Government Boosts Digital/Tech Industry with £700m Fund
The government has provided a boost to the UK’s digital and technology industries in the form of £700m of funding as part of the launch of its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund.
Tech Tip : Using The Windows 10 Laptop Or Tablet 'Battery Saver'
If you’d like to get the most out of every battery charge, Windows 10 has a ‘Battery Saver’ feature for your laptop or tablet. This disables unnecessary background functions such as live tile updates and email and calendar syncing, and it can also auto-dim your screen brightness.
Most UK People Trust AI Says Research
New research from US CRM and strategic applications company Pegasystems has found that 60% of UK people would use more Artificial Intelligence (AI) if it saved them time and money.
WannaCry Came From North Korea Say Experts
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led investigation into the origins of the WannaCry ransomware attack that crippled NHS systems last month has concluded that it came from a hacking group in North Korea.
EU Roaming Charges Finally Finished
After a decade of campaigning by EU citizens and after 2 years of preparing the mobile networks for the change, The European Commission has announced that there will be no more EU roaming charges.
Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods Disrupts US Grocery Retail Market
Amazon’s $14 billion acquisition of struggling grocery chain Whole Foods Market Inc, announced last Friday, will now see Amazon take on bricks-and-mortar grocery giants such Wal-Mart.
Tech Tip : Get a Screenshot of Just PARTS of Your Screen
Although getting a screenshot of the screen is relatively easy by pressing a single key on the keyboard—PrtSc, using this 'primitive' option means capturing unintended parts of the screen, hence the need to do some basic image editing or cropping.
Luckily, with the introduction of the so-called “Snipping Tool” since Windows 7, users have now been given the power to highlight on certain part of the screen and take a screenshot from there.
SAP Driven Change At Greggs
The baking and retail high-street chain Greggs is reported to have undergone a £25m change programme for its 1,500 outlets, using a range of SAP software to simplify and better integrate its business processes, and make it more competitive in the lucrative ‘food-to-go’ market.
Death Penalty For Facebook Blasphemer
A 30-year-old man has been sentenced to death in Pakistan after being convicted of the crime of blasphemy over his Facebook and WhatsApp posts.