Crypto!

CryptoWall Viruses CryptoWall viruses such as CryptoLocker, AlphaCrypt and TeslaCrypt to name a few are ransomware trojans that encrypt any file that it has access to your on machine, delete the original, and then demand money to restore your data. What this means is that not only will it delete your files from your computer Read more about Crypto![…]

Self-driving cars!

Google has launched their new cute little autonomous vehicle (self-driving car)! Isn’t that neat? A few of the company’s prototype vehicles are now roaming the streets of downtown Austin, Texas – with a google-employed passenger, of course! This project has been around for more than five years, and the company’s cars have driven more than Read more about Self-driving cars![…]

Fastest SSDs available – for consumer use

Samsung’s latest hard drive – the 950 Pro SSD – is the fastest consumer SSD it’s ever made. The 950 Pro can reach speeds of up to 2,500Mbps and write speeds as fast as 1,500MBps. That’s ridiculously good. The 950 Pro is more than four times the read speed of the 850 Pro. The write Read more about Fastest SSDs available – for consumer use[…]

Cap-and-Trade System

The cap-and-trade system, designed by China, will combat the country’s pollution levels by setting limits and charging companies for their greenhouse gas emissions. This will come into effect in 2017. Chinese president Xi Jinping will announce this cap-and-trade system during a White House summit meeting with President Obama on Friday. China’s government will place a Read more about Cap-and-Trade System[…]

Autonomous Vessels

Earlier this month, the El Faro cargo ship went missing around the Bahamas. Approaching the Bahamas, El Faro came in contact with 125-mph winds and 50-foot seas of Hurricane Joaquin. The US Coast guard predicts the ship sank after taking on water and shortly after this the engines failed. Last Wednesday marked six days without Read more about Autonomous Vessels[…]

Amazon’s Echo speaker can finally order you an Uber

You can use Amazon’s Echo device to order a pizza or stream music on Spotify, so shouldn’t you be able to ask the digital assistant “Alexa” to call you a car from Uber? Well, starting today, you can. Uber is announcing Friday that its application program interface, or API, has been integrated with Amazon’s smart home hub. Read more about Amazon’s Echo speaker can finally order you an Uber[…]

BCP tactics to keep your business running

It’s a fact of life. Events out of your control can disrupt your business operations. While you can’t necessarily control the unexpected, you can take some precautions to prevent most business disruptions. Here are some key business continuity strategies that organizations across the globe rely on to keep their doors open. Backup your data, applications Read more about BCP tactics to keep your business running[…]