Monday, February 19, 2018

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16 great places to sell your design work online

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www.creativebloq.com - Want to make more money this year? Whether you're an art director , illustrator or 3D artist, you could be selling your design assets directly to the public. Happily, it's simpler than ever to sell d…

The Clever Ways Your Phone Can Spy On You Even When You Tell It Not To

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www.fastcompany.com - U.S. military officials were recently caught off guard by revelations that service members’ digital fitness trackers were storing the locations of their workouts–including at or near military bases a…

Samsung giving away free Gear IconX earphones for Note 8, S8 buyers

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androidcommunity.com - Not everyone would want to immediately buy the upcoming new flagship devices from Samsung, whether for budget reasons or because they don’t immediately trust new devices. For those who would rather g…

Is Uber shortchanging drivers? As part of lawsuit, over 9,000 now say yes

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arstechnica.com - San Francisco-based US District Judge William Alsup, who coincidentally also recently oversaw the brief Waymo v. Uber trial, formally certified the case as a class-action lawsuit on Wednesday. The su…

Guidemaster: Smartwatches worthy of replacing your favorite timepiece

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arstechnica.com - If you hate looking at your smartphone all day, you should consider getting a smartwatch. While it may seem counter-intuitive to get a new gadget to lessen your dependency on another, it's more effec…

Pebble founder Eric Migicovsky has joined Y Combinator as a partner

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techcrunch.com - If you follow the startup industry, you likely know the story of smartwatch maker Pebble, including that famous Kickstarter campaign in 2012 that sought $100,000 but wound up raising more than $10 mi…

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable

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techcrunch.com - Technology companies like Facebook and Google are scrambling to catch up to the fact that the kids have joined a web originally built for adults, and are using it the way adults do – by liking and co…

Stop Saying 'Smart Cities'

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www.theatlantic.com - The term “smart city” is interesting yet not important, because nobody defines it. “Smart” is a snazzy political label used by a modern alliance of leftist urbanites and tech industrialists. To deem …

Apple releases iOS 11.2.6 and macOS 10.13.3, fixes Telugu character crash

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arstechnica.com - Apple has released software updates for all four of its consumer operating systems—iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS—to tackle an issue that allowed usage of the Indian Telugu character to cause those de…

Cryptocurrency-mining criminals that netted $3 million gear up for more

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arstechnica.com - Researchers have uncovered what they said is one of the biggest malicious currency mining operations ever, with more than $3 million worth of digital coin. Now, the operators are gearing up to make m…

Handlebars in UI Design – UX Collective

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uxdesign.cc - This article studies the nature of interaction of ‘handlebars’, a new kind of element which has risen in UI design (esp. on touch based operating systems). In my observation, as touch operating syste…

7 Common Ways Sites Get Compromised - Developer Drive

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www.developerdrive.com - Waking up to find out that your site has been defaced is as awkward as it is possible to feel. Waking up to find out that your users’ information has been stolen and their credit cards used by third …

That terrifying 'unfixable' Microsoft Skype security flaw: THE TRUTH

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www.theregister.co.uk - Microsoft has poured a bucket of cold water on people freaking out over a supposedly unfixable security flaw in Skype. The infosec world was atwitter this week over fears and headlines of a nasty bug…

Huawei’s P20 Plus will reportedly have 4,000mAh battery, Always-on Display feature

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androidcommunity.com - Huawei is getting close to launching its P20 line of smartphones, and that will reportedly be at an event in Paris on March 27. This is supposedly a reaction of the Chinese manufacturer – the third l…

Samsung Internet brings Web bluetooth, download options, local features

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Internet browser may not be the browser of choice for a lot of people but it hasn’t really stopped trying to convince people otherwise, even just for the Samsung users subset. The latest …

LastPass finally adds Android Oreo autofill to stable app

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androidcommunity.com - For LastPass users who are already rocking Android 8.0 Oreo on their devices, we have good news for you. The Oreo autofill feature can now be added not just to the beta version but to the stable main…

Hear the top three voice assistants in a very long conversation

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androidcommunity.com - What happens when you have geeks wanting to find out how three of the most popular voice assistants will talk among themselves? CNET got these three talking non-stop: Google Home, Apple HomePod, and …

What Is the Best Social Media Platform for Driving Traffic?

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tech.co - There almost too many social media accounts to count at this point. Everyone that has taken at least a vague interest in putting their business out to the public has jumped onto Facebook. Whether yo…

Why should I use DuckDuckGo instead of Google? - Quora

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www.quora.com - You share your most intimate secrets with your search engine without even thinking: medical, financial and personal issues, along with all the day to day things that make you, well, you. All of that …

The 13-Point Audience Priority List To Refine & Scale Facebook Ads

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marketaire.com - There’s one big common question that Facebook advertisers ask: which audiences should be targeted to complement and maximize the efficiency of campaigns? Thanks to Facebook’s unlimited targeting comb…

Want Successful Landing Pages That Convert? These Are 5 Must Haves!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Google Reveals Another Microsoft Vulnerability Before Its Fixed - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Continuing a controversial policy, Google on Friday disclosed a major security vulnerability in a Microsoft product before it was fixed. Almost five years ago, Google announced that it would turn its…

Passion vs Reality Of The Digital Marketing Lifestyle

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solopreneurism.com - A lot of entrepreneurs and internet marketers will start out with a dream and a vision: with something that they really believe in and want to make into a massive success. Maybe you have an idea for …

How to Create a Web Page: 5 Questions to Guide Beginners

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www.dumblittleman.com - Building your own website isn’t that hard. With a lot of tools available online and a quick search on the internet, you’ll be able to set up a website for your business in no time. Unfortunately, tho…

