Is Technology Harming the Ability of Addicts to Self-Exclude From Online Gaming
May23

Is Technology Harming the Ability of Addicts to Self-Exclude From Online Gaming

Is being plugged into a 24/7 online culture with easy access to gambling websites and apps making it impossible for addicts to self-exclude? The proliferation of websites dedicated to gambling activities has moved the lure of a punt from the opening and closing times of the local bookmakers or casino to a person’s entire life. It is now possible to choose from dozens of online sites, a myriad of games, sporting bets, and downloadable...

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Craig Wright Claims To Be Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakomoto Met With Skepticism
May02

Craig Wright Claims To Be Bitcoin Inventor Satoshi Nakomoto Met With Skepticism

Australian Craig Wright has hit the news again, with The Guardian reporting that he had come forward with ‘evidence’ that he’s the Bitcoin founder, Satoshi Nakomoto. This is the second time he has surfaced in the news in recent months, with news outlets around the world having covered the story that he may be Satoshi back in November 2015. Bitcoin is an alternative to traditional currency that uses various...

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VIDEO: Traditional Bookstores Can’t Win With Marketing Alone
Apr30

VIDEO: Traditional Bookstores Can’t Win With Marketing Alone

With it being Independent Book Store Day we thought we’d share some ideas for how stores can revitalize themselves and adapt to the new world in which Amazon has run over much of the market, leaving many independent stores struggling. Gary Vaynerchuk covered this in one of his early episodes of the Ask Gary Vee show. The main suggestion he makes is for stores to look beyond marketing in a smart way, which will drive their...

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Skype Manager Crippled As MS Turns Screw On Business Users
Feb22

Skype Manager Crippled As MS Turns Screw On Business Users

Skype announced that their popular Manager product, which allowed small business users to manage a group of associated accounts from one sign in is to be crippled, with the most important features to be retired during March. Currently small businesses using Skype are able to benefit from powerful features such as allocating phone numbers, credit, and setting up redirects for staff during leave all from one central log in. Over the...

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Google Under Fire For Scanning Student E-mails
Feb05

Google Under Fire For Scanning Student E-mails

Internet giant, Google, has come under fire in a lawsuit filed by students in the San Jose federal court, alleging that their data had been collected for use in advertising purposes, according to Security Week. SafeGov reported on the claims that Google was targeting student users with advertising, even when ads weren’t set to be shown in schools back in 2014. They point out the key difference between Microsoft and Google: both...

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Flash Finally Set To Die: Adobe Recommends Developers Switch To Alternatives
Dec03

Flash Finally Set To Die: Adobe Recommends Developers Switch To Alternatives

Business owners with Flash on their sites have long been crippled by Apple’s decision to make the technology incompatible with all of their iOS devices (iPhones and iPads). This meant that surfers on those devices received a suboptimal at best, or completely unusable experience when visiting those sites. With Adobe now telling developers to stop using Flash completely, as reported by The Verge and start switching to alternatives...

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