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4 Things Coming to Hulu in 2019 - Offline Viewing, Disney, & More - Cord Cutters News

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www.cordcuttersnews.com - 2018 was a big year for Hulu with a ton of new features and content added. 2019 looks like it will be an even bigger year for Hulu. So, today, I explore some of the biggest things to look for in 2019…

Build An App That Won’t Be Deleted

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loyalty360.org - Your guests are going through their phones right now and deleting apps they don’t use. Why would they keep yours? If your mobile app delivers convenience and enhances their experience with your brand…

What is Post-Click Optimization? Your Complete Guide Here

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instapage.com - What is PCO? 3 Pillars of PCO Why does pre-click get all the attention? Why is scalable creation important? Creating landing pages at scale Using Instablocks™ for scalability How to optimize post-cli…

The 2019 Mazda 6 Signature is EVERYTHING! | Review & Impressions | stupidDOPE.com

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stupiddope.com - Riding in style comes naturally to us here at stupidDOPE, and getting from point A to point B only gets better as the whips we drive become more user friendly. Last week, we were fortunate enough to …

A year’s worth of Porsche Taycans are already reserved, mostly by Tesla owners

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techcrunch.com - Porsche’s first all-electric sports car might be the most hotly anticipated vehicle of 2019. Even Tesla owners are hooked. In a recent interview with CNET, Porsche North America president and CEO Kla…

TPS Consulting Daily

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tpsconsulting.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY "Everything Is Fake": Ex-Reddit CEO Confirms Internet Traffic Metrics Are Bullshit Shared by Blair Semenoff www.zerohedge.com - "It's all true: Everything is fake," tweeted Former Reddit C…

PlayStation Classic review: A far-from-classic experience

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arstechnica.com - The box certainly evokes the late-'90s experience. The controllers practically dwarf the actual box itself. Without a size reference, the only "tell" that this isn't a real PlayStation is the USB con…

Capsicum launches a beautiful daily planner for iOS

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techcrunch.com - Calendaring and note-taking apps have never really filled the void left behind when we moved away from our old, paper-based daily planners to digital devices. But a newly launched iOS app called Caps…

Tesla names Oracle’s Larry Ellison, Walgreens executive to board as part of SEC settlement

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techcrunch.com - Tesla has added two independent directors to its board — Oracle founder, chairman and CTO Larry Ellison and Walgreens executive Kathleen Wilson-Thompson — as part of a settlement with U.S. securities…

Put down your phone if you want to innovate

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techcrunch.com - We are living in an interstitial period. In the early 1980s we entered an era of desktop computing that culminated in the dot-com crash – a financial bubble that we bolstered with Y2K consulting fees…

People lost their damn minds when Instagram accidentally went horizontal

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techcrunch.com - Earlier today, when Instagram suddenly transformed into a landscape-oriented Tinder-esque nightmare, the app’s dedicated users extremely lost their minds and immediately took to Twitter to be vocal a…

We finally started taking screen time seriously in 2018

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techcrunch.com - At the beginning of this year, I was using my iPhone to browse new titles on Amazon when I saw the cover of “How to Break Up With Your Phone” by Catherine Price. I downloaded it on Kindle because I g…

Smart speakers hit critical mass in 2018

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techcrunch.com - We already know Alexa had a good Christmas — the app shot to the top of the App Store over the holidays, and the Alexa service even briefly crashed from all the new users. But Alexa, along with other…

Indonesia unblocks Tumblr following its ban on adult content

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techcrunch.com - Indonesia, the world’s fourth largest country by population, has unblocked Tumblr nine months after it blocked the social networking site over pornographic content. Tumblr — which, disclaimer, is own…

We’ve driven Audi’s first proper electric car, the 2019 e-tron SUV

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arstechnica.com - Because Audi was only offering e-tron drives in Abu Dhabi, we elected to accept paid flights and two nights in a hotel in order to attend this event, rather than having to wait at least six months to…

A tour of elementary OS, perhaps the Linux world’s best hope for the mainstream

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arstechnica.com - Everyone is a Linux user, but almost no one knows it. The operating system is a strange beast. You'd be hard pressed to come up with another tool so widely used, so widely deployed, so absolutely nec…

