Tuesday, March 28, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online

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www.wired.com - If you’re like me, one of the first things you do in the morning is check your email. And, if you’re like me, you also wonder who else has read your email. That’s not a paranoid concern. If you use...

Elephant rescue up close: saving an injured calf in Kenyan reserve

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www.scmp.com - I’m in Kenya’s Maasai Mara game reserve with Marc Goss, chief executive of the Mara Elephant Project (MEP), when he gets a call from his team saying they’ve found an elephant calf that’s got her tr...

After 12 Rejections, Apple Accepts App That Tracks U.S. Drone Strikes

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theintercept.com - Five years ago, I made a simple iPhone app. It would send you a push notification every time a U.S. drone strike was reported in the news. Apple rejected the app three times, calling it “excessivel...

US consumers lose privacy protections for their web browsing history

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www.theguardian.com - US politicians voted Tuesday to kill privacy rules meant to prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from selling users’ web browsing histories and app usage histories to advertisers. The planned ...

Professor: Google Home Device Could Allow Government to Listen in on Private Conversations

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www.infowars.com - A professor at the University of Texas thinks that “mission creep” could one day lead to the government listening in on private conversations in people’s homes via the new Google Home device. Googl...

8 Reasons a Powerful Personal Brand Will Make You Successful

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www.entrepreneur.com - Tune in April 7 and find out how to provide stellar customer care with social media in our free webinar. Register Now » If you don't have a powerful and visible personal brand,you are putting yours...

Creating accurate and timely business insights reports with TimeXtender’s Discovery Hub - TimeXtender

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www.timextender.com - Who wouldn’t want to take the drudgery out of compiling report data while at the same time reducing the potential for errors? Nedap N.V. has been developing smart technical applications to solve to...

Windows has a heart of trash

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techcrunch.com - I did a bad thing. I opened a bad file and it borked my PC. So now, in concordance with the grand tradition of frustrated tech bloggers calling on enormous companies to conform to their wishes, her...

Q&A with Instapage CEO: How to Use Multi-Step Forms to Gain More Customer Insight

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instapage.com - As marketers, you know that webinars are an indispensable tool to generate leads, increase user engagement, and brand awareness. We understand this, too, because we host our own weekly webinar that...

‘Siri, please dial 999 and save Mummy’s life’

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nakedsecurity.sophos.com - London’s Metropolitan Police have released a recording of an emergency call made by a four-year-old boy that saved his mother’s life. The boy, who identified himself as Roman, told the emergency se...

5 Signs Your Cybersecurity Awareness Program Is Paying Off | The State of Security

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www.tripwire.com - Not too long ago, a client of ours who had just released a dynamic new cybersecurity awareness course told me how blown away he was with the response they were getting. His inbox was full of compli...

Thinking About Android Studio on Chrome OS - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Google is rumored to be bringing its Android Studio developer environment to Chrome OS. If true, it means that developers will be able to create and test Android apps on the same device for the fir...

Cortana for Android updated, now available from your lock screen - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In case you haven’t heard or have forgotten, Microsoft has released Cortana on Android over a year ago in the United States. Even iOS received Microsoft’s very own voice-assistant that is a direct ...

Uber to pull out of Denmark, blaming new taxi law

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techcrunch.com - Uber says it will pullout of Denmark next month, on April 18, blaming a new taxi law that includes requirements such as mandatory fare meters and seat sensors. While traditional cabs are likely alr...

Wrench raises $4 million to bring auto repairs to your door

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techcrunch.com - A Seattle startup calledWrench has raised $4 million in Series A funding for an app that sends certified auto mechanics to the customer’s door. The round was led by Madrona Venture Group, according...

PlayStation 4 Pro Picks Up 4K Video Playback - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Sony announced this week that it now supports 4K/UHD video playback on its flagship PlayStation 4 console, upping the stakes in its battle with Microsoft. “The [PS4] Media Player app is getting an ...

Here’s the Data Republicans Just Allowed ISPs to Sell Without Your Consent

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motherboard.vice.com - Financial and medical information. Social Security numbers. Web browsing history. Mobile app usage. Even the content of your emails and online chats. These are among the types of private consumer i...

VPNs Won’t Save You from Congress’ Internet Privacy Giveaway

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www.wired.com - Get ready to say good-bye to your online privacy. Not that you ever really had it anyway. The House of Representatives is set to vote as early as today on a resolution that would reverse Obama-era ...

Potent LastPass exploit underscores the dark side of password managers

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arstechnica.com - Developers of the widely used LastPass password manager are scrambling to fix a serious vulnerability that makes it possible for malicious websites to steal user passcodes and in some cases execute...

Razer’s acquisition of THX turned the new Blade Pro into a certified production machine

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techcrunch.com - We first got the hint that Razer wanted to gain the favor of entertainment power users when it bought THX last year, which became a subsidiary company and part of the process of making a new entert...

We could find out more about the mysterious Tesla ‘Model Y’ next week

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techcrunch.com - Tesla has long teased a Model Y, or fourth production car for its lineup, which will be another SUV, this time a compact likely with a more attractive and generally palatable price point. The Model...

Waze takes a small bite of the food business with ‘Order Ahead’ and Dunkin’ Donuts

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techcrunch.com - Waze is going to help you get your coffee, donuts and breakfast food constructions faster, with a new “Order Ahead” feature that lets you do exactly that: order Dunkin’ Donuts food ahead of time to...

Tinder Online is a new web version of the dating app

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techcrunch.com - Tinder is today introducing a new way for users to access the platform with the launch of Tinder Online, a web-optimized version of the dating app so people can Tinder at their desktops. Tinder Onl...

