Which is more secure: OpenVPN or SSH?

It’s the most common question when it comes to choosing between two secure SSH implementations: OpenSSH and SSHv1.While the SSHv2 implementation is considered more secure by some, it is not recommended for most people.For that reason, OpenVPN, also known as PPTP, has a wide appeal for security pros.It is also the preferred method of connecting […]

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What are the biggest threats to US solar technology?

The big threat to the solar industry is “drought, which means more water, more erosion and more storms,” said Michael Schmitt, chief technology officer at SolarCity, the solar panel manufacturer.“The fact is, the climate has changed and the way it is changing, the way the sun works and the amount of sunlight is changing and […]

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Covalon Technology, Inc. wins $25M contract to supply batteries for electric vehicles

Covalo Technology, a California-based startup that makes batteries for the electric vehicle industry, is set to receive $25 million in a government-backed contract, bringing its total annual revenue to $35 million, according to a filing Thursday with the Federal Aviation Administration.The award, for the company’s next generation battery, is worth $4.2 million, including $1.1 million […]

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What is the new and improved Panasonic XT-1?

This is an excerpt from “What is the New and Improved Panasonic XT1?”(New and Improved), a new series from NBC News and CNBC, that explores the future of the popular compact compact light.The series, which premieres Monday on NBC and NBC News Digital, explores the evolution of Panasonic’s compact, light-powered camera line, the company’s latest […]

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