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Lexacom supports new ways of working after the Covid-19 pandemic

As the lockdown is slowly eased and workplaces reopen, it is to no-one’s surprise that many changes in office practice have occurred and many more will need to be implemented. With law firms and other businesses planning on less than 30% office occupancy at any one time, there will be more reliance on remote working together with the need for flexibility in working practices. A reduction in staff numbers is going to be commonplace and the need to pool resources across sites a necessity.

BioID liveness detection automates Digidentity’s identity proofing for British government service GOV.UK Verify

German biometrics company BioID and Dutch identity provider Digidentity, part of Solera Holdings, Inc., collaborate to offer a completely automated identity proofing process to the British government. Digidentity delivers state-of-the-art, certified identity solutions with high levels of assurance complying with eIDAS, KYC and AML regulations. For fraud prevention and automation, these are supported by the anti-spoofing liveness detection technologies from long-term partner BioID.

Technology can’t replace artists: Study by b<>com explores perception of “artificial creativity” in AI labour study

new scientific study on the impact of AI on the workforce by European tech research institute b<>com confirms a strong unconscious bias towards artwork created by humans compared to artwork created by AI and that robots struggle with portraits!  The paper is published as part of the Prospective <2031> initiative, which studies the potential impact of artificial intelligence on the labour market from present day until 2031.

HUPAYX launch Validator Onboarding & MainNet

HUPAYX, an award-winning ‘O2O’ blockchain-powered mobile payment solution provider - with 2 live apps (wallet and mobile pos) and over 1 Million local merchant base, has officially unveiled its MainNet and started an onboarding process for its Validator Nodes.

EUROPEAN VIDEO GAME FEDERATIONS DEEPEN THEIR RELATIONSHIP AND SIGN COOPERATION AGREEMENT

European Game Developer Federation (EGDF) and Interactive Software Federation of Europe (ISFE) have signed a code of co-operation with the objective of optimising support for the whole video games industry in Europe during the difficult times ahead and beyond. 

Mootral: a feed supplement that helps improve cows’ digestive health whilst reducing their emission of methane

Mootral was the front page of this Sunday’s New York Times Business Section in an explorative piece on the subject of cow emissions and solutions to curb them by Adam Satariano.

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Vaion and Jazz Networks Join Forces as Ava to Address Threat of Hybrid Physical and Cybersecurity Breaches Head-on

Jazz Networks, a cybersecurity insider threat detection and response company, and Vaion, an end-to-end video security provider, today announced they have merged to create a unified security provider under the name Ava. In response to the rise in hybrid attacks involving both physical and cybersecurity, the two companies have united to help organizations monitor, understand, and act on threats in real-time to protect people, assets and data. Both companies are privately held by Ubon Partners and employees.

Cloud Engineering Leader Adam Abrevaya joins HYPR as VP Engineering

HYPR | The Passwordless Company™, today announced that Adam Abrevaya has joined the company as Vice President of Engineering. Abrevaya is a recognized leader in the field of software-as-a-service (SaaS) platforms and security. He brings more than three decades of experience delivering software products to market and inspiring the disciplined engineering teams that develop them.

ERA-EDTA launches European database

The ERA-EDTA has established a European database that collects granular data of individual dialysis patients and transplanted patients with COVID-19. The hope is to achieve insights into patient and treatment characteristics that are related to outcome and to learn about modifiable risk factors, which would help to improve prognoses.

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