Apple Owes $31M to Qualcomm for Patent Infringement

Qualcomm has just recently won a legal dispute against Apple. A jury in San Diego has determined that Apple owes Qualcomm roughly $31M for infringing three patents that deal with battery-life. The patent apparently involved technologies that Apple had used in their iPhones. Qualcomm had asked to be paid up to $1.41 per iPhone that

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Windows 10 Will Uninstall Bad Updates

Windows 10 seems to be learning how to avoid problematic updates. A recently published page on the Microsoft support site describes what Windows will do in the event of a recent update causing a boot failure. First, Windows will uninstall the recently updated software and roll-back to a configuration that has worked before. It will

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Zero-Day Vulnerability affects Chrome and Windows 7

Security analysts at Google and Microsoft have watched assailants utilizing a mix of a fixed Chrome weakness and an unpatched Windows 7 vulnerability. The declaration of the issue comes as a major aspect of their vulnerability disclosure policy. Both the Windows bug and Chrome bug deal with accessing memory that should not be accessed by the

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NSA releases cyber-security software to open source.

The National Security Agency (NSA) creates software that can be used for hacking and testing vulnerabilities. Most, if not all, of this software is kept secret and only used by the NSA. However, during a conference on Tuesday, the agency presented their program, Ghidra, which they have decided to make open-source. Ghidra is a reverse

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Vulnerability Leaves Cisco Routers Exposed.

Cisco has issued a security alert, warning users of a very serious attack concerning three models of devices. It has been given a 9.8/10 on the severity rating scale. The weakness can be tracked on Cisco’s website here. This attack can be used over the internet and bypasses administrator authentication. This means anyone can break

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ICANN is under attack

ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) is a non-profit organization focused on doing their part in keeping the internet more accessible. They have just announced that there are ‘ongoing and significant’ risks to the Domain Name System (DNS), which helps direct traffic to where it needs to go. There have been increasing reports

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Learning With Technology

Technology in the Classroom Technological Learning Environments Technology used to be something that wasn’t easily accessible. To use a computer you would need to wait quite a while for the startup, and finding a computer would be difficult in itself. Today that is all changed, as computers come in all forms of shapes and sizes

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Windows 10 October Update

Windows 10 Update for October is Losing Some Functions Recently Omnisence wrote an article about the upcoming Windows 10 update that had some questionable features, now we are seeing some changes for the October update that remove some functionality. To see the Omnisence article, click here. October holds Window 10’s  newest update which is bound

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Four Major Keys to a Strong Password

Four Keys to Creating a Non-Hackable Password Creating passwords has never been an easy task. Deciding what word(s) or phrase to use is an eternal struggle, and then adding special characters like capitalization, punctuation or numbers to that is just a disaster for remembering the password. Generally we hear stories about people who used simple

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Blockchain and it’s future

Blockchain, as Big as the Internet Our society and its economy is run by many factors, so many it would be near impossible to keep track of them all mentally. However in all the various ways our economy works, the main factor is money. Always, money is the drive and in constant need, constant demand.

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