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Kaspersky Finds Most WannaCry Infections Are On Windows 7

Looks Like It’s Time To Upgrade, Most WannaCry Infections Are On Windows 7 You’ve probably heard from a tech savvy friend about how much they dislike the new Windows. You’ve probably also heard that Windows 7 is the best Windows OS to ever come out. Well, today we found out that most WannaCry infections are […]

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What is WannaCrypt ransomware and what can I do to protect myself?

  What is the WannaCrypt Ransomware Attack? The WannaCrypt ransomware attack is currently an ongoing cyberattack targeting the Microsoft Windows operating system. This attack started on Friday, infecting more than 230,000 computers in 150 countries, with the software demanding ransom payments in bitcoin. The attack has been described by Europol as unprecedented in scale. It […]

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Shopify Develops a Clever New Credit Card Reader

Shopify, the retail software supplier, is making the jump to hardware sometime in the coming months and is scheduled to release a “Chip and Swipe” card reader this June.   The nifty commerce device conveniently supports both chip and swipe credit/debit card transactions in the same slot, allowing cards to be swiped one way or […]

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Google to “Fact-check” Search Results

The past few weeks have generated a firestorm of news regarding the control and ownership of information, whether US Congressional vote to allow ISPs to sell browser data or most recently, Google’s plans to filter and flag search results based on perceived fact checking.   It’s not a new idea: Facebook rolled out changes to […]

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The Upward Struggle for Self-Driving Cars

Fully autonomous driving has been around for quite some time, and frequently pops up in the news as a curiosity item, with Mercedes-Benz and Bosch most recently teaming up to develop a system of their own. But the production of these vehicles has actually been around for quite some time, with early prototypes built back […]

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Microsoft Launches Premium Outlook.com Email Service

Since early in 2016, Microsoft has been testing a premium outlook service that would provide many services like custom domain support and removal of ads.  The beta was very successful as people had swapped over for the new features.  The Seattle based company has  been on a current trend of switching their software from license […]

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iPhone 8 to be the Most Expensive Smartphone Ever

In September 2016, Apple fans were disappointed to see that iPhone prices had skyrocketed from the relatively cheap iPhone SE to the upwards of $770 iPhone 7 Plus (which could be upgraded to a $970 version). But rumors abounded that Apple was holding back with the iPhone 7 and 7+, waiting for 2017 to release […]

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Egnyte Connect Offers Business-Oriented Alternative to Dropbox

Ten year old startup Egnyte announced today that they would finally be bringing their mobile app to desktop users, broadening its market in the traditional business world.   The company—which has not received funding since 2013 yet still managed to reach profitability in the fourth quarter of 2016—has differentiated themselves from other cloud storage services […]

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