Are You Unwittingly Making Crypto-Currency?
Scammers are secretly installing 'mining code' in websites so that they can use the computers of website visitors to help them generate digital cash or 'crypto-currencies'.
Legal Threat From GDPR
Speaking at the recent IP Expo in London, Irwin Mitchell solicitors warned businesses that focusing too much on consent as a basis for data collection could mean that they miss other options and issues, and leave themselves open to the risk of fines from the UK regulator when GDPR comes into force next year.
Tech Tip : Android Phone: Snap A Screenshot
If you see something on the screen of your android phone that you want to save and share, there’s an easy way to do it.
Google's DeepMind To Monetize AI
After years of astonishing AI developments and expensive R & D and staffing bills, Google now plans to finally monetize its DeepMind AI by embedding it into a host of Google products and services.
UK Moves To Subscription Economy
A recent YouGov survey of more than 2,000 people in the UK, sponsored by subscription software firm Zuora has revealed that the average monthly spend by UK adults on subscription services of all kinds has tripled in the past year.
Crackdown On Tax Payments By Online Businesses
The European Commission is using the rulings of two cases involving Apple and Amazon, and reforming the way VAT is collected to make sure that all online businesses pay their taxes.
E-Currency A Real Possibility For Sweden
A year after launching an investigation into the viability of introducing an e-currency, Sweden’s central bank looks likely to introduce the ‘e-krona’ as a government-guaranteed means of payment and a digital complement to cash.
Augmented Reality Maps
The Ordnance Survey augmented reality (OS) Maps app will allow users to see signs identifying UK landmarks in the area they’re looking at through their phone or tablet’s camera view.
Google’s Shopping Ads Change
After receiving a €2.42 billion fine from the European Commission back in June, Google is now letting other comparison shopping services (rather than just its own Google Shopping) place ads at the top of its search results.