Wednesday, February 22, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


ECHNOLOGY

Yahoo price discounted in Verizon deal as new breaches are reported

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www.scmagazineuk.com - Verizon is to pay a discounted price for its acquisition of tech giant Yahoo after the disclosure of two massive breaches last year. The two companies are reportedly closing a deal which would cut ...

ZWOOKY : Innovative Contact System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Thomas Stoll”,CIO at the Uerikon – Switzerland based start-up “ZWOOKY ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

Latest LG G6 teasers show off water and dustproof build - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Waterproof cases for the LG G6 wereshown off last month by Ghostek, confirming that the Android smartphone will indeed be waterproof. The other South Korean tech giant even hinted on this aspect as...

Court Documents Reveal How Feds Spied On Connected Cars For 15 Years

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thehackernews.com - It's not always necessary to break into your computer or smartphone to spy on you. Today all are day-to-day devices are becoming more connected to networks than ever to add convenience and ease to ...

Terpon is making VR webcams just for live streaming porn

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techcrunch.com - A Swiss startup, Terpon SA, is making virtual reality webcams specifically for the adult entertainment industry. The cameras aren’t available for purchase, but customers can rent them for about $30...

New details emerge about Palantir’s custom software for spy agencies

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techcrunch.com - A new report by the Intercept provides some compelling specificson collaboration between Palo Alto’s secretive big data shop Palantir and the intelligence agencies that it keeps on its client roste...

Apple’s new campus ‘Apple Park’ will open in April

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techcrunch.com - This grand opening has been years in the making. Apple’s new campus now has a name and an opening date. It’ll be called Apple Park and the first employees will move in April 2017. As 12,000 Apple e...

Waze Carpool targets more U.S. cities, Latin America for expansion

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techcrunch.com - Waze’s Carpool ridesharing features might be coming to a city near you relatively soon. The Google-owned crowdsourced navigation app piloted carpooling features first in its home country of Israel,...

Tesla wants to offer vehicles with one price, including insurance and maintenance

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techcrunch.com - Tesla has begun offering customers in Asia a package that includes the cost of insurance and maintenance in the purchase price, the company noted on its earnings call today. This is how they’d like...

The great app roll up is coming and Maple Media is leading the charge

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techcrunch.com - For the better part of the last year, tech pundits have been writing about the demise of the app. Once thought to be the savior of consumer-facing software, apps are now ubiquitous, underused, unde...

Instagram lets you post up to 10 photos or videos as 1 swipeable carousel

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techcrunch.com - Instagram wants you to share a more complete picture of your experiences in its classic feed, not just its Snapchat Stories clone. Today, Instagram launches the ability to share a mix of up to 10 p...

EFF: Half of web traffic is now encrypted

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techcrunch.com - Half of theweb’s traffic is now encrypted, according to a new report from the EFF released this week. The rights organization noted the milestone was attributable to a number of efforts, including ...

Voysis raises $8 million to help it become the Twilio of voice AI

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techcrunch.com - Voice-powered artificial intelligence is not something that’s easy to set up for just any business, even if it might havereal benefits in terms of driving sales or improving customer experience. Vo...

Wireless earbud startup Earin gets $3.5 million in funding as its readies new product

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techcrunch.com - Headphone startup Earin announced today that it’s scored $3.5 million in funding, hot on the heels of announcing its second-generation wireless earbuds back at CES. The new round will go to fund th...

Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista

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arstechnica.com - If you took all the remaining Windows XP and Vista users in the world—asurprisingly robust 10 percent—and placed them in a Venn diagram with those that play Blizzard games, the intersection would l...

Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming—and it’s expensive

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arstechnica.com - Last year Zotac released its tiny, gaming-ready Zbox EN1060 mini-PC. Featuring an Intel Core i5-6400T processor and Nvidia GTX 1060 graphics card, the EN1060 is more than fast enough for high setti...

Battle of the buds: how Apple AirPods stack up against other wireless earbuds

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arstechnica.com - Apple's iPhone 7 isn't the first phone to ship without a headphone jack. But the iPhone 7 is definitely the most important and popular phone to discard the headphone jack, and Apple is dragging the...

Dealmaster: Get a Samsung HDR-ready TV plus a $500 gift card for $1499

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arstechnica.com - reader comments 0 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains,we have a number of new deals to share. Now you can get a Samsung 55-inch UltraHD TV that supports HDR10 and Dolby Vis...

CPU competition at last: AMD Ryzen brings 8 cores from just $329

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arstechnica.com - SAN FRANCISCO—Oasis' smash hit Wonderwall was playing as the throng of journalists assembled in the ballroom of a Grand Hyatt hotel in San Francisco at AMD's Ryzen Tech Day. I don't know why the so...

T-Mobile promises big LTE boost from 5GHz Wi-Fi frequencies

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arstechnica.com - T-Mobile USA is ready to deploy a new LTE technology over the same 5GHz frequencies used by Wi-Fi following US government approval of the first "LTE-U" devices. The Federal Communications Commissio...

More Galaxy S8 leaks show on-screen button design, working display

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arstechnica.com - Although the Galaxy S8 won't be at Mobile World Congress, it's expected to have an unveiling sometime in March. But that hasn't stopped the leaks from coming. Today, we have yet another drip of inf...

6 Reasons why you should never use an online website builder for your business

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thetomorrowlab.com - There are loads of reasonswhy businesses shouldn’t build their company website via online builders. Its a common thing we come up against quite often and while there may be some instances where its...

Tesla Has Reduced Electricity Costs for Homeowners by 92%

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futurism.com - Imagine living in a four-bedroom house with a large array of appliances that are driven by a whole lot of electricity. After adding up the costs to power your home in previous years, you find that ...

