The European Union's new GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) becomes effective on May 25th, 2018. Here's what we understand about the privacy law: what the implications are, who will be impacted by them, and how businesses can remain compliant.
There is a new player in the internet privacy game, this time on American soil. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has officially gone into effect, adding limitations to companies can do with personal data they have collected on users via their website. Here's what you need to know about who is affected by the new law and how you can become compliant.
The team has contributed some fantastic articles today! Our first share is an eye-opening account of how one VICE writer determined that companies are in fact "listening in" to our spoken conversations via the microphone on our mobile phones. Next up is some intriguing evidence that Google may be running an unintended monopoly in relation to the naming rationale behind various cities and districts around the world. Lastly, our Project Manager Michael has provided a concise summary and relevant article on prepping your website for GDPR compliance.
It’s finally hot enough to complain about how hot it is! Thankfully, due to the nature of this industry, the DesignHammer team has the luxury of staying thermally content as we continue to crack out code in our North Carolina office.
Is the summer weather in your city as beautiful as it is in North Carolina today? If so then grab your laptop, a refreshing lemonade and soak up some rays while keeping up with our weekly reading list! This Thursday is our 60th issue of our Reader's Corner and the team is excited to be bringing our readers some fresh new content. The relevant topics we are sharing today cover the GDPR "Hall of Shame", designing a typeface that's applicable to any situation, and the ever-pressing subject of crippling student loan debt in America.
DesignHammer has recently been more involved with All Things Open, a national group that curates events and platforms focused on open source software, technologies and the web. As primary experts on the open-source Drupal and WordPress platforms, we felt like this was a natural partnership in the making.
In light of the COVID-19 outbreak and new isolation laws, the business landscape is changing rapidly. Now is the time for businesses to get ahead of the curve by shifting their focus to online sales and reprioritizing internal initiatives that may have been sitting on the back burner.
As we approach the spring solstice we'd like to take a look back at everything DesignHammer accomplished this 2019-2020 winter season.