Business operations

Samsung’s decision to pull “insensitive” ad is a drag
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Business strategy

Samsung’s decision to pull “insensitive” ad is a drag

Businesses should stop exploiting LGBTQ+ people for profit if they’re not ready to defend them
21 Jan 2022
Intel to build $20 billion chip production site in Ohio
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Hardware

Intel to build $20 billion chip production site in Ohio

1,000-acre site for new semiconductor plants could house up to eight facilities
21 Jan 2022
The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power
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collaboration

The metaverse is a waste of time, effort and processing power

If you look closely, this next big digital breakthrough is actually all around us
21 Jan 2022
SolarWinds acquires federal services provider Monalytic
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mergers and acquisitions

SolarWinds acquires federal services provider Monalytic

The deal builds on a long-term partnership and will help create enhanced IT management and security services for federal clients
20 Jan 2022
Google to shut down free G Suite accounts
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Google Docs

Google to shut down free G Suite accounts

Legacy G Suite users have been able to continue using their custom domain accounts for free for ten years
20 Jan 2022
Global IT spending set to exceed pre-pandemic levels in 2022
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business management

Global IT spending set to exceed pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Gartner’s latest forecast reveals an uptick in consulting and managed IT services
19 Jan 2022
AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports
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5G

AT&T and Verizon agree to postpone 5G rollout at US airports

President Joe Biden thanked Verizon and AT&T for agreeing to the delay
19 Jan 2022
UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial
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Business operations

UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial

Participating employees will receive 100% of their usual pay for only four days at work
17 Jan 2022
Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption
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Network & Internet

Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable after internet links were severed by the undersea eruption
17 Jan 2022
Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards
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e commerce

Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards

The retail giant says it is now working with Visa on a "potential solution"
17 Jan 2022
Sony pulls out of MWC 2022
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Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022

GSMA has branded the decision as “disappointing”
14 Jan 2022
Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy
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flexible working

Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy

Yahoo's 8,000 employees are allowed to work remotely from anywhere in a bid to improve well-being across the company
14 Jan 2022
Seven leading machine learning use cases
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Whitepaper

Seven leading machine learning use cases

Seven ways machine learning solves business problems
13 Jan 2022
The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them
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Whitepaper

The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them

Driving more resiliency with unified operations and service management
13 Jan 2022
Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?
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software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?

We look at the future of communication and the cloud-based options available
12 Jan 2022
Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity
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Network & Internet

Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity

New research finds that the pandemic has created a “Catch-22 situation” for residents and businesses based in rural areas
12 Jan 2022
Tech firms dominate best places to work list for 2022
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Careers & training

Tech firms dominate best places to work list for 2022

ServiceNow tops Glassdoor's UK rankings as staff applaud its positive culture, growth opportunities, and in-house training
12 Jan 2022
IBM ramps up sustainability efforts with Envizi acquisition
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Business strategy

IBM ramps up sustainability efforts with Envizi acquisition

The company is aiming to help customers better measure their environmental impact
12 Jan 2022
Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing
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Acquisition

Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing

The Amsterdam-based company will help Nvidia to expand its accelerated computing portfolio
11 Jan 2022
Meta employees will need a COVID-19 booster to return to the office
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flexible working

Meta employees will need a COVID-19 booster to return to the office

Facebook's parent company has also delayed its return date to March as the Omicron variant continues to spread
11 Jan 2022
Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe
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mobile networks

Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe

O2 and Virgin Mobile users will be exempt from paying the £2 daily fee that's being brought back by EE, Three and Vodafone
10 Jan 2022
Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future
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recruitment

Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future

As HR begins to incorporate AI, psychometrics, and digital twins, what does this mean for job seekers and businesses alike?
8 Jan 2022
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
7 Jan 2022