Crown Group’s robotic coffee kiosk, powered by a slew of artificial intelligence capabilities, serves up coffee beverages round the clock without the need for human baristas
5G testbed welcomes applicants from startups based in the West Midlands and beyond to cut carbon emissions
TSB customers have had problems accessing the mobile banking app just days after the bank announced it was closing 164 branches
According to Public Health England, a technical glitch led to 15,841 positive results between 25 September and 2 October not being included in reported coronavirus cases
Telefónica Germany says it is beginning a new era in mobile telephony in the country, allowing users to have ‘completely new dimensions of digitisation’ with next-generation networks
The US struck a secret deal with Ecuador to seize WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange’s property from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London days before his arrest. The haul included legally privileged documents, says his solicitor
UK financial services regulator is supporting fintechs in addressing some of the challenges consumers and small businesses face amid the current pandemic
Eight NHS trusts will all get a region-wide, cloud-based picture archiving and communication system (PACS) and a new supplier-neutral archive from Sectra, allowing them to share images across the region
A new report from the Business Twenty has urged G20 members to use digitisation to support economic recovery
Security firm believes it now has more for its channel to offer as a result of its latest acquisition
Datrium DRaaS is now VMware Cloud Disaster Recovery as part of integration with VMware. It replicates directly to VMware vCloud and doesn't need Datrium DVX to run.
New university intake may be being targeted by cyber criminals amid Covid-19 confusion
Ransomware attacks are not the only threats facing K-12 schools during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cybercriminals are stealing and exposing students' personal data as well.
Receiving false information is a greater worry than other online risks such as cyber bullying and fraud, says the Lloyd’s Register Foundation
The use of workplace surveillance technologies to monitor and track staff working from home has increased hugely since the start of the pandemic, but most workers say it makes them feel uncomfortable
The decision by Virgin to establish its wholesale business shows positive signs of its belief that it can grow with partners
Kaspersky researchers have shared details of a APT campaign utilising a rarely seen and hard-to-stop variety of malware
Organisation formed as an ‘emergency response’ to address the ‘immediate risk’ posed by Facebook’s role in the US election
Market infrastructure provider Interdealer inks deal with BT, enabling enhanced customer experience, deeper insights and new compliance tools
With the new Secure Access, VMware says remote workers will have a better and more secure way to use their Workspace One virtual desktops and applications.
Veeam makes another move in the emerging field of Kubernetes data protection with its acquisition of Kasten. Veeam and Kasten had a technology, sales and marketing partnership.
Virtual machine backup pioneer sees $150m purchase of Kasten and the addition of Kubernetes backup to its portfolio as key to becoming a ‘$2bn company’
The Cambridge-1 supercomputer, based on technology from Nvidia, will be used for AI-powered drug discovery and analysis of NHS datasets
Global firms are increasingly putting their money where their mouths are when it comes to supporting remote working, as research shows firm evidence of a continued new normal
Erratic tech baron allegedly promoted initial coin offerings without disclosing he was being paid to do so
Despite its proven benefits for security, the MITRE ATT&CK framework is proving difficult for many, according to a joint study from McAfee and UC Berkeley
Not-for-profit has reached its original goal, set in 2017, of teaching 20,000 women to code and now aims to double its community
New CEO is keen to bulk out global presence to make sure company increases its representation in more markets
UK’s largest operator tops UK mobile quality survey measuring performance across four key use cases
The volume of ransomware attacks has jumped 50% in the past three months, according to data produced at Check Point
Digital Identity Scotland’s 10-week test of its digital identity prototype finds that users understand the concept of two-factor authentication and using the same credentials across services
Scottish government consults on how to build a digital Scotland, ahead of plans to deliver a new digital strategy for the country
Distributor makes its subscription platform available in the UK to help resellers deliver flexible services to customers
NetSuite CEO Evan Goldberg briefs analysts and press on the eve of the supplier’s annual, this year virtual, conference
Research commissioned by Huawei suggests next-generation networks can stimulate growth and drive productivity as the global economy recovers from Covid-19
HireVue, a video interviewing vendor, has acquired AllyO, a startup that makes chatbot technology for use in high-volume hiring.
Customer experience specialist Sabio makes its fourth acquisition this year as it continues to back its ambition to become a major European player in the CX market
MPs are demanding the government holds a full statutory public inquiry into the Post Office IT scandal
StorOne enhances its All-Flash Array.next storage system based on Intel Optane and QLC NAND drives with data protection features for disaster recovery.
European Court of Justice rules that the UK and EU member states must comply with EU privacy laws when harvesting people’s sensitive communications data from telecoms and internet companies
The Department for Education is offering education providers access to additional devices to help with remote learning during the coronavirus pandemic
Tableau adds AI power via an integration with Salesforce's predictive BI tool, the first collaboration between Salesforce and Tableau since the CRM giant acquired the BI vendor.
