TechTarget News - Week of Aug 28, 2022

Apple to make iPhone 14 in India

Tech giant Apple is ramping up iPhone production in India through contract manufacturer Foxconn in a move that will benefit local consumers and the country’s burgeoning manufacturing industry

Teradata launches cloud-native platform, enhances BI suite

VantageCloud Lake is designed to enable wider use across organizations along with better cost control, while ClearScape Analytics adds more than 50 new capabilities.

XenData's tape workaround cuts out egress fees

To help customers avoid costly egress and geo-replication fees, XenData has introduced a new tape archive appliance for local copies that can be moved at much lower costs.

OpenText to acquire Micro Focus for $6B

OpenText plans to acquire Micro Focus, a British software company, made its mark acquiring Hewlett Packard Enterprise's software business.

Heroku to end free tiers, creating platform void for devs

Heroku will cease offering its free tiers this November, leaving developers to choose from an array of alternatives that don't quite match up, according to industry experts.

One Login digital identity project makes headway

Government services are lining up to work with the GDS on its One Login digital identity system, according to its director of digital identity, Natalie Jones

VMware unveils Aria for multi-cloud management

The Aria product portfolio includes a software console powered by a central data store to deliver a map of the applications running in a multi-cloud environment.

NetApp storage goes GA for VMware Cloud on AWS

Move will bring up to 50% decrease in TCO for customers running VMware apps in the Amazon cloud, says NetApp. No date yet for extension of the service across other public clouds

LastPass breach limited in scale and well-managed, say experts

A breach of LastPass’s developer environment does not seem to have affected users of the password management service, but it may still be time for a credential reset

IAM house Okta confirms 0ktapus/Scatter Swine attack

Following last week’s disclosureby Group-IB researchers of a major phishing campaign, Okta has warned its customers to be on their guard

VMware updates Horizon Cloud to reduce infrastructure needs

VMware has improved Horizon Cloud and added features to Workspace One UEM. It also plans to launch a managed virtual desktop product to support the various needs of hybrid work.

VMware expands vSphere, vSAN for hybrid cloud enterprises

Updates to VMware's flagship vSphere and vSAN software keep pace with enterprise interest in hybrid cloud infrastructure for applications and workloads.

VMware Tanzu teases vSphere, PaaS tie-ins -- but doubts linger

VMware said enhanced Kubernetes integrations for vSphere and Cloud Foundry, some in the works for years, will ship soon, but the pending Broadcom deal gives some observers pause.

FBI warns attacks on DeFi platforms are increasing

As cryptocurrency interest soars, cybercriminals are cashing in on the immaturity of some DeFi platforms and stealing hundreds of millions of dollars from investors.

Panera's AI drive-through test addresses labor concerns

The restaurant chain is using Tori, a voice assistant from startup OpenCity. The company says its goal is to redirect employees from the drive-through lines to other tasks.

Sisu adds new decision intelligence capabilities

The startup aims to augment human decision-making with automation, and its new tools find and explain changes in data, analyze their effect and prescribe what to do next.

Alation adds Snowflake service, updates data catalog

The vendor launched the Alation Cloud Service for Snowflake designed to enable Snowflake users to more easily use Alation's data intelligence capabilities.

Microsoft Excel attacks fall out of fashion with hackers

Hornetsecurity researchers say newly introduced safety measures from Microsoft have driven cybercriminals away from using Excel as a malware infection tool.

IBM, VMware to jointly develop services for hybrid clouds

IBM and VMware expanded their long-held partnership with a deal to provide hybrid cloud services and consulting to IT pros in regulated industries.

HPE supply chain issues drive up server prices

HPE’s latest quarterly results show the company is trying to combat its order backlog by encouraging customers to buy next-gen servers

VMware CEO: Broadcom acquisition is on track

Raghu Raghuram claims VMware customers are getting more comfortable with the Broadcom acquisition while employees are ‘more or less focused’ on the job at hand

Orange and Equinix bring cloud agility to telco infrastructure

Digital infrastructure company makes advances in development of software-defined networking to speed global telco’s cloud model through what they claim is ‘groundbreaking as-a-service capability’

NHS staff fall further behind amid ransomware attack

While some NHS bodies are now recovering their services after the ransomware attack on a crucial software supplier, others are still being forced to rely on pen and paper, and some will be waiting months to recover

Google debuts open source bug bounty programme

Google is calling on hackers to take pot-shots at its open source projects for the first time through a new vulnerability research programme

CodeSee brings code mapping tool to enterprise developers

CodeSee, which maps code for the entire development pipeline, fills a market need for simplification in the face of growing complexity, according to one analyst.

