SemiCon West Intersolar North America

  In the past 12 months, our industry has continued to undergo a series of unprecedented shifts. Increased involvement of systems integrators, massive industry consolidation, new device types, process and materials changes and a myriad of other developments are profoundly reshaping the competitive landscape— the days of business as usual are officially over.   SEMICON…

Watershed Cyber Attack

  “Hackers likely working for a nation-state recently invaded the safety system of a critical infrastructure facility in a watershed attack that halted plant operations, according to cyber investigators and the firm whose software was targeted,”-Reuters. There are now videos circulating on YouTube in which teams of hackers, at Russian sanctioned conferences, hack models of…

Cryptocurrency

  Crypto currency is not going anywhere anytime soon, so you might as well sing along. With the introduction of Bit Coin Futures providing a way for those in opposition to profit from the bet they could no longer avoid, all bets are in. But as mentioned in the book, “The Richest Man in Babylon”…

Government’s Mandatory Cloud

Implementing the government cloud, “The White House said Wednesday the U.S. government needs a major overhaul of information technology systems”. The report outlined a timeline over the next year for IT reforms and a detailed implementation plan. The report said one unnamed cloud-based email provider has agreed to assist in keeping track of government spending…

Net Neutrality

  Verizon, Comcast, and AT&T will now have more power to , well we will see. An Obama era rules put in place by appointed Tom Wheeler, have been targeted and since rolled back by FCC chairman Ajit Pai. A rule put in place to protect consumers. This means high traffic sites or better put,…