How Did Virtual Assistants Get Installed In Our Homes And Offices?

Virtual assistants have been incorporated into customer service applications and web pages, including technical support, product sales, or while receiving assistance during a purchase process. We currently experience virtual assistants without knowing it when we communicate with airlines, banks, social networks, insurance, or tourism companies.

Machines (software) are able to incorporate user interaction into their functions and learn about their needs on the fly. They achieve this by recognizing the same user, along with their emotions (joy, frustration, anger, disappointment, doubt) even better than many people by studying not only the tone of their voice but also the posture and gestures.

The Importance of Optimizing your Landing Pages for Mobile Raul Harman Tue, 03/03/2020 - 06:23

A landing page appears when a user clicks on organic or paid search results. These pages usually have a specific purpose. As such, they should include a strong call-to-action, user-centric design, and simplified navigation. However, in today’s hyperconnected era, just designing a landing page is not enough. With the rise of mobile searchers, you will need to optimize it for smaller screens, as well.

In this article, you will learn why optimizing landing pages for mobile is important and how to do it right.

5G Smartphone Upgrades Could Trigger 810 Million Used Devices Collected Globally in 2020

AUSTIN, March 3, 2020 – Results of an exclusive global consumer research study examining consumer sentiment towards 5G smartphone upgrades and preparedness for trading in used mobile devices was released today by Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics. Blancco’s study, titled 5G Smartphone Upgrades and the Secondary Device Deluge, found 68 percent of the 5,000 global consumers surveyed would be willing to trade-in their used device at the point of 5G upgrade. Based on this number and looking at the total number of global smartphone users today, there could be as many as 810 million used devices collected at the point of 5G upgrade this year.

Discover the Top Perks of LED Advertising

Television and newspapers are some traditional methods of doing advertising. Recently to create a significant impact on the audiences, the businesses are focusing on digital solutions like LED advertising screens. One can use the LED advertising screens for presentation, conference, exhibition, brand awareness or stage effect.

According to a survey, it has been revealed that the passerby easily recalls the ads displayed on the giant LED screens. It has a serious impact on the brain, and hence the incorporation of LED advertising screens can be seen in businesses.

VMware Carbon Black ‘2020 Cybersecurity Outlook’ Report Reveals Evolving Attacker Behaviors, Relationship Dynamics Between IT and Security Teams

READING, UK - Thursday 26th February 2020 - VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a leading innovator in enterprise software, today released the VMware Carbon Black “2020 Cybersecurity Outlook”[1] report, which offers a holistic view at how attackers have evolved, what defenders are doing to keep pace and how security and IT teams can work together in 2020 and beyond.

Click here to download the full report: https://www.carbonblack.com/resources/threat-research/cybersecurity-out….

Tech Trailblazers Security Award Winning Startups Achieve Great Things, Analysis Shows

RSA Conference, San Francisco, CA, USA - February 25th 2020 – Winning an innovation award is no guarantee of subsequent business success for early-stage, technology startups, especially in the constantly evolving sphere of ‘security’. Yet, analysis shows, those named as winners or runners-up in the Security category of the annual Tech Trailblazers Awards [founded in 2012] are apt to do better than most, having raised US$722m between them.

No fewer than five past winners or runners-up have proceeded to exit through acquisition or IPO:

New Research: Nearly 60% of Security Professionals Believe Cloud Deployments Surpass Security Capabilities Real Wire Mon, 02/24/2020 - 10:33

SAN FRANCISCO – February 24, 2020 – RSA Conference 2020 – FireMon today released its 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report, the annual benchmark of the cloud security landscape. The latest report finds that while enterprises rapidly transition to the public cloud, complexity is increasing, but visibility and team sizes are decreasing while security budgets remain flat to pose a significant obstacle to preventing data breaches. The 2020 State of Hybrid Cloud Security Report features insights from more than 500 respondents, including 14 percent from the executive ranks, detailing cloud security initiatives in the era of digital transformation.

7 Ways to Make Your Ecommerce Business Ready for International Sales

Your online Ecommerce store has the ability to sell the product in every possible corner of the world where the internet has been able to put his mark. But many are still backing from going international because of the complexity of cross border logistics fulfillment. 

Yes, going international is not an easy task but it has great potential for the growth, your Ecommerce store can have. As per one study, more than 45% of global shoppers have shopped from international stores. That’s why it is more important than ever to get into the international market and take the piece of the pie for yourself. 

Microsoft Research Reveals Three in Four Irish Organizations Worried about Cyber Threats

20th February 2020: Research conducted by Microsoft Ireland has revealed that three in four (76%) leaders in large organizations in Ireland are worried for their organization’s security.

This research was conducted by Amarach across 200 decision makers who work for organizations that employ upwards of 250 staff. This research follows on from Microsoft research in 2019 that looked at employees’ security habits. Both sets of research together provide both the employee and then the employer perspectives on the state of cybersecurity in Ireland.

This year’s research focuses on four key areas of cyber risk: Identity Access Management, Threat Protection, Information Protection and Security Management.

New Smart MFP from OKI Europe Keeps Construction Projects on Schedule

Egham, 19th February 2020OKI Europe has launched the MC883, a versatile A3 colour smart multifunction printer (MFP) that’s fully equipped to support construction businesses where the ability to print and scan documents and plans to a professional quality at any time is key to keeping projects on track and customers satisfied.