Email used to be its own distinct form of digital communication but today’s world has it set as just another part of the stream. Only a couple of years ago, pundits were predicting an end to email. But instead of fading away, there’s been ever-increasing email volume and usage. Rather than being replaced by Facebook… Continue reading Email’s place in modern communication
It seems that the quest for the best deal has been taking many shapes and forms over the last couple of years during the rise of eCommerce. How is this holiday season stacking up? Cyber Monday falls on 2nd December and marks the busiest online shopping day of the year. With millions of shoppers armed… Continue reading Are businesses ready for Cyber Monday?
Bitcoin might be untested and uncertain, but that didn’t stop someone from making a huge transfer yesterday. Looks like someone’s really bullish on Bitcoin. A transfer worth about $147 million was made Friday around 1 p.m. ET, making it the largest single Bitcoin transaction by value. Because the transaction is anonymous, it’s unknown who’s behind… Continue reading Huge anonymous bitcoin transaction totaled $147 million
If technology is here to make things easier, then this is the type of technology that you can sink your teeth into. Then again, if you’re one of those who fear for your privacy or even the things that are predicted in the last chapter of the Bible, Revelation, then you’re probably going to be… Continue reading Eat your password for authentication, according to former DARPA director
Is it a growing new problem or simply a variation of an old theme? Those of us who have been teenagers (yes, everyone) has either experienced or known of others who were bullied in school. Is cyberbullying any different or is the same thing in digital form? In this infographic, the topic, one that has… Continue reading #Infographic: Cyberbullying
It’s a small step towards more productive and enjoyable flights, but European travelers are sure to be pleased by the move. Following a recent decision by the Federal Aviation Administration to allow the use of electronic devices during all phases of flight in the US, the European Commission announced yesterday that tablets, smartphones and e-readers… Continue reading European airlines are getting internet
It was a good idea, but it just didn’t work. As much as we’d like to believe that people will pay a fair price for a ride, it’s just not working in California. Go figure. People using the transportation apps Lyft and Sidecar in California will no longer be able to skimp on their fares,… Continue reading Profit by donations didn’t work for Sidecar and Lyft
There are positives and negatives to everything in life. When it comes to testing, it’s questionable whether the modern form of communication is having a positive or negative effect on the way we relate with each other as people. Is texting good or bad for relationships? Well, yes, according to a new study. “The use… Continue reading Texting at the center of good and bad relationships
Our innocence has been lost for a while, but our naivety got crushed this year as well with the revelations of Edward Snowden. What can businesses do to try to get that trust back? Ah, those were the days. The days before documents leaked by Edward Snowden revealed that the NSA sucks up massive amounts… Continue reading Can anyone trust anyone after Snowden?
Some might say that the best solution is to print it all out and offer books called… wait for it… encyclopedias. Others are heralding the idea to bring the world’s information to developing countries though technology that does not require an internet connection. The Wikimedia Foundation, the organization behind Wikipedia and various affiliated projects, has announced a… Continue reading Wikimedia working on bringing Wikipedia to those without internet