Data

Data Mining Techniques that Can Improve Your Business

Data mining is one of the most important tasks for a business to get a firm handle on. Large amounts of data are retrieved from a variety of sources and put into a centralized database. Certain data mining techniques can even be used to identify patterns before the information is put into the system. In […]

iOS 14 Changes Aren’t Bad for Small Businesses After All

Facebook’s full-page ad campaign claims that Apple’s new policy, which will ask users to opt-in for tracking, will hurt small businesses. While it cannot be denied that small businesses depend on advertising, Facebook’s monopoly on social media and it’s popularity means that many small businesses depend on Facebook. For example, take a look at the […]

Facebook’s Laughable Campaign Against Apple Is Really Against Users and Small Businesses | Electronic Frontier Foundation

Facebook is trying to convince you that it’s a protector of small businesses. Given Facebook’s track record of anticompetitive behavior and privacy issues this is hardly believeable. The main target of Facebook’s new ad campaign is Apple’s App Tracking Transparency feature that Apple has deployed with iOS 14. Instead of letting users being tracked by […]

VR Headset

VR Meetings Are Weird, but They Beat Our Current Reality | WIRED

Spatial’s app, which is available on HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Windows Mixed Reality headsets, allows users to create virtual meeting spaces, called Spatial Rooms, and invite others to join. The app is free to use, but users can pay for premium features, like the ability to record meetings. “We’re not trying to sell you […]

YouTube introduces audio ads

Google is moving into the audio ad territory on Youtube. This is particularly notable, since there are more than 2 billion monthly music listeners on YouTube, according to the company. The competion pales in comparison: Spotify, by contrast, reaches 185 million monthly users. Audio is actually where the money is: Internet audio advertising revenue reached […]

Move Over, Zoom—Voice Memos Are the Real Way to Stay in Touch | WIRED

The ongoing Covid pandemic stretches us to our limits. During the last months, many of us have been quarantining or (self-)isolating and working from home. The Aspen Institute has studied the effects and published several reports with the telling titles: “Lessons in Loneliness” and “Artificial Intimacy.” Bascially, there is no one size fits all technical […]

How to Take Your Small Business Online – Digital.com

Why should you create a website for your small business? Whether your small business is well-established, just starting out, or somewhere in between, having a dedicated website is a must. Why is this such a necessity? Consider these statistics: Essentially, consumers spend tons of time online, and much of their activity revolves around researching companies […]

WhatsApp will let you shop directly from chats | Engadget

Facebook is extending WhatsApp with shopping features. While WhatsApp has had cataloge features in the past, they appear to be limited to that what Facebook’s now previewing. It’s not yet clear, how the system works, but it could be something along these lines: A user messages a business The business replys with a link to […]

Windows 10: PWA Office Apps

German platform deskmodder.de reports that Mircosoft is experimenting with PWA (Progressive Web App) versions of their office suite with some users.  According to the author of the article, PWA versions of Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Word appear in the startmenu. It turned out that these apps were created by Microsoft Edge (Stable). The path of […]