Recently, hacking attempts have become more sophisticated as an emerging trend, according to a study by IT firm Websense reported by Dark Reading. Although the attacks are not customized to the extent that the software itself is new every time, the…
If you have a smartphone, you probably know the horrible feeling of packing up to leave the house, only to realize your smartphone is about to die.
Such a situation leaves you in a pickle. Do you risk being late for a couple minutes of precious, precious charge? Or do you resign yourself to an afternoon without email, Instagram and Candy Crush?
Enter StoreDot, an Israeli tech startup that hopes to make this exact conundrum a thing of the past. The company claims to have created a new battery pack that can fully charge your phone in a mere 30 seconds. Yes, even if you’re at zero percent.
The pack, which premiered Monday at a Microsoft Think Next event in Tel Aviv, relies on microscopic magnets called “nanodots” to enable its game-changing charger. As you can see in the above video, the prototype attaches to a phone that is then juiced up in half a minute.
On this site, we’ve talked a great deal about ways that spammers, scrapers and others can (and do) steal content. There are human plagiarists that are quick to copy content from one site and put it on another, there are RSS scrapers that lift the…
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They say smashing and destroying your opponents in these games helps to relieve stress. These games also, supposedly, are a huge skill builder in terms of getting fans involved in all facets of technology such as networking (a lagging network is a gamer’s nightmare), engineering (systems and controller interface), animation, and programming.
Last weekend, fight gamers converged on the South’s hub, Atlanta, for the Final Round 17 tournament. The three day tournament boasted many professionals, amateurs, and fans playing and watching in person and online. Attendees played various fighting games like Tekken, Street Fighter, and Marvel vs. Capcom. The most popular games at these tournaments is Super Street Fighter IV. Street Fighter has been a mainstay of the gaming world for over twenty years. It has gone through many iterations and takes an immense amount of skill to play. One of the participants, whose player name is Sonyono, loves the skill building aspects of this game. The original Street Fighter had a few basic moves. Each version built on these moves until we have the version available today. A new character was announced for the new Street Fighter game debuting June 2014. The hits keep on coming with this title and, with its large fan following, will continue well in to the future.
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It is critically important to align IT projects with the business strategy so that their efforts enhance contribution to the long-term goals of the agency. Too often, an agency’s single-mindedness on short-term outcomes, like financial gain, can impact enterprise success. The idea is to strategically align projects to link with the business strategy.
A business strategy is a thorough plan to attain success along with the path taken to achieve long-term goals. Essentially, the purpose of the business strategy is to sustain the business. One aspect of the business strategy is to apprise project planning so that a project’s success influences enterprise success. Shenhar, Milosevic, Dvir & Thamhain (2007), states that there is a missing link between the business strategy and the project plan called the project strategy. A project strategy is more than just building the product or service; it’s about making the product or service standout by boosting competition. A strategy’s success depends on how well it is executed.
On a more grandeur scale, projects and programs that are structured jointly to perform and deliver on strategic objectives are known as a portfolio. Portfolio management aligns projects and programs with operational goals and objectives, also recognized as the organizational strategy. Project portfolio management ensures that projects and programs are controlled similarly as a method to achieve efficiencies and effectiveness of resources (Anderson, n.d., p. xx-xx). Continue Reading…