IT - Technology

"The USB Type-C authentication standard is moving forward in an effort to help protect systems against malicious USB devices.

The security of USB-based connections and devices is taking a step forward, with the official launch of the USB Type-C Authentication Program on Jan. 2

USB devices have become ubiquitous in modern computing, and in recent years USB Type-C has been introduced on leading notebooks, smartphones and other connected devices because it enables faster data transfer and more power delivery than the larger USB Type-A interface, which has been widely deployed. While USB devices and interfaces have been broadly adopted and used across the computing landscape, they have also introduced new risks, by simply plugging in a malicious USB device..."

Electric Car - The Dream Translating Into Reality
Information Age, January 2nd, 2019

"Strap yourself in, prepare for a journey into the world of electric cars as Munish Sharma and Ayesha Rani from TCS provide this detailed look, the evolution of electric cars, potential road blocks, the economics and electric car impact on automotive value chain..."

"For those companies with pockets of innovation success, the challenge is to scale constant, iterative innovation throughout their organization. To do so, companies must rethink their entire information technology systems, but what does this system of the future look like?

'It naturally is about breaking down barriers - between systems, between businesses, in between humans and machines,' said Chris Scott (pictured, right), managing director, Accenture AWS Business Group, at Accenture LLP.

'Successful companies that do this can really quickly respond to the market, because their systems are really agile and can react.'

"Want to sign into a computer from another desktop or a mobile device? Here's how to use Google's Remote Desktop to make the connection...

Once upon a time, in a world not so far away, accessing a computer remotely required all sorts of costly, complicated software and technical know-how.

These days, it's a different story. Google's free Chrome Remote Desktop service makes it dead-simple to get on any computer - Windows, Mac, Linux, or Chrome OS - from practically any other desktop or mobile device. You can access all of the remote system's contents and even click around as if you were sitting right in front of it..."

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