Wednesday, June 21, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Pop quiz: What do Amazon Alexa and Whole Foods have in common? - Chief Marketing Technologist

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chiefmartec.com - The easy answer, of course, is that they’ll both be controlled by Jeff Bezos and the rapidly evolving Amazon empire. That alone is a pretty remarkable for hybridizing the digital and the physical o...

6 CRO Tools to Transform Your Website Into a Conversion Powerhouse

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www.digitalcurrent.com - Use these six CRO tools to test and improve your website’s conversion journey to increase sales and keep buyers coming back. You may not realize it when you head to the grocery store or to the mall...

Migrating Windows vCenter 5.5 to VCSA 6.5

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vkarps.wordpress.com - So it’s that time again, evaluating how us vSphere admins are going to get our customers/employers up to the latest and greatest version. If you’ve ever done upgrades from previous versions to 5.5,...

David Berkowitz, future social, and the week AI took over – VB Engage

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venturebeat.com - This week, Travis and Stewart talk about artificial intelligence. A lot. In fact, it appears marketing is being taken over by AI, machine learning, and cognitive computing this week, as every piece...

Instagram is testing a new way for celebrities and influencers to identify their sponsored posts

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techcrunch.com - Instagram is creating a standardized format that should make it clearer to everyone when a post has been paid for by an advertiser. These aren’t for ads that businesses buy directly from Instagram,...

Jeff Bezos and the Why Behind the What

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chrisbrady.typepad.com - For that reason, I've long been interested in studying individuals who have managed to make something of their lives and contribute value in this big complicated world. Whether it's historical figu...

The Differences Between Cloud Backup, Cloud Storage, and Cloud Sync

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www.backblaze.com - Google Drive recently announced their new Backup and Sync feature for Google Drive, which allows users to select folders on their computer that they want to back up to their Google Drive account (n...

Code Builder, Command Blocks, and More Come to Education Edition | Minecraft: Education Edition

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education.minecraft.net - Hello! We continue to be inspired by early adopters using Minecraft in their classrooms, and momentum continues to build. Classrooms in more than 100 countries have logged on to collaborate and cre...

Streaming Shifting The Industry For Labels and Artists

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www.hypebot.com - We’ve seen the trajectory from tapes, to CD’s, to mp3’s to iPods, but now we’re moving into streaming, instead of simply “ownership” of the content, and listeners want on-demand enjoyment. The indu...

Twist is Slack without the annoying distractions

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techcrunch.com - When Slack implemented threaded conversations, it seemed like the holy grail for internal communications. Slack finally lets you talk about multiple things in separate conversations. But Slack rema...

Vertu strikes a deal with TCL to expand product availability - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - TCL is on a roll. It becoma more popular since the new BlackBerry Android-powered handsets were introduced to the market but even before the Canadian smartphone pioneer, TCL has been part of the mo...

Tesla Model S warned driver in fatal crash to put hands on steering wheel

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arstechnica.com - Federal regulators said Monday that the driver of a Tesla Model S killed in a collision while the car was in autopilot mode did not have his hands on the steering wheel for a prolonged period of ti...

Snapchat launches location-sharing feature Snap Map

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techcrunch.com - Snapchat’s next big feature wants to get you to meet up with friends in real life rather than just watching each other’s lives on your phones. Snap Map lets you share your current location, which a...

Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly for $250M to $350M

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techcrunch.com - Snapchat’s newest feature Snap Map is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly for between $250 million and $250 million ...

Pinterest’s camera search Lens gets a new look

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techcrunch.com - Pinterest’s camera search tool, Lens, is getting a makeover today with some updated including the ability to zoom in and out and tap to focus, and making it easier to search with Lens from photos t...

Apple goes after clones and spam on the App Store

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techcrunch.com - Every time Apple’s developer conference rolls around we get a smattering of changes to the App Store Review guidelines. This corpus of rules can be, in turns, opaque and explicit and has caused a d...

Swift creator departs Tesla after just six months

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techcrunch.com - Chris Lattner has built a solid reputation after working for 11 years at Apple on low-level software technologies. In particular, he developed Apple’s most recent programming language, Swift. In Ja...

Home robot Kuri can now recognize pets, see and stream in HD

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techcrunch.com - The domestic robot that looks like an extra cut from Disney’s Wall-E is coming along nicely, after debuting at CES this year with a Holiday 2017 release window. Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri is an expres...

Mobile gaming sessions down 10 percent year-over-year, but revenue climbs

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techcrunch.com - The U.S. is leading the world in mobile gaming, accounting for 20 percent of all sessions played. That’s the word from a new industry report on the mobile gaming landscape, released this week from ...

Guy Kawasaki’s The Art of Evangelism - Udemy

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www.udemy.com - Do you want to change the world like Apple? This course will explain how to use a technique called evangelism to change the hearts, minds, and actions of your customers, colleagues, and employees. ...

Hour of Devastation spoiler: Sink your fangs into this new split card

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arstechnica.com - Magic's new expansion Hour of Devastation is almost here, and we have a new split card to show you ahead of the set's release.Take a look at Driven to Despair. As an Aftermath card, Driven and Desp...

ZeniMax to judge: Block Oculus sales or give us 20%

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arstechnica.com - US District Judge Ed Kinkeade of the Southern District of Texas heard arguments in that injunction case Tuesday, and he also addressed a ZeniMax request for an additional $500 million in false desi...

Sony’s PlayLink links your phone to your PS4 for multiplayer minigame madness

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arstechnica.com - You'd be forgiven for wondering just what the heck Sony's PlayLink is. Rumoured to have been pulled from the publisher's E3 2017 press conference at the last-minute due to Wi-Fi issues (a problem t...

