How to Protect Your Gadgets from Cyber Crime

Nowadays, there seems to be newer and shinier gadgets released everyday. This relentless growth has also begun shifting the focus to other factors that are more important than a new iPhone release coming in a different colorway or having groundbreaking photographic specs. The issue of cybersecurity is one aspect that has long been overlooked and undervalued, as a report from Juniper Research found that over 146 billion digital records will be stolen in the next five years, many of which will be taken from everyday gadgets. But as manufacturers continue…

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4 Easy ways technology can improve your hiring process

The recruitment and HR industry is evolving rapidly, especially when it comes to attract, assess and hire job fit candidates. Every HR personnel is trying to put their own unique spin on daily activities, tasks in order to streamline the hiring process and hire quality candidates. So, what unique ways recruiters are adapting nowadays? To avoid a long, arduous, and costly hiring process, recruiters use HR tools and technologies to increase productivity, speed things up, and find the right employee at the right time. By looking at the increased demand…

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3 Reasons Why You Should Learn Python

No other programming language has added more users faster than Python. Second only to Java, Python is currently the most common choice for developers. Tech giants including Google, Dropbox, Instagram and Spotify use the language as part of their systems. Not only that other industries like the media, healthcare, and even NASA are also using Python. DZone describes Python code as “neat, readable, and well structured”, which is why it is so popular. Industry experts also predict that the programming language will soon edge out C, C++, and Java in…

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Corporate Wellness – We’re better for it

Healthcare costs are rising astronomically. This is not only reflected in premiums for employees but also in the share that employers typically pay. According to SHRM, the cost of employer-sponsored health care in 2019 is expected to reach $15,000 per employee. The high cost of health care, in part, explains the trend of corporate wellness programs. Why Bother? I first came across the idea of a corporate wellness program during my time working for local government. The organization’s award-winning program was comprised of several value-added incentives for employees to stay…

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Biometric Payments to go Mainstream in 2019

Payments are becoming simpler. Mobile payment systems or person-to-person payment applications like PayPal, Venmo, Zelle, Apple Pay, and WeChat Pay lets you pay for services and purchases without using cash or cards. Nikki Hesford who runs her own marketing support company told BBC News that she only uses cash to pay her manicurist. She notes that it has made going out with friends easier: “One person will pay on a card and the others will transfer through an app. It takes seconds rather than minutes fussing around with who owes…

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How Cryptocurrency Has Transformed the Gaming Industry

When gaming pioneer Atari launched its own cryptocurrency called “Atari Token” last year, it was the latest indication of how far the digital currency had come in the gaming industry. The Telegraph reported that the company’s shares increased by more than 60% after they launched the cryptocurrency. This signalled that there was a strong demand within the industry for change, especially in how gamers managed their in-game finances. Atari CEO Frederic Chesnais said: “Blockchain technology is poised to take a very important place in our environment and to transform, if…

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Maintaining Motivation in Your Fitness Journey

  If there’s one thing more difficult than actually doing exercises, it’s maintaining your motivation. Working out for one day and doing it consistently are two entirely different beasts. If this is familiar to you, do not get completely discouraged because you are not alone. According to Lifehacker, 90% of people quit after hitting the gym for three months. To avoid becoming part of that statistic, here are some important steps to keep yourself motivated. Understand your priorities We’ve all been there, the family or the gang has planned a…

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5 Best Men’s Grooming Products Perfect for Christmas Gifts 2017

As the yuletide season is upon us, there is no better way to spread holiday cheer than by finding and giving that perfect present for our loved ones. However, narrowing down the assortment of gift ideas can be a tough task for anyone. To aid your gift selection this year, we’ve gathered some of the best grooming products available on the market. Whether it’s for your father, brother, uncle, best friend, or even a treat for yourself, you can’t go wrong with good quality grooming products. Grown Alchemist Strengthening Shampoo…

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Will tougher sanctions help the Ontario Government address distracted driving?

Accidents & Fatalities The Ontario Provincial Police have stated since 2015 that distracted driving is the leading cause of driving related fatalities. Other provinces in Canada, including British Columbia are drawing the same conclusion as Ontario. The Government needs to address distracted driving, which is causing roadside fatalities. But will imposing tougher sanctions solve the problem? Probably not. Distracted Driving While overall fatalities may be on the decline, the leading cause of fatalities is distracted driving. OPP and Regional police forces are determined to get the message across to the…

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5 Qualities of a Successful Mobile App

Not since the dot com days has there been such flock of technology startups. Success stories such as Instagram and Twitter have tantalized peoples palates to go follow in their footsteps. But with the increasing number of apps present in the app stores (1.6 million in the Google Play store, 2 million in the Apple app store as of June 2016) the competition is high.To ensure success, here are 5 characteristics your app needs to implement: Unique and appealing design With so much competition app designers need to make their…

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