Cash from cloud bigger than expected

A Gartner report shows evidence that revenues from the public cloud look likely to grow by 18.5% this year, and could top $260 Billion. Public cloud The ‘public cloud’ refers to the service whereby companies / individuals can access virtual machines (VMs),...

Drone hits passenger aircraft

A remotely piloted drone struck a Skyjet turboprop passenger plane as it made its approach to land at Jean Lesage Airport in Quebec, Canada last Thursday. What happened? The drone craft, which was being operated by a person as-yet unknown, was reported to have been...

Major Wi-Fi security risk

Researches have uncovered a major flaw in Wi-Fi connections dubbed as Krack, which could be putting homes and businesses at risk from hackers. The flaw Researchers from Belgian university, KU Leuven, discovered that there is a critical flaw in the authentication...

Cortana integrated with Skype

Microsoft has added its talking digital assistant ‘Cortana’ to Skype to provide ‘contextual assistance’, which could help Skype users in their online chats. What kind of assistance? The idea is that the digital assistant can use its AI to pick up on what is being said...

Staff sue Morrisons over personal data

5,518 former and current Morrisons employees are suing the company in the High Court over failing to protect their personal data after it was posted online by a rogue employee with a grudge. What happened? Back in 2014, Andrew Skelton, who was an auditor at the head...