Are you feeling overwhelmed by the number of passwords you're forced to remember? Join the club! It's infuriating how complicated they are and how frequently we're forced to change them. But password complexity is absolutely critical these days, as shown by the growing number of online data breeches—which in the case of the Equifax breach, exposed nearly 150 million U.S. consumers. So why are we so bad at coming up with strong passwords? Our team helps you understand our password hate using mixed reality. From NBC Left Field.
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Home water monitoring systems are getting a consumer-friendly upgrade. Phyn and Buoy let you see how much water you're using, which devices are leaking and can shut off water remotely via a smartphone app. From CNNMoney.
James Quincey, Coca-Cola Co.'s chief executive officer, explains how technology is changing the way the company is doing business. He speaks with Bloomberg's David Westin on "Bloomberg Technology." From Bloomberg Technology.
Driverless cars will remain a niche proposition until Lidar, the expensive sensor tech that enables them, can be produced quickly and cheaply. Leslie Hook, the FT's San Francisco correspondent, reports. From Financial Times.
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Apple has already admitted to slowing down your iPhone, but is it on purpose? They haven't admitted to planned obsolescence, but it has been a business strategy used since the early 1900s. From Cheddar.
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Business Insider spoke to economist Garrick Hileman, from the University of Cambridge, about central banks experimenting with blockchain technology. Hileman said an increasing number of central banks are looking to the system due to its resilience and transparency. He adds that although blockchain could become important as banks move away from physical currency, there are privacy issues with the technology. From Business Insider UK.
Blockchain, the key technology behind Bitcoin, is a new network that helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions. WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert. From WIRED.
The drive towards a cashless society may eventually eliminate cash-based crimes, but there are myriad ways our digital life can be exploited by criminals and even governments. Fraud, transaction laundering, hacking - the digitisation of commerce and banking has left us vulnerable in new ways. Martin Wolf, the FT’s chief economics commentator, tells us why going cashless isn’t the answer to preventing crime. Visit the Transact hub for more information: https://transact.ft.com/en-gb/?play=c... From FT Transact.
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