Having access to high-speed internet is important for people who work, chat, or stream online. Sadly, most WiFi systems are unreliable and unresponsive, and depending on the layout of your office, they can create internet dead zones. For businesses that manage most of their tasks online, this simply won’t do.
The process of moving particular elements of the iTunes Store, Siri and Apple News to a secretive service known only as Pie has already begun, with more services such as iCloud and Project McQueen getting the same treatment in the coming years. Apple has said that bringing these teams together can improve its current cloud services, and ultimately, benefit customers.
The internet is constantly tempting us. There’s an endless collection of funny cat videos, memes, and social media statuses to consume. Sure, the occasional three-minute YouTube video never hurt anyone, but if employees waste hours of their working day on these websites, that’s a problem.
Upgrading to the new iPhone 7 has several benefits and features that are obviously not available in the older versions. After Apple released their latest flagship smartphone, much of the talk revolved around the absence of the headphone jack. Although the iPhone 7 is a minor upgrade of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, buyers will enjoy several benefits.
Everyone has heard of machine learning, but not everyone knows exactly what it is. Although it’s extremely complicated, it can be summed up thusly: breaking human habits and actions into specific, analyzable data to create better software-based suggestions.
Sci-fi movies have predicted a lot of modern technology, the touchscreens of Minority Report, the virtual reality headsets of Back to the Future, you name it. But for some reason, no matter how far into the future we go, everyone still has cash. There’s something visceral about Harrison Ford pulling out his wallet and showing his badge in Bladerunner, despite virtually every surface around him being a digital display.
Despite a varied range of software such as Office 365 and Azure, Windows remains Microsoft’s darling. And although the most recent version has achieved widespread adoption and critical acclaim, its creators are hungry for more installs and more users.
Thanks to Microsoft’s latest announcement, cyber-criminals will have a harder time breaking into Windows systems. By dropping the Edge browser into a separate virtual container, workstations put distance between themselves and those who would do them harm under cover of the internet.
Facebook has been looking for new ways to diversify the services it offers. One such example is Facebook at Work — launching today. The new product is a way for enterprise firms to stay connected and share information just like the Facebook of yesteryears.
For as long as there have been cybercriminals, there have been social engineers, or people who use tricks and scams to force other people to volunteer sensitive information. There are several ways to use social engineering to acquire valuable information like account passwords and bank accounts, but avoiding these scams comes down to one thing: training.