ChowNow platform partners with Instagram

Los Angeles restaurant ordering based platform will add “Order Food” buttons and stickers. Local restaurants aided this way Food pictures and videos on Instagram are widely used. Users will be able to easily order because buttons and stickers will link directly to ChowNow to complete order flow. It’s a great marketing tool for restaurants, saidContinue reading “ChowNow platform partners with Instagram”

Fidelity analysts: Chinese companies to thrive post-COVID-19

China did shut down travel, western countries did not shut down economy during virus spread My opinion is that diferent countries will recover on different timeframes after COVID-19. It depends on when the pandemy started to spread in the relevant country and, of course, the extent of spread. Ironically, it seems that the most andContinue reading “Fidelity analysts: Chinese companies to thrive post-COVID-19”

VPNs and Work From Home: Security under scrutiny in times of COVID-19

VPNs secures communication between company servers and employees’ devices, but end user devices are exposed if not secured enough. Also, other compensating measures need to be in place. Courtesy of The Cyber Security Hub™ (TCSH), I would like to depict a link that TCSH had pointing to, citing that Work From Home(WFH) using VPN isContinue reading “VPNs and Work From Home: Security under scrutiny in times of COVID-19”

Ransomware mitigation with backups. It might work well for small or medium companies that cannot afford huge budgets for securing their systems

Provided that certain conditions are met In a previous page I wrote about the balance that always has to be reached between costs in risks, including cyberattacks. So, I have expressed the opinion that there is no point in spending too much on some fancy security tool that covers a risk that, if occurred, itContinue reading “Ransomware mitigation with backups. It might work well for small or medium companies that cannot afford huge budgets for securing their systems”

API (Application Programming Interface), SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and Microservices

What is meant by these terms? From a definition of a service perspective: In software development, a “service-centric” software application supposes to write code that gets exposed (typically over a network) via one of many interfaces. These interfaces are the endpoints to business functionalities and regardless of the architectural pattern (SOA, Microservices), services tend toContinue reading “API (Application Programming Interface), SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and Microservices”

Recently I have attended: Transform your organization through RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

What is RPA “RPA” refers to a set of modular software programs (or“bots”) to complete structured, repeatable, and logic-based tasks by mimicking the actions taken by existing human staff. Why an organisation would need that? There are many advantages, but personally I see also a few Cons. Transforming an organisation through software development undertaking, withinContinue reading “Recently I have attended: Transform your organization through RPA (Robotic Process Automation)”

Wallmart has an experimental service that is going to be shut down

Jet black (ideea is very interesting) started in 2018 “We’ve learned a lot through Jet black, including how customers respond to the ability of ordering by text as well as the type of items they purchase through texting,” said Scott Eckert, Senior Vice President. As a learning experience for Walmart it seems all good. PersonallyContinue reading “Wallmart has an experimental service that is going to be shut down”

MC (MasterCard) in China?

Approval obtained from People’s Bank of China (PBoC) to begin formal preparation to set up a bank card clearing institution in China MC are not the first US credit institution to require approval from PBoC. Also, Amex (American Express) had submitted the file in 2018. PayPal is targetting GoPay (PP are willing to pay forContinue reading “MC (MasterCard) in China?”

Mobile apps for meditation

Those apps recorded $195M in 2019 – increasing by over 50% compared to previous year Apparently, such evolution has been originating from millennials’ lifestyles, such persons chosing to marry later in life and delay having children; and because of that, it seems they allow themselves more time to remain self-focused, compared with their parents’ generation.Continue reading “Mobile apps for meditation”