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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 06 May 2022

Apple, Google and Microsoft team up on passwordless loginsIn a rare show of alliance, Apple, Google and Microsoft have joined forces to expand support for passwordless logins across mobile, desktop...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 29 April 2022

Stripe teams up with Twitter to test crypto payoutsStripe is testing a way for users to receive their payouts in cryptocurrency, starting with “a select group of creators on Twitter.” Creators who ...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 1 April 2022

​Facebook in 'bare-knuckle' fight with TikTokThe chief executive of a political consulting firm has responded to a report alleging Meta paid his company to "undermine" TikTok.Internal emails, app...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 25 March 2022

​Reddit weighs new video feature with 'reactions' for use in its online discussions Reddit is exploring the idea of bringing more user-generated video content to its online discussion forums, the c...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 18 March 2022

​Amazon completes $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM​Amazon has closed its $8.5 billion acquisition of MGM, the company announced on Thursday. The completion of the transaction will see more than 4,00...

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How to become a QA Engineer

​A Quality Assurance Engineer is an IT professional whose activities are aimed at improving the software development process. A QA Engineer aims to detect errors and prevent defects from occurring ...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 4 March 2022

​VANRATH rounds up the trending tech news stories this week​How are the big tech companies responding to the invasion of Ukraine?Responses to information warfare, cyber attacks, and monitoring move...

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​How to become a .NET Developer

​How to become a .NET Developer.NET is an open-source software development platform that was introduced by Microsoft in 2002 to be used for creating applications on Windows only. However, as time p...

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Women in Tech Conference - Friday 25 February

​“There is not just a place for you and your story in tech, but value all that you bring to the table.” – Lindsay Rootare A fantastic day at the Women in Business NI Tech conference at Titanic Belf...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 25 February 2022

​OpenSea confirms hacker stole NFTs 'worth £1.25m' from 32 usersAccording to the blockchain analysis company PeckShield, at least 254 non-fungible tokens were stolen as a result of an unknown attac...

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How to become a Java Developer

​Did you know a small team called ‘The Green Team’ initially conceptualised Java in the early 1990s? Fast forward to today and Java is one of the most in-demand and popular programming languages in...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 18 February 2022

Ford makes it easier to 3D-print your own accessories for the MaverickFord is encouraging its customers to 3D-print new accessories for the company’s new 2022 Maverick truck. This week, Ford releas...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 11 February 2022

​YouTube TV to finally add picture-in-picture on iOSYouTube TV users are about to get some much-requested features baked into their streaming experience, including a wider rollout of picture-in-pic...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 04 February 2022

​Scientists are building an AI-powered robot to take apart your old phoneFor several years, scientists have been exploring whether artificially intelligent robots could streamline the recycling pro...

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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 28 January 2022

Windows 11 is getting Android apps, taskbar improvements, and more next monthMicrosoft is planning to launch a public preview of its Android apps for Windows 11 next month, alongside some taskbar i...

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In Partnership with Ulster Unversity - VANRATH prizes encourage excellence in tech careers in Northern Ireland

As the world becomes increasingly technology dependent, the range of businesses emerging in the STEM sector will grow significantly. This is something we strongly believe in and we continue to inve...

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Technology Trends to Watch in 2022

​For businesses and individuals, the arguably most important lesson of the last two years has been that transformative change isn’t as challenging to implement as some might have once thought.Tech ...

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Computer Space and beyond

​Source: BBC​​What is now a multi-billion pound industry started out as a humble arcade machine created by a group of college students in 1971.Before then, playing video games had been a geeky past...

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5 Ways to get over your PROGRAMMER IMPOSTER SYNDROME

Imposter syndrome: When you think you’re unqualified for the work you doIf you answer YES to any of the following, you need to read this blog:Do you ever get frustrated with yourself for making sim...

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But isn't it expensive and complicated to hire IT contractors?

There is a common misconception in the market that perceives IT Contractors as a very expensive and more complicated hire than a permanent employee, but this is not the case!Do you want a great com...