Insiders and Outsiders of a Internet Entity

There is a fine line between an online entity and its clients. In spite of rising familiarity with the dangers postured by clients with advantages for consents, most associations still permit a heap of inward and outward gatherings to get to their most profitable frameworks and information. Many are setting trust in both workers and outsiders without reliable methods for overseeing, controlling, and observing the struggles that these people, groups, and associations need to work with basic frameworks and systems. Reports see insider dangers and outsider dangers to be independent and unmistakable issues. On account of outsider dangers, a review found the quantity of merchants of an organization’s system to have multiplied in only one year to a total of 181. Every week and every month, two in three organizations have encountered an information rupture in light of unsecured seller. It is no big surprise that more cybercriminals are seeing outsiders as a door into an organization’s system. Insiders give an alternate sort of info since they need to have some system access with a specific end goal to play out their employment obligations.


However, it’s their practices that have security faculty concerned. It just takes one worker to leave an association helpless. With the continuation of prominent information breaks, a large number of which were brought about by tradeoffs for long term certifications, it’s vital that associations control, oversee, and screen special access to their systems to relieve these hazards. The discoveries of this report disclose to us that many organizations can’t sufficiently deal with the hazard identified. Instead, it needs special attention beyond the ordinary. Insider ruptures, regardless of whether they are malevolent or inadvertent, can possibly go undetected for quite a long time. Months or years of this practice can crush an organization. When it comes to insiders and outsiders, businesses must be extra careful to not disclose any unnecessary information. It is not always evident which entities are reliable sources. In a situation of doubt, it is always better to side on the side of safety for precautionary reasons.


Lyft Gets Luxurious With New Services

Lyft has launched its new Lux and Lux SUV services, adding a luxurious, high-end option to its ride-sharing business. The new offering is intended to round out its services and compete with Uber’s own luxury offering, UberLUX.


This isn’t Lyft’s first foray into upscale ride sharing. Currently, they offer a “Premier” service that gives riders the opportunity to ride in nicer-than-average vehicles for a little extra cash. But the LUX offering is a tier above in cost and quality of vehicles.


Among the requirements are black exteriors and black, “leather or leather like” interiors in a 2011 or newer car. The car itself must be on Lyft’s list of approved vehicles, which is replete with several luxury automakers such as Audi, BMW, Tesla, and Jaguar, just to name a few. As for LUX SUV, the requirements are the same as LUX, but vehicles must be able to seat six or more passengers. Think Cadillac Escalades and Lincoln Navigators.


When Lyft launched, it was intended to be a bare-bones ride-sharing service, but in recent years it’s begun rolling out services to compete more closely with its arch-rival, Uber. The launch of Lyft Lux is no exception, matching Uber’s similarly-named “UberLUX.”


Uber’s answer to luxury ride-sharing is a little more stringent than Lyft’s, in terms of driver requirements and availability. For starters, it’s currently only available in Los Angeles and Miami. As for vehicle requirements, UberLUX only allows models from less than a dozen automakers. With Uber’s offering, you could be riding in a Bentley, Rolls Royce, or Tesla. Like Lyft, the vehicle must also have a black exterior and interior and be in immaculate condition.


Either way, Lyft’s new services bring a lot of new options to the luxury side of ride-sharing services, and options are always good when it comes to folks who depend on ride-sharing for driving or for getting around.


Lyft riders and drivers in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, San Francisco and San Jose can begin using its new Lux and LuxSUV services on May 25.


Cutting-edge Technology for Government

The companies of Minauro, Sisteplan and Consult are proud to be the working components behind the system that is e-governe. Together, they make a modern, intelligent and modular solution to public administration. There is no better model of integration when it comes technology, safety, support and a quality data center.



From a technological point of view, this system runs with agility, simplicity and intuition. Moreover, the system works on a tradition desktop or from a mobile device. That ease of use is very important for patients and medical practitioners alike. That is why the safety and security modules built into the system allow for total control of access per user. This is very important when it comes to keeping records confidential and hacker free.



To make sure that things run smoothly and not just safely, the e-governe system comes with a qualified and certified customer support team that works on more than one level. It offers a functional support team to make sure that patients get the help they need from institutions. And, it has an operational support team to make sure that the public administrative offices and the people they work with can do the jobs expected of them. To make sure that no information slips through the cracks by way of a lost file or misplaced test result, the data center provided by this systems does it all. It hosts, processes, stores and monitors the data that it comes across.



All of these functions are absolutely needed when it comes to the challenging task of Public Administration, due to the nature of the duties involved with Municipal and State Health Secretariats. They make the jobs these institutions have to do more simple, functional and economical. Reaching those goals is the only purpose and focus of this system. And, the way it achieves this is both productively effective and technologically innovative.



