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Wayne Rash

Freelance Journalist and Columnist — eWEEK, Freelance

Freelance writer, journalist and analyst, former Executive Editor at eWEEK. Columnist at eWEEK.

Experiments Suggest Quantum Encryption Is Feasible

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Scientists have shown that some subatomic particles exhibit quantum entanglement, which potentially enables unhackable communications that may be able to travel faster than the speed of light. The theory of quantum entanglement has been around for over half a century, but until recently this very strange property of some subatomic particles has been difficult to prove.

Laser Printers to Nuclear Plants Threatened by Weak IoT Security

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The biggest single problem for security of the Internet of Things is that for the most part there isn't any and most of the things that need securing can't be readily updated to include it. SARATOGA, Calif. -It's probably impossible to accurately state how many "things" comprise the internet of things (IoT) in enterprises around the world.

There Is Nothing Easy About Using Big Data to Discover the Truth

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Having lots of data isn't really the way to discover truthful information because first you have to make sure it's the right data and that it's also the most relevant data.

iOS 10 Includes Useful Features That Aren't Just for Show

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Apple is billing iOS 10 as its biggest mobile operating system release, which could be true, but most people will be interested in only a few of the improvements. Installing a new operating system on your phone is always an adventure.

Uber Starts Testing Four Self-Driving Cars on Pittsburgh Streets

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Initial testing will be under carefully controlled conditions and are primarily focused on performance data gathering along with route mapping. Uber, the ride-sharing company has started testing its first four self-driving vehicles in Pittsburgh, Pa's challenging urban streets. Uber chose Pittsburgh as the location of its testing program.

Galaxy Note 7 Users Need to Safely Dispose of Their Hazardous Devices

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Galaxy Note7 owners need to pay attention to regulator warnings about risk of fires or explosions from defective batteries, especially while traveling on airplanes. Just step away from that Samsung Galaxy Note7 smartphone, please. Samsung and public safety authorities are warning against charging or even turning on Note7 phones with batteries that can explode or burst into flames.

Facebook Reverses Censorship of Iconic Vietnam War Photo

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: After mindlessly censoring an iconic photo from the Vietnam War, then punishing those who complained about the action, Facebook reverses course, making it clear that the real problem is Facebook.

Apple Customers Lament Demise of Headphone Jack in iPhone 7

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: Apple's real incentive to eliminate the headphone jack from the iPhone 7 has more to do with making money than designing a better smartphone. The fact that Apple decided to eliminate the time-honored 3.5 millimeter headphone jack from the design of the iPhone 7 wasn't a surprise, if only because for months rumors had been saying this would happen.

Apple Introduces Water Resistant iPhone 7 Without Headphone Jack

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: The latest version of the iPhone offers some improvements, but at the same price as before. The new features should be useful to business buyers. Apple has made some bold changes to the latest iteration of the iPhone, but to the relief of most business users, it has retained a pathway to their legacy infrastructure.

Businesses Need to React Swiftly to Samsung Galaxy Note7 Recall

eweek.com — NEWS ANALYSIS: While the Note7 is the latest high-profile mobile device to be recalled because of battery problems, it's not alone and it's something you should be ready for. The video on YouTube was hauntingly familiar. A charred case and broken glass on what was once a smartphone made it clear that something terrible had happened.
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Sep 23, 2016

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