Police beacons equipped with video cameras, sirens, floodlights and speakers are being deployed at two parks to improve public safety in a year-long trial
The appointment of a former Post Office executive, who tried to mislead a judge, in the Football Association of Wales has been questioned by an MP
Pluralism key to developing and deploying technologies for an inclusive post-Covid economic recovery, according to a panel at Digital Ethics Summit 2020
Study from leading analytics firm reveals how 2020’s mobile app arena has been transformed through Covid-19, and how the app providers are setting up for 2021
Cyber security company says investigations have revealed security breach occurred because of a flaw in a network monitoring software
The onset of the coronavirus pandemic in early 2020 is known to have had a big impact on the pace and scale of enterprise cloud adoption this year, but will the effect be temporary or permanent?
The backup software vendor has seen demand rising from customers of all sizes, with its partners able to tap into those market conditions
UK mobile virtual network operator selects Amazon cloud as part of plan to accelerate innovation and enhance new services
Google’s services suffered unexpected downtime on 14 December 2020. Gmail, YouTube, Google Drive, the Android Play Store and its maps service all affected
Japanese tech giant establishes Open RAN laboratory in India to complement centre of excellence in the UK, where Southampton University spin-off joins O-RAN Alliance
Pandemic effects on technology of importance to HR are still unfolding. It's not yet known how employers will learn the vaccine status of their workers.
Nation-state hackers conducted a supply chain attack on SolarWinds and planted a backdoor in software updates issued to customers such as FireEye and various government agencies.
Australia’s second biggest telco, Optus, will offer VMware’s SD-WAN solution to enterprises in a highly fragmented market
New data preparation capabilities highlight the release of Tableau 2020.4, which was unveiled on Dec. 15 and includes a version of Tableau Prep Builder for the browser.
Swedish tech provider aims to rectify lack of options for at-sea communications where traditional satellite comms have seen high prices, high latency and low throughput
Sweden’s Blueair introduces new functionality for customers through a cloud-based internet of things platform
Authorities in Helsinki will use artificial intelligence and video technologies to help them automate monitoring of crowds
The shift to home working and operating online has underlined the need for customers to upgrade networking infrastructure, but the channel must overcome some resistance to unlock that business
Vendor is adding partners to its collaborative platform that launched last month to encourage more cross-channel partnerships
Online Harms Bill due early 2021 will introduce GDPR-style fines for technology companies that breach online duty of care rules
The milestone is part of a major insourcing exercise that saw the department move away from monolithic contracts
Navisite expands its SAP managed services offerings for midmarket enterprises with the acquisition of SAP implementation project specialists Dickinson and Associates.
Antitrust forces expect the Biden administration to pursue federal antitrust litigation and lawmaking. But Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have strong ties to big tech.
Firebolt, a new challenger to established cloud data storage vendors including Microsoft and Google, launched recently after securing $37 million in financing.
DataRobot is the latest AI vendor to address AI bias, releasing a new feature to help organizations detect and prevent bias in their models.
At AWS re:invent 2020 the public cloud giant unveiled enhancements to its database and analytics portfolio, including the Babelfish project for migrating from SQL Server to PostgreSQL.
Singapore workers faced challenges in accessing internal company resources, spotty connections and had to use their personal devices for business while working remotely
Most leaders do not feel like they have sufficient funding to deliver new digital capabilities, despite engagement topping priorities for the NHS in 2021, finds study
Analyst firm’s latest Channel Leadership Matrix picks up on those vendors that have given partners excellent support
Low absolute pricing is among the region’s best, but lower average speeds compared with much of Europe makes the UK one of the continent’s laggards when it comes to broadband value for money
The number of students choosing to study computer science at degree level rose year-on-year in 2020, according to BCS
Brexit is looming and there are delays at the ports – and that is having an impact in the channel and among its customers
Survey shows inadequate infrastructure is preventing businesses from meeting challenges around remote working and omni-channel customer demand and holding them back from embracing more innovative technologies
Body-worn video integration will transform Lancashire police’s time-consuming and manual procedures into an efficient digital workflow, but claims that BMV will increase transparency and accountability are not backed by the evidence
New additions to Intel's memory and storage product roadmap include Optane's fastest solid-state drive yet and dense 144-layer QLC NAND SSDs that top out at 30.72 TB.
While the scope of the breach is still unknown, the cyber attack on SolarWinds shows what can happen when sophisticated attackers target just one link of a software supply chain.
An attack on U.S. government agencies via vendor software updates illuminates a SecOps frontier where users must figure out how to reliably evaluate third-party dependencies.
Security researchers discovered the Orion DLL component containing the backdoor used was still present in updates on SolarWinds' website as recently as Monday night.
The Federal Trade Commission is seeking information on how social networking giants like Facebook, Twitter and YouTube collect and use consumer data.
