Finally Waking Up Being ’’ woke” is the trendy word these days. Regarding privacy issues, last year was a year of awakening for many. Too bad it had to come in the form of shocking events like Facebook’s unseemly partnership with a little-known data-mining consulting firm named Cambridge Analytica to raise the alarm. They were … Continue reading "Tim Cook: It’s Time For A New National Privacy Manifesto"
Withings BPM Core While talking about health and fitness, Withings BPM Core blood pressure monitor fills the bill nicely and is stylish and geeky. It will, of course, take your pressure (duh), but that’s not all. It also has a digital stethoscope sensor you press onto the side of your chest, and another you touch … Continue reading "CES 2019: What’s Hot? So Many Choices"
“5G will have an impact similar to the introduction of electricity or the car, affecting entire economies and benefiting entire societies,” Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said two years ago when explaining the massive changes 5G will bring. Many industry experts and pundits concur that the advent of 5G technology will no doubt be revolutionary. But … Continue reading "5G Brings Promise And Peril"
Security is one of the top priorities of a person who is more likely indulged in internet activities. Mostly business professionals who want to control their system remotely from other locations are more concerned with security than a common man. … Continue reading "The Most Secure VPN Services – 5 Highly Encrypted VPNs"
Back in October, Apple was crowned the first company to be valued at more than $1 trillion. Well, the bigger they are, the harder they fall it has been said and so it would seem. Don’t look now, but Apple’s stock is in a free fall, losing almost 30% of its market capitalization in about three … Continue reading "Apple Stock Has Plunged: What Does It Mean For Consumers?"
If you think that the technology companies have been cowed or deterred by the brickbats it has had to duck the past year and is taking a defensive posture—think again. If you thought tech’s intrusion in our lives might slow down, what with Congressional investigations and negative press coverage and such, it’s not going to … Continue reading "Big Tech Will Play A Bigger—Not Smaller Role In Our Lives Going Forward—Regardless of Headwinds"
The season for giving and getting is once again upon us and the most sought-after gifts are the shiny gadgets and gizmos designed to entertain us as well as make our lives easier. Millions of people will get new phones, computers, Amazon Echos, Google Homes, smart coffee makers, and the like from the internet of … Continue reading "Cyber Security Tips For Holiday Gadgets"
Facebook’s Latest Explanation Paraphrasing a news release from a Facebook staffer’s blog, when someone gives permission for an app to access their photos on Facebook, it usually only grants the app access to photos people share on their timeline. In this latest snafu, this may have affected up to 6.8 million users and up to … Continue reading "Facebook Under Siege Agan – Privacy and Security Threatened"
The wide-ranging consensus is that, indeed, there are rationales which support being hopeful about the future even amid some valid, worrying concerns. In this regard, technology, portrayed as a bogeyman in the previous article about worries for the future, is seen here to be a positive going forward. This article, then, will explore not only … Continue reading "Hope For the Future? What Gives Experts Reasons To Be Hopeful"