Sabina Weston
Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web
trojans

Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web

The source code for the authenticator-breaking malware is available for free on underground forums
18 Sep 2020
Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion
5G

Ericsson acquires Cradlepoint for $1.1 billion

The WAN 4G and 5G solutions provider is expected to maintain its current employees and continue to operate in its Idaho HQ
18 Sep 2020
Accenture ploughs $3 billion into cloud migration support group
digital transformation

Accenture ploughs $3 billion into cloud migration support group

The new multi-service group will comprise 70,000 cloud professionals
17 Sep 2020
Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store
spyware

Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store

The ban excludes enterprise management tools and those used by parents to track the whereabouts of their children
17 Sep 2020
Nokia simplifies Microsoft Azure integration
Nokia data centre equipment
business communications

Nokia simplifies Microsoft Azure integration

Microsoft Azure IoT Edge Modules such as Modbus can now be deployed on the Nokia DAC edge server
16 Sep 2020
Google takes on Zoom with launch of Meet hardware
video conferencing

Google takes on Zoom with launch of Meet hardware

The Lenovo-made Series One meeting room kits will become available in November
16 Sep 2020
4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown
Mobile

4G and 5G protected a fifth of UK business during lockdown

Mobile connectivity managed to preserve £205 billion of business for the UK between March and September, O2 claims
15 Sep 2020
Xero urges UK gov to introduce digital tax relief for SMBs
SMB

Xero urges UK gov to introduce digital tax relief for SMBs

The cloud accounting software provider found that resilience and recovery of SMBs is significantly influenced by their digital skills
14 Sep 2020
Banks sign pledge to strengthen UK’s fintech sector
collaboration

Banks sign pledge to strengthen UK’s fintech sector

The Fintech Pledge aims to facilitate the UK’s economic recovery
14 Sep 2020
England and Wales' contact-tracing app will launch this month
Development

England and Wales' contact-tracing app will launch this month

The NHS app ensures that users’ data is stored on their smartphones as opposed to a public database
14 Sep 2020
Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available
Google Android

Android 11's budget version 'Go' is now available

The new edition is designed to launch apps 20% faster than predecessor and works with cheaper smartphones
11 Sep 2020
Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication
two-factor authentication (2FA)

Zoom finally rolls out two-factor authentication

The tool is to help organisations prevent identity theft and security breaches
11 Sep 2020
Huawei to fully abandon Android by October 2021
operating systems

Huawei to fully abandon Android by October 2021

The second version of its proprietary operating system Harmony will be tested on handsets starting December this year
11 Sep 2020
BlackBerry to open new GDPR and EECC-compliant data centres
data centres

BlackBerry to open new GDPR and EECC-compliant data centres

Deal will provide companies with a secure way of communicating emergencies to their workforce
9 Sep 2020
Half of UK adults don’t trust computer algorithms
automation

Half of UK adults don’t trust computer algorithms

BCS found that as few as 7% of respondents trusted algorithms to be used by the education sector
8 Sep 2020
Quarter of company desktops lack security software, survey shows
cyber security

Quarter of company desktops lack security software, survey shows

Kaspersky research claims that 23% of desktops and 17% of laptops supplied by UK employers lack security software
8 Sep 2020
Remote workers swap commute for productivity
flexible working

Remote workers swap commute for productivity

The UK government might find it difficult to encourage employees to return to their offices
7 Sep 2020
Samsung wins $6.6bn Verizon deal for 5G amid Huawei concerns
5G

Samsung wins $6.6bn Verizon deal for 5G amid Huawei concerns

The order signals that Samsung might be deemed a suitable alternative to Huawei
7 Sep 2020
How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?
data protection

How well does your supermarket know you, Mr. Blair?

Contributing solutions might be more helpful than making inaccurate comparisons
4 Sep 2020
Broadcom chip shipments indicate delayed iPhone 12 launch
Broadcom logo
Hardware

Broadcom chip shipments indicate delayed iPhone 12 launch

Manufacturer says shipment spike won't be until Q4 this year
4 Sep 2020
Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities
Policy & legislation

Digital Services Act: Google asks European Commission to clarify responsibilities

The tech giant submitted a 135-page document calling for greater clarity around expectations
4 Sep 2020
New partnership lets users store Facebook data on Dropbox
integration

New partnership lets users store Facebook data on Dropbox

Facebook has asked for better legislation to make it easier for users to transfer photos and videos to a competing tech platform
3 Sep 2020
UK global tech exports to grow by a third by 2025
Business operations

UK global tech exports to grow by a third by 2025

Growth in exports likely to create an additional £8.15 billion for UK economy, report
3 Sep 2020
UK broadband speeds now among slowest in Europe
broadband

UK broadband speeds now among slowest in Europe

The UK is ranked 47th in the world globally, behind most European countries
2 Sep 2020
TikTok’s UK presence threatened as gov considers restrictions
Policy & legislation

TikTok’s UK presence threatened as gov considers restrictions

Chinese company could be prevented from moving users' data abroad as it plots global HQ move
27 Aug 2020
UK gov releases 5G guidance to fuel post-pandemic recovery
5G antenna
5G

UK gov releases 5G guidance to fuel post-pandemic recovery

The guide asks local councils to facilitate connectivity access and ‘tackle misinformation about 5G safety’
27 Aug 2020
Ericsson and UNICEF to map school internet access in 35 countries
Network & Internet

Ericsson and UNICEF to map school internet access in 35 countries

The partnership plans to identify and fix the connectivity gaps by 2023
26 Aug 2020
What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?
databases

What is Azure Database for PostgreSQL?

We look at Microsoft's cloud implementation of the open source database
25 Aug 2020
Xero to acquire cloud invoicing specialist Waddle
accounting

Xero to acquire cloud invoicing specialist Waddle

The deal will enable Xero to better assist small firms when it comes to accessing capital
25 Aug 2020
Telehouse to expand London Docklands data centre campus
data centres

Telehouse to expand London Docklands data centre campus

The new 31,000 square metre data centre will open in 2022
25 Aug 2020
Irish AWS data centres to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025
data centres

Irish AWS data centres to be powered by 100% renewable energy by 2025

New wind farms will be capable of producing enough renewable energy to power 185,000 Irish homes per year
24 Aug 2020
UK may drop Digital Services Tax to smooth over US trade talks
Policy & legislation

UK may drop Digital Services Tax to smooth over US trade talks

Report suggests Chancellor Rishi Sunak questions the validity of damaging relations over a £500 million tax
24 Aug 2020
Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%
startups

Funding for cyber security startups surges by 940%

The cyber security sector saw a 44% increase in the number of startups in the past two years
20 Aug 2020
Zoom reveals integration with Amazon, Facebook, Google
video conferencing

Zoom reveals integration with Amazon, Facebook, Google

Users will be able to access Zoom for Home using their Amazon Echo Show, Portal from Facebook, as well as Google Nest Hub Max devices
20 Aug 2020
Marriott faces class-action lawsuit over 2018 data breach
Marriott Hotel sign
data breaches

Marriott faces class-action lawsuit over 2018 data breach

The lawsuit is seeking compensation for the hotel's UK-based customers involved in the breach
19 Aug 2020