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Google Introduces New Ways for YouTube Advertisers to Make Money

Google has introduced new capabilities for YouTube ads that will help advertisers drive more conversions. The new features combine the creative solutions offered by YouTube with the machine learning and measurement solutions offered by Google Ads. Ad Extensions YouTube advertisers will soon be able to drive more conversions with a wider variety of video ad extensions. In […]

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DigiCert, Gemalto, ISARA Partner on Quantum-Safe Encryption

While quantum computing could potentially enable new innovations and models for IT, it also represents a looming challenge for IT security, as existing forms of encryption could be at risk. In an effort to help prepare for the post-quantum future, DigiCert, Gemalto and ISARA announced a partnership on Sept. 20 to build quantum-safe encryption technologies. […]

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Facebook Expands Fact-Checking to Photos and Videos

Facebook announced it’s expanding fact-checking efforts to review the accuracy of photos and videos. Until now Facebook’s fact-checking efforts have been focused on reviewing articles to reduce the spread of false news. Going forward, all of Facebook’s 27 fact-checking partners in 17 countries will also be focused on reducing the spread of misinformation through photos and videos. […]

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The Best SEO Conferences to Attend in 2018 & 2019

Attending conferences will help keep you up to date on the latest SEO strategies, trends, tips, and tools. Plus, SEO conferences are a fantastic way to grow your professional network and connect with potential clients. All of this can happen between sessions, during official networking events, or sometimes even at a pub or restaurant after […]

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5 Bad Pieces of Advice About Ecommerce SEO You Should Ignore

Over time, the SEO industry has developed many “best practice” assumptions that work well for many businesses, but that can be harmful when applied without concern for where those practices came from. When SEO was a cottage industry, it was built primarily by webmasters who were running their own blogs, and many of the values […]

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Oracle and Intel seek to build a Java API for SIMD support

Oracle and Intel are developing a Java API to add first-class vector, or SIMD (single instruction, multiple data), support to the platform, which could yield big performance gains. Part of Project Panama, which focuses on interconnecting JVM and native code, the API aims to provide an initial iteration of an incubator module, jdk.incubator.vector, to express vector computations that […]

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Android SDK cozies up to Kotlin

With the August 6 production debut of the Android 9 Pie mobile OS, Google has released an Android SDK with special capabilities for development with the Kotlin language. The SDK has nullability annotations for frequently used APIs, preserving null-safety guarantees when Kotlin code is calling into annotated APIs in the SDK. To ensure that newly annotated APIs […]

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Fusion.js JavaScript framework is geared to lightweight apps

Uber has introduced an open source web framework called Fusion.js that is anchored by a plugin architecture. Intended for development of high-performing, lightweight apps, the JavaScript framework offers code reuse on both the server and browser and works with libraries such as React and Redux. Fusion.js offers a command-line interface, a webpack/babel transpilation pipeline, and a Koa […]

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8 SECRETS OF THE PERFECT LINK

The perfect link is simple, honest, and usable. Here’s how to design it. A few weeks ago a frustrated face appeared around the corner of my desk. “Sorry mate, you don’t do any printing do you?” “Well yeah, sometimes,” I said. I have a dedicated desk in a co-working space, we share a printer, and […]

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Google Does Not Use Pogo-Sticking As a Ranking Factor

Google’s John Mueller has revealed that a user behavior known as pogo-sticking is not a signal when it comes to ranking search results. “Pogo-sticking” is a nickname given to the act of quickly navigating back and forth between pages in search results. Site owners may be concerned that it’s considered a negative ranking signal when […]

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