Tara Struyk

Tara Struyk is a senior editor at Techopedia.com and a freelance editor, blogger and writer for hire. She specializes in writing about personal finance, investing, careers and consumer technology. Likes: The Internet, espresso and running. Dislikes: Typos, debt and domestic vehicles.
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Hardly a day goes by without news about a new kind of a chatbot, but what we don't hear about as often is how chatbots are used in an...


What does it take to change the way people live and work? In the tech world, we tend to assume it's technology, but what about the human...


While edge analytics has provided the technology to leverage IoT in a smarter, better way, its promise actually extends beyond IoT to the...


Host Eric Kavanagh discusses the cloud and what it can mean for business with representatives from The Bloor Group, Qubole, Cloudant and...


The cybersecurity field is growing, profitable and full of possibility. We asked experts in the field what this career is about - and how...


Whether on database servers, websites, proxy servers, apps or in browsers, we asked you for your best practices or top tips on how to cache...


Twitter can be a great marketing tool. It can be a great way to network. It’s awesome for content marketing. Unless you mess it up. Want to...


Check out some of the risks Facebook is taking with your personal data - and some of the key mistakes they've made so far in handling it.


Companies face many risks when it comes to data breaches. Some occur digitally; some occur when a piece of hardware is stolen from the site...


In 2012, Apple CEO Tim Cook famously said that nearly every company in the Fortune 500 was testing iPads. Now, evidence is mounting that...


It's easy to confuse bits, bytes and their multiples. Here is a simple explanation about what these measurements mean.


Find out what business owners are saying about Windows 8 and whether they plan to upgrade.


These companies get top marks from employees for opportunity.


A full definition of big data may still be up for debate, but what no one’s arguing about is that big data is getting bigger by the day.


A lot of queries go unanswered, but when companies respond, they tend to do so in a big way. Here's why.


On Facebook, not everything is as it seems. No matter how many friends you have, enemies may be lurking there as well.


When it comes to climbing the corporate ladder in business, education, experience and certifications are only the beginning. Learn about...


If there's anything you need to prove to land a tech job, it's the ability to stay ahead of the curve. Using social media is one way to...


Application software - better known as 'apps' - are seemingly everywhere and being used for everything. But what exactly is an app, and...


Tech companies have become known for their off-the-wall interview questions. We look at some of the oddest questions and why companies are...


Facebook is so big that scammers are always attempting to lure users on the social network. Learn 7 hallmarks of Facebook scams so you...


Learn about the new version of Bluetooth, what devices can use the new standard, and potential new applications for the technology.


The major stumbling block for virtual currencies has been security, but this cryptocurrency thinks it has the answer. Learn all about...


Likely you've seen QR codes everywhere. Let's take a look at what these codes are, how they work and how they are used.

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