Wednesday, March 29, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Cisco learned from Wikileaks that the CIA had hacked its systems

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www.cnbc.com - When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers...

Pro-life Group Releases More Planned Parenthood Footage After Activists Charged With Felonies

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townhall.com - On Tuesday we learned that pro-life activists from the Center for Medical Progress were punished in court for going undercover to expose Planned Parenthood’s harvesting and selling of aborted baby ...

Tesla Model S rural review: Zoom silently through nature—but watch out for autopilot

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arstechnica.co.uk - Reading about the Tesla Model S has become rather repetitive. Yes, it's an electric car. Yes, supercharging is free (well, for those who bought a car before 2017).Yes, autopilot is really cool (but...

Is Live Video the Future of Content Marketing?

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www.cmswire.com - In the weeks leading up to the launch of Facebook Live, reports circulated that Mark Zuckerberg was “obsessed” with live video. The fact that Zuckerberg pushed out live video on Facebook and Instag...

Automotive adopts Linux open source and software reuse principles for IVI and autonomous drive

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embedded-computing.com - If software is eating the world, it’s thanks in no small part to Linux. Since being developed as a desktop operating system (OS) in the late 1980s and early 1990s, variants of the Linux kernel have...

Google adds “order ahead” feature to Waze, letting you skip the morning coffee line

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arstechnica.com - Google wants to make your morning commute as easy as possible with a new feature in its navigation app Waze. The companyadded an "order ahead" feature to Waze and teamed up with Dunkin' Donuts to l...

Owlet updates its smart baby health monitoring sock so babies can’t kick it off

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techcrunch.com - Owlet, a Utah-based startup monitoring your babies vitals, has a new and improved smart sock out today and we got a chance to catch up with the founders to talk about what they’ve been up to since ...

Don’t give that dude who wants to buy Republicans’ browser histories your money

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techcrunch.com - Have you seen the viral GoFundMe campaign floating around that vows to buy and publish the web histories of every politician and exec who is helping internet providers sell your data? Yeah, don’t g...

Readdle hires Apple Mail engineering manager to work on Spark

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techcrunch.com - Third-party app developer Readdle has developed some of the most successful productivity apps on iOS and macOS. And email client Spark in particular is going to be Readdle’s next big bet. Readdle j...

Xbox One gets Beam streaming, a new guide and more starting today

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techcrunch.com - Xbox One is getting an update starting today, echoing some of the major changes coming to Windows in its forthcoming Creators Update. The big new additions include streaming via Microsoft’s own Twi...

Waymo pursued arbitration with Anthony Levandowski before it sued Uber

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techcrunch.com - Google’s self-driving car unit, Waymo, pursued arbitration against one of its star engineers last fall before filing a lawsuitin February against his current employer, Uber, for theft of trade secr...

Amazon to shut down Diapers.com and other Quidsi sites

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techcrunch.com - Amazon will shut down Diapers.com and the other websites operated by its Quidsi division, the company confirmed to Bloomberg today, citing the division’s lack of profitability as the reason behind ...

Sway is another interactive relaxation app from ustwo

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techcrunch.com - Digital design studio ustwo— best known for its mobile gaming chops — is doubling down on a move into mindfulness and wellbeing apps in recent years, with the launch of a second ‘interactive medita...

StarCraft remaster unveiled, and original SD version becomes free-as-in-beer

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arstechnica.com - A long-rumored StarCraft remaster for computers was finally unveiled on Saturday by Blizzard Entertainment, set for launch in "summer 2017." No pricing info was announced, but Blizzard has confirme...

Samsung Galaxy S8 hands-on: Samsung produces a stunning redesign

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arstechnica.com - I'm a bitspoiled by having seen recent slim bezel devices like the Xiaomi Mi Mix and the LG G6, but the Galaxy S8 is still a stunner in person. Samsung and LG's slim-bezel entries have a lot in com...

