supply chain management (SCM)

Australia green lights $5.6 million blockchain pilot projects
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Australia green lights $5.6 million blockchain pilot projects

Two companies have been awarded the funding and will implement the tech in the country’s minerals and food and beverage sectors
13 Jul 2021
Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack
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hacking

Morgan Stanley admits to breach after Accellion FTA hack

Investment bank said social security numbers and sensitive personal information were stolen during the raid
9 Jul 2021
The most significant challenges facing SMBs post-pandemic
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SMB

The most significant challenges facing SMBs post-pandemic

We examine the obstacles small and medium businesses face in a post-pandemic world
7 Jul 2021
India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025
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Hardware

India aims to produce $22 billion worth of IT hardware by 2025

A $1 billion incentive plan includes cash incentives to produce laptops and servers locally
2 Jul 2021
GlobalFoundries invests $4 billion in Singapore semiconductor facility
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Hardware

GlobalFoundries invests $4 billion in Singapore semiconductor facility

The move comes as countries around the world are trying to attract chipmakers to set up plants in their territories amid a global chip shortage
22 Jun 2021
TSMC plans for new semiconductor plant seen as major win for Japan
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Hardware

TSMC plans for new semiconductor plant seen as major win for Japan

The country is hoping to build a manufacturing base to immunise it from global shortages
11 Jun 2021
The AI-powered supply chain
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Whitepaper

The AI-powered supply chain

Better demand forecasting and operational excellence
8 Jun 2021
Japan to lure semiconductor makers with financial incentives
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Hardware

Japan to lure semiconductor makers with financial incentives

Semiconductor technology is now “as important as food or energy”
3 Jun 2021
Japan funds $338 million TSMC chip development project
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Hardware

Japan funds $338 million TSMC chip development project

The country is hoping to increase investment in semiconductor research to combat the ongoing global shortage
1 Jun 2021
Global chip shortage hits Cisco supply chain
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components

Global chip shortage hits Cisco supply chain

CFO Scott Herren said that issues will last until at least the end of 2021
20 May 2021
Government consults on steps to bolster supply chain security
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cyber security

Government consults on steps to bolster supply chain security

Proposals come as the business landscape still reels from high-profile hacks including the SolarWinds Orion Platform attack
17 May 2021
Cisco expects chip shortage to last at least another six months
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Hardware

Cisco expects chip shortage to last at least another six months

Chuck Robbins says the situation is bound to improve over the “next 12 to 18 months”
26 Apr 2021
IBM, Red Hat and Cobuilder reconnect fragmented supply chains
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supply chain management (SCM)

IBM, Red Hat and Cobuilder reconnect fragmented supply chains

New solution enables construction companies to build intelligent and sustainable workflows
14 Apr 2021
Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard
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Hardware

Semiconductor shortage hits ISPs hard

Router vendors ask broadband providers to order a year ahead
12 Apr 2021
Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage
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Apple faces iPad and MacBook shipment delays amid global component shortage

Delays come despite recent assurances that semiconductor shortage will have a 'limited impact' on Apple
8 Apr 2021
Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips
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Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Amazon is reportedly developing custom networking chips

The firm is reportedly preparing to ramp up its in-house silicon efforts in order to lessen its reliance on Broadcom
31 Mar 2021
Panasonic to acquire Blue Yonder for $6.5 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Panasonic to acquire Blue Yonder for $6.5 billion

This will be the organisation’s biggest acquisition since 2011
9 Mar 2021
US Huawei ban looks set to continue under Biden administration
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Policy & legislation

US Huawei ban looks set to continue under Biden administration

A final interim rule issued in the last days of Trump's presidency is set to take effect on 22 March
1 Mar 2021
President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives
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Hardware

President Biden and Senator Schumer ready semiconductor supply chain initiatives

Majority Leader primes pump for $100 billion in science and technology funding
24 Feb 2021
Foxconn: Chip shortage will have 'limited impact' on Apple
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Hardware

Foxconn: Chip shortage will have 'limited impact' on Apple

The iPhone maker is set to face minimal disruption from the shortage that has crippled other parts of the tech industry
22 Feb 2021
GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk
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supply chain management (SCM)

GAO slams federal agencies for IT supply chain risk

Federal agencies don't understand where their technology comes from
18 Dec 2020
Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers
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supply chain management (SCM)

Apple puts iPhone supplier on probation for exploiting student workers

Pegatron misclassified its student workers and allowed them to work nights and unpaid overtime hours
9 Nov 2020
BT and Ericsson to support SMEs with climate action platform
SMB

BT and Ericsson to support SMEs with climate action platform

The SME Climate Hub aims to motivate businesses to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2030
21 Sep 2020