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How to Use Twitter for Marketing Your Business

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 Randall Agee (December 06, 2014)  Introduction: Twitter is a popular microblogging platform where users share short status updates including links to webpages, photos and articles. Twitter is a great way for smaller businesses to build a following, announce news or promotions and respond to customer questions, or even complaints. Being succinct in your tweeting is absolutely essential on this platform. Say what you need . (Software)

Thanksgiving Celebration - Best MXF/MTS/MKV/FLV/AVI Video Converter Up to 100% OFF!

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 Fu Monica (November 27, 2014)  Pavtube Studio released 2014 Thanksgiving Deal page , to celebrate this meaningful and fascinating holiday. Here are six parts in this special Thanksgiving page, which includes: up to 40% off promotion only in Thanksgiving Day; pay extra $9.9 to get another video converter; update free version to full version only need $19.9; how to get 50% off discount by sharing on Facebook; and .. (Software)

50% Off Kvisoft FlipBook Maker to Convert PDF to Flash Page Flip Magazines

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 Leo Lin (November 26, 2014)  Kvisoft, a well-know software development corporation, has already announced 2014 Christmas special offer with 50% discount for all its hot sales such as FlipBook Maker, Data Recovery Software, Flash Slideshow Software, SWF to Video Converter and many other programs. Users can now get these software with 50% off price for making digital work and computer life easier than before. If you . (Software)

Crazy 2014 Thanksgiving Promotion from Pavtube Studio – Up to 50% OFF

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 Fu Monica (November 21, 2014)  Pavtube Studio announces the release of a special article to celebrate the coming Thanksgiving Day. On this page, customers will receive the biggest discount of this year to share Thanksgiving joys with friends and family members. For customers who plan to deliver a Pavtube program as a Thanksgiving present, the special article will be of interest as they will learn about Thanksgiving .. (Software)

3 Common Problems and Solutions in QA Testing

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 Marty Ron (November 14, 2014)  It is important to have a clear concept of QA outsourcing otherwise we might not get the desired results. Checking certified manpower of the testing company and allotting them ample time will help us in getting a much better job done in QA testing. While QA testing being one of the most important factors in the success or the failure of any software, many software developers or .. (Software)

In Plain Sight: How Hackers Exfiltrate Corporate Data Using Video

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 Adam Chris (November 04, 2014)  Consumers and companies are embracing cloud services because they offer capabilities simply not available with traditional software. Cyber criminals are also beginning to use the cloud because it offers scalability and speed for delivering malware, such as in the recent case of Dyre, which used file sharing services to infect users. The latest evolution of this trend is attackers using .. (Software)

The Data Factory: 12 Essential Facts on Enterprise Cloud Usage & Risk

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 Adam Chris (November 04, 2014)  Between headlines from the latest stories on data breaches and the hottest new apps on the block, it’s easy to be captivated with what people are saying, blogging, and tweeting about the state of cloud adoption and security. But let’s face it: It’s hard to separate the hype from the truth, and stories about security can range from hyperbolic to accurately frightening. . (Software)

Giveaway and Crazy Discounts on Pavtube 2014 Halloween Special Page

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 Fu Monica (November 03, 2014)  Happy Halloween everyone! Have you prepared yourself for the upcoming Halloween? Have you bought Halloween costumes for you families already? Are you going to scare your friends with a frightful makeup? Have you decided to make a special Halloween feast for your guests? Are you expecting to get the craziest Halloween discounts? Pavtube has made a complete and perfect Halloween list for .. (Software)

Restaurant Social Media Marketing and Customers - A Volatile Mix

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 Gary Husbands (October 29, 2014)  Do you engage in restaurant social media marketing efforts? How much do you think about what could go right or wrong? While social media can be a great promotional tool, the downside comes down to one concept: reputation management. As a recent article in Hospitality Technology ( http://hospitalitytechnology. edgl.com/news/The-Rise-of-Social-Hospitality94386) points out, customers in .. (Software)

Pavtube Studio Releases Special Topic on iPhone 6 and 6 Plus for New Users and Apple Fans

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 Fu Monica (October 24, 2014)  Pavtube Studio, provider of expert multimedia software applications, announces the release of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus special page. Since the new iPhones were recently released by Apple, users who want to become familiar with this new device can check this special topic to search for useful information about the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. This topic page will be useful for new users . (Software)

Compliance, Governance, and Salesforce, Oh My!

