Organisations Are Shifting Their Cybersecurity Strategies From Reactive To Agile

End users are now the most vulnerable point of entry into an organisation forcing them to shift away from fear-based to opportunity-based cybersecurity The future of cybersecurity is an enabler of innovation, and organisations need to shift away from fear-based to opportunity-based cybersecurity. That’s the word from Matthew Gyde, Dimension Data’s Group Executive – Security, who says organisations are no longer simply reacting to cyber threats, but instead creating agile, adaptive IT infrastructures - and even entire enterprises so that cyber breaches are addressed before they happen. “...

Virtual Reality Viewings? Is This Really The Future Of Selling Our Homes?

Technology has transformed the way we search for a new home. Instead of waiting until a weekly newspaper pullout or peering through an estate agent window, we can now pinpoint scores of potential properties with just a couple of clicks of the button. This has drastically sped up the process of house hunting and helped to ensure that the buyer in the digital age is more informed than ever before. But, as well all know, technology doesn’t stand still. So, that begs the question ‘what next?’. Virtual Reality has arrived Virtual Reality is no longer the preserve of sci-fi films, it’s here...

Xiaomi Just Made a Mi Pad That’s a Transformer and It’s Awesome

In collaboration with Hasbro, a US-based toy and board game company, Xiaomi made this idea come to life.

UK Messaging App Tengi Goes Global

Tengi is a new messaging app that uses ads but apparently lets users win back a part of the revenue. Since its launch in February 2016, Tengi has amassed more than 25,000 users and given away more than £170,000 in cash. This is their press release. Tengi, the British-based chat app that gives back, is launching globally this Friday, only two months after its successful roll-out in the UK. Now users can chat to friends anywhere in the world using Tengi. Users in the US and India will automatically earn tickets for entry into Tengi’s global weekly prize draw, which features a top prize of £10,...

Redgate releases community editions of its MySQL tools

In a move reflecting the increasing acceptance and adoption of open source software and the principles behind it, Redgate Software has released community editions of its MySQL database tools. Alongside the paid-for enterprise editions, MySQL Compare and MySQL Data Compare are now available free for non-commercial use. Redgate first came to prominence when it launched SQL Compare, which has since become the industry standard for comparing and deploying SQL Server database schemas and data. The company now has a complete suite of database tools and has further developed many of them for use in...

Frugaa.com the place to go for Deals and Discounts - sponsored

Frugaa is a coupon search engine that provides the latest coupons & discounts for 4000+ retailers from almost all shopping categories like technology, home & decor, fashion, beauty, travel, lifestyle, food & beverages etc. The history of coupons goes back to 1887 when an Atlanta businessman, Asa Candler, had the groundbreaking idea to create the first coupon. Mr Candler, a founder and co-owner of The Coca-Cola Company, to attract customers, distributed hand-written tickets offering customers a free glass of Coca-Cola and we all know what the result was. Since 1887 coupons have...

How Mobile Technology Is Increasing Your Productivity

How Mobile Technology Is Increasing Your Productivity Mobile devices change the way everyone goes about their own business and new technologies give us the option to create new ways of doing things and managing our lives. If utilized properly, they can make us more efficient, creative, and valuable members of society because they can actually make us a lot more productive. Multi-tasking The option to multi-task with our mobile phones is being continuously pushed by developers as more and more advancements are being made. In terms of productivity for example, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge...

Intel Gets Serious About The Cloud

This week was a pretty big week for Intel, they pulled out all the stops to release a new solution for Cloud workloads. When a market changes often it takes some time for the component makers to figure out what makes the new market very different from the old. The Cloud has emerged as a very different beast with very different performance requirements than your typical high performance server environment. It requires far more system agility to handle concurrent and vary diverse processing loads, it requires high security because of the nature of the work and the national and international...

A weekend on the Moon

Since professor Johann-Dietrich Woerner has been in his new job as Director General of the European Space Agency (Esa) a Moonbase is getting closer to reality. When he first started the job he told the BBC “We should look to the future beyond the International Space Station,..We should look for a smaller spacecraft in low-Earth orbit for microgravity research and I propose a Moon village on the far side of the Moon. This Moon village should mean partners from all over the world contributing to this community with robotic and astronaut missions and support communication satellites.” Less than...

