Steam travel returns to London Underground

  • Be transported to a by-gone era of Victorian steam-powered travel as London Transport Museum marks 150 years of the Capital’s District line
  • Last chance to travel on a vintage steam train through central London – tickets go on sale Wednesday 27 March 2019

London Transport Museum and Transport for London will celebrate 150 years of London Underground’s District line serving customers by running a vintage steam train into the heart of the Capital between Ealing Broadway and High Street Kensington.

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Do you know how many vulnerable devices you have in your home?

A smart device – be it a light bulb, a fridge, a heater or a TV — that connects to your Wi-Fi, can make your entire home network vulnerable.
Most people focus on securing traditional devices: computers, laptops, smartphones. And that’s great compared to people that don’t think at all about their safety till it is too late. But the next step is to think about protecting all IoT devices; because any vulnerable, connected device can be a potential ”door” for hackers to your home. The increasing number of stories about victims of ingenious attacks that targeted their children’s smart toys, locks and surveillance systems made us launch an exclusive

 

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Facebook employees has access to hundreds of millions of user passwords in plain text for years

You’ve undoubtedly seen the news that Facebook has been outed for exposing potentially millions of passwords in plain text to its employees for years – but not calling it a breach.

This lack of transparency and disregard for data security should invoke a total lack of confidence in the companies that hold our data, further demonstrating a need for digital independence.

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Highview Power teams up with TSK to expand cryogenic energy storage across Spain, the Middle East, and South Africa

Joint venture enables expansion across Spain, the Middle East and South Africa, targeting accumulated joint sales of 1 billion EUR throughout the next three years

Cryogenic, long-duration storage technology to enable immediate shift from thermal and nuclear power to renewables

LONDON and MADRID – March 19, 2019 – Highview Power, a global leader in long-duration energy storage solutions, and TSK, a leading global engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company headquartered in Spain, have entered into an agreement to co-develop gigawatt-hour scale, long-duration energy storage systems using Highview Power’s proprietary cryogenic energy storage solution.

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Aptar Pharma’s Bidose Nasal Drug Delivery Device Approved by U.S. FDA for Breakthrough Treatment of Depression

Crystal Lake, Illinois, March 18, 2019 — Aptar Pharma, a leading drug
delivery systems provider, is pleased to announce that its Bidose nasal
spray device was recently approved by the U.S. FDA for a breakthrough
therapy in the field of depression. This marks the first FDA approval and
U.S. launch of a prescription drug using Aptar Pharma’s patented Bidose
nasal spray delivery system.

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UC New Top Secret Exhibition announced by the Queen at Science Museum and her First Email sent at QinetiQ, Malvern back in 1976

QinetiQ confirmed as sponsor for Science Museum’s new exhibition – Top Secret


Her Majesty The Queen announces new exhibition

7 March 2019 – Today Her Majesty The Queen announced a major new free exhibition at the Science Museum, Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security. QinetiQ has been confirmed as a major sponsor for the exhibition, continuing the connection with HM The Queen, having sent her first email from QinetiQ’s Malvern site in 1976.

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The Fire Safety Event to showcase world class seminar programme – including the Tall Building Fire Protection Area, hosted by the ASFP.

EAST GRINSTEAD, 07 March – Western Business Events (WBE), host of The Fire Safety Event, is pleased to release further developments on this year’s exciting seminar programme. Now in it’s third year The Fire Safety Event features a powerful combination of education, networking and business support designed to help organisations maintain the very highest standards of fire safety management.

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Easter Family Fun – illustration workshops at London Transport Museum, 6-22 April

Children can create their own stories and fabulous works of art during family illustration workshops at London Transport Museum from 6 to 22 April 2019. Working with three of the artists featured in the Museum’s current exhibition, Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories, young visitors can hear more about some of the stories highlighted in the exhibition and have a go at learning different illustration styles and creating a work of art to take home.

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Life Without the Tech Giants … and the House that Spied on Me

link from Mozilla Foundation

Kashmir Hill and the team at Gizmodo recently wrote a piece e — “Life Without the Tech Giants.” She set out to try and block Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Apple from getting access to her money, data and attention. It’s fascinating to follow Kashmir on her journey to block these companies from her life for just one week.

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