The river where Scotland's very first hydro-electric scheme was thought to have been sited in the late 1890s by Sir John Fowler, a civil engineer famous for his work both on the London Underground and the Forth Bridge, now makes headlines yet again for as community water powered renewable energy system that is starting to pay money back to its original investors.
Intel Custom Foundry has made a statement of intent that it is serious about competing with the companies TSMC, Samsung and GlobalFoundries and is agreeing a full support package for ARM intellectual property, on its upcoming 10nm FinFET manufacturing process.
Scottish cloud and data centre, brightsolid, has received Preferred Partner certification in Dell’s PartnerDirect program, meeting the necessary technical and sales training requirements. As a Dell Preferred Partner with certifications in Cloud Services & Solutions, brightsolid has always maintained a close working relationship with Dell and excels in hardware, software and services knowledge that help eliminate IT complexity for customers and help create greater efficiencies.
Global asset management firm, Baillie Gifford, has appointed Scotland-based Assure APM to gain greater forensic insight and control of its IT
systems, as part of an ongoing strategy to provide the highest levels of service to its clients. Baillie Gifford’s assets under management are
unostentatiously valued at around £130 billion. Assure was appointed following its pilot of ‘Advanced Performance Management’ technology across
Baillie Gifford’s IT environment to monitor and manage their network, server, and virtual infrastructure.
IoT emerges in Glasgow with STREAM Technologies which has developed software focused on the fast-growing Internet of Things, is to create 20 jobs in Glasgow, as it aims for an annual turnover increase from £5.5m to £20 million by 2018. The mobile network services specialist is being supported by a £200,000 Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise job creation coincides with a move to bigger premises, at Skypark in Glasgow.
MIT, in conjunction with Microsoft researchers has designed a temporary, multi-functional tattoo called “DuoSkin” that turns the wearer’s skin into the ultimate wearable device. Manufactured through three steps, according to MIT’s website: crafting the skin circuitry through a graphic design program, fabricating stencils of the circuitry followed by applying an electrically conductive gold lead material to the outline, which concludes with incorporating electronic components into the tattoo so it can be interactive.
Kimera Systems have launched Nigel – claimed the world’s first commercial human-like intelligence technology for connected devices. Nigel was delivered at a birthday party held in downtown Portland by its creator, Kimera co-founder and CEO Mounir Shita. The Nigel AGI (Artificial General Intelligence technology began learning immediately in the same way humans do: by observing the behaviour of people with Nigel-enabled devices.
The Copyright and Patent law changed on July 28th 2016 in the UK , after the European Union decided on the law change, which required all members to follow suit. This may change if Brexit goes through, but currently it means that it is illegal to reproduce or 3D print objects that have had their copyright protection extended.
My1Login, a major European Identity and Access Management approach, has announced £1.3 million of new investment helping it to further penetrate the European enterprise sector with its range of methods to combat data breaches and cyber crime. This round of funding follows on from £680k raised in 2013.
Gaberlunzie reckons It’s not like it's easy to miss, but just-in-case check out GradHub Scotland, set up as a ScotlandIS initiative that joins up graduates looking for jobs and companies looking for graduates, an interesting hot spot to keep your eye on. At the same time as robotics and big data will continue to coexist and cross-fertilise each other, robotics are moving down on the farm
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In light of the recent cyber-attack on a leading Qatari bank, in which 1.4 GB of sensitive information was allegedly released to the public by hackers, cyber-security has resurfaced at the top of the Qatari national priority list. Rising level of threats and cyber security risk have prompted immediate and collaborative action from the public, private and academic sectors of the country
IBM has delivered its new IBM QRadar User Behaviour Analytics application, enabling enterprise security teams to look into their own organisation IT environments, and root out abnormal behaviour that can or has caused cyber threats.
Oracle Corp agrees to pay more than £7bn for the ERP vendor NetSuite, which has cloud-computing pioneer Larry Ellison as a major investor. It will use its second-largest acquisition to try to catch up in a key area where it lagged. The NetSuite's board of directors unanimously approved the transaction, valued at US$109 per share in cash, representing a near 30% premium to NetSuite’s closing Tuesday price.
RUMPEL, a ground-breaking hyperdata web browser that makes it simpler for people to access and use online data about themselves, is being rolled out to the public this month, as a revolutionary web browser lets you lead a smarter life when you get a HAT
UK green energy supplier Ecotricity’s application for an up to seven-turbine wind farm in Dumfries and Galloway was turned down by a Scottish government reporter as the benefits from the project cannot compensate for its impact on the landscape and cultural heritage. The seven turbine project on Stroans Hill, close to the village of Carsluith would have produce as much power as 10,600 UK homes consume it was claimed. Ecotricity appealed against non-determination to Scottish Government's DPEA (Department for Planning and Environmental Appeals) and It has now been refused planning permission.
A selection of leading UK research, post-graduate and undergraduate universities Cranfield, Central Lancashire and Leeds are partnering with Tableau Software to pilot a hands-on training course in data analytics for their students and professors. The one day course aims to raise awareness about the use of data analytics, helping staff and students close the gap in data skills amongst UK graduates and iin today's increasingly competitive workplace.
Staying safe online is becoming an increasingly relevant issue when some 30,000 websites are hacked per day, according to Sophos Labs, with millions of hacking attacks every day around the world. Even large and secure companies, such as Verizon, experience data breaches, so the everyday user without any cyber protection as VPN (Virtual Private Network) is daily open to data theft.
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