Machine learning, AI and digital intelligence’s effect on business

How far is too far when it comes to machine learning? We live in the digital age where companies like Google collect information which feeds and informs their algorithms, potentially advancing their technology into the realm of the uncomfortable. When it comes to digital AI and algorithmic predictions, when do we say enough is enough? Algorithms are digital codes that sort, predict and filter information in a fashion that is similar to the way the human brain works. They are in effect all over the internet, from Google’s search predictions to Netflix’s recommendation section. Algorithms help...

QICENT 4 Ports Smart USB Charger review with giveaway

At first we were surprised, in the office, to receive a USB charger to review. But then we noticed that USB chargers have become as important as the gadgets that they are used to charge. Nowadays nearly every adult owns a smartphone and a tablet, most people have some sort of accessory like a powerpack, Bluetooth speakers or headphones, a smartwatch or a fitness tracker; if you consider a four person household then that adds up to a lot of chargers and a lot of occupied sockets. Seeing the situation at home and in the office, the benefits of a multiport charger became quite obvious. Features...

NVIDIA’s Emerging Company Summit: Where Little Firms Get Boosted Into World Changers

Every year NVIDIA puts on one of the most interesting and forward looking events in Silicon Valley called the Emerging Companies Summit . Small fledgling companies both compete to be on stage and then compete on that stage for a large prize and recognition for having the product, service, or tool that has the most potential to be the next big thing. And, ironically, there isn’t one winner take all of the firms get visibility with mentors, investors, and potential customers that will be invaluable as they take their products to market and, unlike TV reality shows where the turkeys are often...

Nexus Space(16) specs leaked

Google leaked the Nexus 16 specs a few days too soon

Batman vs Superman reviews are in and they are not all good - no spoilers

Batman vs Superman has been in the news for nearly three years and in a few days it will finally be showing in theatres. There has been a lot of hype around this movie in the past year, and to tell the truth, after watching the first trailer I was kind of excited and couldn’t wait for the movie to come out. Now, months later, I want to see the Dawn of Justice because I love watching movies per se, but the magic has gone and taking a look at the reviews it seems my fears have been realized. “While “Batman v Superman’s” Dark Knight may be more of a pure punisher than some fans would prefer,...

Is there an entrepreneur hiding in you?

The world around us is changing rapidly, what seemed impossible yesterday is taken for granted tomorrow. Change can bring misfortune but it also gives entrepreneurs new opportunities. Technology is advancing at such a pace that it is hard to distinguish between science fiction and fact, world politics has reached a stage that you don’t know if you should laugh or cry. And consequently the economy is adapting to these changes. Old, established brands practically disappear over night and new “economies” pop up out of thin air. The traditional path of job in big company-career-retirement doesn’t...

5 Roadtrip Locations For Motorbikes

A motorbike roadtrip is every bit as awesome as you’d imagine. Free on the open road, you’ll twist and turn through breathtaking scenery, park up wherever you fancy and explore corners of the world you could only have dreamt of, if it weren’t for your trusty two wheels. Once you’ve hired a bike, fixed up your own or bought a classic from a used motorcycle dealer in London , give some thought to where you want to go. Here are six incredible locations to get you started… 1. Route 66, USA America’s ‘Mother Road’ is an unforgettable 2.5 thousand mile experience. Veteran bikers recommend riding...

Everything You Need To Know About Apple CarPlay

You’ve probably spent quite a lot of money on your car. First, there was the upfront cost of buying a vehicle. Then there was the expense of insuring it, taxing it, and paying for ongoing servicing, repairs, maintenance and MOTs. After all that, of course, is the most regular cost of all – fuel. But how often do you treat yourself to something that’s car-related and useful? A set of Ford Kuga roof bars , a Mitsubishi luggage carrier or a Mazda 2 rear view camera seem like the kind of accessories that will make driving more enjoyable, but what if you really wanted to invest in something...

5 Ways Technology Has Changed Product Design

Product design is constantly evolving . For example, an item as straightforward as a lead pencil has enabled the discovery of graphene, thanks to technology. There are countless other examples of how technology has transformed products and led to further innovative creations but let’s begin by taking a look at these 5 ways technology has inspired and influenced product design. 1. Wheels When our ancestors first invented the wheel to ease their transportation problems they’d have never imagined how this essential item could evolve in future centuries. From the cumbersome circular wooden wheels...