Wednesday, November 30, 2016

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

How to Capitalize on the Latest Video Marketing Trends

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instapage.com - Tears are shed, stereotypes are broken, and a group of strangers learns something incredible from a tiny vial of their own saliva: “You have more in common with the world than you think.” Published...

No Man’s Sky’s Steam page didn’t mislead gamers, rules UK ad watchdog

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arstechnica.co.uk - The No Man's Sky page on Valve's Steam platform didn't mislead customers despite a litany of gripes, the UK's advertising regulator has ruled. In a comprehensive Advertising Standards Authority rul...

2016 will be 1 second longer: Google can help you cope

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computerworld.com.au - Like a man eager to show off his new watch, Google is encouraging anyone running IT operations to ask it for the time. The company will let anyone use its NTP (Network Time Protocol) servers, a mov...

How Snapchat Launched Spectacles to Prepare Us for Augmented Reality

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yukaichou.com - This article is written by Contributing Writer Erik van Mechelen. First, it built a cool mobile-only camera and messaging app with millions of engaged users. Snaps are ephemeral and the app opens o...

Dusk’s new app lets you live stream anonymously

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techcrunch.com - Online anonymity can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand, it can give people a voice when they’d otherwise be afraid to speak up – whether that’s because of fear of government surveillance, di...

Eric Schmidt-backed data science startup Civis Analytics raises $22M

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techcrunch.com - Civis Analytics, a company founded by the chief analytics officer of Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election campaign, has raised $22 million in Series A funding. Founder and CEO Dan Wagner told me that af...

Hardbound’s app uses visual stories to catch you up on the day’s news and more

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techcrunch.com - Instead of killing time on your phone playing games or browsing Facebook, the recently launched application Hardbound aims to help you fill your spare minutes by learning something new instead. The...

AT&T just declared war on an open internet (and us)

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theverge.com - Last year we won the open internet back, but the new regulations had one big weakness: they didn’t explicitly ban a scheme called “zero rating.” Zero rating is a poison pill wrapped in a piece of c...

Bragi’s The Headphone proves fully wireless earbuds can be great

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techcrunch.com - Bragi’s first product, the Dash, was incredibly ambitious, combining totally wireless earbuds with fitness tracking and more. The Headphone, its next product, scales back the ambition but nails the...

Muni system hacker hit others by scanning for year-old Java vulnerability

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arstechnica.com - The attacker who infected servers and desktop computers at the San Francisco Metropolitan Transit Agency (SFMTA) with ransomware on November 25 apparently gained access to the agency's network by w...

Another startup takes on the strange world of the digital paper tablet

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techcrunch.com - The death of the devoted e-reader has been foretold time and time again. But while there’s been an unquestionable thinning of the herd, the devoted few still continue to move devices. That’s due in...

Thousands of xHamster login credentials surface online

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techcrunch.com - Members of the porn site xHamster should be changing their passwords today after a set of nearly 380,000 usernames, emails and poorly hashed passwords appeared online. The subscription-only breach ...

Tesla will move to open Richmond store after DMV win

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techcrunch.com - Tesla has won the right to open and operate its own dealership in Virginia, after the state Department of Motor Vehicles commissioner reversed a ruling from September denying it a license. In his d...

Nine requirements for a successful private ridesharing system

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techcrunch.com - The future of urban mobility is rapidly changing as drivers look for safer and more effortless ways to move from point A to point B. While autonomous vehicles are on the horizon, ridesharing option...

8Bitdo’s NES Classic Edition wireless controller kit adds retro gamepad options

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techcrunch.com - Got a new NES Classic Edition but woefully disappointed at the official controller’s short, corded-only options? Third party alternatives are popping up, but the new NES30 Classic Edition Set and R...

Meizu looks to fill a Note 7-shaped hole with the Pro 6 Plus

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techcrunch.com - Over the past few months, Samsung has been understandably manic, trying to get replacement phones in the hands of former Note 7 owners. According to the company’s public-facing numbers, its bids ha...

