Val Strefeler

Val Strefeler

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the OnePlus CEO Pete Lau has via Twitter confirmed that the 3 and 3T will be updated to Android O. Everything else had been a minor scandal when the sharp version of Android O is most likely to be released in the autumn, long before two years passed after the devices launch.It also means that the OnePlus 2 from late summer 2015 will be without the Android O. the Device has not even gotten the Nougat, but the update is apparently on again, even if there is quiet from the manufacturer's page.Hopefully, OnePlus will be faster this time when it comes to getting the latest version of Android to the last generation (in short) flagship.A lot of you have been asking, so I'm proud to say Android O will come to OnePlus 3 and 3T.
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p Andy Rubin’s Essential just launched its first smartphone, and to say that it’s controversial is a bit of an understatement.There’s plenty to like about the Essential Phone, but also a few curious omissions and one design choice that is very hard to gloss over, whether you like it or not – that front-facing camera that cuts into the screen.The Essential Phone’s design definitely stands out, but it’s not completely unique.A recently discovered patent suggests LG is working on phones with a similar design.The patent in question depicts a phone with a centrally-positioned front camera that cuts into a “bezel-less” screen with rounded corners.This prompted Phandroid’s Andrew Myrick to speculate that LG could be Essential’s manufacturing partner, similarly to how Google and HTC have collaborated to produce the Pixel and Pixel XL.
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p I'm consulting for a very big media agency that manages over 100 influencers / actors / rappers etc.Looking for those who have access to mid-rolls to potentially work out a deal to work together.
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p Sysadmins with FreeRADIUS in their boxen need to run in an upgrade, because there's a bug in its TTLS and PEAP implementations.Stefan Winter, who works for Luxembourg's high-speed academic network RESTENA, discovered FreeRADIUS's broken TLS session resumption authentication.To handle comms interruptions (for example, if someone on a TLS connection moves from one cell tower to another), Free RADIUS skips what's called “inner authentication” – meaning the user isn't asked for a new login.“This is a feature but there is a critical catch: the server must never allow resumption of a TLS session until its initial connection gets to the point where inner authentication has been finished successfully”, the advisory states.“Affected versions of FreeRADIUS fail to reliably prevent resumption of unauthenticated sessions unless the TLS session cache is disabled completely, and allow an attacker (e.g.a malicious supplicant) to elicit EAP Success without sending any valid credentials.”
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p How would you define or identify a fake growth hacker?Background: Currently I'm having trouble with potential clients shutting me down because they've had one, or more, bad experiences with novice marketers claiming to be growth hackers.For this reason I've decided to compose an article online that will help startup founders to identify fake growth hackers.
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p Late last month, restaurant franchise Chipotle Mexican Grill revealed that it had suffered a security breach affecting its POS system.The company has released an update on that revelation, saying that ‘most’ of its stores in the US were affected by the malware.Chipotle says the investigation into the breach, which involved both law enforcement and security firms, has been completed.The data breach was first revealed on April 25, 2017, though details were slight.In an update, Chipotle has stated that the malware was operating from March 24 to April 18, and that it worked by searching for track data gathered from a bank card’s magnetic stripe.This data could include things like the cardholder’s name, the card’s number, the verification code, and expiration date — all things that can be used to jeopardize the bank account itself.
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p Uber and Lyft are returning to Austin—the capital of Texas and home to the South by Southwest festival.The move comes one year after the ride-hailing services left the area over a driver-background check dispute with city regulators and voters.The two companies are coming back now because state lawmakers passed legislation, which Gov.Greg Abbott is expected to sign Monday, that removes a controversial requirement that prospective drivers have their fingerprints run through an FBI database that tracks people's criminal activity over the course of their lives.Uber and Lyft claimed that the check was too onerous and should be reserved for security sensitive personnel.The new legislation supersedes the city of Austin's regulations, paving the way for the companies' return to Austin possibly as early as this coming week.
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p While a digital ad needs to be clear to make the sale, the digital ad industry has been racking up zillions of sales in ad placements while being as clear as a muddy pond.This week, the pond’s muddiness was confronted by major ad group Havas, which launched a platform that the company says is the first to offer full visibility into the programmatic digital ad system in real time.This comes on top of recent efforts at transparency-related solutions from Havas competitors Omnicom, WPP and Dentsu Aegis.Called the Client Trading Solution, the Havas platform is intended to let advertisers track their exact ad spending as well as the real-time performance.To find out if this new platform matters, we pinged some ad tech veterans.Jay Friedman, COO of programmatic media firm Goodway, doesn’t think this Havas offering will make much of a difference — and he doesn’t think the key problem is transparency.
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in All, more reporting of accidents and incidents caused by electricity, reports Swedish Radio " Ekot.Still register for get electrician incident.Last year, the increase in notifications by almost 20 percent, according to a report from the national electrical safety board.When: 705 notifications, compared to 587 the previous year. It has previously been a macho image, of course.But you have become better at to report, and we believe that there is an increased awareness of those who will be affected, " says Lars Jansson, inspector at the national electrical safety board, to the Echo.
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p Is link building still relevant to SEO and content marketing?You might think link building is in the same group as spam, content duplication, and methods to get your website linked wherever you can, even if it's from a shady ad-filled blog.But link building doesn't have to be this way, and by itself, it's a great way to develop higher search engine rankings and find new customers.But you have to approach link building in the right way, finding new places to share your links and regularly removing old sources you don't need.How many links you have to your pages directly impacts where search engines rank you.Part of the method search engines use to determine a page's quality is examining the links that go back to that page.
