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The best way to build a website for a big business is to do it the old-fashioned way: hire professionals, give them clear instructions, and let them go to work. But for most small and medium-sized businesses, that option is prohibitively expensive. cnet The best website builders for 2019 Whether you’re a small business owner, artist, photographer, writer or consultant, there's a website builder out there for you -- even if you don't know how to code. Read More Fortunately, the do-it-yourself alternative is a viable option, thanks to a variety of template-based website building services that walk you through the process from start to finish, with no coding skills required. And because these services also provide the hosting, e-commerce features, and even domain registration as part of the package, it's quite literally a one-stop shopping process. A DIY website created with one of these point-and-click site-building tools can look every bit as slick as one built and … [Read more...] about How to build a website for any business: Your step-by-step guide
Quantum computing -- building perfect computers from imperfect parts Dr Steven M Girvin, Eugene Higgins professor of physics at Yale University, sits down with Tonya Hall to discuss how quantum technology can reduce error correction. A quantum computer is -- or, perhaps more accurately phrased, would be -- a wholly different order of mechanism than anything the human species has ever constructed. Today, there are working machines that perform some small part of what a full quantum computer may eventually do. Depending upon whom you ask, these are either quantum computing prototypes or "prologues" -- stepping stones toward the real thing.Also: Why Intel's smallest spin qubit chip could be a turning point in quantum computingThe goal of quantum computing research is to discover a means of expediting the execution of long waves of instructions. Such a means would exploit an observed phenomenon of quantum mechanics that, when you write it down on paper, doesn't appear to make sense.Why … [Read more...] about What is quantum computing? Understanding the how, why and when of quantum computers
WWDC 2019: Everything Apple announced and what really matters to business TechRepublic's Karen Roby and Bill Detwiler break down the important news from Apple's 2019 WWDC, but more importantly, they discuss why certain applications are important to business users. Read more: https://zd.net/2Wb8mpN Apple CEO Tim Cook opened up the Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) Monday with a mantra of hardware, software and services, but the biggest takeaways are that the Apple Watch will become more independent and the company is honing its focus on health. WWDC 2019 Why these announcements matter iPadOS: Improved Safari, multitasking, new homescreen New Mac Pro, monster workstation iOS 13 gets new privacy features WatchOS 6 updates Everything Apple just announced (CNET) What businesses need to know (TechRepublic) The company moved to build out its App Store for WatchOS with curated collections and apps that operate sans the iPhone. Here's what Apple outlined at WWDC and … [Read more...] about WWDC 2019: Mac Pro, iPadOS, iOS 13, WatchOS 6, and everything Apple announced
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