We now live in a world in which White House press briefings must be drawn to be seen

June 25, 2017

CNN sent a sketch artist to cover Spicer's Friday meeting.Image: Bill Hennessy When life gives you off-camera White House press briefings, make your Supreme Court sketch artist draw them. That seems to have been CNN’s thought, anyway. SEE ALSO: Twitter comedian Mike Huckabee burns CNN with 100% flawless joke The network sent its Supreme Court sketch artist Bill Hennessy to visit White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s domain on Friday. While he didn’t have his easel to …

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Warmbier death raises pressure on White House

June 20, 2017

… Pressure on Trump The young Ohioan’s death may force President Donald Trump to take a tougher line with North Korea, a shift that could increase tensions with Beijing. “Like Obama, Trump has been talking tough, but continuing to pull punches on both North Korea and China,” Klingner said. Klingner pointed in particular to the Trump administration’s failure so far to apply “secondary sanctions” on Chinese companies that do business with North Korea, …

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Rock band The Slants’ victory in court secures your rights

June 20, 2017

(CNN)In the 1971 free speech case, Cohen v. California, the Supreme Court said, “One man’s vulgarity is another’s lyric.” That rings very true today. Now, I get to say: “I told you so.” Join us on Twitter and Facebook Justice Kennedy summed it up perfectly: “By mandating positivity, the law here might silence dissent and distort the marketplace of ideas.” Today, because of a little-known band and a naughty word, you are all more …

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Facebook and Google are taking unprecedented steps to crack down on bad ads

June 19, 2017

… of growth is equal to about $830 million. What leftover is a situation in which companies are chasing the scraps. Venture capital funding for ad tech companiesthe shorthand for the sprawl of esoteric businesses that orchestrate the buying and selling of digital adsshrank substantially last year as did the number of business deals in the space. They can’t entirely blame Google and Facebook. Pivotal advertising analyst Brian Wieser said ad tech’s woes have more to do with their …

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There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

June 19, 2017

Jeb Bush wearing a hoodie in a video message to Mark Zuckerberg.Image: shutterstock/jeb!/mashable composite The hot new name in tech is France, a centuries-old startup that provides security, healthcare, and education in exchange for taxes. Newly elected French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday that the country needs to “think and move more like a startup” and, presumably, less like a stodgy social democracy. SEE ALSO: Trump’s treasury secretary is ‘not worried …

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Washington Post: Mueller investigating Jared Kushner’s business dealings

June 16, 2017

Washington (CNN)The business dealings of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner are being investigated by Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller, the Washington Post reported Thursday, citing officials familiar with the matter. Mueller’s investigation is still in a relatively early phase, and it is unclear if any criminal charges will be brought when it is complete, the Post pointed out. Sources have stressed to CNN that there is no indication …

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Jeff Sessions’ explanation for firing Comey just doesn’t make sense

June 15, 2017

… positions. Huh? Either Comey was the ultimate pro who could be trusted to handle his business or he was someone who Sessions had decided months before needed to go because he had badly mismanaged his role in the 2016 election. Comey can’t simultaneously be highly competent and a bungling, bumbling fool depending on what image suits Sessions’ needs at the moment. But, time and again, Sessions tried to hold those totally oppositional thoughts in his head — and insisted that …

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The snacks boss with an appetite for success – BBC News

June 12, 2017

Fast forward to today and Anthony is chief executive of the business that now enjoys annual sales of more than 70m and that under his leadership has successfully expanded from the UK to the US. Image copyright Graze Image caption The company says it can get new products on sale in under 24 hours “We had to iterate, we tried and we failed – we had to pivot a great deal. People were excited, but not about the product.” One thing that Graze initially got wrong was to …

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Banking with your personal assistant will be the future, whether you like it or not

June 11, 2017

Image: ambar del moral/mashable It appears that asking your phone assistant for your bank account will soon be a reality. Samsung recently partnered with three of South Korea’s largest banks to make voice command banking a reality for South Korean users. Bixby which is shipped with the Samsung Galaxy S8 can make financial transactions by voice command via Samsung Pay and Samsung Pass, Samsung’s answer to Touch ID. SEE ALSO: You can now buy stuff without even having to leave …

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Sanders allies emboldened by Labour’s gains in UK election

June 11, 2017

… discernible strategy. “With the Democrats in worse shape than ever and Labour winning the most it had since 1997 amidst party mutiny and a full media assault on its leader, who is the practical one here?” he said. “Politics is a horrible, compromising business, but I would advise American liberals not to forfeit the hardest fights while pointing to their quite substandard record.” More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsProfitBuilder – Template Club Trial …

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Trump: Qatar must stop funding terrorism

June 10, 2017

… official said that despite the fact that Trump didn’t mention it, the President is, in fact, concerned about the humanitarian situation in Qatar, particularly the separation of families and food shortages. The official added, “easing those restrictions not the same as complete diplomatic relations.” The blockade is also impeding US and other international business activities in the region, Tillerson said, creating hardship for the people of Qatar and people whose livelihood …

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This startup is building an online shop around unboxing videos

