Retailers in the Asia-Pacific region believe artificial intelligence is key to their success, but lack the skills and infrastructure needed to harness the technology
Italian operator takes advantage of acquired spectrum to break 5G network speed barrier using technology from Ericsson and Qualcomm
Aggressive pricing strategies and extensive device support, especially in the US and Korea, set to drive an explosion in 5G uptake over the next five years
Edge computing is currently one of the most important trends in IT that is likely to complement cloud by supporting new and emerging workloads
Distributors Ingram Micro Cloud and Cloud Distribution share details on how they fared on the revenue front in 2019, with it proving to be a positive time for the big players
Virtualisation booms in broadband as infrastructures have evolved to higher speeds through technical advances in terminating equipment and increased penetration of fibre, but operators are now running out of road for further improvements
Trade association TechUK sets out vision to liberalise digital trade policy, under principles such as the opposition to data localisation in exchange for market access to fend off the trend towards digital protectionism
GlobalData analysis predicts that in the 5G era, Asia will lead the field and will hold half of 5G subscriptions globally by 2024
Veeam’s founders are out as investment fund gets its hands on a pioneer of virtual machine backup. Now it will be a US company and eligible to target US government customers
As operators’ remits expand beyond providing mobile connectivity to offering new value based on infrastructure, leading Korean operator announces mobile edge computing association
Travelex says it is making “good progress” in its recovery and is to begin restoring electronic foreign exchange services, but is silent about whether it has agreed to pay hackers a $6m ransom to decrypt computer files
GIS specialist Esri addresses stateful container storage problem with Portworx' Enterprise software-defined storage in upcoming ArcGIS Analytics for IoT service.
South Korean giant buys US network services provider in the latest initiative designed to advance its 5G network development
Customer experience player looks to Spain for its latest acquisition opting to snap up fellow CX specialist Team vision
Retailers get new tools from leading customer experience platform vendors to better compete with online-only rivals.
Owners of Google’s Nest home security cameras are being targeted in a sextortion scam by criminals playing on fears over IoT security
Several executive moves have caught the eye over the past seven days with this roundup capturing a few of the notable ones
A dedicated team of IT recycling experts offers free data erasure to give people confidence that their old tech can be safely disposed of
Signal Sciences co-founder and CEO Andrew Peterson explains why web application security often gets shortchanged and what his next-gen WAF company is doing to change that.
Enterprises want consolidated monitoring platforms for SecOps and IT ops data. Here's how Sumo Logic plans to compete in that market in 2020 with IP from its JASK acquisition.
Dell Boomi expands its data integration software portfolio by acquiring Unifi Software, providing data preparation and data catalog capabilities.
Motionloft is ending its data collection services on Jan. 17, leaving its customers without a way to use their Motionloft sensors. The company is insolvent.
The IT required to be operational after December 2020 is almost certainly undeliverable, according to Institute for Government report
Some vulnerabilities identified in Citrix products will not be fully patched until the end of January 2020
Shaun Ledgerwood succeeds Gary Marven as chief executive as network services provider seeks to maintain momentum as a technology supplier to public and private sector organisations
CISOs can take advantage of the end of support for Microsoft Windows 7 by making the case for more investment in cyber security
BT subsidiary wins top spot in UK mobile quality benchmark survey for sixth time running
The end of support has finally arrived and the spectre of rising security risks is likely to be a boon for the channel
Cyber criminals are spending longer hiding in target networks before launching their attacks, as more organised groups turn to business disruption to achieve their objectives
With end of support, businesses are rushing to upgrade their desktop PC estate to Windows 10, driving growth in the PC market
Cloud-driven networking technology and services company rolls out Wi-Fi 6 technology for Tennessee Titans, Houston Dynamo and Dash, Leeds Beckett University and West Texas A&M
Maxis's partnership with Huawei to develop 5G use cases and services comes on the heels of Malaysia's recently announced spectrum allocation plan
Both IDC and Gartner agree that last year was the best year for PC hardware since 2011
UK broadband infrastructure provider drops the threshold for free eligibility to its fibre delivery scheme for new-build houses from 30 to 20 homes
Leading UK mobile operator claims 5G tech first and broadens 5G reach across UK and into the Republic of Ireland
Citrix announced security fixes on the way one month after disclosing a vulnerability in its ADC and Gateway appliances, which has already seen preliminary attacks in the wild.
The 2019 CrowdStrike Services Cyber Front Lines Report found that while the percentage of organizations that self-detected an intrusion is up, dwell time has gone up as well.
Victim network was compromised by obfuscated malware hiding a Monero cryptominer, lurking inside a Wav audio file
Questions may be asked of the longevity of steep growth in the new smartphone arena, but research finds no signs of slowing down across the used market
Cloudera finds a new leader, pulling the former CEO of Hortonworks back into the fold to help set the direction for the big data Hadoop vendor as it moves forward in 2020.
