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Who is the real Nigel Farage... and why won't he answer my questions?

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www.theguardian.com - The first time I call Nigel Farage live on air on his LBC radio show, I give my real name. It’s Sunday 10 June 2018, the day the Observer reports that Arron Banks, the main funder of Farage’s Leave.E…

Why You Have to Stop Thinking in Points When it Comes to Customer Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - When you think of a loyalty program, what comes to mind? Points? Discounts? Scanning a loyalty card or giving your phone number at checkout? Traditionally, that’s what loyalty programs have looked li…

Daily Crunch: Facebook is shutting down Moments

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techcrunch.com - The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Faceb…

Lydia launches shared accounts for its mobile payment app

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techcrunch.com - French startup Lydia now lets you share your Lydia sub-accounts with other people. The company wants to make it easier to manage money when you’re traveling with friends, sharing an apartment with so…

Hidden screen in iOS 12.2 beta hints at AirPods that can handle ‘Hey Siri’

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techcrunch.com - It’s a weird quirk of the current generation of AirPods: they support Siri, but only if you double-tap one of the earbuds first. Unlike with iPhones, iPads, Apple Watches and HomePods, you can’t just…

Bioware’s ambitious Anthem is off to a rough start as players bring servers to their knees

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techcrunch.com - The gaming world is excited to play for Anthem, Bioware’s answer to Destiny and other big-budget online shooters — but an exclusive preview weekend for the mech-flying game has struggled to get off t…

Pentagon stands by finding of no conflict in JEDI RFP process

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techcrunch.com - A line in a new court filing by the Department of Defense suggests that it might reopen investigation into a possible conflict of interest interest in the JEDI contract RFP process involving a former…

Facebook to encrypt Instagram messages ahead of integration with WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger

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techcrunch.com - Facebook is planning to roll out end-to-end encryption for Instagram messages, as part of a broader integration effort across the company’s messaging platforms, including WhatsApp and Facebook Messen…

Meet the little-known Chinese Wi-Fi startup that rubs shoulders with WeChat and Alipay

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techcrunch.com - A service that connects people to Wi-Fi hotspots for free turned out to be one of China’s most popular apps, nestling in the top ranks with Tencent’s WeChat messenger and Alibaba’s digital wallet aff…

Elon Musk says Tesla vehicles will soon get a ‘Sentry Mode’

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techcrunch.com - Tesla owners may soon have a way to see (and record) damage that happens to their vehicles when they’re unattended. Tesla will roll out “Tesla Sentry Mode” for all cars with Enhanced Autopilot, CEO E…

How to Create Content for Google’s E-A-T Algorithm and Medic Update

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coschedule.com - You already know that content marketing is a tough nut to crack–even if you’ve got the privilege of working with a team of people with a knack for words. There’s blog posts everywhere you turn in you…

Microsoft Office is now available in the Mac App Store

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arstechnica.com - The suite of Microsoft Office applications is now available for download directly in Apple's Mac App Store for the first time. Previously, Mac users had to download the applications from Microsoft's …

US asks Canada to turn over Huawei’s CFO on alleged sanctions violations

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arstechnica.com - The United States government said Tuesday that it is seeking the extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou from Canada. In addition to being the chief financial officer of Huawei, Meng is also the…

Google asks Supreme Court to overrule disastrous ruling on API copyrights

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arstechnica.com - An application programming interface is the glue that holds complex software systems together. Until 2014, it was widely assumed that no one could use copyright law to restrict APIs' use—a view that …

Apple might start making its own batteries for iPhones and Macs

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arstechnica.com - Apple has hired Soonho Ahn, a former Samsung executive who worked primarily on lithium-ion batteries and other battery-related technologies, Bloomberg reports. Ahn joined Apple in December after a fo…

Verizon caves, won’t charge “spam” fee for texts from teachers to students

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arstechnica.com - Verizon has decided not to charge a new fee that would have forced the shutdown of a free texting service used by teachers, students, youth sports coaches, and other community groups. Remind, a compa…

The Nokia 3.1 Plus comes to the US for $160, does entry-level phones right

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arstechnica.com - The Nokia 3.1 Plus, complete with huge Nokia and Cricket logos. This looks surprisingly modern for $160! An 18:9 screen and not much else. Dual cameras and a fingerprint reader for $160? Really? If y…

