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Ransomware Attacks Threaten Patient Privacy

By Rebecca Joseph “Ransomware Attack Hits Universal Health Services” from The Wall Street Journal” https://www.wsj.com/articles/ransomware-attack-hits-universal-health-services-11601341873 September 28, 2020 On Sunday, September 27, Universal Health Services Inc. (UHS) fell victim to a ransomware attack. UHS is one of the largest hospital networks in the nation. They had to shut off computer ...

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Amazon’s New COVID Friendly Payment Method

From “Amazon’s New Payment System Lets You Pay With Your Palms” How Does ‘Amazon One’ Work? Is it safe?” Published on September 29, 2020 Today we are living in a world full of fear, simple concepts such as paying for your groceries has become concerning especially for those at risk ...

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“Justice Dept. Plans to File Antitrust Charges Against Google in Coming Weeks”

By: Grace Tonrey Article Written By: Katie Benner and Cecilia Kang Alphabet Image from Wikipedia Alphabet is “The parent company of Google and Youtube” and arguably one of the “World’s wealthiest, most formidable technology companies” (Benner and Kang). The company, as shown on the graphic below, is worth $768 billion ...

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Effects of COVID-19 on ICT Retail Industry

New’s Talk Effects of COVID-19 on ICT IndustryDownload Imagine this, with the current efforts to curb COVID-19, and you are locked in an isolation room, away from everyone, and with no permission to leave the room whatsoever. In there, you have no access to any electronic device. No access to ...

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How COVID-19 is Impacting the Fashion and Apparel sector and how they Are Responding to the Pandemic

New’s Talks COVID-19 Impact on the Fashion and Apparel IndustryDownload Considering that Covid-19 has had unprecedented pressure on many business sectors, the fashion and apparel industry is also enduring a huge effect amid the global health crisis. Major apparel brands and retailers are canceling their orders as the pandemic coerce ...

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Many of the World’s Airline’s May be going Bankrupt due to COVID-19

Air travel has been one of the hardest-hit industries in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Almost immediately after news of the virus became widespread in January, the travel demand to Asia plummeted. As the virus has now spread across continents, to Europe and now the Americas, passenger demand ...

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VR Changes Firefighter Training

How much do you know about firefighter training? In an article published on January 29, 2020, by CNN, called “No smoke, no water, no waste. VR could train the next generation of firefighters” they discuss the up and coming practice of using virtual reality systems to train firefighters. This technology ...

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Cruise ships become floating prisons

Do you guys know what happened on the Diamond Princess cruise ship? Do you think we should save the people on board? Or should we keep them on board until all the persons are tested? However, there is one big problem for testing all the people which is testing takes ...

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Tesla is Told to Halt Preparations of New “Gigafactory” in Germany

An Electric Carmaker is not who you would expect environmentalists to take action against but Tesla is feeling the heat after they began clearing forest for their 250-acre factory outside Berlin. The German Court has ordered them to temporarily halt preparations for their car factory amid accusations that the plant ...

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JD is recruiting 20,000 people who can’t work because of Wuhan coronavirus

One of China’s largest e-commerce companies, JD.com (JD.com), yesterday pledged to provide more than 20,000 new jobs to those unable to work because of the Wuhan coronavirus. These workers will get new short-term jobs, including shop assistants, packers and delivery men, among others. At the same time, Alibaba (BABA) launched ...

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