Cambridge University sets up £25m network research group

The University of Cambridge, together with telecoms operator BT and networking technology supplier Huawei, is to set up a new academic research group that will explore multiple projects relating to photonics, digital and access networks, and media technologies. Download this free guide The challenge of being in telecoms Computer Weekly catches up with Vodafone’s UK […]

Key choices in Docker container storage deployment

External storage pros and cons Naturally, using external storage introduces the benefits of resilience and persistence. If the container dies, the volume can be re-attached. If the host dies, the LUN/volume can be moved and mounted to another host. Performance can be applied at the LUN level, where systems offer features such as QoS (quality […]

BT sets aside £20m for FTTP roll-out in Northern Ireland

BT is to invest £20m in the commercial roll-out of ultrafast fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) broadband networks in Northern Ireland, and hopes to provide services to 140,000 properties – about 25% of homes and businesses in the region – by March 2019. Download this free guide The latest developments and trends in SDN Join us as we […]

Watch Tesla’s new Roadster show off its record-breaking speed

Tesla has delivered the ultimate fan car – a revamped version of its original Roadster, with crazy fast acceleration of 0 to 60 mph in just 1.9 seconds, 0 to 100 mph times of only 4.2 seconds, a top speed north of 250 mph and 621 miles of estimated range on a single charge. There’s […]

Walmart plans to pilot test the new Tesla Semi

Walmart says that it intends to be among the first companies to pilot Tesla’s new all-electric Semi heavy-duty truck. The retailer told CNBC that it’s “excited to be among the first” to test the new vehicle, and to see how it might help them achieve “long-term sustainability goals” including decreasing their overall emissions footprint. The […]

Post Office court case judge issues warning to legal teams

The high court judge presiding over the legal battle between the Post Office and sub-postmasters, who allege they have suffered as a result of a faulty computer system, has warned legal teams to cooperate. Download this free guide Infographic: Business Process Management Discover what buyers are telling us about their next business process management buy, […]

From consumers to contributors: The evolution of open source in the enterprise

Open source technologies are now an increasingly common sight in enterprise software stacks, with organisations using them to stand up their customer-facing and line-of-business applications, and power their infrastructure. Download this free guide Latest thinking in DevOps Have a read of some of the latest thinking in DevOps in the enterprise and learn about how […]

Here’s what it’s like to sit in the new Tesla Semi

Tesla’s truck is a departure from more traditional diesel powered equivalents in a number of ways, but it might be most starkly different when it comes to the cabin. I got the chance to spend some time in and around the Tesla Semi, and it’s going to offer up a dramatically different experience for drivers […]

The Tesla Semi tackles this classic truck safety problem using tech

Tesla’s Semi is an all-electric semi truck, which itself is a major feat, but its powertrain isn’t the only technological innovation that the automaker is applying to trucking. One other key element of the new Semi is that it will automatically avoid one of the most notorious, and dangerous potential safety issues faced by big […]

Virgin Holidays simplifies holiday experiences with Adobe

Virgin Holidays is adding what it sees as the last missing link in a transformation of its customer service. The travel company has been working since 2014 on turning the business around, to create better links with the airline Virgin Atlantic, and develop a closer relationship with its customers. Download this free guide What to […]

Facebook kills App Invites, the native app Like button and other dev features

It’s been a while since my Facebook notifications feed was filled to the brim with invites to play FarmVille, but I’ve been reminded every so often at how awful those times were. It seems that tool for growing an app’s audience is not long for this world as Facebook has announced that App Invites, alongside […]

Data report posits post-Brexit productivity uplift

A research report published at this week’s Big Data London conference suggests the UK will see a productivity uplift post-Brexit if companies invest in data skills. Download this free guide Watch out – artificial intelligence (AI) is going to steal your job! Access the latest thinking in AI and machine learning, and look at how […]

Budget 2017: TechUK demands datacentre energy reform to stop post-Brexit market slump

The misclassification of datacentres The reason why the UK datacentre sector does not receive the same energy cost compensation and concessions offered as other energy-intensive industries (EII) is down to the way it is classified by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), said Emma Fryer, associate director for climate change programmes at […]

Google launches a paid enterprise edition of its Dialogflow chatbot builder

Google today announced the beta launch of its enterprise edition of Dialogflow, its tool for building chatbots and other conversational applications. In addition, Dialogflow (both in its free and enterprise version) is now getting built-in support for speech recognition, something that developers previously had to source through the Google Cloud Speech API or similar services. […]

Imgur’s favorite folders turn 250M meme lords into curators

Either you’re one of 250 million monthly Imgurians, or you probably have no idea what Imgur is. The site for posting and upvoting jokes, inspiration, trivia and sob stories has long flown under the radar despite its massive size and $40 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz. But those who are part of the addictive […]