Category Archives: Computing

Searching For Content In The Cloud – The Problem And The Solution

Searching For Content In The Cloud – The Problem And The Solution

Searching For Content in the Cloud – The Problem and the Solution With a continually growing number of different apps and storage locations based in the cloud, both personal and corporate data is more widely spread than ever before. Long gone are the days when employees would keep all their data on one machine or

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime?

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime?

CloudNews: Megaupload: Cloud Or Crime? Hollywood and its partners have taken a step further towards the criminalization of Kim Dotcom’s Megaupload, the cloud service which allowed its members to upload files, and then offer those files to whomever they pleased. While Dotcom calls his service a “totally legal cloud storage site”, the American RIAA calls Megaupload

The Pros And Cons of Using Digital Rights Management With Video Games

The Pros And Cons of Using Digital Rights Management With Video Games

The Pros and Cons of Using Digital Rights Management With Video Games Digital rights management, also more commonly shortened to DRM, is defined as “a class of technologies that are used by hardware manufacturers, publishers, copyright holders, and individuals with the intent to control the use of digital content and devices after sale.” This is

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From?

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From?

Bad Bots – What Are They And Where Do They Come From? A ‘bot’, short for ‘web robot’, is a small software application that can run automated tasks over the internet. Their primary function is to fetch script and analyse web server information at a considerably faster rate than a human could achieve. Unfortunately, cyber-criminals