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Why cores, memory and GPUs matter in an Artificial Intelligence (AI) world

IBM delivered the first of its POWER9 units to the Oak Ridge National Laboratories back in July 2017. This is a deployment that will take several months to complete. It also began deploying units...
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How to overcome the skills crisis in app development

Juniper Research forecasts that total revenues from mobile apps are on track to reach $99 billion by 2019. However, many predict that the skills crisis in mobile app development could hinder...
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Artificial intelligence is easing the adjustment to a post-Brexit world

British firms are demonstrating characteristic resilience in the face of Brexit uncertainty. Just six months from the formal withdrawal date and much still remains unknown. Businesses in the UK are considering...
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5 new year’s resolutions to help grow your business in 2019

The European Commission is predicting that the UK will have the weakest economic growth of all 28 EU countries over the next two years. Given this, business leaders would be wise...
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4 ways spreadsheets are holding your business back

When the spreadsheet first arrived, it helped transform the way business was carried out, saving companies time, money and headspace. As the business world has evolved, so have the tools needed...
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IBM z14 plays the trust card, but does it hold a winning hand?

It’s that time again, the time that most observers in the industry say will never happen. IBM is releasing the next generation of its z Systems mainframe products called the z14....
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Drones in the Property & Construction Industry

Due to their flexible uses and the fact that they are small yet sophisticated pieces of equipment, drones could soon become as commonplace on construction sites as trucks and diggers. A recent...
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SME collaboration delivering effective Public Sector IT security

When Becrypt began developing security technology for government more than a decade ago, relationships with Systems Integrators were the only viable route to understanding and accessing customer requirements. Our experiences today...
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Profitability tips for your PSO

“Remind people that profit is the difference between revenue and expense. This makes you look smart.” - Scott Adams Reducing costs and increasing revenues are the simplest way to increase profitability. There...
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The DDoS threat landscape, now and into the new year

Sometimes it’s fun to really take stock in your current situation and to look ahead at what’s to come, envisioning the future as 2017 becomes 2018 and the slate is wiped...

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Alibaba launches new B2B ecosystem for small businesses

Alibaba.com is bringing on a number of brands that share a passion for supporting SMBs, including major US businesses. The company has announced significant...
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Students records stolen at Lancaster University

Lancaster University has admitted that its systems were subjected to two data breaches in the last few days. They are blaming the breaches on...
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OneConnect partners with UnionBank to offer blockchain-enabled platform for MSMEs

OneConnect Financial Technology (OneConnect), an associate company of China's insurance Ping An Group, is partnering with UBX Philippines,  a wholly-owned fintech subsidiary of Union...
CircleCI bags US$56 million in funding round

CircleCI bags US$56 million in funding round

CI/CD platform vendor CircleCI has raised US$56 million in a Series D funding round. This brings the total raised by the company to $115...
Melissa Di Donato takes over at SUSE

Melissa Di Donato takes over at SUSE

In a surprise announcement SUSE has announced Melissa Di Donato is to become its new CEO effective August 5th. The move was prompted by...
Why are IT and users still disconnected over security?

Why are IT and users still disconnected over security?

NTT Security recently published its Risk:Value 2019 report. It is the most extensive survey the company has conducted and, importantly, it focused on users...
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Research shows top challenges for online advertising in 2019

Growth remains a top priority for online advertising, and driving brand awareness is central to that goal. However, digital marketers face constant challenges—hitting volume...
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MOBI VID standard on blockchain, with BMW, Ford, Groupe Renault and others

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative's member-led Vehicle Identification (VID) working group has created and now launched the industry's first VID standard. With this, MOBI...
Fake FaceApp Challenge delivers adware

Kaspersky warns fake FaceApp installing MobiDash

Cyber criminals are distributing a least one fake version of the viral FaceApp age challenge warns security company Kaspersky. Those users downloading and installing...
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EnCirca starts pre-registrations for blockchain domain names

EnCirca is now accepting applications for Ethereum's .ETH domain names. The deadline for applications is August 10, 2019. Encirca believes it is the first...
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90% of UK eCommerce startups fail within 120 days

The vast majority of eCommerce startups are set to fail within their first 120 days of operation, new research has revealed. A survey of...
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Kimble targets Australia with new team

Kimble Applications has announced the opening of a new office in Australia and the appointment of Steve Litsos as General Manager for the region....
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Mihoko Matsubara talks about Cyber Security strategy at NTT

A cyber security strategy has to encompass the entire company. For many businesses, it is a fragmented set of policies, procedures and approaches that...
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Givex launches POS system in partnership with Brazil’s Ofner

Givex, a solution provider for gift card, voucher and loyalty services and Ofner, a traditional coffee chain in Brazil, announced a partnership in the...