Microsoft To Launch App-Testing Sandbox ‘InPrivate Desktop’ Feature
It has been reported that Microsoft is to launch InPrivate Desktop for a future version of Windows 10, a kind of throwaway sandbox that gives Admins a secure way to operate one-time tests of any untrusted apps / software.
Social Mapper Can Trace Your Face ...
Trustwave's SpiderLabs has created a new penetration testing tool that uses facial recognition to trace your face through all your social media profiles, link your name to it, and identify which organisation you work for.
Amazon Pays Less Tax In UK While Profits Rise
The latest figures show that even though Amazon’s profits trebled last year, their UK tax bill has significantly reduced.
Google Location Tracking, Even When Switched Off?
An Associated Press report has accused Google of recording the locations of its users via their mobile devices, even when they have requested not to be tracked by turning their “Location History” off.
Google’s G Suite Will Warn Of State-Sponsored Attacks
Google has announced that it will be adding a feature to G Suite that will let businesses / organisations know if their users are being targeted by a government-backed cyber attack.
Forced Unbundling of Google Apps From Android
The European Commission anti-competition ruling against Google that will force it to change its OS by unbundling the Google Play store and native apps could help other phone makers, but could also make the new 'P' version of Android’s OS less interesting.
Half of Us Will Activate Our New GDPR Rights Within A Year
The results of a new survey by analytics, business intelligence and data management firm SAS indicate that more than half of UK consumers look likely to exercise their new GDPR rights within the first year of GDPR’s introduction.
Apple Wins Trillion Dollar Company Race
The latest figures from Apple appear to show that it has beaten tech giants like Amazon in the race to become the world’s first trillion dollar company.
Tech Tip - Set Preferred Folder View
If you’ve got a mix of display settings that suits your preferences and needs e.g. a certain thumbnail size, in Windows you can easily set this as the default for all folders of the same type. Here’s how: