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The Future of Transportation

The railway system was a revolutionary form of transportation in the United States.  The Wright Brothers were responsible for an entirely new mode of transportation in the sky.  On July 12, 2017 Hyperloop One developed and successfully tested a vehicle designed to travel in a vacuum environment.  This test resulted in the controlled propulsion and levitation of a vehicle on…

Net Neutrality: Why You Should Fight For It

Internet Service Providers (ISPs) like Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, have spent millions of dollars on Congressional lobbying towards the repeal of net neutrality throughout the last several years.  Comcast is known to be one of the biggest critics of net neutrality today.  Ever since the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to reclassify broadband from ISPs as a telecommunications service in 2015,…

Our Brains Can Talk To Machines?

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency a.k.a. DARPA is the research department of the U.S. military and have made an amazing breakthrough with their research.  DARPA’s research has led them to making computers that can be inserted into brains to restore people’s senses.  More than 60 million dollars funded the Neural Engineering System Design, their goal is to build a…

How Safe Is Your Data?

Google’s G-Mail platform is widely used around the world by millions of people.  It’s friendly user-interface and availability as one of the many Google applications appeals to many; however, there remained a process that most people were not fully aware of.  It’s not necessarily a secret that Google scans users’ e-mails and messages to display text ads based on the…

Malware vs. IoT

IoT Targeted By Malware

Linux-based systems rule most of the systems that are used today.  It is the foundation that the devices we have rely on, but Malware targeting on Linux systems is growing.  WatchGuard Technologies released a report last week that analyzed data collected from more than 26,000 appliances worldwide.  This report found three Linux malware programs for the first quarter of the…

Backdoor for Intel vPro chipsets?

For 7 years there existed a flaw in Intel chips that made it capable for hijackers to gain total remote control of business computers and use them for malicious purposes or data mining.  It’s called the Intel AMT (active management technology) located on the vPro chipsets which was designed to allow computer running these specific chips to be controlled remotely. …

Kaspersky Lab

A Microscope On Kaspersky

Suspicions have arisen of the Russian based company Kaspersky Lab recently partly as a response to the current fragile political climate between Russia and the United States as of late. Kaspersky Lab offers products such as anti-virus and internet security programs to PC users and have been declared by Forbes to be an “anti-virus powerhouse”.  A dedicated cybersecurity program provider…

Ransomware And How To Defend Yourself From It

Recently a crisis has occurred involving a massive attack on cyber-security for the world’s PC users. The wide spread Ransomware malware has put many users in a panic over the safety of their private information and the use of their computers.  To better understand how to keep yourself safe from Ransomware I will shortly explain how Ransomware works and some…

IT Costs

Strategies To Reduce IT Costs

IT Maintenance and amp; Management costs and an organization’s competitiveness has an inverse relationships. The idea behind is that the more you reduce the maintenance and management costs, the more money you will have for new project's development or to take new initiatives that service the entire business. Six common strategies that are used by organizations to reduce their M…

ITSM Royal IT Support

Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) Frameworks

Information Technology Service Management (ITSM) is more than a service desk which refers to all the activities, policies  and amp; processes. Organizations use it for deploying, managing and amp; improving IT service delivery. Organizations generally use a pre-defined framework of best practices and amp; standard processes to provide a disciplined approach to ITSM implementation. The most famous ITSM framework is the Information…