I’m writing this article from Beaverton Oregon, one of the tech suburbs of Portland. As I do so, my wife and our family are still trying to get updates on family members in Houston area nursing homes to make sure they’re alright in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey . […] .
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Since the Shadow Brokers released the zero-day software vulnerabilities and hacking tools – allegedly belonged to the NSA’s elite hacking team Equation Group – several hacking groups and individual hackers have started using them in their own way. The April’s data dump was believed to be the most damaging […] .
Hackers target retailers during the holiday shopping frenzy each year, so here are a few tips to avoid becoming a victimized business owner, and keep your customers safe this season. And no, you won’t need to get a big loan to improve your security, this is all doable on […] .
Ford has developed a new generation of autonomous development vehicle, a hybrid Fusion that uses the same essential platform as its current vehicles, but with a big upgrade to processing power through new on-board computing hardware, as well as improved LiDAR sensors, which deliver a better field of view […] .
Back in September, Google came out of no where with Chromecast Audio. The idea: take the Chromecast concept (tap a button, send a video to your TV and control it from your phone) and make it audio-only, letting you add some WiFi-enabled smarts to any stereo system you’ve already […] .
Twitter is great for business! Unlike Facebook, there’s no pesky algorithm that limits your views to like three people. You hit the Tweet button and boom, your post is out there for the whole world to see. So technically you could reach 304 million people! Well, maybe you won’t […] .
When it comes to marketing, there are two main ways to hack your way to success. You can A/B test, tweak, test and re-test, until you figure out what works, or you can check out how the Pros are doing it, and start off all your testing and tweaking […] .
Earlier this week Tinder , the dating app that is largely known for facilitating casual hook-ups , lost its shit on Twitter over an article in Vanity Fair . And a big part of why you may heard about the Vanity Fair article is for no other reason than […] .
Facebook isn’t only the most popular social media channel in the world; it’s also a tool recruiters can use to get to know candidates. And while over 18 million users have found a job thanks to the site, many companies are learning more about candidates through their Facebook posts […] .
In the lead up so far to the 2016 election, social media is more influential than ever. In 2012, Mitt Romney barely had an Instagram , and it was only very recently that Obama joined Twitter . Now, social media must be a part of any smart presidential campaign […] .
Google Announces Re-Structure Under New Company Called ‘Alphabet’ | Social Media Today In a move that has surprised, well, pretty much everyone , internet search giant Google has announced they’re starting a new company . Sort of. The now former CEO of Google, Larry Page, announced in a blog […] .
I’ve always been fascinated by the music industry. Not necessarily the labels, insane deals, and celebrity status, but more the process of how a new album or song is created and how we only ever really see the final product. It’s not uncommon to have an artist drop off […] .
Image: NASA/APL/SwRI A photo of Pluto taken by New Horizons on July 13, 2015. LAUREL, Maryland — Humanity’s first robotic emissary to Pluto has successfully phoned home and appears to be in good health after its close encounter with the dwarf planet earlier today. Mission controllers received a status […] .
Reflecting on the numerous applications and use cases of Big Data in the world, we see that there is essentially no domain of human endeavor that is untouched by the data analytics revolution. Consequently, no business function can be isolated from data-driven processes and decisions – including development, operations, […] .
Image: Mashable Composite/ Christopher Mineses This article is part of SWOT Team , a new series on Mashable that features insights from leaders in marketing, brand-building and public relations. If you compare the techniques of advertising between its “golden era” in the 1940s and ‘50s and today, little has […] .
The digital revolution has upended the media and publishing industries in recent years with its ability to give more content producers more platforms on which to be heard, and audiences a near constant stream of (mostly free) news and opinions to consume. Yet despite this shift, the process of […] .
This free mobile app offers immediate support by sending alerts to pre-selected support members. Code Blue is a free mobile app designed to help young people suffering from depression or experiencing bullying through immediate support. By simply tapping the screen button, an alert is sent to pre-selected support members. […] .
Alcohol helps to loosen people’s lips at a European networking event Alcohol has long been known as a social lubricant, which is exactly why Nordic agency group Hasan & Partners has created a device that dispense beer only when two people are charging their phone together. Installed at this […] .
Editor’s note: Tim Merel is the managing director of Digi-Capital. Mobile internet is all about big numbers. Revenue will more than triple to $700 billion by 2017, there was over $19 billion invested and $94 billion exits in the last 12 months, average sector returns were up to 15.6x […] .
Six weeks ago I arrived back in London after my first trip to Australia. It felt considerably colder than the 34 degrees we’d left behind in Sydney, but the skies were clear and blue. Or were they? My partner said no, it had been pouring with rain. I had […] .