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Google under fire for undermining Apple’s security (again)

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fortune.com - Google is all about advertising, and its choices to keep ads flowing sometimes land the company in hot water. The latest example is a set of instructions that Google provided to mobile ad developer...

Uber Hires Two Engineers Who Showed Cars Could Be Hacked

nytimes.com - Uber is continuing its hiring spree of top technical talent by recruiting two respected computer security engineers, Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. Mr. Miller and Mr. Valasek will work in Uber’s...

The Bumpy Truth Of Startup Growth

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fastcompany.com - Startups and their founders often tout the value of failing fast and, more importantly, failing forward. It’s a concept surrounded by the assurance that through trial and error, most early-stage co...

3 ways to be a better coworker

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fortune.com - MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for: How do you build a strong team? is written by Be...

Best Dad ever? Chinese father builds a life-size Transformer for his son

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rt.com - READ MORE: Giant French robots fight in Beijing (PHOTOS) It all started when Wang Liansheng, a welder from the village of Jiangsu, western China, took his son to the “Transformers: Age of Extinctio...

Content Marketing: You're Doing It Wrong

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inc.com - One day I got an email from someone I didn’t know, mentioning I’d once shared a post from his site, and wouldn’t I consider maybe looking at this other one and sharing that, too? Another time, it w...

Fujifilm XQ2 review: A snappy-looking shooter that doesn't mind the dark

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cnet.com - Even higher-end camera lines need an entry-level model. Fujifilm's X-series cameras -- made up of mirrorless interchangeable lens models and premium compacts -- are primarily targeted at enthusiast...

How To Disable Video Auto-Play On Twitter And Facebook

huffingtonpost.com - Many Twitter and Facebook users were outraged this week after being unwillingly exposed to footage of the murders of a TV reporter and a cameraman in Virginia. Due to recent changes on the social m...

Send me another newsletter and I'll burn your house down

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thenextweb.com - On a busy day I’ll receive more than a hundred newsletters. On a slow day that number is around 30. I know this because a few weeks ago I set up a filter in Gmail to file all emails containing the ...

Injured California hiker, 62, found after 9-day search

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kitv.com - Miyuki Harwood, 62, of Orangevale, California, had been missing in the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountains for nine days. Search teams on foot, two helicopters and a drone had come up dry. "She was real...

Changelogs should be useful, not easter eggs or boilerplates

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thenextweb.com - App changelogs used to be simple – they showed you what was new in the latest update. But now developers have fallen victim to trends that make them at best less useful, and at worst completely use...

Meet Y Combinator’s New COO

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fortune.com - To appreciate the rapid growth at Silicon Valley incubator Y Combinator, consider this: In 2009, it shepherded 42 startups through its boot camp. This year, it will graduate 222. Indeed, Y Combinat...

Tesla's New Partnership With Airbnb Aims to Take the Stress Out of Vacationing for Vehicle Owners

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inc.com - This story first appeared on the Huffington Post.  Tesla just found a new way to deal with "range anxiety." The electric automaker -- long dogged by drivers' concerns that their batteries would run...

Instagram offers vertical and wide-screen images, and these brands were on it - Digiday

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digiday.com - Instagram just launched a vertical video option that shows the format continues to take over the mobile viewing experience. Facebook’s photo-sharing app announced today that videos can now be seen ...

Always Be Growing Your Network

pronetworkbuild.com - Social Media affords us unprecedented opportunities for growing our audience; our client pool, and influencer network. I coined a phrase years ago, which may explain my handle, “Networks that aren’...

Would Someone Please Make a Social Messaging App Like This?

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inc.com - Well, maybe not kill it entirely. After all, the truth is that email is my primary form of communication. As it is for a guy who drives a McLaren to work in L.A. traffic, the mode of transport is n...

How The New York Times gets a 70 percent open rate on its newsletters - Digiday

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digiday.com - The New York Times has caught the newsletter fever. In the past year, it has launched a dozen of them — it now has a total of 33. But with everyone seemingly launching a newsletter these days, the ...

