Technology

What are the pros and cons of AI?
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machine learning

What are the pros and cons of AI?

We weigh up the benefits and the negatives of the technology that's changing business
30 Nov 2021
Are you ready for the hybrid workplace?
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Whitepaper

Are you ready for the hybrid workplace?

Invest in headsets and webcams to drive worker productivity
30 Nov 2021
Accenture to expand UK tech workforce by 3,000 workers
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Careers & training

Accenture to expand UK tech workforce by 3,000 workers

The company said its clients are trying to capitalise on growth as the country recovers from the pandemic
30 Nov 2021
Industry "delighted" with UK's 'landmark' anti-bias AI standard
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Industry "delighted" with UK's 'landmark' anti-bias AI standard

The algorithmic transparency standard will now enter a pilot scheme to be scrutinised to a greater degree
30 Nov 2021
Are we hurtling towards digital transformation burnout?
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Development

Are we hurtling towards digital transformation burnout?

With decision makers and developers under stress, innovation efforts could stagnate
30 Nov 2021
Sydney government-funded innovation hub launches quantum arm
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Policy & legislation

Sydney government-funded innovation hub launches quantum arm

This comes after Australia designated quantum technology as a critical technology for the country’s future
29 Nov 2021
Apple's mixed reality headset could debut in 2022
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augmented reality (AR)

Apple's mixed reality headset could debut in 2022

Analyst expects a high-end device that supports both augmented and virtual reality
29 Nov 2021
US adds dozen Chinese tech companies to trade blacklist
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Policy & legislation

US adds dozen Chinese tech companies to trade blacklist

Decision was made due to concerns China could use the enterprises to break US encryption
25 Nov 2021
IBM unveils world-first machine learning training method for GDPR-compliance
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machine learning

IBM unveils world-first machine learning training method for GDPR-compliance

The novel approach to training machine learning models minimises the amount of personal data that's required to make accurate predictions
25 Nov 2021
How New Zealand is securing its future through digital trade
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Business strategy

How New Zealand is securing its future through digital trade

A business-friendly environment allows the geographically remote country to tap into the huge potential of trading digitally across borders
25 Nov 2021
Managing the oversaturation of workplace platforms
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collaboration

Managing the oversaturation of workplace platforms

With various collaboration apps replacing traditional office communications methods, is compartmentalising different interactions a good strategy?
24 Nov 2021
Citigroup to create 100 blockchain and cryptocurrency roles
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cryptocurrencies

Citigroup to create 100 blockchain and cryptocurrency roles

The new positions are expected to be filled by the end of 2022
23 Nov 2021
Cornwall Council to lend laptops to the homeless
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Laptops

Cornwall Council to lend laptops to the homeless

Partnership with the St Petrocs charity launches initiative to tackle the digital divide
23 Nov 2021
How AI-powered tech can improve digital accessibility
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How AI-powered tech can improve digital accessibility

With COVID highlighting the widening digital divide for people with disabilities, can AI come to the rescue?
23 Nov 2021
Investors warned to be vigilant of fake SEC alerts
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cyber crime

Investors warned to be vigilant of fake SEC alerts

Hackers are targeting victims using phone calls and voice mails about cryptocurrency transactions
22 Nov 2021
El Salvador announces plans to build a 'Bitcoin city' at the foot of a volcano
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cryptocurrencies

El Salvador announces plans to build a 'Bitcoin city' at the foot of a volcano

President Nayib Bukele said the country will harness the geothermal energy from the volcano on which the city will be built to mine the Bitcoin requir…
22 Nov 2021
Why the NCSC and telecoms firms are at loggerheads over quantum key distribution
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encryption

Why the NCSC and telecoms firms are at loggerheads over quantum key distribution

In the face of mixed messages between the public and private sector, should businesses be wary of jumping on the bandwagon?
22 Nov 2021
OpenAI tool previously thought 'too dangerous' for the public goes generally available
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artificial intelligence (AI)

OpenAI tool previously thought 'too dangerous' for the public goes generally available

The natural language processor has previously been found to generate racist and other types of prejudicial content
19 Nov 2021
Nike to take customers into the metaverse with 'NIKELAND'
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virtualisation

Nike to take customers into the metaverse with 'NIKELAND'

Sneaker giant's virtual world has been built on the Roblox platform
19 Nov 2021
How virtual desktop infrastructure enables digital transformation
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Whitepaper

How virtual desktop infrastructure enables digital transformation

Challenges and benefits of VDI
19 Nov 2021
How to make workplace tech inclusive for an ageing workforce
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Careers & training

How to make workplace tech inclusive for an ageing workforce

While experienced workers don’t need tech handholding, your business can yet streamline its IT to render it more accessible
19 Nov 2021
Mobile order and Pay at Table
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Mobile order and Pay at Table

Everything restaurants need to know to succeed with mobile self-service
18 Nov 2021
Technology and tactics to support your hospitality business
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Whitepaper

Technology and tactics to support your hospitality business

The key trends hospitality operators need to know about
18 Nov 2021