5 predictions for web services in 2017

5 predictions for web services in 2017

The crystal ball certainly won’t be making an appearance anytime soon, so it’s time to start preparing for the far more realistic technology trends of the coming year. Investing in the right technology could be the thing that sets you apart from your competitors in the coming year, and all it takes is a little research and education.

Why HTML5 leads the charge for Chrome

Why HTML5 leads the charge for Chrome

Most people are familiar with the problems associated with loading a Flash-based page, from slower loading times to page crashes that require restarting the browser altogether. Now, Google has announced that its browser will disable Flash and initiate an HTML5 default that will eventually trickle down to every Chrome user.

E-commerce and AI: what you need to know

E-commerce and AI: what you need to know

One of the hottest topics in tech and in business is artificial intelligence (more accurately “machine learning” or AI). Many business owners are currently looking to this technology for its potential to improve customer communications, and it is predicted that by the year 2020, 85 percent of all interactions will originate from machine learning “bots.

Browse the web faster with Opera 41

Browse the web faster with Opera 41

While using the internet, it is common for people to open several tabs at the same time. Unless the browser you are using has the right features, your online research may take longer than expected. Avoid frustrations of a slow web browser by turning to the highly efficient Opera 41.

The newest browser in the market, Opera 41 promises to take your browsing experience to new levels.

Is Apple’s ‘Pie’ platform a game changer?

Is Apple’s ‘Pie’ platform a game changer?

Apple is making a change to its cloud services that intends to cut down on bugs and better compete with its rivals, Amazon and Google. By combining all its cloud teams into one location, Apple will undoubtedly help to facilitate major improvements. According to sources, Apple is in the process of transferring the infrastructure behind its services to a proprietary platform with the code name ‘Pie.

Making useful search results for your brand

Making useful search results for your brand

When it comes to SEO for businesses, most people focus on getting organic results based on keywords centered around those used in their industry. Unfortunately, those keywords don’t focus on your brand identity. That means Google search results are severely limited because users may not know about a specific brand.

Google Cast becomes native to Chrome

Google Cast becomes native to Chrome

Google’s Chromecast device has been around for a few years now. The simple and inexpensive flash-drive-sized screen broadcaster has earned itself a faithful following, but it’s not stopping there. With the newest update, you might even be able to ‘cast’ your desktop or mobile screen to a nearby device before the end of this article.

Paper: Dropbox’s cloud collaboration tool

Paper: Dropbox’s cloud collaboration tool

As various aspects of our lives move into the cloud — from photos to what’s in our refrigerator — there’s an ever-increasing number of vendors to choose from. Founded in 2007, Dropbox was one of the earliest companies to popularize the term ‘cloud storage’ and since then they’ve mostly focused on perfecting that business model.

Build better chatbots with these 5 tips

Build better chatbots with these 5 tips

Before the US reached its current golden age, it went through a period known as the Wild West stage. This had less to do with cowboys and shootouts and more to do with limitless possibilities that can almost overwhelm you. That’s exactly where chatbots are today, With a myriad of ways to customize your chatbot, it’s so easy to get lost in all your options! To sustain your focus, we offer 5 tips to help you make your next chatbot a better one:

Emulate the WeChat Model

This Chinese cross-platform instant messaging app has housed chatbots since 2011 and shows no signs of letting up.