UK companies still using easy-to-guess passwords, finds study

A recent survey has found that individuals and organisations in the UK are still not taking adequate measures to protect their online accounts from potential hackers. They are using simple passwords to protect their online accounts, and this could be an expensive mistake on the part of these businesses. Atomik Research, an independent research organisation, […]

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University of Hull collaborates with Infor to boost technology skills

The University of Hull has joined forces with Infor, a leading applications provider that develops cloud-based business applications for industry-specific use, to use its Cloudsuite Industrial Machinery ERP solution. The university stated that the adoption of this solution will help its students acquire experience in using a cutting-edge technology platform that is industry-specific. This, in […]

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Lancashire to get four education facilities for skills development

The skills shortage in the UK has prompted the Government, local authorities and business organisations to take steps to close the gap. Lancashire is about to benefit from these initiatives, which will see four new education centres open across the county. These centres are part of the Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) and Growth Deal funding […]

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AI to replace teachers in schools, Wellington College Headmaster predicts

The Headmaster of Wellington College has ruffled feathers by stating that he expects technology to take over classrooms in another ten years, with artificial intelligence robots replacing teachers. Sir Anthony Sheldon said that the traditional role of teachers as educators and facilitators of knowledge will cease to exist and instead be performed by intelligent machines. […]

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Birmingham interactive gallery to encourage maths and science learning

MiniBrum, a forthcoming interactive learning gallery in Birmingham, will aim to encourage schoolchildren to become more interested in maths and science. The gallery will be constructed at Millennium Point in the Thinktank Science Museum in Birmingham. The project, which will be owned by Birmingham Science Museum, has just received funding of £2 million to ensure […]

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Businesses and NGO collaboration narrowing STEM and digital skills gap

With businesses adopting certain technologies to help them function in a digitally connected global economy, it has become imperative for their employees to be knowledgeable about these changes. Using these technologies, they can increase their efficiency and productivity to benefit their organisations and themselves. Experts state that digital skills are as important as STEM subjects […]

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Six areas to run pilots for gigabit full-fibre Internet

Six areas in the UK will be receiving an investment of £10 million in total to run tests to deliver full-fibre Internet connectivity to businesses, homes and public sector offices. The investment will be divided between Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire, Greater Manchester, West Sussex, West Yorkshire, Bristol and Coventry and Warwickshire . HM Treasury made this […]

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