In 2011, IBM created Watson, a supercomputer, to compete on the game show, Jeopardy. By 2013 the AI was being used commercially helping with medical treatments at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. IBM eventually made the Watson platform accessible to everyone. Developers are now utilizing Watson to customize granola bars, provide health advice, and to personalize online shopping. It should not come as a surprise that the technology company would use the same AI to help IT professionals. According to IBM.com, the platform provides companies with artificial intelligence capabilities that […]
The Toxic Truth of CRTs CRTs (Cathode Ray Tubes) for a time were the standard for television and personal computer screens. Now the CRT monitor has become obsolete. Recycling a CRT monitor is not the easiest process. Companies must be careful when disposing of CRTs due to the lead located in the funnel glass. These materials in the CRTs are considered hazardous. Disposing of the funnel glass comes at a cost. Unwilling to pay, some recyclers choose to dump the monitors in landfills or export them to other countries. After […]
Do you know how many data breaches happen on average each year? According to a report by Risk Based Security, there were 4,149 data breaches in 2016. The cost of a data breach can be extremely costly for a company. On average a data breach cost a business $4 million. Did you know malicious attacks only account for 48% of data breaches? If you want to learn about the other causes of data breaches, the cost of data breaches and more, see our full infographic below.
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Apple is one of the largest computer and digital device manufacturers in the world. According to Apple’s 2017 Environment Responsibility Report, they will eventually only use recycled materials to create devices. At the same time, they are mandating that their contracted e-waste recyclers shred used Apple products. Shredding devices ensure their products are not resold or reused. Apple Shreds Used Devices Why wouldn’t Apple want recyclers to repair old equipment? The answer could be simple — they want customers to purchase more at the regular price point. Quality Assurance regulations […]