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Are Medtronic Defibrillators Dangerous?

So let me start off explaining what a defibrillator is. It's a device that sends electric shocks to the heart. It's an IT service that can literally mean life or death. They put it in the patient's chest, and use it to correct things like irregular heartbeats. This sounds great, but Homeland Security issues a warning. Are Medtronic defibrillators dangerous? So Medtronic is a company that manufacturers health devices.  In fact, Medtronic is the world's most popular health device maker. [...]

The Two Centi-Billionaires

The Two Centi-Billionaires. The Common Denominator

So this may deter from IT service and technology talk. If it does, then please forgive me. But there are 7.71 billion people in the world today. Of those, around 2,800 are billionaires. Then of those, only 145 are worth over $10 billion. Guess how many of those 145 are worth over $100 billion: Only two. These are the two centi-billionaires. Here is the common denominator. So the common denominator is IT support. The two centi-billionaires are Amazon king Jeff [...]

New Apple AirPods

New Apple AirPods and Wireless Charging Case

So a few days ago, I did a blog in how earbuds might cause cancer. Yes, there is concern in the IT service world. But it's not going to deter Apple (nor should it; there's a lot we don't know). Let's introduce the new Apple AirPods. So earlier today, Apple announced the second generation of their new AirPods. What's the difference? For one, you can access Siri with your voice, instead of tapping the bud. Also, this one comes with [...]

Big Tech Should Focus More On Community Good

Big Tech Should Focus More On Community Good

So it's been several weeks since New York City kicked Amazon's second headquarters to the curb. The debate between should they stay or should they go is intense. But I tell you one thing: Big tech should focus more on community good. I think that's the lesson here. Because remember, Amazon asked the city for billions for this to happen. When Amazon asks this, they should know the public outcry will be loud. People from union leaders to congressmen spoke [...]

Security Lapse Breaches Medical Records

Security Lapse Breaches Medical Records

So in California, there is Meditab. Meditab is a software company that keeps medical records for medical employees and facilities. They also process e-faxes in the medical field. But a problem came up. According to tech media sources like TechCrunch,  a security lapse breaches medical records. So according to these sources,  it started with a server. This server didn't have a password. This server leaked thousands of medical records. This includes everything from prescriptions to diagnosis, and then some. If [...]

The Tesla Model Y Is Almost Here

The Tesla Model Y Is Almost Here

So it looks like all that hard work for IT support mogul Elon Musk is about to pay off. In fact, he even slept on his own factory floor. And now, the Tesla Model Y is almost here. So when I mean here, I mean we can expect it to be on car showrooms by fall 2020. This week, Musk himself revealed it. It is an all-electric car and looks eerily similar to his Model 3. Don't let the size [...]

Introducing The Tiny Claw Drone That Perches

Introducing The Tiny Claw Drone That Perches

So, you can do anything with drones today. Those in IT service know this. You can you them as toys. However, you can use them in natural disasters and save lives. But how can you better use them to transport goods? Here is introducing the tiny claw drone that perches. So these drones have claws that not only carry things, but save battery life. Certain birds, like the owl, or songbird, inspire this feature. So do bats. Because these creatures [...]

Can Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer?

Can Wireless Headphones Cause Cancer?

So wireless headphones are convenient  as well as popular. In fact, Apple sold over 28 million Apple Airpods so far. This shows no signs of slowing down. But health experts and researchers worry. Can wireless headphones cause cancer? So these concerns mainly come from the UN (United Nations) and WHO (World Health Organization). About 250 health leaders signed pacts with these global institutions. Because they have serious concerns about Apple Airpods and other wireless headphones causing cancer. Already, there are [...]

Internet Pioneer Fights Online Misinformation

Internet Pioneer Fights Online Misinformation

So thirty years ago, Sir Tim Berners-Lee gave a plan for a computer information management system. That system eventually became what we know today as the Internet. The IT support era was about to begin. But now, he finds himself in a new battle. Let's see how this Internet pioneer fights online misinformation. So Berners-Lee's new letter of concern talks about three issues of misinformation. The first is malicious intent. This includes hacking, online bullying, sextortion, and promoting criminal behavior [...]

Elizabeth Warren Vs. Big Tech

Senator Elizabeth Warren Vs. Big Tech

So what does the upcoming 2020 election and big IT service have in common? Apparently, lots. Because one presidential hopeful vows to break up big tech companies. It's Senator Elizabeth Warren vs. big tech. So recently, the Massachusetts senator called for major tech companies to break up. These include Amazon, Google and Facebook. She also called out Apple. Sen. Warren suggests that Apple should spin off it's Apple Store. As you know, that's where Apple users get all their apps [...]

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