Technology

Samsung’s decision to pull “insensitive” ad is a drag
A screenshot of two people embracing from the now-pulled Samsung ad
Business strategy

Samsung’s decision to pull “insensitive” ad is a drag

Businesses should stop exploiting LGBTQ+ people for profit if they’re not ready to defend them
21 Jan 2022
Crypto.com confirms $34 million hack caused by 2FA bypass exploit
A collection of various coins with cryptocurrency logos embedded onto them
cryptocurrencies

Crypto.com confirms $34 million hack caused by 2FA bypass exploit

The cryptocurrency exchange previously denied that any customers lost funds despite numerous reports from customers and analysts
21 Jan 2022
Federal Reserve warns foreign centralised digital currencies could decrease global use of dollar
Jerome Powell, chair of the Federal Reserve, giving a speech
digital currency

Federal Reserve warns foreign centralised digital currencies could decrease global use of dollar

New report argues CBDCs could level the playing field for private sector innovation but that network security remains a significant challenge
21 Jan 2022
The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power
A women using a VR headset to enter the metaverse
collaboration

The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power

If you look closely, this next big digital breakthrough is actually all around us
21 Jan 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Inside CES 2022
The IT Pro Podcast: Inside CES 2022
Technology

The IT Pro Podcast: Inside CES 2022

We bring you a look at some of the most interesting tech from this year’s show
21 Jan 2022
Podcast transcript: Inside CES 2022
Podcast transcript: Inside CES 2022
Technology

Podcast transcript: Inside CES 2022

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
21 Jan 2022
DCMS making “little tangible progress” with superfast broadband rollout
Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Nadine Dorries arrives for a Cabinet Meeting at Downing Street on November 16, 2021
broadband

DCMS making “little tangible progress” with superfast broadband rollout

New report by the Committee of Public Accounts has found that the UK is unlikely to hit the 85% coverage target by 2025
19 Jan 2022
Aldi launches its first checkout-free store in London
Aldi Greenwich Store
smart city

Aldi launches its first checkout-free store in London

The store uses facial age estimation technology provided by Yoti to verify the purchase of age-restricted products
18 Jan 2022
Singapore discourages cryptocurrency trading with new regulations
A collection of various coins with cryptocurrency logos embedded onto them
cryptocurrencies

Singapore discourages cryptocurrency trading with new regulations

It has warned that trading is highly risky due to the fact that prices are subject to sharp speculative swings
17 Jan 2022
Rackspace taps Digivante to offer AI-based application testing
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Rackspace taps Digivante to offer AI-based application testing

The partnership is aimed at improving software delivery and reducing test cycle times
13 Jan 2022
Seven leading machine learning use cases
Whitepaper front coverwhitepaper
Whitepaper

Seven leading machine learning use cases

Seven ways machine learning solves business problems
13 Jan 2022
No “convincing case” for UK centralised digital currency, says Lords committee
The sign outside of the Bank of England
digital currency

No “convincing case” for UK centralised digital currency, says Lords committee

A digital currency could increase financial instability and erode privacy protections, House of Lords warns
13 Jan 2022
AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance
Close up of woman's hand touching illuminated LED display screen, connecting to the future
artificial intelligence (AI)

AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance

The launch of the initiative, led by the Alan Turing Institute, comes as 1.3 million UK businesses are expected to use AI by 2040
12 Jan 2022
Goodbye Lightning and USB-C: How I became a wireless charging convert overnight
A phone being charged on a wireless charging pad on a desk
Mobile Phones

Goodbye Lightning and USB-C: How I became a wireless charging convert overnight

Stepping into 2022 with a fully-charged phone and a healthier screen-life balance
12 Jan 2022
LG Electronics joins the IBM Quantum Network
LG logo on a smartphone display
big data

LG Electronics joins the IBM Quantum Network

The partnership will aid LG in advancing big data, AI, connected cars, IoT, and robotics applications
10 Jan 2022
The iPhone at 15: It’s still hard to see what comes next
Steve Jobs revealing the first iPhone
Mobile Phones

The iPhone at 15: It’s still hard to see what comes next

The smartphone is so central to modern life that it might very well be future-proof
10 Jan 2022
Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future
A robot arm picking out a red person from a line of blue people
recruitment

Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future

As HR begins to incorporate AI, psychometrics, and digital twins, what does this mean for job seekers and businesses alike?
8 Jan 2022
Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash
A smartphone showing the Firefox logo held in front of a data display
cryptocurrencies

Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash

However, the option to donate bitcoin to the Mozilla Foundation might return in the future
7 Jan 2022
Kosovo bans cryptocurrency mining to avoid nation-wide energy blackouts
A programmer setting up a cryptocurrency mining rig using a series of connected graphics cards
cryptocurrencies

Kosovo bans cryptocurrency mining to avoid nation-wide energy blackouts

The government hopes to clamp down on large cryptocurrency farms operating in the north of the country
6 Jan 2022
Google is working with leading PC manufacturers to improve Android on Windows
A 'Hey Google' logo outside a building at CES 2022
Google Android

Google is working with leading PC manufacturers to improve Android on Windows

Acer, HP, and Intel are all working with Google to bring a more seamless experience to Android users on Windows, as the company announces a raft of ne…
6 Jan 2022
Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse
A person looking at a digital representation of an engine
augmented reality (AR)

Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse

The two companies are looking to expand and accelerate the adoption of AR and Microsoft Mesh
5 Jan 2022
How biased is your app?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

How biased is your app?

Why businesses must spot and fix algorithmic bias in their products, before users, and lawyers, do
4 Jan 2022
Podcast Transcript: Looking forward to 2022
Podcast Transcript: Looking forward to 2022
Technology

Podcast Transcript: Looking forward to 2022

Read the full transcript for this episode of the IT Pro Podcast
31 Dec 2021