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Business

One-day IT projects to improve your business network
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Network & Internet

One-day IT projects to improve your business network

Not all IT tasks take years to complete. We outline nine short, smart networking projects that can bring immediate benefits
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
Don’t buy anything! Why you should lease your IT
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Business strategy

Don’t buy anything! Why you should lease your IT

The advantages of leasing versus owning are clear — here's how to get the best from your lease and avoid the potential pitfalls
24 Jun 2022
The UK's best cities for tech workers in 2022
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Business strategy

The UK's best cities for tech workers in 2022

The range of exciting jobs, chances to network, and overall ease of living put these cities a cut above the rest
24 Jun 2022
Virgin Media O2 Business overhauls its approach to partner development
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channel

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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channel

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
Swift exit: How the world cut off Russian banks
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finance

Swift exit: How the world cut off Russian banks

We explore the inner workings of the Swift network that controls world banking
24 Jun 2022
What is application software?
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Business operations

What is application software?

We look at what application software is and the characteristics that define applications, from stand-alone software to full-blown suites
23 Jun 2022
The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022
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Careers & training

The top programming languages you need to learn for 2022

With hundreds of coding languages out there, which ones will earn you the most?
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
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
Samsung fined $14 million over misleading water resistance claims across its Galaxy smartphones
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Mobile Phones

Samsung fined $14 million over misleading water resistance claims across its Galaxy smartphones

The company admitted its smartphones would become corroded and stop working if the devices were charged while still wet
23 Jun 2022
Toshiba eyes $22bn buyout offer in bid to go private
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Business strategy

Toshiba eyes $22bn buyout offer in bid to go private

The firm's options come after shareholders killed off a string of split proposals
23 Jun 2022
'Embrace PowerShell for better security', say UK, US, NZ cyber authorities
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Microsoft Windows

'Embrace PowerShell for better security', say UK, US, NZ cyber authorities

The powerful automation and IT administrative tool has been used by hackers as an attack tool, but proper configuration can take the power out of thei…
23 Jun 2022
Slack adds multi-person screen sharing features to Huddles
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collaboration

Slack adds multi-person screen sharing features to Huddles

New co-working functions and live cursor features aim to boost virtual collaboration on the comms platform
22 Jun 2022
Amazon to introduce first fully autonomous robots across its warehouses
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automation

Amazon to introduce first fully autonomous robots across its warehouses

New systems seek to ease human manual labour, but company claims they’re not looking to replace workers
22 Jun 2022
Tencent to open third data centre in Japan
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data centres

Tencent to open third data centre in Japan

There is currently over 183 MW of data centre capacity under construction in the country
22 Jun 2022
UK government opts against regulation for cyber security standards
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cyber attacks

UK government opts against regulation for cyber security standards

UK Cyber Security Council will move ahead with its planned chartered standards, with the government to monitor its adoption
22 Jun 2022