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Aug

01

Smart meters – coming to your home and office soon

Whether you have been bombarded with adverts or already had one installed, it is hard to miss the march of the smart meter. These new, digital gadgets promise to accurately track usage of electricity and gas throughout the day, week, month or even year, for energy providers and consumers alike.

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Jul

24

Artificial intelligence rides the wave of cloud computing

The effect of Artificial intelligence on our future is still unclear.

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Jul

12

How to tell your customers about a cyber attack

Cyber attacks and data breaches are an increasingly common occurrence, and organisations and individuals from the smallest micro businesses right up to governments and mega-corporations have been targeted by malicious cybercrimes.

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Jun

30

Is it safe for healthcare to go hybrid?

You don’t have to be an avid follower of technology news to be aware of the  cyber attack that downed internal NHS systems across the country in May 2017.

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Jun

23

Cloud To Soar As Roaming Charges Come To An End

After years of discussion and debate, roaming charges have finally been abolished across the European Union.

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Jun

20

Will Your Generation Pose a Cybersecurity Risk after GDPR goes Live?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go live on 25th May 2018 but a new survey has revealed that more than half of of IT, security and enterprise professionals believe millennials’ nonchalant approach to data security could pose a risk to its successful introduction.

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Jun

16

IT Professionals Are Migrating Critical Apps to the Cloud

An influential IT study has revealed that a large majority of businesses are now migrating their critical applications to the cloud.

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Jun

12

Bimodal IT: Out-dated concept or valid strategy?

It’s easy to label ageing technology as obsolete without really considering whether or not it could have a place in the modern world. However, when it comes to Bimodal IT, many CIOs still hold the belief that it remains the best environment for fostering innovation*.

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Jun

02

Businesses at the Mercy of Power Outages

British Airways infamous IT crash has pushed the company into the headlines and cost it a very large sum, but what can businesses learn from this catastrophic system failure?

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Apr

28

Encryption: Should Governments And Security Organisations Have Access?

Home Secretary Amber Rudd has called for the government and security organisations to have access to messaging services such as WhatsApp, raising the question of whether such agencies should be allowed to investigate such encrypted services.

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Apr

26

Introducing Neuralink: What Does Elon Musk's New Company Do?

Academics and visionaries alike were on the edge of their seats this week as billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced plans for his brand new company, Neuralink Corp.

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Apr

18

Forget The Cloud - Say Hello To Edge Computing

Do you live on the edge? If you don’t yet, you soon will be. As networks become more and more sophisticated and as consumers and companies embrace the internet of things (IoT), additional demands will be placed on IT architecture.

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Apr

10

AI: How Will Robots Change The Workforce?

Will a robot one day take your job? What type of jobs will they take? How will automation change the way we see work? We look at the potential impact of robots at work.

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Apr

05

Near-Future Workplace: What Will Your Office Look Like?

Technology is changing the way we live, the way we play and, of course, the way we work. The rigid, office-based 9-to-5 where you work at a fixed desk from a corporate computer is rapidly becoming something much more fluid. Today we’re more likely to work flexibly, perhaps from home or a shared working space.

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Mar

24

What Will The Networks Of The (Near) Future Look Like?

While not quite yet firmly on the stage, the Internet of Things (IoT), 5G and virtual reality all have the potential to radically change whole facets of our lives: how we communicate, how quickly we can get things done, how businesses market products and deliver services.

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Mar

23

What You Need To Know About The BT/Openreach Split

Why has BT been ordered to split from Openreach?

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Mar

10

Budget 2017: Robots, Cars, 5G, Digital Skills

On Wednesday, Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the government’s latest Budget. From robot research and driverless cars to 5G and investment digital skills, there were plenty of announcements for the UK’s tech industry.

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Mar

08

Just How Smart Will Our Smart Cities Be?

The world is getting bigger, but technology has the potential to bring us closer together. Read any tech website these days and you’ll likely find a slew of references to ‘smart cities’.

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Feb

28

Do You Have Your Own Connection To The Public Cloud? If Not, Get One - Now

To say that the public cloud is growing would be something of an understatement.

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Feb

20

UK Public Sector And The Cloud: State Of Play

Today, the public sector is dependent on the cloud. Local and central government, police forces and more now harness networks of remote servers to provide vital services, communicate with each other, manage data and keep IT costs within budget.

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