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Cisco claims it's solved 'broken' hybrid work model
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Network & Internet

Cisco claims it's solved 'broken' hybrid work model

Networking giant flexes muscles at Las Vegas with slate of product launches as it insists recent troubles are in the rearview mirror - our Cisco Live …
20 Jun 2022
Apple faces a catch-22 decision with iPhones and USB-C
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Policy & legislation

Apple faces a catch-22 decision with iPhones and USB-C

The EU's decision to mandate USB-C across all electronics means Apple must either eat its words or anger its loyal customers once again
8 Jun 2022
Cyber security companies ‘must remember who the enemies are’
A hacker in a darkened room with digital maps and computer equipment
cyber security

Cyber security companies ‘must remember who the enemies are’

Tech giants must collaborate more with the wider industry, WithSecure’s CEO urges, as he lays bare European anxieties
6 Jun 2022
WithSecure needs a major rethink to survive in the enterprise security market
Graphic of a man holding a padlock attached to a lightbulb
enterprise security

WithSecure needs a major rethink to survive in the enterprise security market

A flatlining consultancy business means the F-Secure spin-off is up against the ropes before it's entered the ring
27 May 2022
Major cut-price acquisitions are expected in 2022 as tech stocks plummet
Wall Street road sign
mergers and acquisitions

Major cut-price acquisitions are expected in 2022 as tech stocks plummet

The 'great tech stock selloff' is well underway as investors get jittery over rising interest rates
23 May 2022
The reinvention of Intel
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components

The reinvention of Intel

Why the chip pioneer’s strategic pivot mirrors the shifting values of the IT industry as a whole
11 May 2022
What is the LAPSUS$ group and who is behind the criminal operation?
An image of a digital padlock with code around it
cyber attacks

What is the LAPSUS$ group and who is behind the criminal operation?

The most prolific cyber criminals of 2022 have largely evaded identification for months despite being anything but secretive in the way they work
26 Apr 2022
Is Kaspersky still safe to use?
Kaspersky Internet Security software
cyber security

Is Kaspersky still safe to use?

Western nations have, once again, warned against using the Russian cyber security firm's products, but how reasonable are their claims?
1 Apr 2022
Three CEO calls for "structural change" in mobile market amid rumour of Vodafone merger
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Mobile

Three CEO calls for "structural change" in mobile market amid rumour of Vodafone merger

Analyst suggests merger is likely following Three's failed attempt to acquire O2 in 2015
18 Mar 2022
Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?
A man surrounded by monitors and holographic displays showing lines of code
open source

Open source in open rebellion - can Google bring peace to the developer community?

A recent White House gathering exposes divisions between the open source community and the private companies that exploit it
14 Jan 2022
BlackBerry's classic QWERTY smartphones are no more
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Mobile Phones

BlackBerry's classic QWERTY smartphones are no more

The former smartphone giant announces the end of an era by discontinuing iconic brand
4 Jan 2022
Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology
Graphic showing hybrid work with some people in an office building and some people working from home
collaboration

Google and Microsoft's hybrid work battle shows the narrative is just as important as the technology

Two of the biggest workspace collaboration players have finally decided what ‘the new normal’ means to them and their customers
9 Sep 2021
Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?
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collaboration

Salesforce's $28bn Slack acquisition: What's next for workplace collaboration?

The CRM giant looks to rewrite the rules of work while expanding cross-business collaboration
22 Jul 2021
Why customer experience is a top opportunity for growth
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customer experience (CX)

Why customer experience is a top opportunity for growth

To achieve CX objectives in 2021, the right mix of technology and personnel must be in place
20 Apr 2021
Mastercard will soon support cryptocurrencies, but Bitcoin may not be one of them
A collection of various coins with cryptocurrency logos embedded onto them
cryptocurrencies

Mastercard will soon support cryptocurrencies, but Bitcoin may not be one of them

The firm has said it will only support tokens that work as a vehicle for spending, not investment
11 Feb 2021
Jassy appointment highlights the importance of cloud for Amazon
Andy Jassy on stage
cloud computing

Jassy appointment highlights the importance of cloud for Amazon

AWS boss will replace Jeff Bezos as CEO later in the year after almost two decades of cloud dominance
3 Feb 2021
UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide
Chief executive of the Good Things Foundation, Helen Milner
digital divide

UK gov "hasn't invested a single pound" to adults below the digital divide

"Digital exclusion also exacerbates social exclusion", The Good Things Foundation has warned
7 Jan 2021
Cloud Foundry looks to embrace Kubernetes
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cloud computing

Cloud Foundry looks to embrace Kubernetes

After years of hesitancy, the foundation is ready to take the plunge
22 Nov 2020
Why IBM is splitting its business in two
business division
Business strategy

Why IBM is splitting its business in two

While the focus on cloud may sound like a revolution, the old regime remains
9 Oct 2020
Two-thirds of employees work with damaged phones
Mobile Phones

Two-thirds of employees work with damaged phones

Left unresolved, cracks lead to disruption
26 Jun 2020
The GSMA’s impractical ideas for contact-tracing reveal the scale of the challenge
software development

The GSMA’s impractical ideas for contact-tracing reveal the scale of the challenge

That the proposals are logical - but unworkable - shows just how restrictive the environment is for developers and public health officials
4 Jun 2020
Who has banned Zoom and why?
video conferencing

Who has banned Zoom and why?

From Google to Taiwan, organisations large and small are dropping the videoconferencing software
9 Apr 2020
Digital transformations undercut by wasted cloud-spend
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cloud computing

Digital transformations undercut by wasted cloud-spend

Cloud tech is a crucial component of any DT strategy, but without spend visibility, it’s just money down the drain
11 Mar 2020