Monday, May 23, 2016

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Website’s Page Speed

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jeffbullas.com - Have you ever landed on a website that seemed to take forever to load? Didn’t you want to slam your head against your computer screen in frustration? Have you ever considered that maybe your site i...

GeoOrbital: Inventing the wheel of fortune

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Michael



irishtimes.com - Sometimes reinventing the wheel is a good idea, particularly if you take your inspiration from a science-fiction movie. This is pretty much what happened to Michael Burtov, who unexpectedly ended u...

10 Social Media Apps You Should Be Using in 2016 (But Probably Aren’t)

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blog.hootsuite.com - A few months ago, one of my best friends asked “Hey, have you ever heard of this rapper named Drake?” I had, indeed, heard of “this rapper named Drake,” a Grammy Award winner who has had 14 hits on...

Google Home vs. Amazon Echo: Why Home could win

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Tamara Dull



cnet.com - Google's newly announced Google Home will compete directly with Amazon Echo as an always-listening virtual assistant. Just like with Echo, you can use your voice to tell Home to add an event to you...

Where Is Top 10 IoT Processor List? | EE Times

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Embedded Computing



eetimes.com - Tell us who makes the best 10 IoT processors. Is there a table somewhere that lists the top 10 IoT processors? What makes one IoT processor more successful than others? If we assume that the IoT ma...

5 can't-miss apps: Dubsmash, Summize, Madhat and more

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Themelis Cuiper



mashable.com - With all the news coming out of Google's I/O developer conference this week and rumors that Motorola is set to bring back its legendary Razr, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps. ...

Siri can unlock your front door with August's HomeKit-ready smart lock

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mashable.com - That phrase is something I have enjoyed muttering into my iPhone or Apple Watch far too much as of late. You see, I installed August’s newest Smart Lock, Keypad, and Connect just over a week ago. A...

Four hundred miles with Tesla’s autopilot forced me to trust the machine

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arstechnica.com - As we pulled back into the showroom (or whatever Texas’ insane dealership protection laws demand Tesla call the places it’s not allowed to sell or service vehicles), I told the rep that I was drivi...

Why Google beat Yahoo in the war for the Internet

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techcrunch.com - As we witness what may be the final days of Yahoo as an independent business, consider how just a decade ago it was running neck-and-neck with Google, now one of the world’s largest companies by ma...

Otto, founded by ex-Googlers, is bringing self-driving technology to trucks

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techcrunch.com - Self-driving cars are very much a part of the future of tech, with Google, Uber, Apple and plenty of other top names working to develop autonomous vehicles. But what about trucks? That’s where Otto...

17 Tricks to Using Your iPhone Like a Boss

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Guy Kawasaki



digitalspy.com - Enjoy listening to a little soothing background music as you drift off to the Land of Nod? Then you're probably all too familiar with waking up at 3am to some unwanted tunes. Unless, of course, you...

24 Experts Reveal Their Top Resources for Startups

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Larry Wentz



blog.shoprocket.co - Following the success of our other post where we interview a wide range of entrepreneurial experts to discover their wisdom, we decided to do another round. However, this time, we look at what reso...

5 Facebook Advertising Tools That Save Time and Improve Your ROI : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for more efficient ways to manage your campaigns? Facebook ad tools can make a world of difference in the amount of time, effort and money you spend on your ad campaigns. In this article yo...

How to Retain Customers Using Social Media

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Reg Saddler


socialmediatoday.com - Businesses are increasingly using social media and digital marketing to connect with potential customers. But with social media becoming more integrated into our everyday lives, using it to retain ...

5 Apps That Should Absolutely Be On Your Radar, According To Gary Vaynerchuk

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Reg Saddler



inc.com - I am an avid reader of Gary Vaynerchuk's material. He has proven himself time and time again to be a leading voice when it comes to entrepreneurship and business. Gary's motto is that he does not ...

Customer Experience Metrics Strong at GameStop

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loyalty360.org - Customer experience is seen as a key differentiator today among loyalty marketers. For GameStop, that is certainly the case, as CEO Paul Raines attested to during the company’s fourth quarter earni...

Rocky Brands goes with Clutch for Unique Loyalty Program Development

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Loyalty 360



loyalty360.org - Part of designing a successful loyalty program is knowing the audience. Program features that attract some members may be the same things that drive others away. Rocky Brands, maker of a wide varie...

Customers Looking for More Social Loyalty Programs

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loyalty360.org - In the age of social media and digital connection, customers everywhere are looking to connect with one another more than ever before. From linking social accounts, to competing with friends to see...

