Asian carriers are counting on personalised services, blockchain-enabled loyalty programmes, automation and predictive maintenance to lower costs and improve passenger experience
To embrace digital technology, retailers need to adopt an agile nature across the entire business and break down internal silos, said a panel at Retail Week Live
Russian cyber attackers used a compromised core router in a series of attacks on the US energy sector, security researchers have revealed as the UK energy sector is placed on alert
Customers of online bank First Direct can now use voice commands to transfer money through Apple’s digital assistant
London’s Southwark Council has enlisted Hyperoptic to deliver FTTP broadband services across its housing portfolio
Sabio has made it's third acquisition in the last 18 months adding the customer service data and analytics player Bright UK
Despite high-tech firms claiming to have a good track record in diversity, most do not consider it when making business decisions
The NHS is looking for an organisation to undertake an independent review of the on-demand virtual GP app, allowing patients in London to access GP services using their smartphones
Survey by 451 Research finds most organisations use a mix of on-premise and cloud locations, but truly seamless hybrid cloud operations are very difficult to achieve
Gatwick Airport plans to trial driverless technology to move staff around the airfield, in the hope of creating an Uber-like service to cut costs and emissions
Fake facts, discrimination, complexity and illiteracy are four challenges CIOs and data experts must overcome to reap the value of data analytics. Also, forget about bimodal IT.
With the roll-out of GNU GPL 3.0 open source licensing, the industry is expecting discrepancies, and hopes an open discussion will help to debug it
DevOps has revolutionised IT, but security best practices are being skimmed over, which means old vulnerabilities are finding a new lease of life in Docker
The firm is keen to expand its partner base to take advantage of a growing demand around multi-cloud orchestration
Healthcare cybersecurity woes continue unabated, with more frequent cyberattacks amid a lack of IT talent and employee awareness, but organizations are spending more on security.
Skinners’ Academy introduces government-backed Cyber Discovery programme to find cyber security professionals of the future
Nimbus Data claims the new ExaDrive DC100 will draw less power, improve endurance and provide balanced read and write performance compared with other enterprise SSDs.
Ongoing data breaches experienced by local authorities underline the need for greater sharing of threat intelligence, say security experts
Those tasked with running organisations are the most likely group to expose them to a major cyber attack, a poll of UK information security executives shows
The Global Talent Scheme follows the government’s move to scrap the 457 visa, but industry watchers say smaller companies will struggle to meet its salary threshold
Besides fostering smart city development across Southeast Asia, Australia and ASEAN will also support the use of digital trade standards across the region’s booming e-commerce market
In the face of competition, organisations are turning to DevOps to improve efficiency and accelerate innovation, but this is creating new security risks, an industry expert warns
Finnish retailer S Group is putting SAP at the core of its IT transformation, which will be complete by 2021
UK think tank Parliament Street has lifted the lid on spending by police forces on training staff to deal with cyber crime and recommended greater collaboration in this regard
West Perth in Australia and Hebden Bridge in the UK are among the top locations ranked by machine learning tool in SAS project
Dell EMC has warned that UK businesses are lagging behind European counterparts when it comes to investing in emerging technologies
Bike-sharing services are cropping up in urban areas of the Netherlands but the government wants to restrict their number
HMRC’s digital transformation director Brigid McBride on Brexit opportunities, using AI and robotics to improve services, and growing the API ecosystem
Internet issues at beleaguered high-street electronics retailer Maplin cause trouble at the tills in stores across the UK
Ofcom has opened the bidding in the auction of spectrum to support 4G and 5G mobile networks
Croydon Council has employed digital transformation specialist Rainmaker to help it change the way it delivers IT over the next three years
Oracle’s third-quarter results for fiscal year 2018 show an increase of almost 7% of overall revenue to $9.8bn, of which 18% was cloud
Alexa and Google Assistant have taken residence in people's homes. IBM aims to give companies a way to deliver their own branded AI voice assistants
The organisation that champions Ireland to foreign investors has seen an increase in IT companies moving to its shores
IDC is predicting growth for the segment and that will have implications on networks
At IBM's Think conference, Big Blue researchers discussed new security-centric projects around blockchain databases, crypto anchors and quantum-resilient encryption.
This week, bloggers look at alternative methods in network device monitoring, Europe's GDPR legislation and the integration of low-code platforms within cloud offerings.
A whistleblower claims a company with suspicious motives exploited Facebook data harvesting to build profiles on 50 million users and influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election and Brexit vote.
