Sunday, June 11, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Hacking voting machines: Easier than ever imagined

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www.rt.com - In one example, it wouldn’t take much more than ten dollars’ worth of parts from any RadioShack store to steal and manipulate votes. It’s called a man-in-the-middle attack and the computer program ...

A look at the CIA’s internal dank meme division

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arstechnica.co.uk - There are lots of technical details on the Central Intelligence Agency's software development process for espionage tools in the documents dumped by WikiLeaks earlier this week—many of which we'll ...

140 Characters Epiphany: AHA! Moments on Twitter Marketing

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www.socialquant.net - Can you really drive sales in just 140 characters? It’s a legit question. You may think Twitter isn’t the easiest platform to understand, and I tend to agree with you. In fact, that’s exactly Twitt...

4 Accessible Growth Hacking Techniques: What To Do When Growth Starts Stalling

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conversionsciences.com - You took the business from 0 users to 500, 2000, 5000… then growth starts stalling. Existing users are leaving. New ones are barely signing up. And you know ‘no growth’ is quite tantamount to ‘dyin...

Apple legalizes and taxes in-app tipping for content creators

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techcrunch.com - Apple has activated a new revenue stream that could foster communities of digital content creators around the world like those already thriving in China. Apple’s newly published update to its App S...

What It's Like to Use an Original Macintosh in 2017

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www.theatlantic.com - I’m a reporter first, and a writer second, which means I often find myself writing in odd places. Not just geographically unusual, though there’s that, too. I write everywhere, with whatever techno...

Apple introduces the new iPad Pro with a 10.5-inch screen and thinner bezels

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techcrunch.com - The new iPad Pro has a 10.5-inch screen, while maintaining the nearly same size as its 9.7-inch predecessors. Obviously, that means Apple has shrunk down the bezels on this bad boy considerably. Th...

Apple announces macOS High Sierra

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techcrunch.com - As expected, Apple today announced the next version of macOS, the desktop operating system you probably still refer to as OS X. Version 10.13 will carry the name “macOS High Sierra” and include new...

‘Man fighting in the middle of town’ is not Grand Theft Auto for iOS

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techcrunch.com - “Man fighting in the middle of town” may not be the Grand Theft Auto VI we’ve been waiting for, but it’s the one 2017 deserves. The iOS game, which launched its 1.0 version yesterday initially piqu...

Postmates acqhires Secret CEO David Byttow’s startup Bold

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techcrunch.com - The founder of one of Silicon Valley’s most famous flameouts, anonymous social app Secret, is the new product lead for Postmates’ app. After Secret shut down and gave investors back their money, Da...

Take a look at these first pictures of Fisker’s $130K EMotion electric car

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techcrunch.com - Henrik Fisker, who’s been teasing his new electric vehicle company after a stutter step first attempt with the original Fisker co. and the Karma, is back with the EMotion, the first car from Fisker...

Meet Binky, the anti-social media simulator

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techcrunch.com - Something happened to social media recently. I don’t know exactly when things changed, but almost overnight, randomly scrolling through feeds became a lot less enjoyable. Flame-wars, bad news, fake...

Amazon launches ‘My Mix,’ a personalized shop filled with your favorite things

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techcrunch.com - Amazon has quietly launched a new feature offering shoppers personalized suggestions of products they might like to buy. Called “My Mix,” the addition is tied to Amazon’s “Interesting Finds” — the ...

Apple debuts iMac Pro with beefy specs, real ports, $5K starting price

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techcrunch.com - Hardcore Mac fans may have had their fingers crossed for the return of the Mac Pro, but an extra “i” slipped in there somehow, and Apple instead has produced an iMac Pro. It’s a wallet-busting all-...

Hackers Are Using An Effective Way to Spread Fake News From Verified Accounts

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thehackernews.com - Social media networks are no doubt a quick and powerful way to share information and ideas, but not everything shared on Facebook or Twitter is true. Misinformation, or "Fake News," has emerged as ...

