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08/22/2017 04:30 PM
Cambridgeshire firefighters get rugged tablets for frontline work
Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue is deploying ruggedised Panasonic tablets across its service to help personnel access vital information in an emergency

08/22/2017 04:15 PM
Backup product survey: Cloud and VM integration now table stakes
For enterprise backup, cloud integration and the ability to backup and be deployed in virtual machines as well as be controlled from the hypervisor are table stakes, along with data reduction and app-specific backup

08/22/2017 03:45 PM
CityFibre starts wholesale broadband service in Leicester and Nottingham
Business suffering from poor broadband connectivity in Leicester and Nottingham have been invited to register their interest in hooking up to CityFibre’s FTTP services

08/22/2017 03:45 PM
First set of Capgemini degree apprentices graduate
The first graduates of Capgemini's degree apprentice programme tell Computer Weekly about their experiences

08/22/2017 03:30 PM
Mimecast calls for action to counter game-changing email exploit
Email security firm warns of a newly-discovered email exploit that could be a game-changer if used by attackers

08/22/2017 02:31 PM
Blockchain could reduce deaths and illness resulting from food contamination
Some of the biggest companies in the food supply sector are working with IBM to find ways to use blockchain technology to improve food safety

08/22/2017 02:25 PM
Flash memory and OLED shortages will hit smartphone sales
Analysts at Gartner have warned that a components shortage will affect sales of high-end smartphones

08/22/2017 01:47 PM
Almost one-third of IT workers think they need more training to enhance career
More than half of IT workers receive formal training from their employer, but many feel more needs to be done for them to advance, according to Computer Weekly research

08/22/2017 01:00 PM
Industrial robots a security risk, warns IOActive
Some of the most popular industrial and domestic robot brands have various vulnerabilities that could by exploited by cyber attackers, a research paper warns

08/22/2017 12:15 PM
E8 dodges NVMe/controller bottleneck with server processing
Startup E8 announces v2 of its NVMe-based products with LUNs, Raid and thin provisioning as it sidesteps the NVMe-controller bottleneck by offloading processing to app servers

08/22/2017 11:46 AM
How AT&T embraced the telecoms technology transition
AT&T’s CIO of network and shared services, Sorabh Saxena, discusses how to reskill telecoms engineers and exploit open standards as the operator embraces the future of networking services provision

08/22/2017 10:57 AM
Why embracing new technology is key to successful IT service desks
IT was slow to support bring your own device (BYOD). Now chatbots and digitisation are rewriting IT service management best practices

08/22/2017 10:30 AM
Barclays installs devices to monitor office use
Barclays bank has installed sensors connected to a cloud-based analytics platform to monitor and analyse office use

08/22/2017 10:19 AM
Cyber criminals hack Enigma to steal $500,000 in Ethereum
Hackers have reportedly used stolen contact details to trick investors into sending funds to a fake trading platform digital wallet, but some allege poor password security is to blame

08/22/2017 09:30 AM
Cisco buys hyperconvergence software supplier
Cisco’s transformation into a software-led networking business continues with the purchase of Springpath, a developer of hyperconvergence software

08/22/2017 08:48 AM
Blockchain skills in high demand and jobs being swept up quickly
Job vacancies for people with blockchain skills are being filled in just seven days, on average, once they are advertised online

08/22/2017 05:00 AM
Wearables on the rise in the Middle East
The take up of wearables in the Middle East is growing mainly as a result of consumer demand for smartwatches

08/22/2017 12:15 AM
Second phase of electronic medical record system goes live in Dubai
Dubai Health Authority continues its progress towards a fully integrated electronic patient records system

08/21/2017 04:12 PM
Kolos co-CEO: Community support ‘key’ to make world’s biggest datacentre plans a reality
Norwegian startup Kolos recently went public with its plans to build the world’s biggest datacentre, and the company’s co-CEO explains why community support matters to a project like this

08/21/2017 02:15 PM
HSBC streamlines mortgages with Capita software
Bank is using software to improve its mortgage application processes and subsequently increase business through brokers