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How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

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The need for speed: Google dedicates engineering team to accelerate development of WordPress ecosystem

Google has invested heavily in shaping the architecture of the web, working with developers, the open-source community and the SEO community to …

Graphene's Superconductive Power Has Finally Been Unlocked, And It's Crazier Than We Expected

Okay, wow.<p>It's official: graphene has been made into a superconductor in its natural state - which means electrical current can flow through it with …

The Next Must-Have Smartphone Feature - MIT Technology Review

Smartphones can tell you when to depart for the airport to make your flight, provide voice-guided directions on the way there, and route around …

NIST declares the age of SMS-based 2-factor authentication over

2-factor authentication is a great thing to have, and more and more services are making it a standard feature. But one of the go-to methods for sending 2FA notifications, SMS, is being left in the dust by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.<p>NIST creates national-level guidelines and …

Best Buy sale shaves up to $200 off Apple Watch

The Apple Watch Sport can be snagged for $50 off the regular price, while the Apple Watch Stainless Steel model is up to $200 cheaper.<p>Those of you looking for an Apple Watch can save some cash at Best Buy right now.<p>The retailer is offering a sale on both the entry-level Apple Watch Sport and the …

Microsoft Is Banning Easy-to-Remember Passwords

You know those really simple, easy-to-remember passwords you use that help you log into apps? Well, Microsoft is banning them from some of its …

This Web Bot Can Automatically Design Hundreds of Logos for You

Is this the beginning of the end for the creative industry?<p>It’s hard to deny that technological breakthroughs have benefited modern designers, but it has also become increasingly clear that advances in artificial intelligence could have a big impact on the future of human creativity. Case in point …

Chrome for Mac is about to get a lot faster

If you’ve been using Google’s Chrome browser on Mac, you’ve been missing out on some serious performance gains made by Apple with its Safari browser: Not only is Cupertino’s favorite browser faster than Chrome, it also saves battery power.<p>But Chrome is looking to catch up with a coming update that …

Inside the failure of Google+, a very expensive attempt to unseat Facebook

Create a social network or risk everything.<p>That was the original pitch for Google's Facebook rival, Google+, a refrain hammered over and over by the …

Why Deleting Personal Information On The Internet Is A Fool’s Errand

In the wake of the Ashley Madison hack, we’re continuing to learn that there’s no such thing as 100% security on the Internet.<p>The hack of the “dating” site AshleyMadison.com, which threatens to expose the personal information of millions of people who may be cheating on their spouses, was initially …

Gartner Highlights 10 Things CIOs Need to Know About Agile Development

Press Release<p>SYDNEY, Australia, July 1, 2015 View All Press Releases<p>Gartner Highlights 10 Things CIOs Need to Know About Agile Development<p>Agile …

The Need to Focus on Mobile-First Becomes Imperative for Businesses

Business owners have understood for a long time that they need to have a strong online presence, but the rapidly increasing popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices have made it necessary to adjust even the most basic Internet marketing strategies. After all, smartphones have officially …

The secret alliance that could give the Web a massive speed boost

An unusually broad tie-up of browser makers is working on faster Web performance using new technology that bridges a years-old divide in the browser world.<p>An unlikely partnership between rivals may be the key to a much faster experience on the Internet.<p>After working behind closed doors for months, …

The Ultimate Introduction To Agile Project Management

The Brief<p>You’re in charge of delivering your company’s latest and greatest initiative that’s going to change the face of “Widgets International” …

Google, Samsung, and 16 others move closer to killing passwords

This morning, the plot to kill the password got a little stronger. 18 different companies received an official FIDO certification for 31 different products, ranging from physical devices to login services. They're the first products to be officially certified under the specification, opening the …

Tesla Ventures Into Solar Power Storage for Home and Business

In recent years, the fast-growing popularity of solar panels has intensified a central challenge: how to use the sun’s energy when it isn’t shining.<p>Now, Tesla Motors, the maker of luxury electric sedans, says it is taking a big step toward meeting that challenge with a fleet of battery systems …

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The NSA wants tech companies to give it 'front door' access to encrypted data

NSA director suggested tech companies could provide an encryption key in pieces<p>The National Security Agency is embroiled in a battle with tech companies over access to encrypted data that would allow it to spy (more easily) on millions of Americans and international citizens. Last month, companies …

A Quick Look at Windows 10 Build 10056

A new Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 leak—build 10056—provides a more complete look at Microsoft’s next client OS. This build includes features many …

Why SCRUM Backlogs lead to bad Product Decisions

I used to be a huge fan of SCRUM sprints and backlogs when it comes to planning software projects but the more I dive into product management the …

Google Releases a Tool to Launch Android Apps on Desktops

Google has opened up its App Runtime for Chrome (ARC) to developers so they can run their apps on any desktop with a Chrome browser, reports Ars Technica.<p>ARC is a project that allows Android apps to run on Chrome OS, and it was previously limited to a small group of developers who got to …

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Gmail’s Android App Just Got Way Better

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This Is What Computers Look Like Now and That's Just Awesome

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Nintendo Bringing Mario and Other Games to Smartphones and Tablets

Nintendo announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with Japanese mobile game maker DeNA to jointly develop games for smartphones, tablets and PCs, meaning that new titles based on iconic franchises such as Mario, Pokemon and Zelda could soon be available on devices such as iPhone, iPad and Mac. …

Apple TV streaming service coming in June with 25 channels

It’s looking like 2015 will finally be the year that Apple’s dream TV service becomes a reality.<p>After years of reports that the company has been trying to get its own TV subscription off the ground, June is on track to be the month it’s debuted for the world to see. The service will reportedly …

Microsoft is killing off the Internet Explorer brand

IE will live on, but only as plumbing for Windows<p>While Microsoft has dropped hints that the Internet Explorer brand is going away, the software maker has now confirmed that it will use a new name for its upcoming browser successor, codenamed Project Spartan. Speaking at Microsoft Convergence …

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer successor demonstrated in leaked video

Microsoft first revealed its Internet Explorer successor at the company’s Windows 10 event in January. While the software maker revealed features like Cortana integration, inking support, and a new rendering engine, we haven’t seen the browser in action outside of Redmond. <i>WinBeta</i>, a Microsoft …

10 UX Design Trends You Shouldn't Overlook in 2015

In today’s fast-changing world of user experience design, predicting the future is no longer the art of gazing into a crystal ball. Instead, keeping …