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A roundup of our latest news and events


Businessman takes on Google and puts ‘the right to be forgotten’ to the test


Google has been taken to London’s High Court by a businessman, in what’s been dubbed as a landmark case over ‘the right to be forgotten’. The man, who has remained anonymous is disputing Google’s choice not to erase links of a 1990’s criminal conviction of his from the search engine. Google, although it vows to … Continued

GFG Style electric car to incorporate Internet of Things technology


Car manufacturer GFG Style and energy company Envision have joined forces to create Sibylla, an electric prototype car, integrating the Internet of Things, which will be showcased at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The concept car is a high-end four-door sedan, powered by Envision’s Enos platform, which can be described as an Internet of Things … Continued

Gun control activists propose boycott of Apple and Amazon over the NRA


Following the infamous Florida mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, a 24-hour boycott of Apple and Amazon has been proposed by gun control advocates, due to their relationship with National Rifle Associations NRAtv channel on their corresponding platforms. The issue has attracted massive amounts of popularity under the hashtag “#March1NRABoycott”. Users are calling … Continued

Apple, Cisco and Aon partner up to advance cyber risk management


Recognising cyber risks is of paramount importance to most businesses, but can be something people find themselves vulnerable to, where proper knowledge and procedures aren’t in place. To help the cause, tech giants Apple, Cisco and Aon have joined forces to find an answer. Many of the decisions a business might choose to make e.g. … Continued

Dubai International airport benefits from Modular Data system created by Huawei


China’s Huawei is bringing change to Dubai’s International Airport (the world’s third busiest airport, behind Beijing Capital International and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International) with the globes first Tier III certified Modular Data Centre Complex. The venture was completed in just over one year, in accordance with United Arab Emirates month of innovation, which took place throughout … Continued

Recognising the lack of diversity in tech


It’s not new knowledge that increased workforce diversity contributes to greater revenues and more innovative teams. However, as of yet, white males are still significantly overrepresented throughout the tech industry. The executives category is where the least diversity can be witnessed, with white people dominating 83%, which is 15% above their representation throughout the rest … Continued

China’s Huawei builds British ties


On the 06/04/18, Huawei stated that they will be investing an additional £3 billion on acquiring goods from Britain in the face of U.S conflict. The assurance was made by chairwomen Sun Yafang, at a conference with Theresa May, in accordance with a trade mission to China. These are thought to have resulted in agreements … Continued

Most Dangerous pieces of technology


Technology is developing at an exponential rate, and we’re beginning to see the infinite possibilities it seems to be offering, however, it’s important to consider that not all of these possibilities are good. Below is a list of technologies that if wrongly developed, could leave humanity with questionable consequences. Weaponised nanotechnology Robert Freitas, Nanotechnology theorist … Continued

Harmful Addictive Tech


Ex-employees from tech giants, such as Google and Apple have come together to commence an awareness movement, in attempts to educate users on the addictive properties of technology, and want to encourage tech corporations to adapt their products to become “less intrusive and less addictive”. As part of the campaign, those taking part also intend … Continued

Progression at Google Maps


Google maps has recently been updated, and now promises to save you even more time by adding ‘shortcuts’ to its Travel Times widget. This latest feature was brought to us as part of the launch of iOS 10. ‘Shortcuts’ can be located on the lock screen of your iPhone/iPad, providing you with approximates on the … Continued