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Sunday, December 31, 2017

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TECHNOLOGY

Voice interfaces beginning to find their way into business

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techcrunch.com - Imagine attending a business meeting with an Amazon Echo (or any voice-driven device) sitting on the conference table. A question arises about the month’s sales numbers in the Southeast region. Inste…

Elon Musk promises rain-sensing wipers, Tesla pickup truck

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arstechnica.com - On Tuesday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter to respond to queries from the company’s fans and followers. In his series of replies, Musk promised new software-based functionality and repeated a va…

Apple now requires App Store games with loot boxes to list odds

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arstechnica.com - Apple rolled out a number of iOS App Store rule changes on Wednesday, and the one that catches your eye will likely depend on your mobile-app interests. The biggest change, at least in terms of numbe…

The Internet’s favorite car of 2018 is the Kia Stinger GT, and it’s good

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arstechnica.com - Every year there will be one or two new cars that generate a whole lot of buzz. Cars that generate hype. Cars that people who post on Internet forums salivate over. I'm not talking hand-built exotica…

OkCupid begins enforcing real-name rules, insists it’s a good idea

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arstechnica.com - Over the past year, online dating service OkCupid has shaken up a few of its core features, and the changes have all pushed the service far closer to resembling rival dating app Tinder. Thursday's bi…

How Often Should I Charge My Gadget's Battery to Prolong Its Lifespan?

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lifehacker.com - Dear Lifehacker, What is the deal with lithium-ion batteries (the kind found in smartphones and laptops)? I've heard lots of different things about how to take care of them, like that they need to be…

How to Make Sure Your LinkedIn Account Is Secure : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Have you reviewed your security and privacy settings recently? While LinkedIn is valuable for building your professional presence, it’s important to be conscious of your individual privacy and securi…

Snap Inc.'s Sold 150,000 Pairs of Spectacles, Looking to Bring Snapchat to PCs

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www.socialmediatoday.com - Despite Snap Inc.'s 'Spectacles' generating a lot of hype - due, in no small part, to their creative marketing tactics - Snap CEO Evan Spiegel has this week announced that they've only sold around 15…

VR: The Next Trillion Dollar Tech Shift

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www.socialmediatoday.com - "Everyone's going to want to use it for porn," I said. I was talking with my friend Steven Kotler, author of several of my favorite books like "Bold" and "Tomorrowland" and one of the foremost though…

2017’s biggest cybersecurity facepalms

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www.engadget.com - This was the year Kaspersky finally got all the big press it's been angling for. Unfortunately for the antivirus company, it wasn't for its research. Kaspersky spent an uncomfortable year in the head…

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 comb…

Top 10 Customizable WordPress Themes In 2017

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

What is a Landing Page? Best Practices & Tactics To Grow Your Business!

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marketaire.com - Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that if you choose to make a purchase, I will earn a commission that supports my work. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. Ple…

Louisiana man charged in 'Nigerian prince' scam, police say

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www.foxnews.com - Michael Neu, 67, was a middle-man in a scam that involved co-conspirators in Nigeria, report says. (Slidell Police Department) Police in New Orleans have arrested a 67-year-old man after he allegedl…

Trump backs Assange on Russia hack claim

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www.bbc.com - President-elect Donald Trump has backed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in casting doubt on intelligence alleging Russian meddling in the US election. Mr Assange said Russia was not the source for t…

Weiner Laptop Doc: Assange Warrant Issued 2 Weeks After Swedish Election Leaks Warning

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www.infowars.com - A confidential document found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop reveals that the United States Embassy in Stockholm, Sweden expressed concerns in 2010 that WikiLeaks would release classified US documents re…

How to Leap Into Digital Dexterity - CXO Weekly

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robllewellyn.com - As the digital era takes shape, executives are faced with strategic challenges, which they are unaccustomed to dealing with. It is clear that simply adopting digital technology in a siloed manner is …

Runbell: Keeping Pedestrians Safe At Any Speed | Prefundia

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prefundia.com - What does it take to make a truly amazing fitness accessory? We believe there has to be a NEED. Outdoor sports like running, speed hiking, rollerblading, skateboarding, and more have products, pills,…

YouTube TrueView Ads: What are They & Why Use Them?

