The vast majority of UK tech startups are confident about their growth prospects over the last year, despite a drop in the number planning to hire staff or raise finance.
Investors should be prioritising cybersecurity when deciding which companies to invest in, according to the World Economic Forum.
Despite growing concerns and public attention surrounding AI ethics, only 25% of those involved in the development and deployment of AI are prioritising the issue, according to research published by PwC.
Cultured or lab-grown meat has the potential to significantly reduce the carbon footprint of the food industry, but only if consumers are willing to eat it.
The areas of the UK most at risk from automation are overwhelmingly pro-Leave, making tackling digital skills shortages a vital task for the next government, according to a report published today by the thinktank Onward.
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In the past few years a slew of regulations have seen international data sharing increasingly restricted.
The Chinese AI industry is seeing increasingly muted investment as the hype in 2018 begins to dissipate, according to a report published today, with some fearing an AI winter in the country.
A Cirque du Soleil mobile app that was used to provide additional audiovisual effects during performances has been found to have significant vulnerabilities that put audience members at risk.
Millennials and Generation Z should be targeted by companies looking to establish edible insects as a key food source in Western countries, according to research published today.
The Apple Drive.ai purchase earlier this week is a stark warning to carmakers of the disruption they are facing over the next few years, according to data analysis firm GlobalData.
The latest Lloyds Bank Business Barometer has shown that although confidence among UK businesses has risen slightly since May, it remains below the long-term average, and according to experts, businesses are increasingly turning to automation to plug the gap.
Despite a proliferation of automated technologies in the cybersecurity space, humans are still more effective at rooting out security vulnerabilities, according to infosecurity professionals.
International assurance, tax and advisory firm EY has launched a first-in-industry initiative to tie medicine payments to clinical and patient satisfaction outcomes.
The bitcoin price is rapidly approaching $11,000 following Facebook’s announcement that it would be launching its own cryptocurrency in 2020, demonstrating a return to enthusiasm for the cryptocurrency market.
Research published today by the Open University has found that the vast majority of companies in the UK face a technological skills gap, prompting Fujitsu’s regional HR director to call for urgent action to be taken on UK digital skills.
An exhaustive global study has found that climate change is set to drive up energy demand significantly by 2050, suggesting policymakers and the energy industry need to take action now to prevent a surge in energy related costs over the next few decades.
The Facebook cryptocurrency Libra announcement earlier this week is a key sign that traditional banking is on the decline, according to the CEO of a leading independent financial advisory organisation.
Scientists at Lancaster University have announced that they have invented an electronic memory device that realises the dream of universal memory – a previously hypothetical technology long considered to be revolutionary for the industry.
The number of companies undertaking digital transformation projects has surged dramatically in recent years, but according to research published today, a significant minority are failing.
Ericsson is rapidly emerging as the 5G infrastructure provider of choice in countries eschewing Huawei, with Alaska becoming the latest region to select the Scandinavian communications giant for its 5G rollout.
A 3D makeup printer launched today is harnessing technology to offer consumers an on-demand beauty experience.
Facebook has unveiled its plans to launch its cryptocurrency Libra, and it’s clear that the social media giant has bold ambitions.
Facebook has today unveiled the details of its new cryptocurrency Libra, but it has also announced the launch of a digital wallet, Calibra, that it is targeted at the 1.7 billion people around the world without a formal bank account.
From public lotteries to digital contracts, public sources of randomness, known as randomness beacons, are an essential cryptographic tool that is used to provide robust security for many aspects of the digital world.
A boom in commercial drones is set to drive rapid growth in civil unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) over the next decade, with production expected to almost triple by 2028, according to research published today.
The devastating power cut that left tens of millions of people across South America without an electricity supply on Sunday is not being treated as a cyberattack – but comes as nation state-backed attackers are increasingly targeting countries’ power supplies.
A partnership between ODEM and the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is giving graduating students blockchain diplomas alongside their traditional paper-based certificates.
A US congress bill that would give companies limited power to hack attackers back has been reintroduced, but cybersecurity experts are concerned about the wording and implications.
Edge technology is paving the way for entirely new sectors that have the potential to be worth trillions in the future, according to Rohit Talwar, futurist and CEO of Fast Future.