• ELECTRONICS
    The Sun Can Release ‘Superflares’ Which Could Disrupt Electronics on Earth. Should You Be Worried?

    Superflares erupted from the Sun could disrupt electronics across the Earth, causing widespread black outs and shorting out communication satellites in orbit, scientists warn. Astronomers probing the edges of the Milky Way have in recent years observed superflares — huge bursts of energy from stars that can be seen from hundreds of light years away. […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Mobile apps may or may not be collecting your child’s data—but here’s why you should assume they are

    This week two democratic senators are calling on federal regulators to investigate if children’s apps are tracking their data. Senators Edward Markey of Massachusetts and Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut sent a letter on Wednesday to the Federal Trade Commission, writing they are concerned that numerous apps are potentially violating the law. Without explicit parental consent, it […]

  • CLOTHING
    What Should French Fashion Do With Its Unsold Clothing?

    PARIS, France — Two years ago, France was the first country to pass a law preventing supermarkets from throwing away or destroying unsold food. Under the country’s circular economy roadmap, lawmakers are planning to do the same for clothing. Spearheaded by prime minister Édouard Philippe, by 2019 new regulations or incentives could prohibit brands from discarding […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    How to Recycle Electronics and Why Your Small Business Should

    There’s a good chance your business uses a fair amount of electronic devices to manage your operations. There’s also a good chance that you update those electronics fairly regularly. So what do you do with the old devices when you replace them? For electronic devices ranging from printers to mobile devices, recycling can be a […]

  • CLOTHING
    This New Amazon Service Should Terrify Mall Clothing Brands

    Amazon.com (AMZN)  said Tuesday it will test a new Prime Wardrobe service that implements a try-before-you-buy business model in its latest industry disruption. Prime Wardrobe allows customers to pick three or more items to try on within a week before paying for anything. Whatever they don’t want, they send back and don’t pay for. If […]

  • NEWS
    Should You A-B Test Email Marketing Campaigns?

    If you’re struggling to get your emails read by potential customers, you might need to try a different tactic to ensure that you’re properly targeting your audience. You also need to make sure you are giving them content they need to not only read your emails but to also click the links in them to […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    10 Electronic Signature Options and Why You Should Use Them

    Electronic signatures are as valid for business contracts as signatures signed in ink on paper. That’s been the case since the year 2000, when a U.S. Federal law known as the Electronic Signatures in Global and International Commerce act, was enacted. According to Nolo.com, people have “several different ways to indicate their electronic signatures, including […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    14 Android Texting Apps That Should Be On Your Smartphone

    For small businesses, texting can be used to verify accounts and purchases, run localized promotional campaigns, do seasonal marketing and more. And because SMS needs customers to opt in before you engage them, the likelihood of them responding is much higher. If you are using an Android device, what texting apps will let you leverage […]

  • COMPUTERS
    10 Useful Keyboard Shortcuts Every Mac User Should Know

    HIGHLIGHTS Apple MacBook line of laptops support intuitive multi-touch gestures There are many keyboard shortcuts that can get your work done faster These tips will be helpful if you’re moving from a Windows PC Apple’s Mac line of computers are known for supporting intuitive multi-touch gestures since 2011, with the release of OS X Lion. […]