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Predicting the Future of Digital Wallets and Their Impact on Consumerism

Summary: There’s plenty of attention surrounding digital wallets already, but with expanding technological developments, expect them to offer even more functionality.  The economy tends to change rapidly. While it might be difficult to believe, there are already places where cash is no longer viewed as a primary currency. This article will dive into where people are projecting the future payment landscape will be come 2020. With a variety of different small business credit card processing systems already available to the public, there will soon be many more ways to pay for goods and services. For one, you’ll be able...

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The winners of 2017 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists

The Blavatnik Young Scientists award recognizes pioneers in bioengineering, chemistry, and nanoscience. This year’s awards selected three rising stars in the fields of life sciences, chemistry, and engineering. The selected winners offered the new groundbreaking technology that will help to eradicate disease, solve energy problems and protect the environment. The winners are: Dr. Feng Zhang – Dr. Feng Zhang has a Ph.D. and is a Core Member of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. He is also an Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at MIT. Zhang has also worked as a Robertson Investigator...

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How Modern Technology Has Influenced Today’s Command Center Design

Summary: Advanced technology has reached command centers and are supplying them with new, improved methods of communication, visual displays, and more. Today’s modern command center incorporates technology within the fabric of the design. In the past, technology was considered separate from the base facility design, and systems were designed without interaction between the command center designers and the technology designer – consider it somewhat of a disconnect in a sense. More often than not, the only interaction between the two parties comes from the technology designer supplying the adequate power and structural requirements to the architect. A Paradigm Shift...

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Windows Data Backup Tips

Cloud-based data backup is excellent for the advantages that it offers: not only is it easy and automatic but it also cannot be destroyed by either natural or manmade disasters. That said, backing up your data might be good but this isn’t that effective if you want to backup Windows. This is for the simple reason that backing up your data involves copying the files that you wish to save but when it comes to saving Windows safely involves cloning or creating an image of your drive. For that matter, system backup is not as important as data backup...

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3 Tips to Keeping Your Laptop Safe While You Travel

If you’re off on a holiday trip, then there’s no question that the laptop will be coming with you. As you all know, there’s just no way you can fully escape work. However, there are times when things can go wrong and you might end up having your laptop stolen or lost. For this, here are 3 security tips that you can consider when traveling: #1: Ensure you carry it in a padded bag Your laptop is not for carrying around your arm, book bag or backpack but requires a decent one that is padded. The reason for this is that travel involves a lot of pushing bags into tight spots and so, if you shove a little too hard, the laptop can get damaged quite easily. So, ensure you pick a bag that has plenty of protection while also having separate sections for power cables and accessories. #2: Switch it off No matter what you do, don’t leave your computer on when placing it in a padded bag. The heat can damage the computer in a number of ways and is probably your laptop’s worst enemy. So to be on the safe side, instead of hibernating the laptop, it’s a good idea to turn it off completely. #3: Back it up and lock it down It’s a disaster losing your laptop which would contain files of sensitive information...

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