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IBM suffers its sharpest revenue decline for five years
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Business operations

IBM suffers its sharpest revenue decline for five years

A 6% drop from October to December marks the company's fourth consecutive quarter of decline
22 Jan 2021
Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon
Google's Project Loon floating in the sky
Network & Internet

Google bursts internet balloon moonshot Project Loon

Ten-year-old initiative proved too expensive to be a sustainable business
22 Jan 2021
LG's smartphone business in doubt after muddled response to rumours
LG's Wing smartphone
Mobile Phones

LG's smartphone business in doubt after muddled response to rumours

Reports that the tech firm is either scrapping or selling its mobile arm have been both confirmed and denied
21 Jan 2021
What is BYOD?
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Business strategy

What is BYOD?

We explain what Bring Your Own Device means and how to implement a successful company strategy
20 Jan 2021
Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Levandowski
A self-driving Waymo car outside the Google offices
intellectual property

Trump pardons convicted ex-Google engineer Levandowski

Driverless car expert "grateful for the opportunity to move forward" after his 18-month prison sentence is nullified
20 Jan 2021
Emirates airline first to trial 'vaccine passports'
An Emirates airline check-in gate
Software

Emirates airline first to trial 'vaccine passports'

The IATA Travel Pass app will allow passengers to show they've had a vaccine or a negative result from a COVID-19 test
20 Jan 2021
Fintech tops list of best startups to work for
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Careers & training

Fintech tops list of best startups to work for

Challenger bank Revolut is the top hiring scale-up company with over 3,000 jobs listed in 2020
19 Jan 2021
UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students
The education secretary Gavin Williamson
Hardware

UK risks creating a "lost generation" without digital support for uni students

Education secretary Gavin Williamson is under pressure to resign for "shambolic" record throughout the pandemic
19 Jan 2021
Trump halts supplies to Huawei in parting shot
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Policy & legislation

Trump halts supplies to Huawei in parting shot

Intel is reportedly among the US companies that have had their supplier licences revoked
18 Jan 2021
Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records
A verifiable vaccination certificate on a smartphone
data protection

Tech giants begin work on a digital wallet for coronavirus vaccination records

The Vaccination Credential Initiative will look to develop a digital certificate to store on mobile devices
15 Jan 2021
Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud
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Careers & training

Google to offer free training courses in AI, Kubernetes and multi-cloud

The cloud giant is offering 30 days of free training and routes to certification
15 Jan 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 first look: Contour of the Galaxy
All three models of the Samsung Galaxy S21 range
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S21 first look: Contour of the Galaxy

A striking new camera design, but little change year-on-year with the S21 and S21+
14 Jan 2021
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra first look: Big has never looked so beautiful
Two Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra smartphones
Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra first look: Big has never looked so beautiful

Pockets beware, the giant smartphone is back with a sleeker camera and a super processor
14 Jan 2021
Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row
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phishing

Microsoft remains the most-spoofed brand for the second quarter in a row

Malicious use of the tech giant's brand increased by 24% in the last quarter of 2020, according to Check Point
14 Jan 2021
Startup run by ex-Apple engineers sells for $1.4bn
The inside of an iPhone and the chips that power it
mergers and acquisitions

Startup run by ex-Apple engineers sells for $1.4bn

Qualcomm bets big on Nuvia despite the startup's ongoing legal dispute with Apple
14 Jan 2021
Intel CEO Bob Swan to be replaced by VMware CEO next month
Incoming Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger on stage
business management

Intel CEO Bob Swan to be replaced by VMware CEO next month

Former Intel CTO Pat Gelsinger will take over the company when Swan leaves on 15 February
13 Jan 2021
Microsoft fixes actively exploited Defender zero-day flaw
A Windows update ready to be installed on a laptop
zero-day exploit

Microsoft fixes actively exploited Defender zero-day flaw

The firm's latest Patch Tuesday release includes fixes for a total of 83 vulnerabilities across Windows, Azure and more
13 Jan 2021
Zoom plans to raise $1.75 billion in new stock offering
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video conferencing

