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Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack – The Verge


The Verge

Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack
The Verge
If you know anything about Google's messaging strategy in the last few years, you know that it's been a bit of a mess. Allo, the consumer app, launched without the cross-platform features users expect. Text messaging on mobile is mired in inter-carrier
Google goes after Slack and splits Hangouts into Chat and MeetTechCrunch


Google Just Did Something Radical With Its Hangouts ServiceFortune
Google is turning Hangouts into a Slack competitorArs Technica
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13 Tips For Using Facebook Live From Hootsuite’s Social Media Team

Facebook Live provides a unique opportunity for audiences to connect with musicians and bands behind the scenes and foster a real human connection between them. Here the social media team at Hootsuite share how the service can allow for a raw, authentic sort of marketing. ________________________________ Guest post by Dara… … Read More 13 Tips For Using Facebook Live From Hootsuite’s Social Media Team

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Watch: Bollywood Brass Band feat. Jyotsna Srikanth

The Bollywood Brass Band started playing Diwali parties, then found themselves doing British Asian weddings and finally concerts. They’ve now gigged all over Europe and even India. After meeting Indian Karnatic violinist Jyotsna Srikanth at the Bradford and Belfast Melas, they decided to begin working together and have just released a new collaborative album, Carnatic […] … Read More Watch: Bollywood Brass Band feat. Jyotsna Srikanth

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WikiLeaks: Apple, Google, others will get CIA hacks first – CNET


CNET

WikiLeaks: Apple, Google, others will get CIA hacks first
CNET
Julian Assange said WikiLeaks will work with tech companies to resolve the CIA's exploits. Carl Court, Getty Images. WikiLeaks wants to join forces with tech giants against the CIA. The leak-focused site on Tuesday released thousands of alleged CIA …
With Claims of CIA Hacking, How to Protect Your DevicesNew York Times


Security experts say 'Vault 7' leak describes common, public hacksCNNMoney
Apple engineers working to address remaining CIA exploits, but two factors hampering efforts [U]9 to 5 Mac
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{VIDEO} Dafina Zeqiri- “Four Seasons” (feat. French Montana)

Embarking on a brand new path can often be difficult for many but it is something that Swedish-born singer-songwriter Dafina Zeqiri is making look rather easy. Already established as one of the biggest acts in her native Europe, amassing a following that has yielded her legions of loyal fans comparable to pop stars in the […] … Read More {VIDEO} Dafina Zeqiri- “Four Seasons” (feat. French Montana)