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Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups
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Business strategy

Government competition promises £12 million fund for UK tech startups

Winning bidders will run a two-year programme to give smaller firms a seat at the table of the UK’s $1 trillion tech sector
28 Jun 2022
Google Earth Engine open for business on Google Cloud, in corporate sustainability push
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Cloud

Google Earth Engine open for business on Google Cloud, in corporate sustainability push

Vital data will allow firms to make informed choices around sustainability, and view impacts of both historical and day-to-day climate change
28 Jun 2022
HPE unveils new partner programme to boost XaaS practices
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channel

HPE unveils new partner programme to boost XaaS practices

The company has revamped its former partner programme to include a refreshed portal including both HPE and Aruba portfolios
28 Jun 2022
Cyber security holds top spot in IT audit risk list
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cyber attacks

Cyber security holds top spot in IT audit risk list

Privacy, data, and regulatory compliance are among other concerns facing IT audit departments
28 Jun 2022
Skills shortages expected to hit over 90% of Australian and New Zealand businesses
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Careers & training

Skills shortages expected to hit over 90% of Australian and New Zealand businesses

This comes as over 66% of employees said they would benefit financially from changing jobs
28 Jun 2022
Open source giant Red Hat joins HPE GreenLake ecosystem
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automation

Open source giant Red Hat joins HPE GreenLake ecosystem

Extended partnership will make it easy for GreenLake customers to work with Red Hat’s open source solutions, HPE says
28 Jun 2022
HPE wins contract to provide The Home Depot with Aruba edge services
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Network & Internet

HPE wins contract to provide The Home Depot with Aruba edge services

Adoption of HPE GreenLake for Aruba networking and Aruba ESP will power advanced customer and associate experiences, retailer says
28 Jun 2022
Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications
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Security

Kaspersky finds most effective phishing emails imitate corporate messages, delivery notifications

Almost one in five employees clicked links in business related emails, but most emails containing threats or promising money were identified as phishi…
27 Jun 2022
Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware
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malware

Google warns of ‌ISP-controlled Hermit spyware

The spyware primarily targets Android and iOS users in Italy and Kazakhstan
27 Jun 2022
LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks
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Security

LockBit 2.0 ransomware disguised as PDFs distributed in email attacks

Researchers have urged vigilance over compressed attachments sent under false pretenses
27 Jun 2022
Zendesk to be acquired for almost half of original value
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mergers and acquisitions

Zendesk to be acquired for almost half of original value

The company was offered $127-$132 per share in February 2022, which it rejected, and has now accepted a buyout of $77.50 per share
27 Jun 2022
Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations
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cyber security

Carnival hit with $5 million fine over cyber security violations

The cruise line operator was criticised for failing to implement multi-factor authentication and failing to conduct cyber security training for its st…
27 Jun 2022
Virgin Media O2 Business overhauls its approach to partner development
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Virgin Media O2 Business overhauls its approach to partner development

The company is constructing a dedicated team focused on partner success, by supporting them through their entire order lifecycle
24 Jun 2022
Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down
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Business operations

Cisco to exit Russia, Belarus in business wind-down

The tech giant is the latest to leave the region altogether as Russia continues its invasion of Ukraine
24 Jun 2022
Intel pauses Ohio chip site development, citing delays in US CHIPS act subsidies
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Hardware

Intel pauses Ohio chip site development, citing delays in US CHIPS act subsidies

Delays may result in the chip maker turning its attention to European projects
24 Jun 2022
Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core
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Cloudflare unveils new One Partner Program with zero trust at its core

Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince says the initiative aims to take the complexity out of zero trust architecture
24 Jun 2022
Kyndryl strikes up new delivery partnership with Oracle
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IT infrastructure

Kyndryl strikes up new delivery partnership with Oracle

IT services provider becomes a key partner for Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in a bid to expand its delivery network
24 Jun 2022
Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims
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Network & Internet

Quantum is 'the future of AWS system security', Amazon claims

With third major quantum investment, AWS sets stage for next decade of network infrastructure
23 Jun 2022
Boeing taps Aireon’s space data stream ‌for improved‌ ‌flight‌ ‌safety
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analytics

Boeing taps Aireon’s space data stream ‌for improved‌ ‌flight‌ ‌safety

ADS-B data from Aireon will further strengthen Boeing’s data and safety analytics tools
23 Jun 2022
Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits
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cyber security

Okta sets aside $1 million to support cyber security training for non-profits

One of the projects receiving a grant will help civil society organisations in Ukraine to strengthen their cyber security
23 Jun 2022
Salaries for the least popular programming languages surge as much as 44%
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Development

Salaries for the least popular programming languages surge as much as 44%

The latest annual Stack Overflow developer survey shows salaries for top paying languages have largely plateaued
23 Jun 2022
SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process
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Software

SolarWinds details 'next generation' software development process

The open source approach, which will be shared with the wider community, is a direct response to the SUNBURST cyber attack in 2020
23 Jun 2022
Anaconda acquires PythonAnywhere in a bid to improve Python accessibility
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programming

Anaconda acquires PythonAnywhere in a bid to improve Python accessibility

Expanded Python capabilities will help unite teams and create access to more robust cloud resources, provider says
23 Jun 2022