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Zerto unveils its disaster recovery solution for AWS
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Zerto unveils its disaster recovery solution for AWS

Zerto In-Cloud for AWS automates on-premises and cloud failover, recovery, and testing workflows
1 Dec 2021
Salesforce makes Bret Taylor co-CEO alongside Benioff
Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff
Careers & training

Salesforce makes Bret Taylor co-CEO alongside Benioff

Former Facebook and Google exec has quickly risen through the ranks since joining in 2016
1 Dec 2021
HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency
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high-performance computing (HPC)

HPE to build new supercomputer for Thailand science agency

It will be 30 times faster than the agency’s existing system and is set to be operational in 2022
1 Dec 2021
EU agrees on data sharing legislation to accelerate industry-wide innovation
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data governance

EU agrees on data sharing legislation to accelerate industry-wide innovation

The Data Governance Act aims to make it easier for personal data to be shared across the public and private sectors in areas such as research, innovat…
1 Dec 2021
New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

New AWS CEO unloads compute, data and 5G services during first keynote

Selipsky delivers new EC2 instances, mainframe migration and automated 5G services at Re:Invent debut
1 Dec 2021
CMA orders Facebook to sell Giphy
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mergers and acquisitions

CMA orders Facebook to sell Giphy

The decision concludes a ten-month long investigation into the acquisition
1 Dec 2021
Access brokers are making it easier for ransomware operators to attack businesses
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cyber security

Access brokers are making it easier for ransomware operators to attack businesses

A new business model has been uncovered that makes it much easier for attackers to gain access to business' networks
1 Dec 2021
UK and Singapore align closer on digital trade
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Policy & legislation

UK and Singapore align closer on digital trade

Three agreements have been signed which focus on facilitating digital trade, cyber security, and digital identities between the two nations
1 Dec 2021
MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues
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Laptops

MacBook Pro owners report MagSafe charging issues

The return of MagSafe charger on the new 16in MacBook is creating problems for users
30 Nov 2021
Infosys to help Daimler attain sustainable mobility
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data centres

Infosys to help Daimler attain sustainable mobility

The company has partnered with Lefdal Mine Datacenter to relocate Daimler's HPC workloads
30 Nov 2021
More than 90% of IT decision makers reuse passwords
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Security

More than 90% of IT decision makers reuse passwords

Bitwarden survey also finds that half of IT professionals share their passwords with colleagues
30 Nov 2021
Clearview AI faces £17 million fine for violating UK data protection laws
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Information Commissioner

Clearview AI faces £17 million fine for violating UK data protection laws

The ICO has voiced "significant concerns" that the company has processed UK personal data without people's knowledge
30 Nov 2021
Over 300,000 Android users downloaded banking trojan malware
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hacking

Over 300,000 Android users downloaded banking trojan malware

Hackers defeated Google Play restrictions by using smaller droppers in apps and eliminating permissions needed
30 Nov 2021
AWS kickstarts Re:Invent 2021 with launch of RoboRunner IoT platform
Automated delivery vehicles, AWS Re:Invent
Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS kickstarts Re:Invent 2021 with launch of RoboRunner IoT platform

The cloud giant expands its robotic fleet management capabilities with holistic IoT platform
30 Nov 2021
Accenture to expand UK tech workforce by 3,000 workers
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Careers & training

Accenture to expand UK tech workforce by 3,000 workers

The company said its clients are trying to capitalise on growth as the country recovers from the pandemic
30 Nov 2021
Industry "delighted" with UK's 'landmark' anti-bias AI standard
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Industry "delighted" with UK's 'landmark' anti-bias AI standard

The algorithmic transparency standard will now enter a pilot scheme to be scrutinised to a greater degree
30 Nov 2021
UK workers reveal what the perfect job looks like
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Business

UK workers reveal what the perfect job looks like

A comfortable £44,000 annual salary and modest work hours comprise the chief desires of UK employees
30 Nov 2021
Australian government-owned energy company hit by ransomware attack
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ransomware

Australian government-owned energy company hit by ransomware attack

CS Energy confirmed hackers infiltrated its corporate network but says the incident has not impacted electricity generation
30 Nov 2021
Chinotto spyware spies on North Korean defectors and activists
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spyware

Chinotto spyware spies on North Korean defectors and activists

Long term operation by ScarCruft hackers has been linked to the North Korean government
30 Nov 2021
Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO
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business management

Jack Dorsey resigns as Twitter CEO

CTO Parag Agrawal takes the reins as Dorsey also plans to leave board position
29 Nov 2021
Sabbath hackers are targeting US schools and hospitals
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ransomware

Sabbath hackers are targeting US schools and hospitals

The rebranded hacking group is demanding multi-million-dollar ransom payments, according to Mandiant
29 Nov 2021
Nokia extends partnership with Ooredoo Group
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5G

Nokia extends partnership with Ooredoo Group

The five-year 5G agreement will benefit the Middle East, North Africa and Southeast Asia
29 Nov 2021
Ikea launches "full-scale investigation" into email-based cyber attack
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cyber attacks

Ikea launches "full-scale investigation" into email-based cyber attack

Early evidence seems to indicate a compromise of Microsoft Exchange servers in a reply chain attack campaign
29 Nov 2021