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The Best Email Marketing Software for 2020

What Is Email Marketing Software? Like social media, email marketing is a fundamental tool in almost any digital marketing campaign. Email marketing doesn’t cost much to get started, and you’ll find lots of choices to configure a solution for your company’s needs. In addition, you’ll achieve impressive engagement numbers when you use an email marketing service properly. Therefore, email remains a marketing favorite. Email marketing solutions run the gamut from basic text-based email editors to fully designed HTML or JavaScript…

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2020 Volvo XC60 T8 Polestar review: Excellent but exorbitant

Those 22-inch wheels surround massive Akebono brakes.  Craig Cole/Roadshow Volvo is on a roll. The Chinese-owned Swedish automaker currently fields a compelling range of vehicles, from the compact though suitably premium XC40 crossover to the luxurious S90 sedan to the fun and functional V60 wagon. Its products are upscale, thoughtfully designed and, as always, incredibly safe.  Like Potent and efficient hybrid powertrain Beautifully crafted inside and out Plenty of driver-assistance tech Comfortable accommodations Don’t Like Automatic high beams could be…

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Zego isn’t here to fix the insurance industry | Startups

“Our objective is not to change the insurance industry,” said Sten Saar, the cofounder and CEO of Zego, the fast-growing London-based insurtech startup which offers flexible, on-demand commercial vehicle insurance. Instead, Saar likes to frame his company in similar terms to the electric carmaker Tesla: an innovator that can help push the rest of the industry into the 21st century. © Zego Founded in 2016 by former Deliveroo directors Harry Franks and Saar, alongside CTO Stuart Kelly, Zego started life as a way for…

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5 Microsoft developer tools and technologies to explore in 2020

At the end of 2019, it’s worth looking ahead as you put together your application development plans and your technology roadmaps. The last few years have delivered a lot of change for anyone building on Microsoft’s many platforms, and that pace isn’t slowing down. What should you be looking at in 2020, and why? Here are five options for Windows, for Azure, and beyond. They’re not the only ones, but they should start you on a road to a more…

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TRACED Act signed into law, putting robocallers on notice – TechCrunch

The Pallone-Thrune TRACED Act, a bipartisan bit of legislation that should make life harder for the villains behind robocalls, was signed into law today by the president. It’s still possible to get things done in D.C. after all! We’ve covered the TRACED Act several times previously, as robocalls are, in addition to being horribly annoying, a uniquely annoying high-tech threat. Using clever targeting and spoofing technology, scammers are placing millions of calls that at best irritate and at worst take…

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3D TV Tells You Everything About This Decade’s Tech

The breakout hit of the Consumer Electronics Show in 2010 was a television set. Hard to believe now, maybe, but it’s true; for one shining moment, the Toshiba Cell TV was the most exciting new thing in tech. Its name invoked the overkill processors inside. It was one of the first sets to promise “Net TV Channels” that would let you stream directly from Netflix or Pandora. And it could show pictures in three dimensions. The Cell TV was hardly…

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store December 31, 2019, 5:10 PM 2 min read The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store for week ending December 29, 2019: App Store Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft Mojang 2. Heads Up! Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6 Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. NBA 2K20 2K 6. Monopoly Marmalade Game Studio 7 Geometry Dash RobTop Games AB 8. Plague Inc. Ndemic Creations 9.…

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Skilling up for an ethical web

How do we steer the future of the internet for the good of humanity? At a time of growing public concern over the potential of new technologies to control, coerce and displace people, it’s a question that the web’s inventor, Tim Berners-Lee, believes is more urgent than ever. And part of the answer is about ensuring everyone in the IT profession, at every level, understands the ethical implications of their decisions and actions. In November 2019, the World Wide…

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Google fines, PAC hack and porn ban

2019 HAS BEEN one hell of a year in the world of technology. We’ve had Huawei’s ban in the US, Google’s acquisition of Fitbit, the UK government’s failed porn block, the disastrous launch of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the long-awaited arrival of Intel’s first 10nm CPUs, and more Windows 10 borkage than we can shake a stick at.  We’ve rounded up INQ‘s top 10 most-read stories of 2019 below. µ  Google now pays more in EU fines than it does in…

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The seven most exciting space missions of 2020

Last year was a dizzying one for space (and not always in a good way) [LINK], but 2020 will prove to be just as busy, if not busier. There are a slew of missions on the world’s docket, going to the moon, to Mars, and into orbit. Some of these involve humans; some are for robots only. Here are the seven missions you ought to keep your eye on into the new year. Sign up for The Airlock — your…

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New Apple patent imagines virtual speakers that can simulate sound from anywhere in the room

