Thursday, June 22, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Making 2 go to 1: Choosing simplification in Vblock/VxBlock.

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virtualgeek.typepad.com - Back in 2008, at VMworld, Cisco announced the Nexus 1000v – which was a milestone in making the virtual switch “Enterprise class”, which was really needed at the time. I don’t say this lightly – I ...

Group Playlists for Messenger lets you collaborate on Spotify playlists - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - When you’re chatting with your friends on Messenger about all of your new musical discoveries, don’t you wish you could create a new playlist from there instead of doing it manually and switching f...

How Scott Forstall Selected The People Who Would Create The iPhone’s Software

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www.fastcompany.com - The team was going to adaptthe Mac OS–whose engineering Forstall oversaw–to a multi-touch mobile device, itself a daunting technical challenge. But it would use those underpinnings to build a perso...

YouTube has 1.5 billion logged-in monthly users watching a ton of mobile video

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techcrunch.com - This year at VidCon, YouTube shared some new metrics that really drive home how much its dominating mobile video usage and how quickly its service is gaining viewers on TVs. The highlight was the f...

Honda Clarity grows from one-shot to series

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techcrunch.com - For years, the Honda Clarity has been one thing: a hydrogen fuel-cell powered sedan available for lease to a vetted group of early adopters in California. Now in its third generation, the Honda Cla...

After three days, Skype’s outage is resolved

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techcrunch.com - After three days of connectivity issues which prevented some Skype users from being able to log in, make calls, or send and receive messages, the company says it has now fully resolved the problem....

YouTube chops 360 video in half with new VR180 format

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techcrunch.com - YouTube is showing off a brand new file format for creators that want to check out VR but are intimidated by taking the full plunge with all the crazy hardware and production issues. It’s called VR...

Sean Parker has left Spotify’s board; Padmasree Warrior, Thomas Staggs join in lead up to IPO

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techcrunch.com - As Spotify inches its way to a public listing, the streaming music company — which now has 140 million users — has made some significant changes to its board of directors. Sean Parker, the early su...

Facebook announces dates for its Oculus Connect 4 conference

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techcrunch.com - Facebook’s Oculus is returning to San Jose on October 11-12 this year to share some news about the future of VR at the company’s Oculus Connect 4 developers conference. This past year’s conference ...

Periscope vows fix for broadcasters mad that they forfeit tips by deleting replays

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techcrunch.com - Periscope’s new Super Hearts tipping feature that launched yesterday quickly sparked a backlash from the creators it was designed to help earn money. Broadcasters discovered that if they deleted th...

Waymo filing says ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick knew engineer had Google info

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techcrunch.com - In the ongoing legal case between Uber and Waymo, a new filing suggests Uber knew that Anthony Levandowski possessed Google information as of last March, before Otto’s acquisition. The former Googl...

At the White House’s emerging tech event, drones are one of the day’s big topics

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techcrunch.com - Tech leaders gathered today at the White House for a series of focused sessions on hot topics in tech. Thursday’s event, titled “American Leadership in Emerging Technology,” is the second big piece...

Amazon’s Echo Show gets more practical by adding support for smart home camera feeds

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techcrunch.com - Amazon today announced a notable new trick forits next-generation Echo device, the Echo Show (aka the one with the screen), which could make it a more compelling purchase: it will be able to displa...

So far, Beyond Good and Evil 2 prototype looks like No Monkey’s Sky

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arstechnica.com - Ubisoft creative director Michel Ansel took to YouTube on Thursday to finallyshow the world that, yes, Beyond Good & Evil 2 is more than an unplayable cinema sequence. However, anybody expecting to...

AMD muscles in on Xeon’s turf as it unveils Epyc

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arstechnica.com - AUSTIN—Today, AMD unveiled the first generation of Epyc, its new range of server processors built around its Zen architecture. Processors will range from the Epyc 7251—an eight-core, 16-thread chip...

