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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Is "Instagram Stories" an attempt by Facebook to crush competition?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Is "Instagram Stories" an attempt by Facebook to crush competition?
Instagram, who are owned by Facebook, has launched its newest feature: Instagram Stories. This development allows users to build up a 'story' of their day, which then disappears after 24 hours. Many have argued that it is remarkably similar to the main feature of rival Snapchat. Is this an attempt by Facebook to take advantage of it's large userbase and quash any competition? Joe Aldridge spoke with tech consultant and journalist Chris Green, who explains why Instagram made this step...
Guests:

Steve Clarke, Louise Cooper, Chris Green


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Is employee negligence the biggest cyber threat to companies?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Is employee negligence the biggest cyber threat to companies?
IBM has created a new app to determine whether or not a company's systems have been compromised by cybercriminals. But industry experts say the real threat to companies' cybersecurity is simply worker negligence. Colin Tankard, Managing Director of data security providers Digital Pathways, explained the biggest worries for companies.
Guests:

Robert Van Egghen, Colin Tankard


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Should central banks develop their own cryptocurrencies?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Should central banks develop their own cryptocurrencies?
Cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are on the rise, so the debate in central banks is how to tackle digital money. Central banks certainly could enter this market, but would it be the right thing to do? Matt Cox has been hearing from monetary innovation specialist, Garrick Hileman.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Garrick Hileman


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Are drones the future when it comes to deliveries?
Amazon is going to start testing its drone delivery service, with the UK government’s help. Its flying robots will revolutionise how deliveries are made, but some experts have raised concerns around privacy and security. Matt Cox spoke to tech consultant and journalist Chris Green, to find out more.
Guests:

Matt Cox, Chris Bailey


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Are Tesla leading us into a new world of decentralised energy?

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Are Tesla leading us into a new world of decentralised energy?
Tesla's CEO, Elon Musk, has published the second part of his self-titled "masterplan", in which his ongoing attempt to buy solar panel company, SolarCity, has generated significant attention. Is this a sign that we could be on the verge of an energy system revolution? Share Radio’s Joe Aldridge has been speaking with The Memo's Senior Tech Reporter, Oliver Smith, to find out.
Guests:

Joe Aldridge, Oliver Smith


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Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 75

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 75
Gadgets and Gizmos with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin.
Guest:

Steve Caplin


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: Cybercrime is bigger than any other type of traditional crime - so how can businesses protect themselves?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: Cybercrime is bigger than any other type of traditional crime - so how can businesses protect themselves?
The ONS has released its latest data on cybercrime, showing that there have been more than 5.8 million incidents in the last 12 months. One in ten adults have been a victim in the past year, and it's expected that the crime rate is set to double. So whats the impact of such crimes on businesses? Joe Aldridge found out from Charlie McMurdie, Senior Cybercrime Advisor at PwC.
Guests:

Joe Aldridge, Charlie McMurdie


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Nigel Cassidy

Morning Money: In an industry where content is king, can Virtual Reality platforms deliver?

Nigel Cassidy
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 6:00

Morning Money: In an industry where content is king, can Virtual Reality platforms deliver?
Has virtual and augmented reality come of age? Nintendo's Pokemon Go is the talk of the town, and developers are pushing VR platforms. But virtual reality has a difficult job on its hands. How is it going to widen its appeal to a wider age-range of people who aren't much interested in gaming or even strapping a gadget to their heads? Unity Technologies is a leader in creating the platforms used to create interactive 2D, 3D, VR and AR experiences, with almost a half market share, and used by over 5.5 million registered developers. Marcos Sanchez, Head of Global Communications at Unity, and joined the team to discuss further.
Guests:

Marcos Sanchez, Louise Cooper


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Sarah Lowther

Morning Money: Pokemon Go, video games, and how cyber criminals can use them to steal your data

Sarah Lowther
Original Broadcast:

Morning Money at 7:00

Morning Money: Pokemon Go, video games, and how cyber criminals can use them to steal your data
Walking onto a firing range, falling off a cliff, or walking into a lamppost are the more obvious risks to the latest Pokémon Go craze, which is bringing augmented reality onto the streets of the globe. But there are the hidden mobile gaming threats associated with not just Pokemon, but Minecraft, and other games: business attacks, social engineering, and accessing valuable data. Chris Boyd, a researcher at internet and PC security firm Malwarebytes explained further.
Guests:

Chris Boyd, Chris Bailey


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Simon Rose

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 74

Simon Rose
Original Broadcast:

Gadgets and Gizmos

Gadgets and Gizmos - Episode 74
Gadgets and Gizmos with Share Radio's technology editor Steve Caplin.
Guest:

Steve Caplin


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