Sunday 23 February 2020

Electric scooters vulnerable to remote hacks

Electric scooters are steadily becoming a popular alternative for short commutes. Besides convenience, however, they also introduce a range of cybersecurity and privacy risks, according to a study by the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). The review – which UTSA sai


Next generation of data centres – predictions for 2020

From the confluence of major IT trends to the increasing social demand to halt climate change, green energy is again, top of the agenda. Over the next year or so, major changes in this area are expected to be introduced by the government, energy generation, and energy distribution companies. Th


Automation ‘to take over half of all jobs in 15 years’

Approximately half of all jobs will be materially impacted by automation in the next 15-20 years, said professional services firm Accenture in a new report. Meanwhile, 79 per cent of executives agree that work is shifting from roles to projects—challenging both the function


Top 10 richest worth more than 85 countries: study

The world’s top 10 richest people have a combined wealth more than the bottom 85 poorest countries based on GDP, according to data gathered and calculated by, a global financial news provider. The top ten richest people have a cumulative wealth of $858.1 bill


Convenience is key for Mideast consumers: PwC

Convenience is key for Middle East consumers who are more likely than their global counterparts to use food delivery services, said leading assurance, advisory and tax services firm PwC in a new report. The Middle East findings of PwC’s Global Consumer Insights survey relea


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