U.K. Workers ‘Burdened by System Complexity’ – Report

Tens of billions of dollars is being lost to the U.K. economy through unnecessary tasks each year, a report has found – and poor-performing technology is at the heart of the problem.…

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Google’s Go Victory – Four Other Times AI has Taken on Humanity at Games

Yesterday’s defeat of legendary Go player Lee Se-dol marked yet another benchmark in the progress of artificial intelligence. The win, in South Korean capital Seoul, takes the Silicon Valley firm’s AlphaGo program…

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Four Places With Surprisingly Slow Internet Speeds

by Anam Alpenia The Obamas raised eyebrows this weekend by complaining about, of all things, spotty Wifi in the White House. “It can be a little sketchy,” the First Lady told CBS’…

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CodeGirl’s Lesley Chilcott on Narrowing Tech’s Gender Gaps

by Anam Alpenia Only 7% of tech startups are led by women. Among the CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, only 25 are women and 23 have an all-male boardroom. It was these…

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The Year Ahead for Technology Law in Europe

2015 was a big year for technology law in Europe, with Safe Harbor slashed and the Single Digital Market high on Brussels’ agenda. But what do the continent’s lawyers make of the…

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Germany Looks to Win the Smart Factory Game in 2016

by Anam Alpenia Nestled beside the Franco-German border, on the eastern banks of the Rhein, Karlsruhe is a natural location for big business. It is also one of the country’s premier technological…

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Gap between St Petersburg and Moscow narrowing – but funding still miles away

When Pavel Durov was dismissed as CEO of VKontakte, the social media platform he had founded in 2006, last summer, Saint Petersburg’s tech community lamented the loss of its most enigmatic character,…

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Huawei’s VP External Affairs Bill Plummer on the company’s consumer future, and virtualization

Huawei’s VP External Affairs Bill Plummer talks about the company’s future in the U.S. and its forays into the consumer market.

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U.K. lags behind U.S. in social recruitment – report

by Anam Alpenia British recruiters are less likely to include a social media element in their hiring process than their American counterparts, according to a new report. The U.K. Social Recruitment Survey, by…

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Q&A: MetricStream’s Piyush Pant talks Indian infrastructure

Piyush Pant is vice president of strategic markets at MetricStream, a Palo Alto-headquartered governance, risk and compliance (GRC) firm which was listed as a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 company last year. In…

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