Article: Vivacity Labs wins Queen’s Enterprise Award for Innovation

Cities, Innovation, Open Space

Vivacity Labs wins Queen’s Enterprise Award for Innovation

London-based AI scale-up Vivacity Labs has today been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Vivacity Labs team was presented with the Innovation Award for its technology that supports government, regional bodies and local councils to re-think and optimise the way traffic and transport infrastructure is built and used.

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise, now in its 55th year, is widely recognised as the highest official UK award for British businesses. The accolade is given to businesses and organisations who excel at innovation, international trade, sustainable development or promoting opportunity. Vivacity Labs was recognised with this year’s Innovation Award for its Artificial Intelligence technology which anonymously captures and classifies live transport usage, helping make cities smarter, safer and more sustainable.

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Article: Open Source Initiative election hacked

Open Software, Open Source

Open Source Initiative election hacked

The Open Source Initiative (OSI)‘s recent board election was hacked. The organization will re-run the election once the voting process’s vulnerability has been analyzed and fixed.

Deb Nicholson, the OSI’s interim general manager, wrote that a “vulnerability in our voting processes was exploited and had an impact on the outcome of the recent Board Election. That vulnerability has now been closed. OSI will engage an independent expert to do a forensic investigation to help us understand how this happened and put measures in place to keep it from ever happening again.”

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