Tech, Trump, and TPP

29 01 2017

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Cybersecurity expert Matti Kon joins Tech Talk to discuss cybersecurity under the Presidency of Donald Trump and implications for it stemming from some of Trump’s actions, such as nixing the TPP.

Matti Kon, CEO of InfoTech, was born in Austria and moved to Israel with his family during his youth. He served in the Airborne Division of the Israel Defense Forces for five years and was honorably discharged with the rank of Captain. Under Kon’s leadership, InfoTech, which is headquartered in midtown Manhattan, is an Industry leader providing system products and IT services to hundreds of major companies, corporations and government agencies in the United States.

Some of InfoTech’s key clients include the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Navy, Raythe­on Missile Systems, Wells Fargo, Morgan Stanley and many others.

Kon and InfoTech have been recognized on several occasions by the Senate’s Defense Appropri­ation committee as a key player within the defense industry and hence funded for key defense contracts.

Week In Review


  1. FCC Approves $170 Million To Expand Broadband Internet In Rural New York
  2. New app aims to help minority-owned businesses win city and state contracts
  3. Verizon could combine with Charter Communications
  4. Government scientists open ‘rogue’ Twitter accounts to defy Trump
  5. Would you use an app to adopt a baby?




CES Week 2017 – 2

22 01 2017

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Week In Review


  1. NY lawsuits blame social media in terror attacks
  2. Fitness startup Forte kicks off with on-demand classes in N.Y.C
  3. Obese woman humiliated in feature on ‘People of Walmart’ website, speaks out to online bullies: ‘Fat people are people too’
  4. Donald Trump won’t be using the POTUS Twitter account
  5. Driver in fatal Tesla Autopilot crash had seven seconds to take action




CES Week 2017

15 01 2017

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Week In Review


  1. MAYOR’S LIFE SCI PROGRAM POISED TO REVOLUTIONIZE NYC
  2. IBM’s Watson will soon answer your 311 calls
  3. Microsoft just bought an AI startup that can outperform Facebook and Google
  4. After battery update, Consumer Reports now recommends the MacBook Pro
  5. WhatsApp vulnerability allows snooping on encrypted messages




Modern-Day Pearl Harbor: Phishing Attacks

8 01 2017

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Week In Review


  1. Three Chinese nationals charged with hacking law firms’ networks to make insider trades
  2. Amazon to Open Retail Store in Manhattan at Time Warner Center
  3. Come 2018, driver licenses from nine states won’t be accepted as IDs at the airport
  4. NORWAY EMBARKING ON SHUTDOWN OF FM ON NATIONAL BROADCASTS
  5. The new 60 million dollar supersonic private jet




2017 News Years Technology Resolutions

1 01 2017

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Mike Arce is the CEO & Founder of Loud Rumor, a 7-figure fitness marketing agency that helps studios and gyms get more members. Mike is a marketing expert, as well as a business coach for small businesses needing help with marketing and/or sales. He is also the host of The GSD Show, a video podcast that provides incredibly valuable business content for fitness studio and gym owners.

Week In Review


  1. Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba expands downtown Manhattan headquarters
  2. Eatsa uses kiosks instead of a wait staff, but lunch isn’t much cheaper
  3. Hedge fund titan developing software modeled on his brain
  4. Amazon tries to recreate Prime Day magic with the first-ever Digital Day sales event
  5. A single fake news story on Facebook turned a legitimate safety alert in Bangkok into a bomb scare




Broadband Service Trends for 2017 and Beyond

18 12 2016

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Stephane Bourque is the technological inspiration behind Incognito Software Systems’ provisioning solutions. As CEO, Stephane has built an elite team of dedicated engineers and championed Incognito’s development of high performance, multi-platform IP service enablement solutions. Originally from Montreal, Canada, and educated at Concordia University, Stephane applied his computer engineering background at Banyan Systems to design enterprise network management systems for Fortune 1000 companies like Bell Canada.

Week In Review


  1. NYPD TrafficStat database is now available online
  2. As New York’s Tech Scene Matures, Diversity Proves A Strength
  3. Facebook now flags and down-ranks fake news with help from outside fact checkers
  4. IBM Lays Out Plans to Hire 25,000 in U.S. Ahead of Trump Meeting
  5. Tom Wheeler says being a lobbyist was easy—being FCC chairman was hard




Technology That Keeps You Safe While Holiday Shopping

4 12 2016

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Neill Feather is the president of SiteLock and a member of the board of directors for the Online Trust Alliance. SiteLock, was recently named to the Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for the second year in a row. The company, which is part of Arizona’s rapidly expanding “Silicon Desert,” grew 479 percent over the three year period measured, making it the state’s fastest growing software company.

Neill has over 20 years of experience in the technology and systems industry, notably providing technology solutions and industry insights for Johnson & Johnson prior to joining SiteLock. Neill holds B.S. degrees in Statistics & Information Systems and International Business from the Pennsylvania State University, and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.

Week In Review


  1. Bar Works co-working space to open in Williamsburg
  2. CNN Buys Casey Neistat’s Video App Beme
  3. Netflix allows subscribers to binge-watch shows offline
  4. Fitbit is buying Pebble for $34-40 million
  5. Android malware breaches security of more than 1 million Google accounts