The Future of Tech, News and making sense of it all!

Saturday, December 15, 2018

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

#Proofing: 6 steps for ensuring quality Tweets

Shared by
penblade1





business.twitter.com - The speed of Twitter is beyond comparison. A Tweet can be sent, shared, and engaged with around the world just seconds after it was posted. Meanwhile, it’s easy to feel like you’ve fallen off the map…

Perspectives: To hold Facebook accountable, stop calling it a tech company

Shared by
Susan Cooper





www.cnn.com - Technology companies invent cars that drive themselves, satellites that can identify a license plate from miles away, phones that can guide us through traffic jams, and machines that see inside our b…

Should Entrepreneurs Trust Their Guts? – Startup Grind – Medium

Shared by
Michael





medium.com - Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and you feel something is off. You can’t quite put your finger on it, but you’re a bit uncomfortable with this person. She says all the right t…

Start a Product Innovation Revolution in 6 Steps

Shared by
Michael





www.autodesk.com - In his book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants, Malcolm Gladwell upends the idea that it was surprising for David, the underdog, to vanquish Goliath, the almighty g…

Shake it Like a Polaroid Picture

Shared by
Michael





www.dougsandler.com - Fast forward to today, iPhones and digital cameras take photos so life-like you feel like you are actually in the picture when you view them. Digital cameras that shoot fifty megapixel images create …

Tony Hawk goes mobile

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - For three years, Tony Hawk has been conspicuously absent from the video store shelves. For most game developers, that’s little more than a blip between titles. When your name and face are attached to…

Cydia shuts down purchasing mechanism for its jailbreak app store

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Years after becoming one of the go-to destinations for iOS jailbreaks, Cydia’s app store is disabling purchases. Users will be able to access existing downloads through the store and access purchases…

Nvidia’s limited China connections

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Another round of followups on Nvidia, and then some short news analysis. TechCrunch is experimenting with new content forms. This is a rough draft of something new – provide your feedback directly to…

Workers protest outside Minnesota Amazon warehouse

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Yesterday afternoon, Somali-American workers marched outside of Amazon’s Shakopee, Minnesota fulfillment center, chanting “hear our voice.” Estimates of the exact number of marches vary from source t…

Facebook bug exposed up to 6.8M users’ unposted photos to apps

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Reset the “days since the last Facebook privacy scandal” counter, as Facebook has just revealed a Photo API bug gave app developers too much access to the photos of up to 5.6 million users. The bug a…

Elon Musk promises big new Tesla Autopilot upgrade, but is it legal?

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Tesla CEO Elon Musk is famous for the use of his Twitter feed, where he often engages with his almost 24 million followers. Sometimes it gets him in trouble—as with the case of the infamous "420" twe…

Racing goes electric: At the track with Formula E, the first e-racing series

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - MIAMI—The pit lane we're standing in is unusual, and not only because it's a temporary setup placed in the shadow of American Airlines Arena (home of the NBA's Miami Heat). Garages are set up on both…

At least one major carrier lied about its 4G coverage, FCC review finds

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Four months after receiving a complaint claiming that Verizon "grossly overstated" its 4G LTE coverage in government filings, the Federal Communications Commission says that at least one carrier is a…

Waymo’s ambitious plans for high-speed taxis could be holding it back

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - In November 2017, Waymo announced that it would start taking drivers out of the driver's seat of its prototype self-driving vehicles. A year later, Waymo still seems to be far away from completing th…

Is Tech Too Easy to Use?

Shared by
Webdesigner Depot





www.nytimes.com - “The internet’s lack of friction made it great, but now our devotion to minimizing friction is perhaps the internet’s weakest link for security,” Justin Kosslyn, a product manager at Jigsaw, a part o…

Beware of Amazon Packages You Didn't Order—It Could Be a Scam

Shared by
Reg Saddler





mentalfloss.com - Plenty of things can go wrong when you’re ordering from Amazon, or any other online retailer. Your package could get lost or stolen, or arrive far later than you anticipated. Now you can add one more…

New "revolutionary" Google AI training method trains AI's at the edge and protects user privacy – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

Shared by
Reg Saddler





www.fanaticalfuturist.com - WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF One of the biggest problems with training AI’s is the shortage of data, and the issue of privacy, Federated AI Learning overcomes this problem by training AI’s on the device…

Honor Magic 2 Review: 10 Things You Need to Know

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - Our first glimpse of the Honor Magic 2 was back in August over at IFA 2018. Huawei’s sub-brand teased the phone with super slim bezels, a Kirin 980 processor, and a slide-out selfie camera. We knew i…

Gboard beta brings new light and dark gradient themes

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - Your smartphone’s virtual keyboard is probably your most used app since most of the time you type on the different messaging and social apps that you use. One of the most popular third-party keyboard…