AWS Greengrass brings Lambda to IoT devices

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techcrunch.com - Amazon today announced the launch of Greengrass, a new service that will be built into IoT devices to bring them better and smarter compute capabilities. As AWS CEO Andy Jassy noted in today’s keyn...

Baidu doubles the reach of its maps service to tap into China’s global travel boom

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techcrunch.com - Baidu, China’s most popular mobile mapping app with 348 million active users, is massively expanding its maps service to take it into 106 new countries. Baidu Maps already has basic information wor...

AWS goes after Oracle with new PostgresSQL support in Auoroa

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techcrunch.com - There were a lot of jokes and comments at Oracle’s expense today at the AWS re:Invent conference, but perhaps the boldest statement came when AWS announced it was adding PostgresSQL support to the...

Oldest surviving Nikon fetches $406K at auction

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techcrunch.com - A fabulous piece of photographic history just sold at auction for $406,000, more than twice the estimated haul. This Nikon One was the third production camera — as in the third actual camera it bui...

Readdle’s email client Spark is now available on macOS

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techcrunch.com - Spark is a neat email client with a few tricks up its sleeve. While it has been available on iOS for a while, Readdle is launching the app in the Mac App Store today so that you can use the same em...

Lucid Motors will begin manufacturing in Arizona in 2017

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techcrunch.com - Lucid Motors, a new electric car company, announced at a press conference today that it would begin building its manufacturing center in Casa Grande, Arizona, in 2017. Parts and supplies for the fa...

AWS announces FPGA instances for its EC2 cloud computing service

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s AWS cloud computing service today announced that it is launching a new instance type (F1) with field-programmable gate arrays (FPGAs). The promise of FPGAs is that they are essentially chi...

Exclusive: Mike Allen and Jim VandeHei Reveal Their Plan for Media Domination

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vanityfair.com - The much-anticipated new media venture from Politico co-founder and former C.E.O. Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, the founding father of its Playbook newsletter (the lifeblood of the enterprise for ye...

After mothballing Comma One, George Hotz releases free autonomous car software

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arstechnica.com - In Silicon Valley, hacker George Hotz gained fast fame after being the first to unlock an iPhone. He recently capitalized on his reputation and turned to hacking cars, raising millions in funding t...

The United States should surpass Russia in rocket launches for the first time

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arstechnica.com - During the last half-century, the United States may have achieved flashier goals with the Apollo Moon landings and produced the most capable spacecraft in the form of the space shuttle, but even as...

Super Mario Maker (3DS) review: Come to take, not to make

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arstechnica.com - But I'm getting a little ahead of myself. At its core, level-building base, Super Mario Maker for 3DS is a pretty faithful reconstruction of the Wii U original. Just as in its console cousin, you u...

Tor releases urgent update for Firefox 0day that’s under active attack

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arstechnica.com - Developers with Tor have published a browser update that patches a critical Firefox vulnerability being actively exploited to deanonymize people using the privacy service. The Tor browser is based ...

Software-defined sports coupé: Testing the 2017 Infiniti Q60

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arstechnica.com - Infiniti's 2017 Q60 sports coupĂ© exemplifies a trend that's been underway for some time in the auto industry: the software-defined car. The car—Infiniti's answer to a BMW 4 Series—is completely dri...

Four Steps to Increasing Customer Retention and Loyalty With Social Media

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marketingprofs.com - Brands send 23 promotional messages on social media for every one response they give to their audience. Yet, consumers often want to have a dialog on social; and when that doesn't happen, customer ...

4 Definitions of Success That Will Never Fully Satisfy You

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success.com - For some it’s to work for themselves, build a business, travel, migrate to another country, master a particular skill or craft. It’s great to have a definition of success—to outline your goals and ...