Snapchat charges brands for video views after zero seconds

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digiday.com - Snapchat is charging advertisers for “zero-second video views,” according to industry insiders, who said the pricing system has brands worried that they’re paying for unseen ads. Brands pay every t...

Apple Is About To Lay Down Its TV Cards

techcrunch.com - Some of us have been waiting for Apple to drop its proverbial hammer on television for what seems like forever. A company with a strong sense of design, the ability to craft purposeful hardware and...

Top 4 Best Camera Apps for Android

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freedownloadbuzz.org - Never ever in your life, let a memory run away from you. Capture them with the eye of your smartphone – The camera. These 4 best camera apps will help you to extract the maximum results from your s...

Clicks per Share - G+ or Facebook - Are We Doing Facebook All Wrong?

blog.thesocialms.com - Recently Jonathan and I talked about Google+ and our impression, that we get very little traffic from there to our blog. We discussed, if this is either due to the fact that people don’t share our ...

8-second marketing: How to craft content strategies for Generation Z

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mashable.com - This article is part of SWOT Team, a series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. They can't sit still. They're diverse. They're about a...

Top 3 Social Selling Myths (and what actually works)

topdogsocialmedia.com - Selling has always been social. Long before the days of Facebook or Twitter, people looked to their peers for recommendations, and to trusted reviewers and industry experts for advice on what cours...

A Little Known Tactic to Get Free Traffic From Search Engines

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jeffbullas.com - You’re wanting more traffic, conversions and sales aren’t you? Who isn’t! Well today I am going to share with you one of the most under-used and yet highly effective tactics to get free traffic fro...

How to use Addictomatic @addictomatic

michaelqtodd.com - Addictomatic is a cool little tool that searches the best live sites on the web for the latest news, blogs, videos and images of any topic you want.   It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hott...

How to Create a WordPress Blog in 5 Minutes

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jeffbullas.com - I started my blog using the WordPress platform and I have found it a great technology to publish your content online. A WordPress theme provides flexibility and customisation features that Facebook...

7 Smart Small Business Strategies to Get Noticed on Social Media

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rebekahradice.com - Marketing your small business on social media continues to evolve. As consumers actively look to sites like Facebook, Twitter and Google Plus prior to making purchase decisions, it’s no longer a ma...

The Future of work: What will work look like in 2025?

blog.firebrandtalent.com - Each Friday morning for the last eight years or so, I have been trundling along to Sydney’s Single Origin Cafe in Surry Hills to drink coffee and discuss trends, innovation, marketing, and this str...

Myspace Company History - SEO Web Marketing Internet and Social Media News

seowebmarketing.co.uk - We live in a society where we have more devices connected to the internet than we have people. Social networking is a big part of our lives, and studies have shown that 40 per cent of the populatio...

7 Steps To Get Your Pinterest Account On The Road To Success

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blog.thesocialms.com - The following post is a guest post by Sarah Landrum. After graduating from Penn State with degrees in Marketing and Public Relations, Sarah Landrum moved to Harrisburg to become a digital marketer....

The one important value marketers need to remember at all times

blog.thesocialms.com - “Never spam. Don’t send advertising messages, don’t send sales emails, …” Marketing always consisted and will always consist in a large part of what we today like to call spam. Getting messages out...

SEO Packages from ProNetworkBuild

pronetworkbuild.com - We must all be looking for our business the way a Consumer would look for us. Business Owners can’t type the name of their business into “Search” and say: “SEE!! There we are!!”  That is not the wa...

Charity warns some donation boxes don't support local residents

dothaneagle.com - Dozens of shoe and clothing donation bins around the city are being challenged by the founder of a local mission, who says the companies that own the bins are taking resources out of the community....

5 Visual Storytelling Tips To Power Your Content Marketing On Facebook

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jeffbullas.com - This means in the age of the Facebook “News Feed” overload, marketers and businesses can implement different strategies to make their content stand out and capture the attention of Facebook users. ...

