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Customers want businesses to do much more to prevent cyber security breaches

The majority of consumers fear they will be victims of a breach, and less than a third believe firms are taking data protection seriously. According to research by Gemalto, 58 per cent of customers are worried about such incidents and just 29 per cent think companies are doing enough to protect their personal data. Insecure firms […]

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Poker robot a high roller as it trounces the world’s best players

A robot is trouncing some of the world’s best poker players in a marathon 20-day session, using levels of intuition and deception that have big implications away from the gaming table. The Libratus computer programme from Carnegie Mellon University will play a total of 120,000 hands of no-limit Texas Hold’em against four professionals competing for […]

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Cyber attack forces largest NHS Trust in England to shut down its systems

The largest NHS trust in England has been hit by a cyber-attack that could affect thousands of files across at least four London hospitals. Barts health trust, which runs five hospitals in east London – the Royal London, St Bartholomew’s, Whipps Cross, Mile End and Newham – has sent a message to staff urging them not to […]

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Verint mobile work view extends employee engagement capabilities on mobile devices

Verint has announced the availability of its new Mobile Work View™ solution, an app that further extends common work activities across devices—from desktops to smartphones—enabling employees to access workplace information anytime, anywhere. These changes include integrating “bring your own device” (BYOD) and mobile apps in the workplace. The Verint Mobile Work View app addresses specific […]

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Are you having a naughty or nice Christmas with your smart devices?

The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is warning marketers to fully consider the ‘naughty’ and ‘nice’ aspects of the multitude of smart devices that are set to be given as presents this Christmas. This year’s Black Friday sales indicated that there will be a lot of smart devices making their way down chimneys this Christmas, […]

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Uber defies order to take its self-driving cars off the road

Uber has been told its self-driving cars are illegal – but it is refusing to take them off San Francisco’s roads. The company started testing the vehicles last week, but the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has said the firm must have a test permit. Uber said it did not need one as they have […]