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Donald Trump urged Spain to ‘build the wall’ – across the Sahara

Spanish foreign minister says US president advised tactic to stem migration across the MedDonald Trump suggested the Spanish government tackled the Mediterranean migration crisis by emulating one of his most famous policies and building a wall across the Sahara desert, the country’s foreign minister has...

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Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane

Cathay Pacific spells own name wrong on new plane  BBC NewsHuge spelling mistake painted on Cathay Pacific plane  USA TODAYF off: Cathay Pacific's embarrassing spelling mistake on plane  NewshubFull coverage

We took a look inside Michael Jackson’s 12,600-square foot house — here’s why it’s been on the market for 3 years

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Michael Jackson's famed Neverland Ranch has been on the market since 2015 despite millions of dollars in renovations, a large price cut, and a new name.
Jackson's former 2,700 acre property boasts a 12,598 main residence, two guest houses, a lake, a 50-seat movie theatre, a tennis court, a...

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Google Updating Mobile First Index? by @martinibuster

SEO community notices huge amount of Mobile First Index inclusion emails from Google. What it means and if an update is coming.The post Google Updating Mobile First Index? by @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Google debuts Shoppable Image ads, video in Shopping Showcase ads

The new formats, introduced for the holiday season, are intended to help advertisers attract new customers.
The post Google debuts Shoppable Image ads, video in Shopping Showcase ads appeared first on Marketing Land.

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Is content validation the next growth industry?

In this era of disinformation, dissembling, and deepfakes, emerging technologies that restore our trust in online content could make for booming new businesses.
By now, you’ve probably seen the fake video of Barack Obama calling Donald Trump “a total and complete dipshit.” The voice may not be exactly right, but the...

Facebook Ads Updates and New Instagram Features

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Social Media Marketing Talk Show, a news show for marketers who want to stay on the leading edge of social media. On this week’s Social Media Marketing Talk Show, we explore new Instagram features and Facebook ads updates. Our special guests include Peg Fitzpatrick and Amanda Bond....

Tech

Glimpse: How Electronic Tattoos Will Change The World — And Ourselves

It’s the stuff of cyberpunk science fiction — tattoos adorned with flashing lights and sophisticated circuitry. They’ll monitor our vitals, we’re told, and feed us personalized health advice in real time. They’ll wire our biology to the web, and put the internet of things at — on, in — our fingertips....

iOS 12 is now available to download

iOS 12 — the latest edition of Apple’s software for its iPhone and iPad devices — is now available for all users to download, assuming you have a recent-enough device. (Check the list to see if you’re eligible for the update.) To install, go to the Settings app -> General -> Software Update, and you should see the...

Medical records & patient-doctor recordings of thousands of people exposed

By Carolina
Another day, another trove of medical records leaked online, thanks to a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket. Medical records are considered to be sensitive documents and when a malicious third party has access to them it is a bad news as these records can be used for fraud, blackmailing and marketing purposes against...

Here’s how to update your iPhone or iPad to iOS 12

New iPhones and Apple Watches weren't the best part of Apple's Sept. 2018 event.
The arrival of iOS 12 for countless numbers of iPhones and iPads is a real win-win for all users. Especially with consumers who have older iPhones, as this year's big update brings performance improvements across the board.
SEE ALSO: Here’s...

Elon Musk is building a spaceship that’s so ambitious, some experts call it ‘science fiction.’ Here’s what SpaceX and its engineers are up against.

Elon Musk plans to blast a tourist around the moon in a ship made by his rocket company, SpaceX.
The private lunar mission is meant to demonstrate a new two-part launch system called Big Falcon Rocket, which is designed to eventually bring humans to Mars.
Engineers are said to be building a prototype of the BFR's...

Yes, The U.S. Army Actually Developed a Flying Jeep with Guns

Photo: Ralph Morse (AP)There are very few people in this world who would wonder, “what would happen if I made a jeep that could fly?” It seems more like the kind of thing you’d make a rough crayon sketch of in kindergarten than it does something someone would actually sit down and seriously draft up. But someone out...

