Viv – the new intelligent assistant
New virtual assistant Viv is announced by the creators of iPhone’s Siri Siri’s creators have unveiled an exciting new artificial intelligence – Viv, that they say will be as significant in the next decade as Wi-fi and Bluetooth have been for the previous decade.
Bitcoin’s ‘inventor’ reneges on claim
Craig Wright has pulled out of his previous claims to prove that he invented Bitcoin. After undertaking to provide evidence that he was Bitcoin’s creator Satoshi Nakamoto, he has now backtracked saying that he is ‘sorry’ and he blogged that ‘I believed that I could put years of anonymity and hiding behind me’.
Another PayPal phishing scam
There is a new PayPal scam doing the rounds in which Paypal users are asked to confirm their security details. Unfortunately this is not a new attack on PayPal, they seem to be targeted the most often by masqueraders attempting to get their hands on your login details.
Soundcloud GO is announced – a new music subscription service
Soundcloud have announced their new music streaming service which is similar to Spotify or Apple Music at a comparable cost of £9.99. They are entering into an already saturated market but hope to attract customers with a 30 day free trial and the facility to download and save music on their phones to use offline.
New mobile phone scam that leaves you £300 out of pocket
Thousands of mobile phone users are being targeted by a shocking new scam that leaves them with an enormous bill for a phone call that they haven’t made. The mobile phone scam involves the victim receiving a phone call that lasts typically a fraction of a second, and so is not answered, but shows on […]
Google’s Android N is announced.
It has been announced that the new version of Android is now available as a developer preview. It is following in the footsteps of it’s predecessors along the alphabetical route not surprisingly, only to be named Android N at this stage. Could it be Android Nougat or more aptly Android Nerds?
Are Chatbots the future of Customer Service?
Chatbots are becoming more commonplace, but do we prefer an actual person on the end of the phone? The concept is that it is an artificial intelligence computer software program that is able to communicate with humans. Recent breakthroughs in A.I. such as neural networks and the ability to learn has meant the robots have leapt forward in their ability to learn […]
Free Microsoft Windows 10 countdown – only 97 days left
Windows 10 is still free. But in 98 days the deadline ends for those who want to upgrade from their Windows 7, 8 or 8.1 to the latest Microsoft operating system. Once again we have compiled the most important information about the Windows 10 upgrade for you.