The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed gaps in the ability of retailers to mitigate supply chain imbalances
Tribunal questions whether people without a British passport or Britons living overseas are eligible to use the UK’s Freedom of Information Act
Vendor has seen its channel respond to the shift to home working, but is keen to highlight other areas where partners can increase revenues this year
In what it says is a year like no other, BT broadband provision division reveals added infrastructure pressures from “new normal”
Court rules it would be oppressive to send Julian Assange to the US to face trial after finding he is at high risk of suicide. US government says it will appeal
Almost half of Thailand’s 70 million population to be served by a new 5G radio access network from leading local communications service provider DTAC
Channel player turns to former VMware staffer to take charge of its public sector division
Welsh council expands its robotic process automation project, which has successfully helped the council deliver free school meals during the Covid-19 pandemic
Computer Weekly is looking for nominations for its inaugural Innovation Awards in APAC to honour digitisation initiatives that have transformed organisations in seven industries
SK Telecom’s multi-access edge computing service will let enterprises build low latency applications that make use of AWS cloud services
Enhanced mobile platform line claimed to be able to accelerate global 5G commercialisation and deliver ‘series-defying’ features to mass-volume smartphone segment
The digital strategy, originally due in autumn 2020, is likely to be published at some point in 2021, and the government is ‘continuing to consider the best timeframe for delivering the strategy’
New agreement promises new functionalities with faster time-to-market and enhancements to the digital experience for people, enterprises and industries across operating companies in 10 countries
The Association of Accounting Technicians calls for improvements to HM Revenue and Customs’ Making Tax Digital programme, and says the exemption threshold, currently at £10,000, should be raised
UK Finance proposes an increase in the limit on spending using contactless cards
Channel players share details of their recent trading performance, with both revealing that last year was strong
Bandwidth infrastructure company enhances footprint with unique routes, extra capacity and flexibility with dedicated high-speed fibre-optic network in northern powerhouse
Chinese networking equipment supplier Huawei fights to retain access to potential 5G contracts across the Nordic region
Slack's messaging service is back up following a global outage that forced many customers to return to email for communications. Slack had not determined the cause.
Here is a list of 10 of the largest cyber attacks of a pandemic-dominated 2020, including several devastating ransomware incidents and a massive supply chain attack.
Unified communications specialist TelcoSwitch gains access to a few million pounds in a funding round that should provide more support for its partners
The Australian Cyber Security Centre warns of scammers who are using its name to gain control of personal computers and trick users into revealing personal information
UK mobile operators join scheme to help families that need access to connectivity to support their child’s learning needs during the latest lockdown, while BCS calls for free mobile access to education sites
NHS trust defends its director appointment process following an external review of its recruitment of former Post Office CEO Paula Vennells
New funding will be used to boost performance and make the HPC system much more energy efficient
Investigations into the far-reaching SolarWinds Solorigate attack did not let up during the holidays
Judge cites Assange’s support of NSA whistleblower as one of the reasons for him being at high risk of absconding. He will remain in Belmarsh prison until the US government completes its appeal
Former Dell EMC executive takes up the challenge of strengthening Commvault’s global partner base
US airline adds next-generation Ka-band satellite technology to mainline fleet to help modernise how passengers stay connected and enjoy content during travel
Security player Kaspersky urges partners to educate customers around the risks of putting their faith in apparent ‘silver bullets’ from rivals
Launching a data storage startup is always challenging, and the pandemic made it even tougher in 2020. Here are six startups that can change the way enterprises buy storage.
Claiming validation of its business model and leadership in 5G, the communications chip giant appoints successor to retiring chief executive with brief to drive value
The CEO of Dremio outlines why the vendor is growing as organizations increasingly rely on cloud data storage to fuel business intelligence and analytics.
British Antarctic Survey outfitted the RRS Sir David Attenborough with Quantum QXS hybrid disk and Scalar i3 tape libraries to store and protect research data mid-voyage.
Amid a surge of facial recognition technology systems from vendors, Intel introduces RealSense ID, a system that Intel claims can accurately and quickly identify human faces.
Labour MPs have written to government officials urging them to provide schools and children with the digital provisions necessary to ensure every child can properly work from home during lockdown
GrubHub SREs fostered more consistent deployment patterns for resources such as DNS and AWS load balancers with a move to self-service infrastructure-as-code tools for DevOps teams last year.
Storage as a service, hybrid cloud, Kubernetes storage, economic fallout from COVID-19, and backup mergers and acquisitions dominated data storage news in 2020.
The SolarWinds attacks have left a massive impact on security, tech and the world at large, and events are still unfolding nearly a month after the initial disclosure.
