Monthly Archives: May 2016

New Trans-Atlantic Internet Cable Laid by Facebook and Microsoft

To be finished in fall 2017, Facebook and Microsoft are laying the groundwork for a new Internet cable running under the Atlantic ocean. It will be the highest-capacity trans-Atlantic cable yet, stretching from Virginia to Spain, sending videos at 160 terabytes per second. The cable will transfer other types of data too, but videos cause the highest demand […]

Google Announces VR, Improved Assistant, and More at I/O 2016

Last week, Google introduced a line of new and improved initiatives to developers gathered for the company’s I/O 2016 conference. The projects presented during the event will roll out this year and into 2017. Here’s a look at some of the biggest announcements: Improved Assistant Function: Now called Google Assistant, the voice-activated search function found across many Google […]

Get to Your Graphics Faster with Digital Asset Management

From logos to professional images to smartphone shots, chances are your company owns a surprising number of digital assets. Fortunately, digital asset management (DAM) systems can help organize the images, videos, and graphic files to be easily accessed and shared with other regional offices or outside vendors. These systems can be cloud- or software-based and work like […]

Choosing Your Domain Name

Your domain name represents your business online. A name that matches your business and is easy to remember can lead to more visits and more clients. Here are some tips for choosing a great domain name: Keep it short Buy a .com name if you can Other recognizable top-level domains like .net and are perfectly […]

Know Your No Drone Zones

With the rising popularity of drones, the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is currently working on regulations to detail the where, when, and why of drones. We wrote about the registration process for commercial and private drone pilots last year. The FAA’s registration website is now more user friendly, and they’ve launched a promotional campaign to help pilots […]