Want to Increase Your Small Business Knowledge? Here are 10 Expert Tips

There are some business lessons that you need to learn through experience. However, there are some things you can learn by paying attention to experts in your field or utilizing data and tools that are available to your business. Read on for some of the top lessons you should take from industry experts and other members of the online small business community. Learn from Top Marketing Mavens Throughout the month, 30 Days of Marketing Mavens will be sharing interviews with experts to reveal som...
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Google Sees Rise in State-Sponsored Hackers Posing as Journalists

Government-backed hackers are increasingly posing members of the press in attempts to spread malicious email attachments and disinformation among newsreaders, according to Google’s own elite team of hackers.Read more...
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Google pledges to donate $800 million and 3 million face masks in an effort to combat the coronavirus (GOOGL)

Google announced it is pledging $800 million to assist businesses and crisis response efforts to fight the coronavirus.  Part of Google's pledge includes a donation of 2-3 million face masks in the coming weeks. This is the latest effort by Google to help combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google on Friday announced an $800 million pledge to support businesses and health organizations fighting the coronavirus. Part of that pledge includes donatin...
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Upgrade your PC with this sale on refurbished computers from Microsoft, HP, Dell, and more

In case you’re one of those computer shoppers who instinctively turns up their nose at the very mention of the word refurbished, here are a couple myths worth dispelling. Refurbished equals junk somebody didn’t want. While desktops, laptops, notebooks, Chromebooks and tablets marked as refurbished may have been unboxed at some point, meaning they can never again be sold as new, that definitely doesn’t make them junk. Refurbished computers don’t work. In fact, the complete opposite is usually tr...
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Airbnb is freezing marketing spending and slowing hiring as losses reportedly reach hundreds of millions of dollars

Airbnb has halted most teams to freeze hiring for the foreseeable future, according to a report in . Technical and essential roles are still open and moving through the process on a case by case basis, a source close to the company told Business Insider. An independent analysis of open roles showed that technical and contingent roles dropped sharply starting in January, and have continued to fall. Airbnb is among other startups struggling with an extreme decrease in revenue as people halt tra...
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Launch your programming career for under $40

The 2020 Premium Learn To Code Certification Bundle is a perfect primer for new programmers.Courses cover key areas like JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Python, C# and more.A $2,300 value, this bundle is available now for only $39.Bill Gates didn't just sit down in front of a computer one day and bang out Microsoft Office. He started small, learning coding as a kid before writing his first software program at 13. By high school, he was computerizing his school's payroll system—and a tech titan was born. ...
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Google Cancels Its Infamous April Fools' Jokes This Year

Google won't be participating in April Fools' Day this year due to the serious threat of the coronavirus that continues to impact the entire world. The Verge reports: According to an internal email obtained by Business Insider, Google will "take the year off from that tradition out of respect for all those fighting the Covid-19 pandemic. Our highest goal right now is to be helpful to people, so let's save the jokes for next April, which will undoubtedly be a whole lot brighter than this one." ...
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Museums with the best online tours

As the COVID-19 outbreak forces the world to retreat indoors, museums and galleries are moving into the digital world to make sure their collections remain accessible to the public. The next few weeks or months of home quarantine needn’t be devoid of culture as, via the internet, art aficionados can now virtually visit collections and temporary exhibitions from the comfort of their homes. Online access experiences can now take you from close-ups of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling in Rom...
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3 critical App Store Optimization mistakes you’re overlooking

When Apple and Google introduced in 2008 the App Store and Play Store, respectively, they were merely the tech giants’ marketplaces to distribute mobile software (apps) to their customers. 12 years (and nearly four million apps) later, they have transcended from simply a distribution channel into a crucial marketing channel. App store marketing, or better known as App Store Optimization (ASO), has since been a vital aspect of many digital and mobile marketing strategies. Compared to other market...
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Google pledges $340 million in Google Ads credits to small businesses as part of $800 million pandemic relief package

