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Coywolf News keeps readers informed about new technologies, product updates, productivity tips, and changes that affect marketers in the digital age. Topics covered include SEO, Social, Paid, Email, Content, Webmaster, and Startups.

Leo

Feedly launches Pro+ account with new AI-powered features

Feedly debuted a major upgrade to its content discovery and reading app. The new Pro+ account uses its Leo AI technology to surface content based on interest and usage, and includes deduplication and mute filters.

Solid

‘Solid’ Decentralized social apps, where users control their data and privacy, could replace Facebook

Tim Berners-Lee’s vision for personal data ownership and privacy on the web gains traction as more companies are committing resources to make Solid-based apps.

Does ads.txt work?

Report says ads.txt usage is up but impact on invalid traffic is minimal

The Pixelate Q3 2019 Advertising Trends Report found that more publishers are including ads.txt on their sites, but it may not be having any effect on reducing invalid traffic.

Descript

Podcast creation app, Descript, adds filler word detection and removal to audio editor

Leveraging its Lyrebird AI technology, Descript has added the ability to find ‘ums’ and ‘uhs’ in podcast transcriptions, and then seamlessly remove them from audio recordings.

Carbonite

Carbonite online backup service gets acquired by OpenText

The cloud-based backup service for consumers and businesses, Carbonite, was bought by OpenText, an enterprise information management company for $1.42 billion.

AmpliFi Teleport for iOS

AmpliFi adds free VPN to its consumer Wi-Fi routers

Ubiquiti Networks updated its AmpliFi consumer Wi-Fi routers to support VPN connections. The new feature is called Teleport and it enables iOS and Android devices to securely connect to home networks.

Drew Strojny

🎙 Episode 10: Drew Strojny discusses creating Memberful and why startups should run lean

Drew Strojny, Founder of Memberful, discusses how his frustration to find a good subscription service led him to create his own software, and how being a lean startup helped him during periods of slow growth.

Fathomo

Fathom Analytics adds single page application (SPA) tracking

The privacy-focused web analytics service, Fathom, added the ability to track page views on sites that use SPA frameworks like Ember, React, and Angular.

Firefox

Firefox 70 shows inactive CSS and how to fix it

The Developer Tools in the latest version of the Firefox browser can now highlight Cascading Stylesheet properties and values that are not properly implemented, and provide details on how to fix them

Vimeo Accessibility

Vimeo updates video player to be more accessible

The popular video service for creators and brands updated its video player to support the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines’ Level AA compliance.