Tuesday, April 25, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Windows 10 Device Usage: Creators Update Deployment is Already Strong - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - This month, AdDuplex looks at Windows 10 device usage related to the recently-released Creators Update. And as I had suspected, it’s going much better than the previous release. As you may recall, ...

A Move From HBO Is About To Make Amazon Prime's Video Service Much Less Awesome

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brobible.com - I’d estimate that 95% of the streaming TV content I watch comes from Netflix. The other 5%? That’s when I’m on Amazon Prime’s video streaming service watching old HBO shows like Eastbound and Down ...

How to Create an Influencer Strategy for Your Brand

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pegfitzpatrick.com - Influencer marketing is a super hot topic these days. If you’d like to start working with influencers or you’ve been tasked with creating an influencer strategy for your brand, I’ve created the per...

The 13-Point Audience Priority List To Refine & Scale Facebook Ads

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marketaire.com - There’s one big common question that Facebook advertisers ask: which audiences should be targeted to complement and maximize the efficiency of campaigns? Thanks to Facebook’s unlimited targeting co...

10 Open Source CSS Snippets for Creating Blockquotes

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1stwebdesigner.com - Why reinvent the wheel designing elements that already have free designs online? Blockquotes remain a staple of text-heavy websites and they come in so many distinct styles. I’ve curated my top pic...

WeWork’s office takeover continues with the launch of the Services Store

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techcrunch.com - WeWork, the co-working giant closing on 100,000 members, is today launching the WeWork Services store. In short, the NY-based behemoth wants to take over the world by way of the office, and is now ...

With Dialpad-Amazon Echo integration, Alexa can make phone calls for you

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techcrunch.com - Dialpad, a cloud-based business communications platform announced a new Amazon Echo integration this week that enables you to perform a number of business phone tasks by asking Alexa. So for exampl...

Backup service Rubrik now works natively in AWS and Azure

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techcrunch.com - Rubrik, the startup that provides data management services like backup and recovery to large enterprises, is in the process of raising between $150 million and$200 million on a valuation of $1 bill...

There’s now an Amazon Dash button for underwear

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techcrunch.com - Amazon this morning gave an update on its Dash buttons in light of its recent expansion to support over 300 brands, and, in typical Amazon fashion, it didn’t release any hard numbers in terms of Da...

Brickerbot is a vigilante worm that destroys insecure IoT devices

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techcrunch.com - A hacker called The Janitor has created multiple versions of a program called Brickerbot, a system that searches out and bricks insecure IoT devices. A researcher named Pascal Geenens has followed ...

Google’s Sergey Brin said to be working on a zeppelin-like airship

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techcrunch.com - Google co-founder Sergey Brin has been known to enjoy ambitious flights of technological fancy, but this may be his flightiest: Bloomberg reports the enigmatic billionaire, who favors dark attire a...

Sense360 raises $7 million to track customers in fast food restaurants

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techcrunch.com - Physical tracking in shops has been a global trend since at least 2013.Using a cell phone’s location data and video monitoring retailers have been tracking customers’ movements through stores in an...

Google’s and Intertrust’s new PatentShield helps startups fight patent litigation in return for equity

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techcrunch.com - Google and Intertrust today announced the launch of PatentShield, a new program that aims to help defend startups from patent litigation — in return for a stake in those companies. The basic idea h...

YouTube Kids comes to smart TVs

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techcrunch.com - YouTube Kids, the application offering a filtered version of YouTube that’s more kid-friendly, is now natively available on the big screen for the first time, Google announced today. Previously a m...

Apple to launch new educational sessions at stores, including advanced courses, performances, labs & more

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techcrunch.com - Apple announced this morning a new initiative aimed atoffering an expanded and more in-depth series of programs and training sessions in its stores, under the branding “Today at Apple.” The company...

A call to action for tech

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techcrunch.com - Eric Liu is a co-founder and U.S. Executive Director at Bayes Impact. Tech is uniting against President Trump. Indeed, ahost of companies have come out in opposition to the new administration. From...

Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona

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techcrunch.com - Waymo has already been offering members of the public access to its self-driving fleet – for two months, during a limited trial in Phoenix, Arizona. The Alphabet-owned company quietly kicked off pu...

Lytro’s light field vision finally shows its worth

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techcrunch.com - While many of the virtual reality experiencesbeing shown off at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival are pushing boundaries in VR story-telling techniques, “Hallelujah” is perhaps most noteworthy because...

Appeals court: Uber engineer can’t plead the 5th

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arstechnica.com - Anthony Levandowski, the embattled Uber engineer who has been accused of illegally downloading thousands of documents while he worked at Google, won't be able to avoid handing over documents by ple...

NSA backdoor detected on >55,000 Windows boxes can now be remotely removed

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arstechnica.com - After Microsoft officials dismissed evidence that more than 10,000 Windows machines on the Internet wereinfected by a highly advanced National Security Agency backdoor, private researchers are step...

Windows Updates getting even more complex, a little more controllable

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arstechnica.com - With Windows 10, Microsoft shook up the long-standing Windows patching model. Instead of producing individual hotfixes for each security flaw and infrequent updates to address non-security issues, ...

Being Targeted (By Periscope) For Exposing The Truth

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medium.com - My Periscope account was “permanently suspended” two days ago. Considering the amount of time (and money!) I have poured into building an audience on Periscope over the last couple years, this is b...

