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Is your laptop losing you money?

Is your laptop losing you money?

Did you know that 64 per cent of small business owners feel “overwhelmed” when it comes to technology? It’s not surprising though when you consider that many small business owners and entrepreneurs come from the corporate world where there is always an infrastructure of computing resources provided

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Windows 10 – Almost Ready

With the release of Microsoft’s Windows 10, many users of Windows have been or are being offered the chance to upgrade. Windows 10 will be offered to all Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 non volume-license users free of charge… Once registered for the upgrade, Windows 10 will

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Microsoft U turn on Skype App

Microsoft has now publically announced that from July 7th, in a fairly short time frame, that it will be dropping the Skype for Modern Windows (aka Metro) App on Windows 8/8.1 platforms. Ever since these touch-enabled versions of Windows were released, Microsoft have been trying to convince

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Consensual Acts

Canadian legislators have been working on new anti-spam regulations, enforced by CRTC (http://www.crtc.gc.ca) that will also include restrictions on software that installs without consent. These new Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) are designed to prevent you visiting websites and having software installed without consent or for software updates

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Not So Cloudy

I read with interest an article proclaiming in its headline that “Startups Move away from the cloud”. In reality however the item should have had the less eye-catching, but more factually correct headline – “established businesses moving away from the PUBLIC cloud”. What is clear is that

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Rotten to the core

We are all used to getting hoax emails, also known as “phishing”, but their sophistication and relevance to newsworthy events continues to increase. With Apple and iTunes in the news over the last 48 hours, mainly down to leaked (or more correctly hacked and stolen) celebrity photographs

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Broken Heart

Over the last few days, one of the world’s worst computer security issues has come to light – a bug in the open-version of the technology that encrypts and verifies websites. Whether it is your online banking or webmail, the vulnerability has been shown to allow hackers

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