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Oracle accused of costing women and minorities $400 million

Department of Labor doubles down on lawsuit it filed against Oracle in 2017, which enjoys lucrative government contracts  In a new federal filing, the US Department of Labor (DoL) has alleged that Oracle systematically discriminates against women and minorities, costing them an estimated $400 million. The complaint renews the lawsuit that the DoL filed in… Read the full article


AWS launches fully managed backup service

Wave goodbye to custom scripts: AWS Backup automates backup across multiple AWS services and on-prem apps AWS has announced AWS Backup, a service that makes it simpler for developers to back up their data across various AWS services and on-premises applications. From the get-go, developers can manage backup policies across databases, block storage, object storage… Read the full article


IBMs new quantum computer will have you drooling

Unveiled at CES, IBM’s Quantum Q System One is designed for commercial and scientific use and will reside in the cloud In the centre of a cold tiled room sits a monolithic glass cube. Inside, suspended from its upper ceiling, hangs a mercurial cylinder reflecting its surrounds like a monochrome kaleidoscope. The scene is unmistakably sci-fi, but… Read the full article


ConsenSys and AMD partner on blockchain cloud infrastructure

W3BCLOUD touted as ‘first independent cloud computing blockchain infrastructure’ Blockchain heavyweight ConsenSys is partnering with hardware giant AMD and Abu Dhabi-based Halo Holdings to develop W3BCLOUD – a new cloud solution built for blockchain workloads. It’s no surprise that ConsenSys is in charge of software duties for the new platform and that it will be… Read the full article


Huawei expands data centre efforts with new CPU and servers

Firm determined to expand data centre presence with new ARM-based CPU and servers, despite growing political resistance from abroad Huawei has unveiled its new ARM-based Kunpeng 920 chip, a next-generation chip for servers, despite mounting resistance to its hardware from abroad. Huawei said the chipset, developed in partnership with UK-based ARM holdings, is faster and… Read the full article