Trials and Tribulations for Applications in 2020
by admin on 24 January 2020 at 07:11
Without wheeling out all the usual clichés, 2019 has been another whirlwind of disruptive innovation and opportunity – with plenty of challenges to tackle and circumvent along the way The threat landscape mutated with predictable unpredictability, multi-cloud app deployments are becoming mainstream fixtures, and DevOps methodologies started exerting a newfound influence on business plans. The
Harnessing the Power of Developers
by admin on 23 January 2020 at 07:00
In our fast-moving digital economy, organizations across just about every industry are faced with a stark reality: to remain competitive and deliver the best possible customer experience, they must evolve continuously The fintech industry is a great example of this – the sector’s growth and focus on excellent customer experience has been driven by external
Pole Position: How 4G Connectivity Ensures Accurate and Reliable Timing for Global Endurance Events
by admin on 23 January 2020 at 02:33
The margin between success and failure couldn’t be finer in the most prominent sports endurance events There are often just fractions of a second between a competitor finishing in first or second place – which is why a highly accurate race timing and management solution is critical for successfully capturing endurance sports results. Andy Bird,
Augmenting intelligence: What 2020 Has in Store
by admin on 22 January 2020 at 12:21
In the last decade, the arrival of AI and automation in the workplace hasn’t always been a positive story Despite the benefits these technologies brought to businesses – and to workers themselves – the fear of job losses and lack of education around automation has marred the impact of these new innovations in the working
Technology 2020: A glance into the best developments of the coming year
by admin on 22 January 2020 at 07:00
10 years may seem like a long time, but it can feel like an entire lifetime in the world of technology. When CNN ran an article predicting the biggest technology trends of 2010, the news service foresaw a year built on Blackberry’s emergence into the touch-screen mobile phone markets, users streaming their favourite series on
Cybersecurity: Awareness is Only the First Step
by admin on 21 January 2020 at 10:00
European Cyber Security Month (ESCM) is an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of the myriad of threats individuals and organisations face in today’s ever more connected world Whether it be malicious hacking, malware, espionage or data loss, we are more at risk of becoming victims of cybercrime than ever before. This trend is only
Currencycloud nabs $80M from Visa, World Bank Group and more for cross-border payment APIs
by Ingrid Lunden on 27 January 2020 at 00:04
Sending money from one country to another — either because you are a business paying someone for a service, or a family member working abroad and sending money back home, or something in between — is a huge business, worth some $700 million annually. Today, a London startup called Currencycloud, which has built a set
Technology is anthropology
by Jon Evans on 26 January 2020 at 23:00
The interesting thing about the technology business is that, most of the time, it’s not the technology that matters. What matters is how people react to it, and what new social norms they form. This is especially true in today’s era, well past the midpoint of the deployment age of smartphones and the Internet. People
Gauging email success, invite-only app launches and other growth tactics
by Walter Thompson on 26 January 2020 at 22:00
Julian Shapiro Contributor Share on Twitter Julian Shapiro is the founder of BellCurve.com, the growth marketing team that trains startups in advanced growth, helps you hire senior growth marketers, and finds you vetted growth agencies. He also writes at Julian.com. More posts by this contributor Decrease user churn by better managing expectations Direct mail still
Original Content podcast: Apple’s ‘Little America’ chooses uplift over anger
by Anthony Ha on 26 January 2020 at 18:54
“Little America,” a new anthology series on Apple TV+, has been widely described as the best show on the fledging streaming service. Here on the Original Content podcast, we aren’t ready to go quite that far, particularly since a couple of us are big fans of “See.” But we were pretty impressed. The series, which
Sundance: In Miss Americana, Taylor Swift demotes the Internet
by Matthew Panzarino on 26 January 2020 at 17:06
In nearly a decade of attending Sundance, I’ve never seen a scene like the premiere of the documentary Miss Americana, detailing the last year and a half or so of Taylor Swift’s life. The crowd before letting into the theater was huge, blistering with rumors about whether or not there was so many guests and
Startups Weekly: Tech layoffs spread (a bit)
by Eric Eldon on 25 January 2020 at 17:02
Are January layoffs just a few post-WeWork jitters? TechCrunch has found itself writing about layoffs at a few notable tech companies this week — and not just Softbank-backed ones. The focus is very much profits, as Alex Wilhelm summed up on Thursday, especially after the failed WeWork IPO and subsequent valuation and headcount decimation. We’ll
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The 'Book Murderer' Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
by Graeme McMillan on 26 January 2020 at 14:00
What kind of sick person slashes apart their novels and posts the deed on Twitter?
An Origin Story, Smart Headlights, and Other Car News
by Aarian Marshall on 26 January 2020 at 14:00
General Motors' Cruise unit shows off its self-driving concept vehicle, while Hyundai smothers road noise.
How to Be Humane to a Lab-Grown Brain
by Jordana Cepelewicz on 26 January 2020 at 13:00
Ethicists and biologists seek to head off challenges raised by tissue “organoids” as they become increasingly similar to human brains.
New Safety Gizmos Are Making Car Insurance More Expensive
by Alex Davies on 26 January 2020 at 12:00
The high cost of repairing sensor-packed vehicles outpaces the savings from fewer crashes.
Houdini Power Air Houdi Review: An Environmentally-Friendly Hoodie
by Adrienne So on 26 January 2020 at 12:00
This hoodie, which sheds much fewer microplastic fibers, makes me feel bad about wearing any other hoodie.
The Sneaky Simple Malware That Hits Millions of Macs
by Brian Barrett on 25 January 2020 at 17:10
How the Shlayer Trojan topped the macOS malware charts—despite its “rather ordinary” methods.