COVID-19 revealed holes in the cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 11 February 2021 11:49

COVID-19 revealed holes in the cloud


NTT report

While many companies had started digital transformation journeys before the pandemic, COVID-19 revealed that there were holes in many of their cunning plans, according to a new report.

COVID-19 kills Turing Award winner
Published in News
Monday, 28 December 2020 09:06

COVID-19 kills Turing Award winner


Edmund Clarke logged off

Edmund Clarke, the FORE Systems Professor of Computer Science Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University, and the winner of the Turing Award has died of COVID-19.

UK banks switching to digital platforms
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 12:10

UK banks switching to digital platforms


Need to see off the Fintech industry

Banks in the UK are shifting to digital platforms to gain a competitive advantage against the rising FinTech industry, according to a report published today by Information Services Group (ISG).

COVID-19 is driving move to smart factories
Published in IoT
Monday, 23 November 2020 12:22

COVID-19 is driving move to smart factories


Information Services Group report

COVID-19 is providing a strong incentive for manufacturers to move toward smart factories, complete with remote and experience-based solutions, and optimised operations, cost structures and business models.

Nordics already clued up about home working
Published in News
Monday, 16 November 2020 12:02

Nordics already clued up about home working


Hit less by lock-downs even if they once made a name for themselves by commuting

The COVID-19 pandemic brought far less change to work life in the Nordic region than in other parts of the world, thanks to a traditionally high number of employees already working remotely, according to a report published today by Information Services Group (ISG).

MIT boffins use AI to spot COVID-19
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 November 2020 11:48

MIT boffins use AI to spot COVID-19


Sound of hacking

Scientists from MIT have developed a new AI model that can detect COVID-19 from a simple forced cough.

Folding@home project find more details of SARS-CoV-2
Published in News


Distributed computing still around

The Folding@home project has shared new results of its efforts to simulate proteins from the SARS-CoV-2 virus to better understand how they function and how to stop them.

Global 2000 at risk due to rapid cloud deployment
Published in Cloud


Too fast too soon

Global 2000 has rushed the movement of legacy applications to the cloud due to COVID-19, and nearly two thirds are ‘at risk’ for unexpected cost/performance issues as a result of having simply “lifted and shifted” applications instead of optimising prior to migrating them.

EU needs to tackle 5G disinformation
Published in News
Friday, 02 October 2020 12:25

EU needs to tackle 5G disinformation


It does not spread COVID-19

European Union leaders need to tackle urgently disinformation on 5G technology, which is central to the bloc's economic recovery from COVID-19 and its plans to catch up with the United States and China, a study by telecoms lobby group ETNO showed.

Apple produces COVID-19 masks
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Thursday, 10 September 2020 12:16

Apple produces COVID-19 masks


Only for staff for now

Apple has developed two types of masks that the company is beginning to distribute to corporate and retail employees to limit the spread of COVID-19.