Friday, April 14, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Leaked NSA Malware Threatens Windows Users Around the World

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theintercept.com - The ShadowBrokers, an entity previously confirmed by The Intercept to have leaked authentic malware used by the NSA to attackcomputers around the world, today released another cache of what appears...

NSA-leaking Shadow Brokers just dumped its most damaging release yet

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arstechnica.com - The Shadow Brokers—the mysterious person or group that over the past eight months has leaked a gigabyte worth of the National Security Agency's weaponized software exploits—just published its most ...

What Windows users need to know about the latest 'ShadowBrokers' exploits

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www.windowscentral.com - Staying informed is the best way to prevent getting hacked. A group calling themselves "ShadowBrokers" has been leaking files it claims to have found when it hacked into NSA computers. Many of the ...

Samsung's new Gear 360 camera shoots in 4K and works with iPhones

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www.theverge.com - Samsung just announced a new version of its Gear 360 camera, which as the name suggests shoots video and photos in 360 degrees, and has a new design that’s supposed to make it easier for non-video-...

Microsoft officially ends support for a bunch of Windows phones

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft has just released a couple of new Windows Insider builds for people on the fast ring, one for PC and one for mobile. The builds are surprisingly divergent. For PC, the build is numbered 1...

I Turned My Boss Into A Chatbot, And So Can You

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www.fastcodesign.com - She’s quick with a joke and decisive with her judgments. She loves shopping at Target, prefers New Balance over Nike, and, for some reason, despises my coworker Meg. She’s not my editor, Suzanne. S...

The Shadow Brokers are back with exploits for Windows and global banking systems

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techcrunch.com - It’s been several months since their last major exploit, but the hacking group dubbed Shadow Brokers is back. The group, which last year dumped malware it had allegedly stolen from The Equation Gro...

Let’s Watch It! allows friends to watch & react to videos together on iMessage

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techcrunch.com - A new application for iMessage called “Let’s Watch It!” introduces an easy way for you to share and watch YouTube or Twitch videos with friends to watch together, as well as react to them, and even...

Facebook announces victory over a spam operation after six months of combat

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techcrunch.com - Facebook proudly announced today that it has — it thinks — put an end to the nefarious doings of a “sophisticated,” “coordinated operation” that has been spamming the site for the last six months. ...

Google’s parental control software Family Link hits iOS

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techcrunch.com - In March, Google introduced its own parental control software for parents of kids with Android devices called Family Link – but there was a bit of a catch. In order for the system to work, it requi...

Weekly Roundup: Uber’s Hell-ish week, Tesla’s plans for trucking

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techcrunch.com - Just as Uber is under fire once again, Lyft confirms a huge new funding round, Elon Musk reveals plans forelectric trucks, and Apple is diving into secret special projects. These are the top tech s...

Tesla to reveal a pickup truck within two years, and final Model 3 design in July

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techcrunch.com - Tesla plans to show off an electric pickup truck sometime within the next two years, the company’s CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter today. The pickup was teased originally when Musk revealed the secon...

Robot tutor Musio makes its retail debut in Japan

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techcrunch.com - A cute, robotic language tutor called Musio, has made it from crowdfunding campaign to full-fledged product with a debut in stores this week in Japan. Priced at JPY 98,000 (about USD $900), Musio i...

LeEco pulls the plug on its EcoPass video service as stories of US struggles mount

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techcrunch.com - LeEco’s coming to America talehas been fraught with one bad piece of press into another. The company added to the laundry list this week by announcing that it formally pulled the plug on its EcoPas...

Range Rover raids Manhattan with U.S. debut of posh new Velar SUV

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arstechnica.com - In 1970, Charles Spencer King saw something no one else saw. King designed a new truck-like Rover model that year, which he gave the name "Range Rover." No one could have predicted that he was fore...

Don’t like privacy violations? Don’t use the Internet, GOP lawmaker says

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arstechnica.com - A Republican lawmaker who voted to eliminate Internet privacy rules said, "Nobody's got to use the Internet" when asked why ISPs should be able to use and share their customers' Web browsing histor...

Company sued EFF over “Stupid Patent of the Month;” EFF now flips the script

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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...

6 Inspiring Things We Can Learn from Self-Made Billionaires

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medium.com - Billionaires are a whole other class of people, right? They must be smarter than the rest of us. Stronger. Luckier. Better. What if I told you billionaires are just like you — and that at one point...

How to Set Up Your Own Completely Free VPN In the Cloud

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lifehacker.com - A Virtual Private Network (VPN) is a great way to add security to your browsing while also preventing snoopers (including your internet service provider), but VPN providers are notoriously sketchy....

Baidu’s AI just achieved Zero Shot Learning

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www.globalfuturist.org - Given the glut of artificial intelligence (AI) breakthroughs in the past year, from AI’s building more AI’s, AI’s that can create and code their own programs, and AI’s that now learn as fast as hum...

Why Google’s So-Called “Pay Gap” Is Really A Diversity Problem In Disguise

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www.fastcompany.com - While the federal government didn’t disclose how it concluded that Google pays women employees differently from men, Glassdoor is uniquely positioned with thousands of salary reports from Google em...

Windows users might want to turn off their computers this weekend, warns security researcher who's only being 'somewhat glib'

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uk.businessinsider.com - An infamous hacker group known as the Shadow Brokers has just released a bunch of tools that that makes it easier for hackers to break into all kinds of Microsoft Windows computers and other Micros...

