Wednesday, May 03, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Top Bed and Breakfast Website Mistakes - Intuitive Web Design

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www.intuitive-web-design.co.uk - In our line of work we visit many websites, ranging from successful hotels to very small independent Bed and Breakfasts and we come across fundamental mistakes constantly. Bed & Breakfasts, Guestho...

Major phishing attack targets Google Docs users

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money.cnn.com - The sophisticated attack looks like it is coming from a trusted source asking you to open a Google Document. If you click, it takes you to a page to open the "Google Docs" app with your Google (GOO...

Kodi: The free and legal TV app that big content wants locked up

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arstechnica.co.uk - You know a technology's gone mainstream when the tabloids start yelling about it. This year the Sun, the Mirror, the Express,and the Daily Star have run splashes ranging from "Kodi Crackdown" throu...

Wasabi Launches with Hot Cloud Storage - Gestalt IT

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gestaltit.com - Imagine if every time you wanted to drive somewhere, you had to choose a specifically crafted vehicle for the journey. Let’s say you’re running to the store on slow city streets, you’d take a low-p...

Gmail releases new security feature in light of phishing attack - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - As identity phishing campaigns become more sophisticated or tricky, developers have to come up with immediate solutions to protect its user base. Just a few hours after a massive phishing attack ta...

Samsung could displace Intel as the world’s biggest chip company in 2017

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arstechnica.com - Intel has been the world's biggest chipmaker by revenue since January of 1993, when sales of its 386 and 486 processors helped it surpass Japanese companies like NEC and Toshiba. The release of the...

Tesla Q1 2017 numbers are in with a view to Model 3 production

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arstechnica.com - Tesla posted record revenues of $2.7 billion in the first quarter of 2017, thanks to record auto deliveries. But the company ultimately lost $330 million in the quarter. The market, however, seems ...

Don’t trust OAuth: Why the “Google Docs” worm was so convincing

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arstechnica.com - The interesting thing about this worm was just how convincing it was. The e-mail was great—it used the exact same language as a Google Docs sharing e-mail and the exact same "Open" button. Clicking...

Mark Thompson, CEO and president of The New York Times Company, to talk shop at Disrupt

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techcrunch.com - The president is at war with the media, and given that President Trump is prone to speak incoherently and untruthfully, it would seem that the media is firing back. And then there’s the layer of so...

Intel’s new Silicon Valley Autonomous Driving Garage is primed for partnerships

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techcrunch.com - Intel just launched a new Autonomous Driving Garage facility in San Jose, at a facility that used to house Altera, the company it acquired in 2015. The autonomous tech development facility is actua...

Car2go puts safety in the hands of humans

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techcrunch.com - While nearly every car-related company on the planet is integrating sensors and refining algorithms to create safer cars that eliminate human error, car2go is putting safety back into human hands. ...

Elon Musk reveals more details about the Model Y crossover

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techcrunch.com - Tesla is building a new vehicle platform for its upcoming crossover vehicle. Instead of repurposing the underpinnings of the Model 3 or Model S, Tesla is building something completely new for the M...

Nissan’s Faraday cage armrest is the abstinence of mobile driving distraction

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techcrunch.com - Nissan has released details of a new prototype it designed to help drivers keep their mind on the super dangerous and highly complicated task of driving, which is the only thing they should be payi...

Here’s Google’s official statement on today’s fast-spreading phishing attack

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techcrunch.com - Early this afternoon, a new type of phishing attack popped up targeting Google Docs/Gmail users and spread like crazy. Well disguised and infuriatingly subtle, just a click or two (on what was an a...

Apple started a $1 billion fund to create advanced manufacturing jobs in the US

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techcrunch.com - Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed today, in an interview with CNBC’s Jim Cramer, that the hardware titans have formeda new, $1 billion fund to promote advanced manufacturing jobs in the U.S. While Presid...

Facebook to add 3,000 to team reviewing posts with hate speech, crimes, and other harming posts

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techcrunch.com - A week after news broke of multiplevideos of suicides posted on Facebook remaining on the site for hours, the company has announced a new plan to add 3,000 more people to its operations team to scr...

Amazon lowers prices for some of its reserved instance types by up to 21%

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s AWS cloud computing division today once again dropped the prices for some of its reserved instances, as well as its M4 general purpose instances. For some of these reserved instances, pric...

Paperspace launches GPU-powered virtual machines loaded with tools for data scientists

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techcrunch.com - Not many companies would dare to fight withAmazon, Microsoft and Google at the same time, but three year old Paperspace thinks it can carve out a cloud computing niche by rolling out the red carpet...

Amazon FreeTime comes to Android phones and tablets

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techcrunch.com - Amazon’s FreeTime service, which includes access to curated kid-friendly content and various parental controls, is now arriving on Android devices with the launch ofa new FreeTime Android app. The ...

Thieves drain 2fa-protected bank accounts by abusing SS7 routing protocol

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arstechnica.com - A known security hole in the networking protocol used by cellphone providers around the world played a key role in a recent string of attacks that drained bank customer accounts, according to a rep...

Microsoft takes aim at Chrome OS with a new, and very necessary, education push

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arstechnica.com - Microsoft's New York City event to launch Windows 10 S and the Surface Laptop appears to have confused many people. The larger theme of the event was "education," but this is a broad topic, and jud...

