Business Technology

The World of DevOps Tools Can Make a Newbie's Head Spin

Some toolchain leaders are emerging, but mind the cultural and other details to successfully implement a DevOps strategy.<p>CIOs realize that to speed …

DevOps

How AR and VR will change enterprise mobility

Two of the hottest technologies today — augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) — are likely to have a big impact on enterprise mobility …

Augmented Reality

NTT Docomo taps Nokia for Japan’s 5G launch in 2020

Japan’s largest mobile operator, NTT Docomo, has chosen Nokia to supply key hardware for a 2020 rollout of 5G cellular services in the country, the companies announced in a joint press release today. Though the release correctly notes that Japan has “a long and proud history of technological …

Business

Retailers Should to See Adoption of AI, Cloud, Supply Chain Automation and More Take Off Soon

Jan 18 2018<p>NRF 2018: What's on the Retail Tech Horizon?<p>Participants<p>Michele Dupré, Group Vice President, Retail, Hospitality and Distribution, …

Manufacturing

How Will Quantum Computing Help Banks?

The buzz around quantum computing isn’t letting up. For years, technology leaders in banking have been interested in the technology, but that <b>interest</b> …

JP Morgan Chase

Speech Recognition Finds Its Voice

Voice recognition technology seems to be taking over the world, but the concept still has a ways to go before it reaches full maturity.<p>The world …

Machine Learning

Use IoT to Accelerate Digital Transformation

The Internet of Things can drive change in an organization, providing data into a wide range of operational activities. But that change can require …

Internet of Things

Blockchain will be the killer app for supply chain management in 2018

This year, blockchain testing programs will evolve from pilot tests to real-world platforms, and supply chain management is among the industries the …

Bitcoin

Demand for cloud services drives increase in IT outsourcing

Organisations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (Emea) increased their IT outsourcing outlay in 2017, with a sharp increase in spending on …

Outsourcing

Google could face UK legal action for secret iPhone tracking

Ten million UK iPhone users could have grounds to sue Google for circumventing Apple security settings to monitor web browsing habits<p>The Guardian …

Privacy

Cash in hand? This cryptocurrency body implant will secure your cyber-cash stash - Inspect-a-Gadget

<b>Is the future of secure cryptocurrency storage and payment simply “cash in hand”? Inspect a Gadget looks at how one firm’s human microchip implant</b> …

T-Mobile's John Legere Comes Out Swinging in 2018

The outspoken CEO came out with a bold prediction to start the new year.<p>For those not familiar with John Legere, he is the colorful CEO of <b>T-Mobile</b> …

Investing

Meltdown and Spectre: to patch or not to patch

Since the Meltdown and Spectre processor flaws were discovered by Google’s Project Zero team at the start of January, the IT industry has begun …

Information Security

Create security culture to boost cyber defences, says Troy Hunt

Creating a security culture can ease tensions between developers and security professionals and raise an organisation’s cyber defence capability, …

Security

Police ICT Company hires Ian Bell as CEO

The CIO of Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire police forces, Ian Bell, is to join the Police ICT Company as its CEO.<p>Bell, who is also the …

Policing

AWS Does What it Needs to Do to Achieve Growth in China

In the wake of AWS selling off assets in China the company is still expanding its presence there.<p>A while ago I wrote a post detailing just how …

China

Next-gen Mirai botnet targets cryptocurrency mining operations

A newly discovered variant of the Satori botnet is targeting computers dedicated to mining cryptocurrency to steal Ethereum coins by exploiting a …

Information Security

More Windows patches point to escalating problems this month

Never give a sucker an even break. Yesterday, on a very out-of-band Wednesday, Microsoft released preview patches for Windows 8.1 (but not 7!), …

Microsoft

Immigrants wrongly told to leave UK due to inaccurate data

Some immigrants have been accidentally contacted by Capita and told to leave the UK as a result of inaccurate data used in a government push to …

Immigration

Three Key Questions for Federal CIOs

The federal initiative to modernize IT systems raise questions that government CIOS -- in fact, all types of CIOs -- need to consider before …

Subpar

UK hackers admit stealing Michael Jackson tracks from Sony

Two UK men have avoided jail by admitting breaking into servers at Sony Music and downloading Michael Jackson's 50,000-track back catalogue and …

Security

Tech has ‘disconnect’ between the skills students are taught and the abilities firms need

There is a “disconnect” between the technology industry and education providers, according to a panel of experts.<p>Representatives of the technology …

Diversity

CIO interview: Julian Burnett, CIO, House of Fraser

Julian Burnett, CIO at House of Fraser, is a man on a mission. Not content with helping the retail giant make the most of technology systems and …

451 Research shines light on how enterprise attitudes to digital transformation are evolving

Enterprises are fast approaching a tipping point in their digital transformation journeys where their technology investments offer them a competitive …

There's nothing for government IT outsourcing to learn from Carillion that we don't already know

The demise of construction and services giant Carillion has brought fresh scrutiny of outsourcing in government. Frankly, you could find some event …

Outsourcing

Milton Keynes first to get CityFibre-backed consumer broadband

Residents of Milton Keynes will be at the head of the queue to receive the first consumer fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband services offered …

Smart Cities

NRF 2018: Rent the Runway – focus on data proves use case for clothing rental

Rent the Runway, a retail service that allows consumers to rent designer dresses and accessories, has proved that celebrities are not the only target …

eCommerce

IBM code grandmaster: what Java does next - Open Source Insider

Reports of Java’s death have been greatly exaggerated — said, well, pretty much every Java engineer that there is.<p>The Java language and platform may …

Open Source Software

Booking.com’s focus on women in tech

Booking.com will offer grants to a chosen group of women planning on pursuing a career in technology.<p>The travel comparison website has partnered with …

Women in Tech

Cyber attackers upped their game in 2017, warns report

Cyber attackers ranging from criminals to nation states have upped their game in the past year, “moving the needle” in terms of tactics, techniques …

Cybersecurity