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Outcome of Amazon Irish datacentre planning appeal potentially delayed until November

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 7:30am
Amazon faces having to wait up to two months to hear the outcome of an environmental appeal against its plans to build a datacentre in Dublin

Two-thirds of UK businesses have adopted fintech

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 5:45am
Most UK businesses are using financial technology products and services in some way, with cost savings being the main attraction

Connected bees create a buzz at Manchester startup hub

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 5:00am
Cisco and Manchester Science Partnerships have opened a new startup incubator in the city to foster innovation in the Northern Powerhouse, and the humble honeybee is taking centre stage

FSA connects 220 abattoirs to fibre for food safety monitoring

Mon, 09/25/2017 - 1:51am
Food Standards Agency picks Exponential-e to revitalise connectivity across 220 sites as it strives to improve operational efficiency and compliance processes

Uber fails to get licence to operate in London renewed

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 8:30am
Transport for London has rejected Uber's application for its licence renewal, citing a lack of corporate responsibility as the reason

CIO interview: Russell Harte, group technology director, DFS

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 8:00am
The furniture store’s group head of IT speaks to Computer Weekly about how customer experience can be used internally

NetApp privacy chief warns enterprises off investing in GDPR snake-oil tech

Fri, 09/22/2017 - 3:30am
Speaking at the inaugural Datacloud Ireland event in Dublin, NetApp chief privacy officer, Sheila FitzPatrick, outlined her concerns over tech suppliers cashing in on the enterprise rush for GDPR compliance

The Sanger Institute on using datacentre upgrades to help decode the human genome

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:30am
Paul Woobey, IT director at the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, tells Computer Weekly why the organisation's HPC workload requirements cannot be fulfilled by a move to the cloud

How to make the right technology choice

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 7:30am
Organisations need digital technology, but how do you decide which is the best technology for you? The answer is not to make one big decision, but many small ones. Thinking about technology, behaviour and data will help you find the right answers

Ireland mulls datacentre planning review to help others avoid Apple-like build delays

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 4:32am
Speaking at the inaugural Datacloud Ireland event, Irish state minister Patrick Breen outlined the government’s commitment to helping other datacentre operators avoid the planning problems Apple has encountered in Athenry

CIO interview: John Mountain, Starling Bank

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 9:00am
Starling Banks CIO tells Computer Weekly about life at a bank that is challenging traditional IT thinking

Brexit mobile and broadband debate must involve consumers

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:35am
The voices of consumers are being missed as communications services providers, industry bodies and the government set the agenda for the UK’s communications infrastructure market after Brexit

BMW opens its second tech startup programme in the UK

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 7:45am
BMW has launched its latest programme to support tech startups in the UK

PM pressures internet companies to act on terrorist propaganda

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 3:26am
The UK, France and Italy will use a meeting with technology companies at the UN General Assembly in New York to press for development of technical solutions to defeat terrorist activity on the internet

John Chambers to step down as Cisco executive chairman

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 8:00am
Former CEO John Chambers will leave the networking sector kingpin after 27 years, supplier reveals

AWS to adopt per-second billing for select cloud services from October 2017

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 7:21am
Cloud giant claims the world of tech is a very different place than it was in 2006 when it debuted its per-hour billing model

Public sector cloud use still too focused on ‘low-hanging fruit’ IT projects, finds research

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 5:30am
Public sector cloud adoption continues to rise, but wide-scale digital transformation success remains elusive, claims Cloud Industry Forum research

Outlook outage: Microsoft blames European Hotmail downtime on load-balancing fault

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 1:09am
Microsoft claims connectivity issues that blighted Outlook and Hotmail users for much of Monday 18 September have now been largely resolved

Interview: Technology startups gaining momentum in the UAE

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 4:15pm
The Middle East and the UAE in particular is setting up as a centre for startups

ScotRail to test ‘world’s fastest’ in-train Wi-Fi service

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 2:45am
The train operator has teamed up with Cisco, Network Rail Telecoms and others to collaborate on an Innovate UK funded proof of concept for ultrafast Wi-Fi on board