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Technology

  • Advanced operational intelligence

    Microsoft Corp. and Rolls-Royce, a leading manufacturer of aero engines for the airline and business aviation market, announced they are collaborating to bring new capabilities to Rolls-Royce customers. Rolls-Royce will integrate Microsoft...

  • Zooming in

    Zooming in

    Macro photography is a very popular and striking form of art that requires a lot of effort but can be very rewarding. A good macro picture has the capability of giving us a unique insight into life in miniature, and brings out details which are...

  • Click or treat?

    Click or treat?

    We might think of online shopping as a recent development. However, e-commerce was first introduced in the 1960s through an electronic data interchange on value-added networks. The medium grew with the increased availability of internet access and...

  • Achieving growth

    Achieving growth

    Altaro Software has managed to scale up rapidly. That’s a result of having a great team, David Vella, CEO of Altaro Software, tells Rene Magri. You have a background in managing software security products very successfully. Why did you feel it was...

  • This is the end

    This is the end

    Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End brings protagonist Nathan Drake’s adventuring life to a close. And it’s a largely satisfying ending, with a game that offers confident and flowing moves, fantastic sequences and improved gameplay. Whereas in the previous...

  • Flying high

    Flying high

    The Zeppelin Air speaker dock by Bower & Wilkins has one ingredient which every product designer aims for – it is, simply, unmissable. Walk into a room and it’s there, seeking, and getting, your full attention. And that is because its design –...

  • Reducing your exposure to risk

    Reducing your exposure to risk

    Data is the new currency of the digital world and for businesses to thrive today, it is imperative they start handling the information they process daily more effectively. This requires having the right infrastructure in place and the expertise to...

  • Google's Android is blocking innovation, says EU

    Google's Android is blocking innovation, says EU

    Google's practice of pre-installing its Chrome browser and search tool on Android devices is a breach of EU antitrust rules, the European Commission has said.  The Commission has filed formal proceedings against the search giant, based on the...

  • A plugin to track your digital carbon footprint

    How many kilograms of carbon dioxide do you generate by browsing the web? It’s the sort of question that’s becoming increasingly important as we move towards a zero carbon economy. But how do you measure it?A new Google Chrome plugin developed by...

  • It’s all very British

    As the June 23 Brexit referendum looms over the future of Britain in the EU, the ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ camps keep trading blows – metaphorical, of course – in a bid to convince Britons to stay or leave the EU. A German woman has launched her own...

  • Clearing the air

    Clearing the air

    We live in a world where even the most mundane objects around us can generate data and communicate it to other objects over the internet. From kitchen appliances and car radios to wearable tech, every smart device you own is continuously pumping...

  • Technological anxiety

    Technological anxiety

    Greater and faster technological innovation fosters concerns about loss of employment and social exclusion. But how realistic are these concerns Marc Kosciejew asks. As technologies change, old and new anxieties rise. When technological changes...

  • Choosing the right IT solution partner

    Choosing the right IT solution partner

    Businesses, regardless of their size, require IT support in some capacity. Rather than be a constant cause of concern to business owners, the IT component of any business should ensure that operational capacities are maximised. This is why...

  • Nice shot

    Nice shot

    The new DxO One camera seeks to enable an iPhone or iPad to take good quality digital images. The DxO One camera is a 20MP camera that plugs neatly into the lighting connector. With a compact size, low weight and decent hardware, it can take some...

  • If you’re staying home

    If you’re staying home

    The Samsung SmartThings suite brings cutting-edge automation to any home for very little money. It heralds the beginning of affordable internet of things and does a very good job of introducing you to just how smart any home can be. The suite is...

  • One for the retro fans

    One for the retro fans

    If you’re feeling a little sense of déjà vu when looking at the iPhone SE, you’re not alone. Essentially, it’s a blast from the past with new internals and a smaller form factor. But is it enough to warrant the premium price? If any other...

  • It’s a hit, man

    It’s a hit, man

    The latest instalment in the Hitman series of games is a little different and mostly in a good way. While Agent 47 may be at the height of his powers and the game at the height of its quality, the episodic nature of Hitman 2016 is not winning many...

  • Locking the unlocking

    Locking the unlocking

    The company that helped the FBI unlock a San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone to get data has sole legal ownership of the method, making it highly unlikely the technique will be disclosed by the government to Apple or any other entity, Obama...

  • EU approves new data protection rules to strenghten online privacy

    EU approves new data protection rules to strenghten online privacy

    The EU has approved new data protection rules to boost online privacy, streamline legislation between the 28 member states and boost police and security cooperation. The rules will for the first time create a strong data protection law for...

  • Ten years of Twitter

    Ten years of Twitter

    Twitter marks its tenth anniversary, with the social media site having hosted some of the biggest social movements of the last 10 years, yet uncertainty still hangs over its future. The site is struggling to attract new users, has seen share...

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