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Going visual is one of the keys to successful content marketing.People need fast information, and no other form of content can deliver information faster as an image, video or infographic.However, it is not a "magic ingredient" that will automatically make your marketing wishes come true.Matt Cutts Debunking Flowchart Process Infographics are highly useful in explaining processes.Some compare two or more products, but MoveHub.com s infographic compares the cost of living all around the world.
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Newly observed behaviour in 'miracle material'Physicists have observed a new behaviour in graphene sheets that causes them to spontaneously grow, tear and peel like self-folding origami.Carbon is a versatile element and can form many types of bonds with different elements – including itself.Graphene was discovered in 2004 and was hailed as a miracle material in the news.Under the microscope, graphene looks like chicken wire.Its arrangement gives it interesting properties that scientists are still discovering.
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View photosFILE - In this Tuesday, July 12, 2016 file photo, Pokemon Go players Ana Valentina Ojeda, right, and Jaeden Valdespino, second from right, check their smartphones as they look for Pokemon at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami as the "Pokemon Go" craze has sent legions of players hiking around cities and battling with "pocket monsters" on their smartphones.Nintendo suffered as a latecomer to smartphone games but is seeing the deep wealth of its franchise characters pay off with the success of Pokemon Go, even without a launch yet in Japan.The Japanese game maker was starting to look like a casualty of history until the game was launched in the U.S. earlier this month.AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File MoreTOKYO AP — Nintendo suffered as a latecomer to smartphone games but is seeing the deep wealth of its franchise characters pay off with the success of "Pokemon Go," even without a launch yet in Japan.The popularity of "Pokemon Go" says much about the untapped value of cultural properties — at least when you're lucky enough to deploy them in the right place at the right time.
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Pokemon Go has, it s fair to say, seen quite a lot of the limelight recently.Indeed on a day when we usher in a new Prime Minister I see that my Twitter feed is still mostly filled with small hovering bats floating menacingly beside a local Nandos.I would be lying if I said I wasn t getting a little tired of seeing these updates, but when I think about the bigger picture it becomes clear that I wouldn t actually care if Twitter was bought by Nintendo and renamed The Pokemon Sharing Channel .Yet I realise there are those that disagree with me, in fact I ve seen some people bemoaning the app s underlying capitalism find me a free app that doesn t have microtransactions , or the fact that it might be causing people to wander into hospitals or police stations.This is a very easily solved: These people are probably idiots.I m sorry I find it enormously difficult to imagine you just stumbled into the restricted area of a hospital, failing to notice a All the sick people or b The probably many closed doors which had RESTRICTED AREA plastered all over them.
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Pokémon Go is proving wildly popular — so popular that its developers, Niantic, have "paused" its global roll-out as the company struggles to cope with demand.The app has sent Nintendo's stock soaring, is already more popular by some metrics than Tinder in the US, and has even helped a teenager stumble onto a dead body as she searched for new pokémon.Although a UK launch is planned for the future, the app is not currently available in Britain — officially.However, resourceful Pokémon fans have found ways to get the game running in the UK, on both iPhones and iPads and Android smartphones.Here's how.This guide starts with instruction on how to install "Pokémon Go" on the iPhone.For Android instructions, scroll down.
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In its thus far successful quest for world domination, Pokémon Go seems to have overlooked a critical proponent to its AR gaming experience: social interaction.Despite Pokémon Go beating social apps such as Tinder, and maybe even Twitter, in daily active users, it doesn t offer you the tools to chat with the myriad players out scouring the streets for adorable pocket monsters.Worry not, Pokémon hunters: a third-party app called GoChat is here to fill that chat bubble-shaped void in your lives.Here s how it works: Gochat displays every notable location in Pokémon Go such as Pokéstops, and gyms as a pin on its app, if you are in close proximity to a pin, you will be able to chat with other players who have posted from that location.GoChat lets you create a profile, add friends, and direct message other players that are using it by simply pressing and holding their posts.With GoChat installed, you can finally find other local trainers, get tips and tricks from other players or dish out your own , and group up with other like-minded players.
