Crunch time for Microsoft – time to choose a successor

Some believe, however, that it may be too late to make that transition. According to Paul Krugman, the Nobel Prize-winning economist: “Microsoft missed the boat, big time, on major shifts in the technological landscape. And now the very network externalities that solidified its former dominance probably stand in the way of any attempt to return to past glories.” Continue reading “Crunch time for Microsoft – time to choose a successor” »

Originally posted 2013-08-31 18:33:44. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Vital Tech Products You Need To Purchase When Buying Your First Home

If you’re on the verge of purchasing your first property, you’ve no doubt got a lot of hard work in front of you. Not only do you have to deal with the legal side of things, but relocating can bring lots of other issues too. Purchasing the right tech items for your home is essential if you want to make sure everything runs smoothly. While most of the products we’re going to mention are pretty basic, they can be easily overlooked when you have so much on your plate. With that in mind, you should pay attention to the suggestions below and place your orders as soon as possible. At the end of the day, nobody wants to spend more than a week or so settling in. Continue reading “Vital Tech Products You Need To Purchase When Buying Your First Home” »

Originally posted 2015-10-30 08:19:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Google vs Apple – Round two goes to Google!

“The price that most developers will pick is free,” said Steve Jobs, late co-founder of Apple, when he launched a store for iPhone applications in 2008. Apple and software developers had “exactly the same interest, which is to get as many apps out in front of as many iPhone users as possible,” he said.

Five years later, the gadget goliath has proved there is money to be made in shunting out goods for nothing. Since its inception, more than 50bn apps have been downloaded by iPhone and iPad owners, generating $9bn (£5.8bn) for software engineers. Apple, which takes a 30% cut of all paid-for applications, has pocketed $3.9bn.

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Originally posted 2012-10-14 01:30:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

Everything You Need To Know About Starting A Movie Review Blog

If you love nothing more than chilling on the sofa with a good film, launching a movie review blog could be a wise move. It is possible to make thousands of dollars each and every year if you can point enough traffic in your direction. We will go through the process with you in this post in the hope of making your life a little easier. There are also many other benefits to creating a website of that nature. If it becomes very popular, film promotion companies might get in touch with you to see if you would like to attend premiers, etc. That could mean you find yourself rubbing shoulders with some of the most popular actors of our generation. However, you’ll have to work hard to reach that stage. Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Starting A Movie Review Blog” »

Originally posted 2015-06-16 06:07:36. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

5 Essential Steps To Recover From Disaster

Around half of all IT disasters are caused by failures in software or networks, but there is a whole swathe of other factors that potentially represent a risk to your business, from human error to malicious hack attempts and even unusually extreme weather conditions that could damage a server room.

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Originally posted 2016-06-27 22:18:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

10 keys figures you have to learn about Chinese Internet

  1. The population of Internet users in China has exceeded the population of Internet users in the US. Of course this is a very big market for any business who markets their products online. China became the number one in the number of Internet users at the end of February 2008.
  2. China is the country with the most stringent censorship in the world, no exception to the Internet. Almost all online content distribution is regulated by the government; even they are planning to assign more police to various online media companies.
  3. The percentage of China’s population with Internet access is higher than the percentage of China’s population without Internet connection, i.e. 50.30% on January 1, 2016. The growth of Internet users in China is the largest in the world, as this giant country had only 225 million users overall in 2012.
  4. Internet users in China dominate global content deployment, followed by India in second place, and the United States in third position. The majority of Internet users in China (91%) have accounts on various social networks, especially those from China itself as WeChat, Weibo and Youku. Not only that, China is the country with the most broadband connections in the world.
  5. China has established a strong reputation in the domain “.cn”. This is a strong reason for the importance of using the domain ‘.cn “for anyone who wants to target Chinese consumers online.
  6. Instead of feeling satisfied with the 4G, China is now making some efforts to launch 5G connection and those efforts supported by all Internet users there since the majority of those users are accessing the Internet via smartphones and tablets.
  7. The majority of Internet users in China are young people under 40 years old. This implies that the actualization of Chinese younger generation’s activities is strongly supported by the Internet. Based on a rough calculation, 85% of Chinese Internet users are people aged under 40 years.
  8. Weibo is China’s largest microblogging site

Weibo already has 5 million customers in its first year and has now reached no less than 500 million subscribers. This is a fantastic achievement considering Weibo was just first launched in 2009.

  1. The largest e-commerce market

China is the largest e-commerce market with a potential of more than 300 million Euros. The growth of e-commerce business is supported by the Chinese government, with an aim to break the dominance of the giants such as eBay or Amazon both based in the United States. Currently, the distribution of various e-commerce products in China is greater than the distribution in the United States.

  1. Baidu

Baidu is the largest search engine in China, and even get rid of Google’s dominance there. This is the most accessed sites among the Chinese! The site offers no less than 80 million images, and 10 million multimedia files, making it a benchmark in every search. The site is very supportive of Chinese users thanks to its Chinese language-based search feature.

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Originally posted 2016-03-24 14:54:08. Republished by Blog Post Promoter