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How visual web development can change the landscape of web design

Web design has been changing constantly since its big boom in the mid 1990’s when JavaScript hit the scene to provide more dynamic, engaging websites. Then with the easy access to powerful Content Management Systems, it became easier and more accessible to those that didn’t have a

Google, IBM launch open API for auditing and governing software pipelines

Google and IBM have announced the launch of Grafeas, an open-source project providing developers with a standardised way of auditing and governing their software supply chains. The project provides an open API that collects and aggregates the metadata generated at each stage of software supply chain, according

The most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system, with Windows 10 gaining ground. The September 2017 statistics also revealed that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems, with more devices moving to Android 7.0. Mobile OS

Swiss banking software has Swiss cheese security, says Rapid7

Rapid7 has gone public with news of an e-commerce SQL injection vulnerability, saying it couldn’t raise a response from the vendor. The software in question, SmartVista, is an e-commerce and financial product from BPC Banking, and in this post, Rapid7 says it told the company about the issue

Your Smart IoT Gadgets May Be Violating Your Privacy

Rajat Kabade IoT-based connected devices are one of the reasons why your privacy is at risk. A recent Wikileaks report revealed that CIA has been using Samsung TV to spy on people. Intelligence agencies around the world have started exploring the vulnerable connected-devices to spy on people.

3 Web Design Mistakes That Lead To Millions In Lost Revenue

Image Created By: Blue Fountain Media So, you’ve started your own business; put all your ideas out into the world and now you’re waiting to hit it big time. But, are you seeing the results you were hoping for or has business been slower than expected? Well, if

Ghost in Musk’s machines: Software bugs’ autonomous joy ride

Last year, a dark historical landmark was reached. Joshua Brown became the first confirmed person to die in a crash where the car was, at least in part, driving itself. On a Florida highway, his Tesla Model S ploughed underneath a white truck trailer that was straddling the

What is the Android operating system and what is an Android phone?

Google unveiled its new Pixel 2 devices this week (Picture: Google) Google unveiled their latest flagship phones on Wednesday: the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The new phones follow the highly successful Google Pixel phone last year, after Google rebranded their Nexus range. Android is also

Twitter Suspends Russia-Linked Accounts, but US Senator Says Response Inadequate

Twitter said on Thursday it had suspended about 200 Russian-linked accounts as it probes online efforts to meddle with the 2016 US election, but an influential Democratic senator slammed its steps as insufficient. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee, summoned Twitter officials to testify

Apple Says Some App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Users Are Facing Issues [Update: Fixed]

You are not alone. There are several Apple services that are experiencing problems at the moment, the company’s System Status dashboard reveals. Some users of the App Store, Apple Music, Apple TV, iTunes in the Cloud, iTunes Store, iTunes U, Mac App Store, and Volume Purchase Program services are experiencing “intermittent issues”. Update 6 October 7:50pm