Thursday, April 13, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

This is the Jeff Bezos playbook for preventing Amazon’s demise

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www.recode.net - Once a year, in his letter to Amazon shareholders, Jeff Bezos gives us all a glimpse into his business world view and management philosophy. This year’s version did not disappoint. In it, Bezos exp...

7 secrets to mastering online networking

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www.businessinsider.com - Networking hacks are everywhere, from mega-connectorJon Levy's 20 tips to the common mistakes all of us should avoid. While helpful, very few focus on one of the most common forms of networking tod...

Make Your Xamarin.Forms Apps Even Better (and Faster!) | 

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blog.xamarin.com - As we continue to pursue the best in stability and performance, we’re excited to get your feedback on our first pre-release of Xamarin.Forms 2.3.5. Boasting over 130 fixes and enhancements this rel...

Set up a VPN in 10 minutes for free—and yes, Americans urgently need one, thanks to Congress

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qz.com - “A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila.” — Mitch Ratcliffe Soon every mistake you’ve ever made online will not ...

Video Marketing 101 - Ali Syed’s self service point to creating real cyber wealth and wellbeing

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onlinewealthforall.com - You know this is the time of the Video. Don’t deny it. You can sit like a zombie watching something you don’t want to but reading it without interest is out of question. I see it as, if a picture s...

2017 Trans Am Super Duty Brings 1000 HP To New York

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www.carscoops.com - General Motors killed Pontiac nearly seven years ago but that hasn't stopped Trans Am Worldwide from unveiling the Trans Am 455 Super Duty at the New York Auto Show. Based on the Chevrolet Camaro, ...

Why Care About The Spelling Of On-Premise? – eigenmagic

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www.eigenmagic.com - The use of on-premise to mean on-premises is pretty much endemic now. It’s wrong, but it’s wrong in a particular way that means it’s not as egregious as someone using the wordalbatross instead of s...

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...

South Florida VMUG UserCon 2017

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www.vmug.com - After spending the last decade consolidating our servers with VMware, we’ve now entered a whole new era of consolidation around secondary storage. As vSphere became more and more prolific, an entir...

Microsoft publishes first National Security Letter in transparency report

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techcrunch.com - Microsoft’s biannual transparency report was just released and, like many other major tech companies that have been putting out their reports recently, the company has revealed its first National S...

On the egregious nature of stubbornly saying “on-premise”

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medium.com - I see this a lot, working in IT infrastructure — the contracted term ‘on-prem’ being expanded to on-premise, supposedly referring to services that are running in a local datacentre. The only proble...

Egnyte launches a latency-optimizing desktop client for its file sharing service - SiliconANGLE

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siliconangle.com - The desktop applications that accompany every leading file locker are often perceived as secondary to the core cloud-based platform itself. But where most providers see little more than a frontend,...

IoT device sales set to surge in next decade

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www.computerworld.com - The number of Internet of Things devices used to spark the "smart" in smart cities is projected to surge six-fold in the next decade, according to a new forecast from market research firm IHS Marki...

What the death of 32-bit iOS could mean for Apple’s hardware and software

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arstechnica.com - Among many other things, iOS 10.3 makes it clear that the end of the road is near for 32-bit iOS apps. This has been coming for a while—all apps and updates submitted for App Store approval since m...

Ajit Pai can’t convince websites that killing net neutrality is a good idea

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arstechnica.com - The plan to eliminate net neutrality rules and replace them with voluntary commitments is not winning over lobbyists for majorInternet companies. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai...

Hulu’s Live TV service to cost $39.99 per month, sources say

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techcrunch.com - The pricing for Hulu’s live TV service, a competitor with cable television – as well as a host of other streaming TV services like Sling TV, PlayStation Vue, DirecTV NOW, and YouTube TV – will like...

Tesla will reveal the final production Model 3 in July

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is going to show Tesla 3 buyers what their call will officially look like in July, Elon Musk revealed on Twitter on Thursday. The Model 3’s first unveiling took place in April of 2016, where ...

