March 2019

I'm Using Twitter's New Web Interface

A week ago Twitter offered to upgrade my Twitter account (@socpub) to a new design for its Web Interface. For the most part, I've been viewing the revamped interface via the Chrome browser through a Windows 10 PC. After intense use of the new interface this past weekend, I have to say so far so good. In fact, I have no real complaints about the changes Twitter has made...which is highly unusual for me when it comes to social media.

Land Grab for Technology and Talent Spurs Five-Year High Of $182 Billion for Enterprise Software M&A

London, UK – 11 March 2019. The latest M&A market reports from international technology mergers and acquisitions advisor, Hampleton Partners, on the Enterprise Software and IT & Business Services sectors show consistent growth in transaction volume, multiples and valuations, with Enterprise Software M&A disclosed deal value achieving a whopping $182.2 billion in 2018 – a five-year high.

The Best Business Management Software in 2019

It's no secret that technology is a vital asset of every company these days no matter the company's size. Every business, ranging from startups to enterprise businesses, leverages technology in one way or another, in order to improve their business efficiency and overall performance.

What's more, as technology continues to advance, so does the modern software become more sophisticated with additional features implemented to suit business needs. These innovations help companies manage their business tasks and operations in a reliable and seamless way.

OutSystems Named a Top Cloud Computing Employer by Forbes Four Years in a Row

LONDON - 7th March 2019 - OutSystems, provider of the number one platform for low-code rapid application development, has been ranked one of the top 10 cloud computing employers to work for by Forbes for the fourth consecutive year.

“The Forbes ranking backs up what employees have been saying for a long time – that OutSystems has a great culture, and it’s a place where people really want to work,” said Paulo Rosado, CEO of OutSystems. “Our staff is filled with innovative, smart, enthusiastic, fun people who challenge us every day. For them, it’s about more than a job. It’s about changing the world.”

The golden touch: INCA launches 2019 awards to honour leading UK altnets

INCA Golds will recognise the best technical and commercial innovations, rural and urban impact and best community and public sector projects at annual ceremony

London, UK, March 07, 2019 – The Independent Networks Co-operative Association (INCA) today opened its call for entries into this year’s INCA Golds, the annual awards which shine a spotlight on the UK’s leading independent network providers and highlight the most innovative digital infrastructure developments as part of INCA’s Annual Conference.

A10 Networks DDoS Threat Intelligence Finds IoT Devices a Growing Part of Global DDoS Weapon Arsenals

New Report Shows IoT Devices Using Machine-to-Machine Communications Protocol Are Increasingly Exploitable in Attacks

Theale, UK. – 7th March 2019 — A10 Networks (NYSE: ATEN) today announced the findings of a new report into the state of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack weapons and targets, showcasing the growing use of IoT devices in synchronised attacks on targets globally. The report describes the significant potential for attackers to use an IoT-related protocol, the Constrained Application Protocol (CoAP), deployed on IoT devices to marshal attacks.

Inoapps Interviews Oracle Blockchain Guru For Latest Podcast

For its latest Thought Leadership podcast, leading Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps (www.Inoapps.com) interviews Antony Welfare, Oracle’s Innovation Strategy Director and acclaimed Blockchain expert.

The highly insightful podcast moves quickly from definitions of Blockchain and its essential benefits through to predictions of how the technology will transform lives once it is tested, trialled and fully operational. Of particular note, is Welfare’s specific views on how blockchain might affect key areas of everyday life, including:

·         Retail – customer transactions and the supply chain

·         Finance – credit industry / combatting fraud

Study: For many, Grant application system is broken

Newbury, March 6, 2019 – Not-for-profit cloud platform, The Good Exchange, has today announced the results of new research ‘Technology in the Charitable Sector’, into the current grant application and distribution landscape. The findings have revealed significant levels of dissatisfaction with current processes and an increased appetite to embrace digital to reduce wasted efforts and enable collaboration to address societal issues, with charities contending with the ongoing impact of government cuts to funding. Conducted by global research company, Vanson Bourne, respondents from 100 UK grant-making organizations and 191 applicant organizations (fundraisers) were interviewed throughout January and February 2019.