Facebook Dopamine-Addictive, Admits Ex-Exec

Former Facebook Vice President Chamath Palihapitiya has made the headlines following apparently negative comments that he made at an event about Facebook’s effects on society. Guilt While speaking at a Stanford Graduate School of Business event, Mr Palihapitiya surprised many listeners when he reportedly described his feelings of guilt about helping the company attract two […]

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Trump’s New FCC Chairman Pushes To End Net Neutrality

After the Net Neutrality regulations from 2015 were partially overturned in May 2017, Donald Trump’s new chair of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing to end net neutrality after a final vote this month. What Is Net Neutrality? In short, Net Neutrality means that ISPs (who control the data pipeline) treat everyone’s data (emails, […]

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Amazon Targets Businesses With Voice Activated Digital Assistants

Amazon with its best-selling digital voice assistant now has its sights set on a role for Alexa in the workplace with its plans to launch Alexa for Business. Amazon Dominant Amazon’s Echo dominates the voice-assistant market with a more than 70% share. 11 million Alexa devices have already been sold and last Christmas, Alexa-enabled devices […]

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Barclays Drops Kaspersky Over Security Fears

Barclays bank has emailed its 290,000 online banking customers to say that it will no longer be offering Kaspersky Russian anti-virus because of information and news stories about possible security risks. Long-Running Rumours and concerns about Kaspersky’s possible links with the Russian state are not confined to Barclays. Moscow-based software maker Kaspersky Lab, the largest […]

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Tech Tip – Get Microsoft Edge on Android

With the Microsoft Edge browser for Android you can Sync passwords, favourites, and exchange data between your PC and Android phone. Here’s how to set it up: Download the Microsoft Edge App e.g. from Google Play Store or get a download link from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/microsoft-edge-mobile Install the app. Open the app – if asked if you […]

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Serious Bug In Apple Mac OS Discovered

Apple is reported to have released an urgent software update on Wednesday, days after Turkish developer Lemi Ergin publicly reported a simple but serious bug in its Mac Operating System. MacOS High Sierra Affected The bug was discovered in the most recent version of MacOS High Sierra. It has been reported that, by entering the […]

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