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Management of Passwords and Cyber Security

The password is the most commonly used mechanism to access mobile devices, networks, computers and accounts. As citizens of a digital society with multiple devices at our finger tips, and with access to more remote services, security requirements intensify. This can present challenges in the practice and management of passwords, especially in times of stress. […]

Netflix holds its own in the streaming wars - for now

By RACHEL LERMAN AP Technology Writer SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is holding its ground in the streaming wars, passing its first big test since Apple and Disney launched rival services. The company added 8.8 million worldwide subscribers during its fourth quarter, surpassing expectations at a time when it faces heated competition. Netflix had said […]

Microsoft: 'carbon-negative' by 2030 even for supply chain

By MATT O’BRIEN AP Technology Writer Microsoft is pledging to become 100% “carbon-negative” by 2030 by removing more carbon from the environment than it emits. CEO Satya Nadella said Thursday that the commitment will happen “not just across our direct emissions, but across our supply chain, too.” It’s a major step up from Microsoft’s previous […]

Bluetooth finds its place in the Smart Home Market

ABI Research  has predicted that the smart home market will make-up for over 13% of Bluetooth device shipments by 2024, which will total to over 815 million Bluetooth products at this time. Substantial growth in a wide range of device varieties, including that of smart lights, voice-control front ends, smart appliances and sensors, among numerous […]

Privacy, once hidden topic, gets attention at CES tech show

By RACHEL LERMAN and JOSEPH PISANI Associated Press LAS VEGAS (AP) — Once a hidden and under-the-radar topic, privacy got more attention at the CES gadget show in Las Vegas this week. Startups now volunteer information about how they’re securing your data and protecting your privacy when you use their heart rate monitor or cuddly […]

Amazon workers clash with company over climate change

By JOSEPH PISANI AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon employees say the company is threatening to fire workers for publicly pushing the company to do more to combat climate change. Amazon Employees For Climate Justice, a climate change advocacy group founded by Amazon workers, said Thursday that the company sent letters to members […]

5 Tech prediction flops for 2020

No one said that predicting the future is easy and with the rate at which the digital world is advancing, it is perhaps easy to get ahead of ourselves. So what did consumers raise their tech hopes for in 2020, that can no longer be expected? Uber’s flying cars In 2017 Uber predicted we’d be […]