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Month: April 2020

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Google Blocks 18 Million Coronavirus Scam Emails Per Day

Google is reported to have been blocking 100 million phishing emails per day and 18 million email scams relating specifically to coronavirus. Millions of Scams and Spam Messages Daily On its Cloud blog on 16th April, Google reported that Gmail blocks more than 100 million phishing emails each day and over the previous week, it had blocked…
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Google’s Drone-Deliveries Boosted By Pandemic

The value of drone delivery services appears to have been realised now that the world’s population centres are in lockdown, with Alphabet’s (Google’s) drone deliveries doubling in test areas in the U.S. and Australia. What Drone Delivery Service? Alphabet Inc.’s Wing service offers parcel delivery by special drone aircraft.  In the U.S. the service was…
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Make Your Own Adverts With YouTube’s Free Video Builder Tool

YouTube has launched YouTube Video Builder, a free tool that enables businesses to easily make short video adverts. Easy To Use The new free (beta) Video Builder tool enables users to create video animations from static elements such as images, text and logos, and to enhance those videos with music from YouTube’s (Google’s) library. Users can…
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Coronavirus Tracking

Following recent Wall Street Journal reports that phone data from tech companies and data providers is being used to track the movements of Americans in order to better understand the spread of COVID-19, here’s a look at how data and apps are being used worldwide in the common fight against the virus. Americans Tracked By…
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Data Reveals Business Worries About Remote Working Challenges

London-based security company Redscan has reported that recent Google searches reveal how businesses are focused on how they can adapt to the security and technology challenges posed by remote working. Not Prepared This does appear to show, perhaps not surprisingly, given the speed at which the spread of the COVID-19 virus led to the temporary…
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Data Caps Removed During Pandemic

The UK government has announced that the UK’s big ISP’s are removing caps on data for fixed-line broadband during the coronavirus pandemic. Fixed-Line Broadband The joint announcement by the companies, government and Ofcom will affect fixed-line broadband packages, many of which (apart from discounted packages for people on benefits) already offer unlimited data. Which Companies?…
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Lenovo V14-IWL

Lenovo V14-IWL 81YB003TUK 35.6 cm (14″) Notebook – 1920 x 1080 – 30 units instock

Laptop stock in the UK is difficult at the moment. We are pleased to announce we have stock. Of Lenovo V14-IWL 81YB003TUK 35.6 cm (14″) Notebook – 1920 x 1080  Core i5 i5-8265U  8 GB RAM  256 GB SSD  Textured Iron Gray  Windows 10 Pro 64-bit  NVIDIA GeForce MX110 with 2 GB  Intel UHD Graphics…
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Research Indicates Zoom Is Being Targeted By Cybercriminals

With many people working from home due to coronavirus, research by Check Point indicates that cyber-criminals may be targeting the video conferencing app ‘Zoom’. Domains Cybersecurity company ‘Check Point’ reports witnessing a major increase in new domain registrations in the last few weeks where the domain name includes the word ‘Zoom’.  According to a recent…
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Google Warns Against Disabling Websites During Lockdown

Google has warned businesses that are tempted to disable or temporarily close their online business website during the coronavirus outbreak not to do so, as this could have a lasting, detrimental effect on its (SEO) search engine  rankings. Why Disable or Close Down The Website? The coronavirus outbreak has meant reduced orders for many businesses…
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Reduce your ICT Costs – Telecoms and IT

Covid-19 has brought new unforeseen challenges to business. Uncertain times are ahead. All those who have been able to remain open should now have transitioned to the new challenges of working from home. Phase 2 now begins. That is a a review of overheads! Mear Technology are here to help if you want. This offeris…
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