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Facebook Apologise To LGBT Users Targeted By Real Name Policy

After refusing to change their policy which resulted in hundreds of LGBT users being blocked from the social network, Facebook released a statement apologising for the uncooperative response that was given. The policy stated that accounts must be under a user’s legal name, meaning the likes of performers and drag […]


APP PRIVACY: One Third Of Apps Take More Personal Info Than Needed

Research by the Global Privacy Enforcement Network (GPEN) has shown that the majority of popular apps on iOS and Android are failing at user privacy after monitoring 1,211 apps in total. The GPEN have since argued that users deserve to be in control of the data being taken regardless of […]


World’s Fastest Network: Download THOUSANDS Of Movies In The Blink Of An Eye

Danish researchers have developed the world’s fastest network, allowing for 43TB of data to be transferred per second via a single multicore optical fibre – the equivalent of downloading a 1GB movie in 0.2milliseconds. Still not sure just how fast this is? Read on.


BT Warn Over Cyber Attacks

DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attacks have became increasingly more common over the years however less than 1 in 10 businesses strongly believe they have the resources in place to counteract an attack. Only 49% of UK organisations have a response plan in place however only 36% of organisations see […]


Free 4G With Your Tesco Mobile Plan? Yes Please 2

Tesco Mobile are now offering 4G speeds to their Pay As You Go customers after automatically transferring user plans to the new speeds yesterday. Many of us want, or in some cases need this 4G connection although are unable to afford the premium prices however this concern has now been […]


Google Fibre Isn’t Going To Fix The UK’s Broadband Speeds 1

After reports stated UK broadband not being fit for purpose, users were delighted after a report revealed discussions between Google and CityFibre – a company who specialise in constructing and operating fibre networks in the UK. Google Fibre appeared as a godsend for users in the US suffering little to […]


Maybe Smart LED Light Bulbs Aren’t So Smart 2

LIFX lightbulbs are smart bulbs that can be turned on and off by a smartphone app. The LIFX project originally started on Kickstarter – a crowd funding website that allows general members of the public to donate money towards the development of new products and designs. The project brought in […]


Train Wi-Fi To Be Boosted Following Network Rail Fines

Network Rail are due to be fined after missing key punctuality targets on long distance services for 5 years, however this money isn’t going to waste. With government financial assistance, Wi-Fi for long distance trains are expected to increase speed by over 10 times. But just how badly have these […]


Twitter Releases Mobile App Ads In The Footsteps Of Facebook 1

Twitter was always that one social network you could trust to feed you with all your social needs without ads for mobile apps you never have or will have any interest in. All that is past tense now. Expect irritating adverts from now until forever of banners for those games […]


Apologies From BT After Broadband Issues

An apology has been sent out to BT users after problems developed last week preventing BT customers from connecting to social media, banking and shopping sites. It is unknown as to the number of customers affected, however the issues were reported across different parts of the UK including Cornwall, Eastbourne, […]


Cyberoam Network Security at Comtek 1

Cyberoam offer enterprise-class network security and flexibility with protection against blended threats, malware, Trojans, DoS, DDoS, IP spoofing attacks, spam, intrusions and data leakages. They provide network security appliances that are available as unified threat management and next generation firewalls, including inspection firewalls, virtual private networks (VPN), intrusion protection systems […]