Thursday, July 06, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

#CNNBlackmail: Network blasted for ‘threatening’ Trump meme creator

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www.rt.com - When Trump shared a meme of him wrestling a man with CNN’s logo for a head, the news organization accused the president of encouraging “violence against reporters.” Now, CNN has been accused of bot...

3 ways to bring a brand story to life - Bland to Brand

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blandtobrand.co.uk - Brand really comes into its own when you want to communicate your business, to tell your story, to create a narrative that wraps it all together. As individuals, we all buy into stories, it is the ...

These Guys Married A Virtual Bride In Japan - VRScout

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vrscout.com - Whether presenting a virtual engagement ring using Tilt Brush or just getting down on one knee before the headset comes off, we’ve already seen a mix of marriage proposals in VR. But when it comes ...

Pokémon Go still going strong after first year

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arstechnica.co.uk - A year ago this week,Pokémon Go was let loose upon the hapless denizens of Earth. Within just a few days the augmented reality game, which tasks you with catching pokémon in the real world, had cap...

New video expected from Project Veritas means CNN’s awful day is about to get a whole lot worse – twitchy.com

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twitchy.com - WHOOPS! NYT issues correction after reporting news from North Korea parody account New video expected from Project Veritas means CNN’s awful day is about to get a whole lot worse Posted at 1:05 pm ...

Feds: Mexican motorcycle club used stolen key data to fuel massive Jeep heist

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arstechnica.com - Three summers ago, law enforcement in San Diego County faced a mystery. How was it that dozens of Jeep Wranglers were being brazenly stolen in the dead of night, with no broken glass to be found? H...

AMD Vega FE reviews disappoint fans with humdrum gaming performance

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arstechnica.co.uk - The gaming results have caused some consternation amongst AMD fans, with many expecting far better performance from what is currently the company's best graphics card. As it stands, Vega FE is betw...

Baidu’s Apollo platform becomes the ‘Android of the autonomous driving industry’

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techcrunch.com - Baidu now claims one of the largest partner ecosystems for an autonomous driving platform in the world: Its Apollo autonomous driving programnow counts over 50 partners, including FAW Group, one of...

Nokia and Xiaomi ink patent and equipment deal, Xiaomi buys Nokia patents

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techcrunch.com - A year after buying 1,500 patents from Microsoft, Xiaomi is digging into the global intellectual property pool once again. Nokia has announced that it has entered into a wide-ranging patent licensi...

Push Doctor, an app that lets you video call a doctor, raises $26.1M Series B

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techcrunch.com - Push Doctor, a U.K.-based startup that lets you book a video consultation with a doctor and manage other aspects of your health digitally, has raised $26.1 million in Series B funding. Leading the ...

Obama Foundation issues a call for digital citizenship

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techcrunch.com - In one of its first public statements since its launch, the newly formed Obama Foundation is issuing a call to examine the concept of digital citizenship. Digital engagement and being a good digita...

The Nest Cam IQ may be smarter, but it’s not yet brilliant

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techcrunch.com - The Nest Cam IQ is the latest product from Alphabet-owned smart home company Nest, an HD security camera with a 4K sensor it uses to do things like intelligently track faces and people at higher re...

Heavily armed police raid company that seeded last week’s NotPetya outbreak

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arstechnica.com - The third-party software updater used to seed last week's NotPetya worm that shut down computers around the world was compromised more than a month before the outbreak. This is yet another sign the...

Cox expands home Internet data caps, while CenturyLink abandons them

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arstechnica.com - There's good news and bad news on data caps for home Internet users. Cox, the third largest US cable company, last week started charging overage fees to customers in four more states. Internet prov...

Ars spends too much time trying to work in Haiku, the BeOS successor

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arstechnica.com - And it started with such promise, too. Haiku, the open-source successor to the late and lamented BeOS—that late, lamented operating system of the 1990s developed at Apple refugee Jean-Louis Gassée'...

Ubisoft wishes Watch Dogs 2 players a terrible Fourth of July [Updated]

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arstechnica.com - Update, 3:15 p.m.: Following our article's publication, Ubisoft pushed a patch to remove Watch Dogs 2's temporary, super-loudfireworks altogether. It'll cost you roughly 11GB of download to undo wh...

Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer Review — Roll them bones

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arstechnica.com - It feels like a million years ago now, but there was a time when one of the hottest topics among the video game community was over whether Diablo 3 looked too colorful. In early pre-release screens...

Next Windows 10 update won’t include the most exciting promised feature

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arstechnica.com - Arguably the most interesting forthcoming Windows 10 features that Microsoft showed off at its Build developer conference this year were "Timeline" and "Pick Up Where I Left Off." Timeline lets you...

Netflix joins Amazon and Reddit in Day of Action to save net neutrality

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arstechnica.com - Netflix is nowplanning to participate in the "Internet-Wide Day of Action to Save Net Neutrality” on July 12, protest organizers said today. While major Web companies like Amazon and Reddit were on...

Should Users be Permitted to Disable JavaScript? — SitePoint

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www.sitepoint.com - I last raised this question back in 2013 when Mozilla decided to remove the “disable JavaScript” setting from the options dialog in Firefox 23. The primary reasoning: Disabling JavaScript remains a...

Cha-ching! NotPetya hackers cash out – but victims won't ever see that data again

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www.theregister.co.uk - All the Bitcoins paid by victims of the NotPetya ransomware attack were withdrawn overnight. Some paid the equivalent of $300 in Bitcoin even though there were no means to recover their data. Just ...

Facebook is fighting the US on user data requests

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www.engadget.com - Some of the Trump inauguration arrests were denounced by press freedom organizations because they involved journalists. "These felony charges are bizarre and essentially unheard of when it comes to...

75 FANTASTIC Ways to Get More Twitter Followers

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twittertoolsbook.com - If you want toget more Twitter followers you’ve come to the right place. The mission of this post is to provide you with the best tips possible to help you grow your following on Twitter. These Twi...

Microsoft reportedly set to lay off thousands as part of massive sales reorganization

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www.geekwire.com - Thousands of layoffs are planned to hit Microsoft’s global workforce this week, part of a shakeup of the company’s sales organization, according to a report Sunday in TechCrunch. As part of the lay...

Samsung Galaxy J5 Pro debuts in Thailand - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We have only been waiting for the new Samsung Galaxy J5 to be announced and good news–it is finally out. The 2017 version of the mid-range Android phone has been sighted on a German website last mo...

Samsung Knox says it covers every safety aspect of your mobile life - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - Online safety is something that we almost always take for granted, until you yourself or someone really close to you experiences a case of hacking or Internet fraud, or even online harassment. But ...

Samsung may go to market with standalone Exynos VR headset - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We had written about this sometime ago, that Samsung was thinking about manufacturing a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset – that is, one that did not need to be tethered, connected, or be rel...

Samsung Flow now works with non-Samsung Windows 10 PCs - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - We’ve known that this feature would be coming soon, but now that day is finally here! Samsung Flow, an app that lets you unlock your PC using your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, now works even with non...

OxygenOS gets visual makeover in Open Beta update for OnePlus 3, 3T - Android Community

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androidcommunity.com - It’s been a while since we got a fresh new look on OxygenOS. If you don’t know what OxygenOS is, it is the wonderfully better-than-stock-but-near-stock Android fork that is uniquely OnePlus. There’...

A Plate that Counts Calories: Smart Plate Wins $100k in Flash Funding from Arrow - Indiegogo Blog

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go.indiegogo.com - Smart Plate, a plate that can identify any food you eat and analyze its calories, is the latest Indiegogo campaign team to win $100K in flash funding from Arrow as part of the Arrow Certification P...

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...

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...

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....

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...

Bitrix24: A United Work Space which Handles the many Aspects of Daily Operations and Tasks that Allows you to Create your Own Social Intranet in Minutes! - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Bitrix24 is a comprehensive business collaboration platform. It contains robustly constructed tools like a CRM, calendars, file sharing, tasks, and project groups that are enhanced and unified by a...

Textr : Group Messaging App - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Sam Getty”,Founder of the Atlanta, Georgia – USA based start-up “Textr” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

ZWOOKY : Innovative Contact System - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Thomas Stoll”,CIO at the Uerikon – Switzerland based start-up “ZWOOKY ” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly that you do and what...

