Posts Tagged“tech”

Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have learned to save money and to spread out technology expenses with “Software as a Service” (SaaS) subscriptions that store software applications in a cloud-based environment instead of on the SMB’s own servers. The growth of SaaS, however, has been matched and even surpassed by the expansion of “Crime as a Service” (CaaS), in which cyberthieves trade hacking tips and offer their data breach services for a fee over the dark web. Equifax’s recent hacking woes might lead an SMB to think that cyberthieves only target big businesses and leave SMBs alone. But the reality…

Crown corporations (or crown agencies) in Canada are under a lot of pressure right now, as they face a wide range of issues under intensive media and government scrutiny. Issues like executive compensation and competitiveness are evergreen news topics, and difficult issues for boards to balance. On the one hand, they need to attract top talent and compete with high private sector compensation. On the other, the public is highly sensitive to CEO compensation and bonuses, especially when they see their own salaries stagnant. Other issues like labour disputes and changing hiring practices as well as cybersecurity risks mean your…

149.3 billion mobile applications were downloaded worldwide last year. As of March 2017, there are 2.8 million available apps on Google Play and 2.2 billion on the App Store. By 2020, mobile apps are estimated to reach the $189-billion-dollar mark. What do these stats have in common? We can tell two things: apps are here to stay and they’re booming. Now is the time to put that application idea to action. How do you go about that? How do you increase the chances of it going live? Read on! 1. Polling Improves Market Research Who is your target audience? What…

Here at The Zero Boss, we love technology, especially tech that helps us experience games in better, more immersive ways. As the iGaming sector is one of the fastest evolving industries on planet Earth right now, we’re particularly interested in how online casinos, software developers and tech-savvy engineers plan to improve the average iGamers’ experience in 2018. In particular, the ways in which poker will be technologically improved in 2018 will be our focus as it remains extremely popular amongst players, whether they have iGaming or console gaming backgrounds. Poker is for everyone, and since card games like Hearthstone continue to…

Image Source: https://cdn.pixabay.com/photo/2016/03/02/07/36/abstract-1231889_960_720.jpg Before we get into the difference between your standard ADSL & the new NBN we need to know exactly what the NBN is. NBN is short for the National Broadband Network. It is a government funded venture that was kicked off by the Australian Federal Government in 2009. Many internet providers have started to offer NBN coverage to those eligible. The National Broadband Network was conceived to bring super-fast high quality to most Australians. Initial figures suggest 93% of Australians could have access to NBN coverage with the remaining households on regular broadband. Many of these households…