Sonicwall's latest research shows worrying signs that the processor flaws revealed at the start of 2018 are set to dominate IT security
Avoiding supplier lock-in, driving open standards and tapping modular platforms are part of the approach that the Singapore government has taken in implementing the internet of things in the city-state
Brian Acton has called time on Facebook following reports of the firm’s dealings with data mining firm Cambridge Analytica linked to the EU referendum and Donald Trump’s US election campaign
Denmark’s government has launched a plan to get more small businesses into the digital economy as it targets being a leader in advanced technologies such as artificial intelligence
Royal Bank of Scotland is reportedly setting up a standalone digital bank to take advantage of changing customer habits
The cyber security industry should turn to popular culture to raise awareness of the cyber threat to businesses and consumers and attract new blood to the field, says McMafia author
The Science and Technology Committee calls on government to urgently secure science and innovation deal with the EU to get clarity on funding, regulation and talent retention and recruitment
Belgian startup’s Linux-based storage environment now stretches from on-premise disk, LTFS tape and NAS to hybrid cloud working via AWS and Azure public clouds, with more planned
Despite SD-WAN adoption, WAN complexity remains a major challenge, a survey has revealed, driving firms to managed services, mainly because of security concerns
IT accounts for the highest number of foreign direct investment projects in the UK, which should come as a warning to the UK government to listen to the sector
As it pushes Azure for the cloud and Azure Stack as an on-premise bridge, Microsoft still believes there is life in Windows Server
Predicting when a machine will fail is one thing, but HPE hopes its artificial intelligence service will help businesses augment their maintenance programmes
Roles in TV production, engineering, customer service and cyber security offered in telecoms giant’s apprenticeship and graduate scheme
Rolling stock leasing company Angel Trains is demonstrating edge computing over a wireless mesh network to make life easier for its customers’ on-board staff
Government-backed initiative is launching a campaign to try to fill 24 digital job vacancies in the north of England within a day
The Ministry of Defence continues to develop a joint initiative with industry aimed at raising the security posture throughout the UK’s defence supply chain, with increasing focus on SMEs
The Charleston airport IT team expanded its Pivot3 implementation from video surveillance to its main infrastructure stack after deciding hyper-convergence was the way to go.
If you’re hoping for the government’s shared services strategy to “break revolutionary ground” in terms of tech, you’ll be disappointed. It’s about serving user needs – not tech – says its strategy director Andy Helliwell
A Firefox bug exposing the browser's master password to a simple brute force attack against inadequate SHA-1 hashing is still on the books after nearly nine years.
The channel player is increasing its capacity to support global customers looking for sunrise to sunset assistance
The firm is looking to open an Ireland office in the next few months as it continues to expand its footprint
Oracle is bringing consumerlike approaches to its HCM cloud applications. That includes using virtual assistants and intelligent analysis to improve recruiting processes.
Toshiba bolsters NVMe support with new 2.5-inch U.2 and small-form-factor M.2 solid-state drives and KumoScale storage software to pool NVMe SSDs over a network fabric.
CloudBees' Jenkins software is slated for major updates after strong revenue growth in 2017, but customers and partners report struggles with upgrades, pricing and support.
At the recent Gartner Data and Analytics Summit, best-selling author Daniel Pink urged digital leaders to follow the science of timing -- and spread the word.
Speaking at Cloud Expo Europe, Ministry of Justice CDIO Tom Read says CIOs must be prepared to make their own roles redundant by embracing commodity cloud services and utility computing
IBM's latest batch of cloud tools aims to help customers deploy and manage workloads on private and public clouds and keep the company at the center of their cloud strategies.
Dell has unveiled an appliance for running an SD-WAN or virtual network functions. The Dell Virtual Edge Platform is aimed at service providers and large enterprises.
CEO Pavel Durov continued to assert that Telegram encryption keys will not be shared with the FSB, despite the Russian Supreme Court denying the company's appeal.
Software developers are writing code that affects the lives of millions of people and how businesses are run, but what do coders think about some of the ethical questions they face?
An analysis of the market from Canalys has highlighted the growth in SaaS at a much higher rate than hardware and software products
Most businesses were hit by a data breach in the past year, yet less than half are confident they would detect a breach, a survey shows
BlackBerry’s embedded operating system and cryptography platform will be used to power the carmaker’s next-generation connected and autonomous cars
Research into the IT buying habits of more than 300 local authorities in the UK reveals a growing appetite for using cloud, as councils continue to grapple with managing and maintaining legacy IT
Big Blue is stepping up its support for partners that are looking to get involved with emerging technologies
A highly regulated environment, a risk-averse culture and a reliance on core legacy technology are holding back banks and insurance companies from modernisation
HMRC plans to begin a phased deployment of its Customs Declaration Service this August, with completion expected by early 2019
The government has outlined its plans to support the financial technology industry in the UK
Fintechs need to consider what type of companies they should work with to make the most of open banking regulations
Distributed denial of service attacks targeting applications almost doubled in the last three months of 2017, according to Imperva Incapsula data
London mayor Sadiq Khan commissions a study to look at improving the capital’s readiness for artificial intelligence
CityFibre is returning to one of its earliest Gigabit City projects with Vodafone in tow to upgrade thousands of homes in Peterborough to gigabit-capable full-fibre broadband
Rural broadband provider Gigaclear has enlisted Canadian firm Lite Access Technology to assist in the roll-out of full-fibre services to 10,000 properties in Oxfordshire
At IBM PartnerWorld 2018, IBM's channel chief highlighted the company's commitment to support a variety of partner business models as it builds out the IBM ecosystem.