KindCritic.com: A Social Platform that Allows you to get Crowdsourced Feedback on your Creative Projects - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - KindCritic is a social platform where creatives can give and get crowdsourced constructive feedback on their creative works from real experts in their field of interest. “KindCritic” isA Social Pla...

Picovico : Cloud Based Service To Convert Photos Into Videos - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - We had an interesting chat with Mr. “Yogesh Aggrawal”,Global Marketing Associate of the Kathmandu Nepal-based start-up “Picovico” Below is the interview we conducted with him: 1. What is it exactly...

CareerSonar a Social Job Discovery - Start-Ups.Co

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www.start-ups.co - Start-Ups.Co interviewed Mr. ‘Aviram Ben Moshe';Co-founder & CTO at the US (NY)based start-up “CareerSonar”. “CareerSonar” ranks all jobs available online by the strength of your inside connections...

SPI 196: How to Level Up Your Life with Steve Kamb

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www.smartpassiveincome.com - Is your careerready to level up? You’re in luck! Here with me today is the one and only Steve Kamb, founder of NerdFitness.com and author of Level Up Your Life. Steve has found an incredible niche ...

And It Just Doesn't Work - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - We’re planning a big move, and while this is a stressful and uncertain time, I’m rethinking the personal technology we use day-to-day with an aim to make things better. And that means finally pulli...

Will Snapchat Successfully Follow in Foursquare’s Footsteps?

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www.adweek.com - Sometimes the social application everyone thought you were needs to become something different for your business to evolve. Foursquareis a case in point. The company that used to be all about the s...

Volvo Dares To Stand For Something • Jonathan Salem Baskin

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jonathansalembaskin.com - Volvo has announced it will stop making cars powered by combustion-only engines by 2019. It’s a shockingly smart, if somewhat risky strategy. The Swedish carmaker once made quirky sedans (my parent...

10 Easy Tips for Professional Audio Quality - Copyblogger

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www.copyblogger.com - I started working with podcasts because I was an avid podcast listener. I would be listening to a conversation, hanging on every word, and then it would happen: the guest would bump his mic at the ...

SearchCap: SEO success, AdWords spreadsheets & July Fourth

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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: This script automates adding any AdWords data to a Google sp...

Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online

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www.wired.com - If you’re like me, one of the first things you do in the morning is check your email. And, if you’re like me, you also wonder who else has read your email. That’s not a paranoid concern. If you use...

Wireless Home Theater - Quick Guide To Pulling It Off

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www.bitrebels.com - Setting up a home theater is not an easy job. It requires quite a lot of effort, time, and wires. Yes, you read that right wires. Whether you are connecting the speakers to the sound system or soun...

Latest twist in NotPetya saga is a $250K ransom note

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www.cnet.com - A hacking group linked to last week's ransomware attack that locked up devices at multibillion-dollar companies has reportedly made its first public statement, demanding about $250,000 in exchange ...

If BuzzFeed is correct, it appears CNN's Andrew Kaczynski outed the wrong guy

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twitchy.com - And for all that, it seems like someone actually re-staged the original meme for presidential tweeting https://t.co/ktH9W2R8V0 — Ben Smith (@BuzzFeedBen) July 5, 2017 According to an analysis by Bu...

How To Build Your Social Selling System with LinkedIn and Twitter

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www.bigmarker.com - It’s no longer enough to do social media marketing and hope that your company’s inbound marketing strategy generates leads, who turn into qualified prospects and eventual buyers. If you fail to cra...

Xiaomi and Nokia's new multi-year deal could bring AR and VR tech to all

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mashable.com - Smartphone news is typically dominated by Apple and Android, but today we got a taste of something different. Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi and Finnish network equipment supplier Nokia are elbowi...

Police in Dubai have recruited a self-driving robo-car that can ‘scan for undesirables’

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www.theverge.com - By the end of the year, Dubai’s police force will have a new recruit patrolling the streets: a self-driving car that acts a mobile surveillance unit. The vehicle is about the size of a child’s toy ...

13 Podcasts Every Designer Should Listen To

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www.toptal.com - Every designer has a different way of “plugging in” when they start working on a new design. Listening to music is probably one of the best options when you go on a design sprint. You might prefer ...

