Christmas tree fairy lights ‘could slow down broadband speeds’

A communications watchdog has warned that Christmas trees fairy lights could lead to slower the speeds of broadband. Ofcom predicted that up to six million offices and homes could improve their broadband connection as “interference” from other devices slowed down wireless networks. It cited electronic goods such as microwave ovens, baby monitors and even festive 

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For visually impaired, smart headsets updates smart headsets

In collaboration with Guide Dogs, Microsoft has updated its assistive technology to create a more useful experience for those with vision impairments. Microsoft has updated its assistive technology in collaboration with British charity Guide Dogs, adding an app and smart headsets aimed to help those with vision impairments better navigate their surroundings using sound. Microsoft 

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Inside online store’s ‘Fulfilment Centre’ warehouse: Amazon Black Friday

This is the Amazon warehouse that will speed thousands of packages to Londoners on Black Friday – As big as 10 football pitches, operating 24 hours a day, with more than 2,000 workers continually working. “Fulfilment Centre” in Hemel Hempstead of Amazon, look like nothing so much as the huge warehouse seen at the end 

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Parents will be automatically warned by Facebook, if they share pictures of their children with the public by accident’

The social network’s engineering boss has revealed that when parents are uploading photographs of their children to Facebook, will in future get a caution of their image is about to be seen by the general public. About 2 billion photographs are uploaded to Facebook every day and Mr Parikh said deep learning mean in future 

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‘Fallout 4’ Performance Analysis For PS4 And Xbox One Released; Results Deem Favorable!

The “Fallout 4” performance analysis for both PS4 and Xbox One has been released and compares both consoles, according to Gamespot.   “Fallout 4” is one of the popular games that many gamers have been waiting for a while now. Bethesda, the game publisher, has been teasing different videos and screenshots of the gameplay. Some gaming 

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Under fresh government plans, top UK universities could be given authority to charge high fees for students

Under new government plans universities could be given an Ofsted-style score which would let the finest ones to charge higher fees for student. Under a new teaching excellence framework (TEF), this measure is among a series of recommendations proposed. As the move could indicate only the top universities would be able to lift up their fees even 

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Experis report finds IT talent luring out of London by other Tech Cities

A study released today by resourcing specialist Experis has found, with almost one in three IT jobs now being offered outside of the capital, technology talent could be tempted away from London. In the third quarter of 2015, the number of IT jobs advertised in London dropped by eight per cent to 35,610, Experis’s latest 

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Students Protest against Tuition Fees

  During a student protest march, there were brief scuffles in London, calling for the retention of maintenance grants and eradication of tuition fees. Outside the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, the “grants not debt” march came to a stop. A minor number of protesters with scarves over their faces and dressed in black 

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