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Strangest_Recent _Tech_Products November 14, 2017 14/11/2017

Top 5 Strangest Recent Tech Products to Hit the Market

One of the greatest things about technology is the incredible rate with which new things are being developed. It seems like every week there’s another feature, function or gadget hitting the market and getting everyone excited. Most tech advances are logical in nature, as they’re developed out of a need, but sometimes we are introduced to products that are, well,...
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Looking back at our Month of Courage

No fear at Softonic! October was a month for celebrating one of our core values, Courage (with a capital C!), and we did it in a big way. First, we put together a group of some of our most courageous team members for a fun photo shoot. Here’s some of our HR Team looking the part:     Speaking of...
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big_data November 7, 2017 07/11/2017

Here’s How Big Data is Having an Impact on Our Everyday Lives

Big Data has become a highly effective tool for businesses around the world and across just about every industry. Companies are using available data to analyze their performance, gain deeper insight into their customers’ needs and preferences, identify and address inefficiencies and ultimately improve their bottom lines. But Big Data is much more than just a tool for corporations. Let’s...
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Young man bungee jumping over river. November 2, 2017 02/11/2017

Never Stop Taking Calculated Risks

In the fall of 2014, my wife, kids and I held a family discussion on the question of whether we ready to leave California and move to Barcelona, Spain. This was a huge decision we needed to make before I accepted my current role as CEO of Softonic.   Sitting on the warm, sunny beaches of California, the move looked...
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Technologies_Driving_Collaboration_Workplace October 30, 2017 30/10/2017

6 Technologies that are Driving Collaboration in the Workplace

Collaboration amongst employees is perhaps one of the most important activities in the workplace today. Gathering together differing viewpoints and leveraging the strengths of each individual is what drives creativity and innovation and what ultimately helps make an organization more competitive. Thankfully, the modern workplace is one where collaboration has never been easier. Here are a few technologies that are...
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AI_is_outperforming_humans October 26, 2017 26/10/2017

5 Ways AI is Already Outperforming Humans

Artificial intelligence is no longer some far off, futuristic fantasy. It’s becoming a part of our everyday lives, often in ways we don’t even realize. In fact, there are currently areas where AI and robotics technology is already surpassing the humans that created it. And while the concept of machine learning and its rapid advancement may seem a bit unnerving...
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5_futuristic_technologies October 23, 2017 23/10/2017

5 Futuristic Technologies that Are Shaping Today

Without question, the world as we know it is going through a massive transformation. Over the past decade or so, we have made leaps and bounds from a technology standpoint. These days, just about everyone owns a smartphone, complete with mobile applications and cloud capability, and we’re now seeing affordable smart technology spreading into homes and businesses across the globe....
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Image uploaded from iOS (1) October 10, 2017 10/10/2017

Volunteering to help our local environment

Last week our Finance team decided to dedicate their quarterly team-building offsite to the preservation of our local environment. Our Finance colleagues rolled up their sleeves to get to work on the removal of invasive plants from a pine grove in Gavà, near Barcelona, as well as in removing garbage and waste in the area. Starting work in El Pinar...
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BYOD October 9, 2017 09/10/2017

How BYOD Is Changing the Workplace for the Better

One of the biggest trends to impact the workplace in recent years has undoubtedly been the introduction of personal devices. It’s become commonplace for today’s employees to perform work-related activities using their smartphones, tablets and other personal devices, both in the office as well as on the go. More and more businesses are taking advantage of the many benefits BYOD...
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