New UK Data Protection Laws Give You The Right To Be Forgotten
New UK data protection laws, designed to align UK laws with European laws (GDPR) for Brexit and beyond, will give people more control over how companies use their data, including the ‘right to be forgotten’.
Tech Tip : Watch A Video or Carry On Your Skype Call While Using Another App
If you need to make maximum use of your time and watch a video or carry on your Skype call while using another app, mini view will allow you to do just that. In the Windows 10 Creators Update, mini view was added so that you can have a small screen e.g. for your Skype call, visible while you’re working on something else (it’s limited to Movies & TV, and Skype Preview apps for now).
You Can Be Easily Identified From Your Browsing Data
German researchers have reported that the browsing data used by some companies to create customised display adverts can also be easily tracked to individual users, and could be used against us by cyber criminals.
AI Can Defeat Anti-Virus Software
The potential of AI to be used against businesses when in the wrong hands has been highlighted with the news that an AI robot has been able to crack open a safe and that AI can be used to create custom malware that can defeat antivirus software.
Google Stopping Instant Search
With the huge rise in the use of mobile devices, and to promote design consistency across platforms, Google has dropped its Instant Search feature for desktops.
Kaspersky Rolls Out Free Antivirus Software Worldwide
Antivirus software company Kaspersky is starting a free global rollout of the bare essentials of its famous antivirus software.
EE Clutches Onto No.1 Spot
The level of competition in the mobile network market has now become so fierce that O2, Three, and Vodafone have made inroads into EE’s lead in overall market share.
VPNs Blocked In China, Banned In Russia
Global Internet freedom has experienced some setbacks recently as Apple pulled VPNs from its Chinese App Store, and Russia has banned VPNs completely.
Tech Tip : Useful Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts
Keyboard shortcuts are a fast way to carry out specific tasks and access certain modes and features. Here are a few keyboard shortcuts that you may find useful in Windows 10: