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Google completes its $1.1 billion HTC deal

Google’s billion-dollar deal to acquire a part of HTC (along with a non-exclusive license for its intellectual property) is done.<p>“Google’s …

2017 Review & Highlights

Image credit: Pexels<p>Here’s a few highlights from 2017<p><b>WordPress 2017 Year In Review: The Biggest News From Last Year</b><p>“WordPress and Drupal are the only …

2017 in Figures: The Exponential Growth of Malware

Image credit: Pexels<p>2017 was especially hectic for cybercrime<p>“2017 was especially hectic for cybercrime, especially when it comes to malware and its …

Meltdown and Spectre, behind the first security hole discovered in 2018

Image credit: Pexels<p>The security flaw affects virtually every operating system, in particular those based on Intel, AMD and ARM processors.<p>“2018 …

2017 Top Tweet Highlights

Here’s a few highlights from our top tweets of 2017<p><b>Samsung records highest profit jump in 3 years</b><br>January 2017<p>“The Korean giant reported an operating …

Festive Period Opening Times

Please see below our Office opening times over the Festive Period:<p>Christmas<p>Friday 23rd December 2016<p>OPEN (UNTIL 5PM)<p>Monday 26th December …

Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.83 billion

“After a months-long bidding process and many layoffs, Yahoo has finally found a buyer. Verizon (which owns AOL, which owns TechCrunch) is officially …

Avast Antivirus Acquires AVG for $1.3 Billion

“Avast, one of our past favorite desktop antivirus applications, is acquiring one of it’s biggest rivals, AVG Technologies, for $1.3 billion in cash. …

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26b

“Microsoft is set to acquire LinkedIn, the social network for professionals, for $26.2 billion in an all-cash transaction.<p>The company said that …

A closer look at the Edge browser in Windows 10

“Regardless of what you think of IE (and even that’s much better than it used to be), Edge is a good browser. Even if you’re not the sort of power …

Everything You Can Ask Cortana to Do in Windows 10

“Cortana is easily one of the coolest new features of Windows 10. You’re probably already familiar with personal assistants like Google Now and Siri, …

Windows 10 review: the best of Windows 7 and 8

“The best thing about Windows 10 is that it’s simply Windows, through and through. It’s as if Microsoft realized that devaluing the desktop in …