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

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

TPS Consulting Daily


TECHNOLOGY

A Look Ahead at 2019: What #WorkTrends Listeners Want to Hear - TalentCulture

Shared by
Jeanette JOY Fisher ☮️





talentculture.com - One of the best parts of my job running TalentCulture is interviewing fascinating people who are reimagining work on the #WorkTrends podcast. Kevin W. Grossman and I have been running some form of an…

No Agenda Newsletter

Shared by
Mike Dacre




followme4.blogspot.com - No Agenda Newsletter Show 1104 Brexit -- a Scam All the Way?? Trump Serves Junk Food Dear Producer, Your No Agenda Show needs a boost. Can you make a point of contributing something this week? It wou…

Android Is Getting a System-Wide Dark Mode, and a Potential Desktop Mode - Thurrott.com

Shared by
Paul Thurrott





www.thurrott.com - Google’s next upgrade to Android could feature a bunch of much-requested features. The folks at XDA Developers have gotten their hands on an early build of Android Q, running on the Pixel 3 XL, givin…

Local TV broadcaster Sinclair launches STIRR, a free streaming service with local news and sports

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Local TV broadcasting company Sinclair Broadcast Group today announced the launch of a new streaming service called STIRR that aims to bring local TV news and other content to the growing number of c…

Fortnite bugs put accounts at risk of takeover

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - With one click, any semi-skilled hacker could have silently taken over a Fortnite account, according to a cybersecurity firm that says the bug is now fixed. Researchers at Check Point say the three v…

Shutdown could delay challenge of FCC’s net neutrality rollback

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - The ongoing shutdown of the federal government has already had adverse effects on millions nationwide, and now could even delay a major legal challenge to the FCC’s infamous net neutrality repeal. Th…

Facebook poaches Google’s AR/VR engineering lead to take over Portal hardware efforts

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Facebook is bringing on the engineering lead for Google’s entire AR/VR team to tackle Portal hardware. Ryan Cairns comes aboard after 12 years at Google where he was most recently the engineering lea…

Apple expands its reach with free Apple Music on Verizon Wireless

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Verizon Wireless is now offering free access to Apple Music. The music streaming service is available on select Verizon Wireless plans starting on January 17, 2019. Previously, Verizon and Apple offe…

Sprint customers can now use Apple Business Chat to reach an agent

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Sprint today announced it will support Apple’s Business Chat – the new platform that allows businesses and customers to interact over iMessage. According to the carrier, customers can now message a S…

Wrest control from a snooping smart speaker with this teachable ‘parasite’

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - What do you get when you put one internet-connected device on top of another? A little more control than you otherwise would in the case of Alias the “teachable ‘parasite'” — an IoT project smart spe…

Daily Crunch: Snap CFO departs

Shared by
TechCrunch





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. Snap …

The Motorola Razr could return as a $1,500 foldable smartphone

Shared by
TechCrunch





techcrunch.com - Motorola has revived the Razr name a few times over the years, but the once-mighty brand has failed to regain the heights of its early days as an ultra-slim flip phone. But what better time for the p…

Stop and Shop grocery chain to begin offering “store on wheels” service

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Stop and Shop, a major grocery chain in the Northeast, will begin offering a driverless grocery service in the Boston area, the company announced Wednesday. Stop and Shop isn't the first store to mak…

Tesla sells a new wall charger, Maryland backs away from big EV charging program

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - This week, Tesla introduced a new wall charger that can plug directly into a NEMA 14-50 standard American wall outlet. The new wall charger is similar to the company's second-generation mobile wall c…

Report: DOJ pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for theft of tech

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - In the wake of a civil lawsuit by T-Mobile and other telecommunications companies against the Chinese networking and telecommunications company Huawei, the US Department of Justice is reportedly cond…

Tesla accuses engineer of plotting secret project, she denies it and sues

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Mason Trinca for The Washington Post via Getty Images The lawsuit (and pages of exhibits) were filed Wednesday by Cristina Balan in federal court in Seattle. Balan says she was forced out of Tesla in…

Next Windows 10 version will let you search without Cortana’s involvement

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Today's Insider build of Windows 10, number 18317, changes how search and Cortana are used, as Microsoft is working to reposition Cortana as a productivity-focused digital assistant and integrate sea…

Google Play starts manually whitelisting SMS and phone apps

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Google is implementing major new Play Store rules for how Android's "SMS" and "Call Log" permissions are used. New Play Store rules will only allow certain types of apps to request phone call logs an…

Apple loses patent case appeal, owes VirnetX $440M in FaceTime dispute

Shared by
Ars Technica





arstechnica.com - Group Facetime for up to 32 simultaneous participants, coming to iOS 12.1. On Tuesday, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied Apple's efforts to overturn a 2016 verdict that imposed $…

Goodbye old friend: Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in one year

Shared by
Webdesigner Depot





thenextweb.com - It’s not surprising to see PC users running an old version of Windows. Whether they refuse to switch to Windows 10’s service model or their IT department is lazy, it’s still pretty common to see PC’s…

