Co-chair will be part of the council that advises the prime minister on science and technology policy issues, including sustainable development, innovation and the UK’s research and science capability
Channel player starts the month with both deals wrapped up and in a position to start contributing to the firm’s performance
SonicWall has tracked an explosion in the number of ransomware attacks and highlighted the importance of the channel in helping customers handle the threat
Finland is set to create network of technology hubs that will support SMEs in the country, as well as create links across the EU
After corporate identity shift, fixed wireless network system provider reveals next phase of evolution with new partner programme to address growing FWA market demands
Security player moves to fill a gap in the market for customers looking for immediate help with a security attack
The operators of Maze announce they are shutting down, and claim their crime spree was merely intended to demonstrate lax security at their targets
Vendor’s view of the world has been validated by the response to the pandemic and it wants partners to accelerate customer cloud adoption
Twilio, a contact-center-friendly UCaaS vendor, has completed the purchase of the Segment CDP for $3.2 billion in stock. Together, experts said, they could challenge Microsoft, Salesforce and Oracle.
Channel player Bytes looks to split from South African owners and go it alone as a public company
Provider aims to install fibre to more than seven million UK households by the end of the first quarter of 2021
Maze ransomware has shut down, according to an announcement it posted Sunday, although some evidence suggests that Maze operators have resumed attacks under a different name.
The FBI, HHS and CISA warn healthcare CIOs of a potential wave of destructive ransomware attacks. Cybersecurity experts offer advice on how they can best prepare.
Honeywell rolled out a quantum computer with a quantum volume of 128, accompanied by the company's first subscription program that assures users get the latest upgrades quickly.
Coupa Software's acquisition of Llamasoft for $1.5 billion will bring AI-based supply chain planning and modeling capabilities to its business spend management platform.
The NCSC dealt with over 700 incidents in the 12 months to August 2020, with over 200 specifically related to Covid-19, and the NHS a critical area of focus
Hewlett-Packard Enterprise has snagged a A$48m deal to deliver a supercomputer for Australia’s Pawsey Supercomputing Centre
Public cloud giant becomes latest provider to sign MoU with UK government focused on delivering cost savings to public sector cloud buyers, while seeking to support them with skilling up on off-premise technologies
Government faces scrutiny of its handling of the Post Office IT scandal that destroyed subpostmasters’ lives and livelihoods
Smart factory concept realised as research reveals smart manufacturing will represent three-fifths of global industrial internet of things connections over next five years
OVHcloud emerges as the latest cloud provider to reinforce its commitment to ensuring the growth of its business does not come at the expense of the environment
NHS is looking for artificial intelligence products to help with triage, screening, imaging and intelligent operational automation
A three-year programme to transform the security vetting process for civil servants includes a technology platform due to be rolled out in summer 2021
5G connectivity takes to the skies as Capgemini division announces what it says is a breakthrough for service which will beam signals through the stratosphere from fleet of aircraft
Ocado has acquired two US firms to boost its robotics expertise, while Walmart has reverted to using staff for shelf inventory checks
An executive order by the Trump administration may all but ban diversity, equity and inclusion training. But it's getting a fight in court and opposition from business groups.
Class action suit seeks claims worth more than £10bn over the processing of personal information
Channel player saw corporate and SME sales dip as the recovery from the worst of the pandemic continued
Canon continues on its mission to establish centres with partners to increase its penetration in key geographic areas
Expert in engineering driverless technologies partners with leading UK operator to bring 5G to its Nuneaton headquarters with a private mobile network designed to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and surrounding infrastructure, such as traffic signals
AWS released its EC2 P4d instances, the tech giant's newest GPU-backed instances. The instances speed up AI training and supercomputing workloads.
Informatica is out with its fall 2020 update, integrating capabilities from its July acquisition of Compact Solutions that advance its enterprise data catalog.
