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How to Use Machine Translation to Localize UGC for Global Websites by @motokohunt

Search Engine Journal - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:45

Here's how – and why – you should use machine translation to localize user-generation content for global websites.

The post How to Use Machine Translation to Localize UGC for Global Websites by @motokohunt appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Rachel Brosnahan tells us what to expect from 'The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel' Season 2

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:31

The first season of The Marvelous Mrs Maisel was nothing short of fantastic. And, if you're anything like me, you can scarcely hide your excitement for the next season of this truly wonderful show. 

So, what's in store for Midge in the next season? Rachel Brosnahan told Jimmy Fallon what to expect. "Season One mostly followed Midge's journey down this brand new path, she's trying her hand at stand-up comedy. She's finding her voice," says Brosnahan.

"In Season Two we find her sitting on this giant secret. Nobody knows that she's trying this thing that she's got no business doing, as far as anyone else is concerned." Read more...

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Jordan Peele is working on a 'Candyman' sequel and frankly we need this now

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:10

Remember Candyman? If you happen to have grown up in the 90s — or even if you're just a horror fan — chances are you'll have heard of it.

Based on Clive Barker's short story "The Forbidden", the 1992 movie about a killer who can be summoned when someone says his name five times has become something of a cult classic in the genre.

SEE ALSO: 14 times Jordan Peele absolutely dropped the mic on Twitter

Well, splendid news — Jordan Peele is working on a sequel to it. The screenplay has been written by Peele and Win Rosenfeld, Deadline reports, and Nia DaCosta (whose directorial debut, Little Woods, premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year) is going to direct. Read more...

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Pick up 'Red Dead Redemption 2' and a Nintendo Switch at better than Black Friday prices in the eBay sale

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 12:07

Yes Black Friday has been and gone, but you are mistaken if you thought you had missed out on your chance to pick up a great deal.

eBay has launched a 15% sale until midnight on Nov. 28, with many of the prices topping what we saw during the Black Friday sale. You can use the code PRESENTS at checkout to receive the discount.

Simply make a purchase of £20 or more on in one of the eligible categories. You can shop for furniture, video game consoles, laptops and netbooks, clothing, toys, and much more. The maximum discount you can receive is £50 per redemption and you are limited to one redemption. Read more...

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The best UK deals for Wednesday (Cyber Week): Samsung TVs, Oral-B toothbrushes, Fitbit smartwatches, and more

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:48

And, breathe. We have survived Black Friday and Cyber Monday. We made it.

Sure, it was intense. There was a seemingly endless supply of amazing deals for days and days. And if truth be told, it hasn't really stopped. Don't worry, we aren't dragging you back into the Black Friday madness. We're just pointing out that officially, we are still in Cyber Week, and whilst the rate of deals being released may have decreased, there are still many great opportunities to save. 

In this deals round up we have put together the best deals on TVs, personal care products, fitness trackers, and homeware from Amazon's Cyber Week saleRead more...

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Giant inflatable Santa causes traffic chaos because, well, holidays are coming

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:33

It's the most wonderful time of year. And that means, every street corner will be looking like Santa's Little Helpers have puked up twinkly lights and inflatable holiday characters. 

One road in Cambridgeshire, UK, fell foul of the festive cheer after an inflatable santa got loose and blew onto a road, causing traffic pandaemonium. 

SEE ALSO: Christmas movies would be better if all of them starred Gritty

It appears the huge inflatable Father Christmas came loose of its moorings, blocking the B198 Cromwell Road in Wisbech.

Just look at this absolute unit:

The debacle also made for a rather interesting traffic alert, as pointed out by BBC journalist Mark Summers. "A large inflatable Santa on road," isn't something you read every day.  Read more...

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Jon Stewart interviewing Stephen Colbert is just as much fun as you're hoping

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 11:11

If there's one thing Jon Stewart's appearance on the The Late Show proves, it's that you can't beat a good reunion.

