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Animoca Brands acquires most of educational user-generated content firm TinyTap for $38.9M

Animoca Brands acquires most of educational user-generated content firm TinyTap for $38.9M

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. Animoca Brands has acquired TinyTap, the platform for user-generated educational content. Animoca paid $38.875 million for 80.45% of the issued capital of TinyTap Ltd. Overall, Animoca Brands now …

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Report: AWS, Azure and GCP evaluated for overall performance — which is best?

Report: AWS, Azure and GCP evaluated for overall performance — which is best?

We are excited to bring Transform 2022 back in-person July 19 and virtually July 20 – 28. Join AI and data leaders for insightful talks and exciting networking opportunities. Register today! An annual report produced by Cockroach Labs finds a statistical dead heat among the big three cloud providers. The report evaluates the performance of AWS, …

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May 2022 NPD: Switch leads sales and Elden Ring retakes the top spot

May 2022 NPD: Switch leads sales and Elden Ring retakes the top spot

Interested in learning what’s next for the gaming industry? Join gaming executives to discuss emerging parts of the industry this October at GamesBeat Summit Next. Learn more. After a brief uptick last month, hardware sales have again fallen, according to industry-tracking firm The NPD Group. The continued console scarcity alongside a relatively quiet release period …

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Loan charge MPs want contractor adviser community to participate in latest call for evidence

Loan charge MPs want contractor adviser community to participate in latest call for evidence

Loan Charge and Taxpayer Fairness All-Party Parliamentary Group seeks input from accountants, lawyers and tax advisers who work with contractors in-scope of the loan charge policy By Caroline Donnelly, Senior Editor, UK Published: 16 Jun 2022 11:10 A cross-party group of MPs are broadening their investigation into the impact the government’s controversial anti-disguised remuneration …

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TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley gives up his black hat for good

TalkTalk hacker Daniel Kelley gives up his black hat for good

Donning a navy T-shirt and smiling at the camera, Daniel Kelley looks every bit a typical young person. But he’s actually one of Britain’s most prolific cyber criminals, having served four years behind bars for his involvement in the infamous TalkTalk cyber attack.  The cyber breach cost the telecoms giant around £77m and compromised …

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Privacy-enhancing technologies – myths and misconceptions

Privacy-enhancing technologies – myths and misconceptions

As the UK and US prepare to open a joint privacy-enhancing technology (PET) prize challenge, expert Ellison Anne Williams busts some myths and misconceptions around this emerging area By Ellison Anne Williams Published: 16 Jun 2022 The business-enabling category of privacy-enhancing technologies (PETs) is making its mark as the one of the foundational technologies …

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Dundee security research centre opens with support from SBRC

Dundee security research centre opens with support from SBRC

An £18m hub at Abertay University in Dundee forms the centrepiece of Scotland’s first security research cluster By Alex Scroxton, Security Editor Published: 16 Jun 2022 10:29 A dedicated cyber security research cluster has officially opened at the University of Abertay in Dundee with the objective of supporting Scotland’s rapidly growing cyber sector. The …

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IT Sustainability Think Tank: The circular economy in the context of the datacentre

IT Sustainability Think Tank: The circular economy in the context of the datacentre

With sustainability moving up the boardroom agenda, CIOs and IT managers should look to revamp their IT procurement strategies to align with the principles of the circular economy, but why and what does this mean when it comes to managing the lifecycle of their entire IT estate? By Jay Dietrich, Uptime Institute Published: 16 Jun …

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Astronomers in China Claim Possible Detection of Extraterrestrial Civilizations

Astronomers in China Claim Possible Detection of Extraterrestrial Civilizations

Home News The signals were detected by the 500-meter Aperture Spherical Telescope (FAST) located in southwest China’s Guizhou Province. (Image credit: NAO/FAST) China is claiming that its enormous “Sky Eye” telescope may have picked up trace signals from a distant alien civilization, according to a recently posted and subsequently deleted report by Chinese scientists.  Astronomers …

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