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How can blockchain applications adapt and adopt software security best practices?

Although blockchain-native software is in its infancy, the technology is racing ahead to meet more and more use cases. But the community doesn’t seem to have taken software security principles seriously, as we can see from the recent scan of Ethereum smart contracts that identified 34,200 vulnerable

How ‘condom snorting’ turned into a pro-gun argument

“Condom snorting” – a dangerous activity that involves stuffing a condom up your nose until it comes out of your mouth – has been the subject of a number of recent viral news reports. It’s a years-old trend that wasn’t very popular even when it first surfaced

How social media impacts athletes at the Olympics

Nicole W. Forrester, Assistant Professor, School of Media, Ryerson University There has always been a symbiotic relationship between media, sports and athletes. Sports provides content for media, which in turn promotes the performances of athletes. But the advent of social media has disrupted this traditional connection. Rather than

How to prevent your social media accounts from oversharing

Your social media accounts help you share your daily life with friends. But the mobile apps can go further than that, automatically alerting everyone when you become available online, read a message, or even visit a nearby location. If you don’t want your nearest and dearest to know what

How can I control my child’s social media use?

Why do social media sites such as Instagram, Twitter, Facebook etc deem children ‘adults’ in the vast and dangerous world of technology? My 14-year-old is engaging in a toxic relationship with a girl on Instagram. I am not allowed access to his account as it is protected by

Benefits of CRM Software and How to Choose a Platform

Forming and maintaining relationships with customers is one of the most important aspects of any business. Without positive relationships, it’s hard to thrive in any industry and long-term success can be jeopardized. That’s why it’s so advantageous to implement a customer relationship management (CRM) system into your operations. Let’s

What is CRM Software and How Can it Help My Business?

As small businesses begin to prosper and thrive, sustainability is bound to be an issue — particularly where customer satisfaction is concerned. After all, as your company grows, priorities and processes tend to change. If left unsupported, those changes could ultimately fracture your company’s relationship with its

How The State Department Uses Social Media To Help US Citizens Traveling Overseas

Social media has become an essential part of travel. It’s an easy way to stay connected with new friends, post envy-inducing photos, and learn what’s going on at exotic locales. But if you suffer a grave weather event or political unrest while you are in a foreign

How Will Microsoft’s Workstation Operating System Mandate Impact CAD Professionals?

Microsoft has added a new version to its Windows 10 lineup — one that could find value in the upper reaches of the workstation market, but could also put a damper on workstation buying decisions. The company asserts that Windows 10 Pro for Workstations, launched in conjunction

How to install the Windows 10 Creators Update from USB

reate a bootable USB to install the latest version of Windows 10 on any PC Updates are mandatory in Windows 10, which you might have known from having the Anniversary Update installed. You might be able to defer or even block some updates from happening but in