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Zendesk shareholders vote for $10.2 billion private equity deal

After agreeing in June this year to go private after receiving a $10.2 billion deal from a group of private equity firms led by Hellman & Friedman and Permira, Zendesk shareholders have voted in favour of the planned acquisition.

Former Mexican regulator lodges anti-trust complaint against Apple and Google

Both Google and Apple have been named in a complaint filed by Mony de Swaan Addati, Mexico’s former telecommunications boss. This complaint is one of several that Apple is facing across the world, as a number of regulators consider filing anti-trust lawsuits or investigations against the world’s largest company.

Civil servants face computer monitoring to get staff back to the office

Since the UK has relaxed its COVID-related restrictions, many employees have decided to continue working from home.

Smart home devices set for strong growth

New research released by ResearchAndMarkets.com finds that the global smart home devices market is forecast to grow from around $78 billion in 2021 to more than $92 billion in 2022.

Tesla owns 7th-largest supercomputer in the world

A Tesla employee tweeted that the company now has the world’s 7th largest supercomputer, measured by GPU count. This achievement was the result of a recent upgrade during which Tesla added 1600 additional Nvidia A-100 GPUs. This tweet, from Tim Zanan (Engineering Manager at Tesla), noted that gave the GPU totals for the upgrade, and… Read More

Facebook partnership offers on-the-job training

Facebook has announced Hardhat in Hand, a skilled labor building program which will provide paid training for individuals interested in data centre construction.

Co Meath data centre delayed by legal complaint

The complaint states that the approval did not comply with local planning regulations, the 2000 Planning and Development Act, and the EU Directive on Environmental Impact Assessments; along with the 2015 Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Act.

Raspberry Pi 4 ups the ante with 4K display output

The latest low-cost computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation now comes with a Desktop Kit for the first time The newest version of the Raspberry Pi computer has been announced, with its makers claiming it is the world’s most affordable multimedia desktop PC. The Raspberry Pi 4, which starts at £34, is capable of driving… Read More