How JavaScript impacts page loading speed on mobile

The effect of JavaScript on mobile web performance is twofold. One, it is the second largest contributor to webpage weight, behind images, thereby increasing download time; and two, once downloaded, the browser then needs to run the script, which can delay the downloading/rendering of other (perhaps more important) assets on the page. JavaScript (aka scripts…

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How Does VPS Hosting Impact Page Speed?

Surveys tell us that the majority of internet users say they are less likely to visit a website if it does not load quickly. This alone tells us that yes, pagespeed really does matter – and it’s why it’s vital that your business has a website that loads fast enough to meet the expectation of…

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Houzz raises a huge $400M round at a $4B valuation

If you ask investors in Silicon Valley about Houzz — an app where you browse ridiculously nice homes and check out interesting interior design ideas — they’ll probably quietly mutter that they’re just growing their business. We really don’t hear about Houzz’s business that often. Except now the company says it has raised $400 million…

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HealthUnlocked support social network app goes global

Long time UK-based health-focused social network HealthUnlocked has launched its first mobile app, aiming to boost access to its global community and feed more data into machine learning matching algorithms it began applying to the platform earlier this year — idea being to help people with the same health condition find each other so they…

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