Friday, February 24, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Introducing AWS Regions Do not put All Your Eggs in One Basket!

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24x7itconnection.com - One of the great things about AWS is that it its so easy to get started with. So easy, you probably aren’t even thinking about things like what AWS regions your deployment should be based out of, a...

10 marketing books to read in 2017

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mashable.com - Interview after interview with top performers tends to reveal similar daily habits: an early wake time; a regular exercise regimen; and a designated time for reading. Reading a lot won’t necessaril...

LG G6 leaked sitting beside LG G5 - SlashGear

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www.slashgear.com - LG has practically leaked every aspect of the LG G6 except for its actual appearance. Others, however, are more than happy to provide those pieces of the puzzle. So far, we have indeed seen some in...

Samsung Galaxy S8 (and possibly S8+) will be released April 21—report

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arstechnica.co.uk - Update, February 23: The Samsung Galaxy S8 will go on sale April 21, following an official unveil inNew York on March 29, the latest leaks indicate. Intriguingly, we might actually see two new Sams...

Phish me if you can: Frank Abagnale says tech will never defeat social engineering

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arstechnica.com - Frank Abagnale is world-famous for pretending to be other people. The former teenage con-man, whose exploits 50 years ago became a Leonardo DiCaprio film called Catch Me If You Can, has built a lif...

Apple says iOS 10.2.1 has reduced unexpected iPhone 6s shutdown issues by 80%

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techcrunch.com - Over the past couple of iPhone versions users have complained of “unexpected” shutdowns of their devices. Some iPhone 6, 6s, 6 Plus and 6s Plus devices could basically go dark unexpectedly, forcing...

Halo split-screen combat is coming back—and it’s here to stay

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arstechnica.com - LAS VEGAS—In aThursday speech at the gaming-minded DICE Summit, Microsoft's head of its 343 Industries group (meaning, all things Halo) confirmed a return to split-screen modes in the series' first...

Oculus affirms its commitment to open VR standards

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arstechnica.com - "This is actually a place where we agree with the industry more than most people think," Rubin said. "We support an open standard... We want everybody in the PC business to join an open standard th...

Valve finally releases a 3.....D sound toolkit

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arstechnica.com - Every hopeful gaming thread on the Internet has at least one person making this kind of guess: Valve Software willone day drop its next major project as a previously unannounced, out-of-nowhere sur...

Waymo sues Uber and Otto for theft of trade secrets

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techcrunch.com - Waymo, the Alphabet-owned self-driving company that began life as Google’s self-driving car project, has filed suit against self-driving trucking company Otto, and its parent Uber. Waymo says that ...

Qualcomm announces new VR dev kit and headset accelerator program

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techcrunch.com - The near-future of VR is definitely mobile, and for the time-being nobody has morecontrol of the guts of mobile devices than Qualcomm does. It’s definitely in the company’s best interest than to fo...

Apple, Google and more speak out against Trump revoking guidelines protecting trans students

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techcrunch.com - Once again, techcompanies are again finding themselves in the midst of a culture war in response to action by the Trump administration. On Wednesday, the administration rescinded guidance for trans...

Amazon cites First Amendment protection for Alexa in Arkansas murder case

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techcrunch.com - Late last year, it was revealed that Amazon’s Echo had become a key piece of evidencein an on-going murder investigation in Arkansas dating back to 2015, as police sought access to voice recordings...

Facebook tests ad breaks in all types of videos, giving creators a 55% cut

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techcrunch.com - Facebook today announced it has begun testing ad breaks that interrupt on-demand video, using a small set of partners who will earn a 55 percent ad revenue share while Facebook keeps 45 percent. Th...

HP’s Spectre 15 makes 4K on a laptop a livable experience

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techcrunch.com - The new HP Spectre 15 is a rare marriage between an ultra high definition screen and a thin frame. The latestedition of the 15-inch Spectre x360 is only offered with a 4k (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) scr...

Google’s new project aims to clean up comment sections

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techcrunch.com - If you read stuff on the internet (and obviously you do because hi, you’re reading a blog) then you know the golden rule: never read the comments. Scrolling past the end of a story is an adventure ...

AirMap raises $26 million to manage air traffic as drone use surges

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techcrunch.com - Lower airspace isn’t crowded with drones quite yet. But as drones become more pervasive, a startup called AirMap is building software and system to help drone operators fly only where it’s safe and...

Judge: No, feds can’t nab all Apple devices and try everyone’s fingerprints

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arstechnica.com - This prosecution, nearly all of which remains sealed, is one of a small but growing number of criminal cases that pit modern smartphone encryption against both the Fourth Amendment protection again...

Qualcomm’s new LTE modem will make gigabit download speeds easier to hit

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arstechnica.com - Last year around Mobile World Congress, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon X16, billed as the company's first "gigabit" LTE modem. Most of you still don't have an X16 in your phones, though that wil...

UX Thoughts on Using Video as a Background

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speckyboy.com - Using videos as background – a design trend that emerged a couple of years ago – continues to be the subject of much debate among designers. On the one hand, it grabs the attention of online users ...

Context is key for effective UX Design | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - When designing for UX, it’s the hidden factors that determine whether you solve a problem, or create a newone. I recently read UX Researcher Sam Ladner’s commentary on why Cortana doesn’t work at w...

Unpatched Python and Java Flaws Let Hackers Bypass Firewall Using FTP Injection

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thehackernews.com - This newly discovered bugs in Java and Python is a big deal today. The two popular programming languages, Java and Python, contain similar security flaws that can be exploited to send unauthorized ...

