The US has issued arrest warrants for the CEO of Sky Global and a former distributor for racketeering, aiding and abetting the distribution of illegal drugs by supplying encrypted phones to criminals
Former UK altnet announces new build and extensions to existing projects that will see it supply full-fibre infrastructure to nearly a third of the UK market
Construction consulting business is using augmented reality headsets to enable people on Microsoft Teams to inspect building sites remotely
The government wants to “unleash the power of AI” and be “the most pro-tech government ever”, according to digital secretary Oliver Dowden
A VMware-commissioned report by Aurora Energy Research highlights environmental benefits that can be attained by operators taking steps to continually improve their datacentre virtualisation setups
SAP specialist’s CEO shares the strategy behind the string of deals it has already signed this year
Association of Independent Professionals and the Self-Employed research into what contractors plan to do once the IR35 reforms come into play highlights growing risk of talent shortages
Parliamentary Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee publishes report critical of government accountability regarding data behind the decisions taken during the coronavirus pandemic
Experts suggest Parliament and Investigatory Powers Tribunal need to consider the implications of a court decision on police use of data from the EncroChat phone network
Exploitations of the Microsoft Exchange ProxyLogon vulnerabilities have increased tenfold in just four days
PM Boris Johnson expands on proposed National Cyber Force and plans to set up a north of England Cyber Corridor
In its effort to improve environmental safety and quality with the latest class of gas-fuelled vessel, leading Japanese shipping line implements 4G/LTE field area network
New SHIFT Autonomous Vehicle Deployment Report identifies the potential impact of deploying autonomous vehicle services across the UK with advanced traffic modelling helping to predict potential impact of autonomy on congestion, emissions, public transport and ride-sharing services
Dell's Boomi subsidiary expands the deployment options for its low-code Flow workflow automation tool to public clouds and customers' on-premises data centers.
Google, Microsoft Azure and AWS link up with comms tech giant to utilise cloud and open radio access network technology to develop new customer-focused 5G use cases
In a Q&A, Microsoft corporate vice president Charles Lamanna delves into the company's Power Fx, a new low-code tool that non-programmers can use to build applications.
It’s been another busy week in the personnel departments across the industry
Google Cloud and a top robotic process automation vendor team up to focus on automating back-office tasks and later industries such as financial services, healthcare and retail.
Salesforce adds Einstein AI tools for Pardot B2B account-based marketing to enable user sales teams to target entire customer account buying teams.
Australian datacentre operator will buy carbon offsets to help organisations reduce their carbon footprint through a new colocation service
Singapore’s ST Engineering and Google Cloud will explore offering secure cloud services for organisations in regulated industries
Microsoft claims to have resolved a global outage that left users of various services within its cloud portfolio unable to access their business apps and platforms overnight
Evidence gathering exercise will inform the development of the UK’s proposed Covid-19 vaccine passport scheme
Hybrid approach to encryption used by DearCry bears similarities to WannaCry
Microsoft’s mitigation tool is designed to help customers without dedicated security or IT teams navigate fixing their vulnerable Exchange servers
Collaboration tools specialist has seen the channel increase its revenue and hopes an enhanced partner programme will entice more to get involved
Canadian telcos come together citing the belief that 5G is redefining the innovation landscape and that significant multibillion-dollar investments are needed to deliver the connectivity that communities, consumers and businesses require
Banks have made progress in adding IT knowledge in their boardrooms, but they need more as digital transformation accelerates
Clear spike in data breach incidents at defence partners may reflect better reporting standards, claims MoD
ServiceMax Engage app gives users' customers a snapshot of their service contract benefits, and gives users vital updates for asset managements of property in the field.
Josh Bersin’s annual HR technology market guide for 2021 pulls out employee experience as the hottest area, as the sector shifts to productivity-boosting tech
A Dutch court has rejected Uber and Ola’s claims that drivers collectively taking action to access their data amounts to an abuse of their individual data access rights, laying the ground for drivers to form their own union-controlled data trust
Datadobi DobiProtect has gained support for Azure Blob, extending its cross-protocol replication capabilities between NAS and cloud object storage beyond S3-compatible targets.