Dell introduced three video conferencing monitors with Microsoft Teams integration this week, as part of its emphasis on a hybrid work model. It also announced new laptops.
The DBS Future Tech Academy will focus on training the bank’s technologists in three disciplines for a start – site reliability engineering, data processing and analytics, and application security
GPON broadband network deployed to meet the needs of thousands of residents in the highest city in the world
The UK ranks high in a list of countries where citizens are least confident about how their private information is handled by public authorities, research shows
Exec who transformed former satellite TV provider into Europe’s largest multi-platform communications provider with mobile, telephony and FTTH steps down after 13 years
Channel comms player starts a fresh chapter with private equity player taking a significant minority stake in the business
In September, Arm and Nvidia announced a £31bn merger. Will Arm chip design remain free from Nvidia’s influence?
Council data stolen in October is leaked online in a double extortion attack
US president signs executive order banning the use of Chinese payments app, citing national security risks
As research shows the strain on business from Covid, UK communications operator announces programme to offer free high-speed connectivity
Appetite for acquisitions across the channel shows no sign of abating, with a few deals struck already this week
Appointment of career intelligence operative Anne Neuberger signals refreshed security approach for the US government under Joe Biden's administration
Significant number of UK householders won’t switch broadband networks for fear of losing their connection or the perceived hassle of switching, but many are left paying too much, research shows
While no defense is guaranteed, zero-trust access and behavioral monitoring can be useful against nation-state hackers and threats like the SolarWinds attacks.
With new data modeling, catalog and governance technology from an acquisition, Quest looks to build a broader data platform to help organizations optimize and benefit from data.
Twitter has permanently suspended President Trump's account. Facebook has banned the president until the end of his term and possibly beyond.
Startup data storytelling vendor Toucan Toco has big goals for 2021, including doubling its annual revenues and expanding its customer base by about 50%.
Employers interested in whether their employees took part in the U.S. Capitol insurrection and stormed the building may want to proceed with caution, legal and HR experts said.
Red Hat will donate StackRox Kubernetes security software to open source and build it into its OpenShift platform, while preserving support for cloud Kubernetes platforms.
House of Commons Science and Technology Committee finds poor data management to have hampered the government’s Covid-19 pandemic response
BT broadband provision division to deploy permanent full-fibre monitoring technology to assist in programme to deliver broadband across UK homes
Brexit IT systems are all up and running, but little traffic through the borders means they haven’t yet been put to the test, and in Northern Ireland, suppliers don’t yet have software ready to use the Customs Declaration Service
Consumer rights organisation has ranked the security of UK online current account providers
Vendor hoping simplicity and increased support in a fresh partner programme will benefit its channel
Utility firm hopes to map out customer communications to help deliver a better customer experience and improve the business
The EU-UK Brexit deal has granted the UK temporary data adequacy to allow for the continued flow of data across borders, but the agreement has divided data protection experts
Unsolicited offer from Atos for its rival could see the creation of a mega solutions provider
The AI Council has published a “roadmap” of advice to government in respect of developing a UK state strategy for artificial intelligence, encompassing skills, vendor support and public sector procurement
CMA is looking at proposed privacy changes to Google’s Chrome browser that could be seen as anti-competitive
Facial-recognition supplier claims new system can accurately identify masked faces, therefore promoting public health during the pandemic. But questions remain about whether its existing UK law enforcement clients will be deploying the technology
Second UK MPs’ report in matter of weeks slams government for dismal failure and lack of sufficient progress in meeting already scaled-back benchmark for gigabit-capable connectivity by 2025
UK incumbent telco joins campaign to make sure disadvantaged children can get connected as Covid-19 lockdown closes schools and other educational establishments
JetStream DR for Azure VMware Solution allows customers to failover on-premises VMware VMs to Azure VMware Solution. The data is stored in Azure.
Paris-based IT services company Atos is reportedly eyeing DXC Technology as an acquisition target -- a move that would greatly scale Atos' North American presence; other news.
Starburst is advancing its enterprise data platform with new funding that will help advance its cloud efforts around the open source Trino query engine formerly known as PrestoSQL.
Microsoft won't prioritize a feature that would let Teams users move channels between groups, despite tens of thousands of requests. Users have asked for the capability since 2016.
Some Twitter users insist that a recent video of President Trump admitting his defeat in the election is a deepfake, although there's no proof. Deepfakes are difficult to detect.
A court has ruled that the security and intelligence services can no longer rely on ‘general warrants’ to authorise the hacking of large numbers of computers and phones belonging to UK citizens