First-Ever Data Stealing Malware Found Using Intel AMT Tool to Bypass Firewall

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thehackernews.com - It's not hard for a well-funded state-sponsored hacking group to break into corporate networks and compromise systems with malware, but what's challenging for them is to keep that backdoor and its ...

7 Ways Brand Monitoring Software can Help Your Organization

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www.socialmediatoday.com - I’ve written about how dedicated social media analytics tools can benefit brands and digital marketers. There’s another type of tool that every brand should be using, a brand monitoring tool. When ...

Your ‘Chariot’ has arrived: Signs point to Ford-owned shuttle service expanding to Seattle

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www.geekwire.com - Chariot, a shuttle service owned by Ford, appears to be setting up shop in Seattle. GeekWire reader Colin Miller spotted several Chariot-branded vans, which hold 14 passengers each, in Seattle’s Up...

These Two Toy Makers Found Innovation (And Success) Using LEGOs and Tape

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medium.com - Over the years, the sets have evolved from remedial construction toys to increasingly elaborate and sophisticated collections that allow you to construct models of anything from the Eiffel Tower an...

How This Mexican Immigrant Became an Entrepreneur Right Out of College

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medium.com - “It has a nice design without be stigmatizing and, at the same time, helps them organize much more quickly, reminding them to take their medicine and track compliance.” The Elliegrid pillbox was bo...

11 GIFs That Prove Robots are Taking Over - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - While we haven’t reached a full blown robot-controlled society yet, we might be getting there soon. Not only is there a robot for every boring chore that you don’t feel like doing, but now their sk...

Socialmedia Is Not Just Having A FaceBook Account - smqueue

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www.smqueue.com - More and more clients are asking their partners to create integrated campaigns that include social media and digital components in the mix. However, what they often fail to take into consideratio...

Pushing the Personalization Envelope for Greater Customer Engagement at The North Face

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loyalty360.org - The challenge of personalization is one that officials at The North Face take quite seriously and they are persistent because of the enhanced customer engagement it reaps. The North Face recently e...

Navigating the inbox: Knowing when to say goodbye

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loyalty360.org - Saying goodbye is never easy. It can be difficult and complicated, but when it comes to your email program it may be a necessary task. What makes it so difficult for marketers to say farewell? Larg...

Would You Rather Save Time or Money? Brands Need to Know.

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loyalty360.org - I was speaking at a conference just two weeks ago and was followed by an eloquent, engaging former CMO from a major brand who made the bold statement, “Earnings talk and bull**** walks.” She said i...

Building a Customer Loyalty Community at LIDS

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loyalty360.org - Jeff Pearson, senior vice president e-commerce, LIDS Sports Group, wants to build a fiercely loyal community. In mid-March, LIDS launched a new app-based loyalty program called Access Pass. The loy...

How Interactive Video Can Drive Customer Engagement, Customer Loyalty

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loyalty360.org - Interactive video has been touted among loyalty marketers in recent years as an effective way to impact customer engagement and customer loyalty. HapYak Interactive Video, a company providing a Saa...

1-800-Flowers Drives Brand Loyalty with Multi-Brand Customers

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loyalty360.org - Managing a family of brands can be a daunting challenge, but it’s one that 1-800-Flowers.com has embraced. During a session titled, “Leveraging Multi-Brand Customers to Drive Value with 1-800-Flowe...

HeadFunder : Social Crowdfunding Platform - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneurs; Mr. ‘Nolan Thompson and Mr. Chris LaBonty'; Partners at the Start Up “HeadFunder”. Below, is the full interview that we have c...

Ubooly: A Voice Interactive Stuffed Animal Smart Toy Powered by your iPhone or iPod Touch - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Ubooly is a stuffed animal powered by your iPhone or iPod touch. We use voice recognition and ongoing updates to make the world smartest toy. According to Mr. ‘Gloge'; Ubooly is a stuffed animal po...

Needls : Get Notified of Leads in Real Time - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Justin Hartzman”,Founder and CEO – of the Toronto – Canada based start-up “Needls.” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1- What is it exactly that you...

JobQuotes : Connect Consumers With Local Professionals For Any Project - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Brandon Large”, CEO & Founder of the Aliso Viejo, USA based start-up “JobQuotes” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do...

