December 2020

The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

It’s been well over two years since TikTok arrived in the United States in August 2018, offering a rejoinder to anyone who thought social media had lost its way. The app had everything: social commentary, comedy, crafting, memes, challenges, makeup tutorials and, of course, dances. Even those who weren’t totally… Read More »The Biggest Trends of TikTok 2020

LG Display wants to put a 55-inch transparent TV at the foot of your bed

LG Display will demonstrate novel uses for its transparent OLED screens at CES 2021 with applications for food service, transportation, and smart home. A customer selects her restaurant order, with menu information available to view on LG Display’s 55-inch Transparent OLED display. ” data-credit=”Image/caption: LG Display” rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow”> A… Read More »LG Display wants to put a 55-inch transparent TV at the foot of your bed

Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Viewed Some of Its Source Code

Microsoft said on Thursday that the far-reaching Russian hack of U.S. government agencies and private corporations had gone further into its network than the company previously understood. While the hackers, suspected to be working for Russia’s S.V.R. intelligence agency, did not appear to use Microsoft’s systems to attack other victims,… Read More »Microsoft Says Russian Hackers Viewed Some of Its Source Code

‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together

Beginning in October, thousands of TikTok creators who were bored at home and missing Broadway created elements of a show that didn’t exist yet: a musical based on Disney Pixar’s “Ratatouille,” an animated film about a rat with culinary aspirations. In 60-second increments, people contributed their own songs, dances, makeup… Read More »‘Ratatouille,’ the Musical: How This TikTok Creation Came Together

6 steps for using low-code platforms to create big data apps

Low-code development can be used for managing big data. Here’s how to make it work for your organization. Image: iStock/AndreyPopov Low-code development tools are aimed at reducing application development time to market. They do this by using graphical user interfaces with point-and-click tools to cobble together applications, making it easy… Read More »6 steps for using low-code platforms to create big data apps

SMBs: How to find the right MSP for your cybersecurity needs

Cybercriminals do what they do for money, so why not make it unworthy of their time to attack your small or medium business? Image: Kirill_Savenko, Getty Images/iStockphoto More about cybersecurity Small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are the lowest-hanging digital fruit and ripe for the picking–just read tech-media reports describing the… Read More »SMBs: How to find the right MSP for your cybersecurity needs