Thursday, January 10, 2019

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Customer Loyalty is Changing, and Businesses Must Adapt

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loyalty360.org - In a recent breakfast seminar hosted by Collinson, marketers gathered from all over the world to discuss the current landscape of customer loyalty. While a variety of different viewpoints and opinion…

Six Must-Have Technologies to Build the Best Ecommerce Tech Stack

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www.shopify.com - Ecommerce businesses have access to an endless array of technologies that enable you to transform the customer experience throughout their shopping journey. The problem is … having so many options to…

Tesla Model 3 production in Gigafactory 3 could 'make a gazillion bucks:' teardown expert

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www.teslarati.com - Earlier today, Tesla’s Gigafactory in China, which is expected to produce the affordable versions of the Model 3 and the Model Y, held its groundbreaking event. During the ceremony, Elon Musk was opt…

Great, you've moved your website or app to HTTPS. How do you test it? Here's a tool to make local TLS certs painless

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www.theregister.co.uk - A Google cyrptoboffin is close to releasing a tool that will hopefully make all of us more secure online. Now that most web traffic travels over HTTPS and browser features increasingly expect securit…

TPS Consulting Daily

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followme4.blogspot.com - TECHNOLOGY How I replaced Facebook with "Nicebook" Shared by Mike Elgan elgan.com - I’ve used social since the late Pleistocene, and for a variety of purposes. I use social networks to: 3. Interact w…

Windows 10 Will Soon Reserve Storage for Seamless Updates - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - Microsoft is working on a new feature for Windows 10 that will ensure seamless Windows Updates. The upcoming update for Windows 10, version 19H1, will introduce a new feature called Reserved Storage.…

Vendió un riñón para poder comprarse un iPhone y un iPad; ahora paga terribles consecuencias

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laopinion.com - Un hombre de 25 años que varios medios internacionales solo han identificado como Wang llevó a cabo una acción muy extrema en 2011 con tal de poder comprarse un iPhone 4 y un iPad 2. En ese entonces,…

Facebook is the new crapware

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techcrunch.com - Welcome to 2019, where we learn Facebook is the new crapware. Sorry #DeleteFacebook, you never stood a chance. Yesterday Bloomberg reported that the scandal-beset social media behemoth has inked an u…

This extra-large handheld Nintendo works (and feels) like the real thing

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techcrunch.com - Handheld retro gaming machines come and go, but few go so simply and effectively to the point as My Arcade’s Retro Champ. You stick in your NES cartridge, hit the power button, and assuming you blew …

Instagram now lets you regram your posts to multiple accounts

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techcrunch.com - Instagram is swaying the balance toward simplicity but away from originality. It’s adding the ability to publish feed posts to different accounts you control at the same time by toggling them on with…

The world’s first 1-terabyte SDXC card is here

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techcrunch.com - Do you frequently record super-slow-motion 8K video? Do you want to back up your entire computer to your coin pocket? Then these measly 512-gigabyte SD cards probably aren’t cutting it. Fortunately L…

Don’t expect a new Nvidia Shield Tablet anytime soon

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techcrunch.com - The Shield TV, Nvidia’s Android TV streaming box, is still getting regular updates, but the Shield Tablet, which launched in 2014 was last refreshed in 2015 and officially discontinued last year, was…

Daily Crunch: Well Facebook, you did it again

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techcrunch.com - The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here: 1. Faceb…

Chamberlain Group acquires Lockitron and Tend for its myQ smart garage hub

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techcrunch.com - Chamberlain Group, which owns several security and access brands including the myQ smart garage hub, has added two new companies to its portfolio: connected door lock maker Lockitron and wi-fi home s…

Meituan partners with Nvidia, Valeo and Icona for its autonomous delivery platform

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techcrunch.com - Meituan Dianping, China’s largest on-demand food delivery company, announced today at CES that it has signed three new major partners for the development of its autonomous delivery open platform. The…

Baidu Cloud launches its open source edge computing platform

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techcrunch.com - At CES, the Chinese tech giant Baidu today announced OpenEdge, its open source edge computing platform. At its core, OpenEdge is the local package component of Baidu’s existing Intelligent Edge (BIE)…

LinkedIn now requires phone number verification for all users in China

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techcrunch.com - LinkedIn’s China site looks and functions just like LinkedIn everywhere else, except now it asks users in the country to verify their identities through phone numbers. The American company is requiri…

Despite promises to stop, US cell carriers are still selling your real-time phone location data

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techcrunch.com - Last year, four of the largest U.S. cell carriers were caught selling and sending real-time location data of their customers to shady companies that sold it on to big spenders, who would use the data…

AWS gives open source the middle finger

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techcrunch.com - AWS launched DocumentDB today, a new database offering that is compatible with the MongoDB API. The company describes DocumentDB as a “fast, scalable, and highly available document database that is d…

