Tech Tip : Remove Clutter From Your Search Results
If you ever find that you're getting unwanted search results, you can quickly and easily narrow down the list by using the minus sign.
Here's a classic example; let's say that you're interested in natural history and wanted to know more about a jaguar.
However, the (organic) results may display local Jaguar dealerships. You can modify your search with a negative keyword like this :
China Bans Bitcoin : Value Falls
The value of Bitcoin has taken a tumble on worldwide currency markets after China ordered exchanges to cease trading in the cryptocurrency.
Tech Tip : Access Cortana’s Secret Calculator
Sometimes the calculator on your computer can come in very handy, and Cortana in Windows 10 gives you access to a full featured calculator via the search box. Here’s how. With Cortana enabled:
Embarrassing iPhone Face Recognition Blunder Explained
Apple’s on-stage demo of the new iPhone X in front of the world’s media last Tuesday suffered an unexpected glitch as its new face recognition feature didn’t work, and now Apple is offering an explanation of what went wrong.
AI Can Tell Your Sexuality From A Photograph
An AI algorithm developed by researchers at Stanford University has been able to identify men and women as gay or straight just by studying photographs, with up to 91% accuracy.
Government Could Share Data To Reduce Immigration
In order for the government to cut net migration numbers to the UK post-Brexit, it has been reported that three government departments will be sharing data on citizens so that immigration status checks can be made more easily.
44 Million UK People Possibly Affected by Equifax Hack
US Credit Rating Company Equifax was hacked last Friday with 143 million customer details stolen, 44 million of which may have come from UK customers.
Online Hate Bans Appear To Work, According To Reddit
Contrary to concerns that social news platform Reddit would drive abusive user groups to other areas of the site by banning them, research has shown that bans have cut hate speech and bad online behaviour for the longer term.
Google Drive To Be Replaced With Drive File Stream
Google has announced on its blog that it will be replacing Google Drive with a new (and less bandwidth and hard-disk space-hungry) desktop app called Drive File Stream.