A German court has convicted a 33-year-old man for making extortion and bomb threats against NHS hospitals at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic’s first wave last year
The government is providing thousands of free tablet devices to those with learning disabilities to help them stay connected
Retailer Argos confirms it has ‘identified opportunities’ to offshore tasks performed by its digital team, while its IR35 compliance strategy has seen the majority of contractors declared in-scope of the new rules, sources claim
Impact of the pandemic has only accelerated a move to a hybrid world and underlined the need for partner support, says NetApp
UK operator reveals the pace at which its 5G network is expanding according to an expansion plan announced at end of 2020 and gives visibility into its 4G net build
Firm adds staff and offices as K3 chooses to sell off its managed services operation
The pandemic has led to an increase in PC sales, Dell reports, adding that it expects home working to continue as and when coronavirus restrictions are lifted
Project offers the opportunity to shape what the UK’s 5G supply chains of the future could look like
The UK government faces a ‘now or never’ moment if it wants financial technology to play a central role in the economy for years to come
City authorities and datacentre operators will open dialogue about sustainable datacentre industry expansion in the Dutch capital
Artificial intelligence-driven networks provider builds on wired/wireless access leadership and record year for campus/branch switching with new AI-driven EX switch
The award of a new government contract to data analytics supplier Palantir on the back of its participation in the NHS Covid-19 data store has provoked Open Democracy into legal action, backed up by an exposure of lobbying activity that pre-dates the pandemic
Huawei’s Digix lab will provide software development resources to those who are building mobile apps for Huawei’s mobile platform
NCSC self-assessment tool launched to help sole traders and micro-businesses tackle their cyber security challenges
GitHub has added a CSO to its ranks, as the platform seeks to grow and maintain one of the world's largest collections of open source software projects.
DataStax is changing how its DBaaS works, providing a way for users to more easily scale both up and own and only pay for the resources that are consumed.
The blackmailing of patients directly, as well as the resulting bankruptcy of Vastaamo Psychotherapy Centre, could single a shift in cyber crime tactics.
The Istio service mesh went through major disruptions in 2020, from technical redesign to governance shifts. Now, project leaders vow to tackle lingering IT ops issues.
Freezing conditions that caused Texas power outages affected businesses well beyond the state's borders, prompting a need for business continuity plans to be revisited.
The SAP Store now includes the SAP App Center for partner applications as well as enhanced search capabilities that allow customers to quickly find specific applications.
Computer Weekly has announced the 11th annual UKtech50 – our definitive list of the movers and shakers in the UK tech sector
Research by the online tax consultancy arm of Ernst & Young reveals lack of preparedness among contractors for the onset of the IR35 tax avoidance reforms in the private sector
A paper produced by GCHQ shows how the intelligence agency can use artificial intelligence responsibly as a tool to protect the UK’s national security
Group will help telcos and enterprises take advantage of the huge 5G market opportunity with technology bringing the company’s IP across telco software, services and infrastructure
Vendor keen to ramp up revenues from partners over the next few years as it takes steps to increase support for the channel
Unified communications vendor Mitel will release an app called MitelOne that consolidates its voice, messaging and video offerings into a single interface.
Thousands of jobs were created in the UK’s tech sector in 2020, according to ONS figures, with data from elsewhere also showing that the sector is poised for recovery
Npower customers will have to log in to their accounts on its website after its app was withdrawn following a security breach
French IT services giant joins forces with green hydrogen power expert to bring to market a ‘first-of-its-kind’ datacentre by 2023
Bank is making huge reductions in the amount of office space it uses through a global hybrid-working policy
ISP doubles the number of London homes enabled with its full-fibre broadband to more than 200,000 and increases its customer base by 130% in a year
Distributor and storage player both take steps to increase their as-a-service options, through acquisition and a service launch
As part of £1bn scheme to make sure acceptable mobile connectivity is spread among all UK communities, BT-owned telco reveals mass mobile roll-out plan
New landing page resources will replace .uk domains suspended for criminal activity to help members of the public access appropriate guidance
Research shows UK 5G speeds have increased since initial deployments and are likely to increase further, with London a particular bright spot, but availability remains an issue
Computer Weekly asks contracting experts to answer questions about PSC bans, compliant umbrella companies and challenging status determinations, with the latest IR35 reforms coming into place
Australian state agency Transport for New South Wales is the latest victim of the supply chain attack against Accellion’s legacy file transfer system
Next Pathway's data scanning and migration tools can now analyze Hadoop ecosystems and translate its codes to cloud-based data warehouses such as Snowflake and Amazon RedShift.
