Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022
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Business operations

Sony pulls out of MWC 2022

GSMA has branded the decision as “disappointing”
14 Jan 2022
Google purchases new London office for £730 million
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Acquisition

Google purchases new London office for £730 million

The Central Saint Giles development will give Google an overall capacity for 10,000 employees across all of its UK sites
14 Jan 2022
Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy
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flexible working

Yahoo Japan will pay for staff flights to the office under new remote working policy

Yahoo's 8,000 employees are allowed to work remotely from anywhere in a bid to improve well-being across the company
14 Jan 2022
Seven leading machine learning use cases
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Whitepaper

Seven leading machine learning use cases

Seven ways machine learning solves business problems
13 Jan 2022
The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them
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Whitepaper

The top three IT pains of the new reality and how to solve them

Driving more resiliency with unified operations and service management
13 Jan 2022
Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?
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software as a service (SaaS)

Cloud communications - what is it and why do you need it?

We look at the future of communication and the cloud-based options available
12 Jan 2022
Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity
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Network & Internet

Rural businesses face "digital exclusion" due to underinvestment in connectivity

New research finds that the pandemic has created a “Catch-22 situation” for residents and businesses based in rural areas
12 Jan 2022
Tech firms dominate best places to work list for 2022
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Careers & training

Tech firms dominate best places to work list for 2022

ServiceNow tops Glassdoor's UK rankings as staff applaud its positive culture, growth opportunities, and in-house training
12 Jan 2022
IBM ramps up sustainability efforts with Envizi acquisition
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Business strategy

IBM ramps up sustainability efforts with Envizi acquisition

The company is aiming to help customers better measure their environmental impact
12 Jan 2022
Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing
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Acquisition

Nvidia acquires HPC cluster management firm Bright Computing

The Amsterdam-based company will help Nvidia to expand its accelerated computing portfolio
11 Jan 2022
Meta employees will need a COVID-19 booster to return to the office
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flexible working

Meta employees will need a COVID-19 booster to return to the office

Facebook's parent company has also delayed its return date to March as the Omicron variant continues to spread
11 Jan 2022
Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe
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mobile networks

Virgin Media O2 won't reintroduce roaming fees in Europe

O2 and Virgin Mobile users will be exempt from paying the £2 daily fee that's being brought back by EE, Three and Vodafone
10 Jan 2022
Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future
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recruitment

Hired by machines: Exploring recruitment's machine-driven future

As HR begins to incorporate AI, psychometrics, and digital twins, what does this mean for job seekers and businesses alike?
8 Jan 2022
Windows 11 problems and how to fix them
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Microsoft Windows

Windows 11 problems and how to fix them

A handful of the most common problems plaguing Microsoft's latest operating system
7 Jan 2022
Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash
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cryptocurrencies

Mozilla suspends cryptocurrency donations following backlash

However, the option to donate bitcoin to the Mozilla Foundation might return in the future
7 Jan 2022
Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse
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augmented reality (AR)

Microsoft and Qualcomm to develop custom AR chips for the metaverse

The two companies are looking to expand and accelerate the adoption of AR and Microsoft Mesh
5 Jan 2022
Apple becomes world's first $3 trillion company
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business management

Apple becomes world's first $3 trillion company

The company's share price has risen by more than 5,000% since it first launched the iPhone in 2007
4 Jan 2022
Microsoft Exchange servers break thanks to 'Y2K22' bug
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email delivery

Microsoft Exchange servers break thanks to 'Y2K22' bug

On-premises Exchange servers are failing to deliver mail because they can't handle 2022 as a date format
4 Jan 2022
The most significant industry moves of 2021
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mergers and acquisitions

The most significant industry moves of 2021

From Intel to Salesforce, we look back at the mergers, acquisitions and strategical shifts that shaped the last 12 months
26 Dec 2021
IT Pro 20/20: Does the UK stand a chance in the global AI race?
IT Pro 20/20: Does the UK stand a chance in the global AI race?
artificial intelligence (AI)

IT Pro 20/20: Does the UK stand a chance in the global AI race?

Lofty goals and a rich history in computer science may not be enough to stay relevant
21 Dec 2021
Meta files lawsuit to uncover hackers targeting Facebook, WhatsApp
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phishing

Meta files lawsuit to uncover hackers targeting Facebook, WhatsApp

The company is seeking $500,000 from the unnamed threat actors that ran phishing scam on its platforms
21 Dec 2021
7-Eleven improves its omnichannel customer experience with Freshworks
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customer experience (CX)

7-Eleven improves its omnichannel customer experience with Freshworks

Freshworks’ automation tools simplify customer and partner interactions at 7-Eleven Philippines
20 Dec 2021
IT Pro News In Review: Log4Shell vulnerability, Google vaccine policy, most common passwords 2021
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vulnerability

IT Pro News In Review: Log4Shell vulnerability, Google vaccine policy, most common passwords 2021

Catch up on the biggest headlines of the week in just two minutes
17 Dec 2021