Security operations teams in the two Asian giants see the increased volume of cyber threats as their biggest challenge amid the Covid-19 pandemic
The European Commission is to issue updated standard contractual clauses (SCCs) that will allow organisations in the EU to exchange data with the US, but they may arrive too late to incorporate into UK law
Latest poll by contractor tax consultancy Qdos suggests freelancers are less concerned about the threat the coronavirus and Brexit pose to their businesses than the havoc the IR35 private sector reforms might cause
Common digital platform will help small and medium-sized enterprises across the Nordic region with data sharing
BT installs UK’s first dedicated public 5G network for the University of Warwick, aiming to bring new opportunities for research and further enhance students’ learning experience through its EE mobile network
This has been a promising year for vendors selling hardware, and Lenovo’s latest quarterly results bear that out
New funding will support UK entrepreneurs and startups in scaling up their eco-friendly innovations
Mobility specialist has reacted to the pandemic with partner programme enhancements and increased online support
Altnet unveils what it says is a gigabit connectivity industry-first for homes in the UK capital
Many people considering a career change have chosen to shift their focus to the technology industry since the beginning of the pandemic, according to CWJobs
Former Morrisons CTO Anna Barsby will lead retailer’s tech agenda as part of its acquisition by the Issa brothers
The SaltStack vulnerabilities, disclosed Tuesday, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of the popular open source software.
Individuals and businesses will soon be able to sign documents digitally using a new service on the Singapore government’s SingPass digital identity platform
Asia-Pacific countries need to take a whole-of-government approach and not regulate the telecoms industry in isolation to advance their digital societies
Spanish bank BBVA is using Amazon Web Services to give its traders better access to market data following a project which also involved data provider Bloomberg
Navy has been trialling drones, autonomous systems and new communication systems under plans to evolve the Royal Marines into a ‘hi-tech raiding and strike force’
Vendor increases mobile tools for the channel as it launches a fresh partner programme
Consumers warned to be on guard against criminals pretending to be IT support staff to gain access to personal banking information
Nearly three million homes in UK capital and Ulster gain access to gigabit connections with the next-generation infrastructure now in 45% of Virgin’s network across the UK
The BBC's head of architecture within its Design and Engineering team lifts the lid on the work the broadcaster has done to migrate its BBC Online infrastructure assets to the cloud
Tech giant lends its support to the NCSC Cyber Accelerator scheme, which is seeking its seventh cohort of startups
SAP acquires Emarsys, which has a CDP included in its customer experience data handling toolbox. SAP execs shed light on how it will fit in with the company's own CDP.
SAP scoops up a marketing automation platform with CDP capabilities, as well as personalization and the ability to reach customers across digital channels.
With the remaining longstanding independent vendors as the most likely acquisition targets, expect more consolidation in the BI industry over the next few years.
Research by UK and Ireland SAP User Group and analyst firm shows SAP customer base still moving slowly to S/4 Hana
IFS strengthened its field service portfolio with the acquisition of Clevest, a firm that provides field service management capabilities specific to the utilities industry.
Companies could install and manage the business application server remotely. The product would be small enough to mount on a wall and use open source Sonic for networking.
Microsoft's new Productivity Score tool for 365 needs third-party data and security information to be entirely useful to enterprises, analysts said.
National Audit Office report highlights concerns over UK’s readiness when Brexit transition period ends, including several IT systems at risk of not being ready in time
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Apps now interlinked to cover and protect 66 million people through digitally reinforced contact tracing
Tax collection agency HMRC will spend up to £9.75m to streamline notifications through text, voice and email
Post Office branches offline during busy business hours after suffering an IT error that the Post Office said related to IT from supplier Fujitsu
Privacy campaigner the Open Rights Group claims the advertising technology industry is systematically breaching the GDPR, and the ICO is doing nothing about it
NAO’s insight into HMRC’s annual report and accounts finds that the pandemic has created challenges for the department’s transformation programmes, including Universal Credit and the end of the Brexit transition period
NHS Digital tells healthcare organisations to be mindful of a marked rise in usage of the Bazar and Buer loaders
Leading Korean operator collaborates with Samsung to prepare for the launch of 5G standalone networks so that enterprises can scale business-specific services such as network slicing
Software player shares an ambition to grow its business here and to do so by working with resellers and MSPs
None of the components needed to deliver NHS digital ambitions are in place, says Public Accounts Committee, as MPs call for the Department of Health and Social care to set ‘realistic targets’
Broadband provider signs contracts to create over 3,750 local network construction jobs in three-year recruitment and training programme to provide up to 10,000 people with jobs to develop fibre network
Adobe adds bidirectional feeds to Experience Platform to manage post-sale customer data from third-party sources such as customer service and loyalty program platforms.
HYLA Mobile study reports strong trade-in values amid the Covid-19 pandemic – with the value of devices at trade-in maintaining an upward trend in the third quarter
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