Balancing Client Needs vs. Your Portfolio

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speckyboy.com - The questions almost sound a bit silly. But, when you book a new project, who exactly are you designing for? Are you looking to satisfy your client or add another notch to your portfolio? You’d like …

The Best Photoshop Alternatives for 2019 | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - For many designers, Photoshop is the number one tool for editing images, but for many other designers, Photoshop is an expensive, bloated, and inefficient tool. In the last few years, the number of a…

The Cost of a Centralized Web

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brightpixels.blog - Writing for us is not a business, in any direct sense of the word. We write because we have something to say, not to make money off page views, advertisements, or subscriptions. If some readers end u…

This Trojan infects Chrome browser extensions, spoofs searches to steal cryptocurrency | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - The Razy Trojan is targeting legitimate browser extensions and is spoofing search results in the quest to raid cryptocurrency wallets and steal virtual coins from victims. According to new research p…

How Collide Empowers Content Creators To Earn An Income Off Of Social Media

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www.forbes.com - Whitney John's profile on the Collide platform. Collide interacts with John's fans as if it is her own app.Courtesy of Collide Courtesy of Collide A new digital commerce platform, Collide, empowers c…

Samsung Exynos 9 Series 9820 ready to give AI-power, speed, and 5G support

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Exynos 9820 will be installed on the 10th Anniversary Galaxy flagship series. We’ve confirmed this last year since the Exynos 9’s launch when we learned it would bring On-device AI proces…

Huawei to launch the first 5G foldable phone in the world

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androidcommunity.com - Huawei is definitely on its way to being on top. No, we’re not really rooting for the top Chinese OEM. We’re here to report to you what’s new and what’s hot. Samsung is still No. 1 but we think it ne…

Microsoft Edge mobile browser automatically installs NewsGuard

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androidcommunity.com - In this age of the proliferation of fake news, most of us (well, at least the logical part of the population) want to be extra careful when reading and eventually sharing news on our social feeds. Mi…

The shutdown is temporarily over. When will federal workers get paid?

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www.foxbusiness.com - President Trump says that he has reached a deal to reopen the government for three weeks. President Trump and Congress reached a temporary solution on Friday to fund the government for the next three…

HMD Global to Bring Nokia Phones to Verizon, Cricket Wireless - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - HMD Global, the makers of the Nokia-branded Android phones, is bringing the brand to the United States. The company today announced a new expansion plan, which will bring some of the company’s phones…

Roger Stone, longtime Trump friend, indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller

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abcnews.go.com - President Donald Trump's longtime friend and veteran political operative Roger Stone has been indicted on seven counts, including one count of obstruction of an official proceeding, five counts of fa…

Filmora - Video Editing - The Art of Mesmerizing An Audience With Editing | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - In the film industry, video editing plays an extremely important role. The best shots are captured by using a top-notch camera the job is not yet done as a video editor you need an outstanding video …

3 lead generation tips for ecommerce businesses - Search Engine Watch

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searchenginewatch.com - When we hear the words “lead generation,” our minds automatically conjure up a B2B marketing strategy aimed at filling the top of the sales funnel. But leads are not exclusive to B2B companies. Every…

The Copyright Killer

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globalcompetitionreview.com - Antitrust agencies see copyright protection as a key driver of a competitive, innovative economy. But musicians, record labels and other copyright holders say that Google degrades their intellectual …

Linkedin Video Ads: Best Practices, Examples, Ad Specs & How to Use Them

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instapage.com - What are LinkedIn video ads? LinkedIn video specs Best practices Define your main objective Create video content based on the objective Use storytelling to humanize your brand Include captions Measur…

Fire TV AMAZON AFFILIATE MARKETING AWS SAVE MAKE MONEY ONLINE BUSINESS PASSIVE INCOME MLM PROS CONS

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duracmarketing.com - 10X Your Conversions AND Your Profits ,More info: https://jvz8.com/c/8195/242841 Fire TV AMAZON AFFILIATE MARKETING AWS SAVE MAKE MONEY ONLINE BUSINESS PASSIVE INCOME MLM PROS CONS AMAZON AFFILIATE M…

As the Stakes Rise, Software Suppliers Must Sync with Car Manufacturers’ Standards

