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Two years on from WannaCry, are NHS trusts just as vulnerable?
Paucity of funding, shortage of cyber security skills and an enlarged attack surface means the NHS remains at risk, writes David Kay When the WannaCry ransomware struck in May 2017 many organisations were caught out by what was essentially a patching issue affecting users of various versions of the Microsoft OS. There was a certain... Read More

IoT, AI and robotics to support people living with dementia

Prescription technologies could become available to dementia patients within the next decade GPs could begin prescribing a raft of new technologies tailored to people living with dementia to help them live at home for longer, researchers say. Scientists at the new £20 million Care Research & Technology Centre at Imperial College London will develop sensors,… Read More


The edge: Can we teach an old dog new tricks?
The edge has been "real" for years. What's new is the scale and scope of mission-critical edge deployments. It’s safe to say the data centre industry expects a lot from “the edge”. The short, sharp, edgy term evinces the bleeding-edge and the frontier of innovation. On the typical view edge is a (relatively) new IT... Read More

MWC Day Two: Smart city set-top boxes, 5G ambulances, AT&T/Azure get cosy

We pick out our favourite stories and announcements from day two of MWC. Click here to read yesterday’s recap. Catalonia gov’t unveils 5G ambulances What it is: An emergency vehicle fit with 5G connectivity capable of speeds of up to 5Gbps. Why it matters: You may have been sold 5G on the promise of superfast HD movie… Read More


Babylon AI’s GP at Hand gets green light to expand

NHS England no longer objects to the GP at Hand service expanding into Birmingham Babylon AI’s GP at Hand has been given the green light to expand to a second major city after health leaders dropped their objections. NHS England confirmed it had found a solution to previous concerns around access to immunisation and screening… Read More



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