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Monday, October 18, 2021

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blackday - stock.adobe.com A new study by the Web Foundation investigates the economic cost associated with the barriers preventing women from accessing the internet By Angelica Mari Published: 12 Oct 2021 15:45 Low and lower-middle income countries across the world have lost an estimated $1tn in gross domestic product (GDP) in the past decade, as…
US bank expands its diversity-focused fintech accelerator programme to Europe with an initial £1m investment By Karl Flinders, Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Published: 12 Oct 2021 12:49 Morgan Stanley is expanding to Europe its financial technology (fintech) programme that targets women and ethnic minority founders. The operation will start working with its first cohort…
UK financial services firms are preparing to acquire or partner fintechs as they target business growth Published: 12 Oct 2021 12:30 About half of the UK’s financial services companies plan to increase investment in fintech through acquisitions and partnerships over the next 12 months. The findings of a survey of UK finance firms by Lloyds Bank…
cherezoff - stock.adobe.com 2.4Tbps DDoS attack on an undisclosed Microsoft Azure customer may have been the largest ever attempted against a single target By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 12 Oct 2021 12:14 Microsoft’s Azure Networking team have shared details of how they beat off one of the largest attempted distributed denial of service (DDoS)…
turbomotion046 - stock.adobe.com As part of the government’s overall innovation strategy, an evidence paper lists factors that influence the pace and direction of developments in the field By Angelica Mari Published: 12 Oct 2021 11:15 The UK government has produced research with evidence that supports the national innovation strategy, and listed the national strengths and…
Home News Mobile Phones We now know what the Google Pixel 6 will look like (Image credit: Google) Google officially revealed the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – oddly only in a press release and over Twitter – in August, and they look just like the leaks predicted: sleek devices with a visor-like camera…
Home News Entertainment (Image credit: Warner Bros./DC) A new trailer is coming for The Batman as part of the DC FanDome livestream this week on October 16 – but before that, Lego has offered an early look at different characters in the film via its range of sets that'll tie into the Matt Reeves-directed movie.The…
Home News Software (Image credit: Future) Instagram is set to start nudging teenagers to "take a break" from the social media platform, in a small acknowledgement of the psychological impact the Facebook-owned app can have on young people.The app is set to add a number of new features designed to assist negatively-affected users, which Facebook's…
Home News Computing (Image credit: Pixabay) There have been more changes to cloud and network access during the pandemic than in the previous five years together. Personal devices accessing corporate networks increased 20% in 2020, creating new complexity and increasing risk. New approaches to work are making IT rethink policies and cybersecurity practices for end-user…
Home News Entertainment (Image credit: Miramax) After more than a year of Covid-induced delays and restrictions, it can be hard to keep track of the new horror movies heading to theaters and streamers in 2021 and beyond.In the below list, we've highlighted the biggest upcoming horror films worth keeping an eye out for over the…