Inside the Dev House: How We Handle Automatic Theme Deployment for LITE and PRO WordPress Themes

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www.codeinwp.com - As you would imagine, theme development is something we do quite a lot of here at the company. With around 4-5 new theme projects in the works at any given moment, and 49 themes in our directory in...

Ransomware Is Being Hidden Inside Attachments of Attachments

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lifehacker.com - Ransomware attacks are getting more and more clever as the public gets wise to them. The latest involves hiding a malicious macro inside a Word document attached to a seemingly harmless PDF file. R...

Snapchat for Business: A Guide for Marketers : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Snapchat is a mobile app that lets you send public or private snaps of images and video to people from your smartphone. In this article, you’ll discover how to use Snapchat‘s features to connect wi...

HipChat hacked, resets passwords for affected users - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Group chat service HipChat made an announcement on its blog that their Security Intelligence Team detected a “vulnerability” in a third-party library used by the app. In simpler terms, some of the ...

Verizon (finally) brings Nougat update to Galaxy S6, S6 edge - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Android 7.0 Nougat updates are finally coming fast and furious to various carriers and devices that are not last year’s flagships. Day after day we get announcements about which smartphone and ...

Xiaomi smartphones not coming to the US or Europe anytime soon - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Xiaomi used to be number one in the Chinese mobile market but was soon taken over by Huawei. The OEM has big potential because its smartphonesand other smart products always sell wherever market th...

Samsung Galaxy S8+ users report wireless charging woes - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We have confidence the Galaxy S8 and S8+ will be successful this year. Consumer Reports already said the two are the best smartphones today despite that reddish tint on the display of some S8 units...

Sennheiser partnering with Samsung on AMBEO ecosystem for Android - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you love watching videos and playing games on your mobile device, then you’re probably always on the lookout for the best headphones that will help you make the best out of your experience. Senn...

Customer Marketing Can Save Retail

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loyalty360.org - Retail has some troubling storms brewing for the future. It’s hard to say it could get much worse than the last couple of years, but it looks like the industry hasn’t hit rock-bottom quite yet. And...

Strong Brand Identity is the Key to Continued Loyalty for GM

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loyaltyexpo.loyalty360.org - “Our CEO Mary Barra talks frequently about the speed of change facing our company and the automotive industry overall,” says David Mingle, global director for customer experience at General Motors,...

Evolve or Die: What Other Industries Can Learn from Hospitality Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - It's no secret, I’m a hotel girl. Having worked in the hospitality industry for over a decade before joining rDialogue, my experience gives me a unique perspective on the industry. Today, the hospi...

CMYKC : Uniting Creatives Within Local Kansas City - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Abigail Gallagher, Co–founder at the Missouri, USA-based start-up “CMYKC.” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what y...

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...

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 ...

Morces.com: Get More Than Just a Mobile Site! - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Morces is an absolute free platform for all users to go mobile in a matter of minutes! In addition to optimizing website for mobile devices, Morces provides comprehensive set of social tool such as...

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...

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 ...

Your No-Nonsense Guide to Getting Started with Social Media Ads - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - The first time I rode a motorcycle, I fell in love. Between the power, the speed, and the freedom, I knew it was something I wanted to keep doing for a long time. But I also knew I had a lot to lea...

The Millennials' Mania Over Social Media

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www.dumblittleman.com - In 2017, millennials’ inclination to technology is expected to slowly reshape the digital landscape. The way they take back steps to evaluate their social media use, which platforms they should use...

Google's 'Project Owl' -- a three-pronged attack on fake news & problematic content

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searchengineland.com - Google knows it has a search quality problem. It’s been plagued since November with concerns about fake news, disturbing answers and offensive search suggestions appearing at the top of its results...

SearchCap: Google Project Owl, trillions of searches & local reviews

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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. Google hopes to improve by better surfacing authoritative content and enlisting feedb...

High Tech E-Commerce Solutions – Simple Ways To Sell More Product Painlessly

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www.bitrebels.com - Building an online store designed to sell your products can offer a range of benefits to any retailer. Your e-commerce store has the ability to remain open 24 hours a day and has the potential to r...

Kindle Collections: How to Organize Your Kindle Books Easily

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www.wonderoftech.com - If you’ve been reading Kindle books for a while, you may have accumulated hundreds or even thousands of books by now. But trying to find which books you want to read in your library may be a challe...

10 Top Sales Marketing Automation Tools to increase sales

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www.lilachbullock.com - Do you want to improve your businesses’ overall sales performance? After all, sales are the lifeblood of a successful business. Without making enough sales, you can’t grow and scale your business.I...

How to Use the Aloha Spirit to Brand Your Business

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www.prlog.org - How to Use the Aloha Spirit to Brand Your Business Bardi Toto Drake has found a unique way of branding companies as well as herself. What does she attribute her success to ?……The Aloha Spirit Liste...

At F8, Facebook failed to convince publishers they actually care about them

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mashable.com - Facebook is listening. No, not to your phone calls — probably. They are listening to publishers. And yet, publishers are still wary of the technology company's power and its ability to help them su...

Business Transformation Enabled by IDC DecisionScapes

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robllewellyn.com - The future of business will be technology fuelled and driven. Future technologies (Mobility, Cloud Computing, Social Media, Crowd-sourcing, Internet of things, Industry 4.0, Big Data, 3D printing) ...

The 8 Most Important Elements of a Landing Page Framework

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instapage.com - Landing pages are becoming more commonly used in digital marketing for the simple reason that they establish a great first impression with prospects and have the best chance at turning prospects in...