The UK creates one unicorn tech business a week, as startup funding during the first half of 2021 rockets to £13.5bn
Organisations in Southeast Asia are grappling with a hodgepodge of observability tools and have some way to go before they can achieve full visibility over their technology stacks
The use of artificial intelligence to predict criminal behaviour should be banned because of its discriminatory outcomes and high risk of further entrenching existing inequalities, claims Fair Trials
Concerns about trust and regulatory compliance are impeding the adoption of predictive analytics in financial services, according to data analytics firm Qlik
Oracle has announced plans to release Fusion Marketing in 2022. The middleware app will more deeply integrate customer data to marketing initiatives and CRM.
After announcing two new deployments in a matter of hours, CityFibre has gained what it says is the largest ever capital raise for UK full-fibre deployment
Five-point plan is aimed at improving ways to sell and deliver services digitally, making the sector more resilient to disruption
Pinnacle Computing adds more depth to its claim to be the leading Sage channel partner with the acquisition
First multi-stakeholder initiative to address global mobile internet access gap has been launched by operator and global comms body
The return of businesses to the office plus tape's protection against cyber attacks should help increase LTO shipments. In addition, LTO-9 recently launched with higher capacity.
Rola Dagher has been in the hot seat since September 2020, leading Dell’s channel through a pandemic at a time when digital transformation continues to push changes at a customer level
Analyst’s update on UK next-generation network shows 5G not just spreading, but flourishing across the country in terms of speeds and availability
SLC flash storage – mostly consigned to the ‘where is it now?’ pile – has been given a lease of life by Kioxia as capacity for rapid access storage-class memory applications
AI recruiting tools focus on hiring efficiency rather than efficacy, according to an Accenture-Harvard Business School study. The U.N. believes AI is fostering human rights abuse.
Microsoft fixed the open source OMI software during last week's Patch Tuesday, but the tech giant has struggled to get the updated agents to Azure customers.
A recent spate of phishing attacks and SMS fraud scams in Spain is being blamed on cybercriminals who were operating from the Canary Islands with backing from the Italian mob.
The global consulting giant's new AI Academy will provide supplemental education that closes the gap between the knowledge of AI tools and domain experiences and applications.
Singapore-based bank DBS is looking to hire 150 developers and engineers skilled in artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain through its hackathon programme
UK cable operator teams up with smart home services provider to bring the nation smarter Wi-Fi with advanced device security, in-home motion detection and sophisticated controls
There appears to be a massive gap between the most and least productive businesses, and tech and tech skills are key ingredients of productivity
A wave of new BlackMatter ransomware attacks is hitting organisations around the world, even as the US authorities mull new sanctions on ransom payment infrastructure
Latest quarterly datacentre market tracker data from DC Byte and Knight Frank suggests a shift in investment priorities for the hyperscale cloud giants could be on the cards
Australia’s homegrown cloud management platform is setting its sights on neighbouring markets amid growing cloud adoption across the region
HPE and Brother are just two examples of vendors that have decided the old office is no longer fit for purpose
A joint operation between European authorities has dismantled a cyber criminal gang with links to the Italian Mafia
Salesforce unveiled a total of 16 Slack integrations to its platform, some available now, and some to come next year, following the blockbuster acquisition.
IDC research published on the eve of Dreamforce 2021 claims Salesforce-related economic activity will create 271,000 British jobs by 2026 and stoke £52bn in revenue
Sir Peter Rigby given recognition for his business activities in France and his contribution to making the two countries stronger
The completion of complex open banking initiatives could still be over a decade away for many companies in the finance sector
After suffering ‘frustration’ working with incumbent suppliers around infrastructure sharing, Hull and East Riding altnet builds independent alternative full-fibre network for region
Hot on the heels of major expansion in fibre networks across the nation by a number of leading operators, government data shows 50.2% of UK premises are now able to access gigabit-capable broadband, up from 6% in 2019
Objective is to ensure digital technologies in health and care are safe and to use them to improve patient safety
The UK is falling behind in the supercomputer league as a lack of skills and awareness of large-scale computing holds back organisations
Tool has seen a surge in uptake since the addition of the NHS Covid Pass in May
Security firm Forcepoint’s Northern EMEA vice-president says that while the term ‘zero trust’ is overused, the need for the technology remains high
Exposure of PII on Afghan interpreters who worked with the UK may put hundreds at risk of Taliban reprisals
US Treasury cracks down on cryptocurrency exchange that supposedly facilitated proceeds from multiple ransomware gangs
Saving money in the cloud is possible, according to Next Pathway execs, but it requires rigorous planning and foresight before making a move.