Where e-governe is concerned, service queues are out and a real-time integrative charts are in service. It clears up confusion when it comes to scheduling appointments for patients and makes setting up procedures and working schedules for medical professionals more effective. But, it does way more than that in the course of a business day.



The Saude version of the system controls the distribution of stocks and medicines from pharmacies, while doing the same for vaccine shots and the scheduling of special consultation appointments or examinations. It also has control over ambulatory services and hospital beds. Of course, it is also completely integrative with other systems.



The results e-governe delivers are amazing, from a working world stand point. On the top of the lists of positive results is the regionalization of patient attendance. This helps to control and manage the flow of patients between municipalities. Not just a system for the administration of medical assistance, it handles agreements between municipalities as well, and it can do the same between any state and the municipalities within it. Naturally, it takes care of financial transactions perfectly time after time. Over all, it just improves the environment and quality of work product of any business or organization. It even knows the measurements of individual health units and watches over the flow of patients between them. And, if it ever needs to grow, adding more procedures or systems to its operations is never a problem.


The Role of the Internet of Things in the Coming Years

According to an article by the Economic Times, Cisco recently revealed that many Internet of Things projects are falling short of their expectations. The Internet of Things had been referred to as the next big thing, and many corporations had embraced the idea. However, according to Cisco, a lot has to be done if the current projects are to go beyond the pilot stage. The Internet of Things can be referred to as the interconnection of things that allows communication between many devices. This could be devices we use on a daily basis such as kitchen appliances, phones, street lights and even cars. In the coming future, it was estimated that the bread toaster will have the ability to communicate with the bread being serviced.


However, Cisco, which is a global networking giant revealed that most of the internet of things projects fail at the Proof of Concept stage. In fact, the company attributed the percent of projects that had failed at this level at 60 percent. Out of the projects that had been proposed in the last five years, only 26 percent of these projects were completed. This is also according to the report released by Cisco. According to senior executives of Cisco, the failure of the projects do not culminate from failing to try, and they acknowledge more can be done about the current stalling projects.



It’s estimated that 14.5 billion dollars had been spent on the Internet of Things by the end of 2016. However, this is expected to grow to 82 billion in the next nine years. This is a sign that the Internet of Things will be as significant as the internet is today in the next decade. Despite the Internet of Things being a technology thing, there are many human factors affect the process. These human factors include things like leadershiAp, organization as well as culture. The report by Cisco revealed that for the Internet of Things projects to succeed, the IT people ought to work hand in hand with the business people. According to experts, the Internet of Things has a role to play in the coming years such as in the transport industry and the emergency services industry. The technology allows monitoring of trains and buses. It also makes it possible to dispatch emergency teams in case of an accident.


Why You Shouldn’t Trust a Fitness Tracker to Monitor Your Workout Progress

A recent study by Stanford University scientists has found out that most fitness trackers in the market can only be used to measure heart rate but not the amount of calories burnt during a workout. This means that you need to exercise caution when it comes to buying and using these devices. As a result, you are advised against using fitness trackers to judge what you eat.


This study has jolted the technological world. There have been calls for companies that manufacture fitness trackers release data indicating how their gadgets work out measurements. During the study, the accuracy of 7 fitness trackers was tested with 60 participants being asked to run, cycle, and walk. In the end, it was established that six of the seven fitness trackers could only estimate wearers’ heart rates. The six are the Apple Watch, Basis Peak, Fitbit Surge, Microsoft Band, MIP Alpha 2, Samsung Gear S2, and PulseOn.


Glaring Discrepancies


Only five devices were able to keep track of the participants’ energy use. Nonetheless, their measurements were still inaccurate because none of them had an error rate lower than 20%. The study’s coordinator Dr. Euan Ashley from Stanford’s department of cardiovascular medicine points out that fitness enthusiasts ought to be aware of the limitations and strengths of fitness devices before buying them.


Dr. Ashley further adds that those who use these gadgets should know that what they get are only rough estimates but not the actual energy expenditure. This is not only dangerous but also deceiving. For instance, you might engage in a workout and think that you have lost 400 calories. As a result, you may relax thinking that you have 400 calories to play around with. This can particularly be an issue more so among people who tend to base their diets basing on what they think they might have burnt off in their workouts.


In as much as technology for monitoring heart rate has improved, little can be said of the effectiveness of gadgets that purport to measure individual’s energy expenditure. This may have been caused by failure by companies to use heart rates. Besides this, there is a huge difference when it comes to energy expenditure among individuals. Therefore, a single parameter cannot be used to measure the amount of calories burnt during a workout.

