The House of Commons Select Committee for DCMS (Department of Culture, Media and Sport) has launched yet another inquiry into the national Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) programme focused on coverage, delivery and speed of UK superfast broadband and mobile connectivity.
As Scottish Renwables organisation has a 1-2 September International North Sea conference lined up in Edinburgh, and an August 15-16 Marine conference, exhibition and dinner in Inverness, it will have plenty to discuss and is publicising that in the last five weeks, a series of announcements from the UK Government have brought huge changes to the UK’s renewable energy industry. Worth noting that in the US there is a movement to pull the plug on renewable energy while a WWF Scotland analysis shows wind farms generated the equivalent of 98 per cent of Scotland's electricity needs last year and power companies were paid more than £53 million to switch off their turbines in 2014!
In the wake of the demonstration over vehicles, autonomy and security, the connected car software used in a large number of Chrysler and Dodge vehicles in the United States, has Fiat Chrysler NV recalling approximately 1.4 million vehicles for emergency security patches.
Critical care doctor, Julio Barado-Hualde has developed a mathematical simulation model that enables the occupancy of beds in an ICU (Intensive Care Unit) to be predicted and managed more effectively. Research, which focusses on the Hospital Complex of Navarre, is part of his PhD thesis read at the NUP/UPNA-Public University of Navarre.
At the CFCC, there were some who were of the belief that it might be too late to just rely on clean energy. “We should have done this 20 to 30 years ago" And others note "there are limits to adaptation." From the STEM viewpoint four women players have three male counterparts.
Glasgow-based Star Renewable Energy has won a £350,000 contract to supply heat pumps for a pioneering renewable energy scheme which will, for the first time in the UK, see solar thermal panels being used to power a district heating scheme.
Cobler’s bairns “being aye ill shod” springs to mind as “The Scotsman” reports seagulls causing problems for Aberdeen football club and tackling the problems of menacing seagulls by recruiting a killer hawk to scare them off.
Analog power IC provider ROHM has acquired Powervation Ltd, a privately held digital power IC company that develops DPM (digital power management) system-on-chip (SoC) solutions for approximately $70M, in an all-cash transaction.
Gaberlunzie lays down a brief blog and his one white camellia of 2015 on, alas,
the day when the pink paper (early recognition that many dyslexics read print better in a pale pink background) that redoubtable and magnificent "Financial Mail" has moved into Nikkei stables in Japan.
Glasgow has won the bid to host Europe’s largest IB (industrial biotechnology) conference next year when hundreds of delegates will attend EFIB 2016 at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre towards the end of October.
A pair of Missouri-based hackers have logging into a Jeep Cherokee remotely, while it was being driven and systematically taken over the car’s functionality. The experts are to release some hack details at the Black Hat security conference in Vegas. It comes as IdTechEx reports on Autonomous Vehicles, Land Water, Air 2015-2035
On the heels of the proposition that an eight international currency will be chosen by the IMF in October, Scotland is to conduct The Global Ethical Finance Forum set to connect Scotland with ethical finance players from Europe as with Triodes Bank, and those from the Middle East, Africa, East Asia gathering on 1-2 September at the Balmoral Hotel.
“Data breach reports are interesting, but everyone wants to know what this means for their company and how their company compares,” says Christian A. Christiansen, program vice president of security products, IDC.
To overcome off-target mutations that commonly occur with CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing methods, Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital researchers have developed two strategies that greatly improve the specificity of RNA-guided nucleases for the DNA region targeted to be cut and repaired.
An IMF watcher is predicting that October 20th 2015, for the first time in 35 years, an upcoming announcement could start a new era in modern finance, creating a once-in-a-lifetime moneymaking opportunity as an eighth currency is added to the existing seven. It could also wipe billions off stocks.
The final phase of a competition to develop AAOSN (adaptive autonomous ocean sampling network) management systems for the NOC (National Oceanography Centre) is underway. Two UK consortia will develop systems capable of coordinating a suite of marine autonomous vehicles gathering data from the ocean over periods of months, tracking and sampling dynamic features.
Associate Professor Stig Kvaal and fellow Professor Per Østby at NTNU have written a newly published book Juvelen i kronen [The Jewel in the Crown], which presents the development of Kongsberg Maritime’s dynamic positioning systems.
This staggering technical development and system was created by people who tended to ask for forgiveness rather than permission!!
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