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Hacking Team, which makes spyware for governments, just got hacked

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mashable.com - When your company has a name like "Hacking Team," it doesn't look very good if you're the ones getting hacked. Italy-based Hacking Team, which is best known for developing the surveillance software...

After the split, HP Enterprise will be forbidden from selling itself

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businessinsider.com - Here's another interesting tidbit buried in a 316-page report filed to the SEC about HP's plans to separate itself into two companies. The new HP Enterprise company won't be able to sell itself for...

Is Social Media Bad for Us?

socialmediatoday.com - Back in 2012, Social Media Today published an article that asked the question: “Is social media a good thing or a bad thing?” The question was then addressed in the broadest possible manner. Is it ...

Microsoft Rolls Out The Latest Windows 10 Build To Its 5 Million Testers

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techcrunch.com - Late last week, Microsoft kicked out another Windows 10 build, numbered 10162, to the ‘fast ring’ of its testing community. The larger Windows Insider program has two groups, fast and slow, allowin...

Leaked Emails: How Hacking Team And US Government Want To Break Web Encryption Together

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forbes.com - Get ready America: one of the most notorious surveillance providers on the planet, Hacking Team, is expanding in earnest on US shores. And, if it hasn’t collapsed as a result of a hugely embarrassi...

Hacking Team, Which Sells Surveillance Tech To Governments, Exposed By Major Hack

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techcrunch.com - One of the technology world’s most notorious providers of surveillance and intrusion software has found itself on the wrong end of an embarrassing hack. A range of sensitive documents belonging to ...

Google Moves Into Ridesharing With New Carpooling App From Waze

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forbes.com - Waze, a Google-owned turn-by-turn navigation app that already directs tens of millions of users around traffic jams, will now guide some drivers toward a new feature: a paying passenger to carpool ...

Coming soon: An Uber for trash

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fortune.com - A seven-year-old startup out of Atlanta plans to launch an app that will offer on-demand trash pick up, similar to how the Uber app can provide a ride service. The Uber comparison isn’t just a meta...

Waze Is Testing A Car-Sharing Service In Israel

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buzzfeed.com - Google has finally thrown its hat in the increasingly competitive ride-sharing ring. On Monday, the company launched a new commuter carpooling service in Israel based on Waze, a navigation service ...

GoPro Patent Points To Potentially New Square-Profile Camera Design

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forbes.com - For years, camera maker GoPro has drawn from a core user base of daredevils and thrill-seekers whose passion for the company’s products have driven new device sales and the vast sharing of video co...

Reddit Users Push For CEO Ellen Pao's Resignation

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fastcompany.com - Reddit may not have had a cheery, beer-soaked long weekend like the rest of us: On Friday, the online community found itself at the mercy of its own moderators, when almost 300 subreddits, most not...

Ellen Pao says "we screwed up" and promises to make Reddit better

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theverge.com - Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has written a note apologizing for the site's communication issues and longterm failure to deliver on promises made to its community. "We screwed up," she writes. "Not just on ...

What would 'real' patent reform look like? - CNET

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cnet.com - Over the last few months, the prospects for patent reform in the US had appeared to be gaining speed. Even as a bipartisan consensus has been building in Congress for legislation to limit the damag...

Amazon pushes Prime service with day of deals

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finance.yahoo.com - NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon is trying to lure more subscribers to its $99 Prime loyalty program by pushing a day of discounts it calls "Prime Day" during the sleepier summer shopping season. The e-comm...

Microsoft's big Bing Maps update pulls a page from the Google Maps playbook

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theverge.com - While Google Maps remains the gold standard for online mapping, Microsoft is getting ready to push out a huge update to its Bing Maps service that looks like it'll compete well with Google's offeri...

We apologize • /r/announcements

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reddit.com - We screwed up. Not just on July 2, but also over the past several years. We haven’t communicated well, and we have surprised moderators and the community with big changes. We have apologized and ma...

