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The web is expanding at an exponential rate where every kind of application B2B, B2C, or C2C is looking for an online web presence for increasing revenue, profits, customer base and getting global. With expansion comes the real “need” for businesses to expose themselves to the potential customers in a way that is seemingly easy for the users to search/find them using some of the most common search engines. An effective web presence is required and SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a technique that helps in making site and web-pages easily searchable over the internet which results in improving traffic by attracting new visitors This article examines the SEO objectives, process, tips and offers a set of strategies that could be used to design websites that are more search-friendly. The primary audiences are developers and architects as well as online ma... (more)

Rich Internet Applications - State of the Union

[This prescient article first appeared on SYS-CON.com nearly 12 months ago.] We are entering an era of Rich Internet Applications (RIA),  and many enterprise development managers are facing the dilemma - which way to go - remain with  tried and true Java or .Net technologies or less known yet AJAX, Flex, OpenLaszlo or a number of other vendors.  This article is an attempt to give a brief overview of what's out there on the RIA market. Historically there have been major shifts in the software industry. We moved from mainframes with dumb terminals to client/server. Users gained in c... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly – Week of June 24, 2012

Welcome to the Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility and M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Marketing News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly The PayPal South-East Asia and India Managing Director forecasts mobile commerce in Malaysia will reach RM3.43 billion in 2015, dri... (more)

New Cyber Threats within The Internet of Everything

Cisco released findings from two global studies that provide a vivid picture of the rising security challenges that businesses, IT departments and individuals face -- particularly as employees become more mobile, blending work and personal lifestyles throughout their waking hours. Despite popular assumptions that security risks increase as a person's online activity becomes shadier, findings from the Cisco 2013 Annual Security Report (ASR) reveal that the highest concentration of online security threats tend to target legitimate destinations visited by mass audiences -- such as maj... (more)

Prentice Capital Anticipates Retail Growth Even As Shopper Numbers Shrink

NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prentice Capital, the Michael Zimmerman fund specializing in retail investments, predicts that retail sales will grow faster than expected during the second half of 2014. This view is supported by the latest National Retail Federation retail sales forecast which calculates that retail sales are expected to grow at least 3.9% during the second half(1). Zimmerman's positive view is despite the fact that US store visits fell by nearly 7% in June and nearly 5% in July, and overall have fallen by 5% or more from a year earlier in every month fo... (more)

How to Secure a Web Application

While security is a concern throughout an application, it is especially important for Web application components. An insecure Web application leaves a Web site vulnerable to many attacks, some that require nothing more than an Internet browser and a small amount of knowledge. The global and anonymous nature of the Internet means that a Web application can be attacked from anywhere in the world by individuals who frequently cannot be traced. Even if they are found, international law often makes prosecution all but impossible. Java 2 Enterprise Edition (J2EE) provides many security... (more)