RANSOMWARE HAS BEEN an Internet scourge for more than a decade, but only recently has it made mainstream media headlines. That’s primarily due to a new trend in ransomware attacks: the targeting of hospitals and other healthcare facilities.
People easily get riled up over online security. With a quick Google search, you can find dozens of articles warning about Trojans, viruses and other security threats. But how many of them do you actually need to worry about? Really, it all comes down to threats that cause massive damage and affect your unique technology…
How in the world does a chief information officer or information technology professional cope with the challenge of delivering solutions for the second decade of the 21st century when they are saddled with 1980s technology? Add the issues surrounding reduced budgets and the ongoing knock on IT workers–that they do not respond in a timely..
FIRST OFF, DON’T call it a Sony. You may have forgotten, but Sony isn’t making laptops (or Windows tablets) any more, having divested the Vaio brand to Japan Industrial Partnerslast year. JIP is keeping Vaio alive, and the Vaio Z Canvas is aimed squarely at not just the Surface Pro and other high-end tablets but at the..
In a conversation with my CEO last week, we were discussing about the impact of mobile commerce in India and how mobile apps will be the only channel in retail in the next few years. In this post, I would like to analyze this trend and the reasons for this shift to mobile app only retail. This could be the death of desktop based..
TECH PUNDIT TIM O’Reilly had just tried the new Google Photos app, and he was amazed by the depth of its artificial intelligence. O’Reilly was standing a few feet from Google CEO and co-founder Larry Page this past May, at a small cocktail reception for the press at the annual Google I/O conference—the centerpiece of..
What do you do? For Patrick Haney, that question is a little more complicated. “By day, I’m a designer and developer hybrid working on client projects through Hanerino,1 a two-person, design studio his wife began two years ago,” he says. “We take on a wide range of work including web design and development, user experience..
It’s no longer a “good idea” for most businesses to be on Facebook. With 829 million people actively using Facebook every day, it’s become a go-to component of almost any inbound marketing strategy. Thing is, as more and more Facebook features change, so does the process of setting up a Page. Don’t waste another day..
People are individuals and all behave individually, but once you have identified the basic personalities and their communicative habits, you can act accordingly. Here are some tips how to identify and connect to the top 10 social media personas.
I am writing this post to Dan, Mary, Steven, and Rachel—one of whom is likely you. You see, Dan, Mary, Steven, and Rachel are personas, created with a combination of raw data and educated guesses, representing slices of this blog’s readership. Dan could be you, and Mary could be your coworker. What these sketches provide..