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Research Says Memes Can Tell Between Humans and Bots

By cloudss | Nov 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Researchers from the University of Delaware have concluded that when it comes to authentication for logins, Memes may be one of the strongest techniques to distinguish between a human and a bot. The Bot Challenge One of the great challenges to websites when it comes to authentication for logins is that software bots can fool […]

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Tech Tip – Save a Web Page as a PDF

By cloudss | Nov 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

Sometimes, when researching online, it’s helpful to be able to collect information in a form that can easily be printed out, so here’s how to save a web page as a PDF from three popular browsers: Google Chrome: – Top right (three-dot icon), choose ‘Print’ (or use Ctrl + P) – In ‘Destination’ choose ‘Change’ – In […]

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Scale of Police Computer Misuse Uncovered

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

A Freedom of Information (FoI) request made by think tank Parliament Street has revealed that 237 serving officers and members of staff have been disciplined for computer misuse in the last two financial years. Sackings and Resignations The FOI request, which was responded to by 23 forces also revealed that 6 employees resigned and 11 […]

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$20 Million Fight Highlights Value of Social Influence and PR

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

The popularity and influence of two YouTube celebrities making their boxing event an all-time global Top 20 pay-per-view phenomenon and splitting a $20 million prize is a reminder of the magnifying value of online PR. What Happened? Two of the world’s leading YouTube celebrities and ‘Generation Z’ heroes Logan Paul and Olajide “KSI” Olatunji followed […]

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Google Announces New ‘Teachable Machine 2.0’ No-Code Machine Learning Model Generator

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Two years on from its first incarnation, Google has announced the introduction of its ‘Teachable Machine 2.0’, a no-code custom machine learning model generating platform that can be used by anyone and requires no coding experience. First Version Back in 2017, Google introduced its first version of Teachable Machine which enabled anyone to teach their computer […]

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‘Moore’s Law’ and Business Innovation Challenged By Slow-Down In Rate of Processing Power Growth

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Many tech commentators have noted a stagnation or slow-down period in computing related to ‘Moore’s Law’ being challenged, but has the shrinking of transistors within computer chips really hit a wall and what could drive innovation further? What Is Moore’s Law? Moore’s Law, named after Intel co-founder Gordon Moore, is based on his observation from […]

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Microsoft Edge Gets Business Upgrade

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

Billed as “the browser and search engine for business”, Microsoft’s new Chromium-powered version of Edge (and now more serious competitor to Google’s Chrome) is set to be released in January with new business-focused capabilities. Chromium Source Back in December 2018, Microsoft announced that it was adopting the Chromium open source project, which is the web […]

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Tech Tip – Snip & Sketch

By cloudss | Nov 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you need to be able to quickly grab areas of your screen, annotate them and share them, Windows 10 has an easy to use Snip & Sketch app. To use Snip & Sketch: – Hold down the Windows key + Shift + S to bring up a snipping toolbar. – Snip the required area […]

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Microsoft Announces New, Integrated ‘Office’ Suite App For Mobile Devices

By cloudss | Nov 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Microsoft has announced that it is working towards the launch of its ‘Office’ mobile app (currently only available in public preview) which integrates Word, Excel, and PowerPoint mobile apps into a single app. The ‘Office’ Vision Microsoft says that the mobile app, called simply ‘Office’, represents their vision for what a productivity solution would look […]

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Office 365 Voicemail Phishing Scam Warning

By cloudss | Nov 7, 2019 | 0 Comments

Security company McAfee has reported observing a phishing scam which uses a fake voicemail message to lure victims into entering their Office 365 email credentials into a phishing page. How The Attack Works According to McAfee’s blog, the first step in the phishing scam is the victim being sent an email informing them that they […]

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