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WHERE THE PARTY'S AT -- WannaCry paralyzed hospitals. NotPeya crashed banks. But how to know if you're vulnerable to the stolen National Security Agency exploit that fueled two major cyber attacks and helped bring down computers across the globe? Thankfully, a new tool has
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 Since its launch several years ago, the deal-finding browser add-on Honey has grown its install base to 4.4 million users on Chrome, in addition to its smaller presence on Firefox and Safari. Initially conceived as an easier way to find sav
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Uber’s impressive string of fiascos has singlehandledly underscored the need for more women in tech. A company that lacks diversity often lacks an intrinsic system of checks and balances.  Uber, however, is not unique. The tech ind
CANNES — Twitter says it wants to help down-play shady user-generated content (UGC) in the advertising offerings it serves up to big agencies. in this video interview with Beet.TV,Twitter agency development director Stephanie Prayer says th
Business-to-business decision makers don't just go to a website, add a data center to their shopping cart and check out. They research, ask questions, ask more questions and spend countless hours online before deciding. The typical sales cycle for te
India is on the top 10 list of countries to be hit by Petya ransomware attacks, with the country faring worst while zooming down to... ...
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Over fifty years after it began, the future Star Trek imaginedis happening — there are gadgets and tools readily available that can do almost everything Star Trek technology could do (and more).While you probably won’t be flying a
These six Facebook ad hacks will help you create more engaging ads that convert like crazy.The post 6 Hacks That Will Improve Your Facebook Ads by @ashleymadhatter appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
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WikiLeaks has published the documentation manual for an alleged CIA tool that can track users of Wi-Fi-capable Windows devices based on the Extended Service Set (ESS) data of nearby Wi-Fi networks. According to the tool's 42-page manual, the tool's n
 Confluent, the commercial company behind the open source messaging tool, Apache Kafka, announced a new feature this week that should please Kafka users — the ability to send a message using Kafka “exactly once.&#8221
If you've never seen a man dressed in a nearly head-to-toe penis costume, you would have had your chance at the Big Time Dicks' first live podcast, which taped Wednesday night from the Bell House in Brooklyn. He crawled across the stage, moaning, bef
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We sat down with Uber’s chief human resources officer, Liane Hornsey, who emphasized her desire “to stamp out anything that is a remnant of the past.” Over the last six months, Uber’s been rocked by a serie
CANNES — Artificial intelligence technology will significantly upgrade the ways in which marketers can develop models that find the right consumers online, according to a Nielsen executive currently rolling out the technology across Europe.
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Rooting opens up your phone to a whole host of hacks and tweaks — but it can be a pain. Rooting can prevent some apps from working, and it risks exposing your phone to potential security problems. Fortunately, it isn’t a prerequis
Amazon has announced the details of Prime Day 2017. This is the third annual Prime Day, and the previous two have seen Amazon cutting prices across the site. Prime Day is good for Amazon and good for Amazon Prime subscribers, and this year’
With the most basic of modern tools, we are capable of magic. This summer, Wieden + Kennedy did its part in expressing this with its "Stories Are Everywhere" campaign for Instagram. But to more elaborately illustrate the production scope of what we h
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In countries where public records can be altered with a bribe and a wink, the permanent record of the blockchain could cut down on corruption and restore faith in institutions. If you own a nice piece of ocean-front property, and I decide I would lik
In the latest move to win over advertisers' wavering trust, Facebook will begin offering additional campaign metrics and other measurement tools. The social network said it plans to begin launching a series of features every month in the hopes of pro
Youtube sees millions of users a day as consumers flock to the site for pretty much every topic under the son. With such a large audience, Youtube has become the perfect tool for advertisers. Unfortunately, a new study revealed that most advertisers
Facebook made a pair of announcements Thursday geared toward developers and brands using its Messenger Platform. The social network revealed the launch of platform feature recommendations, which will list the platform tools currently being used by bo
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Google AdWords Editor, Danny Sullivan podcast & conversions appeared first on Search Engine Land. Below is wh
The blog "McMansion Hell" is back up and running days after Zillow threatened the site's creator, Kate Wagner, into taking it down. Zillow's decision to withdraw their complaint came soon after the Electronic Frontier Foundation announced it would de
Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. The post SearchCap: Canada censors Google, Voice search SEO & more on the EU antitrust appeared first on Search Engine Land. Belo
Instagram introduced two tools Thursday aimed at keeping users safe from offensive or inappropriate comments, as well as spam-free. The new filters follow three safety tools launched last December by the Facebook-owned photo- and video-sharing networ
Aftershocks from Publicis' decision to take a year off from major conferences and awards shows are still reverberating through the cafes and nap rooms of top creative agencies across the world. It's about more than ros? and parties, we say. It's even