How I went from testing a fancy new graphics card to shouting at Windows 10

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arstechnica.com - Sometimes at Ars Technica, a staffer has to call in "sick" for reasons other than illness, emergency, or hangover. Those are all poor working states, but I would argue that one is even worse: a compu…

Palm Phone Review: Fun, endearing, and bad at everything

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arstechnica.com - It's so light you can support it with a USB cable. The back is glass, but I'm not sure the phone weighs enough for a drop to cause damage. This side has a power button, while the bottom has a USB-C p…

Tetris Effect review: The puzzle game of my dreams—literally

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arstechnica.com - Before I began playing this week's new game, Tetris Effect, I found myself tempted to compare it to other versions of the puzzle series. That's an easy trap to fall into—a bullet-point sorting of twe…

Following Crypto Mining Crash, GPU Producer Nvidia Worst Performer in S&P 500

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cointelegraph.com - The drastic decrease in crypto mining profitability has hit graphics processing unit (GPU) producers like Taiwan-based Nvidia hard. In Q4 2018, the firm experienced a massive sell-off of its shares, …

Why SMS Marketing Could Be Your Brand's Secret Weapon in 2019

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www.inc.com - While still an essential marketing channel for brands of all kinds, it's no secret that email marketing has become a much tougher nut to crack since its inception. With open rates dipping below 25 pe…

The Morning After: Instagram experiments with our swipes

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www.engadget.com - Instagram gave your feed the stories treatment. Instagram accidentally made users' feeds scroll horizontally No no no no. If you opened up Instagram yesterday and found that your timeline orientation…

Watch a Playthrough of the Oldest Board Game in the World, the Sumerian Royal Game of Ur, Circa 2500 BC

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www.openculture.com - They may not surprise the average market analyst, but the gaming industry’s figures tell a pretty compelling story. Newzoo estimates that “2.3 billion gamers across the globe will spend $137. 9 billi…

Amazon HQ2 bids: The weird ways cities wanted to woo Bezos

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www.curbed.com - Amazon’s HQ2 search has ended. But the trickle of information about the contestant cities’ billion-dollar bids suggest that it’ll take a long time for local leaders to change their ways when it comes…

Galaxy S9 Android Pie update without support for Adoptable Storage

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung still stubbornly refuses to get with the Adoptable Storage program. While most OEMs have already been letting their microSD card as extended internal storage, the Korean OEM chose to exclude …

LG G8 to be released in March 2019, 5G phone in the works

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androidcommunity.com - LG is still alive. No, we’re not saying it’s in danger but the other South Korean tech giant needs to rethink its strategy to maintain its position in the mobile game. The company needs to be more ca…

Nokia 5.1 Plus Android 9 Pie OS update starts rolling out

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androidcommunity.com - The next lucky phone to receive a serving of the Pie is the Nokia 5.1 Plus. The phone is actually the same as the Nokia X5 in China. The other name is just meant for the global market. The phone was …

Nokia 9 PureView to reportedly be unveiled last week of January

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androidcommunity.com - Whoever would have thought that an upcoming Nokia phone would be one of the most highly anticipated smartphones in recent history? Well, there are many reasons why the upcoming Nokia 9 PureView is mu…

Motorola P40 360-degree video, image renders surface online

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androidcommunity.com - Here’s how Motorola is ending the year: making the Motorola P40 phone public. Actually, this isn’t Motorola or Lenovo’s doing. OnLeaks and 91Mobiles teamed up to produce the image renders of the upco…

Google Fit’s 30-day challenge will help you start 2019 right

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androidcommunity.com - Another year, another chance to restart, or in some people’s case, actually start. Instead of helping you come up with health-related resolutions, Google Fit instead wants to challenge you to challen…

Top 10 Thurrott Premium Stories of 2018 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - As Mehedi noted yesterday in Top 10 Thurrott.com Stories of 2018, it’s been a big year for the tech industry. It was also a big year for Thurrott Premium, with hundreds of new Premium articles. As th…

Windows 10 Version 1809, Surface Go See December Gains - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Usage of Windows 10 version 1809 doubled this past month, but it continues to be deployed very slowly. So far, only 6.6 percent of Windows 10 PCs worldwide are running this latest version of the oper…

Change Your Story! by Randy Gage

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www.randygage.com - I spent my 16th birthday in jail, while I was awaiting trial for armed robbery. One day there was the sound of jangling keys and I looked up to find the guard letting a visitor into my cell. His name…