Amazon advances QuickSight with new embedded analytics tool

Coming after the addition of natural language processing capabilities, the new embedded analytics tool strengthens the BI platform to make it more feature rich.

VMware CEO reveals big changes amid multi-cloud shift

VMware plans to change products, strategic direction and marketing to keep up with customers rushing to deploy multi-cloud architectures.

Meta and partners build Velox open source execution engine

The Facebook parent company, along with multiple contributors, including Ahana, Voltron Data and Intel, are developing a new open source technology to make data processing faster.

VMware Tanzu sets up edge computing showdown with OpenShift

Enterprise edge computing is still at a nascent stage, but a battle is brewing between Kubernetes platforms such as VMware Tanzu and OpenShift to support the emerging trend.

DOT dashboard, Biden regs address airline customer service

The U.S. Department of Transportation's new dashboard shines light on airline passenger rights, and President Biden proposes new rules to make fees more transparent.

Singapore to expand 5G coverage to seaport

The maritime hub will be testing the use of 5G in a range of maritime operations, including remote pilotage of vessels and drone delivery of components to ships

Full-fibre roll-out furthers pace in eastern UK and the Midlands

Leading independent carrier-neutral full-fibre platform CityFibre reveals plans to invest more than £14m in network across Northamptonshire town, as Hull-based wholesale fibre company MS3 Networks extends key business partnership to deliver full-fibre broadband services to homes and businesses

Arm sues Qualcomm over Nuvia tie-up

Qualcomm hopes to integrate Nuvia’s technology into its system-on-a-chip products based on Arm cores – but Arm says this infringes its IP

Google workers oppose cloud contract with Israeli government

Google workers and Palestinian rights activists call on company to divest from involvement in cloud and artificial intelligence contract with Israeli government and military, following allegations the tech giant has retaliated against an employee for being publicly critical of the deal

New (ISC)² cyber careers schemes go live

(ISC)² has opened up two new global cyber careers schemes to applicants to try to help organisations fill 2.7 million vacant roles worldwide

Space nerds beware: James Webb images used to spread malware

Astronomy and space aficionados are being targeted by cyber criminals exploiting some of the now-famous images captured by Nasa’s James Webb Space Telescope to distribute malware

Microsoft discloses 'high-severity' TikTok vulnerability

The flaw in TikTok's Android app is the latest security concern for the social media company, which was criticized last month for having keylogging functionality in its iOS app.

Researcher unveils smart lock hack for fingerprint theft

An academic researcher demonstrated how IoT smart locks could become tools for attackers to covertly steal fingerprints and potentially access more sensitive personal data.

Inflation Reduction Act boosts clean energy incentives

The Inflation Reduction Act increases incentives for clean energy, but there is concern that it doesn't address existing regulatory flaws inhibiting clean energy tech deployment.

HMRC to review how IR35 works in practice following PAC criticism

Several months have passed since the Public Accounts Committee issued its damning report on the fallout from the introduction of the IR35 reforms in the public sector, and HMRC has shared its feedback on its contents

Energie AG, Austria lights up optical transport network

Austrian energy supply and infrastructure company invests in optical transport network spanning 7,000km to improve customers’ experience and gain opportunity to grow by scaling as it broadens customer base

Dutch government finally allowed to use public cloud

Public cloud is finally within reach for Dutch public services. Previously, the Dutch government was only allowed to use private clouds due to risks concerning privacy and security

Ericsson claims sustainability gains with tri-sector 5G radio

Swedish comms tech provider makes further inroads into more sustainable networks with the introduction of a new triple-band, tri-sector radio that is said to be able to do the job of nine radios

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