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Government to boost AI data mining research in copyright law change
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Policy & legislation

Government to boost AI data mining research in copyright law change

Text and data mining will be allowed for any purpose, with aim of making UK an AI powerhouse
29 Jun 2022
DHSC sets out ambitious targets for NHS App by 2023, beyond
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Business strategy

DHSC sets out ambitious targets for NHS App by 2023, beyond

Ongoing NHS digitisation efforts will form backbone of the new system
29 Jun 2022
FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores
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data protection

FCC commissioner urges Apple and Google to remove TikTok from app stores

This comes after it emerged that TikTok’s owners in Beijing have repeatedly accessed sensitive data collected from US citizens
29 Jun 2022
Internet providers look to ease cost of living crisis with cheaper broadband
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broadband

Internet providers look to ease cost of living crisis with cheaper broadband

Social tariffs could get slashed to help poorest in society
29 Jun 2022
Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup
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data breaches

Former Uber security chief to face fraud charges over hack coverup

This is thought to be the first instance of a corporate information security officer criminally charged with concealing a hack
29 Jun 2022
NOAA unveils two new supercomputers in effort to better predict extreme weather
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high-performance computing (HPC)

NOAA unveils two new supercomputers in effort to better predict extreme weather

The move more than doubles the agency's computing capacity, in hopes of preventing further loss of human life and damage to economy
29 Jun 2022
Databricks announces major contributions to flagship open source projects
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open source

Databricks announces major contributions to flagship open source projects

The Data and AI specialist will contribute new Delta Lake features and enhancements to the Linux Foundation
29 Jun 2022
VMWare unveils new vSphere+ and vSAN+ solutions
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virtualisation

VMWare unveils new vSphere+ and vSAN+ solutions

New capabilities bring centralised infrastructure management, integrated Kubernetes, and new hybrid cloud services to on-premises setups
29 Jun 2022
Google aims to court US public sector with new division
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public sector

Google aims to court US public sector with new division

The company hopes that the launch of Google Public Sector will help it to rapidly expand its services to the government
29 Jun 2022
Atos to advance NATO’s cybersecurity systems
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cyber attacks

Atos to advance NATO’s cybersecurity systems

The deal covers 22 Nato bases and ‌upgrades to two key cybersecurity systems
29 Jun 2022
HPE upgrades GreenLake with Private Cloud Enterprise
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Cloud

HPE upgrades GreenLake with Private Cloud Enterprise

Landing in September 2022, HPE GreenLake for Private Cloud Enterprise ‘reimagines’ the private cloud experience, the industry giant claims
28 Jun 2022
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