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 Adam Chris (October 21, 2014)  Back in June we announced that Salesforce participated in Skyhigh’s Series C funding round as a strategic investor. The move validated our status as a category-creating company dedicated to addressing compliance and governance requirements and boost the enterprise adoption of Cloud Security services. Now we are thrilled to announce Skyhigh’s induction into .. (Software)

POODLE – How bad is its bite? (Here’s the data)

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 Adam Chris (October 21, 2014)  A major vulnerability affecting the security of cloud services dubbed POODLE (Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption) was reported on October 14th by three Google security researchers Bodo Moller, Thai Duong, and Krzysztof Kotowicz. Their paper about the vulnerability is available here. What is POODLE?POODLE affects SSLv3 or version 3 of the Secure Sockets Layer protocol, which . (Software)

PavTube Studio Updates Software and Adds Profiles for New iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Note

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 Fu Monica (October 17, 2014)  Pavtube Studio, creator of expert multimedia software applications, announces the release of the newest version of their software. This comes after the release of the newest iPhones and Samsung Galaxy Note. With this new update which adds profiles for iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, Samsung Galaxy Note 4 into the format list, now people can easily move their Blu-ray and DVD collection as well .. (Software)

The 7 Deadly Sins of Cloud Data Loss Prevention

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 Adam Chris (October 14, 2014)  It’s good to learn from your mistakes. It’s even better to learn from the mistakes of others. Skyhigh has some of the security world’s most seasoned data loss prevention (DLP) experts who’ve spent the last decade building DLP solutions and helping customers implement them. So, we thought we’d pick their brains, uncover some of the most common missteps .. (Software)

The Fastest Growing Cloud Apps of 2014

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 Adam Chris (October 14, 2014)  The cloud is growing exponentially and SaaS provider revenue in 2014 is set to surpass $18 billion, making the cloud application market larger than previous major shifts in technology at key points in their development including e-commerce revenue in 1998 ($8 billion) and personal computer revenue in 1982 ($11 billion). Its easier today for entrepreneurs to create new software .. (Software)

A New Standard for Transparency in Encryption: Introducing Skyhigh’s Crypto Advisory Board

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 Adam Chris (October 14, 2014)  Encryption is fast becoming a must-have feature for data stored in the cloud. Between privacy concerns stemming from regulatory requirements and NSA surveillance, companies expect either cloud security service providers or third-party vendors to enable encryption with customer-managed keys in SaaS applications. A key limitation of data encryption is that functionality and security .. (Software)

Eye Trackers and Eye Tracking Software and Hardware Solutions

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 Katy Perry (October 13, 2014)  Can you answer to the question- what is eye tracking? It is getting well acceptance these days. So, no doubt you might have heard just a little over it. However, it is rather a perplexing topic. No matter if you are searching for understanding additional to eyes tracking pertaining to use in your own occupational discipline. Or merely for your fascination, this information will provide .. (Software)

4 Terrific Ways to Convert Videos to Marvelously Animated GIFs

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 Jones Adelae (October 11, 2014)  Are you an animation fanatic? Are you a savvy go-getter with a penchant for converting your favorite videos to awesome animated GIFs? If you are not a technical savvy, don’t worry. Pick a smart video-to-GIF maker to get started. Here we go some of the best recommended GIF makers. You might have a look at that information for future reference. VideoGIF for Mac If you’re an .. (Software)

Was the Cloud ShellShocked? - Skyhigh

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 Adam Chris (October 07, 2014)  Internet security has reached the highest defcon level. Another day, another hack – the new bug on the scene known as “Shellshock” blew up headlines and Twitter feeds. Shellshock exposes a vulnerability in Bourne Again Shell (Bash), the widely-used shell for Unix-based operating systems such as Linux and OS X. The bug allows the perpetrator to remotely execute .. (Software)

