This Saturday "Computing at School Scotland" is being held at Craiglockhart campus Napier University with the aim to educate, engage and encourage the number of computing science teachers in Scotland, as these have dropped so acutely that the current generation of school children's expertise in the subject will not be fit for employment purpose.
A New York Times article on the Failure Age may well be the coining of a descriptor term 'failurage' that not only addresses the impact of excessive innovatio, but also inevitable and implicitly hurtful accompanying impact.
Nexio Simulation is a French SME subsidiary of Nexio Group, that develops electromagnetic simulation software called Capitole-EM to study the electromagnetic behaviour of any product during the design process and before the manufacturing phase.
As robotic vision and AI take over the fish catch estimates, Leeds-based catering equipment supplier to fish and chip shops, Hopkins, has implemented a JobWatch system from BigChange across its entire mobile workforce, enabling the company to improve operational processes and boost efficiencies.
Marta Kwiatkowska, Professor of Computing Systems and a Fellow of Trinity College, University of Oxford, will be awarded an honorary doctorate degree at KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s annual conferment of doctoral degrees ceremony, on November 21, in the Stockholm Concert Hall.
A new malware threat group, BlackEnergy, has been gaining momentum recently with widespread attacks across Europe, Middle East, Asia and the US, impacting on Linux systems, Cisco hardware and industrial controls like Windows SCADA
In March this year, Polestar in Europe offered its cloud-based indoor locations for iPhone and Android, for proximity marketing with beacons. Apple acquired WiFiSLAM that uses WiFi and GPS to increase indoor location accuracy. But Edinburgh headquartered, sensewhere was silent. No longer, it is now offering accuracy to 10 metres or less, which it feels no competitor can match and offers a software development kit free to mobile platform providers.
Nirvana, that neatly named service emerged courtesy of the nuclear industry and US General Atomics to deal with what are termed Data Junkyards, or tens of millions of files from present and past users that accumulate over the years, with no way of identifying their technical or business value.
For a robot to perform tasks properly, several mechanical and electronic components, equipped with control systems are required to make them work; and then coordinating action by considerably complex software.
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.
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.
In September the Virtual Reality Factory was launched in Coventry by Siemens to showcase UK's manufacturing potential and to urge the UK Government to provide tax reliefs for SME’s, encouraging investment in new productivity enhancing technologies - as well as industry funding for a ‘living laboratory.’ Already robots, sensor tools, Additive Manufacture & power cable developments are forging ahead in Europe, in the morph towards creating the fourth, probably to be quickly followed by the fifth Industrial revolution.
EMC, Cisco and VCE are evolving with VCE to become an EMC business. Cisco and VMware continue as strategic partners and investors, with Cisco having an approximately 10% equity interest in VCE. Its charter focuses on simplifying the deployment of hybrid clouds, including a full range of converged infrastructure offerings, applying its innovations and expertise to a broad range of hybrid cloud solutions.
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."
Internet security company Zscaler has released its 2014 Fall Zscaler Internet security and compliance platform. This includes new capabilities for APT (Advanced Persistent Threat) protection, guest Wi-Fi security, global administration, policy management and reporting with instant assessment of security risks.
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