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
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
HPE acquires cloud intelligence platform CloudPhysics
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HPE acquires cloud intelligence platform CloudPhysics

The company has also announced the release of its new Software-Defined Opportunity Engine
26 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
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
What is a freedom of information (FOI) request?
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Policy & legislation

What is a freedom of information (FOI) request?

We look at the mechanism citizens can use to hold public bodies to account
24 Feb 2021
Edge-enabled mobility of the future
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Whitepaper

Edge-enabled mobility of the future

Turning vehicle data into value
24 Feb 2021
Five database problems and how to solve them
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Sponsored

Five database problems and how to solve them

If your database is slowing down, here’s what to look out for
23 Feb 2021
Mindtree achieves Google Cloud partner status
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cloud computing

Mindtree achieves Google Cloud partner status

The Indian cloud migration and analytical specialist is now a recognised Google partner
23 Feb 2021
EU grants the UK provisional ‘data adequacy’ status
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data protection

EU grants the UK provisional ‘data adequacy’ status

The UK criticises the EU for not already reaching this agreement prior to the formal Brexit withdrawal date
22 Feb 2021
What are petabytes and just how big are they?
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Server & storage

What are petabytes and just how big are they?

Enterprise storage is moving from tera to peta, but what do the terms mean?
19 Feb 2021
Why do you need a good data team?
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Sponsored

Why do you need a good data team?

Understanding the three core roles is key
17 Feb 2021
What is data processing?
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Business operations

What is data processing?

Finding the data you need - either to digest or delete - isn't always easy in an increasingly data-intensive world
16 Feb 2021
The best tech colleges in the US
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Careers & training

The best tech colleges in the US

When it comes to finding the best tech schools, these are the top choices
15 Feb 2021
The best cloud computing jobs and how to land one
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Careers & training

The best cloud computing jobs and how to land one

Cloud computing is a growing field with great salaries and opportunities for growth
12 Feb 2021
Structured vs unstructured data management
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Structured vs unstructured data management

Big Data is big business – if you have the skills to manage it
12 Feb 2021
It’s time to give edge computing some space
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It’s time to give edge computing some space

There’s no time for latency if we’re going to colonise the stars
12 Feb 2021
What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
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databases

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
11 Feb 2021
What is subnetting?
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Network & Internet

What is subnetting?

Partitioning a single network can help relieve network congestion and increase security
9 Feb 2021
HCI 2.0 from HPE: Powering through to innovation
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Whitepaper

HCI 2.0 from HPE: Powering through to innovation

This second-generation HCI delivers a more simple and efficient experience
5 Feb 2021
Twitter shifts offline analytics workloads to Google Cloud
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cloud computing

Twitter shifts offline analytics workloads to Google Cloud

The platform hopes to process trillions of data points to gain insights much quicker
5 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
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The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers

The transition period is over – what happens now?
5 Feb 2021
'Narrowly-focused' data strategy not enough to build on local government progress
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Data & insights

'Narrowly-focused' data strategy not enough to build on local government progress

COVID-fuelled innovation could stall unless the government follows through on the promises it's made
4 Feb 2021