Channel player releases full-year results showing that the business navigated the choppy waters of the pandemic successfully
Real-time communications software and network solutions firm sees OTN platforms deployed in upgrade of backbone transport network in Finland and Northern Europe
Insurance companies need to fill tech skills gaps if they are going to prosper in the age of insurtech
Annual Tech Nation report shows UK technology firms saw record levels of investment in 2020, but a significant proportion of it was concentrated in a small number of scaleup enterprises
BCG study estimates large contribution to employment and GDP over the next decade, through the roll-out of next-generation mobile infrastructure
Research finds a worryingly large number of operators indicating that when it comes to digital transformation, integration with legacy technology is their largest gating factor, followed closely by data security concerns
Nokia's RAN-related partnership with AWS, Microsoft and Google solidifies its strategy of delivering cloud-based 5G infrastructure to service providers and major enterprises.
Managing Trino, the open source project formerly known as PrestoSQL, could get easier and faster with a new partnership from two leading vendors in the market.
Multiple security vendors reported that exploitation of the Microsoft Exchange Server zero-days began well before their disclosure, but researchers are at a loss to explain why.
Oracle continues to add augmented intelligence features to its BI suite with the aim of enabling business users to work with data without needing the skills of a data scientist.
Oracle has released Java 16, the latest version of the Java Development Kit (JDK) for developers. The company also moved the OpenJDK source code repositories from Mercurial to Git.
Security intelligence vendor RiskIQ found that 69,548 servers remained unpatched as of Sunday and are vulnerable to attacks, with nearly 17,000 servers located in the U.S.
The job cuts stem from a major restructuring that formed four business groups, including two focused on emerging technologies like cloud-delivered network infrastructure.
Some enterprises want cloud file storage to complement or replace legacy NAS. Several product enhancements last week target issues of cost, data security and remote shared storage.
PatSnap reports new funding for its IP and R&D management platforms, as the number of patents granted globally picked up, despite COVID-19, in 2020.
Children’s socio-economic status has affected their experiences with digital learning, and most teachers consider their pupils to be, on average, three months behind where they would be expected to be
Micron ends development of 3D XPoint and shifts its focus to CXL-enabled memory products, raising questions on the future supply source of Intel's Optane memory.
Both BSL and Sabio make acquisitions to add more depth to the support they can give to users looking to improve customer experience
Fibre optic testing and measurement portfolio designed to address businesses’ rapidly changing infrastructure needs
Business services supplier creates two core units that focus on public sector and commercial enterprise customers and will sell off non-core assets
The firm is planning a rebrand as it goes public under a brand it acquired almost a decade ago, saying the move is a positive for its MSP base
After announcing their plans to extend and improve basic 4G connectivity around the country, the UK’s mobile operators are celebrating their principal gains in the 5G arena with low-band and mid-band spectrum
Diamanti Spektra 3.2 added support for Google Cloud, extending the platform to all three major public clouds, as well as CRI-O support for customers that want to replace Docker.
Over the coming months, Fuze will roll out a one-click feature that lets customers connect to Cisco Webex, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and other video conferencing services.
Ride-hailing firm will pay its UK drivers minimum wage following court ruling, but has diverged from the court’s interpretation that drivers should be paid from when they log in, not just when passengers are on board
Digital Green Certificates will supposedly help re-establish freedom of movement within the European Union
The average amount paid out by ransomware victims has grown almost threefold to more than $300,000 per incident, according to a report
Comms and cloud tech giants to support public cloud deployment of Belgian operator’s mobile core, signalling the first step in its transformation towards cloud-based services
Public cloud giant publishes details of its Carbon Free Energy Percentage metric that it hopes companies will use to inform their decisions about where best to run their workloads for sustainability reasons
SAS said it is still hiring for hundreds of open positions worldwide, despite cutting approximately 100 jobs. The independent analytics vendor employs nearly 14,000 people.
IBM has released new versions of its application modernization tools designed to bring its Z series of mainframe applications in closer alignment with its development pipeline.
The managed open source database services vendor is looking to grow its platform offering by bringing in new expertise to enable PostgreSQL deployments.
Oracle hopes new AMD EPYC instance types that deliver more performance at the same price as the previous generation can bring more attention to its IaaS.
Automation tools for tracking assets and people, as well as speeding up HR processes, such as onboarding, will be needed to manage the post-pandemic hybrid workplace.
The investigation into a stolen Mimecast-issued digital certificate is now complete, and the vendor said the initial intrusion was Sunburst malware in the SolarWinds Orion platform.
