Archive for September 2017

Cassini Dives Into Saturn Today: Here’s When and How to Watch Today (Sept. 15), NASA’s Cassini spacecraftwill dive into Saturn’s atmosphere and disintegrate. You can watch the action live right here on The $3.26 billion Cassini-Huygens mission — a joint effort of NASA, the European Space Agency and the Italian Space Agency — launched toward Saturn in 1997 and arrived at the system in 2004.  “We’ll be

This Giant Infographic Compares Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Other Major Cryptocurrencies Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’re probably aware that we’re in the middle of a cryptocurrency explosion. In one year, the value of all currencies increased a staggering 1,466% – and newer coins like Ethereum have even joined Bitcoin in gaining some mainstream acceptance. A major problem still exists for the layman: it’s

Bluetooth Vulnerability Affects All Major OS Turn off your Bluetooth! I checked that mine was turned off after reading this: Security researchers from Armis Labs recently published a whitepaper unveiling eight critical 0-day Bluetooth-related vulnerabilities, affecting Linux, Windows, Android and iOS operating systems. These vulnerabilities alone or combined can lead to privileged code execution on a target device. The only requirement is:

Five technologies for building 5G | EDN 5G is widely considered a mobile technology that won’t be available until perhaps 2020 or 2021, and even then, not widely.  Cisco predicts that by 2021, a 5G connection will generate 4.7 times more traffic than the average 4G connection. 5G will be a quantum leap from today’s LTE-Advanced networks. 

On link modeling, network emulation and its impacts on applications – RHD Blog In every packet-switched network, you will notice characteristics that are intrinsic to them and that varies depends on the communication channels being used. Such characteristics are bandwidth, delay (including jitter), packet loss, packet corruption and reordering. Linux has the tc queue discipline ‘netem’ for quite some time now. Netem is capable of emulating all

Bitcoin info graphic

Bitcoin is a worldwide cryptocurrency and digital payment system called the first decentralized digital currency. It was released as open-source software in 2009.The system is peer-to-peer, and transactions take place between users directly, without an intermediary.These transactions are verified by network nodes and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain. On 1 August