Author Archives: Matthew Finnegan

 

Google turns over new leaf with privacy awareness project

Google Logo Google has teamed up with the Citizens Advice Bureau to launch a campaign aimed at promoting online safety. Quite how Google feels well placed to lecture the populace about privacy concerns.. more
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Desperate Samsung hits Apple with more patent accusations

Samsung Logo The ongoing legal spat between Apple and Samsung shows no signs of abating as the Korean electronics firm swings the latest punch. The latest lawsuit between the sparring pair has been.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

David Cameron creates LinkedIn profile

internet David Cameron has joined the ranks of LinkedIn users as he continues his attempts to embrace social networking tools. Sadly though it is not a sign that the pasty-faced one will.. more
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Computer games sending kids ‘crazy’ says baroness

A leading scientist has attempted to stir up some moral panic about computer games, claiming they send a nation of kids loopy. Not surprisingly the Sun is publishing such sensationalism with glee. It says that at a recent conference, Baroness Greenfield, a top neurologist, claimed.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

One in ten leave Facebook password in will

Along with property and cash, it appears that many are now receiving internet passwords in the wills of loved ones who have passed on. Apparently one in ten are likely to put passwords to sites such as Facebook and iCloud in their will as more.. more
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Google’s Q3 earnings exceed expectations

The world may be on the brink of economic collapse, but there is one firm which is seeing its profits rise ever higher. Google has just revealed its latest financial results for the third quarter, and the search giant has seen another massive bump to.. more
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4G rollout delays costing £732 million each year

A report has revealed the potential cost of the delay to the 4G auction in the UK. According to a paper released by the Open Digital Policy group a delay to proceedings with the introduction of high speed 4G mobile broadband could cost £732 million.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

EC launches investigation into Euro broadband speeds

The European Commission is launching an investigation into broadband speeds across Europe. It aims to give an independent analysis of data collected in order to give a proper idea of which countries have the fastest, and indeed slowest, connections across Europe. With the UK seeing.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Broadband News, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's

Third of drivers risk death by texting at the wheel

Almost a third of drivers are putting their lives at risk by texting whilst driving, according to a study. While studies have shown that incidents of death due to distracted driving have increased in the US, Direct Line are concerned that the boom in mobile.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

Google to set up solar generators on thousands of US homes

Google has announced that it will move further into the solar market, splashing $75 million out on panels. The “initial investment” will see the firm buy and own solar panel generators on top of several thousand American homes. This will involve creating a fund for.. more
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