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Cyber-flaw affects 745,000 pacemakers – BBC News

Bottom Line IT
October 2, 2017 10:00 AM

A major cyber flaw in 745,000 pacemakers left a security vulnerability that would have allowed them to be hacked, according to the FDA. The flaws could’ve been exploited to cause the pace makers to malfunction. Mike and Erik discuss rampant security flaws in various technologies.

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Self-driving car to start delivering pizza in Domino’s deal with Ford

Bottom Line IT
October 2, 2017 9:00 AM

Ford and Dominos have partnered up to deliver pizza with autonomous vehicles. By 2021 Ford will be in full production of driverless vehicles. Mike and Erik discuss the future of automobiles, and pizza.

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Will Big Data Change How You Use Social Media?

Bottom Line IT
September 29, 2017 5:00 PM

What is big data? How may it change how you use social media? Erik and Mike discuss what big data is and whether its impact on social media may affect things like life insurance policies and loans.

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Determining the Legal and Technical Processes Businesses Need

Michigan Business Beat
September 28, 2017 5:00 PM

Attorneys from Foster Swift law firm along with other guest speakers will be in Southfield on October 4th from 7:45 AM until 11:00 AM to present on how to help organizations determine the legal and technical processes businesses need to have in place. Executives, businesses owners, and all management personnel are encouraged to attend. The seminar is free to attend but registration is required. Free Seminar: Cyber-Security: It's Not If, It's When Southfield, Mich. 

In this segment MBN's Jeffrey Mosher catches up with Taylor Gast an attorney practicing Business and Commercial Law, Foster Swift Collins & Smith, Lansing, MI to find out all the details about this upcoming event.

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Discussion of Capital Area IT Council

Bottom Line IT
September 11, 2017 12:00 PM

Mike is joined in studio by Andrea Ragan, most recent Director of the Capital Area IT Council.  Andrea and Mike discuss the tremendous work being done by the council as well as the challenges and opportunities faced by the IT industry in the Capital area.

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ASK - Important Announcement Regarding Equifax Data Breach

Bottom Line IT
September 8, 2017 3:30 PM

I hope everyone has had a great week. Unfortunately, we share this announcement to you this afternoon related to yet another data breach. A very severe data breach that impacts most Americans. The following is a statement from ASK President Mike Maddox on the newly reported Equifax data breach. Mike also plans to do a Facebook Live message on Monday at 11:30am  https://www.facebook.com/justasknet  on this topic once more information is released.

Shared below is a message from Mr. Maddox: The Equifax breach appears to be the largest corporate breach in history. I am sure that, like most Americans, you have questions and concerns. ASK Enhanced Security Services is tracking this breach and getting information as it unfolds. We want to ensure that you have the initial information as soon as possible. Please contact your ASK Representative with any questions.

 

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Technology News And More For the Week of July 11, 2017

Bottom Line IT
July 17, 2017 1:00 PM

In this week episode of Bottom line IT hosts Amy Mumby and Erik Jacobsen discuss recent technology topics including The Internet is Actually Controlled by 14 People Who Hold 7 Secret Keys, Honda Gets Shutdown by WannaCry, and more!

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Wal-Mart Wants to Know When Your Milk is About to Expire

Bottom Line IT
July 6, 2017 4:00 PM

The near future is likely to change dramatically for the retail industry. That is no secret, as Amazon and other behemoths have taken large market share. Wal-Mart recently announced a unique twist on their plans to use high tech to allow consumers to automatically replenish things that they need.

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’10 Concerts’ Facebook Meme May Reveal More Than Musical Tastes

Bottom Line IT
July 6, 2017 10:00 AM

Mike and Amy talk about why you may want to careful with Facebook Memes and other social media games, quizzes and the like.  A recent example called “10 Concerts” is a case in point.

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Magic AI: These are the Optical Illusions that Trick, Fool and Flummox Computers

Bottom Line IT
July 5, 2017 5:00 PM

Are computers going to take over the world? This is a common fear that seemingly becomes closer to reality every day. Well, before we all get too panicked Mike and Amy talk about a recent article discussing limitations in computer intelligence and how easily they can be fooled.

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