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Cryptocurrency: Why It’s Still Not Worth It

Cryptocurrency: Why It’s Still Not Worth It

If you like losing money, hop on board. Otherwise, you should hold off for now. Depending on who you talk to, cryptocurrency is either the best modern invention since the smartphone or it’s nothing more than a hyped-up Ponzi scheme with a thin veil of mainstream acceptability. Previously, when TMB wrote about this subject, we […]

Article 13 & Article 11: What Do They Mean For Your Business?

Article 13 & Article 11: What Do They Mean For Your Business?

The meme ban and link tax are back on the table again. Controversial new copyright laws proposed by the EU edged closer to reality this week, having been thus far delayed by disagreements between various stakeholders. Up until now, France and Germany had been at an impasse regarding some of the conditions of the Directive […]

UK Businesses Beat European Average For Cloud Adoption

UK Businesses Beat European Average For Cloud Adoption

Online services now favoured by an increasing number of organisations. Cloud computing for business is yet to go mainstream in Europe according to research from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. While cloud computing might not yet be widespread, the use of cloud services in the EU has still increased compared with statistics […]

Exploring Digital Banking For SMEs

Exploring Digital Banking For SMEs

Flexible options for businesses as banking looks to future. Earlier this month, two major UK banks launched initiatives that embrace fintech. With solutions such as Tide leading the digital charge, it stands to reason that long-established financial institutions should look to develop their own products aimed squarely at technology-savvy businesses. Back in May, HSBC was […]

5G Mobile Broadband: What’s Next?

5G Mobile Broadband: What’s Next?

We take a look at some of the current stories surrounding this new technology. Are consumers willing to pay for 5G? Not according to research from PwC. A recent survey carried out in the US asked 1,000 people about their awareness of 5G, their expectations of the technology and, crucially, their willingness to pay for […]

Copyright And Businesses: Why SMEs Need To Educate Themselves

Copyright And Businesses: Why SMEs Need To Educate Themselves

Following a few basic rules can make all the difference. We’ve written before about how important it is for business owners to know about defamation, slander and libel. But it’s not the only aspect of media law they need to consider, now they’re all able to publish content on their websites and social media. Just […]

Why Businesses Should Use Twitter Responsibly

Why Businesses Should Use Twitter Responsibly

It would be hard to think of a more famous tweeter in the world right now than Donald Trump. The US president is, shall we say, candid on the social networking platform, having offended a great many people during his time on Twitter. Of course, Trump has managed to offend people elsewhere too, but it’s […]

West Midlands Confirmed As Government’s 5G Testbed

West Midlands Confirmed As Government’s 5G Testbed

Trials across three cities West Midlands. Home of Spaghetti Junction, some half-decent football teams, Edgbaston cricket ground and, of course, the birthplace of Ozzy Osborne. Not content with all that, the area will now go down in history as the testbed region for 5G urban connectivity. With up to £50m available for the Urban Connected […]

Government Confirms Full Fibre Future

Government Confirms Full Fibre Future

Would you like to go faster? The UK government has laid out its plans for a national, long-term strategy for UK telecommunications, announcing its intentions to establish mandatory full fibre broadband for all new homes, together with a new priority to connect hard-to-reach rural areas. Currently, the UK’s global broadband standing is, and this is […]

Are Cloud Backups Safe?

Are Cloud Backups Safe?

Online storage is handy, but it’s not without risks. The ability to store copies of important data online is something that many individuals and businesses find invaluable. Millions of users sign up to services like Dropbox, OneDrive and Google Drive, and there’s a huge market for enterprise-grade solutions like Veeam and Unitrends. It’s quick, convenient […]

Defamation, Libel And Slander: Why SMEs Should Understand Them

Defamation, Libel And Slander: Why SMEs Should Understand Them

In the digital age, everyone should know the basics. How much do you know about defamation, libel and slander? If you’re not a journalist or a legal professional, then the answer might sit somewhere between ‘not very much’ and ‘nothing at all’. Does that really matter, though? In a word, yes. Say or write the […]

Many Business Have Poor Cyber Security, Says New Report

Many Business Have Poor Cyber Security, Says New Report

Are you doing enough to protect yourself? Many businesses are failing when it comes to cyber security, including basic practices like updating software and using strong passwords. So says a new report by security firm Positive Technologies. In gathering the results of security assessments, including penetration testing, Positive Technologies saw some alarming patterns in security […]