Tag: information systems

Risks and Benefits of Installing APK Files on your Android phone

Almost all Android users have heard about the existence of APK files and many may have wondered what it stands for. However, it is essential to know about them if one wants to download apps that are not normally available on the Play Store. In fact, there is a multitude of applications which are available through APK files only and not anywhere else.

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3 Tips to Be More Productive with PDF Management Using Apps

If you’re like me, you’re always on some kind of device. Whether it’s a smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC, the technological world is a big part of everyday life. That’s why PDF files are so important, both for sharing and for keeping your work secure. Continue reading “3 Tips to Be More Productive with PDF Management Using Apps”

How to Access geo-restricted content only in the US while Travelling?

Are you in a foreign location having a vacation or on a business trip and want to stream your favorite movies and shows during your free time? If yes, there might be a situation that you are facing and are not being able to get access to your favorite content.

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Want to know how to protect your business from hackers? Read this!

Digitalization of business processes is inevitable, so now most of our activities have moved online. The Internet security for business is essential if you want to succeed. In order to secure any online activity in your workplace getting the best antivirus for business is the key.

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Academic Positions Available in IIT Delhi

Academic Associate needed in DMS, IIT Delhi. Looking for a young dynamic professional based out of Delhi / NCR with a zeal to thrive in highly competitive environment. Candidate needs to have excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task and handle documentation/reports. Job deliverables: Supporting academic administration, project administration and training programs. Salary: 2.4 LPA, with a variable of 100% based on performance. Higher starting salary may be given to candidates based on background. Continue reading “Academic Positions Available in IIT Delhi”

Eco-friendly Bitcoin Mining: A Sustainable Solution?

Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption

In theory, Bitcoin mining can be compared to the process of mining for traditional metals, such as gold, copper, and platinum. While ‘traditional’ miners search for gold by hacking away at rocks, Bitcoin miners work to find the exact code that will provide them with valuable assets. However, Bitcoin miners extensively use the power grid in order to generate  revenue.

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A Guide to the Best Project Management Software

Projects are incredibly diverse, and project management software reflects that diversity. So to some extent, it’s a question of selecting software that suits the way your organisation works and the kind of projects you do. But another key factor should be the project methodology you’re using. If it’s a structured method, such as PRINCE2 or Agile, it’s a good idea to choose project management software that complements the method you are using.

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What are The Benefits of Getting an EIN Online?

What is an EIN? An EIN is an employer identification number, or a tax identification number used by the internal revenue service uses to identify your business for tax purposes. Getting an EIN number applies to several different people and to figure out if you need one you must take into consideration several different aspects:

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What Is Fileless Malware? A New Cyber Threat Rises

All the malware you know and fear relies on files to store data used in the execution of malicious deeds. Indeed, no program could function on your device without files, right?

Wrong. Experts have identified a brand-new variety of malware that allows viruses to spread without planting files on victims’ computers. If you want to avoid this emerging threat, read on to learn all you can about fileless malware — and what it means for security of the future. Continue reading “What Is Fileless Malware? A New Cyber Threat Rises”

“Technology enabled Health” – Insights from Twitter Analytics with a Socio-Technical Perspective

International Journal of Information Management, Vol 43, pp 85-97.
Highlights: We investigate the nature of discussion on “Technology enabled health” in Twitter.The study identifies the top technologies in health domain. The study explores the nature of discussions surrounding disease categories. The inter-dependency in terms of usage between technology and diseases is illustrated.
Authors: Purva Grover, Arpan Kumar Kar, Gareth Davies

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Effects of successful adoption of information technology enabled services in proposed smart cities of India: From user experience perspective

The purpose of this paper is to understand the effects of successful adoption of information technology (IT)-enabled services to be provided in the proposed smart cities of India from end-user-experience perspective.

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Big data with cognitive computing: A review for the future

Abstract : Analysis of data by humans can be a time-consuming activity and thus use of sophisticated cognitive systems can be utilized to crunch this enormous amount of data. Cognitive computing can be utilized to reduce the shortcomings of the concerns faced during big data analytics. The aim of the study is to provide readers a complete understanding of past, present and future directions in the domain big data and cognitive computing. A systematic literature review has been adopted for this study by using the Scopus, DBLP and Web of Science databases. The work done in the field of big data and cognitive computing is currently at the nascent stage and this is evident from the publication record. The characteristics of cognitive computing, namely observation, interpretation, evaluation and decision were mapped to the five V’s of big data namely volume, variety, veracity, velocity and value. Perspectives which touch all these parameters are yet to be widely explored in existing literature.

Journal: International Journal of Information Management (Elsevier)

Authors: Shivam Gupta, Arpan Kumar Kar, Abdullah Baabdullah, Wassan A.A Al-Khowaiter

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How Endpoint Security is Changing the Industry

Individuals and corporate networks are constantly striving for more efficient security. They view the security lapses at companies such as Best Buy and Equifax with alarm. Hacks involving these companies have irrevocably damaged their reputations and led to thousands or even millions in costs. Companies want to forestall these damages while still embracing the latest technological innovations in their fields. Endpoint protection can make such reductions in costs a reality. Continue reading “How Endpoint Security is Changing the Industry”

How Cloud Computing is Shaping E-commerce

The past years have been marked by significant data security breaches, highlighting the continuing need for secure and reliable systems. As commerce continues to be more digital and more social, businesses of all sizes are trying to put their businesses online quickly, easily, securely and at a low cost. Many opt for more agile and streamlined cloud platforms. Thus, we will inform you about the latest developments in Cloud Computing in the areas of E-commerce and Retail through our series of studies ‘CloudCommerce’. Today  we are updating ourselves on the significant impacts of the cloud on e-commerce. Continue reading “How Cloud Computing is Shaping E-commerce”

Success of IoT in Smart Cities of India: An empirical analysis

With rapid progress of wireless technology, the daily life of the citizens has undergone drastic change. They are using sophisticated devices based on latest technology for their daily usage at homes. This lucrative facility is available especially to the citizens of modern cities of the world. India is also not lagging. Government of India has announced for creation of 100 Smart Cities where the citizens are expected to use Information and Communication Technology with the help of internet. More use of internet by the citizens would enhance more internet penetration and here Internet of Things (IoT) plays a crucial role.

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