Utility that says Comcast didn’t pay bills threatens to pull wires off poles

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arstechnica.com - An electric utility in Tennessee has accused Comcast of not paying its bills for three years. The utility says it will start removing Comcast wires from utility poles next week unless the cable com...

Leaked documents reveal secret CIA operation for infecting air-gapped PCs

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arstechnica.com - Documents published Thursday purport to show how the Central Intelligence Agency has used USB drives to infiltrate computers so sensitive they are severed from the Internet to prevent them from bei...

Apple may look to pay labels less as Apple Music subscriptions rise

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arstechnica.com - Changes may be coming to Apple Music, butfor record labels rather than subscribers. According to a Bloomberg report, Apple may be looking to reduce how much it pays to record labels whose music pop...

Nintendo Switch’s dumb dock gets beaten by hyper-portable Nyko option

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arstechnica.com - One of the Nintendo Switch's biggest issues is about to get fixed—by Nyko, of all companies. You read that correctly. The company best known for unofficial gamer accessories like rubbery controller...

8 Snapchat Content Ideas That Your Fans Will Love : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - In this article, you’ll discover eight ways to create Snapchat content that brings your account to life. For this content hack, interview people one 10-second snap at a time. The “10 snap questions...

Disposable Powrtabs are a handy way to charge your devices [DEALS] - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Looking for a timely way to recharge your phone after it loses power? Powrtabs Disposable Battery Chargers, offered to Android Community readers with savings of 19% off the regular retail price, ar...

Twist group chat app keeps your communication organized - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - If Todoist is your favorite to-do list app and if your work team is looking for a more efficient way to communicate, this new app from the Doist team (obviously, the makers of Todoist) may just be ...

Snapchat bring Snap Map to discover things through places - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - With a lot of apps already imitating (and sometimes eve bettering) their most loved features, Snapchat has to find new ways of catching the attention of its users. The latest one they’re introducin...

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...

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....

Fanaka : Automates Sales, Projects and Accounting - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Michael Mbugua”,Founder and CEO at the Nairobi, Kenya based start-up “Fanaka-Hybrid” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that yo...

Sleeves Up Productions : Digital Content For Brands - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Erika Kramer”,CEO and Founder at New York – USA based start-up “SleevesUpProductions” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly that ...

BunchCut : Sort Large Volumes of Images Fast - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Ms. “Nathalie du Preez”, CEO and Co-Founder of the London and New York based start-up “Bunchcut” Below is the interview we conducted with her: 1. What is it exactly ...

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...

MeasurableMediaLabs.com: A Company that Conducts Advertising Case Studies for Online Publishers - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - MeasurableMediaLabs.com is the “Good Housekeeping Seal of Approval” for online advertisers by validating the CPM publishers charge in order for publishers to be successful. “MeasurableMediaLabs.com...

betternet :Provides Parents With Information About Their Kids' Online Behavior - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Colton Shields”,Co-Founder of the Provo – USA based start-up “bettrnet” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and wh...

Xerendi Initiative : Educational Learning For Kids - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Uchenna Ibekwe”, Principa and Founder of the Virginia – United States based startup Xerendi_Initiative” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What...

Apple Releases iOS 11 Developer Beta 2 - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - A week ahead of an expected public beta, Apple has released iOS 11 Developer Beta 2, adding new features like Do Not Disturb While Driving. Apple announced iOS 11 at its WWDC 2017 conference earlie...

Mark Zuckerberg Wants Facebook to ‘Bring the World Closer Together’

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www.adweek.com - Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerbergused the social network’s first-ever Facebook Communities Summit in Chicago to reveal the social network’s new mission—“bring the world closer together”—a...

How NPR Continues to Develop Its Podcasting Ad Game With Data and Branded Content

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www.adweek.com - There may not be a traditional media brandthat has its podcasting vehicle firing on all cylinders like 46-year-old NPR, which sponsored the Rain Podcast Business Summit in New York on Wednesday. NP...