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When you re on a mobile device, the image search part of Microsoft s Bing search engine on the web now lets you highlight a specific portion of an image and find images that are similar to that particular part.To access the feature, you simply tap the magnifying glass in the top left corner of the image.It came first to Bing s native iOS app earlier this year, and it arrived on Bing s mobile site in May, a Microsoft spokesperson told VentureBeat in an email.But before Bing got this nifty functionality, it was available on Pinterest, that app for pinning photos and other content to boards that you can share.In September 2014 Pinterest started experimenting with visually similar results before rolling it out to all users on web and mobile in November.It wouldn t be fair to say that Bing is catching up to Pinterest in the domain of visual search, though, because Bing actually launched visual searching using the camera on your mobile device before Pinterest introduced that feature.The general point, though, is that technology companies have been developing more efficient ways for people to find exactly what they re looking for.There are no armies of part-time employees sitting around and picking out recommendations for images that might be relevant to end users — it s happening automatically, using a type of artificial intelligence called deep learning, which involves training artificial neural networks on lots of data, such as images, and having them make inferences about new data.
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Star Wars fans love Tatooine and its twin suns, but astronomers working with one of the world s biggest telescopes have done Luke Skywalker s home planet one better.They ve discovered a bizarre world with not two but three suns ― and seasons that last longer than a human lifetime.Known as HD 131399Ab, the unusual exoplanet is located 320 light-years from Earth in the large southern constellation Centaurus.And while it s one of the coldest exoplanets ever to be directly imaged by a telescope rather than detected as a result of the dimming of starlight as it passes in front of its host star , HD 131399Ab is very hot by human standards.This triple star, whose brightest component is orbited by planet HD 131399Ab, is too faint to be seen with the unaided eye, but can be seen using binoculars.That s roughly 82 times the average distance from the Earth to the sun ― and, according to the astronomers behind the discovery, the widest orbit ever seen for a planet in a triple-star system.
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Arkivbild på bron i Södertälje.fotograf: Johan Nilsson / TTSödertäljebron, som skadats i samband med en lastbilsolycka, är i så pass dåligt skick att den skulle kunna rasa.Det uppger Trafikverket för Dagens Nyheter.– Hela bron är sned och skulle kunna säcka ihop, säger Joachim Jacobsson, projektledare vid myndigheten, till DN.Det var natten till midsommarafton som en lastbil körde in i det vänstra broräcket och sedan kraschade mot räcket på motsatt sida.
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The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of about 501,000 hoverboards produced by several companies and sold through two stores.The recall, as anyone familiar with these hoverboard devices will guess, is over potential fire risk.According to the CPSC, the lithium-ion battery packs found in these units may overheat, possibly leading to explosions, fires, or smoking.The hoverboards listed in the recall notice are made or imported by Digital Gadgets, Hoverboard LLC, Hype Wireless, Keenford Ltd, PTX Performance Products USA, Razor USA, Swagway, and Yuka Clothing.They re sold in the retail store Boscov s of Reading and through the online retailer Overstock.com.The majority of the hoverboards being recalled are coming from Swagway, which covers 267,000 of the units; the second highest is coming from Keenford at 84,000, and the third from Hoverboard LLC at 70,000 units.
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Alibaba's investment in Internet-connected vehicles, according to company CFO Wang Jian accelerate the Chinese e-commerce giant's introduction of new technology for driverless vehicles. There he stated in an interview with Reuters news agency. Read more: Thumbs up for self-driving cars in Sweden Wang Jian's assessment takes place against the background of the ongoing cooperation that Alibaba has with the Shanghai-based vehicle manufacturer SAIC Motor. The two parties have already managed to get some of the way by producing a car that is equipped with its own operating system Yuno. According to Wang Jian, the next step is now to begin to develop vehicle technology for self-driving cars.
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In addition, eMarketer said the platform will add 26.9 million new users over the next four years.And looking to some of America s biggest brands—the Fortune 500—can give you some great insights and inspiration for building your own Instagram strategy.Fortune Magazine s annual Fortune 500 list ranks American companies by revenue.In addition, a 2015 study conducted by the University of Dartmouth found that Instagram usage by Fortune 500 companies now surpasses Google and Pinterest.With teenagers and millennials being the most active on Instagram, coupled with the huge growth of the platform in general, I think it s safe to say that Fortune 500 companies are pivoting their strategies to focus on the next generation of consumers—meeting them on their turf.Instagram may not be a viable social media platform for every brand, but it should certainly be considered.
