The best USB flash drives 2017

USB memory sticks (or flash drives as they’re often known) are essential to how we consume data on our PCs these days, and to help you choose what kind of USB storage is right for you, we’ve put together this list of the best USB flash drives you can buy today. If you want to…

Malawi and Unicef launch drone air corridor

Image copyright AFP Image caption Kasungu aerodrome will be exclusively used for testing humanitarian drones for a year Malawi has launched Africa’s first air corridor to test the use of drones, or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, in humanitarian missions in partnership with the UN children’s agency, Unicef. Kasungu Aerodrome, in central Malawi, will be exclusively used…

Nutanix makes hybrid cloud push with Calm and Xi Cloud

Hyper-converged infrastructure maker Nutanix has announced its Enterprise Cloud OS will go hybrid cloud and span in-house and public cloud deployments via Nutanix Calm while also launching Xi Cloud, a set of hybrid cloud services. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and…

The one law of robotics: Humans must flourish

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Could robots harm humans? The science-fiction writer Isaac Asimov wrote about controlling intelligent machines with the three laws of robotics: A robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm A robot must obey orders given to it by human…

Lack of accountability and investment blamed for NHS cyber attack

A lack of accountability and investment in cyber security measures is to blame for the WannaCry ransomware attack on NHS IT systems in May 2017, a report has found. By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also agree that…

The defibrillator drone that can beat ambulance times

A drone which could deliver a defibrillator to a person suffering from a cardiac arrest is being tested by the Karolinska Institute in Sweden. Trial flights have the shown the drones can arrive at a destination four times faster than an ambulance. After cardiac arrest, the chances of survival decrease by 10% for every minute…

Cyber preparedness low among UK councils, survey shows

Only just over half of local authorities across the UK are prepared to deal with a cyber attack, according to a survey of more than 100 council leaders by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). By submitting your personal information, you agree that TechTarget and its partners may contact you regarding relevant content, products and special offers. You also…

5 reasons why Samsung’s QLED should be your next TV

Television technology has grown by leaps and bounds in recent years, with the introduction of 4K displays followed closely by the arrival of high-dynamic-range (HDR) colour. But with most of the TVs on the market offering both these technologies, the process of narrowing down the best television has again become a tricky task – one that…