• Man Sued For Leaving a Bad Review

    17th February 2021

    Consumer review website Trustpilot has expressed concerns over freedom of speech after a firm of London solicitors sued someone over a bad review. What Happened? Philip James Waymouth, who had sought legal advice (online) from...

  • Coronavirus Lockdown Increases ‘Romance Fraud’

    17th February 2021

    UK Finance and Action Fraud have both reported increases in fraud related to romance scams over the lockdown period. What Is Romance Fraud? Romance fraud/romance scams refers to fraudsters adopting fake personas online in order...

  • Google’s Record Advertising and Cloud Sales Due To Pandemic

    10th February 2021

    Alphabet Inc’s (Google’s) quarterly sales for its advertising and cloud businesses exceeded expectations to hit record levels, helped by the pandemic driving retail and clients online. Figures Google’s advertising business, which includes YouTube, made up...

  • Amazon AI Cameras Prompt “Mobile Surveillance” Privacy Row

    10th February 2021

    The fact that Amazon has started using AI-powered cameras in delivery vans that constantly record footage of drivers has led to accusations of mobile corporate surveillance. Cameras The Driveri combined video recording and AI cameras...

  • ‘Custom Neural Voice’ Available From Microsoft

    10th February 2021

    Microsoft has announced the general availability of a one-of-a-kind customised, synthetic voice for brands, generated using Custom Neural Voice, the Text-to-Speech (TTS) feature of Speech in Azure Cognitive Services. What Is It? The Custom Neural Voice...

  • Tech Tip – PDFs From Almost Anything

    10th February 2021

    PDFs are really useful files for sharing and printing and one good thing about Windows 10 is that it enables you to make a pdf out of almost anything.  Here’s how: – From any Windows...