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Touchscreens, holograms, self-driving cars, automated robots completing manual labor. Do you ever stop and think that we are now living in the science fiction worlds created in the 1980s? What used to be fiction now exists in the real world. Computers that were once the size of entire ...
Within consumer and enterprise communities, we're used to the idea of tracking technology with GPS systems. Android Device Manager and iCloud give us ways to remotely locate, lock, and erase our mobile devices within seconds.
In late June 2014, scientists at the Japan National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation released two lifelike robots. These "humanoids" are part of the highly acclaimed exhibition, "Android: What is Human?" Touted as the most advanced human-like robots ever created, could these t...
There seems to be a growing concern among researchers as to what effects continuous exposure to the gamut of today's technology has on the developing brains of children. According to a recent article written by Dr. Jim Taylor, a professor at the University of San Francisco, these effec...
Soraya is the latest malware making rounds, and it's targeting POS systems as well as home computers. Already, thousands of cards have been compromised, and most of them are US-issued. According to media outlets, Arbor Networks found the malware, Soraya, on May 23 2014. It works by mix...
While playing games like Grand Theft Auto and Mario Kart aren't going to count for required driving courses, the simple answer is yes: You can learn to drive online. Technology is making life simpler in a number of ways, from cloud storage to WordPress helping just about anyone build t...
When it comes to selling or leasing property, it’s easier in some regions rather than others. Plus, even though it’s still a “seller’s market” (and by extension a landlord’s market) that doesn’t mean it’s easier to fill a vacant property.
Remember driving in circles around your high school parking lot and waiting for your instructor to correct you verbally or stomp on the passenger side brakes? Well, driver education isn’t like that anymore. Remember driving in circles around your high school parking lot and waiting fo...
The color that's officially regarded as the most boring in homes across America is apparently making a comeback. Google Glass in "off-white" (better known as egg shell among professionals in the interior design industry) sold out in just a few hours after being released on Tuesday, Apr...
Some names come to mind immediately when you think of online shopping niches, and Zappos is likely one of them. Now the digital shoe giant has launched an online shopping campaign unlike any other we’ve seen before, and it’s called hashtag #ootd.
Responsive design, a relatively new concept, uses the same code while targeting different types of devices. The introduction of mobile devices rocked the e-Commerce world. Instead of knowing that potential customers would use a laptop or desktop, those running web-based stores had to ...
Data management is undergoing a major shift as more and more enterprises are discovering the benefits of Big Data and venturing headfirst into a dynamic new era of innovation and data explosion. Today, there are more opportunities for businesses to gain insights from valuable data tha...
Insurance might not be something that you normally associated with the latest technology, but it's an industry that has undergone radical change in recent years and now relies heavily on advanced software engineering and the internet. The customer has also changed. They are better inf...
Back in the mid-seventies a popular TV series called The Six Million Dollar Man featured a badly injured astronaut who had both legs, one arm and an eye replaced by "bionic" enhancements. At the time it all seemed pretty far-fetched, but forty years later medicine has made some stag...
At one time, travel plans were made by calling up the local travel agent with hopes that his or her recommendations would result in a great trip at the lowest prices you could get access to. But face it: Technology has changed all of that. Any number of sites can find you the best pri...
You would be hard pressed to find an existing business that does not pay its employees or contractors using some method of online payroll system. There are still businesses out there, however, that are looking for someone to handle their payroll tasks for them. Whether it's a new busi...
Surely you know the parable. One guy builds his house on rock. It's tough, it's expensive, but the house is secure and it lasts. The other guy constructs his home on sand. Easy, cheap ... but then it slides into the ocean. Everything's lost. A story to encourage children to work hard?...
Over the course of the past decade, there's been a lot of hype pertaining to the_ Internet of Things (IoT)_ and how China leads the U.S. in this technology -- yet many who are active on the Internet are still unaware of its existence. In its simplest form, IoT is an evolving wireless ...
A distributed denial of service (DDOS) attack on a Bitcoin wallet and transaction facilitator netted hackers with 1,265 Bitcoins worth $1 million. The hack attack started on November 15th, and it followed several other nefarious online maneuvers over a period of 48 hours. The victim is...
If you were going to list the aptitudes for success as a doctor, your would definitely include having a good grasp of math and science. A keen sense of observation would also be important, since doctors need this skill every time they conduct a physical exam or review x-rays or test re...
Copper wire, copper pipes, copper tubing ... plenty of copper components exist for your home. The question is: Should you use them? Copper may be an old solution for your repairs and household parts, but it's still a great metal with plenty of advantageous properties that beat out pla...
With a wealth of technology and online resources, many people are ditching the traditional 9-to-5 lifestyle and opting to become entrepreneurs. Unlike businesses of the past, where a large financial investment was required to get off the ground, today's startups can get the ball rollin...
Who would have guessed that a movie famous for a scene in which a teenage girl is drenched with pig blood could lead to some great digital marketing? If you're one of the few who is unfamiliar with the plot of the original movie, it's important to understand it so that you can fully a...
Apple’s latest iPhones come with a new operating system with state-of-of-the-art features. Although this operating system is unimaginatively named iOS 7, it’s definitely a “must have” for people who want to stay on the bleeding edge of the technological revolution.