The first quantum computer is one step closer

Princeton University researchers have made what they describe as ‘significant’ progress in developing quantum computing technology, using simple silicon-based materials. They have developed a... Read more >

Date 19 December 2017
British firms will increasingly turn to AI says report

Although only around 20% of UK businesses have so far invested in AI (Artificial Intelligence) over 80% of executives plan to do so within the next two years. A new study shows that by 2020 about 50%... Read more >

Date 19 December 2017
Pivotal Cloud Foundry going serverless soon

In the latest news from the world of cloud computing, the Pivotal Cloud Foundry will soon embrace server-less technology. A fixed release date for the product, which will be known as Pivotal Function... Read more >

Date 19 December 2017
Amazon releases host of new AI products

Amazon recently announced significant new machine learning features for its cloud-based Amazon Web Services (AWS) computing system. With the new features, AWS users will be able to quickly develop... Read more >

Date 06 December 2017
Microsoft Azure using TomTom for location services

In an announcement issued yesterday, TomTom said that Microsoft Azure users can now enjoy direct access to its location-based services that form part of the popular cloud platform. Azure users will... Read more >

Date 06 December 2017
Microsoft releases Office Android apps on all Chromebooks

Until recently, one of the ongoing complaints about Chromebooks was that they have, for many years, been unable to run the Office application suite. Microsoft has been making Android applications for... Read more >

Date 06 December 2017
Microsoft consider removing search from Cortana

Microsoft is currently experimenting with removing search functionality from Cortana – the company’s intelligent virtual and personal assistant – and transforming it to be more ‘Mac-like’ in the... Read more >

Date 06 December 2017
Joint venture investing in new generation of technological innovators

Will there be enough skilled people to plan and build the cloud centres, quantum computers, power grids, cars, planes and trains of the future? If a major British museum has its way, the answer is an... Read more >

Date 06 December 2017
Microsoft to reduce carbon footprint 75% by 2030

Microsoft this week pledged to reduce its carbon emissions by a whopping 75% by 2030, measured against 2013 levels. The company also wants to increase its use of renewable energy and improve carbon... Read more >

Date 21 November 2017
UK a decade behind Denmark in adopting technology

A Confederation of British Industry (CBI) research project called ‘From Ostrich to Magpie’ recently revealed that Britain only had a small group of extremely productive companies at the forefront of... Read more >

Date 21 November 2017