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News roundup: Bezos steps down, Trump sues Big Tech, & $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract is scrapped

A round-up of this week’s technology news, including Amazon’s new CEO, the cancellation of a $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract, Trump’s lawsuit against Google, Facebook and Twitter, and more.

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News roundup: Big tech firms challenged on online misinformation, Intel’s expansion plans & Salesforce’s move to tackle the digital skills gap

A roundup of this week’s technology news, including a US government inquiry into disinformation on big tech platforms, $20 billion expansion plans unveiled by Intel, a new online educational scheme launched by US cloud giant...

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Living the dream, embracing application event streams

In order for CIOs to live the contemporary IT stack dream, they need to embrace the event streaming dream & work with technologies designed to enable applications and data services to ‘scale-out’ and become massively web-scale, when...

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Mary McDowell steers Mitel through uncharted waters

The Canadian company’s CEO hopes that Covid will lead to a permanent wave in favour of communications.

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Mmhmm brings out the performer in video presenters

Pandemic-period startup mmhmm adds a dimension to Zoom and other video tools.

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VR, AR and the future of virtual meetings

How will virtual and augmented reality technologies change the way that meetings are conducted in a socially distanced world?

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News roundup: more Senate heat for Facebook/Twitter, Huawei sells Honor, and VMware breaks into blockchain

A roundup of this week’s tech news, including more US Senate grilling for big tech, a blockchain venture for VMware, and the verdict on Apple’s M1 chips.

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Gartner: Six tips to make better use of Microsoft Teams

Gartner has identified six practices that application leaders can employ to help employees make better use of Microsoft Teams.

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How tech has supported developing countries during the coronavirus pandemic

Developing countries have faced enormous challenges in responding to the coronavirus pandemic, but technology has supported them in a variety of ways.

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Friend or Foe - What role does technology play in the spread of fake news?

With fake news now seemingly a staple of digital life, we examine the role technology plays in promoting and prohibiting its spread.

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Intel Fellow on Stephen Hawking and maximising human potential

Lama Nachman is using AI and other technology to augment the brain with digital assistance.

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The lawbots are coming!

Virtual legal assistants (VLAs), or 'lawbots', look set to become more common within businesses as legal departments look for new ways to improve efficiency and responsiveness.

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Wire CEO sees secure messaging surge as working patterns change

Morten Brøgger believes his company's time is coming as companies seek new ways to work.

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Skype me: How military-banned Zoom wins in the age of Covid-19

The surge in people working from home means video conferencing tools have really taken off - but how secure are they?

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Remote working has lift off

Will the virus outbreak bring about a permanent shift in working practices towards home working - boosting tools such as MS Teams, Slack, Zoom and others? Can these tools cope with the sudden boom in demand?

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