GoPro Introduces Smaller, Simpler Action Camera

bloomberg.com - GoPro Inc. added a smaller, simpler-to-use camera to its Hero line, part of its strategy to maintain dominance of the action-camera segment it has popularized in recent years. Called the Hero4 Sess...

Google's Waze launches carpooling app RideWith in Israel

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mashable.com - Google has more than just self-driving vehicles on its roadmap. The company's navigation app Waze, which it acquired in 2013 for a reported $1 billion, launched a carpooling pilot program for commu...

5 Companies Using Technology To Improve The Developing World | B2B Marketing Insider

b2bmarketinginsider.com - Did you know that breast cancer is the leading cause of female cancer mortality worldwide?  According to the World Cancer Research Fund International, there were 1.7 million new cases of breast can...

Instagram confirms it's rolling out 1,080-pixel images - CNET

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cnet.com - Facebook-owned photo-sharing app Instagram is rolling out a much-needed boost to image size. The iOS and Android apps are adding support for pictures 1,080 pixels by 1,080 pixels in size, an Instag...

Internet mysteries: What's up with Twitter's verification system? - Digiday

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digiday.com - Twitter may be getting overshadowed by the likes of Facebook, with its recent Instant Article deals with publishers, and Snapchat, with its youth appeal. But it’s a testimony to its enduring import...

It Snowed In Russia In July And Here Are The Pictures To Prove It

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buzzfeed.com - Dear Apple, We Need To Talk About Your Ridiculous… Italian Grandmas Try Olive Garden For The First Time Fabulous! Don't forget to share with your friends on Twitter and Facebook. World It Snowed In...

Volvo’s XC90 keeps the focus on Vision 2020

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boston.com - Volvo’s commitment to automotive safety continues to produce advances. Long-term corporate plans are nice, but management teams, laws, and consumer tastes tend to change along the way and new visio...

Get a 3-in-1 smartphone lens kit for $11.99 - CNET

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cnet.com - Smartphone lens kits have been around nearly as long as smartphones, affording far more variety and precision to your snapshots. Just one problem: Most of the kits require either a specialized case...

Reddit in Revolt: Moderators Shut Down Site After Firing Of Key Employee

socialmediatoday.com - Hundreds of sections of Reddit, the online discussion board, were shut down on Friday in an apparent protest of the recent firing Victoria Taylor, the site's director of talent. Taylor was known fo...

Pardon My Bluntness, The Future of Marketing is Screwed...But It Doesn't Have To Be - Brian Solis

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briansolis.com - The Adobe Summit in London is a pretty special event to me. A big part of it of course has to do with its location. I adore London and all of my friends, and those I’ve yet to meet, make the trip s...

frog

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designmind.frogdesign.com - Enterprise software to support new management hierarchies. There is a libertarian scent in the office, and it offers a glimpse into a future workplace with more employee autonomy. Almost 10 million...

Watch News4 Live

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nbcwashington.com - Did you know that you can watch EVERYTHING on NBC4 on the NBC Washington app? In addition to the livestreams of our news shows offered on this page, NBC4 now offers “Watch Live TV Now” on your smar...

Every Business and Organization Needs a News Feed

medium.com - Of 28 million SMBs in America, about 1 million use social media. The remaining 27 million simply need a turnkey method to build an authoritative social media presence Small and medium size business...

GoPro Session Packs Action Camera Chops Into Tiny Cube

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nbcnews.com - The latest camera from GoPro shrinks the company's trademark wide-angle, high-frame-rate video prowess into the smallest package yet. The Hero 4 Session is a cube 1.5 inches a side, with just two b...

10 Ways Your Brand is Wasting Time On Facebook

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blog.hootsuite.com - Facebook has recently announced a new algorithm that measures the amount of time you spend looking at things on the network, so it’s a good time to re-evaluate your own company’s Facebook habits. W...

TiVo - Original Streamed Series Top Binge Viewing Survey for First Time

pr.tivo.com - Original Streamed Series Top Binge Viewing Survey for First Time TiVo® releases annual binge behavior report – Full-season binging on the rise House of Cards and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt were the ...

