Archive for the ‘Industry News’ Category

Why Google’s New Privacy Policy Isn’t The End of The World

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

On Thursday, March 1st, 2012 the world didn’t end. However, many people across the internet were up in arms, worrying because this was the day that Google’s new privacy policy change took effect.
Google, which owns over 60 websites, announced earlier this year that it was going to condense each of its sites privacy policies into… Read more

Securing Corporate Data- What You Need to Know

Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

Since the introduction of the first solid-state disk drive in 1992, advanced networking solutions have incorporated solid-state storage devices to provide faster, more stable access to data and more durable ways to store it over the long term. Along with other technologically advanced silicon storage solutions, these high-end networking devices offer companies the opportunity to… Read more

Apple Dominates Tech Industry

Monday, February 27th, 2012

The team at Apple are not just a bunch of great product developers who intuitively seem to know what their clients want. They also happen to be phenomenal business tycoons; if the latest statistics are anything to go by. This month, Apple was ranked number one in their industry world-wide, taking over 17% of the… Read more

The Most Useful HTML5 Mobile Apps

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

The HTML5 revolution
Without a doubt, HTML5 has greatly revolutionized the way developers create and enhance mobile applications. Armed with features that promise richer browsing experience and overall better user interface, HTML5 has definitely paved the way towards more efficient mobile application development.
What are the most useful apps today?
Below is a list of the most useful… Read more

What Would Internet Censorship Mean For Americans

Saturday, February 25th, 2012

Without exaggerating an iota, internet censorship would mean the total and complete end to freedom of speech in the United States.
Recently, the internet took up arms against two bills that flopped in congress: SOPA and PIPA. These were the Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect Intellectual Property Act, respectively.
The names of these bills are… Read more

Understanding Both Sides of the Net Neutrality Debate

Friday, February 24th, 2012

The term ‘net neutrality’ is something that’s on the minds of many. It seems as though almost every day, a new law or suggestion is tabled which calls the privacy of internet users into question. While you may view the net neutrality debate as something you’re getting tired of hearing, it’s actually a many-sided debate… Read more

Echofon For Windows Now Available

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

If you are a windows users, then I have something for you guys, Now you can enjoy Echofon’s simple and clean desktop Twitter experience. Echofon was already available in Windows for some time in beta , with some few bugs. The final version of Echofon, 1.0, came out in December, so I thought I’d mention it… Read more

How Has The Internet Shaped Our Future?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

I remember years ago how an old telephone and writing a letter and popping it in the mailbox was our form of communication.  Family overseas would communicate through old letter grams and businesses would fax each other information.
It’s so difficult to remember life before the internet because almost every home and business has a computer… Read more

Is Google+ A Total Failure?

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

When Google+ first launched, it took only one month for 25 million people to sign up. Twenty-five million people in one month. By comparison, it took Facebook almost three years to get 25 million members. Three years. When you look at the numbers alone, it seems as though Google+ is on track to overtake Facebook… Read more

How Valuable is Your Data and Should you Back it up?

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Monitoring the flow of information within a business, as well as working out how particular systems are being used, is important. However, there are often gaps in data collection and storage which, if left unchecked, can cause issues further down the line. FAS rules require that you plug these gaps, but there are many other… Read more

Is this the end of Microsoft’s run?

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Steve Jobs, the iconic founder of Apple, passed away on October 5, 2011, but another technology giant is starting to make the news about its own death knell. It’s going to be an even colder than usual winter for workers at Microsoft, makers of the Office Suite software and other programs that fill millions of… Read more

Can Smart TV Technology Enhance the Over-the-Top Video Landscape?

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

Despite the fact that over-the-top video streaming already accounts for an impressive amount of bandwidth usage in the United States, the technology is far from reaching saturation with the population.  The influx of various services with varying business models in a relatively short period of time, plus the new partnerships being formed such as Verizon/Redbox,… Read more