Thursday, March 02, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

How This Internet Magician Went From Zero To 6.5 Million Followers In A Year

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www.inc.com - Going viral is all down to luck. You can crank out a hundred videos and a thousand blog posts but whether any of them will fly around the Internet is all down to chance. At least that's what they s...

Find Out How You Stack Up to New Industry Benchmarks for Mobile Page Speed

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www.thinkwithgoogle.com - Consumers are more demanding than ever before. And marketers who are able to deliver fast, frictionless experiences will reap the benefits. Global Product Lead Daniel An set out to help marketers b...

Articles: The Russians Hacked My Homework

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www.americanthinker.com - If you believe the Democrat crybabies. Some 30,000 Russians attended the Trump “thank you” rally in Mobile, Alabama. It was also the Russians that kept Hillary Clinton from visiting Wisconsin, one ...

Announcing the Xbox Live Creators Program - Building Apps for Windows

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blogs.windows.com - Today at GDC we announced the launch of Xbox Live Creators Program, starting with an Insider Preview that gives any developer the opportunity to publish Xbox Live-enabled games on Windows 10 PCs al...

Facebook releases Facebook Video app on Apple TV

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techcrunch.com - If somehow you have really great Facebook friends who share interesting videos, the new Facebook Video app on the Apple TV is for you and it’s available now. Facebook’s VP of Partnerships Dan Rose ...

Episode 013: Alessandra Colaci Interview

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thehowofbusiness.com - In this episode we interview Alessandra Colaci, founder of Influence Buz, specializingin online marketing strategy, building an active online community, analytics planning and implementation, and c...

The Nokia 3310 is back - and it even has Snake

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www.theguardian.com - The rumours are true – the Nokia 3310 is back, and it even has Snake. The updated version of the early noughties icon, famed for its seemingly indestructible qualities, was unveiled at the Mobile W...

The FCC Graciously Sets Internet Providers Free to Sell Your Data

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www.wired.com - Comcast, Verizon, and other internet service providers got the go-ahead from the Federal Communications Commission today to sell your personal information without your permission. At least for now....

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY Announcing Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15046 for PC - Windows Experience Blog Shared by Paul Thurrott blogs.windows.com - Today we are excited to be releasing Windows 10 Insider Pre...

SPI 216: Your Habits and the Story Behind Pavlok with Maneesh Sethi - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Maneesh Sethi’s latest product just might shock you—literally! Maneesh is the creator of Pavlok, a wearable device designed to help you break unwanted habits. The Pavlok wristband delivers a mild e...

Dolby Vision on the LG G6: More than a branding exercise, but only just

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arstechnica.com - At MWC 2017 LG and Dolby announced that the newLG G6 supports Dolby Vision, once again raising the question of how Dolby has diluted one of its audiovisual cinema techs this time. After all, Dolby ...

FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules

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techcrunch.com - As new FCC Commissioner Aji Pai telegraphed last week, the Commission voted today to stay a set of privacy rules for broadband providers, adopted last year, which would have come into effect tomorr...

Snap reportedly looked at drones as a product option

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techcrunch.com - Snap’s camera company ambitions included exploring drones as a possible product line, according to a new report from the New York Times. The drone plans would’ve given users the potential to take p...

Cloudbleed investigation turns up a million leaks but no signs of exploitation

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techcrunch.com - Since Cloudflare revealed a bug that caused random chunks of data to leak from customer websites, including Fitbit and OkCupid, the company has worked to determine the extent of the problem. It tur...

Could Snapchat lead to more tech IPOs?

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techcrunch.com - When Snap prices its IPO after the closing bell today, it will be the first tech company to go public this year. It will also be the largest tech company to go public in the U.S. since Alibaba debu...

The day Amazon S3 storage stood still

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techcrunch.com - By now you’ve probably heard that Amazon’s S3 storage service went down in its Northern Virginia datacenterfor the better part of 4 hours yesterday, and took parts of a bunch of prominent websites ...

Oculus co-founder talks new Rift pricing, Touch adoption and possible Mac support

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techcrunch.com - While so many virtual reality hardware companies have been tasked only with selling their own product, Oculus has had the intense challenge of building the entire industry’s ecosystem for the last ...

Pitching tech that makes the data warehouse obsolete, Incorta raises $10 million

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techcrunch.com - Big data. Everyone has it. And no one has a way to organize, store, and access it in the most cost-effective manner. Well, GV (the former Google Ventures) is leading a $10 million round into Incort...

Scorp is a fast-growing social video app you’ve probably never heard of

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techcrunch.com - Scorp, a startup out of Turkey, offers another take on the social video theme. The app lets you upload 15 second videos on any topic, such as your view on Trump’s immigration controls. In fact, its...

Nintendo used 8-bit Zelda engine to prototype Breath of the Wild

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arstechnica.com - SAN FRANCISCO—Before its retail launch in two days, Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild received the spotlight treatment in a Wednesday panel at the annualGame Developers Conference. While explaini...

The 2017 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is the Stinger missile you bring to a gun fight

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arstechnica.com - For fifty years, Chevrolet's Camaro has been the car of choice forhot rodders and amateur racers. It has provided a skeleton for engine transplants, bodywork for outlandish paint, and the canvas on...

Windows updates to become more reliable and predictable, with fewer surprise reboots

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arstechnica.com - Security updating is an awkward thing. Microsoft knows from experience that people will delay or ignore essential patches, leaving their systems exposed to exploitable flaws. In response, Windows 1...

132 Google Play apps tried to infect Android users with... Windows malware

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arstechnica.com - It's a mystery that left researchers scratching their heads: 132 Android apps in the official Google Play market attempted to infect users with... Windows malware. The apps, which were spawned by s...

