RiskIQ: More than 600 blacklisted Bitcoin Apps found across official app stores

London – January 24 2018 – The world’s top app stores are hosting 661 blacklisted Bitcoin apps which leave users open to hackers, a new investigation by digital threat management leader RiskIQ today reveals.

RiskIQ analysed 18,408 apps across 20 App stores - including Apple, Google Play, SameAPK and APKPlz.

Monitoring 10 of the popular Bitcoin Exchanges in the app title, it found a staggering 661 to be blacklisted by official cyber security vendors (3.6% of total) - but still available for download by users. 

How to get Instagram followers to sign up for Email newsletter subscriptions

There is such a buzz about social media that often old tried and tested method like email are overlooked. While it is easy to label email as being old and cluttered, email gives marketers direct access to potential and actual customers. However, it can be quite difficult to continuously add to your list of email subscribers. It is in this context that Instagram with its 800 million-plus followers and the highest engagement level of all social networks can play a useful part.

Episerver Named a Visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms

IRVINE, Calif. -- January 23, 2018 - Episerver, a global provider of a single platform to smartly manage digital content, commerce and marketing in the cloud, has been positioned in Gartner’s “Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms.”[1] Gartner published the report on 17 January 2018, recognizing Episerver among 21 total vendors. 

This report recognized Episerver for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. The Magic Quadrant for Digital Experience Platforms is an evolution of the Magic Quadrant for Horizontal Portals. 

Study Finds That Tech Fails People Every Week

Monday, 22nd January 2018: Nearly one in two people say technology fails them once a week or more, a new study commissioned by CRITICAL Software has revealed.

The OnePoll survey of 2,000 people also found that only half of people think the tech in their lives is properly tested before being sold, despite 98% stating that the reliability of the tech they use is important.

Fifty-Two Posts: 363 Miles from Home

Here is a fun fact. I've never lived more than 363 miles from home. To be exact, outside of my college years, I've always lived exactly 363 miles from my childhood home in Kansas City, Kansas.

My first job after graduating college landed me a job at a Weather Service Meteorological Observatory in southwest Kansas. My apartment was 363 miles away from my parents' driveway. A couple years later, my next job took me to Sioux Falls, South Dakota. To my surprise, on the first visit from Sioux Falls to Kansas City I found that I added exactly 363 miles my truck's odometer.

Bootstrap: The Framework's What, Why, and How

A lot of people talk about Bootstrap, but you know what it's for? You may even know it as a front-end framework, but do you know who it's designed for, whether it's worth studying, or if it's something outdated? In this article, we'll try to answer all these questions. In addition to knowing more about Bootstrap, you'll know the framework's strengths and weaknesses and what makes it a great tool for when working with front-end web development.

How to run frugal yet successful business

The main reason why individuals come together to form a business is the notion that they can earn more by working together rather than alone. Pooling resources are one of the means through which more work can be done, and reducing costs is the other. In this sense, frugality is the cornerstone of any business endeavor. Therefore, every successful company is by definition a frugal one as well. Does this mean that becoming frugal is an automatic process? Not in the slightest.

Top 5 Unified Communications Trends for 2018

1. Continued mergers and acquisitions in UC market

We will see a continued growth in the number of mergers and acquisitions – from highly strategic and significant moves like Cisco’s acquisition of Broadsoft, through to smaller “roll up” plays in local markets in Europe, where niche players will start to be acquired by ambitious high growth and privately-funded entities.

2. Growth of video deployment for communications and collaboration