Day: January 29, 2021

The new normal needs new cloud security

A new cloud security study from Netwrix states that 54 percent of enterprises that use cloud for data storage reported security incidents in 2020. I assume these were all minor ones, seeing that few reached the news cycle, as major problems are prone to do. 

My guess is that most enterprises only disclose about 10 percent of the cloud security problems they encounter. Perhaps it’s comparable to the “alternative truths” many people tell their doctors about how many drinks, sweets, carbs, fats, drugs, or cigarettes they consume. It’s not like we want to brag about our shortcomings. Often it’s only

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Xiaomi’s Air Charge tech looks magical — but I have a million questions

I wouldn’t be surprised if right now, in an office in China, a bunch of Xiaomi employees are jumping up and down and yelling, “Suck it Apple!” The company just revealed that it has invented a device that wirelessly charges your devices over the air.

What Xiaomi has claimed to achieve is long-distance wireless charging. The company claimed it could charge several devices at once at up to 5 watts (which isn’t much). It hasn’t specified the Mi Air Charger’s range, but it said that it can work across “several meters.”

Xiaomi Air charging

The Chinese tech giant’s technical explanation

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