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How smart city tech could help us return to ‘normal’
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Internet of Things (IoT)

How smart city tech could help us return to ‘normal’

IoT, 5G and big data will be critical to our post-pandemic recovery
31 Mar 2021
AMD unveils Ryzen 5000 Pro chips for business laptops
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Hardware

AMD unveils Ryzen 5000 Pro chips for business laptops

The company claims the mobile CPUs will outperform Intel's 11th-generation 'Tiger Lake' vPro processors
16 Mar 2021
The most interesting tech of CES 2021
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Technology

The most interesting tech of CES 2021

While this year’s expo was much smaller than usual, there was still some interesting tech – and major announcements – on offer
2 Mar 2021
Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"
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Policy & legislation

Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"

29 million people may be entitled to compensation of up to £30 each if a legal claim from watchdog Which? is successful
25 Feb 2021
UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple
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Policy & legislation

UK antitrust court blocks Epic's case against Apple

However, the Competition Appeal Tribunal has ruled that the game developer's case against Google can move forward
24 Feb 2021
Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay
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ransomware

Ransomware payments are declining as more victims refuse to pay

Coveware data shows that the average payment decreased by 34% to £112,800 in the fourth quarter of 2020
3 Feb 2021
Game on: How playing video games could level up your career
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Careers & training

Game on: How playing video games could level up your career

Far from being lazy or a waste of time, gaming can build important transferable skills
31 Jan 2021
AMD steps up fight against Intel with Ryzen 5000 laptop processors
A close up of an AMD Ryzen processor in the X570 motherboard socket
components

AMD steps up fight against Intel with Ryzen 5000 laptop processors

The company claims its Zen 3-based processors deliver the "industry's best" performance and energy efficiency
13 Jan 2021
IBM buys Salesforce consultancy firm 7Summits
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digital transformation

IBM buys Salesforce consultancy firm 7Summits

The company says the deal will bring added support for clients' digital transformation projects through hybrid cloud and AI
12 Jan 2021
Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button
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monitors

Dell's new monitors feature a dedicated Microsoft Teams button

The PC giant is looking to facilitate businesses' continued reliance on video conferencing software
6 Jan 2021
What is the dark web?
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web browser

What is the dark web?

We shine a light on the often unsavoury corners of the World Wide Web
5 Jan 2021
Why diversity is key to a successful AI strategy
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Why diversity is key to a successful AI strategy

Having a diverse workforce cloud be even more vital in this field than elsewhere in tech
5 Jan 2021
Slack starts 2021 with a major outage
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business communications

Slack starts 2021 with a major outage

Users of the business communications platform are currently unable to send or receive messages
4 Jan 2021
Major Google outage takes down Gmail, Drive, YouTube and more
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cloud computing

Major Google outage takes down Gmail, Drive, YouTube and more

Google's cloud-based services are suffering issues across the globe
14 Dec 2020
Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack
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hacking

Hackers accessed vaccine documents in EMA cyber attack

Information relating to the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine was targeted during the attack on the European Medicines Agency
10 Dec 2020
Why consumer IoT security is now a business problem
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Internet of Things (IoT)

Why consumer IoT security is now a business problem

Innocent-looking smart devices could be putting your corporate network at risk
3 Dec 2020
Samsung Galaxy Note might be discontinued in 2021
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Mobile Phones

Samsung Galaxy Note might be discontinued in 2021

The reported move comes as premium smartphone sales falter amid the global pandemic
1 Dec 2020
IBM to axe 10,000 staff in Europe ahead of legacy IT spin off
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Careers & training

IBM to axe 10,000 staff in Europe ahead of legacy IT spin off

The majority of the cuts will reportedly be made in the UK and Germany
25 Nov 2020
Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022
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Chromium

Google extends Chrome support for Windows 7 until 2022

The company says the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled some businesses' Windows 10 migration plans
23 Nov 2020
EU charges Amazon over misuse of third-party data
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data protection

EU charges Amazon over misuse of third-party data

The EC claims Amazon broke competition rules by using data gathered on third-party sellers to compete against them
10 Nov 2020
Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests
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data breaches

Hotel booking firm exposes data on "millions" of guests

Reservation platform used by Hotels.com, Booking.com and Expedia left sensitive data exposed on a misconfigured AWS S3 bucket
9 Nov 2020
Why AR, not VR, is the next big thing in business
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augmented reality (AR)

Why AR, not VR, is the next big thing in business

It may be in its infancy, but augmented reality is already more transformative than virtual reality
31 Oct 2020
Zoom starts rolling out end-to-end encryption for all users
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encryption

Zoom starts rolling out end-to-end encryption for all users

A technical preview is available now, but Zoom has warned that it will block certain functions such as cloud recording and live transcription
27 Oct 2020
Sopra Steria confirms it was hit by new Ryuk ransomware variant
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ransomware

Sopra Steria confirms it was hit by new Ryuk ransomware variant

The French IT services firm has admitted it will take "weeks" for business operations to return to normal
26 Oct 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
web browser

Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
Microsoft becomes the most-spoofed brand for phishing attacks
Security

Microsoft becomes the most-spoofed brand for phishing attacks

The tech giant was imitated in almost 20% of all phishing attacks during the third quarter
20 Oct 2020
Intel offloads NAND business to SK Hynix in $9 billion deal
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Hardware

Intel offloads NAND business to SK Hynix in $9 billion deal

The deal will enable the US chipmaker to focus on AI, 5G, and autonomous edge capabilities
20 Oct 2020
Irish data regulator launches GDPR probe into Instagram
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Irish data regulator launches GDPR probe into Instagram

Investigation launched after 60 million children were given the option to switch to a public-facing business account
19 Oct 2020
Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support
The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4
Hardware

Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support

The CM4 is available in 32 variants with pricing starting at just $25
19 Oct 2020
BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications
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Hardware

BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications

The new microcomputer is also four times as fast as the 2016 model and boasts eight times the amount of RAM
13 Oct 2020
Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion

The company says the deal will help it to achieve its vision of becoming the world’s leading customer engagement platform
12 Oct 2020
iPhone 12 launch event confirmed for 13 October
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Mobile Phones

iPhone 12 launch event confirmed for 13 October

Apple's "Hi, Speed" teaser suggests first 5G iPhones will debut at next week's virtual event
7 Oct 2020
Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams
cloud computing

Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams

The cloud-based productivity tools are now back online after more than five hours of downtime
29 Sep 2020
Why COVID-19 could spur a learning revolution
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Careers & training

Why COVID-19 could spur a learning revolution

Newfound interests and future job prospects could fuel a surge in children studying STEM subjects
29 Sep 2020
The best 4G network
Mobile

The best 4G network

Every mobile provider offers 4G contracts, but which one is the best for you?
28 Sep 2020