This Checking Account Pays Higher Interest Than the Best Savings Accounts

Storing a chunk of cash in your checking account generally means you’re missing out on higher interest rates offered for savings accounts. But that personal finance tenet doesn’t hold true 100% of the time. As part of MONEY’s annual Best Banks ranking, our team scanned account terms provided by partner …

Employers must take better action to avoid sick building syndrome

Sick building syndrome is a collective term to describe when occupants of a specific building suffer from a related illness. Problems can either be localised to a specific room or more widespread throughout a building. The symptoms can manifest as headaches, blocked or runny noses, skin irritations, sore eyes or …

Naspers announces $300 million initiative to support startups and tech in South Africa

Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Marieme Diop and Shikoh Gitau to speak at Startup Battlefield Africa Local venture capital fund formation is on the rise in Africa, led by …

Here’s Why the Stock Market Is Dropping — and What You Should Do About It Now

On Wednesday the Dow fell more than 800 points, followed by another drop of 200 points on Thursday morning. Even though the Dow had mostly recovered those morning losses by midday, the stock market, which seemed to be humming along with the rest of the U.S. economy, may look wobbly. …

How to educate your clients about website security basics

Website security needs to stop being viewed as an optional add-on and start being viewed as a critical element of website development, ownership and maintenance. No matter what your role, if you’re selling website services, it’s important to educate clients about website security basics. Waiting until the end of a …

What to include in your shipping policy for your retail business

When setting up a shipping policy for your eCommerce or retail store, it helps to follow the leaders: Look at what the big players are doing and take a page from their playbook. There’s a reason companies like Amazon, Walmart and Target are all fighting — and winning — the …

Looking for the Perfect UX/UI Tools? Check Out These Great Ones

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, BAW Media. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. As the saying goes: "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure". More companies than ever are beginning to heed this advice. They're realizing that it is …

Better urban design could improve the lives and wellbeing of millions of people

Adjusting the planning system to put good design at the heart of urban development could lead to a £15 billion boost to the UK economy and improve the wellbeing and mental health of millions of individuals across the UK. The new report, A Design for Life, commissioned by British Land says …

National Work Life Week research reinforces appeal of flexible hours

National Work Life Week (1st – 5th October 2018) starts today with the aim of encouraging companies to think about their employees’ wellbeing and happiness. To mark the week new research asked British workers about the things they most want from their work. The YouGov survey of 2,000 adults, commissioned by …

Boring Tunnel is on track for an “opening party” next month

Last night, super entrepreneur and Twitter addict Elon Musk posted some mesmerizing footage of the tunnel that his nearly two-year-old infrastructure company, Boring Company, is creating in Los Angeles right now, the first of four planned projects that Musk promises will reduce congestion in car-choked city cities. Musk also tweeted — …

Gremlin raises $18 million to expand ‘failure-as-a-service’ testing platform

Gremlin said today it has raised $18 million as the company expanded its product lineup to offer additional ways for companies to stress-test their applications. The round was led by Redpoint Ventures. Founded in 2016 by a pair of former engineers from Amazon and Netflix, the company has been designing ways …

Apple’s new T2 security chip will prevent hackers from eavesdropping on your microphone

Apple’s newest MacBooks include a new feature that makes it virtually impossible for hackers or spies to eavesdrop on your microphone. Buried in Apple’s latest range of MacBooks — including the MacBook Pro out earlier this year and the just-announced MacBook Air — is the new T2 security chip, which helps …

How to use Smarp to improve employee engagement in your business

The most successful businesses are usually the ones that look for new ways to improve employee engagement. However, while the idea of a constantly motivated workforce sounds appealing, it can be more difficult to accomplish in practice. One way to achieve a state of near-perpetual employee engagement is to keep …

Idaho school hit with backlash over offensive Trump-inspired costumes

Proving that even Halloween isn’t immune from the political division our country is currently embroiled in, an Idaho school district has issued an apology after it faced stiff backlash to pictures of staffers in pro-Trump, anti-Immigrant costumes for the holiday. In one photo, several staffers are lined up forming a …

Two weeks with a $16,000 Hasselblad kit

For hobbyist photographers like myself, Hasselblad has always been the untouchable luxury brand reserved for high-end professionals. To fill the gap between casual and intended photography, they released the X1D — a compact, mirrorless medium format. Last summer when Stefan Etienne reviewed the newly released camera, I asked to take a picture. …

Working environment, not time of the year has most negative effect on staff wellbeing

  Half of employees say that their working environment has a negative effect on their mental health (51 percent) and wellbeing (49 percent) and two-thirds (67 percent) say that they only ‘sometimes, rarely or never’ feel valued at work. The research by Peldon Rose shows that two-thirds of employees (64 …

Cryptocurrency Effects and the Reshaping by Regulatory and Law Enforcers

The entrepreneur uses each new technology to enhance their operations or to develop new opportunities. The blockchain is currently an essential technology that allows transactions of cryptocurrencies, also known as tokens. Its effects have been felt majorly in the modern world. Benefits of Cryptocurrencies The tokenized exchange platform has enhanced …