Archive for June 2015

 

Tuesday 30 June, 2015

PayPal New TOS “Robocall” Provision Raises Lawmaker Concerns

PayPal has a new Terms Of Service which will go into effect on July 1, and a certain provision of this new TOS is worrying people. It’s so worrying, in fact, that it is being fought by a group of US lawmakers. The provision would allow PayPal to make unsolicited “robocalls” to users in order […]

 
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Monday 22 June, 2015

The Digital Battlefield – Cyber Warfare

In July 2012 something strange happened at the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI). In the middle of the night, rock band AC/DC’s song ‘Thunderstruck’ started blaring throughout the facility. No, it wasn’t a staff member getting carried away head banging in the middle of the night; it was an act of cyber warfare. Or […]

 
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Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Small Business Tips – Identifying Your Business’s Core Values

Small businesses get caught up in developing products, building websites, and crafting marketing strategies, but there’s a small but very important step they often forget – identifying their core values. Core values aren’t as tangible as an SEO strategy, but they’re vital to every aspect of your business. Your core values may, in fact, determine […]

 
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Tuesday 09 June, 2015

Ghostery – A Service That Tracks the Trackers

Do you want to know who is collecting your data and what data they collect when you surf the web? Everywhere you go there are tiny invisible bugs that gather data about you. Even sites you don’t visit can get this data. Ghostery is an extension for Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox […]

 
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Monday 01 June, 2015

How One Tweet Could Ruin Your Life (Temporarily) – The Story of Justine Sacco

Justine Sacco was a 30-year-old PR whiz at a company called IAC and life seemed to be going pretty well as she boarded her plane from New York to South Africa in December 2013 to visit family for the holidays. What she didn’t know at the time was that one sarcastic tweet would go viral […]

 
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