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Brave accuses the ICO of ‘falling asleep at the wheel’

Brave highlights understaffing and a failure to use statutory powers to investigate the "UK's largest-ever data breach"
13 Jul 2020
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Careers & training

IBM job ad calls for 12-years of experience with six-year-old Kubernetes

Tech giant's advertisement faux pas is more common than you think
13 Jul 2020
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5G

Huawei will urge the UK to delay 5G equipment removal

The Chinese company has reportedly requested a meeting with UK prime minister Boris Johnson
13 Jul 2020
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Development

Linux kernel to strip out racially insensitive terms

Linus Torvalds confirms plans to replace 'master' and 'slave' with terms such as 'primary' and 'secondary'
13 Jul 2020
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Trump confirms US cyber attack on Russia election trolls

US president confirms his administration launched a successful campaign against the Internet Research Agency
13 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

Dems ask Facebook, Google and Twitter for coronavirus disinformation reports

The European Union already requested this info and received commitments from all three companies
10 Jul 2020
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Amazon to offer Zoox employees $100 million in stock to stay

Amazon could walk away from deal if too many Zoox employees turn down job offers
10 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

California launching Google antitrust probe

California could use its broader interpretation of antitrust laws to its advantage
10 Jul 2020
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New global alliance plans to fight coronavirus with AI

CAIAC aims to establish an advisory group consisting of UN organisations
10 Jul 2020
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Notebook sales help avert PC market depression

HP comes out as top vendor as market grows 9% year-on-year
10 Jul 2020
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Nokia begins major data centre networking gambit

The company has secured high-profile early adopters, including Apple and BT for its routers, switches, and OS
10 Jul 2020
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Majority of UK firms say cyber threats are outpacing cloud security

Businesses complain that it's not always clear who is responsible for securing their public cloud data
10 Jul 2020
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Docker partners with AWS to help take the complexity out of containerisation

Expanded partnership with AWS further highlights Docker's new developer-centric focus
10 Jul 2020
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Facebook pulls 50 accounts associated with Trump ally Roger Stone

The fake accounts spent more than $300,000 in Facebook ads over the past few years
9 Jul 2020
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Twitter job postings point to a new subscription platform

Twitter stock jumps 7% after job postings mention new subscription platform
9 Jul 2020
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Google Maps is testing traffic lights

Testing started in big cities, but Google will eventually expand it to more areas
9 Jul 2020
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Vodafone, BT: It will take five years to remove Huawei tech from UK

Telecoms firms warn stripping tech out too quickly will result in nation-wide blackouts
9 Jul 2020
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Cloud

Oracle to put its own hardware in customer data centres

CEO Larry Ellison parks his tanks on Amazon’s lawn, claiming Oracle will offer 50 on-prem cloud services against AWS Outposts’ four
9 Jul 2020
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biometrics

Clearview AI investigated over 'social media data scraping'

The notorious facial recognition firm provides image data to law enforcement agencies
9 Jul 2020
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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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Business operations

Nvidia overtakes Intel as most valuable US chipmaker

US GPU manufacturer is now third in the world behind TSMC and Samsung
9 Jul 2020
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Hardware

Intel unveils Thunderbolt 4 as Apple confirms support in ARM-based Macs

The standard will allow high-speed data transfers across 2m cables and support for 8K displays
9 Jul 2020
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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