Monday, April 24, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Decluttering Your Digital Life | The Art of Manliness

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www.artofmanliness.com - Hamlet’s Blackberry. The Joy of Missing Out. Irresistible. Reclaiming Conversation. The Tech-Wise Family. Recent years have seen a boom in books (and articles) about being digitally mindful — putti...

Follow the CAPEX: Cloud Table Stakes – Platformonomics

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www.platformonomics.com - The capital expenditures (CAPEX) going into the cloud are Sagan-esque, with billions upon billions being spent on sprawling complexes of interconnected datacenters scattered across the planet. The ...

Introducing Google’s Next-Generation VR Camera - VRScout

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vrscout.com - Google has officially unveiled their next generation Jump camera — the Yi Halo. Announced at the NAB conference in Las Vegas Monday, the Xiaomi-backed Yi has partnered with Google to bring a new pr...

BuzzFeed is building a team of writers to sell you stuff you didn’t know you wanted

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www.recode.net - BuzzFeed isn’t the first media company to try to make money by pointing you to stuff you should buy on Amazon. But it may be one of the most aggressive. Over the past year, the popular online publi...

OK, Google, let's put the new voice ID everywhere

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www.computerworld.com - When each recognized user speaks Home's wake words — which are "Hey, Google" and "OK, Google" — Home now switches to that person's account to give personalized information. This is a huge deal, a t...

careers

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www.egnyte.com - We’re looking for recent graduates, with degrees in Computer Science or related technical discipline, to join our Product development team. This role will include aspects of software development, p...

Blockchain: A Technology Whose Time Has Come

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dailyreckoning.com - It was 2003. I was moving from my retail money-management business to managing an exclusive hedge fund. My parting gift to my retail clients was Apple (AAPL). But not everybody was on board. When I...

How to turn hardware into IoT by simplifying and securing connectivity

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readwrite.com - With more and more ready-built modules and solutions available, it should be easier than ever to create new experiences for IoT. But developers moving from prototype to deployment are still running...

Sleeves Up Productions : Digital Content For Brands - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Erika Kramer”,CEO and Founder at New York – USA based start-up “SleevesUpProductions” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

Narwall : Personalized Designs for Toys, Apparel and Decor for Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Andrew Fry”,Founder of the startup based in Campbell – United States “Narwall” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

Twitter’s new Explore tab showing up for some users - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - They announced it way back in January so it won’t really be a surprise, but it has taken Twitter four months to finally roll out the Explore tab. Well, no official announcement just yet, but some u...

DJI’s new FPV goggles let you control your drone with head movements

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techcrunch.com - When DJI announced the Mavic Pro last year they alsoteased a pair of FPV goggles that could be used to see first-person video from DJI’s drones. But we didn’t get many more details than that… until...

Tesla’s Model 3 production plans said to include a risky manufacturing move

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techcrunch.com - Tesla’s making a bet on its production process for the Model 3 that defies accepted industry know-how – which is not at all an unusual strategy for the young carmaker. Basically all of Tesla’s succ...

Apple cuts App Store affiliate commission from 7% to 2.5%

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techcrunch.com - Apple just sent an email to members of the App Store affiliate program saying that App Store commissions will be reduced from 7 percent to 2.5 percent on May 1st — that’s a 64 percent cut. While th...

Tesla to double its Supercharger network in 2017, topping 10K chargers globally

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is getting ready to produce the Model 3 at volumes unprecedented for the company, but it hasn’t forgotten about that other key ingredient in the electric vehicle mix – charging infrastructure...

Data management startup Rubrik is raising up to $200M on a $1B valuation

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techcrunch.com - Make way for another juggernaut amongst enterprise startups: Rubrik, a data backup company that only emerged from stealth in 2015, is in the process of raising between $150 million and $200 million...

The NYT brings its news – and a mini crossword – to Snapchat Discover

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techcrunch.com - The New York Times announced today it’s joining Snapchat Discover – the feature in Snapchat which includes updates and news from a variety of media publications. The paper’s“daily edition” on Snapc...

Amazon’s driverless tech team focuses not on building it, but on how to use it

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has a team dedicated to driverless technology, the Wall Street Journal reports, but their focus isn’t on building self-driving cars or trucks; instead, the Amazon squad acts as a kind of bra...

FCC Chairman will address the future of net neutrality on Wednesday

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techcrunch.com - So it begins: FCC Chairman Ajit Pai appears to be showing his cards regarding his promised rollback of net neutrality rules. He is slated to speak on “the future of internet regulation” on Wednesda...

How a Berlin startup beat the online giants at image recognition

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techcrunch.com - Can a machine learn aesthetics in a way a human would? Could it then look at a set of photos, and draw on those same aesthetics to reproduce a different set? It’s a big question because it has long...

Amazon launches “Subscribe with Amazon,” a marketplace for digital subscriptions

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has made headway in the subscription business with its Subscribe & Save feature for consumers, which offers discounted pricing onproducts if you agree to buy on a recurring basis. Now, the r...

Federal court decides that Adobe can’t stay under a gag order over search warrant forever

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techcrunch.com - According to newly unsealed documents, a federal court in California ruled that it is unlawful for Adobe to remain under an indefinite gag order regarding a search warrant for one of its users. In ...

Apple hires a couple Google satellite executives for reported hardware project

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techcrunch.com - Apple has hired former Google satellite executives John Fenwick and Michael Trela, according to a new report from Bloomberg. The two might’ve been in the market for new gigs, given that Google rece...

What we want in an “SNES Mini”

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arstechnica.com - Eurogamer's report this morning that Nintendo is working on an "SNES Mini" plug-and-play console in the style of the NES Classic Edition (according to "sources close to the company") isn't toosurpr...

