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Equifax Messed Up, What is Slack’s Value, and Customer Service Frustrations

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Waves of Tech

Steve & Dave

Studio MLN

Description: Technology news and information and its impacts to your life

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Equifax Messed Up, What is Slack’s Value, and Customer Service Frustrations

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More details of the Equifax security breach are surfacing and it is now known that the credit reporting agency neglected to provide adequate patches to identified security vulnerabilities, leaving the public at risk. Slack, the chosen workplace messaging application, went through another round of funding and now are valued at over $5 billion. How and why they have risen to the top is an interesting discussion. Customer service is always a sore subject. In an age where profits over chosen over service, things tend to boil over and we share the stories of frustration with service and support. And finally, protecting your information and project work in your professional setting is critical and the responsibility lies with both IT staff and staff of a company. We provide some tips to keep yourself and your information safe.

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Tragedy And Technology

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September 11, 2001 is without question a terrible time in American history. Before YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook, we relied on 24-hour news outlets for updates and information. We remember 9-11 and show the difference 16 years make. In the face of tragedy and natural disaster, we have some great...

The Biggest Mistakes in Tech History

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Yahoo faces lawsuits over data breaches, the upcoming Apple event, and the biggest mistakes in tech history. Yahoo was ordered by federal courts to face charges related to their massive data breaches from 2013 and 2014, potentially setting precedence in the tech community for cyber security and lit...

Top Tech Cities and Walmart Expands Grocery Delivery with Uber

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The Texas hurricane tragedy is bringing out the best and the worst of people. Some are rescuing strangers, while others are playing on tragedy with tech-based hoaxes. After our trip to Podcast Movement last week, a premier podcasters conference, we share the technological elements that made the co...

Solar Eclipse Craze, Original Programming, and the Computer Chip Industry

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The solar eclipse captured the attention of the American people.  We share some highlights and learn how business and government agencies leveraged the event.  Apple has spent nearly $1 billion on original programming.  We ask the question of “How have they spent that much” and “Will they e...

Space Station Sightings, Solar Eclipse and Smog-Filtering Bicycles

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The International Space Station passes over several thousand worldwide locations on a regular basis without most of us no knowing. We share how and when you can spot the spacecraft above you. The total solar eclipse is scheduled for August 21st and we can’t imagine the amount of technology behin...

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