Cyberattack Strikes More Computers

A cyberattack called “WannaCry” has infected many computers across the globe. The enormous malware cyberattack that has struck an expected 300,000 PCs overall hinted at backing off Monday. Be that as it may, cybersecurity specialists forewarned that new forms of the infection could be on the rise. Thousands more were affected by the infection on Monday, mainly in Asia, where organizations were initially shut down when the ransomware initially started to spread rapidly over 150 nations on Friday. The malware goes into effect like a worm, discovering security openings in a PC to spread all throughout a system and misusing a defenselessness working framework. In particular, those with obsolete programming are most vulnerable. Microsoft said it has been pushing out extraordinary programmable updates to those more established frameworks in order to reach the end goal of hindering the infection. Chinese state media, referring to web security administrations organization, gave an account on Monday that more than 29,000 foundations including colleges, railroad stations, healing centers, and corner stores were influenced. A delegate from a major newspaper revealed to American media that 2 million of its 500 million clients in China were influenced by the malware, and they discharged an extraordinary fix for individuals to download for their own assurance. The NSA discharges around 90 to 95 percent of the product vulnerabilities it finds. However, it sits on the rest for use in its hacking and spying exercises. As it were, it doesn’t educate the general population regarding programming openings that make them defenseless against programmers. This way, it can misuse those shortcomings to keep an eye on outsiders for the United States. Although the future of such a cyberattack is to be determined, it is an important milestone for programmers and consumers alike. We all must be aware of the potential risks of such an attack and the best ways to address it in the future. WannaCry is one of many threats to computers and programmable entities. With more preventive measures in the future, it will hopefully be easier to detect such intrusions and fend them off.


Yanni Hufnagel and His Astonishing Career in Coaching Basketball

***UPDATE*** June 8th, 2017– Yanni Hufnagel is proud to share his new profile on Mogul, a news and information sharing platform. He hopes to contribute quality information, and establish new connections in order to grow in his career and personal life as well. More below.


***UPDATE*** April 28th, 2017Yanni Hufnagel is proud to share his new Crunchbase profile, highlighting his career in basketball coaching and more. See below for details and more news.



April 3rd, 2017–Yanni Hufnagel’s recent transition to the Nevada Wolf Pack has proven a successful change thus far. Read more about his year in the new position, coaching along side coach Eric Musselman.


Yanni Hufnagel a 30-year-old Jewish boy from Scarsdale, New York. As a kid, he read every book on coaching he could find, over and over while using basketball figurines to assimilate the plays described in the books.


Yanni Hufnagel went to work for his town’s public television station calling games for the local teams. His broadcast partner at that time said that you could see that Yanni would either be a coach someday or be a sports announcer.


In his first year at Cornell University, he was a basketball manager. Then he got a chance for a summer internship with the New Jersey Nets. After graduation, he got his big chance to coach as one of his Nets colleagues put him in touch with his old boss in Oklahoma, Jeff Capel. Capel had been looking for a graduate assistant coach. He flew out to Oklahoma for an interview and was offered the position.


Coach Capel recommended Yanni Hufnagel, in 2009, to the head coach at Harvard. He was hired as a volunteer assistant coach with an unpaid intern’s salary. As soon as he got the job he went on the road recruiting players as soon as he possibly could.


Yanni Hufnagel will, it seems, have his choice of jobs working as either an assistant coach at one of the traditional colleges that have a lot of basketball resources or as a head coach.


Yanni Hufnagel has gained an excellent reputation in the basketball world. He graduated from Cornell in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial and Labor Relations. In 2010 he earned a Master’s Degree in Adult Higher Education with the emphasis on Intercollegiate Athletic Administration from Oklahoma.


He has coached or been an assistant coach at some of the most prestigious schools around. He was an assistant coach for his Alma Mater, Cornell University, Graduate Assistant for Oklahoma, an Assistant Coach for Harvard, Vanderbilt, Cal and at present for Nevada.


He is an excellent recruiter as he is not afraid to hear someone say no and he is a great salesman when it comes to recruiting promising basketball players.

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Solar Energy Employment Towers Over US Economy

In a recent report from IREA, 2016 saw employment within the solar energy field spiking 17 times as fast as the economy of the United States. In total, more than a quarter billion people work for the solar industry, an increase of nearly 25 percent from 2015’s statistics. This boom in the solar industry can be attributed to reducing costs and recently-renewed federal tax credits that make it easy for homeowners and businesses to install panels. While growth in renewable energy has slightly slowed in Japan and Europe, IRA expects global employment in the renewable energies will reach 24 million by 2030.


