The architects behind China’s largest makeshift hospital turned to computer simulation to model the airflow regulated by ventilation systems in a bid to minimise cross-infection
BCS and Cass Business School call for proposed UK contact-tracing app not to be launched without alignment to testing and warns that without this link, NHS will not be able to “big data” its way out of “no data” situation
Covid-19 lockdowns and social distancing have affected Nordic outsourcing strategies. Do Indian firms still have the upper hand?
When it comes to security, buyers are prioritising solutions and services that address compliance issues, risk management and data protection, according to the Computer Weekly/TechTarget IT Priorities 2020 study
NatWest is closing its consumer-facing, app-based bank and increasing its focus on mobile business bank Mettle
Voice-controlled systems are the future of autonomous, according to TRL, whose recommendations follow a report into Apple CarPlay and Android Auto demanding improved standards in voice-activated infotainment systems
Financial Conduct Authority has extended the deadline for payment processors to meet payment security standard
Colocation giant Digital Realty is embarking on a 10-year, business-wide carbon emissions reduction quest, led by climate science
Publishing service’s network was taken over by illicit cryptominers after failing to patch a critical vulnerability
Printer player Brother hands resellers free licenses to enable them to keep providing remote help for customers
StorageOS persistent software-defined storage for Kubernetes distributes control plane decisions to volumes in a cluster and takes away the impact on centralised scheduler
The country might have been in lockdown for the past few weeks, but that has not stopped the hires continuing across the industry
An extradition hearing against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been delayed by four months, after defence and prosecution lawyers said the Covid-19 lockdown would make it impractical to hold a fair hearing in May
Legal experts have told Parliament’s Human Rights Committee that legislation is desirable to ensure public trust in the data security of the Covid-19 coronavirus contact-tracing app
UK scientific experts address doubts on contact-tracing app’s effectiveness, particular regarding data privacy, but admit that its nature may have to evolve as the roll-out scales up
More victims of cyber criminals exploiting two critical Salt vulnerabilities are coming forward
Oracle's GraalVM, a universal virtual machine that runs apps written in Java and other languages, has carved out a spot in the Java ecosystem.
The Nordic real estate and construction industry is modernising through digital technology, with an injection of urgency amid global pandemic
Telecoms giants extend working relationship to expand global 5G ecosystem by accelerating 5G deployment in Europe and exchange their respective technological expertise once the situation with Covid-19 improves
AI virtual assistants can provide help for embattled customer service agents during the pandemic, but adapting them to changing customer needs and new business models isn't simple.
Governance and data decentralisation are among measures that organisations can take to allay security and privacy concerns over contact-tracing apps, according to RSA
IT spending plunged in March, drastically reducing increases that had been expected in the EMEA region
The European Commission has warned that the UK must be ready for IT systems implementation at the Northern Ireland/Ireland border to handle goods
Distributor forms partnership with Tomorrow Street to help startups get the chance to work with the channel
Pre-eminent scientists continue to defend NHS contact-tracing app from criticism of its effectiveness and the use of centralised data gathering
Web hosting services provider has suffered yet another security incident, confirming that an unauthorised individual accessed hosting accounts
Amazon’s dismissal of workers striking over unsafe working conditions during the coronavirus pandemic has caused AWS vice-president Tim Bray to quit in protest
A new report from ThoughtSpot and the Harvard Business Review finds that organizations empowering front-line employees to make analytic decisions poised to outperform their competitors.
TSB took just five days to design and implement a smart digital agent to answer customer questions during the Covid-19 pandemic
TrilioVault for Kubernetes backs up and recovers applications within Kubernetes containers. It is one of the few third-party offerings for Kubernetes backup, but demand is growing.
UK National Cyber Security Centre and US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency say they are seeing large-scale campaigns targeting healthcare bodies and medical research organisations
SaltStack patched two critical vulnerabilities in its software last week, but hackers used the flaws over the weekend to breach several unpatched networks and systems.
US operator partners with comms technology leaders to achieve world’s first milestones for standalone architecture 5G
Big Blue makes major enhancements to its partner programme with the aim of attracting and rewarding those that specialise in developing their own IP and providing services
New features in the AWS Edition of Dremio's data lake engine make it easier for organizations to scale and manage data lake queries in the cloud.
