Shining a light on science, diversity and innovation, we cover all the important areas in the sci-tech world this week.
This week began with a surprise push to keep various environmental agencies quiet in the US. What followed was numerous rogue Twitter accounts fighting back, a planned ‘march for science’ and now a surprise person taking the blame.
As phishing attacks have risen, so too has the backing of email security start-ups.
What was once theory is now reality, after a pair of scientists successfully turned hydrogen into metal, 80 years after it was first suggested. For fuels, superconductors and more materials, this is a turning point.
Apple is to close its Luxembourg branch and transfer its international iTunes business to Ireland on 5 February.
With the passing of the Fossil Fuel Divestment Bill in the Dáil, Ireland is just one step away from becoming the first country in the world to stop all Strategic Investment Fund payments that support fossil fuels.
Next year, the General Data Protection Regulation will dramatically change how much of our data is processed throughout European businesses. Companies, though, are slow to adapt.
Is your team based in one room, or do you collaborate across the globe? What if there was a way you could make that easier?
Backstage Capital, a start-up fund set up by Arlan Hamilton to back start-ups from more diverse backgrounds, is looking to start a second fund to back as many people of colour as possible.
Dr Andrea Meireles Rodrigues is using maths to analyse how investors make decisions, in the hope of optimising portfolios. She spoke to Claire O’Connell.
With optimistic plans of reaching 1m users by the end of the decade, Techmums is releasing a taster version of its free five-week IT course online.