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Russell Glass, Head of Products, LinkedIn Marketing SolutionsWhy do you feel now is a good time for LinkedIn to enter the programmatic advertising space?There a few reasons why it's a good time for LinkedIn to enter the programmatic advertising space:Customer need: The demand has now increased to the point where majority of our advertisers now use programmatic as their preferred way to buy display ads.We are constantly listening to our customer needs and providing them ways to buy the way they want to buy.In the past programmatic real-time bidding has been a bit of the wild-west with very little control over how data is used.
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Anders Ygeman fotograf: Jessica Gow / TTInrikesminister Anders Ygeman S oroas av den aktuella frågan om it-hot.Han tror att särskilt små kommuner är sårbara.– Det är nog som sämst där resurserna är som sämst och där kompetensen är som lägst, säger Ygeman till TT i samband med en utfrågning hos Computer Sweden vid Almedalsveckan i Visby.– Offentlig sektor har inte hängt med i it-säkerhetsutvecklingen.Under året har flera stora it-attacker slagit ut skyddsvärda och samhällsviktiga it-system hos både offentliga och privata aktörer, vilket Ygeman ser som oroande.
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As the iPhone 7 September release date inches ever closer the leaks and rumours are starting to reach fever pitch.From Apple s controversial decision to ditch the headphone jack to the removal of the Home button it sounds like the iPhone 7 will be a radical overhaul of the iconic smartphone.Well it might on paper seem that way but if leaked images are anything go by then it ll actually share a striking resemblance to the iPhone 6s.Artist Martin Hajek has taken all of the leaks thus far and created what we think are some of the most impressive renders we ve seen and show what could be a very accurate prediction of how the iPhone 7 will look.You ll also notice that iOS looks different too, taking a previous rumour that iOS 10 would come with a dark mode that would allow the phone to display black menu screens thus giving your eyes a break while helping with battery life.It looks like this feature won t be arriving on iOS 10 for now but that s not to say that Apple won t unveil it either during the launch or later in the year.
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The day after news broke about the fatal crash involving a Tesla Model S in autopilot mode, there s plenty of talk about the future of self-driving technology — including Intel making it official that it s jumping on the bandwagon.Intel is teaming up with BMW and Mobileye in a bid to create an open platform for self-driving cars and bring fully autonomous driving to the road by 2021, becoming the latest Silicon Valley company to join the growing efforts in the industry.The Santa Clara-based chip maker is uniquely positioned to bring the end-to-end capability and technology to the future of autonomous driving, CEO Brian Krzanich said in a post in the company s online newsroom Friday.Intel, like other companies working on the technology, talked up the possible safety improvements that self-driving vehicles could bring.So did the panel at BMW s announcement about the tie-up, which was webcast this morning from Munich.But the timing is far from ideal, considering that U.S. federal regulators said Thursday they are investigating a crash that killed a man in a 2015 Model S in Florida in May.The crash is believed to be the first fatal one in the U.S. involving self-driving technology.In addition, Mobileye helps power Tesla s Autopilot technology.The Israeli company says its technology is not yet designed for the type of collision that occurred.Today s collision avoidance technology, or Automatic Emergency Braking AEB is defined as rear-end collision avoidance, and is designed specifically for that, Mobileye told TechCrunch.This incident involved a laterally crossing vehicle, which current-generation AEB systems are not designed to actuate upon.
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The best free note-taking appsThis week, Evernote's developers announced that the free note-taking app is undergoing significant changes.Controversially, these include limiting the Basic free account tier to just two devices, and raising the prices of Plus and Premium accounts to US$3.99 about £2.96, AU$5.37 and $7.99 about £5.93, AU$10.75 per month respectively.That's disappointing news for anyone who uses the app on their desktop and mobile devices to keep track of thoughts, gather resources for projects or jot down ideas throughout the day.Evernote has vowed to give current users time to adapt before the new limits kick in, but if you're looking for an alternative, here are your options.OneNote is part of Microsoft's new Office suite.
