What Can We Learn From the NHS Cyber Attack?

Hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries were recently infected with a Ransomware virus called WannaCry. This ransom software made it impossible for services like the National Health Service, the NHS, in England and Scotland to access their computer systems unless they paid an exorbitant fee in Bitcoin. More than a week later, companies […]

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Self-Driving Ubers Back on the Road After Arizona Accident

With technology on the cusp of freeing human drivers from their behind-the-wheel responsibilities, no one is more excited than Uber. That’s because humans are the single most costly part of Uber’s operation. Remove paid drivers from the equation and you’ve got a cheap, hypothetically more reliable, unlimited source of drivers. Baited breath or not, Uber […]

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What Is VoLTE Calling? (It’s More Interesting Than It Sounds)

Google’s Project Fi is an impressive and innovative bit of wireless technology. Using multiple radios — including Wi-Fi and 4G LTE — it automatically connects you to the network with the best signal. In this way, coverage is simplified and you never have to worry about losing signal. At least that’s the idea. To ensure […]

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Fitbit to Lay Off More Than 100 Employees

Are we seeing the beginning of a permanent downward trend in the once-thriving wearable tech market? If Fitbit’s preliminary information about its fourth-quarter earnings is any indication, competing companies might understandably be nervously wondering if consumers’ fascination with fitness trackers is waning. Troubling Fourth-Quarter Financial Data According to a press release, Fitbit expects to confirm […]

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How Fake Apps Get You to Download Them

Be extra careful when downloading retail apps in the coming months. Hundreds of fake apps have recently infiltrated Apple’s App Store, some of which could be dangerous to users. Developers have criticized Apple in the past for being too restrictive in their app approval process. A flood of fake apps, however, masquerading as official retail […]

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