CenturyLink outage causes global Internet shutdown

The CenturyLink outage caused a major, global Internet breakdown this past weekend. Following a widespread assumption that a massive cyberattack took down the Internet on Sunday, an American multinational telecom company CenturyLink acknowledged its role in the global Internet shutdown. Global Internet shutdown causes panic The CenturyLink outage briefly took […]

KSU alumnus seeks to inspire next generation of architects through technology | Education

Seven years after earning his architecture degree, alumnus Patrick Chopson said he is prepared to help the next generation of Kennesaw State University architecture students thrive in the world of data-driven design. Recently, Chopson and his company, cove.tool, partnered with KSU’s College of Architecture and Construction Management to provide its […]

Shotspotter (SSTI) and VMware (VMW)

There’s a lot to be optimistic about in the Technology sector as 2 analysts just weighed in on Shotspotter (SSTI) and VMware (VMW) with bullish sentiments. Shotspotter (SSTI) In a report released today, Michael Latimore from Northland Securities assigned a Buy rating to Shotspotter, with a price target of $36.00. […]

Macquarie Telecom seals new deal with Southern Cross Care WA

Macquarie Telecom has signed a new deal with aged care provider Southern Cross Care Western Australia (SCCWA), facilitating improved connectivity for its senior residents and staff, while lowering operational costs. The deal sees SCCWA switch its mobile services from a tier one provider to Macquarie, doubling its data allowance while […]

Fender Unveils the Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat

Hollywood, CA (September 1, 2020) — Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) today launched the Tim Armstrong Anniversary Hellcat in celebration of ten years of partnership with Grammy® Award-winning punk rock legend, Tim Armstrong. The signature anniversary acoustic guitar is the latest in a series of collaborations between the world’s leading […]

NASA patented a faster, cheaper route to the moon. The first spacecraft to use it could make Nobel Prize-winning discoveries about the universe.

© University of Colorado Boulder; NASA An illustration of the Dark Ages Polarimeter Pathfinder, or Dapper, spacecraft orbiting past the far side of the moon. University of Colorado Boulder; NASA NASA patented an efficient new trajectory for sending smaller robotic spacecraft to the moon. The agency says it patents and […]

Pakistan blocks Tinder and Grindr for ‘immoral content’

Five apps have been banned for breaking local laws Tinder, Grindr and three other dating apps have been banned in Pakistan for disseminating “immoral content”. The government issued notices to Tinder, Grindr, Tagged, Skout and SayHi to remove the dating services. Extra-marital relationships and homosexuality are illegal in Pakistan, the […]

Army awards $13B commercial software contract

Written by Billy Mitchell Sep 1, 2020 | FEDSCOOP The U.S. Army has awarded a $13 billion contract to 31 vendors to supply commercial off-the-shelf software across the military. Under the 10-year indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity Information Technology Enterprise Solutions – Software 2 contract, the Army requires commercial software products and maintenance across 14 […]

Spectrum introduces high-speed Internet service that schools can offer students for at-home learning

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Spectrum, a telecommunications company, is unveiling a cable broadband plan that provides another option for households with students needing high-speed Internet for at-home classes during the coronavirus pandemic. © Plain Dealer staff/Pexels/cleveland.com/TNS Remote learning requires adequate Internet service. It’s called “Stay Connected K-12” and it would cost […]

Best gadgets of IFA 2020

The Z Fold 2 is one of the show’s big hitters. Jessica Dolcourt/CNET The coronavirus pandemic might mean that the IFA 2020 tech show, usually held in Berlin every year, is mostly being held as a series of online events, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t as many neat new […]

Backed to Business: When gadgets accept a gesture

As sensors burrow deeper into our lives, they’re giving rise to new means of input and new features for tried-and-true products as well as emerging product categories; both have a home on crowdfunding platforms as recent projects demonstrate. As always, exercise caution when backing a crowdfunding campaign and don’t pledge […]