Nutanix is aiming to make it easier to manage, deploy and protect data and databases across hybrid and multi-cloud environments with a series of product updates.
Organizations with successful analytics programs have weathered the economic crisis caused by the pandemic far better than those who have not prioritized BI, according to research.
Druva's new Curated Recovery feature creates a recovery-ready snapshot containing the latest untampered data from previous snapshots, reducing recovery time.
In the ongoing battle against ransomware attacks, the Treasury Department sanctioned Suex, a cryptocurrency exchange accused of laundering ransom payments.
Nutanix debuted a new version of its AOS operating system along with new networking features, looking to boost its chances in the increasingly crowded hybrid cloud market.
As part of its new digital identity project, the Government Digital Service is using the Solid platform created by web inventor Berners-Lee, which helps users to manage their personal data better
Network providers call on UK government and regulators to adopt net neutrality regulations to align with new times in the communications industry as leading cableco announces a pivot to B2B
The United Arab Emirates is on a mission to grow its tech sector as part of its economic diversification plans, but it needs more talent from inside and outside the country
Caseworkers at Department for Work and Pensions had to use systems dating back to 1988 and manually move data to different systems, leading to human error
Research warns employers to continue valuing in-person collaboration and to balance between safeguarding culture and a sense of team experienced though office-based working, with the virtues of hybrid working that is now essential in the new normal
Mastercard is working with suppliers to embed training for small businesses onto their digital platforms
The regulation of artificial intelligence must address the power of tech companies, as technical measures alone will not be enough to prevent the harms caused by AI-driven technologies, says report
Alternative public cloud service provider Linode has commited to revamping the storage infrastructure across its 11 datacentres, which include sites in the US, UK and Germany
The London Borough of Newham sets out to enable its young, digitally savvy population to build a data economy for sustainable growth through the launch of Newham Sparks at London Tech Week 2021
Ten-year plan is expected to drive corporate adoption of the technology, boost skills and attract international investments
Marc Benioff, CEO and chair of Salesforce, declares his company net zero in a keynote at Dreamforce 2021 in San Francisco, alongside update on Slack integrations
Just 1,000 of the typical 180,000 Salesforce users attended Dreamforce 2021, but it was enough to get CEO Marc Benioff fired up about the future of hybrid work opportunities.
JP Morgan Chase is the latest bank to acquire the cloud-native core banking technology of UK fintech Thought Machine
Study shows rise in hybrid working could boost GDP by £48bn annually as part-time workers increase hours and investment in hybrid technologies could add nearly £80bn over next four years
IDC has warned the industry to expect sales to start to dip from the end of this year as pandemic-fuelled buying patterns change
Vendor will use data to ensure its offerings and those of its partners hit the mark with customers
Analytics strategies should include overarching organizational best practices blended with teams empowered to build interoperable data assets, according to one industry expert.
Microsoft research found collaboration networks within the company got less dynamic with the onset of remote work, and technology couldn't fill the gap.
Threat actors appear to be targeting Microsoft Exchange servers with pre-ransomware activity, including one attempt to exfiltrate data.
The real estate firm confirmed in a SEC filing this week that it had suffered a recent cyber attack but claimed there was no 'material disruption' to its business.
Cisco Talos said hackers connected to the Russian APT Turla are using a new piece of malware to get persistent access on infected networks in the U.S., Germany and Afghanistan.