Zuckerberg Outlines Focus on Groups, Safety and Fake News in New Manifesto

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www.socialmediatoday.com - While the growth and expansion of Facebook has been amazing, the evolution of the platform’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has been equally impressive. Given the growing role and influence The So...

How to Get Started in Ecommerce for Less Than $100

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www.entrepreneur.com - Not because it's difficult, but because there's just so much information out there. It's hard to know what to do and when. Sure, you can figure it out through trial and error, but that can get expe...

Google Brings Tilt Brush To The Oculus Rift

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www.fastcompany.com - If you have an Oculus Rift and have been feeling left out because you can’t use one of the most-awarded virtual reality experiences, Google’s ready to let you in on the fun. Today, Google is launch...

Samsung to start testing 5G connectivity in the US with Verizon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - As fast a pace as technology is moving these days, apparently it isn’t fast enough – especially when we talk about mobile data connectivity where bigger and faster is always better. This is why Sam...

LINE update brings group chat mentions, 360-degree photos - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Most people probably have a lot of group chats going on in different messaging apps that it’s hard to keep track of the important things or the messages that actually concern you. If you’re using L...

Motorola to release mods this year, mod smartphones in the next 3 years - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - OEMs releasing modular devices were one of the big things from the last year or so, with both LG and Lenovo/Motorola releasing smartphones and accompanying modules. However, the LG G5 wasn’t exactl...

Socialmedia Is Not Just Having A FaceBook Account - smqueue

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www.smqueue.com - More and more clients are asking their partners to create integrated campaigns that include social media and digital components in the mix. However, what they often fail to take into consideratio...

Loyalty Programs Drive Repeat Business in Hotel, Food and Beverage Industries

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loyalty360.org - Loyalty programs are often seen as a key differentiator for marketers, elevating them to greater heights while engaging customers and achieving brand loyalty. That is certainly true of the food and...

How to Maximize Your Advertising Investment With Data Design

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loyalty360.org - I’ve got a thousand sound bites about Super Bowl advertising: It’s basically selfies for brands. It’s the opposite of 1:1 marketing. It’s a cross-category free-for-all, growing in risk rather than ...

Loyalty Driver Analysis Can Help Spark Customer Engagement

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loyalty360.org - Back To Results Jim Tierney, Loyalty360, January 19, 2017 Loyalty Driver Analysis Can Help Spark Customer Engagement Every loyalty marketer wants as much customer engagement as possible. The more e...

Scoopinion.com: A Web-Based Application that Turns Your Browser into a Learning Magazine - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Scoopinion builds your personal magazine by matching what people like you have read well and you haven’t. It’s an effortless way to make the news good for yourself and the community. As per Mr. Kos...

Pushstartr : Database Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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

Flipit : Global Couponing Environment in Australia - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Jochem Vroom'; Founder of the Netherlands start-up “Flipit”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What ...

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

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www.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 w...

Stores.Miscake.com: A Web-Based Service for Creating Online Stores - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Miscake Stores is a service for creating online stores. It is designed both for small merchants and big resellers. Below is the full interview that we have conducted with Mrs. Richardson regarding ...

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - You’re browsing Facebook and you get a new notification – a new fan or customer has liked one of your posts or left a comment about your business! Engagement on your Facebook page can definitely ma...

TheVegasHookUp : Profile Filtering System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Jamie Brewster”, Founder and CEO of the Oakland – USA based start-up “TheVegasHookUp” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that ...

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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www.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...

Sleeves Up Productions : Digital Content For Brands - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Erika Kramer”,CEO and Founder at New York – USA based start-up “SleevesUpProductions” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

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

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www.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...

Pandora Will Debut Personalized Digital Audio Ads and Sequential Messaging This Year

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www.adweek.com - Personalized ads and sequential messaging are coming soonto a Pandora station near you. In an exclusive partnership with A Million Ads, Pandora will be able to reach unique listeners in real time w...

The Three Levels of Analytics Conversions You Need - Portent

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www.portent.com - If the answer is online marketing in any way, shape or form, you know the importance of having analytics configured correctly on your site. If you need help convincing anyone, take them over to Por...

Disney's Maker Studios Confirms Cutbacks Across Company, Not Just Among Its Creators

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www.adweek.com - After distancing itself fromPewDiePie last week, Maker Studios, a multichannel network acquired by Disney in 2014 for $675 million, is moving forward with other big changes to its team and talent n...

Four U.S. Presidents in the KKK? Google's latest problem with featured answers

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searchengineland.com - If you’re trying to research U.S. Presidents who may have been Ku Klux Klan members – don’t believe everything you see on Google. While there appears to be no conclusive evidence any actually were ...

Natural News was not banned from Google over fake news

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searchengineland.com - Natural News, a controversial alternative medicine website according to Wikipedia, has been delisted from Google. The news site themselves confirmed being removed from Google and recently claimed G...

Google's new tech turns VR headsets invisible

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thenextweb.com - If you’ve ever watched someone wear and use a VR headset, you know how odd they look with a high-tech blindfold on. That’s not good for demonstrating the emerging technology, especially while it st...

Smarten Up Your Home – What Smart Home Appliances Can Do for You

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www.bitrebels.com - An old trope of science fiction – robotic assistants – is certainly getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. While you can’t get your hands on an actual robot butler yet, more and more comp...

Amazon refusing to hand over data on whether Alexa overheard a murder

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arstechnica.com - Amazon is balking at a search warrant seeking cloud-stored data from its Alexa Voice Service. Arkansas authorities want to examine the recorded voice and transcription data as part of a murder inve...