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What is the Internet of Things?

In a nutshell, the Internet of Things is the concept of connecting any device.  So long as it has an on/off switch) to the Internet and to other connecting devices. The IoT is a giant network of connecting  things and people – all of which collect and share. Moreover, data about the way they are using and about the environment around them.[…]

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7 Types of Social Media Cybercrimes and How Women Should Deal With It

This is a question I come across frequently – ‘Are Women Safe On The Internet?’. Here’s a short and quick and short answer – Yes, they are! But it requires them to take a few steps because it’s always better to be safe than sorry! Just when I was thinking of drafting a story on this topic, I got an opportunity to associate with U.S. Consulate Chennai to become part of their women’s day week and transform this knowledge to them. I am no expert in Cyber Security, but I had to talk about this topic after I learnt someone hacked my Facebook account and un-friended some of best friends and tampered with my privacy settings.[…]

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13 essential programming tools for the mobile Web

When it comes to programming for mobile devices, choice quickly becomes dilemma. Do you target the lucrative iPhone market at the expense of Android’s rising tide? Do you go native or write code to the mobile Web? And while a single stack of code that performs optimally on an increasingly wide array of platforms, form factors, and devices would be the dream, the reality is a fragmented trial in which rudimentary tasks can often be a challenge.[…]