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Cybercrime is on-going, but many breaches could be prevented

Last year was dubbed the “worst ever” by the Online Trust Alliance for data breaches and cyber incidents around the world. Interestingly, it revealed that 93% of the breaches recorded in 2017 could have been prevented. And with cybercrime continuing to make the headlines, this year hasn’t seen much improvement. Niroshan Rajadurai, director of sales and field engineering EMEA at Semmle, software specialists, believes that industry is going wrong and failing to address the ...

Putting the pieces in place

Perforce is a Minnesota-based developer of software used for application development. Perforce is a Minnesota-based developer of software used for application development. Set up 1995 it provides version control software, web-based repository management, developer collaboration, application lifecycle management and Agile planning software.

Greater than two

When Analog Devices (ADI) acquired Linear Technology, industry watchers were stunned. However, it looks like it has brought real benefits to both. ADI’s Jackie Rutter talks to Neil Tyler.

A strategy bearing fruit

Moshe Gavrielov’s decision to leave Xilinx saw Victor Peng appointed as the company’s new president and CEO. Here he talks to Neil Tyler about his plans for the company.

Getting real with virtual reality

Professor Robert Stone has been involved in the world of virtual, augmented and mixed reality for some thirty years and has experienced the ups and downs of a still maturing industry. He holds a Chair in Interactive Multimedia Systems within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham, where he is also Director of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team developing virtual and mixed reality simulators.

Shaping the future

Alexander Everke, the CEO of ams, started his career in the semiconductor industry back in 1991 when he joined Siemens. He worked in the Siemens’ spin off Infineon and was part of the NXP management team in Eindhoven before joining ams in October 2015. He became CEO in March the following year.

Literally, the search is over!

Identifying and experiencing a problem that can then be fixed is crucial when it comes to developing a great product. So says Christian Johan Smith, President and Co-Founder of TrackR, a West Coast US start-up that over the past eight years has developed a range of coin sized tracking devices that can be attached to things like wallets and passports to help users keep track of where they are through an app.

The project begins

Recently, Stephen Doran took up his position as CEO of the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult. His remit, to accelerate UK industry’s access and ability to exploit advances in compound semiconductor (CS) industries.

Meeting IoT challenges

It’s fair to say that over the past 12 months the IoT and big data technologies have progressed significantly and we are seeing an analytical revolution.

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The capacity for change

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A digital revolution

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