The Hidden Breakthrough in Apple’s New Video App

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www.wired.com - You may be temptedto compare Clips, Apple’s new mobile video app, to Snapchat and Instagram. When it appears in the App Store next month, the slick new app will feature filters, stickers, and a pre...

Inside Google’s Plan to Make Virtual Reality Mainstream Before Facebook Can

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www.technologyreview.com - The bright black sand at Diamond Beach, Iceland, is dotted with smooth gray pebbles and glassy chunks of ice. The crash of foamy waves fills my ears as I turn my head to look up and down the beach ...

8 Snapchat Content Ideas That Your Fans Will Love : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - In this article, you’ll discover eight ways to create Snapchat content that brings your account to life. For this content hack, interview people one 10-second snap at a time. The “10 snap questions...

In 15 Years, Millions Of People Will Give Up Their Cars For Autonomous Ride Hailing | Fast Company

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www.fastcompany.com - Autonomous cars are likely to be on roads in three or four years. As adoption scales up, the cost of an Uber or Lyft (or whatever company replaces them) ride may drop roughly in half for consumers:...

FCC to halt expansion of broadband subsidies for poor people

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arstechnica.com - TheFederal Communications Commission is dropping its legal defense of a new system for expanding broadband subsidies for poor people, and it will not approve applications from companies that want t...

Congress Just Voted to Allow Internet Providers to Sell Your Browsing History

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futurism.com - In a 215-205 vote yesterday, March 28, members of the United States House of Representatives decided to pass a Congressional Review Act (CRA) that overturns an internet privacy regulation yet to ta...

Nokia 6 Teardown video reveals what made it durable - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re still anticipating for the Nokia 6 but we’re glad to know that it’s coming to the US. Pricing has been revealed already and we just have to wait for pre-order to open. We’re anticipating the ...

Waze, Dunkin Donuts team up to let customers order coffee ahead - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - You’ve probably come across an ad from Dunkin Donuts on your Waze traffic navigation app and maybe you’ve even thought to yourself, “Wish there was a way I could order ahead so I can just pass by t...

Android Dev team details features, advantages of Android O Dev Preview - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’re very much interested in the Android O for Developers. The latest preview of the next platform version is mainly for the devs only. Google reiterated that this one is ONLY for the developers. ...

Facebook Camera becomes more Snapchat-like, Stories now on main FB app - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Mark this as the day when Facebook has become even more Snapchat-like. It’s been a gradual transition but the transformation of the Facebook Camera is almost complete. The latest update lets you ad...

Nougat update rolling out to Galaxy Note 5 users in India - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Ever since Samsung started rolling out the Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Galaxy Note 5 earlier this month, the owners of the phablet have been waiting for when it will finally arrive in their r...

These waterproof Bluetooth headphones are perfect for active living — 50% off [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Looking for a set of headphones that can keep up with your active lifestyle? Then check out ARMOR-X GO-X3 Bluetooth Headphones, offered at just half price to Android Community readers for a limited...

Building a Better B2B & B2G Customer Experiences with Advanced Analytics

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loyaltyexpo.loyalty360.org - Michael Marchand, Executive in Strategy, Innovation, Corporate Development and Operations, Dell EMC Michael loves to build innovative solutions that solve hard problems, create new business models ...

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....

Preparing for local reach in a 'post-rank' world: Get your data in line

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searchengineland.com - Just last October at the Street Fight Summit, many marketers ranked voice search as the most “over-hyped” marketing tacticof the year. I think this is because many of them aren’t seeing the full sc...

Brian Zuercher Of VenueSeen On Social Media Photography And Managing Customer Relationships - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Brian Zuercherhad a precocious interest in business for a boy from the Buckeye State. He likes his sports, too, but ever since the days of running the school store, the entrepreneurial path has bec...

Stores.Miscake.com: A Web-Based Service for Creating Online Stores - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Miscake Stores is a service for creating online stores. It is designed both for small merchants and big resellers. Below is the full interview that we have conducted with Mrs. Richardson regarding ...

