Friday, October 14, 2016

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Google News introduces fact check feature – just in time for US election

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theguardian.com - In the midst of a highly charged presidential election, where fact and fiction have frequently become confused, Google News has introduced a new fact check feature in search results for news storie...

How the push for thinner phones contributed to the Samsung Note7 debacle

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mashable.com - There's nothing funny about Samsung Galaxy Note7 phones inexplicably exploding and torching cars and burning people. And it's definitely not a joking matter when their replacements, which are suppo...

How Shazam is trying to do more than identify songs playing in the bar

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mashable.com - Shazam is trying to do more than identify the song playing in the bar. Its next step toward that goal is adding more video. The app that identifies a song after hearing a few seconds of it will no...

Do You Understand What Accountability Really Means?

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hbr.org - Every leader I’ve ever met sees accountability as a foundational ingredient in a healthy and sustainable culture. The problem is, as is often the case with leadership and management ideas, we use t...

Evernote confirms a serious bug caused data loss for some Mac users

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techcrunch.com - A number of Evernote users are now being alerted via email message of a serious bug that may cause data loss in certain versions of the company’s Mac application. Not all Evernote Mac users were af...

The CPSC officially recalls all Note 7 devices, citing 23 new reports since first recall

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techcrunch.com - When we detailed the brief assent and prolonged decline of Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 saga the other day, we noted that there were still some loose ends to tie up. One of the bigger threads was the US...

Come take a peek inside Apple’s new Regent Street flagship store in London

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techcrunch.com - Designed by Foster + Partners, the same firm that has been working for the past six years on the new Apple HQ in Cupertino, the new Regent Street store features high ceilings, natural stone and woo...

Pandora’s new iMessage app lets you text your favorite music

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techcrunch.com - Tucked away inside Pandora’s rebranded app, launched yesterday, the company was hiding its first iMessage app, too. In fact, it’s the first third-party party streaming music service to launch its o...

Renault-Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn on the future of cars

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techcrunch.com - Last week, car manufacturers unveiled their latest and greatest at the Paris Motor Show. Even more interesting, these shows are a great opportunity to talk about their vision when it comes to car i...

PlayStation VR is easily the winner in virtual reality right now

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techcrunch.com - Consumer virtual reality has a clear new leader today, and it’s the just-launched PlayStation VR. Unequivocally, this is the best VR experience currently available outside of the kinds of high-flyi...

Pluto TV, a free streaming service for cord cutters, raises $30 million more

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techcrunch.com - Pluto TV, a video streaming service targeting cord cutters by offering a TV-guide like experience that connects you to hundreds of online channels, has raised $30 million in Series B funding, valui...

Google gets another extension to reply to EU antitrust Shopping charge

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techcrunch.com - The European Competition Commission has given Google another three weeks to file a response to formal charges that its Shopping price comparison service unfairly demotes rival services in search re...

VMware’s new cloud service will run on AWS

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techcrunch.com - It’s been an open secret that Amazon’s AWS division and VMware were going to announce a partnership at a press conference in San Francisco later today. Thanks to VMware mistakenly posting its annou...

Flipboard looks to boost native ad sales with swipe-friendly Storyboards

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techcrunch.com - Flipboard, the mobile and web app that lets you aggregate, discover and read content from around the web in a magazine-style format, is unveiling its latest “native” product to court more advertisi...

Could this be the end of Samsung’s smartphone reign?

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techcrunch.com - Samsung is on the ropes. It pains me to say it but the Note 7 fiasco is probably going to hurt them more deeply than they’ll admit and I suspect we’ll see two or three quarters of slow growth thank...

The bathroom mirror gets smart

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techcrunch.com - New Kinpo Group is an odd company. Its CEO popped into our New York City offices the other week ostensibly to speak about its XYZ brand, whose budget 3D printers have shot to the top of the top spo...

Valve teases next-gen VR hardware

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techcrunch.com - Today at the company’s Steam Dev Days conference, Valve teased a host of announcements related to the company’s efforts on its OpenVR platform, including a new prototype SteamVR controller. The com...

How a unique approach to auto repair led to a new kind of shop software

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techcrunch.com - At Luscious Garage in San Francisco, the publicized focus on hybrid vehicles actually masks the real differentiator: a focus on people. Founder Carolyn Coquillette started the San Francisco-based a...

Verizon wants you to know its Google Pixel phones will get immediate Android updates

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techcrunch.com - Verizon wants you to know that everything is fine. It’s learned its lesson. The carrier’s Google Pixels will get Android updates at the same time as the unlocked versions. False alarm. Of course, t...

Yahoo adds security event tracking to its Account Info page, but still no “delete” button

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techcrunch.com - Following news of its large-scale data breach affecting 500 million account holders, Yahoo today rolled out a change to its Yahoo Account settings screen that will better alert users to unauthorize...

Clinton campaign chief’s iPhone was hacked and wiped, photos suggest

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arstechnica.com - Unconfirmed evidence builds a strong case that an Apple iCloud account belonging to Hillary Clinton's campaign chief, John Podesta, was accessed and possibly erased by hackers less than 12 hours af...

Local SEO Techniques to Get Your Local Business Higher in the Ranking

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smedio.com - Local SEO is a very different beast to standard SEO. While there is a lot of crossover between optimizing your business for local and standard SEO, some things are more important for local business...

