How To Install OpenLDAP Server for Centralized Authentication

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP in short) is an industry standard, lightweight, widely used set of protocols for accessing directory services. A directory service is a shared information infrastructure for accessing, managing, organizing, and...

Cydia closes purchases for its iOS jailbreak store

In the earliest days of the iPhone, Cydia arose as a rival distribution channel to Apple’s App Store, built specifically for jailbroken smartphones. Now, more than decade later, Cydia founder Jay “Saurik” Freeman has decided

The business case for serverless

Zack Kanter Contributor Zack Kanter is the co-founder of Stedi. More posts by this contributor Why Amazon is eating the world While serverless is typically championed as a way to reduce costs and scale massively on demand, there is one extraordinarily compelling reason above all others to adopt a serverless-first approach: it is the best […]

Following criticism, Robinhood backtracks on checking and savings feature

Earlier this week, stock-trading app Robinhood announced that it would offer a new feature to users in early 2019: a checking and savings account that didn’t have any fees attached to it. But after the

4 Benefits of Customer Segmentation for Higher Profitability

Research conducted by Econsultancy in association with IBM Watson Marketing surveyed over 1,000 professionals in marketing, ecommerce, and digital. They found that customer segmentation was the topmost priority among these professionals. 72% of them said

How to update LXD container Ubuntu image from 16.04 to 18.04 nixCraft

I run my app inside Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS lxd Linux container. To upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS container, I run do-release-upgrade command, but I am getting the error message that read as “Must

Amazon Came to the Bargaining Table—But Workers Want More

For more than 20 years, Amazon has successfully quashed efforts to unionize its American workers, but a new wave of labor organizing is under way.

Facebook fractures its secretive hardware division

Roughly a year and a half ago, Regina Dugan, a former director for the US government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, took the stage at Facebook’s F8 developer conference. There, she told the audience that

DevOps101?—?First Steps on Terraform: Terraform + OpenStack + Ansible

In DevOps101?—?Infrastructure as Code With Vagrant (LAMP Stack), I’ve introduced the Agile DevOps movement. It aims to automate work and allow you to launch faster. If you are planning to start a business or side-project,

A Year Without Net Neutrality: No Big Changes (Yet)

Internet providers have refrained from blocking content or creating “fast lanes” while battles continue in the courts and among lawmakers.

How to Install and Configure Basic OpnSense Firewall

In a prior article, a firewall solution known as PfSense was discussed. In early 2015 a decision was made to fork PfSense and a new firewall solution called OpnSense was released. OpnSense started it’s...

Facebook is expanding its video platform while reportedly slashing news show funding

Facebook Watch is expanding, even as it’s failing to gain much traction amongst younger, digital-native audiences. Today, the platform announced it was expanding its 15-sec ads to more than a dozen new countries, as well

Get Inspiration With These Awesome App Landing Page Designs

It’s almost impossible to imagine a successful tech business without a beautiful website. No matter what sort of digital business you run, it’s important to reach out to your customers and spread the word about

A great Interview from WordCamp US 2018

WordCamp US has just wrapped up and we were very fortunate to have the chance to talk to many WordPress heroes during our stay in Nashville, TN. Considering the release of WordPress 5.0 was the

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