Business

UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial
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Business operations

UK businesses urged to join four-day working week trial

Participating employees will receive 100% of their usual pay for only four days at work
17 Jan 2022
Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption
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Network & Internet

Tonga communications could be down for "weeks" following volcanic eruption

Tsunami-hit Tonga remains largely uncontactable after internet links were severed by the undersea eruption
17 Jan 2022
Russia's "politically motivated" REvil raid could be used as leverage, experts warn
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ransomware

Russia's "politically motivated" REvil raid could be used as leverage, experts warn

The cyber security industry says the FSB's arrests are “unlikely” to signal a change in Russia’s policy
17 Jan 2022
Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards
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e commerce

Amazon reverses ban on UK-issued Visa credit cards

The retail giant says it is now working with Visa on a "potential solution"
17 Jan 2022
Singapore discourages cryptocurrency trading with new regulations
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cryptocurrencies

Singapore discourages cryptocurrency trading with new regulations

It has warned that trading is highly risky due to the fact that prices are subject to sharp speculative swings
17 Jan 2022
Sony pulls out of MWC 2022
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Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022

GSMA has branded the decision as “disappointing”
14 Jan 2022
NordVPN launches open source VPN speed testing tool
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virtual private network (VPN)

NordVPN launches open source VPN speed testing tool

The unified speed-testing software can be downloaded from GitHub
14 Jan 2022
Google purchases new London office for £730 million
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Acquisition

Google purchases new London office for £730 million

The Central Saint Giles development will give Google an overall capacity for 10,000 employees across all of its UK sites
14 Jan 2022
Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy
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flexible working

Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy

Yahoo's 8,000 employees are allowed to work remotely from anywhere in a bid to improve well-being across the company
14 Jan 2022
Singapore to resume construction on new data centres following energy efficiency review
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data centres

Singapore to resume construction on new data centres following energy efficiency review

New data centres will need to be more resource efficient and existing ones may need to be retrofitted
14 Jan 2022
IT Pro News In Review: Virgin O2 roaming fees, Meta employees COVID-19 jab, Europol cache of data
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Mobile

IT Pro News In Review: Virgin O2 roaming fees, Meta employees COVID-19 jab, Europol cache of data

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
14 Jan 2022
It’s time to bring Spotify Wrapped to the workplace
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Data & insights

It’s time to bring Spotify Wrapped to the workplace

Data analytics is big business - so why aren’t more companies learning from the best?
14 Jan 2022
Rackspace taps Digivante to offer AI-based application testing
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Rackspace taps Digivante to offer AI-based application testing

The partnership is aimed at improving software delivery and reducing test cycle times
13 Jan 2022
Seven leading machine learning use cases
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Whitepaper

Seven leading machine learning use cases

Seven ways machine learning solves business problems
13 Jan 2022
How to think like a Digital CFO
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Whitepaper

How to think like a Digital CFO

How the digital world requires us to think differently
13 Jan 2022
No “convincing case” for UK centralised digital currency, says Lords committee
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digital currency

No “convincing case” for UK centralised digital currency, says Lords committee

A digital currency could increase financial instability and erode privacy protections, House of Lords warns
13 Jan 2022
The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them
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Whitepaper

The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them

Driving more resiliency with unified operations and service management
13 Jan 2022
How data can help SMBs with digital transformation
Big data
digital transformation

How data can help SMBs with digital transformation

Improve collaboration, enhance customer insights and more by making data a key part of your digital transformation strategy
13 Jan 2022
Mac shipments grew at twice the pace of PCs in 2021
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Hardware

Mac shipments grew at twice the pace of PCs in 2021

Impressive growth across the board shows industry weathering supply issues
13 Jan 2022
Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?
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software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?

We look at the future of communication and the cloud-based options available
12 Jan 2022
AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance
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artificial intelligence (AI)

AI Standards Hub will help UK businesses improve AI governance

The launch of the initiative, led by the Alan Turing Institute, comes as 1.3 million UK businesses are expected to use AI by 2040
12 Jan 2022
PCIe 6.0 specification teases "record performance" for big data applications
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Hardware

PCIe 6.0 specification teases "record performance" for big data applications

The newly finalized I/O specification boasts a data rate of upto 64 GT/s
12 Jan 2022
China to accelerate construction of national integrated big data centre system
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Policy & legislation

China to accelerate construction of national integrated big data centre system

This comes as part of its next five-year plan which underlines the importance of developing the digital economy
12 Jan 2022