The Internet of Things and the future of manufacturing

04. July 2013 Internet Trends 0
Executives at Robert Bosch and McKinsey experts discuss the technology-driven changes that promise to trigger a new industrial revolution. The Internet of Things is going to he huge and manufacturing is just one facet.  Industry 4.0, as the manufacturing sector calls it, will remove the difference between information and materials, because products will be inextricably ...

Jan 18 Internet Blackout Protesting SOPA and PIPA

Some of the major Internet brands are going “dark” Wednesday Jan 18 to protest the US Legislature’s “Stop Online Piracy Act” (SOPA) and “Protect Intellectual Property Act” (PIPA). Both bills are intended to stop copyright violations by foreign “rogue” web sites trafficking in everything from prescription drugs to illegal movie downloads. The drug and entertainment ...

Three Ways to Lower your Smartphone Bill

Cellular costs are for many companies their fastest growing, and most uncontrollable, expense. Everybody wants a Smartphone and sometimes they want two, a Blackberry for the office and an iPhone or Android for personal use. They quickly become your primary communication tool at home and the office and your voice calls, text and data charges ...

8 Great reasons for combining ADSL and Cable Internet Access

27. September 2011 Internet Services 1
Combining Cable and ADSL Internet access makes for an easy business decision. The obvious reason is to add Internet redundancy because even a short outage can be costly. Email doesn’t arrive, orders are lost, staff are agitated. For most companies, the costs of lost productivity are much higher than paying the $3/day – the price ...

Can a Business Avoid the .xxx Domain Extension?

23. August 2011 Internet Trends 1
Choosing a domain name extension was straightforward when I founded Skyway West in 1996 and has remained so until now. The introduction of the .xxx extension, to denote adult content, in December 2011 is proving a more complicated decision. Why are 900,000 companies considering a .xxx extension, and should we join them? We chose three ...