The Kubernetes Security Product Group will outsource bug triage to HackerOne under a new bug bounty program that will offer rewards for bug reports up to $10,000.
Storage and backup industry analysts say as data grows at the edge and inside containers, those areas will require more attention from backup products in 2020.
Google Cloud has added IBM Power Systems to its lineup of instance types. It's available via monthly subscription and could appeal to customers moving SAP apps onto the cloud.
Google has bought AppSheet, maker of a low-code platform that line-of-business employees can use to create cross-platform mobile applications.
Venture capital and foreign investment in the UK’s tech sector is at an all-time high, benefiting both early-stage and already-mature businesses
The majority of healthcare organisations in the UK experienced a cyber security incident during 2019, with almost half the result of viruses and malware introduced on third party devices
Check Point’s annual state of security report shares some 2019 trends and looks ahead to 2020
Colocation giant Equinix hits the acquistion trail to round out its edge computing offering to enterprises
Online fashion brand Asos has launched an augmented reality trial to help customers see how garments will fit their body type
In an unprecedented move, the NSA has got out in front of a critical cryptographic flaw in Windows 10, but in doing so has raised multiple questions
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy says it did not make decisions in the Post Office’s recent court battle
Artificial intelligence will enhance in-car experiences through voice commands to allow drivers and passengers to have far more control over car functions
The challenge of making digital transformation happen and keeping systems running and secure is becoming a difficult juggling act for more customers
Attivo Networks CTO explains the approach the firm takes to keeping hackers and cyber criminals at bay
First wave of £4m funding aims to transform defence platforms and tackle issues such as information overload faced by crews
UPC Switzerland chief executive flies in to take financial reins at Virgin Media in UK while former UPC Netherlands boss takes over Swiss and select eastern European operations
Amazon to file temporary restraining order with the US federal court to prevent Microsoft undertaking any substantial work relating to its delivery of US government’s JEDI cloud contract
Mobile money projects aim to give millions of the world’s poorest people access to financial services
Norwegian Consumer Council files complaints about LGBTQ+ social networking app, alleging it is in breach of the General Data Protection Regulation
Tech supplier installs smart mobile signal booster in Aberdeen to ensure high-speed data connectivity for live video streaming and social media activities
Scientists from the University of Bristol used Oracle Cloud Infrastructure to speed up research into how nicotine causes addiction by binding to specific receptors in the brain
It is no longer being supported with free updates, but Microsoft's final Patch Tuesday for Windows 7 fixes a major flaw in the 10-year-old operating system
The U.S. National Security Agency shared information with Microsoft about a significant spoofing vulnerability in Windows that enterprises should make a patching priority.
AtScale's new update is centered around data virtualization for analytics and marks a significant overhaul of the data engineering vendor's platform.
Startup vendor Uplevel emerged from stealth on Wednesday touting a platform aimed at improving the efficiency of software engineers by using data analysis.
Under-fire forex provider warns that criminals may try to take advantage of its predicament to scam customers
New Quantum F-Series model is aimed at media customers who need NVMe in a smaller footprint. F-1000 server scales to 77 TB of useable capacity with Quantum StorNext file system.
Despite technology industry hype about diversity and inclusion, startups are still failing to attract female employees
TSB has contracted IBM to provide hybrid cloud services as part of its £120m digital transformation plans, which will see more tech jobs in Scotland
Integration between Microsoft Teams and consumer Skype is now scheduled to launch sometime in the first quarter. Previously, the vendor said it would go live this month.
20 scaleups will focus their attention on automation, zero trust and supply chain security
Insider threat programs may backfire if employees feel they are intrusive and violate privacy, Forrester Research warns. Making sure these programs don't go too far should fall to HR.
Citrix says its new performance analytics service for its Virtual Apps and Desktops platform will better identify the root cause of performance issues.
Alex Atzberger discusses leaving the helm of SAP's CX platform to become Episerver CEO. Now, Episerver looks to reinvent itself as a digital experience platform provider.
Faced with a rapidly expanding menu of public cloud services, customers need help making the right decisions. ThoughtWorks thinks this opens up opportunities for channel resellers.
Microsoft patched a critical vulnerability in how Windows validates cryptographic certificates that could lead to dangerous attacks, according to experts, and was originally reported by the NSA.
Oracle updates its Enterprise Manager platform to version 13.4, bringing new hybrid management capabilities to database users across on-premises and cloud deployments.
