TechTarget News - Week of Sep 24, 2023

SurveyMonkey adds new templates, pre-built prompts to Forms

The experience management vendor added new capabilities such as pre-built question fields to its online survey creation tool, Forms, to make it easier to build surveys.

D-Link focusing on channel profitability

Networking vendor D-Link is keen to make sure it does good business with partners and sell a wide range of products

UK government quietly disbands data ethics advisory board

The government has disbanded its Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation’s advisory board in favour of pulling the relevant artificial intelligence (AI) and data knowledge from a pool of external experts

Sony alleged victim of new extortion gang

A little-known threat actor claims it has breached IT systems and networks at electronics and entertainment giant Sony, and is threatening to release the organisation’s data unless paid off

Dell Apex brings cloud Azure HCI to ground

Dell Apex Cloud Platform for Microsoft Azure combines Dell hardware with Microsoft Azure software, a move that adds to Dell's hybrid cloud offerings.

BT announces regional roll-out schedule for Digital Voice

Despite its plan for making voice services an add-on to broadband, rather than a service in its own right, UK leading telco asserts that the landline is here to stay as it reveals strategy to change analogue services to digital

Cover-ups still the norm in the wake of a cyber incident

Almost half of organisations that have experienced a cyber incident did not report it to the appropriate authorities, according to a report

Amazon's $4B investment in Anthropic fuels GenAI race

This makes the tech giant Anthropic's primary cloud provider. This arrangement is different from Google's investment in the AI startup and Microsoft's investment in OpenAI.

Channel roundup: Who’s gone where?

Another busy week across the industry on the personnel movement front, as more executives take up fresh positions

Utility Warehouse switches on broadband through CityFibre

Leading UK independent broadband provider awards contracts to full-fibre build partners in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Hampshire and Suffolk, and inks deal with energy, broadband, mobile and insurance services company

Shopify adds Audiences integrations for more segmentation

The e-commerce vendor builds on its customer segmentation capabilities by adding platform integrations with Snapchat, Criteo and TikTok for creating lists of target contacts.

How Liverpool FC is tapping cloud and data analytics

Liverpool Football Club is leveraging data analytics and cloud technology to improve fan engagement and enable its media production team to work more efficiently

Virgin Media O2 trials connected farm of the future

UK operator enables mobile communication from anywhere on a farm, and installs network of sensors to monitor items such as soil conditions, machinery, livestock and land boundaries

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