New Tech Players Utilize Old Playbook at BoxWorks

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 Adam Chris (October 07, 2014)  Startups are often successful because of their ability to thumb their noses at the status quo, but these days there are two tools that young tech gurus are borrowing from their predecessors. Box unveiled a new channel strategy at BoxWorks this week. Two specific strategies were originally used by computing giants Apple and Microsoft Corp. The Apple model involves enticing developers to .. (Software)

5 Easy Steps to Bolster your Google Drive Security

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 Adam Chris (October 07, 2014)  The latest in the news with respect to data breaches involve the unscrupulous hacking of private Gmail accounts, and to add to the newsworthiness of data security, many celebrities had private photos leaked by hackers. If you maintain a Google Drive account it is imperative that you take measures to secure this as well as you can. Since your Google Drive account can be accessed by PC, .. (Software)

Find Perfect Web-based Systems to Manage Business Performance

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 Sarabjeet Patel (October 07, 2014)  With the increasing competition in all sectors, more companies and organizations have started using different management systems that not only help in easing their task of managing different types of data, but also help in improving the working efficiency of their employees. More and more such systems/software is introducing in the market that ensure to boost up the productivity and .. (Software)

Cloud Security Vendors Poised for Growth

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 Adam Chris (October 06, 2014)  Security services have seen advances in identity and access management services; however, encryption services are lagging in the security industry. According to Gartner, revenues for identity and access management (IAM), remote vulnerability assessment, security information and event management are expected to reach $4.13 billion by 2017. Gartner sees this growth coming from small to .. (Software)

Preventing Data Loss in a World of Industrialized Hacking

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 Adam Chris (October 06, 2014)  Every year billions of dollars are lost due to financial fraud and digital fraud has become one of the target markets for fraudsters. The best weapon for today’s business environment is big data and analytics supporting a robust data loss prevention program. The digital world has made business transactions faster and easier, and has had an incredibly positive effect on commerce .. (Software)

Cloud Security Requires a Multi-Layered Approach

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 Adam Chris (October 06, 2014)  Cloud service providers can make many promises regarding their data center’s physical security, but it is vital that you are able to understand the logical, remote and application dimensions to cloud security in that provider’s cloud stack. Physical security is important as well, but the security of data can be compromised by many different types of threats. Infrastructure .. (Software)

Benefits of Using Data Profiling Tools

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 Bruce Markey (October 01, 2014)  Regulatory requirements are increasing; demand for business intelligence is growing and the need for accountability and reporting, risk and cost reduction are driving scrutiny of fraud or non-compliance, and risk mitigation is of the highest priority for data management specialists! Conventional methods to manage data are falling short of demands. Skilled IT consultants routinely spend .. (Software)

The Importance of Data Loss Prevention Software in the Healthcare Industry

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 Adam Chris (September 29, 2014)  Recent information compiled by Forrester stresses the need for data loss prevention software throughout the healthcare industry. In the age of electronic health records that help providers record and share the healthcare data of their patients, a growing concern continues to be the security of personal patient information. Not protecting patient information can be disastrous. Yet the .. (Software)

Will Security Kill The Cloud?

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 Adam Chris (September 29, 2014)  Hardware such as thumb drives, cell phones, laptops and even computers are becoming outdated in terms of their utility as data storage devices. They are easily lost, stolen or prone to damage by viruses or even physical destruction by an unfortunate fire or an accidental dunk in a swimming pool. The cloud has done away with this type of concern today, but what about cloud security? For .. (Software)

Healthcare Data Breach Risks Drive Data Loss Prevention Market

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 Adam Chris (September 29, 2014)  Electronic health records have become a more efficient and effective way for health care providers and patients to share medical records. Electronic health records provide convenience and cost savings for many, but with all of this digital information there remains significant risks when it comes to data breaches, particularly concerning HIPAA and HITECH privacy regulations. A breach of . (Software)

Introducing Cloud Server Hosting and its Benefits

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 Bruce Markey (September 27, 2014)  There is a lot of buzz surrounding cloud server hosting these days and if you were researching various hosting options, you would have certainly run across this term. But, there are only a handful of services currently offering this solution; although it is a popular option, it is fairly new – so your choices in hosts offering cloud hosting are a tad limited. As this solution .. (Software)

