Tuesday, July 12, 2016

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

What Twitter’s Upcoming Changes Mean for Marketers [Infographic]

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socialmediatoday.com - Twitter recently announced an upcoming update that will make big changes to the way people (and brands) create content and engage on the social media platform. At Zoho Social, we're excited about t...

Elon Musk hints at “top secret Tesla masterplan” coming this week

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arstechnica.com - Elon Musk has teased that he will release a "top secret Tesla masterplan" later this week, amid speculation that everyone's favourite eccentric tech billionaire is trying to distract attention from...

How to get Pokémon Go for Android and iOS

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arstechnica.co.uk - Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game that lets you capture virtual Pokémon in real world locations, is now available to download for both Android and iOS. You can officially install the free game...

Volunteering with Habitat for Humanity | Egnyte

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egnyte.com - In April, Egnyte had an awesome opportunity to work with the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco specializes in strengthening communities, restoring ho...

Media Industry – Media Blog in the Internet Era of TV - Ericsson

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ericsson.com - In order to not only survive, but also thrive in the future internet era of TV, the industry must evolve and adapt to the market disruption that we can see across the entire value chain today. Ther...

Google to change app permissions for 'Pokémon Go' after security concerns

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LeVar Thomas



mashable.com - Pokémon Go players won't have to worry about sketchy app permissions for much longer. The developer of the game has acknowledged that it "erroneously" requested full access permission to users' Goo...

Can the Airbnb regulatory nightmare be solved with more tech?

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techcrunch.com - Got an angry mob of local government officials, taxi drivers, and hotel operators trying to shut down your business? There’s an app for that. But can solving regulatory nightmares really be that si...

3 common mistakes made in do-it-yourself PPC

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searchengineland.com - People have the best of intentions when they take on PPC without the help of a professional. And why wouldn’t they have high hopes when Google makes it look so easy in its myriad of fanciful videos...

8 'Pokémon Go' tricks that'll help you become a Pokémon master

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mashable.com - So you're going crazy for Pokémon Go, aren't you? You can't stop thinking about it, tweeting about it and playing the darn game that's taken the entire world by storm. You want be become a Pokémon ...

Prisma's stunning art effects are coming to VR and video

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LeVar Thomas



mashable.com - What's better than an app that turns selfies into instant art? An app that does the same thing for video and virtual reality. That's what Prisma, the app that has already captured the imagination ...

Warner Bros. busted for paying YouTubers for positive game reviews

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LeVar Thomas



mashable.com - LOS ANGELES — The Federal Trade Commission called out Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Monday for paying YouTube creators to endorse the publisher's game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor. In a se...

Google Project Fi Review - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Google’s Project Fi is a near-perfect reinvention of what a wireless carrier can and should be, a great service with reasonable and fully transparent pricing. The one major issue—and this will be a...

Sonnen’s new battery for solar self-consumption could succeed in US

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arstechnica.com - German battery company Sonnen never made the grand splash in the US that Tesla made with its Powerwall. But the company has ambitions to match its US-native rival. Sonnen opened up its US headquart...

The brilliant mechanics of Pokémon Go

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techcrunch.com - If you haven’t seen it already, you will soon walking down the street. Every person you pass who is fervently looking at their phone is likely playing the number one game in the country right now: ...

Here comes the Pokémon Go malware

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techcrunch.com - Well, that didn’t take long. Pokémon Go, the massively popular new game that’s bigger than Tinder, and poised to top Twitter in terms of daily users, has now been targeted by malware creators. Secu...

Pokémon Go is doing what few apps can – driving real-world traffic

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techcrunch.com - If you were looking for a rare Pokémon and encountered the sign above, what would you do? Because I’d pay up to get whatever pocket monster was lurking within. Ingress and Nintendo don’t seem to ha...

Tesla under investigation for possible breach of securities law, WSJ reports

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is under investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wall Street Journal reported, for a possible securities law breach. What’s at issue is whether the electric vehicle ...

Ashley Madison slips into something more comfortable to shake its bad rep

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techcrunch.com - How do you rescue a brand like Ashley Madison after it becomes synonymous with infidelity, poor security, a fateful hack, a massive breach of privacy and at least two suicides? That was the challen...

Lyft and GM expand Express Drive driver rental program

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techcrunch.com - No wheels used to mean no way to be a driver for a car-sharing service, but GM and Lyft’s Express Drive is one way around that limitation. The program sees GM offer all-in vehicle rentals to Lyft o...

The quest for the perfect Mac calendar app

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finance.yahoo.com - A tech website recently asked a bunch of tech writers, including me, to name our favorite productivity software. Most people named things like Evernote, Google Docs and Slack. It’s the Mac calenda...

Facebook vows to only delete graphic live video used to mock victims

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arstechnica.com - Facebook has been forced to restate its live video rules after footage of a black man being shot and killed by police officers during a routine traffic stop in the US was viewed by millions—before ...

iOS version of Pokémon Go is a possible privacy trainwreck [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - Police warn that muggers can "add a beacon to a Pokéstop to lure more players." Update: Niantic has confirmed in a statement that the Pokémon Go app requests more permissions than it needs, but tha...

Microsoft’s attempt to recruit interns is a barrel of cringe

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arstechnica.com - My roommate received this email from a Microsoft recruiter today. pic.twitter.com/90Qwr78eGO — Patrick Burtchaell (@pburtchaell) July 6, 2016 It's always horrible when olds try to emulate the style...

