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Futuristic banking security could change the game for hackers

We’re used to our miniature card-readers and well-versed in keychain dongles which generate a unique passcode before we can log in to our online accounts. But these once new-fangled features are rather old hat when it comes to banking security. What’s next? From dynamic PIN numbers to iris scanners, there’s...

Own up…Who still keeps their keys under the flowerpot?

In an attempt to keep our homes safe we fit security lights and close blinds before going out – so why do we still undo all that hard work by leaving a set of spare keys outside? Whether it’s for their dogwalker, cleaner or mum, nearly 30% of Brits still...

Time-saving business tech you never knew you needed

A recent study suggests businesses waste nearly eight hours a week through procrastination, playing on phones, engaging with social media, sending personal emails and running errands. While employees will always spend some of their working day on non-work tasks, it is possible to get more done in the time they...

Is Hyperloop One the future of transport?

Without sounding totally out of my mind on a completely normal Wednesday afternoon, could the totally sci-fi train-like vessel in underground vacuum tubes be about to revolutionise the way we transport goods, travel the world and connect cities. Backed by a host of venture investors, Hyperloop Technologies is designing, developing, and building...

How location data could result in more accurate premiums

When insurers write policies the accurate pricing of risk is essential to all involved. When it comes to policies such as home and car, the location becomes one of the most important types of data used. This is because factors such as crime rates and any nearby threats are key. The more...

Honey, I monitored the kids: Wearable tech and parenting

The wearable tech generation has begun to revolutionise many industries from entertainment to healthcare. From the Apple Watch to the FitBit it’s all the rage to be able to do more than tell the time with your watch. Now, a new focus on children and parents brings to light a...

Gatwick maps its layout for smartphones

Where has 43.1 million passengers moving between 143 stands, 346 check-in desks and almost 30,000 square meters of retail space? The answer is the always stress-free Gatwick Airport. Navigating your way around such a metropolis of facilities can be quite challenging, especially when stuck within the sea of slow moving...

Will robots steal your job? No, actually they might create some.

“Robots are coming to take our jobs!” Originally the fodder of Sci-Fi novels, and more recently the tabloid papers, there’s no doubt that robots are here to stay in the manufacturing industry. But is the mass hysteria really worth its while? No, not according to a new study by The...

How to lessen risks in the construction sector

As the environment changes, as to does the challenges facing construction companies. From the difficulty in protecting people and property as we continually become more aware of the HR issues which may arise in the workplace, to the changing governance and developing a system which covers all aspects of legislation....

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NEWS

Get the latest news, information and updates from MCM insurance.

Tag: Technology

Futuristic banking security could change the game for hackers

We’re used to our miniature card-readers and well-versed in keychain dongles which generate a unique passcode before we can log in to our online accounts. But these once new-fangled features are rather old hat when it comes to banking security. What’s next? From dynamic PIN numbers to iris scanners, there’s...

Own up…Who still keeps their keys under the flowerpot?

In an attempt to keep our homes safe we fit security lights and close blinds before going out – so why do we still undo all that hard work by leaving a set of spare keys outside? Whether it’s for their dogwalker, cleaner or mum, nearly 30% of Brits still...

Time-saving business tech you never knew you needed

A recent study suggests businesses waste nearly eight hours a week through procrastination, playing on phones, engaging with social media, sending personal emails and running errands. While employees will always spend some of their working day on non-work tasks, it is possible to get more done in the time they...

Is Hyperloop One the future of transport?

Without sounding totally out of my mind on a completely normal Wednesday afternoon, could the totally sci-fi train-like vessel in underground vacuum tubes be about to revolutionise the way we transport goods, travel the world and connect cities. Backed by a host of venture investors, Hyperloop Technologies is designing, developing, and building...

How location data could result in more accurate premiums

When insurers write policies the accurate pricing of risk is essential to all involved. When it comes to policies such as home and car, the location becomes one of the most important types of data used. This is because factors such as crime rates and any nearby threats are key. The more...

Honey, I monitored the kids: Wearable tech and parenting

The wearable tech generation has begun to revolutionise many industries from entertainment to healthcare. From the Apple Watch to the FitBit it’s all the rage to be able to do more than tell the time with your watch. Now, a new focus on children and parents brings to light a...

Gatwick maps its layout for smartphones

Where has 43.1 million passengers moving between 143 stands, 346 check-in desks and almost 30,000 square meters of retail space? The answer is the always stress-free Gatwick Airport. Navigating your way around such a metropolis of facilities can be quite challenging, especially when stuck within the sea of slow moving...

Will robots steal your job? No, actually they might create some.

“Robots are coming to take our jobs!” Originally the fodder of Sci-Fi novels, and more recently the tabloid papers, there’s no doubt that robots are here to stay in the manufacturing industry. But is the mass hysteria really worth its while? No, not according to a new study by The...

How to lessen risks in the construction sector

As the environment changes, as to does the challenges facing construction companies. From the difficulty in protecting people and property as we continually become more aware of the HR issues which may arise in the workplace, to the changing governance and developing a system which covers all aspects of legislation....