Monday, March 20, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Get a Bonus Game When You Purchase a New Xbox Console

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news.xbox.com - There’s no better way to kick-off spring than with a new Xbox console and a free game! From Sunday, March 19 through Saturday, March 25, when you buy any new Xbox One or Xbox One S console bundle, ...

The Productivity Wars Are Heating Up; Google and Amazon Take on Microsoft - Petri

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www.petri.com - Ask any corporate employee what they use to ‘get work done’ and you will likely hear a smattering of Office applications like Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. This shouldn’t come as a major sur...

10 Ways to Get More Optins

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www.incomediary.com - There is no way you’re going to see the success you really want to achieve without getting the most out of your email list. But, before you can even get there, you have to be building it. Now, the ...

It's time to face the ugly reality of face recognition

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www.computerworld.com - A hoax hit Facebook this week. Fake news about a fake app called Facezam claimed that the app could track down anyone by simply scanning their Facebook photos. Thousands or millions of Facebook use...

33 Common Online Struggles from Last Week's Experiment - How To Make Money Online

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www.incomediary.com - Last week I asked, “What do you struggle with online?” The point of that post was two-fold. One, to interact with you on an individual level. Two, to better understand how I can help you with your ...

Even a cybersecurity firm can fall for a W-2 phishing scam - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - US Tax Day (April 18) is quickly approaching, and scammers are hard at work to get what they can before the set tax season deadline. The US IRS is warning about last-minute email scams, aimed at co...

Firefox gets complaint for labeling unencrypted login page insecure

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arstechnica.com - The operator of a website that accepts subscriber logins only over unencrypted HTTP pages has taken to Mozilla's Bugzilla bug-reporting service to complain. He is bemoaning how the Firefox browser ...

Analysis: For Honor unlocks cost $730 (or 5,200 hours)

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arstechnica.com - The particular math here comes from Reddit user bystander007, who calculates that unlocking all the emotes, executions, effects, outfits, and ornaments for a single character in For Honor costs 91,...

Bixby is Samsung’s new ‘intelligent interface’ for smartphones and beyond

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techcrunch.com - Samsung is entering the voice-powered virtual assistant game a bit later than its competitors, but it says that its forthcoming ‘Bixby’ agent will be “fundamentally different” form what’s already a...

Mass Effect: Andromeda offers plenty of gameplay depth despite some faults

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techcrunch.com - Mass Effect is a video game series that attracts ardent fans and invokes emotional reactions from those fans via its storytelling decisions. The franchise builds on the legacy BioWare built with it...

Techstars launches a new program in Paris at the Partech Shaker

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techcrunch.com - Techstars is about to launch a new startup accelerator in Paris. Every year, 10 startups will participate in this program during 13 weeks. Techstars is partnering with VC firm Partech Ventures. And...

Fam raises $1.8 million for its iMessage-based group video chat app

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techcrunch.com - The iMessage App Store may have its struggles, but one app aimed at bringing group video chat into the iMessage experience is reportedly taking off. Boston-basedSmack, the company behind the video ...

Super Mario Run’s Android release date is March 23

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techcrunch.com - Super Mario Run is officially making its way to Android, as Nintendo promised what seems like so long ago. The company has now revealed an exact date for Mario’s Android debut: March 23. That’s thi...

Google Fiber reportedly canceling installations in Kansas City

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arstechnica.com - Some Kansas City residents who have been waiting years for Google Fiber to install service at their homes recently received e-mails canceling their installations, with no word on whether they'll ev...

Google Maps can now remember your parking spot

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arstechnica.com - Google Maps quietly added a sweet new feature that will help you remember where you parked. Just park the car, open up Google Maps, and tap on the blue location dot. You'll be presented with a new ...

Virtual machine escape fetches $105,000 at Pwn2Own hacking contest [updated]

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arstechnica.com - Contestants at this year's Pwn2Own hacking competition in Vancouver just pulled off an unusually impressive feat: they compromised Microsoft's heavily fortified Edge browser in a way that escapes a...

Here’s Pok√©mon Yellow running in a Game Boy emulator on the Apple Watch

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arstechnica.com - If it's sufficiently fast and has a screen, someone will eventually get an old-school game emulator running on it.Over the weekend, iOS developer Gabriel O'Flaherty-Chan made that happen for the Ap...

Screenshot Crop & Share makes it easier to edit and use screencaps - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - You probably do a screenshot and share more than once a day and while some smartphones do have built-in apps to help you, it sometimes takes a few steps and several switching of apps before you are...

HTC U Ultra goes through a series of durability test - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re starting the week with a torture test of the new HTC U Ultra. We trust Zack Nelson for reliable and true durability tests as he’s been doing such for years. We can’t emphasize enough how his ...

LG G4 and V10 now target of class-action lawsuit for bootloop issues - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In reality, the LG G4 was one of LG’s most successful smartphones in terms of sales. The LG V10 was also pretty successful, given that it was the first phone in LG’s new phablet line. But these pho...