Handy Tips for Creating Animated GIFs from Videos

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 Jones Adelae (September 25, 2014)  Animated GIFs are a great way to attract attention and add movement to your online space. GIFs not only make us laugh, some also express useful information in seamless motion. Memorializing your favorite scenes from movies or good parts of videos in GIF format is now a riot and it usually makes some extra impression than pure lengthy videos files. So, have you ever wondered if you .. (Software)

11 Cloud Computing Predictions for 2014

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 Adam Chris (September 24, 2014)  The big trends of 2013 – cloud, BYOD, big data and social – will continue into 2014. The difference in 2014 is the fact that the cloud is quickly becoming the foundation beneath those other trends. Meanwhile, rapidly maturing cloud security is evolving into the enabler for widespread enterprise adoption of new cloud, mobile and social services. 2014 won’t be seen as a . (Software)

Skyhigh 1st Cloud Access Security Broker to be ISO 27001 Certified

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 Adam Chris (September 23, 2014)  One of the most robust certifications a cloud security service provider can attain is ISO 27001 certification. Attaining ISO certification is is a reflection of the company’s commitment to security across multiple functions, and a reflection of tremendous time and resource investment by these cloud providers. Specifically, the security standard audits and certifies across 11 .. (Software)

Dyre Straits: Millions of Cloud Users Vulnerable to New Trojan

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 Adam Chris (September 23, 2014)  A powerful new strain of malware called Dyre (or Dyreza) not only poses a serious threat to consumers and businesses, it also signifies the cloud has arrived. Dyre not only uses the cloud as a vector for distributing malware to client machines, once installed it attempts to compromise data sent to secured cloud services. Researchers analyzing Dyre have found that while it is similar to .. (Software)

Only 1 in 100 Cloud Providers Meet Proposed EU Data Protection Requirements

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 Adam Chris (September 23, 2014)  Whether your organization is based in Europe, has operations in Europe, or handles data pertaining to EU residents, a proposed EU regulation in the works will have a significant impact on which cloud security services you use and how you use them. The EU General Data Protection Regulation is expected to be passed this year and take effect beginning in 2015. The law is meant to replace .. (Software)

Skyhigh 1st Cloud Access Security Broker to be ISO 27001 Certified

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 Adam Chris (September 22, 2014)  One of the most robust certifications a cloud security service provider can attain is ISO 27001 certification. Attaining ISO certification is is a reflection of the company’s commitment to security across multiple functions, and a reflection of tremendous time and resource investment by these cloud providers. Specifically, the security standard audits and certifies across 11 .. (Software)

Point-in-Time Cloud Usage Data Can Be Deceiving

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 Adam Chris (September 22, 2014)  A Telling StoryA customer recently shared an interesting story with us. They told us that they were monitoring the growth in cloud service usage over time and saw some interesting patterns that we could share with our readers. They reported on the number of cloud security services in use every quarter, starting with September last year. March – 612 June – 773 September .. (Software)

A Prescription for Cloud Data Security for Healthcare Service Providers

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 Adam Chris (September 22, 2014)  Cloud services are here to stay, and practically everybody is embracing them. In fact, the cloud computing industry is growing at the torrid pace of nearly 30% per year right now, according to Pike Research. Certainly healthcare service providers are getting on the cloud security services bandwagon, either by choice or by decree. As reported in Forbes, the Health Insurance Portability .. (Software)

Top Online Restaurant Reputation Management Tool

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 Gary Husbands (September 18, 2014)  Word of mouth is the most powerful marketing tool in the restaurant industry. Happy diners tell their friends and family about their experience at your restaurant and that is more effective than any marketing or advertising that you do on your own. Unfortunately, the reverse is also true, and negative statements made about your restaurant can drive potential customers away long before .. (Software)

Data Loss Prevention Tools Sought by Mobile, Social, Cloud Users

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 Adam Chris (September 15, 2014)  Companies worldwide are making room in their budgets for line items like security for the technological resources they use. More and more companies are seeing the benefits of spending to receive the protection that comes with data loss prevention tools, according to new market research. Gartner, a company that focuses on IT analytics, announced that globally, money spent on electronic .. (Software)

