Daily Archives: September 12, 2018

Education sector concerned with printer security

New research from Lexmark International has revealed that schools and universities are leaving themselves open to attack by failing to secure their printers and other devices. The firm partnered with iGov to compile its 2018 Print & IT Applications in Education report which highlights the need for improved security solutions …

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Microsoft really, really doesn’t want Firefox on your computer

Microsoft made a big fanfare around the launch of its Edge browser last year: a reboot of the long-running Internet Explorer default web browser built into Windows. But the software giant is testing out new initiatives to ensure users stick with the default Edge browser, including ‘warning’ prompts when you …

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Vodafone to double its European NB-IoT network

Vodafone is doubling the number of European cell sites that support the Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) standard in a bid to extend its lead in the Internet of Things (IoT) The operator has been NB-IoT’s strongest supporter, arguing that unless a common Low Power Wide Area (LPWA) standard was adopted by …

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Why BlackBerry wants to secure the IoT

BlackBerry CEO John Chen has laid out the company’s pitch to be the security backbone of the ever-growing Internet of Things (IoT). Speaking at the BlackBerry Security Summit in London today, Chen revealed a new platform which the company believes can be the key to ensuring a secure IoT. BlackBerry …

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Ofcom names former BT convergence chief as new CTO

BT and EE alumnus Mansoor Hanif is Ofcom’s new Chief Technology Officer (CTO), replacing the long-serving Steve Unger who left the regulator in June. Hanif’s new remit will be to ensure Ofcom’s work is informed by the latest developments in network technology, a position for which he is well-qualified for. …

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The best Xbox One prices and deals in September 2018

Fresh Xbox One, prices deals and bundles are rolling into town this week with some brand new game bundles for us to show you. Better still, Microsoft is really pushing discount on the 1TB consoles, which are much more accommodating for your library of games and their large install sizes …

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Apple watchOS 5 release date, news and features

Update: Today is the iPhone XS and Apple Watch 4 launch event where we expect to hear about when watchOS 5 will be launching. You’ll be able to tune in live using the links here. We’ve had over half a year to get to grips with watchOS 4 and now …

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Best Linux apps of 2018

While everyone knows that most Linux distributions (distros) are free to download, not everybody is aware that you also have access to thousands of cost-free applications through your operating system’s package manager.  Many of the more user-friendly distros will come with a selection of software preinstalled to help you get …

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