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...

MonitorBacklinks.com: An Easy Backlink Checker Tool that Notifies you via Email or in your Changelog if Someone Removes your Links or Makes them Nofollow - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Monitor Backlinks looks to replace the notepad and spreadsheets that SEOs use to keep track of their backlinks, checking their status regulary and notifies when they get removed or nofollowed. “Mon...

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...

Liquid : Platform to Easily Segment and Personalize Your Apps in Real-Time - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Alexandre Vaz”,CEO at the Lisbon – Portugal based start-up “Liquid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what yo...

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...

Contus : Mobile App Development Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Today, we had an in-depth and very interesting interview with Mr. ‘Sriram Manoharan'; Founder of Contus at Tamil Nadu – India. “Contus” is a leading mobile app development company Below is the full...

SPI 215: How to Keep Up With Your Editorial Calendar (and How to Get Ahead) - The Smart Passive Income Blog

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - I want to introduce a very important member of Team Flynn whose work you see every day on SmartPassiveIncome.com, though you might not realize it. She’s Janna Maron, my Managing Editor. Janna has b...

E3 2017: Everything to know about the video games showcase

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www.usatoday.com - For fans of video games, next week is huge. On Tuesday, the Electronic Entertainment Expo opens its doors at the Los Angeles Convention Center, hosting thebiggest event of the year for video games....

We're ready to blast off from this Planet of the Apps

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www.usatoday.com - USA Today reporter Rachel Sandler asked people in San Francisco if apps are as popular as Apple says. Do people even care about apps anymore? SAN FRANCISCO —A world without apps. Let’s step back in...

What Apple Didn’t Talk About During its May 2 Earnings Call

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v3b.com - This article was co-authored by Senior Analyst Olivier Blanchard The clinical distance we enjoy as analysts allows us to be somewhat more objective than the average pundit, fan boy (or fan girl), o...

Sonic the Hedgehog Was Almost Sonic the Rabbit

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waypoint.vice.com - In 1988, SEGA launched the Mega Drive in Japan (introduced to the American market as the Genesis the next year, and as the Mega Drive again in Europe in 1990). This powerful home console gave SEGA ...

Michael Moore Just Launched Trumpileaks - Trump Should be Scared to Death - IR.net - Independent Reporter

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ir.net - Yesterdayit was revealed that a 25-year-old woman named Reality Leigh Winner sent a top secret NSA document to The Intercept, alleging that the Russian military had launched a 2016 cyber attack on ...

6 summer scams and how to avoid them

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abcnews.go.com - As the weather gets warmer, mosquitoes and ticks re-enter our lives, and along with them comes their larger cousin, the scam artist. There are ways to prepare for those seasonal meal stealers. The ...

Tim Cook says he knows who's sending out Trump's 3AM tweets

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mashable.com - UPDATED (4:00 p.m. ET) to include a few more quotes from Cook President Donald Trump's tweets are finding their way into everything nowadays ... even Tim Cook's commencement speech at MIT. SEE ALSO...

We need virtual assistants that talk to each other

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www.computerworld.com - Everybody talks about (and often to) the Big Four virtual assistants — Siri, Alexa, Cortana and Google Assistant. But many other companies are working on virtual assistants, too. Huawei is working ...

In-App Purchase Scams in the App Store

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daringfireball.net - Great investigative piece by Johnny Lin looking into a top-10 highest grossing app named “Mobile protection :Clean & Security VPN” (punctuation and grammatical errors sic), from a developer named N...

3ders.org - Most companies still not taking full advantage of 3D printing, AI and IoT, according to survey of CEOs

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www.3ders.org - We have seen countless examples of the ways in which 3D printing technology can improve the performance of a business and completely revolutionize the way it operates. A recent survey carried out b...

Will Facebook Messenger Bots Change the Way You Do Customer Service?

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instapage.com - Facebook’s new powerful advertising tool might have you feeling like you’re in a sci-fi movie, but we assure you — robot customer service reps are very real. These “chatbots” were unveiled earlier ...