Google will be offering $340 million in Google Ads credits to small businesses that have an account with them.  The $340 million is part of an $800 million package to help support small- and medium-sized businesses, health organizations and governments, and health workers on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google announced in a blog post on March 27 that it will be offering $340 million in Google Ads credits to small businesses t...
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Chris Lattner Talks Swift, WWDC and More on This Week's ATP Podcast

Chris Lattner, known for his work on Xcode and Swift during his time at Apple, this week joined the Accidental Tech Podcast (ATP) hosted by Marco Arment, Casey Liss, and John Siracusa. In a two hour and thirty minute long conversation, Lattner and the ATP team talked about Swift, the work that went into preparing for WWDC while he was at Apple, Apple's 2020 digital WWDC event, and more. Lattner said that he's very interested to see how Apple handles the online version of WWDC, which is set to ...
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Elizabeth Warren for President open-sources its 2020 campaign tech

Democratic senator Elizabeth Warren may have ended her 2020 presidential run, but the tech used to drive her campaign will live on. Members of her staff announced they would make public the top apps and digital tools developed in Warren’s bid to become the Democratic nominee for president. “In our work, we leaned heavily on open source technology — and want to contribute back to that community…[by] open-sourcing some of the most important projects of the Elizabeth Warren campaign for anyone to u...
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COVID-19 Doesn't Slow Down Japanese Porn Productions

Special events in Akihabara are a great place to be recruited if you want to  be  an extra in a Japanese Adult video. Every weekend several actresses  will  make public appearances in one of the major video stores to meet  and  greet their fans. Prices range from ¥5000-¥50,000  to spend less than a minute with the talent. Pictures are allowed and many of the  fans bring  expensive equipment for their impromptu photo shoots. Women  and  foreigners are usually banned from these events, as they mak...
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Cleer FLOW II Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphone with Google Assistant Review THE DETAILS Innovative, Ironless audio driver technology delivers bold and articulate playback via high-excursion with optimized control and exceptionally low distortion Google Assistant Voice Interface Powerful Best in-class hybrid noise cancelling Hi-Res Audio certified with supplied 3.5mm cable Up-to 20 hours playback with noise cancelling enabled The post Cleer FLOW II Wireless Bluetooth Noise Cancelling Headphone with Google Assistant Review appeared first on The Chris Voss...
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Fire Up the Fox News Crack Pipe

Possums for Sale, New York City, 1916. Americans look down their nose at the fraying ends of other cultures, with little reflection on our own.In America, we hunt and eat every kind of wild animal, including animals so similar to humans they are used as body part replacements for living people.You did not know?Now you doThey eat snake in country XYZ?They eat snake in America too (as well as giant lizards).They eat rat in country XYZ?We do too. We even have Muskrat beauty queens, Nutria fe...
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Apple Made a Pretty Solid Covid-19 Screening Tool

There’s no shortage of tech companies willing to help fight the current Covid-19 pandemic. Intel recently set aside $6 million for relief efforts. Google is committing $50 million to relief efforts. Telecoms are waiving data overage and late fees. Among them are companies like Apple that have developed Covid-19…Read more...
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Doc Searls: 'Zoom Needs to Clean Up Its Privacy Act'

The former editor-in-chief of the Linux Journal just published an annotated version of Zoom's privacy policy. Searls calls it "creepily chummy with the tracking-based advertising biz (also called adtech). I'll narrow my inquiry down to the "Does Zoom sell Personal Data?" section of the privacy policy, which was last updated on March 18. The section runs two paragraphs, and I'll comment on the second one, starting here: Zoom does use certain standard advertising tools which require Personal Da...
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Google Boots InfoWars App Off Play Store Over Bogus Coronavirus Claims

Google has finally kicked the Infowars app from its Play Store, the company confirmed to multiple outlets Friday. The tech giant’s app store was one of the last major bastions for conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, as his show (and all the extremist views and tainted supplements it touts) has been booted from nearly…Read more...
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6 tips for throwing a virtual happy hour

