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4 Ways to keep digital information safe across multiple devices and mediums

March 15, 2017
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Digital information has taken the stage for quite a few years now in favor of the traditional approach to data which was pen and paper, followed by printed material. What this means is that in the near future, you could expect to see the majority of an entire base of information translated into digital format. […]

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Finding Job Security in an Increasingly Tech-Driven World

February 27, 2017
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Job security is a big deal, especially in the current climate. Bouncing from job to job and facing constant layoffs are demotivating, plus they look bad on your resume. So does an inability to find a job at all. A college degree is no longer a guarantee that you can find and keep a job, […]

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What are DDOS Attacks and Why Should You Care?

January 12, 2017
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A DDOS or distributed denial of service attack is a type of cyber-attack that renders a websiteoffline or unavailable by overwhelming it with fake traffic from multiple sources. According to Atlas threat report, more than 2,000 DDOS attacks are carried out daily. A lot of websitesare targeted by these attacks and if you have a […]

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Online Security & Privacy For Students, Does It Really Matter?

January 3, 2017
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Online privacy as a matter of fact has always been underrated whenever we talk about students. But in this modern age, online privacy is as important for students as it is for individuals or businesses. Reason being that students rely heavily on technologies and gadgets to interact with their social circle. Some of the scenarios […]

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How the internet revolutionized offline retail (Visual Asset)

December 13, 2016
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When it comes to shopping in 2016, consumers now see no division between online and offline – whether it’s in your local shopping mall or on your smartphone. Although this is convenient for consumers, retailers now have to quickly innovate their enterprises in order to stay on top and continue to be prosperous. The infographic […]

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The Infotainment Duel: CarPlay vs. Android Auto

December 7, 2016
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Two giants of the Information Age and the infotainment industry, Google and Apple, are locking horns when it comes to who will win the coveted spot on any given motorist’s dashboard. That area of the car — the same one once occupied by the lowly AM/FM dial and a cassette deck or CD player, along […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Not-Coms

October 24, 2016
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New generic top level domains, commonly called gTLDs or not-coms, are the latest sensation in domain name registration. Gone are the days when all websites ended in .com, .org, .net or only a handful of other possibilities. Now, you can register sites with domain extensions such as .play, .go or .live. In fact, the Internet […]

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SEO and PPC: Advantages and disadvantages

July 1, 2016
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Let’s start with the debriefing. SEO-optimization – this magic phrase includes a number of actions aimed at promoting the search engines and, consequently, attracting web crawlers to your website. Without long words we may say that SEO optimization includes: optimization of the internal structure of the website; correct prescription of meta tags (titles, keywords, descriptions); […]

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How the Internet of Things is Making Our World a Better Place to Live, Work and Play

March 25, 2016
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There has been a lot of hype about the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is arguably one of the most talked about technology innovations in the last 10 years. It has overshadowed BYOD and made 3D printing almost passé. One of the reasons for this is because the IoT has the potential to be […]

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How the Ridesharing Industry Spread Across the Europe

February 16, 2016
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Ridesharing apps have made their way into the Europe only a couple of years ago but, every nook and corner of major European metropolis are run by these apps today, literally! It seems that the footloose Europeans have just found the best companion for all their commuting requirements, be it a small trip from the […]

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How Advancements in Technology Have Changed Healthcare

February 5, 2016
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Technology is considered to be the driving force that is behind the majority of improvements in medical science and healthcare, and when you take a look at the rate at which technology and healthcare is advancing, along with recent innovations and improvements, it’s difficult to disagree with this observation. Health informatics students and professionals will […]

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Do iPhones Slow Up At Launch Time?

