The GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) became law just under a year ago. In a year from now, the Information Commissioner's Office starts to enforce it. DataIQ is now benchmarking how companies are preparing for GDPR compliance across the four key areas of permission, profiling, protection and personal.
CodeClan, the UK’s first accredited digital skills academy, is offering employers access to a fresh source of digital talent in the west as its Glasgow courses get off to a flying start. The academy has seen a great take-up for its first 16-week software development course and applications are flooding in from those keen to secure their place on cohorts two and three, which are due to begin later this year.
Blue Medora has an informal approach with its cadre of young programmers who huddle to work on the latest developments in the company's software programs that monitors big databases. "I think we've started a company that gives them a West Coast experience here in West Michigan," says CEO Nathan Owen, who co-founded Blue Medora in 2007 and now oversees a staff of more than 100 programmers, sales and marketing employees from his office. With excellent timing, Who Poached Who has created an amazing Infographic complete with embedding instructions!
Semispheres is a meditative parallel puzzle game that places dual realities at the heart of its challenge. Its unique single-player split-screen mechanic challenges your brain by putting you in control of two characters at the same time. Your left and right side must work together to unfold the mystery by solving clever puzzles in an entrancing ambience. Using portals and other abilities to avoid sentries, devise and execute your plan, reuniting the parallel worlds of Semispheres.
German company Jenoptik has acquired all shares in Essa Technology (Domestic and Commercial Security Limited) which has provided security and automatic number plate recognition systems for more than 30 years. The transaction was completed on January 19, 2017.
What is dubbed an amazing technology event takes place at London’s Roof Gardens next month could be really relevant for hightech watchers. The free event, Cloud UK Live, will see the biggest names in tech coming together to help businesses understand how cloud technology can benefit them and what they must consider if they are to avoid being left behind by the competition.
A white paper by Critical Manufacturing, Manufacturing Software for Industry 4.0 - "Embracing Change and Decentralization," has been awarded MESA’s Smart Story Award, demonstrating that technology may be considered a major challenge in achieving Industry 4.0 vision.
A security system is being developed that analyses the user's brainwaves. The system then determines whether the user is in a fit mental state and grants them access to resources only if appropriate. Such a system might be used to control entry to a building, access to computer resources or even the withdrawal of money from an automated teller machine. It could also have applications in the military, electronic learning, and healthcare, according to research published in the "International Journal of Advanced Intelligence Paradigms."
For many, Excel is the go-to analysis tool of choice. However, to find real insight from your data, spreadsheets simply won’t provide you with the answers you seek. In today’s data-driven world the real data wins are found in visual analysis.
Corporations with dense and homogenous internal networks are unlikely to make good use of external knowledge. When networks are more open and workers fill the gaps of their networks by talking to people with different skills, patents production increases
Cyber is a hot issue at the moment, regardless of weather, and the Chancellor has recently set aside £1.9 billion for his new national cyber security strategy for UK's first National College of Cyber Security. This fittingly is set to open at historic Bletchley Park, integral in cracking the Nazi Enigma code thanks to the creative brilliance of Alan Turing. The current development follows a range of recent hacks from San Francisco’s light rail system, throughTesco Bank and to the hacking of recruitment passwords at Michael Page, (below right). He levels the finger of blame at CapGemini's insecurity, with a development server being left online!
As a new presidential administration prepares to take over the U.S., Committee to Protect Journalists author, Alexandra Ellerbeck CPJ Americas Research Associate (below right) examines the status of press freedom, including the challenges journalists face from surveillance, harassment, limited transparency, the questioning of libel laws, and other factors.
‘Walking for Well-Being’, is a prototype app that makes it easy to plan less difficult, less demanding walking routes, and could help people to stay fit, active and independent as they get older. But dig around and you are spoilt for choise on free apps
Sculpteo has announced a new 3D printed metal service called AMT (Agile Metal Technology) which can discover and fix problems with designs, automate procedures and offers optimisation suggestions to facilitate 3D printing metal. Sculpteo showcase the technology at CES.
No, they aren’t talking about “put your phone down, dear, while you are eating your supper” but about drawing together the various elements of advanced semiconductor technology that will go into Home Automation (HA)! At CES 2017 US Bridgetek Solutions will demonstrate its game-changing PanL HA approach.
Back in September, Code Clan declared its intention of opening Glasgow offices. Now that plan is endorsed by the launch of two new Glasgow scholarships for 2017 To celebrate our first birthday and the launch of our first Glasgow course in January 2017, we’re offering two half scholarships, each to the value of £2,250, for two new students
Do you want to be the top or the bull? Well, both options are open to you discovers Gaberlunzie, who tired of the weekly lottery ticket, thought his gelt might be better spent on acquiring stocks and shares. Next came learning who was in the market and how exactly these bulls and bears worked.
If it computes, it’s liable to hijacking unless secured with cast-iron software. Makes you wonder about robots! Alien Vault notes that the Mirai botnet is a malware designed to take control of the BusyBox systems commonly used in IoT devices. BusyBox software is a lightweight executable, capable of running several Unix tools in a variety of POSIX environments that have limited resources. It is an ideal candidate for IoT devices, accordingly, it appears that the DDoS attacks of October 21 have been identified as sourced from XiongMai Technologies equipment.
Disruptive technology companies dominate "The Startups Awards" as winners are announced at London ceremony with winners selected from a diverse range of fields that encompass pet food, pensions and personal grooming. Key factor linking winner success, however, has been the way they have embraced and and pioneered hightech to better serve customers and disrupt established industries.
OAS (Ocean Array Systems) is to use the ORE (Offshore Renewable Energy) Catapult’s 7 MW offshore wind demonstration turbine to validate software designed to improve the control strategies of offshore WTGs. Improved turbine control, adopted farm-wide, could see as much as a 2.4% reduction in the LCOE (Levelled Cost of Energy) of offshore wind, says OAS.
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