Zuckerberg’s 2019 challenge is to hold public talks on tech & society

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techcrunch.com - Rather than just focus on Facebook’s problems like his 2018 challenge, this year Mark Zuckerberg wants to give transparency to his deliberations and invite the views of others. Today he announced his…

After over a million pre-orders, Amazon’s Echo Auto has begun to ship

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techcrunch.com - At Amazon’s event in September, the company announced the Echo Auto, an aftermarket product designed to bring Alexa to cars. But the device has remained in pre-order status, even as other products al…

Hands-on with Ledger’s Bluetooth crypto hardware wallet

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techcrunch.com - French startup Ledger unveiled a new hardware wallet at CES this week. While the device isn’t going to ship until March, the company let me play with a prototype version of the device. The Ledger Nan…

Don’t Reply to Your Emails

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www.theatlantic.com - Read: Inbox Zero vs. Inbox 5,000: a unified theory In 2019, I suggest you let it all go. There is simply no way for anyone with a full-time job and multiple inboxes to keep up with the current email …

Razer leaks seeming Xbox One keyboard/mouse expansion ahead of schedule

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arstechnica.com - As part of a CES stealth launch of the $250 Razer Turret—the first officially licensed wireless keyboard/mouse combo for the Xbox One—Razer provided press materials that listed 22 compatible Xbox One…

Old, meet new: Sony introduces a wireless turntable for vinyl records

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arstechnica.com - The resurgence of vinyl records is a curiosity to some and a passion for others. It's arguably ancient technology at this point, but that's also part of its appeal. Sony is looking to bridge the gap …

Apple stock plummets 8% on news of grim Q1 2019 outlook

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arstechnica.com - The beginning of 2019 isn't proving to be as fruitful as Apple anticipated. CEO Tim Cook released a letter to investors yesterday that revised the company's guidance for its Q1 2019 performance. Appl…

Hot new trading site leaked oodles of user data, including login tokens

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arstechnica.com - The past few days have showered plenty of favorable attention on a new trading platform called DX.Exchange, with glowing profiles by Bloomberg News and CNBC. The only problem is that the site, which …

Sony just acquired the gaming industry’s biggest audio toolset

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arstechnica.com - Sony Interactive Entertainment announced its latest studio acquisition on Tuesday, but the company it is set to acquire, Audiokinetic, is a different kind of "development" studio. Instead of making g…

Walmart trials new self-driving delivery service in Arizona

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arstechnica.com - Walmart is launching another pilot project involving self-driving technology, the company announced Tuesday. Customers in the Phoenix suburb of Surprise, Arizona, will be able to order groceries for …

AMD announces the $699 Radeon VII: 7nm Vega, coming February

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arstechnica.com - AMD's next flagship video card will be the Radeon VII. The VII slots in above the RX Vega 64 and averages about 29 percent faster, putting it within spitting distance of Nvidia's RTX 2080. The GPU in…

Guidemaster: How to buy a Chromebook, plus our best picks

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arstechnica.com - Chromebooks dominated the affordable laptop scene in 2018. The same wasn't true just a few years ago, when most were unclear what to do with Google's browser-based operating system. But now, after Ch…

Google boasts 1 billion Assistant devices—10x Amazon Alexa’s install base

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arstechnica.com - The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off this week, and the show promises to be a voice command battleground. Before Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa start duking it out on the show floor, Goog…

Kaspersky blew whistle on NSA hacking tool hoarder

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arstechnica.com - Harold T. Martin III, a former government contractor, is still facing trial for the alleged theft of massive amounts of National Security Agency data, including documents and tools from the NSA's Tai…

Lenovo’s Legion laptops are gaming machines you won’t be embarrassed to use

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arstechnica.com - A common theme of gamer-oriented hardware is that it is ostentatious and often ugly, with bright lights and logos and LEDs making it all feel rather distasteful. Lenovo's Legion gaming hardware consc…

Ubisoft goes Steam-less, embraces Epic Games Store for The Division 2

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arstechnica.com - The Epic Games Store's relatively new effort to take on Valve's Steam juggernaut received a major shot in the arm today. That's because Ubisoft has announced that the PC version of The Division 2 wil…

Lenovo takes on Microsoft’s Surface Studio with its own tilting all-in-one

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arstechnica.com - Lenovo Yoga A940 Precision Dial on the left of the screen. Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet stimulated a range of copycat systems from PC OEMs, with all the major PC companies coming out with their own…

Designers are too busy to design – UX Collective

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uxdesign.cc - The frenetic pace of our industry’s hyper-growth mindset has made us bad at design. We are investing so much energy in everyday tasks that it feels like a big part of our process has been taken over …

How To Detect AdBlockers & Show A Notice In WordPress - WPKube

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www.wpkube.com - Using ad networking platforms like AdSense to monetize a website used to be one of the best ways to make money from a blog. However, with the arrival of AdBlock software, advertising became more of a…

Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite spotted on Geekbench with 6GB RAM, Snapdragon 855

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androidcommunity.com - The Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite isn’t always mentioned but we know it will be a different variant because of the flat display. That is still unconfirmed but we’re believing the South Korean tech giant is…

Google Assistant coming to Google Maps, more products with Connect

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androidcommunity.com - If you’re in Las Vegas and you haven’t been to the Google Assistant Playground, we highly recommend you visit so you’ll have an idea about what the tech giant has in store for the consumers. We’ve se…

alcatel unveils two new budget 18:9 smartphones at CES 2019

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androidcommunity.com - It’s not just high-end devices that take the stage at consumer trade shows like the ongoing Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. OEMs also understand that there is a huge chunk of the market that …

TicWatch E2, TicWatch S2 look and work so much alike

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androidcommunity.com - Mobvoi isn’t taking a break. After the TicWatch C2 was made available for purchase in the US last month and the TicWatch Pro, the company is showing off the TicWatch S2 and the TicWatch E2 at this we…

Kate Spade Scallop 2 Wear OS now has heart rate sensor, built-in GPS

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androidcommunity.com - If you prefer your smartwatch to be stylish and more feminine, there are several brands to choose from. If you’re a Kate Spade fan, then you’ll be happy to know that they have announced the 2019 vers…

Boost Your Site’s SEO Performance With This $30 Tool [DEALS]

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androidcommunity.com - Visibility is vitally important for any business these days, online or brick and mortar, and you need to maintain a strong search ranking among all the major search engines in order to bring in new c…

Your cellphone could be blowing up with robocalls because of the government shutdown

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www.wxyz.com - The government shutdown is trickling further down to the point where it could affect your cellphone. The Federal Trade Commission's robocall registry is down and that means more people are getting mo…

Shutdown Complicates Federal Retirement Plans for Some

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www.govexec.com - The partial government shutdown has created a complicated web in the realm of federal employee retirement, at the busiest time of the year for those who process requests. Whether a federal employee c…

Fake News: Samsung's Uninstallable Facebook App - Thurrott.com

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www.thurrott.com - No, Samsung is not preinstalling an uninstallable Facebook app on some of its phones. Well, not really. Instead, it’s preinstalling a so-called “stub app” that can later be used to install Facebook a…

What Are The 5 Benefits Of Internet Marketing? | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - The Internet is arguably the most beneficial technology of this current age. It has enabled us to perform countless functions in a better manner. From communication to accessing information, it has r…

I Gave a Bounty Hunter $300. Then He Located Our Phone

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motherboard.vice.com - Nervously, I gave a bounty hunter a phone number. He had offered to geolocate a phone for me, using a shady, overlooked service intended not for the cops, but for private individuals and businesses. …

Could Laptop-Smartphone Hybrids Affect Networks? | Bit Rebels

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www.bitrebels.com - Technology has advanced quite significantly in the last decade or so. From those advances, it is the smartphone that has seen the biggest changes. So much so, that the smartphone has now overtaken th…

Google lets user see their related search history with new card - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Google is now rolling out a new feature in search named “your related activity.” This feature lets signed in Google users pick up on previous searches they’ve done related to the query they just adde…

Learn how one startup doubled CPL and saved money - Search Engine Land

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searchengineland.com - Stop me if you have heard this one before: We want the cheapest lead possible. One consistent theme that I hear from startups and international brands is people asking for a cheaper lead each month a…

Billionaire Steyer Sidesteps Warren's Criticism: I Push 'Power Down to the People'

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www.newsmax.com - Billionaire Tom Steyer refused to say whether he would use his own fortune to fund a potential 2020 bid for the Democratic presidential nomination ahead of a scheduled announcement about his politica…

Managing reputation in the age of infinity

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seths.blog - More junk every day. And they know this. They sell junk that would never, ever be sold at a Wal-Mart store. That’s because in order to get into a store, a buyer, a human being with a reputation, has …

Tesla Roadster is going to be able to hover over the ground, says Elon Musk

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electrek.co - Elon Musk has been making some crazy claims about the next generation Tesla Roadster, but now he is topping them off with a claim that it will actually be able to hover over the ground. When first un…

CES 2019: Mycroft's privacy-minded smart speaker wants to be your Alexa alternative

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www.cnet.com - Alexa and the Google Assistant have taken the mainstream by storm -- but some find the idea of sharing their in-home audio data a little unnerving. Enter Mycroft, an alternative smart assistant that …

Why I don't trust OnePlus

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elgan.com - Every once in awhile I let slip in conversation that I think OnePlus is an unethical company. My interlocutors are often surprised by this, and I'm often surprised by their surprise. I thought I'd cr…

Top Mobile Marketing Secrets From The Experts

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internetmarketinginfos.com - Mobile marketing can give businesses the opportunity to grow their audience and expose their brand to a wider range of people to market your product. Just about everybody has some sort of mobile or o…

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