All-NVMe PowerStore array supports any workloads across any environment. It is the vendor's first jointly engineered product since the Dell and EMC merger.
Launched during IBM Think 2020 amid the coronavirus pandemic, IBM's Watson AIOps aims to use AI to help CIOs more quickly and efficiently keep their networks running.
IBM and Red Hat have jumped into the edge computing market debuting a slew of products and services that work hand in glove with the existing hybrid cloud strategy it shares with Red Hat.
Research from incident response vendor Coveware and national law firm BakerHostetler show massive increases in both ransomware demands and payments from victims.
ServiceNow connects its Customer Service Management environment to Adobe Experience Manager to improve support experience through deeper personalization.
Trial, spearheaded by IMDA, IBM, Samsung and M1, will test the use of 5G, along with AI and IoT technologies, in manufacturing
Red Hat and others in the global open source community are doing their part to develop tools and other initiatives to help the world tide over the coronavirus outbreak
Research reveals that industries and enterprises are ready to reap the benefits of 5G, but warns that service providers need to learn how to satisfy this demand
Analyst Gartner warns that some tech firms may go bust because of inadequate coronavirus planning, and CIOs will need to reassess IT supplier viability
Norway’s Lefdal Mining Datacenter has designs on becoming Europe's largest server farm, and its green credentials have secured further investment to help it reach its goal
Keeping established relationships going is one way that the channel can weather what might be a challenging economic time ahead
Remote workers and stuck-at-home consumers are taking silly risks with their security during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a report
Of 292 websites removed since lockdown began on 23 March, 237 were proactively identified by HMRC and 55 were flagged by the public
Banks expect a rapid reduction of the use of cash in the region
Experts call for greater clarity over how contact-tracing data will be used, while discussing the limitations of the coronavirus app
Collaborative robot is the result of the five-year SecondHands project with academia to develop a robot that can support human workers
Victims of cyber crime face barriers to reporting, receiving support and achieving justice, says a Home Office-backed study
Forget rogue traders, Barings is still going strong, and the investment bank's CIO is leading the way with data science and other enabling technologies
Major parts of The Hershey Co.'s ERP project, notably its supply chain, is being put on hold for a year as the firm adjusts to pandemic-related business needs.
The latest attempt by the government to ease the economic pain caused by the coronavirus has kicked off
Pure also adds remote replication and aims at storage use cases for high-performance computing and artificial intelligence workloads in its all-flash NAS and object nodes
While threat reports show ransomware attacks against healthcare organizations are down, experts say threat actors may be lurking in networks and waiting to strike at a later date.
Confluent unveiled the first new capabilities of its Project Metamorphosis, designed to help users deploy and manage event streaming in the cloud.
In in effort to curb accidental data exposures in repositories, GitHub unveiled a new 'secret' scanning tool that examines public and private code repositories for sensitive data.
Oracle is intent on migrating its vast installed base to its IaaS platform through measures such as cut-rate pricing and strong SLAs on availability, performance and manageability.
Survey finds huge potential for investment in advance 4G and 5G technology among industrial organisations
O2 Business study reveals currently displaced workers see a permanent change to their company’s approach to flexible working
Coming-together of leading fixed-mobile provider and cable network provider will create genuine competition to BT/EE
The general public has taken to the NCSC’s scam reporting service like ducks to water, with thousands of suspicious emails reported to it in just two weeks
Casual consumer users of Zoom will get additional protections in an update to be released over the long weekend
It's a bit of a rollercoaster out there, but the channel is showing some positive signs, according to the latest analysis from Context
FBI search warrants reveal Trump campaigner Roger Stone sent private messages to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the site published thousands of documents that damaged Hillary Clinton’s election campaign
Salesforce Lighting App Builder will include oft-requested low-code features for building complex forms that previously required developer coding to create and update.
