Development

UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data
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Development

UK contact-tracing apps to start sharing data

UK gov is in talks with NCSC to ensure the process is secure and reliable
29 Oct 2020
UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups
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startups

UK records a 16% increase in new tech startups

RSM credits the growth to an increase in demand for technology to support remote working
28 Oct 2020
Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash
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Software

Microsoft releases Windows 10 update that kills Adobe Flash

The irreversible installation strips the soon-to-be-retired Adobe Flash Player from Windows 10 and Windows Server
28 Oct 2020
Viasat and CDW win NATO contract for the agile C3 project
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agile development

Viasat and CDW win NATO contract for the agile C3 project

The initiative will empower ARRC headquarters with superior decision-making and cross-domain integration
27 Oct 2020
Hybrid cloud complexity fuelling appetite for automation, says Puppet CTO
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automation

Hybrid cloud complexity fuelling appetite for automation, says Puppet CTO

The software firm hopes the launch of its compliance automation tool will serve as a time-saver for CIOs
23 Oct 2020
Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview
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Microsoft Edge arrives on Linux in preview

The Chromium-based web browser is now supported on all major desktop and mobile operating systems
21 Oct 2020
What is ethical AI?
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artificial intelligence (AI)

What is ethical AI?

How do we define what a 'good outcome' is when it comes to algorithms?
20 Oct 2020
Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support
Hardware

Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 launches with PCIe support

The CM4 is available in 32 variants with pricing starting at just $25
19 Oct 2020
Facebook donates £1 million to support Bletchley Park’s survival
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Facebook donates £1 million to support Bletchley Park’s survival

The donation mitigates some of the worst consequences of a severe revenue shortfall projected for 2020
13 Oct 2020
BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications
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Hardware

BBC micro:bit update adds support for AI and ML applications

The new microcomputer is also four times as fast as the 2016 model and boasts eight times the amount of RAM
13 Oct 2020
Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion

The company says the deal will help it to achieve its vision of becoming the world’s leading customer engagement platform
12 Oct 2020
UK tech visa applications skyrocketed in September
Careers & training

UK tech visa applications skyrocketed in September

Tech Nation chair Stephen Kelly said this flies in the face of claims that COVID-19 will deter people coming to the UK to work
12 Oct 2020
Who was Ada Lovelace?
Careers & training

Who was Ada Lovelace?

We take a look at the life of one of the world's first computer programmers
9 Oct 2020
The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language
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The IT Pro Podcast: Picking a programming language

With so many options, which languages should aspiring coders focus on?
9 Oct 2020
What is Kubernetes?
enterprise applications

What is Kubernetes?

We take a look at the open source platform powering containerisation at scale
8 Oct 2020
How to build your own firewall with pfSense
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How to build your own firewall with pfSense

Create your own physical or virtual appliance with this free-to-use open source software
7 Oct 2020
GitLab patches API flaw that exposed private group data
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Security

GitLab patches API flaw that exposed private group data

GitLab private projects that were formerly public could have been accessed through search APIs
7 Oct 2020
Nvidia launches AI platform to boost video conferencing
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video conferencing

Nvidia launches AI platform to boost video conferencing

Cloud-based Maxine platform can reduce bandwidth, increase call quality and keep everyone engaged, GPU giant claims
6 Oct 2020
UK's 5G rollout to create 5,000 jobs
Careers & training

UK's 5G rollout to create 5,000 jobs

New jobs created by Telefonica, Liberty Group, and Octopus Energy are set to tackle the UK's rising unemployment rate
5 Oct 2020
The secure DevOps imperative
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The secure DevOps imperative

Research-based best practices
30 Sep 2020
Learn to code online with these six websites
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Learn to code online with these six websites

These courses can help you launch a career in coding or enhance your existing skills
28 Sep 2020
Should you learn to code?
Careers & training

Should you learn to code?

With the rise of low code application development services, is becoming a programmer still the steady job path it used to be?
28 Sep 2020
Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’
Mobile

Spotify and Epic take on Apple’s 30% ‘App Tax’

The Coalition for App Fairness demands changes to the iPhone maker's 'anti-competitive practices'
25 Sep 2020