Fan project makes 2D Breath of the Wild prototype a reality

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arstechnica.com - Breath of the NES is still very much a work in progress, but the Game Maker Studio project, hosted on itch.io, is definitely very playable after just a few months' work. The game already does a dec...

Decrypted: The Expanse “It’s part of the equation now”

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arstechnica.com - It's been a fun 13 weeks, but the second season of The Expanse has finally drawn to a close. Did it feel like a satisfying conclusion to you? Readers of the books will note we're still not quite at...

Google pushes fake news, hate-speech workshops (and YouTube) on UK teens

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arstechnica.com - Google has announced a series of workshops designed to apparently tackle the spread of online hate speech and fake news. The "Internet Citizens" workshops aimed at teenagers are intended to promote...

AV provider Webroot melts down as update nukes hundreds of legit files

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arstechnica.com - Antivirus provider Webroot is causing a world of trouble for customers. A signature update just nuked hundreds of benign files needed to run Microsoft Windows, as well as apps that run on top of th...

4 Lead Gen Secrets Successful Photographers Don't Want Their Competitors to Know · The AdLab Blog

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adlabblog.com - So many amazing photographers struggle to get leadsdue to the high volume of photographers in their area competing for clients. They waste hundreds of dollars by running Facebook ads that do not pr...

How to See If Your Instagram Posts Have Been Shadowbanned

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lifehacker.com - Instagram has reportedly been “shadowbanning” certain posts, making them invisible on tagged pages. While it might not be a huge deal to casual Instagram users, it could be concerning if you rely o...

8 Ways to Grow Your LinkedIn Advertising Strategy

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www.socialmediatoday.com - This postwill show you how to craft a winning LinkedIn advertising strategy from start to finish, including how to find your target audience, ways to convert leads, metrics worth measuring, and the...

Galaxy S8’s iris scanner may soon be used for financial transactions - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The iris scanner that is part of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ devices is said to be one of the most secure ways of unlocking your device, as compared to the password and fingerprint from pa...

‘Copyless Paste’ feature on next Chrome browser version coming soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Chrome can be considered as the top Internet browser today. Google has definitely done a great job in this particular product by releasing regular updates. We’ve lost count of how changes and new f...

How to Use Pinterest to Drive Traffic to Your Site

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nopassiveincome.com - We all know about the big players in the social media world – but Pinterest may not be on everyone’s radar. Well, if I told you that it dishes out more referral traffic than LinkedIn, Twitter and Y...

Raley’s Engages Customers and Extends Brand Loyalty with New State-of-the-Art Store

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loyalty360.org - Raley’s doesn’t ever rest on its considerable laurels of success, triggered by impactful customer engagement and burgeoning brand loyalty. Recently, Raley’s opened a new, state-of-the-art store at ...

Loyalty 2030: Innovation Cultivated Through Loyalty - Lenati

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www.lenati.com - Seattle, WA – Loyalty Expo selected Lenati, a leading marketing strategy firm, to speak on The Evolving Thinking Behind Loyalty Programs of the Future. Principal and Head of the Customer Loyalty Pr...

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....

TheVegasHookUp : Profile Filtering System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Jamie Brewster”, Founder and CEO of the Oakland – USA based start-up “TheVegasHookUp” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that ...

AppAppeal.com: Finding Web Apps Made Easy! - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - AppAppeal reviews and compares web applications to help people find the best web app for their needs. Our quality reviews are comprehensive, objective, and created by professional writers. We do no...

SmartUse: Mobile Application To Handle Construction Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Ms. ‘Lucie Perrier'; Marketing Director of the New York-based start-up “SmartUse”. Below, is the full interview that we have con...

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...

My Home Needs That : Search Engine Dedicated to Furniture and Homeware - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Adam Pilling”, Foundert at the London – UK based start-up “MyHomeNeedsThat” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and ...

SPI 226: Defeating the "Curse of Knowledge" and How Jason Brown Built His Successful Online Business - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - In today’s episode, it’s my pleasure to introduce you toanother Smart Passive Income success story. He’s Jason Brown of TheBrownReport.com, where he teaches ordinary people how to start investing i...

Microsoft Celebrates an Important ID@Xbox Milestone - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - This past week, Microsoft announced an important milestone for independent game developers and fans alike: There are now over 500 games in the [emailprotected] program. “Thanks to the efforts of in...

A Tale of Three Smartphones - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - For the past few weeks, I’ve been evaluating three smartphones that represent some of the best choices available in their respective pricing categories. Those evaluations are ongoing. But even at t...

Variety Pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Finally Appears on Xbox, PC - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Over a month after it was first released on PlayStation 4, the Variety Pack DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is finally available on Xbox One and PC. Oh, to be a second-class citizen...

LinkedIn Says It Now Has 500 Million Users

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www.adweek.com - More than 500 million people are nowconnected on LinkedIn’s professional network. Today, the platform announced that half a billion people are now on the professional networking site—providing the ...

The Three Key Elements of Influential Digital Marketing - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - Ever see a numbered headline like the one above and try to guess what the three things are? Sometimes it’s easy; sometimes it’s not. In this case, you could be thinking I’m going to talk about cont...

Q&A: Twitter's New COO Talks User Growth, the NFL and the Company's NewFronts Debut

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www.adweek.com - Adweek: How have your past roles in advertising, finance and the military shaped your approach to Twitter? Anthony Noto: I think Twitter is the culmination of a series of experiences that have buil...

Virgin Atlantic’s First Branded Podcast Tells the Stories Behind Pioneering Entrepreneurs

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www.adweek.com - What do MTV’s The Real World and The Onion have in common? They were both founded by entrepreneurs with visions that paved the way for new industries like reality television and satirical news. Tha...