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Team Ineos UK enlists AWS HPC services to help America’s Cup bid

Sir Ben Ainslie has hailed the new computing power available to Ineos Team UK as a “game-changer” in their preparations for the America’s Cup.

The four-time Olympic gold medallist has said the team’s use of Amazon’s cloud portfolio has allowed the team to run more simulations than ever before in preparation for the competition.

Sir Ben is team principal and will skipper Ineos Team UK at the 36th America’s Cup in New Zealand next year.

UK cyber security centre tells premier league fans to check their passwords

Football fans have been urged to strengthen their cyber security settings as millions prepare to log-in to subscription services to watch the return of the Premier League.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has issued guidance to fans to reset their passwords as well as strengthening them and updating any streaming apps to ensure they are safe from hackers.

The centre, which is part of GCHQ, has previously revealed how easy-to-guess passwords, including football team names, were used by hackers to access nearly 700,000 accounts.

IBM’s Watson proves AI can understand the offside rule

Conversational AI powered by natural language processing is making sports analytics more accessible – at least to those who can afford it As glorious a venue as it is, Twickenham, the home of English rugby, seemed an odd place to showcase how artificial intelligence (AI) is disrupting football. Nevertheless, IBM invited analysts and reporters from the… Read More