Day: September 12, 2020

The original digital watch button foretold the battery life struggle of modern smartwatches

In hindsight, it sounds almost ridiculous. An expensive watch with technology that’s never been put on your wrist before that costs hundreds of dollars more than a traditional timepiece. And get this: this fancy, futuristic gadget cant even continuously show the time.

No, I’m not talking about the original Apple Watch. I’m talking about the Pulsar Time Computer, the first commercially sold digital watch, which was released back in the 1970s by Hamilton. But despite the 50-year difference, the Pulsar foretold the same issues that we still struggle with today on our modern smartwatches — and fixed them the way we do, too: with a button.

The original Pulsar was a revolutionary device, so cool and futuristic that it appeared in Live and Let Die on the wrist of Roger Moore’s James Bond. But it had a big

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Harry Dunn: Alleged killer Anne Sacoolas may be tried online

The Attorney General is considering the possibility of trying Harry Dunn’s alleged killer virtually or in her absence, the Lord Chancellor has said.

The Dunn family’s MP, Andrea Leadsom, wrote to Government ministers on August 10 asking for them to consider the possibility of Anne Sacoolas standing trial while she is still in the US.

Robert Buckland QC, the first minister to reply to the former business secretary’s request, said the ‘holding a trial virtually or in absentia are… being considered’ by Suella Braverman QC.

The Attorney General is considering the possibility of trying Harry Dunn’s alleged killer virtually or in her absence, the Lord Chancellor has said. Harry Dunn pictured above 

Robert Buckland QC, the first minister to reply to the former business secretary's request, said the 'holding a trial virtually or in absentia are... being considered' by Suella Braverman QC, pictured above

Robert Buckland QC, the first minister to reply to the former business secretary’s request, said the ‘holding a trial virtually or in absentia are… being considered’ by Suella Braverman QC, pictured above 

Alleged killer Anne Sacoolas, pictured, is an American diplomat's wife who fled across the Atlantic and has not returned

Alleged killer Anne Sacoolas, pictured, is

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Banking Technology in Transition. SDS IREG Successfully Deployed

The financial industry and its associated service providers are now increasingly facing the obstacles and challenges posed by modern cloudification and are responding to market trends in a positive way. This includes SDS with SDS IREG and its cloud readiness which enables existing international customers as well as new customers to take the step towards next-generation tax reporting

The financial industry is facing dynamic changes in terms of IT infrastructure and operations that are hard to predict. Whereas in the past decade strategy and business models, in particular, have been questioned and revised, not least due to massive regulatory changes and the entry of new competitors such as FinTechs, “innovative technologies” and “digitalization” are now the top issues that decisively determine the competitiveness of a financial intermediary.

A key to success in accomplishing these tasks could be the advancing cloudification of back-end solutions. Whether for internal processes, organization, or the

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How to Foolproof Your SMB Website

A lot of things can go wrong with your website – your website host could shut down without notice, a competitor could set up a DDoS attack on your website, or hackers could take advantage of a bug to steal confidential customer data.

Such attacks are not uncommon on small business websites. Over 43% of cyberattacks involve small business targets, and these attacks have cumulatively cost businesses over $2.2 million dollars a year.

Why these attacks happen

Most business owners associate website foolproofing with making them hackproof. Yes, encrypting your database and fixing security bugs is an important part of running an online business. However, that is not the only way for small businesses to potentially fail with their website.

According to a report published by Kroll Ontrack, 67% of all data loss is caused by a hard drive crash, while 14% is caused by human error; these incidents can

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