The 5-point iPhone XR review: How Apple walks the fine line of greatness

REVIEW: When Apple packs its most expensive iPhone with all the latest innovations, it’s hard for anyone to get excited about the next step down the line. So after September’s debut of the $999 iPhone XS and $1,099 iPhone XS Max, no one was shocked that the more affordable iPhone …

This Chart Shows Which Airline Is the WORST When It Comes to Delays

Flight delays around the holidays are about as sure a thing as families bickering over Thanksgiving. This year will be no exception. In the first eight months of 2018, a whopping 19.37% of all domestic flights were delayed according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). The average amount of …

GoDaddy small business website security report

Small businesses operate on a high wire, with one mistake potentially sending them into a spiral. For that reason, online security is a major challenge. Small business websites are an easy target. Most business owners have little security expertise, operate on tight budgets, and lack the financial ability to implement …

What each cloud company could bring to the Pentagon’s $10 B JEDI cloud contract

The Pentagon is going to make one cloud vendor exceedingly happy when it chooses the winner of the $10 billion, ten-year enterprise cloud project dubbed the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (or JEDI for short). The contract is designed to establish the cloud technology strategy for the military over the next …

FedEx’s new autonomous delivery bot has iBot wheelchair DNA

FedEx is a courier delivery and logistics company; and in 2019, that means it must also have an autonomous delivery bot. The delivery services company, known for its overnight shipping, unveiled Wednesday an autonomous delivery device called SameDayBot. The bot, which will be tested this summer in select markets including …

Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires

More and more companies, government agencies, educational institutions and philanthropic organisations are today in the grip of a new phenomenon. I’ve termed it ‘metric fixation’. The key components of metric fixation are the belief that it is possible – and desirable – to replace professional judgment (acquired through personal experience and …

Premiere Rush CC is Adobe’s new all-in-one video editing tool for desktop and mobile

Earlier this year, Adobe previewed Project Rush, a new multi-platform video editing tool. Today, at its Mac conference, the company announced that Project Rush is now Premiere Rush CC and an official part of the Creative Cloud suite. The idea behind Rush is pretty straightforward. It’s meant to provide video …

RICS’ new commercial property service charge rules come into effect today

New service charge rules which aim to ensure there are no hidden costs and clarity around disputes, come in to force today (1 April 2019) and are mandatory for RICS professionals. ‘Service charges in commercial property’ has been developed with industry leaders, including major property organisations and professional bodies to …

Cloudera and Hortonworks merger means Hadoop’s influence is declining

OPINION: On Wednesday, Cloudera and Hortonworks announced a “merger of equals,” where Cloudera is acquiring Hortonworks with stock so that Cloudera shareholders end up with 60 percent of the combined company. The deal signifies that the Hadoop market could no longer sustain two big competitors. Hadoop has been synonymous with …

UK to probe fairness of personalized pricing practices in online retail

The UK government has announced an investigation into personalized pricing practices in online retail following growing concerns that vulnerable consumers are at risk of price discrimination through the use of ecommerce technologies that vary prices for products such as cars, holidays and household goods via the use of personal data points. The …

15 Ways to Identify and Fix Your Branding Mistakes

What’s one thing I’m probably getting wrong with my personal brand, and how can I fix it? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most successful young entrepreneurs. YEC members represent nearly every industry, generate billions of dollars in revenue each year and have created …

We made a bracket to figure out the biggest TV villain

It’s Villain Week here at Mashable. In honor of the release of Venom, we’re celebrating all our favorite evildoers from film and TV all week long. Spooky, scary! Everyone loves a good villain. We here at Mashable have spent hours poring over the notorious accomplishments of Hollywood’s biggest baddies; we …

A chance to have a say on your experience of open plan office design

The debate on open plan versus enclosed offices rages on, but it’s not binary, it’s not black or white, it’s not a dichotomy. Furthermore, office occupants appear to have different preferences from the wide range of workplace design solutions that are available. To inform workplace design, we need to understand …