Why and How to Self Publish a Book on Amazon

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www.aha-now.com - If you want to self publish your book online, then do it on Amazon. Online book publishing is a bit different than traditional publishing. Here is some information on the reasons why you should go fo…

How To Find The Best Freelancer Web Designer - Solopreneurism

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solopreneurism.com - This list of popular job boards shows you where to find the best freelancer web designer. This development of freelancer economy is not surprising given the severe shortage of skilled workers. More a…

Keyword infringement: Edible Arrangements files $209M trademark suit against Google

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searchengineland.com - Google is being sued in federal district court in Connecticut by the company behind Edible Arrangements for trademark infringement and unfair competition. The central claim is that when users search …

Apple iPhone Update Removes Easter from Calendar | Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - While the previous update displayed both Easter Sunday and April Fool’s Day on April 1, Easter Sunday was removed for some users on their iCal calendars following the latest update. “Easter Sunday sh…

Facebook Really Wants You to Come Back

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www.bloomberg.com - It’s been about a year since Rishi Gorantala deleted the Facebook app from his phone, and the company has only gotten more aggressive in its emails to win him back. The social network started out by …

What Makes A Good Landing Page: Expert Tips For Firing Off Conversions

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klientboost.com - What makes a good landing page? That’s such a broad question. Are we talking about design, one that drives conversions? Sometimes we think we have to choose between form and function — and other time…

6 Reasons the AdWords Dimensions Tab is a PPC Treasure

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instapage.com - You already know that pay-per-click advertising (Google AdWords specifically) is filled with endless opportunity to generate more brand awareness, page views, and of course new sales. But optimizing …

Tricks To Make Your Life Easier With The Iphone

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iphonefindmyphone.com - You may have heard about all of much more than your average smartphone. If you’re interested in purchasing an iphone, read on for some great tips on using it and personalizing it. Location-based remi…

#SocialSkim: Facebook 'Dislike' Button; Twitter Makes a Profit: 10 Stories This Week

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www.marketingprofs.com - This week's 'Skim: Why and how Facebook is testing its first "dislike" button of sorts; what drove Twitter to its first profitable quarter ever; why your Facebook Page will begin showing much lower o…

Easy IPad Strategies To Make It Your Favorite Technology

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laptopsandnotebook.com - The iPad is deceptively simple. You just touch the screen, put an app on the device and start, right?There is so much more to it that you need to learn, so keep reading to learn about it all. Are you…

You are not a digital marketer...at least not yet - Brian Solis

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www.briansolis.com - There are no shortage of books to help you become a modern or innovative marketer. At the same time, there is a scarcity of useful, actionable and thought-provoking content to actually help you excel…

How Can A Mobile Marketing Strategy Benefit Your Business?

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durac.info - There are hundreds of ways that somebody is able to promote their business via mobile devices. With all these different methods of mobile marketing, it can be difficult to choose a starting point. Th…

5G is everywhere at the Pyeongchang Olympics

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money.cnn.com - Major companies like Samsung and Intel are showing off their technology, including self-driving cars, virtual-reality viewing stations and super-fast video streaming. At the helm of it all is 5G, the…

Samsung struggles to sell OLED panels after iPhone X sales slump - KitGuru

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www.kitguru.net - Despite being direct competitors in the smartphone market, Apple is Samsung’s biggest client for OLED panels. Now that iPhone X sales have reportedly slumped and Apple is rumoured to have cut its pro…

'We're in the middle of a reckoning': At digital media gathering, new reality sets in - Digiday

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digiday.com - A year ago at the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting, Procter & Gamble marketing head Marc Pritchard shook his fist at digital platforms and digital players that wouldn’t adopt uniform measurement standar…

Mobile-First SEO: What You Need To Know.

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redstage.com - Last week, Google announced the launch of mobile-first search indexing for a “handful” of websites. Although Google’s search engine won’t be giving priority to responsive sites until later in 2018, i…

6 Tactics for Nurturing Leads On Social Media

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socialmediaexplorer.com - When you hear the term “lead nurture”, the medium that probably pops into your mind is email. We have become so accustomed to hearing how everyone should be using it to generate and nurture leads tha…

Telegu Unicode spreading via trolls on Twitter to crash Apple devices

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www.techradar.com - Three days ago the Telegu Unicode was wreaking havoc on iMessage, Whatsapp and other messaging platforms that the iPhone features. Now, it’s spread to Twitter. There’s nowhere to run and nowhere to h…

How Lego uses Instagram to inspire fans of all ages

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www.econsultancy.com - Since it was founded in 1932, countless generations of children have grown up with Lego toys. As time and technology have progressed, Lego has created a whole new breed of Lego-obsessed youngsters – …

Five tips for a successful Facebook advertising strategy

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www.econsultancy.com - Facebook remains a behemoth within the world of digital advertising. In April 2017, more than five million businesses were advertising on it each month, and the platform is predicted to generate just…

American Media turns to influencers for referral traffic - Digiday

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digiday.com - American Media, the publisher of the National Enquirer, OK! and Radar Online, is paying more attention to the Instagram-famous. After years of getting occasional referral traffic from celebrities sha…

Your Complete Social Media Checklist

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pegfitzpatrick.com - Have you ever wished you had a social media checklist? The amount of work that goes into growing and managing a social media presence is immense, and it can be hard to make sure you’re staying on top…

After Months Of Testing, Google Launches People Also Search For Box

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www.seroundtable.com - Over the past 24 hours or so, I received dozens of notifications of a new look and design for the people also search for box in Google. It is something we covered Google testing back in November. And…

How to add pagination in custom collection of Magento 2

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magecomp.com - Whenever you have dozens of pages of the website content, listing all the links on a single page makes it clumsy and can cause heavy load times. Pagination divides a single piece of content into vari…

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