted to double your productivity as a writer? Most writers are familiar with various software designed to help us be more productive in one way or another. Obviously Sc…

Ars Technica’s best games of 2018

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arstechnica.com - Before we get on to the list, don't miss this year's Ars Technica Charity Drive sweepstakes. You can win part of nearly $5,000 in prizes, including limited-edition gaming collectibles, all while help…

Talk amongst yourselves: 2018’s most-commented stories on Ars

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arstechnica.com - Each year when I write these year-end recaps, I start with something along the lines of "You thought last year was crazy? Well, this year was even crazier." Dear reader, I think I can dispense with t…

Drawn together: The love affair between comics and games

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arstechnica.com - Growing up in the 1980s, video games and comic books were part of the regular media diet for America's youth. Despite the fact that comics and games often featured similar storylines and protagonists…

Where Is My Flying Car?

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www.forbes.com - The 1964 New York World’s Fair made a deep impression on me. I was five years old and went at least three times. In 1964 the world still gleamed with promise. America’s largest corporations, with a n…

Step into the holodeck, Theoriz unveil their mixed room reality concept – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

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www.fanaticalfuturist.com - WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF Holodecks are still the stuff of science fiction, but even though the journey is long we’re edging closer to realising them. If you had to list the most mind blowing tech de…

A Chinese company won’t promote staff who buy iPhones

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qz.com - China seems to have reserved most of its ire over the arrest of the CFO of Chinese telecom giant Huawei for Canada—but at least one US company is facing some pressure. In the wake of the arrest of Me…

Samsung Internet v. 8.2 has Do-Not-Track mode, better Bixby integration

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androidcommunity.com - While you probably use Chrome or Firefox as your default browser, there are still a lot of other great (sometimes better) mobile browsers out there. Samsung Internet is one such app and even if you d…

Galaxy S10 rumored to bring faster charging speeds

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a Samsung fan, you’re probably still aware that one of their biggest weaknesses is their less than stellar “fast” charging technology. While their competitors have moved on to better and fa…

How Satellite Startup Swarm Returned to Space After an Illicit Launch

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fortune.com - Swarm Technologies is back on track this week after the small satellite startup finally erased the one big blemish on its reputation. The controversy arose back in January when Swarm took the Silicon…

SPI 222: The Right Products at the Right Price Point with Ramit Sethi

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Ramit Sethi is back on the show this week, and as usual, he’s brought some serious strategy with him. Today, he’s talking all about matching your digital products or services with the perfect price p…

Why one marketer thinks smart speakers have their work cut out for them - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Voice technology and voice search have, arguably, been adopted faster than any other technology in history. Analyst estimates on smart speaker penetration in the U.S. range from 40 to almost 80 milli…

Ask an SMXpert: Tips for dealing with (and avoiding) Google penalties - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - SEO Expert at SearchBrothers and former senior Google Search Quality team member, Fili Wiese, hosted a presentation at SMX East about the Google Search Console and penalties. He didn’t have time to a…

SEO Year In Review: 2018 saw Google updates and a focus on mobile - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - So, 2018 was an exciting year in SEO, with a number of large Google search algorithm updates, big changes within Google’s management team, mobile first indexing and all the changes with Google Search…

Amazon's Worst Moments of 2018 | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Awful Warehouse Working Conditions Revealed in Undercover Investigation Amazon’s warehouse working conditions were revealed in an undercover investigation this year, which reported employees urinatin…

Did 2018 Usher in a Creeping Tech Dystopia?

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www.newsmax.com - We may remember 2018 as the year when technology's dystopian potential became clear, from Facebook's role enabling the harvesting of our personal data for election interference to a seemingly unendin…

A Declaration of Independence from Facebook

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elgan.com - I’m deleting my Facebook accounts. I think you should, too. I’m deleting my Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger accounts on July 4th, 2019. I’m calling it “Independence from Facebook Day.” (F…

Crypto Spotlight 055 - Javvy, Worbli & Omni Bazaar - The Bad Crypto Podcast

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badcryptopodcast.com - As we get closer to wrapping up 2018, it’s amazing to see how many blockchain projects continue to move forward in spite of a down market. In fact, some of these projects are even more innovative and…

How To Know Where To Take Your Car For Auto Repairs

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carshopping.biz - This article is here to help you. Keep on reading if you more about auto repair. This certification guarantees that the mechanic has been tested and also shows he or she has more than two years of ex…

Proven Tips For Being Successful With Mobile Marketing

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - Mobile marketing is one great way to target a huge audience for your product. Just about everybody has some sort of mobile or other connected devices such as tablets. You need a solid database. You s…

Simple Steps To Help You Better Understand Facebook Marketing

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duracmarketing.com - Facebook is the biggest and most popular forms of social media out there. There are millions of people who are active on this site. So, you, as a merchant, cannot afford to bypass this golden marketi…

Keeping Your Customers Buzzing Using Social Media

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firstadsense.com - Social media is the leading edge Internet connection. If you have anything to promote, service, or website, this is a fine time to get started. Social media marketing helps you discover new customers…

With So Many Tips On Best Webhosting In A Single Article, Nothing Else Compares

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agentmonhost.com - Read this article below for suggestions on choosing the web host that can make it easy to maintain your website maintenance. Many web providers offer a myriad of add-ons to their services, but the nu…

How to sell CLICKBANK products on LINKEDIN/LINKEDIN Affiliate Marketing/ CLICKBANK Series Part 6

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duracmarketing.com - My #1 Recommendation To Make A Full-Time Income Online http://affiliates.milliondollarclub.club – Builderall (Landing Page/Optin Page/Sales Funnel/ Websites/ Blogs/SEO) : https://goo.gl/SXdyZr -Maill…

The Top Tips And Tricks For Marketing With Email

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - The Internet has dramatically increased the ways that businesses a brand new world for reaching customers. Keep your emails as personal as they can be. When a business is more personal, they feel tha…

Quick And Effective Tips To Improve Your Mobile Marketing

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marketingpromotion.biz - Mobile marketing can become a great source of major or minor income for you. These ideas will tell you what the experts know in achieving success in mobile marketing. Your efforts should include driv…

Meet the Modern Archive

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www.egnyte.com - Every business in every industry has one thing in common; growing data demands. We’re talking records, accounts, employee information, and so much more. As data increases, so do storage requirements,…

The 'Future Book' Is Here, but It's Not What We Expected

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www.wired.com - The Future Book was meant to be interactive, moving, alive. Its pages were supposed to be lush with whirling doodads, responsive, hands-on. The old paperback Zork choose-your-own-adventures were just…

Companies in China boycotting Apple, reportedly threatening to fire iPhone users

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9to5mac.com - Chinese firms are rallying around Huawei after the tech giant has seen immense pressure over recent weeks, climaxing with the arrest of the company’s CFO. Chinese companies are now threatening employ…

How to follow Santa on Christmas Eve with Google Santa Tracker, Google Home, & Android

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9to5google.com - Christmas time is here and one of the most treasured aspects is about to kickoff when St. Nick leaves the North Pole to deliver presents around the world. Since 2004, the Google Santa Tracker has fol…

China Gains Geopolitical Clout in Ecuador Through Export of Mass-Surveillance Systems

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www.theepochtimes.com - While on a visit to Beijing in mid-December, Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno secured a $900 million loan from China to boost his country’s cash-strapped economy. In addition to meeting with Chinese…

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