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June 6 is for IPv6: This Time for Real!

10:34 am in Berytech News, General, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

As the successor to the current Internet Protocol, IPv4, IPv6 is critical to the Internet’s continued growth as a platform for innovation and economic development. Organized by the Internet Society, and building on the successful one-day World IPv6 Day event held on 8 June 2011, World IPv6 Launch represents a major milestone in the global deployment of IPv6.

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Near Field Communication – Applications & Opportunities

10:43 am in Technical, Technology Round Table, Tools by Youssef Kassab

NFC LogoNFC is a set of short-range wireless technologies that allow communication and exchange of data between devices by touching or bringing them within a radius of more or less 10 centimeters. NFC is an extension of the RFID technology. It requires 13.56 MHz frequency and has short working range which makes it more suitable for secure communication between devices.

NFC allows a device, usually a mobile phone, to collect data from another device or NFC tag at close range. In many ways, it’s like a contactless payment card that is integrated into a phone. In other ways, it’s similar to Bluetooth, except that instead of programming two devices to work together, they can simply touch to establish a connection. Read the rest of this entry →

Passwords are Like Underwear!

4:13 pm in General, Social Media, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

“Passwords are like underwear! You change them often, and don’t share them!” This well-known statement was repeated by Potech Consulting team during their presentation at the first Technology Round Table of 2012 at Berytech, Thurs Jan 26, on the topic of Security Awareness. Potech experts shared with the audience lots of insight regarding security issues.

World IPv6 Day Resources

10:17 am in General, Software, Technical, Tools by Nicolas Rouhana

World IPv6 “test-flight”day is around the corner. Read this blog entry for some general tools & resources regarding the June 8 event.

 

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How Do You Manage Your eBooks?

1:15 am in Software, Technical, Tools by Youssef Kassab

Most of us have eBooks stored on our computers or on our tablets (iPad, Galaxy tab, Kindle…). With our collection growing it will be hard to find a certain eBook. Personally I classify my eBooks by topics in subdirectories but I still can’t find what I am searching for easily and that’s why I needed a better solution.

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