E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking


E-cigarettes aren’t just an alternative to smoking — they’re also a way to run malware on a PC or potentially destroy it altogether.

The post E-Cigarettes Can Be Used to Hack Computers, Could Encourage Them to Start Smoking appeared first on ExtremeTech.

The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/250997-e-cigarettes-can-used-hack-computers-encourage-start-smoking?source=Computing

Powered by WPeMatico

How to control your computer with your voice

Siri on macOS Sierra

Siri or Cortana aren’t just for your phone

Both Windows 10 and macOS Sierra come with voice-activated digital assistants to do your bidding. Here are all the different ways you can put them to use.

The original article can be found here: http://www.popsci.com/control-your-computer-with-your-voice?dom=rss-default&src=syn

Powered by WPeMatico

Winning the Sales Talent War in the Big Data Era

Had a hard time hiring sales talent lately? You aren’t alone. And guess what? It’s only going to get worse! There are a lot of headwinds confronting sales recruiters these days. Among the strongest: The number of sales jobs is projected to grow 18.8 percent between 2010 and 2020, so you’re facing stiffer competition for talent. During the recession, close to 1.6 million salespeople left the field, but the number of sales candidates between the ages of 25 to 40 entering the work force will grow at less than 1 percent.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84289.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Here's how to play solitaire and tic-tac-toe in Google Search

Because there aren’t already enough distractions on the internet already, Google just added solitaire and tic-tac-toe to Search. And animal noises.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/08/26/heres-how-to-play-solitaire-and-tic-tac-toe-in-google-search.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Pegasystems CTO Don Schuerman: Trust the Technology

Most customers aren’t eager to look under the hood to examine the processes underlying their experiences, suggested Don Schuerman, CTO of Pegasystems. “The contemporary customer doesn’t really care about CRM. They care about the experience they have, and in most cases they know little or nothing about the fact that there’s a technology behind the scenes called CRM. What customers expect is an experience that is first and foremost personalized. It reflects an understanding of them as an individual, and it’s tailored to their unique needs.”

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83828.html?rss=1

Powered by WPeMatico

Zuckerberg's Hawaii neighbors dislike rock wall surrounding property

Neighbors of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Hawaii aren’t too happy about the rock wall he’s having built on his property on the north shore island of Kauai.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/06/29/zuckerbergs-hawaii-neighbors-dislike-rock-wall-surrounding-property.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Futuristic pod will house you, feed you crickets

Cricket bonbons and insect-infused vodka aren’t words normally associated with Michelin-starred cuisine.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/r/797c283ee3/0L0Scnn0Bcom0C20A160C0A60C150Cdesign0Ccricket0Efuturistic0Epod0Cindex0Bhtml0Deref0Frss0Itech

Powered by WPeMatico

PSA: Don't use P2P money transfer services like Venmo with people you don't know

Article Image While smartphone-based person-to-person payment services are convenient, they aren’t necessarily a secure or guaranteed way to receive money. If you’re doing business with an unknown person, such as selling an item on Craigslist, you should just stick to cash. Here’s why.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/4bc2bd2e/sc/15/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C110C240Cpsa0Edont0Euse0Ep2p0Emoney0Etransfer0Eservices0Ewith0Epeople0Eyou0Edont0Eknow/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico

Yik Yak posts aren't as anonymous as users believe

Internet users of the Yik Yak social media app popular among college students aren’t nearly as anonymous as they believe: Missouri police within hours arrested a student accused of threatening violence, the latest in a string of such arrests at colleges in recent months involving threats of mass violence posted online using the service.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/11/12/yik-yak-posts-arent-as-anonymous-as-users-believe.html

Powered by WPeMatico

Six-pack of tablets and the iPad Pro: the tablet market is polarizing

It’s no secret that tablets aren’t selling quite as well as they once did. Compared with last year, the worldwide tablet market declined 7% in the last quarter, and 3.9% the quarter before that, according to IDC. It looks as though tablets may have peeked around the end of 2013.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/10/01/six-pack-tablets-and-ipad-pro-tablet-market-is-polarizing/

Powered by WPeMatico

Apple issues first betas of iOS 8.4.1, OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 to developers

While iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan aren’t set to launch to the public until this fall, there will be interim updates in the forms of iOS 8.4.1 and OS X Yosemite 10.10.5 to address bugs and security issues.

The original article can be found here: http://appleinsider.com.feedsportal.com/c/33975/f/616168/s/481da931/sc/28/l/0Lappleinsider0N0Carticles0C150C0A70C140Capple0Eissues0Efirst0Ebetas0Eof0Eios0E8410Eos0Ex0Eyosemite0E10A10A50Eto0Edevelopers/story01.htm

Powered by WPeMatico