Zoom plans to raise $1.75 billion in new stock offering

The secondary sale could give the video conferencing firm the capital for major acquisitions
13 Jan 2021
Intel teases Rocket Lake-S and Alder Lake CPUs at CES
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Hardware

Intel teases Rocket Lake-S and Alder Lake CPUs at CES

The firm also launched business-focused processors and committed to a push on data centre chips
12 Jan 2021
Remote working fuels biggest PC market growth in 10 years
Laptops on a shop display
Laptops

Remote working fuels biggest PC market growth in 10 years

Canalys says 2020's "unparalleled" digital transformation proves the PC is here to stay
12 Jan 2021
FCA: Bitcoin investors 'should be prepared to lose all their money'
Stocks for the most well-known cryptocurrencies
cryptocurrencies

FCA: Bitcoin investors 'should be prepared to lose all their money'

Some crypto investment firms may be overstating potential payouts and understating the risks, regulator suggests
11 Jan 2021
Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X12 Detachable and AR smart glasses
ThinkReality smart glasses
Hardware

Lenovo unveils ThinkPad X12 Detachable and AR smart glasses

The PC maker showcases ThinkReality smart glasses and a slew of new laptops on the first day of CES 2021
11 Jan 2021
IBM appoints Martin Schroeter as CEO of infrastructure spin-off
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Careers & training

IBM appoints Martin Schroeter as CEO of infrastructure spin-off

Former CFO returns to the tech giant after a six-month hiatus
8 Jan 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
Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware
Malware in code
malware

Updated Emotet toolkit ends 2020 as most dangerous malware

The banking trojan has climbed back to the top of Check Point's Global Threat Index
7 Jan 2021
Amazon banned from using AWS logo in China
Amazon Web Service's 'AWS' logo
Policy & legislation

Amazon banned from using AWS logo in China

Beijing court rules in favour of software firm ActionSoft in a trademark dispute
6 Jan 2021
Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows
A finger on the Windows user interface
Microsoft Windows

Microsoft hints at “sweeping visual rejuvenation” of Windows

The company is also said to be working on a new Outlook app to replace the built-in Mail and Calendar apps on Windows 10
5 Jan 2021
UK IT leaders lack aggression in the cloud market
The IBM building from below
digital transformation

UK IT leaders lack aggression in the cloud market

IBM survey suggests that British CIOs and CTOs were not prepared for the challenges of lockdowns and remote working
5 Jan 2021
What is cloud security?
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Security

What is cloud security?

Storing data in the cloud has many benefits, but failure to secure it can lead to very real consequences
4 Jan 2021
PM urged to provide poorer children with hardware and internet access
Kids learning at home via a laptop
Hardware

PM urged to provide poorer children with hardware and internet access

Charities warn that the digital divide between rich and poor pupils will have "disastrous consequences"
4 Jan 2021
Samsung confirms Galaxy S21 will launch on 14 January
Samsung's S20 Ultra on display at last year's launch event
Mobile Phones

Samsung confirms Galaxy S21 will launch on 14 January

Three new models of the Galaxy range are expected to be unveiled next week, alongside a new foldable device
4 Jan 2021
2021 could be the year of cloud experimentation
A graphic concept of people working on a cloud computing project
cloud computing

2021 could be the year of cloud experimentation

With more and more businesses on the digital transformation train, we see an explosion of new use cases
3 Jan 2021
Cloud review 2020: A SaaS success story
A businessman wearing a red superhero cape lifting the final piece of a puzzle in the shape of a cloud into place
cloud computing

Cloud review 2020: A SaaS success story

Collaboration and communication services took centre stage and kept the world connected
27 Dec 2020
A guide to the UK’s tech sector
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startups

A guide to the UK’s tech sector

Julian David, the CEO of techUK, takes us through the country’s fastest growing industry
18 Dec 2020
IBM appoints CEO Arvind Krishna as chairman of the board
IBM CEO Arvind Krishna delivers a speech in front of a blue backdrop
hybrid cloud

IBM appoints CEO Arvind Krishna as chairman of the board

Krishna will replace Ginni Rometty in January following her retirement from the company
17 Dec 2020