KPMG’s principal adviser in Cyber Security practice argues that important security risks need to be addressed before any benefits of this technology can be truly realised. His comment comes after flaws were uncovered in smart metering devices used in the equivalent Spanish programme.
STMicroelectronics is cutting back its digital business in an attempt to reduce annual costs by $100 million, with 450 jobs likely to be cut in EPS (embedded processing solutions) group of the digital operation. By comparison sensor business is boom is for the Cardiff based IQE group, that has received a new order of approximately $1.1m for the next year, the largest single purchase order for InSb (Indium arsenide) products manufactured at IQE's Infrared substrate manufacturing site.
The control of modern infrastructure such as intelligent power grids needs lots of computing capacity. Scientists of the Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) at the University of Luxembourg have developed an algorithm that might revolutionise these processes.
Scotland’s Rural College has launched a new Monogastric Science Research Centre, a focus for the College’s work on pigs and poultry, in particular bringing together vital research on nutrition. Monogastric refers to animal species with a single chamber stomach (compared to ruminants such as cows and sheep, whose stomachs have four chambers).
Robert McGilvray's "TIME/TIDE moment from place" was on display at the Royal Glasgow Institute of the Fine Arts in April. It showed a close affinity to the coastal landscape of the River Tay and the North Sea, along with the contrasting dark, brooding skies that envelope the lochs and hills of the Western Highlands.
After getting approval for the project in March 2012, the Institute, located in Villeurbanne near Lyon, was created in January 2014 by twelve shareholders from the electricity sector in France, including companies and academic partners 'in the spirit of scientific collaboration'.
Additive manufacture starts to emerge jumping from food, toys and dental/medical implants, with 3D printed guitars on the road for the first time as part of the Klaxons tour which kicked off on Saturday.
Gaberlunzie loves laughter as one of the most infectious of emotions and was sent a little portfolio by a South African friend that has had him smiling on and off all weekend.and indeed, crying the beloved country. Enjoy!
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission raises the issue as central in her last address as European Digital Commissioner. It is telling that three men are needed to replace her. "We have" she says made big strategic investments in essential research from 5G to electronics and robotics and more. But you can’t shape this world only from the top. Leaders at other levels and with different job descriptions have a responsibility to engage with this new digital world."
After more than 10 years of active service, NASA’s Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity is to receive an intergalactic flash memory reformat. The process is Opportunity’s first memory upgrade and will see the next generation motor vehicle trawled for worn out memory cells. Although the reformat is occurring 54.6 million kilometres from the earth, it stands as a reminder that everyone should consider reformatting their flash memory drives every once in a while.
NWave Technologies Ltd, a leading IoT over ISM spectrum vendor, has joined the group Weightless SIG to contribute to the rapid evolution of the recently announced Weightless-N specification. Weightless-N is the new and unique open connectivity standard for IoT/M2M over ISM bands.
A new anthology of verse from Joseph Lee, Dundee’s forgotten war poet, will be launched at the city’s annual Literary Festival this week. ‘Joseph Lee: Poems from the Great War’ is the first collection of poems by Lee to be published for decades. His life and work will be celebrated at the launch event at the Bonar Hall from 7.30pm on Wednesday, 22nd October.
An Alice in Wonderland corporate Quadrille in Airport sales weakens the force of competition law, notes ForArgyll, while the Zodiac signs seem to be backed up by recent research in neuro-psychopharmacology and bankers are out to make money out of you!!
The Hebridean island, three hours by ferry from Oban, has had its water supplies cu,t after Scottish Water decided, with no warming to cap the only public water tap located on the pier, claiming the tap was being misused by yacht visitors.
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