2 hours agoAmazon declined to sell a book so Elon Musk called for it to be broken up -- That escalated quickly
8 hours agoKorean prosecutors seek arrest warrant for Samsung's heir apparent -- Fraud allegations regarding health company transaction mean more strife for Lee Jae-yong
2 hours agoAmazon warehouse workers sue over safety concerns as several contract COVID-19 -- One employee went on to infect her cousin, who later died
15 hours agoBrit MP demands answers from Fujitsu about Horizon IT system after Post Office staff jailed over accounting errors -- Biz committee chairman asks whether firm accepts software had issues
1 day agoGlobal bean-counting behemoth PWC tells vendors: Now would be a great time to audit your customers -- A little more short-term revenue never hurt any.. er, well..
1 day agoBarmy ban on businesses, Brits based in Blighty bearing or buying .eu domains is back: Cut-off date is Jan 1, 2021 -- If you're not registered somewhere in the union, you can't use the TLD
1 day agoSpending watchdog doubts UK is capable of managing Brexit and coronavirus info campaigns at the same time -- Yeah, you and the entire country
2 days agoTech set responds in wake of American protests, police violence and civil unrest -- Cisco cancels Live web conference, Google delays Android Beta, SAP boss voices support for Black Lives Matter
3 days agoUK.gov dangles £100m for service slingers for back office 'transformation' that'll kill off bespoke systems -- We want COTS, industry-standard processes... you know... make yourself replaceable
3 days agoIndia reveals plans to make electronics manufacturing its top industry -- China cited as an example to follow, not a rival in plan to lure five global whales
3 days agoMozilla cautions India's national open digital plan is 'open-washing' -- Internet Society also weighs in with worries about vague definition of 'open'
3 days agoPrivacy activists prep legal challenge against UK plan to keep coronavirus contact-tracing data for two decades -- It's too long a retention period, say digital rights campaigners
4 days agoNot the Wright stuff: Bitcoin 'inventor' loses bid to sue YouTuber who called him a liar -- Too bad, Craig. Now, about those court costs?
4 days agoHome Office waves a cool £1bn to outsource handling of British visa, citizenship applications -- Here's hoping the winner does a better job than Sopra Steria
4 days agoSingapore to accelerate digitalisation of COVID-kicked economy -- New agency will hustle small retailers onto digital payments and teach seniors how to Internet
4 days agoAustralia to refund $720m in 'debts' determined by dodgy algorithm -- May well have been killer algorithm, too
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1 day agoBoeing brings back the 737 Max but also lays off thousands -- And still no sign of safe software or approval to fly
8 days agoVietnam accelerates – dare we say it? – digital transformation for a fourth industrial revolution -- Prime Minister gives e-cash and e-government a hurry-up as Apple tunes in to its manufacturing smarts
8 days agoPersonal Tech -- Repair store faces hefty legal bill after losing David and Goliath fight with Apple over replacement iPhone screens -- Top court rules iGiant's trademark infringed by components
1 day agoSecurity -- Have I Been Pwned breach report email pwned entire firm's helldesk ticket system -- That's one way of making people check for updates
14 hours agoSoftware -- No more installing Microsoft's Chromium-centered Edge by hand: Windows 10 will do it for you automatically -- Something something pushing us over the Edge
22 hours agoCloud -- IBM to power down Power-powered virtual private cloud, GPU-accelerated options -- Customers given 80 days before instance deletion and the suggested replacement doesn't yet support Linux
19 hours agoSecurity -- Legal complaint lodged with UK data watchdog over claims coronavirus Test and Trace programme flouts GDPR -- 'Government is moving too fast, and breaking things as a result'
5 hours agoSecurity -- Creeps give away money to harass recipients with abusive transaction descriptions on bank statements -- 'Serious threats' and references to family violence as payment descriptors turned into virtual messaging service
12 hours agoSecurity -- Update Firefox: Mozilla just patched three hijack-me holes and a bunch of other flaws -- Plus: Zoom fixes code-execution security bugs
12 hours agoSecurity -- OK Windows 10, we get it: You really do not want us to install this unsigned application. But 7 steps borders on ridiculous -- Utility creator claims OTT security hoops are harmful to indie devs
39 minutes agoScience -- I've seen things you people wouldn't believe. Hydrogen clouds in a far-away star system glowing from a supernova's last gasp -- Exploding sun's shock wave may have sparked light from interstellar gas
9 hours agoChina to slice internet connection costs for locals as part of plan to rebound from recent unpleasantness -- More 5G. More e-commerce. More IoT. But no growth target for the first time in ages
14 days agoUK.gov splashes out on 40,000 new devices amid COVID-19-fuelled homeworking boom -- And guess which department bought 10,000 O365 licences?
15 days agoUK MPs to off-payroll workers: Delay IR35 reforms until 2023? You wish -- And we will change your tax forever, no need to delay ya... nothing's gonna stop us now
16 days agoPolicy -- Philippines floats digital services tax – and Uber's local arm surprisingly applauds -- Aims to fill post-pandemic coffers and level the local playing field
16 days agoPolicy - Indeed sued by account exec who said she was raped by male coworker amid misogynistic, sexually charged culture - Updated - Jobs biz accused of pressuring women into sleeping with managers, discrimination, ignoring complaints - | 4
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16 days agoThe Channel -- Brit competition regulator will soon be able to seize rogue traders' domains – and even Amazon accounts -- Wide-ranging powers come into force in June
18 days agoThe Channel -- Capita, Fujitsu and pals tuck into slices of £3bn London NHS framework -- What lots are in the public sector pork barrel? Hardware, software, cloud services, security... plus chatbots and blockchain
18 days agoBusiness -- Alibaba's Jack Ma bails from SoftBank's board -- Japanese Uber-investor refreshing board as Ma heads off to do good works
18 days agoPolicy -- Indonesia imposes 10% digital services tax -- To boost the post-pandemic tax base
18 days agoPolicy -- Philippines government to its agencies: You're not seriously going to do post-pandemic online services with that old stuff, are you? -- Mass upgrades all-but ordered at all levels of government, even at unis
21 days agoPolicy -- India says its brains saved the world from the last colosso-crisis – cough, Y2K – proving it can become self-reliant -- In tech and everything else needed in a post-COVID-19 economy
23 days agoPolicy -- Australians can demand visitors to their homes run contact-tracing app -- As opposition MP criticises slow and incomplete source code release, saying 'Public health messaging shouldn't require citizens to follow GitHub forks'
23 days agoThe Channel -- Post-pandemic hard-sell under way: Resellers leaned on to convert free trial users into fully paid-up customers -- Eight weeks to turn 'helping you enable remote work with Office 365 at this difficult time' into cash
24 days agoPolicy -- Author of infamous Google diversity manifesto drops lawsuit against web giant -- James Damore decides he doesn't need a day in court
24 days agoBusiness - India's Jio Platforms scores third US cash injection in three weeks - this time $1.5bn from Vista Equity Partners - It's like three buses showing up at once carrying $8bn - |
28 days agoAs coronavirus catches tech CEOs with their pants down, IBM's Ginni Rometty warns of IT's new role post-pandemic -- Middle management is about to learn just how necessary they are
28 days agoHCL finishes its year with 15 percent growth, 100 million minutes-a-month Teams usage -- Cracks the 150,000-employee mark as revenue falls just short of $10bn
29 days agoDad to kids: I've decided you don't get to take over the family business. Kids to Dad: Who wants to run Samsung anyway? -- Lee Jae-yong ends dynastic control and will even let staff join a union
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