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business management

NetSuite launches SuitePeople tools for automating schedules and tracking attendance
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business management

NetSuite launches SuitePeople tools for automating schedules and tracking attendance

SuitePeople Workforce Management aims to give companies greater oversight and control of their workforces, as well as live metrics
28 Sep 2022
DocuSign appoints former Google exec Allan Thygesen as CEO
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chief executive officer (CEO)

DocuSign appoints former Google exec Allan Thygesen as CEO

Advertising specialist takes over from interim CEO Mary Agnes Wilderotter from 10 October
23 Sep 2022
Gartner predicts energy crisis will hit data centre budgets by 40% or more
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data centres

Gartner predicts energy crisis will hit data centre budgets by 40% or more

Larger cloud providers have no intention to increase customer fees, for now
16 Sep 2022
Twilio announces 11% cut to workforce, cites profitability concerns
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business management

Twilio announces 11% cut to workforce, cites profitability concerns

CEO Jeff Lawson emailed all employees on Wednesday to announce the decision, which affects departments globally
15 Sep 2022
Infinigate becomes sole distributor of the Cybereason Defense Platform in Europe
Cyber attacks
cyber security

Infinigate becomes sole distributor of the Cybereason Defense Platform in Europe

Exclusive distribution agreement aims to help more organisations detect and respond to cyberattacks at speed and scale
14 Sep 2022
Red Hat adopts a remote-first policy, with offices turned into "neighbourhoods"
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flexible working

Red Hat adopts a remote-first policy, with offices turned into "neighbourhoods"

Software giant puts more emphasis on collaboration with redesigned office spaces
14 Sep 2022
Thoma Bravo pulls plug on Darktrace takeover
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mergers and acquisitions

Thoma Bravo pulls plug on Darktrace takeover

Shares in the UK cyber firm slumped 30%, as investors had pinned hopes on takeover deal
8 Sep 2022
Libra 2.0 programme aims to help unrepresented founders get investment
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startups

Libra 2.0 programme aims to help unrepresented founders get investment

Second iteration of the programme aims to support startups with black, Arab, and Asian founders
7 Sep 2022
Boomi appoints former Deloitte CIO to board of directors following partner programme shakeup
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channel

Boomi appoints former Deloitte CIO to board of directors following partner programme shakeup

iPaaS firm revamps partner initiative to include new plug-and-play ‘Accelerators’ for customers
7 Sep 2022
Apple to add jobs to digital advertising teams
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big data

Apple to add jobs to digital advertising teams

Tech giant looking for product designers, data engineers and sales specialists, with most roles based in the US
6 Sep 2022
Companies House reveals overhaul to WebFiling accounts system
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digital transformation

Companies House reveals overhaul to WebFiling accounts system

Businesses will be able to control those with filing permissions more easily, as the new accounts mark a new streamlining of the government's digital …
23 Aug 2022
IT teams need to optimise and tackle tech debt ahead of economic downturn, warn analysts
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IT infrastructure

IT teams need to optimise and tackle tech debt ahead of economic downturn, warn analysts

Forrester argues shrinking budgets will require tough decisions on spending, although innovation should continue where possible
23 Aug 2022
Most business leaders only prioritise cyber security after a major breach, report finds
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cyber attacks

Most business leaders only prioritise cyber security after a major breach, report finds

UK government research on hacked UK businesses revealed a general lack of engagement from board members and senior management on security matters
17 Aug 2022
Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre
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data centres

Electrical explosion reported at Google's Iowa data centre

Three people working on a substation near the facility were critically injured, according to reports
9 Aug 2022
Softbank's Vision Fund reports $22bn loss as economic crisis hits tech industry
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business management

Softbank's Vision Fund reports $22bn loss as economic crisis hits tech industry

Serial investor group contributes to Softbank's overall losses of 2.93 trillion Japanese yen
8 Aug 2022
Google calls on staff to boost productivity with "simplicity sprints"
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agile development

Google calls on staff to boost productivity with "simplicity sprints"

Tech giant to open the floor to employees for suggestions to improve product development
1 Aug 2022
Jack Ma cedes power of his company to avoid government pressure
Ant Group shareholder Jack Ma
business management

Jack Ma cedes power of his company to avoid government pressure

Chinese tech mogul could delay Ant Group's IPO even further if he sells controlling stake in firm
29 Jul 2022
Economic downturn now perceived a bigger threat to business than ransomware
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Business strategy

Economic downturn now perceived a bigger threat to business than ransomware

Businesses are advised to conduct regular risk assessments and embrace the economic threat as an opportunity for growth
21 Jul 2022
Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use
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business communications

Morgan Stanley fined $200m for "unapproved" WhatsApp use

US gov report criticises bank for conducting business via personal channels of communications
15 Jul 2022
Intel warns customers to expect price hike for certain chips
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Hardware

Intel warns customers to expect price hike for certain chips

Sources close to the matter said the rises could be anywhere between single digits and more than 20%
15 Jul 2022
Apple cuts ties with Jony Ive after 30 years
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Hardware

Apple cuts ties with Jony Ive after 30 years

The designer, who gave Apple its most iconic designs, seeks greater autonomy for his own firm
13 Jul 2022
Red Hat appoints Matt Hicks as CEO
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business management

Red Hat appoints Matt Hicks as CEO

Paul Cormier will move to chairman as the open-source giant continues its hybrid cloud push
13 Jul 2022
ICO calls for gov review into use of WhatsApp and other private communication channels
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business communications

ICO calls for gov review into use of WhatsApp and other private communication channels

Regulator slaps Department of Health and Social Care with reprimand under UK data protection law
12 Jul 2022