Jimmy Rodela

Jimmy Rodela is a Freelance Writer and a Content Marketer. He is the Founder of the Guild of Bloggers. He is a contributor on websites with millions of monthly traffic like Yahoo.com, Business.com, Monster.com, Business2Community and SocialMediaToday.com. Follow him on: LinkedinTwitterFacebookGoogle +,Read more about me

Coincheck Loses $400M in Cryptocurrency in Cyberattack


Japanese exchange Coincheck Inc. revealed on Friday last week that it lost 500 million tokens of NEM worth $400 million to hackers. NEM, according to a TechCrunch report, “is a distributed ledger platform primarily aimed at enabling payments and other financial services” and is the 10th biggest largest cryptocurrency based on total coin market cap. Japan’s Financial Services Agency is …

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Apple out to Provide Easy Access to Medical Records on iPhone

Medical Records

Apple is testing a way to give iPhone user easy access to their medical records through the Health app. Apple chief operating officer (COO) Jeff Williams confirmed the test to CNBC. The test confirms rumors that came out in June about Apple’s healthcare initiative. (Read: Apple Rumored to Be Working on a Revolutionary Health Care Project) For iPhone and Apple …

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4 Effective Strategies to Improve Your Productivity

Productivity Strategies

It’s been tough at work the past several days. You are suffering body pains, your eyes are red and stinging because you lack sleep, and you’re mentally exhausted. At the end the day, you recall the tasks you’ve done and realize that you haven’t really accomplished anything substantial. * sigh * Although you’ve been “busy,” so to speak, you failed …

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3 Ways to Come Up with Better Photos for Social Media

Social Media

Social media has become much more visual over the years, and it should come as no surprise that photos have taken center stage. For businesses, that means they need to be able to come up with photos that look good, stand out, and are able to grab the attention of their audience — or risk being left behind. While larger …

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Apple HomePod Is Coming Any Day Now

Apple Homepod

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved the sale of Apple’s HomePod. It means that the Siri-powered speaker, which reportedly costs $349, would be out on the market anytime now. Delayed Launch Apple was supposed to launch the HomePod last year but decided to delay it to early this year as the company “needed a little more time” to …

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Sphero Sacks More Than 40 Employees


Sphero, a tech toy company, has laid off dozens of staff members globally, according to a TechCrunch report. The layoffs affected several departments in the company and majority of those who lost their jobs were from the Colorado headquarters while the others were those who worked at the U.K. and Hong Kong offices, the site said. Bit of a Surprise …

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Google Play Store to Soon Offer Audiobooks

Google Play Audiobooks

Bibliophiles would be delighted to know that Google Play would soon be offering audiobooks. Not only that, a customer will get 50 percent off his or her first audiobook purchase, according to a teaser banner. 9to5google.com first reported on the banner. (Read: Google Play Teases Audiobook Sales Ahead of Official Arrival, Will Offer 50% off First Title) The banner read: …

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Amazon Second Headquarters: 20 Candidate Cities Are on the Shortlist

City Candidates

Amazon has announced the top 20 candidate cities for second headquarters (HQ2) in North America. The cities are: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Boston, Massachusetts; Chicago, Illinois; Columbus, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Indianapolis, Indiana; Los Angeles, California; Miami, Florida; Montgomery County, Maryland; Nashville, Tennessee; Newark, New Jersey; Northern Virginia, Virginia; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Raleigh, North Carolina; Washington D.C.; and Toronto, Ontario. …

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YouTube Takes Down Tide Pod Challenge Videos

Tide Pod Challenge Videos

YouTube has announced that it is removing videos that show people eating or pretending to eat Tide packets as part of a challenge that has become viral on the Internet. (Read:  Everything You Need to Know About the Internet’s New Obsession With Eating Tide Pods) While common sense dictates that we should never ingest anything that’s toxic, there are those …

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Twitch Co-Founder Kevin Lin to Step Down as COO

Twitch Co-Founder

Kevin Lin, co-founder of Twitch, will exit as the chief operating officer (COO),  the video game streaming site owned by Amazon announced on Wednesday. (Read: Twitch’s Kevin Lin: This Is What It’s Like to Have Amazon Buy Your Company) Lin would be replaced by Sara Clemens, former COO of Pandora. New yet Unnamed Role Lin would still be involved in …

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