Featured Articles 2018-03-21T15:04:37+00:00

The Buzz Around Bee Decline: Are Super Robotic Bees the Future of Farming?

23 March 2018|

Around 70% of crops need pollination; however the number of insect pollinators has fallen dramatically over the past 50 years, a problem that threatens the future of the food industry. Eloise McLennan explores what is causing the decline, and whether robotic bees could provide a solution.

The Emerging Cyber Bloc Party: Cyber Balkanisation Rears its Head

21 March 2018|

Are we seeing the emergence of cyber balkanisation? SecureData chief security strategy officer Charl van der Walt thinks so. We’re heading for cyber balkanisation levels not seen since the Cold War, he tells Elliot Gardner in the latest issue of Verdict Encrypt. But what are the implications for enterprise security and international relations?

Is the US Military Machine Losing its Innovation Edge to China?

21 March 2018|

America has far outstripped its rivals when it comes to defence innovation, but there are signs that this seems to be slowing and could possibly be in danger of stalling altogether, a situation that could open the door to China taking the lead. Read more in the current issue of Global Defence Technology.

An Insight into Innovation Culture from Thales UK

21 March 2018|

A capacity for innovation stems from an organisation’s working culture, not its business processes. Thales UK offers an insight into its own innovation culture, and shares advice on how companies can create a working environment that encourages employees to develop ground-breaking ideas.

Building a Disruptive Business Model on the Internet of Things

21 February 2018|

When implemented appropriately, the Internet of Things is a powerful tool to disrupt a host of industries. Lucy Ingham hears from Dagfinn Wage, head of innovation at Lyse, about how business models across many fields, and particularly in energy, can be transformed by the technology.

16Feb 2018

Redefining Urban Energy

With urban hubs defining the future, forward-thinking ‘smart cities’ are looking to redefine their energy mix and distribution systems. Chris Lo explores emerging smart energy concepts making for the cleaner cities of tomorrow in the current issue of Future Power Technology.