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We offer our insight into the latest technology trends that could affect your business, from micro-computers to changes in the regulation of the internet.

Fast Fridays – 2nd June 2017

2.6.2017 by Al McCloud

We’ve gathered up the week’s technology links in case you missed them. With every passing week, tech seems to be getting more political. From email hacking to political AdWords campaigns, to the looming GDPR. It’s no wonder then, that this…

Fast Fridays – 25th May 2017

26.5.2017 by Al McCloud

It’s been a difficult week here in Manchester, but we’re adopting the mentality that has successfully seen this city thrive; keeping our heads up and carrying on. With that in mind, we’ve gathered up the week’s technology links - just…

Your Eyes Are The Prize For Biometric Hackers

24.5.2017 by Al McCloud

Another day, another biometric authentication system cracked. Last week we covered the BBC journalist who had his twin brother impersonate his ‘voiceprint’ (his voice, basically), to successfully log in to his phone banking. I know what you’re thinking; that’s too…

Trump Demands Better Security and Cloud Computing

22.5.2017 by Al McCloud

President Trump has issued an Executive Order in an attempt to strengthen federal and public cybersecurity in the U.S. The President has been very vocal about what he often refers to as ‘the cyber’, particularly on his campaign trail, and…

Fast Fridays – 19th May 2017

19.5.2017 by Al McCloud

You made it! Another week successfully crushed. Here’s five links we thought were important in the world of tech, from the U.S. reversing their stance on net neutrality to, well, a kid dancing to Bruno Mars. That’s not strictly tech…

Machine Learning

25.4.2017 by Guest

It’s not every morning that a van with a satellite perched on the top pops over to our data centre and the team from BBC Breakfast roll out. With machine learning causing quite a stir in recent months, the BBC…

Do You Have Permission to Use That Data?

20.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been a hot topic for businesses throughout the UK, Europe and beyond over the last year. The legislation seeks to give citizens greater control over their information and protect personal data. It also…

Big Data Making Big Money

19.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

Big data has been on the business radar for quite a few years now; you can’t miss the term when looking into any aspect of business and tech. So what is the latest for big data? We took our round…

Could Cyber-Attacks Have Changed the Brexit Outcome?

18.4.2017 by Guest

Lately, we’ve been talking a lot about DDoS attacks and how they are affecting the world. We know they dramatically slow down an eCommerce site, which is a big deal if your livelihood relies on online sales. But how else are…

The GDPR deadline is on its way, but what about Brexit?

14.4.2017 by Alice Cullen

You may have heard the term GDPR banded about in the media quite a lot in recent months, but do you know what it is and how it applies to your business? Over a series of blogs – which kicked…