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Just a quick message from the staff at Silicon UK, wishing all our readers a very merry Christmas...enjoy the festivities…

4 weeks ago

SolarWinds: Dozens Of US Treasury Email Accounts Hacked

Scale of SolarWinds compromise continues to be revealed, as US Senator confirms dozens of email accounts at US Treasury were…

1 month ago

Google Staff Seek Removal Of VP Involved In Timnit Gebru ‘Firing’

AI staff at Google demand removal of company executive involved in departure of prominent female ethics researcher Dr Timnit Gebru

1 month ago

Big Tech Firms Face EU Fines Of 10 Percent Of Turnover

Yearly checks on tech firm compliance over harmful content, plus stiff financial penalties part of EU's proposed regulation of digital…

1 month ago

Oracle Joins California Leavers, Relocates To Texas

California exodus? Software giant Oracle becomes latest Silicon Valley firm to move its HQ from California and relocate it to…

1 month ago

Adobe Delivers Final Update For Flash Player

Flash Player is taking its final steps to its overdue retirement, after Adobe issued its last ever update for the…

1 month ago

Salesforce Acquires Slack For $28 Billion For Workforce Collaboration

As the enterprise world adjusts to remote working, Salesforce pay $27.7 billion to acquire Slack for enhanced workplace collaboration

2 months ago

UK To Implement Tougher Competition Rules On Tech In 2021

Competition and Markets Authority to implement tougher competition laws on tech giants such as Facebook and Google in 2021

2 months ago

France Warns Big Tech To Pay Digital Tax In December

Pay up, pay up. France issues notices to big name tech firms such as Amazon and Facebook, to prepare to…

2 months ago

IBM To Axe 8,000 Staff In Europe – Report

Big Blue is reportedly planning to lay off 8,000 staff across Europe, with 2,000 positions expected to go in the…

2 months ago

Google Critics Urge EU Antitrust Action

Joint letter from 165 companies and industry bodies sent to EU antitrust chief, urges fresh antitrust action against Google

2 months ago

DoJ Sues ‘Gatekeeper’ Google Over Alleged ‘Illegal Monopoly’

Breakup threat. US Department of Justice lawsuit accuses Google of abusing its position to dominate search and search advertising

3 months ago

Bletchley Park Financial Crisis Eases After Facebook’s £1m Donation

Jobs have been saved at the birthplace of modern computing Bletchley Park, after a much needed £1 million donation from…

3 months ago

US Antitrust Report Hints At Tech Firm Breakup – Report

Would they dare? US House of Representatives antitrust report includes “thinly veiled call to break up” big tech name firms

4 months ago

Google Rebrands G Suite To Google Workspace

With businesses changing the way they work because of the Coronavirus pandemic, Google opts to rebrand its business software -…

4 months ago

Google To Lease More London Office Space, Despite Remote Working

Search engine giant to lease extra 70,000 sq ft of office space in London’s King’s Cross area, despite remote working…

4 months ago

Microsoft Cloud Services Outage Hits Office 365, Outlook

Cloud services from technology giant Microsoft laid low on Monday evening for a number of hours, by what seems to…

4 months ago

IBM Hit With Another Age Discrimination Lawsuit

Big Blue once again accused of axing older staff, after another age discrimination lawsuit is filed against grandfather of tech…

4 months ago

Microsoft Word Can Now Transcribe Audio

No more heavy keyboard pounding? Killer feature added, as Microsoft Word gains ability to transcribe audio conversations into document

5 months ago

Google Services Including Gmail Suffer Disruption

Rare event. Disruption around the globe after outage hits Google services including Gmail, Google Drive, and Google Docs on Thursday…

5 months ago

Tech Firm CEOs To Face US Congress Grilling

The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google are to appear on Wednesday before a US Congress hearing on antitrust…

6 months ago

IBM To Cut Thousands Of Jobs, But Will Still Pay Shareholders

Another round of layoffs is on the cards for IBM employees, as new CEO swings the headcount axe, but insists…

8 months ago

Coronavirus: IBM Pulls Annual Forecast As Client Priorities Change

Worldwide pandemic hits software sales, as IBM warns that its customer priorities are changing and it withdraws its annual forecast

9 months ago

Google Told By French Regulator To Pay For Re-using News Or Content

Google has been instructed by the French competition authority to pay French publishers and news agencies for re-using content or…

10 months ago

New IBM CEO Takes Over, New Cloud Boss Appointed

Big Blue appoints new cloud boss Howard Boville, as new CEO Arvind Krishna takes over the running of the IT…

10 months ago

Coronavirus: Google Cancels Annual April Fools’ Pranks

Search engine giant Google opts out from any April fools' pranks this year, due to the Coronavirus pandemic impacting the…

10 months ago

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

One of the world's richest men has stepped down from the board of the company he helped to create, to…

10 months ago