Supercharge Your Business for Online Sales By Creating a Website That Sells

business2community.com - Having a website for your business is one thing, making sure that it sells is another. The fact is, there is more to creating a website than just making sure that it looks good; that is, if you’re ...

Hackers hack Hacking Team, a notorious government-surveillance software firm

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dailydot.com - A leading provider of surveillance and intrusion software for governments worldwide has apparently fallen victim to a devastating security breach. The Twitter account of Hacking Team, an Italy-base...

How To Look People In The Eye Digitally - Substantium

substantium.com - Sales. It’s the ultimate measure of success in any business. Yet there is a single distinction between a good salesperson and a bad salesperson that just about everyone can agree on—the ability to ...

7 Free Microsoft Teaching Tools

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smashingapps.com - We have previously presented some useful Microsoft teaching tools, and here we are presenting another compilation of 7 free and useful Microsoft teaching tools for you. Microsoft Partners have crea...

There's Data in Those Emojis -- and Marketers Want to Mine Them

adage.com - Consumers are communicating in broken hearts and bananas -- and brands are listening. As use of emojis proliferates, brands and their social media agencies are devising ways to interpret the cute i...

“Success is a process, not an event”

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blog.thesocialms.com - I read this remark in G+ yesterday (Shared by Brian Gosur) and it nails down one of the biggest misunderstandings of social media I have to deal with in conversations with clients or potential clie...

5 Tools to Increase Your Social Media ROI

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jeffbullas.com - There’s a lot of hype around influence. Sure, there’s Klout, Peer Index and the like, and maybe they’ll figure it out and the metric for influence will become more valuable. Pam Moore recently put ...

Minecon 2015: All The Big Announcements

tomsguide.com - Few video games get their own annual convention, but few video games are Minecraft. Minecon 2015 just wrapped up in London, leaving fans of Mojang's massive crafting game with tons to be excited ab...

Three Magic Words: Do You Tweet?

pronetworkbuild.com - It’s that simple.  Find someone, find them a client, and do it for absolutely no reason or motive, but as a way to plant and sow.   Send them some business, put some thought into it and get off you...

Don't put your cookout plans on hold to solve your cloud crisis: Google has an app for that

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fiercemobileit.com - IT admins no longer have to rush into the office on weekends to fix a mission-critical problem with their cloud services. Instead, they can fire up the new mobile app from Google and fix the proble...

6 Key Tips to Optimize Your Social Media Marketing - Jeffbullas's Blog

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jeffbullas.com - Social media has become an essential asset for marketing. So how can you utilize this resource? Read on for tips on how to use social media to your advantage and how to access business services on ...

Study: Netflix threatens traditional TV - Media Life Magazine

medialifemagazine.com - When it comes to the big three subscription video on demand services–Netflix, Hulu Plus and Amazon Prime–Netflix is clearly the king. That’s according to a report from the consumer insights firm iM...

Roku To Offer User-Translated Global Video Service Viki

deadline.com - Here’s the latest reason to pay attention to the video service aiming to compete globally with Netflix and Amazon by asking users to translate foreign TV shows and movies: Viki (it’s a combination ...

Now Instagram Is More Search-Friendly Than Ever | Simply Measured

simplymeasured.com - Instagram just rolled out two major updates that make it even easier for people to find your content, encouraging brands to leverage events and locations for greater discovery on the visual network...

7 Tactics When Starting Your Own Photography Business

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mcpactions.com - Wondering how to start a career as a professional photographer? Wonder no more. Here we have collected a list of essential things you may need to start a successful photography career. Establishing...

How To Be A Google Power User [Infographic] - Juntae DeLane

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juntaedelane.com - Being a Google power user is more important to marketers than consumers. Keep reading to find out how you can become a power user and why it is essential… WhoIsHostingThis created an infographic th...

7 Ways To Grow Your Social Audience That Are Not Paid Ads

blog.thesocialms.com - Many people are frustrated when they are starting out in Social Media. They are stuck in a circle: No Followers – No shares and retweets – no social audience – no new followers. No matter how great...

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...

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