Tuesday, June 20, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Google will use warning labels and AI to fight extremist videos

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money.cnn.com - The YouTube owner has announced plans to use new artificial intelligence technology to identify extremist videos. It will also slap warning labels on objectionable content that does not meet its cr...

Gartner Announces Top 100 Vendors in IT

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www.gartner.com - Apple Secured No. 1 Spot, Followed By Samsung and Google Gartner, Inc. has unveiled the top global 100 vendors in IT in 2016 based on their revenue across IT (excluding communication services) and ...

Privacy Vs Security In A Big Data World - Brand Quarterly

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www.brandquarterly.com - I still haven’t decided if Edward Snowden is a hero, a traitor, or a schmuck. I watched Citizenfour, the documentary that captures his story in real time, thinking it would help me figure it out, b...

Growing From 0-12k Organic Visitors by Mapping Content to the Sales Funnel

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growandconvert.com - Do you have a blog that gets traffic but isn’t generating a ton of revenue for your business? After talking with numerous businesses over the last few weeks, I’ve realized that this is a common cha...

Stack Crash flaw blows local root hole in loads of Linux programs

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www.theregister.co.uk - Linux and Unix operators are about to have a chance to test their emergency bug pathing skills to the test after security researchers at Qualys spotted an old problem that's refused to go away quei...

Retail Clinics Are Not the Enemy, Inconvenience Is!

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www.emrandehr.com - John Lynn is the Founder of the HealthcareScene.com blog network which currently consists of 10 blogs containing over 8000 articles with John having written over 4000 of the articles himself. These...

The FTC is attempting to block the DraftKings-FanDuel merger

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techcrunch.com - The Federal Trade Commission just announced it will authorize legal action to block the merger of DraftKings and FanDuel, the two largest daily fantasy sports sites in the U.S. Specifically, the co...

Apple Music quietly added a $99 annual subscription plan

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techcrunch.com - If you’re an Apple Music subscriber, chances are that you’re paying $9.99 every month, $14.99 for a family plan, or $4.99 per month if you’re a student. But Apple quietly added another option. You ...

Netflix tests pre-roll video ‘previews’ that are personalized to your interests

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techcrunch.com - Netflix regularly experiments with new ways to introduce viewers to its own original programming, including through recommendations, trailers, and other featured selections on its homepage. The lat...

GM’s Cruise driverless car unit gets into high-definition mapping

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techcrunch.com - The tech used in making cars drivereless can also be very well suited to building HD maps of roads and cities, which are then in turn used to make driverless cars better. So it isn’t surprising whe...

Why Stackshare is quietly becoming a secret weapon for developers and Silicon Valley CTOs

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techcrunch.com - On Stackshare, Airbnb lists over 50 services inits “stack,” Slack lists 24, and Spotify lists more than 31; these stacks are collections of different pieces of software that each company is using t...

Spotify “Sponsored Songs” let labels pay for plays

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techcrunch.com - A mysterious “Sponsored Content” opt-out setting recently appeared in Spotify, and now the streaming giant has confirmed to TechCrunch what it’s about. Spotify is now testing a new “Sponsored Song”...

This startup wants to build VR headsets with ‘human eye-resolution’

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this month, Google virtual reality head Clay Bavor discussed the company’s efforts on a mind-boggling 20 megapixel screen that was currently under development. The screens would be a stagge...

Hasbro launches a subscription service for games

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techcrunch.com - Toy company Hasbro is belatedly entering the subscription service market with today’s launch of Hasbro Gaming Crate – a service that ships a themed box containing three board games to users every t...

macOS High Sierra tech preview: A quick look at the stuff you can’t see

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arstechnica.com - Even by the standards of recent macOS releases, this year’s High Sierra is shaping up to be a low-key release with few high-profile user-visible improvements. Apple’s highlight page covers quite a ...

Web host agrees to pay $1m after it’s hit by Linux-targeting ransomware

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arstechnica.com - A Web-hosting service recently agreed to pay a $1 million to a ransomware operation that encrypted data stored on 153 Linux servers and 3,400 customer websites, the company said recently. The South...

