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BT draws fire over broadband price hike

Consumer broadband groups have hit out after BT put up its broadband prices more ...

International Olympic Committee embarks on 12-year cloud partnership with Alibaba

Chinese cloud services provider Alibaba agrees to supply the Olympic Games organisers with cloud infrastructure and services until 2028 more ...

SSP Worldwide blames engineers at London datacentre for new cloud outage

Insurance software provider says latest service outage was caused by power problems at third-party datacentre site more ...

GDS declares public cloud secure enough for "vast majority" of public sector

Government Digital Service moves to allay public sector concerns about using off-premise services in a bid to speed up cloud adoption beyond Whitehall more ...

Oracle commits to expanding UK datacentre footprint in 2017

Database software giant’s renewed commitment to the UK market is part of a wider push to ramp up its cloud presence worldwide more ...

HSBC appoints technology advisers to keep pace with IT changes

Bank hopes to gain knowledge about technologies such as artificial intelligence and biometric security through its new technology advisory board more ...

Aldo uses Salesforce to drive ‘customer delight’

Luxury retailer is using Salesforce to drive engagement, a seamless experience and customer loyalty  more ...

The evolution of smart Dubai

Aisha Bin Bishr, director general at Smart Dubai Office, discusses how Dubai is evolving as a smart city with the support of local telecoms provider Du. more ...

How serverless computing could help enterprises cut cloud complexity

As some enterprises find the reality of cloud fails to live up to the hype, Clive Longbottom explains why serverless computing could help firms attain the operational benefits they're looking for more ...

Davos: Technology poses new risks to jobs, economies and society

Politicians and business leaders will discuss the risks posed by technology to jobs, political stability and cyber security at the World Economic Forum in Davos more ...

Lloyds Bank digital banking problems an industry warning

Lloyds Bank’s digital banking problems still unresolved after a second day more ...

Case study: The Alan Turing Institute takes cloud-first stance on data science research

Computer Weekly meets the Alan Turing Institute team and finds out how using cloud-first thinking can help achieve its goal of becoming a global force to be reckoned with in data science research more ...

Greenpeace demands greater transparency from AWS over datacentre energy use habits

Greenpeace claims the cloud and internet service provider community is improving on sustainability, but AWS could afford to do more more ...

GE enters next digital phase with ServiceMax acquisition

GE has acquired ServiceMax, with plans to bolster Predix predictive maintenance with services for industrial companies more ...

People attracted to financial advice from robots because they consider it impartial

Consumer acceptance of software robots providing banking support is increasing and banks are investing heavily in the technology more ...

Tech focus helps Singapore go second in globalisation index

Singapore is the second most globalised economy in the world and its IT infrastructure is critical to this achievement more ...

BBC’s iPlayer will be overhauled by 2020

Broadcaster BBC aims to redesign its digital iPlayer service by 2020 to better reflect the needs of the content rental and streaming environment more ...

Equinix and Digital Realty reap M&A marketshare benefits in 2016, research shows

Synergy Research's latest datacentre-focused market tracker highlights how the global colocation sector is becoming a three-horse race more ...

Top fintech trends in Sweden in 2017

The Nordic region is a hotspot for IT startups and Sweden is a country punching above its weight in financial technology more ...

Digital technology helps Environment Agency deliver earlier flood warnings

The latest flood forecasting system that covers England will use cloud computing, data analytics and data visualisation technologies more ...

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