Paid data cap exemptions can still be big despite rise of unlimited data

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arstechnica.com - The Federal Communications Commission recently gave mobile carriers the green light to expand zero-rating, a method of favoring online content by exempting it from data caps. At the same time, carr...

Remove Image Backgrounds with PhotoScissors version 3 - only $9.97!

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www.mightydeals.com - Introducing PhotoScissors v3. This incredibly popular Windows and Mac app is now even better than ever! Ever want to put your friend's head on an elephant's body? Not for real, mind you. (That'd be...

49 Product Page Design Elements And Why You Need Them [Infographic] - Shane Barker

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shanebarker.com - We want to generate as many sales as possible. But in order to do so, we havea lot to do — drive traffic to our online store, educate the customers, understand consumer psychology, and so on. Of co...

5 Tips on How Brands Can Utilize Twitter Moments (from Twitter)

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Last month, Twitter announced that all users would now be able to create their own Moments –curated collections of tweets that are designed to maximize the storytelling capacity of the platform, op...

Software engineer detained at JFK, given test to prove he's an engineer

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mashable.com - Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban and the ensuing heightened security procedures for travelers from outside the U.S. have caused a great deal of trouble for visitors to the country. On Sunda...

AccuWeather releases new app for Android Wear 2.0 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Some smartwatch owners are still waiting for the Android Wear 2.0 update to roll out to their wearables, but already apps are starting to release their updated software for those devices that will ...

TCL to intro new BlackBerry phones, BB Merah Putih to roll out one as well - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - BlackBerry isn’t stopping anytime soon. The company is busy more than ever and may soon release a follow up to the BlackBerry KeyOne especially now that it has three licensees to carry the brand. W...

Meteor Test not just tests your speed but your apps as well - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Speed test apps are a dime a dozen and they basically just tell you one thing: how fast your current connection is. And actually, that’s all that you ask from them and so that’s all they give you. ...

General Mobile intros GM6, Android One device with fingerprint sensor - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - A new Android One phone was just unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. The tech event will not end without a new Android One phone. We feel it’s about time as it’s been a while since ...

Microsoft discontinuing Skype WiFi app by March 31 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - You’ve probably never even heard of the Skype WiFi app (unless you were one of the 20 users still using it) but the major news about this minor app is that it will cease to exist by March 31. Micro...

MEIZU intros new Super mCharge fast-charging solution - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Meizu isn’t releasing a new Android smartphone at this year’s Mobile World Congress, at least, there’s no related announcement yet except for this new Super mCharge solution. It’s the latest in fas...

81-year-old woman makes iPhone app after only starting to use computers at 60

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mashable.com - If you laugh at how older people use computers, this 81-year-old from Japan is going to set you straight. Masako Wakamiya is making the news for an app she created to show people the correct way to...

MicroVentures | Invest in Alchema

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app.microventures.com - Alchema is a smart device and mobile App platform that provides customers with a hassle-free solution for making creative hard ciders, meads, wines, and other alcoholic brews. Its patent-pending te...

ServiceSutra.com: An Online Marketplace to Hire Quality Service Providers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - ServiceSutra helps consumers compare price from Trustworthy, Qualified and Verified Local Service Providers in India. As per Mr. Chaudhary; ServiceSutra helps consumers compare price from Trustwort...

HeadFunder : Social Crowdfunding Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneurs; Mr. ‘Nolan Thompson and Mr. Chris LaBonty'; Partners at the Start Up “HeadFunder”. Below, is the full interview that we have c...

XLR8 : Social Matching and Communication Platform for Entrepreneurs - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rick Duree”, Chief Firestarter of the Missouri- United States based startup “XLR8″ Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that y...

Peoplegeist: A 100% Free Social People Search Engine that Puts You in Complete Control of What Others See and Learn about You Online - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Peoplegeist is, simply put, designed to make it easier to find information about people for the purpose of forming and maintaining stronger relationships. “Peoplegeist”is a social people search eng...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is it...

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...

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

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

One of Facebook Messenger’s first retail partners has ditched it as a notification tool

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www.recode.net - When Facebook Messenger launched business use cases for the service in 2015, online retailer Everlane was one of its two launch partners. But today, Everlane emailed customers to let them know that...

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www.thurrott.com - Here is the service that Apple hoped to unveil with its latest Apple TV in late 2015: But Google today beat them to the punch in announcing YouTube TV. “Consumers have made it clear that they want ...

For March, Games with Gold Offers $99 in Free Games - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - It’s a new month, and you know what that means: Four free new Xbox games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers. And this month’s picks look unusually good. Reminder: All Xbox 360 games in the Games for Go...

Skype Wi-Fi is Being Retired, No Word Yet on Microsoft Wi-Fi - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft revealed this week that it is retiring Skype Wi-Fi as of March 31. But there’s no word yet on its replacement, Microsoft Wi-Fi, which is part of Windows 10. “From March 31, 2017, Skype Wi...

Microsoft is Opening Up the Xbox Platform to All Game Developers - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Today, Microsoft announced the Xbox Live Creators Program, which will allow any developer to publish Xbox Live-enabled games on Xbox One and Windows 10. “The Xbox Live Creators Program empowers any...

Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 15046 is Now Available on the Fast Ring - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I was rushing out the door when this happened, but last night, Microsoft delivered Windows 10 Insider Preview build 15046 to the Fast ring. As you might expect given the lateness in the schedule, t...

Messaging Platform Line Is Teaming Up With Sony and LG to Take On Amazon's Alexa in Asia

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www.adweek.com - BARCELONA, SPAIN—Line is building its own voice-activated assistant that could help the popular Japanese messaging app compete directly with the likes of Amazon and Google. Today, during the Mobile...