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Google delays shutdown of Chrome apps
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Google delays shutdown of Chrome apps

Organisations will be able to continue using Chrome apps for another two years
11 Aug 2020
Nutanix rolls out hybrid cloud infrastructure for AWS
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Nutanix rolls out hybrid cloud infrastructure for AWS

Firm claims the move will accelerate digital initiatives and optimise spending for businesses
11 Aug 2020
Twitter reportedly enters TikTok bidding war
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Twitter reportedly enters TikTok bidding war

The Chinese-owned video-sharing platform has until mid-September to find a suitable US-based buyer
10 Aug 2020
Barclays faces ICO probe for 'spying on staff'
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Barclays faces ICO probe for 'spying on staff'

The watchdog is investigating allegations the firm used computer monitoring software to track employees 
10 Aug 2020
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96% of UK businesses experienced at least one major cyber attack over past year
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96% of UK businesses experienced at least one major cyber attack over past year

Almost two thirds of these attacks affected vital operational technology
6 Aug 2020
TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland
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TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland

The move could signify a desire to shift its operations away from the US as well as secure its position in the European market
6 Aug 2020
Internet outages reached an all-time high during the pandemic
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Internet outages reached an all-time high during the pandemic

ThousandEyes reveals that downtime increased by a staggering 63% in March
5 Aug 2020
EU launches probe into Google’s Fitbit acquisition
Policy & legislation

EU launches probe into Google’s Fitbit acquisition

The EC claims that the deal could provide Google with an even greater advantage in the online ads market
5 Aug 2020
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Tablet market surges 26% due to remote working boost
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Tablet market surges 26% due to remote working boost

The rare increase is due to a rise in demand for low-budget remote working equipment, Canalys claims
4 Aug 2020
Zoom will suspend direct sales to customers in mainland China
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Zoom will suspend direct sales to customers in mainland China

The move comes amid increased scrutiny of the company's alleged ties to the Chinese government
4 Aug 2020
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Ofcom confirms UK 5G auction will begin in January
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Ofcom confirms UK 5G auction will begin in January

UK regulator rejects calls by some operators for the auction to be abandoned in favour of an allocation process
3 Aug 2020
Scotland will launch its own contact-tracing app
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Scotland will launch its own contact-tracing app

The Scottish government says the app will arrive in the autumn and will not ask users to reveal personal information
3 Aug 2020
British teenager charged over Twitter hack
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British teenager charged over Twitter hack

The 19-year old is one of the three individuals arrested for involvement in the spear-phishing scam
3 Aug 2020
Twitter attempts to overhaul its security policies after Bitcoin hack
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Twitter attempts to overhaul its security policies after Bitcoin hack

Hackers targeted 130 accounts but ultimately tweeted from 45
31 Jul 2020
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BT offers £2,500 broadband bursaries in new small business scheme
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BT offers £2,500 broadband bursaries in new small business scheme

The company introduces a slew of new measures aiming to boost connectivity, cashflow, and confidence
31 Jul 2020
HPE to help build Europe’s first regional data innovation centre
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HPE to help build Europe’s first regional data innovation centre

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) has the capacity to help 1,000 businesses in a deal worth over £95 million
30 Jul 2020
Qualcomm and Huawei end licensing spat
Hardware

Qualcomm and Huawei end licensing spat

Qualcomm's shares were up 13% after news of the deal
30 Jul 2020
Vodafone partners with Blackberry for crisis communications
Technology

Vodafone partners with Blackberry for crisis communications

Greater Manchester Police and Fire and Rescue Service are the first to benefit from the partnership
29 Jul 2020
CES 2021 will be a digital-only event
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CES 2021 will be a digital-only event

For the first time in its 53-year history, the Las Vegas technology show will not be taking place in-person
29 Jul 2020
Google Cloud and Orange team up on AI and cloud computing
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Google Cloud and Orange team up on AI and cloud computing

The partnership will help Orange to expand its portfolio and will strengthen Google Cloud's presence in Europe
28 Jul 2020
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Gartner expects 5G network spending to almost double in 2020
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Gartner expects 5G network spending to almost double in 2020

The analyst firm says rising competition among CSPs is responsible for the accelerating pace of 5G adoption
28 Jul 2020
Facebook sues EU watchdog for invading employees' privacy
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Facebook sues EU watchdog for invading employees' privacy

Documents requested by the European Commission reportedly contain sensitive information including health data
28 Jul 2020
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Google reportedly monitors usage of rival Android apps
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Google reportedly monitors usage of rival Android apps

Sources claim that the Alphabet subsidiary keeps tabs on competitors to develop its own apps
27 Jul 2020
More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers
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More than 1,000 Twitter employees had the security access needed to aid hackers

Former staff say many had the power to make changes to user account settings as well as hand over the controls to third parties
24 Jul 2020
PowerShell malware increased by almost 700% in Q1
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PowerShell malware increased by almost 700% in Q1

Cyber security outfit McAfee observed a 689% increase in malware targeting the business task automation framework
22 Jul 2020
Inspire 2020: Microsoft announces updates to Azure, 365 and Teams
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Inspire 2020: Microsoft announces updates to Azure, 365 and Teams

The features are aimed at providing businesses with better remote working solutions in the age of social distancing
22 Jul 2020
Microsoft will shift Minecraft from AWS to Azure
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Microsoft will shift Minecraft from AWS to Azure

The move will communicate to Microsoft's customers and rivals that it is confident in its own technology
21 Jul 2020
Nokia launches standalone 5G network solutions for enterprises
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Nokia launches standalone 5G network solutions for enterprises

The Finnish tech giant says 5G SA will help customers realise their long-term digital transformation goals
21 Jul 2020
UK turns to Japan for Huawei 5G alternative
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UK turns to Japan for Huawei 5G alternative

Government officials reportedly met with Japanese counterparts two days after the Huawei ban was announced
20 Jul 2020
Businesses warned coronavirus disruption 'could last a decade'
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Businesses warned coronavirus disruption 'could last a decade'

Market analyst Forrester identifies five pandemic-induced trends in latest report
17 Jul 2020
Salesforce augments its Marketing Cloud suite with new automation tools
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Salesforce augments its Marketing Cloud suite with new automation tools

The company is starting to reap the rewards of a string of high profile acquisitions
17 Jul 2020
Graphcore unveils most complex processor yet
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Graphcore unveils most complex processor yet

The new IPU features a record-breaking 59.4 billion transistors
16 Jul 2020
Zoom launches 'Zoom for Home' hardware for remote workers
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Zoom launches 'Zoom for Home' hardware for remote workers

All-in-one collaboration platform aims to help enterprises increase the productivity of their staff
15 Jul 2020
Google faces lawsuit over unsolicited data tracking
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Google faces lawsuit over unsolicited data tracking

Google's actions allegedly violate the California privacy laws and the federal wiretap law
15 Jul 2020
Why the Huawei ban could be disastrous for UK businesses
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Why the Huawei ban could be disastrous for UK businesses

The ramifications of banning Huawei equipment from 5G networks could be felt for years to come
15 Jul 2020