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Tech Insight : Restrictive Cloud Licensing & Public Sector Skills

In this insight, we look at how recent reports have revealed how the UK’s public sector is facing the dual challenges of potentially losing £300 million through restrictive cloud licensing and the limitations of an open-source software skills gap. Restrictive Cloud Licensing Costs  A report from the cross-party think tank, The Social Market Foundation (SMF), … Continue reading Tech Insight : Restrictive Cloud Licensing & Public Sector Skills


Tech News : Robots Get Living Skin

A team of Researchers at Tokyo University have found a way to bind engineered living skin tissue to robots with the hope of benefitting the cosmetics industry and helping to train plastic surgeons. New Method Of Adhesion  The team (led by Professor Shoji Takeuchi) has reported that whereas previous methods to attach skin tissue to … Continue reading Tech News : Robots Get Living Skin


Tech News : SpaceX To Destroy International Space Station

NASA has given Elon Musk’s SpaceX the contract to ‘deorbit’ (and destroy) the International Space Station at the end of its operation as NASA transitions to commercially owned space destinations closer to home. SpaceX To Develop The Deorbit Vehicle  US space agency NASA has chosen SpaceX to develop and deliver the U.S. Deorbit Vehicle that … Continue reading Tech News : SpaceX To Destroy International Space Station


An Apple Byte : Apple To Be Observer On OpenAI’s Board

It’s been reported that following the recent announcement that ChatGPT is to be integrated into Apple’s devices and its new “Apple Intelligence” technology is to be across its suite of apps, Apple is to take up an observer role on OpenAI’s board. Bloomberg reported that with effect from later this year, Apple ‘Fellow’ and head … Continue reading An Apple Byte : Apple To Be Observer On OpenAI’s Board


Security Stop Press : Fake Funeral Service Streaming Scam

A grieving family from Berkshire have reported how online fraudsters used a photo of their recently deceased son on social media to make mourners click on bogus link for a streamed funeral service with the goal of exploiting their grief to get data and cash. Alex Chadwick’s photograph was used by the fraudsters and although … Continue reading Security Stop Press : Fake Funeral Service Streaming Scam


Sustainability-in-Tech : New EV Batteries Charge In 5 Mins

A new fast-charging battery technology from Nyobolt that can charge an EV battery from 10 to 80 per cent in just under five minutes has just successfully completed its first demo road test. Live Demo  Founded in 2019, Cambridge-based EV battery company Nyobolt has just conducted its first live road test demo of the new … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : New EV Batteries Charge In 5 Mins


Video Update : How To Recover Your LinkedIn Account

If you ever find yourself locked-out of LinkedIn, this video is for you … https://videovault.vip/videos/social/2024-July-How-To-Recover-Your-LinkedIn-Account.mp4


Tech Tip – Customise Action Centre Quick Actions

The Action Centre in Windows 10/11 provides quick access to common settings and notifications. You can customise the quick actions to include the settings you use most frequently. Here’s how: To open Action Centre: – Click on the Action Centre icon in the taskbar (or press Win + A). To customise Quick Actions: – Click … Continue reading Tech Tip – Customise Action Centre Quick Actions


Featured Article : Gemini … Overblown Hype?

Two new studies show that Google’s Gemini AI models may not live up to the hype in terms of answering questions about large datasets correctly. Google Gemini  Google Gemini is an advanced AI language model developed by Google to enhance various applications with sophisticated natural language understanding and generation capabilities. It features multimodal capabilities, enabling … Continue reading Featured Article : Gemini … Overblown Hype?


Tech Insight : Jobs Threatened By ChatGPT

In this insight, we look at the kinds of industries and jobs that research has identified as being most exposed to the disruptive threat of generative AI, but we also look at how AI has created some new job roles. Research  Research from Felten, Manav Raj, and Seamans –“How will Language Modelers like ChatGPT Affect … Continue reading Tech Insight : Jobs Threatened By ChatGPT