The days of the simple phishing scam are gone. Even the fake Nigerian prince has grown up, learned better English, and often serves as an intermediary on other, bigger scams. As phishing scams develop, it's more important than ever to remain alert.
In the second part of this interview, Avi Reichental talks to us about the business model at 3D Systems, the value of 3D printing and mass customization, and the impact of technological convergence on the 3D printing revolution.
In an attempt to make every single individual on the planet "pay" for perceived infringement on patents and intellectual property of the company, Apple has sequestered all U.S. citizens with first and last names beginning with the letter "i".
As news of major breaches roll in like waves on a storm-eroded beach, the likelihood increases that the next war we fight will be waged on computers aimed at crippling the systems that keep the wheels of government and daily life turning.
The rapid growth of social media over the last ten years has changed a lot of things about the world we live in. Social media has had an impact on the way that racecar drivers interact with the world around them.
You don't have to be a futurist to see tomorrow's hottest new technology and innovation trends before they hit -- just willing to click a bit further than "Best of CES" round-ups that focus on jaw-dropping products alone.
During a 2008 Republican primary debate, moderator Tim Russert asked Mitt Romney, "Will you do for Social Security what Ronald Reagan did in 1983?" A disembodied whisper of "He raised taxes" followed. Romney appeared to take note before answering Russert, "I'm not going to raise taxes."
If using our brains in complicated ways, if memorization and challenging recall help to stave off Alzheimer's and the effects of Parkinson's, why are we allowing for these trade-for-brain technologies in every area of life?
How they changed this feature and removed the standard push-button tone, is beyond me. Who the heck wants to hear a water droplet every time you push a button? It's a phone, for Christ's sake. Not a leaky faucet!
The next five years are ripe for market expansion using the prototypes pioneered by the start-ups mentioned here. It may not be the makings of a conventional workforce, and it may require uncomfortable changes, but we're not going back.
People wondered if Kevin Rose was trying to be a jerk. I mean we all know he's bitter toward Reddit and his former Digg users who abandoned him. Could he really be that clueless as to how a Reddit AMA works?