Humanize It: 10 Tips to Make Your Tweets More Human

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pammarketingnut.com - Are you speaking to your audience in a way that they understand? When you tweet do people listen? Do they take action? Do your tweets help you increase brand equity, generate leads and sales? Are y...

How to measure your social media ROI - Lilach Bullock

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lilachbullock.com - Even with all the amazing analytics tools available, most businesses and marketers struggle to measure their social media ROI. Which metrics matter and which don’t? What makes a social media strate...

5 Companies Doing Blogging Right

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smedio.com - Having a company blog and blogging strategically have become nearly as standard as having a logo. Obviously the latter comes first, but the former is something regularly launched alongside a busine...

How to Boost Your Influence Using Your LinkedIn Profile : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Want to build a presence that supports your company role? While many people think of LinkedIn as a place only for jobseekers, salespeople and recruiters, LinkedIn can help employees build influence...

YouTube Strategy: How to Plan Your YouTube Marketing Success : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - To discover more about YouTube video strategy, I interview Owen Hemsath. The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy ma...

3 Steps for Adding Video to Your Social Media Marketing : Social Media Examiner

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socialmediaexaminer.com - Making the right decisions in three key areas will help you create videos that engage people. In this article you’ll discover three steps to add video to your social media marketing. Listen now: Pl...

Alarm.com app update brings widgets to your device homescreens - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In case you still didn’t know it yet, the alarm.com app is not something that will wake you up every morning or whenever you need waking up. You can have your phone do that for you. What it does is...

Samsung extends recall of all original, replacement Note 7 units - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The South Korean tech giant has finally and officially stopped global sales, production, and exchanges of the problematic Galaxy Note 7 after several weeks of receiving complaints and new problems....

Samsung Note 7 issue won’t be closed soon, reason for explosions still unknown - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s a fiasco. A big blow. Samsung is going down. Swinesung. Good bye South Korea. We’ve heard a lot of criticisms and harsh words about probably the company’s biggest problem to date when it comes...

Google Photos creates memories, highlights, animations, rotations - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google Photos has become a favorite among those who take and upload a lot of photos from their mobile devices and their computers. You have a huge amount of cloud storage, freeing up space in your ...

New Quiznos Loyalty Program Launches with Toasty Points App

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loyalty360.org - The pressure for brands to create a digital presence is growing across all industries, but is especially true for companies in the QSR arena. The convenience that customers demand from these food e...

Making that Commitment to Providing a Personalized Customer Experience

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loyalty360.org - Ernan Roman, president of ERDM, which conducts specialized Voice of Customer (VoC) Relationship Research to identify Customer Experience (CX) strategies and actions, knows some telltale signs of a ...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it e...

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your s...

Airwalk Design : Pinterest For Designers - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Daniel Schwarz'; Founder & CEO of the London-based start-up “Airwalk Design”. Below, is the full interview that we have con...

Mekiwi : Easy-To-Use StartUp to Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Antti Kananen”, CEO of the Finland based start-up “Mekiwi” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-u...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”, CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

716Labs : Helps App Developers In The Marketng Validation stage - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Scott Falbo”, Co-Founder of the Buffalo – USA based start-up “716Labs” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

BlackBox-BI: A French Start-Up that Provides Easy to Use Affordable Business Intelligence for Companies of all Sizes - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - BlackBox-BI makes creating business dashboards easy. From data load to dashboard creation, BlackBox-BI focus is to make each step as easy as possible without compromising on functionality. “BlackBo...

WhyWaitTheApp.com: A Mobile Discovery App that Allows Users to Find a Plethora of Info Related to Restaurants & Bars - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - WhyWait is a discovery app that allows users to find the following for restaurants/bars: Happy Hours, Deals, Events, Menus, Images and Social Media Integration. “WhyWait” is a discovery app that al...

Classified Post : Online Classfied Ad Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Robbie Alvarez”, CEO of the US based start-up “The Classified Post” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1-What is it exactly that you do and what your...

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

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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...

SPI 235: Beyond the Gumball: How Matt Miller Built a Successful Vending Machine Business and Franchise - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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smartpassiveincome.com - Vending machines are a beloved, lucrative passive income stream for so many entrepreneurs. Today’s guest knows this better than anyone. In fact, he’s transformed his vending machine business into a...

Surface Hub Gets the Windows 10 Anniversary Update - Thurrott.com

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thurrott.com - Back in July, we knew that Microsoft would be staging the rollout of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update across different platforms. But I hadn’t realized that Surface Hub would need to wait this lon...

BuzzFeed Is Creating an Interactive Game Show Based on an Israeli Hit

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adweek.com - BuzzFeed Motion Pictures, which earns more than 5 billion video views monthly, and Keshet Studios, the LA branch of Keshet International, will bring an interactive game show to the digital culture....

Yahoo is using display ads to drive search traffic for competitive terms

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searchengineland.com - In an unusual move, Yahoo has begun running display ads that drive users directly to search results pages. A search on Moat.com shows a series of display ads from Yahoo prompting users to “Search n...

What Makes a Great Influencer Post?

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adweek.com - There is a science to creating a great influencer marketing post. It all starts with a great story first and foremost–a story written genuinely from the influencer’s perspective, not spoon-fed from...

Why Aren't You Using the New Twitter Customer Service Features? | Agorapulse

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agorapulse.com - Using Twitter for customer service is not only convenient for consumers, but also for your business. Recently Twitter has rolled out tools to make offering customer service on the network more conv...