Microsoft urged to do more to address European cloud antitrust complaints

The founding member of a coalition of tech firms that accused Microsoft of anti-competitive behaviour, based on how it sells and packages its cloud services in Europe, has claimed the software giant…

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Fibre claims more than three-fifths of global total fixed broadband subscribers

Point Topic’s latest quarterly report on the state of global fixed broadband has shown that at the end of Q4 2021, the number of global fixed broadband connections grew by 1.5% and…

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Chinese cyber spooks exploit western sanctions on Russia

A Chinese nation-state threat actor has been caught conducting cyber espionage operations against two Russian defence research institutes using phishing emails that spoof the Russian Ministry of Health and contain malicious documents…

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Former Welsh steelworks becomes ‘living’ cyber lab

First minister of Wales Mark Drakeford has today opened a new “living” cyber security laboratory at the Thales National Digital Exploitation Centre’s (NDEC’s) £20m innovation campus on the site of the former…

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Two-thirds of UK homes can now sign up to gigabit broadband

Driven by large investment from the major players, the UK’s broadband industry has seen huge growth over the past year, and the result of this activity is greater availability of gigabit-capable connectivity,…

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Microsoft drops emergency patch after Patch Tuesday screw up

Microsoft has issued an out-of-band patch fixing an issue that caused server or client authentication failures on domain controllers after installing the 10 May 2022 Patch Tuesday updates. The Patch Tuesday issue…

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Third of organisations to outsource more IT amid talent shortage

A third of UK organisations (32%) are planning to outsource more of their IT over the next two years – and, for the first time, their biggest reason for doing so is…

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Liverpool Football Club signs Extreme Networks to kick up Anfield Wi-Fi experiences

Just as the club is still capable of winning an unprecedented four trophies in a season in which it has already bagged two, Liverpool Football Club is aiming to set new standards…

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OneWeb sets sail with Navarino to extend connectivity to commercial shipping

Despite its somewhat controversial beginnings, low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb has established itself as a player in satellite to remote locations and is now taking connectivity to the high…

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Defensive cyber attacks may be justified, says attorney general

The UK’s attorney general Suella Braverman has indicated that the UK may be justified in launching defensive cyber attacks against hostile nation-states, should agreement be reached in the international community on the…

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