Wednesday, May 10, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

How To Share And Scan Spotify QR Codes For Tracks And Radio Stations

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www.addictivetips.com - Music streaming services let you share tracks, playlists, and now playing with friends. You can share what you’re listening to privately or publicly on social media. Most services, especially those...

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,...

Microsoft’s recent success in blocking in-the-wild attacks is eerily good

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft engineers have neutralized a series of attacks that took control of targeted computers by exploiting independent vulnerabilities in Word and Windows. Remarkably, the software maker said f...

Prevent data breaches, don’t just report them

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techcrunch.com - Jeff Kosseff is an assistant professor of cybersecurity law at the United States Naval Academy. The views expressed are only his, and do not represent the Naval Academy or Department of Navy. Imagi...

Amazon unveils the $230 Echo Show, with a screen for calls, shipping June 28

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techcrunch.com - For those who follow the company, the new devicemay not come as a surprise, following several leaks about the product before today, with two coming in the last week alone, one yesterday claiming th...

Signal Sciences lands $15 m investment to help secure DevOps world

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techcrunch.com - Signal Sciences, a venture backed startup that wants to help companies secure their web apps in a modern DevOps context, announced a $15 million round today led by CRV with participation from Harri...

Apple acquires sleep tracking company Beddit

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techcrunch.com - Apple has acquired a sleep tracking hardware and software company, TechCrunch has confirmed. News of the acquisition was first reported by CNBC In a post on the company’s privacy policy page, the c...

Opera doubles down on Africa with $100M plan to make its browser a media platform

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techcrunch.com - Opera, the Norwegian browser-makerthat was sold to a Chinese consortium last year, is doubling down on the African market after it announced plans to invest $100 million to grow its business in the...

Matterport partners with Google to bring 3D Street View perspectives indoors

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techcrunch.com - When you’re looking at moving into a new space, Street View is often a useful tool to get the general vibe of the area but it’s almost impossible to really tell what spaces look like indoorswithout...

CityStream gives cities real-time road data

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techcrunch.com - CityStream from Nexar harnesses the company’s dashcam app and allows municipalities to make use of the crowdsourced data. The idea is to share traffic patterns and behaviors so that cities can twea...

Amazon enables free calls and messages on all Echo devices with Alexa Calling

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techcrunch.com - Amazon may have flopped with the Fire Phone, but don’t count it out of thetelephony game just yet. Alongside Amazon unveiling its newest Echo device earlier today — the Echo Show with a seven-inch ...

Yelp is getting eviscerated after it toned down its expectations for the year

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techcrunch.com - Yelp shares are down more than 25% after the company reported its first-quarter earnings report today, where it reduced its full-year guidance that it set in the previous quarter. The company said ...

Amazon drops its free shipping minimum to $25, undercutting Walmart

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techcrunch.com - Amazon is fighting back against Walmart by dropping its free shipping minimum requirement down to $25. The move comes after a number of challenges by Walmart, including the added supportfor free tw...

Disrupt NY 2017 – Hackathon MC, judges and last ticket release

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techcrunch.com - The Disrupt NY hackathon is a week away and we are giddy with excitement. Over the course of the week, we’ll be sharing all the details you need for a successful hackathon and the best place to sta...

Current launches a Visa debit card for kids that parents control with an app

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techcrunch.com - A startup called Current is today launching a new way for parents to dole out allowances to their kids: with an app. The company offers a Visa debit card that would allow teenagersto shop in stores...

Dealmaster: Get a 15-inch Dell Inspiron 5000 laptop with 512GB SSD for just $599

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arstechnica.com - reader comments 0 Greetings, Arsians! Courtesy of our partners at TechBargains, we're back with a bunch of new deals to share. Now you can get a Dell Inspiron 5000 15-inch laptop, complete with 512...

Evidence suggests Russia behind hack of French president-elect

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arstechnica.com - Late on May 5 as the two final candidates for the French presidency were about to enter a press blackout in advance of the May 7 election, nine gigabytes of data allegedly from the campaign of Emma...

Google’s “Fuchsia” smartphone OS dumps Linux, has a wild new UI

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arstechnica.com - Google, never one to compete in a market witha single product, is apparently hard at work on a third operating system after Android and Chrome OS. This one is an open source, real-time OS called "F...

Even if you hate the idea, Windows users should want Windows 10 S to succeed

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arstechnica.com - Windows 10 S is going to piss a lot of people off. In fact, it has already started to piss some of them off, and they've been annoyed by it since the first leaks about the operating system came out...

Strafe: Difficult, randomly generated Quake-like kicks ‘90s ass

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arstechnica.com - You would be forgiven for getting tired ofprocedurally generated and "roguelike" video games. Too often, these types of games rely on the gimmick of random content, as opposed to finely crafted, en...

Massive vulnerability in Windows Defender leaves most Windows PC vulnerable

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft on Monday patched a severe code-execution vulnerability in the malware protection engine that is used in almost every recent version of Windows (7, 8, 8.1, 10, and Server 2016), just thre...

Taking digital strategy seriously: 3 lessons from Walmart

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www.ibm.com - Subscribe to our monthly newsletter for all things marketing Thank you for subscribing to the monthly THINK Marketing newsletter. During the last holiday season, some retailers revealed their lates...

Powerful 3D Home and Interior Design App for Mac - only $19!

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www.mightydeals.com - Powerful 3D Home and Interior Design App for Mac - only $19! Live Home 3D is the most intuitive and feature rich home design appfor Mac. It doesn't matter whether you're a homeowner who is planning...