Critical Flaws Leave Some Government Access Cards Vulnerable to Attack

Shared by
Reg Saddler





gizmodo.com - One of the nation’s leading purveyors of security access badges and plastic ID cards is scrambling to patch multiple vulnerabilities in its system, which could allow attackers to covertly enter secur…

DOOGEE S90: First rugged and modular smartphone in the market

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - Doogee isn’t exactly a new name in the mobile industry. We already know about the Doogee MIX 4 true bezel-less smartphone and the budget-friendly Doogee X50. We learned about the two from last year. …

Xiaomi co-founder demos next gen display fingerprint scanner

Shared by
Android Community





androidcommunity.com - When the president and co-founder of a company himself starts posting the demo videos of their new technology, then it must mean they’re really pretty excited about it. Xiaomi’s Lin Bin posted a vide…

How Alibaba is championing the application of blockchain technology in China and beyond | Smartereum

Shared by
Travis Wright





smartereum.com - When it comes to blockchain technology—blockchain patents in particular—one company stands out from every other. Alibaba [BABA] is leading the pack in blockchain patent and they are proud of it. “We …

Forget the new iPhones: Apple’s best product is now privacy

Shared by
Travis Wright





www.fastcompany.com - When my friends come to me asking which smartphone or laptop they should buy, I almost always recommend an Apple product–the latest iPhone or MacBook. I recommend these products not just because they…

'We Should Be Negotiating': Crenshaw Questions Dems' Puerto Rico Trip Amid Shutdown

Shared by
Bruce Wayne Swedal





insider.foxnews.com - Rep. Dan Crenshaw questioned Monday whether the trip to Puerto Rico by congressional Democrats was a good decision amid the deadlock on border security. About 30 lawmakers traveled to Puerto Rico -- …

New Windows 10 Insider Preview Build Separates Cortana from Search - Thurrott.com

Shared by
Paul Thurrott





www.thurrott.com - As has long been rumored, Microsoft is taking steps to extricate its digital personal assistant from Windows 10’s core search functionality. And a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build, just released …

Demystifying Google’s guide to clicks, impressions and position in Google Search Console - Search Engine Land

Shared by
DotOnline (.ONLINE)





searchengineland.com - Google Search Console is packed with important information for site owners and SEOs. Via GSC, Google has done a great job providing reporting and functionality that can help you diagnose problems, un…

Getting Ready for the EV Station Surge

Shared by
PUBLIC RELATIONS +





www.cpexecutive.com - Along with a steadily larger number of electric vehicles (EVs) on the nation’s byways has come a surge in both number and speed of charging stations. That trend has significant implications for prope…

Approaching the “empty pockets” lifestyle – Thomas Frey – Medium

Shared by
Thomas Frey





medium.com - Throughout history people have been burdened by all the things they’ve had to carry with them, typically in their pockets, wallets, or purses. In the past, leaving the house was a checklist exercise …

After four years, Microsoft may unveil HoloLens 2 next month

Shared by
panah





thenextweb.com - Mobile World Congress – the world’s biggest expo focused on smartphones and mobile devices – starts February 24, and it seems Microsoft has big plans in store. If the speakers on the invite are any i…

Things Remembered Personalizes Customer Experience

Shared by
Redstage





risnews.com - Things Remembered is a well-known retailer specializing in personalized gifts and engraving with more than 400 stores across the United States and Canada. To meet increasing customer expectations and…

Best Enterprise E-Commerce Software

Shared by
Redstage





www.businessnewsdaily.com - We recommend Magento as the best e-commerce software for enterprises and fast-growing online businesses. We chose Magento from dozens of e-commerce software programs because of its open-source nature…

The Bundle strikes back: How streaming caught up to cable TV prices

Shared by
GuyGabriel





www.nbcnews.com - Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. Just when you thought you were out, the TV bundle pulls you back in. Cord-cutting was suppo…

Struggling to Save? Here Is the No. 1 Way People Waste Their Money.

Shared by
WorldConsultingGroup





www.entrepreneur.com - In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Jeff Rose breaks down the top "wealth-killer" for the average person. Is it what the author of the Latte Factor, David Bach notes is the daily coffee? Nope…

Where to Download All the Books That Just Entered the Public Domain

Shared by
GuyGabriel





motherboard.vice.com - Starting at midnight on January 1, tens of thousands of books (as well as movies, songs, and cartoons) entered the public domain, meaning that people can download, share, or repurpose these works for…

iPhone XI mit hübscherer Kamera geleakt

Shared by
Alexej Freund





www.n-tv.de - Nachdem kürzlich eine Computergrafik ein mögliches iPhone XI mit einem ziemlich schrägen Kamera-Design gezeigt hat, gibt es jetzt neue Bilder, die ein wesentlich hübscheres Gerät zeigen. Welche Varia…

TPS Consulting


Computers, Technology and the Future!