The Apple Watch stole the show from this year’s new iPhones

The most exciting announcement from Apple’s annual iPhone event on Tuesday was not a set of three new smartphones, but a smartwatch. The Apple Watch Series 4 — with its rounded corners, larger display, and built-in EKG scanner — became undoubtedly the most sought-after gadget in the aftermath of Apple’s fall...

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Daily Design Inspiration

Daily Design Inspiration

AoiroStudio
Sep 19, 2018
Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work curated by one of us to simply inspire your day. Furthermore, it's an opportunity to feature work from more designers,...

PANTONE-Inspired Socks Are The Perfect Splash Of Colors For Designers To Wear

Aside from keeping you up-to-date on the latest color trends, PANTONE has now become fashion’s source of inspiration by way of these ankle socks.

If you have always yearned to wear hues from the color system, look no further; you can count on these PANTONE-inspired wears to deliver the colored goods.
There are a wide...

How To Create Emotionally Rewarding UX Designs

What makes a website’s design genuinely effective? Is it the way it looks or the way that it works? In truth, it is a little bit of both. Both the aesthetic and the functionality of a web page...

Creating meaningful micro-interactions

User by Filipe FerrariWhile design solves universal problems, micro-interactions are the delightful moments your users have while using the product.These small details can make the experience between your product and the end user more fun, easy, effective and human. It happens very often that we are used to certain...

Icon Design in 2018: The Key Trends

Icons might be one of the most important – and underrated – examples of design in your portfolio. Here’s a look at icon design in 2018, plus some great examples of inspiring icons and design work. Icon elements are shown almost everywhere, but sometimes get produced as an afterthought. That shouldn’t be the case. A...

Reviewed: New Logo and Identity for Uber by Wolff Olins and In-house

“Safety in Numbers”

Established in 2009, Uber needs little introduction for good and bad reasons. It was the first ride-share and ride-hail company, becoming the default verb and noun for the industry in the same way Google did for search engines -- even if you are taking a Lyft, you are Uber-ing. The past couple of...

Popular Design News of the Week: September 10, 2018 – September 16, 2018

Every week users submit a lot of interesting stuff on our sister site Webdesigner News, highlighting great content from around the web that can be of interest to web designers.  The best way to keep track of all the great stories and news being posted is simply to check out the Webdesigner News site, however, […]

The Five Principles of Human Change Management

One of the more fascinating aspects of human psychology is our ability to adapt to change. We experience change on a daily basis, in various forms, often multiple times a day. Some changes are small and inconsequential, while others can dramatically affect our lives. Some changes are positive. Others are negative. While...

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Hacked Electric Toothbrush Defeats Locks With Ease

The movie version of lockpicking tends to emphasize the meticulous, delicate image of the craft. The hero or villain takes out a slim wallet of fine tools, applies them with skill and precision, and quickly defeats the lock. They make it look easy, and while the image isn’t far from reality, there are other ways to pick...

15 Top Logging Tools

Modern software teams need get the most out of their logs. We took a look at 15 leading logging tools to help you find the ones that best serve your team’s needs.

Streaming Video Experimentation at Netflix: Visualizing Practical and Statistical Significance

by Martin TingleyStreaming video experimentation at Netflix seeks to optimize the Quality of Experience (QoE for short) of the videos we stream to our 130 million members around the world. To measure QoE, we look at a wide variety of metrics for each playback session, including play delay; the rates of rebuffers (playback...

Testing Lithium Ceramic Batteries (LCBs)

Affordable solid-state batteries large enough for cell phones and drones have been promised for a long time but seem to always be a few years away from production. In this case, Taiwan based Prologium sent [GreatScott] samples of their Lithium Ceramic batteries (LCBs) to test, and even though they’re not yet commercial...