Scan Your Smart TV For Viruses

Considering that modern smart TVs (specifically the variant that allows you to install apps) run operating systems and can execute code downloaded online, there is a considerable risk of malware (virus) infestations. Malware on such devices is often obtained from one of the following three sources: App store. Side-loaded apps. Web browsing (more specifically, visiting…

Keylogger rendition (security threat)

Android Triada Hack, WhatsApp, And Other Crucial Security News

Another month, more security vulnerabilities and hacking incidents! This article won’t cover them all, but it does cover a few major security-related incidents and vulnerabilities you need to be aware of. WhatsApp Hack WhatsApp users need to update to the latest version, as data-stealing malware can be injected onto your device via a phone call…

Network switch in a data center

Why Blockchain: As Quickly As Possible

As is the case with most technologies, blockchain has its use cases. The first step to identifying blockchain’s use cases and why you should use blockchain, or why blockchain may not be for you is to learn how it works (hardly any technical details required). To put it frankly, blockchain is a data storage concept…

Planet Earth

Amazon To Launch 3,236 Internet-Providing Satellites

Amazon has decided to launch 3,236 satellites that can provide Internet access around the world, joining other companies such as Facebook, Google, and SpaceX whom had/have similar projects. This is called Project Kuiper, and was done with the help of Kuiper Systems LLC. SpaceX’s plans to launch their 12,000 satellites are still underway. However, Google…

Network switch in a data center

Intel Launches Xeon Server Processors With Up To 56 Cores

Intel has launched their latest Cascade Lake Xeon processors at the Data-Centric Innovation Day in San Francisco. These second-generation Xeon Scalable processors come in many varieties (53) and offer up to 56 cores. If you’ve explored the Xeon processor lineup in the past, you’ll know that there is a broad variety of them, including Xeon…

NVidia Jetson Nano single board computer (embedded computer)

NVidia Releases The $99 Jetson Nano A.I. Computer For Developers

NVidia has been manufacturing artificial intelligence-focused single board computers (SBCs) for years. They were powerful, however, they weren’t cheap. The Jetson TX1 and TX2 were both over $400 dollars and equipped for computer vision applications (for example: autonomous cars). One of the most popular single board computers out there right now is the Raspberry Pi,…