Google GSuite 20% price increase

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If you are a Google GSuite customer, using the business versions of Gmail, Google Docs, you will need to prepare for a upcoming price increase on April 2, 2019.  Pricing are jumping on average 20% across the board. Google has established G Suite as a secure, enterprise-ready, AI–powered productivity and collaboration platform. With its broad set of capabilities, G Suite offers a strong value proposition to customers. Wayne Kurtzman, IDC group Those customers on GSuite Basic Edition will see...
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New BYTEsites website launch - Rosebud Theatre, Rosebud AB

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​Our team was very excited to work with Rosebud Theatre to help in developing a new website to launch their 2018 season, which by the way looks to be AMAZING!  Many months of planning were put in to develop a public web presence that is very easy to navigate, and drives traffic towards purchasing tickets, while learning about the unique Rosebud experience.  Our team at Reality Bytes was excited to be a part of this project.  A huge shout out to Kjel Ericksen for his amazing coding...
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Cyber Security Seminar

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On Sept 26th I had given this 1hr seminar on CyberSecurity.  We recorded a video of the presentation if you would like to review it, please feel free!  And, if you have any questions contact us anytime.
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New Client Website Launch for Nature's Essential Garden

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We were very excited to work with Shelley Rymal and her team at Nature's Essential Garden  on this project. Sage Valley Marketing (Nature's Essential Garden) owns and operates a very unique sales and distribution company based out of Wayne, Alberta. Nature's Essential Garden carries a very large product line, well over 500 items! This created a unique set of challenges in it's own right, coupled with the fact that certain products are sold both through retail as well as distribution channel...
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WannaCry - Ransomware Update

​ Users of Windows need to be aware ASAP of a new ransomware strain and take immediate measures to patch . Specifically, on May 12, 2017 a new strain of the Ransom.CryptXXX (WannaCry) strain of ransomware began spreading widely impacting a large number of organizations, particularly in Europe. Wcry is demanding a ransom of $300 to $600 in Bitcoin to be paid by May 15, or, in the event that deadline is missed, a higher fee by May 19. The messages left on the screen say files will remain encrypted...
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How Amazon broke the Internet

How Amazon broke the Internet
On the last day of February, websites and web based services numbering into the millions were totally offline for a big portion of the day.   How does this happen?  Well, the commonality was they are all using Amazon's cloud computing system called S3, which is short for "simple storage services".   The S3 service allows small, medium and even very large companies to host data and services in the cloud, running on Amazon's hardware in data centres strategically placed all over the...
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5G is Here! 1000Mbps speed on your SmartPhone

5G is Here!  1000Mbps speed on your SmartPhone
5G wireless technology is here!!  S o what does that mean for you and your gadgets?  5G is short for the 5th generation of mobile network technology and we're now starting to see a few of the big US carriers adopt 5G technology. 5G promises a huge leap in speeds over LTE, what we call 4G technology. The system is capable of speeds up to 1 gigabit, or 1000 mbit per second. This speed is achieved two ways… the first is by increasing the width of the existing frequency, up to 40 MHz ...
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Major WordPress bug causes over 1 Million websites to be hacked

Major WordPress bug causes over 1 Million websites to be hacked
Having a website is probably the most important form of advertising for your business or nonprofit group. It's important to ensure your website is updated regularly and that you encourage your customers and members to utilize the site, and it's extra important to ensure that your website is up to date and secure.  WordPress is one of the most common website content management platforms, and just this week over 1 million WordPress powered websites were hacked due a major security flaw in the...
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Netflix - Internet Hero of the Week!

Netflix - Internet Hero of the Week!
Netflix is our Internet hero of the week for putting user experience in front of 2 billion dollars in additional profit. A recent report by the company Exstreamist ran the numbers and they calculated the profits to be made if Netflix were to start running advertising slots just like traditional broadcasters, they would be netting an additional 2 billion dollars every year. In my opinion this is a smart move by Netflix, as the ability to watch shows ad free is one of the best features of the serv...
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Fake News is Clogging the Internet

Fake News is Clogging the Internet
​A common issue on the internet that really has exploded in the last year is the proliferation of fake news websites and what has become a fight to get facts out to the general public. While the internet has always been littered with misinformation since its inception, the past year has really seen this issue grow out of control. This is largely due to the monetization of fake news websites, but thankfully both Facebook and Google are working on solutions to help curb this problem.  This we...
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