Cyber threats and the finance sector

The financial services industry has long been a heavily targeted sector by cyber criminals. The number of attacks that involved extortion, social-engineering and credential-stealing malware surged in 2015. This means that these institutions should strive to familiarize themselves with the threats and the agents behind them. Here are 7 new threats and tactics, techniques and […]

World’s Smallest Camera Drone

Curious about camera drones, but not sure where to begin? For under $30 you can get a tiny “quadcopter” that fits in the palm of your hand. The Cheerson CX-10C claims to be the world’s smallest drone with a camera. You’ll get a flight time of no more than about three minutes, less if you use the camera.

Lower your costs with virtualization

For the past year Strem Chemicals, a Massachusetts-based company which manufactures and markets specialty chemicals, has utilized virtualization. This process has seen them improve in several areas such as cost reduction and even disaster recovery. This is one of thousands of companies that has saved a substantial amount of money since incorporating virtualization into their […]

Pain Relief Gets a New Look

A new wearable electronic device named Quell is designed to relieve pain without popping pills. Yet it doesn’t look like a medical device. Resembling an athletic band, it’s worn on the leg, just below the knee. It connects to your smartphone so you can track therapy sessions, control features, monitor quality of sleep and store data to the Quell HealthCloud.

Star Wars BB-8 Droid Tie-In: The Story and the Tech Behind the Hit Toy

Talk about your dream contract! It was just the second day of Disney’s inaugural tech development Accelerator. Sphero CEO Paul Berberian and the company’s two founders were invited to chat with Disney CEO Bob Iger in his office. When it’s their time to meet, Iger pulls out his iPhone and shows them dailies from the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, then in production – stuff nobody but folks directly involved in making the movie had seen.

Microsoft Outlook for iOS and Android – Worth a try?

The new Outlook for iOS and Android connects e-mail accounts, calendars and files all in one place. So what’s the verdict from users? It gets mixed reviews, for an average of 3.5 out of 5 stars on Google Play. On the plus side, its got a lean, easy-to-use UI. It sorts incoming e-mail by “Focus” and “Other” with an easy-to-use swipe gesture to move between the two.

4 ways to manage your online image

Not only has the 21st Century brought about vast technological advances, it has also enabled new ways for businesses to get their brand messages out to customers and unearthed a new-found necessity: online reputation management. With a multitude of platforms and tools out there, it has never been easier for customers to directly interact with […]

How to be more productive in life and work

Between your customers, vendors, employees and other moving parts of your organization, it can be difficult to find the time to focus on your business. On a daily basis, you likely have to deal with dozens of tasks, and oftentimes don’t finish them all. So how can you fix this? How can you be more […]

Client Spotlight: Igus, Inc.

Igus manufactures a wide range of materials: bearings, chains, cables, and more. Igus provides creative and innovative complex polymer components and solutions to their clients. RCC has helped Igus redesign their server infrastructure and developed an effective disaster/recovery solution.

How to use LinkedIn to create business value

LinkedIn is a highly useful site, but many small businesses simply don’t make the most of it. The problem is that most of the information out there, that SMBs try to model, is focused on tips and strategies for larger organizations. And these strategies are simply not as effective when applied to the SMB. So […]