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Capita Replacing People With Robots

So-called economic ‘headwinds’ is one of the reasons why outsourcing company Capita is cutting 2,250 UK jobs but giving more than 2,000 jobs to robots. Capita has apparently responded to a profit warning by deciding to cut and re-direct human jobs (200 are going to India) while at the same time giving jobs to ‘robots’.

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Barcode Tracking for Dementia Sufferers

The trial of a new barcode tagging system for tracking elderly dementia sufferers and those at risk of getting lost is under way in Tokyo.

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Obama Orders Election Review After Cyber Attacks and Foreign Influence

After public accusations against Russia concerning cyber attacks against Democratic Party organisations in the recent U.S. presidential election, President Barack Obama has ordered a full intelligence agency review.Back in October, Russia was formally accused by the U.S. government of launching cyber attacks against Democratic Party organisations during the 2016 election campaign.

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100% Renewable-Powered Data-Centres For Google by 2017

Google has announced that it’s still on target to meet a 2015 pledge that it will be able to offset all of the energy used at its data centres and offices with power that has been generated using renewable sources by next year.

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Businesses Misusing Average IT Security Spending Figures

A recent report by Gartner warns that although businesses are spending on average just over 5% of their overall IT budgets on IT security, comparing your security spending to other firms in the same sector is no substitute for accurately assessing your own security posture and spending requirements.

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Tech Tip – Replacing Bing in Windows 10 with Google via Chrome and Edge

If you’re used to and prefer to keep using Google instead of Bing as your search engine of choice, you may be wanting to remove or to sideline Bing, the default search engine for Windows 10, from the Windows 10 search bar. Here’s how to do it :

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