May 2017 / 48 posts found

Critical Social Strategy Mistakes to Avoid

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Critical Social Strategy Mistakes to Avoid Businesses fail at social media marketing for so many reasons, but more often than not, it is due to weak strategy    Research shows that there are currently more than 2.8 billion social media users, and a whopping 83 percent of Americans use social media. Based on this, it is an easily established fact that social media is a force to reckon with. Despite increasing social media adoption, available data shows that a good percentage of businesses are not getting results from their social media efforts: According to research from Simply Measured, the percentage [...]

Rookie Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Up A Strategic Partnership

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 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid When Setting Up A Strategic Partnership One of the key challenges any novice business development professional faces is how to forge lasting partnerships that provide mutual value.If executed well, strategic partnerships can have a great impact on a business, helping it grow exponentially with overall lower risk. Likewise, a strategic partnership that fails can have catastrophic effects that your company may never recover from.So how can you build a strong, lasting relationship with a business partner to make sure your partnership will thrive? Below, 15 members of Forbes Business Development Council list some of the most common [...]

Massive cryptocurrency botnet used leaked NSA exploits weeks before WCry

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Massive cryptocurrency botnet used leaked NSA exploits weeks before WCry Campaign that flew under the radar used hacked computers to mineMonero currency.    On Friday, ransomware called WannaCry used leaked hacking tools stolen from the National Security Agency to attack an estimated 200,000 computers in 150 countries. On Monday, researchers said the same weapons-grade attack kit was used in a much-earlier and possibly larger-scale hack that made infected computers part of a botnet that mined cryptocurrency. Like WannaCry, this earlier, previously unknown attack used an exploit codenamed EternalBlue and a backdoor called DoublePulsar, both of which were NSA-developed hacking tools [...]

Start investing in bitcoin and earn up to 45% ROI Monthly

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Citi Launches Blockchain- Based Payments Service with Nasdaq for Private Equity

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Citi Launches Blockchain- Based Payments Service with Nasdaq for Private Equity      A major U.S. bank and financial exchange have married two blockchain-based systems to enable clients who are raising funds or swapping private shares through Nasdaq to take advantage of payment services provided by Citi. The Citi-Nasdaq partnership is one of the first examples of an enterprise blockchain system to enter production. Citi says the project went live on Monday in an announcement at the annual Consensus conference in New York City. Over the past year, many banks and financial institutions have completed proofs of concept for projects that [...]

Cross Blockchain Trades? Lightning Gives New Life to Atomic Swaps

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Cross Blockchain Trades? Lightning Gives New Life to Atomic Swaps Litecoin for vertcoin anyone? Bitcoin for litecoin? Say, you want to trade one cryptocurrency for another. How do you do that? You can either find someone you know and trust to do it in person or, a more common scenario, you go through a centralized exchange. Ultimately, the latter involves risk, because it means taking your funds off the blockchain and putting them in the hands of an unknown third party. If the exchange fails, or simply decides to hold on to your money, for whatever reason, you are out of luck. But [...]

How to Vet An SEO Agency (and Prevent Failure)

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How to Vet An SEO Agency (and Prevent Failure)     Major Algorithm Updates, Explained  Finding the right SEO provider is important. It also can be a lot of hard work. This is why vetting SEO agencies is so important. You want to make sure your SEO agency is: Easy to work with. Going to deliver real value to your business. Consistent. Knowledgeable about the industry. Within your budget. The stakes are high. In most cases, SEO can make or break your business. Choose the right SEO agency and your business could start generating more traffic and revenue than it’s ever seen. Choose the wrong [...]

New Jersey Office of International Business Development & Protocol Receives President’s “E Star” Award For Export Service

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New Jersey Office of International Business Development & Protocol Receives President’s “E Star” Award For Export Service                      The President’s “E Star” Award for Export Service TRENTON — U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today presented the New Jersey Office of International Business Development & Protocol with the President’s “E Star” Award for Export Service at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The Office has been selected to receive the award for its work with New Jersey companies in making significant contributions to an increase in U.S. exports.In 1961 President…

Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency Club Swells to Six Members

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Billion Dollar Cryptocurrency Club Swells to Six Members Bitcoin continues to set new record highs on a daily basis, and taking a host of altcoins along with it as investor demand for alternatives to equities remains strong. Bitcoin’s market cap surpassed $37 billion today when the price hit $2271.16, commanding more than a billion in trade volume in a 24-hour period, according to coinmarket.com. The total value of the coin market is now at $81.3 billion, as the last two days added more than $10 billion to the capitalization. Bitcoin’s value has almost doubled in the last month, even while [...]

As bitcoin prices soar, messaging app Kik launches cryptocurrency payment service

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As bitcoin prices soar, messaging app Kik launches cryptocurrency payment service Cryptocurrency will be the primary transaction currency on Kik. Kik's implementation of cryptocurrency is relatively unusual because most apps use local currencies for payments.    Messaging app Kik announced Thursday it will use cryptocurrency tokens as the primary transaction currency on the platform. The announcement comes as Bitcoin and other so-called decentralized currencies are riding a fresh wave of interest. Bitcoin prices hit a record level of $2,500 on Wednesday — a 150 percent surge this year. Using messaging apps for activities like listening to music, ordering food or [...]