The internet around the world has been slowed down in what security experts are describing as the biggest cyber-attack of its kind in history.
A row between a spam-fighting group and hosting firm has sparked retaliation attacks affecting the wider internet.
Read more here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21954636
The BBC have created an Interactive guide which shows the top 20 most in damand jobs today, and where in the world they’re needed most. It is no surprise to us ICT / Computing teachers that in the top 20 jobs, our subject features THREE times with:
- IT developers and Programmers
- IT engineers and Analysts
- IT database and network professionals.
…and if you love where you live, you will be happy to find that two of the three jobs listed above are in high demand right here in the UK.
See the interactive chart here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-21938085
An app created by a UK teenager has been acquired by web giant Yahoo in a deal the BBC understands to be worth “dozens of millions” of pounds.
Read more and watch the video here – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-21924243
The rapid development of ICT has enabled more people to work from home.
Discuss the concept of working from home, including in your discussion:
- how ICT has enabled more people to work from home
- the benefits that individuals can gain from working from home
- benefits to society of more people working from home
- any negative aspects of working from home
Explain, with the use of examples, how the use of ICT has been influenced by all of the following factors:
Using pirated software, which is not licenced, is a crime.
What is the name of the current legislation which makes in illegal to use unlicensed software?