Credit card companies want you, and they’re willing to pay extravagantly for your business. If you’re above a certain age, you remember the credit card industry for the Big Three: Visa, MasterCard, and American Express. They gave you lines of credit, they charge you interest rates, you paid your balance, and the cycle went on.
If you’ve never purchased an item online before, you are in the extreme minority. In 2017, a study on the online retail habits of US consumers showed that 40% of Americans with the Internet purchase items online at least a few times a month, with 20% saying they do the same on a weekly basis.
Computer cloud storage has come a long way in just the past few years. Ever-increasing hard drive sizes became largely irrelevant thanks to the development of cloud computing, which connects individual computers to storage on a vast central server. If you’ve ever used Google’s Gmail application, you’ve made use of cloud storage. Google maintains large
It’s likely that professional hackers and cyber-criminals get a good a chuckle over most of the passwords they encounter when breaking into the infrastructure of a small business. Why do hackers come after small businesses and what do they want? Here’s a deep dive into the making of the perfect crime. Small businesses don’t take
If you travel, work remotely, are a student, or prioritize staying connected, one of the first questions you probably ask upon going somewhere new is: “Do they have WiFi?” Public Internet access can be both a blessing and a curse. It gives you the opportunity to stay plugged in while you’re on the go and
One of the best lines from Heath Ledger’s turn as the Joker in 2008’s “The Dark Knight” comes when the killer clown tells Gotham’s mafia bosses why he hasn’t put Batman out of commission yet. “When you’re good at something,” Ledger quips. “Never do it for free.” Now the Joker’s skill set is probably a