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Amazon vs Alibaba: Who is the Global e-Commerce Winner?

February 1st, 2017 - Filed under Info & News

Who gets the top crown of global ecommerce king – American Amazon, or Chinese Alibaba? Here we look at some of the key things that separate these platforms from each other; and what that means for sellers, shoppers, and investors. Let the ecommerce games begin… (Need to brush up on your Alibaba knowledge first? Check out these Alibaba infographics for an instant refresher).

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20 Interesting Facts about WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange

January 7th, 2017 - Filed under People

Julian Assange is one of the famous journalists of this time due to his founding of WikiLeaks. He is an Australian publisher, journalist, and computer programming expert. He found the WikiLeaks, a non-profit organization in 2006. He has been the editor-in-chief since the establishment of the WikiLeaks.

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Although there is much information already floating on the internet about Julian Assange but there is much more about this legend still to discover. His interesting personality makes us more curious to know more about him. Read more…

20 Most Shocking Social Media Facts and Secrets

December 25th, 2016 - Filed under Social Media

The worldwide population is more than 7 billion and of that 7 billion, 3.5 billion have internet access. 2.3 billion People worldwide are active social media users.

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The world seems smaller now as there are various apps available now which help you communicate with people across the globe. Using social media, you can share news with a friend thousands of miles away and share it with other like-minded people around the world. This can be both a blessing and a curse. Read more…

15 Facts and Secrets on Facebook’s Fake News Problem

December 21st, 2016 - Filed under Social Media

The recent US elections have triggered another grave problem in the social media networks which is quite worrying. While the millennia’s consider Facebook as the major source of news from the world over, the fake news pouring in and out of this popular social media network have them thinking over an alternative source.

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The news publishers had been quite worried about this new trend. In fact, the issue was so grave that almost up to 60% of the Facebook users never went beyond it for keeping themselves updated on whatever was happening around them. But during the US elections, the way fake news was spreading through Facebook had even the people directly involved with it quite worried. Read more…

20 Facts on Worldwide Internet Usage That You Should Know

December 16th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Do you know what percentage of the world population uses the Internet every day? Which population uses the Internet the most? How many countries do not have an Internet connection? Here are some of the top facts on worldwide Internet usage.

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It is also important to know that these do not consider data from all countries because of various factors. For example, statistics regarding Internet penetration in North Korea are not made public. Nevertheless, many analysts agree that worldwide Internet penetration is on a steady rise in both developed and developing countries. Read more…

15 Famous Entrepreneurs Who Dropped out of College

October 10th, 2016 - Filed under People

Entrepreneur is the word that has been doing the buzz all around, isn’t it? With so many opportunities that technology has to offer, everyone now, at least, tries their hands at it.

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Since childhood, we are told to study and to study a lot, get a graduation degree. But, nobody told us that getting a college degree would cost us hundreds of thousands of dollars and also merely getting a degree doesn’t bring us success, you still have to work hard a little more with each passing day but you would be astonished to know that most of the successful entrepreneurs whose services and products are an integral part of your life never completed their graduation i.e they are college dropout. There are extraordinary people who took a different route and bear the fruits of their step for the rest of their lives. Read more…

10 Interesting Facts about Data Encryption You Must Know

September 1st, 2016 - Filed under Cyber Security

Data encryption is where messages are encoded in a way that only those allowed can read the information. Although it does not prevent interception, it does prevent the content of the message from being read by those who do not have permission to do so. Encryption is used to protect data that is being transferred by networks, mobile phones, wireless microphones, wireless intercom systems, Bluetooth devices, and ATMs. Sensitive data should be encrypted. These include:

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15 Biggest Predictions for the Future of the Internet

August 5th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Internet has become a big word. Well, I’m certainly not talking about the number of characters. But rather its ambit! We already live in an age when nothing goes well without internet. This would be so much more in the time to come. Just imagine, new born of 2025 may ask their newly become parents to bring a special smart app to feed them or say your boss in the year may even assign you work and get it delivered via videos and more videos.

