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Tips to Improve your Sites Load Speed

Tips to Improve your Sites Load Speed

Benefits of Improving Webpage Load Performance Having a fast website has a lot of benefits.  First off, visitors of the website will be happy to not have to deal with long load times for images, audio and videos.  Second, it will improve your chances of getting placed higher on the Google search results because Google uses page load speed as a method of prioritizing search engine results. There are... [Read more]

Best Free Data Recovery Tool

Best Free Data Recovery Tool

Losing data from your hard drive can be a very annoying experience, as you may know. But, unless your hard drive was destroyed completely, there is a good chance that you can recover your data by using special tools, designed for such an occasion. Here we will talk about some of the free tools that can be used for data recovery. It doesn’t matter if you deleted all the data by accident from your... [Read more]

Vista Shutdown Timer

Vista Shutdown Timer

Vista Shutdown Timer is a small program that doesn’t occupy a lot of space and it allows you to shut down your computer at an hour specified in advance. Another bonus that I enjoyed in this software was that it faded down the volume of the computer, allowing you to remain asleep as this happens. This small piece of software is made only for Windows. This software doesn’t need to be installed,... [Read more]

Key Roles Video Wall Systems Play in Public Transportation

Summary: The public transportation system requires a command center that’s capable of providing effective data analysis.   Proper traffic management organization requires numerous facilities to properly monitor, support, and manage daily metropolitan traffic. Now, the centerpiece of this entire setting comes in the form of control center consoles, or more specifically video wall systems, which... [Read more]

The Role of IT Technicians Within a NOC

Summary: Technical teams that are staffed within a NOC play a pivotal role in the health of an organization’s network. Within the world of IT services, a Network Operations Center (NOC) is a central location where IT professionals can support the monitoring of an organization. Now, there are numerous types NOCs and they all tend to vary based on the type of company. The Tech Team The staffed technical... [Read more]

Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists launched in Israel

The Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists was held in Jerusalem on March 19, 2017. The awards recognized the innovation and excellence of early career scientists and engineers. The awards look at support scientists and engineers with their independent research. The judges had selected three young and promising faculty members from Israeli universities.  The Awards honor young scientists and engineers... [Read more]

How Advanced Technology is Affecting the Visual Aspect of Command Center Design

Summary: Technology is growing at a rapid pace. Modern command centers need to be able to adapt to this in order for an organization to respond at a rapid pace. In the past, technology was primarily housed within the command center, but in today’s modern design, it’s more commonly seen housed in a separate data center that’s adjacent to the command center itself. This technological movement from... [Read more]

Five conveniences of a portable air conditioner

We rely on our central cooling systems to cool our offices, data centers, and homes. Having said that, there is a lot of utility to using portable air conditioners. Here are a few examples of the added convenience that portable air conditioning can provide. Temperature control There are some people that find central air condition warmer than others. With a portable air conditioning unit you can cool... [Read more]

AT&T, Apple, Google to work on ‘robocall’ crackdown

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 30 major technology companies are joining the U.S. government to crack down on automated, prerecorded telephone calls that regulators have labeled a “scourge.” AT&T Inc , Google parent Alphabet Inc , Apple Inc , Verizon Communications Inc and Comcast Corp are among the members of the “Robocall Strike Force,” which... [Read more]

Cisco to cut 5,500 jobs in shift from switches to software

By Alexandria Sage and Arathy S Nair SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Cisco Systems Inc said it would cut nearly 7 percent of its workforce, posting charges of up to $400 million in its first quarter, as the world's largest networking gear maker shifts focus from its legacy hardware towards higher-margin software. The gradual move to fast-growing sectors such as security, the Internet of Things... [Read more]

Apple to increase investment in increasingly tough China

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Apple Inc will boost its investment in China, one of its most important but increasingly difficult markets, and build its first Asia-Pacific research and development center in the country, Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Tuesday. Demand for Apple's phones has plummeted in China, and the government maintains a wary attitude towards foreign technology.... [Read more]

Megaupload’s Dotcom to seek a review of U.S. court’s forfeiture ruling

By Harry Pearl and Charlotte Greenfield SYDNEY (Reuters) – German tech entrepreneur and alleged internet pirate Kim Dotcom will seek a review of a Federal Court decision which rejected his bid to keep hold of millions of dollars in assets held in Hong Kong and New Zealand, his lawyer said. A three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled two to one on Friday that Dotcom could... [Read more]

More airline outages seen as carriers grapple with aging technology

Airlines will likely suffer more disruptions like the one that grounded about 2,000 Delta flights this week because major carriers have not invested enough to overhaul reservations systems based on technology dating to the 1960s, airline industry and technology experts told Reuters. Airlines have spent heavily to introduce new features such as automated check-in kiosks, real-time luggage tracking... [Read more]