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GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY - curated by Al Cannistra. A look through the window of new and enhance global technology. Improving life - or taking control? #SanAntonioONE #GlobalTechnologyToday #AlCannistra  
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Cyber Crime Cost Americans $800,492,073 Last Year

Cyber Crime Cost Americans $800,492,073 Last Year | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
“Confidence Fraud/Romance” scams comprised $86,713,003 of 2014 losses.
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expensive price tag....

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Inside America's Next Spyplane

Inside America's Next Spyplane | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Born in the spy-vs.-spy cauldron of the Cold War, the iconic SR-71 “Blackbird” remains the fastest air-breathing military aircraft the world has known. It flew so high and so fast that enemy defenses were powerless to intercept it. Eventually, satellite technology and advanced radar eroded its advantage. 
Al Cannistras insight:

faster than a speeding bullet seems meaningless.....

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The drone that flies itself

The drone that flies itself | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Just throw this drone in the air and it follows you around. CNN's Kristie Lu Stout speaks to the people behind the Lily camera.
Al Cannistras insight:

they are multiplying - but this one is kinda cool....

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Death and the unplugged SSD: How much you really need to worry about data retention

Death and the unplugged SSD: How much you really need to worry about data retention | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Unless you live in Death Valley with no AC, your data will not disappear from your SSD in a few days. And likely not even then.
Al Cannistras insight:

do you have an SSD?  (hint, you probably do)

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Throw this drone into the air and it'll follow you around, taking pictures

Throw this drone into the air and it'll follow you around, taking pictures | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Presales of the new Lily camera drone began on Tuesday ahead of a launch in early 2016.
Al Cannistras insight:

I have not been a drone fan (except for military use) - but this thing is - well, kinda cool.... I want one


hmmm - I wonder what is does if I go in the house - (the sound of breaking glass would not be good :-) - nah )

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In the last 30 seconds there were 1,565,880 Facebook likes.

In the last 30 seconds there were 1,565,880 Facebook likes. | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
From tweets to likes, see how fast data is generated every second on the internet in this interactive visualization.
Al Cannistras insight:

the numbers are staggering....

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Secure your home network—and every device attached to it—in 3 simple steps

Secure your home network—and every device attached to it—in 3 simple steps | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
If major companies can be breached, is there anything home users can do to escape the same fate? Plenty, say security experts.
Al Cannistras insight:

sometimes ya just want to go back to pencil and paper - ugh!

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Quantum Computers Will Make Your Laptop Look Like an Abacus

Quantum Computers Will Make Your Laptop Look Like an Abacus | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Quantum computers will make your laptop look like an abacus.
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the life changing future is on the horizon....

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The coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us

The coming problem of our iPhones being more intelligent than us | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Technology will surpass our intelligence in our lifetimes, and the effects could be disastrous.
Al Cannistras insight:

Now THIS is scary....

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Beware of New WordPress Vulnerability

Beware of New WordPress Vulnerability | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
For those who use WordPress for your blog or website, beware of a new vulnerability on the platform that is prompting security researchers to warn administrators to take extra precautions.
Al Cannistras insight:

One day they will shut down the internet - or hold it hostage for something...

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The High-Tech Battle Against Pirates

The High-Tech Battle Against Pirates | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Ghost flies through the ocean on buoyant foils, long propeller-tipped pontoons that sit six feet underwater. Ghost looks more like a spacecraft than a seaborne combat vessel. It's waiting for us in the Piscataqua River, a few minutes out from its home at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. 
Al Cannistras insight:

This thing would probably scare the daylights out of most pirates....  looks pretty cool too...

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Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge

Man fires 8 gunshots into his Dell PC after Blue Screens of Death push him over edge | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Executing the troubled laptop was 'glorious,' but most definitely illegal.
Al Cannistras insight:

Ever want to do this to your computer?

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Where is Your Antivirus Made?

