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Tech News : Adobe Photoshop On The Web Arrives…With AI Features

After a long beta testing wait, Adobe Photoshop for the Web (which includes Firefly generative AI features) is now available as part of all Photoshop plans. Major Milestone  The release of Photoshop on the web, which Adobe describes as “a major milestone” offers creators who are new to Photoshop “a streamlined user experience” (with easier navigation) and gives existing … Continue reading Tech News : Adobe Photoshop On The Web Arrives…With AI Features


Sustainability-in-Tech : Smart 5G Street Lamps Trial Smart Street Lights

Six areas across the UK will receive funding to trial a new multi-purpose smart street lamps that house EV charging hubs and boost wireless coverage including 5G. Funding  As part of The Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT’s) Smart Infrastructure Pilots Programme (SIPP) to level-up digital connectivity, six councils will receive funding for the … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : Smart 5G Street Lamps Trial Smart Street Lights


Tech-Trivia : Did You Know? This Week in Tech-History …

‘Stooky Bill’ : 02 October 2025 In days gone by, a Scottish person with a broken appendage might well have said their arm or leg was held in a ‘stooky’ (or ‘stookie’) which meant a plaster-cast. It’s thought the word comes from ‘stucco’ (plaster) although the term also has a derogatory meaning for a ‘stupid … Continue reading Tech-Trivia : Did You Know? This Week in Tech-History …


Security Stop Press : Severe Browser Security Flaw Receives Emergency Updates

A severe browser security flaw, tacked as CVE-2023-4863 and then CVE-2023-5129, has led to emergency updates in Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla’s Firefox, and Apple’s Safari browsers. The vulnerability, in the libwebp image format, which was made by Google to provide better image compression than e.g., JPEG or PNG, leaves any program using it, such … Continue reading Security Stop Press : Severe Browser Security Flaw Receives Emergency Updates


Tech Tip – Google Chrome’s Link To Highlighted Text Feature

If you’ve found a specific passage of text in a web page that you’d like to show to another person, Google Chrome has a built-in feature that allows you to share a link that goes straight to that text. Here’s how it works: – In Chrome, highlight the passage text in any web page that … Continue reading Tech Tip – Google Chrome’s Link To Highlighted Text Feature


Featured Article : Google’s Bard Now Manages Your Email

Google has announced that it is embedding its ‘Bard’ chatbot into its apps and services with the launch of ‘Bard Extensions’. Bard  In a similar way to Microsoft’s Copilot, Google’s own ‘Duet’ (for Google Cloud users), and Salesforce’s Einstein Copilot, Google is giving users an embedded chatbot assistant that works across its apps to leverage … Continue reading Featured Article : Google’s Bard Now Manages Your Email


Tech Insight : Blockchain Bill

In this insight, we look at the introduction of the Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023 (ETDA), what it means and why it’s so significant, plus its implications. The ETDA  The Electronic Trade Documents Act 2023 (ETDA), which was based on a draft Bill published by the Law Commission in March 2022, came into force in … Continue reading Tech Insight : Blockchain Bill


Tech News : Volunteer To Be A Cyborg, Anyone?

Elon Musk’s neurotechnology company Neuralink has announced that it’s looking for recruits for its first in-human clinical trial of a brain implant. Approved  Neuralink says that it has received approval from the independent institutional review board and for its first hospital site to begin recruitment in its first-in-human clinical trial of a brain implant that could help people … Continue reading Tech News : Volunteer To Be A Cyborg, Anyone?


Tech News : Copyrights Conundrum: OpenAI Sued

It’s been reported that a trade group for U.S. authors (including John Grisham) has sued OpenAI, accusing it of unlawfully training its chatbot ChatGPT on their work. Which Authors?  The Authors Guild trade group has filed the lawsuit (in Manhattan federal court) on behalf of a number of prominent authors including John Grisham, Jonathan Franzen, … Continue reading Tech News : Copyrights Conundrum: OpenAI Sued


Sustainability-in-Tech : ‘Cobots’ To Restore Reefs

With many of the world’s coral reefs being damaged by heat and acidification, one startup has developed a system to restore reefs at scale with the help of trained AI robots.. Coral Reefs Struggling  The world’s coral reefs only cover 0.2 per cent of the seafloor, but they provide a vital habitat to more than … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : ‘Cobots’ To Restore Reefs