Reddit Is Pitching Brands at Cannes on Why Its Ripe for Advertisers

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www.adweek.com - Among the normal group of digital players like Facebook, Google, Twitter and Snapchat in Cannes this week is Reddit, which is pitching its still fairly nascent ad business as an anti-social network...

5 must-do technical SEO audit items in 2017

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searchengineland.com - In recentmonths, we’ve seen many important technically focused Google announcements, such as an update on JavaScript crawling support, the migration toward mobile-first indexing, the release and ex...

Save the Date: SMX East is back in NYC Oct 24-26

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searchengineland.com - Mark your calendars for SMX East: October 24-26! Don’t miss your only chance this year to attendthe largest search marketing conference on the East Coast. SMX is the only conference series dedicate...

The Top 3 Benefits And Effects Of SEO Reseller Programs

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www.bitrebels.com - Every business wants their website to get big and get big fast. However, a lot of times the expectations are just too big for what ends up happening. A company’s website should be at the top of its...

Why one e-commerce company is going all-in on AMP (Hint: conversions)

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searchengineland.com - Initially the domain of publishers, Google is steadily nudging commercial site owners and advertisers to embrace AMP. A new AdWords beta lets advertisers point their mobile search ads to AMP-enable...

Your Internet Search History Will Soon Be Up for Sale—Here’s How You Can Protect Yourself

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www.vogue.com - It’s pretty hard to keep up with the news cycle these days, which is why you might have missed the fact that late last night Congress dismantled a major law that protected our online privacy. The H...

Virgin Mobile Throws in With Apple, Offers a Year's Service for $1. iPhones Only.

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adage.com - In an attempt to dramatically upset the established order of cellphone carriers in the United States, Virgin Mobile has struck a deal with Apple to make consumers an offer that seems too good to be...

Talking to your car is better than ever, thanks to Nuance's voice assistant

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mashable.com - Get ready to have some real conversations with your car. No, not the kind where you scream at the navigation system for taking you through New Jersey, or break into a crying jag because the car ran...

Todoist developer launches Twist, a team messaging system that’s a cross between Slack and email [Video]

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9to5mac.com - Doist, the company behind the popular task-management app Todoist, has launched Twist, a team messaging system designed to compete with Slack and Hipchat. Twist takes a different approach to real-t...

True North Strong wants to convert downtown arena into arts centre

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www.cbc.ca - The True North Strong team says it wants to see the current arena in downtown Sudburyconverted into a music and arts conference centre. Dario Zulich, the owner of the Sudbury Wolves hockey club and...

20 Click-Through Landing Pages That Warm-Up Your Readers

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instapage.com - Social psychologist Harold Kelley had the power to control minds. One morning in 1950, Kelley told two groups of students their regular professor was absent, and that the day’s lecture would be del...

Before You Hit 'Submit,' This Company Has Already Logged Your Personal Data

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gizmodo.com - If you’re daydreaming about buying a home or need to lower the payment on the one you already have, you might pay a visit to the Quicken Loans mortgage calculator. You’ll be asked a quick successio...

How to Make Money on YouTube with Affiliate Marketing

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freeaffiliatepro.com - Here’s Your Opportunity To CLONE My Entire Internet Business System Today: Click Here! Tips on how to do YouTube affiliate marketing. Download the free checklist with “19 Tips for Getting More View...

Camco 40058 Adjustable Brass Water Pressure Regulator

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carshopping.biz - Camco 40058 Adjustable Brass Water Pressure Regulator Review of the Camco RV Brass Water Pressure Regulator – etrailer.com Amazon Price: $38.09 $29.88 You save: $8.21 (22%). (as of June 22, 2017 12...

Hotel Loyalty Gamification Case Study: LuckyDiem - Yu-kai Chou: Gamification & Behavioral Design

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yukaichou.com - When I’m not under confidentiality agreements, I love promoting my clients and the work they are doing. Some of my clients work in marketing and hustle to implement good gamification design to sign...

How Games Compel You to Pay them Obsessively

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yukaichou.com - (Below is a manuscript snippet of my book,Actionable Gamification: Beyond Points, Badges, and Leaderboards. Please subscribe to the mailing list on the right to order the book when it launches. Thi...

Television Displays and Technology Thread: This is a fantasy based on OLED

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www.neogaf.com - Alright, I need some help deciding (long-ish post coming). I'm finally ready to get a 4K TV primarily for console gaming, as I want to pick up a PS4 Pro and a Xbox One X. Since gaming is going to b...

BuzzFeed - Case Study

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www.egnyte.com - BuzzFeed is in the business of creating content and fosters a unique culture, focused on building a media platform for today and tomorrow. The company aims to connect deeply with its audience, crea...

Cloud Security Lessons from the RNC Leak

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www.darkreading.com - This week's leak of Republican National Committee voter data - one of the largest known voter data leaks in the US - exposed dangerous cloud security missteps that should serve as a cautionary tale...

Sneaker enthusiast (and former Twitter COO) Adam Bain joined the board of sneaker startup GOAT

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www.recode.net - Adam Bain loves sneakers — he tweets about them all the time. So it’s not surprising that Bain, who left his job as the COO of Twitter last November, is joining the board of GOAT, a commerce startu...

Latest Windows 10 Insider build pulls the trigger on crappy SMB1

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www.theregister.co.uk - Microsoft has released the newest build of Windows 10 Insider, version 16226, to developers on its fast-track release list. Build 16226 for Home and Professional editions strips out the SMB1 server...

Microsoft extends the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program - Help Net Security

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www.helpnetsecurity.com - Initially time-bound, the Microsoft Edge Bounty Program has now been turned into one that will run indefinitely, Microsoft has announced. “Since 2013, we have launched three browser bounties to unc...

What do mega-trends mean for schooling?

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www.impactlab.net - Greg Whitby: I had the pleasure of speaking at the 2017 Edutech conference in Sydney recently. The conference is a ‘finger on the pulse’ on what is happening in schooling and the trends that are sh...

UCL ransomware attack traced to malvertising campaign

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www.theregister.co.uk - Security researchers have suggested that the ransomware attack on University College London last week was spread through a "malvertising" campaign. Proofpoint reckons the AdGholas group spread the ...

WannaCry? You're Not Alone: The 5 Stages of Security Grief

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www.darkreading.com - When it comes to securing the enterprise, the attackers have the advantage. Defenders are required to protect against every conceivable threat while the attacker needs only a single attack vector t...

Why It's a Mistake to Rely on a 'Social-Media Background Check'

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www.entrepreneur.com - Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Over the last decade, social-media profiles slowly have become our online personas. Filled with...

How chatbots are pumping up customer service

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thenextweb.com - It’s no secret that in this instant gratification economy, customers demand immediate responsiveness from brands and expect fast and reliable customer service across all channels. Customer care is ...

Your Guaranteed Tons of New Customers with this Killer Referral Program

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www.entrepreneur.com - Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » Last year at The Newsletter Pro, we introduced an amazing referral campaign. We offered a trip ...

What Posting More Than 300 Articles in a Year Taught Me About Freelance Writing

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www.entrepreneur.com - Apply now to be an Entrepreneur 360™ company. Let us tell the world your success story. Get Started » My freelance writing journey started about six years agoin my penultimate year as a law student...

iOS 11 lagert Apps automatisch in die Cloud aus

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www.heise.de - Wer sein iPhone oder iPad offline nutzen möchte, muss künftig aufpassen: Werden Programme zwei Wochen nicht genutzt, entschwinden sie in die Cloud. Immerhin lässt sich das abschalten. Entwickler, d...

Why Facebook and Google Want to Market Your Reputation Online

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www.entrepreneur.com - Can I trust you? If I can trust you, I'll share a little secret with you. I want to buy from you! Of course, if I can't trust your business, I'm going to buy from a company that shows me I can trus...