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New Zealand Gets Huge Internet Upgrade

New Zealand is getting an enormous Internet upgrade, thanks to a cable installed under the sea. The capable is expected to double New Zealand’s Internet capacity by providing an additional 72 Terabits per second of bandwidth. That’s equivalent to streaming more than 4.5 million 4K videos simultaneously. The cable is made of multiple layers of…

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Apps That Will Make Your Web Experience Safer And More Private

For many people (especially people who are just learning how to use the Internet), the Internet may feel like an unsafe minefield that exploits people for their personal information. It kind of is. After spending years on the Internet and researching it thoroughly, you will eventually become accustomed to the threats and avoid them more…

Windows 11 Can Run Android Apps, Requires Camera After 2023

Microsoft has announced neat new features that refreshes the user experience of Windows 11, and the ability to run Android apps directly on the OS. These UI improvements reflect on Microsoft’s past of leading the way towards user friendliness and making computers consumer-friendly. The OS has centered the start menu/taskbar and also supports split screen…

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Apple Warns Of Devices You Must Keep Away From Your Pacemaker

There has been a growing trend towards slick magnetic devices that make it easier to charge or wake your devices, such as Magsafe, open-to-wake on tablets, and wireless charging pads. Apple is warning users of pacemakers to keep certain devices a ‘safe distance’ from their pacemakers to avoid complications. The issue pertains to devices containing…

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Microsoft Accidentally Signs Malware-Infected Driver

Microsoft has accidentally signed a driver called Netfilter, which contains malware and is distributed within gaming environments. Cybersecurity researchers have been tracing the malware and its activities and found that it communicates with Chinese command and control (C2) IP addresses. That type of malware is called a rootkit, which means that it is programmed to…

Mercedes-Benz Breach Exposes SSNs, Credit Card Numbers, And Birth Dates

A Mercedes-Benz data breach exposed sensitive information owned by their customers. 1.6 million customer records were audited and the breach was found to affect fewer than 1,000 customers. The information in the breach included drivers license numbers, social security numbers, self-reported customer credit scores, credit card numbers, and dates of birth. The German automaker disclosed…

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Phone Numbers Need To Be Phased Out

Telephones were invented more than a century ago, before the Internet existed. They provided a quick and easy way to communicate with friends, family, and acquaintances in a somewhat affordable manner. As high-speed, unmetered Internet connections become more ubiquitous, they have resulted in the mainstream adoption of calling and instant messaging services that vastly outperform…

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Unreal Finance: Big Backers Helping to Bring Yield Futures to the $32B DeFi Lending Space

Yield futures platform Unreal Finance recently announced that they’ve raised a total of $2.7 million from a plethora of industry heavyweight backers and venture capitalists. While this amount is impressive enough, the details of the backers who have selected Unreal Finance as a candidate for investment and guidance from their fund is definitely noteworthy.  Evaluating…