Archive for the ‘Internet’ Category

Alphabet is killing off the Google name in a bunch of its products and divisions

(Media Release) Whither Google? Today (Sept. 30), Google relaunched its enterprise software services as “G Suite” (presumably a play on the fact that the top-level of management at companies is referred to as the C-suite). It also announced that many of its products, including its Docs word processor, its Sheets spreadsheet program, and Google Calendar, […]

U.S. set to hand over Internet address book

(Media Release) SAN FRANCISCO — The United States doesn’t own the Internet, but it’s held the oversight contract for the organization that runs its address book for many years. That’s set to change Friday. The U.S. contract with the non-profit organization in charge of all Internet domain names expires then, and the non-profit running the database […]

This site was hacked we apologize

There are some very bad people on the internet, we found that out over the weekend, the site was hacked someone was using it to send bulk spam emails. The staff here at want to apologize to everyone affected by this, this whole episode shows us that on the net everything must be scrutinized […]

Amazon says it puts customers first, but its pricing algorithm doesn’t

(Media Release) One day recently, we visited Amazon’s website in search of the best deal on Loctite super glue, the essential home repair tool for fixing everything from broken eyeglass frames to shattered ceramics. In an instant, Amazon’s software sifted through dozens of combinations of price and shipping, some of which were cheaper than what […]

‘How I caught my online scammer – and Facebooked his mum’

(Media Release) A cybersecurity researcher living in Austria who was scammed out of $500 (£375) says his money was returned after he tracked down the scammer’s family and contacted them on Facebook. Christian Haschek’s blog post about how he caught the thief has been viewed more than 100,000 times in five days. The scammer was […]

Who are the hackers who cracked the iPhone?

(Media Release) What do we know about the curious, secretive NSO Group? Very little – but after this week, an awful lot more than we did before. The group, an Israeli-based but American-owned company, specialises in creating what it calls tools against crime and terrorism. But the security researchers call them something else: a cyber […]

Why Google wants your medical records

(Media Release) Google’s DeepMind has moved on from playing Go to more serious matters – attempting to solve some of the world’s biggest health problems. Projects include a tie-up with London Moorfields eye hospital, which will see it using one million eye scans to train its artificial intelligence system to diagnose potential sight issues, and […]

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