• Crypto-currency. China is forging ahead and breaking chains

    Crypto-currency. China is forging ahead and breaking chains0

    Earlier this week I wrote about the changes to money that crypto-currencies like Bitcoin were offering, as well as the huge possibilities inherent in Ethereum. Part of that was seeing large financial institutions adopt and experiment with the technologies to improve their own offerings.  It seems China may be about to take the technology beyond

  • Do Hancock’s data reforms cut the mustard?

    Do Hancock’s data reforms cut the mustard?0

    Data protection is getting a shake up in the UK. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to be applied in the UK from 25th May 2018. The government has already confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR. Now it seems that the

  • Are Chinese drones spying while flying? 

    Are Chinese drones spying while flying? 0

    A leaked memo from the office of the Deputy Chief of Staff at the Pentagon includes directions that US Army units are to stop using drones made by Dà-Jiāng Innovations Science and Technology Co, the Chinese global leader in commercial Drone technology that trades as DJI.   According to the Pentagon memo, the US Army Research

  •  The US – A No-Go Zone for Cyber Heroes.

     The US – A No-Go Zone for Cyber Heroes.0

    The arrest of Marcus Hutchins, better known as Malware Tech, has left the tech community feeling bruised and confused.  Hutchins, the 23-year-old Brit, hailed as a cyber-hero by the UK press was responsible for stopping the WannaCy ransomware attack that scythed through the National Health Service’s IT infrastructure is in trouble with law enforcement in

  • Cryptocurrency is making change.

    Cryptocurrency is making change.1

    2017 seems to have become the year where money really started to change. The foundations of this change have been laid over the last few yeas, we’ve seen people become more and more comfortable with non-cash transactions. That is starting to accelerate. This shift really kicked off with the move to cards and electronic transfers, solidified

  • We Tried Mass Surveillance. It Failed.

    We Tried Mass Surveillance. It Failed.1

    Ever since the election, the government has been promising new laws on surveillance powers. Finally the draft bill has been presented, and it has a truly staggering scope. It would allow the state to hack citizens and businesses here and abroad, intercept data in bulk, and force the keeping of all UK citizens’ communications information