Archive for the ‘Latest News’ Category

  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 25th August

    Amazon A month or so ago we broke the then big news that it looked like Google was going to be buying live streaming site Twitch. It all then went a bit quiet. Suddenly on Tuesday the news broke that Amazon had bought the company for $970m beating Google to the punch. We have spoken […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The week of Tech; 18th August

    What are the big stories this week in the technology sector? Let’s find out. Microsoft               News just in that might excite many. Windows 9 (or whatever name they decide to call it) may get a grand unveiling on September 30th. This is a little earlier than expected, but it does seem Microsoft is trying hard […]

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  • What do you think about the connectivity for your business in London?

    A few weeks ago Boris Johnson (The Mayor of London) issued a wake-up call to London, stating that the capital’s infrastructure needs a vast overhaul in order that people and businesses continue to thrive. “This plan is a real wake up call to the stark needs that face London over the next half century. Infrastructure […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 11th August

    What are the biggest stories this week in the world of technology, well let’s find out.   Samsung This week Samsung revealed yet another “iPhone Killer” phone, the Samsung Alpha. With this phone Samsung had moved towards a more premium build on the phone with a metal frame and a design that seems just a […]

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  • How the passion for technology resembles that of tribal sports fans

    It may seem like a strange title for an article and something that should not be comparable. How can something in technology create as much tribal passion as you see at a football match? Well, after an announcement at GamesCom yesterday regarding the latest version of Tomb Raider game, Twitter came alive with anger and […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 4th August

    Time for another weekly roundup of the biggest technology news: This week seems to have turned into a malware, virus and hacking special, so let’s get straight to it. New malware discovered We start with the slightly worrying news that a new ‘fileless’ malware has been discovered by security experts. It is been named Poweliks […]

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  • How much of our personal information is monitored?

    A story broke at the weekend in the US about a man who was arrested for possession of underage sexual images. The strange thing about this disturbing story was how he actually got caught. The man from Houston was sending emails with attached pictures to other people. Google scans all images attached to emails coming […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 28th July

    Welcome to this weeks edition of Tech-Tock, where we bring you the biggest news of the week in the world of technology. Google Technically the news that Google was buying Twitch happened right at the end of last week, but as it is quite big news we thought it would be good to include it. […]

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  • What is the Tor anonymous project exactly?

    Have you heard about the Tor anonymous network recently in the news and not known what it is exactly. Well the fact that the Russian Government are willing to pay $110,000 to anyone who can crack the identities of users of the network got me interested in digging a little deeper to find out more. […]

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  • Tech-Tock: The Week of Tech; 21st July

    Broadband According to reports, a large percentage of customers taking out new broadband services are rejecting the parental controls and content filters that the ISPs have added on request of the Government. Only 4% of new Virgin Media customers have opted to have content blocked, with BT and Sky slightly higher at 5% and 9% […]

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