Prodosh Banerjee

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Beginners Guide To Fetching Data With (AJAX, Fetch API & Async/Await)

In this tutorial, I will be explaining how to fetch data asynchronously from an external API using web technologies like AJAX, Fetch API and …

iZettle: From Swedish Fintech Success To Europe's Biggest Fintech IPO

Swedish fintech iZettle announced last week that they intend on selling shares and launching an IPO in order to raise SKr2bn by listing on Nasdaq Stockholm. With plans to increase revenue by 40 per cent a year, iZettle aims to also break even by 2020.<p>With JPMorgan and Carnegie on their side as …

Financial Services

At top of WorkFlowy founder’s to-do list: Keeping his app’s cult-like following happy

In January, when Jesse Patel announced plans to overhaul WorkFlowy, his quirky-but-powerful outline app, he appealed for mercy.<p>“If you are …

Red Hat CEO: Everyone is freaking out about Amazon — here's how to handle its frightening power

Red Hat/Amazon/Business Insider<p><b>CEOs these days are terrified of a new phenomenon: Amazon swooping in on their business.</b>• <b><br>Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst</b> …

Safe Swiss Cloud

<b>Safe Swiss Cloud</b> is a Swiss based cloud Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) pioneer. It was founded in 2013 by Prodosh Banerjee and Gerald Dürr. Safe …

How to manage SaaS subscription billing using Servicebot open-source

In this article I will explain how to use Servicebot, an open-source platform for automating SaaS billing. Servicebot is designed to be the billing …

'What fraction is shaded?' maths problem has got the better of most adults - but not because it's difficult

Remember at school, when your maths teachers would impress upon you the importance of showing your working out?<p>When it came to homework, tests and …

The Third Age of credit

Nik Milanovic Contributor<p>Nik Milanovic is a fintech enthusiast and COO at Petal. He was previously at Funding Circle and Stanford.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The next revolution will be reclaiming your digital identity<br>• China’s ICO ban makes more sense in light of its history with fintech<p>Society …

Credit Cards

Amazon has an underground subculture that trades reviews for deals — and the company is finally cracking down

Last week, hundreds of Amazon shoppers posted complaints online after they found they had been mysteriously locked out of their accounts without explanation.<p>Amazon said in a mass email response to customers whose accounts had been closed that anyone who had been impacted had either broken the …

Mathematicians Explore Mirror Link Between Two Geometric Worlds

Decades after physicists happened upon a stunning mathematical coincidence, researchers are getting close to understanding the link between two …

Mathematics

RIP passwords: new web standard designed to replace login method

A new web standard is expected to kill passwords, meaning users will no longer have to remember difficult logins for each and every website or service they use.<p>The Web Authentication (WebAuthn) standard is designed to replace the password with biometrics and devices that users already own, such as …

Information Systems

10 Breakthrough Technologies 2018 - MIT Technology Review

Every year since 2001 we’ve picked what we call the 10 Breakthrough Technologies. People often ask, what exactly do you mean by “breakthrough”? It’s …

Amazon Strikes a New Blockchain Partnership

The company's new alliance lets it use and host blockchain technology without having to also develop it.<p>Unless you've been living under a rock for …

Linkbuilding Techniques

Lately I have been in the task of compiling link building techniques to share with all the readers of SEO Hacker. It’s not really ‘magic’ but it’s …

New insight into how some viruses disrupt the immune system and establish a chronic infection

A study from McGill University has provided new insight into how a virus causes a chronic infection. The previously undiscovered molecular mechanism …

We Finally Have Evidence That Black Holes Drive Winds Shaping Their Entire Galaxy

This is epic!<p>Black holes are so weird and so mysterious, it's possible we're never going to unravel all their puzzles. But this new one is pretty …

The History Of The Google Penguin Update (And How To Avoid Losing Rankings)

If you want to make sure that all the hard work you did to rank your website continues to pay off, then you should familiarize yourself with Google's rules regarding backlinks and the Penguin Update.<p>If you want to make sure that all the hard work you did to rank your website continues to pay off, …

SEO

Microsoft launches Azure Databricks, a new cloud data platform based on Apache Spark

Microsoft Azure customers interested in parsing large amounts of data to improve their businesses will soon be able to use Azure Databricks, …

Under the Hood: An Intro to Kubernetes Architecture

A 101 on Kubernetes Components and How They All Work TogetherIf you’re making the move to containers, you’ll need a container management platform. …

Et tu Accenture? Then fall S3er: Consultancy giant leaks private keys, emails and more online

<b>Updated</b> AWS config blunder spills secrets all over the internetYet another organization has been caught exposing sensitive data to the public …

Enabling cloud threat defense with RedLock | Amazon Web Services

<i>Guest post by Varun Badhwar, CEO and Cofounder, RedLock</i><p>The adoption of public cloud computing among established businesses and startups is outpacing …

Cloud-Native, Seven Years On...

<i>This contributed article is the first in a series, from members of the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, leading up to CNCF’s Kubecon/CloudNativeCon</i> …

Microservices

Meet PubNub - The Startup That Brought Serverless Computing To The Edge

Though we are living in an extremely connected world, it is always challenging for developers to build fully-connected applications. Ask any mobile or IoT developer, and he would say that his number one problem is low-latency communication. PubNub, the San Francisco-based company, is set out to …

Scientists Just Discovered Molecules that Could Tell us the Origins of Our Galaxy

Tracing How Energy Flows<p>One of the first three molecules to have been discovered in the interstellar medium — the matter existing in the space …

Universe

Bitcoin averts split as miners back new software upgrade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Digital currency bitcoin on Friday averted a split into two currencies after its network supported an upgrade to its software that would enhance its ability to process an increasing number of transactions.<p>Bitcoin's miners have signaled their support for the so-called Bitcoin …

Benchmarking Serverless: IBM Scientists Devise a Test Suite to Quantify Performance

Serverless technologies promise to simplify scalability. But while delegating the job of running functions to a cloud provider, and letting it decide …

Cloud Computing

Microsoft finally releases its secret weapon in the cloud wars with Amazon and Google

The weapon is Microsoft's existing inroads into the business software market. And the strategy was never more apparent than in May 2015, when the company announced Azure Stack, a set of products that let you build a version of the Microsoft Azure cloud in your own data center.<p>Finally, after some …