Do you remember in the old days when you used to rely on cheap TVs (meant for the bedroom or study)? The comfortably got a place in the living room to serve as the major source of entertainment, only second to radio-cassettes.Today, technology brings large, crisp-clear screens that give a cinema-like feel right inside the living room.
There was a time in the not too distant past when many business owners and managers were apprehensive about getting on-board with the internet revolution, considering it one of those new-fangled things designed for kids. Fortunately, as time has shown, the internet is proving itself as a viable addition for any businessperson who wants to increase the presence of their business, not only online, but in promotion of their brick and mortar store as well.
Bitcoin has been a virtual form of currency popular all over the world since its invention in 2008 by Satoshi Nakamoto, which is a contentious fact in itself. It’s a mode of currency linking users directly without the need for a middle man. It has no central system or single administrator and has therefore been recognized as the first decentralized digital currency.
The idea of sponsored content has become a very popular method to explore in the world of online advertising. In fact, more major businesses have begun to use sponsored content in their works. For instance, the New York Times had a 16.5% increase in the total amount of revenue it is receiving from online advertising in the third quarter of 2014 when compared with that at the same time in 2013.
The Sony Hacking Scandal was basically a cyber-attack on Sony Picture Entertainment which resulted on the cyber criminals releasing private data that belonged to the employees of Sony Pictures Entertainment. The incident, which occurred on the 24th of November 2014, also saw confidential email exchanges between top Sony executives and information about Sony employees and their families hacked into and published on the internet.
FIDO stands for Fast IDentity Online. The FIDO Alliance will change the nature of online authentication by reducing the reliance on passwords to authenticate users. Fido was launched in February 2013 to acknowledge the lack of ability amongst strong authentication devices and problems that users are faced with trying to remember multiple passwords and usernames.