15 Jun

Domain Names & GDPR »

A recent ruling by a German court about GDPR also applies to personal information held in the worldwide whois service, and could mean that domain name admin and tech contact details may no l

15 Jun

Fruit Robots »

Tests are being completed of ‘robot’ fruit-picking machines that can pick strawberries as carefully and quickly as humans, and can help growers solve the labour shortage challenge next g

15 Jun

Smart Solar Power Savings From Google »

Google, in partnership with energy supplier Eon, with help from German software firm Tetraeder, has released an online tool called ‘Project Sunroof’ that uses Google’s Earth and Ma

15 Jun

1 – 0 In England Vs World Cup Hackers »

It has been reported that the England football team will be briefed before flying out to their World Cup base in St Petersburg about how they and UK fans can avoid falling victim to Russian

15 Jun

Two More Security Holes In Voice Assistants »

Researchers from Indiana University, the Chinese Academy of Science, and the University of Virginia have discovered 2 new security vulnerabilities in voice-powered assistants, like Amazon Al

15 Jun

Tech Tip – Alexa Skills Commands That Could Help At Work »

Amazon’s Echo speakers may be used mainly in the home, but putting the listening / privacy fears aside, they can be useful in a business setting, particularly in small business settings /

06 Jun

Fined For Using a Smart Watch At Traffic Lights »

In a recent court case in Canada, an Apple smartwatch was classified as being the same kind of distraction as a mobile phone as a student was handed a fine for being observed looking at her

06 Jun

Facebook Losing the Battle For Teenage Attention »

A study by Pew in the US has found that Facebook is now lagging behind YouTube, Instagram and Snapchat, as a platform where teenagers spend their time.

06 Jun

Google Accused of Being ‘Unethical’ Over Cryptocurrency Ad Ban »

Some industry commentators have suggested that Google’s motives for introducing a blanket ban on cryptocurrency ads may not be all they seem, and could make the company appear unethical.

06 Jun

834% Rise in TSB Customer Attacks »

Following the IT ‘meltdown’ at TSB last month which led to chaos for customers who were locked out of their own accounts, research has found that the number of phishing attacks targeting