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instapage.com - The splintered digital marketplace has been both a blessing and a curse for marketers crafting strategies to best engage their customer base. While the endless variety of distribution channels and fl…

Great Ways To Use Seo And Get Noticed Online

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marketingpromotion.biz - If you don’t choose to utilize SEO tactics, it is less likely that potential customers will locate your website. The tips can help you make your website more visible. Additional advertising doesn’t t…

8 tips for getting social media ads right – The Blog Box

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theblogbox.net - A friend recently complained to me that the targeted ads that persistently stud her social media feeds are not only disruptive but also frequently irrelevant. She uses social media primarily to keep …

Top 10 Social Media Marketing eBooks on Kindle

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www.dreamgrow.com - I compiled a list of social media marketing ebooks on Kindle. Here goes in no particular order. Non-Boring, Fluff-Free Strategies for Marketing and Promoting Your Business by David Siteman Garland ra…

Simple Solutions To Becoming An Effective Email Marketer

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internetmarketinginfos.com - It is vital in marketing with email to make sure that you ensure people want to get emails from you. The quickest way to lose customers is by sending them emails they are not want to receive. The fol…

The Very Best Affiliate Marketing Tricks And Tips

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durac.info - TIP! Keep away from making your website too flashy, as this will also be distracting for guests. Once a customer is at your website online, you actually have 5 seconds to intrigue them and make them …

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NO AGENDA EPISODE 995 - "MISSILE BY NIKE"

NO AGENDA EPISODE 995 - "MISSILE BY NIKE"

  • Missile by Nike
  • A picture named NA-995-Art-SM
  • Direct [link] to the mp3 file
  • Missile by Nike
  • Executive Producers: 
    • Baronet Sir Nils of the Hinterland
    • Adam Dill
    • Sir Onymous of Dogpatch and Lower Slobbovia
    • Jeffrey Ries
    • John Gainer
    • ALEXANDER VAN DER HENGST
  • Associate Executive Producers: 
    • Dame Astrid Klein Duchess of Japan and all the surrounding islands
    • Baroness Dame Monica Lansing
  • Become a member of the 996 Club, support the show here
  • Title Changes
    • Sir Onymous of Dogpatch -> Sir Onymous of Dogpatch and Lower Slobbovia
    • Sir KC9YJM Green Knight of the Hams -> Baron of the Ionosphere, Protector of the E Layer Propogation
    • Sir Nils of the Hinterland - Baronet
  • Knights & Dames
    • Melissa -> Dame Janet, Lady of Alliteration (Care of her husband Sir KC9YJM Green Knight of the Hams)
    • Adam Dill - Knight of the Facial Hair
    • John Gainer - Sir JBoy
  • End of Show Mixes: UKPMX - Oh My Bosh - Danny Loos-Secret Agent Paul-Stepford Wives-PlaceBoing- Dave Courbanou - Able Kirby - Jungle Jones - Chris Wilson - Tom Starkweather - Conan Salada - Future Trash 

Saturday, December 30, 2017

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

Don’t be surprised about another Equifax-type breach in 2018

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www.marketwatch.com - People are rightly infuriated as criminals have already started using stolen data from the Equifax breach to apply for credit cards and file false insurance claims. But developers like me know that t…

Will Google kill Chrome OS and Android in 2018?

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www.computerworld.com - If we learned anything in 2017, it’s this: Don’t believe everything you read on the internet. You may have heard, for example, that Google is preparing a new unified operating system to replace Chrom…

OKCupid’s rating sinks as users rebel over new ‘real name’ policy

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techcrunch.com - OKCupid’s users are angry – very, very angry. Just ahead of the new year, the company made a radical change to its policies, and now requires people to use real names instead of an OKCupid username, …

Hyperscale data centers reached over 390 worldwide in 2017

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techcrunch.com - Hyperscale operators are defined as enormous companies like Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google that need to provide computing on a massive scale. You would think that there would be a limited number …

Driverless cars became a reality in 2017 and hardly anyone noticed

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arstechnica.com - On November 7, Waymo announced it would begin regularly testing fully driverless cars—without a safety driver—on public roads. It was a momentous announcement. A technology that had seemed like scien…

With hundreds of new low-orbit Satellites, OneWeb promises to bridge the digital divide

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futurism.com - Advances have been made in broadband technology, but it’s hard to ignore the fact that many live with poor broadband connection, while others simply have to settle for having no internet connection a…

The Ghost of Vine Will Haunt Social Media Marketers Forever

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www.entrepreneur.com - In the ephemeral world of social media, Tweets are gobbled up, Facebook posts forgotten, Instagram photos fade, but your followers keep growing and your reach and brand becomes more powerful. Neverth…

How to Engage With Other Facebook Pages Using Your Facebook Page : Social Media Examiner

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www.socialmediaexaminer.com - Do you use your Facebook page to like and comment on other Facebook pages? Are the recent changes making it difficult for you to engage on Facebook as your page? In this article you’ll discover how F…

