Some us have been there before, that awkward moment when Siri decimates your name – or someone else’s – and causes those around you to break down in tears and laughter. But while we merely put up with it, Barbra Streisand could easily whip out her phone and give Apple CEO Tim Cook a call.
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Ever wondered what takes place in a toy inventor’s workshop? One that has operated in the US over a period of almost 30 years? I did – which is why Real Business was granted a tour of Chicago-based Big Monster Toys with CEO and president Don Rosenwinkel.
Facebook-owned Oculus has started pre-orders of its Rift virtual reality headset, which comes with a price tag of £550. And gadget-loving business leaders won’t have to wait long to lead a VR life as the gizmos hit shelves on 20 September.
Fraudulent emails are mostly nothing more than the obvious attempt by a “Nigerian Prince” to gain some cash. However, professional cybercriminals are increasingly using email fraud to target businesses, using coordinated, pinpoint attacks rather than spam blasts.
No doubt many businesses will be tempted by the new BlackBerry DTEK50, hailed by the brand as the "world’s most secure smartphone". With cyber attacks on the rise, and hackers becoming increasingly sophisticated, the more tools and technology you can have in your arsenal the better.
The recent hacking incident involving Mumsnet highlighted the issue of data security for small businesses – and Russell-Cooke's Guy Wilmot shares what SMEs can learn from the event.
There’s been plenty of press about the decision by CESG (Communications-Electronics Security Group, a group within the UK Government Communications Headquarters) advise against the use of long-established security guideline suggesting that users change their passwords on a regular basis.
The Everline Future 50 has showcased some fantastically-disruptive new business concepts, and very few are as exciting as Perkbox – an employee engagement platform that is looking to help company owners retain their most prized assets, staff.
It has been reported that council funding will be reduced by 6.7 per cent between 2016 and 2020, with the bulk of the cuts taking place in the first two years. As a result, councils in many areas will not have enough money to meet all their statutory duties.
As any reputable security vendor will admit, there is no silver bullet to solving the challenges of today’s evolving enterprise boundary. With that in mind, how can the security industry rise to the challenge and how can we provide a secure solution without causing unnecessary user friction?
Real Business attended the Sage Summit 2016 in Chicago, where one of the guest speakers was Ashton Kutcher. And while the Hollywood star may be best known for his exploits in film and TV, the actor has become a respected investor in over 100 companies, so we've taken a look at the incredible transition.
Rick Jackson, the CMO of data analytics firm Qlik, talks about how small and medium sized business leaders can make better use of the data available to them.