What is Growth Hacking? Here are 15 Examples | Marketing Technology

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marketingtechblog.com - The term hacking often has a negative connotation associated with it as it refers to programming. But even people that hack programs aren’t always doing something illegal or causing harm. Hacking i...

How to Incorporate LinkedIn Into Your Content Marketing Strategy

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copypress.com - Everyone in the marketing universe seems to have a LinkedIn account, but few people actually use it well. Most people simply upload their resumes, and most brands just create a company description ...

10 Commandments of SEO Every Marketer Must Obey

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seopressor.com - There’s a lot of old, outdated, and just plain wrong information about SEO floating around out there on the Web. The art of search engine optimization is changing, but it doesn’t need to be complic...

Downloading Pokémon GO Game for Android? Beware! It Could be Malicious...

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thehackernews.com - "Pokémon Go" has become the hottest iPhone and Android game to hit the market in forever with enormous popularity and massive social impact. The app has taken the world by storm since its launch th...

10 Social Media Statistics That Might Make You Rethink Your Strategy

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blog.bufferapp.com - This post was originally published on the Buffer blog. Social media is changing faster than ever, as if that wasn’t something everyone already knew! If you’re managing social media for your busines...

Skype updates bot developers’ platform with more features

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androidcommunity.com - Before Skype unleashes its bots to the rest of the world (it’s currently available only in selected countries), Microsoft is making sure that there are enough of them to go around by enhancing the ...

Samsung Gear S2 rumored to be getting a major update soon

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Gear S2 is considered by many to be one of the best smartwatches currently in the market. And if the rumors are true, it’s about to become even better because a major update is coming i...

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch 16GB variant now ready for pre-order

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androidcommunity.com - The Galaxy Tab A 10.1-inch is the latest tablet offering from Samsung. The unit is now up for pre-order after being announced last May. If you're in the United States, you can place early orders fo...

Want to master Android? Have a cup of Java Essentials [DEALS]

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androidcommunity.com - While some nowadays have dreams of becoming a Pokemon master, you might still prefer a more realistic, not to mention possibly more profitable, form of mastery. Perhaps you dream, instead, of becom...

Samsung Galaxy S7 ZeroLemon extended battery case on sale on Amazon

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 edge are truly two of the most popular flagship devices released this year, as proven by the 26 million units they have sold since they were launched in March. H...

The Connected Consumer: Integrating Car And Home

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loyalty360.org - Since the dawn of the smartphone, consumers around the world have been on a lightning fast path towards ubiquitous connectivity. Almost a third of U.K. consumers feel it’s essential to always be re...

Travel on the Small Screen

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loyalty360.org - Travel and video are perfect companions. Two out of three US consumers watch online travel videos for inspiration when they’re thinking about taking a trip according to a 2015 Google study. In fact...

Brands Must Ensure a Seamless Online Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Customers have so many shopping options at their disposal and, when it comes to online purchases, brands must ensure a seamless customer experience, according to a new study from Monetate. Accordin...

Premium Loyalty Programs Gain Steam as Customer Engagement Measure

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loyalty360.org - The thought of a loyalty program, for most customers, conjures up images of a quick, free enrollment process that entitles them to rewards, incentives, and discounts in exchange for their undying s...

4 Mobile Messaging Definitions Every Marketer Needs to Know

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loyalty360.org - We don’t need to introduce this blog post by telling you about how connected consumers are to their smartphones, and how this makes mobile messaging the most effective tool for engagement. We won’t...

A 10x future demands change

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loyalty360.org - In last month’s blog I talked about keeping your team innovative. One of the key tenets of an innovative team is the concept of moonshots or "10x Thinking" or audacious goals. In a “moonshot econom...

Listening to Feedback From all Channels Helps Activision Improve Brand Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - Activision has a storied history. Founded in 1979, it was the first company to publish video games independently from video game console manufacturers. The two biggest console makers at that time w...

My Tour Deal : Mobile ONLY Booking App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Patrick Ncho”, Co-Founder at the California – USA based Startup “MyTourDeal” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas



start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”, Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

KindCritic.com: A Social Platform that Allows you to get Crowdsourced Feedback on your Creative Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - KindCritic is a social platform where creatives can give and get crowdsourced constructive feedback on their creative works from real experts in their field of interest. “KindCritic” is A Social Pl...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is i...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

PrayerSpark : The First And Only Site For Interfaith Spiritually - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Feder”, Founder of the Las Vegas – USA based startup “PrayerSpark” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and ...

My Home Needs That : Search Engine Dedicated to Furniture and Homeware - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas



start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Adam Pilling”, Foundert at the London – UK based start-up “MyHomeNeedsThat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

MediaNest : Manage Video Marketing Campaigns on Social Media - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas


start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Natasha Robinson”, Co-Founder & CMO at the California- USA based start-up “MediaNest” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

SmartUse: Mobile Application To Handle Construction Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas


start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Ms. ‘Lucie Perrier'; Marketing Director of the New York-based start-up “SmartUse”. Below, is the full interview that we have con...

In-app purchases dwarf ad revenues, as iOS App Store exceeds $71 billion

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marketingland.com - US mobile ad revenue in 2015 was approximately 35 percent total digital revenue or $20.8 billion. However, revenue from in-app ads is dwarfed by in-app purchase revenue and paid apps according to t...