The best apps of 2018

Shared by
Charles Yeo





mashable.com - The end of 2018 is upon us and if you didn't download any new apps, then you're missing out. I know — it's sometimes surprising that 10 years into the App Store, there are still enough fresh ideas to…

Apple Will Change iPhone in China to Avoid Sales Ban - Thurrott.com

Shared by
Paul Thurrott





www.thurrott.com - Apple says that it will make two major changes to the iPhone software in China to avoid a patent-infringement sales ban. But Qualcomm, which owns the patents in question, says that Apple must immedia…

10 Minimalist Android Apps for a Simpler Phone

Shared by
Raymond Philippe





www.makeuseof.com - More than ever, apps have more features (and thus more complications) for you to figure out. But at times, when you want to use an app for its core purpose, you don’t care about those additions. On a…

Google adds pay for conversions bidding in Display campaigns - Search Engine Land

Shared by
DotOnline (.ONLINE)





marketingland.com - Advertisers can now select conversion-based bidding in Google Display Network. Google has announced the availability of conversion-based bidding for display campaigns called “Pay for conversions”. Wi…

Western Journal: Google Filtered Our Site Out of News Searches | Breitbart

Shared by
Chris From WI





www.breitbart.com - The Western Journal provided screenshots to Breitbart News that show the site’s disappearance from Google News. Searches for other conservative websites continue to return results, but searches for W…

'Creepy Line' Director Explains Why Google's Denial of Bias Is False | Breitbart

Shared by
Chris From WI





www.breitbart.com - “I’m a huge technology fan, I’ve watched the rise of Google, Facebook. I actually think they did a lot of good things… But the cracks in the veneer have started to show, and all the trust that we’ve …

The Biggest Tech Lies of 2018

Shared by
Gerd Leonhard





gizmodo.com - The tech world told a lot of lies in 2018, and it was caught in those lies at what feels like an unprecedented rate. Some Silicon Valley players even began to wake up to the lies they told themselves…

6 tools to help grow your website's traffic, all currently on sale

Shared by
Themelis Cuiper





mashable.com - Not to be dramatic or anything, but with 57% of this year’s holiday spending expected to be done online, your business (literally) can't afford to have a "meh" web presence right now. Take full advan…

Looking For Tips On E-Commerce Web Page Hosting? Try These Ideas!

Shared by
Rolf Joho





agentmonhost.com - Identifying the ideal web page hosting solution for your website might feel like a daunting task; however, but all you really need is some good information.The more information you have, the easier i…

Some Good Best Webhosting Tips To Assist You

Shared by
Rolf Joho





agentmonhost.com - You can find the right hosting service for your site if you have access to the right information. The more information you have, the simpler it will become to ferret out the one that will be the best…

Looking For Website Development Tips? Try These Ideas!

Shared by
Rolf Joho





agentmonhost.com - Having a solid foundation of effective design practices is critical for creating and maintaining a winning website. Good web design not only makes your website more visually appealing, but also more …

How To Be Successful With E-Mail Marketing

Shared by
Rolf Joho





iim.internetinfomedia.com - This is the perfect place to learn how to use marketing via email more people into your network.Many people have trouble finding ways to add the right people to email lists, and this article can help…

Deriving Value from the Internet of Everything - CXO Transform

Shared by
Rob Llewellyn





cxo-transform.com - The Internet of Everything is connecting people, processes, and data in ways that we couldn’t do before, enabling us to see data and respond in different ways, access things in different ways, and in…

How Epic Games Uses Kubernetes to Power Fortnite Application Servers

Shared by
0utKast




www.serverwatch.com - SEATTLE — Game developers have high-performance requirements for their application server infrastructure. Those requirements are even higher for Epic Games, owner and operator of Fortnite, which is o…

People are attacking Waymo’s self-driving cars in Arizona by slashing tires and, in some cases, pulling guns on the safety drivers

Shared by
Thomas Frey





www.impactlab.net - Police in Chandler, Arizona — a Phoenix suburb where Waymo’s self-driving fleet has been testing since 2017 — have seen an uptick of people frustrated with the vehicles’ presence, the Arizona Republi…

Don’t Let Malware Hold You Ransom

Shared by
Egnyte





www.egnyte.com - Ransomware is a relatively new form of malware that poses significant threats to computer networks, even those with effective security systems. It masquerades as legitimate software and uses encrypti…

4 Keys to Personalization and Boosting Engagement - Usabilla Blog

Shared by
Redstage





usabilla.com - Think of the most rewarding interactions with a brand. What set them apart? Likely the experience was more relevant compared to the rest, all thanks to personalization. As organizations shape their s…

TPS Consulting


Computers, Technology and the Future!