On Tuesday night, Stewart took Stephen Colbert's place behind the desk and introduced his first guest — none other than Colbert himself — for a hard-hitting interview.

SEE ALSO: Millie Bobby Brown paints Stephen Colbert's nails, asks him which Spice Girl he is

The interview above begins with a question from Stewart about which of Stephen Colbert's children Colbert loves most, and ends with the two discussing, in detail, "the turd-mining business".

It didn't stop there, either. Here's Colbert talking about how he learned to do his show without the mask of a character: Read more...

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Here's how long it takes a Lego head to pass through your body

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:45

Discovering that your kid has swallowed Lego is pretty annoying as a parent, but these researchers did the same thing in the name of science.

The study, published in the Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, had six paediatric professionals from a group called Don't Forget The Bubbles swallow a Lego head to see how long it would take for it to pass through their body. 

SEE ALSO: This invention could revolutionize the restroom experience — Future Blink

Prior to swallowing the heads, researchers were required to keep track of the quality of their poop, measured as Stool Hardness and Transit (SHAT).  Read more...

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Learn Python for cheap: Shop online classes on sale

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:00

One fateful day in December 1989, motivated by the sheer overcomplexity of existing programming languages, Guido van Rossum set out to build his own. He wanted it to be clean and easy to read, as well as open source so users could play a part in its development. And so he set out to do some programming magic and eventually came up with what we know today as Python.

On top of being one of the fastest growing programming languages of 2018, Python is also predicted to dethrone Java as the lingua franca of coding — and for good reason. Its incredible versatility allows it to be the driving force behind many widely-used applications. Netflix uses it for curating suggested viewing, Spotify for helping you discover new bands, and Instagram for, well, everything. Read more...

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Keep food fresh with a handy bag sealer on sale for less than $20

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 10:00

What was the highlight of your Thanksgiving? The pie? The football? The spiked apple cider? The juicy family drama fueled by spiked apple cider? According to one poll, 79% of adults in the U.S. consider Thanksgiving leftovers — not the feast itself — the best part of the entire ordeal. 

Whether you're planning on turning the remains of your Turkey Day dinner into sandwiches, pot pie, soup, or all of the above, you can be sure your leftovers are preserved properly by packing them up right. Something like the compact and portable "Seal The Deal" Bag Sealer could be a great option.

Image: Easy Kitchen

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Google’s John Mueller on Why Some Sites Rank by @martinibuster

Search Engine Journal - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:14

Google's John Mueller discusses what it takes to make an authoritative site with trusted content.

The post Google’s John Mueller on Why Some Sites Rank by @martinibuster appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Get this sexy-looking Braun electric shaver on sale for $95 off with rebate at Walmart

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 09:00

For men, shaving in the morning is a tedious experience that hurts more than it should. Most of the time, some men opt to grow a beard instead of going through the grueling morning ritual of shaving.  But shaving doesn't have to be a terrible way to start your day — and a decent shaver doesn't need to set you back a ton of money.

With a list price of $294.94, the Braun Series 9 is now on sale for $249.94 at Walmart. If you combine the sales price with a $50 mail-in rebate, you can pick up this electric shaver for the low price of just $199.94 — a $95 savings.

SEE ALSO: 20+ gifts for men: Best gift ideas for the man in your life Read more...

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These countries' mobile internet speeds are way faster than WiFi

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 05:14

Switched off your WiFi on your phone because of bad download speeds? You're not alone.

According to a study by OpenSignal, 33 countries have mobile network speeds that are faster on average than WiFi, which was the opposite ten years ago.

SEE ALSO: U.S. says 5G networks are 'vulnerable' to undermine Chinese suppliers: report

The largest discrepancy — at 13 megabits — belongs to Australia, where the average WiFi speed is 21.6 Mbps, while the mobile network speed is 34.6 Mbps. 

