Pat Martlew

Patrick Martlew is a technology enthusiast and editorial guru that works the digital enterprise beat in London. After making his tech writing debut in Sydney, he has now made his way to the UK where he works to cover the very latest trends and provide top-grade expert analysis.

News roundup: the US takes on Google in huge lawsuit

News roundup: fallout continues after US probes big tech

News roundup: fallout continues after US probes big tech

A roundup of this week's tech news, including the fallout from the US's big tech probe, Twitter's Joe Biden-related snafu, and AR goggles for dogs.

The persistence of COBOL: why a 60-year old language is still in demand

The persistence of COBOL: why a 60-year old language is still in demand

It's not often in technology that something lasts more than a few years, let alone six decades as is the case with the COBOL programming language. We look at why the language is still so important and whether its going to fade away...

IPv4 vs IPv6: when will the internet's latest protocol finally take over?

IPv4 vs IPv6: when will the internet's latest protocol finally take over?

IPv4 exhaustion has been a recognised issue for a long time, although adoption of the next generation of the Internet Protocol has remained sluggish. We look at why this has been the case and whether IPv4 is set to fade away any time...

The state of data protection law in Pakistan

The state of data protection law in Pakistan

The effect and influence of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) upon the data privacy laws of swathes of countries around the world cannot be overstated. While GDPR is definitely not perfect, the laws have undoubtedly...

Privacy in a pandemic: a guide to health data processing rules in Europe

Privacy in a pandemic: a guide to health data processing rules in Europe

As employees start to return to work, many firms will be wondering what the rules are when it comes to collecting and processing health data and, crucially, conducting virus-related testing. We talk to a privacy expert to assess some...

Picking and choosing: Atos give an overview of multi-cloud storage

Picking and choosing: Atos give an overview of multi-cloud storage

As multi-cloud undoubtedly looks to be the prevailing strategy when it comes to cloud-based digital transformation, many firms are taking the same approach when it comes to storage. We speak to Atos to determine what multi-cloud...

LGPD: a look at the state of Brazil's big privacy regulation law

LGPD: a look at the state of Brazil's big privacy regulation law

Brazil's new unified data privacy regulation LGPD is set to cause quite a stir in the country and facilitate a lot of progress amongst local organisations. However, delays and amendments to the bill are causing uncertainty and may...

Has COVID-19 changed the face of tech ethics forever?

Has COVID-19 changed the face of tech ethics forever?

COVID-19 is influencing changes to what we consider ethical use of technology. While these changes are aimed at solving a short-term global issue, they may have permanent ramifications.

A look at how COVID-19 is impacting web traffic

A look at how COVID-19 is impacting web traffic

COVID-19 is impacting virtually every business and individual all around the world, with shifts towards self-isolation and working from home. We take a look at the impact this has had on web traffic globally.

How coronavirus is impacting tech, according to major IT analysts

How coronavirus is impacting tech, according to major IT analysts

While there is a great deal of information around COVID-19 out there, often it is the analysts that provide some of the best info and advice. We take a look at the virus through the lens of Forrester, IDC, and Gartner.

A profile of cybercrime in Latin America

A profile of cybercrime in Latin America

We take a look at cybercrime in Latin America, in terms of why it's unique and why businesses should be paying attention.

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