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Google has been given the largest ever anti-trust fine of 4.125 billion euros from the EU, following an unsuccessful appeal. What Was The Anti-Trust Issue? The European Commission (EC) originally fined Google in 2018 for breaching its anti-trust laws by forcing Android phone-makers to install the Google search and web browser apps in order to … Continue reading Tech News : Record €4 Billion Fine For Google Upheld
Aviation tracker website Flightradar24 has reported that the RAF plane flight carrying Queen Elizabeth II’s coffin from Edinburgh to London on September 13 was the most-tracked flight ever. Tracked By 5 Million It was reported that 5 million people tracked the RAF flight, which beats the previous record of 2.9 million people who tracked the … Continue reading Featured Article : Queen’s Coffin Aboard Most Tracked Flight Ever
In this insight, we look at what OnlyFans is, its features and benefits, and alternative platforms that offer similar services. What Is It? Launched in 2016, London-based OnlyFans is a subscription-based content hosting and sharing platform which has around 150 million registered users (according to its founder – although other estimates vary), and more than … Continue reading Tech Insight : What Is OnlyFans?
The most popular altcoin and second-largest cryptocurrency by volume, Ethereum, has switched to a new operating model which uses 99.95 per cent less energy! The Merge ‘The Merge,’ which the change is being called, and which finally happened on September 15, refers to the original Ethereum Mainnet merging with a separate proof-of-stake blockchain called the … Continue reading Sustainability In Tech : Environmental Ethereum?
Cybersecurity company Kaspersky has reported that cyber criminals are using malware that can log into compromised YouTube accounts and upload a gaming video (disguised as a game cheat) which distributes malware. The videos prompt gamers to click on a link in the description and disable Windows SmartScreen. This results in the victim downloading RedLine Trojan … Continue reading Security Stop-Press : Gaming Videos On YouTube Spreading Malware
If you’d like to customise and personalise your Chrome browser, including changing the colour, the theme, and the avatar, here’s how: – Click on the three dots (top right) and click on ‘Settings.’ – Click on ‘You and Google.’ – Pick a theme colour and pick an avatar. – To add a theme, click on … Continue reading Tech Tip – Customise Google Chrome
After the death of Queen Elizabeth II on September 8th, we take a look at the technology the 96-year-old monarch was known to use during her reign. Did Queen Elizabeth Embrace or Avoid Tech? Queen Elizabeth II very much embraced and enjoyed technology, particularly what we would recognise as the most up-to-date tech for communication … Continue reading Featured Article : The Queen and iPad
The speed at which the deaths of famous people are updated on Wikipedia was highlighted by the Queen’s Wikipedia page being updated just minutes after the first news reports of her death were made public. Twitter Account Monitored Update The “depths of Wikipedia” Twitter account reported that “the FIRST editor to update her death was Sydwhunte, … Continue reading Tech News : Wikipedia : Queen’s Status Updated In Just 2 Minutes
In this insight, we take a look at some of the many options available for sharing files that self-destruct. Why? Many business IT users have occasions where they need to send sensitive information, e.g. passwords and other private work data and files but would feel uneasy about simply sending it via the normal email system, … Continue reading Tech Insight : Sharing Files That Self-Destruct
With Google announcing that Android 13 gives businesses using Android Enterprise new ways to get more out of their devices, we take a look at what the more business focused OS offers. Simplifying The Separation And Management of Personal and Work Profiles Android’s Work profile already helps keep company data accessible and secure, with personal profile data … Continue reading Tech News : Android 13 : More For Work, But Still Enough For Play