Industry News

 

Source: computing.co.uk

 

18th May 2018 |

PayPal checks out with iZettle in $2.2bn deal

 

PayPal checks out with iZettle in $2.2bn deal

PayPal to take on Square in the small-business payments market following iZettle acquisition

 

18th May 2018 |

Bitcoin now uses as much energy as Ireland and could match Austria by end of 2018

 

Bitcoin now uses as much energy as Ireland and could match Austria by end of 2018

Electricity consumption doubled in the last six months with the trajectory likely to continue, says PwC economist

 

18th May 2018 |

North Korea behind data-stealing Android apps promoted to defectors via Facebook, claims McAfee

 

North Korea behind data-stealing Android apps promoted to defectors via Facebook, claims McAfee

'RedDawn' data filching apps in Google Play targeting North Korean defectors the work of 'Sun Team', rather than Lazarus

 

18th May 2018 |

Women in IT Excellence Awards closes on record number of submissions

 

Women in IT Excellence Awards closes on record number of submissions

Join the event and help us to promote and celebrate female success stories from right across the full spectrum of IT!

 

18th May 2018 |

Toshiba Memory sale to Bain-led consortium set to go ahead after Chinese regulators' approval

 

Toshiba Memory sale to Bain-led consortium set to go ahead after Chinese regulators' approval

Chinese antitrust authorities approve sale of Toshiba's semiconductor business

 

18th May 2018 |

CIOs outline the security risks of using Office 365

 

CIOs outline the security risks of using Office 365

Microsoft's flagship cloud-based productivity suite can leave its users exposed to serious security risks

 

17th May 2018 |

IT contractor wins IR35 legal battle against HMRC

 

IT contractor wins IR35 legal battle against HMRC

Court win for contractor casts further doubt on HMRC's interpretation of IR35, campaigners claim

 

17th May 2018 |

US Department of Homeland Security unveils new cyber security strategy

 

US Department of Homeland Security unveils new cyber security strategy

US unveils new government cyber security strategy just days after cyber 'czar' role is scrapped

 

17th May 2018 |

Gatwick Airport looking to bolster security by measuring brain waves

 

Gatwick Airport looking to bolster security by measuring brain waves

Analysing brain waves allows for faster security checks, but the challenge is making it as accurate in the live environment as it is in the lab, says Gatwick Airport CIO Cathal Corcoran

 

17th May 2018 |

The people want robots - but don't know that they're already using them

 

The people want robots - but don't know that they're already using them

Global interest in AI is rising, but Brits are afraid that Brexit will hold us back

 

17th May 2018 |

Ocado signs technology deal with US grocer Kroger

 

Ocado signs technology deal with US grocer Kroger

Kroger has enlisted the help of Ocado to speed up its digital transformation plans

 

17th May 2018 |

5G news: Major firms test autonomous drone over intercontinental 5G link

 

5G news: Major firms test autonomous drone over intercontinental 5G link

Trials show how networks can be deployed overseas in emergency situations

 

17th May 2018 |

Here are the winners for the 2018 Big Data Excellence Awards

 

Here are the winners for the 2018 Big Data Excellence Awards

The expanded awards highlighted 18 innovative companies

 

16th May 2018 |

Wikileaks 'Vault 7' leak suspect named - but charged with harbouring images of child abuse

 

Wikileaks 'Vault 7' leak suspect named - but charged with harbouring images of child abuse

Former CIA and NSA staffer Joshua Schulte cited as suspect in Vault 7 leak of US secret services' hacking tools to Wikileaks

 

16th May 2018 |

Police facial recognition systems are 98 per cent inaccurate, says research

 

Police facial recognition systems are 98 per cent inaccurate, says research

The systems are a waste of money, argues Big Brother Watch

 

16th May 2018 |

Most companies think GDPR will boost their competitiveness, according to study

 

Most companies think GDPR will boost their competitiveness, according to study

Medium-sized firms are the most optimistic about GDPR, suggests the NetApp research

 

16th May 2018 |

Archival data is still impacting modern astronomy, and we need new ways to process it

 

Archival data is still impacting modern astronomy, and we need new ways to process it

Automation and increasing compute power are needed to handle the growing pool of astronomical data

 

16th May 2018 |

Airports are ill-equipped to handle cyber attacks, says report

 

Airports are ill-equipped to handle cyber attacks, says report

Airports could face millions in damages

 

15th May 2018 |

Enter now to be part of the Computing Technology Product Awards

 

Enter now to be part of the Computing Technology Product Awards

With a new entry process and votes cast by our readers, the Technology Product Awards are unlike any other

 

15th May 2018 |

Trump defends pledge to help save ZTE

 

Trump defends pledge to help save ZTE

Trump says his government will explore other ways to punish ZTE without pushing it out of business