Media.net is one of those companies that flies under the radar for the vast majority of people, but those in the AdTech industry are very familiar with it. The company has annual revenue of over $232 million, and directly manages almost half a billion in annual advertising. They have an impressive list of major publishers such as Yahoo, Bing, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, and many others.
Many people will quickly become familiar with the company, since they are getting bought out in one of the largest acquisitions in adtech history. The company is being purchased by a Chinese consortium for $900 million. Media.net is saying that this deal is the third largest of its type in this [...]
Moz is one of the better known digital marketing software providers. They have been in the business for about 12 years now, and have built a strong reputation for quality information and software that has been used by millions of marketers. The company really got its start in SEO, but they have been expanding into many other things such as social media, keyword research, content marketing, and much more.
The company, however, is struggling with the added weight of all of these other areas. To help streamline their services and improve profitability, they have just announced that they will be laying off 28% of their workforce, including contractors and [...]
Ransomware is considered by most to be one of the biggest threats to individuals and businesses today. The basic way that ransomware works is that a computer is infected through normal channels (email links, corrupt websites, ect) and the software takes all the files (including pictures, documents, videos, ect) and encrypts them using advanced encryption methods. Once encrypted, the software will notify the user that all their files have been encrypted, and they will only be given the key to unencrypt if they pay a ransom.
Unlike other types of virus or malware that use the computer’s processing and can therefore be removed without too much trouble, the ransomware can’t be [...]