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Slideshare Becomes ‘LinkedIn Slideshare,’ Adds Content Curation Tool

Slideshare Becomes ‘LinkedIn Slideshare,’ Adds Content Curation Tool

LinkedIn announced that it is changing Slideshare’s name to LinkedIn Slideshare, and introduced a new content curation tool for it called Clipping. Clipping lets users find and save slides from presentations to a clipboard while tapping into LinkedIn data to show more information about the person who created it for credibility’s sake. “There’s so much information at our fingertips today, …

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Apple Never Trademarked ‘One More Thing’, Apparently

Apple Never Trademarked ‘One More Thing’, Apparently

At big product events, right before unveiling something at the very end, Apple CEOs – first Steve Jobs and now Tim Cook – have used a certain phrase. You’ve probably heard of it. One more thing… That phrase is pretty much linked to Apple at this point – except not legally. Patently Apple discovered that the phrase “One More Thing” …

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Apple “Has Every Reason to Believe Dr. Dre Has Changed”

Apple “Has Every Reason to Believe Dr. Dre Has Changed”

It’s a pretty big month for Dr Dre. He’s just released a new album, which is being met with rave reviews. A movie about him, in part, is riding high at the top of the box office. Apple, a company for which he works, recently dedicated an entire branch of its new streaming music platforms to the company he founded. …

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Yahoo Mail Gets New Package And Event Notifications

Yahoo Mail Gets New Package And Event Notifications

Yahoo announced that it now includes new package and event notifications at the top of the Yahoo Mail inbox for easier viewing. For example, if Amazon sends you an order email, you’ll see a package notification with shortcuts to shipment tracking and the original email for your order. “For upcoming events from sites such as Eventbrite, Fandango, Ticketmaster and others, …

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TSA Doesn’t Really Care About Your Yelp Reviews

TSA Doesn’t Really Care About Your Yelp Reviews

Earlier this week, Yelp announced a new partnership with the federal government that allows agencies to claim their Yelp pages and respond to reviews. It turns out, however, that the TSA is like nah, screw that. Apparently, the Transportation Security Administration is just fine with their Twitter outreach, and have no immediate plans to give their Yelp pages any attention. …

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Uber Wants to Go Public in 18-24 Months, According to Leaked Documents

Uber Wants to Go Public in 18-24 Months, According to Leaked Documents

According to a leaked presentation to potential investors in China, Uber plans to go public in the next 18-24 months – putting the IPO sometime near the end of 2016 to the middle of 2017. Reuters reports on the documents, which also include plenty of financials. According to the presentation, Uber is expected to see global bookings of $10.84 billion …

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Amazon Puts An End To Flash Ads

Amazon Puts An End To Flash Ads

Flash-related news isn’t usually good news for Flash these days. The most recent bit comes from Amazon, which announced that it is about to stop accepting Flash ads. The company had this to say on its Technical Guidelines page for Amazon Advertising (via Digiday): Beginning September 1, 2015, Amazon no longer accepts Flash ads on Amazon.com, AAP, and various IAB …

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Twitter Stock Falls Below IPO Price

Twitter Stock Falls Below IPO Price

For the first time ever, Twitter shares have fallen below the original IPO price. In November of 2013, Twitter priced its IPO at $26 a share. The company raised $1.8 billion in the offering, selling 70 million shares. The stock opened up at $45.10, 73.5% higher than the set price. Today, it fell below $26. Last month, Twitter reported its …

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Uber’s Background Checks Let Murderer, Sex Offenders, and Other Felons Through the Cracks, Say DAs

Uber’s Background Checks Let Murderer, Sex Offenders, and Other Felons Through the Cracks, Say DAs

Uber’s background checks are not working, according to two California District Attorneys. The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angeles have filed an update to a complaint originally filed in December. The suit’s overarching claim is that Uber has been continually misleading customers over the efficacy of its background checks. The amended complaints now contains specific allegations – most …

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Well, Here’s Some Good News For Email Marketers

Well, Here’s Some Good News For Email Marketers

Consumers are opening and engaging with emails more than they ever have before, a new study from Yesmail finds. Have you seen your open rates and email engagement increase in recent months? Let us know in the comments. A spokesperson for Yesmail tells WebProNews the study has “debunked the idea that email marketing is a dying tactic,” adding that the …

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Yelp Yanks Carly Fiorina’s TSA Review

Yelp Yanks Carly Fiorina’s TSA Review

Yelp is a place where people can go to bitch about restaurants, local businesses, and more. This week, Yelp became a place where people can go bitch about the government. Yelp recently announced that it had partnered up with the federal government to let federal agencies and offices claim their Yelp pages, read, and respond to their reviews. “We encourage …

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iPhone Users Can Now Use WhatsApp on the Web

iPhone Users Can Now Use WhatsApp on the Web

WhatsApp Web, the web app that lets you chat via WhatsApp on your desktop, has just added support for the iPhone. Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and Nokia s40/s60 owners could already use WhatsApp Web, but this marks the first time it’s been available for iOS users. All you have to do to enable WhatsApp Web is to head over to …

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