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Why BitCoin And Other Craptocurrencies Can Never Be Viable

BitCoin is down 25%, not in the last year, or last month or even the last week, today, today it is down 25%, in one day! Is this the end of the ponzi scam that is cryptocurrencies? Probably not, some suckers that had not previously brought at $10,000USD will think this is a great time to get in to the market and we will see the typical dead cat bounce, before the ultimate fall to zero. It is a global phenomenon, I had my sister in Australia, who knows nothing about cryptocurrencies, and only uses the Internet to Skype, email and Youtube ask me... 
 

Dubai takes a step back in to the Internet dark ages with Skype ban.

Both Etisalat and Du telecom, the two providers of telecoms communication within the UAE have blocked the use of Skype and other VoIP software. Users report that pretty much all VoIP technology has been blocked, including Discord, TeamSpeak, Facebook Messenger, Snapchat, Whatsapp. As WebEx and Zoom meetings also use VoIP, one would assume these are also illegal under the ban. Etisalat responded to the blocks with the following comment “The access to the Skype App is blocked since it is providing unlicensed Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)... 
 

Why do I only get 300-400 Mbit/s on my 1000 Mbit/s network?

I recently upgraded my broadband internet to 1gb with Hyperopic, and it is fast, not 1GB fast but constantly over 800GB both download and upload. I run a few websites and a mail server from my house, so fast uploads were critical to me. But, just recently I have been getting 300MB instead of the normal 800GB that i would get from my Laptop, what’s going on? It was consistent, just over the 300MB rate each and everytime. I thought firewall, anti-virus update, network card driver, Windows updates, I checked them all, nothing could explain... 
 

The End of Humanity is Nigh, AI to Become New Overload.

We stand upon the precipice of change. The world fears the inevitable plummet into the abyss. Watch for that moment… I work in the field of artificial intelligence, creating “next generation” solutions for corporations. I don’t want to be to specific about what type of solutions as this could be used to identify me, which given the below premise would be bad for me and ultimately humanity, if no one were to pick up the torch we need to light. I am scared, really scared, and you should be too. The only reason you are not... 
 

Bitcoin Plunges 29% in Two Days!

Bitcoin peaked at $2779 on Thursday, in less than two days it hit a low of $1973, thats a loss for “investors” (read gamblers) of over 29%. If a real currency was to plunge 29% in two days people would assume the country that issued the currency was going bankrupt, or had just been invaded by a Trump lead army, or some other massive upheaval. But thats the point Bitcoin is not a real currency, issued and backed up by a country’s government and revenue (read taxes), or backed up by some other intrinsic value, like directly linked... 
 

Why Being a Techie in Dubai Sucks

I moved to Dubai a year ago this week, I love the place, nice weather, well, as long as it is not summer, great food, and a city with a great vibe. It does have it’s problems however. Traffic. Anyone that lives in Dubai for very long will start to complain about the traffic, it is horrible, I knew about the traffic issues before I moved to Dubai, having done years of business in the region, having come from London, I thought I could handle it, I mean waiting 20 mins surrounded by other vehicles to move a mile in London is not uncommon. ... 
 

Setup Twitch Streaming in Ten Minutes!

So you want to stream? Well you are not alone, tonnes of people are getting in on the game and loving every moment on it. To stream you are going to need sort out some stuff, some hardware (computer, microphone and webcam as a basic), an internet connection (maybe better than the one you are on now) and some software (actually the easiest part). In this article we will cover everything you need to know and do to get you up an streaming, in less than ten minutes if you have sorted out the basics. Let’s start with those basics. You need an... 
 

Shut Up and Take My Money : Hoverboard!

I want one so bad. I would be a god at Comic Con with my Green Goblin Suit!  Read More »
 

The World’s Hottest Cyber Security Startup Valuation at $3.5Billion

There is no doubt that Cyber Security is a hot button issue. Major companies across the globe have announced breaches in the past couple of years, including Sony (USD$76 Billion Revenue), JP Morgan Chase (USD$25 Billion Revenue) and Home Depot (USD$80 Billion Revenue). If these large organisations with their, likely, huge IT Operation and Security budgets cannot stop the bad guys from breaching their networks what chances does the average organisation have of stopping them? The answer is, you can’t stop them, they are going to get in, or... 
 

Five tips for choosing a perfect tablet

There is an increase in the manufacture of tablet devices in the electronic market. These tablets have distinguishing specifications and functions and from different manufacturing brands. That gives consumers an opportunity to choose from a number of products depending on style, function, incomes and other basics. Although this seems a plus, there is also the challenge that comes with selecting the right tablet. How do you get to know the perfect tablet that suits your taste, needs and budget? That may pose questions on the minds of prospective... 
 
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