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Stress can be useful - as long as it is temporary and you get adequate recovery afterwards. It says stress researcher Dan Hasson. People who go into the wall often resemble Jorgen Ekeberg in the article to the right, in that existence is perceived as driven by threats, says Dan Hasson. - If I do not constantly stands up for everyone all the time, is the perfect parent and responds to emails around the clock, no one will like me. How to describe Dan Hasson state, in a lecture on the work environment in Gothenburg. But you can also go into the wall to be driven by rewards; work feels so fun and meaningful, taking on more and more.
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View photosThis photo provided by Google shows the Android Nougat statue, officially unveiled Thursday, June 30, 2016, at Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.The next version of Android software dubbed "Nougat" is scheduled to be released in new smartphones in the fall of 2016 when the makers of existing Android devices will also be able to enable updates to the new software.Nougat's new features will include the ability to run apps without actually installing them on a device.MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. AP — Google is serving a new morsel for fans of its Android software: The next version has been dubbed "Nougat," extending Google's tradition of nicknaming each overhaul of Android after a sweet food.The Nougat name announced Thursday comes seven weeks after Google sought suggestions during its annual conference for software engineers.Nougat is scheduled to be released in new smartphones this fall when the makers of existing Android devices will also be able to enable updates to the new software.
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Bredbandskollens mätningar visar att androidmobiler gör det fortare.Sony, Samsung och andra androidmobiler surfar snabbare än Iphone.Vill du ladda ned data blixtsnabbt från internet är det bättre att satsa på en Android i toppklass än en Iphone.Detta enligt Dagens Nyheter som tagit del av årets statistik.Vilken hastighet du får bestäms inte bara av mobilens kapacitet utan också av hur bra mottagning du har.Att surfhastigheten överlag är högre i år än tidigare beror dels på att näten byggts ut och dels på att de nya mobilerna klarar snabbare överföring.
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Airbnb, which already has raised more than 25 billion in venture capital and loans, is in search of new financing. The money will go to both the accommodation service's own expansion and investments in tech companies, reports the Financial Times paywall. When the company embarks on the venture capital market, it is with an imaginary valuation of $ 30 billion, or just over 250 billion. That would make the company the world's third highest startup companies, according to the Financial Times. Both Uber, which later was rumored to be worth rygt 580 billion, and the Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi ports before Airbnb list. More on Airbnb: Airbnb BOUNCE by 7 of the 10 housing associations Seven out of ten members of condominium associations are skeptical that allow their members to rent through Airbnb.
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We ve known that for a long time, but now the deadline is looming.In the past month, Microsoft s strategies for getting people to upgrade have swung from deceptive back to friendly, making it hard to know what the company will pull next as the pressure mounts.Use these preparation tips to maximize your chances for success.We have some guidance for squeezing more capacity out of your drive.Start off right by focusing on the most important things you can do in the first 30 minutes with your new operating system.You have 31 days after upgrading to roll back to your old operating system, and we can tell you exactly how that works.
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And the metadata — who texted who when, and from what device — will be on file for three years.And any service that offers encrypted communications needs to help the police unscramble messages, or face a $15,000 fine.This bill will take money and liberty from every Russian without improving safety.Three such companies, MTS, Megafon and Vimpelcom, agree, and have publicly rejected the proposal as impractical, going so far as to say it s financially impossible to implement.Of course, this isn t a uniquely Russian issue.The US government has flirted with banning encryption at times, and the FBI tried to force Apple to decrypted an iPhone not so long ago.
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We talked about search optimization, which Inkclub did pretty bad at the time, and he sucked up every word I said about search optimization. Qliro Group do not earn money despite the group passed the five billion mark in sales. Four percent growth when e-commerce in general show a double-digit growth is not okay. Qliro Group has bought a number of successful online merchants over the years. He is driven at all times by the long-term goals and has managed to keep its shareholders in good spirits despite the rather faded profit results. The other is the UX & design, personalization, social media, ROI, content, smart marketing and digital strategies.
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The extension of temporary relief is good news for ZTE, which has been scrambling to cope with the potential damage on its global operations and brand image from its alleged export-control violation.In April, the company replaced three of its most senior executives, including its chief executive.The U.S. imposed trade sanctions on ZTE in early March, alleging the company violated rules restricting exports of U.S. technological goods to Iran.The move hindered the Chinese company s ability to procure U.S. components and software and created tension between Beijing and Washington.The PwC team is led by Jeannette Chu, who had previously worked for the Commerce Department as a policy adviser on export control and foreign policy issues, the person said.ZTE, which is based in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen, is a major manufacturer of mobile phones and telecom-networking equipment like base stations.
