RR launches into data
Engineering concern Rolls-Royce has launched R2 Data Labs, an in-house incubator for advanced data use.
Warning over hacking of smart buildings
Smart building controllers create a double issue of being an access point to wider systems and also a direct vulnerability to issues such as heating or ventilation.
JPMorgan and IBM tap quantum computing tech
JPMorgan Chase and Barclays are collaborating with IBM to accelerate the practical applications of quantum computing technology in the financial services industry.
Undersea communications at risk
Speaking at the Royal United Services Institute Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach has raised concerns that Russia could target undersea communications and internet cables.
BP doubles supercomputer power to nine petaflops
BP has announced that it has doubled its computing power in the Center for High-Performance Computing (CHPC) in Houston, making it the most powerful supercomputer in the world for commercial research.
FCA publishes feedback on DLT consultation
The Financial Conduct Authority has published feedback on its discussion paper on distributed ledger technology (DLT), revealing that the UK regulator is open to all forms of deployment of the technology.
A man in the US has admitted being one of the persons behind the Mirai malware that caused widespread disruption to the internet in 2016.
One in three Millennials (33 per cent) will be invested in cryptocurrency by the end of next year, overtaking bonds and shares for those aged 18-35.
Unilever and Sainsbury’s test blockchain for ethical supply chains
Technology company Provenance is leading a collaboration of fintech startups to test whether blockchain technology can help unlock financial incentives that improve transparency and sustainability in supply chains.
Net neutrality – the edge of reason
The concept of net neutrality - where all internet traffic is treated equally – is expected to be dealt a serious blow as the law underpinning it is set to be repealed in the US.
Quarter of business leaders do not understand cyberattacks
Research revealing the widening gap between digital transformation and business understanding of the risks has been published by CA Veracode, showing that a quarter of business leaders have no understanding of cyberattacks.