A recent ruling against DVDFab outraged public consumers nationwide. Many people were already upset about the matter of internet freedom ever since the SOPA (and ACTA) debate. In March 2014, a US federal judge (Vernon Broderick to be more precise) found DVDFab guilty of copyright infringement due to its DVD ripping software. The judge then […]
Around May 20th, eBay officials announced they caught wind of a major data breach inside the company’s computer network. But how did the eBay major data breach occur? There were even rumors that the employees in the company knew of the breach since its first occurance, which occurred in late February 2014. Nevertheless, the company […]
In this age of eclectic and advanced data storage technology, you might not believe that cassette tapes are still a viable method. After all, we have optical media (such as CDs, DVDs, and BluRays). Cloud services and digital data servers are all the rage these days. How could the seemingly antiquated cassette tape compete with […]
Last Friday, a team of researchers from the University of the Philippines Los Banos published an article. Working under the supervision of Prof. Edwino Fernando, they wrote about the world’s first study on the discovery of a new plant species with nickel hyper-accumulating capacities. The plant in question, discovered on Luzon Island, has received the […]
Nokia’s Recent Investment in the Smart Car Field Nokia, perhaps Finland’s best known brand, may be popular the world over for its cell phones. However, all that is about to change. The Finnish company recently sold its mobile phone operations to the IT giant Microsoft and is looking to invest $100 million from the sale […]
Extra, extra, read all about it: in mid-April, the Sony Corporation announced it would broadcast the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup in the latest technology to revolutionize television in a long time. The electronics giant teamed up with FIFA to produce a promotional film for the global sporting event that used ultra-high-definition technologies, otherwise known […]
The California License Plate Readers Controversy It has recently come to the attention of several lawmakers in California that more than a mere few law enforcement agencies (as well as some corporations) are scanning the license plates of the state’s motorists with license plate readers. This technology, which typically means having a camera attached to […]
According to VentureBeat and several other major media outlets, cold storage is certainly gaining momentum. But how does one define it? Rather simply put, it’s a method operation of a data backup system, used specifically for inactive data, where the trade-off is made between storage capacities and response times for retrieving data.