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HPE Discover 2016 Recap

If you missed HPE Discover last week, we’ve wrapped up the highlights and key takeaways of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s biggest yearly conference in Las Vegas.     Day 1   “Digital transformation is no longer a choice; it’s a requirement” – Meg Whitman, CEO HPE Day 1 in Las Vegas focused on digital transformation, touching on the.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech, June 3rd, 2016

Uber’s $3.5 Billion Funding Uber is continuing its world domination with a new $3.5 billion from Saudi Arabia’s Investment Fund. The ride sharing giant has already raised $13.8 billion in the past two years, rapidly growing and still dodging a public IPO. The recent funding is predicatively going towards expansion in the Middle East and trumps any previous.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: May 27th, 2016

New Translating App and Earpiece A new, smart earpiece is helping to expand the language development space and translate conversation. Developed by Waverly Labs, an app will translate the communication directly into the wearer’s ear, cultivating conversation in close to real-time.  With more solid, technical details still on the horizon, it’s a great first step in innovative.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: May 13th, 2016

Google Car Testing in Arizona Needing a side job? Google is paying $20 an hour to Arizona residents for testing out new self-driving cars. Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, clean driving record, no criminal history and a minimum 40 words per minute typing score. With Google looking to test performance in the desert’s high temperatures, this expansion.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: April 29th, 2016

Bragi’s Wireless Headphones Introducing Bragi’s new smart and wireless headphones: The Dash. It’s the first of its kind and holding up to 1,000 songs without the help of an additional device. You can browse music by swiping its interface, get heart rate analytics and physical metrics, and even block out the noise around you. According to Engadget’s review,.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: April 22nd, 2016

Don’t Spare Security: Bangladesh Bank Hack Don’t get caught without a firewall. Hackers stole $81 million from Bangladesh Bank in February due to their use of $10 switches and absolutely no firewalls. How’d it happen? Hackers got into their system and requested that money be moved from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York to accounts in Sri.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: April 15th, 2016

Stephen Hawking’s Starship Sci-fi childhood dreams are coming to life: Stephen Hawking and Russian billionaire, Yuri Milner, are building an interstellar spacecraft. Announced at One World Observatory in New York this week, Milner and Hawking revealed the groundwork for this unprecedented expedition through the stars. The technology prototype behind it include a “Starship” with cameras, navigation, power.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: April 8th, 2016

Nest Disabling Revolv Hub Purchasers of Revolv smart home hubs are getting some much-asked-for support from Nest this week. Nest (owned by Google) discontinued the smart home product after acquiring Revolv in 2014, but promised owners they would still receive technical support. However, after recently notifying customers they’ll be terminating the promised ongoing backing, they’ve caught wind.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: March 25th, 2016

Microsoft AI Teen Gone Horribly Wrong Microsoft’s Teen AI debuted on Twitter this week and…. It’s a huge jerk. As a combined technology, AI and very public social experiment (turned PR nightmare), the tech giant programmed their bot to impersonate its followers and respond to Tweets in an “amusing” way. They may have forgotten that the internet (aside from.... Continue Reading >>

This Week in Tech: March 11th, 2016

Netflix & VPN Begrudgingly to international Netflix & Chill consumers, the House of Cards empire has blocked VPN users from accessing any of its content. With the rising frequency of subscribers retrieving US content by disguising their location, Netflix implemented the block this January and the reactions haven’t been pretty. With all the fuss and unhappy customers,.... Continue Reading >>

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