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Cyber Security Innovation Is Vital To The Protection Of Shareholder Confidence

The post mortems about the widespread WannaCry ransomware attack in May have tended to overlook the most common consequences of cyber-attacks – the damage to the share price. Bad as it can be, it is compounded by customer uncertainty regarding the safety of personal data and increased concern along the supply chain – all exacerbating a loss of shareholder confidence ...

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Changes In Our World – Brexit, Artificial Intelligence And A New Opportunity To Lead

Whilst the full implications of last week’s election in the UK are still not clear, one certainty that remains is that Britain and the European Union will soon enter the Brexit negotiations. As we go through this period the UK business community stands ready for a new era which will bring with it a whole new set of challenges – ...

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This Is How Cats Conquered The World And Became Our Feline Overlords

In modern-day society, we value cats for their grumpiness, the way they resent everything we try to do for them, and the fact they only want our attention when we’ve finally fallen asleep. But in ancient society, cats couldn’t rely on their charming personalities to win favour with humans, and instead had to follow a long road to becoming the ...

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Twitter Reveals First Person To Have Reached 100 Million Followers

If you’ve ever wondered just how unpopular you are, you should know that someone just managed to reach the milestone of 100 million Twitter followers. That’s right, an individual has a following almost double the size of the population of the United Kingdom. Katy Perry is the first person in the world to reach the astronomical social following, leaving the ...

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The Internet Is Losing Its Mind Over The Newly Discovered 'Peanut Worm'

Ever wondered how much you have grown up since school days spent drawing phallic objects on your friend’s homework? Then feast your eyes upon this deep-sea ‘peanut worm’.  That’s right, peanut. What can we say? Our scientists went deep…check out the peanut worm and other discoveries here: https://t.co/RPUN2YZGKb #abysslife pic.twitter.com/60UpwpWzhN — Museums Victoria (@museumsvictoria) June 19, 2017 A team of ...

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China's 'Unhackable' Quantum Satellite Has Sent Its First Message

China has successfully shown that its experimental ‘quantum satellite’ can send an encrypted message over potentially huge distances. The satellite has the ability to send ‘unhackable’ messages by encrypting them using quantum mechanics. VOLKER STEGER/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY via Getty Images It works by sending two entangled photons down to two different base stations thousands of miles apart. By entangling the ...

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Acting On Data Protection

New legislation and changes to regulations such as the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can be extremely daunting for both public and private sector organisations. One of the principal reasons for this is that many of these don’t always have the necessary manpower and/or expertise, making the task in hand feel onerous. However, there is good reason to ensure that ...

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These Girls Invented A Solar-Powered Tent For The Homeless With No Engineering Experience

A group of teenage girls from Los Angeles have designed a solar-powered shelter to help tackle homelessness in their local community, after witnessing a growing number of people living on the streets. Since the summer of 2016 the 12 girls from the San Fernando High School, north west of LA, have been “working tirelessly” six days a week on the ...

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How Technology Can Enable Us To Live A Healthier Lifestyle

Digital technologies have had a game-changing impact on most aspects of our day-to-day lives. But one area that hasn’t yet felt the full benefit of digital is healthcare, in particular preventative health. The main reason being that technology can only get you so far, it then takes a more ‘human effort’ to encourage people to ultimately change their behaviour. To ...

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Fake E-Cigarettes Could Hack Computers, Warn Experts

E-cigarettes could become the latest weapon for hackers after a security researcher has show just how dangerous they can be. Speaking to Sky News, Ross Bevington showed how a fake e-cigarette could be charged via USB and deliver a potentially devastating virus to the victim’s computer. ArminStautBerlin via Getty Images Giving a talk at the BSides security conference in London Bevington ...

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