Windows 10 S forces you to use Edge and Bing

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arstechnica.com - Curiously you can download other browsers from the Windows Store, such as Opera Mini, but Windows 10 S won't let you set it as the default browser: if you try to open an HTML file, or click a link ...

EFF’s Stupid Patent of the month: Dispatch a taxi (on a computer)

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arstechnica.com - Paying for a ride to get around town isn't new. The first gas-powered taxicabs date to the beginning ofthe 20th century, and the horse-drawn "hackney coaches" of London date to the 17th century. In...

Do You Use Dribbble for Good or Evil? - Design Bombs

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www.designbombs.com - How much time do you spend on Dribbble? It’s one of those tools – and even addictions – that can be a great source of inspiration for projects. But here’s the thing about Dribbble: You need to make...

The big question: Can you design an experience? - Boagworld - User Experience Advice

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boagworld.com - There has been much debate about whether it is possible to design the experience of users. Can you really be a user experience designer? I believe that depends on how you define the role. Listen to...

Don't Click on That Random Google Doc Link

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www.theatlantic.com - There are two big reasons why this thing is so tricky. For one, it looks legit: An invitation to view a Google Document appears to come from an existing contact. But when a person clicks on the lin...

Google Home adds support for more connected devices - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The dream of a smart, connected house is truly coming together as more and more devices and services are coming up with a way for you to control your house from just your smartphone and/or your voi...

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...

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....

MassivBrand : New Innovative Home Technology - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Michelle Bair”, Owner – of the Arizona – US based start-up “MassivBrand” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wha...

Lapkin : Biodegradable Laptop Keyboard Cover - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Mihaela Muruianu”, Co-Founder of the London based start-up “Lapkin” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1.What is it exactly that you do and what your...

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...

Soundest : App For E-commerce Email Marketing - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rytis Lauris'; C0-Founder and CEOof the UK- based Start Up “Soundest”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted ...

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...

MinYawns : Minions To Supervillains - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Billy Sheng'; Founder of the Start Up “MinYawns”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1. What is it...

Cibos : Sports Fan Mobile App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Rick Gehman'; President of thePennsylvania – USA start-up “Cibos”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1....

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 ...

Ostrato cloudSM™ : Cloud Based Services and Applications - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jay Chapel”, CEO of the USA-based start-up “Ostrato” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Ostrato cloudSM™ empowers...

Papadakis Konstantinos : Latest Technologies Designed by High Detailed Graphics - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Konstantinos Papadakis”, Developer and Owber of the Greece based start-up “PapadakisKonstantinos” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it ex...

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...

SPI 125 : Small Secrets to Stay Mentally Focused and at the Top of Our Entrepreneurial Game

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - This might come as a surprise to you, but I don’t actually listen to very many podcasts.Over the past couple of years, I’ve discovered that the more I listen, the less time I have to take action. T...

With Office 2016 Coming to Windows Store, Microsoft Demotes Office Mobile - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Several readers have pointed out to me that Windows 10 users on PCs can no longer browse for the Office Mobile apps in Windows Store, though they are still available if you have a direct link. What...

Storyful and Ad Measurement Firm Moat Are Creating a Database to Track Fake News and Hate Websites

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www.adweek.com - A video creation company has partnered with one of the most prominent ad measurement firms to create a database that could helpbrands avoid fake or hateful content. Storyful—a division of News Corp...

Grey Names a New Global Chief Creative Officer 18 Months After Tor Myhren Left the Role

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www.adweek.com - Grey Worldwide today announced that it has hired a new global chief creative officer. The incoming CCO, John Patroulis, who most recently served as creative chairman at BBHNew York, brings more tha...

Speed to Results Matter. Change Now. · The Sales Blog

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thesalesblog.com - I am fortunate enough to get to speak to a lot of different sales organizations. In workshops, the people who work for these companies often tell me what they are doing now. They want to share with...

Will electric cars soon have solar roofs? Toyota and Tesla say yes.

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thinkprogress.org - Last week, Panasonic announced an advanced solar panel system that will debut on the 2017 model Toyota Prius plug-in hybrid in Japan (the Prius Prime). It is “the first commercially available, mass...

5 Advanced Router Features You Should Use For A Better WiFi Network

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www.bitrebels.com - For most of the people, wireless routers can only serve the internet connection in your house and nothing else. That was true indeed. But in today’s world, WiFi network routers have become much mor...

What Are The Differences Between iOS And Android Apps?

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www.bitrebels.com - Whether you’re into online gaming, smartphone photography, or are even just a Twitterholic, there’s an app for just about every human activity. But although most apps are available for iOS and Andr...

Don't panic, Florida Man, but a judge just said you have to give phone passcodes to the cops

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www.theregister.co.uk - A Florida state court has ruled that suspected crims can be forced to hand over their smartphone passcodes to cops and other investigators. Generally in America, you don't have to hand over your pa...

WhatsApp is down and the internet is freaking out

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mashable.com - WhatsApp, the Facebook-owned app that 1.2 billion people count on to communicate, is down. Like, in many places it's totally not working. And the internet is not pleased. SEE ALSO: The cast of 'Har...