Old tech is dead forever? Right? Wrong. Old tech finds a way of coming back again and again. Sure you can still throw out your PC from 1996, but I bet you a lot of the technology pioneered then is still present inside your computer today. Technology is iterative. Here are a few examples of what we’re talking about. Continue reading
Originally posted 2015-07-09 02:57:46. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
It was revealed this week that Britain has a new fastest-growing language being used by increasing numbers of people – emoji. It’s not a language as such, but just about every message that gets sent by mobile phone, email or social media includes some kind of smiley face, symbol or other animation which has its own meaning.
Originally posted 2015-05-21 05:42:32. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
The cloud continues to be a huge part of the computing world, particularly in the business sector, growing to $131 billion in 2013, according to a report by Gartner. It’s a massive market that is only going to become more relevant in the computing world, whether you’re looking at Software as a Service or cloud-based infrastructure.
Originally posted 2013-10-18 00:47:38. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Within hours a terse reply had been dispatched across Ireland’s second city. In the memo, dated September 15, 2004, an E&Y partner explained that the company was not trading and, in any event, was not technically resident in Ireland for tax purposes. “In the circumstances, there is nothing to return from the corporation tax standpoint,” the bean-counter wrote.
The company in question was not some doomed venture established by a foreign investor on Ireland’s wild southern coast. Rather, it is one of the most profitable companies the world has known.
Originally posted 2013-08-31 19:17:20. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
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A computer LAN (local area network) is essential for connecting multiple computers within a specific area to the outside world. External connections are often made to the Internet, although for large organizations they can also be made to networks in other buildings, creating a “WAN” (wide area network). Continue reading
Originally posted 2014-05-28 01:50:37. Republished by Blog Post Promoter
Imagine life without a mobile phone. Imagine not having instant access to all the information on the Internet, communicating with your ‘friends’ on social media platforms or by email, or having to actually do something other than work on your way home on the daily commute. Mobiles have transformed the way we live our lives, and they’ve managed to do it in less than a generation. Just 35 years ago mobiles were anything but – huge ‘bricks’ that had the battery life of a mayfly and the range of a short-sighted hamster.
Originally posted 2014-03-12 17:31:03. Republished by Blog Post Promoter