TechTarget News - Week of May 28, 2017

Huawei, Keppel team up on AI-powered datacentres

Huawei and Keppel test the use of artificial intelligence to improve datacentre operations and energy efficiency at a reference site in Singapore

Singapore to pave the way for tech startup IPOs

The agreement between the Singapore government and the local bourse will lower barriers to capital markets and make the city-state a more attractive destination for startup fundraising

Shadow Brokers prepares zero-day subscription service

Businesses may face an onslaught of zero-day attacks soon as the group that leaked the NSA exploits used in the WannaCry ransomware attacks prepares to release more stolen code

BBC’s Springwatch gets ultrafast broadband boost

Gloucestershire’s Sherborne Park Estate has been hooked up to an ultrafast gigabit broadband connection as its owners prepare to welcome the BBC’s Springwatch team

TfL likely to tender for 4G on the Tube

Transport for London is planning to undertake preliminary work on installing 4G mobile networking services on the London Underground in the near future

Openreach switches on in Scotland

Openreach has turned on new pilot locations for ultrafast broadband delivery technology in Edinburgh and Glasgow

UK issues record data protection fines in the past year

The UK was one of the most active regions for regulatory enforcement action in Europe last year in terms of fines and enforcement notices issued over data protection

Top UK firms’ websites violate key GDPR principle

Just over one-third of all the public web pages of leading UK companies that collect personal information violate a key principle of new European data protection regulations

Enterprises struggle with emergency patching

Companies are struggling to maintain emergency patch cycles, despite the fact that enterprise reliance on legacy systems often means emergency patches are an everyday fact of life, a survey shows

New Toshiba SSDs support 64-layer BiCS 3D NAND flash

Toshiba ships new client NVMe-based PCIe SSDs that support its latest 64-layer BiCS 3D NAND flash to improve performance and density and open the door to future price drops.

OVH makes foray into APAC cloud market

With its regional headquarters in Melbourne and datacentres in Singapore and Sydney, the French cloud supplier plans to go after startups and enterprises

Kmart cyber attack highlights PoS vulnerabilities

The cyber attack on Kmart should be a major wake up call for retailers to review the security of their point-of-sale systems, say security experts

Chef gets compliments for network automation tool features

Networking industry pros discuss the Chef automation tool and how it can be used as a network automation tool. They also examine the evolution of AI and talk about a controller upgrade gone bad.

GDPR about change management, says startup DPO

There are threats and risks associated with the GDPR, but one data protection officer believes organisations should focus on the business opportunities instead

Microsoft makes Skype messaging more competitive

The latest Microsoft Skype messaging features bring needed improvements to the consumer app. But analysts say Skype for Business is unlikely to get the same attention this year.

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