Codility.com: An Automated Tool for Assessment of Programming Skills - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. As per Mrs. Sobantka; Codility is an automated tool for assessment of programming skills. Codility is designed for software devel...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”,Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

Mekiwi Oy : Finnish Startup To Manage Daily Life - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Antti Kananen”, CEO of the Finland based start-up “Mekiwi” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-u...

GetQuantify.com: A Real-Time Online Collaboration Application for Small Businesses - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Getquantify is real-time online collaboration application for small businesses. Organize your tasks into projects and keep your team up to date. “GetQuantify.com” is areal-time online collaboration...

Pampered Teacher : Sends Teachers a Subscription Box Filled with Hand-Selects 4-6 Teacher Gifts - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Cristin Frank”, Owner Of the NY – USA based startup “Pampered Teacher” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

Microsoft Expands Availability of Newest Surface Devices - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft said today that it will bring Surface Studio, Surface Dial, and Surface Book with Performance Base to more markets in April. But that suggests that none of these devices will be updated a...

With Creators Update Completion, Groove Music Maker is MIA - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - At the Surface Studio event last year, Microsoft highlighted a number of new features coming to the Creators update that will arrive on April 11th. These features include a new Game mode, Paint 3D,...

Hands-On with the Android O Developer Preview - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I wiped my Pixel XL so I can test the first developer preview of Android O, the next version of Google’s flagship mobile OS. What I see so far is a nice set of refinements in a variety of areas, bu...

5 Ways to Turn Social Users Into Social Shoppers

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www.adweek.com - Social commerce is a small but growing part of the e-commerce landscape. In recent years, the conversation has evolved from social referrals to in-network, “buy now” push-button purchase solutions....

Xfinity Pranked a Couple of Fast and Furious Superfans With This Crazy, Fiery Surprise Stunt Drive

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www.adweek.com - Would it be hyperbolic to say that a couple of Fast and Furious fans are taking the ride of their lives in this new mini-movie for Xfinity? Sure, but it’s true, unless these two adventurous movie l...

Samsung Debuts Its Flagship Galaxy S8 Phone, Complete With AI Assistant and 'Infinity Display'

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www.adweek.com - Samsung has finally released its latest flagship phones, the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and larger 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+, marking the end of an embarrassing era for the brand after last year’s Note 7 problem...

AP Vet Paul Cheung Moves Over to NBC News Digital

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www.adweek.com - After seven years with the Associated Press, first as global interactive editor and then director of interactive and digital news production, Paul Cheung this week has begun a new career chapter wi...

Samsung's CMO Says Note 7 Battery 'Bump in the Road' Sparked the Campaign for Its New Smartphone

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www.adweek.com - Last fall, Samsung faced potentially the biggest crisis it’s ever faced as a brand, when a design flaw caused batteries in its brand-new Galaxy Note 7 smartphones to catch fire. But now, on the lau...

Why Google’s SEO advice is NOT (always) in your best interest

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searchengineland.com - Last month, Google released a video detailing best practices for hiring an SEO company, and it is positioned to become the go-to guide for hiring an SEO. After all, who better to tell companies wha...

SearchCap: Fred report, Bing Ads budgets & Google rich cards

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searchengineland.com - Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Google says it has now tracked 4 billion store visits from a...

Activist finds the perfect way to turn tables on lawmakers who voted to repeal internet privacy rule

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www.rawstory.com - Republicans in Congress voted this week to gut a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) privacy rule that would sell everyone out to Internet Service Providers (ISP). The push will give ISPs the r...

The Definitive Guide To Getting Google Sitelinks

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www.bloggingwizard.com - As a marketer, you know the importance of strong search engine rankings. This is how you get highly targeted organic traffic for months and even years on autopilot. While rankings are important, yo...

Being Better At Marketing With Email With These Fantastic Tips

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marketingpromotion.biz - When did you last check for any new email last?Most people check their email at least twice a day. Email is a great way to reach out to your potential customers and existing ones. Here are some adv...