Is Facebook dangerous? Yes, but it also has a positive side

I love Facebook – but I don’t trust it. Yes I am aware of all those studies saying that for a happier life you should give up Facebook, but I personally love knowing what friends and family are up to.

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Monday Tech News – Toyota makes $1 billion bet on automotive AI

Last week we learnt that Toyota is pumping a considerable amount of money into automotive AI, Windows 10 might be facing a tech support pushback and solar flares can be a real threat to major networks.

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Monday Tech News – Beware of the new Outlook phishing scam

Last week, we were shocked to find out details of the iPhone’s real price, we discovered Apple is breaking the enterprise market without even trying and we learnt of a new Outlook phishing scam.

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Monday Tech News – New encryption standard to leave millions behind

Last week, we read about a new encryption standard which might leave millions locked out of key sites, Windows 10 privacy concerns and Bing is finally gaining ground on Google.

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Has Microsoft beaten Apple at its own game?

Apple missed a huge opportunity by not developing a laptop/tablet and now, Microsoft hit it out of the park with its latest Surface devices.

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Monday tech roundup – Was the Dow Jones & Co. network cracked by Russian hackers?

Last week, allegations surfaced of the Wall Street Journal being cracked, Windows 10 started offering some good deals, and Microsoft came up with a (cringe-worthy) attempt to get us to upgrade our PCs.

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Why I decided to just say no to Flash

More vendors are saying no to Adobe Flash either through their strategy or by disabling support, but if you hate the instability and insecurity of Flash, you can get rid of it.

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Monday Tech Roundup – From news of Dell going for EMC to reports of Firefox dropping plug-ins

Last week we learnt of the possible takeover of EMC by Dell and also heard how Firefox will be ditching plugins from their browser by 2016. Read more in our Monday Tech Roundup.

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The case for better, stronger, two factor authentication

More and more websites, especially those run by large banks, are requiring two-factor authentication (2FA). Other websites such as Twitter are also offering an opt-in 2FA.

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Monday Tech Roundup – From the people’s Yelp to more Facebook hoaxes

As Apple released OS X El Capitan and Amazon announced it will stop selling competing video products such as the Chromecast and Apple TV, Facebook was inundated once more by the usual hoaxes.

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