Tech news tagged ‘bristol university’

Bristol speeds MPC cryptographic breakthrough

Bristol University is claiming a breakthrough in cryptography that could result in more secure computing.

It is collaborating with Aarhus University, of Denmark, in developing a protocol called SPDZ (as in “speedz”) that implements a theoretical idea called “Multi-Party Computation”, performing computations on secret data.

According to Bristol, the…

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Engineering mentoring makes headway at Bristol University

Bristol University is highlighting the success of its new mentoring scheme for engineering and computer science undergraduates. Mentors have been recruited from 70 companies to help guide 600 new first year students, offering a possible early step on the careers ladder.

The university’s Industrial Mentoring Scheme was launched last…

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Ultrahaptics touchless technology wins £15,000 in business competition

A technology developed by a Computer Science PhD student, Tom Carter, and Professor Sriram Subramanian, has won top prize in a New Enterprise Competition. Ultrahaptics won £15,000 for its use of ultrasound to displace air, creating a pressure difference.

Apparently, a noticeable pressure difference can be created and be…

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