Crofters should fill in their subsidy claims using pen and paper to avoid potential delays, according to Shetland MSP Tavish Scott who noted that the Scottish government’s new computer system for processing claims was well over-budget and did not work properly.
IR (Integrated Research) corporate HQ located in Sydney, Australia, with offices in the USA, UK, Germany and Singapore has acquired the US based IQ Services business. This it is claimed provides IR with a number of strategically significant growth opportunitiesin existing markets and new allied markets:
The 11th release of OpenStack delivers stable core of compute, storage and networking services to foster an ecosystem of innovation and is now available for download, marking a turning point for the open source project with contributions from nearly 1,500 developers and 169 organisations worldwide. As the core of platforms mature, focus turns to interoperability in the market, raising the bar for driver compatibility, and extending the platform to fit workloads with bare metal and containers.
On the heels of that rarity, remote working, comes another set of findings, using the (ONS) Office for National Statistics showing that commuting journeys are on the increase and that the average British worker is spending over eleven weeks a year commuting.
Queensway Park gets green light for £100 million Data Centre campus in Fife and detailed consent has been granted for phase one of the country’s largest green data centre development located in Fife Scotland.
In a bid to close the cyber security skills gap, MWR InfoSecurity - the global research-led security consultancy, is bringing back its highly anticipated and prestigious HackFu event for the eighth year running. HackFu 2015 aims to test and improve existing cyber security and team work skills amongst the industry’s best emerging talent, through a series of tasks and challenges that push participants to explore beyond their comfort zones.
The ever changing face of technology coupled with demanding business requirements dictates enterprises revamp existing enterprise applications, with newer versions supporting such disruptive technologies such as cloud, mobility and analytics.
A new and unusual computer game has been developed that allows players to experience and explore the complexities of sustainable fishing. The game allows players to directly investigate the effects of different fisheries management measures on fishermen’s behaviour. It was also used to engage fishermen in discussions about possible incentives of different management measures aiming to conserve fish stocks in European waters.
Phoenix,a major provider of Cloud and IT managed services across the UK, has won an extended fully managed IT contract with its existing client Costain Group one of the UK’s major engineering and construction companies.
Entries to the 2015 Digital Technology Awards are now open, with Scotland’s brightest tech companies invited to submit applications by 24 April. And the Digintal Entrpreneur Awards are also up for grabs.
This April 13-15 Linguamatics will showcase it 12E4.3 release of it award winning NLP (natural language processing) text mining and analytics platform 12E. With 4.3’s CDT (connected data technology) that uses innovative federated text mining architecture it allows information to be extracted from multiple data sources simultaneously.
"The Herald" highlights that the latest accounts for Axios Systems, obtained from Companies House, show only £199,796 tax profit in the year to September, compared to £1,633,786 ifor the preceding year. Turnover, it notes fell from £21m to £19.4 million.
From the stick insect Hector, through nextgen fish, and the emergence of NERD to soft robotics, demonstrates a broadening and acceleration in robotics development. Current research ranges from demonstrating the creation of robotic self-awareness, through AI endowment, to fish tracking skills, to the intriguing potentials of NERD (nano-electro-robotic-device) and soft robotics for flight applicaitons.
Gaberlunzie fell over someone’s admiration for the German word “Verschlimmbesserung” meaning " improvements which only make things worse!!" It’s one he will strive to remember. Another thing he has fallen over is the "Mindkit Tooling" approach that James Sommers has humanised and written for MITs Technology Review.
6PM has recently been awarded a tender by MITA (Malta Information Technology Agency) ) to install AlienVault's USM (Unified Security Management) platform to help monitor and manage the security of the infrastructure that MITA manages on behalf of the Government of Malta.
We'd like to believe that our opinions are nuanced, balanced, high-minded, wise and above all, unique, but alas they are not -- or so says Twitter. Most often, those we engage with on the popular social media site are like-minded, and the ensuing electronic maelstrom of 140-character missives most often serves to reinforce, pulling us and them further along in the direction we were already trending toward -- so that at the end of the day, we all tweet to the converted.
French luxury group LVMH's biggest watch maker Tag Heuer says it will launch a smartwatch later this year using Google Inc's Android operating system in a venture with Intel Corp to compete head-on with the Apple Watch reports Reuters.
More than £70 million is being injected into science research projects to tackle challenges including airport capacity and our ability to search vast volumes of visual data. The funding has been provided by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for equipment and projects at 18 universities across the UK. Stirling has the distinction to be the only University in Scotland to qualify for funding.
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