Where is Your Antivirus Made? | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Where is Your Antivirus Made? - Recently, I ran across a new free antivirus program that scored well on Virus Bulletin’s detection tests. I was about to download it for a thorough review when I discovered it’s made in China. That got me thinking: does it really matter where antivirus software is made? Are the good guys who defend us against bad guys all completely good? Can we trust them implicitly just because they make antivirus software and get it tested by independent labs? Well, it seems we do. But should we? Read on...
Al Cannistras insight:

Been a fan/user of Kaspersky for years already...even had issues in their early years and wound up working with them directly....  GREAT PEOPLE and IMO - THE best....  but i have friends and clients that will not use them because they are Russian....   OH WAIT - ya mean other brands might actually come from.......

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Super substance may yield tech 'miracles'​ - CNN Video

Super substance may yield tech 'miracles'​ - CNN Video | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Scientists are finding new ways to use graphene, a one-atom thick substance that could be the key to life changing products. CNN's Thom Patterson reports.
Al Cannistras insight:

the key to new technology?

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JOHN KERRY CALLS FOR THE INTERNET TO BE PLACED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE UNITED NATIONS

JOHN KERRY CALLS FOR THE INTERNET TO BE PLACED UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE UNITED NATIONS | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
In a speech today in South Korea, Secretary of State John Kerry said that the Internet "needs rules to be able to flourish and work properly." This, according to Kerry, is necessary even for "a tec...
Al Cannistras insight:

Why don't we just hand over the keys to the USA to the UN and let them decide our fate? 


Maybe obummer has bigger ideas - give all to the UN and then he runs the UN - a vision toward world emperor 

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Maker Faire: Pancake Printers, an Electric Giraffe and So Much More

Maker Faire: Pancake Printers, an Electric Giraffe and So Much More | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Passionate makers bring their latest wares to an annual festival where creativity meets tech
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uhmmm - OK....   someday we walk up to a cubicle and say "pancakes hot" and they materialize....

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Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all

Skype's amazing real-time Translator Preview now available to all | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Forget about signing up, just download the futuristic Skype app from the Windows Store.
Al Cannistras insight:

another step for mankind - as we prepare to go off planet.....

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Your Favorite Apps Know More About You Than You Realize

Your Favorite Apps Know More About You Than You Realize | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Apps like 'Candy Crush' get access to lots of personal data
Al Cannistras insight:

yuo already knew that - didn't you?

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This terrifying malware destroys your PC if detected

This terrifying malware destroys your PC if detected | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Rombertik is designed to steal any plain text entered into a browser window
Al Cannistras insight:

sounds like this one bites - a really bad bite!

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Snazzy 3-D printed bird feeder gives winged urbanites a place to congregate

Snazzy 3-D printed bird feeder gives winged urbanites a place to congregate | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
City-dwelling bird lovers can download the open-source design for free or buy a pre-printed feeder.
Al Cannistras insight:

want a new bird feeder - easy, print one.....   

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Japan's maglev train sets world record: 603 kph - CNN.com

Japan's maglev train sets world record: 603 kph - CNN.com | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
603 kph
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370 mph - on  land - awesome!

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IBM just brought us a step closer to quantum computers

IBM just brought us a step closer to quantum computers | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
This is a big step forward.
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The problem with qubits though is they sometimes flip without warning....   for a better understanding,  https://youtu.be/sZ4Aeeo11Bk 

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Departing Space Station Commander Provides Tour of Orbital Laboratory - YouTube

In her final days as Commander of the International Space Station, Sunita Williams of NASA recorded an extensive tour of the orbital laboratory and downlinke...
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The Space Station - what is life really like on board?

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6-Month-Old Babies Are Now Using Tablets and Smartphones

6-Month-Old Babies Are Now Using Tablets and Smartphones | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Babies are using mobile media
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And next - chip implants at birth - the day of the Borg is coming!

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See Everything You’ve Ever Googled in One Terrifying Place

See Everything You’ve Ever Googled in One Terrifying Place | GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY TODAY | Scoop.it
Here's how to find your search history—and delete it
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I am going to do this shortly.....  I think

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