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August 23, 2017 23/08/2017

5 Surprising Ways Drones are Being Used Today

Drone technology has been used by the military for decades now, but today, despite regulatory challenges, autonomous navigation is also beginning to make its way into the consumer marketplace. As a result, many forward-thinking organizations are already leveraging drones to handle tasks that are mundane, repetitive or simply too dangerous for human workers. And with ongoing advances in the technology...
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August 16, 2017 16/08/2017

5 Ways Technology is Making Us Healthier

There are certainly no shortage of articles, surveys and study pieces out there telling us how bad technology is for us. While it’s true that there are some downsides to incorporating too much tech into our lives, there’s a whole other side of the coin to consider. In fact, recent advances in things like applications, wearables and artificial intelligence are...
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August 8, 2017 08/08/2017

6 Benefits of Business Mobile Apps

Think mobile apps are only for big name brands, like McDonalds or Target? You may want to think again. In fact, more and more businesses – including SMBs – are beginning to jump on the mobile application bandwagon. Why? Because forward-thinking business leaders recognize that a mobile strategy is about more than just responsive web design. It’s about meeting your...
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August 1, 2017 01/08/2017

5 Things You Should Know About Machine Learning

Without question, technology has advanced (and continues to do so) at a head spinning rate. Mundane tasks that once bogged down human workers can now be performed entirely by robotic software, error-free and at a much faster rate to boot. Today, self-service options allow us to handle many of our day-to-day tasks without the need for human input, from hitting...
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July 26, 2017 26/07/2017

What to Expect from Wearable Tech

Despite the fact that experts predicted wearable tech would have experienced much greater growth by now, adoption is still occurring at a steady rate. Certain products, like fitness trackers and smart watches, have gained more traction with consumers than others. Regardless, all trends indicate that wearables are here to stay. What will we see from this arena in the not-so-distant...
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July 12, 2017 12/07/2017

5 Ways Predictive Analytics is Impacting Business

The rise of Big Data has resulted in an increased emphasis on analytics. The ability to sift through mountains of information, extract what’s of value and turn that material into actionable insights has fundamentally changed the way businesses operate. This is particularly the case with predictive analytics, which enables business leaders to more accurately forecast what will happen next and...
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July 5, 2017 05/07/2017

Softonic.com Recognized by Google as a Top Secure Site

Google has published its annual Transparency Report, which tracks the HTTPS status of the world’s top 100 third-party websites, and we are proud to announce that Softonic is part of this list. We take data protection and privacy of our users very seriously and we are committed to offering a secure and safe browsing experience for everyone who visits...
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June 26, 2017 26/06/2017

Intelligent Automation in the Workplace

Picture this. You’re sitting in a restaurant with a friend, waiting for your food to be delivered; only when it arrives, it’s not being carried by a human waiter. It’s being flown to your table by an autonomous drone. No, this isn’t a scene out of a futuristic sci-fi flick. It’s something that’s really happening in some restaurants, and it’s...
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June 21, 2017 21/06/2017

Are Chatbots Here to Stay?

Surf anywhere online and you’re sure to see a headline or two about chatbots. These artificial intelligence systems were once predicted to completely revolutionize the way brands interact with consumers and vice versa, with bots poised to take over everything from basic customer service to complex IT troubleshooting. The proposed growth, however, has been much slower than anticipated. Does that...
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