Jacob Cole

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The albums you need to hear this month

DAVID BOWIE – <i>BLACKSTAR</i><p>If there’s one release that’s been on everybody’s lips this month it’s <i>Blackstar</i>, the beautiful and endlessly intriguing gift left behind by David Bowie, one of the world’s most sparkling creative forces. Created amidst an awareness of his mortality, the album embraces this …

This Could Be the Fastest 3D Printer Out There

Doing Away With Layering and Peeling, This Could Be the Fastest 3D Printer Out There<p>Available to Premium &<br>Purple Members<p>A conference celebrating …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

19 Writing Tips To Help You Become The Next J.K. Rowling

We asked writers what helps them stay motivated.<p>1. No cute coffee shop with notebook for me. It's all about <b>snuggling up in bed with the laptop, a cup of tea and SoundCloud drip-feeding me music</b> with the perfect ambience for the mood of the story.<p>And when I need to get out of my bubble, I go to …

Are YOU guilty of these Facebook faux pas? From inane personal problems to endless baby pictures, users reveal the social media habits that annoy them the most

• <b>An in-depth survey has detailed the five Facebook behaviors that users find to be most annoying</b>• <b><br>People agreed that selfies, baby pictures, food snaps,</b> …

The One Feeling That Makes You Check Social Media Incessantly

More than a billion people log on to Facebook every day. Over on Instagram, users endorse each other’s photos with 3.5 billion daily “likes.” And in …

Research

Words Can Hurt You: The Legal Concerns of Content Marketing | Inc.com

Content marketing is more than just publishing online and getting paid for it. If you're publishing any form of content - whether updates to your social media profiles, blog posts on your company website and more - you need to be aware of the different regulations that govern specific …

Marketing

8 Free Online Tools to Bring the First Million Visitors to Your Blog

Free tools can help start a blog and get it up on its feet. Many bloggers suggest paying for various blogging tools once you want to go pro. However, …

10 Tips For Customer Support On Twitter: Part 2

I have a lot of experience in launching Twitter customer service programs, having helped Verizon Wireless do so in 2011, and then Intel in 2014 and most recently assisting with a second Verizon program.<p>I see huge potential for companies to use Twitter to improve their relationships with customers. …

Customer Experience

10 Strategies for Social Media Optimization and Building Your Brand on Social Media

Social media has huge potential for branding and marketing. Many people use social media daily for various purposes. Facebook alone has over one …

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Briefly: New Tech From Microsoft and Apple, Fallout 4 Is Buggy, Rumblr Is A Fake

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Gizmodo reviews new tech from Microsoft and Apple, Fallout 4's long anticipated release …

Emerging Technology

11 Ways Your Company Can Leverage LinkedIn | Inc.com

Since its creation, LinkedIn has served as a powerful networking tool that enables businesses and professionals alike to bolster their professional network. The debut of new features that help businesses to post updates and share content make it easier than ever to build your company brand on the …

Marketing

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

6 Ways 3D Printing Could Transform Thanksgiving Dinner

More turkey and gravy? Turn on the printer<p>Future holiday meals might not emerge steaming from an oven but from the heated platform of a 3D printer. The machines have already begun to make food more sustainable, more individualized, and more interesting.<p>“Today, food and software are very big, but …

How Apple’s Force Touch Will Change How You Use The iPhone

A new iPhone feature–expected to be announced next week–could give your phone a very different feel.<p>When Apple introduces its newest iPhones on September 9, the company may reveal a new trick that could forever change how you interact with an iPhone.<p>It’s called Force Touch, a technology the company …

Apps

This is How You Get More Followers on Social Media

Marianna Hewitt shares the tips and tricks to up your count.<p>In the business of blogging, it's a numbers game. Growing your social media followers should be a top priority, as it often translates directly to more opportunities as a blogger. There are a few ways to grow on each channel and network, …

This Week in Content Marketing: Social Media Isn’t Dead, We’re Just Using It Wrong

<i>PNR: This Old Marketing with Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose can be found on both</i> <i>iTunes</i><i> and</i> <i>Stitcher</i><i>.</i>In this week’s episode, Robert and I disagree with an …

Marketing

9 Must-Have Features for Social Media Software

Share<p>Social media managers wear a lot of hats: marketer, customer service representative, campaign manager, videographer… the list goes on.<p>What if …

Google Released An Amazing Speech to Text Feature in Google Docs

September 4, 2015<br>Voice Typing is another interesting new feature Google released a few day ago. Google Docs’ users can now type with their voice. You …

7 Excellent iPad Apps to Teach Students Coding and Programming

Cargo-Bot is a puzzle game where you teach a robot how to move crates. Some of the features that Cargo-Bot:<p>Beautiful retina graphics<br>• Fiendish puzzles<br>• A …

Heartbleed: Why companies are clueless about security

How can you keep a door locked if you can’t find the keyhole?<p>That may sound absurd, but it’s precisely the dilemma companies face as they grapple …

Information Security

Internet security: 10 ways to keep your personal data safe from online snoopers

The internet has changed our lives in countless positive ways, but it has a dark side. Personal privacy has been lost, leaving you at risk from shady individuals, companies and security agencies. But there are steps you can take to limit your exposure<p>When Tim Berners-Lee was designing the …

This New Internet Security Tool Guards Goldman Sachs From Eavesdroppers

When security researchers uncovered the Heartbleed bug, it underscored a big problem for companies that want to spread out on the internet without …

Inside the NSA's War on Internet Security

US and British intelligence agencies undertake every effort imaginable to crack all types of encrypted Internet communication. The cloud, it seems, …

Part I: No TAX on Internet Security Self-Certification

This entry was posted in Gluu on Thursday May 7th, 2015 by .<p><i>Note: This is Part I of a three part series. Part II and III are published here and here,</i> …

Software Development

Total Defense Unlimited Internet Security (2015)

<b>Pros</b><p>Protects all your Windows, Mac, and Android devices. Good antivirus test scores. Full-featured parental control. 25GB hosted online backup. …

You Need to Speak Up For Internet Security. Right Now.

An Ethiopian journalist living in the U.S. was spied on by his own government. A pro-democracy activist in Dubai was beaten repeatedly by thugs after …