Remember when Wifi was faster than mobile almost all of the time and with much greater capacity? OpenSignal's new State of Wifi vs Mobile Network Experience report looks at how the networks compare, and found that mobile is no longer inferior to Wifi

— OpenSignal (@opensignal) November 26, 2018

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Wanted: One slippery otter, for the devouring of a garden’s prized koi

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 04:26

If you've seen an otter stalking the streets of Vancouver, please alert officials immediately.

A sneaky, rather vicious otter has evaded capture for 10 days, after killing at least 10 prized koi fish at the serene Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden in Vancouver, B.C., according to CBC News.

SEE ALSO: Absolute moo-nit: Look at this really big cow

The river otter was first spotted in the Chinatown attraction's garden on Nov. 17, reportedly making its way to the koi pond and starting its fishing rampage. 

Since Saturday, a river otter has been spotted in the Garden’s pond, where it has eaten at least 5 of our adult koi@ParkBoard is working to relocate the otter, and an investigation is under way to determine how it got here:

📷 Sadie Brown

— Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden (@vangarden) November 20, 2018 Read more...

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Loot boxes recommended for 'comprehensive review' in Australia

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:44

The question over whether loot boxes constitute as gambling keeps popping up.

Australia's government could be the latest set to investigate the gaming feature, after a Senate committee recommended a "comprehensive review" of loot boxes in a report released Tuesday.

SEE ALSO: Labeling loot boxes as 'gambling' isn't just dangerous for EA. It's dangerous for gamers, too.

One of the committee's chairs, The Greens senator Jordon Steele-John, is behind the push for a wider look into the feature and whether they could pose any gambling-related harm, especially to children. However, he criticised the "watered-down report," which only made a single recommendation. Read more...

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YouTube is Removing Video Credits in Early 2019 by @MattGSouthern

Search Engine Journal - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 02:25

YouTube has disabled the creation of video credits, and existing credits will be removed from videos on January 31, 2019.

The post YouTube is Removing Video Credits in Early 2019 by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.

Judge Judy is TV's highest paid host

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 01:03

Real cases, real people, real money.

Judge Judy is officially the highest paid host on TV, raking in a whopping $147 million last year.

Judy Sheindlin, the formidable host of the courtroom show, is sitting in the top spot of a new Forbes list, which ranks television's highest earners.

SEE ALSO: Jason Momoa, Claire Foy, and Matt Damon to host 'SNL'

Sheindlin's staggering haul reportedly comes down to her $47 million fee for hosting Judge Judy, which has been nailing it since 1996 and averages a casual 10 million daily viewers, and producing her other courtroom talk show, Hot Bench, with her company Queen Bee Productions. Read more...

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Gifts for the truly cromulent 'Simpsons' fan

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Wed, 11/28/2018 - 00:31

The Simpsons is one of the most relentlessly quotable shows on television.

I personally can't hear "dental plan" or "money down!" without thinking about the long-running program now, which is a terrible thing to bear.

SEE ALSO: Next-level tech gift ideas for the techie who has it all

With all those memorable moments and sayings, there are plenty of things you can buy for the Simpsons fan in your life this holiday season.

From pins to clothes to toys to things you can hang on your walls, we've put together some Simpsons-related items ranging from as little as $5 to more than $300. Read more...

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Now any rich idiot can run their own Bird scooter empire

Mashable - Social Media Marketing tips - Tue, 11/27/2018 - 23:43

So you fancy yourself an entrepreneur. A doer. Someone who seizes opportunities and grabs life by the handlebars. Well hot damn, has Bird got a deal for you. 

You see, for the low low cost of buying your own e-scooters and paying Bird a 20 percent commission on all rides in perpetuity, you can now run your own fleet of Bird scooters. The program, announced Nov. 27, is called Bird Platform, and gives would-be two-wheeled tycoons the opportunity to do Bird CEO Travis VanderZanden's job for him. 

"Bird Platform enables independent operators to manage their own fleet of shared e-scooter vehicles," explains the Bird Platform page. Simply "[upload] your logo, select a sleeve color, cover the cost of city permits, and we'll do the rest." Read more...

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