Google plans to release the latest features for the Android OS gradually. The updates include password checking, text message scheduling and better message dictation.
LogicMonitor's Airbrake acquisition and a new Dynatrace product strengthen correlations between code releases and IT infrastructure performance.
IBM, in conjunction with the Linux Foundation, has delivered two additional projects to its Call for Code for Racial Justice program.
Juniper has brought Mist's cloud-based analytics to the 128 Technology SD-WAN that the company acquired late last year. Juniper also launched Mist integration with the SRX gateway.
Executives from Microsoft and FireEye said that there was substantial evidence pointing to Russia's role in the SolarWinds attack and no evidence found leading anywhere else.
Continuous data protection leads Veeam's Backup & Replication update. The vendor also recently launched its Backup for Google Cloud Platform and penciled in a date for VeeamON.
Lightbend's new Akka Cloud Platform seeks to bring a simpler approach to cloud-native development than options from hyperscalers and companies such as Pulumi and Serverless.
Q&A with Cloudflare co-founder and CEO Matthew Prince on how digital waiting rooms can help public health agencies register their constituents for COVID-19 vaccinations.
Facebook collaborates with University College London to bring artificial intelligence doctoral research programme to the UK, with aim to open-sourcing the findings
Privacy campaigners warn that vaccine passports may turn out to be discriminatory and invasive, while technologists agree careful consideration must be given to their design
Berkshire Grey is the latest AI firm to go public, after the robotics vendor said it will merge with a special-purpose acquisition company. The move comes amid a surge in AI IPOs.
Fact-checking experts tell House of Lords inquiry that upcoming Online Safety Bill should force internet companies to provide real-time information on suspected disinformation, and warn against over-reliance on AI-powered algorithms to moderate content
IT service providers have been approached by long-time enterprise customers asking for price cuts due to the impact of the pandemic
Even with the acceleration in adoption of hosted services, the channel will still have to convince some customers that all is safe when it comes to cloud security
Mayor of London announces partners and goals for the capital’s £1m Resilience Fund, and an extra £500,000 to develop design-led solutions aimed at the challenges presented by the crisis
Intelligence gathered through McAfee’s Mvision service reveals more insight into the emerging Babuk ransomware
Software giant follows up launch of industry-specific cloud offerings for retail and healthcare organisations with a commitment to do the same for non-profits, manufacturing and financial services firms
Further development in software-defined mobile network technology as cloud-native network software and systems integration provider collaborates with open source operating system firm
MSP specialist continues to add more depth to its platform offering with a cloud-managed SOC now integrated into the portfolio
Arcserve and StorageCraft bring a lot of similarities but enough differences for their backers to bet on with their merger, with unifying management between product sets the only priority currently stated
The Arcserve-StorageCraft merger combines the products and channel partners of both companies, with the hope it will address the needs of businesses of all sizes.
Backup specialist’s annual upgrade brings continuous data protection to offer better RPOs and RTOs than existing snapshot functionality and without impact on running processes
Canadian aviation company joins the growing list of Accellion breach victims
Research reveals that embracing best practices and partnering with customers to amplify efficiency will be key for operators
Vote of no confidence in Football Association of Wales boss triggered by recruitment of former Post Office executive who tried to mislead a judge in IT trial
Vulnerabilities found in virtual events platforms could form part of a variant supply chain attack
New certification programme for wireless broadband quality-of-service management is claimed to be able to bring robust service delivery and high-quality Wi-Fi experiences
A new report highlights the challenges facing ICS vendors today, including practices that are geared toward traditional IT and not designed for ICS security.
The software-defined local area networking service will make it easier for enterprises to manage Wi-Fi networks and regulate the density of people at a given location
The feature, scheduled for release next month, makes suggestions as a person types in Word. Microsoft said the predictive text feature will make writing faster and more efficient.
New Red Hat tools and integrated system offerings allow IBM Power users to run workloads across multiple cloud environments.
