Facebook’s GraphQL gets its own open-source foundation

GraphQL, the Facebook -incubated data query language, is moving into its own open-source foundation. Like so many other similar open-source foundations, the aptly named GraphQL Foundation will be hosted by the Linux Foundation. Facebook announced GraphQL back in 2012 and open sourced it in 2015. Today, it’s being used by …

Growing reseller sales by identifying new customer segments

When wearing the “chief revenue officer” hat for your business, your job is to drive sales. Selling more to existing customers and identifying new customers in your target market can go a long way to growing reseller sales. However, targeting new customer segments for your reseller services can give sales …

Google’s Duplex AI is coming to Pixel 3 in November

Google today announced it will bring Duplex conversational AI that makes phone calls on user’s behalf to do things like schedule appointments or restaurant reservations to Pixel 3 smartphones due out November 1. Duplex will first be made available in specific cities before a wider rollout takes place. Google released …

Keep Your Home Better Protected While You Work With Skylink’s ATOMS™ Garage Door Opener

With spring about to arrive, it’s about that time to think about giving your home office and house a facelift. Many home-based entrepreneurs are already decluttering their workspace and deciding on new decor, but it’s even more pertinent to make sure their home is safer so they can have better …

Consumers spent $329M on the top 10 subscription video apps last quarter

Last year, the top subscription video apps like Netflix and Hulu raked in a combined $781 million, and that trend is showing no sign of slowing down in 2018. In the third quarter of 2018, U.S. consumers spent an estimated $329 million in the top 10 subscription video-on-demand apps across …

Groundhog Day marketing ideas for your small retail business

For small retailers looking for marketing opportunities, Christmas, Easter and Valentine’s Day are no-brainers. But don’t forget about the smaller holidays. Give your business a boost with these Groundhog Day marketing ideas. “This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting …

Trump tweets 'Game of Thrones' reference to announce Iran sanctions and this is hell

Is this real life? It appears Donald Trump, former reality TV host and current President of the United States, just announced plans to impose sanctions against Iran on Nov. 5, via a fake Game of Thones-esque poster on Twitter. WHAT? Truly what? pic.twitter.com/nk2vKvHuaL — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 2, …

Early-stage SaaS VC slip snaps recovery as public software stocks soar

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor International growth, primarily in China, fuels the VC market today Corporate venture investment climbs higher throughout 2018 A few months ago, Crunchbase News reported that a longstanding period of SaaS investment stagnation …

Four day working week could become a reality soon, claims report

  A four-day working week could become a reality this century, according to the general secretary of the Trade Union Congress and a new TUC report. In a key speech to the TUC’s annual congress set to be delivered later today, Frances O’Grady will call for firms to use technology in …

Understanding What Goes into the Business of Cryptocurrency Mining

It seems like the kind of business that is perfect for those who like to work from home but still have that entrepreneurial spark. After all, at first glance, mining cryptocurrency might seem as easy as setting up a computer, doing a little math, and watching the coins roll in …