Farewell, NES Classic Edition

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techcrunch.com - Nintendo had a bonafide – and apparent surprise – hit on its hands with the NES Classic Edition. But like all good things, its time is done. This afternoon, the company confirmed with TechCrunch th...

Apple drops the iTunes name from its Podcasts app

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techcrunch.com - Apple has officially dropped the iTunes branding from its Podcasts app. It’s small change, and one that arrived with little fanfare from the company, outside of a few tweets from the department’s m...

Magic Leap just had some of its secrets spilled by Andre Iguodala

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techcrunch.com - In an interview about his thoughts on the next big things in tech, Golden State Warriors small forward Andre Iguodala gushed on augmented reality and undoubtedly skated the lines of violating his M...

Uber adds cross street pickups and drop-offs for more user privacy

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techcrunch.com - Uber has been testing a feature that allows riders to specific a nearby intersection instead of having to enter an actual address for a pick-up or drop-off point, and now that’s rolling out to ever...

The CIA is really, really mad at Wikileaks

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techcrunch.com - Speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies today, CIA Director Mike Pompeo went off on Wikileaks. Pompeo is pretty mad about that whole Vault 7 hacking tools data dump, it looks...

Google makes fashion image searches more like Pinterest

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techcrunch.com - Google is not taking Pinterest’s search ambitions lying down. The company recently launched a “Similar Items” feature on mobile web and Android to point users to more products they’ll love – like h...

Instagram Stories hits 200M users, surpassing Snapchat as it copies its AR stickers

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techcrunch.com - “Move last and take things” seems to be Facebook’s new motto. Now the parent company’s top Snapchat clone Instagram Stories has hit 200 million daily active users, surpassing the last count of 161 ...

SpotCam connects you to your home, outside and in

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techcrunch.com - When it comes to home surveillance cams there are two kinds of cams – low-end, highly-motorized, wireless IP cams that are (typically) fairly insecure and higher-end cloud service systems like Drop...

DJI’s new Phantom 4 Advanced makes their lineup even more confusing

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techcrunch.com - DJI has announced a new drone in the Phantom 4 lineup. The Phantom 4 Advanced will take the place of the regular old Phantom 4, which will be discontinued on April 30th when the new version launche...

Google Aero is a new app for ordering food or home services in India

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techcrunch.com - Google is getting into the restaurant delivery and home services businesses – nope,not in the U.S., but rather in parts of India. The company has quietly launched a new app called Areo which curren...

Prison inmates built working PCs out of ewaste, networked them, and hid them in a closet ceiling

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boingboing.net - Inmates in Ohio's Marion Correctional Institution smuggled computer parts out of an ewaste recycling workshop and built two working computers out of them, hiding them in the ceiling of a training r...

Tesla’s electric semi will be revealed in September, CEO says

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arstechnica.com - Last year, Tesla CEO and founder Elon Musk wrote an updated version of his2006 “Master Plan” that predicated the growth of the electric vehicle company. The “Master Plan Part Deux” detailed the com...

T-Mobile dominates spectrum auction, will boost LTE network across US

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arstechnica.com - T-Mobile USA was the biggest winner in an auction that shiftedlicenses in the 600MHz spectrum band from TV broadcasters to the cellular industry. T-Mobile will pay $7.99 billion for 1,525 licenses ...

HP keeps new Pavilion laptop prices low while adding IR cameras, pen support

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arstechnica.com - HP focusedon updating its Spectre and Envy lines since the beginning of the year, but now the Pavilion line of affordable laptops is getting some attention. Today, HP announced updates to the Pavil...

PSVR: Don’t worry, some good games are coming

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arstechnica.com - You'd be forgiven for thinking that PlayStation VR, now a healthy six months old, had been all but forgotten by platform stalwart Sony. Sure, it had the healthiest set of launch games of any VR hea...

Uber engineer accused of data theft must tell judge why he’s pleading the Fifth

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arstechnica.com - "What I’ve told you is that you can submit the privilege log to me, in camera, without giving it to anyone else and I can evaluate it, which aspects, if any would be incriminating," US District Jud...

X Questions for Fake Steve Jobs

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arstechnica.com - Every established journalist and guy sitting on his couch and blogging in his underwear about Apple dreams of an interview with Steve Jobs. Some of us even carry around a list of questions, just in...

