Category Archives: Computing

Monetising the IoT is a bigger concern than securing it

Post Image

A quarter of respondents were excited about the opportunities of new services, but just as many are focused on the potential of big data insights Despite security being the most-publicised IoT news, it is return on investment that serves as the biggest challenge for professionals in the sector. More than half of the IoT professionals […]

Read More..

Why 'experiental' marketing will be a massive IT challenge

In the 1989 comedy Back the Future, Part 2, Marty McFly travels into the high-tech, space-age future of 2015 where he encounters, among other dazzling wonders, a shark hologram advertising Jaws 10. That kind of advertising is called experiential marketing, where consumers are deeply immersed in a brand in a way that’s novel, emotional and […]

Read More..

If you're going to lose a laptop, better it be a Chromebook

I lost my laptop computer yesterday. I was on a long bus ride that became even longer due to traffic. I was a bit off to begin with, having gotten up earlier than usual for the trip. By the time I got off the bus, my brain was mush. I was sitting by the window. […]

Read More..

16 essential iOS typing tips for iPad and iPhone

How much time do you spend typing on your iPad or iPhone? I imagine you spend quite a lot of your time doing just that—so here are 16 tips I’ve picked up along the way that show you how to type in iOS. Quick currency When you want to type another currency symbol, just press […]

Read More..

CaixaBank deploys tablet PCs across retail banking to improve account management

Post Image

Spain’s CaixaBank is about to complete a €75m rollout of 33,000 tablet PC devices to all customer service personnel, including cashiers across all its branches. 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 that your personal information may […]

Read More..

Scottish community broadband network gets funding to expand

Post Image

The Locheilnet Community Interest Company, Scotland’s largest community-run broadband network, has been awarded a grant of £42,000 by Highlands and Islands Enterprise’s (HIE’s) Community Broadband Scotland (CBS) initiative to upgrade its core network, improving capacity and covering new customers. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding […]

Read More..

What's behind Google Hire?

Post Image

US small and medium-sized companies running Google’s G Suite will now be able to use machine learning technology to support their recruitment efforts. 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 that your personal information may be transferred […]

Read More..

IDG Contributor Network: Fix poor VoIP call quality with a dedicated circuit

Post Image

This is a bummer but I’m going to say it. Getting a huge fiber Internet connection may not do anything to help your company’s VoIP call quality. Assuming everything is squared away on your LAN, the most common causes of poor call quality are latency, packet loss and jitter; None of which can be controlled […]

Read More..

Government confirms tech experts advising on digital economy

Karen Bradley, secretary of state for culture, media and sport – chair
 Matt Hancock, minister of state for digital
 Greg Hands, minister of state for trade and investment and minister for London Lord Prior, Parliamentary under-secretary of state at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
 Matthew Gould, director general for digital and media, […]

Read More..

HPE's Gen 10s are supposedly the most secure industry standard servers – ever

Post Image

Compliance with regulations like the GDPR was highlighted as a selling point – although quite how a server achieves that, we have not learned. Cyber threats across the world are growing more dangerous every year. Hacking groups continue to evolve, sharing information to penetrate robust defences. As time goes on, the IT industry has realised […]

Read More..