Terry Vazirianis

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Canon's 120-megapixel camera plumbs the depths of your pores

In case you thought current cameras didn't expose your physical flaws enough, this week's Canon Expo featured a prototype of the company's EOS series packing a whopping 120 megapixels. For contrast, Canon's current offerings top out around 20 to 50 megapixels. But 120? That's enough to capture …

Cameras

Data Breaches: Is Your Website Leaking Data?

Is your website leaking the keys to your kingdom? You might not even realize it but your webserver might be simply begging to get compromised. This could possibly be leading to a data breach. This week I was poking about on my search engine of choice looking for things that, realistically, I should …

Foxtel's Presto app now Chromecast ready

When the Chromecast launched in Australia at the end of May, Presto announced that it would have Chromecast compatibility coming for its service by July. That's up and running as of today, along with an Android Presto app that's available on selected tablets.<p>According to Presto, it is the "only …

Android News

SugarCRM: Should Salesforce.com Be Worried?

When it comes to CRM (customer relationship management) software, Salesforce.com seems to be the only option.<p>Yet there are a variety of competitors making a dent in the company’s armor. Just look at SugarCRM. Founded about a decade ago, the company now has its software deployed by over 1.5 million …

The 15 Best Blogging Platforms on the Web Today

Want the latest blog recommendations? Read our <b>2015 guide to The 18 best blogging and publishing platforms on the internet today.</b><p><b>Updated June 2014</b><p>Reading the signs a couple of years ago it was easy to assume that the art of blogging was set to die a painful death at the hands of social networks like …

TrueCrypt, An Open-Source Whole-Disk Encryption System, Leaves Users High And Dry

Users of TrueCrypt, the open-source whole-disk encryption solution for Windows and Mac, should probably find something else ASAP. Ostensibly attributed to Microsoft’s decision to stop supporting Windows XP, the app and website have been pulled from the Internet leaving thousands of users in a lurch.<p>…

Flickr Shows it Could Still Be the Best Photo-Sharing Platform

While I was studying photography in college, Flickr was the best place to store, organize and share photos. Almost everyone with a DSLR used it, poring over photosets and meticulously crafted albums.<p>As smartphones grew in popularity, casual and professional photographers alike adopted …

Hackers Use Heartbleed Bug to Attack 'Major Corporation'

Hackers took advantage of the Heartbleed vulnerability to break into a major corporation’s network, less than a day after the bug was brought to the public’s attention, security experts told The New York Times.<p>Officials with Mandiant, an Alexandria, Va.-based network security firm, said in a blog …

Your Twitter Password Was Safe From Heartbleed. Other Social Sites? TBD.

This is going to get worse before it gets better.<p>News of “Heartbleed,” one of the most catastrophic security vulnerabilities the Web has ever seen, broke earlier this week. In a nutshell, it’ll soon be time to change almost every website password you have.<p>Almost, but not all.<p>If you’ve got a Twitter …

5 Ways Technology Has Changed Recruiting Forever

<i>Franklin Morris is a senior writer for Rackspace.</i><p>A recent CareerBuilder report finds that 77 percent of full-time workers are either looking for a new job or are open to a change this year.<p>Candidates who haven’t applied in a couple years will quickly find that the rules are different. Anyone who …

Between Amazon & Google, cloud storage will be free by next year

Boom in personal health tech could be your lifesaver

Nick Ballard has had heart palpitations on and off since high school.<p>Always tech-savvy, Ballard started tracking his health with gadgets like glucose monitors, pedometers and heart rate monitors to see if he could detect anything that might explain why his ticker would suddenly start racing.<p>He got …

4 Steps to Starting a Web Business Without Knowing Coding

<i>Eddy Lee, Ph.D, is a venture capitalist investing in Silicon Valley and Singapore. He is also a Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford University.</i><p>So you have a great idea for a new mobile app or Web service—but you don’t know anything about coding or developing. You might have started searching …

US phone companies to explore replacing all phone numbers with IP addresses

Voice-over-IP (VoIP) is nothing new, of course, but so far it's been regarded merely as an add-on to America's regular, analog-based copper and cellular voice networks -- networks that are currently maintained as a matter of legal requirement. The FCC isn't necessarily such a stickler for …

Has BYOD Changed The Way You Hire? Here Are Some Things to Consider

<i>Ziv Eliraz is the Founder and CEO of Zao, social employee referral management platform. Connect with Ziv and Zao on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.</i><p>BYOD: A workplace phenomenon that makes processes easier, streamlines communication, and helps to connect employees around the globe. Short for Bring …

Matt Mullenweg Becomes Automattic CEO As Toni Schneider Shifts Focus To New Products

WordPress creator and Automattic founder Matt Mullenweg is taking over as CEO of the company, it was announced today. He takes over for Toni Schneider, who has been CEO of Automattic for just over eight years now, and who helped turn the company that owns and operates WordPress into what Om Malik …

How To Find Your Best Time To Tweet: The 4 Most Accurate Methods

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Finding the right time to post on social media can be tricky, especially when each different social network has its own audience to think about.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join …

Real Estate App Open Home Pro Acquired By HomeFinder.com, Becoming Company’s First Mobile App For Realtors

Open Home Pro, a business that allows realtors to run their open houses via the iPad and collect leads, has been sold to larger real estate search site HomeFinder.com. The app becomes HomeFinder’s first mobile application targeting realtors, as opposed to consumers like its previously launched iOS …

Microsoft's Project Siena lets you create Windows apps with ease

If you think creating an app is something only whizkid developers and those with programming skills can do, think again. Microsoft has recently unveiled Project Siena, a Metro-style app that lets anyone create their own Windows 8.1 program with regular PowerPoint and Excel knowhow. As it's a Metro …

The Private Cloud: There are Silver Linings Here

This post is brought to you by Comcast Business. <br>Follow us @comcastbusiness.<p>The ‘private cloud’… Isn’t that just an internal network with a fancy name?<p>‘Private cloud’ is the phrase used to describe a cloud computing platform that is implemented inside the corporate firewall. But it is managed by …

Teenagers migrate from Facebook as parents send them friend requests

Facebook is 'dead and buried' to older teenagers, an extensive European study has found, as the key age group moves on to Twitter, Instagram, WhatsApp and Snapchat.<p>Researching the Facebook use of 16-18 year olds in eight EU countries, the Global Social Media Impact Study found that as parents and …