Salesforce is rolling out its Hyperforce infrastructure architecture in Singapore by the year-end, enabling enterprises to run Salesforce applications on Amazon Web Services
Global retailer migrates to a more resilient, robust, reliable cloud-managed network to handle increased capacity and create more operational visibility and intelligence
Central Digital and Data Office director Joanna Davinson says ageing IT is holding back digital transformation
Green energy provider talks up the potential for artificial intelligence technology to help speed up the time it takes to bring new supplies of renewable power onto the grid
Criminals tricking people into making payments through channels such as fake emails and websites have stolen more money than payment card fraudsters
Users of VMware vCenter Server are advised to patch a series of vulnerabilities post haste
Fifteen high-growth startups set to join Tech Nation’s 10th annual Future Fifty programme to help them scale further
UK partners are part of pilot of cloud-based subscription printing model being offered to customers
A second breach of data relating to Afghan citizens at risk of Taliban reprisals has been reported by the Ministry of Defence
Distributor rings the bell on the Euronext in Paris as it seals its IPO and starts trading shares in the business
Research reveals enhanced development curve for industrial internet of things in 2021 across global supply chains in agriculture, electrical utilities, mining, oil and gas, transport and logistics
City of jute, jam and journalism now also the city of full-fibre gigabit broadband as leading network provider expands reach across Scottish Highlands
Latest data from Synergy Research Group highlights changing dynamics within the European cloud market, as the US giants continue to grow their share
Facebook and Google took the hot seat Tuesday during a Senate subcommittee hearing to defend their companies' business practices and answered questions regarding consumer data.
Conti ransomware crew appears increasingly active, prompting fresh warnings from the US authorities
Research finds the satellite industry is gaining a higher orbit with the non-geostationary market a key engine, and with recovery to pre-Covid revenues expected in 2022
Report by Association for Financial Markets In Europe highlights the pressure financial services firms face as they seek to balance the need for innovation with regulatory requirements
Qumulo Core's snapshotting, replication, recovery and access control have been packed into Recover Q to give customers a one-stop shop for anti-ransomware capabilities.
The need for skilled tech workers has increased throughout the UK, with many cities seeing a growth in adverts for tech or digital roles
The high-speed Thunderbolt 4 port introduced in the Surface Laptop Studio and Surface Pro 8 will replace the USB-C ports found in older Surface computers.
Market research reveals stubborn gaps between DevOps and IT security teams, as IT experts warn against an over-reliance on short-term measures of effectiveness.
Guardicore found that exploiting a design flaw in Autodiscover allowed it to capture more than 372,000 Windows domain credentials and nearly 97,000 unique application credentials.
Tableau unveiled a series of tools during Salesforce's Dreamforce 2021 user conference that blend Tableau's analytics capabilities with the collaboration capabilities of Slack.
A refresh of SecOps tools led Flexport to Uptycs, enabling the firm to centralize security monitoring and incident response for endpoints and cloud resources.
In the face of workforce shortages, lawmakers may increase funding for job training, something that could boost apprenticeship software needs.
Salesforce unveiled a new way to natively back up and recover data within the platform, but it doesn't compare to the enterprise-grade features backup vendors offer.
Australia is playing to its strengths in niche areas such as governance and deep tech to punch above its weight in the cyber security industry
Digital tax changes have been delayed to allow more time for customers taking part in the pilot and for the government to enhance the service
Latest draft of the ‘Emerging Technology Charter for London’ encourages local authorities, public services and technology companies to improve how they implement technology in the capital
IBM is trying hard to break quantum computing away from the boffins to find real-world application areas
Vendor wants partners to sell more of its security portfolio and take advantage of the acquisitions it has made in the past year
A critical component of NHS Digital’s data processing struggled to cope with demand caused by Covid-19 testing, Big Data London 2021 attendees heard this week
Bias cannot be stripped from artificial intelligence systems, but organisations can work to mitigate it, Big Data London 2021 attendees heard this week
Les utilisateurs de VMware vCenter Server doivent appliquer les correctifs au plus vite pour une série de vulnérabilités critiques dont l’exploitation n’a pas commencé, mais apparaît imminente.
Less than six months after the roll-out of the IR35 reforms to the private sector, HMRC has confirmed it has started writing letters to companies requesting details of their compliance procedures
Educational initiative Digdata and Facebook have developed a programme aimed at encouraging young people to consider careers in data science
Public cloud giant surveys partners to get an idea of the benefits for those whose staff are AWS trained and certified.
With the acquisition of Appoxio, Thirdera expanded its UX/UI capabilities and plans to help clients improve ServiceNow workflows; other IT channel news.
The Home Office confirms the UK Border Force electronic passport gates are up and running again after passengers complain of missed flights due to earlier immigration processing delays
In the wake of cyberattacks like Colonial Pipeline, U.S. senators want a national law requiring critical infrastructure companies to report cybersecurity incidents to CISA.
An anonymous bug hunter critical of Apple's handling of reports to its bounty program has released details on three zero-day vulnerabilities in its iOS mobile platform.