Mike Knight

How Bi-Directional Charging In EVS Could Relieve Pressure On The Grid

Sustainability : How Bi-Directional Charging In EVS Could Relieve Pressure On The Grid

Bi-directional charging technology offers a way to relieve the pressure on the grid from EV charging, share power, and reduce costs for EV owners. What Is Bi-Directional Charging?  Instead of taking power from the grid to charge an EV, bi-directional charging allows an EV’s battery to both receive energy from the electricity grid and to […]

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Featured Article : Firms Prepare For The Quantum Apocalypse

In this article, we look at what the ‘quantum apocalypse’ is, and what businesses are doing to prepare for this threat. What Is The Quantum Apocalypse?  The so-called ‘quantum apocalypse’ refers to the unspecified point in the future where someone (e.g., threat actors or a foreign power) has a functioning quantum computer that can break

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Tech News : Damage Caused While Wearing VR Headsets Results in 31% Increase Insurance Claims

Insurer Aviva has highlighted how accidental damage caused by VR headset-wearing gamers caused a 31% jump in home contents claims in 2021. Average of £650   Aviva reports that the average VR-related claim for accidental damage in 2021 was about £650, for example for TVs that have been broken in the real world after gamers, immersed

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Tech Insight : Why Solid Black Bars May Be Best For Redacted Text

In this insight, we look at how to best to avoid redacted text from being ‘unredacted’ by certain software tools, and we look at what researchers advise based on recent experiments. The Problem  For businesses and organisations, the increased need for data sharing and/or making some data public can mean that certain (sensitive) parts of

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Tech News : ‘Adult’ Websites Will Be Legally Required To Verify Age

Under the the draft Online Safety Bill legislation, adult websites (i.e. pornographic) site operators will be legally required to verify the age of website visitors or face tough penalties. Online Safety Bill For those who run commercial porn sites, the bill, which expected to be introduced to parliament in the next few months, looks likely

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Tech Insight : How Microsoft Will Block Macros To Stop Malware

Microsoft recently announced that it will be blocking Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macros by default as a way to stop the spread of malware. Since these macros are important automation tools for Microsoft Office apps, how is this going to work? What Are Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Macros? Visual Basic for Applications (VBA)

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