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The telehealth remote medical practice received a boost recently with a strong indication that the U.S. health schemes Medicare and Medicaid are set to endorse the practice, especially for elements of the population residing out of town.

Flexible broadband allows anyone with a tablet or smartphone to accept credit card payments with Square.

A range of techniques are used to trick shoppers into visiting a fake website or clicking on a malicious link. Watch out for alerts via email or text that you just received a package from FedEx, UPS or the US Mail, and then asks you for some personal information.

The people working in the new economy need broadband to work at home or to sell their services or art work. And communities clearly need good broadband to support good education.

The nation’s school districts are largely meeting the Federal Communications Commission’s short-term goals for broadband connectivity, but progress toward long-term goals is hampered by the recurring costs of their efforts to increase connectivity, the Consortium for School Networking's (CoSN) 5th annual school-infrastructure survey revealed.

This week, users at one of their customers began receiving emails from known contacts they had at another organization. In the screenshot below you can see that at least one of the emails appeared to be a reply to an existing email thread, where users at the two organizations had been emailing back and forth.

Forty-eight percent of U.S. companies with IoT devices on their network have been breached, according to a recent study. All industries, including healthcare, retail and finance, rely on IoT for its efficiency and productivity benefits to beat out competitors. As a result, IoT manufacturers are working diligently to keep up with the supply and demand logistics of this increased adoption.

Thieves who are stealing iPhones have started to use a clever step to increase their profit margins. Criminals are sending phishing emails to theft victims wherein they pretend to be an Apple representative in order to steal the victim’s Apple ID and password. Once that’s stolen, the phone can be unlocked and sold for a much higher price.

The founder of EducationSuperHighway has nearly reached his goal of equipping the nation's 100,000 public schools with broadband and Wi-Fi.

As telcos like AT&T become more aggressive with high-speed broadband buildout, the better those companies can compete with cable companies and the more market share they can capture, analysts say. Researchers at Moffett Nathanson reduced their expected cable market share rate from 55 percent to 51 percent nationwide given telcos’ plans to upgrade their networks to provide customers with more competitive speeds.


Printed from the website on November 19, 2017 at 7:49pm.