Welcome to the EM360 Monday bulletin where we break down the biggest stories from around the world in all categories of Tech.

This week, Intel use the upcoming Winter Olympics Games in South Korea to showcase 5G technology, the Information Commissioner’s Office fines Verso Data, and Silence trojan target banks and financial institutions.

Academics fear high demand at major tech firms could leave fewer talented scientists to teach next generation

A confidential Guardian survey of the UK’s elite Russell Group universities has revealed that British universities are being stripped of artificial intelligence (AI) experts. Large numbers of talented scientists have left or passed up university posts for higher salaries at major technology firms.

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ICO hits Verso Data Trader with £80,000 fine

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has slapped Verso Data Trader with a £80,000 fine for its failure to comply with data protection law and its
handling and selling of people’s personal data.

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Silence trojan threaten to infiltrate internal banking networks

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab have uncovered a new targeted threat from Silence trojan who have been targeting banks and financial institutions in Russia, Malaysia, and Armenia.

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Data-centre servers could be immersed in a box full of oil in the future

Speaking at the OpenStack Summit in Sydney, representatives from El Reg stated that your next data centre could be an aluminium box filled with a handful of servers swimming in oil.

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Intel set to bring 5G to 2018 Winter Olympics

Intel will use the upcoming Winter Olympics Games in South Korea in 2018 to showcase 5G technology. Intel recently partnered with the Olympic games in June to deliver new technologies such as virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree video to Summer and Winter games until Paris 2024.

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