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  • Founder Rand Fishkin of MOZ to be forced out of his own company

    Founder Rand Fishkin of MOZ to be forced out of his own company Jeremy Schoemaker April 13, 2017 Post Views Today: 0 I just talked to a very reliable source that Rand Fishkin, founder of SEOMOZ / MOZ, is being forced out of his company by the board of directors. Thats the double edge sword of raising $29.1M. Expect a statement from them shortly from them with a nice spin to it on his exit.

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  • France Gives Workers the “Right to Disconnect”

    … 2017 not only brought the promise of a new year, it also brought a new law in France that gives workers the “right to disconnect.” Beginning January 1, 2017, companies in France who have 50 or more employees now must negotiate the terms of sending work emails after hours and set forth the rights of employees to ignore such communication. Once…

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  • Twitter Testing Push Notifications for Breaking News Events

    … Twitter has been experimenting with push notifications for breaking news events that bring users to related Moments. The social network confirmed to Patrick Kulp of Mashable that it was testing the feature, and Kulp shared the tweets below illustrating examples from Monday—the terrorist attack at a market in Berlin, and the electoral college…

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  • Good-Bye Pay Phones, Hello Wi-Fi!

    … New York City is in the process of removing pay phones and replacing them with free Wi-Fi kiosks. The program has recently started and will include 7500 kiosks, called Links, throughout the City over the next few years. The kiosks are being provided by CityBridge through a network called LinkNYC. CityBridge is owned by a group of companies…

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  • Twitter Takes Stand vs. Use of Dataminr for Surveillance Purposes

    … Dataminr, a company dedicated to identifying breaking news on Twitter, made headlines recently for shutting down a pilot program to share Twitter data with U.S. intelligence agencies. Officially, Twitter’s policy of not selling data to the government was the reason for not renewing the program, but could this be Twitter doubling down…

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  • Breaking News App Updated With User-Submitted Tips

    … button on the top-right corner of the screen and selecting one of the available tip categories. The app now also supports 3-D Touch on iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, allowing users to post a tip by pressing on the app’s icon on their home screen. Other 3-D Touch shortcuts allow users to search or submit links. Users can view any nearby tips under…

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