Alex Cruickshank

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Alex Cruickshank has been writing about technology and business since 1994. He has lived in various far-flung places around the world and is now based in Berlin.

 

European tech trends: Challenges as Brexit uncertainty continues into 2020

Trends

European tech trends: Challenges as Brexit uncertainty continues into 2020

Challenges for European IT firms loom in the shape of economic headwinds, political uncertainty and… yes, Brexit.

North American technology trends: All eyes on #election2020

Trends

North American technology trends: All eyes on #election2020

The US tech industry is likely to both influence and be influenced by the presidential election in 2020.

Tech Cynic: The boys (and girls) who cried wolf

Threat and Vulnerability Management

Tech Cynic: The boys (and girls) who cried wolf

Hyperbolic reporting of hardware and software flaws does nobody any favours.

Google's quantum leap

Quantum

Google's quantum leap

53-qubit quantum computer outperforms classical computing, in a highly specific way.

Co-working at the crossroads

Business Management

Co-working at the crossroads

WeWork and Primalbase: two different approaches to the office co-working space business

Tech Cynic: Eavesdroppers, hackers, guests and privacy

Data Privacy and Security

Tech Cynic: Eavesdroppers, hackers, guests and privacy

It's not just the manufacturers of home assistants that could be listening to you and your visitors

Tech Cynic: this time it's personal

Social Networks

Tech Cynic: this time it's personal

It's one thing to understand the impact of social media on under-developed minds. It's quite another to watch it happen in one's own home.

Tech Cynic: Are they listening? Of course they are

Artificial Intelligence

Tech Cynic: Are they listening? Of course they are

Shock that major technology firms are listening to and recording users' conversations tells us a lot - about the users.

Tech Cynic: IT's role in the new climate change debate

Green IT

Tech Cynic: IT's role in the new climate change debate

Watch a lot of streaming video? Then you're killing the planet... possibly.

Tech Cynic: Facebook's cryptic currency move raises eyebrows

Cryptocurrency

Tech Cynic: Facebook's cryptic currency move raises eyebrows

Cryptocurrencies are often dismissed as speculative fake money with no future... but when Facebook enters the fray, it's serious.

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