'Crazy bad' bug in Microsoft's Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware

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www.theregister.co.uk - Miscreants can turn the tables on Microsoft and use its own antivirus engine against Windows users – by abusing it to install malware on vulnerable machines. A particularly nasty security flaw exis...

Facebook’s Stepping Up Efforts to Stamp Out Fake News Ahead of UK Election

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Facebook is putting increasingfocus on stamping out fake news and mis-use of their platform for public manipulation, with The Social Network culling thousands of fake profiles ahead of the UK elect...

Google I/O 2017 mobile app now available for download - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The Google I/O 2017 is just around the corner and as usual Google and Android developers are busy with preparations. Some are anticipating if they will win at the Google Play Awards 2017. The devel...

Amazon Echo Show lets you and Alexa get more visual - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re a fan of Amazon’s smart connected speakers and its virtual assistant Alexa, you’ll be pleased to know that the online retail giant has finally confirmed the rumor that has been floating a...

T-Mobile discontinuing “Free Data for Life” offer for new tablet owners - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - 200MB of 4G LTE data is not that much in the year 2017, but four years ago, when T-Mobile offered “free data for life” for new tablet owners, that was a lot. Now it looks like the uncarrier is revo...

Unlocked Galaxy S8 phones now up for pre-order in the United States - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The unlocked versions of the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are now up for pre-order in the United States. Shipment will begin on May 31 in time for the coming of Summer and the newest flagship duo is ex...

LG X Power2 debuts worldwide, ready with a large 4500mAh battery - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The LG X POWER2 which was shown off by LG at the Mobile World Congress back in February is now available in the market. The South Korean tech giant brings the smartphone this May first in the North...

Enjoy 1TB of safe & reliable cloud storage with Zoolz [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Want to keep your data safe for all eternity? Get as close as possible with a lifetime of Zoolz Dual Cloud 1TB Storage, offered to Android Community readers at over 90% off the retail price. Cloud ...

Indiegogo Maker Faire Office Hours

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www.eventbrite.com - Just in time for Maker Faire! Join us at Indiegogo’s San Francisco headquarters for a unique opportunity to discuss your campaign/project one-on-one with retail and manufacturing experts. What Happ...

How Eight’s Backers Helped Turn a Prototype into a Product

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medium.com - “We decided to crowdfund because we had no idea if people really wanted our invention,” Alex Zatarain, Eight’s CMO and co-founder says. “If they did, and funded our campaign, then we would have the...

Unlocking Facebook Ad Retargeting Using Website Custom Audiences

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marketaire.com - The power of Facebook ads lies within its ad targeting. It doesn’t matter if your ad copy, imagery, or bidding and optimization are perfect. You absolutely need to target people that are most likel...

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...

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...

CMS2CMS : A CMS Migration tool . - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - CMS2CMS is the web based service that helps to move content from the existing CMS to a new one easily and fast. Today, we had a quick overview with Mr. ‘Ruslan Savchyshyn';Director and Founder in U...

LoopLR.com: A Real-Time Social Video Platform for the Creation and Distribution of User Produced Video Content on Smartphones - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - LoopLR is a real time social video platform for the creation and distribution of user produced video content on Smartphones and Tabs. LoopLR is a real-time video sharing app for Smartphones. It let...

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...

Boxagon: Social Commerce Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Juan Diego Farah'; Co-Founder and CEO of the UK-Based Start Up “Boxagon”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduc...

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co interviewed Mr. ‘Aviram Ben Moshe';Co-founder & CTO at the US (NY)based start-up “CareerSonar”. “CareerSonar” ranks all jobs available online by the strength of your inside connections...

SkilledWizard.com: A Professional Social Network Platform Dedicated Exclusively to Skilled Workers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - SkilledWizard is a platform for Skilled Workers Worldwide. They set out to erase the void that currently exists today. “SkilledWizard.com”‘s mission is to unite skilled / blue collar workers worldw...

GetEchoed : A Social Platform For People To Act On Their Goals - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Arpita Chakraborty'; Co-founder of the Indian-based start-up “getechoed”. Below, is the full interview that we have conduct...

716Labs : Helps App Developers In The Marketng Validation stage - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Scott Falbo”, Co-Founder of the Buffalo – USA based start-up “716Labs” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what ...

My April 2017 Monthly Income Report - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - If this is your first time stumbling upon these reports, check out the income report page to see my income history dating back to October 2008, which is when I first started to monetize a website (...

Study Suggests That the Battle for K-12 is Already Over - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - In the wake of Microsoft’s renewed push for the education market, a new study suggests that the battle may already be over. And in K-12, at least, Microsoft has lost. “Educators and administrators ...

What's Better than Great Customer Service? - Mark Sanborn Keynote Leadership Speaker

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marksanborn.com - I’ve written, spoken and advised about great customer service for years. Not too long ago I had an epiphany: I was emphasizing the wrong thing. Don’t misunderstand. Customer service is important. B...

25 Socially Strong Entrepreneurs Every VC Should Be Following

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www.adweek.com - There are thousands of entrepreneurs out there working hard to get noticed for their disruptive ideas, their passionate drive to make the world a better place and their desire to change how we work...

If You Tweet a Bee Emoji at Pandora, You Can Listen to Beyonce’s Station

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www.adweek.com - Last month, Pandora launched a big, splashy ad campaign promoting Pandora Premium—the streaming service’s on-demand subscription product. For the next phase of the campaign, Pandora and DigitasLBi ...

Are Facebook’s Recent Changes to Videos Affecting Its User Experience?

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www.adweek.com - Facebook just changed things up. Here’s what you need to know. In the past, Facebook has prioritized user experience above all else, but the latest changes reveal a shift in the social giant’s mode...