Laurie Clarke

Staff Writer

Laurie is a staff writer for IDG titles including Techworld, Computerworld UK and CIO UK. She studied psychology followed by a Masters in Journalism, and has since worked in marketing and as a freelance consumer insight writer. Her particular interests include consumer tech, startup tech culture and how technology is shaping society.

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How Addison Lee is prepping for an AI-driven future

How Addison Lee is prepping for an AI-driven future

Speaking at London Tech Week last Thursday, Addison Lee Group Director and Head of mVentures Paul McCabe spoke about how the company is gearing up for an AI led automotive future.

Best blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) options

Best blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) options

IBM Blockchain Platform Image by iStock IBM's blockchain platform allows businesses to, 'develop, govern and operate a blockchain ecosystem quickly and cost effectively on a flexible, cloud-based...

Iceland's bitcoin mining data centres are maturing into phase two

Iceland's bitcoin mining data centres are maturing into phase two

Computerworld UK visited a new data centre from Etix Everywhere in Iceland, which is seeing increased demand from enterprise customers interested in blockchain and high performance computing

Top UK Blockchain Initiatives

Top UK Blockchain Initiatives

Isle of Man Global Hub Image by iStock In early February 2019 an advisory body on the Isle of Man launched a global hub for the development of blockchain initiatives. The body, the Digital Isle of...

How IoT is being used in the public sector

How IoT is being used in the public sector

Smart bins Image by iStock Local authorities have now introduced smart bins that can convey important information about their contents. They have become monitoring devices that can be leveraged for...

Best VPN for small businesses 2019

Best VPN for small businesses 2019

NordVPN Image by iStock Business users will naturally need access to multiple servers to ensure all employee devices are covered by the VPN. With NordVPN, you'll have access to over 5,238 servers in...

Which companies are working with quantum computers?

Which companies are working with quantum computers?

IBM Image by iStock IBM is one of the companies leading the way in the quantum space. The company is racing to be the first to develop a fully functional and commercially viable quantum computer. In...

Looker delivers data on online fashion retail at Silkfred

Looker delivers data on online fashion retail at Silkfred

The data platform has delivered some surprising insights into online fashion

Best file-sharing software

Best file-sharing software

WeTransfer Image by © WeTransfer WeTransferis well known cloud-based file transfer software that enables users to transfer files in a simple way. The software offers a free version, that supports file...

Dynatrace helps Interflora's digital transformation efforts bloom

Dynatrace helps Interflora's digital transformation efforts bloom

Jay Topper, EVP and CDO of flower delivery giant FTD, speaks about the radical digital transformation the company underwent last year, and the part monitoring software from Dynatrace played

How Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen completely rebuilt his company around AI

How Dynatrace CEO John Van Siclen completely rebuilt his company around AI

We talked to the Dynatrace CEO about how the company built its own AI capabilities for more intelligent software monitoring, and why he isn't worried about the competition's use of advanced algorithms

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