US financial technology firm Redline to create 20 new jobs in Belfast

N AMERICAN financial technology company has chosen Belfast as the location for a new global support centre, set to create up to 20 jobs. Redline Trading Solutions, a niche global provider of Fintech services is the latest high profile addition to the burgeoning sector, with Belfast now recognised as the number one destination globally for financial technology R&D investments. Redline, who have headquarters in Boston and offices in New York, London, Hong Kong, chose Belfast over other locations in Britain, Republic of Ireland and Asia for the support centre, which…

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Stupid homes Experts suggest people create space without technology

I love technology, but I don’t want it to overrun my home. I’m three-quarters of my way through a master’s degree specifically focused on the management of technology and innovation. I marvel at a future of self-driving cars, computers that diagnose and treat disease and 3-D printed everything. But, at the end of the day, when I close my door behind me, after using an analog, non-digital key to get in, I’m happy to live in what I call a stupid home. I don’t own an Amazon Echo – and…

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Old Tech Can Create New Security Woes

Patch your systems in a timely manner” is a mantra of security experts, but what happens when the patch well runs dry because a product’s maker no longer supports it? That is a situation many large enterprises find themselves in, and it’s one that poses security risks. Between 30 percent and 50 percent of the hardware and software assets in the average large enterprise have reached their end-of-life date, according to aBDNA report released last month. End-of-life products pose a serious security risk to the enterprise. “The vast majority of…

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Aston Martin to create 4,000 UK jobs with second factory in Glamorgan

Aston Martin has revealed that it will set up its second manufacturing unit in St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. This will help in creating 4,000 jobs in the UK. While 1,000 of the jobs will be created across the sports maker’s St Athan and Gaydon sites between now and 2020, the remaining job openings will be in the supply chain and local businesses. The 90-acre Welsh plant, which is expected to double the company’s total production capacity from the current 8,000 cars a year, will…

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A Guide to Using PowerPoint to Create a Webpage

Most people who have a basic understanding of, and experience with, a computer know about or have at least heard about PowerPoint. Beyond mere presentations that can be very powerful, PowerPoint also has several other tricks under its package. One of the tricks that most people may have noticed, but never think about, is that PowerPoint allows you to export your presentation in HTML format. If you know the basic concepts about web design, then you most probably know that web pages are coded using HTML. If you didn’t know…

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