TechUK says clear guidance is needed on whether the UK will need a data adequacy agreement in place during the 21-month Brexit transition period
Tintri hybrid flash enables Life-Science Innovations to complete replication every night for all of its servers. The system can provide a server restoration in seconds.
Beyond producing a hybrid cloud product with its new Integration Cloud, Salesforce now has capabilities for customers to build microservices with MuleSoft's technology.
Cloud CRM giant’s acquisition will give it a step up in the API management space, enabling internal users and external partners to connect to applications
Policy-makers need to respond swiftly to the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook data exploitation scandal, according to privacy rights group
NHS England’s GP contract says practices must move to e-referrals by October 2018, and work on improving uptake of patients using online services to 30%
At IBM's Think conference, executives discussed the importance of protecting and managing data as artificial intelligence offerings like Watson grow and touch more information.
A study found Open Compute Project hardware sales topped $1 billion last year. The OCP-commissioned study also reports sellers are eyeing new markets for their open source products.
IBM Research's Geoscope service targets developers who build complex applications that require data from large, disparate geospatial-temporal data sets.
IBM and Apple extended their existing enterprise mobility partnership with tools to help developers build Watson-based AI services for the IBM Cloud.
The creator of a routing technique that protects the domain name system says the money spent on guarding against nation-state actors could have been better used for other purposes
A failure to provide customers with a menu of payment options for cloud services could be a problem, according to the vendor's research
Multinational telecoms group Telefonica is on the verge of completing a project to replace 175 incompatible HR IT systems with a cloud service covering more than 40 countries
Vendors are being urged to use technology to help manage their increasingly complex channel bases
Embracing change at an institution more than 200 years old can be a sticky wicket, but England and Wales Cricket Board’s head of IT is batting for a digitally enabled future
AMD patches are in the works for the Ryzen and EPYC chip flaws announced without the normal disclosure, but CTS Labs continues to stress the severity of the issues.
Facebook's COO has joined the social network’s CEO in apologising for betraying users’ trust by giving Cambridge Analytica unfettered access to personal data, saying the firm will work with regulators
Residents of the remote village of Balquhidder in Stirlingshire have banded together to roll out a full-fibre broadband network at just half the cost of a normal fibre network build
Ethical data collection practices are becoming even more important, as cases like Cambridge Analytica's misuse of Facebook data challenge consumer trust in enterprise analytics.
Facing growing pressure from Microsoft and Cisco, Slack is expected to remain competitive in the team communication apps market because of its loyal customers and strong reputation.
Blockchain is gaining ground in the supply chain and financial services, according to IDC, and other third-platform technologies are enabling the digitization of the economy.
News roundup: Is Alex Stamos leaving Facebook? The CSO hasn't confirmed, but reports say yes. Plus, an Orbitz breach exposed the payment card data of 880,000 people, and more.
In a wide-ranging conversation, Box CEO talks about Dropbox's public offering, AI's next application for content, Salesforce investing in both Box and Dropbox, and much more.
Organisations need to make sense of security intelligence and act on it faster to get ahead of attackers, and cloud-based security is one way of making that possible, according to Palo Alto Networks
Salesforce's blockbuster deal for MuleSoft illustrates the industry's persistent appetite for API management and integration to connect apps and data.
Europe is seeing rapid growth in its insurtech as investors pump hundreds of millions into the sector
Kubernetes 1.10 adds incremental feature updates, but enterprises will look to third-party products to integrate upstream code before they embrace it.
Vocational training provider City & Guilds claims moving multiple business applications to a managed Microsoft Azure environment will save more than £1m a year
Google Cloud Platform upgrades provide deeper protection and visibility for enterprise assets in the cloud, as organizations increasingly mull multi-cloud options.
Privacy advocates criticize Congress for passing the CLOUD Act as part of the omnibus spending bill, while big tech companies have expressed support for the controversial legislation.
Hosting and cloud services firm Rackspace emerges as managed security services provider for the Google Cloud Platform; other channel partner business news from the week.