User groups extend cautious welcome to SAP’s extension of its Digital Access Adoption Program
Its annual conference may be virtual, but IBM has remained focused on the key themes of hybrid IT, cloud and artificial intelligence
Tableau 2020.2, the latest update from Tableau, features enhanced no-code data modeling capabilities and a mobile-first tool to view key performance indicators in a single location.
New board will rule on freedom of expression issues and make policy recommendations to social media giant.
Reassurances over the security and human rights implications of NHSX’s approach to developing its Covid-19 contact-tracing app are insufficient, says the cross-bench Human Rights Committee
Sales teams are adapting to the coronavirus pandemic with the world making a shift to remote working
The Care Workforce tool will be rolled out to 1.5 million professionals as a hub for practical guidance and support
Such is the hold that Amazon and Microsoft have on the cloud infrastructure market across Europe, other smaller players will struggle to get a look in, claims IT analyst house Synergy Research Group
Organisations on the front line in the fight against coronavirus are under attack from Nigeria’s SilverTerrier criminal gang
The recent 18-month reprieve for Verify came with strict conditions – the digital identity scheme must not be added to any more services, and existing users must find alternatives
Privacy International expresses a qualified welcome for Palantir’s responses to questions about its data integration role in the NHS Covid-19 data store, but continues to raise concerns
BT reports tough 2019/20, leading to major restructuring plan to go forward to meet major fibre-to-the-premises targets
Unified comms platform Zoom says the acquisition of Keybase will finally let it bring end-to-end encryption to the table
Technology community awash with reports of potential sea change in much-publicised and much-criticised app away from controversial centralised database
VMware Tanzu Application Service for Kubernetes, now in public beta, intrigues PKS users by combining Kubernetes infrastructure components behind a Cloud Foundry developer interface.
After years of focusing on Apache Cassandra compatibility, ScyllaDB 4.0 now also is compatible with Amazon's DynamoDB, bringing new deployment options for users.
IBM redesigned its channel program to better suit partners' increasingly multipronged business models. Partners can now engage IBM in Sell, Build and Service tracks.
Oracle's new Project Leyden introduces static images to help ease long-standing Java language shortcomings such as slow startup times and unwieldy footprints.
Google Meet is now free to all. But the video conferencing service still lacks essential features for business users.
Nvidia's recent acquisition of Cumulus Networks and Mellanox provide the components for building systems to power future AI applications.
Researchers at cybersecurity vendor TurgenSec discovered an exposed database owned by Advanced Computer Software that contained legal documents with data from 190 law firms.
Citing Depression-level unemployment, Republicans want Trump to halt the H-1B visa program, or at least stop issuing new visas. They argue that guest workers undercut U.S. workers.
More employees are using personal devices to access corporate data than ever before. Citrix App Protection hopes to mitigate the risk.
HPE HCI product upgrades incorporate high-performance AMD Epyc Rome microprocessors to help companies provide dense, scalable virtual desktop infrastructure for work-at-home staff.
Vendors are looking to create new kinds of collaboration devices as businesses look to equip home workers with better communications gear.
An entirely new executive leadership team is the latest of several upheavals at Puppet Labs over the last four years, but CTO Abby Kearns says there's a clearer path ahead in 2020.
The state of Utah, along with Iowa and Nebraska, is using the COVID-19 Crisis Command Center developed by Domo to inform its decisions during the coronavirus pandemic.
An update to Immuta's automated data governance enabled one of its users to better anonymize its consumers' data and control who has access to it.
GitHub released two new tools at its GitHub Satellite virtual event: GitHub Codespaces and GitHub Discussions. Both are meant to help developers collaborate and code more effectively.
Market research firms have identified multiple IT services trends emerging in the current pandemic-influenced market; more channel news from the week.
MobileIron says its purchase of Incapptic Connect will make the enterprise app deployment process easier. Experts say the move could benefit IT pros.
Pega Customer Service Unified Messaging Edition, built from last year's In The Chat acquisition, adds omnichannel messaging to the company's customer support cloud platform.
The hub uses a number of tools like response management, employee wellness assessment and shift management to help companies reopen and bring employees back to their offices.
Chicago venture capital firm buys Panzura, plans heavy investments to boost cloud file storage specialist's market expansion into multi-cloud and data analytics services.