Amazon Grocery-Collect Shopping Launched
Amazon is reported to have extended its business reach into fresh grocery provision and is operating a trial of the ‘Amazon Fresh Pickup’ service from two ‘bricks-and-mortar’ locations in its home city of Seattle.
Most Microsoft Engineers Now Use ‘Git’ To Help Develop Windows
Microsoft has announced that it has now moved 90% of its engineers over to using the open source ‘Git Version Control System’ (VCS) for developing the Windows Operating system.
Dump Your Provider By Text
If Ofcom’s new automated 'text to switch' plan comes to fruition, mobile phone customers will be able to ditch their current provider just by sending them a text.
Tech Tip : Write Digital 'Sticky Note' Reminders For Your Desktop
Instead of using Notepad or WordPad to make a note for yourself and risk missing it because the file is saved 'out of sight’, Windows 10 allows you to attach a ‘sticky note’ to your desktop for an instant, obvious reminder. You can achieve this using Windows 10’s built-in program, ‘Sticky Note’.
Here’s how it works:
No ... For Net Neutrality
The current Net Neutrality regulations, set in 2015 and designed to force ISPs to treat all data traffic as equal, have been overturned by two-to-one in a vote by the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC).
Bank's Voice Recognition Fooled By Twin
Last week, BBC Click reporter Dan Simmons reported that he had been able to fool HSBC’s biometric voice recognition system by passing his brother’s voice off as his own.
Who Really Benefits From Accelerated Mobile Pages?
Back in October 2015, Google announced that it was introducing a new open source initiative called Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) in order to dramatically improve the performance of the mobile web. In May 2017, AMPs are still attracting criticism and the accusation that Google may be the only real beneficiary.
New 160 Terabytes Memory Machine
Hewlett Packard has reportedly unveiled a prototype computer with a massive 160TB of memory, enough to analyse the equivalent of 160 million books at the same time.
Report Blames Brexit Uncertainty For UK Tech Employment Challenges
A recent report by 'Hired' has shown that the uncertainty surrounding Brexit has made UK employers less likely to seek migrant tech employees, and has made less overseas tech workers seek jobs in the UK.