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Googles cloud gaming platform is here: say hi to Stadia

While there is no news on an exact release date, Stadia announcement shows true low-latency cloud gaming is finally upon us Google has jumped into the gaming space with a new game streaming service called Stadia, built to run off anything capable of loading a Chrome browser. Graphics intensive 4k 60 FPS PC games will… Read More


The cloud is the great enabler of open source

Are the major cloud providers risking the future of open source by reselling code as proprietary service? Or are Common Clause tags and SSPL licences undermining open source integrity? On the Techerati stage at Cloud Expo Europe 2019, panellists were asked for their thoughts on the row gripping the developer community AWS, the cloud arm… Read More


Emotional fitness app FIKA announces three corporate partner openings

Fika hopes to combat mental illness through app-based proactive emotional exercise Fika has announced three openings for corporate partners as it rolls out its new app-based emotional fitness tool across UK universities. The Fika app helps young people build confidence, emotional resilience, empathy and interpersonal skills to help them at university and in the world… Read More


Government data centre management roles in decline, Gartner says

The transition to digital government and embracing of cloud services spells the decline of data centre management roles, according to analyst house Gartner Digital transformation of government is gaining momentum. And according to Gartner, this will lead to a radical reshaping of the government IT workforce. By 2023 it says, 50 percent of government IT… Read More


Ethernet switching market benefits from sustained 100Gb demand

Demand for network infrastructure powering digital transformation efforts translated into a strong 2018 for the switching business, router market growth more modest Last year’s 2017 analysis from IDC on the Ethernet switching and routing business showed only modest growth, which it pinned on big data centres opting for faster ports and the rise in software… Read More


MWC Day Two: Smart city set-top boxes, 5G ambulances, ATT/Azure get cosy

We pick out our favourite stories and announcements from day two of MWC. Click here to read yesterday’s recap. Catalonia gov’t unveils 5G ambulances What it is: An emergency vehicle fit with 5G connectivity capable of speeds of up to 5Gbps. Why it matters: You may have been sold 5G on the promise of superfast HD movie… Read More


MWC Day One: Qualcomm robots, Leonardo dIoT, disobedient coffee machines

MWC Barcelona kicked off yesterday, providing a flurry of announcements, innovations, and of course, plenty of back-patting from the major vendors and OEMs. MWC has recently taken a turn to the edge, exalted IoT and embraced 5G fever, although this year marks a return to the headlines for genuinely exciting and novel consumer innovations, with… Read More


Google snaps up cloud data migration company Alooma

Going forward Alooma will only accept customers moving data to Google Cloud   Google has announced it is to acquire Alooma, a company that handles data supply routes and combines them into popular services like Amazon’s Redshift, Snowflake, and Azure. By managing and combining disparate data sources into a single warehouse, Alooma takes the pain out of complex cloud… Read More


Alibaba developed Chinese state propaganda app

Amid growing scrutiny over Chinese tech’s ties to Beijing, Reuters has revealed Alibaba was behind a Chinese propaganda app that went viral Two Alibaba employees have told Reuters that the Chinese tech juggernaut was behind a Chinese Communist app that spewed out state propaganda, such as short videos, news stories and quizzes. The app makes… Read More


RunC container security flaw hits Kubernetes and Docker

A security bug affecting the RunC container runtime undergirding Kubernetes, Dockers, cri-O and containerd and has been discovered  Security researchers have discovered a fresh container security flaw that allows malicious containers to run roughshod over the host RunC binary and execute root-level code on host machines. Labelled CVE-2019-5736, the new flaw could conceivably allow attackers to embed a… Read More


Chinese state hackers attack Norwegian cloud computing firm

Cybersecurity researchers have uncovered a Chinese state-sponsored cyber attack against Norwegian cloud software provider Visma, which says no client data was affected Chinese intelligence breached the network of Norwegian software firm Visma in an attempt to steal secrets from its clients, according to a new report published by Rapid7 and Recorded Future, two US cybersecurity… Read More


Companies getting comfortable with cloud, relaxed about security

Firms that have been dipping their toes into cloud say they are set to move even more of their apps off-prem in the coming years Results from Equinix’s survey of more than 1,200 senior IT professionals from across Europe, the Middle East and Africa show that 71 percent of organisations will move more of their… Read More



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