Federal government launches Coronavirus Australia app to keep Australians updated on the latest developments in its fight against the coronavirus outbreak
The report sets out how the department will improve the way it manages and uses data
Government urges people to be more vigilant about what they read and share online as it relaunches its Don’t Feed the Beast campaign to counter coronavirus disinformation
The NHS has confirmed it is working with Microsoft, Palantir and Google to improve data analysis to make its anti-coronavirus effort more efficient and effective
Official go-ahead for buyout which takes former altnet into mainstream status as the UK’s third largest national digital infrastructure and fibre operator
Supporting the UK’s government efforts to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and support home working, UK network operators agree a wide range of supportive measures
Technology startups in London are fighting for their existence, with business plans for the next three months geared towards survival
Face-to-face meetings might not be an option, but the channel can still help users as they adapt to a new reality
With the big three public clouds AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud covered, Zerto is shaping into a more complete multi-cloud platform for continuous data protection.
No matter where the human resources departments are operating from, the need to keep actively hiring fresh talent continues unabated
Successful verification under provisional licence opens path to commercial launch for private 5G network for Japanese tech giant
Panzura's CEO predicts permanent changes to storage, IT and business continuity planning as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, as organizations encourage more remote working.
Since launching the world’s first 5G service on 3 April 2019, the Korean operator continues to maintain its leadership in the local mobile market
Overall cybercrime activity isn't necessarily going up amid COVID-19, experts say. However, coronavirus-themed emails are becoming the dominant form of phishing attacks.
Storj's new Tardigrade cloud object storage uses spare storage and bandwidth from tech-minded individuals, businesses and regional data centers in 85 countries.
In the latest insurtech development, the UK arm of insurance company Ageas is using artificial intelligence to assess vehicle damage in accidents
Virtual hackathon seeks to develop a suite of applications to help people during the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak through ethically built technology
Consortium led by Telefónica UK Deloitte, Wayra and Digital Catapult to build 5G accelerators in Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry
Former CMA chief executive Alex Chisholm also takes on the roles of COO and permanent secretary at the Cabinet Office
Largest network operator in US issues assurance that huge shift in usage patterns and extra demands on home networks are well within infrastructure’s capability
Head of the Global Technology Distribution Council shares his thoughts on the Covid-19 crisis
Social media service denies its service has been hacked, and is offering a million-dollar bounty to anybody who can prove otherwise
With the risk of the Covid-19 virus spreading, NHS Digital has needed to make rapid changes to its 111 service
Most UK consumers are concerned about data privacy, but think it’s too late to do much about it, according to a report
Those businesses that measure customer experience, either through surveys, real-time analytics or the use of artificial intelligence, are more profitable
Despite political challenges across the world restricting use of its technology, Chinese comms tech giant posts strong yearly increase in sales and profit
A motion raised by the Loan Charge All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), aimed at removing all retrospective elements of the controversial tax policy, has secured the “unanimous” support of the House of Commons
We talk to four top IT chiefs across the UK to find out how their teams are supporting their organisations and staff to keep working through the Covid-19 outbreak
Marriott International notifies customers of a major data breach that unfolded earlier in 2020 – the second it has experienced in the past two years
Most Dutch schools use Windows computers, interactive whiteboards and Chromebooks, but there are a number of pioneers who choose Apple products
The print vendor has added to the cloud services its partners can take out to market
HYCU seeks to simplify backup, recovery and migration of Azure data. The data protection and management vendor sees an opportunity in an evolving market.
Containers on bare-metal flash and souped-up processing highlight innovations in storage, aiming for seamless data movement between local and cloud arrays.
Cognitive operations designed to help comms service providers transform their network, service and business operations through extreme automation enabled by artificial intelligence and machine learning
Dell Tech World 2020 rescheduled to October, as Dell and VMware withdraw FY2021 guidance. Dell joins a growing list of tech vendors to shuffle user events in the wake of the coronavirus.
Salesforce execs and celebrity speakers deliver advice to help customers rewrite the sales and marketing playbook while working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Palo Alto’s Unit 42 reports on Nigeria’s SilverTerrier cyber crime group, which is becoming a highly dangerous threat to businesses worldwide
Whether it's pricing according to access frequency or reducing the volume of logs sent by IT infrastructure, fresh IT monitoring approaches make cloud-native visibility manageable.