New Opportunities for Data Loss Prevention

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 Adam Chris (September 12, 2014)  In this digital age, the threat on data security is growing every day. Fortunately, security measures are growing as well, and companies are spending more money every year to prevent these losses. While the challenges may complicate the present environment, according to experts these challenges open the doors to new solutions and opportunities. Increased CostsWorldwide, spending on .. (Software)

The Emergence of the Cloud Service Broker

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 Adam Chris (September 12, 2014)  To work with some cloud service providers you need to spend a lot of effort and time managing multiple data streams, multiple passwords and multiple payment processing platforms. It’s not a one-person project and you will likely need a staff that is equipped to help you manage. However, if you are able to manage multiple cloud services, you may find that your profitability .. (Software)

Personal Cloud Security Is Within Everyone’s Reach

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 Adam Chris (September 12, 2014)  The latest news on cloud security issues involves alleged hackers who broke into Apple iCloud accounts to steal personal photos of famous female celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. While much speculation exists as to the validity of the accusations against the unknown hackers, if the stories are true it could signal a major shift in thinking about cloud computing. Your .. (Software)

SAP CRM has been with us a long time, evolving into the must have tool

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 Carl Adams (September 09, 2014)  SAP CRM has been with us a long time, evolving into the must have tool for uncovering salient information from a myriad of complex sources. SAP CRM analytics - The true benefits of SAP CRM analytics are found in organisations who are being overwhelmed by employees producing data. The growing amount of unstructured and structured data and information coming from emails, documents and .. (Software)

Don’t Rely on URL Categorization Services for Cloud Access Policy Enforcement

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 Adam Chris (September 09, 2014)  This is the second installment of The Top 10 Quick-Tips for Shoring Up Your Cloud Data Security. Last week we discussed creating consistent policy enforcement across your regional egress devices. Today’s tip sticks with the theme of cloud access policy consistency, but addresses a different piece which is often overlooked. Cloud access policies are incredibly useful. They enable .. (Software)

Ensure Consistent Egress Policies Across Regions

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 Adam Chris (September 09, 2014)  Cloud services offer a ton of benefits (ease of use, scalability, value, dynamic updates) when compared to traditional software. But, while enterprise software has been around for eons, cloud services have been around less than a decade and businesses have plenty of opportunities to reduce security risks due to the use of cloud services. Believe me – this is not a cut on cloud .. (Software)

Has Cloud Adoption Plateaued? - Skyhigh

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 Adam Chris (September 09, 2014)  Statisticians are always interested when they see data that diverges from a general pattern. This is exactly what happened when we dug into the latest cloud usage data from Q2 in the recent Cloud Adoption and Risk Report (CARR). To this point, we had seen rapid growth in the adoption of cloud services. In Q3, 2013 the average enterprise used 545 cloud services. In Q4 of that year, the .. (Software)

Data Loss Prevention Tools Prove Invaluable to Online Organizations

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 Adam Chris (September 08, 2014)  For over a decade the growth in cyber-attacks have escalated to a point where data theft and breach have become unavoidable. These attacks have increased not only in numbers, but also in sophistication. In 2013 alone, data breach incidents subjected more than 800 million private records to exposure, and in recent months an alarming number of organizations have reported massive data .. (Software)

Data Loss Prevention Software Key to Consumers’ Peace of Mind

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 Adam Chris (September 08, 2014)  With Cyber attacks on the rise and faith in online security declining fast, many consumers and the professionals who serve their needs in retail, social media, and online buying sites have good reason for concern: In the year 2013 alone, the records of some 800 million consumers were compromised, as verified by ABI Research Cybersecurity Technologies. That leaves consumers with a big .. (Software)

Data Loss Prevention Information - Analysis

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 Adam Chris (September 08, 2014)  Every day technology provides us with huge advances that can make our lives easier, but threats to data security are becoming more serious by the day as well. Cyber-attacks against individuals and corporations are becoming more common, and the perpetrators of these crimes have become more sophisticated than ever. Data breach incidents exposed over 800 million records in 2013 and these .. (Software)




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