Facebook confers everything from political affiliations to your interests in clinical trials based on your likes, comments and posts. Here’s how to view and change the story. Facebook has you pegged, or at least they think they do. Every time you click a post, like, share, comment, join a group, play a Facebook game or […]

With the exponential rise of ransomware, it is critical that small businesses have a backup and recovery plan in place. This article provides five crucial points for business owners to keep in mind to protect their business, data and customers. Over the past few years, we’ve seen an exponential rise in ransomware. Cybercriminals see the […]

I’ve been in IT for over 20 years and spend much of my time rubbing elbows with IT pros that specialize in certain parts of the industry. So, when I talk a lot (and I do) about backups, there’s sort of an assumption that the IT pro I’m interacting with has the basics down. But, […]

Hackers have become an increasingly significant problem for individuals and organizations. By hacking into computer systems, criminals can steal sensitive information about your business and clients. This can make it possible for them to commit identity fraud or sell secrets to competitors. If you are concerned about protecting your organization from hackers, then you should […]

Having a strong network is essential for businesses to succeed in today’s competitive economy. Getting the most out of your network, however, doesn’t have to mean using a lot of electricity. In many cases, there are things that you can do to reduce energy usage on your network without having a negative impact on performance. […]

What is rowhammer? It’s not new, rowhammer was discussed in the “Flipping Bits in Memory Without Accessing Them: An Experimental Study of DRAM Disturbance Errors” paper published in 2014. But until now exploiting it required software to be installed on the victim computer. Google’s Project Zero has just proven that rowhammer exploits can be executed […]

Building a website that works well and looks sharp on numerous devices is critical. Your visitors aren’t chained to a desk, they will be accessing your website from desktops, phones, notepads and laptops. Each device has different screen shapes and different resolutions and they will be interacting with your site in many different ways. There are […]

IBM, in collaboration with Samsung and others has successfully cut the size of transistors in half. The most popular transistor in use today is about 14 nanometers (1 nanometer = 1 billionth of a meter), IBM’s chip contains transistors that are 7 nanometers across. These transistors are slightly larger than a strand of DNA! This equates […]

  Cruft, in the development world is defined as: ‘badly designed, unnecessarily complicated, or unwanted code or software.’ In web design it can refer to all the junk – not to mention http posts – one has to wade through to get to an online article – as in the case explored in this Telerik article. […]

  Due to the faultering sales of the Windows Phone, Microsoft has decided to make major cuts in its phone related departments. But according to Forbes this doesn’t necessarily signal an end to the company’s foray into the mobile market. It is entirely possible that Microsoft is gearing up to streamline its efforts, relying heavily […]