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17/05/2018 - 11:55
Applying the blockchain model to energy use, supply chains and governance would benefit businesses and citizens But uses other than for crypto-currencies need to be promoted Getting the rules right could make the EU a global leader Applying the “blockchain” model to areas like energy use, supply chains and governance would cut costs for...
17/05/2018 - 11:45
LAWRENCE — Every day, more and more people interact with the Internet of Things (IoT) in daily life. The IoT includes the devices and appliances in our homes — such as smart TVs, virtual assistants like Amazon’s Alexa or learning thermostats like Nest — that connect to the internet. The IoT also includes wearables such as the Apple Watch or...
17/05/2018 - 11:43
If hacks are like earthquakes—something you can prepare for but can’t avoid—the organizations that oversee the industrial-control systems that monitor and manage electricity, water, oil, transportation, and other essential daily services aren’t taking enough steps to prepare them. That’s the conclusion of an annual security report based on a...
17/05/2018 - 09:37
I have been working with software security laboratories and IT security firms for years. I have talked with clients, read and watched dozens of articles/videos and talked with several experts about product security themes, future, technologies. The three themes are: Is the blockchain the new technology of trust?  Blockchain has...
16/05/2018 - 12:41
The UK’s world-leading tech sector is a vital part of the British economy, with digital industries growing 32% faster than the rest of the economy, according to Tech City UK. The UK’s digital tech industries have a combined annual turnover of £161 billion, and the benefits are felt well beyond digital companies. Nearly half of digital jobs today...
16/05/2018 - 12:17
Paul Donahue and Jeff Dankworth are trying to solve a problem few people knew we had: an over-abundance of renewable energy. With so many rooftop solar panels and wind turbines adding extra power to California’s energy grid, the state is generating so much electricity at unpredictable times that it has occasionally been forced to pay Arizona...
16/05/2018 - 12:11
A fair number of companies are leaning toward the latter view. While they might embrace the underlying concept of the IoT, they’re dubious about their ability to manage the resulting flood of data in a meaningful way. How, for example, can they distinguish between information that’s relevant to the organization, and that which is useless? How...
16/05/2018 - 11:34
interoperability services The 21st century key words citizen centred state and service oriented information system require information systems to function as an integrated whole to support citizens and organisations. To do that, different organisations and information systems must be interoperable, or in other words able to work together so...
15/05/2018 - 09:03
This blog is the last of a five-part series that looks at the impact of the Internet of Things (IoT) on society. Experts say that an Olympic gold medal begins with good genes. That remains true, but today’s technology for fitness monitoring and integrated applications are a great help to push that extra mile, gain that extra second or lose...
15/05/2018 - 08:59
At the launch of the Hunter Innovation Festival, the head of UON School of Creative Industries, Paul Egglestone, introduced SMARTPLAY. Initially I thought he might talk about wearing sunscreen and a hat when going out to play – but no. SMARTPLAY, it turns out, is an opportunity for the community to engage in some of the benefits of Newcastle...
15/05/2018 - 08:56
Steve Chiavarone, VP of financial services company Federated Investors, is a fan of blockchain. He recently called them an “economic growth driver” and one of five pivotal technologies that will “drive this next industrial revolution.” Based on how quickly the blockchain space has been evolving, there’s little doubt that he’s correct.
15/05/2018 - 08:50
Possibly the most important aspect of blockchain technology is the ability to verify transactions at each step of the chain. The integrated distributed ledger platform allows for users to know where their currency is going, and where it came from. More importantly, it allows others to verify that the ledger is balanced and fair. As such, there’s a...
15/05/2018 - 08:48
Igor Chaika invested 400 million rubles ($6.4m) in the National Engineering Corporation, which will be engaged in the introduction of high technology in the industry. Experts believe that the company will be able to fit into the Digital Economy program. Igor Chaika, the entrepreneur and youngest son of the Prosecutor General of Russia Yuri...
15/05/2018 - 08:40
The Internet of Things (IoT) will attract global investments of up to USD 15 trillion between 2017 and 2025, as data shows companies are accelerating their investment plans in this sector, according to a report by Business Insider Intelligence.
14/05/2018 - 07:20
Sometimes, even the simplest of processes can be critical to the continued day-to-day operation of your business. That’s why businesses should be taking a proactive approach to enhancing their processes by making use of the latest technologies available that could facilitate business process management. Here are 7 technologies — including...