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Do you Want to be Programmer? A Brief Overview of Some Key Essentials

With today’s economy being such as it is, and there being a heavy influence of technology in every aspect of the modern organization, the ability to …

Self-improvement

4 ways to avoid the next Petya or WannaCry attack

There are no signs of ransomware attacks letting up, so make sure you're not one of the next victims.<p>Businesses and individuals have been hit by waves of ransomware in the last few months. The WannaCry attack alone affected more than 230,000 computers in over 150 countries.<p>Ransomware is malware …

Personal Information

Apps to keep you in tune with the times

From your own digital DJ to making a ‘lip-dub’ video, there are lots of inventive new ways to enjoy music<p>There has, arguably, never been a better time to be a music fan, with more ways to discover, listen to and share music than ever before, even if disputes about how much the artists make from …

Apple Music

Windows 10 tip: Switch back to a local account from a Microsoft account

During Setup, Windows 10 encourages you to use a Microsoft account. But if you prefer to use a local account, the option is there. Here's how to …

10 Commandments for Launching a Successful Startup

There are right ways and wrong ways to launch a successful startup. Here are 10 right ways.<p>Startup culture is practically unstoppable these days. There are incubators popping up left and right, investors constantly scouring for the next big thing, and troves of ambitious young workers trying to …

What 25 Years and $200 Million in Financing Taught Me

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I like to think of myself as a young man, but I guess I have a full head of grey hair now. I’ve run three different tech startups, a public company for seven years, raised a lot of money and bought and sold a number of companies. I’ve …

A $79 million cryptocurrency heist just happened, and it’s threatening the future of blockchains

The Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) is a radical experiment in crowdsourced investing, and it raised over $150 million in ether, a cryptocurrency that’s starting to rival bitcoin. The funds were stored at an address on the ethereum blockchain (the protocol underpinning ether) where they …

Bitcoin

Africa DevOps Day 2016: Building skills for the next generation

<b>FirstRand is hosting this crucial industry event on September 29th;</b> it promises to make a valuable contribution to the growing community of DevOps …

DevOps

How Banks Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Blockchain, Bitcoin’s Underlying Tech

Bitcoin was going to disrupt the world’s big banks. Instead, its technology is poised to save them billions of dollars.<p>When bitcoin first appeared a little over eight years ago, early adopters saw the potential to disrupt the big banks of the world.<p>It’s all there in the very first line of the …

Ping shapes new identity after $600 million acquisition

When I walked into a conference room last Tuesday at the Cloud Identity Summit in New Orleans to interview Ping Identity CEO Andre Durand, it was my first chat with him since the company had been sold the week before for $600 million (as reported by The Information), a tidy exit for the 14 year old …

Challenges in backing up 100,000+ endpoints in the cloud – Part 2

The first part of this blog described key considerations to factor in, keeping in mind the deployment and usage of endpoint backup systems. With …

John Doyle: Netflix series Marseille is so bad it’s good, and best watched alone

Me, I always read GQ magazine with curiosity and zest. For the men's fashion, of course. A stylish lad, they used to say about me. And I never lost it. Ask anyone.<p>Mind you, there's more than photo spreads ("Ten Lightweight Jackets To Get You Noticed – In The Right Way"), and a person in my racket …

eMastered vs Landr

If you’ve ever made your own music, you’ll know that it very often comes out sounding quiet and limp compared to the hits you hear on the radio. That’s because ‘mastering’ – the process of bringing the music up to a professional level of loudness and sonic polish – has long been seen as an …

Music Production