10 Signs You Were Born To Be a Digital Marketer - Search Engine Journal

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searchenginejournal.com - Choosing a career is one of – perhaps the­ – most important decisions you will make. Some people are drawn to one pursuit or another, while others take the time to cycle through careers before they...

WiGig — New Ultra-Fast Wi-Fi Standard Ready to Boost Your Internet Speed in 2017

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thehackernews.com - Get ready for faster Internet because the WiFi you know today is about to change and get much, much faster. The WiFi Alliance, a self-described "worldwide network of companies that brings you Wi-Fi...

This 'Snowmobile' truck seems like a joke, but it's actually Amazon's newest product

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uk.businessinsider.com - On Wednesday, Amazon Web Service CEO Andy Jassy had a big finish to his multi-hour keynote speech given at the AWS customer conference taking place this week in Las Vegas. He had someone drive a tr...

Distraint is a horror adventure game in pixel form - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Halloween may be over but the demand for scary mobile games is never over of course. One of the new games that you will now be able to play on your Android device is called Distraint: Pocket Pixel ...

Meizu M3X launched as a mid-range phone, boasts a premium look and feel - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Apart from the Meizu Pro 6 Plus, the Chinese OEM also launched the new Meizu M3X. This one is a mid-ranger that boasts of a 5.5-inch AMOLED display covered by a 2.5D glass, 1080 x 1920 pixel resolu...

Playstation Communities now has its own app for Android - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you play a lot of Playstation games, chances are you’re involved in the various Communities within that world that allows other players to keep in touch with their fellow gamers and know more ab...

LG trademarks new smartwatch names, could be launched with Watch Pay mobile payment service - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We are not sure if any of these will actually come to fruition, but these applications to the European Union Intellectual Property Office from LG show the intent of the OEM to come up with new name...

Microsoft Clip Layer lets you take snippets from apps and share them - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Microsoft Garage, the company’s platform to let their employees experiment in creating different apps and programs, has given us some pretty great products like Arrow Launcher, Next Lock Screen, Sp...

Use this Handy Tool to Manage Your Outreach Efforts - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - The planning for your crowdfunding campaign is underway. Great work! As you think about building your support base for your project, we know it can be daunting to think about all the people you nee...

1-800-Contacts Among Top Finalists for Customer Insight Award

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engagementexpo.com - The Engagement Awards recognize brands that excel across a number of marketing fronts. As interacting with customers and winning brand loyalty is now more challenging than ever, it is becoming incr...

Increasing Sales With Personalized Marketing

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loyalty360.org - In today’s “show me you know me” marketing world, it’s imperative that brands understand and engage their shoppers on a personal level with personalized marketing. Obviously, that’s easier said tha...

ParkParrot : Automated System Showing Available Parkings - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Chandler Burke”, Founder of the Chattanooga – USA based start-up “ParkParrot” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do an...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly ...

Sheryl Sandberg is donating more than $100 million in Facebook stock to charity

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recode.net - Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has transferred roughly $100 million in Facebook stock into a fund specifically intended for charitable donations, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission doc...

Ekayan: A web based app for people to find out what their friends think about them, and get recognized for what's admirable about them - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - “Ekayan” facilitates you to anonymously admire your friends, and know what your friends think about you. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted with Mr. ‘Gupta’ regarding his start-up ...

Imboard : Event Discovery and Promotion App - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Dominic Smith”, CEO of the Baltimore USA-based start-up “Imboard” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your ...

Trainoholics : Skill Development Arena - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Sandesh HS'; Founder of the Karnataka – India start-up “TRAINOHOLICS”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted ...

EzyOnlineBookings.com: An Online Booking System that Allows Businesses to Take Appointment Bookings Right on their Existing Website - Start-Ups.Co

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start-ups.co - EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online booking system that allows businesses to take appointment bookings right on their existing website. According to Mr. ‘Gol'; EzyOnlineBookings.com is an online boo...