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7 SEO Hacks to Increase CTRs on Google

A quality content is always rewarded with a higher ranking in Google. Still, there are many hacks to help boost your CTRs (Click Through Rates).<p>These …

Google quietly released a killer new feature in Google Maps

Google added a neat feature for cyclists in Google Maps in 2014. Whenever you asked for directions from point A to point B, Maps would also provide a …

Google Maps

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

Smart Homes

These 3 Emails--From the CEOs of Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon--Teach Extraordinary Lessons in Leadership

3 top CEOs. 3 extraordinary emails. 3 brilliant lessons in leadership.<p>How would you describe an effective leader?<p>There are many ways to answer that question, but most would agree that true leadership involves the ability to practice what one preaches, to set the example, and to inspire others.<p>Over …

Pizza guy or assassin? Kuna AI recognizes cars outside your home instantly

There’s always a bit of mystery when you hear a knock at the door. Is it the Amazon guy delivering your shiny new drone? The neighbor asking for a …

Artificial Intelligence

What to know about Amazon UK’s live-stream TV service

Amazon enhanced its video offering this week by launching Amazon Channels, the tech giant’s live-TV streaming service, in the U.K. and Germany.<p>The …

Google Search Algorithm Updates to Keep in Mind in 2017 (Article 1 of 2)

The goal of this two-part article series is to give digital marketers like you an idea of how the most significant changes in Google's organic and …

Google's $5,000 4K digital whiteboard goes on sale

If you want a cloud-connected screen at work, the Jamboard can be yours.<p>It only took half a year, but Google's first take on a digital whiteboard is finally available. Google has started selling the Jamboard in the US for $4,999 plus $600 per year for management and support ($300 if you buy one by …

What’s the deal with Android’s new security suite ‘Google Play Protect’?

When you’ve got 2 billion devices running your software, security is never likely to be far from your thoughts. The Android platform is a juicy target for potential scammers, but Google so far seems to have dealt with threats quickly and efficiently (given the scope of the platform, you …

Google Lens turns your phone into a super-intelligent camera

Google's image-recognition AI just got way smarter.<p>The company announced a new computer-vision platform, Google Lens, which could give our smartphone …

50 most useful Alexa skills

Out of the box, Alexa can do an impressive number of things. It can stream Amazon Music or Spotify, control your Philips Hue smart bulbs or anything connected to a SmartThings hub and integrate with IFTTT for a laundry list of other functions. You can also order millions of products off Amazon …

Smart Homes

Google Images will now give you fashion suggestions

Google wants you to start thinking of its search engine as a place to shop.<p>The company announced a new feature on Thursday that will showcase images …

High Heels

7 Natural Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Springtime

If you want to make your home smell better—okay, not just <i>better</i>, but like you're walking through a field of chamomile flowers in northern …

Top Tips to Making Money on Your Blog or Website Using Google AdSense

Google AdSense is a contextual advertising program that allows you to run ads on your website or blog, or YouTube videos, and get paid when when …

6 Areas of AI and Machine Learning to Watch Closely

This post is by Nathan Benaich, Investor and technologist, UK It’s amazingThe post 6 Areas of AI and Machine Learning to Watch Closely appeared first …

What is 5G?

The future is fast<p>The 2017 Mobile World Congress trade show kicks off next week, and in addition to the plethora of new smartphones, 5G network news is expected to show up in a big way. But what exactly is 5G? Is that the same as gigabit networks? LTE Advanced? Is the whole thing just a marketing …

The impact of voice-activated virtual assistants on retail

2016 saw an incredible rise in connected home devices, specifically Amazon Echo (8 million devices sold) and Google Home devices. Prior to that, Siri made adding an event to your calendar or quickly looking up the weather as easy as a simple push of a button on your smart phone.<p>At what point does …

The Surprising Genius Of Apple’s Dorkiest Idea

Former Disney imagineer Tony Christopher speaks with Co.Design about designing Apple’s cybercafe–and shares exclusive images.<p>The year was 1996.<p>Apple wasn’t doing well, suffering through the awkward years between the Mac and the iPod. Jobs would return officially in 1997, but in the meantime, Apple …

With Amazon Books, Jeff Bezos Is Solving Digital Retail’s Biggest Design Flaw

Why is Amazon suddenly so interested in opening physical retail stores?<p>As upscale outdoor shopping centers go, Seattle’s University Village is unusually forward thinking. There’s a Starbucks, of course, but also a sushi place where the dishes roll by on a moving belt and each plate has an RFID …

Squiggles and Skynet

Opinion</>: Ashton Mills on the rise of truly smart machines.<p>There’s been plenty of talk over the years about neural nets and machine learning, and …

Hack your Amazon Dash for one-button donations to the ACLU

While having instant access to Cheez-Its and Pop Tarts may be the future we were promised, the Amazon Dash has the potential to do much more.<p>Pryor writes that the idea came from a friend: "It was my friend Katherine who made the comment 'I wish there was an ACLU Dash button I could push to donate …

The year of Alexa and the coming decade of A.I.

I mentioned in a blog last year that we are at the dawn of a new age of artificial intelligence (A.I.). And 2017 certainly is the beginning of a …

AI can have trouble recognizing diversity and MIT research is finding out why

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are helping to pinpoint why facial recognition software is not accurate across all races — …

Artificial Intelligence

This AI translates its internal monologue for humans to understand—and plays Frogger

Artificial intelligence has allowed us to outsource many of the decisions we might normally make onto the backs of machines, like determining who’s in a photo or translating text into another language. That convenience has usually come with a cost: We can’t understand why those decisions are made, …

How AI Can Help Keep Ocean Fisheries Sustainable

Cameras mounted on fishing boats combined with advanced machine learning can help better monitor legal and illegal catches, advocates say.<p>The numbers are shocking.<p>Overexploitation of the world’s fish stocks is growing at an alarming rate, says the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO).<p>Nearly …

Google explains how it spots malicious Android apps

Even if they prevent Android's Verify Apps feature from working properly.<p>Android's Verify Apps feature performs malware scans on newly downloaded applications to make sure they're safe. But since some malicious apps can prevent the feature from working, the company had to find an alternative way to …

Android News

4 Content Discovery Platforms You May Not Be Aware Of

Curating quality content has long been a key element in my own social media marketing strategy, and every day I'm discovering more and more amazing …

SEO Growth Hacking Techniques to Scale Your Business

You need more than just a great website.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In today’s competitive market, it is almost impossible to succeed in digital marketing without having a well-visited website. Online business accounts for a huge chunk of revenue theses days, and in …

Alexa Shenanigans And How To Avoid Them [Updated]

Amazon makes hardware that’s all about easing the way to buying stuff from Amazon. Their Echo digital assistant is a case in point. You can order anything from the Amazon website just by saying “Alexa, order me a . . .” That can be very convenient – or not.<p>Early this month a CBS affiliate in Dallas …

Dollhouses

On the importance of taking walks for no particular reason

These days, we spend so much time trying to figure out what to do next, how to get as far as we can in all aspects of life, and how to make the best …

Creativity