Friday, March 10, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Facebook's Day Just Ruined Snapchat's Year

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www.inc.com - If you snapped up shares in Snapchat at their recent IPO, you might want to worry today. Facebook has rolled out Messenger Day --and it's looking like it might be a serious Snapchat threat. Open Me...

​Kogan Atlas UltraSlim Pro laptop: full, in-depth review

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www.pcworld.idg.com.au - Only recently we were looking at Venom's Blackbook Zero 14 – a laptop designed to be fast, lightweight and with few distractions. Venom is an Aussie manufacturer globally-selling computers that hav...

Personal Brand Assessment

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www.bryankramer.com - Learn how to build a successful personal brand by understanding moreabout your path. 6 types of personal brand: Altruist, Careerist, Early Adopter, Boomerang, Connector and Selective. After comple...

How to Avoid the Five Stages of Social Media Burnout

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yoursocialmediaworks.com - We’ve all been there: thatstate of burnout, where every step feels like you’re trying to walk in quicksand, and each new attempt at writing feels like pulling teeth, that feeling that being run ove...

Your guide for embedding social media into your blogs | Brafton

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www.brafton.com - As content marketing continues to evolve, so too does the way content is created, formatted and promoted. One example is in the use of visual elements within blog posts: A majority of marketers (53...

Preinstalled malware targets Android users of two companies

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arstechnica.com - A commercial malware scanner used by businesses has recently detected an outbreak of malware that came preinstalled on more than three dozen Android devices. An assortment of malware was found on 3...

Hulu’s new live TV service scores A&E’s channels, loses Viacom

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techcrunch.com - Hulu’s forthcoming live TV streaming service is starting to shape up. Today, the company announced it scored a deal with A&E Networks, which will bring six more channels to the core package, includ...

Weekly Roundup: WikiLeaks strikes again, Google outlines cloud strategy

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techcrunch.com - This week saw two huge tech funding rounds for Airbnb and Instacart, Google held its Nextevent in San Francisco to outline its cloud strategy moving forward and we got a glimpse at Tesla’s Kauai so...

Tesla’s Kauai solar storage facility offers a glimpse of the company’s future

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techcrunch.com - Tesla’s solar installation on the Hawaiian island of Kauai is not just a product launch of the company – it’s the first real proof the company’s offering that its acquisition of SolarCity is not on...

Google partners with VCs to host its own machine learning startup competition

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techcrunch.com - On the heels of acquiring data science community Kaggle, Google is launching a machine learning competition of its own for startups.Google is targeting early stage companies companies taking an inn...

UK broadband giant BT agrees to legal separation from pipes-controller, Openreach

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techcrunch.com - Startups in theU.K. will be hoping for better performance from the local broadband market after telecoms regulator Ofcom agreed to a deal with the country’s largest broadband provider, BT, to legal...

Self-driving coalition gains safety and mobility members

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techcrunch.com - The Self-Driving Coalition for Safer Streets— founded in April 2016 by Ford, Lyft, Uber, Volvo, and Waymo — doubled its membership this week. But rather than adding more car manufacturers and tech ...

Google’s Cloud Platform improves its free tier and adds always-free compute and storage services

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techcrunch.com - Google today quietly launched an improvedalways-free tier and trial program for its Cloud Platform. The free tier, which now offers enough power to run a small app in Google’s cloud, is offered in ...

Banned crime reporting app Vigilante returns as Citizen, says its ‘report incident’ feature will be pulled

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techcrunch.com - Remember Vigilante? The controversial crime reporting app was kicked out of the App Store in November shortly after its release because Apple believed it encouragedprivate citizens to engage in, we...

Twitch to relaunch Curse, acquired last year, as the more social Twitch Desktop App

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techcrunch.com - Hot on the heels of rolling out its own version of Twitter, called Pulse, video game streaming site Twitch today announced its new desktop application, Twitch Desktop App. This is actually a rebran...

