Friday, March 20, 2020

O2 denies user data will be used to track coronavirus spread

O2 has denied reports it has been asked to hand over location data of its users to the government.Sky News had claimed that the operator was being ordered to hand over anonymous tracking...

Square gets approval to launch banking services including SMB loans

Digital payment company Square has been awarded a conditional license to operate as a bank.The company, run by Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey, now aims to launch Square Financial Services by 2021. It will...

Keeping your business fully compliant and secure during the delay phase

The UK is in the delay phase of COVID-19 with schools closed and employees asked to work from home where possible. So, how do businesses remain data compliant and cyber secure with staff...

This Android wrist computer could be more powerful than an iPhone 7 and we...

Take a smartphone, shrink it and strap it to your wrist and you'll get a sense of what the TicWris Max smartwatch is trying to do. As ludicrous as it may sound, the...

GDC 2020 was cancelled, but GDC Summer is set to take its place this...

GDC 2020 was cancelled last month due to the increasing spread of coronavirus - a situation that hasn't abated since that February 28 announcement. But despite the grim outlook for public events, organizer...

Malware strains using coronavirus to avoid detection

In an effort to bypass security software using AI and machine learning to detect malware, cybercriminals have begun to add text from news articles about the coronavirus to the TrickBot and Emotet Trojans.Before...

Netflix lowers streaming quality in Europe to reduce network congestion

Hours after the EU called on telecom and streaming service providers to help reduce network congestion during the coronavirus pandemic, Netflix has announced that it will lower its streaming bitrate for the next...

Elon Musk says Tesla will make ventilators if supplies run low

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that his company has the ability to produce ventilators if US hospitals run into a shortage of breathing aids as a result of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.When...

Brain-Stimulating Implant Can Turn Down Parkinson’s Symptoms

Special brain implants could help “turn down” the effects of Parkinson’s disease, research shows. The treatment is a variation on conventional deep brain stimulation treatment, which is already used in Parkinson’s patients. Deep brain...

New to remote working? Take a lesson from the gig

As world events push employees towards a remote working model, people are looking to technology to help bridge the gap between day to day communication and business operations. The coronavirus crisis is triggering...

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