Technology

QNAP urges users to secure against Dovecat crypto-mining malware
Close-up image of network-attached storage (NAS) device
malware

QNAP urges users to secure against Dovecat crypto-mining malware

The Monero-mining malware doesn't steal data but consumes large amounts of CPU and memory
22 Jan 2021
Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon
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Network & Internet

Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon

Ten-year-old initiative proved too expensive to be a sustainable business
22 Jan 2021
Can private companies help solve the COVID laptop crisis?
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digital divide

Can private companies help solve the COVID laptop crisis?

IT departments in the private sector could help bridge the digital divide, both now and as we emerge from the current crisis
22 Jan 2021
What is ethical AI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
21 Jan 2021
What is the Raspberry Pi Pico?
The Raspberry Pi Pico against blueprints
Hardware

What is the Raspberry Pi Pico?

Introducing the latest $4 member of the family of single-board microcomputers
21 Jan 2021
NHS turns to distributed ledger tech to manage COVID-19 vaccine rollout
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Technology

NHS turns to distributed ledger tech to manage COVID-19 vaccine rollout

The technology will be used to ensure results are securely recorded and validated at pace
20 Jan 2021
NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment
A microscoping image of a virus
artificial intelligence (AI)

NHS adopts AI imaging algorithm to improve COVID-19 treatment

The 'Chest Imaging Database' will be used by hospitals to reduce the time needed to create treatment plans
18 Jan 2021
Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud
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Careers & training

Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud

The cloud giant is offering 30 days of free training and routes to certification
15 Jan 2021
AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?
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Whitepaper

AI 360: Hold, fold, or double down?

How AI can benefit your business
14 Jan 2021
What is virtualisation?
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VMware

What is virtualisation?

Ever wondered what virtual machines are and how they work? Here's our guide to virtualisation
14 Jan 2021
White House launches AI Initiative Office
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Policy & legislation

White House launches AI Initiative Office

Office will serve as a hub for federal AI activities
13 Jan 2021
Unleashing the power of AI initiatives with the right infrastructure
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Whitepaper

Unleashing the power of AI initiatives with the right infrastructure

What key infrastructure requirements are needed to implement AI effectively?
12 Jan 2021
Managing security risk and compliance in a challenging landscape
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Whitepaper

Managing security risk and compliance in a challenging landscape

How key technology partners grow with your organisation
12 Jan 2021
Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI
A cartoon of two workers holding cardboard boxes containing their possessions being shown the door by their boss having been made redundant by a robot worker, who now sits at their desk.
artificial intelligence (AI)

Why IT professionals are concerned about the rise of AI

AI is quickly automating numerous areas of the technology workplace, and many IT professionals fear becoming redundant as a result. Are these concerns…
12 Jan 2021
FCA: Bitcoin investors 'should be prepared to lose all their money'
Stocks for the most well-known cryptocurrencies
cryptocurrencies

FCA: Bitcoin investors 'should be prepared to lose all their money'

Some crypto investment firms may be overstating potential payouts and understating the risks, regulator suggests
11 Jan 2021
Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X12 Detachable and AR smart glasses
ThinkReality smart glasses
Hardware

Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X12 Detachable and AR smart glasses

The PC maker showcases ThinkReality smart glasses and a slew of new laptops on the first day of CES 2021
11 Jan 2021
Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot
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Microsoft Azure

Microsoft launches Azure Health Bot

Azure Health Bot succeeds Microsoft's AI-based Healthcare Bot
8 Jan 2021
Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million
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ransomware

Ryuk ransomware earnings top $150 million

The devastating strain is now among the most widely-deployed following several high-profile attacks in 2020
8 Jan 2021
UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide
Chief executive of the Good Things Foundation, Helen Milner
digital divide

UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide

"Digital exclusion also exacerbates social exclusion", The Good Things Foundation has warned
7 Jan 2021
ElectroRAT exploits Bitcoin boom to steal cryptocurrency
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cyber crime

ElectroRAT exploits Bitcoin boom to steal cryptocurrency

The year-long campaign comprises a custom-written remote access tool and fully-fledged marketing operation
6 Jan 2021
Bitcoin price surges to an all-time high
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cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin price surges to an all-time high

The cryptocurrency has been gaining ground since October
6 Jan 2021
What is blockchain?
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Security

What is blockchain?

The tech that underpins the biggest cryptocurrency in the world is branching out
5 Jan 2021
What are biometrics?
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Security

What are biometrics?

Your face, iris, DNA and typing style can all be used as a password
5 Jan 2021