Business

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data processing

Google abandons controversial cloud project in China

‘Isolated region’ was scrapped in May, according to two anonymous sources
9 Jul 2020
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams update will put users in a virtual theatre

Virtual meeting rooms, dynamic views, and even a Cortana integration added to the collaboration platform
9 Jul 2020
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Acquisition

IBM to acquire WDG Automation

AI-Powered robotic process automation helps companies accelerate automation so employees focus on innovation
8 Jul 2020
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Tips for ensuring your business is compliant with the new rules, whether you're overhauling old processes or setting up a business from scratch
8 Jul 2020
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Royal Marsden powers virtual COVID-19 agent with IBM Watson

Ask Maisie will give key workers access to the latest HR information and workplace policies
8 Jul 2020
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Careers & training

Vodafone launches platform to help SMBs develop digital skills

V-Hub will provide small business customers with one-to-one support and online training
8 Jul 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom launches hardware as a service video conferencing portfolio

The video conferencing giant has partnered with four companies to launch hardware for Zoom Phone and Zoom Rooms services
8 Jul 2020
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data centres

Five business benefits of hyperconvergence

As the technology matures, what are the benefits of using hyperconverged systems?
8 Jul 2020
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startups

LORCA adds more female and BAME entrepreneurs to its cohort

The fifth cohort of cyber security startups have been recruited virtually due to the pandemic
8 Jul 2020
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

UK firms may soon be unable to legally receive EU data

Businesses hold their breath as ECJ debates landmark case on standard contractual clauses
8 Jul 2020
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Careers & training

US employers added 227,000 new IT jobs in June

Unemployment rate for IT occupations remained at 4.3% for June
7 Jul 2020
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social media

TikTok and other Chinese social media apps in danger of US ban

Officials say they’re “looking at” Chinese social media apps to see if they’re security threats
7 Jul 2020
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Business operations

Google+ is finally dead as business-focused Currents goes live

The failed social network has officially been rebranded as an enterprise comms platform
7 Jul 2020
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digital transformation

Google Cloud to accelerate Deutsche Bank's digital transformation

Multi-year agreement will fuel the German bank's cloud migration and transform its IT architecture
7 Jul 2020
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Data & insights

Imperial aims to fight coronavirus with AI-powered data hub

The REDASA data platform built by PanSurg, Cloudwick, MirrorWeb and AWS will derive real-time insights to help medical professionals
7 Jul 2020
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social media

Stop Hate for Profit calls on Facebook to address hate on the platform

Leaders of ad boycott call on Facebook to hire a C-suite executive with civil rights expertise
6 Jul 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Intel invests in Indian telcom giant Jio Platforms

The US chipmaker buys a $253 million stake in Jio Platforms, joining Facebook and others
6 Jul 2020
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
6 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

What is the Investigatory Powers Act 2016?

The act, better known as the Snooper's Charter, dictates how much of your internet history the government can see
6 Jul 2020
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privacy

LinkedIn blames 'bug' for iOS clipboard snooping

Despite still being in beta, iOS 14 is proving useful for spotting companies that invade user privacy
6 Jul 2020
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flexible working

Fujitsu to halve office space as it prepares for the new normal

Manufacturing giant will reduce its office footprint and offer flexible hours for 80,000 workers
6 Jul 2020
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data protection

EU institutions told to avoid Microsoft software after licence spat

EU data watchdog claims Microsoft's contract terms make it difficult to enforce GDPR
3 Jul 2020
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privacy

UK government faces legal action over NHS Test and Trace risk assessments

The DHSC have until 8 July to provide evidence that a data protection impact assessment has been performed
3 Jul 2020