The Social Media App Your Kids Are Hiding From You

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The Creator Of The App Encourages Teens To Keep It To Themselves

Tami Spencer
Tech Blogger
Since 2011

A recent survey reported 87% of teens worldwide agree- Facebook is dead. While Facebook disagrees and the statistics suggest Facebook is anything but dying, it has lost 100% of it’s “cool factor”, per ZuGo creator Jens (pronounced Yens) Peterson.

Peterson, a teen himself (19) has been building successful tech businesses since he was 13 years old. The first was a social media marketing business (managing social media pages for small businesses) which earned the young teen enough money to indulge in his love of dirt bikes. “I was too young to drive so rather than a car collection, I started buying dirt bikes.”

By the age of 15, Peterson had expanded into designing and building apps and websites for some of the same businesses he marketed for. Along the way, he became a dedicated student in the art of building social media followings. He became so adept at doing so, he sold not one, but two Vine accounts to a prominent ad agency who paid him generously for the audience he had so masterfully stitched together.

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Private Cloud VS Public Cloud: What Is the Right Choice for Your Business

Private cloud computing is a form of cloud computing that is used within a corporate firewall, and is controlled by a company’s IT department. Private cloud computing therefore provides greater data security, however the company also takes on the possible risk of natural disasters such as server crashes, workplace fire, or water damage.

Public cloud computing involves the use of a third party service to utilize their servers or data storage facilities as an alternative to the cost of supercomputers or the pitfalls of private cloud computing systems. The third party service also takes on the risks associated with having and maintaining the servers.

Differences between Public cloud computing and Private cloud computing

Private clouds involve a dedicated, in-house IT department setting up and managing the cloud hardware. This may be costly for the company to upscale, in the case of diminishing performance. On the other hand, public clouds work on a “pay-as-you-need” basis, whereby a company can select which data storage and server would be the best fit for the company. This also allows companies to upscale at a relatively lower cost than that of private clouds, as the hosting company needs to maintain up to date services.

Another difference between private clouds and public clouds is that public clouds follow certain compliance procedures on the types of data that can be stored and distributed within a company, whereas private clouds may distribute data freely and store data as they please because they do not need to comply with the policies that are set out.

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The Importance of Application Code Security

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As technology continues to surge, applications and software have become increasingly complex, rising to meet the demand of our growing virtual world. Is cybersecurity keeping up with the application standard? Risks and threats of risks to security should be a concern to everyone creating applications and software. Although code writers do run tests on their own programs; typically, their priority is the functionality of the program and not necessarily the security. Security professionals are faced with the challenge of convincing code developers to implement application security.

Is the application code secured against accessibility?

First and foremost, are the code developers able to protect their intellectual property as they are writing the code?

Secondly, once the application is in use, encrypting the code controls which user has access, creating protection against hackers.  They physical environment where the code is stored is also worth considering: an isolated environment protects who has physical access.

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SAP APO Is Second To None In SCM Market

SAP Advanced Planner and Optimizer or SAP APO is a key planning tool designed to plan and optimize the supply chain processes in an organization by using APO’s sub-modules like Demand Planning, Supply Chain Planning, Global Available To Promise(GATP), Service Parts Planning, Transportation Planning, Detailed Scheduling and Supply Chain Cockpit. SAP APO can be integrated with SAP R/3 and ERP(Enterprise Resource Planning) legacy systems. There are plenty of ways integrating APO with ECC and they are very well detailed here in the APO Training sessions. .APO is an important module within SAP SCM(Supply Chain Management) and has travelled a long way and gained popularity in benefitting organizations in terms of planning, scheduling, optimizing the resources, supply chain management etc.

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Kick-starting Cloud Career with OpenStack

Computing is heading hard in the cloud, as cloud computing is on wide acceptance since the last decade. If you want to be updated with the recent industry trends and build a career in it, understanding the technology that underlies cloud is important. Cloud offers several opportunities for using Open Source software through up and down the stack and is rapidly growing, making pave for the jobs related to it.

OpenStack is the forefront cloud infrastructure and is emerging as a great option to start the career for the budding engineers. As the demand for OpenStack grows, the need for expertise in OpenStack is also growing. This resulted in high demand for candidates opting for complete practical knowledge on OpenStack. Beginning from startups to the multi-national companies, enterprises of all sizes are offering high dollars for candidates with relevant command and skills in OpenStack.

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What is USB dongle for?

USB dongles protect software programs and hardware devices from unauthorized access. Unless the dongle is attached to the system there is no way to use a protected entity. The great convenience about dongles is they don’t occupy many USB ports, as several dongles can easily share a single port thanks to their ability of passing the data through.

Why share a USB dongle?
So with all the security why would one share a dongle with someone else, i.e. provide a remote access to the device? Well, it can happen you need to work with USB devices in the virtual environment. As you perhaps know, virtualization software doesn’t offer the access to the host computer’s ports, therefore you cannot use the devices attached to a host computer in the virtual environment.

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New features in Outlook.com aka Hotmail

The Outlook team recently introduced several changes to their web in order to deliver an enhanced calendar and email experience to the users. The new outlook can easily be accessed from home and office through a large number of devices. Here is a brief outline about the new features that were introduced to Outlook.com in 2016.

 

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Are We All Going To Have 6-Packs By Playing Pokémon Go?

Follow the news lately and you’ve more than likely heard of Pokémon Go. Utilizing real world topography as an element of gameplay, players the world over have travelled around their homes in search of elusive Pokémon. But along with the ingenious game play is the frequent mention of the benefits to our health. Helping people get out and get fresh air, many people are hailing Pokémon Go as the way to be fit and healthy. This raise the question, does playing Pokémon Go mean that we will all have 6-packs? The truth is, probably not.

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Meet Kamaleon, the Mozambican Tech Company Bringing Internet Access to Rural Communities

Launched in 2014, Kamaleon started life as a technology company based in Mozambique that used interactive technology for entertainment, marketing and advertising purposes. In 2016 Dayn Amade developed a unique solution that aims to bring information technology to those in rural areas in the form of a Community Tablet. The comunity tablet, which was rolled out in Mozambique in November 2016, is an effective and ecofriendly solution for schools, health departments and hospitals to develop engaging health education messages for the community as opposed to relying on leaflets to spread health information.

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The Best File Management App for Android

The N File Manager is most beautiful and powerful file managing app.

Features
– Provide the proper functioning of the type of the file.
– You can navigate USB memory stick.
– Running on the device, or you can check your installed apps.
– Support Cloud service(Dropbox)
– Support Windows SMB
– Support FTP service

* Design
– Material design UI/UX.
– Light/Dark/DayLight themes.

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