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Fujitsu in talks with Lenovo about possible takeover of computer business

In today’s wired world, the phrase “tech giant” conjures up relatively new names like Apple, Google and Microsoft. But once upon a time, Fujitsu used to be a tech giant, and...
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You can simplify complex things like business architecture – but only so much

One of the perennial problems with computer technology, especially as it becomes more complex, abstract and advanced, is that it’s so difficult to explain to the average person.  However, as computer technology...
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Connected cars: Intel tries not to miss another massive market

Movement generates a lot more data than standing still. It follows then that the internet of things may see much more data coming from connected cars than from, say, connected burglar alarms.  Google’s...
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Governments worldwide looking into blockchain adoption

Governments around the world are looking into the adoption of blockchain, the online, distributed database which forms the basis of bitcoin, said to be the first decentralised digital currency.  Millions of people...
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If a driverless car could save its occupant or a pedestrian in an accident,...

Though it might not be considered true “artificial intelligence”, Amazon’s website software, which tracks your navigation of its shopping site to dynamically generate suggestions of other related products to look at and...
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May reveals new industrial strategy

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has unveiled an industrial strategy which seems to place her in a different camp to her political idol, former Conservative PM Margaret Thatcher.  Thatcher was famous for battling the trade...
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Virtual jobs: Serverless computing and the changing role of CIOs

The role of the chief information officer is changing, according to experts at consultancy companies Gartner and IDC.  In a speech at the Gartner CIO Leadership Forum earlier this year, Peter Sondergaard, senior...
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Cloud storage might be risky, but more businesses are overcoming their reservations

Copying or transferring confidential business files from an on-site server or computer to a cloud storage provider somewhere on the internet is not an idea most enterprises are particularly comfortable with.  The main...
Oracle takes cloud market share

Oracle takes cloud market share from Amazon, but expert says enterprise could adopt multiple...

A few months ago, in September, Oracle launched a new range of cloud services and proclaimed the end of Amazon’s dominance in the market.  And judging by the latest results released by the...
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Phone wars: Google gatecrashes smartphone party

Blackberry could be said to have launched in the first mass-market “smartphone”, in the West at least, when it launched its Java-based mobile devices in the early 2000s.  Users were enamoured with...
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Fintech revolution could be a source of instability, says Bank of England boss

The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, recently said that the revolutionary advances in the world of financial technology could be the source of economic instability going forward.  Speaking at...
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Japan to build fastest supercomputer ever, as Nvidia launches ‘world’s first AI supercomputer in...

The Japanese government is planning to build the fastest supercomputer in history, to go with the other fastest supercomputer in history it already owns – the “K Computer”. The K Computer – located...
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