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p Amazon is officially opening up its AmazonFresh Pickup locations in Seattle to Prime members in the area.The service allows shoppers to buy items online and choose a time to collect them at a drive-in Amazon facility, where store employees will deliver them to the car.The service requires as little as 15 minutes advance notice if you are a paying AmazonFresh subscriber, which costs an extra $14.99 per month on top of your Prime subscription.Regular Prime customers have to wait at least two hours before the earliest pickup window becomes available.According to Seattle Times, the first time you visit one of the AmazonFresh Pickup locations, a concierge will enter your name and vehicle’s license plate number into Amazon’s systems.That way a license-plate reader will be able to automatically identify the customer during subsequent visits.
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p Bandai Namco has decided to postpone the release date of its upcoming psychological thriller, Get Even, in wake of the Manchester terror attack.Described as the deadliest attack in Britain in over a decade, the suicide bombing at the Ariana Grande concert killed 22 people, including children.The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the devastating attack."Given recent events and out of respect we have decided to postpone the commercial release of Get Even to June 23rd," Bandai Namco said in a statement."We would like to express our deepest condolences to everyone concerned."The narrative-driven, first-person shooter was originally set to release this Friday, 26 May.
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According to the company, the educational program has enlisted some one million users into its ranks.And while the dead simple offering is primarily aimed at youngsters, there’s apparently been a fair bit of interest across demographics.Today’s announcement extends Apple’s Swift-based educational offerings to an older age set, namely high schoolers and college-age students.The company has teamed with a half-dozen community colleges across the country to bring its App Development with Swift program to life, in order to help students enter the work world with app development knowledge.The very real “app economy” employs around 1.53 in the U.S., according to numbers offered up the company, making up a majority of the two million jobs its says it’s created in the U.S.Certainly it’s important for graduates to possess coding skills.
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p The global cyber attack that hit 150 countries is "highly likely" to have been perpetrated by hackers in North Korea, cyber security researchers have said.Researchers at Symantec have found compelling evidence linking the ransomware attack to hackers associated with North Korea called the Lazarus Group.The findings confirm reports in the immediate aftermath of the attack, which affected more than 300,000 machines at organisations including the NHS, Nissan and Telefonica, that attackers linked to North Korea were to blame.The experts have connected the source of WannaCry with the computers behind the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack in 2014.The same internet connection used to destroy files associated with The Interview was used to install an early version of WannaCry, Symantec said.Symantec has previously linked Lazarus to the Swift banking hack that let hackers steal $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank last year.
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p It seems that voice-controlled personal assistants are all the rage these days.Microsoft and Harman Kardon just revealed the Invoke Cortana speaker, Amazon put a screen on the Echo and called it a a Show, and Google just gave the Assistant more smarts, more features, and more places to be on.Yes, we’re talking about accents, which has tripped up many personal assistants.Years after their initial debut, how far have these AI-powered agents come along?The folks over at WIRED made some rather comical tests to find out.There is a reason why voice assistants like Siri, Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana, and Bixby target the US market first.
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p When you're looking for a new growth hack you can get really stuck on trying to find one that fits the actual problem you're having in your business.This article will guide you through all the stages of your customer and your business' journey to help you find the growth hack that suits your needs.
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p Google väntas visa upp ett nytt virtual reality-headset vid sin stora utvecklarkonferens I/O i veckan.Det skriver tidningen Varietys nätupplaga.Tills nu har Google nöjt sig med produkten Daydream, ett Androidbaserat system som kräver en smartphone för att fungera och som presenterades vid fjolårets I/O-konferens.Läs också: Kungligt visualiserings-labb skapar ordning i datakaos – följ med till VICDen nya produkten ska enligt tidningen vara fristående och fungera helt på egen hand.Google ska vidare ha arbetat med den nya produkten i över ett års tid.
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p Samsung Pay first arrived back in August 2015 when it launched in Korea.A US launch followed a month later, and now, nearly two years later, it's finally arrived in the UK.There are a few caveats though.The main one to note is that Samsung Pay will not utilise the Magnetic Secure Transmission feature that's available in the US.For the uninitiated, that's the feature that allows Samsung Pay users to pay contactlessly on card readers that do not have NFC - by wirelessly communication with the magnetic strip reader.Because contactless is a lot more widespread here than in the US, Samsung told TechRadar that it didn't think it was worth including over here.
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p Nougat för Galaxy S6 kan diskuteras i forumet, där alla verkar nöjda och belåtna.Med tanke på att Galaxy S6 släpptes för drygt två år sedan blir Android 7.0 sannolikt slutstationen för telefonen.De som inte fått uppdateringen än kan söka manuellt efter nytt firmware, från inställningarna.
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There’s nothing special, nothing out of the ordinary that will happen that’s going to make a great image.”Official photos by White House photographer Shealah Craighead are equally low energy, and any candid photographs tend to be snapped by smartphone-wielding staffers.And it speaks to a great irony of the Trump Administration: For a man who understands the power of images to build a brand, Trump has shown remarkably little interest in using photography to shape the narrative of his presidency and his place in history.Whatever the case, Trump—a man who is very much of the moment—seems to view photographs as self-serving opportunities to shine, not documents preserving history for future generations.“The quality of what history will judge, and the way people will perceive your agenda and your accomplishments, are tied directly to production and the quality of the photographs.”Reagan’s chief of staff Michael Deaver knew this when he laid the groundwork for the job, meticulously staging photo-ops for a president with an innate understanding of visuals and storytelling.
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