Why You Should Lie About Your Personal Information Online

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mentalfloss.com - These days, every new online account a website prompts you to create feels like an open invitation for identity theft. Even if you use a password manager (and you should), plenty of companies want ...

Samsung may bring back the Note 7 with lower capacity battery, or not - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Samsung is said to be resurrecting the Galaxy Note 7. Oh yes! Wait, what?!? We’re not interested in the phone even if Samsung has fixed the problem. The name Note 7 is already a failure to most peo...

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 images look more real than ever - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Even if the Galaxy S8 won’t be unveiled in Barcelona, Spain at the MWC 2017, the mobile industry is still interested with Samsung’s next premium flagship phone. It’s not really because the device i...

Samsung Flow will soon be available for all Windows 10 devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you own a Samsung Galaxy TabPro S, then you probably have the Samsung Flow app which allows you to unlock your tablet through a compatible Galaxy smartphone with a fingerprint sensor. Well, if y...

Beware! Don't Fall For "Font Wasn't Found" Google Chrome Malware Scam

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thehackernews.com - Next time when you accidentally or curiously land up on a website with jumbled content prompting you to download a missing font to read the blog by updating the Chrome font pack… …Just Don't Downlo...

Pitching Your Passion: How to Make An Amazing Crowdfunding Video - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - As you put your crowdfunding campaign together, you’ve probably been wondering about what you need to make a great video. All well-made campaign videos — from the small projects to the great big wh...

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

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www.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” isA Social Pla...

Mekiwi Oy : Finnish Startup To Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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 him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-u...

Vital Facebook Advertising Objectives That Will Make Or Break ROI

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marketaire.com - You’ve worked hard on your website, and traffic doesn’t appear from thin air. It’s time to use Facebook ads to send people there. First, let’s take a look at the Facebook ad campaign setup process....

Xerendi Initiative : Educational Learning For Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Uchenna Ibekwe”, Principa and Founder of the Virginia – United States based startup Xerendi_Initiative” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What...

Here@ : Find New Friend, Love Interest, or Find a Job - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam McCaa”, CEO of the US based start-up “Hereat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is al...

AbbeyPost : Brand-New Marketplace and Community - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - AbbeyPost is a brand-new marketplace and community designed exclusively for plus size women’s fashion! Shopping is an inherently social activity, but for over 100 million plus size women in the US,...

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

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www.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 ...

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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www.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...

3 Tips for Creating a Social Strategy Fueled by User-Generated Content

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www.adweek.com - Many businesses do not have documented social media strategies, and a good portion of the ones that do—nearly 60 percent—are unsure about the effectiveness of theirs. In the pay-to-play world that ...

How This 100-Year-Old Business Publication Turned Its Attention Toward Millennials

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www.adweek.com - When you think of Forbes Magazine, you might picturea cigar-chomping executive reading the latest issue while getting his wingtips shined. That’s not entirely the case, it turns out. Forbes, first ...

This Tech Pair Aims to Serve Better Mobile Ads Inside Target, CVS, Walgreens and Duane Reade

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www.adweek.com - People have grown accustomed to websites tracking their every move. Because everyone is carrying a smartphone nowadays, similar, navigation-styled data is beinggathered in retail shops. As the late...

Black-ish’s Season-Long Microsoft Partnership Culminates in Branded Content Spot During Tonight’s Episode

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www.adweek.com - Black-ish’s ad agency workplace setting has made the ABC comedy a natural fit for brand partnerships, but the network is taking the series’ integrations to a whole new level with tonight’s episode....

4 tips to improve your YouTube channel - Biznology

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biznology.com - If you’ve turned to YouTube like many other businesses, you need to know one rule–and it’s one that is tough for many to execute. That rule is that volume wins. Viewership will rise when you produ...

10 most inspiring digital marketing stories of 2016 - Biznology

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biznology.com - Digital marketingis an umbrella term for the marketing of products or services using a digital strategy, technologies and tactics that include search, paid advertising, social media, and many other...

Report: European Data Protection Authorities Concerned About Windows 10 - Breitbart

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www.breitbart.com - Tech Crunch reports: “Concerns have focused on the volume of data being gathered by default on Windows 10, and whetherMicrosoft obtains fully informed consent from users to collect and process thei...

Better built than bought - how to build your email marketing list - Biznology

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biznology.com - Buying an email list may seem like a great short-cut for growing your email marketing reach, but the chances of doing so successfully are small, and the potential damage is not. Here’s why. First t...

Social Strategy Tips for Blog Growth - Build Your Own Blog

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www.buildyourownblog.net - Gosh, it seems like just yesterday that I contributed my first guestpost to Build Your Own Blog. But in fact, it was almost 15 months ago. And in that guest post, I explained why — at the time — I ...

Mass Innovation Nights 96

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mass.innovationnights.com - We are looking forward to our first ever event at Cramerin Norwood on March 15th at 6pm. Don't forget, it is the 3rd not 2nd Wednesday of the month, thanks for being flexible! Storytelling, brandi...

The Definitive List of Consumer-Grade File Sync Service Security Risks - OnRamp

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www.onr.com - Consumer-grade file syncing services (CGFS) are prevalent, providing much needed access to our data. Many of us use some version of this service, such as Dropbox, every day to store and access Word...

The App Way to Professional Self-Improvement

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www.baselinemag.com - All business and technology leaders must polish their business skills and habits. Mobile apps can help them do that in their spare time, every day. The most successful professionals get help throug...

Facebook Messenger Ads: The Latest Updates and Best Practices

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instapage.com - Absolut’s new Facebook Messenger bot wants to know. If the answer’s “yes” and you live in one of four US states, you can now contact the company on messenger and choose one of three drinks, then re...