Monthly Archives: March 2019

Huawei security slammed by UK government report

Huawei has been strongly criticised by a UK government-backed report into the security protections of its products. The report by the National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) said that it could only provide “only limited assurance that the long-term security risks can be managed in the Huawei equipment currently deployed in the …

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Microsoft is making Outlook.com more intelligent

If you use Microsoft’s online email service Outlook.com, then you’ll be pleased to know that the company will be adding new ‘intelligent’ features to its email and calendar tools to make them more powerful, and to hopefully save you some time as well. In a blog post announcing the new …

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Samsung patent shows off yet another foldable phone design

The Samsung Galaxy Fold isn’t even in stores yet, but already a number of patents have shown off other foldable phone designs from the company and now yet another has emerged. This one was spotted by LetsGoDigital and shows a device with a long tablet-sized screen when fully unfolded, but …

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NASA’s mini helicopter is ready to take to the Martian skies

Earlier this week, NASA revealed its design for a miniature helicopter that it plans to send on a mission to Mars. At the time, the space agency said that it had conducted simulations to see whether the little chopper would be able to handle the Red Planet’s icy temperatures and …

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Data centre energy optimisation with DCIM and AI

It’s imperative that organisations position one of their key focuses on energy consumption to help them reduce their carbon footprint and lower overall operating costs.  Too many businesses aren’t optimising their energy usage, resulting in poor efficiency, inadequate cooling and poor power management. These can all have such detrimental effects …

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Netflix’s next interactive series lets you kill Bear Grylls

Could you survive in the wilderness? Netflix is letting its viewers put their survival skills to the test in its next crack at interactive television, this time featuring the celebrity survivalist Bear Grylls. The show, named You Vs. Wild, looks like a spin-off of Grylls’ Man Vs. Wild – which …

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Windows 10 October 2018 Update is now (finally) rolling out for real

Microsoft has finally decided that it can fully push ahead with deploying the troubled October 2018 Update, having officially labelled the upgrade as ready for broad deployment to Windows 10 users. The company has just announced: “Based on the data and the feedback we’ve received from consumers, OEMs, ISVs, partners, …

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Frankenstein vs Wolverine: why a cobbled-together approach can’t win

Talking about databases is rarely sexy, but for a business it’s a critical choice that impacts how the organisation runs and how it serves its customers. Yet we’re seeing far too many organisations still hampered by a ‘Frankenstein’ approach to their database: a cobbled-together system built on software from a …

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Amazon Echo Link could launch in India at Rs 15,000

Amazon is going to bring Echo Link to India sometime during April and it may be priced at Rs 15,000. According to a report by MySmartPrice, Amazon is gearing up to launch the Echo Link in India as early as the first week of April.  The Echo Link offers hi-fi …

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