U.S. cord cutters watch more Netflix than Amazon Video, Hulu and YouTube combined

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techcrunch.com - Netflix is continuing to dominate streaming services in the U.S., not only in terms of penetration in cord cutters’ homes, as reported in April, but also in time spent watching. According to data f...

Docs Show Police Also Sought (And Obtained) Phone Records For Police Shooting Victim's Girlfriend

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www.techdirt.com - As we recently covered, Minnesota law enforcement tried to snatch victory from the expiring body of a black driver shot by a St. Anthony police officer by immediately asking an uninvolved social me...

Sean McQuaid, Affiliate Manager at Instapage on Affiliate Marketing

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instapage.com - Sean McQuaid is the Affiliate Manager at Instapage. Since joining Instapage at the beginning of 2016, Sean has built the in-house affiliate program from the ground up. It is now a channel that driv...

Microsoft Surface Dock (Compatible with Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, and Surface Pro 3)

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popularchristmas.com - 2015 Microsoft Surface Dock for Surface Pro 4, 3 & Book unboxing by Intellibeam.com Ultimate Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book Accessories | 2016 Edition Microsoft Surface Dock Compatible with Surface...

The Benefits And Perks Of Having An Iphone

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laptopsandnotebook.com - Do you want new iphone applications but do not know how to get them? You won’t need not worry about being lost when you have your iphone. The maps app is in the phone when you see your location any...

How To Link Your YouTube Channel To Your Adsense Account | Monetization

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firstadsense.com - How To Link Your YouTube Channel To Your Adsense Account | Monetization | in Telugu by Sai Krishna Posted on July 5, 2017 by Brad SelersJune 11, 2017 Better Than Google Adsense: Click Here! FALSE::...

How Apple Inc. successfully harnesses Epic Meaning & Calling

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yukaichou.com - Newton’s Pride is Not Just a Fruit. It’s Got Gravity. Epic Meaning & Calling is generally best communicated during the Discovery and Onboarding Phase of a Player’s Journey. You want to communicate ...

How eBay and Amazon Wield Gamification Techniques

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yukaichou.com - One of the most popular blog posts on my website is a list of the “Top 10eCommerce Gamification Examples that will Revolutionize Shopping,” with my first choice being eBay (Disclosure – I’ve worked...

How Blockchain Can Make Passwords Obsolete

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cointelegraph.com - It feels like almost every day there is another data breach making the headlines. From banking to chatting with friends, the average person spends more than 10 hours online every day. However, most...

Kenya’s M-Kopa on MIT’s top 50 smart firms list

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www.businessdailyafrica.com - M-Kopa, a solar energy firm, is among the world’s top 50 smartest companies in the world, according to a ranking by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The firm, which made its first appea...

I missed something important about Amazon's newest Alexa-powered touchscreen smart speaker

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uk.businessinsider.com - Last week, I reviewed the Amazon Echo Show — the first Alexa-powered smart speakers to sport a touchscreen. At the time, I said it was a nifty bit of technology, and video calls were nice, but I wa...

Brit teen accused of running malware factory and helpdesk for crims

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www.theregister.co.uk - A British teenager is accused of flogging and supporting malware used to launch distributed denial-of-service attacks against top multinationals. Jack Chappell, 18, from Stockport in Cheshire, appe...

GDPR: Controller or Processor? Here’s What You Need to Know - Computer Business Review

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www.cbronline.com - In the third installment of Egnyte’s in-depth look at the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, Kris Lahiri looks at processors and controllers of data and what they need to know. When it comes ...

Ukraine’s M.E. Doc Servers Seized by Authorities Fearing New...

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hotforsecurity.bitdefender.com - Ukraine’s police recently raided and seized servers of software company M.E. Doc after concerns that cybercriminals might still have access to the company’s servers and be planning another attack, ...

Updates to NotPetya Lead to Server Seizure at Ukrainian Software Firm

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www.darkreading.com - Ukrainian law enforcement has seized servers from software firm Intellect Service, makers of the M.E.Doc accounting software widely exploited last week in destructive cyberattack researchers report...


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