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Acer unveils new Predator monitor for pro-gamers

Acer has unveiled the Predator XN253QX FHD (1920×1080) 240Hz G-Sync monitor with native 3 ms and up to 0.4 ms G2G response time. Designed with NVIDIA G-Sync and Fast Liquid Crystal technology, the Predator XN253QX improves the native response time from 5ms to 3ms. No matter how fast-moving the gaming …

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Arduino adds Chirp’s data-over-sound capabilities to its boards

Chirp and Arduino have announced the first official integration of data-over-sound on Arduino’s range of boards. The integration allows Arduino-powered projects to send and receive data wirelessly through soundwaves alone, using just microphones and loudspeakers. The partnership between Chirp and Arduino aims to fully support developers when building projects that …

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UK tech sector being held back by slow economy, says KPMG

The UK tech sector marked seven years of continuous business activity expansion in Q2 2019, but, according to KPMG’s latest UK Tech Monitor Index, there are now signs that “subdued domestic economic conditions” have started to hold back growth. The Index, which measures the strength of business activity across the …

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McAfee acquires security platform NanoSec

McAfee has announced the acquisition of NanoSec, a multi-cloud, zero-trust application and security platform. The acquisition will enable organisations to “improve governance and compliance” and to “reduce risk of their cloud and container deployments”. The acquisition of NanoSec will strengthen the container security capabilities of McAfee MVISION Cloud and MVISION …

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Tackling violence on the high street

Every day, 115 employees within the UK retail sector are attacked in their place of work. I personally found this statistic from the British Retail Consortium (BRC) to be shockingly high. As someone who has never got into a situation that has led me to harass or attack someone working …

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Mathew Lodge joins Diffblue as CEO

Diffblue has announced Mathew Lodge as the company’s new CEO. Most recently the SVP of products and marketing at Anaconda, Lodge has over twenty-five years of experience in the software industry at organisations of all sizes. “I’m joining Diffblue at an exciting time for both artificial intelligence and enterprise software …

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How is Google’s repair ads ban affecting tech businesses?

As Google removes adverts related to computer repairs in a bid to stop scammers, how is this affecting legitimate businesses? Tech For Techs asks its members. MIKE WHITEHOUSE, SUNDERLAND COMPUTER REPAIRS “I have worked with Google for a long time and I’ve resigned myself to having to spend £300 a …

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