Use Fake Answers to Online Security Questions

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lifehacker.com - The sign up processes for online banking accounts, new email addresses, or health insurance apps all involve a few extra security measures to protect the precious data inside those accounts. Unfortun…

#43 - Freelance Career Expert Series : Robert McGuire from Nation1099 on Understanding the Gig Economy

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www.careermetis.com - Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | Stitcher | TuneIn | RSS Robert McGuire is a business owner from New Haven, Connecticut. He operates the McGuire Editorial Content Marketing…

How To Keep up With the Fast Pace of Twitter

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markethub.io - At MarketHub, one of our most overused phrases is “Twitter is a fast-paced platform”. If you aren’t convinced, consider the fact that a tweet lasts a mere 8 seconds on the timeline. In fact, about 5,…

Nest's slick IoT burglar alarm catches crooks... while it eyes your wallet

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www.theregister.co.uk - Review Not that long ago, a thermostat was just a thermostat. It was a beige box that was often installed by someone who came out to your house or office. It did what it did. Turned the heat on, turn…

Top 5 Strategies To Improve Your Online Presence

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sd-entrepreneur.com - Everywhere you look online lately, people are offering their opinions about anything and everything. Why not put this effort to good use to further your career and showcase your expertise in a positi…

Listen: Interview with SWATter Who Got an Innocent Man Killed in Wichita

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www.redstate.com - Yesterday, someone interviewed a man claiming to be the SWATter in the Wichita SWATting that killed 28-year-old Andrew Finch. Finch, the father of two young children, was not involved in the argument…

New York Times Column on How to Use Tax Cut Plays Into Trump's and GOP's Hands

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www.newsbusters.org - New York Times "Your Money" scribe Ron Lieber seemed blissfully unaware that the suggestions he made and the language he used in his Friday column on how individuals and families might use their savi…

How an 'ergonomic' mouse saved my wrist and made me hate my life

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mashable.com - Ergonomic peripherals — a fancy term for more comfortable computer accessories — are the next big thing. Everyone seems to be using standing desks these days, and more ergonomic mice and keyboards sn…

Rank Higher: Q&A with Instapage SEO Manager Chris Granwehr

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instapage.com - SEO is a demanding and complex industry. Either search engines can find your website, or they can’t. An SEO Manager can often be overlooked, but these individuals are crucial to any company’s success…

Building a Better Builder: The Latest Instapage Product Update

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instapage.com - Marketers who build landing pages have one goal: lead generation. That and to provide a great on-page user experience — okay, that’s two goals. One side of your pursuit, the lead capture side, is pub…

Work Better Together: The Importance of Enterprise Collaboration Systems

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instapage.com - Your copywriter is in San Diego, your developer is in Miami, and your graphic designer is in London. By the end of the week, they have to collaborate to publish a landing page. How do you make that h…

Facebook Marketing Tips That You'll Want To "Like"

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duracmarketing.com - Many of your younger family members are probably on Facebook. Maybe your mother and grandmother are too. That being said, do you have clients on Facebook? If they are, marketing here is a must, and t…

How To Use Facebook Messenger Bots To Grow Your Email List

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www.jeffbullas.com - You’re just a little bit curious about all the hype surrounding Messenger bots. Even if you haven’t looked into using them in any more detail than reading the odd blog post, like this one, you probab…

Make Website Marketing Work For You – Tips And Tricks!

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durac.info - TIP! To improve web site visitors and subsequently elevate sales make the most of web optimization content and offer distinctive, unique content. That is much more necessary if your enterprise sells …

Simple Ways Web Marketing Can Work For You

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Rolf Joho





durac.info - TIP! An important strategy for running a successful online business is to look at your competition. Check up on the websites of an identical companies and notice what it is that they are able to impr…

Augmented Reality in 2017 — the Winners, the Losers, & the Best Bets on 2018

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next.reality.news - Around this time in 2016, the predictions for the next year had reached something of a consensus: 2017 would be the year of augmented reality. But a funny thing happened on the way to the future — no…

Tips For Making Your Iphone More Productive

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laptopsandnotebook.com - There is plenty of information available online that can help anyone new to the iphone. Read this article to find out great things that the iphone can do for you. You can take pictures with your head…

Tutorial 1: Mobile Filmmaking…..1 Min With Me

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iphonefindmyphone.com - Click Here to Find Your Cell Phone or Accessories Tutorial 1: Mobile Filmmaking … 1 Minutes With Me Shot on my Sony Xperia Mobile Phone … You do not need a pricey camera to obtain cinematic shots. Le…

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