All articles by Lucy Ingham
Virtual sterling? Bank of England ponders digital currency
The world of banking is poised for a step-change as many central banks ponder the introduction of a digital currency, and among those leading discussions is the Bank of England.
Worst UK recession in recorded history sparks calls for digital recovery
The news that the UK is experiencing the most severe recession since records began has prompted calls to focus on digital industries to fuel recovery.
“Confusing and reeks of politics”: Cybersecurity community reacts to Russia report
The cybersecurity community has reacted with criticism and concern to the Russia report, which was finally published today after a nine-month delay.
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Christopher Wylie at H&M: From whistleblower to fashion data maven
Christopher Wylie shot to global prominence as the leading whistleblower in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but now he is turning his considerable data skills to fashion, through his current role as research director at H&M.
“There is a permanent shift towards ecommerce”: Ikea CDO
The coronavirus has forever transformed many aspects of our lives, not least the way we shop, and if the experience of Swedish furniture giant Ikea is any measure, we are seeing a marked switch to ecommerce that is set to stay long after the pandemic has subsided.
Web Summit CEO: Hybrid virtual-physical events are the future for conferences
Paddy Cosgrave has said that hybrid events that combine virtual, interactive experiences with physical in-person conferences will be the dominant format in the future.
Self-driving hospital beds and social distancing sensors: Covid-19 innovation
Digital Concepts Engineering (DCE) has used its experience in the military, agricultural and nuclear industries to repurpose its tech with the aim of responding to the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic, and the result is self-driving hospital beds designed to safeguard medical staff, and social distancing sensors for unmanned vehicles.