The Evolution of Home Video

The Laser Disk and VHS One of the earliest memories of watching movies at home was with my grandparents and their laser disk player. The laser disks were similar to music records, approximately a foot in diameter, but instead of handling the disk directly it came in a thin plastic cartridge that you would insert…

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Who Got Hacked? The Analysis

Over the past few months, we have highlighted some of the biggest hacker attacks launched against a variety of different organizations. The purpose of the series was to show readers a few things: The risks that criminal hackers pose are real Any organization is at risk regardless of size or industry The way an organization…

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The Evolution of Data Storage

One of the core components of a computer is storage. Between times when the computer is actively processing data, the machine needs a place to put data or it will be lost, and the computer is not of much use if it can’t retrieve work that was done previously. Over the years both the method…

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Who Got Hacked-Brazillian Banks

A month ago, the term “Boleto” might not have been familiar to anyone who is not from Brazil but that hasn’t stopped it from working its way into the vernacular of many other languages after Boleto were stolen for billions of dollars. A popular method of payment in Brazil, the Boleto is a payment plan…

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The Evolution of TV

Television is more than just a moving picture on a screen. With the quality of hardware and video available today, watching TV is an immersive, sometimes mesmerizing experience. With the right setup, a modern television can be a better experience than going to a movie theater.   The Past The first televisions were mechanical, invented…

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Who Was Possibly Hacked? Goodwill

Even companies whose aim is to help others aren’t immune to attacks from computer hackers looking to steal payment card information. Recently there have been a number of reports that Goodwill Industries was investigating a possible data breach that would have exposed debit and credit cards used to purchase items in various Goodwill stores. The…

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