Technology

Future Fifty

UK’s ‘maturing’ tech sector sees 15 firms in Future Fifty programme

GROWTH platform Tech Nation has announced 15 companies selected to join the UK’s Future Fifty programme for late-stage digital businesses. It’s been a record-breaking year,...
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Fintech scholarship: hunt for British talent

THE FINTECH industry is facing a talent shortage which is of growing concern — and a UK company has announced the return of a...
Big Data

Data do or data don’t? MIT study sees benefits for decision-making

A REPORT by MIT’s Technology Review Insights indicates that decision-makers tend to excel when they deploy analytics and machine learning. The report, produced in association...
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You want chips with that? Semiconductor shortage hits luxury car market

THE OWNER of Jaguar Land Rover, India’s Tata Motors, has announced a quarterly loss of more than £700m — and says a global semiconductor...
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Home or office? Future is hybrid, say HR heads

MOST HR professionals — 65 percent of them — believe workers will divide their time between office and home after pandemic restrictions have been...
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Music industry rallying thanks to streaming … and back catalogues

By HAL WILLIAMS THE MUSIC industry might be in the same Covid-shaped slump as (pretty much) all the others — but nine-figure deals are still...
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Moral dilemma as hackers make charitable donations

A GROUP of cyber-criminals says it has donated some of the money it extorted from large corporations to various charities. The Darkside hacker group said...
Cybercrime costing millions as hackers ramp-up attacks

Cybercrime is costing UK companies millions as hackers ramp-up attacks

Studies reveal worrying trends as platforms go out-of-date and cyber attacks increase. HAL WILLIAMS reports. SMALL businesses in the UK are targeted by up to...
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Twitter hack targets billionaires in Bitcoin-related scam attempt

SOME of the world’s most prominent billionaires have been targets of a Bitcoin hacking scam on social media platform Twitter. The US president’s favoured means...
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Banks ramp-up tech recruitment following pandemic — retail banking ‘may disappear’

The advance of digital currency is one thing, but the swiftness by banks to incorporate tech roles is another ANALYSTS predict online banking penetration in...