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Darktrace partners with HackerOne to bring AI to attack resistance
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cyber security

Darktrace partners with HackerOne to bring AI to attack resistance

New collaboration combines Darktrace’s attack surface management technology with HackerOne’s continuous security assessment capabilities
11 Aug 2022
Surging inflation is driving people to cryptocurrencies
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cryptocurrencies

Surging inflation is driving people to cryptocurrencies

Binance claims the future is bright for digital tokens as a UN trade body warns cryptocurrencies may enable tax evasion
11 Aug 2022
What will it take to make the UK's 2022 Digital Strategy a success?
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Policy & legislation

What will it take to make the UK's 2022 Digital Strategy a success?

Failure to see the plan through will see the UK become the “low-skill, low growth backwater of the developed world”
9 Aug 2022
Nomad happy to forgive hackers if they return 90% of $190 million that was stolen
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hacking

Nomad happy to forgive hackers if they return 90% of $190 million that was stolen

The crypto bridge is offering 'white hat hackers' a 10% bounty following the attack earlier this week
5 Aug 2022
What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?
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digital divide

What is WCAG and how do these guidelines power accessibility online?

Experts urge a mentality shift, away from box-ticking compliance, to one that incorporates ease of use into the very fabric of web design
5 Aug 2022
FedEx to invest in more robotic automation from Berkshire Grey
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Business strategy

FedEx to invest in more robotic automation from Berkshire Grey

The deepening partnership is expected to yield better efficiency and safety in packing centres
4 Aug 2022
Auditors blame massive $4 million cryptocurrency heist on leaky logging technology
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hacking

Auditors blame massive $4 million cryptocurrency heist on leaky logging technology

Investigators raised concern over the thousands of vulnerable wallets containing Solana, USDC and other tokens
4 Aug 2022
Nomad crypto bridge drained of $190 million through “chaotic” exploit
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hacking

Nomad crypto bridge drained of $190 million through “chaotic” exploit

The Nomad team has notified law enforcement and retained leading firms for blockchain intelligence and forensics, it said in a statement on Twitter
2 Aug 2022
Why the UK is dragging its feet on regulating big tech
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Policy & legislation

Why the UK is dragging its feet on regulating big tech

Britain’s delay to empowering the Digital Markets Unit (DMU) with the powers it craves could see the once-frontrunner fall behind the rest of the worl…
1 Aug 2022
Covision Quality joins NVIDIA Metropolis Partner Program
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machine learning

Covision Quality joins NVIDIA Metropolis Partner Program

The alliance will help the firm scale its machine learning-based industrial visual inspection software
26 Jul 2022
Priming your business for the new age of quantum computing
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Technology

Priming your business for the new age of quantum computing

As quantum computing begins to shape business processes, how will enterprises determine their quantum future?
26 Jul 2022
NFTs are engaging creatives in a fight for their lives
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blockchain

NFTs are engaging creatives in a fight for their lives

COVID sparked artists and photographers to flock to the NFT ecosystem, but the various marketplaces are only offering false hope lined with marketing …
23 Jul 2022
Cambridge crowned UK’s most AI-ready city
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Cambridge crowned UK’s most AI-ready city

The famous university city was found to have the highest number of AI-related jobs within a five mile radius
22 Jul 2022
UK gov opens £12m innovation fund to tackle cost of living crisis, regional inequality
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Policy & legislation

UK gov opens £12m innovation fund to tackle cost of living crisis, regional inequality

Funding will enable regulators and local authorities to test and experiment with "bold and ambitious" approaches to the pressing issues of the day
21 Jul 2022
Freshworks expands unified customer record architecture with Freshchat
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customer relationship management (CRM)

Freshworks expands unified customer record architecture with Freshchat

AI-driven chat bot provides complete customer context across support, sales, and marketing teams
21 Jul 2022
Sophos announces new X-Ops unit to streamline defence against cyber attacks
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cyber security

Sophos announces new X-Ops unit to streamline defence against cyber attacks

New team unifies vendor’s threat response, labs, and AI teams of cybersecurity experts
20 Jul 2022
Microsoft announces simulator for autonomous aircraft development
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Cloud

Microsoft announces simulator for autonomous aircraft development

Project AirSim will use Azure to train AI models in a realistic 3D environment
20 Jul 2022
What is machine learning?
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Business strategy

What is machine learning?

No longer confined to the world of science fiction, machine learning represents a new frontier in technology
19 Jul 2022
Using AI and machine learning to kickstart climate change fightback
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Using AI and machine learning to kickstart climate change fightback

Fighting climate change with carbon capture or geoengineering means harnessing the power of AI and sophisticated data modelling
19 Jul 2022
UK gov invites experts to contribute to its overhauled AI regulatory approach
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artificial intelligence (AI)

UK gov invites experts to contribute to its overhauled AI regulatory approach

The new approach will not adopt the EU's centralised model and sits alongside the National AI Strategy and Data Protection and Digital Information Bil…
18 Jul 2022
FCA sets out stall on crypto regulation
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Business operations

FCA sets out stall on crypto regulation

Cryptocurrency remains in the regulatory body's sights, with sustainability also driving decision-making
15 Jul 2022
How to become a machine learning engineer
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Careers & training

How to become a machine learning engineer

What’s involved in being a machine learning engineer and how to become one
15 Jul 2022
Government launches Defence Centre for AI Research
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Government launches Defence Centre for AI Research

The MoD and Alan Turing Institute announce the project as part of a wider plan to make the UK a world-leader in AI research
15 Jul 2022