Facebook Messenger Day launches as a Snapchat Stories clone for making plans

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techcrunch.com - Today Facebook is globally launching Messenger Day to puts a utilitarian spin on the slideshow format. While Snapchat Stories is for retelling what you’ve done, Messenger Day’s “Who’s up for?” filt...

Waymo files for an injunction against Uber’s use of its self-driving tech

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techcrunch.com - Waymo has taken the next step in itssuit against Uber, which it says took confidential proprietary information regarding how to make its custom-built LiDAR components for use in Uber’s autonomous d...

Switch ‘n swole: We take Nintendo’s new console to the gym (and love it)

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arstechnica.com - We've tested the Nintendo Switch on planes. We've Switched at bars. We've Switched in beds, on couches, at coffee shops, and, yes, in bathrooms. (Don't judge. Once you get hooked on Legend of Zelda...

Geohot’s new automated-driving device can only be redeemed by coughing up data

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN, Texas—At the first day of the SXSW Interactive festival, George "Geohot" Hotz announced an updated business plan for his company Comma.ai, all while revealing a new piece of hardware that w...

AT&T allegedly “discriminated” against poor people in broadband upgrades

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arstechnica.com - It's no secret that ISPs can make more money from network upgrades in wealthy neighborhoods than low-income ones, and a new analysis ofCleveland, Ohio, by broadband advocacy groups appears to show ...

Geneva motor show: EVs, autonomous tech, and the end of GM in Europe

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arstechnica.com - Electric powertrains and driver-assist features have been the cutting edge in automotive technology for a while now, and at this year's Geneva International Motor Show both were more in evidence th...

Assange accuses CIA of “historic act of devastating incompetence”

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arstechnica.com - The WikiLeaks selective dump of internal files from the CIA's espionage software development organization was accompanied by a press release from Julian Assange that went full-throttle on the dire ...

Elon Musk on batteries for Australia: “Installed in 100 days or it is free”

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arstechnica.com - On Thursday morning, the Australian Financial Review published a story saying that Lyndon Rive, Tesla’s vice president for energy products, promised the company could deliver 100-300 MWh of storage...

John Carmack: ZeniMax owes me $22.5M as part of 2009 id Software deal

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arstechnica.com - In the lawsuit, which was filed on Tuesday, Carmack claims that he is owed over $22.5 million as part of the 2009 deal in which ZeniMax Media bought id Software. Carmack co-founded id Software in 1...

This could be why the Switch’s left Joy-Con has so many connection problems

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arstechnica.com - Spawn Wave Media's Joy-Con teardown video goes into significant detail identifying the various parts of both Switch controllers. The key bit, though, starts around the 20-minute mark, where the lef...

The Subtle Typography Trend Changes in Mobile App Design

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1stwebdesigner.com - Apple and Google have presented designers with fonts that are arguably hard to beat. They both have excellent legibility, form, and are both compact – helping make better use of the limited screen ...

Know Why Wireframes Are an Indispensable Part of Mobile App Development - News for Public - All News Which You want to Read

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www.newsforpublic.com - Have a mobile app idea and plan to come up with? Do you desire to cast your idea into a fully-fledged mobile app development? If yes, then it’s great! Mobile app development currently is on the pea...

Google Hangouts is getting a major overhaul to take on Slack

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www.theverge.com - If you know anything about Google’s messaging strategy in the last few years, you know that it’s been a bit of a mess. Allo, the consumer app, launched without the cross-platform features users exp...

Anil Dash Wants To Do More About Tech’s Diversity Problem Than Write Medium Posts | Fast Company | The Future Of Business

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www.fastcompany.com - Anil Dash is one of the most outspoken critics and advocates in the technology space. It’s likely you’ve seen his prolific Twitter account or read a piece by him on Medium. He is also the founder o...

You Never Know What You’ll Find Down the Rabbit Hole! Were the Spooky Caynton Caves a Secret Templar Sanctuary?

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www.ancient-origins.net - There is a fascinating and creepy underground sanctuary located in Shropshire, England known as the Caynton Caves. Allegedly linked to the famous Knights Templars and black magic rituals, legends s...

