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cPanel Pricing Changes: How You May Be Affected

Posted on October 10th, 2019 by Kelly Kirkham

On June 27, 2019, cPanel, the world’s most popular web hosting control panel, announced a new pricing structure. The internet collectively gasped as criticism spread across social media sites and web forums. Reactions from both providers and users ranged from annoyed to absolutely outraged, and here’s why… What’s changed Recently, cPanel was acquired by a…

The BitGrail Hack Might Be More Than Just Another Cryptocurrency Heist

Posted on March 2nd, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Cryptocurrency has remained a volatile emerging industry for some time now, becoming a source of public fascination particularly over the course of the last sixteen months. In that time, breathless coverage and constant suspicion have plagued the industry, though many find skepticism to be beside the point: anything new and revolutionary is going to be…

Could UV Help Us Fight Antibiotic-Resistant Superbugs?

Posted on January 9th, 2018 by Kelly Kirkham

Evolution is a readily accepted part of the world at large, tried and true, unpredictable but entirely reliable. Often, evolution happens right in front of our eyes, placing us in direct conversation with the adapting world around us. Changes in our social world lead to changes in everyday technology, designed specifically to respond to those…

The Disruption Of The Pharmaceutical Industry Has Begun

Posted on December 27th, 2017 by Kelly Kirkham

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…

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

Posted on December 15th, 2017 by Kelly Kirkham

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…

Is Tesla About To Lead The Charge In A New Micro-Industry?

Posted on December 8th, 2017 by Kelly Kirkham

Tesla, the American company leading the charge (forgive the pun) in automobile and electrical innovation, announced a new line of semi trucks at a launch event on November 16 in Hawthorne California. The launch wasn’t just one of CEO Elon Musk’s highly orchestrated events (though it was, as always, that too). Rather, Musk used the…

Rise of the Machines: Fear or Hope?

Posted on October 6th, 2017 by Kelly Kirkham

Whether it’s driving, airplanes, or customer service, the future looks increasingly like it’s going to be defined by automation. Depending on who you ask, that’s a prospect that brings mixed feelings. Some are terrified at the thought that machines or AI could perform work and tasks better than human beings, while others are confident that…

Do Digital Natives Really Exist?

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Kelly Kirkham

If you ask the average baby boomer-aged internet user who they ask for help when their devices or systems fail, they will undoubtedly say they ask someone younger. Indeed, the millennial generation (those born after 1980)—the first to be called “digital natives” —is often credited with being naturally better at adapting to technology thanks to…

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What’s Going to Happen to Bitcoin?

Posted on August 22nd, 2017 by Neil Cumins

Bitcoin is an unlikely internet success story. Created anonymously eight years ago, this digital currency can only be acquired in whole units or tiny fractions worth one hundred millionth of a bitcoin. It’s bought by paying money into an ATM, or earned by surrendering computer processing power to recording bitcoin-related transactions in an indelible public…

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