Daily Archives: July 20, 2017

The KickassTorrents Shutdown, One Year Later

By | July 20, 2017

Exactly one 12 months ago, on July twentieth 2016, the torrent neighborhood was in dire straits. Polish legal guidelines enforcement officers had simply apprehended Artem Vaulin, the alleged founding father of KickassTorrents (KAT) at a neighborhood airport. The arrest was a component of a U.S. authorized case which additionally listed two completely different males as… Read More »

Elon Musk Downplays Expectations for Giant Rocket’s First Flight

By | July 20, 2017

SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday downplayed expectations for the upcoming demonstration flight of the company’s large Falcon Heavy rocket, saying there was a “good chance” the automobile wouldn’t make it to orbit in its first launch. Musk gave perception into the Falcon Heavy progress process, as properly as to the Hawthorne house company’s… Read More »

Is Your Business Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

By | July 20, 2017

A forecast for an lively hurricane season is set off for small enterprise owners to ponder how properly they’re ready — not solely for a vital storm, however for any climate that is unhealthy enough to damage their companies. Forecasters at Colorado State University have warned that the current Atlantic hurricane season is in all… Read More »

Is the Future of the Contact Center inside the Cloud?

By | July 20, 2017

DMG Consulting performed a worldwide benchmark examine regarding cloud-based applications, channels, and satisfaction in Q3 2013. This examine of 169 enterprise, contact center, IT, operations, and gross sales and advertising executives, managers, and leaders in organizations of all sizes found that sixty two p.c of the respondents’ organizations had been already using a quantity of… Read More »

Cyberattack on Ukrainian Clinics Startles Experts

By | July 20, 2017

Dr. Lidiia Podkopaieva was about to click on “send” on an order of latest surgical devices when her laptop computer monitor out of the blue went dark. She speed-dialed the clinic’s technician however did not even have time to inform him what was wrong. “We’re under cyberattack,” he advised her. “Switch off the laptop computer… Read More »

Dark Web Markets AlphaBay and Hansa Shut Down

By | July 20, 2017

AlphaBay and Hansa — two of the most very important “dark web” marketplaces for illegal and illicit objects comparable to medicine and weapons — have been shut down, the US Justice Department mentioned on Thursday. Police inside the US and Europe, collectively with the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA)… Read More »

Alexa, Turn Up My Kenmore AC: Sears Makes Deal with Amazon

By | July 20, 2017

Sears will start promoting its residence equipment on Amazon.com, collectively with good residence equipment that is at risk of be synced with Amazon’s voice assistant, Alexa. The announcement Thursday despatched shares of Sears hovering greater than thirteen percent in noon trading, after leaping 18 percent on the opening bell. The tie-up with the on-line behemoth… Read More »

Amazon Quietly Buys a Startup To Make Alexa Smarter

By | July 20, 2017

Amazon.com Inc. acquired a Santa Barbara information evaluation and search engine start-up in May to assist enhance its Alexa digital assistant and fully different services, in accordance with 4 sources aware of the deal however unauthorized to debate it. The beforehand unreported acquisition of Graphiq Inc. and its greater than one hundred staff has given… Read More »

Russian Citadel Malware Creator Gets Five Years

By | July 20, 2017

A Russian man who helped develop and distribute malicious computer software designed to steal private monetary knowledge was sentenced Wednesday in Atlanta to serve 5 years in prison. Mark Vartanyan, additionally referred to as “Kolypto,” had pleaded responsible in March to a laptop computer fraud cost after reaching a take care of prosecutors. U.S. District… Read More »

Update Your iPhone, iPad To Squash Dangerous Wi-Fi Bug

By | July 20, 2017

Apple yesterday made pretty a quantity of safety updates to its iOS mobile working system, collectively with a repair for a Wi-Fi chip vulnerability that would possibly let hackers buy wi-fi entry to iPhones and iPads. The iOS 10.3.3 replace addresses almost 4 dozen safety flaws, thought of one of which, recognized as “Broadpwn,” lies… Read More »