Company is expanding its datacentre presence within Europe through its longstanding technology partnership with Amazon Web Services
Oracle is updating its cloud data warehouse platform with new tools that aim to enable users to more easily benefit from data analytics and machine learning predictions.
As the pandemic disrupts paper workflows, Adobe courts small business users with simple webforms, digital signatures and payments integration with their sites and PDF documents.
Australian healthcare provider Eastern Health takes IT systems offline as a precaution while it looks into a cyber incident
Subpostmasters heading to Court of Appeal to clear their names in what is potentially the biggest miscarriage of justice in English legal history
Europe’s largest 5G health and social care network infrastructure deploys range of IT and entertainment technologies in hybrid setup to increase reach of independent public sector network
Veeam survey finds distributed working plus operations that span on-prem and the cloud the background to high numbers of failures in backup and restore, with 40% of SLAs not met
The health secretary sets September 2021 target for shared care records roll-out, and wants to explore potential of moving patient data being held in proprietary systems to the cloud
The Post Office does not have enough money to pay compensation to the subpostmasters it wrongfully prosecuted
Ford Motor Co. believes a hybrid workplace will improve productivity as well as employee retention and well-being. On Wednesday, it unveiled a plan to support a remote work model.
With signs that more data is being generated at the edge, the vendor is releasing a range of products to meet that demand
BCS warns of challenges to come as the government presses on with its plans for Covid-19 vaccine passports
UK comms regulator announces new guidelines for the UK wholesale telecoms market, with the principal aim to drive investment in fibre gigabit services and support the closure of the UK’s copper network
Distributor's CEO provides update on progress made last year and ambitions for the rest of 2021
Sonatype has expanded its addressable market for developers with the acquisition of code analysis tool vendor MuseDev. The move builds out Sonatype's software quality platform.
Samsung's midrange Galaxy A52, A52 5G, and A72 come with additional security and more Android OS updates. The phones will be available internationally first.
ODTH First Class Logistics and TGS lean on SAP tools to analyze SAP remote access and user experience and speed up an S/4HANA migration project.
The FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reported a massive increase in financial losses from 2020 ransomware attacks, but infosec experts say the problem is worse than statistics say.
Amazon introduced a feature to process data as it is being retrieved from S3. This allows use cases such as on-the-fly format conversion or PII redaction.
In the face of the pandemic, The Kroger Co. sped up the rollout of an on-demand pay platform to 400,000-plus employees. These platforms saw sizable growth in 2020.
62MW solar project expected to generate 80,000MWh of clean energy a year, enough to power more than 10,000 homes
Angela van den Bogerd has left her role at the Football Association of Wales, following criticism of her part in Post Office IT scandal
Study from UK telco advises firms to prepare for the divided demands of the post-lockdown workforce
Cabinet Office parliamentary secretary Julia Lopez confirms launch of “discrete” successor to Gov.uk Verify
Organisations are making the move to migrate legacy IT to the cloud, and the right skills and sufficient time and budget are the key to success
First areas revealed in £5bn government scheme to deliver gigabit broadband connections to help recovery from the pandemic, achieve growth and levelling up
Research from leading UK ISP reveals online usage in the UK has increased by 78% year-on-year since the first lockdown
Acer told SearchSecurity in a statement that it has 'reported recent abnormal situations observed to the relevant law enforcement.' However, it did not confirm a ransomware attack.
Managed security services player Performanta attracts a significant investment from Beech Tree
IP comms firm announces new capabilities for workstream collaboration platform, offering evolved unified communications capabilities via a user’s preferred device
Research from vendor exposes significant number of customers that are failing to protect their data
Microsoft has added features to PowerPoint Presenter Coach. The enhancements in the self-help tool provide better tips on how to improve presentations that use PowerPoint slides.
The revamped channel strategy for Workplace by Facebook emphasizes resellers and systems integrators; more IT channel news.
Sentry has added support for React Native, Android, Xamarin and Flutter-based apps to its application performance monitoring platform to help developers find and fix bugs.
Leading comms tech provider outlines plans to speed up transformation to improve profitability, taking advantage of long wave of 5G contracts such as that from leading US operator
A federal court has ruled that RingCentral can continue selling its Zoom-powered video conferencing product RingCentral Meetings. Zoom sued RingCentral for breach of contract.