Category Archives: Tech Industry

How to Build a Crypto Mining Machine

The Gold Rush of 1849 was all about one thing: chasing the dream of getting rich quick. Fast forward to 2021, and there’s another gold rush of sorts going on. But the difference is that this time, instead of being centered in San Francisco and northern California, the mining is taking place worldwide. And instead […]

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SpaceX Starlink Broadband Public Beta Moves Forward

If you’ve ever suffered from slow, unreliable or unavailable internet, Starlink might be the answer. The SpaceX Starlink project aims to use low-level satellites to deliver high-speed internet around the globe. Having the ability to connect the entire planet—no matter where you are—opens up many possibilities for innovation, housing and more. Here’s what you need […]

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The Rise and Fall of the TikTok Empire

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the wildly popular video app TikTok—particularly because it has drawn ire from lawmakers in multiple countries. Whether you love it or hate it, there’s no doubt that this app has made a global splash—but can it last? Here’s a brief explanation and timeline of […]

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The Differences Between Malware, Ransomware, Viruses, Trojans, Worms and More

“Malware” is the term for any kind of software that intentionally causes harm to a computer or network. Malware comes in many different varieties, and can surprise or trick even seasoned computer users. As always, make sure you have a good antivirus program installed on your computers and devices, and be skeptical about software downloads, […]

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What to Know About Microsoft’s Acquisition of TikTok

TikTok has been in the news a lot lately, for reasons both good and bad. Now the social media platform is garnering attention thanks to Microsoft’s interest in acquiring the app. But why does the software giant want to acquire the platform, and what might happen if they do? Read on to learn about the […]

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