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Featured Article – Huawei: A Ban in the Balance

By cloudss | Jul 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

North America has already banned US companies from working with Huawei so with that in mind and with a decision by the UK about Huawei’s involvement in the country’s 5G infrastructure due very soon, we take a closer look at the issues involved. 5G The UK has been awaiting the development of the 5th generation […]

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Twitter to Replace “Master”, “Slave” and “Blacklist”

By cloudss | Jul 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Twitter has announced that it will be replacing programming language terms such as “master”, “slave” and “blacklist” with more inclusive ones. Programming Language Those familiar with programming language and email terms will be familiar with terms such as “blacklist” and “whitelist” with black indicating bad, and “master” and “slave” where one device or process controls […]

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Police Crack Encrypted Network To Reach Crime Gangs

By cloudss | Jul 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

An international law enforcement operation has led to the cracking of the EncroChat Android phone network and the arrest of criminal gangs. The Network The France-based EncroChat network, which was discovered by the French National Gendarmerie in 2017, is an encrypted network for Android handsets with their GPS, camera and microphone functions disabled.  The handsets, which have reportedly […]

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Competing Against Huawei

By cloudss | Jul 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

President Trump’s administration is reported to have met with major US communications networking companies in a bid to address the need for improved competition with Huawei globally. Huawei Issues Many of the issues and incidents that have led to this point, where the Chinese communications company Huawei appears to be a focus for much criticism […]

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Tech Tip – Open A Link In A New Browser Tab With Just One Click

By cloudss | Jul 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

If you would like to know how to save time and easily open a link in an online document in its own new browser tab using one just click, here’s how: – If you are browsing an online document that has a link in it, click the ‘middle’ button of your mouse over the link. […]

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Featured Article – Why Big Brands Are Boycotting Social Media

By cloudss | Jul 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Large, mainly U.S.-based companies (many of which are household names) have said that they will be boycotting Facebook and Instagram in terms of paid advertising in July over concerns about the moderation of content and hate speech on the platforms. “Stop Hate For Profit” The stopping of paid promotions on the platforms in July is […]

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New Edge Browser To All Windows 10 Users

By cloudss | Jul 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The new, improved version of Microsoft’s Edge browser has been launched in an update to all Windows 10 users in a move that will give Google’s Chrome some competition. Available To Millions of Users In being made available via an update to Windows 10 versions 1803, 1809,1903 and 1909, the new version of Edge (Edge […]

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New “Watch Party” Feature For Amazon Prime

By cloudss | Jul 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Amazon Prime subscribers can be part of 100-viewer “Watch Party” groups and enjoy access to thousands of movies and films as well as chat between group members. Watch Party The Watch Party feature, which is similar to that of Netflix, allows an Amazon Prime member to simultaneously stream and share their favourite movie or TV […]

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New Windows File Recovery Tool Resurrects Deleted Files

By cloudss | Jul 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Microsoft’s own Windows File Recovery tool allows users to use a command-line app to bring back a variety of file-types that may have been mistakenly deleted, formatted, or have become corrupt. File Recovery Microsoft’s File Recovery app, which is free from the Microsoft store and requires Windows 10 build 19041 or later, is able to […]

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Tech Tip – How To Keep Your Wi-Fi Connection Secure

By cloudss | Jul 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

A good, secure Wi-Fi connection is often the backbone of many peoples’ day-to-day online business and is a key component of data security, so, here are a few tips for making sure that your wireless connection is secure: – Make sure that your router’s firmware is up to date and that you have replaced the […]

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