June 10, 2017

A YouTuber unboxes a "loot crate."Image: youtube Eric Feng thinks he’s found the perfect intersection of media and online retail, and it’s, well, a little outside the box. The former Hulu executive and Kleiner Perkins partner is launching a new shopping platform built entirely around an obsession among certain parts of the internet with so-called “unboxing” videos. SEE ALSO: The future of retail is permanent pop-up shops, according to this startup The company …

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The best marketers are mad scientists

June 9, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Kiselev Andrey Valerevich Weve come a long way since the Mad Men era of marketing and advertising. The modern marketer is as much mad scientist as inspired creative, thanks to the proliferation of data and tools to access and analyze it. Just as inventor Thomas Edison was able to run 10,000 different experiments, changing a little something here, a little something there, until he found the formula that worked, the best marketers today use their creative side to come up …

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Eric Trump shows that cluelessness runs in the family

June 8, 2017

(CNN)The nation is in a crisis that may soon exceed Watergate, at least in the estimation of James Clapper, former director of national intelligence. Having interfered with America’s election, Russia is disrupting governments around the world. China is racing to fill the gap created as world leaders conclude they cannot expect leadership from the United States. Top intelligence and law enforcement officials are testifying about a White House that crosses ethical lines. And Eric Trump …

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Oculus founder plots surveillance tech startup to help Trump build border wall

June 5, 2017

Oculus co-founder Palmer LuckeyImage: Bryan Steffy/Getty Images for Dell If you thought the pioneering founder of virtual reality company Oculus, Palmer Luckey, was just going to fade into the shadows with his Facebook money, think again. While recent reports indicated that his second act might be a gaming company, it turns out that he’s also working on a security company that has an ominously familiar mission: policing immigration border walls. SEE ALSO: Oculus founder thinks this wild …

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How to collect the primary, best email address and real name from your visitors

June 4, 2017

… five minutes throughout the day? No. You probably don’t. You probably put in a “secondary” email address that you use only for promotional stuff and collecting freebies, right? Sure at one point you considered it your “business” email address, but now you have a million internet marketers filling that inbox with promo emails and it’s literally become your designated freebie collector. The address you use to ensure your MAIN, BEST email address doesn’t get filled with promotional …

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How Combat Vet Destroys Email Marketing As We Know It with a mobile opt in alternative

June 3, 2017

… throughout the day! The results of that combined with real name personalization would be incalculable. If you’re doing any kind of list building and don’t want to be held back by the low open rates that are currently plaguing the industry. If you plan on making money or growing your business through email marketing or list building, you need … Warlord Mobile Leads a Mobile Opt in Alternative ************************************************* Warlord Mobile Leads Taeser How to …

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How a Silicon Valley veteran created an app that 400 nonprofits use to help refugees

May 30, 2017

Image: Mashable Composite; RefAid / Trellyz Shelley Taylor calls herself a Silicon Valley veteran. Veteran, she tells me, “means old.” Raised in Palo Alto, Taylor has an extensive tech background. She isn’t an engineer, but she wrote the “bible of user interface” back in 1995 at the dawn of website creation, inventing a lot of the language still used to this day to describe websites and ecommerce. She’s launched a bevy of startups and advised companies like …

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Taking a break? The 1.7bn career gap – BBC News

May 29, 2017

… couldn’t get back into a high-level corporate role. And you could see the reality of that [on the ground] – it was very hard to get back in.” ‘Career break penalty’ She points out that the “career break penalty” means it’s not just the economy that is getting a raw deal. Image copyright Tania Ash Image caption Tania Ash found it hard to rejoin the IT industry after taking time out to spend with daughter Marie “I have a business …

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How to start an online business IM Newbie the most complete newbie training for marketers

May 29, 2017

  Recommended ProductsCovert Hover New Powerful WordPress Plugin Instantly Turns Any Image Into Your Own Personal 24/7 Viral Traffic MachineGraphPlayer Video Insights Module FD Credi Response Pro Lifetime Credi Response is a SAAS that lets you send an automated response to anyone who comments on your facebook fan page post.WPTM Epic Bundle 3 Plugins – Unlimited CLIENTS Developers License     How to start an online business IM Newbie the most complete newbie training for marketers If you’re looking for a step by step business system that will help you build a business without all the struggle and strain you may have experienced before, then you really want to take a look at this. IM Newbie is a 5 module, 30 part over the shoulder video and PDF training program designed for new marketers who are just starting out with their online business. …

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How to set up a pre configured and fully optimized store within minutes using Sellosity Ecom Store

May 26, 2017

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How To Build A Highly Profitable Ecommerce Business using Sellosity Rapid Store Builder.Video Demo

May 26, 2017

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How to build Your own custom Avatars and mascot characters in a few clicks with AvatarGeniePro

May 25, 2017

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Investors Just Pulled the Most Cash From Small Caps in a Decade

May 24, 2017

… S&P 500 hovers just 0.2 percent below its record, the Russell 2000 is on track for its worst four-week stretch in seven months. presented a budget that aims to slash taxes in an effort to bolster business investment. The iShares Russell 2000, symbol IWM, added 0.5 percent. Brenner says investors should heed technical market signals that are flashing warnings, especially until there are clearer signs the administration’s proposals have the Congressional support needed to become law. …

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