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How VR Could Help Reduce Police Brutality

Police departments around the country are increasingly turning to virtual reality to train officers in de-escalation tactics, but some experts doubt whether the measure will be effective. The Sacramento Police Department is one law enforcement agency that uses virtual reality to recreate real-world police encounters. The department tries to incorporate lessons learned into its training curriculum as police around the nation face a growing outcry over police brutality. "VR training reduces viol

How Firewalls Can Protect You From Security Risks

A recent discovery of security problems with millions of internet-connected devices highlights the need for users to consider a personal firewall, experts say. In a new report, researchers found nine vulnerabilities in the communications protocols used in IoT devices. The vulnerabilities could lead to Denial of Service (DoS) or Remote Code Execution (RCE) by hackers. Over 100 million consumer, enterprise, and industrial IoT devices could be affected. The security flaws could allow hackers to t

Why I Want the New Amazon Echo Buds

Like it or not, Amazon has become an integral part of my life, so I can’t wait to try out the new Echo Buds, despite being an Apple fan. My house is infested with Amazon Echo smart speakers, and packages from Jeff Bezos arrive more often than I’d care to admit. As much as I love Apple’s design, Alexa is the friend I call on more often than not, and provides easy access to many of Amazon’s features. The new Echo Buds seem to have many of the same features as Apple’s AirPods Pro, including activ
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