Skype for Linux Alpha Draws Cheers, Jeers

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5K people turn up to catch Pokémon in Chicago

About 5,000 people showed up at Millennium Park on Sunday for probably one of the first massive Pokémon Go player gatherings since the game was released in the US a couple of weeks ago. Teenagers, artists, cosplayers, young adults and families with children spent a couple of hours or more chasing…

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Pokémon Go will launch in Japan tomorrow with game’s first sponsored location

Pokémon Go fever has doubled the value of Nintendo’s business, pushing it past Sony in the process. Can you imagine what will happen when the game finally goes live in Japan, the birthplace of the Pokémon phenomenon? Well, you don’t have long to wait since Pokémon Go is scheduled to launch in Jap…

Link: Pokémon Go will launch in Japan tomorrow with game’s first sponsored location via techcrunch.com

15 Unconventional Advertising Ideas That Set The World On Fire

How do you catch and keep the attention of your audience, and galvanize them into action? This is the Holy Grail of marketing and promotion professionals, and they have to nail it each and every time. That is, if they want to keep working in the industry. The thing is it has all been done before….

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95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore

It’s only been 10 years but it feels like a lifetime. Twitter has been around for a decade. I joined in 2008 and had no clue about what to do with it or where it was going but loved its simplicity. Somehow it worked. Then I signed up to every new social media network that appeared. Pinterest look…

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95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore

95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore It’s only been 10 years but it feels like a lifetime.Twitter has been around for a decade. I joined in 2008 and had no clue about what to do with it or where it was going but loved its simplicity. Somehow it worked.Then I signed up to every new…

Link: 95 Awesome Social Media Facts You Should Not Ignore via medium.com

10 Cyber Security Lessons of 2016 So Far

There are so many lessons we have already learnt from 2016: if you’re a celebrity you should probably start taking very good care of your health; now is not the time to buy Euros; any business, big or small, is a potential victim of a cybersecurity attack. As we pass the half way mark of 2016,…

Link: 10 Cyber Security Lessons of 2016 So Far via http://www.ukfast.co.uk

10 Best Android Apps for Business

You work hard running your small business, so let your Android smartphone or tablet help you by downloading the right apps. Desktop PC apps keep you on top of things at the office, but why stay chained to your desk when you have a powerful computer right in your pocket? Read on for 10 of the best…

Link: 10 Best Android Apps for Business via http://www.businessnewsdaily.com

When will Apple take gaming seriously? [Friday Night Fights]

Less than two weeks after making its debut, Pokémon Go is already the most popular mobile game in U.history, earning developer Niantic millions of dollars every day. Apple takes a 30 percent cut of that, but is it doing enough to make gaming great on its own platforms? It’s hard to argue gaming c…

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Needed: A Linux Three in One Distro

If FOSS is to have a future, we must embrace both mobile and the Chromebook model and develop a distro that’s equally at home on a phone, a low resource cloud based computer and on a traditional PC. Op-ed When Linus Torvalds started work on Linux, his purpose wasn’t to reinvent the operating…

Link: Needed: A Linux Three in One Distro via fossforce.com

16 Apps for 16 Hours of Productivity

It’s crunch time at work. You have five projects all due within the next few days, your big holiday campaign is only a few weeks away, you’re monitoring Facebook, Twitter and Instagram on the go and you have two co-workers out with the flu. You need to be at your best, and can use all the help yo…

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