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Last Updated on 27 Nov. 2014, Total: 154 Blog Posts

  1. Let your hands speak!

    A new technology developed by researchers at the University of British Columbia could help people who are unable to verbally speak! These researchers have developed a voice synthesizer that allows people to speak by simply moving their hands. The technology known as the Digital Ventriloquist Actor (DiVA) uses a pair of special gloves equipped with 3D sensors that use gestures... Read More

  2. Develop your first Tizen application!

    Tizen is an open source software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories, including smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, smart TVs, and more. Tizen will offer an innovative operating system, applications, and a user experience that consumers can take from device to device. The Tizen platform works on the Linux kernel... Read More

  3. Procurement & Management of Cloud Services

    The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA), which was set up by the EU to carry out very specific technical and scientific tasks in the field of Information Security has published a practical guide about the procurement and governance of cloud services. Although, the guide focuses on the public sector, the content covered such as, service availability and continuity... Read More

  4. The importance of log management

    According to recent investigations by Verizon companies are not aware of how precious and important systems logs are! Companies either do not maintain logs or simply ignore them but logs are needed to identify unusual system behavior and track events! Alan Brill, Senior Managing Director at Kroll has published an interesting article on net-security.org that discusses the importance and value... Read More

  5. IPv6 Webinar for African Operators

    AfriNIC, a source of information of Internet technology and governance for the African community, Internet Society a leader in Internet policy, and France Telecom a leading telecoms operator, will be organizing an IPv6 webinar to assist African operators with their adoption plans and raise awareness about IPv6 initiatives and activities. The agenda for the webinar is: The Cost of not... Read More

  6. Mobile phone money transfer app

    A "revolutionary" app enabling people to send and receive money just by using mobile phone numbers is to be made available to consumers across the UK. The Barclays Pingit allows users to send and receive cash to anyone with a UK current account and mobile phone number, without having to share bank details. Read more - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/banking/9085826/Barclays-launches-mobile-phone-money-transfer-app.html... Read More

  7. The desktop is not dead!

    According to a senior analyst at IDC, the main reason behind the laptop success sales figures is price. They are leading the market because they are simply much cheaper than they used to be, and the price gap has gone. However, the desktop remains the first choice for resource hungry applications, durability, scalability and security where thieves are less attracted... Read More

  8. Microsoft and Motorola fight over patents!

    At the moment a court trial is taking place in Germany that will establish if Microsoft's Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9, Windows Media Player and Xbox 360 are actually infringing two patents - about video compression and decompression technology, which helps in reducing the amount of bandwidth used during video streaming. The case was filed by General Instrument Corporation, a... Read More

  9. Penalizing success!

    What's going on in the UK? 'constant attacks on success; an absurd belief that fixed pay is a better system than variable pay and that politicians can determine what a "fair" wage is; the government's failure to deregulate labour markets; high income and other taxes; an energy policy which is killing manufacturing; the tax raid on the North Sea; an... Read More

  10. Data Backup Policies & Procedures

    There's more to Data Backups than a software solution! Although, some major solutions are so well designed that you can form procedures around them! However, Data Backup Policies and some specific procedures still need to be created for your environment and aligned with other processes. Then, you can use the backup solution according to the set policies and procedures. To... Read More

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