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If you plan to succeed online and grow your business through online channels, you’re going to need development help. Whether you need a complex custom ecommerce website built from scratch, a simple themed WordPress site setup, or individual fixes, plug-ins, site maintenance, or coding assistance, Thrive’s experienced technical staff has you covered! We will work directly with your in-house technical team, collaborate with your current development contractors, or take on all development needs ourselves. Every situation is different. Thrive will work to make yours a success! Web Development.

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Sendwithus Launches GDPR-Compliant, Cloud-Based Email CMS

On Tuesday, Sendwithus announced the launch of Dyspatch, which is an enterprise-level, cloud-based and GDPR-compliant email content management system (CMS) for transactional emails.So what is Dyspatch?  It is a CMS platform for email that manages workflow, such as building, editing and commenting from a variety of stakeholders.  Once the email is ready to be deployed, it's “exposed via our API,” [...]

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Consumer Groups File FTC Complaint Against YouTube For Collecting Kids’ Personal Data Without Parental Consent

A complaint was filed with the Federal Trad Commission by a coalition of 23 consumer groups that charges Google owned YouTube with violating the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) by collecting personal data on children without the consent of parents. The Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) and the Center for Digital Democracy co-filed the complaint [...]

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Springbot Opens A Customer Data Co-Op For Retail SMBs

Springbot, a marketing automation platform for online stores, is trying to give small and medium-sized retailers access to the kind of data co-op their larger brethren enjoy. The firm is launching its Exchange this week, which is being described by the company as the “first data cooperative for eCommerce SMBs.” Springbot will offer  email, social media and [...]

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US Senators Call For More Congressional Involvement In Wake Of Facebook, Cambridge Analytica Debacle

There are some who believe that congress should become more heavily involved in how businesses are using artificial intelligence (AI).  Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) and Sen. Todd Young (R-Ind.) shared this sentiment on Tuesday at a panel on that topic sponsored by the Washington Post. Young and Cantwell are sponsors of the Fundamentally Understanding The Usability and [...]

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What Is Privacy By Design? A Deeper Dive Into This GDPR Requirement

Generally speaking, privacy by design (PbD) is pretty simple.  Basically, it's a procedural reminder to build user privacy principles into the development of a product or tool.  Also, it's a key tenet of the European Union's upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).  This is a sweeping regulation that will affect any organization with European users or [...]

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Google Surveys Now Available In More Than 50 Countries

On March 6, Google announced that it is expanding its Google Surveys product and Surveys 360, its survey solution for enterprises, to over than 50 countries. Google Surveys was originally launched in 2012 as Google Consumer Surveys, and was designed to “… put quality market research in the hands of businesses of all sizes,” says Google.  With [...]

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Blockmetry Launches Its GDPR-Friendly Web Traffic Software

The upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is driving innovation on several fronts. A new approach is being launched this week for measuring site traffic without tracking individuals, so that consent isn't required. The developer, who is a former Google engineer Pierre Far, says that the new software, which is called Blockmetry, is intended to measure [...]

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