Programming: The Job to look out for in 2020

Elva Mankin

Every IT and software industry has professional programmers who are responsible for ensuring that their programs run smoothly. Usually, a programming language is the most vital tool for software developers to write a code successfully. While online review sites such as ReviewsBird, offer online academies reviews, thus enabling one to […]

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield: Remote Work Will Not Magically End

Elva Mankin

Slack chief executive Stewart Butterfield knew the world was changing the night of March 11, right around when Tom Hanks announced from Australia that he had contracted Covid-19. The NBA postponed its season, and President Trump suspended travel to the United States. Butterfield’s team had already been working virtually for a week–something that […]

FIFA 21 Is Limping Toward Retirement

Elva Mankin

The world might be strange and confusing, but there are still some things you can rely on. Every autumn, a chill comes into the air, the leaves begin to change color, and EA releases a new edition of FIFA, the all-conquering soccer simulation franchise. WIRED UK This story originally appeared […]

Yelp Will Add Racist Behavior Tags to Business Pages

Elva Mankin

Screenshot: Yelp Yelp will now warn customers that they’re looking at a “business accused of racist behavior”—just so long as it’s been racist enough to warrant a mention in the news. The review platform announced in a blog post Thursday that it will place an alert on a business page […]

Should you still buy it?

Elva Mankin

Google has an impressive knack of creating polarizing products. The Pixel series is no different. These are phones that have been lavished with critical praise as much as they’ve received scorn for lacking fundamental features you’d expect from a modern smartphone. 2019’s Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL exemplified this […]

Apple’s 5G iPhone Will Need to Be More Than 5G

Elva Mankin

Apple Inc. AAPL 1.74% is master of the upsell, but 5G might present the company with its biggest challenge yet. The tech giant has scheduled an event for Oct. 13, when it is widely expected to unveil this year’s iPhone lineup. As is typical, the company has said nothing about […]

Amazon One uses your palm to approve store purchases

Elva Mankin

Amazon is putting contactless payments in the palm of your hand. No, seriously. Today, the company has revealed Amazon One, a service that uses your unique palm signature to authenticate purchases and let you into gated locations, such as offices, gyms and stadiums. For now, palm reading is restricted to […]

Kepler launches first internally produced satellites

Elva Mankin

WASHINGTON — Canadian startup Kepler Communications launched Sept. 28 the first two satellites built in its own facility as the company ramps up its plans to deploy a constellation for data and Internet of Things services. The two six-unit XL cubesats, known as Kepler-4 and Kepler-5 but nicknamed Antilles and […]

From chief technology officer to CEO

Elva Mankin

In the digital era, strong technology leadership correlates ever more closely with business revenue growth. Technology strategy, and the ability of chief technology officers to deliver it, is key to business success, not just for managing the performance and cost efficiency of enterprise technology, but to create the architecture and […]

Play Gaming’s Greatest Hits For Only $5 A Month

Elva Mankin

Say what you will about mobile gaming on Android and iOS platforms, but when you look closely, it has all the qualities to succeed — rather, dominate. After all, the idea of “gaming on the go” simply fits today’s fast-paced world.  The rise of mobile gaming There’s just no beating […]

Amazon Brings Palm Reader Payments to Retail Stores

Elva Mankin

Move over Bill Gates, it’s time for Jeff Bezos to get a little more time in the spotlight of conspiracy theorists. On Tuesday, Amazon announced the rollout of its new Amazon One devices that use a customer’s palm for identification and payment at physical retail stores. The devices are already […]