Niantic to punish Pokémon Go cheaters with mark of shame

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arstechnica.com - In a post from its verified Reddit account, Niantic Supportgave an update regarding "Pokémon caught using third-party services that circumvent normal gameplay": With the announcement of Raid Battle...

Ars enters VR and destroys multiple starships in Star Trek: Bridge Crew [Update]

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arstechnica.com - Ars and Star Trek go together, as the great philosopher once said, like peas and carrots. You won’t find a dorkier bunch of editors assembled in any one place on the entire Internet—and that’s why ...

A remaster with no old code: Crash Bandicoot was rebuilt nearly from scratch

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arstechnica.com - LOS ANGELES—The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy lands on consoles next week, and, from what Ican tell, the game will offer very little in the way of surprises. All three of the series' original Pla...

The top ten games to watch for after E3 2017

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arstechnica.com - Developer: Hazelight Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One Release Date: 2018 EA's E3 press conference happened three full days before E3 actually started, and it had two huge pieces of sci-fi bombast. Whil...

OnePlus 5 review—The best sub-$500 phone you can buy

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arstechnica.com - Smartphone companies don't seem to care about cultivatinga true "lineup" of phones. If you aren't spending at least $650, most companies will offer you anonymous, second-rate devices that seem like...

10 Tips for Creating & Promoting Your Brand with Video Content

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1stwebdesigner.com - Whether you’re just getting started with website videos or you think you’re a veteran, there is always something you can learn. Web design and content marketing trends shift on a dime – and your bu...

Spotify now lets you build playlists with friends inside Messenger

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techcrunch.com - Earlier this year, Spotify introduced a new Messenger bot that let users share song clips with friends. Today, the company is expanding on that bot’s functionality to now allow a group of friends t...

How This Magic Machine Tricks You Into Seeing Any Car It Wants

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www.wired.com - Persuading people to buy cars isn't easy. More than spewing specs and prices, ad agencies have to sell an idea, a concept, a lifestyle. They have to convince you a particular car—more than any othe...

WebSites Found Collecting Data from Online Forms Even Before You Click Submit

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thehackernews.com - 'Do I really need to give this website so much about me?' That's exactly what I usually think after filling but before submitting a web form online asking for my personal details to continue. I am ...

Spotify app for Samsung Gear S3 receives offline playback mode - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - You may probably be enjoying a lot of new features on your Android Wear 2.0-powered smartwatch but Samsung Gear S3 users are also getting similar features. The Gear S2 and Gear S3 received Samsung ...

OnePlus 5 cheats in benchmarks to get high scores - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Is cheating on benchmarks possible? That’s what some XDA developers are saying after testing a OnePlus 5 review unit. The idea isn’t entirely new because the dev community already called out OnePlu...

Project Fi intros group repay, made possible with Google Wallet - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Ever tried sharing your data or wireless plan? We know you have done so and are still doing it so don’t fret as Google has just announced a solution that will benefit Project Fi users. No more data...

Firefox Focus mobile browser for Android launched by Mozilla - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - The gadget world will always look for the best and fastest mobile browser. There is no stopping the likes of Mozilla from improving on its products especially if we’re talking about a browser downl...

Samsung Pay now has HSBC and M&S Bank support in the UK - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When compared to Apple Pay and Android Pay, the entry of Samsung Pay into the UK market is a bit late, and yet you know what they say, better late than never. So when they finally launched it last ...

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...

The Best Flat Design WordPress Themes In 2017

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marketaire.com - If you’ve used iOS or used any of Google’s revamped products, you’ve experienced flat design, a trend that’s overtaking digital design everywhere. With increasing popularity (and my personal love o...

7 changes by Facebook that make it a real local search player

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searchengineland.com - The race to steal market share from Google in local search has been futile. Google dominates search with over 63 percent market share, and in mobile, where the growth is, Google almost holds a mono...

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...

Adlet: Advertising Platform for Bloggers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Ms. “Emma Coles”, CEO of the UK-based start-up “adlet.co” about his Company. 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your start-up is all about? Adlet is an online advert...

Conversion In A Box : Web Based Niche Marketing Tool - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co really enjoyed interviewing the brilliant entrepreneur; Mr. ‘Mark La Fay'; Founder of the – USA start-up “Conversion In A Box”. Below, is the full interview that we have conducted : 1....

ShareWhere : Social Sharing Application - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Geoffrey Chan”, Founder of the Miami based start-up “ShareWhere” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what your s...

Plink.com: A Facebook Credits-Based Loyalty Program - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Plink is a Facebook Credits-based loyalty program that rewards Facebook members for dining and making purchases at their favorite restaurants and stores. As per Mr. Stratz; Plink is a Facebook Cred...

Pawn Essentials : Flea Market Meets Google Search - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Luke Makris”,CEO & Founder of the Annapolis – USA based startup “PawnEssentials” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you d...

Musistic : Music Technology Company - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had a nice chat with Mr. “Jimbo Lattimore”,CEO of the Memphis USA-based start-up “Musistic” about his Company. Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and...

BigMarker.com: A Global Network of People and Communities that Meet Face-to-Face Online - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - BigMarker offers a community based management platform for teams, groups and organizations to video conference and collaborate online. “BigMarker”enables anyone to host webinars and video conferenc...

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...

Vertical Method : Posture Strength For Techies and The Desk-Bound Workforce - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Jennifer Davis”, Founder and CEO of the San Francisco- United States based startup “Vertical Method” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is ...