Tinfoil Security wants to make security simple. Tinfoil is a developer-friendly service that lets you scan your website for vulnerabilities and fix them quickly and easily. It’s their belief that the mindsets of building and breaking are separate, and switching between them takes significant time. Tinfoil thinks it’s most important for you to be able to focus on the building and leave the breaking and securing to them.
OpenLearning is a platform that students and teachers can use to create social and collaborative wiki-based courses. Course content formats include audio, video, text, blogs, quizzes and different types of assignments. OpenLearning’s system is based on the principles of student autonomy, diversity of learning materials, openness of resources and social interactivity. Anyone can create a course and anyone can take a course, which allows sharing of knowledge across generations.
The busy holiday shopping season is only a month away and the National Retail Federation forecasts 12 percent growth in online sales over last year. Sounds like good news, doesn’t it? It is, if you can keep your virtual doors open and sales flowing around the clock. Recently, Rackspace offered up five tips to prep your e-commerce site for the holiday crunch. We invited some of our e-commerce partners to provide a guest blog post looking at those tips and offering further advice.
Software development is known by many names – application development, software design, enterprise application development and platform development, just to name a few. Development may include research, new development, modification, prototyping, reuse, re-engineering, maintenance or any other activities that result in software products. Refactr is a software development shop that works primarily with startups and the “startup minded” inside larger companies. Team Refactr takes its clients ideas from conception to market quickly using the latest technologies and frameworks.
Aldo Alvarez, the co-founder, Chairman and CEO of Aporta, a website that will promote online donations for non-profit organizations in Mexico, was born and raised Monterrey, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo Leon. Aldo is responsible for Aporta’s vision, leadership, operations and strategic development. For the first time in the history of Mexico, Aporta will help non-profits accomplish their social objectives by providing an innovative online donation portal that facilitates fundraising at a low cost through a secure and friendly infrastructure. Aporta’s purpose is to reduce fundraising inefficiencies, promote transparency, create a larger donation market and drive a more formal philanthropic environment in Mexico.
A 2011-2012 survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) revealed that the number of pet owning households in the United States has reached an all-time high of 72.9 million, up 2.1 percent from the previous year. Sixty-four percent of households own at least one pet, with at least one dog in 46.3 million homes and at least one cat in 38.9 million homes. Pet owners, it’s my pleasure to introduce Embarkly, a site for finding and booking the most trusted pet care online. It’s like the Expedia of pet care.
Rackspace customer and iconic beer maker Pabst Blue Ribbon (PBR) will take center stage this week in a webinar that highlights how it moved its applications from the data center to the Rackspace Cloud. For customers considering making the move to the cloud, this is a must-attend web event.
With over 600,000 apps in the Apple App Store, and over 25,000 submitted every week, the number of apps on the market right now is staggering. The biggest problem that application developers face today is discoverability. Everyone wants to be the next Instagram or Angry Birds. But how do you rise above the noise? ooomf is an engagement platform that is reinventing the way apps and app makers are explored and discovered today.