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Blog Category Archives: This Week in Tech

A compilation of all TWiT blogs, written by our very own Lauren Wilson.


500+ Chrome Browser Extensions Caught Stealing Private Data of Over 1.7 Million Users

Read the recent Security Spotlight by Rich Lindberg, Senior Security Consultant and vCISO at Nth Generation: Let the buyer beware! Insidious browser extensions are stealing your data! They hide in plain sight and are on official store download sites. This is only the latest in these types of attacks. There have been incidents with phone app stores.... Continue Reading >>

Security Spotlight by Cameron Matthews: Ransomware Virus Goes Airborne!

Read the recent Security Spotlight by Cameron Matthews, Senior Security Consultant and vCISO at Nth Generation: Ransomware Virus Goes Airborne! As a senior software, systems, and cybersecurity architect, one of the most powerful notions that has emerged from my work is this: patterns are everywhere. Patterns in cyberspace can mimic those in “meatspace” and vice versa. The Bubonic plague.... Continue Reading >>

CRN’s 2019 Products Of The Year

CRN editors looked at the best new products and major updates of 2019 and then turned to solution providers to choose the winners based on technology, revenue and profit opportunities, and customer demand. GENERAL-PURPOSE SERVERS HPE PROLIANT 325 WITH INFOSIGHT WINNER: OVERALL In a major update to the tenth generation version of Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s ProLiant DL325,.... Continue Reading >>

HPE Adds New AI, Machine Learning InfoSight Capabilities To Boost Nimble, 3Par Performance

‘HPE is leveraging millions of sensors that are collecting storage data and proactively making recommendations to make sure customer workloads are running as efficiently as possible.’ Hewlett Packard Enterprise Tuesday introduced major advancements to its InfoSight AI-based storage predictive analytics software with new machine learning capabilities aimed at proactively boosting the performance of Nimble and 3Par storage.... Continue Reading >>

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 >>

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