Nothing Is Going To Save Your Social Media If... The Social Marketers

blog.thesocialms.com - Content creation is at the heart of any successful social media strategy. But there is one thing that will make all the difference between you and all the others out there. And that is the passion ...

Keep Your 2-Year Verizon Contract

verizonwireless.com - UPDATED 8/26/15: Verizon’s earlier post about new simplified data choices generated lots of media stories that explained these great new options for customers.  New customers buzzed about the value...

132 Social Media Case Studies - Successes and Failures

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blog.thesocialms.com - In a recent comment to one of our blogposts one of our readers wrote that „Social Media is bullshit.” Social Media would be good for brand and engagement and terrible for conversion. Social Media w...

In HR? Saying you’re a Business Partner on LinkedIn could actually cost your career

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interviewiq.com.au - If you’re reading this post, you might think I sound a little harsh with what I have just said. But think of me as coming from the place of someone who loves you and wants to help you.   Having rec...

Hustle: Before People READ They Must CLICK

blog.thesocialms.com - What makes some blogs/bloggers successful while others are passing by fairly unnoticed? Of course the first and very important reason is the quality of the content, but there is more to the success...

Force Friday Giveaway: Entertainment Earth x Han Cholo - STAR WARS Jewelry from A Galaxy Far, Far Away (or Los Angeles)!

therockfather.com - You may not have an X-Wing fighter to call your own, nor might you have a golden protocol droid at your side, but with this beautiful pendant and necklace, you'll be able to carry the galaxy's most...

5 Important Metrics Every Blogger Should Be Tracking

blog.thesocialms.com - The following is a guest post by Justin Butlion:  Justin Butlion is the co-founder of Feedio, a marketing platform for bloggers that focuses on RSS-to-email, social media engagement and blogging an...

NYC’s Taxis Finally Launch an App to Compete With Uber

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wired.com - Insiders of the city’s taxi industry are finally launching an app that lets users hail cabs and pay for rides using a smartphone. It’s such a great idea you have to wonder what took so long. The ap...

What, How, and Why to Use SlideShare

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commsaxis.com - Are you interested in using SlideShare to further your social media marketing objectives? If so, this article will tell you what SlideShare is, why it is important, and how it can be used as part o...

Two Thousand Applicants - One Job Opening: How to Be "The One" - Social-Hire

social-hire.com - The 2015 list of Canada’s Top 100 Small & Medium Employers was published this month (http://www.canadastop100.com/sme/) accompanied by a detailed magazine edition in The Globe & Mail. In the public...

A Beginner’s Guide to Google Search Console

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moz.com - If the name “Google Webmaster Tools” rings a bell for you, then you might already have an idea of what Google Search Console is. Since Google Webmaster Tools (GWT) has become a valuable resource fo...

Graduated From An Engineering Bootcamp? Now What?

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techcrunch.com - While hip hop may have ‘too many mc’s and not enough mics,’ in tech, there are too many startups and not enough seasoned technologists. Over the last seven years, hopeful entrepreneurs have flooded...

The real horror of 'Until Dawn' is that Sony sent it to die

engadget.com - "Are we, like, in a movie right now?" It's an apt question one of the handsome teens starring in PlayStation 4's latest exclusive, Until Dawn, asked about an hour after I picked up the controller. ...

HTC Forges More VR Relationships As Co-Founder Peter Chou Joins Visual Effects Firm

techcrunch.com - HTC’s much-anticipated VR headset, created in partnership with games firm Valve, just had its launch delayed to early next year, but that isn’t stopping the Taiwanese firm from forging relationship...

Show stats for @djkingassassin

statweestics.com - The graphs above give, in percent of the overall twitter traffic, the usage of a specified hashtag, word, user, location or source. We have chosen to display 2 graphs corresponding to 2 time scales...

Top 5 Earning Professional Gamers

gamezup.com - Playing video games and getting paid good money to do so is probably high up on the list of dream jobs for many of us, and it’s become a newly lucrative reality for some talented gaming enthusiasts...

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