Why Do Hackers Prefer Health Care Records?

In recent years, hospitals and health care providers have transitioned from using hard copy patient data to digital records. Although digital documents create convenience and efficiency for medical professionals who need to share and receive critical patient information, digital recordkeeping also makes health care systems vulnerable to cyberattacks. Discover why hackers target health care patient…

Investors Snap up the wrong stock

In a case of mistaken identity, potential investors in Snap Inc, the company behind Snapchat, just caused a windfall for a tiny start-up instead. When Snap made the details of their IPO public on Feb 2, it caused a flurry of excitement. Potential investors began snatching up shares in SNAP Interactive Inc, which rose by…

Facebook is being audited because metrics are hard

Facebook is finally admitting it needs help with numbers. The company announced in a blog post that it’s committing to an audit by the Media Rating Council in order to “verify the accuracy of the information we deliver to our partners.” Facebook had a number of gaffes in the past year. There have been problems…

Taming the Snoo: Playing with the Reddit API

Reddit is a social networking, entertainment, and news website where the content is almost exclusively submitted by users. According to this report, in February 2016 Reddit had 36 million user accounts, 231 million unique monthly visits, and 11.464 active communities. A recent study also showed that 80% of Reddit users get their news from there.…

26 Qualities of a Great Web Designer

It’s a highly competitive world and the market demands not only excellence in what you do – your core competency, but it also demands that professionals be good at many other skills related to your profession, in other words, market demands multi-skilled, multi-talented professionals who can multi-task. You may be great at what you do…

Facebook says it will open up for independent ad audit

Following multiple admissions last year that it had been misreporting some of its ad numbers, Facebook just announced that it has committed to an audit by the Media Rating Council “to verify the accuracy of the information we deliver to our partners.” The mistakes that Facebook revealed last year seem relatively minor, but collectively, they…