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Business operations

Google+ is finally dead as business-focused Currents goes live

The failed social network has officially been rebranded as an enterprise comms platform
7 Jul 2020
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digital transformation

Google Cloud to accelerate Deutsche Bank's digital transformation

Multi-year agreement will fuel the German bank's cloud migration and transform its IT architecture
7 Jul 2020
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Data & insights

Imperial aims to fight coronavirus with AI-powered data hub

The REDASA data platform built by PanSurg, Cloudwick, MirrorWeb and AWS will derive real-time insights to help medical professionals
7 Jul 2020
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social media

Stop Hate for Profit calls on Facebook to address hate on the platform

Leaders of ad boycott call on Facebook to hire a C-suite executive with civil rights expertise
6 Jul 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

Intel invests in Indian telcom giant Jio Platforms

The US chipmaker buys a $253 million stake in Jio Platforms, joining Facebook and others
6 Jul 2020
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
6 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

What is the Investigatory Powers Act 2016?

The act, better known as the Snooper's Charter, dictates how much of your internet history the government can see
6 Jul 2020
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privacy

LinkedIn blames 'bug' for iOS clipboard snooping

Despite still being in beta, iOS 14 is proving useful for spotting companies that invade user privacy
6 Jul 2020
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flexible working

Fujitsu to halve office space as it prepares for the new normal

Manufacturing giant will reduce its office footprint and offer flexible hours for 80,000 workers
6 Jul 2020
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data protection

EU institutions told to avoid Microsoft software after licence spat

EU data watchdog claims Microsoft's contract terms make it difficult to enforce GDPR
3 Jul 2020
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privacy

UK government faces legal action over NHS Test and Trace risk assessments

The DHSC have until 8 July to provide evidence that a data protection impact assessment has been performed
3 Jul 2020
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What can we learn from failure?

Sample our exclusive Business Briefing content
3 Jul 2020
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Careers & training

How to get into the tech industry

Tech leaders share their words of wisdom on breaking into the tech industry
3 Jul 2020
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startups

The IT Pro Podcast: Coding our way out of recession

How the COVID crisis could lead to a startup boom
3 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

Major tech CEOs will testify in House antitrust probe

Chief execs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google have agreed to appear before Congress
2 Jul 2020
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Policy & legislation

Google-Apple search engine deal under fire from regulators

The Competition and Markets Authority has called for better legislation to regulate large technology companies
2 Jul 2020
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privacy

Facebook flaw gave 5,000 developers access to users' data

Information from users' profiles was accessible after the 90-day time limit had expired
2 Jul 2020
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Business operations

AI news: Europe lags behind on AI patents as Samsung dominates

The South Korean company registered 5,073 patents between 2010 and 2020 while British firms registered just 535
2 Jul 2020
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IT regulation

Top UK watchdogs join forces to regulate digital services

The ICO, CMA and Ofcom will work together to ensure services remain fair for businesses and consumers
2 Jul 2020
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collaboration

Microsoft overhauls OneDrive collaboration tools

More admin controls and streamlined sharing capabilities for OneDrive, SharePoint and Teams
2 Jul 2020
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mergers and acquisitions

VMware to acquire disaster recovery specialist Datrium

Datrium’s DRaaS will contribute to VMware’s Site Recovery solutions by providing “a cost-optimised option”
2 Jul 2020
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Why business resilience matters in times of crisis (and beyond)

When it comes to major business disruption, you need to be proactive as well as reactive
1 Jul 2020
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automation

TuSimple launches ‘world's first’ autonomous freight network

Firm partners with UPS, Penske, US Xpress and McLane Company to create self-driving truck network
1 Jul 2020
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social media

Facebook bans “violent” boogaloo network

Firm removes 200 accounts and 106 groups associated with the “anti-government” network
1 Jul 2020
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