Category: TECHNOLOGY WEBSITE

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launches new website

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has launched a new agency website to allow users easier access to information about jail detainees, warrants, paying tickets, and general news.



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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office launches new website

SCSO partnered with local marketing group, Speak Creative, on the new design and layout.

“I am thankful for the collaborative efforts among our staff and many departments throughout the Sheriff’s Office in this concerted effort to keep our community informed with the latest technology,” said Sheriff Floyd Bonner, Jr. “I am very excited we are able to incorporate state-of-the art communication tools to our crime prevention and community outreach efforts.”

Some of the website’s features include:

  • 10 separate tips options for reporting crimes and nuisances
  • Requests for Public Records
  • Vacation Check Requests and Additional Patrol Requests
  • Real-time alerts
  • Quick searches for “Who’s in Jail”
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Technology issues during remote learning

HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Massachusetts teachers have had to rely on technology to educate students during the pandemic.

More students have been learning from home than ever before this year, they say connecting to the software has been the biggest problem. They’re still only doing remote learning in cities like Chicopee, Springfield, and Holyoke.

Owner of Reliable Computer in Holyoke, Dan Deschaine, has been working at his store while at the same time, helping his son Tyler with remote learning. They told us the issues they’ve experienced using the remote learning software.

“I have had some problems with the assignments, technical difficulty with the website. We use Google Classroom. A lot of the assignments won’t let us do our work because it’s like glitched,” said Tyler Deschaine, a fifth-grade student in Holyoke.

“There could be a lot of

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Your favorite websites might be giving your data to countless advertisers

This article was originally published by The Markup, a nonprofit newsroom covering the ways technology is changing society. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook, and subscribe to their newsletter here.

Kara Zajac said SPART*A, a small nonprofit serving transgender military service members and veterans, helped her begin her transition while in the Navy. To give back, she volunteered to build the group’s website in her spare time after leaving the military — and kept her eye on a key value: privacy.

“I don’t track users,” Zajac said. “Not everyone in the military is wanting to be known for being trans. They might not be out yet. So any time we can protect privacy in that way, we try to do it.”

She said she only allowed three trackers on spartapride.org: cookies from Twitter and Facebook that accompany their “like” buttons on the site, and one from Disqus, a commenting platform

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OnMilwaukee Evolves as Technology and COVID Changes Audience Expectations

MILWAUKEE, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of its 22nd anniversary this month, lifestyle and cultural news site OnMilwaukee.com has launched a major redesign of its iconic website.  

Keeping with its hyperlocal Milwaukee roots, the site was developed completely internally using a custom-built platform that is scalable both in new markets and on new topics. It brings together cutting-edge front- and back-end features to allow for evolving content presentation, now and in the future.

OnMilwaukee is also providing helpful information for life in the COVID era.  Current features, for example, include a daily updated guide to patios and outdoor spaces for socially distanced Packers viewing, as well as virtual events and curated lists of streaming movies.  

“The way readers expect to receive news and information is changing, and we lead the response with content, technology and a dedicated 20-person staff of passionate Milwaukee experts,” said OnMilwaukee founder Andy

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Alameda County launches ‘age-friendly’ resource website for older adults

The Alameda County Social Services Agency, or ACSSA, and the Alameda County Health Care Services Agency, or HCSA, have launched an “age-friendly” county website aimed at older adults.

The Age Friendly Alameda County web portal provides information on aging in the county and offers access to social services. Resources include information about the 2020 census, staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, meal delivery services and a public service announcement on elder abuse.

“The website is intended to provide a user friendly, centralized location for older adults to access the services and information they need to stay informed and connected with resources and tools that will assist them in living an independent and full life,” said ACSSA director of the Office of Public Affairs Sylvia Soublet in an email.

Following a request from the Alameda County Board of Supervisors, the ACSSA and the HCSA worked with the Alameda County Council for

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Using Technology To Support Employee Mental Health

Guest post by Martha Neary, Project Manager of One Mind PsyberGuide.

With at least 45 million American adults living with a mental health illness, and many experiencing increasing levels of stress, employers are seeking ways to provide much needed resources and support to their employees. In the world of COVID-19, where additional and unique barriers to care exist such as physical distancing measures that limit contact with providers and the balancing of new work at school schedules from home, many employers are looking to digital resources to support their workplaces and employee wellbeing. Headspace, for example, noted a 500% increase in requests from companies seeking support for their employees’ mental health since March.

Yet there is an overwhelming number of mental health technologies available, and choosing one requires an understanding of the complex landscape. Over 15,000 mental health apps are available on the app stores. Even within the category of

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Echo Global Logistics Earns a Place on Food Logistics’ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List | Nachricht

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ –Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, was named one of Food Logistics‘ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers for the second year in a row. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, publishes the annual list to showcase companies that are leading the food and beverage industry in innovations.

“At Echo, we believe in technology’s role to simplify transportation management and continuously improve efficiencythat’s been our goal since we rolled out our first online shipping portal nearly 15 years ago,” said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. “We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to technology and innovation and to be included in Food Logistics’ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list for

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UAE’s leading exotic car rental group partners with New York’s Software Design Company Napollo to offer advanced technology products to Arab World

This simple and easy to use marketplace will be designed and developed by Napollo’s top Business & IT experts comprising of PHD’s from Germany and Research Faculty from world’s leading universities. Partnership will deliver most cost effective and reliable solutions for exotic car companies overcome their day to day challenges in providing fast and effective service to their high-end customers.  

XCAR has the vision to simplify & automate the complete user experience from booking to drive the luxury cars in UAE & solve the real-world challenges of rental companies through creating this new market place.

“The search for a luxury car is filled with high expectations. Undoubtedly, there are many cars which you are dreaming and cannot drive in affordable way, but XCAR has the vision to fulfil all your luxury car rental needs by offering promotions and deals to rent any kind of vehicle through only one name in

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Echo Global Logistics Earns a Place on Food Logistics’ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers List

CHICAGO, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Echo Global Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ECHO), a leading provider of technology-enabled transportation management services, was named one of Food Logistics‘ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers for the second year in a row. Food Logistics, the only publication exclusively dedicated to covering the movement of product through the global food supply chain, publishes the annual list to showcase companies that are leading the food and beverage industry in innovations.

“At Echo, we believe in technology’s role to simplify transportation management and continuously improve efficiency–that’s been our goal since we rolled out our first online shipping portal nearly 15 years ago,” said Doug Waggoner, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer at Echo. “We’re honored to be recognized for our commitment to technology and innovation and to be included in Food Logistics’ FL100+ Top Software and Technology Providers list

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Website Success Tools Improve Business Operations through Stress-Free Uptime Monitoring

In terms of scale and rapid embrace, no other technology has drastically changed how we do business than the internet. It allowed for the nearly unlimited access to information, free from the bounds of geography or the limitations of the working day. It is capable of unifying markets at the global level, while interactions and transactions quickly become innumerable. Everything can happen fast, and capturing or missing a game-changing opportunity can happen in a blink of an eye.

The most common customer-facing platform of most businesses is a website. It’s the digital equivalent of the brick-and-mortar store of classic commerce. Companies present their products and services, attract visitors, and convert them into paying customers. It’s the most popular “place” of business transactions.

On average, how many visitors should business owners expect their websites to get? The answer depends on the type of business or industry that a website functions for.

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