Sprinkler systems that work on a timer/schedule aren’t new. However sometimes such systems aren’t very smart and could end up wasting water if not checked or managed properly. For example if it just rained an hour ago, does it make sense for your sprinkler system to go off? It doesn’t, right?
Not to mention there are places in the US like the state of California where they are experiencing a bit of a drought. Now if you’d like to keep your lawns fresh but not waste water, a company called ETWater might have the solution for you in the form of a smart sprinkler system which will only water your lawn when it thinks that it needs watering. Read full post →Smart Sprinkler System Will Help Avoid Wasting Water
A couple of months ago it was reported that the Hilton hotel chain might have been the target of a hack. The company claimed at that time that they were investigating the issue and it looks like we have bad news for you guys. If you have recently stayed at any of Hilton’s hotels, the company has confirmed that they were hacked and that payment information was stolen as a result.
According to Hilton’s Executive Vice President of Global Brands Jim Holthouser, “On behalf of Hilton Worldwide, we sincerely regret any inconvenience related to our recent announcement that we identified and eradicated unauthorized malware that targeted payment card information in some point-of-sale systems at our hotels.” Read full post →Hilton Confirms That Guest Payment Information Was Stolen During Hack