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This is ironical to what Dr. Mike Short, an expert from the Institution of Engineering and Technology, has predicted about Mobile phone’s future, “…in future we’ll move towards fuller data services such as video- much more video to video calling, much more screens on the wall in your home, may be more video television downloaded.” Read more…

15 Things You Should Never Post Online

August 4th, 2016 - Filed under Blogging

The World Wide Web is not simply accessible today – it is omnipresent: people use Internet for shopping, catching a ride and talking to one another. No wonder such a massive thing that has taken over our lives is being abused today. Online fraud rates are growing and more and more people get blocked on social networks for being annoying and inappropriate.

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So how about we take a moment to remind us some basic learnings as per what should and shouldn’t go online. Internet prudence begins with thinking twice before posting things and ends with being cautious about who you share your location with. Read more…

15 Serious Global Threats to Today’s Internet

July 18th, 2016 - Filed under Cyber Security

We are living in the technological advanced age in which every second is a challenge for all of us. The Invent of internet has made our lives easy and innovative but on the other hand, it has opened ways for cybercrime that has given birth to the global internet security threats. As there is more innovation, hackers are exploring more ways to attack the cyber space security with more sophisticated attempts.

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Here i am going to describe the top 15 threats to today’s internet security: Read more…

Top 20 Most Destructive Cyber Attacks in History

July 15th, 2016 - Filed under Cyber Security

Generally, I am quite good at techy stuff and I thought I had protection against the malware and spyware, I felt confident that I never have to combat cyber attack. But to my surprise, recently I have been a victim of cyber-attack. Yes, just like anybody else I also had a harrowing experience. I immediately called up one of my best friends Jason, who is well-versed in dealing with cyber attacks and related issues. He really proved helpful in getting me out of this technical ordeal but at the same time he did gave me some tips that will protect me from such attacks in future like setting difficult passwords, clearing browsing history and changing passwords regularly.

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As Jason was doing his techy stuff, meanwhile I started a topic of the most destructive cyber-attacks in the history. He said that he has a fair knowledge of the most notorious cyber attacks that have taken place so far. He started by saying that the main culprits behind all this hacking thing are the hackers or ‘hactivists’ (he joked). Read more…

Snapchat vs Twitter: Who Wins The War?

June 20th, 2016 - Filed under Social Media

Although Snapchat doesn’t presently have the earning power of Twitter or Facebook, the situation may change in the near future. Snapchat is often called an “underdog” in this fierce media race, however, its history of innovation and new and stylish user base make it stand out from other social media platforms.

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Snapchat, as well as Twitter, were thought to be the serious threats to Facebook. Read more…

20 Interesting Facts and Secrets About Bitcoin

June 15th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

Introduction to Bitcoin

There is a great need for a stable currency which can be used by people worldwide, and thus, the Bitcoin was created. This is something that is becoming more and more powerful, just because of that stability, and also it’s becoming accepted by many nations, and you can easily exchange Bitcoin for real money.

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There are two ways of getting Bitcoin, and those are so called “mining” or providing services via the Internet for Bitcoin as payment. You should also have in mind that there is a finite number of Bitcoin on the internet and that one of the reasons why it’s such a stable currency. Read more…

10 of the Biggest Tech Hubs Outside America

May 17th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

It’s a well-known fact that Silicon Valley is a hive of activity for all things tech. The home of Google, Facebook and Apple among many more globally famed companies, it’s really no wonder that this is where every tech start-up aims to end up.

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However, despite the fact that Silicon Valley has been the geographical anchor for an entire world of innovation, innovation is something that happens all over the world. Read more…

9 Location-based Marketing Technologies You Must Know

May 5th, 2016 - Filed under Info & News

As big data is increasing, the shopping activities of the people are also on the go. As the online websites are celebrating the gain, the local stores are also not at all heading backward. The local retailers are also trying to match up every step to reach the level of those online stores.

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In order to maintain the level of marketing with the online retailers, the local store holders are also trying their best using location best marketing tools. I have listed a few of them below. Read more…

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