I attended a wedding over the weekend and happened to see my mother-in-law for the first time in nearly a year. It wasn't as painful as you might imagine.
Social hacking and breaches like the AP Twitter account are by far the most common sort of cyber-security threat. Spotty youths with laptops or activists are not the big threat to small business; the threat to you is about your banking and finance details, your
joined Will Faulkner on his daily show on Midlands 103FM today to discuss the story of a child in Britain, a 4 year old, who has been treated by the eminent psychiatrist Dr Richard Graham, an expert on technology addiction. I first became aware of Dr
Earlier this month, at a meeting Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, the Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Francis Gurry, said policymakers had “a unique opportunity to define the key role that science, technology and innovation can play in achieving the development goals of
The XP story's almost reached its end as on April 8th 2014 Microsoft will end support for Windows XP and Office 2003. It's time to move on, but many of us haven't yet; as of February this year 39% of desktops were still using XP.
Confession: I adore Twitter. I am a confirmed, self-admitted Twitter addict. It's the social medium where I feel the most comfortable and the least restricted. If all social media is just a microcosm of the high school experience, Facebook is the sunlit courtyard where the
Two key elements disappointed analysts; search revenue, banner and video advertising lower than expected and next quarter projections about 8% lower than analysts were looking for, and yet, only moderate pre-market selling and already Yahoo! shares up on the day at $23.98. And it was
As a teenager I worked as an announcer at a small country radio station, and though I was still a dyed-in-the-wool rock fan, I developed a taste for older country music, the really twangy honky-tonk stuff. Since artists like Garth Brooks and Shania Twain
There are lots of guides and polices on the web for larger businesses who want to adopt a Bring-Your-Own-Device policy - but I've found fewer resources for sharp thinking SMEs who are embracing the BYOD movement. WIth this in mind I've
I remember clearly the moment the news of Kurt Cobain's death was announced, nineteen years ago. I was 23 years old then, and I remember being restless the entire afternoon. I couldn't wait to get off work. I needed to get home and make some calls.
The BitCoin conversation is still going on. The hacking is still going on. Disgruntled slavic businessmen are looking glum around Paphos after dark and rather than the Cypriot banking crisis being the cause, perhaps it's people talking about the Cypriot crisis that's got depositors looking at
Roger Ebert, screenwriter and Pulitzer Prize-winning film critic, died on 4 April 2013, two days after announcing that the cancer he'd been battling since 2002 had returned. The worlds of journalism and film lost one of its greatest champions, and film lovers around the
Five simple little words, and thus a new chapter begins. My name is Shannon Daley, and I've been invited to share with RedCert readers my view of the world through my unique, slightly quirky but distinctly American eye (both of them actually, but now is not
In 2010 a group of students from Stanford and Lewis & Clark in Oregon ran a pilot of the open-source software FrontlineSMS to co-ordinate community health workers at St Gabriel’s Hospital outside Namitete in Malawi. FrontlineSMS allows community volunteers, medical personnel, patients and families to communicate more efficiently. Co-ordination