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The Top 3 Tech Trends To Drive Your Business in 2018

What tech tips can you learn from this years Consumer Electronics Show?<p>Last weeks Consumer Electronics Show (CES) highlighted 3 key technology trends which should be driving your business over the next 12 months: voice activation, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.<p>The truth is that all …

PlayStation VR games will nearly double by the end of 2018 | Trusted Reviews

<b>If you’re still holding off on a PlayStation VR purchase due to concerns over its longevity, then Sony has some reassuring news for you.</b><p>The gaming …

'Back to Basics' Might Be Your Best Security Weapon

A company's ability to successfully reduce risk starts with building a solid security foundation.<p>Despite an influx of best-in-breed security …

New Android Malware Could Melt Your Phone

A nasty new Android Trojan has begun appearing in off-road app markets, according to Kaspersky researchers, who say the malware has so many different …

Boy gives up his Xbox One present to help the homeless; Microsoft surprises him with new console and gifts

Tech companies aren’t known for their acts of kindness, but sometimes they surprise us with moments of uncharacteristic compassion. In what is the …

How to Mirror the Transactions of the Cryptocurrency Elite

Covesting is developing a platform for information and intelligence aggregation for the cryptocurrency ecosystem<p>Cryptocurrencies have experienced remarkable growth this year both in terms of valuation and mainstream awareness. The early adopters claim to understand the potential game changing …

The Hidden Costs of Open Source Security Software

Open source software isn't free, whether looked at in terms of hard dollars or in missed opportunities.<p>Open source software, such as the Linux OS, …

How one Sheriff's Office is using machine learning to uncover persons of interest

The Sheriff's Office needed a better way to identify unknown suspects, so it turned to AWS Rekognition and now uses machine learning to locate …

What You Don't Know About Open Source Could Really Hurt You

Ian Folau admits it was hard at first to make the story of his startup, Gitlinks, an attention-grabber. “I’d talk about open-source code and how it’s going to be the next big cybersecurity threat, and people would just tell me it wasn’t a priority,” he says. “But now, I think they’ll decide it’s …

Cybersecurity

5 ways you can use Alexa to control your home

Amazon’s voice-driven virtual assistant, Alexa, is pretty smart right out of the box. She can make Amazon orders for you, read you today’s news, and find out whether a certain restaurant is still open, among other things.<p>If you’ve purchased an Amazon Echo device, you’re probably loving all the …

Smart Homes

How Cybersecurity Can Get A Big Boost From Insurance Data

Managing risk is one thing, but cyber-insurance can also help set the standard for <b>cybersecurity</b> across industries. Cyber-liability protection is growing fast — and there’s a lot of potential — but there are some big questions too.<p>“If you ask insurers right now what is the common criteria for …

Cybersecurity

An introduction to Xamarin for cross platform Android development

Xamarin is a cross platform tool for building Android and iOS apps using Visual Studio (VS). It can potentially save you vast amounts of time by allowing you to build an app with a single code base and seamlessly port it to multiple platforms without drastically increasing development time.<p>Visual …

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals you can still grab

<i>This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter, reviews for the real world. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, they may earn affiliate commissions that support their work. Read their continuously updated list of deals here.</i><p>Marshall Mode In-Ear<p><i>Street</i> …

Apple's latest patent application hints at a folding iPhone

Apple has filed an application for a US patent on a foldable electronic device with a flexible display this month, indicating that the company may be working on ideas for a future iPhone to rival Samsung’s rumored foldable handset.<p>To be clear, the brief application states that the gadget “may be a …

How AI Can Be Used to Increase Sales

The robots are coming!<p>Artificial intelligence used to be thought of as a futuristic technology from sci-fi novels and space movies. Luckily, thanks to the relentless pace at which our modern technology develops, true artificial intelligence is looking more and more like it might become a reality, …

The best time to post on Instagram is, weirdly, in the middle of the night

So you have been posting some amazing snaps to your Instagram profile which you think are your best work but you are struggling to find people to …

The death of net neutrality could be the end of Bitcoin

FCC head Ajit Pai has always been the scumbag hiding in plain sight. While his weasel-like nature may have never been in question, this week’s sneak attack on net neutrality put to bed any doubt. After assuming his final form as Satan, Pai effectively killed the internet as we know it while we …

Is Apple making a foldable iPhone?

That iPhone X you just spent $1,000 on—a.k.a., the “future of smartphones”—is already starting to sound outdated.<p>That’s because, on Monday, Fast …

Dive into 'Destiny 2' for free starting tomorrow

So you missed out on <i>Destiny 2</i>'s beta tests and didn't want to buy the game without giving it a try. Are you stuck? Thankfully, no. Bungie will offer a free <i>Destiny 2</i> trial on PS4, Xbox One and PC starting on November 28th, and it's giving you a sizeable chunk of the game to try before you fork over …

Engaging Generation Z: Marketing to a New Brand of Consumer

Generation Z is widely recognized as the next consumer powerhouse. Now all 22 or younger, Gen-Zers are expected to account for about 40 percent of …

Public Relations

What to Do With 1 Billion Square Feet of Empty Shopping Mall Space

In the next 5-10 years, shopping malls might look a little sparse. Here's what to do.<p>There's a mall in Fergus Falls, Minnesota that looks like a ghost town from the 80s. The color scheme is ripped right out of Ferris Bueller's Day Off, and the decor looks just as dated. Mall walkers zip past wooden …

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This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Online threats come in many guises, from snooping governments to hotel Wi-Fi hackers. VPNSecure is the ultimate all-in-one …

Information Systems

Bitcoin and Ethereum fall after a $31 million crypto heist

LONDON — The major cryptocurrencies bitcoin and Ethereum were falling against the dollar on Tuesday morning after a $31 million heist elsewhere in the digital currency world.<p>Tether, which created a cryptocurrency called USDT that is pegged to the dollar, said in a blog post on Tuesday that "funds …

Cryptocurrency

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ERTo quote Titus Andronicus (the band, not the Shakespeare play), the enemy is everywhere.<p>Sure, that could seem a bit paranoid, but considering what’s happening online these days, it’s not a crazy notion. Whether they’re government agencies, cyber-thieves or just noisy troublemakers, there are …

VPNs

3 Ways a Seductive Call to Action Can Make Any Sales Email Irresistible

Even the highest open rates won't do you much good if people aren't actually replying to your sales emails.<p>A sales email's subject line gives recipients an initial glimpse of you and your business and, hopefully entices them to open an email. But it's the call to action (CTA) that usually …

Marketing

Intel Chip Flaws Leave Millions of Devices Exposed

Security researchers have raised the alarm for years about the Intel remote administration feature known as the Management Engine. The platform has a …

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Blockchain

7 ways to write better code

I know bad code.<p>Trust me. My code is still not great, but it used to be <i>very</i> bad.<p>I don’t just mean it wasn’t technically perfect; I mean I wouldn’t even do the basic stuff. I built apps as a hobby and I flew solo. So, I had no reason to add comments. And to my mind, there was no reason <i>not</i> to create …

Creative Commons

SEO 2018: 15 Rules for Dominating Online Search Results

There is limitless opportunity online, if you can be found.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Seems like yesterday that I was writing about SEO in 2017. Now, 2018 is near. Are the rules …

Marketing

We Tested iPhone Fast-Charging and You Should Definitely Upgrade Your Charger

Your iPhone can charge a lot faster than you thought. When Apple announced the new iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the company glossed over the fact that all …

Mobile Technology