January 2020

‘End of support’ should not mean ‘end of business’, says Kooomo

With Magento 1 ending support in June 2020, online retailers will need to urgently prioritise their platform migrations

In June, Magento 1 will no longer receive security patches or updates, making associated ecommerce sites vulnerable to a variety of threats. Online retailers who have not already started the process will need to urgently consider which platform their business should migrate to. Kooomo, the leading enterprise cloud commerce platform, explains what businesses need to know to avoid the possibility of a system failure, cyber-attack or loss of revenue.

How Is Transportation Technology Revolutionizing The Nutrition Sites For The Seniors?

A remarkable increase in the aging population all over the world poses various challenges for the elderly ranging from higher requirements of health, medical care, and social security. This dramatic shift has adverse effects on the age structure of  most of the countries globally. It is the fact that, as people age, older primary care or assistance becomes necessary. 

Handheld failures frustrate workforce and cost business, latest Panasonic research shows

BRACKNELL, UK. 16th January 2020 – Handheld mobile computing failures are frustrating delivery drivers, warehouse workers, retailers and emergency services personnel across the UK and costing business. On average, the handheld mobile computing devices with bar code readers fail more than 2.5 times a year[1] and take 2.6 days or more to replace or repair, according to workers in the latest research undertaken by Opinion Matters, on behalf of Panasonic TOUGHBOOK.

Star Micronics launches SteadyLAN™ to provide unique cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems

High Wycombe, UK, 14 January 2020 International POS printer manufacturer Star Micronics announces the launch of SteadyLAN™, a unique POS connectivity solution that provides the stability of a cabled LAN connection for iPad POS systems via the standard Apple Lightning cable to ensure continuous network access.

Star’s unique SteadyLAN solution offers reliable connectivity with iOS devices and is ideal for locations where WiFi connectivity is not possible or unreliable. It provides direct cabled control of the printer and attached peripherals as well as Ethernet provision to the iPad from the wired Ethernet port of the printer.

Guest Authors: Only Friends Need Apply

I'm currently working on a new policy for those that wish to contribute articles to this website, socPub. Consider this post a first draft intended to reduce the number of  low quality articles submitted for review and publications by guest authors that are complete strangers to me. My goal is not to prevent new authors from contributing articles to the website but to make sure those authors feel a sense of responsibility and purpose to provide informative quality articles to our site that benefits the reader above all else. 

Databarracks says: Farewell Windows 7!

Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery provider Databarracks has bid farewell to Windows 7 with a Viking funeral. Databarracks’ managing director Peter Groucutt commented:

“On the 14th of January, support for Windows 7 ends and when a well-loved operating system reaches end of life, we like to mark the occasion. Five years ago, when Windows Server 2003 was retired we launched it into space. For Windows 7, we opted for a Viking funeral.

How Mobility Solutions In Logistics And Supply Chain Are Changing The Dynamics Of Business?

Over the past few years, the logistics industry has been witnessing a sudden growth. With the advancement in digital technology, companies are leveraging the latest innovations and thereby evolving continuously. Who would have thought that the logistics and cargo industry would get digitized.

Search outperforms social based on Episerver analysis of 4 billion sessions

NRF Big Show, New York, Jan. 13, 2020 – Social media conversions are trending upward – despite being outperformed by organic and paid search – according to data from Episerver™, the customer-centric digital experience company. Search still performs better than social, based on new Episerver analysis of 4 billion sessions. Retail brands have a big opportunity to turn passive swipers into active shoppers as mobile device penetration is at an all-time high.