THE PROTOCOL 2022 ©Kevin Costain

By Kevin Costain

A personally sourced, easy-to-scan tech-centred list of stories from all over the Internet. Since I make it my mission to understand the pulse of the tech industry, I wanted to share the results of this effort with you.

A personally sourced, easy-to-scan tech-centred list of stories from all over the Internet. Since I make it my mission to understand the pulse of the tech industry, I wanted to share the results of this effort with you.

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THE PROTOCOL 2022 ©Kevin Costain

Hello again everyone! It almost seems like every time I send this I should say that I'm still here. I am still here, still finding news and interesting stories in the tech world and beyond. Here are ten that I thought you should know about.Ⅰ - [Hardware]> …

#9・

THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain

I'm back again after a bit of a break. Thank you to all the subscribers. Lots of stuff to share, and as always I pick the most interesting, worth-reading posts I come across.Ⅰ - [Security]> Malware targeting Ukraine called "wiper" tools is of great interes…

#8・

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Ⅰ - [Security]> "More than half of attacked Canadian firms paid cyber ransoms: Survey" - grim news that so companies paid to get data back. The CISA is warning of increasing attacks on networks. Right now attacks are noticeably intensified. Ransomware is b…

#7・

THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain

Ⅰ - [Software]> Essence is touted as a 'Desktop operating system built from scratch.' It's a very Windows-like OS and seems like it's on the right track but still in development.Ⅱ - [Health]> The Canadian Government has launched an app for mental health…

#6・

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Ⅰ - [Business}> Lastpass announced that it will become an independent company. That's right after Logmein acquired the company dismantled the free options and continually raised prices, it appears Lastpass doesn't want to be associated with the Logmein nam…

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THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain - Issue #5

Hello everyone. I'm hoping all of you have a wonderful holiday season. I'll be working through most of the holidays if you need anything. Here are nine stories I'm watching right now.Ⅰ - [Security]> You never want to know this, but here's the research on n…

#4・

THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain - Issue #4

Ⅰ - [Environment]> Is carbon capture here? Asks a New York Times headline. If we can capture carbon from the atmosphere reliably, it may ease our warming future. Ⅱ -[Software]> Microsoft's Edge browser is now stable for Linux. Microsoft's improbable sup…

#3・

THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain

Ⅰ - [Travel]> Canada has quietly lifted its advice to avoid all non-essential travel, even if vaccinated. A sign that things are slowly improving in the fight against COVID. Nov 8th travel to the U.S. by land will also be possible. Also, Canada's ban on Mo…

#2・

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Ⅰ - [Networking]> Facebook's recent 6-hour outage gets a detailed rundown from Cloudflare. This is what happened. It's said that Zuck lost about $6 billion because of the failure.Ⅱ - [Security]> More on a nasty python script that targets and encrypts Vm…

#1・

THE PROTOCOL 2021 ©Kevin Costain

Ⅰ - [Business]> Stripe plans to open an office in Toronto. Expect new products for our market too. Payment tool Square has released the Square Card also.Ⅱ - [History]> Take a look at some great restored footage of the 1971-era Toronto Transit Commission…