Starting today, Google Chrome will automatically start blocking specific advertising on sites if it is deemed to be too intrusive, and they’ll ultimately block all advertising on a site if the site doesn’t comply with Google’s new standards after a 30-day warning period.
We’ve discussed why we think it’s important to save net neutrality a number of times, and our feelings on the topic haven’t changed. So we’re very happy when we see efforts being made to keep “big business” from controlling how we all use the internet despite the FCC’s December vote to roll back the protections that had been in place. Continue reading
I had a fantastic first trip to Kiev last week! It was a short but productive visit to the bustling, booming capital of Ukraine. What a thrill to visit this vibrant city – so full of life, even in February. Between meetings I was able to spend a few short hours exploring the city, ducking into gorgeous churches under golden domes and even visiting Maidan Nezalezhnosti – “Independence Square” – the city’s central plaza made so famous in recent years.
In the age of RESTful APIs and single-page applications the traditional Java Servlet-based web-applications with server-side page rendering and server-side HTTP session tracking no longer look sexy. Nonetheless, the technology is still quite popular and is used widely. Continue reading
The famous navy yard in Brooklyn where U.S.S. Arizona was launched is currently under construction, and its new $2.5 billion building plan will turn it into a high-tech hub. The site’s reconstruction and the creation of the waterfront office building should help to add more jobs and bring their total count from 7,000 to about 30,000. Continue reading
It’s that time of year again! It’s time for a rundown of some of the top five innovations spotted at CES 2018. LG and Samsung continued their battle for the living room through new television innovations. Seagate and Razer provided portable productivity with SSDs and ultraportable laptop innovations. Additionally, Toyota unveiled their e-Palette Concept Vehicle during CES 2018. It is a fully autonomous, battery-electric vehicle with an open control interface. This will allow partner companies to install their own automated driving system. With companies like Amazon, Mazda, Pizza Hut and Uber signing up as launch partners, Toyota’s e-Palette Concept car was the hot topic throughout CES.
Rollable OLED Display from LG
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Are you a Model-View-ViewModel type of person? Have you ever dreamt in MySql? Do you have Zend moments instead of Zen ones? If you answered “YES” to these questions, we probably want to meet you because we are looking for an experienced Magento Developer to join the Boyle Software team! Continue reading
Researchers from security firm ICEBRG found malicious extensions in the Google Chrome Web Store with more than 500,000 overall downloads. Firstly they discovered that “HTTP Request Header” extension were using for a click-fraud scam when they noticed unusual spike in outgoing network traffic. The extension visited advertising-related links in the Web from the infected machines to generate revenue from per-click rewards. Later they investigated another three Chrome extensions that did the same: Nyoogle, Stickies, and Lite Bookmarks.
AppNexus, one of our very own clients is giving back to the neighborhood by sponsoring free Wi-Fi access in the Public Plazas of the Flatiron District hailing from 23rd Street and Sixth Avenue to Park Avenue South, with coverage reaching as far as 21st Street and Broadway. Visitors, workers and neighborhood residents alike can jump for joy! This is one zone where folks can quickly plugin to get directions, find the nearest lunch spot, shopping, or just a place to chill and take in the sites (and the sights!).