Monday, March 13, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Agile Tips for Working with Non-Agile Teams

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www.frontrowagile.com - During agile training, we’re taught that everyone in our team should operate within the agreed upon agile framework. However, the question remains: how should we operate when interacting with less ...

5G mobile specs announced: 20Gbps download, 1ms latency

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arstechnica.co.uk - These requirements come from the ITU's draft report on the technical requirements for IMT-2020 (aka 5G) radio interfaces, which was published Thursday. The document is technically just a draft at t...

Oculus introduces Facebook live streaming, Oculus Voice in new update

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techcrunch.com - Explaining what VR is like can be a pretty daunting task. Today, Facebook and Oculus are making it a bit easier to share VR experiences with your friends and family. Alongside a host of social feat...

This case is literally an entire Android phone that you attach to your iPhone

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www.theverge.com - Getting Android to run on iOS is one of the ultimate achievements for hacking, as the locked-down nature of Apple’s platform makes that extremely hard to do. The Eye is an iPhone case seeking fundi...

Zotac Zbox EN1080 review: Console-sized 4K PC gaming, but by Jove it’s expensive

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arstechnica.co.uk - 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...

Google Algorithmic Penalties Still Happen, Post-Penguin 4.0

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moz.com - When Penguin 4.0 launched in September 2016, the story from Gary Illyes of Google was that Penguin now just devalued spammy links, rather than penalizing a site by adjusting the site's ranking down...

Manufacturing FAQs: The workhorse of content and search marketing

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searchengineland.com - Today, you can find FAQs on all types of websites, from local “Main Street” shops to global multinational corporations and everything in between. FAQ pages help people find answers to questions — a...

Kellyanne Conway Wonders If a Microwave Can Spy On You. Spoiler: It Can’t.

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www.wired.com - If you’ve been feeling a little paranoid lately—like even your standing mixer may be spying on you—rest assured that Trump senior counselor Kellyanne Conway shares your struggle. On Sunday, apparen...

Hacker Lexicon: What Is an Attack Surface?

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www.wired.com - Amid so many recent high-profile hacks and data breaches, security experts are fond of pointing out that there’s no such thing as perfect security. It’s true! But it also invites the question: Why ...

FCC under fire for trying to ditch cybersecurity

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www.theregister.co.uk - Analysis The ideological goal of "light touch regulation" as proposed by the new head of the US FCC has hit a barrier: cybersecurity. As the federal regulator of all things telecom, the FCC has bee...

Yahoo’s 4K Excalibur patents in search, mobile, cloud and more valued at $740M

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techcrunch.com - The slow progression of the sale of Yahoo to Verizon — first announced in July 2016 but delayed in part because of massive data breach disclosures — took one more step forward today. Yahoo has file...

Whisper launches new tool to automate article creation from its user-generated content

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techcrunch.com - After months spent watching other anonymous messaging and sharing apps come and go, Whisper is coming back to themarket with a new product, a massive readership and a reinvigorated approach to shar...

Pandora’s on-demand music service finally arrives

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techcrunch.com - Pandora’s long-awaited alternative to Spotify has arrived today. The company this morning announced the debut of a new paid tier to its streaming service calledPandora Premium, which offers a combi...

The argument for and against Facebook Messenger Day

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techcrunch.com - The stakes are high as Facebook gambles its messaging user base on a bet to beat Snapchat at its own game. Some people are downright pissed that Facebook would “ruin” Messenger by forcing messy soc...

Hackers release proof-of-concept Nintendo Switch jailbreak

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techcrunch.com - In what amounts to a an innocuous but important proof-of-concept a hacker called LiveOverflow has released a jailbreak that allows you to run arbitrary code on the Nintendo Switch. The interesting ...

Flyr launches an app for rapid creation of Snapchat Discover-style stories

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techcrunch.com - Pundits like talking about how Snapchat isthe future of media (plus video, plus augmented reality, plus the industry of your choice), and it’s attracted some big names to Discover, its section for ...

New iPad models being tested around Cupertino, logs show

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techcrunch.com - Several new iPad models have been spotted being tested in Cupertino and nearby locations, according to mobile marketing firm Fiksu— potentially confirming earlier rumors of a planned iPad refresh a...

YouTube launches Uptime, an experimental app for watching videos with friends

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techcrunch.com - Looking to turn watching YouTube videos into a more social experience, a team from Google’s internal incubator, Area 120, has launched Uptime, an app that lets you watchvideos together with your fr...

This App Sends A Distress Signal From Immigrants Being Detained

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www.fastcodesign.com - In early February, federal immigration authorities launched a series of nationwide raids that swept up over 680 undocumented immigrants in states like in California, Texas, Virginia, North Carolina...

NYC sues Verizon, alleges failure to complete citywide fiber rollout

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arstechnica.com - New York City today filed a lawsuit against Verizon. The city claims Verizon failed tocomplete a citywide fiber rollout by 2014 as required in its cable franchise agreement. Verizon disputes the ci...

Intel gets real serious about autonomous driving, will buy Mobileye

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arstechnica.com - In a statement, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich wrote the following: Intel provides critical foundational technologies for autonomous driving, including plotting the car’s path and making real-time drivin...

Ars asks: How do you feel about junkets for auto coverage?

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arstechnica.com - It has been almost three years since we launched the Cars Technica section here at Ars, during which time we've brought our unique voice and insights to the auto industry. Car coverage at Ars goes ...

