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Tech News : AI Test For Parkinson’s

Researchers, led by scientists at UCL and University Medical Center Goettingen, Germany, have developed an AI-enhanced blood test that can predict Parkinson’s in at-risk patients up to seven years before the onset of symptoms. What Is Parkinson’s?  Parkinson’s disease is a condition caused by the progressive breakdown of certain nerve cells in the brain, resulting … Continue reading Tech News : AI Test For Parkinson’s


Tech News : Adobe Lawsuit : Customer Cancellation Concerns

The US Justice Department, together with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), are suing Adobe Inc. (and two Adobe executives) over an alleged hidden “Early Termination Fee” and an alleged overly complex subscription-cancellation process. Hiding Important Information  In the complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, it’s alleged that Adobe Inc systematically … Continue reading Tech News : Adobe Lawsuit : Customer Cancellation Concerns


An Apple Byte : EU Rules and Regulations Hit Apple

Apple has announced that because of regulatory uncertainties due to the EU’s Digital Markets Act (DMA), it will be delaying the EU region rollout of three new AI features – Phone Mirroring, SharePlay Screen Sharing enhancements, and Apple Intelligence – until later this year. Phone Mirroring allows users to display their iPhone screen on other … Continue reading An Apple Byte : EU Rules and Regulations Hit Apple


Security Stop Press : 900 % Increase In Travel Scams

Marnie Wilking, chief information security officer at Booking.com, has warned that the arrival of generative AI and its use by scammers to create more sophisticated phishing emails is behind an increase in travel scams of up to 900 per cent in the last 18 months. Speaking at the Collision technology conference in Toronto, Ms Wilking … Continue reading Security Stop Press : 900 % Increase In Travel Scams


Sustainability-in-Tech : New Bioplastic Straw Degrades Faster Than Paper

Massachusetts-based Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (WHOI) research scientists, in partnership with bioplastic manufacturing company Eastman, have reported developing a new a prototype bioplastic straw that degrades even faster than paper. The Problem With Drinking Straws  The problem with plastic drinking straws is that they are now one of the most commonly found sources of marine … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : New Bioplastic Straw Degrades Faster Than Paper


Video Update : Chatbots Better Than Google Search?

This video-update outlines when a chatbot gives you more relevant help than just a Google Search. https://videovault.vip/videos/social/2024-July-ChatBot-Better-Than-Google-For-Search.mp4


Tech Tip – Use Windows Key Shortcuts to Snap Windows

Snapping windows allows you to quickly arrange open windows on your screen, making multitasking more efficient by giving you a better overview of multiple applications simultaneously. Here’s how to do it: To snap a Window to the Side – Click on the window you want to snap. – Press Win + Left Arrow or Win … Continue reading Tech Tip – Use Windows Key Shortcuts to Snap Windows


Tech Tip – Update Your Software and Drivers

Managing privacy settings in your Microsoft 365 account can help protect your personal and business information. Properly configured privacy settings help ensure that your data is only accessible to those who are authorised and that your activities remain private. Here’s how to access and manage your privacy settings to enhance security and privacy: Access Your … Continue reading Tech Tip – Update Your Software and Drivers


Why Microsoft 365 Backup is Essential

In this article, we look at why, as reliance on cloud services like Microsoft 365 grows, ensuring robust data backup has become a critical component of business security and continuity, then we look at some best practices for your 365 backups. The Misconception – Microsoft 365 Backup Myths  Many businesses are surprised to learn that … Continue reading Why Microsoft 365 Backup is Essential


Protect Your Business During Staff Holidays

In this next summer security article, and with the summer holiday season upon us, we take a look at the various aspects of protecting your business when your staff are on holiday, offering practical advice and solutions to help you stay secure and efficient while staff are physically away. Why Worry?  Holidays are essential for … Continue reading Protect Your Business During Staff Holidays