How Businesses Could Use Autonomous Vehicles.
Autonomous vehicles and vehicles with autonomous elements are being tested and used successfully, both as part of the transport system and in closed site operations. It is still early days and there are still many as-yet untapped opportunities for their commercial application across the UK.
2 Hackers Get Electric Shock.
A push-button door hacking demonstration at the Kiwicon hacking event in Wellington, New Zealand last Friday gave 2 of the featured hackers what can only be described as a ‘real’ shock in front of a crowd of 2,000 onlookers.
Tescos Online Banking Thefts.
Tesco Bank is reported to be working with the National Crime Agency to investigate an incident where suspicious transactions resulted in money being taken from thousands of customer current accounts.
Facebook Stamping Out Fake News.
The proliferation of so-called ‘fake news’ and its apparent ability to influence the outcome of globally important events such as the recent U.S election have meant that Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg has been moved to publicly announce how Facebook intends to tackle the problem in future.
Stripe Launches New Payments Apps Directory.
Customers of payment services company Stripe are to be given access to a new directory of some 300 compatible apps that can be integrated and used with their existing Stripe services to make more meaningful and value adding use of the data.
Tech Tip - Logging into Microsoft ...
Although Windows 10 default settings encourage you to sign in with a Microsoft account this could mean that you’re at risk of having your password stolen.
You can protect yourself with Microsoft's additional security features.
New National Cyber Strategy Tough On IT Suppliers.
With most of the media focus in recent weeks being on preventing and retaliating to state-sponsored cyber attacks, one key point about the UK’s National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) that has been largely ignored is how tough it may be on UK IT Suppliers.
Security Fears About Software Than Can Copy Your Voice.
After its unveiling in a live demo at the Max Conference San Diego last week, Adobe’s Project VoCo audio / voice manipulation software has been the subject of some concern over its potential for misuse.
Artificial Intelligence Being Added to Microsoft Office 365.
Microsoft has added a new toolkit called ‘Microsoft Team’ to Office 365. The new add-on will use intelligent services in an attempt to reinvent workplace communications and collaboration.