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A look at the Sony Hack

As the Sony hack investigation unfolds, revelations regarding its possible origin, type of hack used, and the damage it is purported to have caused, are starting to be revealed.

Confirming that which was expected

In the scientific world confirming, through observation and testing, a hypothesis is a monumental accomplishment worthy of high accolades. Never mind the fact that it may have already been supposed and generally accepted in some scientific model years before its discovery. To be fair, many hypothesizes could not be confirmed because technology was not advanced enough to allow observation or proper testing.

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New Internet Security Going Forward

Google is pioneering another innovation which may someday replace the need for passwords. The device they are introducing is a pluggable USB device that acts as the authentication mechanism to login. By inserting the device into a USB port and touching it a process is started that authenticates the user through that physical device. 

Is Virtual Reality dead?

Collateral Advancement

Virtual reality environments, including industrial testing, gaming, situational role playing, and social, has seen a lot of activity lately. The main push has been in industrial application requirements which has spurred development of the hardware and software needed to create viable virtual reality.  As in most other developments and technological advancements, it is the needs of a specific development area that branches into the expansion of new advancements in other technologies.

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Is anyone paying attention?

The general theme of recent computer hacks are, unfortunately, all too familiar. Not updating software when there is a clear path to doing so and there is a well-known and publicly documented exploit of that software is negligent and the companies involved should be held liable for damage to client's financial concerns.

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Claudo-Clamã

Linear Encryption Program

Do you carry passwords or sensitive information around on a portable device?

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Memphis Business Journal

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:52
Meagan Nichols
Memphis ranked No. 10 in the U.S. for worst credit according to a new study by the online personal finance website NerdWallet. The report analyzed 143 of the largest U.S. metropolitan areas and used credit scores and open credit card data from Experian to generate the rankings. Memphis had an average VantageScore of 637 and an average number of open credit cards of 2.64. The city with the best credit was Minneapolis-St. Paul and the worst was the Harlingen-Welasco-Brownsville metro area in Texas. Overall…

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:45
Michael Sheffield
March 2014 was a month that saw the beginning of the end of one of Mississippi's largest casinos, early warning about the closing of an Eastern Arkansas hospital and the sudden closing of a long-time Memphis educational institution. The biggest story of the month was the decision made by Caesars Entertainment to shut down Harrah's Tunica at the beginning of June. With three hotels, a golf course, sporting clays course and convention center, Harrah's was Tunica's largest property by far, and employed…

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:10
Ryan Poe
Southwest Airlines Co. will add two seasonal flights to Memphis' lineup for summer 2015. Dallas-based Southwest (NYSE: LUV), which continues to pick up slack from Delta Air Lines Inc. cuts, will add a second daily nonstop flight between Memphis International and Baltimore-Washington International Airport that will last from June 7 until August. "The additional flight to BWI is aimed at handling the expected demand during the peak summer travel period," Southwest spokesman Dan Landson said in a…

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:08
Meagan Nichols
What will $1,125,000 buy you in the current Memphis real estate market? In the 38117 ZIP code it bought a homeowner a 5,100-square-foot house, making it the top weekly home sale in Shelby County. The 5-bedroom, 6-bathroom property is located in a neighborhood between South Goodlett Street and Cherry Road. The second biggest sale was a 5,700-square-foot Germantown residence near Forrest Hill Irene Road that sold for $815,000, followed by a $640,000 Collierville home in the 38017 ZIP code. The final…

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 14:07
Michael Sheffield
The University of Memphis has received a $1 million gift that will help grow its Lambuth campus in Jackson, Tennessee. The gift, from Jim and Janet Ayers, will be used for initiatives that support students, faculty, programs and facilities at the campus, and is part of a larger fundraising drive to establish scholarships, professorships and chairs, as well as improve facilities and support the student culture. The Lambuth campus had 850 students enrolled in the Fall 2014 semester. Jim Ayers is…

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