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Featured Article : New Yahoo & Google Guidelines For Bulk Emails

With newly expanded Google and Yahoo guidelines for high-volume emailers coming into force from the 1st of February, we look at what needs to be done to comply.  Why? As Google says about the reason for the new guidelines: “we’ll require bulk senders to authenticate their emails, allow for easy unsubscription and stay under a reported…
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Know the differences: Microsoft 365 Business Premium vs Office 365 E3 – Which do you need

To help businesses understand the differences between Business Premium and E3 We have created this helpful summary. For small businesses (less than 300 staff) looking to achieve Cyber Essentials certification, they would be advised to consider Business Premium. Important: This comparison is against Microsoft 365 Business Premium and Office 365 E3, NOT Microsoft 365 E3.…
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Featured Article : New Certification For Copyright Compliant AI

Following many legal challenges to AI companies about copyrighted content being scraped and used to train their AI models (without consent or payment), a new certification for copyright-compliant AI has been launched.  The Issue  As highlighted in the recent case of the New York Times suing OpenAI over the alleged training of its AI on…
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Featured Article : What Was Fun At CES?

Following the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas last week, we take a look at some of the more novel and fun gadgets (and claims from the show) and what lessons businesses can take away from this year’s event.  CES  The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), which this year took place in Las Vegas (from…
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Available: Microsoft Copilot for Microsoft 365 for SMB

Meet Microsoft Copilot, the powerful AI solution here to empower your businesses to do even more. Microsoft 365 Copilot is now available for every workplaceCopilot has officially launched for all SMB users. Since there are no user minimums to order, SMBs of all sizes can take their productivity to new levels. What does Microsoft 365…
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Featured Article : ChatGPT Inside Vehicles Opens Possibilities

Following the news that Volkswagen (VW) is to add ChatGPT to the IDA voice assistant in its cars and SUVs, we look at what this could mean for the direction of technology for cars.   Adding ChatGPT  At the current CET in Las Vegas, VW announced that starting in Europe in the second quarter of…
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Featured Article : NY Times Sues OpenAI And Microsoft Over Alleged Copyright

It’s been reported that The New York Times has sued OpenAI and Microsoft, alleging that they used millions of its articles without permission to help train chatbots.  The First  It’s understood that the New York Times (NYT) is the first major US media organisation to sue ChatGPT’s creator OpenAI, plus tech giant Microsoft (which is…
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Featured Article : Google Launches Gemini AI Studio

Following on from Google’s recent launch announcement for Gemini (its new super-powered foundation model family), Google has now announced the launch of AI Studio to enable the development of apps and chatbots using Gemini.  Gemini (Pro)  Google recently announced the introduction of its largest and most capable AI model, Gemini. The three sizes of the…
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Featured Article : Anti-Trust : OpenAI And Microsoft

Following the recent boardroom power struggle that led to the sacking and reinstatement of OpenAI boss Sam Altman, Microsoft’s relationship with OpenAI is now under US and UK antitrust scrutiny.  What Happened?  A recent boardroom battle at OpenAI (ChatGPT’s creator and working partner of Microsoft), led to the rapid ousting of OpenAI’s boss Sam Altman…
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Openreach Surpasses 12.5 Million Premises Connected in Accelerated Full-Fibre Rollout FTTP

In a significant stride toward transforming the landscape of UK connectivity, Openreach proudly announces that it has successfully connected over 12.5 million homes with its cutting-edge full-fibre infrastructure. This achievement marks a pivotal moment, crossing the halfway threshold on the journey to connect 25 million homes by 2026. As the United Kingdom’s premier broadband network,…
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