How to Drive Traffic to Your Blog Posts: A Game Plan for the Top Social Networks : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for ways to use social media to promote it? Understanding how to best share your blog posts on many social networks will maximize your visibility and reach. In this article you’ll discover ...

How to Build a Powerful LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

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Reg Saddler




www.socialmediatoday.com - Join us Tomorrow, March 14that 12pm ET for Messenger Madness on Twitter at #SMTLive. Be sure to check the #SMTLive page to preview the questions and get all the details. LinkedIn have created a new...

Get message context without looking at your phone with Converbration - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Are you tired of constantly looking at your smartphone when you receive messages, only to be met with “LOL”, “K”, or worse yet, an NSFW message that you opened when you were at work? You always hav...

AT&T announces new GoPhone unlimited data plan - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Unlimited data plans aren’t old news after all. When Verizon said there would be no more such plan from them, we thought it would be the end for unlimited data. Other mobile carriers maintained the...

Bing app update brings better travel results, warnings for bad sites - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - While Google is already most people’s default search engine both on the desktop and on mobile, it still doesn’t hurt to have other search options of course. Bing is still up there trying to compete...

Classic murder-mystery board game Clue now available for Android devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you grew up on board games when you were young then “Colonel Mustard in the billiard room with a candlestick” isn’t such a weird, random phrase for you. That’s because you probably played Clue (...

Samsung Pay may soon be coming to markets with non-premium devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Mobile payment platforms seem to be slowly but surely growing as they are opening in more markets lately. Samsung Pay is one of those platforms, but what’s slowing down its growth, aside from havin...

LG Aristo reappears as the LG K8 2017 variant from US Cellular - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Remember the LG Aristounit released in back in January? That one was made available by T-Mobile and MetroPCS. This time, the smartphone is ready from US Cellular but with a different name. The LG A...

Needls : Get Notified of Leads in Real Time - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Justin Hartzman”,Founder and CEO – of the Toronto – Canada based start-up “Needls.” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1- What is it exactly that you...

Pawn Essentials : Flea Market Meets Google Search - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Luke Makris”,CEO & Founder of the Annapolis – USA based startup “PawnEssentials” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.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...

Why Facebook Fans Still Matter: Using Facebook Ads To Expose Value

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marketaire.com - The word on the street is that Facebook fans no longer matter. For the most part, this is perpetuated by the same people that claim organic reach on Facebook is dead. It’s not. Not only to Facebook...

My Driving Pal : Security and Safety - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Shahram Rezaei”,Founder Of the California – USA based startup “MyDrivingPal” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do a...

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

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Debbas





www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”,Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that yo...

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co interviewed Mr. ‘Aviram Ben Moshe';Co-founder & CTO at the US (NY)based start-up “CareerSonar”. “CareerSonar” ranks all jobs available online by the strength of your inside connections...

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...

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis';CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. W...

Forget SEO - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - No more surprise Google updates. No more worrying about XML sitemaps, robots.txt, and content analysis and optimization. And perhaps most importantly, no more keyword research. That last one means ...

For This Year's Upfront, Game Show Network Wants Its Viewers to Become Contestants Themselves

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www.adweek.com - Game Show Network (GSN) doesn’t want audiences to just watch its game show-themed programming; starting later this year, viewers can start to compete alongside the contestants. This is one of the n...

How Spotify's Director of Social Impact Is Connecting Music Lovers With Causes

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www.adweek.com - When you first hear Kerry Steib’s job title, director of social impact at Spotify, you might think it entails monitoring large social media campaigns. In fact, she coordinates Spotify’s global soci...

Insurer offers Tesla cover—that gets cheaper the longer the car is in autonomous mode

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www.insurancebusinessmag.com - Insurer offers Tesla cover—that gets cheaper the longer the car is in autonomous mode An Ohio-based start-up, Root, is offering insurance for Tesla owners, which lowers the premium the longer the c...

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...

In defense of Kellyanne Conway's astonishingly stupid microwave comment

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mashable.com - Over the weekend, Kellyanne Conway talked some nonsense about microwaves. Which has put us in the unfortunate position of defending her nonsense. "There was an article this week that talked about h...

Top 10 Innovators | ubercool INNOVATION

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ubercool.com - A few weeks ago, Fast Company did its best to try to shoehorn 50 companies into such an arbitrary list, placing Amazon at the top of the list for “offering even more, even faster and smarter.” Real...

Chattanooga-based Skuid raises $25 million for its “codeless” app development toolkit

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techcrunch.com - Pitching a “codeless” user interfacethat allows anyone in a business to develop applications for business intelligence, Skuid has raised $25 million in new financing. Based in Chattanooga, Tenn., S...

12 Education Landing Pages That Drive Maximum Enrollment

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instapage.com - No one fancies the middleman — they decrease transparency and act as a barrier between the buyer and the seller. This is why people have been looking to cut out the middleman as far back as the 197...

The Era of Ownership Is Ending

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Tamara Dull





futurism.com - In the 20th century we got used to a certain way of thinking: if you needed something, you boughtit. Cars, houses, records, you named it. Efficient manufacturing and logistics made it possible to c...

Philips unveils second OLED TV, confirms Quantum Dot - Inside CI

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www.insideci.co.uk - Philips has unveiled a second OLED TV at its European trade preview, along with new HDR edge-lit LED screens, and revealed that it will be launching a Quantum Dot screen range at IFA 2017. The new ...