On-Line Reviews – the Other Referral

On-line reviews have become incredibly important for professionals to build their client base. Entire industries have been built on the notion that one person’s experience – even someone you do not know – is a tool used to judge ones abilities. We do it all the time with restaurants, stores, apps, and on and on. More and more on-line reviews are being used when people choose service providers. It used to be when you needed a lawyer, you would reach out to someone you know and hope they knew some...
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Electric eel lights up Christmas tree and other news

BBC Click's Marc Cieslak looks at some of the best technology stories of the week.
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Rory Cellan-Jones: Reporting the news with Parkinson's

The BBC's technology correspondent shares how he manages Parkinson's in the workplace.
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[How to] Create & Edit Short Videos & Stories – 10 Awesome Apps

InShot – Release your Unlimited Creativity with InShot InShot app is an all-in-one visual content editing app. It allows you to create videos, edit photos, and create image collages. The app has plenty of features too. You can trim clips, change the speed of your footage, and add filters, music, and text. WeVideo – #1 Online Video Editor — Start Editing Videos Free WeVideo makes it easy for you to edit videos online faster & easier than ever. Use stoc...
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FBI Puts $5 Million Bounty On Russian Hackers Behind Dridex Banking Malware

The United States Department of Justice today disclosed the identities of two Russian hackers and charged them for developing and distributing the Dridex banking Trojan using which the duo stole more than $100 million over a period of 10 years. Maksim Yakubets, the leader of 'Evil Corp' hacking group, and his co-conspirator Igor Turashev primarily distributed Dridex — also known as 'Bugat' [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
Tags: Tech, Russian hackers, Fbi, banking Trojan, Zeus banking Trojan, Swati Khandelwal, Evil Corp, United States Department of Justice, Dridex banking Trojan, Cridex, Hacker wanted by the FBI, Maksim Yakubets, Igor Turashev

Our 5 Favorite WordPress Plugins for Marketing

WordPress plugins have been shaping the way users extend WordPress for years. As plugin development evolves, it is essential to understand why—and when—you should use plugins. While plugins do help extend functionality, you need to be aware of the added weight that plugins can add to your website, as well as any vulnerabilities they may have. What to Look For When Choosing Plugins As you browse through the WordPress Plugin Repository, you will notice that all plugins have three items right off...
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Apple MacBook Pro 16in (2019)

It really is sweet sixteen as Apple’s latest notebook outshines its flawed predecesso
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Apple Upside-Down Cake

This apple upside-down cake is an apple spice cake covered in decadent brown sugar caramelized apples. It’s loaded with apple flavor and spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and brown sugar. It’s a dessert that could quickly become a family favorite, served warm on a crisp day. Why Apple Upside-Down Cake? Pineapple upside-down cake is the most common upside-down cake (I even make that into pineapple upside-down cupcakes and make my pineapple waffles upside-down). However, pineapple isn’t the only fr...
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Digital Repatriations: Historic Recordings Returned to Passamaquoddy Tribe

Walter Jesse Fewkes records the Passamaquoddy Tribe in 01890. Photo: Passamaquoddy Cultural Heritage Museum. In 01890, anthropologist Jesse Walter Fewkes traveled to Eastern Maine to document the Passamaquoddy Tribe. By then, war, disease, and unhonored treaties by local and federal authorities had reduced the tribe to a few hundred members. Fewkes brought with him one of Thomas Edison’s phonographs — a technology less than a decade old. Over the course of several days, Fewkes recorded ...
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Adam Grant — The Man Who Does Everything (#399)

Photo by Pasi Salminen “When you feel like you’re not productive, it’s not necessarily because you’re lazy or because you have bad habits, it’s because you’re not working on the right projects and you haven’t found the ones that are intrinsically motivating and meaningful to you.” — Adam Grant Adam Grant (@AdamMGrant) is an organizational psychologist at Wharton, where he has been the top-rated professor for seven straight years. He is an expert in how we can find motivation and meaning, and...
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Severe Auth Bypass and Priv-Esc Vulnerabilities Disclosed in OpenBSD

OpenBSD, an open-source operating system built with security in mind, has been found vulnerable to four new high-severity security vulnerabilities, one of which is an old-school type authentication bypass vulnerability in BSD Auth framework. The other three vulnerabilities are privilege escalation issues that could allow local users or malicious software to gain privileges of an auth group, [Author: [email protected] (Unknown)]
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Stuff I Want to Understand: Pedro Anderson On Future Potential Applications for Blockchain in Travel

( = || []).push({}); Welcome back to the second part of my discussion with Pedro Anderson, Founder and CEO of Winding Tree, the company that has partnered with Hahn Air. If you missed the first part, head back here to learn about the current application with Hahn Air as well as the general idea … ( = || []).push({});
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Lotus Evija: The £2.2m electric hypercar

The Lotus Evija goes into production next year and Click gets a look at what drivers can expect.
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ZeroCleare: New Iranian Data Wiper Malware Targeting Energy Sector

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a new, previously undiscovered destructive data-wiping malware that is being used by state-sponsored hackers in the wild to target energy and industrial organizations in the Middle East. Dubbed ZeroCleare, the data wiper malware has been linked to not one but two Iranian state-sponsored hacking groups—APT34, also known as ITG13 and Oilrig, and Hive0081, [Author: [email protected] (Swati Khandelwal)]
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Book Review : To Feel the Music

A very readable story of the rapid success and surprising failure of a US high tech company. This is a fascinating and very approachable book about the success and failure of an American designed and developed high quality music player and the music delivery service it was integrated with.In 2012 the well known pop/rock star Neil Young became interested in developing and marketing a new portable music player, which became known as the Pono.  The product launched at the end of 2014.  Notwithsta...
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Was the Pono Predestined to Fail?

The distinctive bright colors and triangular shape identified the Pono portable music player from its many competitors. The Pono player was a much talked about portable digital music player that was released in late 2014; with its parent company closing down three years later at the end of 2017.  A fascinating history of the company and the evolution, success, and failure of its product can be read in the book “To Feel the Music”.  We review “To Feel the Music” here.The Pono received a lot of ...
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Personal Safety is a Global Problem — And We Need Technology to Solve It

This post is brought to you by UrSafe. Today, there is an app for everything. We live in a world so technologically advanced that you can buy a watch that has virtually the same capabilities as your computer, have a robot clean your room, or order groceries to your doorstep with a click of a button. From augmented reality to 3D printing to the development of artificial intelligence, Silicon Valley and other hubs of innovation have given us a wide range of technologies with capabilities like n...
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How do I protect my online privacy from 'surveillance capitalism'?

Chris wants to better protect his privacy. What can he easily do besides de-Googling his online lifeHaving read Edward Snowden’s revelations in the Guardian and in his book, I would like to protect myself from both the surveillance state and surveillance capitalism. I already use a VPN, and I am in the process of removing Google from my online life. What else should I be doing that’s reasonable for a home environment? ChrisGreat timing! On Monday, the Electronic Frontier Foundation published a 1...
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Reasons You Should Invest in SEO

You can’t make money from your business – no matter if it’s blogging, eCommerce, or some other type – if you don’t get customers. To get potential customers you have to share your business information with people. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is one of the fundamental ways to get more customers with less effort. Doorstep marketing needs a lot of hard work & afford to get the expected outcome. According to recent research, it costs more & provides less output than digital marketing. Re...
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AWS takes a jab at IBM and Oracle

AWS CEO Andy Jassy took a jab at IBM and Oracle at AWS’ Reinvent conf. #reInvent Modernizing your application – "When you going to move, you have to decide what… The post AWS takes a jab at IBM and Oracle appeared first on NextBigWhat.
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