Technology

Infosys and LivePerson partner on conversational AI
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Infosys and LivePerson partner on conversational AI

The partnership offers new messaging experiences for brands’ customers and employees
31 Mar 2021
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app
document management systems (DMS)

Google Stack is an AI-powered document scanning app

The app takes photos of your bills, receipts and papers and AI organises them into Google Drive
31 Mar 2021
Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Arm launches its first new chip architecture in a decade

Arm v9 promises improved security, better AI performance, and double-digit CPU performance increases
31 Mar 2021
AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss
The former head of GCHQ, Robert Hannigan
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI is too risky for hackers, says former GCHQ boss

Robert Hannigan suggests that the technology isn't worth the trouble for state-sponsored attackers
30 Mar 2021
PayPal users can now checkout using Bitcoin
Paypal's new cryptocurrency service
cryptocurrencies

PayPal users can now checkout using Bitcoin

Customers can use Checkout with Crypto to buy goods using Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and Bitcoin Cash
30 Mar 2021
Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot
Stretch, the new robot from Boston Dynamics
automation

Meet Stretch: Boston Dynamics' new box-shifting robot

Stretch is a new warehouse robot designed to boost productivity in the logistics sector
29 Mar 2021
Visa will allow customers to settle payments using cryptocurrency
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cryptocurrencies

Visa will allow customers to settle payments using cryptocurrency

The option to pay in USD Coin will be made available thanks to Visa’s pilot programme with cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com
29 Mar 2021
UK council to use drones and AI to tackle litter
A flying drone
artificial intelligence (AI)

UK council to use drones and AI to tackle litter

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole is rolling out a pilot scheme this summer
29 Mar 2021
Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers
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Technology

Uber to offer electric vehicles to London customers

The ride-sharing platform won't charge customers extra for using Uber Green, but journeys need to start in 'Zone 1'
29 Mar 2021
Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments
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ransomware

Ransomware gang offers to refund victims' payments

Hackers have requested that victims contact them via email with proof of payment
29 Mar 2021
IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?
IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro Panel: Does AI have a place in security?

Can machine learning really help keep your organisation safe from cyber criminals?
29 Mar 2021
The pros and cons of facial recognition technology
Image depicting facial recognition
privacy

The pros and cons of facial recognition technology

Is it really worth risking user privacy in the name of efficiency and security?
26 Mar 2021
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
26 Mar 2021
What is bandwidth?
Data in a tunnel for analytics
broadband

What is bandwidth?

We look at how bandwidth works, and why your internet connection sometimes slows to a crawl...
25 Mar 2021
Design for Alan Turing £50 note revealed
The Bank of England's new £50 note featuring Alan Turing
encryption

Design for Alan Turing £50 note revealed

The new polymer banknote will be put into circulation on the codebreaker's birthday, 23 June
25 Mar 2021
Businesses using AI 'should have legal duty to consult with unions'
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Businesses using AI 'should have legal duty to consult with unions'

TUC calls for increased legal protections for workers in order to tackle workplace discrimination
25 Mar 2021
Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing
Artist rendition of Samsung's 512GB HKMG-based DDR5 RAM
components

Samsung unveils 512GB DDR5 DRAM for high-performance computing

The advanced memory comprises eight layers of 16GB units built using the HKMG fabrication process
25 Mar 2021
Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words
Ingka invests in What3Words
Business operations

Ikea-owner invests £12m in London-based startup what3words

The investor says the startup's location technology could be used for drone deliveries and autonomous vehicles
25 Mar 2021
What is racetrack memory?
Innovation
Server & storage

What is racetrack memory?

This experimental technology could change the face of how we store data
24 Mar 2021
ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot
ServiceNow logo on the side of a white building
automation

ServiceNow acquires RPA platform Intellibot

The India-based startup will boost the software company’s automation capabilities
23 Mar 2021
Salesforce aims to close UK's digital divide with free skills workshop
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Careers & training

Salesforce aims to close UK's digital divide with free skills workshop

The programme covers a range of topics that are deemed essential for the contemporary job candidate
23 Mar 2021
The present and the future of higher education IT
The present and the future of higher education IT - whitepaper from Citrixwhitepaper
Whitepaper

The present and the future of higher education IT

Exploring IT’s vital role during the pandemic and how they can help shape the university of tomorrow
22 Mar 2021
UK's growing skills gap could stall COVID recovery
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Careers & training

UK's growing skills gap could stall COVID recovery

The number of students taking IT subjects at GCSE level has fallen by 40%, according to the Learning and Work Institute
22 Mar 2021
UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020
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Careers & training

UK tech vacancies fell sharply in 2020

The number of openings on LinkedIn declined by 57% despite strong demand for cloud computing skills
22 Mar 2021