Tag Archives: Computing

13Aug/21

How Private Is My VPN?

VPNs promise privacy, but The Markup found their apps and websites full of trackers

By: Alfred Ng

For the last seven years, Shannon Morse has been making videos on security and privacy tips on YouTube. That includes reviews of Virtual Private Networks, or VPNs—software that encrypts your network traffic so that internet service providers or people on the same Wi-Fi network as you can’t spy on your activity.

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09Aug/21

Digital Studio Titan TheSoul Publishing Becomes the First Media Publisher to Hit 100 Billion Social Media Views in 2021

TheSoul Publishing, the global digital studio delivering creative, short-form video content that soars on social media, has become the first media publisher to reach an incredible 100 billion social media views in 2021, according to available research data. Reaching audiences across the top social platforms including Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, YouTube, Pinterest and Snap, the achievement firmly establishes TheSoul Publishing amongst the world’s premier content creators. Continue reading

09Jun/21

Wix Launches Point of Sale to Provide Powerful Omnichannel Solutions

Wix (Nasdaq: WIX), a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage, and grow an online presence, today announced the launch of Wix POS solutions for Wix business owners to accept secure in-person payments of goods and services in store, online and on the go, allowing them to manage all sales, inventory and data directly from the Wix platform. Continue reading

27May/21

3Cloud Partners with Databricks to Help Companies Build Modern Data + AI Platforms in Microsoft Azure

3Cloud, a leading Microsoft Azure services firm, today announced they have partnered with Databricks, the data and AI company, to drive business value by unifying data and artificial intelligence (AI). Azure Databricks is one of the fastest growing Azure services and has become a key part of 3Cloud’s toolset for building modern, cloud-based data and AI platforms for its clients. Continue reading

19May/21

TCL 20 Pro 5G Joins Android 12 Developer Preview Program at Google I/O 2021

TCL, one of the world’s best-selling consumer electronics brands and leading technology companies, today announced the availability of Android 12 Developer Preview Program (Beta version) for its TCL 20 Pro 5G smartphone. Continue reading

12May/21

Innovative SAS Hackathon winners solve big problems through AI and analytics

The winners of the first-ever SAS global Hackathon delivered solutions to vexing problems by using big data AI. Teams from across the globe used cloud-native SAS® Viya® advanced analytics, Microsoft Azure, and other tools to improve people’s lives, enhance businesses and promote a healthy planet. Continue reading

21Apr/21

Wix Launches Spaces by Wix App for Customers to Engage with Wix Business Owners on Mobile

Wix (Nasdaq: WIX), a leading global SaaS platform to create, manage and grow an online presence, today announced the launch of Spaces by Wix, a native mobile app for customers to engage and transact with businesses built on Wix. Extending to mobile furthers Wix’s vision to provide Wix users with a full business solution and provides their customers with a best-in-class experience to interact with the business. Continue reading

01Apr/21

UK Workers Want an Active Role in the Digital Transformation of their Organisations, Creating Huge Market for Low-Code

Mendix, a Siemens business and global leader in low-code application development for the enterprise, today announced the results of “Low-Code Forecasts 2021” that shows more than 15.5 million British workers are interested in learning digital skills and playing a part in the digital transformation of their organisations. Continue reading

22Mar/21

IBM Launches Fourth Annual Call for Code Global Challenge to Tackle Existential Threat of Climate Change

Together with Call for Code Creator David Clark Cause, Charitable Partner United Nations Human Rights, and the Linux Foundation, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the launch of the 2021 Call for Code Global Challenge. This year’s competition invites the world’s software developers and innovators to combat climate change with open source-powered technology. Continue reading