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Buying a pre-built gaming PC is a great option for those that just want to get on with gaming. But building your own is a hugely rewarding experience. Not only can you spec it out however you like, and customise the look too, but you can even save yourself a few quid in the process.

Building a PC can seem like a daunting prospect, especially if you attempted such a thing in the ‘90s. But nowadays it's a straightforward process. The first step is to decide what you want to use the computer for and then pick out the parts. [...]

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Manx Telecom has recommended shareholders accept a takeover offer from Basalt Investment partners following a year in which revenues rose by three percent.

The Isle of Man-based telco, which operates landline, broadband and mobile services, said “robust” performance across its core divisions and its Vannin Ventures international growth unit, led to the increase from £78.5 million to £81.5 million.

Meanwhile, operating profits rose by 0.6 per cent to £17.5 million.

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"2018 was another year of robust performance for Manx Telecom,” said Garry [...]

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IDC in conjunction with Capgemini, recently published an analysis of the modern CISO. The analysis is a combination of retrospection, current state of play and the future. With over thirty years of experience and having lived through much of what the report would cover, the approach was with a keen level of interest. Would the report match what many of us have experienced?

For many years the attitude of the cybersecurity profession reminded me of the old Cold War nickname for Andrei Gromyko, “Mr. Nyet”, ("Mr. No"). Some in our profession were viewed as business blockers and not [...]

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It looks like Netflix is betting big on the future of interactive content, according to a presentation by a company executive.

Netflix made waves with the release of Bandersnatch, an interactive movie from the creators of Black Mirror that allowed viewers to 'choose their own adventure', making choices throughout the film that influenced the direction and length of the narrative.

According to Netflix's VP of Product, Todd Yellin, there's a lot more of that to come.

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Yellin gave a [...]

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Google has launched a new app called Lookout, which is designed to give the visually impaired verbal information about their surroundings, using artificial intelligence technology.

The app, which was first announced at Google's I/O developer conference last year, is currently available to US users with a Pixel device, although Google Accessibility Engineering product manager Patrick Clary said in a blog post that Google "hope[s] to bring Lookout to more devices, countries and platforms soon."

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Clary says that [...]

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