Video conferencing company 8x8 selects former RingCentral COO Dave Sipes to replace outgoing CEO Vik Verma. Analysts expect Sipes to significantly improve 8x8 business operations.
Project Resilience will offer up to $5,000 worth of credits to public sector and community organisations to offset the cost of storing data on Amazon Web Services
Danske Bank is using artificial intelligence to help it prevent a repeat of the huge money laundering scandal that hit one of its operations in Estonia
Although yet to fully accommodate the boost it got from the recent launch of suitably enabled iPhones, the 5G market has enjoyed a strong third quarter, according to data from mobile testing specialist
With gigabit connectivity crucial to supporting the UK’s ‘levelling up’ agenda and plugging the digital divide, an EY study shows half of UK SMEs believe investment in gigabit connectivity is vital for the economic development of their region after Covid-19
A government greenpaper sets out changes to simplify buying in the public sector and to benefit small and medium businesses
A so-called kill-switch for the dangerous SolarWinds Sunburst attack should allay some user fears, but is not a full fix for the issue
NHS National Services Scotland is working with security firm Check Point to safeguard its sensitive data in the cloud and support its work on the coronavirus
The EU’s new cyber security strategy forms a key component of Shaping Europe’s Digital Future, the Recovery Plan for Europe, and the EU Security Union Strategy
Those looking ahead have already tipped increases in flexible consumption models as one of the main features of 2021
Firm is building on last year’s acquisition of Complete IT with plans to provide a more expansive solution to SME customers
High-capacity 100Gbps connectivity services delivered into datacentre intended to future-proof Scotland’s businesses and public sector organisations
More than three million users of third-party browser extensions for Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo and others have been infected with malware, according to Avast
Former altnet brings online two new training centres in Bury and Pulborough alongside existing site in Coventry
Court of Appeal indicates subpostmasters can pursue appeal route that could do more damage to Post Office’s reputation
National Tree Company remedied sluggish performance with an HPE Nimble Storage dHCI converged all-flash system, boosting order processing and sales in time for the holidays.
Arcserve X Series appliances have Sophos Intercept X Advanced built in and can scale to three petabytes. All Arcserve backup appliances now ship with Sophos software.
Upper management's rising interest in DevSecOps raises the stakes for IT pros as they contend with rapidly evolving cloud-native apps.
Data protection vendors Veeam, Actifio and Datrium were acquisition targets in 2020; Google and VMware opened their wallets; and Intel sold its memory business -- but kept Optane.
The kill switch follows several other moves Microsoft made against the malware, including the removal of digital certificates and quarantining the malware in Windows Defender.
A joint statement from the FBI, CISA and Office of the Director of National Intelligence says the SolarWinds backdoor attacks are 'ongoing' and have comprised federal agencies.
The pandemic didn't stop the evolution of HR tech. MGM launched new sites to help employees, and Southwest Airlines measured the effectiveness of its recruiting chatbots.
Cloud providers and enterprise cloud makers have dramatically changed the global switch market, dampening traditional networking gear's importance in the modern data center.
COVID-19 has increased demand by employers for flextime management capabilities. That will be a significant feature in the new SAP SuccessFactors employee time management system.
Intended as an add-on to non-Clumio data protection, RansomProtect SaaS provides an additional bunker for data through an isolated recovery environment.
Report urges coordination on policy and use of artificial intelligence, and sets out recommendations for how official bodies should respond to advances in the technology
More victims of the SolarWinds Orion Sunburst cyber attack are being identified as the massive scale of the Russia-linked cyber espionage campaign becomes more clear
At some point, IT leaders need to take a hard look at existing outsourcing contracts to understand how well they reflect current business practices
All 270,000 customers of People’s Energy, a renewable energy startup, have had their details compromised in a major data breach incident
According to a Public Accounts Committee report, the need to fill gaps in tech expertise as a result of Covid-19 and Brexit means the public sector will resort to costly third-party support
RingCentral Glip Pro+ is a rebranding of the messaging app Glip. The new standalone version combines Glip messaging and RingCentral Video.
Facebook claims Apple's upcoming privacy change will hurt small businesses, but Apple argues the move gives users control over the personal data collected by apps.
Rubrik found Igneous Systems' large-scale unstructured data management capabilities to be complementary to its own and plans to fold it into the Rubrik platform.
Dell Technologies said its channel strategy is weathering the challenging conditions of the COVID-19 economy, with storage sales taking the biggest hit; other IT channel news.
Amazon Monitron and Lookout for Equipment use sensor data to help industrial customers predict when their machines will break. Amazon's GM of machine learning and AI explains.
The startup BI vendors to watch in 2021 are those companies attempting to extend data analysis beyond data scientists and trained analysts to ordinary business users.