Thursday, March 30, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

This Is Almost Certainly James Comey’s Twitter Account

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gizmodo.com - Digital security and its discontents—from Hillary Clinton’s emails to ransomware to Tor hacks—is in many ways one of the chief concerns of the contemporary FBI. So it makes sense that the bureau’s ...

Using Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances - 24x7ITConnection

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24x7itconnection.com - When we first started talking about Amazon EC2 Instances, we briefly mentioned Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances. Using Amazon EC2 Reserved Instances can be a cost effective way for organizations to co...

'Battle Cars' Is The Newest And Best Trend In The Auto World

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jalopnik.com - Just yesterday, while wandering the enchanted forest paths of the internet, we bumped into this BMW Z3 “off-roadster.” In doing so we hit upon the newest—and certainly best—trend in automobilia: it...

Uber’s Anthony Levandowski invokes Fifth Amendment rights in Waymo suit

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techcrunch.com - Uber executive and Otto co-founder Anthony Levandowski is asserting his Fifth Amendment rights in regard to a lawsuit filed by Waymo against Uber, which accuses the company and Levandowski of steal...

5 Things You Should Know About Congress's ISP Vote

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mentalfloss.com - On Tuesday, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to eliminate rules blocking Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from selling personal information about their customers. This follows a Senate vote...

Ford taps BlackBerry talent to double its in-house mobile engineering team

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techcrunch.com - Ford has made 400 new engineering hires, the company announced, and will create a new Research and Engineering Centre in Ottawa (yes, it’s a ‘centre’ because it’s Canadian). The majority of the hir...

With $500K in financing, The Perspective wants to unite a divided media world

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techcrunch.com - How did a former comedy writer and marketing executive wind up tackling the thorny problem of our politically fragmented modern society? For Daniel Ravner, the 41-year-old founder of The Perspectiv...

Samsung turned the Note 7 disaster into an S8 feature

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techcrunch.com - The greatest trick Samsung ever pulled was spinning its biggest misfire into a feature. And it happened right under our noses. In fact, not only did the company complete the transformation in plain...

Disney just launched the new mobile-only version of Club Penguin

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techcrunch.com - Club Penguin Island, the mobile-only replacement for the original Club Penguin (which shut down last night) has launched. Started in 2005, Club Penguin was one of the first successful virtual world...

Facebook introduces personal fundraising tools, donate buttons in Facebook Live for Pages

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techcrunch.com - Facebook today announced it’s expanding its set of online fundraising tools to include its own GoFundMe competitor, with the added support for personal online fundraisers, starting first in the U.S...

Twitter stops counting @ Replies towards its 140 characters on web and mobile

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techcrunch.com - Nearly a year ago, Twitter announced it would begin distancing itself from the requirement that all tweets could only contain 140 characters by no longer counting some things – like media attachmen...

Your save data is not safe on the Nintendo Switch

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arstechnica.com - Over at GamesRadar, Anthony John Agnello recounts his experience with Nintendo support after his Switch turned into a useless brick for no discernible reason last week (full disclosure: I know Agne...

Un agujero negro supermasivo inquieta a investigadores de la NASA

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www.telemundo.com - -Un equipo de investigadores descubrió un agujero negro supermasivo en una galaxia lejana -Si bien el fenómeno se dirige hacia la Vía Láctea, tardaría miles de millones de años en llegar, a pesar d...

Why Twitter is in an uproar about the latest change to Twitter

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www.vox.com - Twitter just rolled out one of the most important changes the social networking site has ever made to its core product: It is removing usernames from reply tweets, instead showing them outside the ...

How to Anonymize Your Browsing with a Tor-Powered Raspberry Pi Hotspot

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lifehacker.com - If you’ve been thinking about trying out Tor to anonymize all your web browsing, you could just download a browser and give that a spin, but it’s much more fun to make your own highly portable prox...

4 Tips to Improve Your Pinterest Exposure : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Looking for tips to get better exposure in the Pinterest Smart Feed? Pinning more isn’t always the answer to increasing your visibility on Pinterest. In this article you’ll discover four ways to im...

Facebook Live 360 now available for everyone who has 360 cameras - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - As 360 cameras continue to be more affordable and accessible, we will probably see more apps and services offer related features to their users and more people adapting this “well-rounded” view of ...

Microsoft shares their marketing stack in the Stackies, and it's awesome - Chief Marketing Technologist

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chiefmartec.com - I am enormously grateful to every company that participates in the annual Stackies Awards, sharing a single slide illustration of their “marketing stack” — the collection of software that powers th...

Create a Facebook Landing Page In Minutes, Drop Ad Costs By 50%

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marketaire.com - You’re browsing Facebook and you get a new notification – a new fan or customer has liked one of your posts or left a comment about your business! Engagement on your Facebook page can definitely ma...

betternet :Provides Parents With Information About Their Kids' Online Behavior - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Colton Shields”,Co-Founder of the Provo – USA based start-up “bettrnet” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

VaporWare : Building, Testing, and Running Lean Cloud Software - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jeff Schroeder”, Co-Founder of the US based start-up “vaporware” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your...

