Europe fights back
Europe is uniting behind the ambitious idea of a next-generation, federated cloud. Will it happen? Digital Bulletin explores
The cloudification of Lebara
CTO Torsten Minkwitz tells us what a public cloud migration is delivering for the UK telco
Navigating uncertainty across the supply chain with IoT
Derek Bryan, VP EMEA for Verizon Connect, explores how business can realise the benefits of IoT in the supply chain
泰达币USDT官网钱包_泰达币注home Depot agrees to pay $17.5m levy over 2014 data breach
The U.S. retailer 泰达币USDT官网钱包_泰达币注home Depot has agreed to pay a $17.5m levy over a 2014 data breach. The settlement covers 46 U.S. states and Washington, D.C., and impacted customers using the company's self-checkout machines. Hackers were able to access customers' payment information and email addresses. "We’re glad to put this matter behind us," said 泰达币USDT官网钱包_泰达币注home Depot in a statement.
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IBM planning 10,000 job cuts from services unit - report
IBM is planning to cut 10,000 jobs from its in Europe from its services unit ahead of spinning our the division, Bloomberg reports. Citing people familiar with the matter, it said the losses will impact 20% of the unit's workforce with the heaviest cuts coming in the UK and Germany. Cuts are also planned in Poland, Slovakia, Italy and Belgium, the report added.
AWS targets Rust developers
AWS is looking to recruit developers expert in the Rust Programming language. Open-source Rust is used for s programming and has quickly grown in popularity since launching in 2015 because of its focus on safety. “Rust helps us deliver fast, robust services to AWS customers at Amazon scale,” said an AWS spokesperson. The cloud giant aims to support the open-source community behind Rust.
Belgian security researcher hacks Tesla Model X within minutes
Belgian security researcher Lennert Wouters has been able to hack a Tesla Model X vehicle by exploiting the Bluetooth Low Energy standard. Tesla says that they have rolled out an over-the-air patch. “Using a modified ECU, obtained from a salvage Tesla Model X, we were able to wirelessly – up to 5m distance – force key fobs to advertise themselves as connectable BLE devices,” Wouters said.
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ZTE still considered a 'national security threat' by FCC
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has rejected ZTE's petition to reconsider its decision designating the company as a U.S. national security threat. The decision will keep American companies from accessing the FCC’s $8.3bn Universal Service Fund to buy equipment from ZTE. It is estimated that replacing carriers' Huawei and ZTE equipment would cost over $1.8bn.
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Splunk to acquire network monitoring specialist Flowmill
Splunk has revealed its plans to buy Flowmill. The deal will see Splunk expand its network monitoring capabilities with Flowmill's software platform. "Observability technology is rapidly increasing in both sophistication and ability," said Splunk's CTO. Terms weren't disclosed but the deal is expected to go through early next year. Last month, Splunk bought app monitoring provider Plumbr.
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U.S. challenger bank Current raises $131m in funding
U.S. challenger bank Current has raised $131m in Series C funding. New investor Tiger Global Management led the round for the mobile bank, which has now raised over $180m in total funding and has a valuation of $750m. Current has has doubled its member base in less than six months to surpass two million members and plans to use the funding plans to expand on its product offerings.
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Digital skills gap puts UK economic recovery in jeopardy - Microsoft report
The UK’s digital skills gap could pose a risk to economic recovery, new Microsoft research has found. Over three-quarters of UK leaders cited a large digital talent pool as essential to driving UK competitiveness. But more than two-thirds of UK business leaders believe their organisation is currently facing a digital skills gap skills gap, and are concerned a lack of skills will impact success.
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Vijay Sankaran makes u-turn over Ford CIO role
Ford Motor Company has revealed that Vijay Sankaran has opted not to rejoin the company, citing personal reasons. The company previously announced that Sankaran had accepted an offer to become Ford’s chief software and information officer beginning this week, after serving seven years with TD Ameritrade. Jeff Lemmer will continue as Ford’s chief information officer for the rest of the year.
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AppsFlyer gets backing from Salesforce
AppsFlyer, the mobile measurement and marketing platform, has received new backing from Salesforce Ventures. It has raised an undisclosed amount of money at a valuation of $2bn. The unicorn has secured more than $300m in funding since launching in 2011. AppFlyer's marketplace connects app developers to potential advertising partners. It currently has over 8,000 partners on the platform.
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Scaling new heights
The story of Telefónica Spain's bold journey to augment its workforce with automation
Lebara: A cloudification success story
Lebara CTO Torsten Minkwitz on the telco's move to the cloud and how it has empowered employees, benefitted clients, and saved vast sums of money.
The European Digital Leader of the Year, Anke Sax, is on a mission to energise her CIO counterparts
Canonical’s Alex Chalkias digs deep into edge computing and how it can help realise the potential of 5G
Elizabeth Tweedale discusses the challenges of being taken seriously as a female founder and CEO, and the need to train the next generation
In a frank and fascinating interview, Tom Gilb talks to us about creating agile working methods and trying to stop World War Three
The innovation cycle
Zscaler’s Nathan Howe believes the ebbs and flows of computing history can help us tackle the problems of tomorrow
Optical LAN will revolutionise network connectivity
Nokia's Shrinivas Joshi outlines how enterprise can ready itself for the next generation of technology
Five security steps for CISOs now that everyone is a privileged user
Exclusive thought leadership from Joseph Carson, Chief Security Scientist & Advisory CISO, Thycotic
The pros and cons of contact tracing apps
Countries around the world have deployed mobile apps in an attempt to curtail the transmission of coronavirus. The results are a mixed bag.
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