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John W Arthur

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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

Experience a NFL Practice Match with Google Cardboard

Experience a NFL Practice Match with Google Cardboard

You can now experience a NFL practice match with Google Cardboard, because the big G paired up with Visa and Bank of America. The VR experience is available to anyone who has a smartphone that can run Android or iOS. The team is the New England Patriots, and you’ll be able to see how a practice match should really be like – filled with ...

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Hello Barbie is Just Ripe for Hackers

Hello Barbie is Just Ripe for Hackers

No, I’m not talking about daddy issues. We all know that already. We’re talking about security problems, and how Hello Barbie is just ripe for hackers. Bluebox, a huge security firm, released on Friday new information regarding the state of Mattel’s Hello Barbie, which is a $75 doll with internet super powers. Researchers at Bluebox have found it to be vulnerable ...

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Video: This awesome throwable camera ball will scout dangerous locations

In the past, the cops charged into a long shootout, or used search and rescue teams, or uses firefighters to storm into the building to perform missions. Now, entire scenario has been changed with the help of a small softball-sized device, which has the ability to enter into an unknown place to snap the 360-degree panorama per second around the camera ball. In addition to ...

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Here’s the grandfather of all turtles; video shows the evolution of shell

An undiscovered nature’s puzzle has long been haunting the scientist’s minds, leaving them nothing but completely startled, and that’s the origin of a turtle’s shell. Recently, they have discovered a fossil of the same creature that existed long ago, which says, turtle shell was nothing. But, a brief expanse of belly bones about a 240 million years ago, edition of the ...

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Dream like a rat! Research shows that rats accomplish a better future in dreams

Researcher’s has recently monitored, rat’s brain activity and has noted that the brain cells are getting navigated in a specialized manner, which suggest us that, rats are simulated to walking to search food, while they were taking a rest. The Findings of the study, might help us by explaining why some people with damage to hippocampus, a region of the brain is ...

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NASA is sending Microsoft’s Hololens into space through the project Sidekick

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) comes with a new mission statement and it directly goes to the point. The operating system maker’s new official goal is to “empowers each and every individual in this universe and also every organization on this globe to achieve more.” In 2013 Steve Ballmer, Former CEO Microsoft Corporation gave a mission statement for it, “create a family ...

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GM tests Tesla Model 3 rival car Chevy Bolt EV at its battery powered data center

World renowned General Motors Company (NASDAQ:GM) is currently testing its all new Chevy electric prototype at its Milford Proving Ground, it is the place, and where GM’s data center is entirely powered by its own vehicle’s recycled batteries. It seems to us that General Motors is well ahead of Tesla, by means of rolling out one of its distance-driving electric ...

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Amazon updates Kindle’s sharing features and web-based book preview

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) – It’s going to be a scintillating year ahead for all the Kindle e-book reader owners, Kindle is soon going to commence its new service that’ll allow its users to brag about their favorite books or book quotes while socializing with their friends through WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, texting and more. This initiative will certainly set a trademark ...

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