• Top 10 Tech News – November 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Top 10 Tech News – November 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting

    Hello, I’m your host Mariana, and welcome to the Top 10 Tech News of the Month. New ‘Uber Works’ app launched Uber will launch into the job market with ‘Uber Works’, an app designed to match workers with companies that are looking for professionals to join their businesses, becoming an all-round hub for users looking for work. Facebook urged to halt encryption plans Government officials have urged Facebook to review their encryption plans in an open letter. Co-signed by US, UK and Australian governments, this has put Facebook under pressure to delay plans to rollout end-to-end encryption across all of their platforms. iPhone apps removed for ad fraud 17 iOS…

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    #WhatTheTech – Halloween Special Edition

    There’s a shadowy threat lurking around the corner. It’s closer than you think, ready to strike at any moment. But it’s not the kind of ghosts and ghouls you’re thinking of: it’s on your computer… Welcome to this Halloween special edition of What The Tech. We’ve hand-picked a list of the top 5 cybersecurity horror stories from 2019. They’ll make you squirm, scream and shiver – or maybe just make you change your passwords. The crypto-currency, Bitcoin, is essentially a computer file stored in a digital wallet app on your computer or smartphone. Illegal and underground activities can benefit from the ability to move money in untraceable ways, enabling criminals…

  • Top 10 Tech News – October 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting
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    Top 10 Tech News – October 2019 – Hyve Managed Hosting

    Hello, I’m your host Mariana, and welcome to the Top 10 Tech News of the Month. iPhone attacks that lasted two years Sustained hacks and malicious software have been implanted on iPhones over the course of two years, through the use of websites implanting software onto your phone to gather personal information, including contacts, images and GPS location data. Facebook recognition Facebook is to start using facial recognition to send alerts when a user’s face is detected in a photo. This has raised privacy concerns and negative backlash. Is brain to computer communications a possibility? A survey by the Royal Society has urged the UK government to launch a national…

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    #WhatTheTech 20 – Hyve’s Technology News of the Week with Sam Cooper

    Welcome to WhatTheTech, Hyve’s look at handpicked technology news stories from the week. In the news this week: Wikipedia has been offline for several hours after suffering a large-scale DDoS attack that took down the site across parts of Europe and the Middle East. The site is back up now with the company stating that these attacks threaten everyones fundamental rights to freely access and share information. In a week that has seen a lot of talk about the Joker and Pennywise the clown, you could imagine a lot of people’s phobias have been triggered. And Apple want in on the phobia-action too with the reveal of their new iPhone…