30 Nov

Data Protection Trust Levels Still Low After GDPR »

A report by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) has shown that as 42% of consumers have received communications from businesses they had not given permission to contact them (since GD

30 Nov

£385,000 Data Protection Fine For Uber »

Ride-hailing (and now bike and scooter-hiring) service Uber has been handed a £385,000 fine by the ICO for data protection failings during a cyber-attack back in 2016.

30 Nov

New Hashtags Feature For Google Maps »

Google has begun the global rollout of its new ‘hashtags’ feature in Google Maps, which allows users to add hashtags to the end of the reviews they write, thereby helping others to find

30 Nov

Mobile Networks Faster Than Wi-Fi »

A report by OpenSignal has highlighted how the fact that smartphone users in 33 countries get faster average download speeds using a mobile network than Wi-Fi means that mobile operators and

30 Nov

Bitcoin and Other Crypto-Currencies Hit New Lows »

After losing 74% of its value so far this year, Bitcoin’s value, and that of other crypto-currencies have continued to fall this month as a sell-off takes place in what some see as the nat

30 Nov

Tech Tip – Access Your Phone’s Photos and Texts On Your Computer »

The Windows 10 phone app means that you can get instant access to your Android phone’s photos and texts on your computer.

23 Nov

Free VPN Tools May Be Linked To China »

A new investigation by Metric Labs of the top free VPN (Virtual Private Network) apps in Apple’s App Store and Google Play has revealed that more than half are run by companies with Ch

23 Nov

Business Concerns Over ‘Secondary Data’ »

A study by data protection and management company ‘Cohesity’ has shown that most companies store up to 10 copies of their ‘secondary data’ in different locations and must use

23 Nov

MFA Lockout For Microsoft & Azure Users Causes Business Disruption »

The latest multi-factor authentication (MFA) issue left users of Azure and Microsoft Office 365 unable to login to their accounts on Monday 21st, causing widespread disruption to businesses

23 Nov

Make Skype Calls Through Your Amazon Echo »

On Monday, the Microsoft Skype blog announced that Skype calling is now available on Amazon Alexa devices using a simple voice command and that Alexa customers can now call most landlines a