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Passwords Are Past Their Prime

2018-09-29T05:43:00+00:00June 28th, 2018|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

How confident are you that passwords are enough to protect your data as a consumer? Michael Nadeau, senior editor at CSO magazine, believes the best thing you can say about using a password for authentication is that it’s better than nothing. High-profile breaches like Equifax, however, have exposed millions of passwords and user IDs, calling [...]

Get Ready for Robot Delivery

2018-10-07T20:33:39+00:00February 15th, 2018|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

In the Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel, two service robots—both Relay robots from San Jose-based Savioke—are quietly at work. These robots, named Elvis and Priscilla, are full-time employees of the hotel. Are these the only robots? No. Savioke founder Steve Cousins says his company currently has robots in 70 hotels, including the two at the Renaissance. [...]

What’s New with Your Voice Assistants?

2018-09-07T05:03:05+00:00June 15th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

When Apple opened Siri to developers last year, that was the first step in making the voice assistant a viable competitor to Google Assistant, Alexa and Cortana. This month, Apple allowed developers to help Siri manage to-do lists, take notes, display QR codes and more according to Wired. Even though Siri already resides in 375 [...]

Microsoft and Google Beef Up Communication Apps

2018-09-07T05:13:07+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

Microsoft will do very well with its incoming Teams product that leverages all of Microsoft's Office 365 apps and services according to new research from Spiceworks. Based on input from 450+ IT professionals in North America and EMEA, the tech company appears set to become kingpin when it comes to messaging platforms in the work [...]

Responding to the Ransomware Risk

2018-09-09T04:23:54+00:00February 16th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

What do you do if you are the victim of ransomware? For several years, the FBI has recommended that you do not pay when malicious software is used to encrypt or otherwise hold data hostage until a payment is made (a.k.a. ransomware), according to CSO. This position was forcefully echoed by one of the nation’s [...]

Are Sensors the Silver Bullet for IoT?

2018-09-09T04:32:59+00:00January 19th, 2017|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

Why are you hearing so much about sensors? According to Machine Design, sensors are going to be a critical part of the Internet of Things (IoT). Big Data, neural networks, smart machines, and artificial intelligence all require “source data.” In short, a great amount of the IoT discussion comes down to sensors. Sensors of all [...]

Companies Move Toward IoT Strategies

2018-09-10T04:27:42+00:00August 11th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

In building out the Internet of Things (IoT), the world is undergoing a transformation where nearly everything will be connected explains PK Agarwal, Regional Dean/CEO of Northeastern University-Silicon Valley and former CTO, in EE Times. The early Internet was a collection of documents. Websites served as online brochures or billboards. The second wave was an [...]

AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Embrace Drones

2018-09-10T04:53:14+00:00July 14th, 2016|Categories: Technology|Tags: |

Will future growth in non-military drone use come mostly from hobbyists and event planners? This is not likely. Wireless companies are already finding ways to leverage the capabilities of these small aircraft. AT&T and T-Mobile are using drones to perform aerial inspections of their cell towers. By using drones, these companies are able to conduct inspections in a more safe manner. They can also access [...]