EFF sues “classic patent troll” in fracas over “Stupid Patent of the Month” post

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arstechnica.com - The Electronic Frontier Foundation has sued an Australian company that it previously dubbed as a "classic patent troll" in a June 2016 blog post entitled: "Stupid Patent of the Month: Storage Cabin...

Indocumentados traicionados: DMV de Vermont vendi贸 su informaci贸n a la migra

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www.telemundo.com - El departamento de Veh铆culos Motorizados de Vermont (DMV) comparti贸 “regularmente” con la migra la informaci贸n de aquellos que solicitaron la licencia especial de conducci贸n para indocumentados, se...

Cinco candados de seguridad para que no te roben tus datos en WhatsApp

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www.telemundo.com - En estos d铆as donde todo el tiempo y en todo lugar estamos conectados, uno de los mayores riesgos es que nuestras conversaciones y nuestros datos personales sean robados por personas mal intenciona...

Top 10 lightweight CSS frameworks for building fast websites in 2017

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www.catswhocode.com - Only 3.8KB minified and gzipped, but packed with features! Pure CSS has been my lightweight framework of choice for over a year now. Want to see it in action? Check out this tutorial I wrote last y...

Is Your Website Mobile App Ready? - Developer Drive

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www.developerdrive.com - It’s no secret that the mobile revolution is already here. Everyone’s been abuzz with talk about the need for websites to be mobile-ready and responsive for years now. But considering mobile device...

How to Build a Custom Email with Foundation for Emails | Webdesigner Depot

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www.webdesignerdepot.com - Building email templates is down right hard. Building responsive emails is even harder. Luckily, the kind folks over at Zurb have developed a fantastic framework that makes the process of building ...

Training for the Day a Tweet Dictates Where to Send SWAT

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www.wired.com - Emergency responders in northern Texas watch as an imaginary crisis takes over their social media feeds. A mass shooting has broken out at a music festival, they learn, and a terrorist organization...

The Key Elements of a Great LinkedIn Profile - According to its Co-Founder

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www.inc.com - If you truly want tocraft a great LinkedIn profile, the guy who helped create the world's largest social network for professionals has a few tips. During a video interview, LinkedIn Co-Founder Reid...

How to Get More Out of Google+ With Circles : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Sorting people and pages into circles allows you to read the news you want from your stream and connect with specific audiences. In this article I’ll share how to use circles to improve your Google...

Verizon brings Nougat to Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy Note 5 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s now the turn of the older Samsung devices to get the Android 7.0 Nougat update. This time, Verizon is the one rolling out the update for the Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 owners. Just like...

WebVR Experiments launched by Google so more can experience virtual reality - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Google is serious with pushing for the virtual reality technology. The tech company started with the Cardboarda few years ago which was taken advantage by a number of other tech groups and media en...

Google Home can check flight status, plan trips with Google Assistant - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Planning trips, whether for personal reasons or for business can both be exciting and taxing (sometimes at the same time). If you’re busy doing other things and Google Home is just there, waiting t...

Never miss a deadline again with DeltaWalker 2 Pro [DEAlS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Why work harder when you can just work smarter instead? Improve the efficiency of your workflow and save your valuable time with DeltaWalker 2 Pro, offered to readers of Android Community with savi...

Hackers can steal your password by looking at how you tilt your phone

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www.androidauthority.com - According to a team of cybersecurity experts at Newcastle University, the way you tilt your phone could be used by hackers to break into your device. When it comes to security and the protection of...

Playing into Strengths, Identifying Weaknesses: How A Strong Brand Identity Gives GM the Information

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loyaltyexpo.loyalty360.org - Identifying a challenge in the customer loyalty space can often be as valuable, if not more so, than solving one. Many brands find themselves stagnant simply due to their inability to find a starti...

Mobile engagement just got even more important for marketers. Here’s what you need to be thinking about

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marketingland.com - Sustainable business growth doesn’t come without providing value. Now more than ever, it’s crucial to build brand affinity and loyalty in a commoditized mobile world. Everyone has a smartphone, the...