Google has been storing G Suite user passwords in plain text for 14 years

The Alphabet subsidiary is the latest tech giant to be caught neglecting basic cyber security standards. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

UK-based ARM ‘told to suspend business with Huawei’

The UK-based company said it was ‘complying with all of the latest regulations set forth by the US government’. | Continue reading | 3 days ago

Google Brings Windows Container Support to GKE

At KubeCon + CloudNativeCon in Barcelona, Google announced that it will offer three release channels for Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). | Continue reading | 4 days ago

19% of the most popular Docker containers have no root password

19.4 percent of Docker store's top 1,000 containers have no root password, potentially exposing systems to attacks under certain conditions. | Continue reading | 4 days ago

The security benefits of hybrid cloud

Hybrid cloud is currently the most popular enterprise architecture around. That’s good news for security and good news for the bottom line. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Major US chipmakers reportedly cut ties with Huawei after blacklist

According to Bloomberg, semiconductor companies Intel, Qualcomm, Xilinx and Broadcom have halted supply to Huawei indefinitely. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Driverless car fleet can reduce traffic by at least 35%, research suggests

The researchers programmed 16 miniature robotic cars to drive around a two-lane track to observe how the traffic flow changed when one of the cars stopped. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Huawei phone users left exposed by Android block

Huawei users have been warned they will be “significantly impacted” by Google restricting the Chinese firm’s access to its Android software. | Continue reading | 5 days ago

Microsoft and Sony join forces on Azure-based games streaming service

Microsoft and Sony have agreed a deal to work together on video games streaming services, despite the two companies being bitter rivals in the industry. | Continue reading | 8 days ago

Huawei launches machine learning database GaussDB

The new service will compete with popular database systems provided by IT's old-guard, including IBM, Oracle and Microsoft. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

A brief history of intelligence, and what it means for the future of AI

In order to develop better AI technologies, we first need to understand what “intelligence is” say Dagmar Monett and Colin W.P Lewis of AGI Sentinel Initiative. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Mustafa Suleyman and Kriti Sharma Among Experts Joining UK’s New AI Council

More than 20 experts from across industry, academia and the public sector will look at how to boost AI’s positive impact on the economy. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Trump apparently bans Huawei from US telecommunication systems

The US, which is embroiled in an escalating trade war with China, has sounded warnings about Huawei’s efforts to expand into Europe. | Continue reading | 9 days ago

Fitbit-style USB tracker proposed to improve cyber diligence

Researchers in the UK are working on a prototype of a Fitbit-style tracker that flashes, beeps and vibrates when security action is required. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Microsoft discoveres wormable WannaCry-style Windows XP exploit

Microsoft does not believe the vulnerability has yet been exploited, but it urges users to update PCs immediately. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

San Francisco bans police use of facial recognition technology

San Francisco officials have voted to ban the use of facial recognition software by police and other city departments. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Navigating intent-based automation and solving the problem scale

There aren’t enough IT people to manage applications and infrastructure in real-time. There’s too much happening, too fast. Enter intent-based automation. | Continue reading | 10 days ago

Vodafone to launch 5G network in UK on 3 July

Vodafone has set its live date for the next-generation mobile network and said it will cost the same as 4G tariffs. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Enterprise Ethereum releases v3 client and v1 off chain compute specifications

New EEA specifications upgrade performance, interoperability and privacy of Ethereum blockchain networks. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Huawei boosted the UK economy by £1.7B in 2018

An independent report claims Huawei boosted the UK economy by £1.7 billion in 2018, as the debate over the company’s security continues. | Continue reading | 11 days ago

Collaboration with youth key to virtual bank success, says ZhongAn's Ken Lo

Founding member of ZhongAn subsidiary says new virtual bank will ‘sit down with and listen to users to make a bank for them’. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Elon Musk offers sneak peak of SpaceX’s internet satellites

The entrepreneur showed off 60 “flat-packed” satellites loaded on a Falcon 9 rocket, which could be sent into low orbit on Wednesday. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Before you pay your ransomware read this

While it is clearly unethical to fund criminal activity, there are many practical and financial reasons companies decide to pay ransomware ransoms. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

Park Place Technologies Flying Irish Students to US for Women in Stem Initiative

The data centre maintenance company has partnered with I Wish (Inspiring Women In STEM) to attract young women to careers in technology. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

