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5 Facebook Advertising Tools That Save Time and Improve Your ROI

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for more efficient ways to manage your campaigns? Facebook ad tools can make a world of difference in the amount of time, effort and money you spend on your ad campaigns. In this article yo...

Facebook Is Probably Tracking All Those Rainbow Profile Pictures

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gizmodo.com - Friday’s Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage was a historic moment for civil rights in America, and for the first time ever, Facebook released a tool that encouraged people express solid...

Announcing Our First SysAdmin Linux Certification Workshop at LinuxCon

linuxfoundation.org - Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your IT career or move mid-career to managing Linux systems? The 2015 Linux Jobs Report showed that certification is a great way to do this, with 44 percent o...

Apple Music first look: It's all about curation, curation, curation

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mashable.com - Apple's long-awaited streaming music service, Apple Music will be officially released on Tuesday. Replacing the official music app on iOS, Apple Music combines your iTunes library and uploads with ...

We Are Social’s Monday Mashup #265

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wearesocial.net - UK consumers are influenced by online reviews like never before According to a recent survey from GfK, 54% of UK adults aged 16+ use online reviews to get product or service information. The result...

Five of the best smartwatches for 2015

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theguardian.com - Smartwatches are the hottest thing in technology right now. The little wrist-based screens are dragging timepieces into the 21st century and shifting the buzzing, binging and bonging of modern life...

How Apple Music could save the music industry without even trying

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mashable.com - Back in April 2003, Apple reinvented the music industry with the introduction of the iTunes Music Store. Although the iTunes Store wasn't the first attempt at selling licensed music online, it was ...

This Social Network You've Never Heard Of Has Nearly 1 Million Users, Its CEO Says

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huffingtonpost.com - A new social network that uses a points-based system to encourage people to interact with content is closing in on 1 million registered users since it launched earlier this month, according to the ...

The best small cars of 2015: reviews | Martin Love

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theguardian.com - There has never been a better time to buy a small car. The current crop of compact, ingenious, well-designed and super-economic vehicles are the best there has ever been. Manufacturers know that em...

How iCracked is becoming the Uber for smartphone repairs

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mashable.com - It’s not unusual for 20-year-old Taha Jahmi to drop what he’s doing on a Saturday night and meet a stranger at a bar to fix their shattered iPhone display. In fact, Jahmi is making a living off of ...

How charities are using mobile to innovate

blog.justgiving.com - By 2020 there will be 6.1 billion smartphone users –  more than double the 2.6 billion users recorded in 2014. So it’s no wonder that charities are using mobile to run innovative campaigns, connect...

Microsoft joins Team Red, White and Blue to kick off annual cross-country flag relay in support of our nation’s veteran heroes

news.microsoft.com - REDMOND, Wash. — June 29, 2015 — Team Red, White and Blue (Team RWB), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting U.S. veterans, today announced that it will be conducting the second annual Old G...

Google Maps will alert you to upcoming railroad crossings

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mashable.com - In an effort to prevent railroad crossing accidents, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) has teamed up with Google to warn drivers when they're approaching a crossing. Every railroad crossing...

Hacked US agency is suspending its IT system

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businessinsider.com - WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) said on Monday it would temporarily suspend a program it uses to complete background investigations, following a data breach tha...

A Sad Number Of Americans Sleep With Their Smartphone In Their Hand

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huffingtonpost.com - If you don’t think you could live without your smartphone, you’re not alone. On Monday, Bank of America released its annual Trends in Consumer Mobility Report, which studies consumers’ behavior tow...

How to Craft Instagram Posts That Drive Sales

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you use Instagram to promote your products and services? Interested in ways to drive sales with your posts? A good Instagram post is not as simple as just snapping a photo, applying a filter and...

Health insurer Vitality attacked over Facebook app push - BBC News

bbc.co.uk - A UK health insurer is facing criticism for advising its members to use a Facebook-owned fitness-tracking app in order to retain a popular perk. Vitality - formerly known as PruHealth - has emailed...

Tesla's massive Gigafactory in Nevada is ahead of schedule

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greencarreports.com - Tesla is currently juggling several major projects, leading to speculation about when each will be completed. It plans to launch its much-delayed Model X electric SUV later this year, and unveil a ...

Hackers issued Internet security warning in 1998

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kdhnews.com - WASHINGTON — The seven young men sitting before some of Capitol Hill's most powerful lawmakers weren't graduate students or junior analysts from some think tank. No, Space Rogue, Kingpin, Mudge and...

Outcomes, not deliverables

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gds.blog.gov.uk - Jamie Arnold has been part of GDS since the very beginning, working on the early stages of GOV.UK and many other projects since. Back in February this year, he posted a drawing that sums up his exp...

Everything you need to know about Apple Music

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mashable.com - SAN FRANCISCO — As expected, Apple unveiled Apple Music, its new music service, at WWDC 2015. A marriage between the iOS Music app, the Beats streaming service and a pseudo-social network for artis...

Sheryl Sandberg explains the most valuable aspect of her relationship with Mark Zuckerberg

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businessinsider.com - Sheryl Sandberg knew when she joined Facebook as its COO in 2007, her success at the company depended on her relationship with founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, she told the graduating class of Tsin...

How To Choose The Right Cloud Security Package For Your Business »

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cloudtweaks.com - The questions you need to ask yourself when deciding on the right cloud security solution for a growing organisation Not sure which cloud security package will be the best fit for your business? Ch...

Kingii wants to prevent drownings with a wearable (Wired UK)

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wired.co.uk - Crowdfunded wearables have sometimes moved the market, and sometimes disappeared without a trace. Rarely, though, have they actually changed lives. Now Kingii wants to change that, by attempting to...

