Month: <span>October 2019</span>

If you’ve business associates out in Australia, keeping in touch can be tricky – flying out for a one-hour meeting isn’t really an option and video conferencing can rely on both parties having the right equipment and a decent internet connection.

There is, however, a simple and inexpensive way to connect with the land down under that requires nothing more than an ordinary telephone – so here’s how to quickly and easily set up a conference call between UK and Australia.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

If you’ve never heard of Sophos, you might be wondering how it’s just been bought for £3.1 billion – here’s everything you need to know about the takeover of the UK-based cyber security firm, and whether Brexit is behind the sale.

Cyber security News Small business

The UK prime minister is looking to secure a last-gasp deal that will gain cross-party support, as well as the backing of the EU and the Irish Taoiseach. It’s no secret that the potential economic disaster of a no-deal Brexit could see some big companies leave the UK – Nissan is the latest company to once again voice its concerns – but it seems there could be a huge knock-on effect for the UK’s freelance workforce.

Brexit News Work from home

A conference call to Argentina could be a great way to conduct business without the hassle and expense of travelling to South America.

Here’s how to set up in international teleconference to Argentina, along with some essential advice if you do have to travel out there at any point.

Around the world Conference calling Guides & How-Tos

Internet trolls are everywhere – just as some people turn into complete sociopaths the second they get behind the wheel of car, others lose all sense of perspective the second they get online.

This strange breed get a bang out of causing arguments or, even worse, causing others personal anguish, safe in the knowledge they’ll likely never be found, such is the level on anonymity you can have online.

And while it’s easy to dismiss them as trouble-causing teenagers – the level of maturity shown by trolls certainly fits that demographic – a troll can be any age, from any walk of life and would likely never even dream of behaving in such a way in the ‘real’ world.

So if you or your business is being plagued by these online idiots, here’s how to handle internet trolls…

Guides & How-Tos Technology