February 22, 2019 22/02/2019

The Rise of Video Technology in the Customer Experience

Remember back in the (not-so-distant) day when you had to pick up the phone and actually dial a business’ number to get service or support? Then there was the advent of social media for asking questions, voicing complaints or following up on a particular transaction. From there, many of us have evolved to live chat, through which we interact with...
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February 15, 2019 15/02/2019

The Future of Smartphones: 5 Cool Features Coming Soon to a Device Near You

Look around and you’ll see that most of today’s popular smartphones look suspiciously alike. Fierce competition has brands like Samsung, Apple, LG and Google striving to offer the same features as all the rest while also trying to win the race to outperform each other. But in the not-so-distant future, our handheld communication devices could look markedly different than they...
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February 5, 2019 05/02/2019

5 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs

The tech industry continues to be one of the most lucrative for job-seekers. In fact, for those with certain skill sets, a career in technology can provide long-term security and high-paying success. But not all tech jobs are created equal. Some offer much greater promise and opportunity than others. Below, we’ve rounded up five tech jobs that are expected to...
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January 21, 2019 21/01/2019

5 Ways Social Media Can Place You at a Security Risk

Lately, it seems there’s a story in the news almost every day about some type of security breach. Everyone – from massive financial institutions to government agencies – is at risk of becoming a victim. And if you use social media on a regular basis, you too may be placing yourself in harm’s way for a number of potential security...
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January 11, 2019 11/01/2019

The Rise of Computer Generated Influencers

Influencer marketing is a very real and very effective tool for brands today. In fact, one survey found that 70% of millennial consumers are influenced by the recommendations of their peers in buying decisions. That same survey also revealed that 30% of consumers are more likely to buy a product that is recommended by a non-celebrity. And since influencer collaborations...
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January 9, 2019 09/01/2019

5 Ways Mobile Apps Can Make You Safer

These days, we use our smartphones for just about everything. We shop on them. We connect with friends and family through text and social media. We check email, do our banking and use them to stay organized. What we often fail to realize, however, is that these mobile devices have the potential to change or even possibly save our lives....
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October 30, 2018 30/10/2018

How IoT is Changing Retail Forever

Picture this. You walk into a local store to buy a new pair of sunglasses. As you enter through the automatic doors, you hear a ping from your smartphone. On the screen, you discover a detailed map directing you to the exact location of the store where you will find the pair of glasses you viewed earlier online. As you’re...
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October 22, 2018 22/10/2018

7 Things Social Media Can Help You Do

By 2019, experts estimate there will be around 2.77 billion social media users around the globe. There’s little question that social media has become an integral part of our everyday lives. We use it to stay connected with friends and family, learn more about the brands we do business with and stay abreast of what’s going on in the news...
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October 8, 2018 08/10/2018

Machine Learning vs. Deep Learning – What’s the Difference?

If you’ve spent any amount of time on the internet over the past year or so, you’ve inevitably come across the terms machine learning/artificial intelligence and deep learning. In many instances, these buzzwords are being used interchangeably, which has ultimately caused some misunderstandings – particularly for those who are not familiar with the data science sector. With so many different...
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