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Do you dismiss Valentine’s Day as a cynical way for florists and card companies to cash-in on people’s romantic/insecure/desperate side? Are you loathe to buy the love of your life even a single rose on February 14? If so, you won’t be happy to hear the tech industry is getting in on the act…

It seems the days of turning up with a hastily scrawled card and some garage forecourt flowers are well and truly gone and people have seriously raised their expectations as tech  now dominates the top five most wanted Valentine’s Day gifts.

And if you think the tech companies won’t exploit this in future, you really must be as green as you are apple looking.

Inspiration Technology

The frequency and severity of cyber attacks rose again in 2019 as hackers successfully attacked major cities, governments, businesses, hospitals, and schools across the globe – in October alone 421,103,896, data records were confirmed to have been breached, with 111 incidents in which sensitive and financial information was compromised.

It’s been a few years since the Wannacry cyber hack hit thousands of organisations worldwide, including the NHS, and brought the reliance on the internet and technology into sharp focus.  While the events were more about hackers holding large organisations to ransom, many individuals could be concerned about whether their personal data might be at risk as a result of the hack. And the hackers are showing no signs of slowing down.

But how well do you know the web?

Infographics Technology

Black Friday is very much part of the UK’s pre-Christmas calendar – so if you fancy grabbing yourself a bargain, here are some of the best offers around for that essential work from home tech…

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Repetitive strain injuries (RSI) are among the most common workplace injuries – the TUC (Trade Union Congress) has stated half-a-million UK workers have reported symptoms that add up to a collective loss of 5.4 million working days each year.

Added to that, six workers will leave their job every day due to chronic RSI.

It’s estimated this costs UK industry anywhere between £5 billion and £10 billion every year.

Technology

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…

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