As VMware embraces Tanzu and Kubernetes, it expands vSAN hyper-converged infrastructure software to try to make it a better fit for developers who embrace containers.
The Pega Customer Decision Hub adds an AI tool for marketers to uncover new customer segments and test campaigns for audiences that humans may have written off as not viable.
The new Scenarios module in Ardoq's enterprise architecture tool enables customers to model and analyze potential future states in a collaborative way.
Rancher Kubernetes stays ahead of competitors in multi-cloud management with version 2.5, but will its innovation and SUSE's backing be enough to fend off Red Hat and VMware?
Geopolitics and Covid-19 have been fodder for cyber criminals to advance their motives in Southeast Asia in 2020
With workforces demanding increased – if not permanent – home networking, research reveals CIOs’ top priorities in planning for new everywhere enterprise, specifically securing mobile devices, apps and users
Ping accelerated its push into the personal identity management market with the acquisition of ShoCard, which uses a blockchain-based platform to manage consumer identities.
Information Commissioner’s Office concludes its investigation into Cambridge Analytica, saying no additional evidence has come to light that would change its previous assessments
Payment card fraudsters steal €1.5bn, with card-not-present attacks accounting for three-quarters of this sum
As anyone in the channel serving vertical markets such as hospitality and travel will already know, there have been some real business victims of Covid-19
Tableau's plans for 2021 include providing an end-to-end analytics experience on the web that mimics what users are able to do within the vendor's platform.
Non-cash payments have grown at their fastest rate for a decade and due to Covid-19 restrictions, more people are discovering different ways to pay
Lenovo touted the ThinkPad X1 Fold as a unified experience for workers who use laptops and tablets. The company has started taking orders.
The shift to home working during the coronavirus has breathed fresh life into the PC market
Printer player strikes deal to add more depth to its services capabilities across EMEA
The Department for Education’s National Pupil Database, which contains millions of items of data on the UK’s schoolchildren, was found to be non-compliant with data protection regulations across the board
Nvidia intends to acquire Arm for £31bn, as part of its plan to “create the computing company for the age of AI”
Raccine, an open source 'vaccine,' prevents ransomware threat actors from using a Windows utility to delete shadow copies of a system's data, but there are a few drawbacks.
House Democrats have published a report on the monopoly power wielded by big tech companies and how to restore competition in digital markets
An open source data management group enhanced its Open Data Framework with the Greenland 1.1 update, improving multi-cloud file support and expanding connectivity to data storage options.
US-based workwear manufacturer cuts storage costs from $1 to $0.25 per gigabyte as it deploys data management software and shifts old files to Microsoft Azure Blob and Cold storage
LeanIX's new Business Transformation Management module tries to simplify planning through its 'GitHub for IT architecture' approach and Apple Time Machine-like visualization tool.
Industry veteran John Wookey is back at SAP to run the newly formed SAP Intelligent Spend and Business Network as SAP Ariba executive Chris Haydon departs.
Tableau and its new owner unveiled their first collaboration during Tableau's user conference, but due to COVID-19 the vendors have faced unique challenges as they join forces.
Oracle's new Cloud Observability and Management Platform seeks to appeal to customers with complex multi-cloud and on-premises environments.
Experts say Datto's deep investment in MSPs and the SMB market made it well-positioned for an IPO, and it doesn't mean other data protection vendors should do the same.
Defence Committee report on the security of 5G brands existing regulations outdated and unsatisfactory
Accenture’s acquisition of Zag comes amid growing demand for expertise in S/4 Hana migrations in Australia and New Zealand
Singtel is providing enterprises with early access to its 5G standalone network at its testing facility to test and develop new 5G applications
Scaring the people who hold the purse strings may be the best option for CISOs who need a little extra budget
CPS sees a spike in data security incidents, many of them serious enough to be reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office
After an increase in online sales as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, supermarket Tesco made 16,000 temporary staff permanent to cope with the shift in customer behaviour
Three-year digital plan includes empowering people to become ‘smart citizens’, introducing sensor technology, 5G and smart public transport, and moving most of the council’s systems to the cloud
The director of software company Studios MG spammed members of the public at the height of the pandemic as one of its directors tried to shift a job lot of face masks
HPE is looking to reward those that bring in more business from small and medium-sized customers over the next year
NHS regulator continues enquiries about the appointment of former Post Office CEO at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust as more damning details emerge
The current resurgence of Emotet is attracting attention as governments issue new warnings and cyber criminals rush to exploit the chaotic US election
Nvidia has rolled out a new chip technology that supplements its GPUs, along with a new development kit and architecture to create more capable AI-based applications.
