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UK public supports usage of tracking technology and immunity passports in global pandemic

Newswise — New research suggests the majority of people in the UK are willing to use privacy-encroaching tracking technology and support the introduction of ‘immunity passports’ to protect themselves and others in the COVID-19 pandemic.

The study, published today in the journal PLOS ONE, found more than two thirds of respondents overall would accept some form of smartphone tracking app to help manage social distancing and the relaxation of a full public lockdown.

However, its findings are not reflected in the number of people who have downloaded the NHS Test and Trace app, prompting calls for this issue to be addressed.

Lead author Professor Stephan Lewandowsky, Chair in Cognitive Psychology at the University of Bristol, said: “Attitudes were surprisingly permissive and this is good news for public health. But there appears to be a significant gap between what people say they’re willing to do and what they actually do,

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Leading Technology Advisory Firm ISG Recognizes Unisys as Global Leader in Public Cloud Solutions and Services | News

BLUE BELL, Pa., Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that leading global technology research and advisory firm Information Services Group (ISG) has recognized the company as a leader in public-cloud solutions and services in its quadrant reports on the U.S., UK and Brazil.

The ISG Provider Lens™ “Public Cloud – Solutions and Services 2020” report, published in the fourth quarter, summarizes the relative capabilities of public-cloud services providers. Positioning of providers is based on quantitative data and comprises survey data collected directly from providers, ISG internal data and/or data obtained through secondary research.  

ISG singles out the Unisys cloud managed-service offering for secure digital transformation and cloud operations as a key strength in service delivery in each quadrant report, stating: “CloudForte® is at the core of its cloud services offering, providing a comprehensive delivery model that leverages automation, AI and best

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Rackspace Technology, Inc. Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering

SAN ANTONIO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rackspace Technology, Inc. (“Rackspace Technology”) today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. Rackspace Technology has applied for listing its common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “RXT”. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for Car Accident Lawyer in Indianapolis the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are serving as joint lead book-running managers and as representatives of the underwriters for the proposed offering. RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Evercore Group L.L.C. are also serving as book-running managers for the proposed offering. Barclays Capital Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. and HSBC Securities (USA)

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