All articles by Lucy Ingham

Lucy Ingham

Virtual sterling? Bank of England ponders digital currency

The world of banking is poised for a step-change as many central banks ponder the introduction of a digital currency, and among those leading discussions is the Bank of England.

CBDCs and cross-border payments: Are central bank digital currencies the future?

As central banks look to the future, they are increasingly exploring the potential of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to…

Worst UK recession in recorded history sparks calls for digital recovery

The news that the UK is experiencing the most severe recession since records began has prompted calls to focus on digital industries to fuel recovery.

Withings: From Nokia acquisition to $60m funding round

When you’re acquired by one of the biggest names in tech, you don’t typically announce a $60m Series B funding…

“Confusing and reeks of politics”: Cybersecurity community reacts to Russia report

The cybersecurity community has reacted with criticism and concern to the Russia report, which was finally published today after a nine-month delay.

Companies “scrambling” as EU-US Privacy Shield data sharing voided

Companies that routinely transfer data between the EU and the US are currently scrambling to find a legal way to…

5G growth, startup funding and post-Covid success: Verdict Magazine Issue 4 is Out Now

Issue 4 of Verdict Magazine is out now, covering the latest and greatest developments in technology. There is no clear…

Christopher Wylie at H&M: From whistleblower to fashion data maven

Christopher Wylie shot to global prominence as the leading whistleblower in the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but now he is turning his considerable data skills to fashion, through his current role as research director at H&M.

“There is a permanent shift towards ecommerce”: Ikea CDO

The coronavirus has forever transformed many aspects of our lives, not least the way we shop, and if the experience of Swedish furniture giant Ikea is any measure, we are seeing a marked switch to ecommerce that is set to stay long after the pandemic has subsided.

Web Summit CEO: Hybrid virtual-physical events are the future for conferences

Paddy Cosgrave has said that hybrid events that combine virtual, interactive experiences with physical in-person conferences will be the dominant format in the future.