How to Build a Powerful LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Last 5 Years of Social Media Marketing #SMTLive Recap -- Tune in every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month for our #SMTLive Twitter chat [12pm EDT] LinkedIn have created a new infographic which outlin...

Amazon to make Echo’s high-performance microphone tech available to third-party manufacturers - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - A lot of manufacturers have been asking Amazon to make available the microphone technology behind the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot, and it looks like their prayers have been answered. Amazon has just a...

OnePlus will reportedly skip 4, new flagship will be OnePlus 5 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If this new leaked document is to be believed, the new OnePlus flagship will actually skip the number 4 for cultural reasons. The wireless specs for the upcoming device indicates that it will be ca...

Oracle Plans Aggressive Move Into TV Advertising

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adage.com - Oracle is gearing up for an "aggressive" move into TV advertising. To kick off what should lead to more partnerships like it, the company's Data Cloud division has joined with linear TV data firm S...

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 ...

Loyalty360 Customer Loyalty Award Finalists Announced

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loyaltyexpo.loyalty360.org - After deliberation by an objective judging panel of top-level customer loyalty executives, the finalists for the 2017 Loyalty360 Customer Loyalty Awards have been announced. Each of these brands ha...

How to tell if your phone or tablet has a virus

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www.usatoday.com - These days, smartphones and tablets are just as vulnerable as regular computers, and malware is often used to subvert your private accounts. This video will tell you if your phone or tablet has a v...

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...

Mark Zuckerberg has sold more than $1 billion worth of Facebook stock in the past year

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www.recode.net - Mark Zuckerberg has sold more than $1 billion worth of Facebook stock in the past year to help fund his new philanthropic investment vehicle, the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. Facebook released its a...

Facebook is deleting a bunch of spam accounts in its effort to fight fake news

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www.recode.net - Facebook has found another way to try and curb the spread of fake news: Hunting down and deleting spam accounts that aren’t actual humans. Earlier this week, Facebook said that it had deleted 30,00...

ParkParrot : Automated System Showing Available Parkings - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Chandler Burke”, Founder of theChattanooga – USA based start-up “ParkParrot” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

Adlet: Advertising Platform for Bloggers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Ms. “Emma Coles”, CEO of the UK-based start-up “adlet.co” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Adlet is an online advert...

SpotLoss: A Device that Keeps Track of Everything from your Keys to your Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - SpotLoss is a device that allows you to keep track of everything from your keys to your phone to your kids. The SpotLoss fob allows you to press a button on the fob to find your phone, or a button ...

WhyWaitTheApp.com: A Mobile Discovery App that Allows Users to Find a Plethora of Info Related to Restaurants & Bars - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - WhyWait is a discovery app that allows users to find the following for restaurants/bars: Happy Hours, Deals, Events, Menus, Images and Social Media Integration. “WhyWait”is a discovery app that all...

Ven.io: A Comprehensive Healthy Lifestyle Solution which Generates a Nutritional Plan that is personalized for You - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Venio provides a comprehensive healthy lifestyle solution, which generates an interactive meal-plan that is personalized around your taste, health goals, and dietary preferences. Below is the full ...

Pollfish : A Survey Web Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Giannis Zaoudis';CTO of the Cyprus-based start-up “pollfishCom”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. W...

ZWOOKY : Innovative Contact System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Thomas Stoll”,CIO at the Uerikon – Switzerland based start-up “ZWOOKY ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

nspHire : Job Search App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Rasheen Carbin”, CMO at the US based start-up “nspHire” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up i...

PrayerSpark : The First And Only Site For Interfaith Spiritually - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Feder”,Founder of the Las Vegas – USA based startup “PrayerSpark” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and w...

Xerendi Initiative : Educational Learning For Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Uchenna Ibekwe”, Principa and Founder of the Virginia – United States based startup Xerendi_Initiative” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What...

ShopLocket.com: An E-commerce Platform that Lets Anyone Start Selling Professionally Online in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - ShopLocket is the easiest way to sell online. Rather than having to build out a full online storefront or get lost in a marketplace, sellers are able to quickly sell from anywhere that they already...

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...

Paul Thurrott's Short Takes: April 14 - Petri

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www.petri.com - Because Windows Vista is finally dead, this edition of Short Takes looks at the last stand for an unfairly maligned Windows version, the Creators Update, and upcoming Microsoft hardware events. Win...

Facebook Just Threw a Monkey Wrench at a Big-Time Spam Ring

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www.adweek.com - Facebook announced the disruption of a major spam operation that had been filling the social network with fake likes and comments. Shabnam Shaik, a technical program manager on Facebook’s protect a...

Ultimate Facebook Image Size Guide Cheat Sheet

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www.pammarketingnut.com - With more than 1.23 billion daily active users on Facebook, it’s no surprise businesses large and small are hopping on the business marketing engine that Facebook has become. You can attract, inspi...

04-14-2017 - How The Rich Get Richer!

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Affiliate Marketing 90 Days To Business With Amazon: Make A Passive Income With Amazon Associates

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freeaffiliatepro.com - Learn Ninja Amazon Affiliate Strategy to Build Online Business w/ eCommerce Dropshipping Website Click link to get a FREE eBook "Azon Ninja": http://azonninja.gr8.com Would you like to learn how to...