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Zoom introduces filters and reactions to ‘make meetings more fun’

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7 Aug, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The new features aim to liven up catchups with colleagues

Facebook extends remote working until July 2021

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7 Aug, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Employees will also be given $1,000 to put towards their home office

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SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud finally brought on-prem

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6 Aug, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The partnership with HPE will allow customers to take advantage of cloud capabilities while keeping their SAP configuration on-premise

Twitter hacker's virtual trial 'zoom bombed' after ID leak

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6 Aug, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The Judge was forced to cut the Zoom meeting short after a pornogprahic clip was shared to its participants

Gov.uk site among those broken by Firefox cookie changes

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6 Aug, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Developers urged to review their code before Mozilla changes SameSite cookie settings to ‘lax’ by default

TikTok to open first European data centre in Ireland

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6 Aug, 2020
Sabina Weston

The move could signify a desire to shift its operations away from the US as well as secure its position in the European market

Global Payments to boost fintech services with AWS partnership

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4 Aug, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Contactless payments and digital banking services "can all be done better, faster and cheaper in the cloud", says CEO Jeff Sloan

Zoom will suspend direct sales to customers in mainland China

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4 Aug, 2020
Sabina Weston

The move comes amid increased scrutiny of the company's alleged ties to the Chinese government

Microsoft won't reopen its offices until January 2021

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3 Aug, 2020
Carly Page

The software giant is planning a six-stage "hybrid" approach for the reopening of its offices in the US

HPE to help build Europe’s first regional data innovation centre

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31 Jul, 2020
Sabina Weston

The Edinburgh International Data Facility (EIDF) has the capacity to help 1,000 businesses in a deal worth over £95 million

'Doki' malware attacks Docker servers using Dogecoin

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30 Jul, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

Misconfigured Docker API ports are being scanned and exploited by a threat that's evolved from the Ngrok Botnet campaign

Google Cloud and Orange team up on AI and cloud computing

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29 Jul, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The partnership will help Orange to expand its portfolio and will strengthen Google Cloud's presence in Europe

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AWS launches AI tool that helps businesses tackle online fraud

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29 Jul, 2020
Carly Page

Amazon Fraud Detector uses machine learning to sniff out fraudulent transactions

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Google employees to work from home until July 2021

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28 Jul, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The company's 200,000 staff will be given the flexibility to work remotely for another 12 months

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Google to build subsea data cable linking the UK, US and Spain

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28 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The Grace Hopper cable will power Google services like Meet, Gmail and Google Cloud

SAP to make Qualtrics public less than two years after $8bn acquisition

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27 Jul, 2020
Keumars Afifi-Sabet

The parent company plans to retain majority ownership of the cloud platform it acquired in late 2018

Box deepens integration with G Suite

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23 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The expanded partnership promises to make it easier for customers on both platforms to their manage content

HPE test lab to help telcos tackle 5G rollout

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23 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

The Colorado-based 5G Lab will be available worldwide via remote access

Slack files antitrust complaint against Microsoft

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22 Jul, 2020
Bobby Hellard

Teams is a "weak, copycat product" tied to Microsoft's dominant Office 365 Suite, says Slack

Inspire 2020: Microsoft announces updates to Azure, 365 and Teams

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22 Jul, 2020
Sabina Weston

The features are aimed at providing businesses with better remote working solutions in the age of social distancing