donderdag 2 december, 2021
Source is ComputerWeekly.com Cloud-based Redwood Bank has become the latest challenger bank to make a profit as success stories of the fintech revolution move to the next phase. In its latest month of business, UK challenger business bank Redwood, which describes itself as being “born in the cloud”, received...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published its 2021 Annual review in November, some five years after its formation and 10 years after the publication of the UK’s first national cyber security strategy. Timed to coincide with its release, the NCSC also launched several informal...
Source is New York Times In the opening pages of Ben Lerner’s debut novel, “Leaving the Atocha Station,” his narrator goes to Madrid’s Prado museum and observes a stranger breaking into sobs in front of Rogier van der Weyden’s “Descent From the Cross,” a votive portrait attributed to Paolo...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com In the past two decades, interest in building quantum computers has grown exponentially. Major investments are being made by most industrialised nations, and several times a year, new announcements claim record-breaking milestones.   For example, Google announced a breakthrough in 2019, claiming that its quantum computer was the first in the world...
Source is New York Times The state of the digital Covid vaccine card — the bar code that we store on our phones and present to businesses and venues as proof of inoculation — is chaotic.While some states, like California and New York, accept digital records as proof of...
Source is New York Times Lawmakers have spent years investigating how hate speech, misinformation and bullying on social media sites can lead to real-world harm. Increasingly, they have pointed a finger at the algorithms powering sites like Facebook and Twitter, the software that decides what content users will see...
Source is New York Times On Oct. 2, New Tang Dynasty Television, a station linked to the Chinese spiritual movement Falun Gong, posted a Facebook video of a woman saving a baby shark stranded on a shore. Next to the video was a link to subscribe to The Epoch...
Source is ComputerWeekly.com What surprised me the most in 2021 is that we continue to build new security approaches with the same anti-human patterns we’ve seen before, setting us up for the same kinds of failures we’ve been trying to stamp out for years. It’s no surprise that Gartner...
Source is New York Times SAN JOSE, Calif. — For four days, Elizabeth Holmes took the stand to blame others for the alleged fraud at her blood testing start-up, Theranos. On the fifth day, prosecutors tried making one thing clear: She knew.Over more than five hours of cross-examination on...
Source is New York Times A sweeping expansion of Twitter’s policy against posting private information was met with backlash shortly after the company announced it on Tuesday, as Twitter users questioned whether the policy would be practical to enforce.Twitter’s new policy states that photos or videos of private individuals...