IT security starts with knowing your assets: Asia-Pacific

IT security starts with knowing your assets: Asia-Pacific

An excellent example of remote-work security challenges came when an NTUC employee accidentally downloaded malware on a laptop he was using to access corporate files by plugging it into a personal USB drive. “We got a security alert right away, but the solution was tough,” Lowe recalled. “We had to send cyber security staff on…

Game changer: The first Olympic games in the cloud

Game changer: The first Olympic games in the cloud

Held at an unprecedented time due to the coronavirus epidemic, the 2020 Summer Olympics (known as the Tokyo 2020 held in 2021, and officially called the XXXII Olympiad Games) will be remembered not only for the exceptional performance of athletes, but also for. One of the most technically advanced games ever hosted. Cloud technology was…

What happens when your prescription drug becomes the center of covid misinformation

What happens when your prescription drug becomes the center of covid misinformation

Friedman says he has been forced to change the way he talks to patients when he needs to prescribe hydroxychloroquine. “I’ve now worked on my scripting: ‘Hey, I want you to start with this drug. You may have heard about it related to Kovid, that it was used as a cure and it is not,’”…

Lithium-ion batteries just made a big leap in a tiny product

Lithium-ion batteries just made a big leap in a tiny product

A materials company in Almeida, California, has worked over the past decade to accelerate the energy stored in lithium-ion batteries, which can enable a large range of small gadgets and electric vehicles in advance. Sila has developed silicon-based particles that can convert graphite into anodes and capture more lithium ions than carrying current in a…

Netflix’s SpaceX docuseries misses the mark on Inspiration4

Netflix’s SpaceX docuseries misses the mark on Inspiration4

I won’t bore you with excessive background information on Inspiration 4 (you can read our past coverage on the mission here). But missions and new documentaries billionaire space come to a halt in the summer, when Richard Branson and Jeff Bezos both explode in space (or almost in space). Inspiration 4 has its own billionaire…

20 years later, unchecked data collection is part of 9/11’s legacy – TechCrunch

20 years later, unchecked data collection is part of 9/11’s legacy – TechCrunch

John Ackerley is the co-founder and CEO of Virtru Corporation. Previously, he was an investor in Lindsay Goldberg LLC, served as technology policy advisor at the White House, and was director of policy and strategic planning in the U.S. Department of Commerce. Almost every American adult remembers vivid details of where he was on the…

The legal world needs to shed its ‘unicorniphobia’ – TechCrunch

The legal world needs to shed its ‘unicorniphobia’ – TechCrunch

Alexander I. Plate Contributor Alexander I. Platt is an associate professor at the University of Kansas School of Law. At some point, a successful startup that has reached a certain maturity will be “revealed” – selling securities to ordinary investors, perhaps listing on a national stock exchange, and taking on the privileges and responsibilities of…

What’s happening in venture law in 2021? – TechCrunch

What’s happening in venture law in 2021? – TechCrunch

The venture world is growing faster than ever with more rounds of funding, larger rounds of funding and higher valuations than at any point in history. It has led to a fatal increase in the number of people moving around the unicorn, and has also forced regulators and venture law researchers to face challenging problems….

Why you should be more concerned about internet shutdowns

Why you should be more concerned about internet shutdowns

Whenever you see a government or a group, in the case of the Taliban – expressing authoritarian, authoritarian and oppressive views, it follows that they can do what they want to say, restricting access to information and communication. I am very concerned about the situation in Afghanistan. Make sure the people there have access to…