Apple has just been granted a patent — concerning virtual positioning of audio — that could eventually lay the groundwork for new, more immersive audio applications. It builds on a previous patent Apple filed last month that enabled users to hear where people are physically located in a room through special headphone tech. Today’s patent does exactly the same thing, but with built-in MacBook speakers. According to 9to5Mac, it’s a virtual acoustic system that works by using crosstalk canceling, which…

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Chinese scientists jailed over ‘world’s first gene-edited babies’ | World News

Three scientists who claimed to be behind the first-ever gene-edited babies have been handed prison sentences for illegal medical practice, Chinese state media has said. Lead researcher He Jiankui sparked controversy last year when he claimed to have created the infants by altering the DNA of embryos for several couples during fertility treatments. The project, which saw two women become pregnant with gene-edited babies, was halted by the Chinese government and those involved have now been sentenced. Image: Gene editing…

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True wireless earbuds, vinyl, and Alexa: the 10 biggest audio trends of the last decade

A credit to the pace of our world’s technological innovation, today’s audio landscape is almost unrecognizable to the previous decade. We now ask our smart speakers and headphones to play music for us, our wireless headphones are good enough to consign wired pairs to a museum, and modern turntables mean that we’re increasingly listening to a format that was on its deathbed in the late ‘80s. Accessing millions of high-quality songs at the touch of a button is no longer…

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Yandex shareholders approve governance changes to allay Kremlin fears

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Shareholders of Yandex, Russia’s biggest technology company, approved changes to its corporate governance on Friday to allow a “golden share” to be held by a new entity, to assuage Kremlin fears about potential foreign influence. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian internet group Yandex is pictured at the company’s headquarter in Moscow, Russia October 4, 2018. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov/File Photo The Russian government, concerned that user data could fall into foreign hands, wants to limit foreign ownership of…

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Henry Cavill is right — in 2019, Total War: Warhammer is great

Creative Assembly’s Total War: Warhammer franchise has seemed to be quiet recently (apart from a shout-out from Witcher star Henry Cavill). IIts last new faction expansion, which is arguably the most newsworthy postrelease addition for a strategy game, was over a year ago. But a year of quieter additions, such as new playable lords for existing factions and major patches, has actually shifted the entire focus of how Total Warhammer works — in significantly better ways. The net effect of…

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Armed robber who face-planted into Pizza Hut door left DNA, cops say / Boing Boing

In Las Cruces, New Mexico, police say they collected DNA from the spot where a suspect face-planted into a door while trying to escape. Police swabbed the door for possible DNA evidence, collected it, sent it to the New Mexico forensic laboratory in Santa Fe, where DNA was confirmed. That DNA profile was entered into CODIS (Combined DNA Index System) where it matched a known sample belonging to one Markell Deshaun Barnes, 19. The young man is now identified as…

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Wave Editor is a free and user-friendly audio editing program for Windows

Editing audio files quickly can be a challenge for many users. If you’re looking for a user-friendly option for some basic functions, like trimming an audio track or increasing the volume, Wave Editor may be what you need especially if you find Audacity too complex. The interface of the program looks a bit dated but is easy to adapt to. Use the file menu to load a track, and you’ll see two waveforms on the screen visualizing the flow of…

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How to Build Instant Charts with Google Sheets’ Explore Feature

The Explore feature in Google Sheets helps you gain insight from the data in your spreadsheets with the power of machine learning. Explore automatically analyzes everything in Sheets to make visualizing data easier. Explore for Sheets takes away a lot of the stress and guesswork when you deal with large data sets in your spreadsheet. Simply open it and choose a suggested chart, graph, or pivot table to insert into your spreadsheet. You can also “ask” to create charts that…

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Everything you need to know about Pokémon Go Buddy Adventure

Source: Niantic The latest feature to come to Pokémon Go lets you choose a Pokémon to walk beside you throughout your Pokémon journey. Much like Ash’s Pikachu, who refused to stay in his Poké Ball, your buddy will join you on the map, interact with you, and, once you’ve built up your friendship enough, provide you with bonuses. There’s a lot to this feature and fortunately, we’re here to walk you through it all. What is Buddy Adventure anyway? Buddy…

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Steam Holiday 2019 Sale Now Live, Here Are The Best Deals

It feels like Steam has been holding a sale every other week these past couple of months, what with games seeing their prices slashed in celebration of Halloween, Black Friday, and The Game Awards 2019. And now, merely a week after the last sale, Steam has a new event going, with deals on all kinds of games, including fresh titles, such as Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Red Dead Redemption II. The Winter Sale 2019 is live today and…

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