On 3 March 2016 the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced investigations into six firms as a result of its thematic review into the fair treatment of longstanding customers.
Tesla and Nissan among carmakers criticised for setting ‘unrealistic expectations’ The marketing of driving assistance features such as Autopilot, ProPilot and others as “autonomous” is setting unrealistic expectations and causing dangerous driving, according to insurers and vehicle safety researchers. In a report, Thatcham Research and the Association of British Insurers (ABI) say that drivers are … Read more
Researchers found three vulnerabilities in Foscam connected security cameras that could enable a bad actor to gain root access knowing only the camera’s IP address.
New system could examine a user’s walking speed, unusual typos and whether a phone is swaying Uber may be working on technology which would detect if users of its app are drunk or high. A patent application from the company, revealed this week, outlines a system that would be able to identify if someone is … Read more
Since the early 2000s, local-currency debt (mostly traded in domestic markets) became a growing and important source of funding for several governments in emerging market economies. Despite their impressive growth, many domestic sovereign debt markets maintain a captive domestic audience that facilitates direct credit to government. This represents a form of financial repression 1, which … Read more
The stolen data included “secret plans to develop a supersonic anti-ship missile for use on U.S. submarines by 2020,” American officials said.
You can tell a lot by the company someone keeps. This is one of many reasons we are so proud to have been invited to present at an Amazon event today. Amazon is hosting an EKoS Day in San Francisco and will be highlighting their newly launched Amazon EKS offering. We are giving a sneak … Read more
Today, His Honour Judge Grieve QC sitting at the Central Criminal Court increased the value of a confiscation order made against Benjamin Wilson, a convicted fraudster, from £1 to £31,905.33. The increased order must be paid within 28 days or Mr Wilson will face a further 14 months in prison.
With nine in 10 sales and marketing teams insisting that cloud-based business intelligence (BI) technology is necessary to the management of their strategies, it’s no wonder that the adoption has exploded in recent years. However, many businesses, especially small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are still lagging behind. BARC’s research study on BI and data management … Read more