UK telco and simulation platform provider join project to accelerate the development of cutting-edge transport technologies
The NCSC is issuing an updated version of its guide to security for SMEs, reflecting the long-lasting changes to the world of work seen in 2020
Research reveals a burgeoning IT-employee divide among the growing ranks of remote workers, but the root causes have yet to be examined fully
IBM is set to split in two to form two publicly traded entities, with one focusing on the delivery of hybrid cloud services to enterprises, and the other specialising in the delivery of managed infrastructure services
Challenges lie ahead, but the importance of technology is clear and steady, according to those responsible for supplying it to customers
The developer-centric UCaaS vendor Twilio offers users new tools to support video chat, field service workers and aggregation of customer activity data.
A speech recognition services vendor in Great Britain turned to Nvidia Jarvis, a new framework for creating conversational AI models on GPUs, to quickly build a product.
The new Google Workspace will let people use Meet or Chat to collaborate on projects while working in the office suite's other products, including Docs, Sheets or Slides.
Dell looks to snap server sales slump with two new PowerEdge XE servers. The dense models have flexible configurations of compute, storage and networking, and joint code development with Splunk.
IBM will spin off its Managed Infrastructure Services unit as a public company to focus on hybrid cloud and AI.
The updated platform from Denodo looks to help organizations via enhanced features that connect and query disparate sources of data across different environments.
Executives from IT management software firm SolarWinds MSP offered best practices for supporting clients' return-to-office transitions. Get tips on how to facilitate the journey.
Sumo Logic has rolled out AWS and Kubernetes observability tools with automated root cause analysis. Users say they offer easy setup at an affordable price.
CISA senior advisor Josh Corman said healthcare CIOs should focus on threat modeling and stronger disaster recovery for better healthcare cybersecurity.
President Trump proposed raising H-1B wages in 2016 while on the campaign trail but delivered his proposal one month before the 2020 election.
Hyland moves on incorporating Another Monday RPA, Learning Machine blockchain credentials into its platform. Alfresco integration waits in the wings as acquisition closes.
Two events -- a new advisory and what might be the first ransomware-related death -- have reignited the debate of whether ransomware payments should be banned.
U.S. District Judge Henry Coke Morgan Jr. ruled that Cisco's infringement of Centripetal Network's patents was 'willful and egregious.' Cisco said it would appeal the ruling.
Schneider Electric marks 2020 Innovation Summit with release of joint report with 451 Research into global datacentre market’s attitudes towards sustainability
Consortium of tech providers introduce new model for media delivery using open caching architecture, claiming ‘unprecedented’ levels of quality with open, global APIs
Competition and Markets Authority requests right to probe potentially game-changing joint venture that could transform UK’s wired and wireless communications provision
Magecart credit card skimmer harvested financial data of users of Wisepay’s platform over a two-day period
The channel has managed to navigate one of the most challenging years so far in a positive way
Multinational technology companies accused of knowingly benefiting from human rights abuses in the Democratic Republic of Congo have responded to a lawsuit seeking to hold them accountable for the deaths of Congolese children in their cobalt supply chains
Boss of SCC reveals that the company is considering some deals at a time when M&A activity is continuing across the channel
TCS’s financial results signal that enterprises are ready to invest in IT to help them recover from the coronavirus-related business slowdown
Real Facebook Oversight Board alleges Facebook is trying to censor it for speaking out against the social media company’s behaviour
After unveiling the Racial Justice Data Initiative, Tableau is building a new data hub to help organizations working in the fight against systemic racism.
Forest management startup gains seed fund to develop internet of things technology for what it says is the dawn of the digital forest
The topic of changing consumption models came up repeatedly at the Canalys Channels Forum
Centre of politics becomes centre of 5G activity as incumbent telcos tap Nordic comms giants to build out next-generation infrastructures
Komprise deepened its relationship with Microsoft, opening shop in Azure Marketplace and enabling customers to easily manage hot and cold data between Azure and Azure Blob.
Istio seemed destined for Kubernetes-like dominance in the service mesh market, but recent open source governance drama created an opening for competition from networking vendors.
Here's how two SAP S/4HANA migration projects by De Nora Group and Vistaprint were completed on time after the COVID-19 crisis forced the implementation teams to work remotely.
Slack plans to launch the new messaging feature next year. New capabilities set for this year include audio and video messaging and verification of participants in shared channels.
No-code/low-code platform providers Mendix and Unqork revealed partnerships with consulting partners as they pursue an array of vertical industries; other IT channel news.
Nutanix is now looking beyond just on-premises hardware and private clouds to help its users deploy and manage data based across hybrid cloud deployments.