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Social Media

Social Media Success Doesn’t Happen Overnight

By | Jun 14, 2018 at 1:15 pm

With the changes to algorithms, dwindling attention spans, and constant online noise, capturing a customer’s eyeballs can be an on-going challenge. So where do you start? “Always start with the business goals. Social media marketing should fit the business strategy, not the other way…

Opinion/Analysis

Tesla Hasn’t Made A Profit in 15 Years – And It’s Not Alone

By | Jun 14, 2018 at 8:26 am

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and one of the biggest names in tech, announced on Twitter earlier this week that the electric car giant hasn’t made a profit in 15 years. What’s more, Musk stated that the company isn’t planning to break even any…

Security

The Top Scams that Android Users Fall For

By | Jun 11, 2018 at 5:40 am

In the first quarter of 2018 alone, Americans on Android mobile phones accessed 23 suspected malicious URLs per minute. From fake virus alerts to phoney dating sites, new Android scams have targeted a huge number of victims so far this year. A massive report…

Artificial Intelligence

Google Promises Not To Use Its AI in Weapons

By | Jun 8, 2018 at 10:47 am

Google has promised that its future AI tech will never be used in weaponry. The company has set out a new set of principles governing the development and use of its artificial intelligence softwares, following backlash for its involvement in Pentagon-led drone programs. Google…

Facebook

A Facebook Glitch Made 14M Users’ Posts Available to the Public for Four Days

By | Jun 7, 2018 at 5:10 pm

A Facebook glitch inadvertently set 14 million users’ sharing settings to public last month. The effects lasted from May 18 until May 22, and were the result of a feature Facebook was testing. In other words, millions of users who may have been trying…

Facebook

4 Reasons Why Facebook Has Lost Young People Forever

By | Jun 7, 2018 at 12:00 pm

Being the most popular social media platform in the world comes with a lot of baggage. But even after data breaches, Russian trolls, and Congressional hearings, Facebook remains the ruler of the social media kingdom. However, Facebook’s days could be numbered, as one demographic…

Security

The Latest Online Scams to Avoid in June

By | Jun 6, 2018 at 6:04 am

Another month, another round of security threats and online scams. In the past week alone, it was reported that 500,000 routers worldwide are host to Russian-origin malware. The internet security news cycle means you’re never far from breaking news of another data breach or security…

Ecosystems

5 Tools to Help You Search the Archived Internet

By | Jun 5, 2018 at 12:33 pm

The archived internet deserves more recognition. Online security has been a hot button topic in the tech community recently, with data scandals and privacy policy updates constantly driving the conversation. But, keeping the internet a stable and reliable network isn’t all about data security…

Apple

All the New Announcements From the Apple WWDC 2018

By | Jun 4, 2018 at 3:58 pm

CEO Tim Cook just took the stage in San Jose for the Keynote Address at the 2018 WWDC from Apple. WWDC, nominally a chance for developers (from over 70 countries) to learn what operating system updates to expect from the company, presented a schedule…

Security

Russian Hackers Infect 500k Routers with Malware

By | May 30, 2018 at 4:49 am

Hackers, believed to be supported by the Russian government, have infected 500,000 wireless routers worldwide with malware, security experts claim. The attack has been traced back to a group alleged to have interfered with the recent U.S. elections.   The malware, known as “VPNFilter”…

Security

Yes, Your Boss Is Allowed to Read Your Private Emails

By | May 29, 2018 at 11:00 am

If you’re in the middle of writing a scathing email about your company to one of your work buddies, you might want to reconsider. Not only because there’s no place for negativity in the workplace, but also because there’s a good chance your boss…

Amazon

Amazon Selling Facial Recognition Tech to Law Enforcement

By | May 24, 2018 at 11:53 am

Amazon, one of the world’s most powerful tech companies, has quietly been selling its facial recognition technology to U.S. law enforcement. Email and document evidence has found that in 2017, Amazon sold its “Rekognition” facial recognition and people-tracking software to two law enforcement bodies…

Trends

What Technology Looked Like in the 90s

By | May 22, 2018 at 12:45 pm

The only constant in the world of technology is change. And when it comes to consumer electronics, the products in our pockets today couldn’t look much more different than their 90s counterparts. Similarly, some of the most innovative and groundbreaking devices from just a…

Security

China

Kaspersky, Huawei, and the Geopolitics of Tech Companies

By | May 18, 2018 at 7:02 am

The Russian cybersecurity software company Kaspersky Labs is opening a core data center in Switzerland in a move intended to restore customer trust. Why the image rehabilitation? In a word: Russia. Kaspersky’s home country has turned it into a geopolitical persona non grata in…