Thailand’s personal data protection law comes into effect in May 2020, subjecting organisations to new rules that safeguard the personal data of individuals
Researchers from Princeton University find that despite advances in technology, SIM-swap fraud continues to be difficult to detect and prevent, as fraudsters adapt attack techniques
Phishing emails that appear to be security alerts are the most effective method of compromise, says KnowBe4
Getting hold of talent is top of the list of concerns for UK tech leaders and is causing many of them to cast doubts over the prospects for the industry in the next couple of years
Mobile app sector fuelling digital transformation, and businesses with a robust mobile-first strategy and engaging apps are enjoying much success
Bank is transforming how its staff work as part of a multibillion-pound digital transformation
Networking giant reveals benchmark holistically assessing countries’ digital readiness across seven key criteria, including technology adoption and technology infrastructure, and finds UK somewhat wanting
Six forum members say they will create a common platform to enable a global ecosystem of applications to exploit 5G at its full potential
Swedish comms tech giant aims to drive communication service providers’ top line and improve consumer experience
The Advocate General of the European Court of Justice issues legal opinions finding that the UK, French and Belgian bulk surveillance regimes are unlawful
With support for Windows 7 ending and Microsoft ushering in the end of life for the OS, tech experts and IT pros look back at its legacy of reliability and stability.
SMBs are eager to embrace digital transformation, but many businesses encounter challenges when trying to implement new technology, an Insight Enterprises report found.
SaltStack, like other infrastructure-as-code tools, must reinvent itself as cloud-native IT automation approaches such as containers, serverless and Kubernetes Operators grow.
Red Hat delayed a major OpenShift Container Storage update to work on simplifying Ceph storage and management; 4.2 update also improves scalability and multi-cloud portability.
Microsoft and AWS stepped up their ongoing battle promoting a variety of Windows Server 2008 migration tools in hopes of luring users over to their respective ecosystems.
With new Google Cloud Platform tools for retailers, the search giant takes on Microsoft and AWS with its own flavor of AI and promises of better uptime.
Google Cloud has rolled out a new Premium Support offering aimed at deep-pocketed enterprises with larger, more complex implementations. Experts say the timing is right.
Open source database vendor MariaDB updates its flagship platform with new features to enable the convergence of transactional and analytical databases.
IBM has contributed more than 80,000 patents to the LOT Network, a group of more than 600 companies that IBM has joined to fight patent trolls and their often frivolous lawsuits.
Major telco networks in Australia were disrupted by power cuts resulting from devastating bushfires, raising questions about the resilience of the country’s communications infrastructure
NHS Shared Business Services’ cloud marketplace The Edge4Health kicks off with four major NHS organisations to transform the way the health service buys products and services
Latest instalment of Tech Talent Charter benchmarking report signals move away from solely gender and towards diversity in tech more widely
Oliver Dowden issues statement explaining the New Year Honours list leak and announces new practices after the publication of personal details of over 1,000 public figures
The Police Service of Northern Ireland and the Dutch cyber crime unit have made two arrests in an operation targeting a website that provided criminals with access to billions of personal credentials
James Poyser, CEO of contractor-focused online accountancy firm InniAccounts, claims large firms that are failing to assess contractors fairly will lose out in productivity, reputation and talent retention
Civil Aviation Authority and Crest announce the first companies to be accredited under the CAA’s new cyber security oversight scheme, Assure
Telco, broadband and pay-TV provider switches on 5G services in 20 leading UK towns and cities with packaged based on Samsung devices
Leading comms tech and service provider Huawei reveals strategy to support UK and Irish businesses with mobile services development offering
Online cloud and retail giant opens new office in Manchester and aims to increase tech skills in the region
Firm lifts the lid on how 2019 fared and details of its growth and increasing customer numbers
Telefónica UK subsidiary announces open radio access network project to help customers better utilise its network, addressing issues such as densification of coverage and enabling faster uptake of 5G-based services in autonomous vehicles
The introduction of new mobile phone data extraction terminals to Police Scotland will go ahead despite concerns that the use of the technology could be unlawful
The analyst house has cast its eye over the state of the PC market and given the reasons why the months ahead might prove to be slightly more challenging than 2019
The high-volume Emotet campaign is back in action after the Christmas holidays, and is just as dangerous as ever
Entry to the National Cyber Security Centre’s CyberFirst Girls 2020 competition is about to close
US operator engaged to help US agency achieve its mission to conserve and manage natural resources and cultural heritage
Lawsuit is based on leaked internal Facebook documents obtained and published by Computer Weekly and NBC last year
2020 bodes well for cloud adoption, according to AllCloud. On top of moving more workloads to cloud, customers may be eying IT modernization initiatives; more news from the week.
In the not-too-distant future, businesses could find themselves weighing 5G vs. Wi-Fi in the campus and office. Verizon has already named 5G the winner.
Veeam co-founder Ratmir Timashev discusses why now is the right time to sell the data protection company, which shifts its focus to hybrid cloud after it 'won the VMware market.'
Resolve Systems, under a newly appointed CEO, will soon roll out a new product based on its FixStream acquisition that combines AIOps and IT automation.
With Webex Edge for Devices, companies can connect on-premises video endpoints to the cloud, unlocking features such as the Webex Assistant.
Citrix discovered another product affected by last month's vulnerability, while security researchers found an attacker blocking exploits of the vulnerability.
Chris Young has stepped down as McAfee CEO, and Peter Leav is taking his place. Young led the company's spin-out from Intel in 2016 after joining the chip maker two years earlier.