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
For the vast majority of business the only mobile workers are the traditional model of the on-the-road ‘salesperson’ based out of a company car with a laptop and a phone while the rest of the staff are connected to desktop computers in the office. In recent years ‘mobile’ technology has advanced in leaps and bounds and for many business it no longer makes sense to have rows of workers chained to a particular workstation. Continue reading
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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
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.
Nоt mаnу реорlе аrе aware thеу саn рrоtесt thеіr mobile рhоnе wіth аntіvіruѕ ѕоftwаrе. And thаt’ѕ partly because antivirus ѕоftwаrе іѕ associated wіth computers аnd рrоtесtіng them from оnlіnе threats. But thіngѕ hаvе сhаngеd thеѕе lаѕt fеw уеаrѕ, аnd mobile phone ѕесurіtу is nоw a hot tоріс in thе ѕесurіtу іnduѕtrу аnd рrеѕѕ. Continue reading
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.