Top 4 Reasons Why You Need a Mesh WiFi Setup

Top 4 Reasons Why You Need a Mesh WiFi Setup

Sweeping the Globe both in homes and businesses, this hot new technology essentially “extends” the signal of your wireless router to provide you with reliable wireless Internet access anywhere in your office or home.

History Of The Computer; Analog Or Digital?

History Of The Computer; Analog Or Digital?

In ‘History of the Computer – the emergence of Electronics’, we saw how the development of Radar during the second world war led to an understanding of pulse technology. At the same time methods were refined for the calculations required for the ballistic trajectories. From these beginnings, the digital computer was developed.

What is meant by ‘Analog’ and ‘Digital’? A couple of examples will explain the difference. An analog is something which is analogous, obviously, but…

A Brief Introduction To Fiber Optics Technology

A Brief Introduction To Fiber Optics Technology

Understanding how fiber optics are made and function for uses in everyday life is an intriguing work of art combined with science. Fiber optics has been fabricated from materials that transmit light and are made from a bundle of very thin glass or plastic fibers enclosed in a tube. One end is at a source of light and the other end is a camera lens, used to channel light and images around the bends and corners. Fiber optics have a highly transparent core of glass or plastic…

3 Ways CCTV Can Help Your Business

3 Ways CCTV Can Help Your Business

Many business managers and owners discount the idea of installing a CCTV system on their premises. Worried about costs and benefits, they use other security measures to protect their stock and their staff.

CCTV systems could be more beneficial than you think. Here are three key ways that CCTV can help to protect your business.

Deterrent

Although they won’t stop all crime, it is thought that visible CCTV systems act as a deterrent to would-be criminals. It’s far less

Configuring Cpanel with SpamAssassin to filter spam e-mail more effectively

Configuring Cpanel with SpamAssassin to filter spam e-mail more effectively

I have a few customers that use basic IMAP e-mail hosting through a hosting provider such as Bluehost. This basic email account provides all the features they need but they were getting blasted with hundreds of spam messages every day. Most of our customers are using Exchange Online and G-Suite, both of which filter spam very well. I was struggling to configure SpamAssassin to filter out the bad stuff without filtering out the good stuff and couldn’t really find any tutorials online to help with this matter. Here we go…

Computer Networking Fundamentals

Computer Networking Fundamentals

A computer network is a collection of two or more computers with communication between them through a medium. The communication medium can be through radio waves, wires, infrared, optical fibers etc.

A computer network is an integral part of our daily lives, with the most important reason being that of communication. The use of computer networking is to share resources like fax machines, printers, modems, files etc., and its other uses are a database server, computer server, e…

Creating Secure Passwords

Creating Secure Passwords

No sane person would ever like someone else reading her email. Or for that matter some other person using her password and breaking into a financial institution. You should, therefore, choose a strong, secure password in such a manner that would be a hard nut to crack for others and easy for you to remember. The more random and mixed-up you make it, the harder it is for others to crack. Mind you, if your password is compromised, the password crackers will even take over your identity.

Basics Of A Router

Basics Of A Router

Router is a computer device that receives or forwards data packets to and from the Internet towards a destination in the process called routing. Router is the essential component of the computer networking that enables any sent data to arrive at the right destination.

As an illustration, imagine that the Internet is the world and one computer is one household. Other computers connected through the Internet are households around the world. Say one household will send a let…

A Computer & Internet Glossary

A Computer & Internet Glossary

When you use computers and the Internet in your business, it’s all too easy to start feeling like you’re drowning in a sea of nonsense. Computer-related things tend to have a language all their own, and while you don’t need to know all of it, there are many confusing words and phrases that you’re going to come across sooner or later. Here’s a quick primer.

Router – Denial Of Service Attacks

An explanation of how attacks from other computers, called denial of service attacks, can ultimately shut down an entire network by overloading the routers that relay the information.

How To Find Your IP Address

IP address (Internet Protocol address) is a unique address that certain electronic devices use in order to identify and communicate with each other on a computer network utilizing the Internet Protocol standard (IP)—in simpler terms, a computer address. Any...
Future Family launches a $200 membership for fertility coaching

Future Family launches a $200 membership for fertility coaching

  Future Family is a startup aiming to make fertility services like IVF and egg freezing more accessible. They work with doctors and clinics to make the pricing of these services more predictable and upfront, then offer monthly payment plans to help customers spread the cost (often in the tens of thousands of dollars) over […]

Freshworks acquires customer success service Natero

Freshworks acquires customer success service Natero

Customer engagement service Freshworks, which you may still remember under its old name of Freshdesk, today announced that it has acquired Natero, a customer success service with some AI/ML smarts that helps businesses prevent churn and manage their customers. The acquisition, Freshworks CEO Girish Mathrubootham told me, will help the company complete its mission to […]

Firefox update is all about speed and fingerprinting protection

Firefox update is all about speed and fingerprinting protection

Mozilla is currently rolling out Firefox version 67 on Windows, macOS and Linux. And the team is detailing a few changes in a blog post. With today’s new version, users should expect better performances across the board. Firefox is now better at loading essential content first and delaying non-essential scripts, not loading the auto-fill module […]

Adobe brings its Premiere Rush video editing app to Android

Adobe brings its Premiere Rush video editing app to Android

Adobe launched Premiere Rush, its newest all-in-one video editing tool that is essentially a pared-down version of its flagship Premiere Pro and Audition tools for professional video editors, in late 2018. At the time, it was only available on iOS, macOS and Windows. Now, however, it is also finally bringing it to Android. There is […]

Payment card startup Marqeta confirms $260M round at close to $2B valuation

Payment card startup Marqeta confirms $260M round at close to $2B valuation

Startups that are disrupting and unlocking the lucrative world of financial services continue to unlock big fund funding rounds for themselves. Today, Marqeta — which helps third parties like Square, Affirm, DoorDash, Kabbage and Instacart build and offer card services to their customers — announced that it has raised a Series E of $260 million […]

Generation closes $1B growth fund targeting sustainable startups

Generation closes $1B growth fund targeting sustainable startups

Generation Investment Management, the firm co-founded by environmentalist and former Vice President Al Gore, was built on the premise of backing sustainable startups. Now, as the idea of sustainability starts to gain wider traction, the firm is doubling down on the concept. Today, Generation is announcing that it has closed a $1 billion Sustainable Solutions […]

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