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Google’s Android emulator is ready to help developers make 64-bit apps

There’s a lot to look forward to in Android’s next major update, but hardware nerds are focusing in one one key feature: official support for 64-bit mobile chips. It’s the mobile OS’ inevitable future, and chip-makers have been preparing for it for quite awhile. Now app developers can jump in, too: Google announced today that a x86 64-bit Android L […]

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Facebook, Box and Pinterest want to mentor young women in tech

Companies across the industry are working hard to close the gender gap in Computer Science, both in educational pipelines and in the current workforce–but we’re just getting started. The fact remains that while the number of open jobs in CS is expected to explode to 1.4 million in 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau found that women’s representation in tech occupations […]

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How to create a Facebook business page

No matter what type of business you run, you’ve no doubt heard a lot about how using social media can benefit you. Nearly every major brand now embraces social media and for good reason. When used in the right way, social media enables you to create a connection with your audience that wouldn’t otherwise be possible.

For the purposes of this […]

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Google launches Website Call Conversions

Google has announced a new AdWords tool, designed to let websites discover which ads drive phone calls to the business.

Website Call Conversions is a tool for search ads, which sees a dynamically generated phone number appear on the website when the potential customer clicks through.

When this number is dialed, the call will be linked to the ad, so the business […]

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Google to prioritise secure websites

Google has said it will give preference to more secure websites in its search rankings from now on.
The search engine has been testing highlighting pages that have HTTPS encryption by default, and will now roll out across its algorithms.

“We’ve seen positive results, so we’re starting to use HTTPS as a ranking signal,” Google said.

The decision could encourage more sites to turn […]

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Business

It’s amazing to think how social media has moved forward over the last 10 years. At first social media was for kids, so you could talk to all of your friends and share pictures of cats with each other. Now social media is the staple of society, if you’re not on social media networks yourself then you will certainly know […]

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Why Online Marketing is Vital for Your Business

When running any type of business, one of the main factors that’s going to determine wether it’s successful or not is how well you’re able to attract customers. For a website, attracting customers means being able to generate traffic. But how do you generate traffic? It’s simple – with online marketing.

Online marketing can seem like quite a confusing subject if […]

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Open Source CMS Vs Bespoke Solutions

There’s no doubt that CMS (Content Management Systems) have radically changed how people go about creating websites in the last decade. WordPress in particular has exploded in popularity – what once started out as a blogging platform is now used by all types of companies and website owners.

Whilst WordPress and other CMS obviously come with a lot of benefits, there […]

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8 Tools for Creating Perfectly Sized Images for Social Media Sites

If you use social media, you know what a daunting task it can be to properly crop, edit and upload a decent looking photo to your Facebook, Google+ and Twitter accounts. Each site has a different requirement for the size of the image and most of them have multiple images like Facebook with a cover photo and a profile photo.

You […]

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Google Analytics own official iPhone app

Adding to its existing version on Android, Google has now launched a new incarnation of its Analytics app for iOS too.
Available globally and optimized for iPhone and iPod touch, Google Analytics lets you access all of your Web and app data as usual, but now it’s packaged in a mobile-friendly format for Apple devices. You can peruse page-view figures and real-time reports of […]

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