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[Important] Secure Your WordPress Password Immediately – Global WordPress Brute Force Attack

It is highly recommended that you ensure your WordPress login password is a secure password comprising of at least 8 characters and includes special characters (@#$%^&*), a variation of upper and lower case letters, and numbers.

Common Password Example:

secretword123

Secure Password Example:

Z4Tn@V^oes

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How SellBox Helps Creative Professionals Tackle Ecommerce

Sellbox

DropBox and Google Drive are two cloud-based services that enable users to store their files online. Documents, images, audio and video files can all be stored in this way. Users can customize the permissions associated with a file, allowing sharing and collaboration.

Sellbox provides an extra layer of functionality to DropBox and Drive, enabling users to monetize their files. Providing the uploader owns the rights to a particular piece of content, they can market their work via Sellbox. The service offers several useful features that support online commerce.

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Google +

If you are using social media tools to help blog or website visitors share your content and/or have WordPress integrated for Facebook, you have taken one important step in driving traffic to your site.

But if you are limiting your efforts to Facebook, you are ignoring an increasingly important social media platform – Google+.

Although Google+ has not diminished Facebook’s power, it is steadily climbing in users. In fact, Mashable called Google+ “one social network you don’t want to ignore.”

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TweetTV Embraces HTML5 for Mobile Apps

Choosing what to watch on TV has become a confusing ordeal thanks to an ever-increasing amount of content available in various platforms. To salvage the situation TweetTV has recently launched new “super responsive” HTML5 mobile apps that provide users with better information on what’s on.

TweetTV is a twitter based social media TV guide and discovery tool that ranks and displays TV programs based on real time social media popularity. Bradley Markham, former Google employee, launched the web-based firm in 2010 to provide TV program tweets that offer far beyond generic keywords and hash tags.

Some of the salient features offered by the HTML5 mobile apps include.

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Five Challenges Getting Smartphone App Designed and Accepted for the Apple App Store

Apple provides the platform and tools needed to develop, test and submit an app to their app store. Getting an app approved to the Apple App Store is the Holy Grail for developers as it is highly lucrative.

However, developers have been grappling about Apple’s App Store approval process being controversial and inconsistent since its inception in 2008. Take for instance some apps are accepted then rejected for flimsy reasons, while others are directly rejected without any acceptable reason.

To shed light into this issue, below is some of the challenges developers’ face before getting approval to design and develop an app for App Store.

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Hot Trends: The Internet of Things

For several years the leading trends and hottest debates in the IT world have revolved around cloud computing and big data. However, recently the concept of Internet of Things has taken the crown. The concept of Internet of things, also referred to as machine-to-machine (M2M), entails equipping formerly mundane objects with sensors that automatically send data to IT systems for analysis. The objects can be anything from watches with health care monitors, thermostats in trains to smart meters in parking lots. The overall result may feature intercommunication and autonomous machine-to-machine data transfer, with huge potential to businesses and lifestyles.

Some of the main features about the concept of Internet of things include:

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Smartphone App Face-off: Apple vs. Android

Apple vs Android

Application markets are one of the first stops users make when outfitting a new smartphone. The markets play an important role in the success of the devices on which they run, and it is a factor in why the iOS and Android development platforms continue to dominate the market.

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Controversy Swarms Around Facebook Graph Search

Facebook Graph Search

In January, Facebook launched a new service: Graph Search. Initially only available to a limited number of users, Graph Search makes it possible to search Facebook for users who share a particular set of characteristics. For example, it would be possible to find people in a particular location who have “liked” a page on foreign cinema.

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Top 5 Open-Source PDF Viewers for Small Businesses

One of the best ways to distribute information over Internet or by email is the use of compressed PDF. This file is often more popular than saving in MS Word format (.doc or .docx) for e-books, marketing reports, and other digital assets such as e-textbooks and magazines.

“When you convert documents, forms, graphics, and web pages to PDF, they look just like they would if printed,” said Adobe. “But unlike printed documents, PDF files can contain clickable links and buttons, form fields, video, and audio — as well as logic to help automate routine business processes.”

PDF files make it easier to access and share information at zero cost. However, users need to use specific apps, before they can open this file type.

There are plenty of good applications, including open-source PDF viewers that are capable of reading PDF files.

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Why the New WordPress “WordFence” Plugin May be the Greatest Security Tool Out There!

Even though websites are crucial to businesses and a major source of income, many website or blog owners don’t give much thought to website security, especially when it comes to WordPress websites. In most cases WordPress is secure; still some hackers target WordPress because many fail to update the application or plugins. To prevent this from happening some users prefer to install a plugin called WordFence. The following are five features available through WordFence.

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