While most employees see the benefits of data to drive decision-making, many still resist analytics, according to a report from analytics database management vendor Exasol.
Boston-based automated machine learning vendor DataRobot, a major player in the AI industry, has laid off employees amid the coronavirus pandemic after years of fast growth for the company.
StorOne wants to go beyond software-defined storage by handling all types of data across any type of performance or capacity media; adds S3 support to block and file storage.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission warned nine voice over IP companies that 'assisting and facilitating' illegal robocalls related to COVID-19 is against the law.
Komprise's Elastic Data Migration moves beyond NAS-to-NAS migration over LANs to enable customers to shift file and object data over WANs to one or more public or private clouds.
New Kubernetes tool for the Apache Cassandra database is DataStax's attempt to create a broadly adopted approach for cloud native deployment.
This year's Adobe Summit, held online, marked the debut of the Adobe Analytics Digital Economy Index, a massively scaled gauge of online purchasing trends. That, and AI tools.
Two Zoom users are accusing the video conferencing company of sharing data with Facebook without permission. Zoom's privacy practices have come under increased scrutiny in recent weeks.
Flush with funding, Rancher hopes to win deals away from major IT software vendors such as VMware as enterprises seek help with Kubernetes management.
India's IT and business support services will be tested during that country's pandemic lockdown. Many workers are now operating out of their homes, but the government is still allowing some to work in offices.
Akamai and Amazon Web Services are among a group of cloud and content delivery network providers to participate in a global initiative to address the security threats to internet routing systems
The World Health Organisation and Rakuten Viber have built an interactive, multi-language chatbot to try to get on top of the growing problem of disinformation during the coronavirus pandemic
Open distributed infrastructure management software launched to resolve complexity that telcos face in rolling out 5G networks across thousands of sites equipped with multiple suppliers’ IT infrastructures
Extensive research into cloud adoption trends in the public sector by Government Digital Service (GDS) results in guidance detailing how IT leaders can make the most of their off-premise investments
Super spreaders to be isolated by CCA, essential workers get an essential network from NetFoundry and the IoT creates a faecal recognition system to combat the Covid-19 virus
Surge in home working in response to lockdowns has caused big spikes in demand for certain hardware products
Court allows supermarket chain’s appeal against judgments holding it liable for a 2014 insider data breach, saying previous rulings misunderstood the concept of vicarious liability
Channel player raises thousands for Mind as part of its April’s Fool campaign
From public sector organisations to retailers, Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian reveals details of how the firm's tech is helping enterprises in multiple verticals shore up their infrastructure and get on the front foot in the fight against coronavirus
Air transport alliance tests use of blockchain to transform the multibillion-pound industry that manages air cargo transportation
Integrated Deployment, a new tool from Knime aimed at bridging the gap between data model development and deployment, was unveiled April 1 at Knime's virtual user conference.
Fintech apps are being increasingly used by consumers as restrictions on their movements are put in place
A contact tracing app to track the spread of infection is being developed, although specific technical details remain scarce
Research finds ongoing challenges in deploying unified-communications-as-a-service and contact-centre-as-a-service firms also preferring bundled network solutions from a single provider
HackerOne has cut ties with Voatz, but the mobile voting vendor disputed reports that it was kicked off the bug bounty platform following controversy with security researchers.
What does it mean to move a conference, like Citrix Synergy, online? Experts discuss how conferences are adapting to a COVID-19 world -- and what the future could bring.
The Eclipse Foundation's Theia framework for building desktop and cloud IDEs has the potential to be as big as the initial release of the Eclipse IDE itself nearly 20 years ago.
MariaDB brings back an old name for its cloud-native database-as-a-service platform. MariaDB CEO Michael Howard details how he's looking to compete against the big cloud providers.
AWS has released Amazon Detective, a managed threat hunting service that generates visualizations out of log data from native Amazon Web Services.
The CloudGenix-Palo Alto Networks acquisition will combine the Prisma cloud security suite with CloudGenix's software-defined WAN.
