Fourth generation espionage: How spy agencies are turning to Quantum computing and AI

The head of MI6, Alex Younger, says there is a need for “fourth-generation espionage” as adversaries take advantage of “blurred lines” between the cyber and physical worlds. Here are some of the ways Britain’s security services are adopting, and responding to, modern technology. – Artificial intelligence and quantum computing These are potentially valuable tools for…

The Digest: Uber promises 50,000 jobs in Europe… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Uber taxi firm promises 50,000 jobs under 'new' Europe deal | BBC News "The chief executive of the online taxi-sharing firm Uber has said he wants to make 2015 a year of rapid expansion in Europe. Travis Kalanick told a conference in Munich that Uber could create 50,000 jobs as part of a…

The Digest: Vinyl is back… and 4 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high | BBC News "More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The figures mark a largely unexpected resurgence in an industry now considered to be dominated by digital.…

The Digest: Internet giants ‘in denial’ over terror… and 6 other things people are talking about today

[nextpage title="Next"] GCHQ director attacks tech giants for being 'in denial' over terrorism | Huffington Post "The new head of Britain's electronic eavesdropping agency has accused internet firms of being in denial of the role their networks play in terrorism and demanded they open themselves up more to intelligence services. GCHQ director Robert Hannigan said…