TG Bamford

A veteran freelance journalist writing extensively on internet news and cybersecurity.

Vodafone admits to problems with streaming

Vodafone admits to problems with streaming

On: Wednesday, 6 March, 2019
Vodafone has admitted that a ‘technical issue’ is to blame for many broadband customers being unable to stream from popular sites. Following customer complaints on Vodafone’s own customer forum it was revealed that users were unable ...
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Google told to fly the Nest

On: Monday, 4 March, 2019
After Google admitted it had made a mistake when to failed to mention that its new ‘Nest Guard’ alarm hub included a microphone, the US privacy watchdog, the Electronic Privacy Information Centre (EPIC) has demanded that authori...
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Just what do we mean with AI

AI: Where’s the Intelligence?

On: Wednesday, 27 February, 2019
Recently we saw a gathering of the great and the good to a swanky tech conference at Savoy Place in London. Up for discussion was the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI). Then, with an audience of academics, developers and tech professiona...
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Let us consider the humble router

Let us consider the humble router

On: Wednesday, 20 February, 2019
There it squats, quietly getting on with its job. We hardly ever give it a second thought. No-one’s ever wanted one for a Christmas present nor do we worry over upgrading it the same way we do with other more glamorous devices. And yet wi...
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Cybercriminals just love Valentine’s Day

Cybercriminals just love Valentine’s Day

On: Sunday, 17 February, 2019
Was your Valentine’s Day memorable? Was it everything you had hoped? For the world’s hackers and attackers, it was. Latest data from Mimecast Threat Labs as well as Kaspersky Labs shows that the romantic day was a fruitful and profitabl...
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