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artificial intelligence (AI)

Council of Europe urges a "precautionary" approach to algorithmic systems

Governments must put in place "effective and predicable" legislative frameworks
8 Apr 2020
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hacking

Chinese APT groups are targeting Linux servers

Research from Blackberry uncovers almost a decade of hacking from state-sponsored civilian contractors
8 Apr 2020
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open source

Red Hat appoints Paul Cormier as CEO

Former president of products and technology replaces Jim Whitehurst as boss of the open source giant
6 Apr 2020
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Mobile

What is the 5G health scare?

The new network technology promises faster speeds but does it also spread coronavirus?
6 Apr 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom CEO admits company "moved too fast" as privacy issues mount

Eric Yuan insists platform will put "privacy and security first"
6 Apr 2020
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startups

Europe scrambles to rescue struggling tech startups

France and Germany lead the way with packages to support fledgling firms through the coronavirus pandemic
2 Apr 2020
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5G

Radio station sanctioned after guest blames coronavirus on China's 5G rollout

Guest introduced as a 'nurse' wasn't "sufficiently challenged" by Uckfield FM presenter, Ofcom rules
2 Apr 2020
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IT infrastructure

TSB suffers fresh outage to mobile and internet banking

Customers take to Twitter to suggest it's now a regular issue with the troubled bank
2 Apr 2020
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software as a service (SaaS)

Slack launches call integrations for Microsoft Teams and Zoom

Support for Cisco, RingCentral and more also announced by the communications platform
1 Apr 2020
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS launches Amazon Detective for investigating security incidents

Service automates "burdensome" data gathering for effective security investigations
1 Apr 2020
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video conferencing

Zoom admits meetings don't use end-to-end encryption

Conferencing app used by UK government isn't as secure as first thought
1 Apr 2020
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Raspberry PI
Mobile

Raspberry Pi: Top 37 projects to try yourself

The best projects to try with the Raspberry Pi and Raspberry Pi Zero
31 Mar 2020
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data management

Oracle cloud courses are free during coronavirus lockdown

Oracle offers free access to an online learning course and certification until 15 May
31 Mar 2020
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cloud computing

Microsoft says '775% Azure surge' report was inaccurate

Original report should have made clear this was confined to Teams use in Italy, company explains
31 Mar 2020
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startups

TLA: UK's startup ecosystem needs government support

Early-stage businesses must be included in the chancellor's loan scheme, says Tech London Advocates
30 Mar 2020
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cyber security

Scottish firm to provide free cyber security training for remote workers

GTS Solutions and Lucy aim to help workers sheltering from the coronavirus keep cyber safe
30 Mar 2020
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Network & Internet

The internet is as precious as your children right now

It's time to check the health of your connection with Ofcom's top tips
27 Mar 2020
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search engine optimization (SEO)

Google warns businesses not to disable their websites

Drastic action amid COVID-19 crisis could damage search rankings
27 Mar 2020
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Mobile Phones

Huawei P40 Pro+ first look: Zooming above it all

Despite all the troubles, the Chinese firm is still building superb smartphones
26 Mar 2020
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mobile networks

Telecoms firms embed 'StayHome' messages into mobiles

Users around the world are seeing the advice at the top of their smartphone display, but not in the UK
25 Mar 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

BT to sell off French business to Computacenter

The deal is still subject to regulation and coronavirus guidance, but BT hopes it will go through by the end of the year
25 Mar 2020
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mobile networks

UK government failed to act on its own alert messaging advice

Mobile operators relied upon to push out coronavirus lockdown text messages
24 Mar 2020
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phishing

Hackers target WHO as coronavirus spread surges

Attacks on the organisation have dramatically increased since a pandemic was declared
24 Mar 2020
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operating systems

Google bins Chrome 82 development amid coronavirus delays

Company is skipping ahead to 83, which will be promoted when Chrome 81 is out of the beta channel
23 Mar 2020
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distributed denial of service (DDOS)

Australian minister mistakenly cries DDoS attack after citizens flock to welfare site

Security system for the country's welfare service trigged by 95,000 people attempting to log in at once
23 Mar 2020
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automation

Ex-Google engineer to plead guilty for stealing driverless car technology

Anthony Levandowski is accused of stealing documents while working at Waymo before leaving for Uber in 2016
20 Mar 2020
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Microsoft Office

Microsoft Teams surpasses 44 million users after remote working surge

The company suggests jump in users could last beyond COVID-19 pandemic as remote working becomes the norm
20 Mar 2020
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business communications

Slack simplifies its platform

New shortcuts, collapsable sections and easier navigation features make the service more user friendly
18 Mar 2020
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broadband

Government promises all new homes to come with Gigabit broadband

New legislation will bring housing developers and network operators together before any brick is laid
17 Mar 2020
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 10 hits one billion active devices

Microsoft reaches its target two years later, after the death of its mobile OS and Windows 7
17 Mar 2020
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Business strategy

What is e-safety?

We explain what e-safety is and how it can be managed in schools and beyond
16 Mar 2020
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video conferencing

Microsoft Teams goes down as the world starts mass remote working

Two-hour outage stopped users logging into the comms platform and disrupted the new post-office era
16 Mar 2020
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Microsoft Windows

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft's board of directors

Looking back at the Harvard dropout who changed the world of business
16 Mar 2020
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remote access

G Suite hits two billion users as remote working surges

The cloud-based suite of services is "uniquely positioned" to change the way people work, as COVID-19 prompts self-isolation
13 Mar 2020
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Cloud

Pentagon requests time to reconsider Microsoft JEDI bid

DoD wants to re-evaluate a price scenario proposed by the tech giant
13 Mar 2020