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HDR and video games: Ars leaves E3 with more questions than...

HDR looks great in applicable games, but newer game consoles blew a big E3 opportunity.

Hacker exposed bank loophole to buy luxury cars and a face...

♪ I'm gonna wait... til the midnight hour, when there's no one else around A UK hacker who stole £100,000 from his bank after spotting a loophole in its systems has been jailed for 16 months.…

13 reasons to ditch AWS for another cloud

Amazon Web Services clearly dominates the field. One of the first clouds, AWS is todayrsquo;s leading choice for good reason.
It offers so many options and services under its virtual roof that itrsquo;s nearly impossible to summarize the breadth.

There are dozens of machine types to choose from, dozens of ways to store data, and hundreds if not thousands of software packages you can use to build out your environment.

Thatrsquo;s the definition of the 800-pound gorilla in the cloud.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story)

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

Jailed fraudster admits running same cold-caller con from behind bars

Fooling marks into divulging bank details made £2m a week The jailed kingpin behind a multimillion-pound fraud has admitted attempting to run an almost identical con from behind bars.…

Rustle up a privacy research project and ICO queen Liz will...

Grants of up to £100k to figure out implications of big data, blockchain The UK's data watchdog is offering up to £100,000 for projects looking at how emergent tech affects information rights, saying that practical research "needs a stronger voice".…

Checking out the new iPad Pros and their fancy 120Hz screens

New tablets arenrsquo;t a revelation, but theyrsquo;re good tablets for iPad die-hards.

UK trigger-happy over fines for data breaches compared with Europe

Penalties double, but it's nothing next to GDPR The UK is among the most fined nations in Europe for data protection breaches, doubling the amount of penalties to £3.2m (€3.6m) during 2016.…

UK council fined £150k for publishing traveller family’s personal data

Medical details exposed in online planning application An Essex council has been fined £150,000 for publishing highly sensitive personal data, including medical information, of a traveller family via online planning documents.…

UltraSoC attracts fresh investment as technology industry recognizes huge potential for...

Investors commit support for UKrsquo;s hard-tech expertiseCAMBRIDGE, United Kingdom, 26th May 2017 - UltraSoC today announces the completion of a £5m ($6.4m) funding round to drive continued deployment of its technology and realize its vision of embedding intelligent analytics capabilities into every chip.

Atlante Tech leads a strong line up of new investors including Enso Ventures, Oxford Capital, and successful CEO and serial entrepreneur Guillaume d'Eyssautier, who join existing investors Octopus Ventures and South East... Source: RealWire

Sunny Skies for Weather App Developers as Tutela Wants to Boost...

Monetising anonymous mobile signal data can benefit developers by £1-4mLondon, UK. 24 May, 2017: Tutela, the crowd-sourced wireless analytics monetisation (WAM) company, has today announced its intentions to work with weather app developers to help them earn £1-4m of additional revenue.Weather apps are a mainstay in app stores with thousands used daily.
Such strong customer bases can be utilised by developers using Tutelarsquo;s software package (SDK) to generate more income and cement their position in... Source: RealWire

Quick, better lock down that CISO role. Salaries have apparently hit...

Thanks WannaCrypt... Hey, about our new security budget. Oh, you've cut it Salaries for chief information security officers (CISOs) at leading European firms have hit €1m (£850,000) as the threat of data breaches grows, City AM reports.…