How to prepare for the enterprise 2G/3G shutdown

The looming 2G/3G shutdown represents an opportunity to deploy future-proof IoT solutions that prioritise network connectivity and security. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

What other smart city projects can learn from Taipei

Ahead of Cloud Expo Asia Hong Kong, Taipei’s smart city director Dr Chen-Yu Lee explains the city’s unique take on smart development. | Continue reading | 12 days ago

MongoDB database containing over 275M personal records hacked

An unprotected MongoDB database containing over 275 million records of personal information on Indian citizens has been hacked. | Continue reading | 15 days ago

Four new major companies win licenses to create virtual banks in Hong Kong

The race to disrupt Hong Kong's traditional banking sector is heating up with four new major companies winning licenses to create virtual banks in the city. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

Comprehensive guide to preparing staff for a disaster recovery

Preparing for the human side of disaster recovery is just as important as planning for the technical side. Here's how to train your workforce. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

NHS Digital Confirms Multicloud Strategy

NHS Digital, the body responsible for NHS's critical IT infrastructure, has made VMware Cloud on AWS available across the NHS. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

Equinix to spend nearly $2B on data centres in 2019

Equinix has detailed an extensive global expansion strategy for 2019, which includes plans to open 12 new data centres in major European and APAC metros. | Continue reading | 16 days ago

British fact-checking charity secures AI grant from Google

Full Fact is to receiving funding and support from the tech giant to develop a project that uses AI to carry out fact-checking. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Hundred petaFLOP Machine Learning Supercomputers Now Available on Google Cloud

Google has assembled thousands of Tensor Processor Units (TPUs) into programmable supercomputers and made them available on GCP. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Crypto wallet belonging to Binance hackers located

Hackers have stolen nearly £31 million in Bitcoin from one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, its chief executive has said. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

EU investment in British tech sector reaches record high despite Brexit

Investment into UK's booming tech sector leapt to a record high of £1.89 billion in 2018, up from £1.66 billion in 2017. | Continue reading | 17 days ago

Making cloud-based network management affordable for SMBs

Cloud-based network management solutions typically come with a significant price tag or a lacklustre feature list. Could affordable AI be the solution? | Continue reading | 18 days ago

Microsoft unveils open source tool to safeguard Elections

At its annual Build developer conference in Seattle, Microsoft unveiled software designed to make electronic voting machines more secure. | Continue reading | 18 days ago

ConnectWise Disconnected in EU

In April, the company came under fire for its remote support tool's role in the Wipro breach. Now none of its EU customers can log in. | Continue reading | 22 days ago

IBM’s Watson proves that AI can understand the offside rule

Via conversational AI powered by natural language processing IBM's Watson is making sports analytics more accessible, to those who can afford it. | Continue reading | 23 days ago

How can enterprises avoid “app overflow”?

Workforces on average rely on 162 applications to stay productive, a departure from the traditional approach of stack simplicity. | Continue reading | 23 days ago

Nvidia T4 GPUs Now Generally Available on Google Cloud

Google Cloud has made Nvidia's new T4 GPUs generally available, making it the first platform to offer them globally as cloud instances. | Continue reading | 24 days ago

VMWare cloud infrastructure is coming to Azure in hybrid cloud play

VMware, a Dell subsidiary, is partnering with Microsoft to bring VMware cloud infrastructure to Azure, the firms have announced. | Continue reading | 25 days ago

Lenovo Data Center Group thinks blockchain can improve its customer support

Reports claim poor customer service is costing businesses more than $75 billion (£58 billion) a year: so why not throw blockchain at the problem? | Continue reading | 26 days ago

Docker devs can now create Arm containers on their x86 PCs

Docker and Arm have announced a new partnership to facilitate the development and deployment of containerised apps on Arm-based systems. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

61% of businesses reported one or more cyber attacks in 2018

A surge in cyber crime included a number of high profile victims including British Airways and Dixons Carphone. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Cache comparison method could halt ransomware in its early stages, says PayPal

In the patent, PayPal describes a cache comparison technique that could detect and prevent ransomware in its early stages. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Facebook embarrassed by yet another data flop-up

Social network uploaded 1.5 million users’ email contacts without their permission, according to a Business Insider report. | Continue reading | 1 month ago

Prescribed technology could soon become available to UK dementia patients

GPs could begin prescribing a raft of new technologies tailored to people living with dementia to help them live at home for longer, researchers say. | Continue reading | 1 month ago