Amazon reportedly in ‘advanced talks’ to open HQ2 in Virginia

These sorts of major decision no doubt take some time. And, of course, Amazon is clearly milking the decision making process for all it’s worth as cities across the States roll out the red carpet. According to a new report from The Washington Post, however, the big news surrounding where …

Kit Harington Is Planning a Very Drastic Change to Mark the End of Game of Thrones

Jon Snow has many attributes that are worthy of note on Game of Thrones: his heroism, his selflessness, his leadership. But if we’re all being honest with ourselves, the character’s most defining feature has always been and will always be his hair. Unfortunately, it seems as though Kit Harington is …

FedEx is adding 1,000 Chanje vans to electrify its fleet

FedEx is turning to a relatively new and unknown startup as it ramp up its efforts to electrify its fleet of delivery vans. The company announced Tuesday plans to add 1,000 electric delivery vehicles from Chanje Energy, a California-based and China-backed startup founded in 2015. FedEx is purchasing 100 of the vehicles from …

How to Boost Your Server Performance with Varnish

Varnish Cache is an HTTP accelerator and reverse proxy developed by Danish consultant and FreeBSD core developer Poul-Henning Kamp, along with other developers at Norwegian Linpro AS. It was released in 2006. According to Pingdom.com, a company focused on web performance, in 2012 Varnish was already famous among the world’s …

How the Top 1% of Candidates Ace Their Job Interviews

You’ve done it.   You’ve made it through the initial screening process. You’ve just earned an interview with one of the most prestigious and successful companies in your industry. As you’re waiting in the office with three other candidates, a fourth candidate walks in.   He has an interview scheduled, …

SitePoint Premium New Releases: Node, Android, React Native & More

We’re working hard to keep you on the cutting edge of your field with SitePoint Premium. We’ve got plenty of new books and mini-books to check out in the library — let us introduce you to them. Mastering the Faster Web with PHP, MySQL, JavaScript Make data-driven web apps run …

Add Value to Your Home-Based Business: 6 Ideas to Wow Clients & Scale Faster

No matter how small or scrappy your home-based business may be, it has a wealth of value-add options at its disposal. These six tried-and-true ideas are easy to implement and proven to boost value for operators and end-users alike — providing the former follows through on their promises. 1. Add …

How to plan your company blog editorial calendar for 2019

One of the most difficult parts about running a company blog is regularly publishing posts. It’s extremely easy to forget about an assignment, quickly fall behind and fail to post. But there is a way to stay on track. It’s by using a robust, annual blog editorial calendar. An annual …