Archive for the “Industry Trends” Category

Around the World in 6 Twitter Trends – March 2014

Posted on March 24th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

Got twitter block? Get the 140-character juices flowing again by finding out what the rest of the world is tweeting about… #marchmadness It’ll come as no surprise that #marchmadness is all over the American twittershpere. But it may interest you to find out that San Diego, St Louis and Memphis locals are tweeting the loudest.

How To Create The Perfect Home Office

Posted on March 12th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

by Emilie DeCoursey Just because running your own business from home might mean you won’t regularly have customers filtering in and out, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make an effort toward creating an appealing and inviting office. In fact, taking the time to establish a distinct home office can not only help you feel more professional…

Welcome to Googleville?

Posted on March 7th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

First it was the internet, and then it was glasses, now Google wants to ‘Honey I’m Home’ its way into your house. Ever since the term “The Internet of Things” was coined, industry players have been waiting for the day that small sensors attached to the Internet would change the way humans live and communicate…

Can a gal ever have enough .shoes?

Posted on March 5th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  Today, the new web address ending .shoes goes on sale, as an alternative to .com and .us. To celebrate, Midphase has created this concise history of shoes infographic.  At Midphase, we subscribe to the philosophy ‘if the .shoe fits, get the website.’ Get your own www.yourname.shoes from the Midphase homepage.

5 Bonkers Inventions You Wish You’d Thought Up

Posted on February 19th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

by Emilie DeCoursey Inspiration for anyone looking to unlock their creative genius and get on in business… Throughout the history of mankind people have left a legacy with their discoveries and inventions. Millions of lives have been improved due to the sleepless nights of those who had a burning drive to create something worthwhile for our…

Good .company

Posted on January 24th, 2014 by Sarah Holt

The advantages of .co web addresses for small businesses. Have you got your business online yet? If not, you’re not alone. According to a national survey by Wakefield Research, a massive 45 percent of small business owners don’t have a presence on the Web. What’s more, the same study showed that 49 percent of the…

Midphase calls lights, camera, action on .la

Posted on January 23rd, 2014 by Sarah Holt

  Actors, boutiques and design companies have already got their .la websites. Who’s next? Midphase hopes it’s The Hoff. Los Angeles is the city of reinvention. It’s where Norma Jean became Marilyn Monroe and where Walter Willison became Bruce Willis. So it makes sense that the city was the first in line when it came…

Eyes Wide Open: Keeping a Watchful Eye on Apache Malware

Posted on May 31st, 2013 by Jake Neeley

ESET, an IT security company based in Slovakia, discovered an Apache exploit that injects malware into web pages on a web server that ultimately aims to retrieve personal information. We’ve talked about measures you should take to avoid getting hacked, especially on WordPress, and even written a guide if your website has troubles so we…

Four Driving Forces Behind Linux’s Growth

Posted on January 30th, 2013 by Jake Neeley

The penguin is soaring high in the IT industry, consistently earning a reputation for high reliability. Linux servers regularly appear as a Fortune 500 company favorite when it comes to solid performance computing and cloud infrastructure deployment. “More than 7,800 developers from almost 800 different companies have contributed to the Linux kernel since tracking began…

Browser, Get Ready for the Smaller Screen!

Posted on October 29th, 2012 by Jake Neeley

Just like in physics, where events unfolding before our eyes in the real world don’t seem to bear much correlation to what’s happening at the quantum or microscopic level, such is the situation in web browser usage when comparing desktops to mobile devices. Using NetMarketShare as the source for Internet statistics we see the interesting…

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