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Catch all for everything technology related that doesn't fit into my other blogs.

Netflix changes its Viewership rules for their stats!

23 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrocProcLock

I'm sure you have heard it before. Some show or movie on Netflix had millions and millions of viewers in the first week or month. It's an arbitrary measurement that Netflix setup itself to bolster it's own shows and movies. Previously Netflix would s...

Germany to pay Microsoft $800,000+ for Windows 7 updates

23 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrocProcLock

So as many of you know Windows 7 reached end of life on January 14th 2020. So basically no more updates for Windows 7 which is a HUGE security risk. Microsoft out of the goodness of their hearts allow business or enterprise clients the ability to rec...

My Fear of Big Tech accepting Crypto!!

21 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment TrocProcLock

So I know we all wish that we could spend our Crypto in more places. I do as well. However it got me thinking about it on a fundamental way. I understand that one point of Cryptocurrency is to make payments more anonymous. But is it truly? Please kno...

Elon Musk to start Crewed Missions early this year.

20 Jan 2020 1 minute read 1 comment TrocProcLock

Space-X recently completed its Crew Dragon launch escape test. It was an in-flight test of the Crew Dragon's launch escape plan for the capsule to jettison from the Falcon 9 rocket and land in the ocean.  Elon Mush told those in attendance after the...

NBA leading the way with Blockchain App!

20 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrocProcLock

The Sacramento Kings have released an app that allows people to bid on game-worn items during home games. The app is called + Golden 1 Center. The app itself is based on the blockchain. The way it works is that fans can bid on jerseys or other items...

Brave Browser : The World has taken notice!!!

16 Jan 2020 1 minute read 3 comments TrocProcLock

I was ready through my RSS feed today and came across an article from Venture Beat. The article was about comparing browsers and there benchmarks. Now I have seen articles left and right about Browsers and which one is the best. Usually they include...

Visa just bought Plaid for $5.3 billion - used by Coinbase and Venmo

14 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments TrocProcLock

This just in everyone. Visa the world's second largest card payment company. They just purchased Plaid for $5.3 billion. Plaid is a fintech company that has some very useful API's. It is estimated that one in 4 people with a US Bank account are using...

PayPal buys Honey

9 Jan 2020 3 minute read 0 comments TrocProcLock

I am sure most of you are familiar with PayPal. The online payment company started back in the late 90's. It was a subsidiary of Ebay and then spun off in 2015.  Well back in November of 2019 it announced it intended to purchase Honey for 4 billion U...