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What are the Eight Rights of Users Granted by GDPR Laws

If you missed our introduction to GDPR, you can catch up now or read it after learning about the eight rights of the user. At its core, GDPR seeks to provide consumers with better personal data security. This extends much farther than most people initially thought. Individuals are now guaranteed the following eight rights as a […]

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Encouraging more Women to work in STEM

Nutanix among many Tech innovators to encourage more Women in STEM fields This year, Nutanix set an aggressive 3-day goal at their .NEXT conference to raise $10,000 for a number of great causes. The majority of donations were allocated to support charities advancing women in STEM. While we were at the conference, we had the […]

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Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 Billion

In a highly-discussed decision, Microsoft moves to purchase Open-Source Developer GitHub Why the purchase from Microsoft? Why now for GitHub? The purchase announcement was made by Microsoft on June 4th. For Microsoft, this isn’t the average acquisition, as GitHub houses a vast and experienced global developer / open-source community. As the Microsoft team has already […]

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GDPR Compliance – Coming to an International Business Near You

Has your inbox been flooded with emails from online retailers, service providers and all those newsletters you’ve subscribed to? Organizations all over the world are preparing for new personal privacy laws that went into effect last Friday. As a note, this is a European law, not one that is currently in place in the U.S. […]

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What the Plexxi sale to HPE means for you

Plexxi to be Acquired by HPE Earlier this week, it was announced that Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) will acquire the cloud technology service Plexxi. While the deal won’t close until late July, according to TechCrunch it likely will carry a $250 million price tag and could approach a half a billion dollars. With the combination of […]

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E-Cycling Your Old Electronics – Saving the Earth One Device at a Time

E-Cycling is the Trend to Jump On this Earth Day! As we continue through the technological revolution, one technological constant never changes. To function, tech devices require software and hardware. While software is growing and evolving at astounding rates, the hardware is still made up of the precious metals that require maintenance and replacement as […]

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Digital Security Breaches – Facebook’s Present, Your Data’s Future

As the leading social media platform slowly crawls along this bumpy trail, the general public is left with many questions, few answers, and some serious decisions to make about Facebook. What are you talking about, Paul? Earlier this month, Mark Zuckerberg testified in front of Congress on behalf of Facebook regarding the privacy rights of […]

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Should I Switch from Pandora or Spotify to Apple Music?

At Apple’s recent Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple announced its own music streaming service: Apple Music. Apple Music is a subscription model system where you either pay $10 per month for a personal account, or a $15/month family account to have access to download and stream around 30 million songs. For those who have already purchased […]

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6 Things a Surface Can, but an iPad Can’t

The Microsoft Surface lineup has always been better known for productivity and versatility at work rather than solely being a dedicated tablet like an iPad. These two devices are actually quite different from each other when taking a closer look, and there’s some things the iPad just simply can’t do. What are those exact features […]

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Google Study Results Show Once Again Passwords are Not Safe Online

A recently published Google research paper is the first large scale review of security questions as a password recovery tool. It is a long research paper, but is actually quite a good read if you’re into password math and entropy calculations. However, most of you are probably more interested in the real world questions and ramifications […]

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