Grand Customer Experience Plans for Facebook

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Loyalty 360



loyalty360.org - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a simple goal: To connect the world globally. These mobile customer experiences derived from Facebook, Instagram, and Messenger are on their way to a greater end re...

3 Online Marketing Strategies to Attract Connected Consumers

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loyalty360.org - It’s the age old question of, “What came first, the chicken or the egg?” Except now the question is, “What came first, the connected car or the connected consumer?” Some argue that consumers are ev...

Q&A: Connecting and Building Customer Loyalty with Millennial Moms

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loyalty360.org - Building customer loyalty is an often daunting task, replete with a myriad of factors connected to leveraging key behavioral and transactional insights. One customer segment−Millennial Moms−compris...

Telecommunication Providers Falling Behind in Personalized Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Omnichannel technology provider Now Interact recently conducted research into the personalization efforts of telecommunication providers, and the results are less than promising. As customers deman...

After 60 Years in Advertising, I Believe True Creativity Is More Powerful Than Ever

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adweek.com - A good thing about getting old in this business is that you've actually lived through all the changes and survived the perennial predictions of ad agency extinction. Along the way you've also obser...

Thurrott Daily: May 22 - Thurrott.com

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Paul Thurrott



thurrott.com - Now, Windows 10 Mobile devices can use screens as big as 9-inches Now this is interesting. As you may recall, Windows 10 Mobile devices had been restricted to devices with smaller screens of 7.99-i...

6 Best Tools to Create Images for Facebook

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Anita Nelson



askaaronlee.com - Are you looking for the best tools to create images for Facebook? Quality image is important on Facebook. According to Gizmodo, there are over 300 million photos uploaded to Facebook per day. In an...

James Hickey Internet Marketing Blog: 15 Steps For Making Money From A Blog

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James Hickey


jameshickeyblog.com - Bloggers need to understand their target audience, be knowledgeable about their subject, and be proficient at SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and properly utilizing Social Media. Here are 15 Steps...

Better Driverless Car Stock: Mobileye NV or NVIDIA Corporation? | Fox Business

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fool.com - Driverless cars could hit public roads within the next decade, according to most tech and auto industry forecasts. That mainstream growth could turn the driverless car market into a $42 billion ind...

To halt smartphone slide, Samsung rewrites playbook

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reuters.com - SEOUL From the way it chooses smartphone components to the models it brings to market, Samsung Electronics has undergone a painful process of breaking from its past to reverse a slide in its handse...

The Galaxy S7 and Facebook Could Benefit from Samsung's Newest Device | Fox Business

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fool.com - Samsung's next major product isn't a smartphone or a TV. Late last month, the hardware giant released its first virtual reality camera, the Gear 360, in its home market of Korea, and plans to bring...

SAP Makes Cloud Moves, Google Advances AI: Big Data Roundup - InformationWeek

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informationweek.com - SAP rolled out a series of partnerships and advancements at its Sapphire Now event. Google unveiled a host of initiatives at Google I/0. HP Enterprise introduced an Internet of Things (IoT) platfor...

10 ways to get data from the web: Code, tools, & datasets - Import.io

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Chris Abraham



import.io - “Gartner believes that enterprise data will grow 650 percent in the next five years, while IDC argues that the world’s information now doubles about every year and a half. IDC says that in 2011 we ...

Employees on Social Media

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Chris Abraham



gaggleamp.com - With the blurring of lines of public/private lives of corporate employees, companies are now faced with a new dilemma that didn’t really exist a few years ago. How should companies respond when an ...

Google I/O 2016: Android's failure to innovate hands a Apple free run at WWDC

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appleinsider.com - Google I/O 2016: Android's failure to innovate hands a Apple free run at WWDC By Daniel Eran Dilger Sunday, May 22, 2016, 04:23 pm PT (07:23 pm ET) Rather than focusing on the incremental innovat...

Test Drives! The 2016 Kia K900 Luxury – stupidDOPE

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stupiddope.com - Here at stupidDOPE we have a love for rides, old and new. Today we get our first look, and our first experience with the 2016 Kia K900 Luxury. This stunning new sedan is a luxury model from Kia, of...

Google Maps Driving Mode Is Your Essential In-Car AI

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LeonardoZ



fieldguide.gizmodo.com - You’re probably used to getting turn-by-turn directions to your next destination with Google Maps, but there’s also a pretty-well-hidden Driving Mode just for... well, driving. It alerts you to tra...