Computer & Electronics

Bag Makers Resumes Full Operations Following Malware Attack
January 30, 2020 at 11:38 am

Bag Makers, Union, Ill., has resumed full operations following a Jan. 13 malware attack on its I.T. systems. Most business-critical systems are restored, including phones, email, website, ERP business software and shipping. Customers can contact the company through normal communication channels for quotes, orders and order status inquiries. Bag Makers was able to manually process,…

PCNA Recalls Power Bank Due to Fire Hazard
January 24, 2020 at 11:03 am

PCNA, Pittsburgh, announced the recall of the Spare 10,000 mAh Power Bank due to fire and burn hazards. In a press release, it said that the power bank's lithium ion battery could potentially overheat and ignite. The products were given out as promotional items from July 2019 to September 2019. The recall, via the Consumer…

UPDATE 1/15: Bag Makers Issues Statement on Malware Attack
January 14, 2020 at 3:17 pm

Bag Makers Inc. today announced it was affected by a malware attack on Jan. 13 that encrypted information on some I.T. systems and disrupted customer access to services. Phone and fax lines, along with the company website, are currently shut down. Email access is limited...

PopSockets Introduces Wireless Charger Made for PopGrips
January 7, 2020 at 1:42 pm

PopSockets have taken over the smartphone accessories world. They're such a simple but brilliant solution to the problem of dropping increasingly-expensive phones. They work for every smartphone on the market, and the company has even formed partnerships with the likes of Apple for official PopSocket-integrated cases. Another major trend in smartphone accessories is wireless charging.…

Leed’s Partners With Skullcandy
January 6, 2020 at 11:25 am

Leed's, Pittsburgh, announced a partnership with lifestyle audio brand Skullcandy. Leed's will offer a selection of the retail brand's bestselling headphones and true wireless earbuds. Based in Park City, Utah, and founded at the center of music and board sports, Skullcandy drives innovation in audio experiences from groundbreaking technology in its headphones to once-in-a-lifetime music…

Gemline Announces Strategic Partnership With Anker
December 3, 2019 at 9:54 am

Gemline, Lawrence, Mass., announced a strategic partnership with Anker, a fast-growing global technology brand leader. Gemline will launch its initial Anker product offering, consisting of high-speed charging solutions, this month with plans to expand the product offering in 2020. Anker is a global leader in charging technology. This includes universal high-speed portable chargers, wireless charging,…

Gen Z Is Waging War on Baby Boomers With Meme-Influenced Apparel
October 30, 2019 at 2:10 pm

Gen Z and Baby Boomers are natural enemies. Both generations love to rip on each other online, and sometimes in real life. Finally fed up with Boomers calling younger generations lazy and entitled, Gen Z has been retaliating the way it knows best: memeing at them. That's how "OK boomer" was born, and now apparel with the phrase is selling big...

alphabroder Suffers Malware Attack
October 15, 2019 at 1:05 pm

alphabroder, Trevose, Pa., announced that it was the victim of a malware attack that interrupted its order processing and shipping capabilities. "To date, we have no evidence that any customer data or account information has been compromised or is accessible by this malware," the company said in a statement via Twitter. "We are working with…