Google’s Amazon Echo competitor and wifi router launching in UK on April 6

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techcrunch.com - Google has announcedthat its Google Home connected speaker will launch in the UK on April 6, along with the Google Wifi router. The Google Home connected speaker, which started shipping in the US b...

Facebook launches Stories in the main Facebook app

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s plan to copy everything that made Snapchat successful is finally reaching its final form with the launch of stories in the main Facebook app. You can now share stories with your Facebook...

Shared EV access is expanding in Portland

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techcrunch.com - Portland, Oregon, has started a pilot program to bring car sharing and alternative fuels to low-income neighborhoods where residents might not consider either type of transportation accessible. A p...

The White House is eager to sign broadband privacy deregulation into law

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techcrunch.com - Today, theWhite House issued its full-throated support for a joint resolution that would repeal regulations limiting what internet service providers can do with customers’ private data. The rules, ...

The impossible task of creating a “Best VPNs” list today

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arstechnica.com - For the security minded, one of the scariest revelations from the now three-year-old Snowden leaks had nothing to do with accommodating ISPs (shocking) or overreaching and often vague anti-terroris...

Why I Stopped Using Multiple Monitors

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hackernoon.com - Many developers believe multiple monitors improve productivity. Studies have proven it, right? Well, keep in mind, many of those studies are commissioned from monitor manufacturers like Dell and NE...

Ikea’s Next Big Frontier | Co.Design

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www.fastcodesign.com - This impressive dimmer is part of Ikea’s newTr√•dfri line. Comprised of roughly a dozen products, many of which seem to stem from Ikea’s 2014 investment in Scotland’s Design LED Products, the line i...

5 Experts Explain How to Turn Marketing Analytics Into Effective Strategies

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blog.alexa.com - Smart marketers make informed decisions based on data gathered from analytics platforms and processes. Yet far too few marketers have a firm grip on their analytics. A whopping 87% of marketers con...

eBay mobile update makes it easier to sell your stuff - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In anticipation of the expected spring cleaning season for a lot of people (well in countries where spring is almost there), eBay wants to make it easier for sellers to upload their stuff on the se...

T-Mobile quietly adds new $44 and $55 prepaid plans - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you still prefer the prepaid way when it comes to network subscriptions, you’ve just gotten two more options if you’re on the T-Mobile network. They quietly added two new prepaid plans, specific...

Samsung teams up with Jacob Collier for this year’s Over the Horizon version - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you didn’t know it yet, whenever Samsung releases a new Samsung Galaxy flagship device, it comes with a new version of their signature six-note groove called Over the Horizon. It’s the default r...

Google trying out new look for Google Play Store search results - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google likes to sometimes play around with what the Google Play Store UI looks like, and depending on the response of users, they sometimes keep it or discard it or try out something else. This tim...

Google Translate update brings word definitions, account switcher - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - An update is still an update, no matter how minor, especially if you use that certain app a lot. If you’re in the habit of communicating with people who speak other languages, then you probably use...

Truecaller 8 adds mobile payment, flash messaging, and Google Duo support - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Truecaller is set to truly make receiving phone calls as worry-free as possible. It won’t block scammers and fraudsters the wayT-Mobile’s Scam ID and Scam Block technology does but this one will gi...

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...

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - You might be a brick and mortar business looking to grow your audience for the first time, or you may be a more seasoned digital marketer – but we’re all travelling down the path with the goal of a...

Facebook copied Snapchat a fourth time, and now all its apps look the same

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www.recode.net - Facebook is copying Snapchat again: Today it launched Stories, the 24-hour photo and video montages that ultimately disappear, inside of its core Facebook app. This is the fourth time Facebook has ...

ApprovalQ : Email Project Management Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sharif Aly”,Aly of the California – USA based start-up “ApprovalQ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your...

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...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

March Updates for Office 365 Include Excel Co-Authoring, Microsoft Teams, More - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft today detailed the new features and improvements that it delivered to Office 365 users this month. Key among them are new Excel co-authoring capabilities, Microsoft Teams, and new OneNote...

Podcasters: Stop Looking for an Audience (and Let Them Find You) - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - My daughter Sadie hides anxiously behind the living room couch, while her best friend is searching, calling out her name, and trying to find her. Hide-and-seek, a game played out millions of times....

Pinterest Is Now Offering App-Install Ads to All Marketers. Will It See Sales Growth Like Facebook and Google?

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www.adweek.com - Since July, Pinterest has been testing app-install ads with about 100 smartphone-minded brands like Ibotta, Stash and Glu Mobile. Today, it’s rolling out thatad product, which is called Promoted Ap...

How Visa and Toys R Us Are Embracing a Mobile-First Future

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www.adweek.com - As consumers use smartphones more while simultaneously demanding more from their phones, brands continue to grapplewith how best to reach their audiences. “We cannot be ham-fisted anymore as a bran...

Goals On Track Review 2017: A Smart Goal Setting Software

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over60andactive.com - Name:Goals On Track Website: http://goalsontrack.com Price: $68 per year (about $5/month). They offer a 30-day money back guarantee. Owners: Founded by Harry Che (2008) Goals on Track is an app cre...

Attend SMX Advanced for SEO & SEM tactics that work. Rates increase next week!

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searchengineland.com - For the past 10 years, search marketers have purchased every available seat for Search Engine Land’s SMX Advanced. This year will be no different. Don’t miss this once-a-year opportunity to attend ...

Genius Tips To Help You Become Good At E-mail Marketing

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Marketing with email is an efficient method that has been around since email. Although some spam filters have been able to remove unwanted messages from going into an individual’s inbox, when e-mai...