Posts Categorized: Privacy & Security

On demand office spaces for Tokyo commuters

A new partnership brings bookable office booths to its busy stations, with users able to book space via an app.

New robot detects industrial hackers

A new robot could help detect, deflect and counteract hacker attempts who target factories and industrial sites.

Facial recognition app to become e-gov ID service

A free app can be used as a digital identity provider in a bid to help citizens swiftly and securely access services.

Blockchain technology used to verify votes in Sierra Leone Election

A financial company has developed proprietary software that provides end-to-end validity of votes using the bitcoin blockchain technology, used recently in Sierra Leone election.

Company educates children to resolve digital conflicts

Children are taught the digital skills needed to resolve online conflicts before they escalate to violence and cyberbullying.

New smart speaker simulates presence at home

A new smart speaker is designed to deter burglars by making it sound as though the house is occupied

New microchip mimics human brain

A computer chip has been developed that can mimic the speed and processing capabilities of the human brain

Washable smart fabric uses magnetic thread to store data

By using the inherent magnetic capabilities of conductive thread, scientists created an electronic-free fabric able to unlock doors and store passwords.

Virtual aquarium tunnel speeds up security checks

A new biometric security system at Dubai International Airport will use electronic fish to enhance travel procedures.

Futuristic hoverbikes set to join Dubai’s police fleet

Currently under testing, the battery-powered vehicle could help officers fly above traffic jams in emergencies.

Pay-by-fingerprint programme for tourists goes nationwide

Japan is introducing a system that will allow tourists to use fingerprints for payments while traveling.