Over the past two weeks we have noted a significant escalation in both the level and sophistication of Russia’s military interference in Ukraine,” said Brigadier General Nico Tak, director of the Comprehensive Crisis and Operations Management Centre at Allied Command Operations. "The satellite images released provide additional evidence that Russian combat soldiers, equipped with sophisticated heavy weaponry, are operating inside Ukraine’s sovereign territory,” he said.
Growth comes as every industry achieves efficiency, automating process robotically. Being unique in that robots can perform multiple steps without human intervention and can adapt to different conditions and manipulate different types of devices thanks to the sensors, the cameras and the software, robots become endowed with flexibility.
Anyone who picks up "2040" by Graham Tottle and reads its back cover will certainly learn that the author is an Anglo-Scot. With forbearing seafarers from Orkney and Hull, there's understandably lots of lovely writing about boats and yachts, but equally inclusive of nuclear power, robots and surveillance. Obviously as the work of a Cambridge trained historian and computer scientist, you would expect and will find the novel to be truly scientific, dimensional and 'technology-couth.'
The DARPA GXV-T (Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Ground XVehicleTechnology program) aims to introduce technology and mobility to make fighting vehicles more mobile, effective and affordable, by replacing the expensive and slow 'more armour' paradigm for fighter's protection.
A paid placement scheme for Scotland’s future IT experts has been given a five-year funding boost. Set up in 2010 and run by Edinburgh Napier University in partnership with trade body ScotlandIS, e-placement Scotland has successfully created 900 placement opportunities to date to match small firms with students and address a skills shortage in the sector.
Over 40% of accountants in the UK top 100 practices, surveyed by CaseWare (the accounting and financial reporting software provider) say that efficient broadband connections remains the greatest problem for UK accountants working away from the office, with 8% totally unable to access work files outside the office.
The existence of the "Hacienda" spy program reported by a group of journalists, has five western intelligence agencies using the Hacienda software to identify vulnerable servers across the world in order to control them and use them for their own purposes. TUM (Technische Universität München) scientists have developed free software that can help prevent this kind of identification and the subsequent systems capture.
The catalogue may not be dead yet, but for electronic component supplier Kennet, the move has been to develop a Catalogue App for the iPad that provides convenient access to more than 350 capacitor and electronic component product datasheets.
If anyone flung themselves wholeheartedly into the Glasgow Games it has to have been Cisco. In its wrap-up session, the official network infrastructure sponsor of Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games, reveals some details of what was involved and what is ongoing.
The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has awarded Lockheed Martin a deal worth £90 million to replace its command and control system. Unisys latest news is acquiring CapGemini as a Stealth VAR (value added reseller).
Together with Scottish Investment Bank, Kelvin Capital are making a £550,000 investment to advance QED Naval's Subhub technology. Developed while part of QinetiQ, its early work involved the largest marine composite propeller being demonstrated on a 90m Trimaran vessel.
As anthropologist Gertrude Bell is commemorated at Newcastle University, Australian-born anthropologist Genevive Bell who is Intel’s resident tech intellectual is interviewed by "New York Times" Bits Blog.
Crypto Valley Summit is meeting place for digital currency entrepreneurs looking to create and maintain ethical and registered businesses. Due to take place from 17-18 September at the Palace and Sefton Hotels, respectively, over the two days top industry experts will share their views on challenges and opportunities facing the industry and how Isle of Man can assist them in meeting key business needs and getting more bang for their virtual buck.
The UK, already set to become a world leader in ground-breaking genetic research into cancer and rare diseases thanks to an original investment package of £100m and a four year project to decode 100,000 human genomes – (a patient’s personal DNA code)has already upped the original ante.
Gaberlunzie having just returned refreshed from his sojourn in the Lowther hills, sees that Google has a great Commonwealth Games Doodle, but what has Google got against animation? All those lovely games we used to get to waste time on and take our minds off terrorists, wars and shotdown planes. Animated play box please Google!
Since the start of this year, it has felt like Armageddon within the cyber-security arena. Attacks are coming thick and fast, with resultant breaches hitting the headlines. Many experts believe we’ve seen just a glimpse of the potential threat landscape devastation. So, what’s behind the headlines?
Glasgow-based GSS (Gold Standard Simulations) has a multimillion dollar contract to license its complete TCAD/EDA tool suite to GlobalFoundries. The news follows on from the world's largest foundry TSMC also licensing the statistical analysis tools.
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