Sony Xperia L1 unveiled as another budget-friendly Android Nougat phone - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We heard a new Xperia phone is coming but we never really thought about when it would arrive or from what series. We’re starting the week with a surprise from almost four years ago–the Sony Xperia ...

Dubleup is a powerbank as “large” as your credit card - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Powerbanks are no longer a luxury but rather a necessity especially for those who go on long commutes or who will not have access to your usual power sources. But the problem with a lot of these po...

9 Common Crowdfunding Mistakes People Make (and How to Avoid Them) - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - You’ve got a great idea for a project, but you might be overwhelmed by the amount of information out there. We’re here to help! We know that there are a lot of steps in creating a campaign, and we ...

11 GIFs That Prove Robots are Taking Over - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - While we haven’t reached a full blown robot-controlled society yet, we might be getting there soon. Not only is there a robot for every boring chore that you don’t feel like doing, but now their sk...

A Peek Into The Not So Distant Future

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loyalty360.org - In a technology driven world, what are the key trends for retailing? From self-driving cars to mobile payment systems and biometrics, technology is changing the world at an extraordinary pace – but...

Social Media Customer Engagement Lifts Brand Loyalty at Caesars

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loyalty360.org - Social channels are becoming a huge customer engagement vehicle for Caesars Entertainment Corporation. As such, Michael Marino, senior vice president of loyalty and digital at Caesars, told Loyalty...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

What makes people love the brands they love?

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marketingland.com - In today’s consumer-driven world, there’s an onslaught of competing products that have identical features but differing brand names. As someone who actively toes the line between consumer and marke...

Mangomolo : Stream Personlized Live and On-Demand Content - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Wissam Sabbagh”, CEO of the Beirut – Lebanon based StartUp “Mangomolo” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

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,...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”,CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

RunLastMan : Sports Betting Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Graham Carrick”,CEO at the Dublin – Ireland based start-up “RunLastMan” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

Liquid : Platform to Easily Segment and Personalize Your Apps in Real-Time - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Alexandre Vaz”,CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Liquid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what yo...

CMS2CMS : A CMS Migration tool . - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - CMS2CMS is the web based service that helps to move content from the existing CMS to a new one easily and fast. Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Ruslan Savchyshyn';Director and Founder in U...

EQNS : Advanced Education In The Sciences - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Ilya Uts”,CEO & Founder of the New York – USA based start-up “EQNS” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what you...

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....

Learning To Walk With The Surface Studio - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Computing is an odd thing, at least if you think about it from the perspective of how we typically interact with a computer. We sit down, grab this round thing that moves a pointer on the screen an...

Video for account-based marketing - Biznology

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biznology.com - Account-based marketing is about extending and expanding yourbusiness with your best customers. It’s a hot topic in B2B marketing world, and getting hotter, according to Gartner’s Noah Elkin‘s Thre...

Why Apple will make smart glasses

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www.computerworld.com - It's easy to dismiss the speculation that Apple is working on smart glasses. It's hard to picture Apple selling smart glasses. But it's also hard to picture them not doing it. If smart glasses beco...

How to Maximize Your Facebook Reach : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Is declining reach impacting your Facebook marketing ROI? Looking to improve your Facebook exposure? Organic reach has become harder to achieve on Facebook and marketers are turning to creative way...

Of course your TV’s spying on you

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www.computerworld.com - Julian Assange, Wikileaks’ founder and Russian propagandist, must be proud of himself. In his latest “revelation” that the Central Intelligence Agency can hack Apple and Android smartphones, PC ope...

Don't Try to Change the World, Design a Toy Instead

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www.toptal.com - It’s natural for designers to want to create apps that will disrupt the world order. Everyone wants to come up with the next big thing. But starting a project with the singular goal of disrupting t...

Learning The Ins And Outs Of The Iphone

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Many people think that the iphone is the best thing ever. You won’t need to worry about being lost once you have an iphone. The maps app lets you buy it and can let you see the location when you ha...

Report: Retail will look dramatically different by 2030

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www.chainstoreage.com - Converging channels, customization and constant connectivity are expected to change the shopping sector in the years ahead. That is the main theme of a new study by Synchrony Financial, which exami...

What If Apple Adopts 3D Sensing For iPhone 8?

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blogs.barrons.com - Speculation is rising that Apple (AAPL) will adopt 3D sensing for its next generation of iPhones this fall. A 3D sensor collects and transmits data for processing, much like the human eye, to give ...

Newgistics’ Tacit Knowledge Strengthens Retail Engagement on the ncommerce Platform with Amplience Partnership

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finance.yahoo.com - Shoptalk – Tacit Knowledge, a Newgistics company, today announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Amplience, the Content-as-a-Service platform for retailers, to integrate its ...

Internet of Things security: What happens when every device is smart and you don't even know it? | ZDNet

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www.zdnet.com - Billions more everyday items are set to be connected to the internet in the next few years, especially as chips get cheaper and cheaper to produce -- and crucially, small enough to fit into even th...

ISP customer data breach could turn into supercharged tech support scams

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - As Naked Security readers will be aware, tech support fraudsters have recently taken a real shine to customers of TalkTalk, a British internet service provider. As manyattest, they just won’t leave...