UK telecommunications regulator, Ofcom, sets out its planned negotiating position for the 2015 global conference where decisions relating to the allocation of radio frequency bands are expected to be taken.
Understanding how protective mutations work has researchers hoping to develop drugs, that by mimicking mutations, can offer everyone protection. The work involves genetic database hunting and recently work with a dog DNA bank in Finland has widened the potential portfolio.
As CEA (Consumer Electronics Association) promises 2015 International CES will feature the largest ever IoT showcase of products, services and technologies that make up the “Internet of Things,” 2015 marks the next phase for the European IOT project which has run from 2011-2014. working in areas such as ‘smart' house, health, transport and energy.. The EU IOE (Internet of Energy ) project has 40 European partners, working on how to make it easier for energy suppliers and consumers to connect to each others’ equipment.
Standardised image file formats—as JPEG, PNG or TIFF, which store information every time you take a digital photo, allows easy sharing of selfies and pictures with anybody connected to a computer, mobile phone or the Internet. Nobody needs special software to see such pictures. But for many working in scientific fields— as neuroscience —data sharing is not simple, because no standard data format exists.
The Gates Foundation has awarded the Arizona based Critical Path Institute a three-year, $3 million grant to create a catalogue of tuberculosis genomes from around the world. The database will inform correlations between bacterial genetic mutations, phenotypic information about drug susceptibility, and patient outcomes used to accelerate diagnostic test development helping clinicians treat TB strains more effectively on a global scale.
CambridgeIP (Cambridge Intellectual Property Ltd), the Cambridge-based provider of patent-based research, patent analysis software and patent databases, is seeking to be acquired by a major industrial player. UK big corporates would be both clever and resourceful if several flung their caps in the ring, so all could benefit, from an undeniable UK strength, that would remains exactly that.
After the recent elections, ScotlandIS is pleased to announce the following appointments to the board with effect from 10th December. Elections generated considerable interest with thirty people standing, so the competition for places was fierce. Alas for STEM enthusiasts although ScotlandIS has one outstanding role model in Polly Purvis, only one woman made it on to the board as role model!
Gaberlunzie was sent a blissful new infographic that shows what favourite childhood toys from the 80’s & 90’s are worth now - perfect for christmas (and great starter for placing your bets on current toys values in 2045!!
As Europe is completing a new round of privacy rules to be finalised 2015r, giving greater power to individuals over who can access their data and how it is used, the UK finds that mass surveillance programs of internet users are lawful and do not violate human rights, according to the recent ruling by the U.K.'s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT)
After 2 years of intensive collaboration with the British government, the Dutch company Digidentity is now available to provide a digital identity for British citizens. The British public is now able to interact with the government online in a secure and simple way, while ensuring and maintaining user privacy Digidentity also provides the Dutch government’s virtual ID ‘DigiD’ and is a member and contributor to various international identity schemes.
Big Data is an emerging paradigm for large scale, distributed data management to process large amounts of data beyond traditional database technologies abilities. Cloud computing is a paradigm for distributed computing systems whose goal is to offer software as a service over the Internet offering an agile delivery model and a highly scalable infrastructure to support demands forboth storage and computation of big data technologies.
Writing in "EDN Network" Richard Quinell discusses activity in the field of AI (Artificial Intelligence) in embedded systems, citing such products as Siri voice recognition, unmanned autonomous vehicles, and data mining as examples where AI principles are being used to implement design functions.
Creativepool, an industry network for the creative industry where companies and individuals showcase and share their work, broadcast their news, promote their services and connect, has been named the joint winner of the Best Innovation in Online Recruitment Award at the 14th Annual NORA Awards.
Common knowledge thanks to Oxford Professor Halford Mackinder and author Danny Dorling with his book "Inequality and the 1%" that everyone with jobs traditionally placing them within the top 1% of society – as head teachers and doctors, are almost entirely excluded from that demographic rank, no matter how successful their career. But a different and constructive take for research is being exercised by Trend Watching in what it terms Post Demographic Consumerism .
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