Bitcoin More Valuable Than Gold
The value of a unit of the web-based crypto currency ‘Bitcoin’ has exceeded the value of an ounce of gold for the first time.
Last week, the markets recorded the value of a unit of Bitcoin at $1,268, compared to a troy ounce of gold at $1,233. A troy ounce is an imperial unit measure of the mass of a precious metal.
IBM To Offer Quantum Computing Service
IBM is preparing to offer a service that gives access to (and use of) a powerful, universal quantum computer, via the cloud, thereby enabling users to solve complex problems and innovate.
Brain Scans Reveal Ads That Work
A team of Dutch researchers have used brain scans of consumers to discover what makes adverts most effective in terms of prompting a person to seek out a product online.
Windows 10 Programmable Updates
In response to complaints by Microsoft Windows 10 ‘Home’ edition users that the enforced reboots required for some updates are disruptive, Microsoft is enabling users to choose when their updates are installed, as from next month.
From Ad-Free to ... Ads
Israeli ad-blocking software company Shine is re-positioning itself as a trusted online ad verification hub for both consumers and advertisers.
Sage 50% Price Hike In April
Sage One customers have reportedly received letters informing them that as of April 1st this year, the price for the service will be increased by 50%, from £10 per month to £15 per month.
Security company Cloudflare have revealed that a leak of sensitive data (nicknamed ‘Cloudbleed’), which was made possible by a bug in their code, could mean that many users of popular services may need to change their passwords.
Tech Tip : Pin Favourite Folders to the Start Menu
It helps to have your favourite and important folders to hand. Windows 10 allows you to pin them to the Start menu. Here’s how:
The Psychology of Your Security
At Cybercon 2017 in Plymouth, an independent cyber security consultant and human behaviour specialist told attendees that Teaching IT and cyber security teams about psychology and sociology is key to enabling better cyber security practices.