Nicholas Fearn

Are governments doing enough to regulate unfair competition in tech?

Are governments doing enough to regulate unfair competition in tech?

Trillion-dollar firms like Apple, Microsoft and Google effectively control the tech market, but could their reign be about to end?

How EdTech companies have been supporting students throughout lockdown

How EdTech companies have been supporting students throughout lockdown

During lockdown, edtech companies have been enabling millions of young people to continue with their studies.

Why are many countries worried about foreign investment in tech?

Why are many countries worried about foreign investment in tech?

Governments right across the globe are taking steps to stop other countries from acquiring homegrown tech startups. But why?

Huawei's uncertain future: Four experts weigh in

Huawei's uncertain future: Four experts weigh in

As Huawei continues to fight legal challenges and concerns surrounding national security globally, we ask four experts what its future looks like and whether it can ultimately survive.

How assistive technologies are transforming the lives of disabled people

How assistive technologies are transforming the lives of disabled people

Living with a disability is a challenge faced by many, but assistive technology is making their lives easier.

How tech can help to tackle climate change

How tech can help to tackle climate change

There's no denying that climate change is one of the biggest threats to our way of living. Can technology help to save the world?

How technology can help mental health in the workplace

How technology can help mental health in the workplace

Technology is typically seen as a primary cause of stress in the workplace. Here's how it's being used to help employees thrive.

Can tech help to solve the coronavirus epidemic?

Can tech help to solve the coronavirus epidemic?

As coronavirus continues to spread across the world, technology companies are leveraging the latest innovation to help diagnose, treat and contain this disease.

Chinese domestic OS: What does it mean?

Chinese domestic OS: What does it mean?

As China pushes ahead with plans to develop a domestic operating system, what effect will this have on its relationship with the US and the wider world?

Africa's startup acts: How will they support small businesses?

Africa's startup acts: How will they support small businesses?

As Africa continues to promote and encourage entrepreneurship, nations across the continent are implementing Startup Acts. What do they actually mean?

How can firms protect themselves from Iranian cyber-attacks?

How can firms protect themselves from Iranian cyber-attacks?

Businesses are being warned of "disruptive and destructive cyber operations" following the assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani.

Breaking down the hype: What can we expect from 5G?

Breaking down the hype: What can we expect from 5G?

With the launch of commercial 5G, what exactly can we expect?

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

Why businesses aren't abandoning mainframe computers just yet

While mainframe computers certainly have their drawbacks, they remain a fundamental part of the daily operations of many organisations.

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Six companies aiming to close the tech gender gap

Closing the gender gap in tech won't be easy, but these organisations are certainly proving it's possible.

Why SMEs are at a higher risk to cyber crime

Why SMEs are at a higher risk to cyber crime

Preventing cyber crime has become a major consideration for small businesses in today's digital economy, but how can they actually do that?

Kaspersky: Use of end-of-life operating systems

Kaspersky: Use of end-of-life operating systems "incredibly problematic" for business

Despite the fact that cyber crime is quickly growing in scale and complexity, many businesses are still relying on outdated operating systems that leave them exposed to attackers.

Why Tortoiseshell is targeting IT providers in Saudi Arabia

Why Tortoiseshell is targeting IT providers in Saudi Arabia

As Symantec reveals new hacking group Tortoiseshell compromised a dozen organisations in a string of attacks lasting from July 2018 to July 2019, we ask why target Saudi Arabia?

Foreign investment in UK tech continues to skyrocket despite Brexit fears

Foreign investment in UK tech continues to skyrocket despite Brexit fears

While many are worried about the effect Brexit will have on economic prosperity in the UK, British tech companies are going from strength to strength. But will this trend continue?

How researchers foiled a suspected nation state attack targeting an African bank

How researchers foiled a suspected nation state attack targeting an African bank

There's been much talk about the cyber-attack affecting one of Africa's largest banks, but how was it detected and mitigated? We spoke to the CEO of the company that discovered it.

The biggest risks IT companies face in 2019

The biggest risks IT companies face in 2019

Technology companies play a major role in today's interconnected world, but they face their fair share of challenges.

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