Mark Zuckerberg is “proud” of how Facebook handled its scandals this year

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techcrunch.com - After the year Mark Zuckerberg’s had, you’d think he’d struggle to appear so chipper. “I’m proud of the progress we’ve made,” he said in an end-of-year note posted on his Facebook page for everyone t…

SEO tips, tools, and how to's: Best of 2018 - Search Engine Watch

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searchenginewatch.com - It’s that time of the year again: reflecting on the year that’s past as we prepare for 2019 lurking around the corner. In this article, we have a roundup of some of our fan favorite pieces from 2018 …

NY Mag: Most Internet Traffic Is 'Fake' | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - In a Wednesday article titled, “How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually,” New York Magazine ruled that most “metrics” on the Internet “are fake,” and reported, “Studies gen…

Peter Schweizer: 2018 Revealed Big Data's Left-Wing Censorship

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www.breitbart.com - Schweizer highlighted 2018’s leaks from companies such as Google — including Google leadership’s description of the company as “The Good Censor” and coordination with China’s government to develop a …

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg: Problems Will Take Years to Fix

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www.newsmax.com - Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg, criticized for months by lawmakers, privacy advocates and some investors, said he was “proud of the progress we’ve made,” fighting misinformatio…

A game from 'Black Mirror: Bandersnatch' is playable now

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mashable.com - If Black Mirror: Bandersnatch wasn't unsettling or meta enough for you, the show's team snuck in another layer of gameplay: an actual Tuckersoft Games website. You can peruse the company's history (w…

18 Viral Photos and Videos From 2018 That Were Totally Fake

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gizmodo.com - It’s that time of year again. It’s time to take a look at the most popular fake photos, quotes, and videos that were circulating on the internet throughout the year. And what a year it was for fakes.…

Scammers are trying to use Netflix to steal your money

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finance.yahoo.com - Caution: Police in Ohio shared this screenshot of the phishing email, which encourages subscribers to update their payment method. Source: Federal Trade Commission Netflix users are being warned not …

Big deck energy: How to choose the best tarot or oracle cards for you

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www.wellandgood.com - From women’s circles to wellness retreats to woo-woo Instagram, tarot and oracle card decks are positively everywhere right now. And if you’ve ever tried to buy one of your own—because why wouldn’t y…

How To Settle On An Effective Web Host

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agentmonhost.com - It can be challenging to identify a good hosting company. It can be difficult to wade through the right decision with so many options available. The tips available in this article can help you locate…

How To Send Marketing Via Email Messages That Matter

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iim.internetinfomedia.com - It is important to not bury your customers an avalanche of unwanted emails. Your marketing campaign should contain interesting and call attention to products as appropriate. The greater number of tim…

Looking To Add Video To Your Web Pages? Try These Tips!

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agentmonhost.com - You want to design a website, but weren’t sure where to begin. You have an idea of what you’d like to share, but making this actually happen may be something you aren’t prepared for. This information…

Web Page Hosting Made Simple And Easy To Understand

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agentmonhost.com - If you are in the process of developing a website of your own, you will need to have a web host service at some point. Even though you may not know much about this type of service, you will need to d…

The Art Of Car Shopping Through Haggling

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carshopping.biz - Are you feeling like you do not have the best deal when it comes down to you deserve? It’s because the people selling them to you want to put as much cash as they can in their pockets. This is why yo…

Helpful Suggestions And Tips For Successful Affiliate Promotion

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internetmarketinginfos.com - If you are trying affiliate promotion for the first time, you may be looking for some tips to help you begin a career in this exciting field. The tips and ideas below can help you on your way to a su…

How To Keep Loyal Customers Loyal Using Mobile Marketing

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durac.info - There are also so many ways that somebody is able to promote their business via mobile devices. With so many ways to do things, it’s probably difficult for you to figure out where you should start. U…

Volkswagen Group empowers Loyalty Program with Octalysis Gamification! - The Octalysis Group Blog

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blog.octalysisgroup.com - You fly a mile, you earn a mile. Fly 1,000 miles, earn 1,000. After 100,000 miles…hurrah…you are Silver Level. Keep on flying! 1,000,000 miles here I come. Earning loyalty points are the corner stone…

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