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Month: February 2019

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ROI Index Shows That Facebook & Google Offer Best Value For Mobile Advertisers

Marketing report company Singular has produced an ROI index for mobile advertising, based on its own research which shows that Facebook and Google appear to offer the best value for mobile advertisers. The Research Singular sampled over $1.5 billion of spend in mobile advertising, including over a half a billion installs and almost $3 billion…
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Could 5G’s High Frequency Be Dangerous?

5G may be the next generation of mobile internet that could provide new and innovative opportunities and boost to new industries, but there have been some concerns that its high-frequency mmWave spectrum could pose new health risks. Long-Held Concerns Ever since there have been mobile phones, there have always been concerns that prolonged exposure to low-energy,…
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Google Live Transcribe To Help Hard of Hearing

Google has announced the introduction of its ‘Live Transcribe’ app for Android which allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing to see a live, near real-time written display of conversations on their phone. Live Transcribe The Google Live Transcribe app offers deaf and hard of hearing a new portable, accessibility tool that offers…
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Mear Technology will be on the Radio. Listen to Forth 1 and Forth 2 – Week commencing 4th March

As an employer of Apprentices Mear Technology were privileged to be invited down to the offices of Forth 1 and Forth 2 Radio to take part in an initiative to promote the benefits of apprentices for businesses and to encourage young people to engage at an apprenticeship level. It is essential we as business owners…
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Large Rises in Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) Revenues, Fuelled By Public Cloud Demand

A massive 45% growth in the revenue of Amazon’s Web Services (AWS) in the fourth quarter has been fuelled by big profits in Amazon’s public cloud arm. Beats Microsoft & Google In Cloud Infrastructure The $7.4 billion cloud revenue, which is a jump 45% compared to the previous year, means that AWS is beating competitors…
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Windows 10 Error Messages Soon To Make More Sense

Starting with the April 2019 update, Microsoft will be adding “Learn more” links to its error code messages in a bid to enable users to see what the code means, plus the chance to fix the error on the spot. Resolved During Installation The “Learn More” links will be there to help if there is…
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$180 Million Password Taken To The Grave

115,000 customers of the of Canadian digital platform Quadriga are believed to be owed C$250 million, but C$180 ($137.21 million) in cryptocurrencies have been frozen after the platform’s founder, who was the only person with the password to the platform’s stored funds, died in December 2018. What Is Quadriga? QuadrigaCX is a Canadian cryptocurrency exchange/platform,…
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Man Fined After Hiding From Facial Recognition Cameras

A man was given a public order fine after being stopped by police because he covered his face during a trial of facial recognition cameras in Romford, London. What Facial Recognition Trial? A deliberately “overt” trial of live facial recognition technology by the Metropolitan Police took place in the centre of Romford, London, on Thursday…
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Register Now Or Lose EU Research Grants Post-Brexit

The UK government is urging organisations that benefit from European Union (EU) research funding to sign-up to a UK-led replacement scheme now in order to guarantee that their Horizon 2020 project funding can continue after Brexit. What Is Horizon 2020? Dating back to 2014, Horizon 2020 from the EU, is the largest ever European funding…
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Research Reveals Top-Selling Car Keyless Theft Risk

Research by consumer Group Which? has revealed that hundreds of popular models of car are vulnerable to “keyless theft”. Keyless Car Theft Keyless car entry systems enable owners to unlock the doors of their car with the brush of a hand if the key fob is nearby. If the car has keyless start-stop, once inside…
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