Business

Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings
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Policy & legislation

Lawmakers signal changes for big tech in antitrust hearings

Legislators warn large companies against anticompetitive practices
26 Feb 2021
How to delete a Gmail account
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How to delete a Gmail account

Our step-by-step guide on how to close your Google email account for good
26 Feb 2021
IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns
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IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
26 Feb 2021
How should employers support people working from home?
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Business strategy

How should employers support people working from home?

From the technological to the physical and mental, remote working raises new challenges when it comes to employee wellbeing
26 Feb 2021
TikTok settles for $92m after being accused of harvesting biometric data
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privacy

TikTok settles for $92m after being accused of harvesting biometric data

Users had accused the social media platform of scanning their videos for facial features and sharing data with third-parties
26 Feb 2021
AI should include 'undesirable side effect' warnings, claims PwC
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artificial intelligence (AI)

AI should include 'undesirable side effect' warnings, claims PwC

Maria Luciana Axente says data scientists should respond to an ethical code just like medical practitioners
26 Feb 2021
UK gov pledges £1 billion to support fintech startups
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startups

UK gov pledges £1 billion to support fintech startups

Independent review also recommends a fintech innovation centre and a regulatory 'scale box'
26 Feb 2021
The pros and cons of net neutrality
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Business strategy

The pros and cons of net neutrality

Still on the fence about net neutrality? Here's both sides of the argument
26 Feb 2021
HPE acquires cloud intelligence platform CloudPhysics
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cloud computing

HPE acquires cloud intelligence platform CloudPhysics

The company has also announced the release of its new Software-Defined Opportunity Engine
26 Feb 2021
Federal Reserve outage causes payment delays
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IT infrastructure

Federal Reserve outage causes payment delays

Automated clearing house froze for over three hours on Wednesday
25 Feb 2021
The people factor: A critical ingredient for intelligent communications
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The people factor: A critical ingredient for intelligent communications

How to improve communication within your business
25 Feb 2021
Online safety: A leader's responsibilities
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Business strategy

Online safety: A leader's responsibilities

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
25 Feb 2021
How to connect one, two or more monitors to your laptop
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Laptops

How to connect one, two or more monitors to your laptop

The definitive guide to hooking up multiple monitors to your laptop
25 Feb 2021
What is m-commerce?
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Mobile

What is m-commerce?

The rise of m-commerce has made it vital for all companies to have mobile-responsive websites
25 Feb 2021
What is your digital footprint?
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Business strategy

What is your digital footprint?

Your digital footprint is always growing – so we explore how you can keep it under control
25 Feb 2021
Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data
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hacking

Npower shuts down app after hackers steal user data

Cyber criminals obtained partial financial data following successful credential stuffing attacks
25 Feb 2021
Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups
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startups

Dell and LORCA extend partnership to support UK security startups

The renewed partnership will also include access to senior figures at VMware and Nvidia
25 Feb 2021
NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir
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Policy & legislation

NHS faces lawsuit over data deal with "spy-tech" firm Palantir

The Open Democracy suggests that the controversial contract hasn't had any data protection impact assessments
25 Feb 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
Don't rely on data scientists to do AI heavy lifting, former IBM exec warns
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Don't rely on data scientists to do AI heavy lifting, former IBM exec warns

Ex-IBM Watson lead Phil Westcott says he has witnessed “a lot of overspending and wasted resources” during his career
25 Feb 2021
Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules
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data protection

Microsoft and FireEye push for corporate breach reporting rules

The two companies believe companies should be able to report breaches without legal retribution
24 Feb 2021
HPE's new business unit aims to fuel enterprise 5G adoption
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5G

HPE's new business unit aims to fuel enterprise 5G adoption

The HPE Communications Technology Group will help telcos and enterprises take advantage of 5G market opportunities
24 Feb 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021