Departing CEOs Steal Intellectual Property Says Report
A new report by Code42 that surveying 1,634 senior company employees in the UK, US and Germany, has found that most CEOs take what they regard to be their Intellectual property (IP) with them when they leave a company.
Adults To Get Same Online Protection As Kids Says Government
The UK government has announced that, in a move to reinforce digital safety for everyone across the country, it will be expanding the scope of the UK Council for Child Internet Safety (UKCCIS) to cover the adult population too.
Windows 10 : Fuelling PC Sales Recovery?
Reports by IDC and Gartner that shows PC sales registering their first quarterly rise in six years have led to some speculation that Windows 10 may be fuelling a Business PC sales recovery.
Fake News Crowding Threat Outlined
UK MPs in the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee (DCMSC) have been investigating the challenges and potential threat to democracy posed by ‘fake news’ crowding out real news, and have published their findings in a “Disinformation and ‘fake news’: Interim Report”.
First Blockchain ‘Cryptocurrency’ Smartphone
Taiwanese electronics company Huawei Technologies Ltd. (HTC), and Swiss-based Sirin Labs are both introducing blockchain smartphones.
10 Million Affected by Dixons Carphone Data Breach
Dixons Carphone has announced that, after a review following a hack of its customers’ data, 10 million customers rather than the original estimate of 1.2 million have actually been affected.
Facebook Favours Free Speech Over Fake News Removal
In a recent Facebook media presentation in Manhattan, and despite the threat of social media regulation e.g. from Ofcom, Facebook said that removing fabricated posts would be "contrary to the basic principles of free speech”.
Google Chrome’s New ‘Site Location’ Security Feature Activated
The new ‘Site Isolation’ security feature for Google’s Chrome browser has been switched on, and could protect users from log-in credentials theft.
‘SiliconX’ Next-Generation Battery Material Discovered
Norwegian scientists at IFE claim to have discovered a new wonder-material for future battery production that they have dubbed ‘SiliconX’.