One Third of Jobs At Risk From Automation
A new report by PwC claims that over 30% of UK jobs could be lost to automation by the year 2030.
New Government Cyber Security Unit Encourages Business Co-Operation
After the opening of new National Cyber Security Centre in London in February (to act as part of GCHQ in Cheltenham), businesses are being encouraged to report serious data breaches to the NCSC in confidence.
Criminal Charge For Sending Flashing Tweet To Epileptic
A man has been arrested after he alleged tweeted a flashing animated strobe-style picture, which triggered an epileptic seizure in the recipient.
US police found (after searching sender 29-year-old John Rayne Rivello’s computer) that he had been researching the triggers of epileptic seizures online.
Scammers Exploit Rise In Bitcoin Value
Scammers have been quick to exploit a rise in the value of web-based, crypto-currency Bitcoin by launching bogus online schemes with the lure of false money-making offers.
Car Costs Could Skyrocket
If car manufacturers are given sole access your modern car’s digital data records (and not third party repair businesses), this could mean that manufacturers will recommend their own repair centres and spare parts, which would very likely mean higher bills and less choice for you.
UK Launch For Twitter-Backed Small Business Card Payment Service
A new card and contactless payment service called ‘Square’, created by the boss of Twitter and aimed at small businesses, has launched in the UK this week.
Robots Helping The Elderly
In an age when people are living longer, healthcare systems and resources are being strained, with elderly people facing challenges like loneliness, more research is being carried out into how robots could bridge the care gap.
Tech Tip : Share Your Windows Internet Connection By Making A Wireless Hotspot
If you’re looking for an easy and fast way to share your internet connection with your other devices, with Windows 10 you can do so by turning your computer into a wireless hotspot without extra software or advanced commands. Here’s how:
£8M Funding For ‘Sell In 90 Days’ London Estate Agent
The innovative London-based start-up Nested, which guarantees to sell your house within 90 days, has raised a further £8 million in funding from investors.
Launched in January last year, the company has now raised a total of £11 million thanks to backing by venture capitalist groups and individuals.