How to install Linux on a Chromebook (and why you should)

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arstechnica.com - Chromebooks are one of the most secure devices you can give a non-technical end user, and at a price point few can argue with, but that security comes with a privacy trade off: you have to trust Go...

802.eleventy what? A deep dive into why Wi-Fi kind of sucks

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arstechnica.com - When wireless networking based around the802.11b standard first hit consumer markets in the late nineties, it looked pretty good on paper. Promising "11 Mbps" compared to original wired Ethernet's ...

The Latest Flying Car Concept Seems—Dare We Say It—Serious

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www.wired.com - The Paris Airshow kicks off Monday, offering the denizens of the aviation world their biennial chance to gather round. They'll ogle the latest aerospace innovations, close deals for defense drones,...

4 Easy Steps to Effective Guest Blogging That Will Make Google Happy

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www.searchenginejournal.com - There’s no doubt about whereGoogle stands on guest blogging. Google has repeatedly made it clear to site owners and SEOs that guest posting for the explicit purpose of building links is dangerous. ...

After Whole Foods, will Amazon go after Nordstrom next? - Puget Sound Business Journal

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www.bizjournals.com - The Nordstrom family's June 8 decision to look into taking the retailer private appears remarkably well timed given Amazon.com Inc.'s Friday announcement that it plans to buy Whole Foods Market (Na...

HTC U11 Red model up for pre-order starting tomorrow, June 20 - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - In case you haven’t noticed, HTC USA has been dropping hints that the HTC U11 is coming soon. We’ve seen three images teasing us with a countdown of the phone’s arrival in the country. From four da...

Huawei Honor 9 gets the teardown treatment from MyFixGuide - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The new Honor 9 by Huawei hit TENAA last month and soon, the mobile device was launched in China with up to 6GB RAM and 128GB storage. The specs are overwhelming so we expect nothing less from the ...

YouTube testing out a mobile data usage setting option - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you’re watching YouTube videos on your mobile device and you’re not connected to WiFi, as much as you would want to watch everything in the best quality that you can, sometimes you just can’t....

Goodbye Surveys. Item Options Gives Campaigners All the Information They Need - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Let’s face it: as an entrepreneur bringing your product to market, managing perks is an important but daunting task: you’re figuring out item and size preferences, dealing with shipping address inf...

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...

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...

Label 59: A Web-Based Application that Requires No Coding Skills and That Helps you to Label Anything Interactively on your Own in Minutes - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Label 59 is a web application that helps you to label anything interactively on your own in minutes. It is ideal for creating engaging presentations that have interactive labels attached to them. “...

SentioSearch.com: A Social Network that Connects Decision-Makers with Mentors who will Give them the Best Chance to Make Good Decisions and Minimize Regret - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - SentioSearch is a social network that connects decision-makers with mentors who will give them the best chance to make good decisions and minimize regret. “SentioSearch.com” is a social network tha...

Microsoft Surface Laptop First Impressions - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - I was able to borrow a Surface Laptop from a friend for the better part of this week, so I’d like to chime in belatedly with some first impressions. I still hope to formally review this device at s...

The Verge Names Helen Havlak Editorial Director, Ups 3 Reporters to Editor Roles

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www.adweek.com - The Verge editor in chief Nilay Patel makes announcement-official what has been the case since May: engagement editor Helen Havlak has been named editorial director for The Verge, a role she will b...

Google Doesn't Know My Dad Died

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motherboard.vice.com - On Friday, Google Photos sent me a push notification, asking whether I'd like to make a video clip of memories for my dad. The perfectly timed message came two days before Father's Day, which is th...

SearchCap: Cortana on Android, SEO algorithm updates & Facebook local search

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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. From Search Engine Land: No more ‘OK Google’: Cortana can now be the default assistan...

Mary Meeker's 2017 Internet Trends: What Do They Mean For Music?

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www.forbes.com - Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends 2017 report readslike a hybrid between a bible and an annual check-up for Silicon Valley. A Partner with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), Meeker painstakingly ...

