IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns
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IT Pro News in Review: Vaccine passports, macOS malware & Palantir privacy concerns

Catch up on the top stories of the week in just two minutes
26 Feb 2021
What is data processing?
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Business operations

What is data processing?

Finding the data you need - either to digest or delete - isn't always easy in an increasingly data-intensive world
16 Feb 2021
It’s time to give edge computing some space
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It’s time to give edge computing some space

There’s no time for latency if we’re going to colonise the stars
12 Feb 2021
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers
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The IT Pro Podcast: Navigating Brexit data transfers

The transition period is over – what happens now?
5 Feb 2021
ICO restarts AdTech probe following threats of legal action
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Information Commissioner

ICO restarts AdTech probe following threats of legal action

The regulator says the "complex" investigation will resume with a series of audits focusing on digital market platforms
22 Jan 2021
A three-phased approach to observability
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Whitepaper

A three-phased approach to observability

How to improve the customer experience by moving from reactive to data-driven behaviours
24 Nov 2020
AWS ditches Nvidia for in-house 'Inferentia' silicon
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

AWS ditches Nvidia for in-house 'Inferentia' silicon

Alexa queries and facial recognition data will now be processed by Amazon's own chips
13 Nov 2020
AWS to launch Zurich data centres in 2022
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AWS to launch Zurich data centres in 2022

Swiss city to house eighth European data centre region for cloud giant
2 Nov 2020
Experian faces GDPR action after ICO finds ‘widespread data protection failings’
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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Experian faces GDPR action after ICO finds ‘widespread data protection failings’

UK watchdog gives Experian nine-month ultimatum to change 'illegal' business practices or face punishment
28 Oct 2020
NHS Test and Trace IT blunder blamed on Microsoft Excel glitch
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NHS Test and Trace IT blunder blamed on Microsoft Excel glitch

The "technical issue" has led to a backlog of thousands of positive tests stretching to 25 September
5 Oct 2020
Unilever adopts Google Cloud’s complex data processing for conservation drive
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big data analytics

Unilever adopts Google Cloud’s complex data processing for conservation drive

The implementation will see Unilever adopt Google Earth Engine, Google Cloud Storage and BigQuery capabilities
22 Sep 2020
Humility in AI: Building trustworthy and ethical AI systems
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artificial intelligence (AI)

Humility in AI: Building trustworthy and ethical AI systems

How humble AI can help safeguard your business
17 Sep 2020
What is cache memory?
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What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
14 Sep 2020
UK signs 'historic' data deal with Japan
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UK signs 'historic' data deal with Japan

The provisional agreement contains digital and data provisions that go far beyond the deal signed between Japan and the EU, gov claims
11 Sep 2020
What is text mining?
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What is text mining?

Your business can gain valuable insights by letting AI analytics loose on your emails and documents
10 Sep 2020
Irish data watchdog orders Facebook to halt EU user data transfers to the US
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Irish data watchdog orders Facebook to halt EU user data transfers to the US

Nick Clegg suggests cancelling its transfer mechanism could cause chaos for businesses and the global economy
10 Sep 2020
Government launches National Data Strategy to boost economic recovery
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Government launches National Data Strategy to boost economic recovery

Use of data is something to be "embraced, rather than a threat to be guarded against", says DCMS
9 Sep 2020
Italy tops GDPR penalty list with €46m worth of fines this year
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Italy tops GDPR penalty list with €46m worth of fines this year

Companies still struggle to provide sufficient legal basis for processing personal data
25 Aug 2020
IBM unveils its 'most powerful' processor yet
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IBM unveils its 'most powerful' processor yet

The Power10 data centre chip will handle three times the workload of its predecessor, IBM claims
17 Aug 2020
Google abandons controversial cloud project in China
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Google abandons controversial cloud project in China

‘Isolated Region’ was scrapped in May, according to two anonymous sources
9 Jul 2020
GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

GDPR compliance checklist: Is your organisation GDPR-ready?

Tips for ensuring your business is compliant with the new rules, whether you're overhauling old processes or setting up a business from scratch
8 Jul 2020
What is reinforcement learning?
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What is reinforcement learning?

We look at a method of AI development built on the idea of positive and negative feedback
11 Jun 2020
UK's post-Brexit data deals 'will go further than EU ever could'
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UK's post-Brexit data deals 'will go further than EU ever could'

The government sets out a four-pronged approach to the free flow of data and data localisation with Asia-Pacific nations
11 Jun 2020