IBM has announced a continued expansion of its global cloud computing network to 40 cloud centres with 12 new locations serving a growing roster of enterprise clients looking to move to hybrid cloud computing.
Recently, currencies aka Bitcoin have been a Scottish focus at Edinburgh and Glasgow meetings. Now a Leamington Spa entrepreneur, Nick Boardman of Rock Group PLC, puts his Bitcoins into BTXDeals, a curtain raiser for 2015 which is likely to see a flurry of creative currencies.
The final SOCIOEC project meeting took place in the Aquarium Tropical Palais de la Porte Dorée, Paris, France in November 2014. As the project nears its end date in February 2015, it provided an ideal opportunity for the partners to review the results achieved so far and plan for the concluding activities of the project.
WHAT!! a grinch steal Christmas and you have to throw Christmas puddings at it and because it's a greedy pig and will overdo on the brandy butter, we will get Christmas back in one piece - yet? No, no, its a new bug that Alert Logic research team has discovered impacting all Linux platforms, including mobile devices. They’re calling it the “Grinch.” As 65% of all web servers on the Internet utilise a Unix/Linux based OS the “grinch” will have a huge impact on e-commerce sites - particularly worrying during the holiday period; furthermore it could be as astronomical as Shellshock; affecting not only home but corporate users too.
Gaberlunzie was sent a blissful new infographic that shows what favourite childhood toys from the 80’s & 90’s are worth now - perfect for christmas (and great starter for placing your bets on current toys values in 2045!!
A new deal on fishing quotas and industry rules is reached in Brussels negotiations, in which a freeze on proposed cuts to day fishermen, now allows them to go to sea freely, while gains in key quotas are achieved. Sting in the tail could be the tight timetable and legal trap of the January 2015 ‘when the discard ban for pelagics comes into force.'
BT (BT Group plc) has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Deutsche Telekom and Orange in relation to BT’s possible acquisition of all of their UK mobile business, EE. Exclusivity will last several weeks allowing BT to complete its due diligence and for definitive agreement negotiations to be concluded.
On top of a ladder several meters high, standing with pad and pen in hand …. to count boxes? Inventories taken in large warehouses could soon look quite different if the InventAIRy Project work and with the aid of flying robots, automatically localises and records such existing inventories.
Gaberlunzie always in love with the failed whale of Twitter, was digging around for photographs, to be greeted by a Bad Panda pic out of the blue! Having an idle moment for once, he opted to hunt for Bad Panada
When creating an IT strategy, budget is always a concern. Hosting and storage can be quite expensive and it is easy to just try to go for the service that offers the cheapest price tag, notes Paul Hughes, director of Ukhost4u. However, he argues, the cheapest is not always the best option, particularly when it comes to hosting. Countries like China and India offer cheap hosting, but they never mention that very important factor: Latency.
iomart Group plc enjoyed a 28% growth in revenue in its consolidated half yearly results for the period to end September 2014. It's main activities development a US cloud infrastructure and the acquisition of Dublin-based ServerBase.
SFSA-C (Scottish Food Security Alliance-Crops) collaboration between the Universities of Aberdeen, Dundee and the James Hutton Institute has been awarded €2million funding to research global links between food security and land use change.
As Europe is completing a new round of privacy rules to be finalised 2015r, giving greater power to individuals over who can access their data and how it is used, the UK finds that mass surveillance programs of internet users are lawful and do not violate human rights, according to the recent ruling by the U.K.'s Investigatory Powers Tribunal (IPT)
Scotland's food and drink industry centres launches with new facilities at Edinburgh's QMU (Queen Margaret University) that include a dedicated microbiology laboratory, a fully-equipped sensory suite and a technology room to test the latest devices.
Gaberlunzie has been pondering parcels which are expensive, competitive and have lots of vans taking up space on overcrowded approaching Christmas roads. So when he got his 12 mailing tips he almost binned it. Then he thought, well someone might find it useful though his page layout requires cutting the tree into three so you can read it. Never worry, it'll be much easier to get into the bins that way!! He's pleased to hear that trees are being grown for Christmas rental and hire and can be returned to go on growing as trees!
After 2 years of intensive collaboration with the British government, the Dutch company Digidentity is now available to provide a digital identity for British citizens. The British public is now able to interact with the government online in a secure and simple way, while ensuring and maintaining user privacy Digidentity also provides the Dutch government’s virtual ID ‘DigiD’ and is a member and contributor to various international identity schemes.
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