Hasura is looking beyond solely transactional databases with its new platform update, enabling users to more easily connect with BigQuery as well as other data sources.
Like the transformation of their IT systems, SAP customers will need to modernize their security strategies as they move to the cloud, according to a new ASUG and Onapsis survey.
Subpostmasters call for Boris Johnson to pause and reshape the government’s Horizon inquiry
With Project Explorer, Uplevel enables development teams to improve efficiency by identifying potential risks and monitoring the overall health of projects.
MWC keynote sees Huawei deputy chairman warn that innovation is not just about solving current challenges, but about ‘lighting up tomorrow’ with innovation to make businesses smarter and create a more inclusive world
Apple injected much-needed life into the smartphone market with its 5G iPhone 12 line. Gartner said the company was the No. 1 phone manufacturer in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Research from global trade body for the mobile industry finds that, driven by China, adoption of next-generation networks will enable global economies to get back on track over the short to mid-term
Security players referral programme will help those without security skills to still provide support for their customers
Deal will bulk out the firm’s Microsoft proposition as well as giving it a foothold in the US for the first time
Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team will run SentinelOne’s Singularity XDR platform under the bonnet
Covid-19 has boosted IT in business, but IT workers feel they are overworked and are often in conflict with colleagues. Can better data help?
Subcontinent’s premier communication systems provider announces partnership with leading provider of communications chips and chipsets to accelerate the adoption of next-generation networks in India
As the number of private sector firms enforcing blanket bans on contractors grows, Techcentre Umbrella is offering IT workers ‘displaced’ by the reforms a safe haven, claims its founder
Reputational damage has an immediate impact on a company’s share price, and brand loyalty built over many years can be lost in an instant
Spanish bank banking giant BBVA is forging even closer ties with long-standing technology partner Google Cloud to bolster the security posture of its IT infrastructure
Newly launched partnership brings together security resources for individuals and organisations across Scotland
Company’s GeoSpock DB is aimed at optimising queries of large volumes of geospatial data with scale and speed
The government of Malaysia pledges to spend 15bn ringgit to set up an entity that would be granted spectrum and operational scope to manage 5G roll-outs
Cisco has added features from its cloud-based Webex Meetings platform to the video conferencing hardware Webex Rooms. The capabilities include access to digital whiteboards.
Check Point's report details how a zero-day exploit credited to a Chinese nation-state threat group "is in fact a replica of an Equation Group exploit code-named 'EpMe.'"
The latest round of IT services transactions feature KSM Consulting, Atos and Cyxtera. The activity underscores the continual demand for cloud services and digital infrastructure.
Microsoft will launch two versions of Office for those who don't want Microsoft 365 subscriptions. Office 2021 and Office LTSC will be available in the second half of the year.
File storage lags behind object and block storage in the market, but Nasuni's offering on Google Cloud indicates a growing appetite for the format.
Another busy week in the world of channel recruitment, with security personnel changes emerging as one of the themes of the past seven days
Government solutions division of Luxembourg-based satellite operator uses O3b medium earth orbit constellation to deliver mission-critical communications to the edge in Asia
Keynote by leading executive predicts booming 5G market set to rise in the next 12 months and reveals first use case for 5G business suite in industrial mobile
The importance of immigrant workers to the UK's fintech sector highlighted by government planned fintech visa
Distributor increases the number of countries that can access its as-a-service offering and increases the vendors involved
Distributor Nuvias Group shares channel research that reveals many are expecting decent growth in 2021
British technology startups are concerned about proposed changes to widen the UK’s capital gains tax, with just over four in five saying they would consider moving their enterprise abroad
Swedish comms tech provider expands MIMO portfolio and radio access network solutions to enhance network performance with what it claims is optimised energy efficiency and reduced carbon footprint with new mid-band products, including 20kg flagship 64T Massive radio product
A total of 105 devices have been stolen from the BBC in the past two years, some of which may have been spirited away by remote workers
RUSI report urges a bolder and more coordinated response to cyber-enabled fraud as the pandemic lays bear the scale of the problem
Finding MIMO pivotal to driving massive uptake in cellular infrastructure expenditure over the next five years
Dell Technologies’ global innovation hub will house a research and development lab and other facilities to drive development and adoption of emerging technologies