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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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Another reason NOT to click

It is a long standing statement of fact that the general internet public is a click happy bunch of folks with little concern or thought for what might be real or not. Currently, coinciding with the cascading avalanche of information on the disaster of Flight MH17, there is an influx of malware, false stories, and spam, permeating the internet.

Beware of what you click on and don't be duped by bold and sensational headlines promising onsite footage or other such nonsense. It is a shame that people exploit tragedies such as this one but it is not surprising.

TowelRoot and Futex

One of the newest exploits to hit takes advantage of a code issue on certain Linux flavored OS's and has a deep reach from server based systems to other devices that operate using the affected versions including certain Android-based devices on the market. This includes the Samsung Galaxy S5, said Ohad Bobrov, vice president of research and development with Lacoon Mobile Security.



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Memphis Business Journal

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 17:04
Ryan Poe
Hard Rock Cafe rolled out the red carpet and smashed the guitars Thursday for its grand reopening on Downtown Memphis' Beale Street. Check out the festivities in the slideshow to your right. Also, check out our interview with Hard Rock CEO Hamish Dodds about his wanting to build a new, 200-room Hard Rock Hotel on Beale Street. Featuring performances by legendary soul group The Bar-Kays and deejayed by Memphis Jones, the event kicked off a new beginning for the restaurant at 126 Beale. Hard Rock…

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:37
Ryan Poe
Horn Lake, Mississippi, auction company Dealer's Auto Auction will move close to Memphis International Airport in early 2015, bringing 100 jobs, according to a news report. The auction, which is currently at 6723 U.S. 51 in Horn Lake, will pay the airport $400,000 in annual rent for up to about five years for 24 acres north of Democrat near the FedEx Express world hub, The Commercial Appeal reported Friday. After three years, either the airport or auction can end the lease. The auction is also…

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:35
Greg Akers
The Best BBQ in the Mid-South's Sweet Heat 16 has been played, and the survivors move on to the next round: 8 on the Plate. To vote in the 8 on the Plate round of Best BBQ in the Mid-South, go here. After 56 matches, it's just straight up juggernauts slugging it out with each other: Blue Pig Division: Corky's Ribs and BBQ vs. Germantown Commissary Green Pig Division: Tops Bar-B-Q vs. One and Only BBQ Red Pig Division: Central BBQ vs. The Bar-B-Q Shop Purple Pig Division: Charles Vergos' Rendezvous…

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 15:22
Ryan Poe
After losing its property to the bank, popular Memphis college bar Newby's is facing closure — unless, that is, its owner can buy back the property, demolish its theater for parking and begin serving lunch. Todd Adams, who bought the bar, restaurant and music venue in 1997, said he's working with investors to repurchase the bar's 5,000-square-foot building at 539 S. Highland St. and its connected 6,000-square-foot theater-turned-events-venue building at 535 S. Highland. Paragon National Bank…

Friday, October 24, 2014 - 14:08
Michael Sheffield
Rob Carter, executive vice president of information services and CIO of FedEx Corp., delivered the keynote address to the Greater Memphis IT Council's monthly leadership luncheon at the FedEx Institute of Technology at the University of Memphis. Carter discussed the past, present and future of data use and storage, focusing on the rise of cloud network storage.

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