Industry News

 

Source: computing.co.uk

 

16th January 2019 |

Boots owner Walgreens Boots Alliance to roll-out Microsoft 365 to 380,000 staff

 

Boots owner Walgreens Boots Alliance to roll-out Microsoft 365 to 380,000 staff

Walgreens Boots Alliance to work with Microsoft to "develop new health care delivery models"

 

16th January 2019 |

Backbytes: YouTube bans "dangerous challenges and pranks" following car crashes inspired by Bird Box challenge

 

Backbytes: YouTube bans "dangerous challenges and pranks" following car crashes inspired by Bird Box challenge

Crackdown comes after idiots copying popular Netflix show uploaded dangerous stunts to YouTube

 

16th January 2019 |

Google outlines more details on plan to shift to 64-bit Android apps from August

 

Google outlines more details on plan to shift to 64-bit Android apps from August

Developers will be expected to provide both 32-bit and 64-bit builds of their apps - but 32-bit apps will be deprecated in Google's Play Store

 

16th January 2019 |

'Successful CIOs are product leaders', says FT CPIO

 

'Successful CIOs are product leaders', says FT CPIO

Cait O'Riordan, chief product and information officer at the Financial Times, explains that every business is dependent on technology to deliver growth, and successful IT leaders understand product strategy and focus their efforts there

 

15th January 2019 |

Apple: Qualcomm refused to sell modem chips for the latest range of iPhones

 

Apple: Qualcomm refused to sell modem chips for the latest range of iPhones

Apple COO Jeff Williams claims that the company had no choice but to go to Intel

 

15th January 2019 |

This year's Pwn2Own contest to target Tesla Model 3 with prizes of up to $250,000 per exploit

 

This year's Pwn2Own contest to target Tesla Model 3 with prizes of up to $250,000 per exploit

Tesla joined by Microsoft, Oracle, Adobe and VMware as targets in this year's Pwn2Own hacking contest

 

15th January 2019 |

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei breaks silence to dismiss spy accusations

 

Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei breaks silence to dismiss spy accusations

Ren Zhengfei denies claims that Huawei supports Chinese government covert intelligence gathering

 

14th January 2019 |

Windows 7 extended support to stop in one year's time

 

Windows 7 extended support to stop in one year's time

Not planning a migration from Windows 7 this year? You should be…

 

14th January 2019 |

Microsoft advises organisations affected by Windows 7 activation bug to uninstall update KB971033

 

Microsoft advises organisations affected by Windows 7 activation bug to uninstall update KB971033

Windows 7 licence warnings inadvertently caused by Microsoft's own engineers

 

14th January 2019 |

Qualcomm: Apple demanded $1bn to supply iPhone modem chips

 

Qualcomm: Apple demanded $1bn to supply iPhone modem chips

Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf demanded exclusivity in return

 

11th January 2019 |

Cadbury owner Mondelez sues Zurich for refusing to pay-up over NotPetya cyber attack

 

Cadbury owner Mondelez sues Zurich for refusing to pay-up over NotPetya cyber attack

Cadbury factories were shutdown by the NotPetya virus in 2017, which has been blamed on Russia

 

11th January 2019 |

AWS guns for MongoDB with DocumentDB service offering full compatibility

 

AWS guns for MongoDB with DocumentDB service offering full compatibility

AWS hawks database service compatible with version 3.6 of MongoDB

 

11th January 2019 |

PC market recovery goes into reverse due to Intel chip shortage

 

PC market recovery goes into reverse due to Intel chip shortage

Worldwide PC sales fall by 4.3 per cent in the fourth quarter as supply issues stymie demand

 

11th January 2019 |

Blockchain update: China cracks down on blockchain companies

 

Blockchain update: China cracks down on blockchain companies

Another day another ban

 

10th January 2019 |

"Right to be forgotten" not globally applicable

 

"Right to be forgotten" not globally applicable

The ECJ has been told that the ruling can only be enforced in EU member states

 

10th January 2019 |

Systems administrator played crucial role in capture of "El Chapo"

 

Systems administrator played crucial role in capture of "El Chapo"

Christian Rodriguez collaborated with the FBI to bring down Mexican drug lord

 

10th January 2019 |

AMD promises 7nm Ryzen 3000 CPUs from mid-2019 - ahead of Intel's planned 10nm shift

 

AMD promises 7nm Ryzen 3000 CPUs from mid-2019 - ahead of Intel's planned 10nm shift

AMD's Ryzen 3000 microprocessors to launch before Intel cranks up output of 10nm Ice Lake CPUs

 

10th January 2019 |

AMD unveils 7nm Radeon VII graphics card at CES 2019

 

AMD unveils 7nm Radeon VII graphics card at CES 2019

CEO Lisa Su uses CES 2019 keynote to reveal details on second generation Vega architecture GPUs

 

9th January 2019 |

Cambridge Analytica parent fined £15,000 for non-compliance with ICO

 

Cambridge Analytica parent fined £15,000 for non-compliance with ICO

SCL Elections breached the Data Protection Act by ignoring an enforcement issue

 

9th January 2019 |

Microsoft's January 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 51 security flaws

 

Microsoft's January 2019 Patch Tuesday fixes 51 security flaws

Microsoft also plans to 'reserve' 7GB of users' disk space to facilitate future updates