Nuclear Energy Insider has produced a splendid resource with a new graphic Overview of European Nuclear Power Industry as a backgrounder for The NMuclear Power Plant Optimisation Summit Europe, being held in Brussels, Belgium.
Data is often thought to be constant and immutable. Defined by 1s and 0s, it never changes. But a school of thinking sees data as constantly adrift and mutating in response to surrounding forces.. Without processes in place to detect this, evolving data drift could wreak havoc on understanding, warn the experts..
Neiman Marcus was in the news a few years ago over a customer payment card breach. They’re back again with another breach. Neiman’s says this is not related and, this time, customer account data was accessed through compromised online account passwords.
Let's say you are an older senior citizen who can no longer take care of yourself. But the government says there is no Nursing Home care available for you. So, what do you do? You should opt for “Medicare Plan G”.
Ahead of Cyber Security 2016 in Edinburgh next week, Jonathan Whitley, Regional Sales Director, Northern Europe at WatchGuard Technologies, looks at the impact of recent security breaches and the response from Scottish and UK Governments.
Damien Anderson, a computer science researcher at the University of Strathclyde, has won the prestigious Scotland-wide award the Robertson Medal, from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland, presented annually by the Trust to the most outstanding student on its PhD scholarship programme.
The performance of modern buildings is judged not just by how much they cost to build, but how much they cost to run, how much energy they consume, how little they damage the environment, and in general, how sustainable they are.
Researchers at Context Information Security succeeded in hacking a Motorola Focus 73 outdoor security camera, gaining access to the home network’s Wi-Fi password, obtaining full control of the pan-tilt-zoom controls, redirecting the video feed and movement alerts to watch the watchers.
UK farming business futures look uncertain warns a new report on the agricultural implications of leaving the EU. Written by University of Warwick academic, Professor Wyn Grant with a working party set up by the Farmer-Scientist Network, the report covers topics as diverse as impact on single farm payment, regulation, plant protection, world trade, animal health, welfare and migrant labour.
First round of winners in the Government’s October financed UK Games Fund are announced by Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture and the Digital Economy. Home to acclaimed games such as Batman, Arkham Knight and Monument Valley, the UK's video games sector plays a vital role in the country’s thriving creative industries he says.
Cyber security dominate headlines across the globe; its spotlight prominence ensured by a continual stream of high profile attacks. 2015 saw TalkTalk, Ashley Madison and MoonPig dragged under media scrutiny by substantial data breaches. Beyond headlines however, is a real concern the problem is both wider and more complex, and many businesses still fail to take necessary action to combat threats.
GEIC (Graphene Engineering Innovation Centre) on Manchester's Oxford Road looks to get the green light with planners saying it will be a significant contribution to establishing Corridor Manchester as an "economic powerhouse". Plans are to build a new hospital, refurbish a 13-storey office block, and build a 183-bedroom hotel (with obligatory casino?) and restaurant, are also nearing approval. Another in the global University blend trend.
Avaaz, the petitioning group is reporting nuclear experts fearful because Belgium has restarted two ancient and cracked nuclear power plants that could threaten to unleash a nuclear disaster in Europe.
Hot on the heels of Lancaster University’s health hub and isolab, comes news from St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto and Ryerson University that it has entered into a 20-year partnership to research and develop innovative health-care solutions, with one more option namely to support start-up biomedical companies seeking to improve patient care.
The UK Border Agency has stopped processing applications for Tier 1 (Post Study Work) visas. Those on Tier 4 student visas wishing to remain in the UK after graduation now need to qualify for a Tier 2 visa. In many cases only graduates who have an offer of a skilled job from a sponsoring employer under Tier 2 of the points-based system will be able to stay and work in the UK. What says the Scottish CDO?
A University of Leicester study is to address gender inequality in UK-based game design higher education programmes and the marginalised status of women in the video game industry will be challenged by a new international research project.
Mainstream Renewable Power is in exclusive discussions with a consortium led by InterGen to take its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off Scotland to financial close and into construction. The consortium includes Siemens Project Ventures, The Marguerite Fund and Infrared Capital, and was announced at Scottish Renewables offshore wind conference in Glasgow
Logistics company, DHL, highlights the untapped power of data-driven insight for supply chains in its latest white paper. This reveals most companies sitting on a goldmine of untapped supply chain data with the ability to give organisations a competitive edge. This supply chain data wealth already runs the day-to-day flow of goods worldwide, but the white paper reveals only a small group of trailblazing companies use the data as a predictive tool for accurate forecasting. Others like DHL are collecting new users by offering a link to free research while collecting up names and address data.
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