Bryan Birsic, CEO of Wunder Capital, a company that finances the installation of solar panels, remarked that solar is one of the few remaining high-pay jobs for blue-collar workers that have no knowledge of computer coding. Birsic added that solar is labor-intensive due to the relative ease of acquiring sunlight; costs can be focused on paying workers to install, produce and sell panels. While most solar jobs are in installation, every facet of the industry is seeing various gains. While men hold most of solar’s jobs, women are growing in prevalence; 28% of the solar industry consists of women.


Growing awareness of climate change and its effects on the planet have also played a factor in this solar boom. Elon Musk has contributed by having his company, Tesla, offer solar roofs comprised of shingles; the solar shingles are intended to diminish the aesthetic complaints of normal panels while providing the same energy output to homes. The wind industry has also seen an employment rise of 28 percent, with nearly one-fourth of its 102,000 jobs occupied by manufacturers.


While the solar and wind industries have continued to improve and strengthen, especially as solar energy’s production cost has halved in the last five years, the coal industry is spiraling into trouble. Nearly half of all US coal jobs have vanished since 2011; Kentucky has lost more than 60 percent. In an effort to appease the people who voted him into power, the 45th president has signed orders to bust regulatory issues that affect the coal industry. Despite Trump’s efforts, the coal industry will likely continue to falter due to the availability of cheap natural gas.


Rulai Launches AI-Based Chatbox Tool

Customer service means a lot to the success or failure of a business. Great customer service can prove to be a tremendous benefit to any company’s bottom line. The same could easily be said of technological innovations. Integrating the right technology into a business’ customer service operations might further increase the success capabilities of a business.


Rulai knows this. Rulai is a company that works on developing “customer experience chatbox” programs. Recently, Rulai has raised over $6 million to develop a new “low-code chatbox tool“.


What is absolutely stunning about this new tool is it employs an artificial intelligence component that works based on customer conversations. That is an incredible innovation that surely will help Rulai become more revered in the marketplace.


The growth of artificial intelligence in programs and apps is definitely not something to dismiss. AI represents the proverbial “wave of the future” as far as the future development of apps and programs is concerned.


While the artificial intelligence systems used to power a variety of apps and programs is not going to be anywhere near as spectacular as what is seen in science-fiction films, the functional nature of basic AI system simply makes things easier. Steps are reduced. Physical contributions to running programs are cut down.


For customer service purposes, anything that curtails extra steps is going to be hugely appreciated. Among the biggest complaints about poor customer service is a lack of expedience. No one wishes to see their customer service requests take longer than necessary to be resolved.


With the new Rulai tool, a chatbat might automatically perform responses thanks to recalling prior customer communications. This is an astounding new road Rulai is heading down and one that could have ramifications far beyond the basic customer service realm.


Investors clearly see huge potential in what Rulai is developing. Venture capitalists like to think things through before putting any money into ventures. Investing $6 million shows both a lot of thought and even more faith the projects the company has under development are going to be huge hits in the industry.


Net Neutrality: Bots, Dead People and Stolen Identities

The FCC is being deluged with comments on net neutrality, and there are questions about whether comments are genuine or not. Automated “bot” spam, breached data and comments from beyond the grave have cast doubt on the authenticity of hundreds of thousands of comments.


In April, the Federal Communications Commission opened up a comments portal on the topic of net neutrality proposals. The portal was provided so people could express opinions on whether or not existing net neutrality rules should be repealed. The FCC has received nearly three million replies to date. At least 400,000 of those, however, appear to have been generated by automated “bot” systems. Spammers are also using stolen personal data, names and addresses that came from hacked databases.


The campaign group Fight for the Future has filed a formal complaint against the FCC. The group is calling for the FCC to investigate what is clearly a pattern of fake comments. The complaint is signed by 14 individuals who claim their identities were used without their permission to post opinions on the portal. Fight for the Future reports that it has heard from hundreds of people who had their identities used fraudulently.


Fight for the Future also claims that the personal details of deceased people are showing up on the comments list.


The FCC admits that the comments portal was designed with openness in mind. When design decisions were being made, they had to choose between an open process and one that contained robust spam filters. SEC Chairman says that they “erred on the side of openness”.


In 2015, the FCC passed rules that required Internet service providers to treat all Internet traffic equally. The current FCC has proposed changes that would roll back net neutrality. If passed, the new proposals would allow large Internet companies to sell better Internet performance to the highest bidder.


The questionable and fraudulent comments serve to obscure true public opinion on net neutrality. Prevailing sentiment is that most people want to maintain net neutrality, claiming it makes for a more democratic internet, while large ISP providers and telecom companies want to revoke existing net neutrality laws for more profit potential.