October 14, 2014
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If you’ve been wondering why your iPhone seems to slow down just a little bit around the same time that the news and web is full of buss and anticipation about the latest model from Apple, you may not be going crazy. Data pulled from Google Trends has shown a significant spike in web searches […]

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Social Media Continues To Arouse Interest of Online Giants

September 26, 2014
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Social media is big business at the moment and with internet speeds getting faster and packages becoming more affordable, the generation of today seems to live their lives through the multiple social platforms that are being openly made available, sharing everything from what they are eating to the special moments that they capture on video. […]

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Apple Launches its Most Awaited Gadgets iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iWatch

September 13, 2014
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Apple has officially introduced its new smartphone – 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, as well as smart watches Watch. New smartphones appear to be identical as models we have seen previously. Both smartphones have new 20-nanometer processors Apple A8. iPhone 6 comes with the screen resolution of 1334 x 750 pixels and […]

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Seven hacking trends you should know about

September 2, 2014
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Internet security should be of paramount importance to all businesses, regardless of status and geographical location. While the online marketplace offers a huge number of benefits to companies from all different sectors, it also presents a significant risk when it comes to security. Keeping on top of the latest attack trends can be tricky, especially […]

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The Internet’s Economic Impact

May 1, 2014
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The Internet is growing and it is beginning to fuel more and more of the world economy. Global internet use is increasing, contributions to GDP are increasing and it is also creating jobs and wealth. [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]This infographic by FE International[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]This infographic by FE International[/tp] looks more in depth at the facts and figures behind […]

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iOS7 Release Was 20 Percent of Web Traffic

December 17, 2013
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The recent iOS 7 release managed to use an incredible 20 percent of all web traffic during the time that it was being propagated to users. This is a phenomenal and unprecedented event, but it also has some interesting consequences for the world of high speed internet access.The Internet is becoming a global and unique […]

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Best of Both Worlds: How to Combine Traditional Customer Service with Social Media

November 15, 2013
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To many companies, social media appear as an attractive and trendy platform for customer service. Being constantly on social media allows them to quickly identify negative experiences that customers bring up while posting to their friends. Companies can voluntarily offer to address such problems and win points for being proactive. A social media presence also […]

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BlackBerry BBM Draws in Millions

November 8, 2013
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A new door has opened for BlackBerry users wanting to connect with those using Apple and Android devices. A new version of BlackBerry’s proprietary messaging platform was recently released and at first glance, is proving to be quite successful. In its first 24 hours of availability, the free instant messaging software app was downloaded 10 […]

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Apple reveals the most popular apps in the world

July 10, 2013
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Apple is currently celebrating five year anniversary with their App Store, and as part of that, Apple has revealed to us the biggest App Store successes so far. The king of them all, not surprisingly, is Angry Birds, which tops both the “free” and the “paid” list. Also at the top of the “paid” list […]

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Apple takes customer satisfaction crown on Samsungs home turf – and iPhone 5 outsells Galaxy S4 at launch

July 6, 2013
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Yet another top spot in a customer satisfaction survey has been given to Apple. This time, Apple came out on top in Samsung’s own backyard. More than 44,000 smartphone owners participated in the survey, giving Apple a 52% satisfaction rating, compared to Samsung’s 50% and LG’s 46%. Meanwhile, Apple’s iPhone 5 estimated to have sold […]

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Flickr: 1 terabyte free storage

May 23, 2013
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Yahoo bought Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars yesterday, and now they have relaunched their photo-sharing site, Flickr, and now offers all users a free 1 terabyte (TB) worth of storage. Back in 2004 when Google launched Gmail, they offered users 1 gigabyte (GB) of free storage, saying users would never have to delete an e-mail […]

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The best browser against Malware, is…

May 21, 2013
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… Microsoft Internet Explorer! That’s what NSS Labs claims. In a test, they fired malware against five popular browsers to see which browser holds up the most. The five browsers in the test were: Internet Explorer 10, Google Chrome 25/26, Apple Safari 5, Mozilla Firefox 19 and Opera 12. In the test, Internet Explorer managed […]

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Yahoo buys Tumblr?

May 20, 2013
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American news sites reports that Yahoo has purchased micro-blogging platform Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. Apparently the board at Yahoo approved the deal Sunday evening and it’s expected that Yahoo will announce the deal during Monday. This will be the biggest purchase Yahoo has made, since Marissa Meyer took over as CEO in June of […]

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