Technology

The pros and cons of facial recognition technology
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privacy

The pros and cons of facial recognition technology

Is it really worth risking user privacy in the name of efficiency and security?
20 Jul 2021
UK gov launches £375 million fund for "game-changing" startups
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startups

UK gov launches £375 million fund for "game-changing" startups

Future Fund: Breakthrough aims to ensure the UK is a world leader in the industries of the future
20 Jul 2021
The Evolution of Deep Learning and AI
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Sponsored

The Evolution of Deep Learning and AI

Intel’s latest range of datacentre processors is ready to give deep learning a serious boost
19 Jul 2021
Does your business need a digital twin?
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digital transformation

Does your business need a digital twin?

Developing a digital twin for your business could open a new era in connectivity, profitability and ensures your company is post-COVID ready
16 Jul 2021
Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech
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Network & Internet

Openreach successfully trials next-gen '25G PON' fibre tech

Isolated trials by Openreach and Nokia more than double existing maximum data transfer rates
16 Jul 2021
Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining
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cryptocurrencies

Study: Cryptocurrency value spikes encourage more illicit mining

Researchers tracked Modero cryptocurrency and illicit mining for nearly three years
15 Jul 2021
What is Li-Fi?
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Network & Internet

What is Li-Fi?

A look at the Wi-Fi alternative that uses visible light to transfer data at staggering speeds
13 Jul 2021
Australia green lights $5.6 million blockchain pilot projects
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blockchain

Australia green lights $5.6 million blockchain pilot projects

Two companies have been awarded the funding and will implement the tech in the country’s minerals and food and beverage sectors
13 Jul 2021
Met Police seize record £180 million of cryptocurrency
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cryptocurrencies

Met Police seize record £180 million of cryptocurrency

The amount tops the £114 million in cryptocurrency confiscated during a raid last month
13 Jul 2021
Humanities versus STEM: The forced dichotomy where no one wins
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Careers & training

Humanities versus STEM: The forced dichotomy where no one wins

Can philosophy and literature ever have a place in the tech sector?
8 Jul 2021
Android crypto mining scam hits 93,000 victims
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cryptocurrencies

Android crypto mining scam hits 93,000 victims

More than 170 apps claimed to offer users cloud-based crypto mining for a fee
8 Jul 2021
Visa partners with 50 platforms to support direct crypto payments
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digital currency

Visa partners with 50 platforms to support direct crypto payments

People can buy goods using cryptocurrency-linked Visa cards, with rewards administered like airline miles
8 Jul 2021
Federated Learning and the Future of ML
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Sponsored

Federated Learning and the Future of ML

By sharing ML models and training data, organisations can power-up their ML projects. Now there’s a way to do it without compromising data privacy or …
6 Jul 2021
What is racetrack memory?
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Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
5 Jul 2021
Winners revealed of rail tech competition to create 'pandemic-proof' travel
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Technology

Winners revealed of rail tech competition to create 'pandemic-proof' travel

An AI-powered crowd monitor and an immersive virtual reality journey planner are among the recipients of a £9 million investment
2 Jul 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?
The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?
Technology

The IT Pro Podcast: Can VR unite the hybrid workplace?

How one company is using virtual reality to bring its staff together
2 Jul 2021
The total economic impact of Nutanix for end user computing
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Whitepaper

The total economic impact of Nutanix for end user computing

Cost savings and business benefits enabled by Nutanix HCI for end user computing
1 Jul 2021
GitHub Copilot is an AI tool that helps devs to write better code
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software development

GitHub Copilot is an AI tool that helps devs to write better code

The company said it could aid engineers with their work and encourage more people to explore software development
30 Jun 2021
Smart cane helps guide the visually impaired
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Technology

Smart cane helps guide the visually impaired

The cane uses ultrasound to detect obstacles and pairs with smartphones
29 Jun 2021
Most tech workers plan to leave their roles in the next 12 months
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Careers & training

Most tech workers plan to leave their roles in the next 12 months

Despite feeling more valued than ever during COVID, various factors are driving an exodus of workers
29 Jun 2021
Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer
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high-performance computing (HPC)

Japan's Fugaku retains title of world's fastest supercomputer

The Arm-based machine was three times as fast as the machine that came second in the ranking
29 Jun 2021
Hundreds of tech jobs up for grabs during one-day hiring spree
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Careers & training

Hundreds of tech jobs up for grabs during one-day hiring spree

Indeed's 'Tech Needs Her' event aims to encourage more women and underrepresented demographics into digital roles
28 Jun 2021
UK’s financial regulator blocks Binance crypto exchange
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cryptocurrencies

UK’s financial regulator blocks Binance crypto exchange

Users in the UK will be prohibited from trading through the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange platform
28 Jun 2021
GDPR 2.0: What do Europe’s new AI rules mean for businesses?
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IT regulation

GDPR 2.0: What do Europe’s new AI rules mean for businesses?

Although they target 'high-risk' use cases, swathes of organisations could be affected
28 Jun 2021