These may not be the happiest of times for those looking to get together with friends for drinks since bars are closed and everyone should be staying at home during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to technology people can still hang out and have a virtual happy hour. “It’s incredibly important (to stay connected). Since we can’t interact in person as much anymore this is a way to connect, either relax, have a good time or provide important social support to each other,” said Elizabeth...
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These are the best Google Pixel deals for April 2020

Google recently released the Pixel 4, and now's as good a time as any to find some deals. You’ve got a few options to choose from if you’re in the market for a Google Pixel smartphone, and we’ve smoked out the best deals right here.
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Google Removes Infowars Android App From Online Store Over Coronavirus Misinformation

Google on Friday removed the Android version of the Infowars app from the Google Play online store, after comments made by Infowars founder Alex Jones about the COVID-19 pandemic were deemed false and harmful. Google Play was that last major internet platform that provided an outlet for Infowars, which trades in right-wing conspiracy theories and […]
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This Week in Apps: Apple launches a COVID-19 app, the outbreak’s impact on social and video apps and more

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the Extra Crunch series that recaps the latest OS news, the applications they support and the money that flows through it all. The app industry saw a record 204 billion downloads and $120 billion in consumer spending in 2019, according to App Annie’s “State of Mobile” annual report. People are now spending 3 hours and 40 minutes per day using apps, rivaling TV. Apps aren’t just a way to pass idle hours — they’re a big business. In 2019, mobile-first companies h...
Tags: Apple, Ios, Google, Android, Social, Gaming, Apps, Instagram, Cdc, Tech, Smartphones, Monetization, Growth, App Annie, Extra Crunch, Coronavirus

Best Performance WordPress with Google Cloud CDN and Load Balancing

In this guide you will install WordPress, configure your website to use Google Cloud Storage for media files, setup instance template, auto-scaling group to manage live traffic. You will also configure Google Cloud CDN for your website.
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Attract, engage and retain employees in the new remote-work era

Irene DeNigris Contributor Share on Twitter Irene DeNigris, chief people officer of iCIMS, has a passion for cultivating a highly engaged, high-performance culture. When looking for answers, where do people first turn? For many, it’s Google. During the first half of March, we saw Google searches for “work from home” reach a 12-month high, garnering at least 50% more search interest than the anticipated peak, which usually occu...
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YouTube to Viewers: #StayHome #WithMe During the Coronavirus Crisis

YouTube introduced its #WithMe initiative in 2010 as a way to encourage people to do things together, and Friday, it incorporated #WithMe into its #StayHome effort to stress the importance of adhering to social distancing guidelines during the coronavirus pandemic. The Google-owned video site said, "From Cook With Me to Clean With Me, Jam With...
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Google Donates $800 Million in Cash and Ads To Fight Coronavirus

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet, announcing in a blog post: As the coronavirus outbreak continues to worsen around the world, it's taking a devastating toll on lives and communities. To help address some of these challenges, today we're announcing a new $800+ million commitment to support small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), health organizations and governments, and health workers on the frontline of this global pandemic. Our commitment includes: $250 million in ad grants to he...
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AR therapy for kids on autism spectrum may be headed for FDA approval

Google Glass technology repurposed to help children
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Google Commits $800 Million, Mostly in Ad Credits, to Coronavirus Relief Efforts

Google and parent Alphabet are pitching in to help small businesses, health organizations and governments dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The internet company has earmarked more than $800 million for coronavirus relief, about three-fourths of which ($610 million) is in the form of Google Ad credits to small and midsize businesses and governmental orgs, Alphabet […]
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European Union: Google v CNIL – An Update On The Right To Be Forgotten (Video) - Kemp IT Law

In one of our earlier vlogs we discussed the right to be forgotten under the GDPR.
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Google Play Store removes Infowars app for spreading coronavirus misinformation

The controversial app posted a video questioning the measures against COVID-19
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