The 'Potion Seller' guy is still making videos, and it's glorious

There are few millennials who can utter the words “Potion Seller” without bursting into giggles. “Potion Seller” is a 3 minute, 8 second video depicting an unnamed knight’s determined quest to obtain the eponymous Potion Seller’s strongest potion. Published in 2011, the short depicts the knight, played by Justin Kuritzkes, …

DevOps platform JFrog raises $165 million with valuation ‘way north’ of $1 billion

DevOps platform JFrog has raised $165 million in a series D round of funding led by Insight Venture Partners, with participation from Battery Ventures, Spark Capital, Sapphire Ventures, Scale Venture Partners, Dell Technologies Capital, Vintage Investment Partners, and Geodesic Capital. The company hasn’t revealed an exact valuation following…Read More Source: Venture Beat Republished by …

Financial services firms slow in offering flexible working to all employees

New research from TeleWare claims that 94 percent of employees in financial services firms believe it is important for them to be able to choose the hours they work and where from. Yet, only just over a third (36 percent) of employees in the sector work for firms that offer …

Employee use of apps at work puts their organisation at risk of cyber-attack

Workers continued use of unapproved apps in the office, including Instagram, Facebook Messenger and Snapchat, to communicate with colleagues as well as friends and family is putting their organisations at risk of cyber-attack, new research suggests. Four in ten employees (41 percent) admit to using Instagram for more than two …

Digital transformation requires more than just new technology

Digital transformation has been a priority for businesses for many years, primarily to benefit from the opportunities presented by a mix of digital technologies and their impact across all aspects of society. Customer-facing functions such as sales, marketing and procurement, in their quest for new revenue sources and information-powered ecosystems …

This drag queen's Voldemort impersonation is going viral and it's amazing

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but we don’t necessarily think Tom Marvolo Riddle – notorious stick-in-the-mud – would agree.  While Lord Voldemort was Riddle’s evil persona, Lady Voldemort is the alter ego of drag performer   Florida Man. But instead of slaying innocent people with unforgivable curses, …

The best UK deals for Monday: MOXKINO fitness trackers, Anker speakers, Amazon devices, and more

Monday morning can often feel like a bit of a drag, especially if you are coming in hot from a big weekend of fun. You have a few options to tackle the Monday morning blues, and some are more appealing than others. You could exercise? No thanks. You could fight …

Mobiles.co.uk has released a range of pre-Black Friday deals on the Samsung Galaxy S9

When it comes to deals, it feels like everyone is primed on the start line, ready to sprint when Black Friday finally arrives. Well before you engage in any form of physical activity, it’s important to warm up — and it’s no different when it comes to deals.  You can’t …

The Silver Islands are the best (and sexiest) region in 'Assassin's Creed Odyssey'

Warning: Spoilers for Assassin’s Creed Odyssey ahead. A lot has been written about the epic story of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, and it’s true that the main quests of the game span a massive map and take players on a journey that blends myth, mystery, and the requisite boatloads of murder. …

Government and employers unite to kick-start stalled flexible working 

The Flexible Working Task Force, a partnership across government departments, business groups, trade unions and charities, has today launched a campaign to increase the uptake of flexible working.  Members of the task force are collectively using their ability to reach and influence hundreds of thousands of employers to encourage them …

Oculus Quest hands-on — The freedom of playing tennis in VR without wires

Facebook showed a demo of its new Oculus Quest virtual reality headset on Wednesday, and it could be quite liberating because it gets rid of those pesky wires that have kept VR tethered. The Oculus Quest will arrive as a stand-alone product — you won’t need to connect it to …

Employees call for more user-friendly workplace technology

A new report claims that because workplace technology is perceived as less intuitive and intelligent than consumer technology lags behind. The survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated conducted with UK-based Coleman Parkes Research, asked more than 2,800 hourly and salaried employees across a variety of industries in Australia, …