Brits Demand New Legislation on Artificial Intelligence

A new study from MACHINA Summit.AI published today shows that the overwhelming majority of Brits (75%) believe that the UK needs new regulations to control artificial intelligence. These findings come in the wake of Tesla boss Elon Musk’s recent dire warnings that ‘AI is our biggest risk existential threat.’

The survey reveals that 44% believe the UK Government should lead new AI regulations. 28% prefer an independent global body to take control, with just 11% wanting the technology industry to head it up. Post-Brexit, the EU gained a paltry 8% support.

5 Best Alternatives to WordPress for Beginners

WordPress is one of the most popular website builders favored by almost every budding blogger and entrepreneur. The open source platform is can be customized and is compatible with almost every device, offering users a wide range of plugins and extensions for powerful content management and website development. However, WordPress is not always the best option for the websites build on a basic framework. For all its user-friendliness, WordPress does require a degree of technical expertise and coding skills.

IT support staff recovering from busy summer thanks to lost devices and remote vacation work

Chessington, Surrey, 5th September 2017 - While summer might have been the holiday season for many people, the rise of mobile devices and remote working is putting an increasing strain on IT service desks, according to research from Sunrise Software, a leading supplier of IT service management (ITSM) solutions. 67% of respondents in the Sunrise Mobile and Summer Service Desk Survey 2017 said their workloads had increased since the widespread adoption of mobile devices, with 27% saying it had increased by a quarter or more.

Simple Guide for Creating a WordPress Blog Emilly Parkerson Mon, 09/04/2017 - 09:22

There are many reasons why you may want to start your own blog. It can be a personal blog where you share your own thoughts and ideas or a commercial blog that promotes products/services you or a third party sells. What’s more is that it is possible to make money with a blog by selling advertising space. The important thing you need to do is to first learn how to setup a blog the right way. This post discusses the key steps you need to take when starting a WordPress blog.

A Quick Guide to Achieving Stellar Results from Your Instagram Marketing Campaign Terry Godier Mon, 09/04/2017 - 07:58

With tens of millions of photos being shared daily on Instagram, the photo- and video-sharing platform offers you a great opportunity to reach a vast audience of your current and prospective customers. However, to capture their attention and convert that attention into sales, you need to post the right content. So, what do you post?

What an Established SEO Agency Can Do for Your Business Maria Jones Thu, 08/31/2017 - 18:42

Search engine optimization (SEO) remains one of the most important ingredients for a successful internet marketing campaign. With the business environment getting viciously competitive, building a beautiful website is no longer enough. Every business in your niche already has a website and to stay competitive, you have to beat your competition through search. Search engines are at the core of business success and by working with an established SEO agency, you will gain a competitive edge, which is what every marketer wants.

The EU GDPR: What Does it Mean for Businesses?

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force, and will be a game-changer in how organizations store, secure and manage personal data.

GDPR will affect the whole of the EU Zone, which currently spans 28 member countries and half a billion citizens. Its goal is to unify data protection across the European Union, but because GDPR applies to individuals within the EU or the European Economic Area (EEA), companies outside these zones will still have to meet the standards if they want to continue using data from customers in the EU.

DeviceBits Accepted Into UpRamp Accelerator Program

COLUMBUS, Ohio – August 29, 2017 – DeviceBits, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) software company that offers predictive, self-learning platforms that help companies adopt self-service customer support materials, announced today it has been accepted as one of the four later-stage start-ups into the UpRamps Fiterator® program. Fiterator is a graduate program for later-stage startups who already have a product, and are now looking for market opportunities in the global cable/broadband industry.

ESW Capital Acquires DNN Corp.

DNN Corp. has just announced that ESW Capital has acquired the company to further invest in the CMS platform as well as the DNN open source ecosystem.

"Together with the open source community, DNN Corp. has over a decade of experience enabling customers to be successful in managing their digital content," said Andy Tryba, the new CEO of DNN Corp., and added: "As mid-market firms continue to invest in content growth strategies - DNN's simple, cost-effective and extensible CMS platform is now mission critical."