GOP Data Firm Accidentally Leaks Personal Details of Nearly 200 Million American Voters

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gizmodo.com - Political data gathered on more than 198 million US citizens was exposed this month after a marketing firm contracted by the Republican National Committee stored internal documents on a publicly ac...

Ossoff Campaign Told Volunteers to Say 'He Lives Three Blocks Away from the District,' Reporter Shows Distance Is Three Miles

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www.breitbart.com - Last month, an Ossoff campaign worker told volunteer canvassers that if asked about their candidate’s residence, they should say that “he lives three blocks from the district.” (Beginning at the 55...

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) ...

Surface Laptop lets you restore back to Windows 10 S if you suddenly decide you hate apps

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mashable.com - Good news — no great news — the one thing that crippled Microsoft's first laptop, the Surface Laptop, is no more. As we said in our review, Windows 10 S and the fact that it only lets you install a...

Jay Z’s 4:44 Project To Drop Exclusively Via Tidal & Sprint

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swaysuniverse.com - Jay Z is back. Today the word comes down regarding the much hyped ‘4:44’ project. Today the word on the e-streets is that Jay Z’s 4:44 Project To Drop Exclusively Via Tidal & Sprint. On heels of an...

How to Add a Link to Your Instagram Stories : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you want to drive more Instagram traffic to your website? Wondering how to create swipeable Instagram Stories links? In this article, you’ll discover how to add links to your Instagram stories a...

Tim Cook showed up to Trump's big tech meeting — but not Mark Zuckerberg

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mashable.com - President Donald Trump wants to modernize government systems, and he is asking the CEOs of the world's largest tech companies for help. Many executives, like those at Apple, Amazon, and Google, are...

Live your best life with the help of these 9 robots

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mashable.com - Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. Humanity is so last season. It’s time to make way for the bots. Got a lawn that needs mowing? ...

How Nathan Barry Turned ConvertKit Into an $8M+ Business in 4 Years

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www.groovehq.com - ConvertKit’s founder on growth, sales and working in public. Nathan Barry has three posters hanging in his office. Each one contains a mantra that guides him. The first says “Teach everything you k...

Cross-Channel Marketing: Reach Your Customers Where They Are

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instapage.com - According to a report from Accenture, 87% of Americans use a second screen device while watching TV. Google also reports that 90% of people switch between multiple devices to complete a single task...

Octalysis Case Study: From a few thousand monthly visitors to a Million with DreamsCloud - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

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yukaichou.com - It’s rare that I get permission to share the work I do and the ROI Octalysis helps to generate with clients, so when I get the opportunity to share the results of my work, I quickly jump on it. The...

Improve Your Bottom Line With Successful Facebook Marketing Strategies

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duracmarketing.com - Would you like to have millions of eyes on your ads? Did you know you can use Facebook to help you do that? There are tons of people signed up to use this site and they do so every day which means ...

Does The Iphone Really Live Up To The Hype?

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Most people have an iphone, and a good portion of those own an iphone; however, many aren’t aware of the great things they can do with such a phone. You aren’t the only person who is unsure about a...

Repair The Problems With Your Car Effectively

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Rolf Joho



carshopping.biz - Learning what you can about auto repair may seem like a lot of work, but you can make it simpler. Teaching yourself about cars can really help later on. The following articles has a collection of g...

Weight Loss: Diet Plan For Health & Fitness Weight Loss Motivation Lose Fat & Destroy Sedentary Lifestyle (Beginner’s Guide) (Weight Loss Process, Motivation, Eating Habits, Healthy And Happy)

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weightloss-review.biz - Use These Weight Loss Tips and also Motivation To Reach The Best Version Of You Health and fitness comes before anything. We all want to be fit, whether in regards to our psychological wellness or ...

Amazon’s Whole Foods Market acquisition points to a changing role for physical stores; millennials hold the key

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www.retailcustomerexperience.com - Amazon's $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market signals a major boost to grocery ecommerce, and it could do more to change grocery retailing than any development of the past several decade...