N.Y. AG’s scrutiny of cryptocurrencies unlikely to stymie a thriving industry

N.Y. AG’s scrutiny of cryptocurrencies unlikely to stymie a thriving industry

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269185/blockchain/ny-ags-scrutiny-of-cryptocurrencies-unlikely-to-stymie-a-thriving-industry.html#tk.rss_all States and the federal government are increasing their scrutiny of cryptocurrencies in an attempt to bring more transparency to a market where buyers and sellers are anonymous and regulatory … Read more

How to use a strong passcode to better secure your iPhone

How to use a strong passcode to better secure your iPhone

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268994/apple-ios/how-to-use-a-strong-passcode-to-better-secure-your-iphone.html#tk.rss_all With police departments and federal agencies lining up to buy technology from two companies whose products can bypass iPhone security mechanisms, experts said users concerned about privacy should use … Read more

Wireless charging over distance just got a boost

Wireless charging over distance just got a boost

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3269044/mobile-wireless/wireless-charging-over-distance-just-got-a-boost.html#tk.rss_all Wireless charging at distance company Ossia has partnered with electronics manufacturer Molex to boost development of its first products, which it said should be available this year. Unlike today’s … Read more

Two vendors now sell iPhone cracking technology – and police are buying

Two vendors now sell iPhone cracking technology – and police are buying

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268729/mobile-wireless/two-vendors-now-sell-iphone-cracking-technology-and-police-are-buying.html#tk.rss_all Law enforcement interest in iPhone encryption-cracking hardware from two new companies is a strong indication that Apple no longer claims the mobile security high ground. “What this means, if … Read more

A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

A tale of two hospitals that adopted Apple’s Health Record app

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268467/healthcare-it/a-tale-of-two-hospitals-that-adopted-apples-health-record-app.html#tk.rss_all Since becoming generally available in March, Apple’s new Health Record mobile patient health record aggregator has generally won praise from two hospitals that beta tested the app. After touting … Read more

How blockchain could solve the internet privacy problem

How blockchain could solve the internet privacy problem

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267930/blockchain/how-blockchain-could-solve-the-internet-privacy-problem.html#tk.rss_all Fintech firms, software makers, telecom providers and other businesses have joined forces develop a blockchain-based network that will enable anyone to exchange digital credentials online and without the risk … Read more

Smartphones becoming primary device for physician and patient communications

Smartphones becoming primary device for physician and patient communications

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3268055/healthcare-it/smartphones-becoming-primary-device-for-physician-and-patient-communications.html#tk.rss_all Hospitals are making significant investments in smartphone and secure mobile platforms to enable communications between clinicians and between them and patients, according to a new survey. Nine of 10 … Read more

Bitcoin mining leads to an unexpected GPU gold rush

Bitcoin mining leads to an unexpected GPU gold rush

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267744/computer-hardware/bitcoin-mining-leads-to-an-unexpected-gpu-gold-rush.html#tk.rss_all Sales and prices of graphics processing units (GPUs) have soared in recent years because bitcoin miners have been snapping them up to create server farms dedicated to attaining bitcoin … Read more

Facial recognition tech moves from smartphones to the boardroom

Facial recognition tech moves from smartphones to the boardroom

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3267488/emerging-technology/facial-recognition-tech-moves-from-smartphones-to-the-boardroom.html#tk.rss_all Facial recognition technology, which has begun to gain traction on mobile devices like the iPhone X and various Android smartphones, could soon show up at work – and at … Read more

Wireless charging explained: What is it and how does it work?

Wireless charging explained: What is it and how does it work?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3235176/mobile-wireless/wireless-charging-explained-what-is-it-and-how-does-it-work.html#tk.rss_all Wireless charging has been around since the late 19th century, when electricity pioneer Nikola Tesla demonstrated magnetic resonant coupling – the ability to transmit electricity through the air by … Read more

Blockchain to ‘radically’ transform anti-fraud, anti-money-laundering efforts

Blockchain to ‘radically’ transform anti-fraud, anti-money-laundering efforts

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3265111/blockchain/blockchain-to-radically-transform-anti-fraud-anti-money-laundering-efforts.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain could be the answer to increasingly tough anti-money laundering (AML) statutes and enterprise fraud management (EFM) requirements looming for the financial services industry. In a report released this week … Read more

Could these grain-sized computers using blockchain networks thwart counterfeiters?

