02 Feb 2021

This Week in Tech - February 12

 

 

Microsoft Sets Deadline For End of Support of IE 11 By 365 Apps

Microsoft has announced a cut-off date after which Office 365 apps and Teams will no longer work with its legacy browsers, Internet Explorer 11 and the old Microsoft Edge. 

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02 Feb 2021
02 Feb 2021

CHIPS celebrates Safer Internet Day

Safer Internet Day aims to create both a safer and a better internet, where everyone is empowered to use technology responsibly and respectfully. It is important for everyone from children and young people to parents and carers, teachers, educators and social workers, as well as industry, decision makers and politicians, to encourage everyone to play their part in creating a better internet....

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02 Feb 2021

This Week in Tech - February 5

 

 

Microsoft Unveils New Employee Experience Platform 

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced Microsoft Viva, the first employee experience platform to bring tools for employee engagement, learning, wellbeing and knowledge discovery, directly into the flow of people’s work. Viva is designed to help employees learn, grow and thrive, with new experiences that integrate with the productivity and...

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01 Jan 2021

This Week in Tech - January 29th

 

 

Hacker Pleads Guilty to Blackmailing Adafruit,

Bleacher Report, and Other Sites for Bitcoin

A Cypriot man pleaded guilty to hacking and blackmailing several US companies. Joshua Epifaniou admitted to computer fraud and paid $600,000 in restitution to his victims. He was extradited from Cyprus and will be sentenced on March 3rd. Now,  he has agreed to work as an undercover investigator...

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01 Jan 2021
01 Jan 2021

This Week in Tech - January 25th

 

 

Ryuk Gang Estimated to Have Made More Than $150 Million From Ransomware Attacks

Threat intel company Advanced Intelligence and cybersecurity firm HYAS said they tracked payments to 61 Bitcoin addresses previously attributed and linked to Ryuk ransomware attacks. What they found odd was that while other ransomware groups typically used lesser-known exchanges to cash out funds, Ryuk...

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01 Jan 2021
12 Dec 2020

A Time for Giving – Holiday for Kids’ Sake, Big Brother and Big Sisters

Each year during the holiday season, my family and I enjoy volunteering our time to support a charity. It’s not about writing a check (if people still use checks) but to actually volunteer our time. It is important to my wife and I that our kids experience volunteer work. We want our kids to participate in the gift of giving. This type of activity brings our family closer and creates my...

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12 Dec 2020

A Look Ahead to 2021

It feels almost silly to start off by saying what a crazy year 2020 has been. I know we’ve heard that from everyone and of course we all experienced it, so there’s no need to really spend any time talking about it. Instead, for this quick dive into what we can expect from a technology perspective in 2021, I thought it would be interesting to talk for a second about how the crazy events of 2020...

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