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How to enable Chrome's new feature that blocks ads that consume your CPU, battery, and Internet connection

Google has announced that it will begin experimenting with a technology that they have been developing for months, in order to improve the battery consumption of our computers and the speed of the pages we visit. In a blog post, the company announced that it plans to integrate it into Google…

Category : News and events   17-05-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

The Truth About Building Your Own Website

If you have your own business, or you are working towards launching one, chances are you’ve thought about building your own website. A strong, professional website is essential for businesses of all kinds, and a critical element to promote your business and build relationships with potential and established customers. However, as…

Category : News and events   24-04-2020   by admin admin

Protect yourself: know which apps have access to your location, microphone and camera

When you install an application on your smartphone, you decide what permissions you give it, but it's not always clear. We tell you how to know if those permissions are too much...   Smartphones have become the target of choice for hackers and criminals who want to make money or extort money…

Category : News and events   20-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to check if the GPS works

Have you tried to share your location with some friends but couldn't because the GPS on your smartphone looks dead? Don't jump to conclusions - your phone may not be having hardware problems. In fact, GPS malfunctions are often caused by temporary problems due to poor signal reception or poor…

Category : News and events   10-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

Coronavirus: Citizen Science projects to help research from home

The term "citizen science" is used to define the involvement and active and conscious participation of people of different ages, education and social backgrounds in scientific research activities: students, simple enthusiasts, retired people and amateur scientists, not included in academic structures. In other words, everyone is invited to contribute. No specific…

Category : News and events   02-04-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

There are 470,000 WhatsApp groups indexed on Google and Facebook says it's not his fault

Want to find new WhatsApp groups? Google it. Reporter Jordan Wildon has discovered hundreds of thousands of private groups through the search engine thanks to public invitation links. Not all were created with the intention that anyone could join them after a simple search. As a Facebook spokesperson explained to Motherboard, administrators…

Category : News and events   22-02-2020   by admin admin

How to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

It can seem that not a day goes by when we don’t hear of some new hacking case or people who have had their sensitive date compromised via the internet. It’s true that cybercriminals are always coming up with new strategies to attempt to steal either money or information, but…

Category : News and events   08-01-2020   by Silvia Mazzetta

The worst 50 passwords of 2019

Despite all the security flaws, data leaks or privacy risks, the vast majority of people still use things like "123456" for their password. Darlings, it's time to take security a little seriously. The security company SplashData has published its ninth annual list of the year's worst passwords, assessing over 5 million passwords…

Category : News and events   31-12-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

5 popular Dark Web sites

People tend to confuse the terms Deep Web and Dark Web, and while they are related, they are not exactly the same. The Deep Web is essentially the entire Internet that's out of reach of traditional search engines, and it can encompass everyday things like emails from a Gmail account,…

Category : News and events   09-12-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

The best Internet search engines used by hackers

Today, many users wonder what tools hackers use to look for different vulnerabilities on devices that are connected to the Internet. Normally, everyone uses specific tools, but there are search engines that are specifically designed for security researchers. Although many users think that a hacker is a hacker, the reality is…

Category : News and events   08-12-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to prevent people from adding spam events and appointments in Google Calendar

Let's explain how to prevent people from adding spam to your Google Calendar by adding events and appointments without your approval. This is a practice that has been used for more than a decade to add appointments and events in which ads appear that may be fraudulent, so that they…

Category : News and events   28-08-2019   by Silvia Mazzetta

How to Get the Most out of Digital Technology in Business

How to Get the Most out of Digital Technology in Business

The entire business landscape continues to be transformed by digital technology with every new piece of tech that is rolled out — in order to keep your company at the forefront of its market, quite simply, you need to keep your finger on the pulse of these latest developments and…

Category : News and events   29-03-2019   by admin admin

The Steps to Take if You're  the Victim of a Cyber Hack

The Steps to Take if You're the Victim of a Cyber Hack

According to statistics, the fight on cyber-hacks and crimes has never been more heated. Last year marked a six-year high when it came to cybercrimes in the United States as there were more than 300,000 people in the country that found themselves a victim. Even more alarming was the fact…

Category : News and events   27-03-2019   by admin admin

How the Internet has Influenced Businesses

How the Internet has Influenced Businesses

The internet has transformed the way that people live their lives. You can access a wealth of knowledge from a device that fits in your hand. Yes, it’s used for pleasure and leisure, but it has made the most impact on businesses, driving growth with innovations and advances in technology. The…

Category : News and events   22-03-2019   by admin admin

What You Need to Know When Sending a Press Release to Newswire

What You Need to Know When Sending a Press Release to Newswire

A newswire or a press release distribution service helps businesses in improving their online visibility and web presence. If you haven’t used it before, there are many things you need to know prior to using any platform. What is a newswire? Newswire or wire services syndicate your story across different sites and…

Category : News and events   25-02-2019   by admin admin

A Guide to Moving IT Services During an Office Relocation

A Guide to Moving IT Services During an Office Relocation

Relocating a business from one office to another can be stressful. You can’t afford any loss of productivity and given that there are so many things that can go wrong, it is wise to plan everything down to the last detail. Moving desks and other office furniture is relatively straightforward. A…

