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The most recent cloud computing news from Silicon. As the cloud threatens to displace traditional IT, we give you the latest news and the best opinions on SaaS, IaaS, PaaS and the cloud.

Freshworks Valued At $12.2 Billion After Nasdaq IPO

Business software provider Freshworks, which seeks to challenge Salesforce in the CRM space, enjoys successful Nasdaq debut

4 days ago

Google To Purchase NY Office Building For $2.1 Billion

Despite small numbers of office workers due to remote working, Google is to spend billions to acquire New York office…

5 days ago

BT Pledges To Curb Carbon Emissions By 2030

Green pledge. UK telecoms giant BT brings forward its net zero carbon emission target from 2045 to 2030, and sets…

5 days ago

Facebook Developing Machine Learning Chip – Report

Engineers at Facebook are reportedly developing a machine learning chip, as part of its internal chip development program

2 weeks ago

Intel May Invest 80 Billion Euros For Two Chip Fabs

CEO Pat Gelsinger says Intel could invest as much as 80 billion euros ($95bn or £69bn) in Europe to expand…

3 weeks ago

Amazon Seeks ‘More Active’ Role In Removing Banned Cloud Content

Amazon reportedly looking to take more active role in removing cloud content that violates terms after Islamic State propaganda found…

3 weeks ago

Apple Delays Plans To Scan iPhone Images

Apple delays plans to roll out image-scanning technology on iPhones to search for child-abuse images before material is uploaded to…

3 weeks ago

Climate Change: Is There a Tech Solution?

As COP26 in Glasgow approaches, how can technology help in the fight to reverse or at least reduce the long-term…

4 weeks ago

HPE Wins NSA Cloud Contract Worth $2bn

Hewlett Packard Enterprise wins $2 billion cloud services contract with America's top secret intelligence agency, the NSA

4 weeks ago

Western Digital ‘In Talks’ To Buy Kioxia In $20bn NAND Deal

Western Digital could face hurdles to its reported $20bn offer for Kioxia, which could restructure NAND memory market and create…

4 weeks ago

Microsoft Warns Cloud Customers Of Potential Breach

Leaky cloud storage bucket. Thousands of Microsoft Azure customers are warned of data exposure risk in Redmond's Cosmos database

1 month ago

UK To Overhaul Data Protection Rules, Targets Cookie Pop-ups

Government to refresh the UK's data protection rules, and poaches New Zealand's Privacy Commissioner to replace outgoing Information Commissioner

1 month ago

Apple Files Appeal In Corellium Copyright Lawsuit

And so it continues. Despite settlement of one lawsuit, Apple has filed an appeal in another lawsuit against Corellium

1 month ago

UK Government Sets Out Strategy For Green Hydrogen Sector

Hydrogen has long been touted as a better solution for green transportation among other uses, and now the government sets…

1 month ago

US Lawmakers Express Concern Over Amazon One Palm Scanner

US senators query Amazon over security of biometric data from Amazon One palm-scanning system, and how company plans to use…

1 month ago

Apple Acknowledges ‘Confusion’ Over ‘iPhone Scanning’ System

iCloud uploads from iPhones and iPads to be scanned only for known CSAM images, with local database providing more accountability,…

1 month ago

Apple Drops Corellium Lawsuit

Apple has dropped its copyright lawsuit against Corellium at the last minute, before the two sides were due to go…

2 months ago

NSA Awards $10bn Contract To AWS, But Microsoft Files Complaint

Revenge for the JEDI? Microsoft files an official complaint with government regulator, after NSA awards $10 billion contract to AWS

2 months ago

Didi ‘Considers’ Data Deal With State-Backed Company

Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Global reportedly considering data deal with state-backed third party as it looks to resolve regulatory probe

2 months ago

Google Nest Doorbells, Cameras Get Battery Power In Revamp

New Google Nest smart home devices include first battery-powered doorbell and camera, while some features now work without cloud subscription

2 months ago

Dropbox Data Centres Achieves 100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal

Going green. Dropbox achieves a lower carbon footprint with news its data centres now run on 100 percent renewable energy

2 months ago

Amazon Online Sales Growth Slows Amid Lockdown Easing

Growth for online shopping at Amazon settles down to more normal levels after the pandemic boost, but AWS continues to…

2 months ago

Microsoft Thrives Thanks To Azure Growth

Software giant posts record results, as certain business segments (Azure) thrive during Coronavirus pandemic, but others struggle

2 months ago

Intel Warns Chip Shortage Could Last Until 2023

CEO Pat Gelsinger said chip ecosystem recovering, but supply chain is stilled stressed, with chip shortages to last until 2023

2 months ago

AWS Hires Investigators After Gender Discrimination Petition

Amazon hires outside investigators after AWS staff petition alleging 'systemic discrimination, harassment, bullying and bias against women”

2 months ago

Microsoft Adds Another Security Acquisition With CloudKnox

CloudKnox is being acquired by software giant Microsoft, to equip it with unified privileged access and cloud entitlement management

2 months ago

Japan Sets Data Transfer Speed Record Of 319Tbps

Researchers in Japan have set a stunning data transmission speed record of 319Tbps, over a long distance of 3,001km or…

2 months ago

Newport Wafer Fab Sold To China, Has UK Government Defence Contracts

Newport Wafer Fab has over a dozen UK government research contracts, including a defence contract, despite being sold to Chinese-owned…

2 months ago

Silicon UK Podcast: How Much Technical Debt Does Your Business Have?

OutSystems reports that 69% of IT leaders identify technical debt as a major threat to their companies’ ability to innovate.…

2 months ago