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Tech Insight : Tasty Offering : Raspberry Pi

With Raspberry Pi Ltd considering an Initial Public Offering, we look at what this kind of computer is, its value in promoting computer literacy, and what similar alternatives there are. Raspberry Pi  Raspberry Pi, the most well-known Pi, is a series of small, affordable, single-board computers (SBCs) developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation in the United … Continue reading Tech Insight : Tasty Offering : Raspberry Pi


Tech News : UK Company Scammed $25 Million Via Deepfakes

It’s been reported that an employee at London-based design and engineering multinational, Arup, was duped by a deepfake video call into paying a staggering $25.6 million to fraudsters. What Happened?  According to reports published on CNN, back in January, a finance employee in Arup’s Hong Kong office received what they suspected was a phishing email, … Continue reading Tech News : UK Company Scammed $25 Million Via Deepfakes


Tech News : Booking.com Becomes “Gatekeeper”

Online travel marketplace, Booking.com, has been designated a ‘gatekeeper’ company by the EU under its new Digital Markets Act (DMA) competition law, meaning that Booking.com now has six months to comply. Gatekeepers?  Under the EU’s new Digital Markets Act (DMA), ‘gatekeepers’ are large digital platforms that play a pivotal role in the digital economy. They … Continue reading Tech News : Booking.com Becomes “Gatekeeper”


An Apple Byte : iPhone Bluetooth Stalking Warning

Apple says it has worked with Google to create an industry specification that can alert users across both iOS and Android if a Bluetooth tracking device is being used to track them (also known as Bluetooth Stalking). The new capability, which is being implemented in Apple’s new iOS 17.5 (and on Android 6.0+ devices) will … Continue reading An Apple Byte : iPhone Bluetooth Stalking Warning


Security Stop Press : Insurance Industry and Security Coalition To Tackle Ransomware

Three major UK insurance associations have united in a coalition with GCHQ’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) to help reduce ransom payments made by victims of cybercrime. The Unprecedented cross-sector coalition is comprised of the NCSC and the Association of British Insurers (ABI), British Insurance Brokers’ Association (BIBA) and the International Underwriting Association (IUA). With … Continue reading Security Stop Press : Insurance Industry and Security Coalition To Tackle Ransomware


Sustainability-in-Tech : Underwater Data-Centres Vulnerable to Soundwaves

A study by cybersecurity and robotics researchers at the University of Florida and the University of Electro-Communications has revealed how powerful sound waves could disrupt the operation of underwater data-centres. Why Underwater Data-Centres?  With demand for data-centres growing due to increasing demand for cloud computing and AI, plus with data-centres producing large amounts of heat, … Continue reading Sustainability-in-Tech : Underwater Data-Centres Vulnerable to Soundwaves


Video Update : LinkedIn Page : Featured Posts

This video-update explains a new function about how you can add featured posts to your LinkedIn Page … https://videovault.vip/videos/social/2024-May-New-Featured-Posts-section-for-LinkedIn-Pages.mp4


Tech Tip – Use File Explorer’s “Group By” Feature for Better File Organisation

Organising files in File Explorer can make it easier to manage and locate documents. The Windows “Group By” feature allows you to categorise files by various attributes, such as date, type, size, or name. Here’s how to use it: – Open File Explorer and navigate to the folder you want to organise. – Right-click in … Continue reading Tech Tip – Use File Explorer’s “Group By” Feature for Better File Organisation


Featured Article : Currys, Accenture, Microsoft & New ‘GPT-4o’

International omnichannel retailer of technology products and services, Currys, has selected Accenture and Microsoft to deliver the core cloud technology infrastructure that will enable it to leverage the latest generative AI technologies. Accenture?  Accenture is a US multinational professional services company (IT services, cloud, data, AI, and consulting) headquartered in Dublin, that helps leading businesses, … Continue reading Featured Article : Currys, Accenture, Microsoft & New ‘GPT-4o’


Tech Insight : What Are ‘Deadbots’?

Following warnings by ethicists at Cambridge University that AI chatbots made to simulate the personalities of deceased loved ones could be used to spam family and friends, we take a look at the subject of so-called “deadbots”. Griefbots, Deadbots, Postmortem Avatars  The Cambridge study, entitled “Griefbots, Deadbots, Postmortem Avatars: on Responsible Applications of Generative AI in … Continue reading Tech Insight : What Are ‘Deadbots’?