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School for hackers

The government have announced a £20million pilot scheme to interest teenagers in cyber-security. Aimed at 14-18-year-olds the Cyber Discovery programme is part of a £1.9billion investment in beefing up the UK’s protection against cyber-crime. The ...
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Tesla unveil first electric truck

Tesla have unveiled their first electric articulated truck.  The ‘Semi’ was unveiled in Los Angeles and will go into production in 2019.  Tesla claim the vehicle will “deliver a far better experience for truck drivers, ...
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My Smart Tree This Christmas

This post is sponsored by TP-Link Many might still be in denial but the most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner. With the onset of the Christmassy atmosphere at home and ...
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China tops supercomputers list

China now dominates the world of supercomputers.  The Chinese have overtaken the United States and have more supercomputers in the top 500 machines than any other nation. A survey by Top500 shows China have 202 ...
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Humans fight back

Robotic march to world domination halted.  Kind of. Robots can flip burgers, fly planes, and crush the best human players at GO.  The advances in artificial intelligence have left us all glancing over our shoulders ...

Guide to USB Encryption

Encryption, the process of scrambling data to a level where only  the correct key or device can decrypt the message. Encryption of USB devices is integral in boosting the security process of transferring data and ...

Stand Up For Ergonomics

It seems the health benefits of ergonomics are being touted everywhere these days.  Every keyboard, mouse, and desk accessory has to fit the bill.  Everything must be ergonomically designed and user-friendly. We may all be ...

Comic Books vs Movies

Nothing is more likely to divide opinion than a discussion on comics (OK maybe politics, religion…) so I thought I’d be the one to get you shouting at a blog post.  With the onslaught of ...

Building your own digital Library

With media content such as movies and music surging ahead in its availability in digital formats, the time to convert those old DVDs and CDs to your own digital library has never been better. Before ...
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When going viral isn’t so great

Apple fires engineer after daughter’s video goes viral Most YouTuber’s would kill to have a viral video.  A video going viral equals more publicity and can bring fame and fortune. But Brooke Patterson’s video didn’t ...

How VPNs Might Help Reform the BBC

A study carried out into the use of VPNs has suggested that more and more of us are masking our location when online. For suppliers of streamable online content, this might at first glance appear ...

Ebuyer launch new service for businesses

Technology retailer have launched a new service for business customers.  Ebuyer ProServices provide managed IT and cloud computing systems.  Through their website,, the company also deliver online and telephone consultancy. Ebuyer’s Head of ...
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Artificial Intelligence is Go

DeepMind, Google’s artificial intelligence project, has taken a huge step forward.  It has successfully enabled a machine to teach itself how to play the ancient Chinese game of Go.  Without any human assistance. AlphaGo Zero ...
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Netflix price rise

It may be time to start wading your way through those outstanding box sets.  Netflix are putting up their prices in the UK.  The new rates will apply immediately for new signups.  Existing subscribers will ...
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Elon Musk is the Rocketman

Serial entrepreneur Elon Musk has said his BFR rocket will be able to take passengers to Mars by 2024. Musk made his claims at the recent International Astronautical Congress (IAC).  He also told the audience ...
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