Pavel Durov claimed the DDoS attack originated ‘mostly from China’ and was meant to disrupt communication between protesters in Hong Kong The founder of Telegram has claimed a cyber attack that disrupted the messaging platform was carried out to coincide with protests in Hong Kong. Pavel Durov said a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack,... Read More
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How can organizations manage the cloud effectively and future-proof a multi-cloud strategy? Agatha Poon, research director at 451 Research, breaks down the unforeseen complexities of hybrid IT.
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Akamai is targeting the IoT market with low-latency and secure connectivity Akamai has launched Edge Connect, a product aimed at reducing latency between IoT applications and endpoints. Akamai’s Edge Cloud network places content and media closer to customers to reduce latency, but this is the first time the company is extending the technology to expedite... Read More
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The app said some users will have experienced connection issues Messaging platform Telegram has confirmed it was the target of a DDoS attack. Telegram detailed the attack in a colourful thread on Twitter, explaining to users that the issue could disrupt the service but would not compromise personal user data. “We’re currently experiencing a powerful... Read More
The force will work with Microsoft to develop Azure-based digital investigation systems The Metropolitan Police have enlisted the support of tech giant Microsoft in a bid to transform the force’s digital capabilities and reduce crime in London. Bosses are hoping the computing firm’s technology will help them identify more offenders, while saving officers time and... Read More
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Training AI is one of the most energy-intensive workloads, and it is still largely executed on-premise Researchers at the University of Amherst have claimed that AI model training can produce over five times more carbon dioxide than a car does in a lifetime. In a paper, the researchers looked at the financial and environmental costs... Read More
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Study app will compensate users for allowing the social network access to data on how they use other apps on their phone Facebook has launched a new app which will pay users to allow the social network to collect data on how people use their device and the apps downloaded to it. The new app,... Read More
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Practical, compact and affordable infrastructure key to edge success Hyperconverged infrastructure company Scale Computing has expanded its HC3 family with a new series of compact HCI edge products designed for easy deployment. An increasing number of organizations, particularly in the retail sector, are in need of infrastructure at the edge of the network, but deployment... Read More
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Amazon is taking British public “for mugs” says GMB general secretary, as details of AWS deals surface11-Jun-201915:53
GMB general secretary says Amazon is taking the British public “for mugs” by landing lucrative government cloud contracts despite tax avoidance concerns A new report from GMB Union has slammed the UK government’s relationship with Amazon after it emerged the company pocketed £11 million from selling cloud services to HMRC last year, over six times... Read More
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Firms reportedly demand clarity on where the Government stands on the Chinese company’s equipment, amid concerns it could hit the 5G roll-out The UK’s network operators have reportedly written to the Government asking for it to be clearer about its position on Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, over fears it could impact on the country’s roll-out... Read More
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Analytics and automation to help IT teams understand network behaviour and pre-emptively prevent issues Cisco has released a series of software updates that will see AI and machine learning capabilities become more deeply embedded into the network. The central idea is that new analytics and automation features will provide IT teams with tailored insights and... Read More
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The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport said more than £18 million will be invested in new degree courses and online training tools New conversion degree courses in artificial intelligence and data science will help boost diversity in the technology sector and help “upskill” adults, the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)... Read More
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Salesforce continues to diversify beyond CRM with 11-figure acquisition of data analytics company CRM giant Salesforce is ramping up its analytics efforts in a big way, announcing the acquisition of data visualization giant Tableau Software for $15.7 billion (£12.38 billion) in an all-stock deal. The news comes just days after Google bolstered its own analytics... Read More
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The UK produced 13 firms valued at more than 1 billion US dollars over the past year The UK tech sector has produced one unicorn firm each month over the past year, according to new figures. The UK has created more unicorn tech companies, firms valued at more than 1 billion US dollars, than any... Read More
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Most citizens would prefer UK-based and regulated universities and companies to handle unidentifiable patient data The majority of the public would not trust NHS patient data being in the hands of multinational tech giants, even if it is anonymized, a survey suggests. While seven in 10 people acknowledged that sharing anonymous patient data could improve... Read More
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5G networks are beginning to go live in across the country Mobile network Three has confirmed it will launch its 5G network in August and plans to reach 25 UK towns and cities before the end of 2019. The network operator said it is investing £2 billion in its infrastructure to support the new network,... Read More
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