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The revolution of online meetings

COVID-19 caused the breakthrough of video conferencing and video calling in 2020. The use of Zoom, Teams, and Meet went through the roof. The few players had to respond quickly to the enormous demand. Now is the time for real innovation. Anyone who had no experience with video conferencing before COVID-19 has learned it in recent months. Terms such as zooming and face timing were often mentioned. Just calling seems to be replaced more and more with Zoom and Teams sessions. But press conferences ...

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B2B sales: digital first becomes a norm

Most decision-makers prefer not to talk to salespeople and this trend is likely to continue in the near future. Therefore, closing business deals online becomes vital. We have four tips to set up your sales funnel accordingly. While baby boomers are slowly retiring and millennials are progressing to the positions of key decision-makers in the business market, it becomes even more important to take a digital-first approach in B2B sales. For example, a study by Gartner shows that by 2025, 80% of b...

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As of today operators can now limit or block non-essential services in Portugal.

As of today, telecommunications operators can limit or block access to non-essential services to broadband internet, such as video games and digital platforms, if necessary, to protect critical state services. Digital platforms, such as Netflix and Youtube, as well as the video game signal, may be blocked to ensure the continuity of electronic communication services to hospitals or security forces. These measures were already provided into the decree that regulates the new state of emergency, on...

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Change is inevitable

Happy (EU) Data Privacy Day! On January 28th, 1981, Europe signed their first modern privacy treaty. The purpose of this day is to better inform European citizens about their rights regarding the use of their personal data by governments, companies, and other organizations. Companies and organizations are also encouraged to improve the protection of personal data on this day. Within both the government and the business community, and also between the two, there is a trend to want to share more d...

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Free promotion for local events with road closures

Today is a historic day as the 46th presidential inauguration has taken place for President Joe Biden Jr. and Vice President Dr. Kamala Harris. One of the amazing things we noticed is that someone from the government administration has placed a “Line of Flags” on Google Maps for this event. See the images below: You’re probably thinking “ok what good is that flag line to me”? Most online advertising costs money. What do you pay for ...

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Have you heard of WhatsApp-fraud?

WhatsApp fraud, you think “that won’t happen to me.” Hopefully, you are right. Because the numbers are showing something completely different. In February 2020 Whatsapp counted 2 billion users worldwide. It is no surprise this platform has become a targeted place for fraudsters. Users have become more vulnerable over time because scammers have been using tactics that are becoming more and more ingenious and more effective. WhatsApp fraud is on the rise, causing each victim, on ...

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How to erase your online footprints

Online companies have made it their business to gather as much information about you as possible. What exactly do they know about you and how do you safeguard your online privacy? We will take a closer look at 5 tech giants. Safeguarding your own privacy is constantly balancing between the pros and cons of openness. “We know where you are. We know where you’ve been. We more or less know what you’re thinking about. ” according to Google CEO Eric Schmidt in 2010. The fact t...

How to recognize online phishing

How do you protect yourself from online scams? It doesn’t have to be tricky. We have 5 tips that will teach you to recognize phishing (fake emails) and malicious websites. The chance that you will be fooled by cyber criminals will be less likely. Promise! 1. Who is the sender? Even when the name looks real, you cannot rely on the name alone. Anyone can adjust it as desired. More interesting is the email address used to send the message. Click or tap on the sender’s name. You will the...

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Tips to safely surf the web

Everyone who surfs the web should be aware of the risks. More and more criminals are using the internet to get to your personal data. Here are 6 tips to prevent cyber attacks. Almost 62% of Americans had to deal with a “Phishing” attempt. For example: you receive an email that appears to be from your bank asking you to click on a link and enter your username and password. However, the email was not from your bank but from criminals, who have conveniently found a way to get your login details. Fo...