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Unlocking news: We decrypt those cryptic headlines about Scottish cops bypassing smartphone encryption

8 hours ago   |   The Register

New perspective on FBI, Interpol demands for backdoors Vid Police Scotland to roll out encryption bypass technology, as one publication reported this week, causing some...
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Deliveroo to expand Edinburgh tech hub in 2020

1 day ago   |   UKTN

Deliveroo has announced the expansion of its Edinburgh-based tech hub, with 70 high-skilled jobs and a major flagship HQ in 2020. This announcement follows the acquisition of...
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Scottish Police Roll Out Encryption-Busting Cyber Kiosks

1 day ago   |   Computer Business Review

Technology that allows police officers to break passwords on smartphones and pull user data from them for analysis is set to be rolled out from January 20, Police Scotland has...
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Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Tech

Top 100 Changemakers 2020: Tech

3 days ago   |   The Big Issue

George Anderson Anderson is already familiar to Big Issue customers in London as a vendor from his time selling the magazine at Oxford Circus and the BBC. But over the last few...
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Councillors to learn more about hydrogen-powered homes in Aberdeen

3 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A Bridge Of Don housing development could be the first in Scotland to be hydrogen-powered, if given the go-ahead by councillors. Developers Cognito Oak have signed up to a...
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Meet the Rising Stars semi-finalists: Scotland's top three early-stage companies

Meet the Rising Stars semi-finalists: Scotland's top three early-stage companies

4 days ago   |   Tech City UK   |   9 articles

Unfortunately for Scotland, the country didn't see a winner emerge from our Rising Stars 2019 competition. Early-stage companies from across the UK are once again set to pitch...
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New interactive music classes announced

7 days ago   |   Press and Journal

A new class aims to transform the way youngsters with additional support needs engage with music. Created by Aberdeen Performing Arts and Drake Music Scotland, it will use...
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VAR seems as far away as ever in Scotland despite Rangers weighing in

8 days ago   |   The Guardian

There's another Old Firm divide, this time over technology, as the SPFL seeks to avoid a system with significant financial implications for smaller clubs - and which Celtic...
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Scientists use facial-recognition technology to prove animals were stress-free

Scientists use facial-recognition technology to prove animals were stress-free

8 days ago   |   Daily Mail

The trials on 36 pigs involving 3D and 2D cameras are being conducted by researchers at Scotland's Rural College together with the University of the West of England.
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An exec at $1.7 billion finance startup Revolut reveals how he escaped homelessness and landed a senior job in tech

An exec at $1.7 billion finance startup Revolut reveals how he escaped homelessness and landed a senior job in tech

11 days ago   |   Business Insider

Chad West, 28, grew up in one of the most deprived areas of Scotland, sharing mattresses on the floor with his sister. At the age of just 13 he was taken into care, where he...
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