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Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:15:04 +0000
Links are a topic on the mind of every webmaster, search marketer and entrepreneur, especially as it relates to ranking in Google search results. The funny thing is, Google really, really doesn't want you to worry about links, because of ... Read More
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:17:17 +0000
Facebook continues to see itself as more than just a social platform for people to share posts, pictures and videos. Today, Facebook announced a Yelp like feature called Recommendations that users can opt-in to. "When you write a Facebook post ... Read More
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:44:18 +0000
In an historic breakthrough, Microsoft's AI team has developed technology that recognizes speech as well as humans. Their research team published a paper (PDF) showing that their speech recognition system makes errors at the same rate as a professional transcriptionists, ... Read More
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:57:09 +0000
By 2020 there will be 30 billion connected things, according to a new infographic by Cloudera. The company believes that the Internet of Things (IoT) could be an extremely disruptive force in society, basically changing everything, according to Vijay Raja, ... Read More
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Wed, 19 Oct 2016 01:15:31 +0000
Facebook has added the ability to schedule live videos, something popular broadcasters have wanted in order to gather an audience before going live. The feature is being launched this week for Verified Pages, but will go live for everybody soon ... Read More
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 21:21:26 +0000
Grab, a Singapore based Uber type service, is so popular that if their IT infrastructure didn't remain stable during peak usage transportation would literally ground to a halt. Grab is the leading ride sharing service in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, ... Read More
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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:57:07 +0000
Apple CEO Tim Cook recently visited Japan for the opening of their state-of-the-art research and development facility. He described it as a "center for deep engineering that will be very different from the R&D base Apple plans to build in ... Read More
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 20:02:19 +0000
A group of Microsoft engineers have built an artificial intelligence technique called deep neural networks that will be deployed on Catapult by the end of 2016 to power Bing search results. They say that this AI supercomputer in the cloud ... Read More
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:55:54 +0000
Google has made it easy to watch the final presidential debate right on YouTube. "Over the past three debates you’ve come to YouTube to follow live coverage from more news organizations than ever before," says Brandon Feldman, who is YouTube's ... Read More
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Mon, 17 Oct 2016 14:01:29 +0000
Last week the Google for Education Transformation Center was announced as a hub and launch pad for school change. Google has long been involved in pushing technology to improve and modernize education, but with the launch of the Center it ... Read More
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Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:23:53 +0000
Pinterest continues to grow in popularity, having gone from 100 Million monthly users in September 2015 to 150 million today. Pinterest is also losing its status as a platform that is primarily for women, with men now making up 40% ... Read More
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 20:06:56 +0000
Google has purchased FameBit, a technology and marketing platform that helps brands link up with social media stars on YouTube and Twitter. This is part of a growing trend where Google and others realize that preroll video ads are not ... Read More
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 17:56:33 +0000
Facebook sees a huge opportunity to become the marketing platform of record for businesses seeking to reach consumers and other businesses to promote cross-country sales. Facebook is uniquely positioned as both a social platform and a marketing platform that has ... Read More
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 14:31:21 +0000
For a fee businesses large and small can use Workplace by Facebook as an office collaboration and communication tool. It puts all of Facebook's features, such as workplace discussions, internet voice and video calls and a company news feed, behind ... Read More
Sun, 09 Oct 2016 15:46:54 +0000
Have you ever wondered if you were missing a party your friends were having or an event in your community? Facebook has launched a simple to use app that organizes all of the events of your friends and public community ... Read More
Thu, 06 Oct 2016 02:54:42 +0000
Technology is impacting sales in a way never seen before as evidenced by Salesforce's massive integration of artificial intelligence into all of their various clouds and products. At the Salesforce Dreamforce event much of the discussion is about how technology ... Read More
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Wed, 05 Oct 2016 17:04:52 +0000
Salesforce is conducting their annual Dreamforce conference this week with a variety of speakers giving talks. One that was interesting yesterday was from Bharat Anand, who is the Henry R. Byers Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Bharat's ... Read More
Mon, 03 Oct 2016 15:08:05 +0000
Facebook announced today a formal buy and sell platform called Marketplace, which is likely perceived by Craigslist and eBay as a new hugely powerful competitor nudging into their space. There has always been some buying and selling via Facebook Groups, ... Read More
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Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:54:13 +0000
Canvas is Facebook's mobile marketing platform for companies wanting to present a more immersive experience to potential customers. It's a full-screen mobile ad that Facebook touts as loading nearly instantly and is designed specifically for Android and iOS devices. Using ... Read More
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:36:48 +0000
One of the largest Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks ever seen on the internet has caused Akamai to dump a site it hosted, KrebsOnSecurity.com. The DDoS attack was apparently in retaliation for journalist Brian Krebs' recent article about vDOS, which ... Read More
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:22:44 +0000
Instagram says that it now has 500,000 advertisers on its platform. "Today, we’re excited to announce there are more than 500,000 advertisers growing their businesses on Instagram," they said in their blog announcement. "In just six months, the number of ... Read More
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 19:56:27 +0000
Google has created a comprehensive new travel app, Get Trips, available for both Android & iOS mobile devices, that push it further into the travel industry. The new travel app, targeted toward sight seeing consumers, is both a trip planner ... Read More
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:56:54 +0000
The Google Apps Team has announced on their blog that starting today, Google+ is considered a core Google Apps for Work service when used within a domain or corporate intranet. This gives Google+ the same level of technical support as ... Read More
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Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:13:40 +0000
Given the “who’s who” list of platforms offering it, CRM matching has truly arrived. And why not? CRM matching is arguably the most advanced way for brands to connect the dots to their target audiences, and then help them deliver ... Read More
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 19:16:20 +0000
Facebook is getting better at competing for brick & mortar ad dollars, announcing an ability to tie a retailers inventory into their product ads, so that they aren't advertising out of stock items. Very smart and necessary to compete with ... Read More
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:09:48 +0000
Google has brought the natural search capabilities of Google Search to Drive, making it easier and more intuitive to find your company files. Google is rolling out Natural Language Processing (NLP) worldwide and immediately so that people can search Drive ... Read More
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 17:21:27 +0000
Driverless vehicles have the ability to literally change the world by making driving safer, more energy efficient, more accessible, and many will be happy to hear... eliminate congestion and gridlock. The government today made an important first step in truly ... Read More
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Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:16:30 +0000
Georgia's Department of Community Supervision has gone virtual via Google Apps and Chromebooks. With staff increases and with significant amounts of time outside of their offices, The State of Georgia was looking for a more economical and cost-efficient solution to ... Read More
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:18:23 +0000
In a major initiative that has been in the works for two years, Salesforce is integrating artificial intelligence into all of its CRM cloud platforms. It enables any business to use clicks or code to build AI-powered apps that get ... Read More
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Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19:07:46 +0000
Youtube had previously added a "Community" tab for some popular channels, they are now broadening the feature to 12 YouTube channels and to possibly all channels in the coming months. Channels include the Green brothers, The Game Theorists, Karmin, The ... Read More
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