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iOS now informs you when it wants your personal data

In iOS 11.3 (and macOS 10.13.5), Apple has introduced a new data and privacy feature where users can get a better understanding of how their data is used. Now whenever Apple asks for access to information to enable certain features or experiences, a privacy icon will appear -- two blue silhouettes …

Personal Data

GDPR: how can I email data securely to comply with the new regulations?

Robert is often required to email sensitive data. Is there a secure way of doing so in view of the new data protection laws?<p>As a freelance media professional, I am often asked by my various employers to send copies of my passport, completed visa forms and other sensitive data in the form of email …

Privacy

Are You Ready for GDPR? [Infographic]

The EU's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to go into effect on May 25. It will dramatically change current data privacy laws …

Personal Data

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Employment

Ten Things I Wish I Knew When I Started 'Mass Effect: Andromeda'

This week has been interesting. This is probably the most hours per day I have ever put into a game in order to hit an embargo in such a short time span. I woke up every day at 6 AM, started up <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i>, and played for 10 or 11 hours straight. Sixty hours of the campaign later, plus …

Andromeda

How Investors Can Profit From the Biggest Video Game Companies

It's not too late to gain exposure to this booming industry.<p>Video games are becoming more valuable thanks to favorable industry shifts like the drive …

Activision Blizzard

Single-player games withstood World of Warcraft. They’ll survive PUBG, too

With the recent cancellation of Visceral’s single-player Star Wars game, shifting focus of big publishers on multiplayer games and more than stellar success of cooperative multiplayer games like PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, gamers are starting to ask questions. Are single-player story-driven …

Poll: Japan's Favorite Fighting Games

For a country that has made a whole bunch of fighting games, you better believe that Japan has its favorites. A recent survey revealed top twenty …

Street Fighter

Massive Open Worlds Video Games With Largest Number Of Quests

Quest lists have been pulled from various guides, walkthroughs and wikis, loaded into excel and counted.<p>FINAL FANTASY XV – 291 QUESTS<p>The notion of an …

Big Changes In Video Games Characters That Ruined Everything

It’s testament to the pure marketing power of boobs, that Lara’s stupendous form gained so much traction across the late 90s. What was once birthed …

Most Underrated Open World Video Games Of All Time

The overabundance of these titles hitting shelves year in and year out, it’s meant that plenty of great games have slipped through the cracks …

5 Rookie Branding Mistakes Every Entrepreneur Makes But Shouldn't

Nearly everybody just trying to keep their startup solvent skimps on branding and all of them would be better off it they didn't.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When I started my etiquette business 20 years ago, I hired a college student named Ed to design my logo and …

Small Business

10 Things Parents Who Want to Raise Successful Kids Say Every Day | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and fulfilled. We all want our kids to be successful, in whatever pursuit they choose.<p>But while the destination may be different, the actual path to success is very similar. Success starts with mindset: the right perspective, the right outlook, the right motivation, …

Self-improvement

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, explained

The Legend of Zelda has repeatedly changed gaming. Its latest entry, Breath of the Wild, could too.<p>One of the biggest video game franchises in the world has a new entry.<p><i>The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> finally came out on Friday for both the Wii U and Nintendo Switch, the company’s newest …

Retrogaming
Breath of the Wild

Ubisoft acquires massively multiplayer social game, Growtopia

<b>Newsbrief:</b> French heavyweight Ubisoft has acquired the rights to <i>Growtopia</i>, a massively multiplayer social game that lets players build interactive …

Mads Mikkelsen admits he 'got lost' when Hideo Kojima tried to explain Death Stranding's plot

'It's so elaborate that I got lost,' Hannibal actor Mads Mikkelsen said.<p>Hideo Kojima's highly-anticipated upcoming game Death Stranding has been …

This Crazy New Technology Transforms Movies Into Video Games

New imaging technology from Epic Games can swap different vehicles into a car commercial in real time. What’s next? Everything else.<p>If you’ve played a recent <i>Forza</i> or <i>Gran Turismo</i> video game, you already know: These virtual cars are almost indistinguishable from their real life counterparts, with all …

Augmented Reality

Here's What A Mission In Mass Effect: Andromeda Looks Like

Watching cutscenes and trying to woo our teammates is great, but the real meat of <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> is in the gameplay. What’s that like? Watch a …

Mass Effect

6 Tips To Make Your Customers Keep Coming Back

Maybe I have The Brady Bunch in my subconscious these days for this is my second “6″ post in a little over a week. Last go round it was the <i>6 Reasons Your Website Visitors Are Not Turning Into Customers</i>. This time it’s all about bringing customers back again and again.<p>Your best customer is the one …

Customer Experience

A Comprehensive Guide to Content Marketing Software

The right content marketing software can make the difference between you being the New York Mets of content marketing—and you being the New York …

Marketing

Google's mixed reality tech shows faces behind VR headsets

YouTube has already perfected the art of mixed reality videos that show the VR world <i>and</i> the real world at the same time. A great example is the video of Conan O'Brien's virtual trip to outer space taken when he visited YouTube's VR Lab. The video platform's technique still can't capture the whole …

Mass Effect Andromeda: New in-depth gameplay video shows off fierce combat, weapons and more

Mass Effect: Andromeda is set to release on 21 March in North America and 23 March in Europe.<p>BioWare has released a new in-depth gameplay video for …

New Final Fantasy 7 Remake And Kingdom Hearts 3 Images Revealed

New images from Square Enix's Final Fantasy VII Remake and Kingdom Hearts III have arrived. Director Tetsuya Nomura shared the pictures during the Magic Monaco 2017 event.<p>After the presentation, Square Enix shared these on its Twitter page. You can see them all below.<p>The Final Fantasy VII Remake is …

How to Use Psychology to Create High-Performing Content

Focus on what your audience is thinking, not what your competitors are doing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When email marketing first started becoming popular in the late 1990s, it was possible to get open rates over 80 percent. When AdWords started getting traction, …

Marketing

How Long Does It Really Take to Rank at the Top of Google’s Search Results? (A Data Driven Answer)

Yep, it’s a controversial subject among SEOs.But, you probably already know this: I recommend link building. The very word “link building” has a bad …

Internet Marketing

15 Signs You Need To Be Better At Marketing

It takes a strong person to admit that their marketing isn’t up to par. But it’s far better to admit it than to keep using outdated, ineffective or harmful strategies.<p>This post will look at 15 signs your marketing is failing, and what you need to do about it.<p><b>1. Inbound marketing? What’s inbound</b> …

Marketing