Siobhan Conners
What is a DDoS attack?
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Security

What is a DDoS attack?

Criminals are building armies of digital zombies that can be trained on your business – how worried should you be?
29 Sep 2020
Why diversity in AI is critical to building a fairer society
machine learning

Why diversity in AI is critical to building a fairer society

To ensure AI is able to serve humanity as a whole, it needs to be built by humanity as a whole
17 May 2019
AI Industry "overwhelmingly" white and male
Male boss with bad attitude
Business operations

AI Industry "overwhelmingly" white and male

Not only is there a lack of diversity, but women and people of colour are still paid less than white men
17 Apr 2019
Gatwick drone attack an 'inside job,' officials say
drone flying high
Business strategy

Gatwick drone attack an 'inside job,' officials say

Inside knowledge of the airport allowed whoever did it to force 1,000 flights into a standstill
15 Apr 2019
Police to use phone-detecting tech
machine learning

Police to use phone-detecting tech

The technology will be able to sense if someone in the vehicle is using their mobile device and will flash a warning sign
12 Apr 2019
Windows to ditch 'safely eject' USB warning
Harvesting data from a laptop
Microsoft Windows

Windows to ditch 'safely eject' USB warning

The new update will default to a 'quick removal' setting, but it will cost you some speed and efficiency.
10 Apr 2019
Earl Enterprises suffers heft data theft after cyber attack
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cyber security

Earl Enterprises suffers heft data theft after cyber attack

Millions of cards were sold on the black market over the course of a 10-month period
1 Apr 2019
Gov launches investigation for potential bias in algorithms
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automation

Gov launches investigation for potential bias in algorithms

Algorithms used in recruitment and the criminal justice system will be probed for fairness
20 Mar 2019
Brexit to blame for fintech talent shortage, report finds
Business strategy

Brexit to blame for fintech talent shortage, report finds

The number of tech graduates from France and Germany in the UK has 'decreased significantly' since the initial Brexit vote
19 Mar 2019
Major Google services suffer international outage
Gmail app icon
software as a service (SaaS)

Major Google services suffer international outage

Users reported difficulties sending emails and viewing attachments
13 Mar 2019
Apple announces 25 March event, teasing streaming services
Apple event
Hardware

Apple announces 25 March event, teasing streaming services

The conference could also showcase new iPad hardware
12 Mar 2019
Facebook set to expand Oculus VR into enterprise
Oculus Quest
Business strategy

Facebook set to expand Oculus VR into enterprise

The social network will release the $399 stand-alone headset in spring
5 Mar 2019
USB Type C: Everything you need to know
Hardware

USB Type C: Everything you need to know

USB-C is finally becoming widespread, but what exactly is it, what can it do and how can you upgrade?
4 Mar 2019
UK universities recieve £110m to fund AI Masters and PhDs
Robotic and human hands meeting
Careers & training

UK universities recieve £110m to fund AI Masters and PhDs

Government has partnered with industry for the first time to train the next generation of AI talent
21 Feb 2019
UK ranks second in best European countries for startups
startup
startups

UK ranks second in best European countries for startups

Germany, Ireland and Switzerland also made the top 12 highest ranking nations
19 Feb 2019
Slack's fight against email is about to get more complicated
Slack HQ
collaboration

Slack's fight against email is about to get more complicated

UK boss says success depends on the platform becoming a viral sensation among business users
19 Feb 2019
NHS should swap pen and paper for email, says Matt Hancock
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public sector

NHS should swap pen and paper for email, says Matt Hancock

Hancock sees "no reason" the NHS shouldn't run on email like the rest of the world
13 Feb 2019
Ordnance Survey deploys solar-powered drone
Technology

Ordnance Survey deploys solar-powered drone

The aircraft will be able to fly for 90 days at a time, revolutionising the way the planet is mapped
12 Feb 2019
"Misconceptions" around girls and STEM need to be dispelled
Women in STEM
Policy & legislation

"Misconceptions" around girls and STEM need to be dispelled

Girls are 18% less likely than boys to say that studying STEM would lead to a job
11 Feb 2019
Civil Service and techUK team up on skills programme
IT skills
Careers & training

Civil Service and techUK team up on skills programme

The 12-week programme will see public and private sector professionals working together to identify opportunities and solve problems
5 Feb 2019
Google quiz challenges users to identify phishing emails
Google phishing email test
phishing

Google quiz challenges users to identify phishing emails

Eight questions have been tailored to put illicit email spotting to the test
23 Jan 2019
Epic's battle royale game Fortnite used to launder money
Fortnite
cyber crime

Epic's battle royale game Fortnite used to launder money

Criminals are using a technique called carding to buy and sell Fortnite accounts using stolen credit cards
21 Jan 2019
Ofcom reveals disabled people are left behind behind by tech
Disability
digital divide

Ofcom reveals disabled people are left behind behind by tech

Lack of tech use could mean a lack of full participation in modernising society
16 Jan 2019