All insurance policies should provide clarity on cyber attacks: Lloyds Bank

A coordinated global cyber attack could cause economic damage anywhere between $85 billion and $193 billion. Britain’s retail and commercial banking giant Lloyds Bank Plc stated, all insurance and reinsurance policies should clearly state whether they will cover losses caused by a cyber attack; this would be in the best interest of customers and brokers.…

Britain’s Marks & Spencer gains online food delivery service market through JV with Ocado

Marks & Spencer has entered into a joint venture with online supermarket pioneer Ocado and has thus forayed into the online full delivery service market. On Wednesday, British retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) has agreed to form a joint venture with Ocado, an online supermarket pioneer. The development assumes significance since it would provide M&S…

Power failure hits Australian Central Bank’s ability to process payments

A routine maintenance led to the payment processing issues at Australia’s Central Bank. On Thursday, Australia’s central bank stated, an internal power failure caused by the maintenance of its fire control systems as the cause of its Sydney data center inability to process some payments. Although the outage lasted only 3 hours, according to representatives…

Panasonic’s Regirobo can automatically bag the items that you’ve purchased

Advances in self-service checkout system could soon bring about increased efficiency in the retail sector. While self-service checkouts are hardly new, the rush to automate jobs which entail manual labour have reached new heights thanks to the efforts made by Lawson and Panasonic. They’ve developed a new basket system which can bag the items once you have…