Archive for the “Tech” Category

New DMV Report On Self-Driving Cars Is An Insight Into Our Future

Posted on February 16th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

California may have been dubbed the Golden State, but it could just as easily be called the Driving State. As the third largest state in the US, California was built around the use of the automobile. Freeways sit at the heart of California’s central nervous system, with some of the country’s most famous highways crawling…

RED’s New Smartphone Presents a Niche Challenge

Posted on February 13th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

In the ten years since smartphones entered the mainstream consciousness—Apple released its iPhone X on the tenth anniversary of the groundbreaking device—companies have attempted to make good on this new wave of portable tech. The results have been varied. This past year, Apple saw its share of the US smartphone market hit 34% in the…

Early Success Of Forest Proves That Startups Will Find Their Best Clients From Other Startups

Posted on January 30th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

We are living in the age of the startup. Disruption abounds, with industries as varied as television, automotive, and even grocery stores all feeling the pressure of this new era: advance or vanish. The stress of managing a startup is far from negligible. Juggling the metric ton of responsibilities transcends a number of different levels:…

L’Oreal’s New UV Sense Could Be the Future Of Wearable Technology

Posted on January 23rd, 2018 by Guest Blogger

Wearable technology has had some pretty consistent flaws across the board, mostly in relation to that problem that nags at most tech: battery life. Apple Watches run for a full day without needing a charge, but few last much longer than that. Smart shoes are looking more and more like the future of fashion and…

Voice-Based Technology Is Bridging A Generational Divide, And More

Posted on January 19th, 2018 by Guest Blogger

Machine learning has long been an important area of study. As we inch towards a future where artificial intelligence is not only commonplace, but also a source of innovation and competition—watch out Google and Intel, because China has its eyes on the prize—machine learning will become even more of a priority. For years, machines have…

How To Improve Apple Security

Posted on January 16th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

Many people believe Apple devices are immune from viruses and malware, but sadly this is an urban myth. Some Apple owners argue their devices can’t be hacked unless they’ve been jailbroken, removing software restrictions to install non-approved apps. Again, despite Apple’s undeniably impressive security record, this is not the case. Although most viruses in the…

Getting Deep With The Deep Web

Posted on January 5th, 2018 by Neil Cumins

If you’re not familiar with the deep web, it may all seem very mysterious. It’s often portrayed as an unregulated and lawless world beyond the reach of search engines, where everything from hard drugs to hit men are available in exchange for digital currencies like bitcoin. The reality is rather more mundane. The deep web…

The Disruption Of The Pharmaceutical Industry Has Begun

Posted on December 27th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

Retail giant Amazon has been claiming gradual space in the tech industry for the best part of 20 years, but even by its own gargantuan standards, the company has had a fascinating 2017. It purchased grocery chain Whole Foods for nearly $14 billion, a strong hint at its brick-and-mortar future. It broke through Hollywood, releasing…

All You Need To Know About Botnets

Posted on December 22nd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Even if you haven’t heard of botnets, you’ll almost certainly be familiar with the havoc they can cause. Cybercriminals use them to perpetuate mass-scale data theft, bombarding people with spam or forcing entire networks offline in high-profile Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. Worryingly, today’s burgeoning volume of internet-enabled domestic devices is making bot networks…

Wearable Technology Is Touted As A Fad, But Is It Only The Beginning?

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Guest Blogger

Even with a seemingly endless bout of public resistance—you can practically hear the shouts of “what is it for!” from here—wearable technology seems to be proliferating the consumer space with more and more regularity. This budding industry is still experiencing its fair share of growing pains, with many in tech journalism declaring the sphere as…

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