APPLE WATCH SERIES 4: HERE’S WHAT A MEDICAL EXPERT SAYS ABOUT THE ECG FEATURE

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The ECG’s readings are processed by an algorithm into a detailed report that doctors can evaluate.

The Apple Watch is back with Series 4, and this time with a huge leap in its use of medical technology.

The Watch can detect the heart rate with remarkable accuracy – sensitive enough to pick up on heart arrhythmias, Jeff Williams, COO of … Read more...

Stop Wasting Money on Team Building

Most corporate team building is a waste of time and money. I say this based on my 25+ years of research and practice in the field of team effectiveness. Seventeen of those years were with Mars Inc., a family-owned $35 billion global business with a commitment to collaboration.

Many companies, when they decide to invest in team building, decide to … Read more...

Demo shows workings of Mesmer animatronics in action

A system combining robotics and animation software to create lifelike humanoid characters has been demonstrated in a new video by Engineered Arts. Dubbed Mesmer, the technology promises the entertainment industry cheaper results by pulling disparate technologies into a single package designed to work seamlessly together.

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British Airways hackers used same tools behind Ticketmaster breach

The British Airways web hack wasn’t an isolated incident. Analysts at RiskIQ have reported that the breach was likely perpetrated by Magecart, the same criminal enterprise that infiltrated Ticketmaster UK. In both cases, the culprits used similar virtual card skimming JavaScript to swipe data from payment forms. For the British Airways attack, it was just a matter of customizing the … Read more...

NSA has yet to fix security holes that helped Snowden leaks

It would still be possible for someone to sneak out sensitive data.

Edward Snowden’s success in leaking NSA data was chalked up in part to the agency’s own security lapses, so you’d think that the agency would have tightened up its procedures in the past five years… right? Apparently not. The NSA Inspector General’s office has published an audit indicating … Read more...

Samsung patches multiple Smart Things Hub security flaws

Samsung’s SmartThings hub suffered from 20 vulnerabilities that could have allowed attackers to control the internet-of-things devices connected to it. Thankfully, security intelligence firm Cisco Talos discovered the flaws and worked with the Korean company to resolve the issues, allowing Samsung to release a firmware update that patches them for all affected customers. Talos admits in its report that some … Read more...