Bitcoin ransomware vs computers

Since May 12, there’s a “terrorizing virus” spreading throughout the world and infecting computers in 150 countries. It is the infamous WannaCry ransomware. A ransomware is a malware that locks a user’s access to their information until the user pays a certain amount of ransom. Computers that are running on Windows 7, XP and some…

Are these advanced advertisements or simply bad PR?

Recently, there are many controversial public relation news came from large corporations like United Airline, Pepsi Co., Adidas, and Nivea. Large corporations usually have the brightest employees, most updated information, and highly competitive service/product within their industry. However, it seemed like they are destroying their reputation with bad public relation acts. As return, they received…

Company Profile: Airware

In the not too distant past, unmanned aircraft (drones) used to only exist as a science fiction concept. In recent years, the military further developed the unmanned aircraft system (UAS) technology in correlation to it’s increasingly prevalent battlefield performances. Today, the concept of how drones are used in the Middle East isn’t alien to people.…

How much do US consumers trust AI?

AI is the simulation of human intelligence processes by a computer system. These processes include machine learning, reasoning (using the rules to reach goal), and self-correction. Some AI may even include speech or image recognition. The term AI may sound like a high-end technological term, or those world dominating, destructive, and powerful robots in sci-fi…

Should CEOs be openly political?

It isn’t news that a number of CEO and corporate leaders of large American companies are openly revealing their stances over controversial political issues. CEOs are picking sides in ongoing debates such as immigration, gay marriage, gun control, abortion rights, and race relations. In the current American political situation, opinions toward these issues are diverged…

Drone laws and regulation by states

UAS (Unmanned Aerial System), or drones is not only being used in operations and battlefields in the middle-east. In the US, hobbyists and businesses are starting to this cutting-edge technology for their own goods. Industries like insurance, telecommunication, and utilities are using drones to inspect their large assets and hobbyists are using drones to take photos.…

If ISPs could sell our browsing histories, who’s going to be the biggest loser?

Recently, congress had passed a bill to legalize ISP (internet service providers) to collect and sell their users’ browsing history. Theoretically, anyone can purchase an American’s browsing history for a price in the future if this bill becomes a law.  Fortunately, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) is still restricted about trading health, financial, social security data, and…