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Silicon Valley Is Sneaking Models Into This Year’s Holiday Parties

Along with a seemingly endless string of harassment and discrimination scandals, Silicon Valley’s homogeneity has a more trivial side effect: boring …

Silicon Valley

Unicorns Out to Gore Family Offices

Bill Gurley pens the blog “Above the Crowd” and is, as a general partner at venture capital firm Benchmark, one of Silicon Valley’s most respected …

Venture Capital

One day we'll stop using Facebook. What happens next?

Remember when we fell in love with digital social networks? Like the smartphone, it's only been one decade since these platforms began sinking their …

Facebook

Y Combinator Cut Ties With Peter Thiel

It's not clear why the two parties decided to part ways.<p><b>Peter Thiel, an influential investor who drew ire from many in the tech community due to his fervent support for President Donald Trump, has left his role at Y Combinator.</b>• <b><br>Thiel joined the startup accelerator in 2015 as an advisor in its</b> …

Startups

Employers Are Using Snapchat to Reach Generation Z

By <b>Natalie Kroc</b><p>After just four weeks of running a series of ads that prompted Snapchat users to swipe to the McDonald’s careers page, the fast food …

Talent Management

Chinese social media giant is worth more than Facebook

It's official: China's biggest tech company is now worth more than Facebook.<p>Tencent (TCEHY) shares closed more than 2% higher in Hong Kong on Tuesday, valuing the social media and gaming giant at around $522 billion, according to FactSet. Facebook (FB) is currently worth a little over $519 …

Social Media

Latin American startups are on the rise, here are some of the players leading the charge

When we think of startup hotbeds, it’s easy to focus on places like Silicon Valley and Moscow, but one area that is continuing to improve and garner attention is farther south in areas of Latin America. While it still has a ways to go before reaching the notoriety level of somewhere like …

Startups

The Amazing Ways AI Has Changed Black Friday And Cyber Monday Forever

Bagging discounts on Black Friday and Cyber Monday has become a yearly ritual for many of us. The roots go back to the early 20th century – a folk belief is that it is the day retailers go “into the black” after running at a loss for the year. In reality the term was first connected with the day …

Shopping

27 High-ROI Ideas for Promoting Your Product on Facebook

Here are more than two dozen ways to use Facebook ads to increase sales.<p>Facebook is arguably the best platform for promoting your product, considering that you can reach 1.3 billion daily active users.<p>There's only one caveat -- you need to know how to run a successful promotion campaign. After …

Marketing

Popular writing app gets major update with Scrivener 3

For those of us who do a large amount of writing whether for a living or just for fun, there are a few different apps to choose from. As of today, one of the top choices is getting even better with a huge update. Welcome to Scrivener 3.<p>Scrivener has historically had a smaller, but almost cultish …

Scrivener

Tai Lopez Reveals the Secrets He Used to Make Millions From Social Media

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>It's easier than you think to transform your social media profile into a lucrative business.<p>The Oracles • Content Provider<p>Think about how you use social media. Is it simply a method to connect with people? A distraction from boredom at …

Social Media Marketing

Google Is Quietly Building a Facebook Page Killer for Local Businesses

In case you missed it, topping the 2017 American Customer Satisfaction Index, which evaluates how users feel about internet social media companies, …

Advertising Industry

If you want to see what America would be like if it ditched net neutrality, just look at Portugal

• <b>The Federal Communications Commission is planning to ditch net neutrality, which requires internet providers to treat all data online equally.</b>• <b><br>A Portuguese internet provider shows what the American internet could look like if net neutrality is scrapped.</b>• <b><br>One company charges people more for additional</b> …

Net Neutrality

More than 400 of the most popular sites are logging everything you type

Researchers at Princeton University have uncovered one of the biggest security flaws on the internet<p>For years, keyloggers have been synonymous with …

Information Security

6 Steps to Building a Million-Dollar Ecommerce Site in 60 Days

<b>Content Partner</b> Where brands share their insights. What's This?<p>Jared Goetz spent only 30 minutes a day and built a colossal Shopify sales machine.<p>Jared Goetz, serial entrepreneur and member of The Oracles, always had a knack for reaching an audience. At 26 years old, he’s co-founded four …

eCommerce

Mashable Sold at Fire-Sale Price of $50 Million to Ziff Davis (Report)

Digital-media firm Mashable has clinched a sale for the company — and it’s not for a price that founder Pete Cashmore or its investor including …

Pete Cashmore

Snap Interactive Announces Blockchain Platform Strategy

<i>Snap Interactive Announces New Blockchain Initiatives; Creation of Blockchain Advisory Board; Expansion of Board of Directors</i><p><b>NEW YORK, NY /</b> …

Former AOL Exec & ‘The Voice’ EP Launch Media Company For Sneakerheads

Dermot McCormack, former President of AOL TV, has partnered with <i>The Voice</i> exec producer Audrey Morrissey, Ivan Dudynsky, and Brandon Rochon to create …

Advertising

Beyond Twitter and Facebook: A closer look at Yuri Milner's investments

Over the weekend, documents pointing to a connection between VC Yuri Milner and the Russian government were leaked. We took a look at some of …

Becoming an Instagram Influencer: Creating Authentic Content and Monetizing Your Following | Sean Dalton

<b>Join popular Instagram lifestyle photographer Sean Dalton (@seandalt) as he breaks down the process of becoming an Instagram influencer.</b><p>Having grown …

A Bunch of Chinese Investors Lost Their Shirts On A Brazen Coworking-Space Scam And Now JPMorgan Chase Is Getting The Blame

Bar Works, a defunct startup that put coworking spaces in bars, used Chase as its main bank.<p>Between 2015 and 2017, investors poured around $35 …

JP Morgan Chase

Jesse Wellens' Vlog Gear and Camera Setup

Jesse Wellens’ Vlog Gear and Camera Setup<p>in Tech on<p>0 Shares<p>Between the vlogs, music videos, social media feeds, BF vs GF, Prank Academy and Prank vs …

The October 2017 WordPress Attack Report

This entry was posted in Monthly Attack Activity Report, WordPress Security on November 6, 2017 by Dan Moen 0 Replies<p>This month’s WordPress Attack …

Tales In Tech History: Myspace

Facebook’s last serious challenger Myspace is still going, although much diminished from its heyday in 2007<p>Myspace might only exist as a tool used to …

Facebook, news publishers, and the ‘demand’ for video

Facebook traffic and engagement is way down for so many small to medium size publishers… and some bigger ones too. And the whole video thing is …

Facebook

Will Facebook Kill All Future Facebooks?

In 2010, Foursquare cofounder Naveen Selvadurai believed that his company, and several other social-media upstarts—Twitter, Tumblr, Path—could carve …

Facebook

The investor behind startups with billion dollar exits explains how retail needs to change

Kirsten Green, founder of Forerunner Ventures, breaks down the retail landscape.<p>The retail world is in transition: Brick-and-mortar stores are losing customers to e-commerce, and consumers are expecting more from the traditional shopping experience. Retail has to rethink itself.<p>That’s the message …

eCommerce

App Pages

Equifax Deserves the Corporate Death Penalty

Equifax is in trouble. The credit reporting company failed to protect the personal financial data of as many as 143 million Americans. Equifax's …

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