Despite Twitter’s recent crackdown of fake user accounts and the millions of followers that were lost as a result, popstar Katy Perry remains the most followed person on the network.
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When the sun is shining and it’s warm outside, who wouldn’t want to venture out for a picnic?
If you’re packing up the kids, the cooler, and the car, here are four ways—and some extra bonus tips—for keeping food fresh and everyone safe.
After graduating from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Angelo Pitassi ’03 MBA started two businesses—an e-commerce company focused on meeting needs of Rhode Island’s jewelry manufacturing industry and a consumer-focused health technology company that was inspired by his youngest son’s diagnosis with type-one diabetes.
Have you considered how much television you’ve watched recently? Sure, you might not be sitting down on the couch with the remote control, but you’re more than likely still consuming videos digitally.
In recent years, digital alternatives to traditional TV have become increasingly popular. Between streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, and social networks like Facebook and YouTube, consumers have so many options for how they watch original content.
What’s the biggest skills gap for present-day advertising and marketing professionals? According to Johnson & Wales advertising and marketing communications professor Oscar Chilabato, it is digital marketing.
“The number one void for companies right now, in terms of their marketing and communications departments’ efforts, has been in the digital space,” he said. “Most companies, I would say probably one-third of all companies, are understaffed and underserviced in that space.”
Internet security is of chief concern not only for webmasters, but increasingly, for everyday users. An alarming statewide study highlighted by the Identity Theft Resource Center indicates data breaches are on the rise. A surprising statsitic from the study showed that 14,207,346 credit card numbers were exposed in 2017 — an increase of 88 percent over 2016 figures.
Updated July 2018
The 21st FIFA World Cup wraps up in Russia this week, and even though the United States of America did not qualify and will not be participating, it still promises to be an exciting display of soccer on an international level.
Like the Olympics and Super Bowl, this is a huge event and therefore, it takes a lot to ensure the safety of all athletes, workers, and spectators. Unlike the other events, this competition is played over the course of more than a month, making it that much more difficult to secure.
With the rapid growth of technology showing no signs of slowing down, employers are looking for candidates with a computer science background to fill their open positions now more than ever.
“There’s a real need in America for computer science as a skillset,” said Thomas Calabrese, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Engineering and Design at Johnson & Wales University and an online instructor.
And he’s right.