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T-Mobile joins AT&T in fight against scam calls

In the digital age, security threats can come in more forms than one might imagine. Most people barely protect themselves against such threats. The subsection of people who do actively try to improve their cyber security is extremely small. However, security threats are not always technologically advanced. In fact, simple scams represent the most common […]

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For Me app

New Childline app is the first to counsel young people via their smartphone

The NSPCC’s Childline has launched an app that is the first to provide counselling to young people in need of help directly through their smartphone in the UK and Channel Islands. ‘For Me’ was invented by four teenagers who wanted to make technology benefit the community and realised there was an urgent need for young people to […]

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Google's ad platform

Google responds to ad controversy by offering more control

Several high-profile companies, as well as the UK government, recently pulled their business from Google’s advertising network. The move was in response to their ads appearing alongside extremist content, including videos of anti-Semitism, white nationalism, and others that promote terrorism. Top advertising agencies, such as Havas, have also suspended their relationships with Google following those […]

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams opens up to Office 365 subscribers

The niche of team productivity apps is exceptionally interesting. Enterprises often had to rely on workaround measures for team chats in the past, particularly before the rise of services such as Microsoft’s own Yammer. After the release of Slack, everything changed very quickly. Slack simply exploded in the market and was adopted by thousands of […]

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Vault 7

Vault 7 – New CIA leak demonstrates need for first-party security

As I have mentioned several times in the past, security is of the utmost priority in the digital age. Protecting ourselves against cyber-attacks is vital. However, these attacks are not always obvious. In fact, sometimes they come from places you’d least expect. On Tuesday, WikiLeaks released a huge bundle of documents which allegedly detail hacking […]

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MWC 2017 Roundup

MWC 2017 Roundup

The Mobile World Congress of 2017 has come to an end. All the players of the mobile industry, big and small, participated in the event with a range of announcements. As our MWC 2017 roundup should tell you, this year’s event had something for everyone. Without further ado, here are some of the biggest announcements […]

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LTE-U

LTE-U may offer an alternative to 5G

The hunt for faster and more stable networks never ends. However, the transition to new technologies is often quite rocky and full of controversy. For instance, many thought that moving to 4G was not essential yet I cannot imagine any frequent user of mobile data nowadays going back to 3G speeds. Now, the US is […]

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Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg’s new Facebook manifesto – globalisation or not

Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and CEO, has just released a new essay on his company’s new direction. The 5,700-word manifesto talks about a lot of things but the main idea is to promote globalization. More specifically, the idea that Facebook and other major tech entities have a responsibility to bring the world’s communities together. This […]

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YouTube Live

YouTube live streaming on mobile will allow fan ‘tips’

YouTube is, without a doubt, the largest and most popular video-hosting service of our times. Even technologically-illiterate people know what YouTube is, after all. The Google-owned company has not rested on its laurels, however. Over the years, the YouTube team have introduced a wide range of features that strive to keep the service at the […]

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Snap files IPO, reveals finances

.Snapchat has been one of the most interesting apps to watch in the Digital Age. The photo and video sharing app by Snap has become virtually synonymous with disappearing multimedia. It has prompted users to be more creative and has continuously evolved and progressed in various iterations without losing much of its original spirit. At […]

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Meitu

Meitu and the ‘free’ app dilemma

Before this week, Meitu (Android and iOS) was virtually unknown in the Western market. While it has been a hit in its native China for years, the app only recently made headlines in the West where it has been propelled into the top of each respective mobile app store. In case you haven’t actually seen […]

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