Infrastructure

BT and Toshiba reveal UK’s first "unhackable" quantum-secure network
Network & Internet

BT and Toshiba reveal UK’s first "unhackable" quantum-secure network

The network aims to show how the Quantum Key Distribution can be used to secure data traffic between industrial sites
1 Oct 2020
Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week
Microsoft's Outlook app on a smartphone
Microsoft Office

Microsoft suffers second global outage in a week

Tech giant has rolled back another update after it caused further instability with Microsoft 365 services
1 Oct 2020
EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers
Doctor holding phone in both hands
Mobile

EE extends unlimited data offer for NHS workers

Firm estimates the offer has helped NHS staff save up to £250 per person
1 Oct 2020
Delay to 5G rollout will cost taxpayers £2 billion, report finds
A hand flipping a wooden cube with 4G and 5G printed on it
5G

Delay to 5G rollout will cost taxpayers £2 billion, report finds

Subsidised 4G expected to maintain its status as the key connectivity solution for a substantial part of the decade
1 Oct 2020
IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation
augmented reality (AR)

IT Pro 20/20: The future of augmentation

The ninth issue of IT Pro 20/20 looks at our changing relationship with augmentation technology
30 Sep 2020
VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020
cloud computing

VMware talks up multi-cloud and Kubernetes at VMworld 2020

Pat Gelsinger takes to the virtual stage to talk about his vision for the future of cloud
30 Sep 2020
DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"
DuckDuckGo CEO Gabriel Weinberg standing in front of his company's logo
Google Android

DuckDuckGo slams Google's search engine auction as "fundamentally flawed"

Search engine outfit says "pay-to-play" auction is only serving to strengthen Google's dominance
30 Sep 2020
Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential
5G antenna
5G

Microsoft unveils Azure for Operators to unlock 5G potential

Service will help operators to future-proof networks and drive down costs
30 Sep 2020
VMware and Lumen enhance partnership to support distributed workforces
VMware
VMware

VMware and Lumen enhance partnership to support distributed workforces

Secure, low-latency edge computing is the goal of this expanded partnership
29 Sep 2020
VMware and Nvidia working to enable next-gen hybrid cloud architecture
VMware

VMware and Nvidia working to enable next-gen hybrid cloud architecture

This collaboration will bring AI software from Nvidia's NCG hub to VMware vSphere and more
29 Sep 2020
Secure your Wi-Fi against hackers in 10 steps
network security

Secure your Wi-Fi against hackers in 10 steps

Lock down your Wi-Fi network and find devices that are stealing your bandwidth – and, potentially, your data
29 Sep 2020
VMware announces new security tools and technical previews at VMworld 2020
VMware

VMware announces new security tools and technical previews at VMworld 2020

The company’s first fully virtual conference includes the first glimpse of SmartNIC support
29 Sep 2020
What is shadow IT?
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Security

What is shadow IT?

Hardware and software that isn't authorised by IT departments can leave businesses vulnerable
29 Sep 2020
IoT privacy and security concerns
Security

IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
29 Sep 2020
Nokia will replace Huawei as BT's largest 5G equipment provider
A shadow of hand holding a smartphone with "5G" displayed on screen. UK flag is seen in the background.
5G

Nokia will replace Huawei as BT's largest 5G equipment provider

The partnership will also see Nokia replace Huawei in BT's 2G and 4G networks
29 Sep 2020
Schneider Electric, StorMagic and HPE unveil 'Edge in a Box'
cloud computing

Schneider Electric, StorMagic and HPE unveil 'Edge in a Box'

The micro data centre solution provides IT systems for edge computing environments
29 Sep 2020
Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams
cloud computing

Microsoft 365 outage hits Azure, Outlook, and Teams

The cloud-based productivity tools are now back online after more than five hours of downtime
29 Sep 2020
Red Hat and Samsung team up to drive 5G adoption
5G

Red Hat and Samsung team up to drive 5G adoption

The two companies look to enhance 5G use cases to include edge computing IoT and more
28 Sep 2020
IoT coffee machine hacked to demand ransom
Coffee beans made to look like a skull and crossbones
ransomware

IoT coffee machine hacked to demand ransom

Your morning brew could be disrupted by a lack of encryption and a reverse engineered firmware update
28 Sep 2020
The best 4G network
Mobile

The best 4G network

Every mobile provider offers 4G contracts, but which one is the best for you?
28 Sep 2020
BT: UK gov will miss gigabit broadband target by eight years
Advert for full-fibre on a network cable box
broadband

BT: UK gov will miss gigabit broadband target by eight years

The company estimates that the industry is on course to deliver gigabit-speed broadband by 2033
28 Sep 2020
8 of the most secure web browsers
Web browser with text
web browser

8 of the most secure web browsers

Protect your data by using a browser designed to put your privacy first
25 Sep 2020
Kaspersky blasts Amazon's indoor drone as a 'major security risk'
Amazon's new camera security drone, 'Always home'
hacking

Kaspersky blasts Amazon's indoor drone as a 'major security risk'

The IoT device could be used by hackers to locate valuables and map out routes through a home, researchers warn
25 Sep 2020
Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers
Ones and zeros traveling towards darkness
exploits

Microsoft warns 'Zerologon' Windows Server bug being exploited by hackers

The tech giant is 'actively tracking' threat actors using the exploit to access domain controllers
25 Sep 2020