Linux 4.1 Release Has Record Developer Participation

linux.com - "I'm not sure if it was quiet because there really were no problems (knock wood), or if people decided to be considerate of my vacation, but whatever the reason, I appreciate it. It's not like the ...

Snapchat Native Video Ads: This Week in Social Media

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news. To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention. Snapchat Launches Native ...

Everything you need to know for tomorrow’s Apple Music launch

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thenextweb.com - Apple is launching a new streaming music service tomorrow that will compete with some of your favorite online subscription services. Are you game? Here’s what you need to know before you jump in. L...

Facebook says your rainbow profile pictures won't be used to sell ads

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mashable.com - Your Facebook News Feed was likely flooded in color over the weekend, thanks to the site's rainbow filter tool. More than 26 million Facebook members — including celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio,...

Uber acquires Bing Maps technology, employees in Microsoft deal

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mashable.com - Uber has acquired some of the technology behind Bing Maps, along with several Microsoft employees, as part of the ride-hailing company's ongoing efforts to build out its own mapping tech. About 100...

3 SEO tips to boost mobile app downloads

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thenextweb.com - When talking about search optimization for mobile apps, the first thing that comes up is App Store Optimization or ASO. But did you know that you can also use Search Engine Optimization or SEO to b...

How not to ask for help—if you want to receive it - Microsoft for Work

blogs.microsoft.com - One of the hardest facts for entrepreneurs to face is that they can’t do everything themselves. That means small business owners need to learn how to ask for help. Those who don’t learn how to seek...

The biggest difference between Google and Facebook — explained by someone who has worked at both

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businessinsider.com - Shortly after Lars Rasmussen joined Facebook from Google in December 2010, coworkers, former coworkers, and acquaintances all bombarded him with the same question: What was the difference between w...

Constructing a Cyber Superpower

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defensenews.com - FORT MEADE, Md. — The site of an Army golf course named for US President Dwight Eisenhower, one long drive from the National Security Agency, is an active construction site, the future of US milita...

How the internet still fails disabled people

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theguardian.com - Elaine suffers from depression and anxiety. A psychiatric nurse suggested that she learn how to use a computer to keep in contact with her family so that she didn’t feel so isolated. So Elaine deci...

New Research: The Best Time to Tweet for Clicks, Retweets, and Replies

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blog.bufferapp.com - Imagine removing all guesswork when you schedule your tweets, knowing the times that work for maximum clicks and maximum engagement. As someone who shares frequently to social media, this info woul...

Instagram Real-Time Search and Explore Tools Mean Business

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blog.hootsuite.com - We’re not in Artsy Selfieland anymore, Toto. This week brought some game-changing updates from Instagram, with the announcement of new real-time search functions that allow users to discover trendi...

kickstarter.com - Argue that you do not mind the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is the same as saying you do not need the right to free speech because you have nothing to say. We believe that gove...

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

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forums.techsoup.org - Over the past year, we've been doing TechSoup Impact stories about nonprofits, churches, and libraries doing great work with TechSoup product donations. Here are the ones we especially liked from t...

What $5 Per Day Will Buy You on Facebook Ads

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blog.bufferapp.com - If you want get your posts seen on Facebook, one of the most common bits of wisdom you’ll hear is this: Paid advertising on Facebook seems to be one of the most immediate ways to impact the reach o...

Is selling public cloud enough, what about hybrid-cloud? (Guest Blog) - Microsoft Partner Network UK Blog - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

blogs.technet.com - Everywhere you look cloud is something that needs to be considered. My dad, who still has an ancient laptop (6 years old), can barely run Chrome, brought up on our last call that he needed to get i...

Technology In Istanbul – AVC

avc.com - The Gotham Gal and I are winding up a four day weekend in Istanbul. She likes to blog about the places we go and things we do so if you want to read about all that visit her blog. I expect the post...

As Competition With YouTube Increases, Facebook Overhauls Its Video Analytics

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techcrunch.com - It’s been said that Facebook Video is becoming bigger than YouTube, as brands upload more video directly to the social network than ever before. Now, Facebook is catering to the needs of video publ...

Polaroid Zip Instant Photoprinter prints stickers from your phone [REVIEW]

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mashable.com - I love being able to hold pictures in my hands, but I love being able to stick my pictures on things even more. Sticker pictures are back, and they're more fun to print out than they were before th...

Win Free Membership in Social Media Marketing Society

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to win a free membership in the Social Media Marketing Society? Social Media Examiner has launched an exclusive new membership community designed to keep marketers like you on the leading edge...

Low-tech ways you can protect your privacy online - TODAY.com

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today.com - Despite the seemingly endless hack attacks, and a recent Pew study showing that Americans feel powerless to protect themselves against intrusions on their online privacy, few Americans do much in t...

How to Watermark Your Images Using Lightroom and Photoshop CC

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digital-photography-school.com - Watermarks, love them or hate them, are a way of protecting your images. Although, just because you have one on your image doesn’t mean it won’t be stolen. If you are like me, I do it as a deterren...

The 5 Essential Elements of a Fundraising Email | Constant Contact Blogs

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blogs.constantcontact.com - All organizations know that email marketing is a critical component of donor engagement and gift solicitation. Yet, it’s obvious that people are inundated with email: personal, work, and promotiona...

This Foodbank app helps you to feed the hungry

metro.co.uk - The term ‘foodbank’ is often used as ammunition in political debate. But as the gap between the cost of living and the average wage gets wider, an increasing number of Brits are relying on the volu...

How to Build a Blogging Team

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Are you struggling to publish regularly to your blog? With a team of bloggers, you can share the workload and keep your blog updated with fresh content. In this article you’ll discover how to set u...

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