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Changing perceptions

Just 15% of academic staff in Computer Science faculties across the UK’s leading universities are women, according to research by recruitment platform CodinGame.

Only one of the UK’s top 25 universities, King’s College, London reported more than 30% female representation in its Computer Science faculty. At Birmingham and Southampton, women made up less than 10% of the academic staff while Oxford University, the UK’s top university, had just 10% female ...

Big tech set to face greater scrutiny?

Over the past six years Apple has acquired around 100 companies. At a time when the company is generating a mountain of cash – almost £80bn alone in its first-quarter of 2021 – the signs are that this rate of acquisition is likely to continue.

Green and pleasant land

A team of engineers have developed a hydropower system that uses gentle slopes rather than steep dams or mountains to store electricity.

More companies turn to AI

New research, conducted by Fountech Solutions, has shown that a growing number of UK businesses are turning to AI to build back from Covid-19.

Electronic industry trends for 2021

The world has never experienced such a year. With the global pandemic have come new norms for how we live such as a proliferation of remote working and our changed interaction with technology.

Digital transformation

With the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic reaching into almost every aspect of our lives, it’s not surprising that recent figures show that investment in robotics has surged over the past twelve months.

Data Loss Prevention: AI vs Human Insight

Oliver Paterson, Product Expert VIPRE Security Awareness Training and SafeSend, explains where Artificial Intelligence can play an effective part in a cyber defence strategy and where it can present challenges to the user.

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Tomorrow's technology?

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Semi sales to pass $400bn

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