Thousands of New UK Jobs at Amazon
Online retailer Amazon has announced that is going to create 5,000 new full-time jobs in the UK this year.
The new jobs will boost Amazon’s total, permanent UK workforce to 24,000.
Terrorist? There’s An Algorithm For That
Facebook is reportedly planning to create Artificial Intelligence (AI) based algorithms that can spot posts that relate to terrorism and bullying, thereby making the platform safer for users, and making it less likely for those supporting and exporting violence and prejudice from using Facebook.
Search Engines to Bury Pirate Content
A new anti-piracy voluntary code of practice between search engines Google and Bing could see the filtering out of websites offering pirated films, music and illegally streamed sport.
Self-Flying Taxis Over Dubai From July
According to the head of Dubai's Roads and Transportation Agency, passengers could be able to use self-flying drone taxis from as early as July this year.
Tech Tip : Use The Performance Monitor To Troubleshoot
If you need to troubleshoot in Windows 10, using the performance monitor can help you get to the bottom of issues like a PC slowing or freezing.
Drivers Rewarded For Ignoring Their Phone
A new app called SafeDrive has been developed to reduce the number of phone distraction accidents on the roads by offering shopping discount points as a reward for ignoring your phone while driving.
1.5 Million Wordpress Pages Hacked. Is Yours?
An estimated 1.5 million WordPress pages were attacked and defaced in January via a vulnerability in the platform’s REST API.
Brexit Blamed For Microsoft £400 Price Rise
The effects of the UK’s vote to leave the EU and the resulting fall in the value of the pound appear to be the reasons why Microsoft has raised the price of its Surface PCs by as much as 15% in the UK.
Sex Education? Kids To Now Get Cyber Security Lessons
A 5 year pilot scheme is being introduced to English schools, which will focus on teaching children cyber security skills in a bid to fill a skills gap in this area across the UK.