Another One Bites the Dust – Belkin Routers at Risk of Hijack
Sep04

Another One Bites the Dust – Belkin Routers at Risk of Hijack

As if there wasn’t enough news going around about software and hardware security vulnerabilities, Carnegie Mellon has announced that Belkin N600 DB routers are at risk of being hijacked. In their advisory, CERT said that unauthenticated hijackers would take control of the Belkin router and spoof the DNS, resulting in the user being redirected to malicious websites or even allowing them to change the device configurations remotely. In...

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Skylake – Intel's Latest New Processor Line
Sep03

Skylake – Intel's Latest New Processor Line

For the second time in the past month Intel has released yet another new product line in its computing division: Skylake. Aiming to increase battery life, offer insane performance gains and improve onboard graphics, the new line of processors are slated to being appearing in devices sometime in 2015. Skylake, the sixth generation of Intel’s Core processor line, are said to, “..deliver some of the most significant advancements of...

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Facebook Launches new Virtual Assistant App – M
Aug26

Facebook Launches new Virtual Assistant App – M

If you’ve been struggling to find the time to get all of your work done this week, you may be in luck. Facebook has just launched their new artificial intelligence powered virtual assistant to help you organize everything from conference calls to your son’s sleep over. According to David Marcus, Vice-President of Messaging Products at Facebook, the new M service can book restaurants, make travel arrangements and much more. If you’re...

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Is This the End of Organic Search Results? Google Users Can Now Book Reservations Directly from Search Results
Aug25

Is This the End of Organic Search Results? Google Users Can Now Book Reservations Directly from Search Results

While scrolling through Twitter today I noticed an interesting tweet from Pete Meyers: Is this new? – “Book an appointment” option in Knowledge Panel (shown closed and open) — pic.twitter.com/j86njnVGyq — Dr. Pete Meyers (@dr_pete) August 24, 2015 Having not noticed this myself I decided to do a few quick Google queries to get the same type of results. Unfortunately, here in Minneapolis the new update hasn’t...

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Optane: Intel-Micron's New Blazing Fast Memory Technology
Aug21

Optane: Intel-Micron's New Blazing Fast Memory Technology

Earlier this week Intel CEO Brian Krzanich briefly introduced on Intel’s latest technology, 3D Xpoint, also known as Optane. Co-developed with Micron, the memory system promises extreme performance leaps over the existing NAND memory technologies available and is expected to launch in 2016. According to Paul Acron’s article last month the new 3D Xpoint technology has been designed to be non-volatile, meaning that when a power loss...

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Study Shows that Technology has Created More Jobs than Destroyed in the Past 140 Years
Aug21

Study Shows that Technology has Created More Jobs than Destroyed in the Past 140 Years

For hundreds of years now man has thought of ways to make laborious tasks easier and more efficient, but some believe that may have come at a price in the way of mechanized devices replacing humans in the work force. This, however, has been disproven by a group of economists at Deloitte in their report that technology in fact is a job creating machine. The studied focused in on the argument that technology has a job destroying effect...

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