Preparing Your Freelance Design Business for an Unexpected Absence

Today, we’re going to discuss a rather difficult subject. But it’s one that every web designer should think about: If something happens to you, what happens to your business? This is something that not only affects you as a business owner, but your family, colleagues and clients as well. And, …

The Pixel 3’s dual cameras are a tacit admission that AI can’t do everything — yet

OPINION: Google’s latest flagship smartphones — the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL — are finally shipping to customers, and the reviews are unanimous: The rear camera and dual selfie cams are best in class. But as good as those cameras might be, they’re a bit puzzling — and sort …

Workplace Refreshment Solutions That Will Keep Your Team Energized

Depending on how staffed it is, and the kind of pressure encountered, the workplace can be a challenging environment for most people. The more challenging it is, the less productive one can be. Nonetheless, research has shown that refreshments are one of the most effective ways to maintain a high …

World Economic Forum sets out top tech trends for 2019

The World Economic Forum has announced its annual list of breakthrough technologies with the greatest potential to make a positive impact on our world. The technologies on the list, which is curated by members of the Forum’s Expert Network, are selected against a number of criteria. In addition to promising …

Business Highlight: Case Against Bayrock Founder Tevfik Arif Dismissed

The $250-million civil tax fraud case brought against former associates of Donald Trump, Felix Sater and his partner Tevfik Arif, has been dismissed by a Manhattan court. In late September 2017, the decision to dismiss the Bayrock cofounders was reached by the court. Bayrock, a company specializing in real estate, …

Brexit has already caused banks to move head counts away from UK

A new report published by Information Services Group (ISG) claims that UK banks are already moving headcount out of the UK and building new centres of excellence in other EU countries. The reason it suggests is because Brexit is likely to disrupt the UK and Europe applications development and maintenance …

Top website security posts by Sucuri – May edition

Our Malware Research and Incident Response teams work diligently around the clock to identify and stay ahead of the website security threat landscape—and we’re dedicated to sharing our knowledge and publishing our findings. In the spirit of security education, we’ve curated a selection of our most popular posts and discoveries …

On International Woman’s Day – why advancing women is still not a business priority

It has probably not escaped your notice that today is International Woman’s Day, which for Workplace Insight means a plethora of studies on the topic of women/jobs/salaries and ways women might work differently to men. We’ve decided not to waste anyone’s time and ignored most of them (particularly the patronizing …

The search is on to find the couple captured in stunning Yosemite proposal photo

Marriage proposals are consistently some of life’s most picturesque moments. On a recent trip to Yosemite National Park in California, professional photographer Matthew Dippel had the pleasure of accidentally witnessing a proposal between two strangers from afar. Naturally, he whipped out his camera and captured a visually spectacular, wildly romantic …

Eight Ways Beginners Can Watch Their Personal Brand

What is the best way to encourage someone to pay attention to personal branding when they’re new to the concept? These answers are provided by Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year …

A Home Business Doesn’t Need a Website! Yes, It Does!

Many business owners make a critical mistake and assume all they need to market their business online is social media. Nothing could be further from the truth. Home business owners fall particular prey to this thought process, which is tragic because it can prevent them from growing the way they could …

Here’s a Genius Way to Save Money at Every Major Retailer

If you’re trying to save money—and who isn’t?—it’s key to shop strategically at the stores where you spend the most. That likely means some combination of Walmart, Amazon, Costco, and Target—the four all-purpose retailers biggest by sales, in that order, in the U.S. Given how easy it is to whip …

6.5 Million Pounds of Beef Were Recalled Due to Salmonella. Here’s How to Check If Your Meat Is Safe

(TOLLESON, Ariz.) An Arizona company voluntarily recalled more than 6.5 million pounds (2.9 kilograms) of beef that could be contaminated with salmonella, federal officials announced Thursday. An investigation found the products, including ground beef and beef patties likely came from JBS Tolleson Inc., a meat packing plant west of Phoenix. …

Why Your Home Business Can’t Live Without Google Analytics

Most home business owners probably don’t have a problem with the word ‘Google’. Indeed, it’s a godsend to reach the answer to pretty much anything with just a few taps of the keyboard. Add the word ‘Analytics’ into the mix, however, and all but the geekiest of small business owners …

10 Instagram Stories ideas to engage your retail company’s fans

While the introduction of Snapchat into the social media world amused us for hours on end with its so-ridiculous-it’s-funny filters, Instagram had a new feature up its sleeve, ready to shift the game again. Its borderline obsessive popularity amongst the general public already put Instagram leaps and bounds ahead of …

Catering to Business Needs: Must-Have Skills Worth Building to Succeed

There’s a saying in sales… Under promise, over deliver. This is the notion where an offer is promoted in the humblest of manners. Then, the customer is swept off their feet using stellar value and customer service. Your place at your main job is like sales. Every day you are …

Facebook takes down more ‘coordinated inauthentic behavior’ linked to Iran

Facebook has removed 82 pages, groups and accounts for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” that originated out of Iran. The social networking giant discovered the “inauthentic behavior” late last week, according to a blog post by the company’s cybersecurity policy chief Nathaniel Gleicher. He said the operation relied on posing as U.S. and U.K. citizens, …

World Bank report sets out the challenges of the changing nature of work

Work is constantly reshaped by technological progress. New ways of production are adopted, markets expand, and societies evolve. But some changes provoke more attention than others, in part due to the vast uncertainty involved in making predictions about the future. The 2019 World Development Report studies how the nature of …

Open offices have driven Panasonic to make horse blinders for humans

At what point do we just give up and admit we’re living in exactly the dystopian nightmare speculative fiction warned us about? It probably ought to be these horse blinders for people, which look like something straight out of a Terry Gilliam movie. Panasonic design studio Future Life Factory designed …

Insecure managers can cause huge damage to their organisations

Insecure managers who worry that their performance could be undermined by competent subordinates can end up ostracising talented employees they feel are a threat to their own position. According to an paper published in The International Journal of Human Resource Management by Professor Kirk Chang of the University of Salford Business School …

9 Characteristics Of Human, NOT Automated Social Media Marketing

There are a few highly important things that separate big brand social media marketing from everyone else, and that is the human component. Big brands are able to focus their social media marketing on their brand, branding and advertising components that are centered around the company’s image and other major …

Massive bruisers go head to head in the last Fat Bear Week semifinal match

Welcome to Fat Bear Week at Mashable! Each fall, Katmai National Park holds a competition as Alaska’s brown bears finish fattening up for their long winter hibernation. This year, Mashable is getting in on the salmon-munching action. Check back with us all week as we follow the fat bear face-offs …

5 Core Elements for Building Award-Winning One-Page Websites

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, BAW Media. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Is your next project a one-page website? You might think designing it would be an easy task compared to the multi-page website designs. You're in for a surprise. Making …