Could these grain-sized computers using blockchain networks thwart counterfeiters?

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3263456/blockchain/could-these-grain-sized-computers-using-blockchain-networks-thwart-counterfeiters.html#tk.rss_all Within five years, IBM researchers hope to deploy granular microcomputers that, in conjunction with a blockchain electronic ledger, could be used to verify and track goods all over the … Read more

Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

Google unites Chrome OS tools and EMM vendors for single console control

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3263745/mobile-wireless/google-unites-chrome-os-tools-and-emm-vendors-for-single-console-control.html#tk.rss_all Google announced today it is integrating its Chrome OS Enterprise device management suite with four leading mobility management vendors to offer unified end-point management (UEM) capabilities. Last year, Google … Read more

A.R., A.I. and 5G to help drive mobile spending through ’21

A.R., A.I. and 5G to help drive mobile spending through ’21

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262666/mobile-wireless/ar-ai-and-5g-to-help-drive-mobile-spending-through-21.html#tk.rss_all Global spending on mobile hardware, software and services will rise this year by 3.2% to more than $1.6 trillion, pushed by developments such as augmented reality (AR), artificial intelligence … Read more

California eyes ‘right to repair’ smartphone law, may join 17 other states

California eyes ‘right to repair’ smartphone law, may join 17 other states

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3262110/mobile-wireless/california-eyes-right-to-repair-smartphone-law-may-join-17-other-states.html#tk.rss_all California may add its voice to a growing chorus of states seeking to enact “Right to Repair” laws that would let owners of mobile and other electronic devices get … Read more

Study: FinTech, other industries should open blockchain sandboxes and work with regulators

Study: FinTech, other industries should open blockchain sandboxes and work with regulators

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3261444/financial-it/study-fintech-other-industries-should-open-blockchain-sandboxes-and-work-with-regulators.html#tk.rss_all For regulators to understand blockchain’s cybersecurity benefits and risks, they must first have a deeper understanding of the technology – and businesses hold the key to that, according to … Read more

Feds move to secure mobile devices with machine learning, biometrics

Feds move to secure mobile devices with machine learning, biometrics

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3259883/mobile-wireless/feds-move-to-secure-mobile-devices-with-machine-learning-biometrics.html#tk.rss_all Amid the growing use of mobile devices for work by federal employees, U.S. defense and intelligence agencies are fast adopting biometrics and other alternative ways of  computers, smartphones and … Read more

The blockchain market is hot; here’s how to learn the skills for it

The blockchain market is hot; here’s how to learn the skills for it

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258848/blockchain/the-blockchain-market-is-hot-heres-how-to-learn-the-skills-for-it.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain developers are in short supply and hot demand. The job of developing blockchain distributed ledgers for businesses was recently ranked second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, … Read more

As blockchain heats up, so do job prospects for devs

As blockchain heats up, so do job prospects for devs

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3258848/blockchain/as-blockchain-heats-up-so-do-job-prospects-for-devs.html#tk.rss_all Blockchain developers are in short supply and hot demand. The job of developing blockchain distributed ledgers for businesses was recently ranked second among the top 20 fastest-growing job skills, … Read more

5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

5 ways blockchain is the new business collaboration tool

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3197695/blockchain/5-ways-blockchain-is-the-new-business-collaboration-tool.html#tk.rss_all While blockchain may have cut its teeth on the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, the distributed electronic ledger technology is quickly making inroads across a variety of industries. That’s mainly because of its … Read more

HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

HP expands its Device-as-a-Service offering to include Apple

Full Article : Computerworld – https://www.computerworld.com/article/3256004/mobile-wireless/hp-expands-its-device-as-a-service-offering-to-include-apple.html#tk.rss_all HP is expanding its Device-as-a-Service (DaaS) offering to cover Apple’s iOS and macOS hardware. As part of HP’s expanded DaaS offering, known more generally under the industry term of … Read more