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Sunday 23rd June 2024: Adobe Being Sued By US Goverment, Extra workers at Birmingham Airport & More!

KANE'S TECH TIPS:

SUNDAY 23RD JUNE 2024

Welcome to another low down on all the latest Tech news, Tips and Tricks to help you keep up to date with the latest from the Tech world!

You can hear the feature On Air on a Sunday with Mark, and throughout the week.

Adobe Being Sued By US Goverment

The US government has sued software giant Adobe, accusing it of violating consumer protection laws with "hidden" termination fees and a convoluted cancellation process.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said the firm had failed to clearly disclose its terms to customers, including the year-long length of a subscription and charges that would be triggered for cancelling early.

In its complaint, the agency said Adobe had refused to modify its behaviour because it would hurt the company financially.

Adobe disputed the claims and said it would fight the lawsuit.
Read More:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c98825z8330o

Source: BBC News

Extra workers at Birmingham Airport

Extra workers at Birmingham Airport have been brought in to "explain cabin baggage liquid rules to passengers" who are continuing to face long queues to get through security.

The short-term move follows continuing criticism over lengthy hold-ups that have caused some people to miss flights.

An enlarged temporary structure with a number of so-called "liquid check stations" has now opened, the airport said.
Read More:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/c800n8q2ky8o

Source: BBC News

London hospitals Hack: Cyber-Criminals "Sorry"

The cyber-criminals responsible for causing major disruption at London hospitals say they are “sorry" for all the harm caused but are “not to blame”.

The London hospitals hack was first announced on 3 June when pathology service provider Synnovis said all its IT systems were offline.

It meant that blood tests and information-sharing could not be carried out using the normal computerised systems.

According to NHS London, five planned C-sections were rescheduled and 18 organs were diverted for use by other trusts, while 736 hospital outpatient appointments and 125 community outpatient appointments had to be postponed.

Read More: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/articles/ceddqglk7qgo

Source: BBC News

App Of The Week

This weeks app of the week is called Microsoft Math Solver.

Point the camera at the math problem to scan it, write it on the whiteboard, or simply enter it in the calculator. 

There is even a detailed step-by-step explanation so that you can understand the problem better. 

The app is free to download on IOS and Android devices.

Google:https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.microsoft.math

Apple: https://apps.apple.com/app/microsoft-math-solver/id1483962204

🛡️ Security Corner 🛡️

Social media is a great way to stay in touch with family, friends and keep up to date on the latest news. However, it’s important to know how to manage the security and privacy settings on your accounts, so that your personal information remains inaccessible to anyone but you.

2-step verification (often shortened to 2SV and sometimes called two-factor authentication) provides a way of 'double checking' that you really are the person you are claiming to be when you're using online services, such as social media, banking or email.

It's worth exercising some caution when using social media. Not everyone using social media is necessarily who they say they are. Take a moment to check if you know the person, and if the friend/link/follow is genuine.

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