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Or something deeply entwined in our genetic code?A University of Exeter scientist has developed a breakthrough mathematical model which explores why some individuals evolve to be genetically nasty, or nice.Dr Sasha Dall along with a team of colleagues around the world have designed a framework which applies to a range of different species and could help us better understand the evolution of society.Rather than suggesting that these individuals are acting because of some self-taught heroism, the model predicts that some creatures in nature have been genetically bred to act in a way that we would perceive as selfless.As Dr Dall points out worker bees will selflessly lay down their lives if they know it means potentially saving the Queen.What we have been able to show is how you can get a situation where you end up with distinct levels of genetically determined niceness coexisting within populations.
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Generating a string of random numbers is easy.As Dilbert creator Scott Adams once pointed out, that s the problem with randomness: you can never be sure.When it comes to security, our faith in encryption services relies on people knowing for certain that the long strings of seemingly random numbers generated can t be decoded by potential adversaries.The idea boils down to dividing the hardware in two parts, placing them in different locations and looking for correlations that can be only explained by quantum mechanics — which is intrinsically random theory, Marcin Pawłowski, a researcher at Poland s University of Gdańsk, tells Digital Trends.Unlike the pseudorandom numbers thrown out by computer algorithms, this method utilizes the randomness of physical systems — in this instance a laser and some crystals, mirrors and other optical elements, as well as a photon detector.Then you can use our new method for randomness certification and one can make true random numbers — and hence secure communication — available.
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View photosMoreA sales assistant sits behind and under Alipay logos at a train station in Shanghai, February 9, 2015.REUTERS/Aly Song/File PhotoBERLIN Reuters - Wirecard AG is negotiating with representatives of Alipay, a unit of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, about it taking a stake of up to 25 percent in the German banking software company, a newspaper reported on Sunday.Without citing its sources, the Bild am Sonntag weekly said Wirecard was in confidential talks with Alipay about it taking a stake of up to 25 percent, and possibly more later.The paper said Wirecard declined to comment.In December, the two companies agreed to a deal to provide mobile phone payment services for Chinese tourists visiting Europe.The newspaper said both sides had an interest in the deal: The Chinese want access to German expertise, while Wirecard would like to have a large shareholder, because its share price has come under pressure from short-sellers.
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Since the US Centers for Disease Control confirmed that the Zika virus could cause microcephaly in newborns, the list of the effects of the virus only continues to grow.According to Scientific American, research to be prevented at a teratology conference in San Antonio, Texas, next week states that babies born seemingly healthy after exposure to the virus could exhibit other symptoms, such as serious joint problems, seizures, vision impairment, and developmental delays.This news comes a week after a New England Journal of Medicine study reported that Zika-infected women who show no symptoms can still give birth to babies with birth defects.These two studies together suggest more evidence that the later a pregnant woman is infected with the Zika virus, the less severe the birth defects.Research continues into the virus, especially as the Summer Olympics in Rio loom closer and more people back out due to the mosquito-borne threat.As more Zika-infected women give birth, more will be known about it and the more we can learn.
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Maybe it has something to do with trying to get us to spend more of our money more quickly.The credit card giant remained cagey on details about the rollout, saying only that there would be a pilot program for American Express card owners in the next few months.For example, if a Platinum Card Member purchases an airline ticket from Las Vegas to New York City, American Express noted in a release about the bot, he or she would receive a purchase notification in Messenger, and then may also receive a helpful reminder about how to access The Centurion Lounge at the airport, as well as restaurant recommendations, courtesy of The Infatuation, for the upcoming trip.Amex s Facebook Messenger integration looks to only ask customers yes-or-no questions, and will let users click buttons rather than use natural language.The concept demoed today shows how we could help them stay on top of their purchases and take advantage of their card benefits.We re delighted to welcome American Express to the growing group of businesses and brands exploring bots for Messenger and creating concepts that show how they can enable their customers to experience seamless communication in Messenger threads, he said.
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