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World’s Largest Professional Network | LinkedIn

Linkedin is a professional network where you can share opinions, links, messages, blogs with anyone linked with you such as colleagues, classmates and friends. There are 400 million+ members on the site, people use it to build and engage with people working in the same industry or research for sales opportunities....

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The Global Top 10 Android Apps

Mobile apps are more popular than ever, supported by strong growth of mobile internet and smartphone.  The top ten Android apps in the world last month had a combined download figure of over 343 million. They are WhatsAppFacebook MessengerInstagramFacebookFacebook LiteWishSnapchatSubway SurfersSpotify MusicFacebook Messenger Lite You would have used some of the apps above....

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Why customers delete your app

Customers who download your apps normally have a higher lifetime value, so many companies market hard to try to get customers to download their apps, however only to find out that customers are deleting their app after a short period of use. Why? A research by marketingsherpa shows that the reasons...

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Shoppers' Social Media Platform of Choice

Social networks are now well established, some popular ones such as facebook, whatsapp, instagram are used by people daily or multiple times a day. People use social media sites for various purpose like connecting with friends or finding something new on the internet. So which of those social networks is the...

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Your account may be hacked

Yahoo has identified data security issues concerning 500 million Yahoo user accounts. The stolen database includes names, telephone numbers, dates of birth, email addresses and both encrypted and unencrypted passwords with security questions and answers. Signs your account has been hacked: ·        You’re not receiving any emails.·        Your Yahoo mail is...

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Mobile internet subscriptions to reach 8.9 billion by 2022

According to an Ericsson report, 5G networks are expected to be available in 2020, with the number of subscriptions reaching around 550 million by the end of 2020. By the end of 2022, Ericsson predicts that there will be 8.9 billion mobile subscriptions. Mobile broadband subscriptions will reach 8 billion, thereby...

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What is UX Design? Defining User Experience Design & Explaining the Process

User experience (UX) matters. When a website has a better UX design, it enhancs user satisfaction. Better UX design improves the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction between the user and a product or service. The video takes you through the process to design more effective landing pages by...

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Programmatic World Forum Jan 25th, 2018, San Francisco

Programmatic World Forum  brings those at the forefront of programmatic advertising together, providing an outlet for thought sharing, leading to change and growth. Each speaker shares insight from case study examples, ensuring attendees walk away with actionable tactics and strategies that can be implemented straight away. Programmatic World Forum focuses on...

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Universities must prepare for a technology-enabled future

Automation and artificial intelligence technologies are transforming manufacturing, corporate work and the retail business, providing new opportunities for companies to explore and posing major threats to those that don’t adapt to the times. Equally daunting challenges confront colleges and universities, but they’ve been slower to acknowledge them. At present, colleges and...

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Mastering Chaos - A Netflix Guide to Microservices

This is amazing talk. Josh Evans talks about the chaotic and vibrant world of microservices at Netflix. He starts with the basics- the anatomy of a microservice, the challenges around distributed systems, and the benefits. Then he builds on that foundation exploring the cultural, architectural, and operational methods that lead to...

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Smart Home Smart Entertainment

In recent years, the smart home entertainment devices market has grown rapidly. According to Statista, in 2016, the global market for Smart Home Entertainment solutions reached US$3.1 billion. The US market was the largest with a revenue of US$1.9billion. In the US market, the market grows 24% annually, and the global...

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Introduction to VMware Cloud Foundation

To respond to the ever-increasing demand for faster innovation, businesses are adapting technology trends and moving to a more agile, service-oriented IT model that leverages both private and public cloud. However, during this journey many companies have experienced challenges such as • Managing and controlling diverse infrastructure• Improving security management• Enterprise-level...

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Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio

Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned software company founded in 2011. With a C#-shared codebase, developers can use Xamarin tools to write native Android, iOS, and Windows apps with native user interfaces and share code across multiple platforms, including Windows and macOS. Building Your First Android App with Xamarin for Visual Studio. Judy...

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Google Has Taken Over the Division that Develops Pixel Smartphones from HTC

Google has agreed to acquire a select team of engineers from HTC’s smartphone division for $1.1 billion. By taking over the division that develops Pixel smartphones, Google will gain half its research and development team including 2,000 HTC engineers. This is the second time that Google purchased into smartphone manufacturer. The...

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Change Your Life by Connecting Services Using IFTTT

I wrote about Stringify “change life by connecting things” a few months back, and I hoped you had tried one or two flows. Today I will introduce you to IFTTT. IFTTT is a free platform that helps you do more with all your apps and devices. Applets are the automation service...

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Thinking of Getting in Early on Virtual Reality Design?

Sydney-based education startup Academy Xi announced a few months ago that it raised US$1.7 million in a series A round. Academy Xi runs classes for businesses, startups and individuals who wants to develop knowledge in virtual reality and augmented reality technologies. According to Australian Finance Review, PwC consultants attended the training...

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Google Cloud Platform expands to Australia

If you are in Australia, and have been thinking using Google Cloud Platform (GCP), here is a good news. App Engine and Cloud Datastore are now available in the Sydney region. Up to this point, Australia users who are using the platform, mostly chose the service from Singapore or Taiwan region...

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Introducing Windows Azure for App Development

Windows Azure is Microsoft's cloud platform, providing Platform as a Service, Infrastructure as a Service and Web site hosting. In this video, we will give an overview of Windows Azure, walk through the benefits of developing in the cloud with it and introduce various solutions the platform offers. After watching the...

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Yahoo is no longer an independent company

According to CNN, the long talking deal of Verison to acquire Yahoo's internet asset has finally approved by Yahoo's shareholders. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is resigning from the company. Verizon will combine Yahoo’s internet brands — assets in mail, social media platform Tumblr, news, lifestyle media, and entertainment — with AOL,...

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The incredible inventions of intuitive AI

What do you get when you give a design tool a digital nervous system? Computers that improve our ability to think and imagine, and robotic systems that come up with (and build) radical new designs for bridges, cars, drones and much more -- all by themselves. Take a tour of the...

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This app makes it fun to pick up litter

The earth is a big place to keep clean. With Litterati -- an app for users to identify, collect and geotag the world's litter -- TED Resident Jeff Kirschner has created a community that's crowdsource-cleaning the planet. After tracking trash in more than 100 countries, Kirschner hopes to use the data...

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