Category : News and events   21-08-2018   by admin admin

A Guide to Integrate Social Media into Your E-Commerce Store

A Guide to Integrate Social Media into Your E-Commerce Store

There’s no disputing the influence that the internet and social media have had on business management. The speed at which platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have grown has been remarkable, and the integration of the business tools that they provide has been largely positive. For those involved in e-commerce,…

Category : News and events   09-07-2018   by admin admin

How Our Relationship with the Internet has Changed in the Last 20 Years

How Our Relationship with the Internet has Changed in the Last 20 Years

With more than 1 billion websites online, it is fair to say the internet has transformed the daily lives of people across the world. It now impacts almost every aspect of a person’s life. Find out how our relationship with the internet has changed in the last 20 years. Fast Adoption On…

Category : News and events   16-01-2018   by admin admin

Anatomy of a Tech Startup Team - by Wrike project management tools

Anatomy of a Tech Startup Team - by Wrike project management tools

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Category : News and events   09-12-2016   by admin admin

How to Figure Out If You’re a Workaholic - by Wrike project management tools

How to Figure Out If You’re a Workaholic - by Wrike project management tools

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Category : News and events   30-09-2016   by admin admin

How China Is Changing  Internet

How China Is Changing Internet

In China, a sheltered internet has given rise to a new breed of app, and American companies are taking notice. What was once known as the land of cheap rip-offs may now offer a glimpse at the future.     Source: The New York Times

Category : News and events   15-09-2016   by admin admin

Google Chrome will block Flash content starting next month, make HTML 5 default by December

Google Chrome will block Flash content starting next month, make HTML 5 default by December

There really is no stopping Flash's demise. In a blog post Chrome team has announced that the browser will start blocking the Flash starting this September with Chrome 53. As more and more websites are moving towards HTML5 type of technologies which gives user faster page loading time, improved security and…

Category : News and events   10-08-2016   by admin admin

How to Enjoy Summer in the Office - by Wrike project management software

How to Enjoy Summer in the Office - by Wrike project management software

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Category : News and events   09-08-2016   by admin admin

Raspberry Pi Zero: Get a Computer for only $5!!

Raspberry Pi Zero: Get a Computer for only $5!!

Raspberry Pi, the charitable foundation behind the United Kingdom's best-selling computer, has just unveiled its latest wonder – the Raspberry Pi Zero. Raspberry Pi Zero is a programmable computer that costs just $5 (or £4), may rank as the world's cheapest computer, is the smallest Raspberry Pi yet for just $5,…

Category : News and events   26-11-2015   by admin admin

Facebook 10th anniversary

Facebook 10th anniversary

There are ten candles on the Facebook birthday cake. A phenomenal decade. Ten years ago it did not exist now, it has 1.23 billion users; to put that in perspective it’s something like the population of India. It was the vision of Mark Zuckerberg. The anniversary comes on the back of soaring profits -1.5 billion…

Category : News and events   04-02-2014   by admin admin

A Christmas Easter Egg in New Google Maps

A Christmas Easter Egg in New Google Maps

Google Maps Easter Egg for Christmas Today the Pegman icon from the new Google Maps looks different: it now wears a Santa hat as long as classic Google Maps still has the standard icon.     If you are curious about the 200 outfits created when Pegman was added to the new Google…

Category : News and events   19-12-2013   by admin admin

Happy 18th Birthday JavaScript!

Happy 18th Birthday JavaScript!

On December 4, 1995, JavaScript was announced in a  press release by Netscape and Sun. The press release leads with this title: NETSCAPE AND SUN ANNOUNCE JAVASCRIPT, THE OPEN, CROSS-PLATFORM OBJECT SCRIPTING LANGUAGE FOR ENTERPRISE NETWORKS AND THE INTERNET The subtitle may have been better still: 28 INDUSTRY-LEADING COMPANIES TO ENDORSE JAVASCRIPT AS A COMPLEMENT…

Category : News and events   18-12-2013   by admin admin

Google Zeitgeist: Here's to 2013

Google Zeitgeist: Here's to 2013

Discover what the world searched for with Google's year-end Zeitgeist:     Music: "Feels Like Coming Home" by Jetta, available on Google Play: http://goo.gl/fJC7wl Daft Punk's Random Access Memories available now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/w1MJyQ The Rolling Stones are now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/PaJHEG Breaking Bad available now on Google Play: http://goo.gl/qkPZa4 Despicable Me 2 available now on Google Play:http://goo.gl/np16NG "1D: This…

Category : News and events   17-12-2013   by admin admin

The future of web browsing

The future of web browsing

An article posted on Sidebar , underline the mind-blowing power of HTML5. Web developer / Mozilla evangelist David Walsh has grouped nine demos that use just native web technologies to show how much can be done in your web browser without the need for plugins like Flash and Silverlight. These, in my opinion, are the…

Category : News and events   22-07-2013   by admin admin

Becoming a Web Professional: 19 online resources

Becoming a Web Professional: 19 online resources

The web education industry (designers, developers, graphics,seo,sem...) has exploded from a small niche to a powerful, continually expanding force. Countless people all over the planet are interested in learning about web design,web development, seo, sem, gamification, web marketing, and tons of companies are cropping up promising the ultimate solution. The good…

Category : News and events   18-07-2013   by admin admin