Cyber security a growing concern for global CEOs, says report

27th January 2015  | Latest News Technology

Three in five chief executive officers are concerned about the threats posed by cyber and data security, according to a PwC report. 61 per cent of respondents in the firm's Global CEO Survey for 2015 said they were worried by cyber threats, after a year that featured several high-profile attacks. This has increased by 13…

McDonald's offers greater choice for 'Experience of the Future'

27th January 2015  | Latest News Management

McDonald's plans to give customers greater menu choice and customised burgers in an attempt to boost customer engagement after a "difficult" 2014. The 'Create Your Taste' campaign, which is already running in Australia and US, allows customers to personalise their orders for a better experience. Speaking during McDonald's Q4 2014 results conference call, CEO…

Customers won't be using cash within a decade, predicts UK Visa boss

26th January 2015  | Latest News Management

Contactless payment cards will kill off cash within a decade, the head of Visa in Britain has claimed. Kevin Jenkins, UK managing director of the transactions process network, told The Times: “Cheques have virtually disappeared and it’s inevitable that cash will become seen as a peculiar way of paying for something.” Debit and credit…

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5 websites and services attacked by Lizard Squad

This morning hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for disruption to major websites and services including Facebook and Instagram. But who are Lizard Squad? Here's a look back at some of the group's other recent…