Eight ways to make potential customers feel safer browsing your site

Shoppers going to brick-and-mortar stores have clear signals that the environment they’re in is safe and secure: manicured storefronts, security guards or cameras, helpful employees, well-ordered check out stations and other intuitive cues all create a sense of comfort and safety, helping put shoppers at ease. But when shopping online, …

Analysis: Trump’s GOP has no answer for suburban revolt shown at US polls today

The suburban revolt against President Donald Trump’s Republican Party is growing in the United States. And if nothing else, the GOP’s struggle today in elections across the American South – long a stronghold for conservative politics – revealed that Republicans don’t have a plan to fix it. In Kentucky, Trump …

Microsoft Japan tests three-day weekend; sees increase in productivity, dip in costs

Microsoft restricted meetings to a maximum of 30 minutes and limited the number of participants to five. The company also encouraged online chats as an alternative to face-to-face communications as well as emails. Wrapping up work on a Friday evening could be an enticing prospect, but would it not be …

China backs bolder action to counter roots of Hong Kong unrest: Chinese vice-premier

Beijing supports bolder action to tackle the roots of unrest that has rocked Hong Kong for months, a senior Chinese official said on Wednesday (Nov 6), just hours after a knife-wielding man attacked a pro-Beijing lawmaker in the Chinese-ruled city. Mr Han Zheng, a vice-premier, said at a meeting with …