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Distilled entanglement brings long-distance quantum communication closer

Send plus resend followed by careful measurement results in better entanglement.

With help of coal tax credits, Mylan had a negative 294-percent...

The company invests in five coal processing companies to get highly valuable tax credits.

Honeypots and the Internet of Things

According to Gartner, there are currently over 6 billion IoT devices on the planet. Such a huge number of potentially vulnerable gadgets could not possibly go unnoticed by cybercriminals. As of May 2017, Kaspersky Lab’s collections included several thousand different malware samples for IoT devices, about half of which were detected in 2017.

Basefarm acquires The unbelievable Machine Company, the leading Big Data and...

LONDON – 13 June, 2017 - Basefarm today announced their acquisition of the Berlin-based The unbelievable Machine Company (*um), the leading service provider for Big Data, cloud and managed cloud services in Germany and Austria. With the acquisition, Basefarm extends their target market from the Nordics and the Netherlands to include Germany and Austria, thus becoming a leading European player. The combined business will have ~100m€ in revenues this year in addition to a wider... Source: RealWire

Facebook prying: Watchdogs hit back on excessive harvesting of your data

Amid concerns over Facebook's use of tracking users with pixels, Belgium joins the Netherlands, France, and EC in legal moves.

QuantaDyn and BISim Take JTAC Training to New Heights of Realism...

QuantaDyn Demonstrates Highly Realistic JTAC Training Scenario at High-Fidelity 2K Resolution Powered by Bohemia Interactive Simulationsrsquo; Whole-Earth Rendering VBS Blue IGROTTERDAM, Netherlands - QuantaDyn Corp., an engineering firm specializing in training and simulation, is demonstrating a rapidly prototyped Joint Terminal Attack Controller training system at ITEC 2017 in Rotterdam, May 16 -18, that offers an unprecedented level of visual realism by using Bohemia Interactive Simulationsrsquo; whole-earth rendering technology VBS Blue IG. QuantaDyn will showcase a... Source: RealWire

DDOS attacks in Q1 2017

Although the first quarter of 2017 was rather quiet compared to the previous reporting period, there were a few interesting developments.

Despite the growing popularity of IoT botnets, Windows-based bots accounted for 59.81% of all attacks. Meanwhile, complex attacks that can only be repelled with sophisticated protection mechanisms are becoming more frequent.

ASPIDER-NGI and SURFnet eSIM solutions for enterprise security and identity

The Netherlands, May 10, 2017: ASPIDER-NGI, provider of MVNE, IoT, eSIM and content solutions, and SURFnet, the Dutch National Research and Education Network, are partnering on eSIM.

This new agreement gives SURFnet early access to the ASPIDER-NGI eSIM technology to develop and build specific applications for education and research, with an initial focus on identity management and authentication.ASPIDER-NGI is using these initiatives to launch “eSIM eConnect” later this year.

This product provides a modular approach... Source: RealWire

Wagenborg Shipping signs multi-year contract with Castor Marine for delivery of...

Amsterdam, 4 May 2017 — Castor Marine, the Netherlands based maritime communications and IT services provider, announces today that it has been awarded a multi-year contract with Wagenborg Shipping.

The contract covers the delivery of 40+ new VSAT systems with satellite Internet based on Castor’s global VSAT network, Inmarsat Fleetbroadband as back-up for the VSAT service and IT support for the vessel LAN infrastructure.

Castor Marine will provide an end-to-end solution including installation and onboard... Source: RealWire

SimCentric Technologies to exhibit at ITEC at Rotterdam, Netherlands – 16th...

SimCentric Technologies will be exhibiting at ITEC in Rotterdam, 16th – 18th May 2017. With vast ongoing global investment in the VBS3 virtual platform including UK MoD (DVS), US Army (GFT) and US Marine Corps (DVTE & ISMT), SimCentric’s value adding VBS3 middleware maximizes the return on this financial and training investment for militaries worldwide.

At ITEC, SimCentric will be demonstrating their flagship VBS3 FiresFST Pro enabling full spectrum offensive fires, close air support and... Source: RealWire

Interoute launches Two Data Residency Compliant Object Storage zones in Switzerland

Interoute now has object storage capability in 7 of its 17 cloud zones covering UK, Netherlands, Germany and now Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland.London, 26 April 2017 - Interoute, owner-operator of a global cloud services platform and one of Europe's largest and most advanced networks, has expanded its Object Storage capability to its Networked Cloud zones in Switzerland with new resource in Geneva and Zurich.
Interoute’s Object Storage is a pay-as-you-go solution for any static... Source: RealWire

UK has first coal-free power day since the Industrial Revolution

Over half of the energy comes from natural gas; another 21% is nuclear power.