In a letter with more than 100 co-signatories, Labour MP Chi Onwurah calls for politicians to lead by example during the coronavirus outbreak
Recruitment agency STEM Women is running weekly online careers fairs for female graduates to help them connect with potential employers while social distancing measures are in place
NBN Co and five retail service providers have formed a working group to manage congestion and take steps to address the surge in demand for broadband connectivity amid the Covid-19 outbreak
UK comms regulator loosens operating guidelines on broadband operators to prevent driving additional traffic to call centres and not punish inability to meet repair targets
In his Computer Weekly articles, Schofield discussed the early success of the web, why the BlackBerry should be waterproof, and how Microsoft overtook IBM
Covid-19 outbreak could see delays in essential technology roll-out, leading to the 5G industry missing out on up to 10% of total revenues, says research firm
Coronavirus might have sparked spending around securing remote workers, but longer term there are more strategic conversations to be had around risk management
The recently appointed channel leader for EMEA at cloud communications specialist Vonage shares his plans for the rest of 2020
Vendor is arming partners with more powerful technology and the chance to offer users flexible financing
Vendor reacts to the ongoing pandemic with moves designed to make life easier for partners and their customers
Former subpostmasters and their supporters describe their feelings after their appeals against convictions – some of which are nearly 20 years old – get sent to the Court of Appeal
RiskIQ researchers have observed a sharp uptick in Magecart credit card attacks, driven by increased traffic to online retailers during the coronavirus pandemic
Sneek, a remote team platform, uses frequently updated photographs of remote workers to connect co-workers together.
The 2020 Beazley Breach Briefing reported a 131% increase in reported attacks against clients last year, and the insurance giant isn't expecting the trend to slow down.
An ex-NSA hacker reported two zero-day vulnerabilities on his blog Wednesday. One of them can give an attacker control of a user's webcam and microphone. Zoom fixed both flaws quickly.
IT service desks bore the brunt of the sudden transition from centralized business locations to remote work for most white-collar employees, as COVID-19 forced social distancing.
Another Oracle database is coming to the cloud with the general availability of Oracle NoSQL Database Cloud Service as the demand for database as a service continues to grow.
NTT subsidiary offers eSIM-capable, cellular technology for global IoT connectivity with Internet of Vehicles system designed to solve vehicle manufacturers’ greatest challenges
Singapore’s National Supercomputing Centre is fast-tracking access to its high-performance computing resources for researchers working on Covid-19-related projects
Digital platforms provided by the health service are attracting many more users as a result of social distancing and the need to provide services remotely
Pressure mounts to build on previous virtual trials in parliamentary committee hearings and enable the House of Commons to operate remotely.
NHS Wales is working on a Watson-powered virtual assistant to provide information on Covid-19, with several health services worldwide also looking to Watson to provide coronavirus advice for the public and clinicians
Extreme Networks has become the latest vendor to use the tools in its partner programme to increase the support it can give resellers in this difficult time
The coronavirus outbreak has caused the UK’s pattern of working behaviours to change completely – and network operators are confident they can cope
The rush of customers to equip staff for a world of home working has led to huge spikes in demand of certain products over the past few weeks
Digital security firm Surfshark has reviewed a number of apps aimed at tackling the spread of coronavirus, and found that many pose a threat to people’s digital privacy
Several new features for VMware Workspace One are now generally available -- including an option to accelerate remote onboarding.
A survey from EY finds Covid-19 outbreak is already causing a shift in UK households’ digital activity, with many people trying online services for the first time, and video calling at the forefront of applications
A Small Business Administration lending program could help cash-strapped MSPs, but demand for the loans will be high and some details still need to be worked out.
The combination of Pythian and Agosto offers a broader set of Google Cloud specializations in fields including cloud migration, machine learning and application development.
Microsoft warned "dozens" of hospitals with vulnerable gateway and VPN software that an infamous ransomware group known as REvil is scanning the internet for such flaws.
Lenovo Data Center Group revamped its channel strategy and program, seeking to increase partner engagement and capture more whitespace opportunities; more news from the week.
Workflow Designer uses a drag-and-drop process to make workflows easier to create with less training and can be crucial with the rise of employees working from home.
Atlassian's cloud products offer sought-after enterprise features and extend integrations, but some organizations will still struggle to transition from its on-premises tools.
Open source-based PlanetScaleDB adds support for Microsoft Azure, enabling a multi-cloud database as a service platform that supports the three major public cloud providers.
IBM's Call for Code competition wants developers to create applications that help communities deal with and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The launch of RingCentral's new video app, called RingCentral Video, is a sign the vendor's long-standing partnership with Zoom is winding down.
Technology users say the pending Federal Communications approval of additional spectrum for Wi-Fi 6 should bring much higher wireless performance than available today.