In recent years, websites such as 23andMe and Ancestry DNA have exploded in popularity, with a growing number submitting DNA samples in exchange for insights into their health or ancestry.
The world of software has undergone a drastic transformation in recent years.
The UK Government is reportedly exploring making changes to IPO listing rules in order to make the UK more attractive to startups.
Checking the authenticity of the identity chip found inside passports is an important part of security.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has warned that police forces need to “slow down” on the deployment of facial recognition technology due to its potential for “widespread invasiveness”.
With the UK bracing for a general election and campaigning ahead of the US 2020 presidential election now in full swing, the threat of election hacking is once more a key topic of conversation.
With the growing threat of climate change and the urgent need to curb carbon emissions, carbon capture has often been presented as a solution to limiting the environmental impact of burning fossil fuels.
Several high profile international organisations, including the UN, have fallen victim to an extensive spear-phishing campaign.
By now phishing attacks, in which an attacker impersonates trusted organisation to obtain sensitive information, are familiar to many internet users. However, what if the attack came from a trusted boss, colleague or friend?
Amazon has announced three new renewable energy projects as part of its Climate Pledge.
Google has shed light on its claims that it has reached quantum supremacy, but not everyone is in agreement.
Researchers at the University of Surrey have developed a deep neural network that could help improve accuracy levels of facial recognition.
For the first time ever, listeners will be able to interact with a live radio broadcast through their voice assistants, the BBC announced.
Members of the public may soon be required to show a form of ID, such as a driving licence or passport before being able to vote in a UK general or local election.
With continued uncertainty over when the UK will leave the EU, many businesses have been left with more questions than answers when it comes to Brexit planning.
With paperless boarding passes, biometric self-service security and in some places robots to assist customers as they make their way around terminals, it is clear to see that technology is impacting the way we travel.
Gold payment cards have long been a status symbol, synonymous with high-earners.
The Welsh government has announced that it is launching five Minecraft Learning Centres to help teachers use the game as a learning tool.
Today is World Mental Health Day, a day promoting mental health education and awareness.
Nearly half of young people would consider switching to a different bank in order to receive a better digital banking experience.
Natwest has launched the first biometric credit card in the UK, allowing customers to make payments using only their fingerprints.
Aerospace giant Boeing has announced that it is investing $20m in Virgin Galactic to “broaden commercial space access and transform global travel technologies”.
Despite first being invented back in 2008, the past few years have seen blockchain become a buzzword in numerous industries, with many companies rushing to invest in the technology for a multitude of uses.
Deliveroo, Dominos and Papa Johns are among food delivery companies most often targeted by cybercriminals.
IBM CEO Ginni Rometty has backed the introduction of GDPR-style regulation across the US.
Cloud content management company Box has launched a new content security product to assist in preventing accidental data leakages and “help enterprises secure their most important information”.