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Those Who Understand Stats Less Prone To COVID

By cloudss | Jan 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

New Research from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM), suggests that people who understand statistics and data are more likely to take COVID-19 prevention advice seriously. The Results The research results, published in the paper ‘The Role of Statistical Literacy in Risk Perceptions and Behaviour During the COVID-19 Pandemic’ suggest that people are […]

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Bitcoin Skyrockets

By cloudss | Jan 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

The value of the Bitcoin cryptocurrency has risen sharply, reaching a value of £22,000 for the first time ever. Bitcoin Bitcoin is a digital web-based currency that operates without the need for central banks and uses highly secure encryption to regulate the currency units and to verify transfers of funds. Bitcoin, which was first produced […]

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Featured Article – AI in 2021 For Small Businesses

By cloudss | Jan 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

In this article, we look at some of the ways that SMEs can access and use AI to improve efficiency and add value. SMEs Optimistic About AI Contrary to a popular belief that AI may still be a little ‘pie in the sky’ for many SMEs, an Adecco study (2017) showed that small businesses are […]

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Tesla Delivered (Almost) 500,000 Vehicles in 2020

By cloudss | Jan 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

Tesla reached its target of producing 500,000+ vehicles in 2020, although it very narrowly missed its target of delivering that number of vehicles. Target Electronic vehicle company Tesla’s own target set five years ago under CEO Elon Musk, of producing half a million vehicles in a year was reached in 2020 when deliveries in the […]

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Tech Tip – How To Unsend’ An Email With Gmail

By cloudss | Jan 6, 2021 | 0 Comments

If you use Gmail and if you would like to avoid sending an email to the incorrect recipients, without the promised attachments, with the wrong subject line, or worse, here’s how: – Gmail settings offer the option of pausing an email delivery up to 30 seconds, thereby buying you valuable time to stop it from […]

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Featured Article: 2020’s Big Tech Story Round-Up

By cloudss | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

As 2020 draws to a close, here is look back of some of the biggest tech stories and issues in the year that was dominated by the effects of a global pandemic. Disastrous The shocking death toll and infection rates, the lockdowns, hardship, and job losses for large numbers of the population, huge pressure on […]

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Microsoft’s New Password Manager Works Across Multiple Devices and Browsers

By cloudss | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced that its new Authenticator App will also work as a password manager which will allow passwords to be synced across desktop and mobile devices (iOS and Android) as well as Edge and Google Chrome browsers. Free Authenticator The free Microsoft Authenticator app is currently only available as a public preview version in […]

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Voice and Video Calls For WhatsApp Next Year

By cloudss | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

It has been reported that Facebook’s WhatsApp will be introducing voice and video calling to its WhatsApp Web desktop version next year. Pandemic Boosted Demand WhatsApp, which has around 2 billion users globally, is currently used mainly for personal calls in addition to text chat, sending videos and photos. The need for businesses to enable […]

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Personal Data Security Given Low Priority By Christmas Online Shoppers

By cloudss | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

A survey commissioned by PCI Pal® shows that Christmas online shoppers appear to be more concerned about prices and the speed and cost of deliveries than the security of their personal data. Priority Ranking The survey asked 2,002 online shopper adults aged 18-65 in the UK to rank purchase factors such as the price of goods, […]

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Tech Tip – Stop Videos From Automatically Playing

By cloudss | Dec 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

In Windows 10, using Microsoft Edge, here’s how you can block annoying autoplay ads and videos on a web page: – Click on the 3 dots (top right) and select ‘Settings’. – Select ‘Cookies and site permissions’ (middle of the left-hand menu). – Scroll down to ‘Media Autoplay’ and set to ‘Limit’. – Refresh the […]

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