Category Technology

The EMV-Chip Card Deadline Is Here: Did You Miss It?

By Oct. 1, 2015, all retailers using credit and debit card transactions in the United States are required to convert to credit card readers that can process payment via the EMV chip (for more on the chip-style payment, read our previous post). As of the writing of this article, that deadline is Thursday. If this is the first […]

Microsoft, Now with 100% More Linux

For a professional-oriented product that appeals mainly to networking administrators, Microsoft uses Linux. Last week Microsoft announced Azure Cloud Switch, their home-brewed flavor of Linux designed to maximize flexibility and uniformity for network switches. Network switches are hardware used to manage computer and Internet connections in a data center or other networked environment. While the product itself […]

Tech Term: Session

When checking your web traffic, you may have noticed the number of sessions reported. What does this mean, exactly? Your number of sessions counts the number of times users paid distinct visits to your website. If someone visits multiple pages on your site in a short time, it counts as the same session. If they […]

Apple and Cisco Systems Partner to Benefit Business Operations

Apple announced Monday that it will be partnering with Cisco Systems Inc. to better serve business clients. Many companies rely on Cisco for business networking technology such as such as routers, phone systems, and video conferencing equipment. The goal of the partnership is to help Apple’s iPhone and iPad work more effectively with Cisco’s networks, […]

Live Streaming Made Easy with Periscope

Live streaming apps like Periscope make it easier than ever to share your event with the world. All you need is a smartphone and a Periscope account to broadcast live over the internet. Periscope is owned by Twitter, which allows viewers to comment on the stream as it records. The recording can be made available for up to […]

The ABCs of Google’s New Alphabet

Last week, Google announced it will be rebranding under the new company name Alphabet. All the things you know and love about Google are here to stay, but the change was made to clarify the difference between the company’s web-related product lines and other endeavors. Alphabet is the parent company designed to umbrella a slimmed down Google brand […]

Where HR Meets Technology

Human resources and technology might seem like strange collaborators. Historically, HR policies have served to limit tech use: see restricted personal cell phone use, monitored Internet use, etc. However, as wired-in younger generations increasingly join the workforce, tech is beginning to play a role in how we manage the people side of business. Here are few things to […]


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