Category Archives: Computing

When every public screen is your personal screen

One screen, one user. But what happens when any screen can serve hundreds of users? In Steven Spielberg’s 2002 sci-fi movie, Minority Report, billboards could display customized ads that addressed each passerby by name (or at least by the name of the person who provided one’s eyeballs). Every public holographic billboard became private, targeted and […]

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Does moving your pen drag the canvas? Welcome to yet another bug in Win10 1709 patches

A Windows Ink engineer has confirmed that there’s a bug in the third Win10 1709 March Cumulative Update, KB 4089848, that breaks common pen movements in Photoshop, Lightroom and CS Paint. Looks as if the same problem bedevils this month’s 1709 Cumulative Update, KB 4093112, as well. Microsoft, it seems, decided to break pen behavior […]

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Issue 49 Of Android Advisor Out Today. Get It Now

In the latest issue If you want to surf the web privately and securely, even when you’re out and about connecting to public Wi-Fi, you need a virtual private network (VPN). Our buying guide to the best VPNs will keep your online activity safe from prying eyes. Also this issue, the first developer preview of […]

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EU-US data sharing under threat as Irish court refers Facebook case to Europe

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The right of Facebook and other companies to share the personal data of European citizens with the US faces fresh uncertainty as the Irish High Court seeks a determination over the legality of EU-US data sharing mechanisms from Europe’s highest court. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact […]

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Cyber attackers can breach targets in hours, report reveals

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The majority of cyber attackers (71%) can breach a targeted organisation within 10 hours, and 18% claim they could breach a target in the hospitality and food and beverage industries within an hour, according to the latest Nuix black report. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding […]

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Companies must take a share of cloud security responsibility

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Organisations are struggling to protect their data amid a growing number of security breaches, new research from Oracle and KPMG has warned. Only 14% of the organisations surveyed said they are able to effectively analyse and respond to the vast majority (75-100%) of their security event data. By submitting your personal information, you agree that […]

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Android versions: A living history from 1.0 to today

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What a long, strange trip it’s been. From its inaugural release to today, Android has transformed visually, conceptually and functionally — time and time again. Google’s mobile operating system may have started out scrappy, but holy moly, has it ever evolved. Here’s a fast-paced tour of Android version highlights from the platform’s birth to present. […]

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Cyber security a shared responsibility, says Amber Rudd

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Business owners, cyber security experts and individuals all have a role to play in reducing the cyber crime that is costing billions globally, according to UK home secretary Amber Rudd. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree […]

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Best drive cloning software

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If you’re in the process of upgrading to a new hard drive, be that an SSD or traditional hard disk, copying the data off your old one is best done using cloning software. That’s especially true if the existing drive contains your Windows installation, as it’s impossible to copy that across manually. Plus, all your […]

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Competition: Win a Lomo'Instant Automat Cabo Verde

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Every year, the iconic camera brand Lomography celebrates Film Photography Day, a one-off celebration of that most analogue of art forms. This year is no exception, and to mark the occasion Lomography has gifted us with one of their brilliant instant cameras to give to one lucky reader. Enter the competition below and you could […]

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