September 5, 2017
Augmented Reality: How Business Will Be Affected

Children, adolescents, and adults staring at mobile screens while chasing imaginary monsters overran first world countries last year. While Pokimon Go has successfully achieved the largest uptake for augmented reality (AR), the app was not the first to use the technology. Apps such as Yelp’s Monocle and WallaMe have been lurking around the corners of […]

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August 8, 2017
Chatbots: Why Businesses Need Them

Last week Facebook took front page as their negotiation chatbots went off rail with some weird language. A few days later, two Chinese chatbots were taken offline for refusing to support China’s Communist party. With all this news regarding chatbots, the public is suddenly much more aware of tech advances that have otherwise gone unnoticed. […]

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August 1, 2017
Why Security of IoT Is Necessary

Recently we discussed Alexa, IoT, and the amount of information being shared on the internet via mobile devices and apps. There is a large risk to these interconnected devices, despite the efficiencies and marketing information provided. As we mentioned last week, devices connecting to the internet can be hacked. DEF CON DEF CON is one […]

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July 25, 2017
What You Need to Know About Alexa

Last week we discussed the history of invasive technology that continually provides information to your metadata fingerprint. We mean technology that tracks and records our actions or words in our private spaces. This technology is all over, and in everyone’s favorite devices. Let's break down one of the greatest virtual assistants that has broken onto […]

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July 18, 2017
Virtual Assistants: Why You May Need to Pay Attention

A week ago, there was coverage regarding an Amazon Echo calling 911 in the case of domestic abuse. Concerns over privacy have risen, despite Amazon’s clear explanation of how Echo is incapable of calling 911. The debate over privacy and how our smart devices track us is not a new discussion, despite the new fervor. […]

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July 5, 2017
Why Businesses Need to Focus on IOT

Many of us remember the Super Bowl fiasco where a commercial turned on thousands of Google Homes around the country. While amusing or uninteresting for most of us, there was an outcry from those who realized their televisions just turned on their auditory web browsers. Anyone with a smart phone that links to a car […]

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