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Featured Article : What If AI Goes Bad?

Following “AI Godfather” Dr Geoffrey Hinton’s departure from Google to talk about the dangers of AI, we look at what the threats could be and what this could mean for businesses. Departure From Google Dr Geoffrey Hinton was dubbed as the “AI Godfather” because of his pioneering research on neural networks and deep learning which … Continue reading Featured Article : What If AI Goes Bad?


Tech News : Passwordless Future : Google ‘Passkeys’

Google has announced the rollout of ‘Passkeys,’ which it describes as “the easiest and most secure way to sign-in to apps and websites” and a major step toward a “passwordless future.” Working Toward A Passwordless Future : FIDO & Passkeys Passkeys comes out of the work that Google’s been doing with the FIDO Alliance, an open industry association, formed … Continue reading Tech News : Passwordless Future : Google ‘Passkeys’


Tech News : Gmail To Get Blue Checkmarks For Verification

Google has announced that Gmail has introduced blue checkmarks next to select senders’ names to help users identify messages from legitimate senders. Will Work If You’ve Adopted ‘BIMI’ The new checkmark verification symbols work in accounts where users have adopted Brand Indicators for Message Identification (BIMI). The BIMI system, introduced in 2021, allows users to … Continue reading Tech News : Gmail To Get Blue Checkmarks For Verification


Tech Insight : The Online Rip-Off Tip-Off

In this insight, we look at the new online form where customers can report online rip-offs that’s been developed as part of the new government campaign “The Online Rip-Off Tip-Off” to help shoppers spot and avoid misleading online practices. The Online Rip-Off Problem According to a recent poll of over 2,000 UK adults by the … Continue reading Tech Insight : The Online Rip-Off Tip-Off


Sustainability-in-Tech : Green Code To Reduce Software Emissions

Cloud-based CRM company Salesforce has announced the launch of its ‘Green Code,’ a new initiative which it says will help reduce carbon emissions associated with the software development lifecycle. The Software Development Lifecycle Carbon Emissions Problem  The Green Code has been developed to tackle the environmental impact caused by the process of developing, deploying, and … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : Green Code To Reduce Software Emissions


Tech Trivia : Did You Know? This Week in History

1954 : Silicon Makes A Splash On 10th May 1954, Gordon Kidd Teal created a sensation at an Institute of Radio Engineers conference when he presented silicon transistors for the first time by announcing they were ready for production and available for sale. Why The Big Deal? Originally, germanium was mainly used to develop transistors. It … Continue reading Tech Trivia : Did You Know? This Week in History


Security Stop-Press : Meta Warns Of Rise In ChatGPT-Related Malware Across Its Platforms

Facebook’s parent company Meta has warned of a rise in ChatGPT-related malware across its platforms, designed to lure users into downloading malicious apps and browser extensions. Meta says that since March it has found around 10 malware families and more than 1,000 malicious links being promoted as tools featuring ChatGPT. Meta’s Chief Information Security Officer … Continue reading Security Stop-Press : Meta Warns Of Rise In ChatGPT-Related Malware Across Its Platforms


Tech Tip – Making ChatGPT Produce Answers In Tabular Format

If you’d like to save time and stay organised by getting outputs from ChatGPT that are already in tabular format, here’s how: – Ask ChatGPT to list the benefits of two or more different ways of delivering a list, and to answer in a table format. For example, type “List the differences between rugby league and … Continue reading Tech Tip – Making ChatGPT Produce Answers In Tabular Format


Tech Insight : Should You Make An ‘E-Will’?

In the past, people have primarily focused on their physical belongings and financial assets when planning for the future. However, as more and more of our lives move online, digital assets have become just as important to consider. So, do you need to make an ‘e-will’? What Are Your Digital Assets? Digital assets can include … Continue reading Tech Insight : Should You Make An ‘E-Will’?


Featured Article : The UK’s New AI Taskforce

In this article, we look at the reasons for the government’s formation of the Foundation Model Taskforce, and how the DeepMind and Google Brain tie-up could solve some big issues for Alphabet in the AI world. £100 Million Investment In Taskforce Start-Up The UK government has announced that it will be investing £100 million in … Continue reading Featured Article : The UK’s New AI Taskforce