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Google Chrome Wants to Help You Live Life, Not Just Browse It

Are there any other web browsers that have had quite the same staying power as Google Chrome? One may argue Safari and Firefox are decent incumbents …

Google Chrome

Seven things small businesses must do now to prevent cyber-attacks

There are steps that SMEs can take to protect themselves against the growing risk of cyber-attack.<p>Australia’s small and medium sized businesses …

Cyber-attacks

Google's campus door security blasted wide open by its own engineer

Malicious code sent across Google's network had some interesting results.<p>Google's Project Zero team are familiar faces in the hunt for …

Information Security

More U.S. Cities Brace for 'Inevitable' Hackers

Hackers are constantly probing for “the one flaw overlooked” in Houston’s computer networks, the official responsible for safeguarding the fourth-largest U.S. city’s system said.<p>“Compromise is inevitable,” said Christopher Mitchell, chief information security official, at a Houston City Council …

Cybersecurity

The Untold Story of NotPetya, the Most Devastating Cyberattack in History

It was a perfect sunny summer afternoon in Copenhagen when the world’s largest shipping conglomerate began to lose its mind.<p>The headquarters of A.P. …

Long-form Journalism

How To Survive A Ransomware Attack -- And Not Get Hit Again

Made famous by the WannaCry attack that crippled the NHS in 2017, ransomware is continuing to hit businesses. According to security research firm Symantec, infections have steadily increased every year since 2013, reaching record levels in 2017.<p>Even over the last few months, ransomware has impacted …

Cybersecurity

Black Hat and Defcon cybersecurity experts share tips on how to protect yourself

Have a daily discipline of thinking, "What could go wrong?"<p>Mårten Mickos, CEO, HackerOne

Cybersecurity

Improve Any Pitch With One Question

What if you could dramatically improve the success of your pitches with just one question? You can. The trick? It’s not a question you ask a prospect. It’s a question you ask yourself.<p>One of the advantages of being part of a small company is that I get to learn from a variety of departments. …

Business Development

Get The Skills You Need To Keep Up With Modern Marketing

The skills needed to support the changes in marketing move at the speed of light. Even the most intelligent marketers can easily fall behind if they …

AI-Powered Logo Creator Churns Out Numerous Designs In Less Than Five Minutes

Artificial intelligence has been a hot topic across the tech industry for quite a while now. The burgeoning technology has its banes and boons, with …

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

<i>DAVE WHEELER FOR HBR</i><p>In a recent strategy meeting we attended with the leaders of a Fortune-500 company, the word “culture” came up 27 times in 90 minutes. Business leaders believe a strong organizational culture is critical to success, yet culture tends to feel like some magic force that few know …

Southwest Airlines

Mercury 'extremely sorry' for privacy breach of shareholder information

Power company Mercury has apologised for publicly releasing some personal details of its shareholders.

New Zealand

Hackers once stole a casino's high-roller database through a thermometer in the lobby fish tank

• <b>The CEO of the cybersecurity firm Darktrace says hackers are increasingly targeting unprotected "internet of things" devices, such as air-conditioning systems and CCTV, to get into corporate networks.</b>• <b><br>She told the WSJ CEO Council Conference that in one incident, a casino was hacked through the</b> …

Internet of Things

How to tell when someone is talking BS about blockchain

Just three months into 2018 blockchain has emerged as one of the most over-used buzzwords in the digital industry and beyond. Terminology around the …

Blockchain

Bad news: 43% of login attempts 'malicious' Good news: Er, umm...

Also bad: Unpatched systems, unsecured APIs, IoT gear, anthrax candy, bottomless pitsAn extraordinary 43 per cent of all attempted online account …

New paper batteries can be discarded with zero ecological impact

Forget lithium – this Barcelona-based company is creating batteries with paper. Fuelium is developing paper-based batteries designed for disposable …

Clean Energy

Beware of sketchy iOS popups that want your Apple ID

Benign iOS prompts are indistinguishable from those generated by malicious apps.<p>One of iOS' rougher edges are the popups it produces on a regular but …

In the Next Wave Of Innovation, Big Data Is Your Competitive Advantage

Data is becoming a valuable commodity, like oil in the 20th century. Here's how companies should be using it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Demand for data has been surging over the past few years. Companies are rushing to adopt in-house data warehouses and business …

Can graphic design save your life? - CNN Style

Graphic Design

The world’s largest floating solar farm

How China Floated to the Top in Solar<p><i>A boat navigates the Huainan solar farm.</i><p>By <b>CHARLIE CAMPBELL</b> | Photographs by <b>KEVIN FRAYER</b>—Getty Images<p>When Sang …

Microsoft's true holographic display fits in your glasses

You don't need an elaborate headset to experience augmented reality.<p>A lot of the technology billed as holographic, well, isn't. Not even HoloLens. Real holography requires a laser-generated 3D image, and it's no mean feat to stuff that into something you can comfortably wear. Microsoft just made …

Russian hackers targeted just one Yahoo employee in order to breach 500M accounts

More details about the activities that led to one of the biggest data breaches in history are coming to light now that the Department of Justice has indicted four suspects for the 2014 Yahoo hack that affected more than 500 million accounts. An early report revealed how Russian spy operatives and …

Bad news for online advertisers – you’ve been ’ad | John Naughton

Precision marketing through digital and social media aims to open our hearts and wallets. If only<p>There is, alas, no such thing as a free lunch. The trouble with digital technology, though, is that for a long time it encouraged us to believe that this law of nature had been suspended. Take email as …

Advertising Industry

Improve Your Analytics Skills With These 9 Tips

Looking for a worthwhile New Year’s resolution? A resolution that will help your career? A resolution you can keep? Resolve to become a better analyst in 2017.<p>How can you become better at your work? You know the old standbys like attending a class, taking on a challenging project, and networking …

Another reason why inbound marketing is winning!

Years ago, businesses reached their customers through trade fair, print advertisements, along with other conventional promotion methods. Today, …

Asking you to change passwords makes it easier to hack the system

WASHINGTON — Reset your password. Update your anti-virus program. If such demands irritate you, you may have computer “security fatigue.”<p>It’s been …

Why do Most Bloggers Fail? A Review of Flawed Blogging Practices that Knock Most People Out

Even if you’ve only developed an interest in digital marketing in the past month, there’s still a good chance that you’ve come across something that …

A 40-year-old technology still beats Facebook for getting people to visit websites

Image: Rachel Johnson<p>Image: Rachel Johnson<p>EMAIL DELIVERS AS much website traffic for Irish e-commerce businesses as every social media network …

This Email Hack Will Save You So Much Time

There are many moments in the day when a personal assistant could come in handy, from having lunch ready on your desk at 12:30 sharp to making sure …

Pro Tips for Crafting the Best Mass Emails

Mass emails are the key to sales success, here are pro tips for crafting effective messages at scale.<p>Look we know: you just want to copy and paste.<p>You do it, I do it, God does it. Honestly, who the hell (besides your mom) wants to rewrite every email as a unique treasure?<p>But, seriously, if you are …