Google Chrome gets new features

April 1st, 2017

2017March31WebandCloud_AGoogle releases a new version of Chrome almost every month. Some updates involve minor bug fixes and improvements, while others feature many more exciting additions. For its latest release, version 57, Google announced some serious upgrades to Chrome, and here are the three we think you’ll be more interested in.

What you need to know about Cloudbleed

March 17th, 2017

2017March16Web & Cloud_AInternet security company Cloudflare revealed a major flaw in their system. The so-called ‘Cloudbleed’ vulnerability leaked customer information from thousands of websites, according to Cloudflare researchers. Fortunately, there have been no signs of exploitation, but that doesn’t mean you should be complacent.

Vulnerabilities on WordPress websites

February 28th, 2017

2017February27_WebandCloud_A“Easy-to-use,” “SEO-friendly,” “open-source,” and “customizable.” These are some of the words that best describe WordPress, currently the most popular Content Management Solutions (CMS) platform. With thousands of websites affected in a recently launched series of attacks, “easy to target,” “hackers’ favorite,” and “prone to attacks” could soon be used to define the experience of running a WordPress website.

Browser showdown: which one is right for you?

February 10th, 2017

2017February9_WebandCloud_ABack when Internet Explorer was competing against Netscape, users had far fewer things to consider. Nowadays, some users do nearly all their work inside of a web browser, and they have far more options about which program to use. If you’ve ever questioned whether there might be a better way to browse the web, we’ve got your answers right here.

G Suite launches new features

January 25th, 2017

img-google-cloud-170px-op1Tech giant Google has always listened to customer feedback to make continuous improvements to its powerful suite of applications. And in the most recent case, Google Cloud’s G Suite has introduced five new updates. What do they include and are they worth getting excited about?

Basic Mobile Management

G Suite’s Basic Mobile Management offers an agentless way to manage iOS devices by allowing admins to mandate basic security on those devices without requiring users to install mobile device management profiles.

The state of web services in 2017

January 7th, 2017

2016january6_webandcloud_aIt’s a new year, and it’s time to start thinking about what information technology will look like in 2017. That could mean anything from forecasting the costs of adopting new technology to upgrading your products to better integrate with new trends.

HTML5 trumps Flash in Google Chrome

December 24th, 2016

2016december23_webandcloud_aGoogle Chrome is following through with a game plan it announced in February of last year. In an effort to punish slow-loading or lagging sites that use Flash, a web component known to take up resources and memory, Google’s browser will make a newer, faster player the default.

AWS lowers storage prices, adds new options

December 8th, 2016

2016december7_webandcloud_aAmazon Web Services (AWS) has announced changes in its cloud and cold storage options. These modifications make it more affordable for consumers to transfer large amounts of data to the cloud, particularly if they’re putting them into Amazon’s Glacier storage.

AI augments e-commerce businesses

November 23rd, 2016

2016november22_webandcloud_aArtificial intelligence (AI) is a buzzword that inspires business owners yet also instills in them a sense of dread. More accurately described as “machine learning,” this exciting innovation is swiftly becoming an integral part of doing business.

Opera 41 for high browsing speed

November 5th, 2016

2016november4_webandcloud_aThe internet’s impact on people’s lives keeps growing by the day. People use the web for different reasons and access it any time, and the availability of smart gadgets makes it possible for the people to enjoy the internet from any location. However, the resourcefulness of the internet can be hindered by having a slow web browser.