5 Checks to Ensure Your Facebook Page Is Up to Date : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Facebook regularly provides marketers and business owners with new ways to update their presence on Facebook. In this article you’ll discover five checks to ensure your Facebook page is up to date....

New Apache Struts Zero-Day Vulnerability Being Exploited in the Wild

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thehackernews.com - Security researchers have discovered a Zero-Day vulnerability in the popular Apache Struts web application framework, which is being actively exploited in the wild. Apache Struts is a free, open-so...

Stream data-free from Fios Mobile app on Verizon network - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Video streaming, whether live or on demand, has become a very important part of people’s mobile experience. The problem is that it has also become the biggest culprit in eating up your data allocat...

Moto Z 2017 version in the works, being tested on a Gigabit LTE service - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We have a feeling 2017 will be a good year for Motorola. We didn’t quite expect that the Moto Z and Moto Mod swill be successful but looks like the modular program will continue to expand and reach...

Allo update brings support for Android Auto, animated emojis - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google really wants you to get on board with Allo as their official messaging app (we still don’t know what they plan to do with Hangouts, to be honest). It seems that people aren’t that convinced ...

Amazon Echo can now be paired with a Bluetooth speaker - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you have an Amazon Echo device in your house, you know how useful it is and its Alexa digital voice powers and how it can help answer your questions and organize your life. But you probably also...

AppSales now has “Now Free” tab for limited-time free apps - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re the type of mobile user who is always on the lookout for new apps to install in your smartphone (and if you have a lot of space on your device), then the AppSales app is something that yo...

Huawei P10 shoots up DxOMark rankings, one of the best phones for photography - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Huawei P10 may be Huawei’s best phone yet in terms of mobile photography, this according to mobile camera standards specialists DxOMark. The Huawei P9 and the P8 before it got middling scores f...

INTERVIEW: Famous 'raccoon-on-alligator' photo was shot on a smartphone (updated 4.50pm) - Amateur Photographer

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www.amateurphotographer.co.uk - It appears that the image, which Richard described as a ‘photo of a lifetime’, was captured on an iPhone. Richard documented the unusual behaviour at the Ocklawaha River while on a family trip to t...

Facebook is testing a feature that asks you to keep watching videos you started, but didn’t finish

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www.recode.net - Facebook wants users to finish what they’ve started — at least when it comes to watching videos. The company is testing a new feature that prompts users to “continue watching” videos that they’ve s...

Wob.io: An Online Jukebox that was Designed with the Express Aim of Being Simple and Easy to Use - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailored online radio per user, and lets you connect with artists and friends. According to Mr. Alp; Wobio provides free music streaming, special tailor...

Cibos : Sports Fan Mobile App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rick Gehman'; President of thePennsylvania – USA start-up “Cibos”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1....

Contus : Mobile App Development Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Today, we had an in-depth and very interesting interview with Mr. ‘Sriram Manoharan'; Founder of Contus at Tamil Nadu – India. “Contus” is a leading mobile app development company Below is the full...

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likel...

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...

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your...

Progressive Web Apps for Education - Microsoft Edge Dev Blog -

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blogs.windows.com - Just a short time ago, the new Microsoft Intune for Education was announced for teachers and technologists to manage devices, accounts, and apps for students. Since that time, we’ve heard from a nu...

.NET Core Comes Quietly to Raspberry Pi - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - As you may have heard, Microsoft is slowly replacing its monolithic and proprietary .NET technologies with the open, modular, and cross-platform .NET Core. As part of this effort, the broader .NET ...

Cortana 2.0 Brings New UX to iPhone - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Three months after its release on Android, Cortana 2.0 is now available on iPhone as well. The big news here is a redesigned user experience, but this release also includes other new features. Here...

Italian Startup Brings Its 'Smartglasses' to SXSW

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www.adweek.com - From a pool of more than 220 applicants, ten start-ups were selected. And this weekend at the Palm Door on Sixth Street in Austin, their wares will be on display as part of “The European Union at S...