User Interface Design
The best to-do apps
Plenty of people still rely on pen and paper, but it's inarguable that smartphones have become the more common way to keep tabs on what needs to get done. And while Apple and Google both offer basic reminder apps, many people might crave something a little more robust.
Apr 17 6:41PM Engadget

SendinBlue Review 2018: Email Marketing Software for Small Businesses
Despite the rapid proliferation of social media in the last few years, email continues to be the preferred mode of communication for people to interact with brands that they love and follow. In fact, according to a recent research conducted by Marketing Sherpa, 60 percent of customers selected email as the most preferred communication method for receiving regular updates and promotions from brands they are doing business with.
Apr 17 5:49PM 99signals

Teradata Open its Data Lake Management Strategy with Kylo: Literally
Still distilling good results from the acquisition of former consultancy company Think Big Analytics, Teradata, a powerhouse in the data management market took one step further to expand its data management stack and to make an interesting contribution to the open source community. Fully developed by the team at Think Big Analytics, in March of 2017 the company launched Kylo -a full data lake management solution- but with an interesting twist: as a contribution to the open source community.
Apr 17 3:34PM Medium

A**hole Design Is The Subreddit We Need Now
I can't stop laughing at the design work featured on the young subreddit known as r/assholedesign-or imagining the conversations that must have happened between their designers. The site is a place where you can find a very thorough list of exactly what NOT to do as a designer, as the moderators explain.
Apr 17 2:55PM Co.Design

Delicious Digital Design Process
We are Zajno, an international digital solutions boutique. Having started only 3 years ago, we've come quite a long way since then.
Apr 17 12:07PM Medium

What's new vSAN 6.7
As most of you have seen, vSAN 6.7 just released together with vSphere 6.
Apr 17 12:01PM Yellow Bricks

Technology doesn't mean you can forget the basics of customer service
However, while adopting and keeping up with these new methods is vital, many still neglect the basic components of what makes an amazing customer experience. Coined in the 1900s by pioneering retailers Harry Gordan Selfridge, Jon Wanamaker and Marshall Field, the popular phrase, the customer is always right has been drilled into those who deal with customers - and for good reason.
Apr 17 6:07AM TechNative

How Nuance is Powering the Voice Economy
It's no secret that voice interfaces have become one of the most successful product categories in recent years. With the price point of smart speakers dropping to the same level as a week's worth of Starbucks, many consumers have filled their homes with such devices.
Apr 16 11:19PM Communications and Technology Blog

Four options to manage stateful apps in the cloud
When an application supports a business process that requires multiple steps to complete, every step needs to occur..
Apr 16 8:00PM SearchCloudApplications

The problems with Facebook are inherent in its design, but that can change
The latest controversies of social networks Facebook and Twitter are easily the most heated in their entire 12-14 year history not just because of their suspect role in enabling interference in the 2016 election, but because by now, nearly all of us are users. If history is any guide, however, this outrage likely won't last.
Apr 16 7:31PM TechCrunch

Russian State-Sponsored Cyber Actors Targeting Network Infrastructure Devices
Generic Routing Encapsulation (GRE) Enabled Devices Cisco Smart Install (SMI) Enabled Devices Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Enabled Network Devices This joint Technical Alert (TA) is the result of analytic efforts between the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the United Kingdom's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). This TA provides information on the worldwide cyber exploitation of network infrastructure devices (e.
Apr 16 6:07PM US-CERT

Programming at the REPL: Guidelines for REPL-Aided Development
Table of Contents The REPL is a User Interface to your program Don't get carried away by the REPL Don't forget to save your work, and make it accessible The REPL is not the only tool for interactive development Clojure REPLs are used for a broad spectrum of purposes, from learning the language to data exploration to live music performance. This chapter will provide some guiding principles for applying Clojure REPLs to the more common use case of pragmatic software development.
Apr 16 3:48PM Clojure

5 top UX tips for graphic designers
Recently, we took a look at why every graphic designer needs to master user experience. Although most commonly associated with web design, UX extends way beyond the web, "flowing end-to-end, through the customer journey," says Matt Theakston, experience design director at TH_NK.
Apr 16 2:05PM Creative Bloq

8 Golden Rules for Better Interface Design
Designers need to solve problems every day, and finding the right solution involves in-depth research and carefully planned testing. It would be great to discover a one-size-fits-all approach or a secret formula that would automatically solve all our interface design issues.
Apr 16 1:01PM Web Design Envato Tuts+

10 Free CSS & JS Notification Alert Code Snippets
Strong alert messages are needed for many interfaces. In the past these messages were done using JavaScript alerts that were just annoying.
Apr 16 9:16AM Speckyboy Web Design Magazine

Roaming Mantis uses DNS hijacking to infect Android smartphones
In March 2018, Japanese media reported the hijacking of DNS settings on routers located in Japan, redirecting users to malicious IP addresses. The redirection led to the installation of Trojanized applications named facebook.
Apr 16 9:03AM Securelist

Warehouse is a next-generation Python Package Repository designed to replace the legacy code base that currently powers PyPI (whose source code lives on GitHub). See our development roadmap.
Apr 16 1:34AM GitHub

A New Confidential Mode is going to be introduced in Gmail
1 Shares Gmail for Web will be getting a major update in the upcoming weeks with a new material design which will also introduce a new feature called 'confidential mode'. Other features such as Quick Reply to emails and the ability to snooze email will be added.
Apr 15 10:55PM Latest Hacking News

Best Password Audit Tools
In cryptanalysis and computer security, password cracking is the process of recovering passwords from data that have been stored in or transmitted by a computer system. A common approach (brute-force attack) is to repeatedly try guesses for the password.
Apr 15 7:26PM CyberPunk

13 Ways to Kill Organic Search Traffic
Skill and effort influence organic search success. But any number of actions can harm search engine optimization efforts.
Apr 15 2:00PM Practical Ecommerce