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www.embedded-computing.com - After a record number of automotive recalls in 2016, 2017 took a seemingly positive turn with the fewest number of automotive recalls since 2013, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Admi…

Bowmer & Kirkland - Case Study

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www.egnyte.com - Founded by a bricklayer and a joiner in 1923, today Bowmer & Kirkland (B&K) is a construction and engineering group made up of 26 companies spread across three continents – Europe, North America and …

Privacy is a human right, we need a GDPR for the world: Microsoft CEO

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www.weforum.org - Against the backdrop of a "techlash", the CEO of Microsoft called for new global norms on privacy, data and Artificial Intelligence. Satya Nadella, who has been shifting Microsoft's focus to cloud co…

Huawei P30, P30 Pro to have OLED displays: Report | Digit.in

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www.digit.in - There have already been a few leaks that have talked a lot about the display and camera of Huawei’s upcoming P-Series of flagship smartphones. The latest leak builds on these previous leaks and claim…

HoloBuilder + Egnyte: 360° Reality Capturing Without Data Silos

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www.egnyte.com - As a construction professional, you value using the Egnyte enterprise cloud service for storing and sharing of your large and complex project files. What you don’t value are data silos. Neither do we…

Study argues Yelp drives higher conversions than Google and Facebook - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - A new consumer survey from Nielsen, commissioned by Yelp, argues that review sites drive higher conversions than search and social media. The survey of 2,000 US adults found that 92 percent of respon…

Internet Society to Issue Privacy Code of Conduct

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www.darkreading.com - It's easy to be cynical about Data Privacy Day, especially with all the data that companies collect on individuals today. Some have even taken to calling Monday's special day of events Lack of Privac…

SEO: 6 Things to Do When You Have Nothing to Do | Practical Ecommerce

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www.practicalecommerce.com - Search engine optimization is self-directed. Unless you’re being managed by another practitioner who tells you what to do and when to do it, SEO can be difficult to plan. These six things can help fi…

SearchChat: Can You Personalize Without Creepy Data? - Biznology

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biznology.com - Is the dream of the visitor journey dying? How do we make journeys more functional without using data people don’t want us to have? Marketers are starting to learn they can’t just orchestrate a visit…

Apple seeks tax breaks that will help it make flagship iPhones in India for global sale

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9to5mac.com - Reports that Apple plans to make flagship iPhones in India got another boost today. A trade association of which Apple is a member is calling on tax breaks that will make it more feasible to treat In…

Warentest prüft Konkurrenten der Sony Alpha 7 III

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www.n-tv.de - Bei Stiftung Warentest müssen die neuen spiegellosen Vollformatkameras von Canon und Nikon zeigen, ob sie die Sony Alpha 7 III schlagen können. Tatsächlich erhalten zwei Kameras eine bessere Gesamtno…

Take these counter-measures to prevent China IP thefts - The FCPA Blog - The FCPA Blog

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www.fcpablog.com - The theft of intellectual property (IP) is a challenge facing organizations and industries operating globally. A special risk involves Chinese nationals both in and outside the PRC using less than so…

Another Reason U.S. Fears Huawei: Its Gear Works and It's Cheap

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www.bloomberg.com - In the sparsely settled wildlands of eastern Oregon, Huawei Technologies Co. is hardly the big bad wolf of China that U.S. officials have depicted. It’s a lifeline to the 21st Century. China’s larges…

Sony WH-1000XM3 entthront Bose Quiet Comfort 35 II

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www.n-tv.de - Sony bringt die dritte Generation seines erfolgreichen ANC-Kopfhörers WH-1000X auf den Markt. Mit kleinen, aber entscheidenden Verbesserungen überflügelt das japanische Headset auch den Bose Quiet Co…

01-24-2019 - Brand NEW: Reverse Engineer Google Maps 3 Pack Rankings!

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archive.aweber.com - Brand NEW: Reverse Engineer Google Maps 3 Pack Rankings! Sent Thursday, January 24, 2019 Hey Guys, This new product Mapify360 is legit as it gets. They gave my full access so I can review it for you …

How to Make Friends in a New City

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hbr.org - Whether you’ve been promoted, taken a new job, or just needed to make a change — moving to a new city can be a scary endeavor. You’ve been uprooted from your social circle, severed from your former c…

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