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Microsoft CEO: We Are Not Anywhere Close To Achieving Artificial General Intelligence

Thu, 19 Jan 2017 00:42:48 +0000

Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, recently was interviewed by Ludwig Siegele of The Economist about the future of AI (artificial intelligence) at the DLD in Munich, Germany where he spoke about the need to democratize the technology so that it ... Read More

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More Features Added to Community Focused Google+

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:40:18 +0000

About a year ago Google+ was relaunched to focus on communities of shared interests. "After all of these updates, more people are discovering vibrant Communities and creating inspiring Collections than ever before," said Danielle Buckley, Progress Manager of Google+. "So ... Read More

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Google Using RAISR Technology on Google+ and Saving 75% in Bandwidth

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:04:05 +0000

Google+ has become a haven for high end photos by professional photographers who obviously care about image quality. Google's solution to the huge bandwidth requirements for their free service is a technology called RAISR. Lower bandwidth is also a benefit ... Read More

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What Marketers Can Expect From LinkedIn in 2017

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 18:52:31 +0000

With the backing of Microsoft, LinkedIn has big plans to increase its effectiveness for marketers in 2017. Russ Glass, LinkedIn Marketing Solutions' Head of Products, was interviewed by LinkedIn Account Executive at Vivek Venugopal: Venugopal: What about LinkedIn has kept ... Read More

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Google Explains How It Establishes a Crawl Budget for Your Site

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:41:19 +0000

If you've never heard of a "crawl budget" you're not alone. It's actually something that most publishers don't have to worry about, as long as your pages tend to be crawled by Googlebot the same day that they're published. Also, ... Read More

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YouTube Launches 'Super Chat' Paid Option

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:12:16 +0000

YouTube has launched 'Super Chat' as a way for fans of YouTube stars to make their comments stand out during live stream videos and more importantly as a new financial stream for video creators. Viewers of live streams can purchase ... Read More

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Where to Watch the Presidential Inauguration on YouTube

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 16:55:23 +0000

"From conventions to debates to election day, millions of you came to YouTube over the past year to stay informed and engage in a conversation on the 2016 U.S. election," noted Brandon Feldman, who is in charge of News & ... Read More

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Snapchat Announced a Major Redesign

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:49:33 +0000

Snapchat announced a major redesign of their popular app on Thursday. The new changes aim to make the the app less confusing to use and better for content discovery. The update, which is first being rolled out to some Android ... Read More

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Facebook to Enable Mid-Roll Ads in User Posted Videos

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 05:00:33 +0000

Facebook is finally bringing monetization to videos that are posted by its users, letting video makers include mid-roll ads, according to Recode. "Industry sources say the social network is going to start testing a new “mid-roll” ad format, which will ... Read More

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Google Using Google Cardboard to Bring a Virtual Gay Pride Parade to Students

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:50:35 +0000

Google shared a story today on their Education Blog about their efforts to use their virtual reality in a box solution, Google Cardboard, to demonstrate diversity and gay lifestyles to students across the world. "Earlier this year, we launched #prideforeveryone, ... Read More

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Google Now Sharing National Security Records Requests With the Public

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 21:24:55 +0000

Google has begun sharing certain public records requests, many from the FBI related to national security, in order to illustrate to its users a high level of transparency. Google and all major search and social internet platforms are deluged with ... Read More

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Google Expands Functionality of Property Sets to More Sections of Search Console

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 20:10:25 +0000

In a response to many requests by search managers and webmasters, Google has expanded the functionality of the wildly popular property sets feature to more sections of the Search Console. Google launched property sets back in May allowing you to ... Read More

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Facebook Parents Portal Launched to Keep Kids Safe

Tue, 13 Dec 2016 19:03:52 +0000

Facebook today launched the Parents Portal to help educate parents on keeping their kids safe on Facebook and the internet in general. "Today we are launching the Facebook Parents Portal, featuring new resources for parents on Facebook," said Antigone Davis, ... Read More

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