Pear-U : Relationship Making Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sachet Gagwani”,Founder/CEO of the Ashburn – USA based start-up “Pear-U” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

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...

Minnesota, Illinois rebel over America's ISP privacy massacre, mull fresh info protections

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www.theregister.co.uk - President Trump has yet to sign off on congressional legislation that allows American ISPs to sell their subscribers' online habits to advertisers – but US states aren't waiting for his signature a...

Let's Get To Work With Internet Marketing

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Internet promotion is a key tool in developing an approach that allows for the success of people. The following article will provide you with some great advice on the Internet.You will learn what i...

8 Killer Marketing Trends to Grow Your Small Business in 2017

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localoxygen.com - The New Year is fast approaching and it’s a good time to look ahead to 2017 and think about what your marketing strategy will be. Digital marketing is running neck and neck with traditional adverti...

Flipping the switch on the global OLED market - WhaTech

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www.whatech.com - So, what benefits (if any) does OLED offer? For starters, it supports a higher contrast ratio and wider viewing angle when compared to traditional LCD displays. This is due to the fact that OLED pi...

Jeep Revs Excitement With Easter Safari Concepts

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www.cars.com - CARS.COM —There are seemingly no limits when it comes to the Easter Jeep Safari concepts. From the futuristic to the retro, Jeep has unveiled a batch of concepts for the nine days of off-roading at...

Twitter's Fidelity to Its Past Is Holding It Back

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www.inc.com - Twitter this month turned 11 years old. Like many 11-year-olds, it still has no idea what it's doing in the world. The company on Thursday made a fuss about its latest "update": Users can now reply...

Master Android N App Development With Java - Udemy

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www.udemy.com - Student Reviews For The Master Android 7 Nougat Java App Development Course. "Tim is a great Teacher and makes this stuff really easy to understand. He takes you from Zero to Expert in no time at a...

The Complete iOS 10 Developer Course - Build 21 Apps

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www.udemy.com - You’re here because you want to build your own apps, right? Or maybe you already do… but you want to be bigger, bolder, BETTER. Well, thanks to the incredible new ios 10, now you can—and if you sta...

Seven Indisputable Traits of a True Startup Engineer

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www.egnyte.com - An engineer must be able to think critically, analyze options and create solutions for complex problems. But what sets apart a true startup engineer from the other engineers? My engineering career ...

WONTFIX: No patch for Windows Server 2003 IIS critical bug – Microsoft

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www.theregister.co.uk - Microsoft will not patch a critical security hole recently found and exploited in IIS 6 on Windows Server 2003 R2 – the operating system it stopped supporting roughly two years ago. The buffer over...

How to save Twitter, two pennies at a time

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www.thestate.com - Twitter is proof that a startup can change the world without developing a viable business model. Claiming 319 million active users, the company is “a success and failure at the same time,” as Bloom...

Post-FCC Privacy Rules, Should You VPN? — Krebs on Security

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krebsonsecurity.com - Many readers are understandably concerned about recent moves by theU.S. Congress that would roll back privacy rules barring broadband Internet service providers (ISPs) from sharing or selling custo...

Twitter's new replies are a total nightmare

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mashable.com - Leave it to Twitter to spend almost a year testing a new feature only to have everyone instantly hate it. That's what happened with the service's latest update, which changes replies so they don't ...

No, Twitter Didn’t Just Ruin Twitter by Changing How Replies Work. It Improved Itself.

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www.slate.com - Twitter changed one of its oldest features on Thursday: the “at-reply” or “@reply,” which is now just a reply. With the change, the text of a reply will no longer begin with the Twitter usernames o...

In mining user data, US ISPs must weigh cash vs. privacy

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www.cio.com.au - U.S. internet service providers are about to face temptation. Nowthat the broadband privacy rule repeal is almost certain, will they sell their customers' data to marketers, or will they keep it pr...

The best Microsoft phone you can now get is a Samsung Galaxy S8

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uk.businessinsider.com - Microsoft's dream of Windows conquering the smartphone market has all but fizzled out. There wasn't a single Microsoft-made flagship Windows phone released in all of 2016, with a strong possibility...

Twitter replies don't count usernames in 140-character limit

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www.cnet.com - The social network said Thursday that when people reply back to fellow users, usernames will no longer cut into the 140-character limit in tweets. Usernames, such as @thecleanmachine, the Twitter h...

CEO: When Job Hunting, Money Should Be Your Last Consideration

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www.entrepreneur.com - In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Bryan Elliott sits down with Rebel Mouse CEO and founder Paul Berry, who explains why his best advice is to think about money last when choosing which jo...

The inventor of the Oculus Rift VR headset is out at Facebook after just three years

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qz.com - Palmer Luckey, the man who developed arguably one of the first true virtual-reality headsets, the Oculus Rift, has left Facebook. The social network giant bought the company that Luckey started wit...

Networking and Need A Favor? Follow These 5 Steps to Get a Response.

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www.entrepreneur.com - As a startup investor and advisor, I get asked for stuff. A lot. In an ideal world, I respond to everyone and give them what they need. In reality, my time is scarce and my network must be served w...