09 Feb 2018

The Thrill of a Live Experience

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Why do humans prefer live events vs. recorded ones, even though recorded, tape delayed or on-demand events provide the same sensory experience? The 2018 Winter Olympics have begun and even though it is happening on the other side of the world in Pyeongchang, South Korea, (17 hours ahead PST), NBC will be doing its coverage live this year instead of on tape delay. The ratings for the 2016 Rio Summer Games were down by double digits as the complaints... Read more...

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08 Jan 2018

James Bond Enters Cyber Security

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Enter 2018. A new generation of cyber security risks bear names that make it sound like they were implanted by James Bond villains (“Spectre”), with worldwide doomsday impact (“Meltdown”), coupled with anti-virus programs used for international espionage (Kapersky Labs allegations). In short, “Meltdown” basically melts security boundaries which are normally enforced by computer hardware. “Spectre” is based on the root,... Read more...

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21 Dec 2017

RPost Year-in-Review 2017

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The RPost team thanks you, our community of users, customers, partners, shareholders, and advocates, for another exciting year at RPost. Your support enables the RPost team to continue innovating for our customers, and to maintain RPost as a worldwide leader in cyber security, compliance, and productivity solutions. Each year, we find it useful to reflect on our company’s mission and discuss the steps RPost is taking to further that mission for... Read more...

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17 Dec 2017

5-Star reviews for sale!

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As Tech Essentials readers hunker down for holiday online shopping, it’s a good time to remind you what to consider before you make that final click to purchase. Do you trust the reviews you read online and believe all the comments when they are all overwhelmingly positive and the product has hundreds of thousands of “likes” on their social media pages? 92% of consumers now read online reviews before a purchase and while we don’t want to be... Read more...

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08 Dec 2017

Bitcoin has Forever Expanded the Market of Currency Speculators, Perhaps the Fundamental Change that will Support Crypto-Currencies into the Future

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Main street is certainly paying attention to Bitcoin, as just days after it dropped precipitously, it bounced to new highs — incredible highs. And, with people comforted that they can sell their Bitcoin and convert it back to cash with a few clicks from their iPhone while sitting at the beach, they are comforted (and pleasantly surprised with the ability to double their money in a few days of hard work clicking buttons!). Seems nice… imagine... Read more...

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