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Twelve days of Christmas crime prevention campaign

Yes, it’s Christmas again and to do our part Associação Safe Communities Algarve (SCA) is launching a ‘Twelve Days of Christmas Crime Prevention Campaign’, which will extend from the Christmas...

The December 2013 night sky

Welcome to the December night sky. This is the month of the winter Solstice when on the 21st the sun reaches its lowest point in the heavens before slowly climbing back up again in its seasonal...

Portuguese virtual reality content shown at US dome

Portuguese virtual reality company Insizium from Santa Maria da Feira was showcased on Wednesday at the inauguration of the virtual reality projection dome EonVision Idome in Irvine, California....

Portuguese scientists

A woman and her child wait in the shade of a derelict building to see a doctor at a free medical clinic in the southern port city of Kismayo, Somalia. Open seven days a week and seeing an average...

computer virus alert

!! HELPIT !! – SoBig.F

It would appear that a variant of the SoBig computer virus which first hit our screens in August 2003 is back to haunt us once again.

Online reports put this...

The November 2013 Night Sky

Welcome to the November night sky. We only have two bright planets easily visible in the evening night sky.

The first is Venus still low on the western horizon as darkness falls. This...

How to avoid holiday villa letting scams

Imagine having saved hard throughout the year for your Algarve holiday only to arrive at the destination to find the villa you rented does not exist.

This is what happened...

To many people crime prevention is about securing your home by installing alarms, gates and window bars. Although still important, there is now a more sinister type of crime threat where the...

Computer Utopia: the myth

Hardware - definition supplied by Wikipedia reads: “...the machines wiring, and other physical components of a computer or other electronic system.”
Software - definition supplied by...

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