Snyk raises $22 million to tackle open source’s security problem

Snyk announced today it has raised $22 million as the company seeks to plug the growing security holes in open source systems. “Our mission is to fix open source security, and that can only be done from within the open source community,” said Guy Podjarny, CEO and cofounder of Snyk, …

Green Building Council sets out to define net zero carbon building

The UK Green Building Council has published a consultation paper inviting feedback on a proposed definition for net zero carbon buildings. The consultation sets out the initial proposals from the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Task Group which is developing a framework definition in line with the ambitions of the Paris Climate Agreement. …

The Next Recession Is Coming by 2021, According to an Overwhelming Majority of Economists

Two-thirds of business economists in the U.S. expect a recession to begin by the end of 2020, while a plurality of respondents say trade policy is the greatest risk to the expansion, according to a new survey. About 10 percent see the next contraction starting in 2019, 56 percent say …

Podcast: Motivating Women to Love & Express Themselves – Interview with 125 Collection Founders Valerie Wray & Joy Fennell

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Gladius’ young leaders stop denial of service attacks with decentralized blockchain network

Gladius has a pretty young crew. Max Niebylski, CEO and cofounder, started the company in July 2017 at the age of 18. He’s 20 now, but his whole crew is on the younger side. And they’re launching a blockchain-based security software platform today to help companies keep their websites up. …

'Wreck-It Ralph' sequel will take on the darker side of the internet

Don’t let the bright colors and peppy music fool you: Ralph Breaks the Internet knows damn well the the world wide web isn’t all “roses and sunshine,” as co-director Phil Johnston puts it. “We have to give due to the darker side of it,” he told an assembled group of …

Episode 69 – 7 Key Growth Factors for Google & Amazon in 2019

There probably isn’t a more consistent rule in business or in life like the 80/20 rule.  Usually, 80% or more of your results and success comes from just 20% of your efforts. I’m all about finding the 20% of activities, changes, etc. to focus on to deliver the biggest impact. …

Apple will replace glitchy iPhone X touchscreens for free

Attention iPhone X users: Does your phone’s touchscreen not work properly? Yeah? Because you might be eligible for a free screen replacement from Apple. Apple’s launched a replacement program for any iPhone X with touch-related issues, including the touchscreen not responding to touch, responding intermittently, and operating when it’s not …

Social Mail: How To Use Email Marketing To Build You Social Following

In modern day digital marketing, utilizing one or two communication channels won’t cut it anymore. You’ll need to make the different channels you’re in work together for you. So while it’s easy to think that email and social media are two different entities, there are a number of ways you …

Top global industries leading the way in remote work

More business owners are swapping rigid 9-5 schedules and traditional office environments in favour of flexible space and remote work as an option for saving costs, retaining employees and encouraging a healthy work-life balance. With this in mind, Instant Offices has investigated what industries are leading the way for remote …

MPs say more effort needed to tackle widespread sexual harassment in workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is widespread and commonplace, with unwanted sexual behaviours such as sexual comments, touching, groping and assault seen as an everyday occurrence and part of the culture in workplaces, and the Government, regulators and employers are failing in their responsibilities to tackle the problem says an …

Sensor Tower: 25% of Switch owners have downloaded the Online app

EXCLUSIVE: Five million iOS and Android users have downloaded the Nintendo Switch Online companion app, according to mobile research firm Sensor Tower. This makes up about 25 percent of the console’s install base. The app launched in July, but Switch’s paid online service just started on September 18. The $20 subscription gives …

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 …

Central London office investment last year reached highest level since 2014

Investment in Central London offices totalled £5bn in the final quarter of 2018, bringing the year-end total to £17.6bn, a 10 percent rise from 2017 and the highest level since 2014, according to data from CBRE. The final quarter of 2018 saw a 16 percent quarterly rise in investment volumes …

Google and Disney launch interactive Little Golden Books that work with Google Home

Today’s kids are too young to remember Disney’s read-along books and records, which combined narration and sounds with physical books to make reading more entertaining. But they may have laid their hands on more modern sound books that have buttons you press at various parts of the story to punctuate …

Podcast – Using Email to Operate a Multi-Million Dollar Ecommerce Biz – Interview with Scott’s Cheap Flights founder

Subscribe to Home Business TV YouTube Channel (Click)  Stream Audio or Download MP3 File: Download Now   Listen to Episode At Blog Talk Radio Interview with Email Ecommerce Mogul Scott Keyes Since the late 1990’s, email has been the biggest direct marketing channel. Email has evolved, but the same principles …

Why freelancing will only get bigger in 2019

If you haven’t heard the term “freelancing,” you might want to take notice. It’s one of the fastest growing job trends in the world. With growth projections of 3.5 percent year-over-year, it’s expected that by 2027 the workforce majority will be freelancers. Freelancers (independent workers, remote contractors, side-hustlers, self-employed, etc.) …

Dating app Vibes aims to create a safe, authentic space for people to meet

Online dating is trash. Seriously, try to find anyone who disagrees with me. Vibes, founded by an all-female team, aims to be different. Sure, the swipe mechanics are still there, but that’s about the only similarity you’ll find between Vibes and the likes of Tinder, Hinge, Bumble and others. “Because …

Electric scooter startup Grin raises ~$45 million

Grin, an electric scooter startup backed by Y Combinator, has raised a $45.7 million Series A to operate shared, electric scooters in Latin America. Grin, which is based in Mexico City, had previously raised funding from Sinai Ventures, Liquid2 Ventures, 500 Startups, Monashees, Base10 Partners and others. Currently, Grin only …

How to guard against computer malware on your government or nonprofit site

No website is immune from attack. And when a hacker wants to attack a site to send a message, government and nonprofit sites are at the top of the list. Back in 2016 the Library of Congress site was hit with a massive DDoS attack that took the entire site offline and …