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Heat can kill and we’re turning up the thermostat

Analysis of deadly heatwaves shows how many more people theyrsquo;ll affect by 2100.

Research: Signicat finds that Europe is “nearly there” with fully digital...

European eID schemes provide 69% of ID information needed to digitally apply for financial services3 European eID schemes provide all the necessary information Digital Identity Service Providers (DISP) are the key to bridging the gapOslo, Norway, 22 June 2017 – New research launched today by Signicat, the worldrsquo;s first and largest identity assurance provider, shows that through electronic identity (eID) schemes in Europe, consumers are closer to being able to apply for financial services 100%... Source: RealWire

5 weeks after Wcry outbreak, NSA-derived worm shuts down a Honda...

Automaker briefly stops making cars to contain worm that first struck in May.

Crystal stacks up qubits in first-in first-out memory

Photons store themselves in ions that bob up and down in a sea of light.

Selectra selects NewVoiceMedia as its preferred contact centre partner

Firm replaces telephony infrastructure from Talkdesk with ContactWorld to enhance customer experience throughout EuropeLONDON, 20 June 2017 – NewVoiceMedia, a global provider of cloud contact centre and inside sales technology that enables businesses to have more successful conversations, today announced that Selectra, a leader in energy price comparisons, has chosen its ContactWorld for Service platform to enhance its contact centre operations and customer experience throughout Europe.Selectra signed a three-year agreement for ContactWorld, replacing previous contact... Source: RealWire

End-to-end encryption plan puts Europe on collision course with UK

Legislation by European Parliament's Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice, and Home Affairs potentially puts EU at loggerheads with the UK over the encryption debate.

Ovum Research: PSD2 and Instant Payments to drive a 37% decline...

Retail Instant Payments in Europe will hit €725bn in transactions by the end of 2027Single card payments set to decline from 40% to 11% market share by 2027Instant Payments will become one of the main online payment tools in Europe, accounting for roughly €338bn of direct online expenditure Dublin, Ireland, 19th June 2017 – A ground breaking study from Ovum, the market-leading research and consulting firm, for the first time quantifies the detrimental effect Instant... Source: RealWire

Fujikura Europe to showcase advanced long lifetime products at LASER World...

Worldwide leader of fusion splicer technology will exhibit new CW Fibre Laser and advanced LZM seriesChessington, UK. June 19, 2017.

Fujikura Europe – the worldwide leader of fusion splicer technology – will exhibit its latest laser technology at LASER World of PHOTONICS, 26 to 29 June 2017, in Munich.

Among the products on show will be the new Single Mode CW fibre Laser, which comes with a significant high powered air-cooled system of 500W, high... Source: RealWire

Brian Marin joins Dealflo as Chief Operating Officer

Brian Marin has joined Dealflo (www.dealflo.com), the first truly end-to-end financial agreement automation company, as COO. He is responsible for helping Dealflo scale its operations for continued aggressive growth, particularly in Europe and Asia (including China). He will also focus on growing the engineering teams based in Montreal to further develop Dealflo’s innovative platform. Dealflo successfully closed a £10 million Series B investment round earlier this year, led by Holtzbrinck Ventures, with follow on investment... Source: RealWire

EU mobile roaming charges end today, but beware of other costs

Rules only apply to roaming, which is subject to fair use policy. So check the small print.

Revolutionary new AI event to launch in London – MACHINA Summit.AI

Evolution of business through AI, Data Analytics and IoT to take centre stage at new technology summit in London this OctoberLondon, 15 June 2017 – With discussion around artificial intelligence (AI) at an all-time high, MACHINA Summit.AI is a prestigious new AI, analytics and IoT event launching at IP EXPO Europe, and co-located with Cyber Security Europe, in London on the 4-5 October 2017 at ExCeL London. MACHINA Summit.AI will bring together global visionaries, experts,... Source: RealWire

“IoT Evangelist of the Year” prize for oneM2M’s Omar Elloumi

London, UK, 15 June 2017: The tireless work of oneM2Mrsquo;s Technical Plenary Chair Dr. Omar Elloumi was last night paid tribute to, as he collected a prestigious “IoT Evangelist of the Yearrdquo; industry award recognising his contribution to the progression of the Internet of Things (IoT). Held at IoT World Europe, in London, the TechXLR8 awards celebrate outstanding contributions in converging technology areas, covering industries such as 5G, virtual and augmented reality, the IoT, cloud,... Source: RealWire