What Is “Bitcoin Halving” Day? 

Bitcoin halving is a built-in feature of Bitcoin that cuts the rewards for mining by 50%. This occurs after 210,000 blocks of mining — or approximately every four years.  In 2024, Bitcoin halving day is expected to occur around April...
April 8, 2024

Pig Butchering Crypto Scams: Watch for These Red Flags

If you’re considering an investment in cryptocurrency, make sure you’re purchasing through a trusted resource — and if a new “friend” tells you about a trading site, be extremely careful.  Over the past four years, security experts have seen a...
March 18, 2024

FixedFloat Cryptocurrency Exchange Hacked: What Investors Should Know

FixedFloat, a decentralized cryptocurrency exchange, has confirmed an attack that compromised millions of dollars in Ether and Bitcoin.
February 19, 2024

First Bitcoin Spot ETF Could Cause Crypto Rally in 2024

According to a report from Fox Business, the Securities and Exchanges Commission (SEC) is on the verge of approving a “spot” bitcoin exchange-traded fund. A bitcoin spot ETF (exchange-traded fund) would allow stock market investors to peg their money...
December 26, 2023

Data Recovery for Outlook PST and OST Files: Quick Tips

Microsoft Outlook remains one of the most popular applications for managing emails — and as a result, PST and OST files are frequent targets for data recovery efforts. The process for Outlook data recovery will depend on the data loss...
June 9, 2023

Atomic Wallet Hack: What We Know (And What To Do Next)

Atomic Wallet, a self-custodial, decentralized cryptocurrency wallet, has confirmed the loss of millions of dollars in users’ assets.  Hundreds of users have reported losses on Twitter, Reddit, and other social media platforms, and the company says that they’re investigating the...
June 5, 2023

Texas May Become First State to Regulate Cryptocurrency

Texas will likely become the first state to regulate digital asset providers, which could have enormous ramifications for the cryptocurrency community. House Bill (HB) 1666 is awaiting the governor’s signature. Introduced by State Representative Giovanni Capriglione (R), the bill would...
May 30, 2023

What to Know About Compressed vs. Uncompressed Video Formats

When you’re digitizing a large number of videos, you’ll need to choose an appropriate format for the digital files.  Most video formats use compression, which reduces the data (and consumes less space on your storage media). Without compression, a single...
May 11, 2023

Can a MacOS Computer Get a Virus?

Apple’s macOS is extremely secure, but like all operating systems, it can be infected by trojans, viruses, ransomware, and other types of malware.  This is less of a significant threat than on Windows machines for several reasons:By default, macOS...
April 20, 2023

World Backup Day: A Good Reminder to Protect Your Data

March 31st is World Backup Day. It’s sponsored by a number of companies, and as you might expect, all of those sponsors offer some type of product or service related to data backup. But with that said, we appreciate any...
March 31, 2023