Author - Damien Moye

Apple Stocks Plummeted Yesterday

Apple’s Stocks Plummeted Yesterday

So 2018 was a so-so year for Apple. But 2019 seems to be off to a catastrophic start for the once trillion dollar company. I say this because Apple's stocks plummeted yesterday. Not only did their stocks tank, but they sent the whole Dow Jones stock market tanking. Their stocks went from $157 to $142 a share yesterday. But the whole Dow Jones lost over 660 points, mostly because of Apple. In one day, Apple investors lost around $75 billion. [...]

AI Tricks Their Own Creator

AI Tricks Their Own Creator: Should We Be Concerned?

So Elon Musk warns about the dangers of AI (artificial intelligence). Also, during the last year of his life, Stephen Hawking said it could end humanity. Could they be right? I ask this because AI tricks their own creator. So it starts with AI researchers from Google and Stanford. They created this AI to take aerial pictures, then turn them into street maps, then back to the original image. However, this AI had other plans. Because it hid the info [...]

ISIS Uses Dormant Twitter Accounts

ISIS Uses Dormant Twitter Accounts

So how do terrorist groups like ISIS (Islamic State) get so big? One tactic they use is propaganda through social media. So it sounds like they're up to their old tricks again. ISIS uses dormant Twitter accounts. In recent weeks, IT support leaders learn groups like ISIS uses dormant Twitter accounts for recruiting and other purposes. But they're more subtle with it now. For instance, they'll tweet in Arabic sharing propaganda from other accounts. Twitter's security leaders deleted most accounts [...]

2018 In Tech

2018 In Tech: The Good, The Bad, and Everything Else

So we're coming to the end of 2018. Things are not boring in the tech and IT service world. So I want to look back at some of 2018 in tech: The Good, The Bad, and Everything Else. We can't talk about 2018 in tech without talking about AI (artificial intelligence) and robotics. Let's look at the good side of AI in 2018. It led to science and medical discoveries. It also led to educational tools and creation. Furthermore, AI [...]

This Wristband Fights Opiate Crisis

This Wristband Fights Opiate Crisis

So did you hear? This is the third year in a row the US life expectancy rate declined. This is the first time this happened since the 1910s, the decade of World War 1 and the Spanish Flu. Many say this is because of the drug crisis, especially opiates. But there is IT support technology that wants to help fight this crisis. This wristband fights opiate crisis. The name of this wristband is HopeBand. It detects low blood oxygen levels, [...]

Epic Year For Epic Games

Epic Year For Epic Games

So as many as you know, we here in computer repair love our video games. But we're not the only ones. Because 2018 is a great year for gaming. In fact, you can say this is an epic year for Epic Games. Yes, I'm talking about the gaming company Epic Games. Epic made over $15 billion in profit this year. Furthermore, they can thank their latest video game, the popular Fortnite for this. Fornite alone made over $3 billion in [...]

IT Support and Nike

So this is an IT service blog, right? Then why am I talking about Nike shoes? Because I for one find IT support and Nike an interesting combination. Some time ago, Nike brought out self-lacing sneakers. However, now they're bringing it back. That's right. With these sneakers, the computer technology will lace them up for you. First of all, these are cheaper. The old price was $720. These new ones will be $350. It sounds like a lot for shoes, [...]

US Justice Department vs Chinese Government Spies

US Justice Department vs Chinese Government Spies

So today, our Justice Dept. just made chilling accusations against China. Also, note that I said chilling,  but not shocking, when you think of US/China relations lately. It's US Justice Department vs Chinese Government spies. So they accused China's Ministry of State Security of hacking into government agencies and mega tech companies. But they're mission isn't to steal money or ID's. In fact, it's worse. Because they say Chinese spies are stealing information and intelligence. They blame a hacking group [...]

Google Assistant and Christmas Movie Classic

Google Assistant and Christmas Movie Classic

So it's six weeks before Christmas. And after the news like the stock market downturn and potential government shutdown, you could use some happy. So here is some IT support and computer servicing happy: Google Assistant and Christmas movie classic combines 2018 tech and holiday nostalgia. So we all either remember or saw Home Alone, right? Well, it's back. But only this time, Kevin McCalister aka Macauley Culkin, is a grown man. And once again, he's home alone. However this [...]

Wireless Chargers: Last Minute Holiday Gifts

Wireless Chargers: Last Minute Holiday Gifts

So, it's officially a week before Christmas Day. But you still can't figure out what tech or IT support gift to give. How does a wireless charger sound? Wireless chargers: Last minute holiday gifts. So you think a wireless charger is too expensive, do you? No, they are not. Because thanks to online shopping electronics store AUKEY, you can get a charger for under $20. First, the AUKEY wireless charger will run you about $13. It will recharge any smart device [...]

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