JD Rucker

  JD Rucker is Editor at Soshable, a Social Media Marketing Blog. He is a Christian, a husband, a father, and founder of both Judeo Christian Church and Dealer Authority. He drinks a lot of coffee, usually in the form of a 5-shot espresso over ice. Find him on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

   

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LinkedIn responds to accusations

LinkedIn has been accused of hacking email accounts to harvest emails for marketing purposes. Blake Lawit, Senior Director of Litigation at LinkedIn, responds… As...
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The most annoying iOS 7 bug lets anyone make calls from locked iPhones

Steve Jobs had an attention to detail that was legendary. One might wonder whether the plethora of bugs being discovered in iOS 7 would...
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Link or no link, the video game violence debate simply needs to stop

Every time an act of severe violence occurs and a background story can be found where the perpetrator played violent video games, there are...
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Calico may be the best investment Google has ever made

There seems to be a lot of negative sentiment coming from multiple directions. Tech blogs, Wall Street analysts, and conspiracy theorists are clamoring over...
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Occipital mobile 3D scanning tech blows past its $100K funding goal in just over three hours

The folks at Boulder/San Francisco-based Occipital are very much software people — the company’s RedLaser app was a big hit in the early App...
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Is it time to adjust to the technological nature of our society?

According to Google’s Chairman of the Board, spying is part of the nature of society. He’s right. That much isn’t in question. What is...
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How does Mark Zuckerberg have the right to complain about privacy?

On one hand, it’s refreshing to see tech leaders such as Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg stepping forward to speak out about the despicable practices the...
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Forget ‘smart’. I’m waiting for ‘brilliant’.

There’s a reason that companies like Apple and Microsoft have been in slumps over the last year or so. There hasn’t been anything to...
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Assume that no personal data is safe from the NSA, GCHQ, and others

Passwords. Encryption. Firewalls. Secure networks. None of these are out of the reach of the US National Security Agency (NSA), their British counterparts at...
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5 reasons why the smartwatch really will be the next big thing

Every time a shift in gadget technology is in the works, tech bloggers hit their keyboards with every reason they can think of that...
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The US is right in its aggressive cyber-security efforts

There’s another uproar brewing over the Snowden leaks that has Americans taking to social media voicing their disapproval. They’re classifying it in the same...
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Confessions of a binge viewer: how technology took the cliffhanger waiting period away

I can’t wait until House of Cards, Netflix’ award-winning series, comes to an end. When the final season is announced and the final episode...
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The Snowden snowball effect: why one man started an avalanche

His is a face that will be remembered for years and a name that will be remembered for decades. It isn’t what he revealed...
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Hey Google and Facebook: where’s the outrage? #NSA

The Fourth of July is about celebrating the freedom of the United States. This year, it’s marred by PRISM scandal that showed how the...
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The wrong ways (and right way) to do contests or giveaways on Facebook

There’s a trend on Facebook that simply won’t die. Many business pages continue to offer giveaways, contests, and even “exclusive” games on Facebook in...
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Tiny technology: smallest and best photo, paper printers

Tiny technology makes high-resolution, high-speed inkjet printers possible, affordable and energy efficient. There may be truth in the assumption that larger machines can stomach...
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Be thankful about real life on social media

Businesses are starting to get it. They once saw social media as a channel like many others through which they could broadcast their message....
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Fine, there are two exceptions to the “no cats or dogs” rule on Facebook

For a few months now, I’ve been discussing the idea that local businesses should never fall into the trap of trying to be funny...
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