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Tech Show London announces 2024 session highlights are available on-demand

Tech Show London has announced the highlights from the highly anticipated 2024 sessions are accessible on-demand by registering for Tech Show London 2025, taking place on 12-13 March at ExCeL London. Encompassing Cloud Expo Europe, DevOps Live, Cloud & Cyber Security Expo, Big Data & AI World, and Data Centre World, Tech Show London 2024… Read More

Colt Data Centre Services announces hyperscale expansion to London site

Hyperscale data centre solutions company, Colt Data Centre Services (Colt DCS), has announced it has acquired land for its existing UK site in Hayes, West London, to meet customer demand. Colt DCS said the expansion will make its Hayes campus one of the largest in the UK. The hyperscale data centre solutions company’s initial Hayes… Read More

ISC2 partners with Cloud & Cyber Security Expo Frankfurt 2024, introduces CPE credits for attendees

Cloud & Cyber Security Expo Frankfurt 2024 has announced its partnership with the International Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2), offering Certified Professional Education (CPE) credits to attendees for the first time. The credits are recognised globally in the cybersecurity field to support ongoing professional development and can be earned by attending conference sessions at… Read More

UK competition regulator concerned about AI foundation models

The UK’s Competition Markets Authority (CMA) has outlined growing concerns regarding artificial intelligence (AI) as it develops at a ‘whirlwind pace’. CEO at the CMA, Sarah Cardell, said foundation models have the potential to be a ‘paradigm shift’ for societies and economies. However, Cardell said there is a rise in concern regarding these technologies, driven… Read More

Dutch chipmaker Nexperia suffers cyberattack

Dutch chipmaker, Nexperia, reported being hit by a cyberattack last month. The company is currently investigating the incident with third-party experts to understand the nature of the incident. Nexperia said it took immediate action by disconnecting the affected systems from the internet to contain the incident. The company then implemented ‘extensive mitigation’. The chipmaker has… Read More

NTT demonstrates hyper low-latency connections between US and UK data centres

Industry solutions companies, NTT DATA and NTT Corporation, have announced the successful demonstration of All-Photonics Network (APN)-driven hyper low-latency connections between US and UK data centres. In the UK, NTT DATA and NTT connected data centres north and east of London using Innovative Optical Wireless Network (IOWN) All-Photonics Network (APN) technology. The round-trip delay was… Read More

Half of UK businesses reported cyberattack or breach in the last 12 months

A UK Government survey has found half of UK businesses have reported a cyberattack or security breach within the last 12 months. In the Cyber security breaches survey 2024, the Government found this figure is much higher for medium businesses (70%) and large businesses (74%), with phishing topping the threat list, affecting 84% of businesses…. Read More

Oxford scientists achieve breakthrough in quantum computing security

Scientists at Oxford University Physics said they have made a breakthrough in next-generation quantum computing guaranteeing security and privacy. In a new study published in the US scientific journal, Physical Review Letters, researchers employed ‘blind quantum computing’,  linking two distinct quantum computing entities securely.  This approach allows individuals, whether at home or in an office… Read More

Intel unveils Gaudi 3 AI Chip to rival NVIDIA offerings

Intel has announced a new version of its artificial intelligence (AI) chip that intends to rival offerings from NVIDIA. Named Gaudi 3, Intel said the chip is more than twice as power-efficient as NVIDIA’s H100 GPU and can run AI models one and a half times faster. Gaudi 3 can also arrive in different configurations,… Read More

French IT firm Atos shares drop 14% amid refinancing plan announcement

French IT company, Atos, witnessed its shares fall 14% on Tuesday triggered by the consulting firm’s announcement of a refinancing plan, involving the raising of £1 billion ($1.3 billion). Existing shareholders are concerned about significant dilution as a result of this strategy. The French IT firm manages cybersecurity for France’s forthcoming Olympic Games and nuclear… Read More

AI to surpass human intelligence by 2026, says Elon Musk

CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk, has predicted artificial intelligence (AI) surpassing human intelligence could emerge as early as this year or by 2026. Elon Musk told the CEO at Norges Bank Investment Management, Nicolai Tangen, that the capabilities of AI are constrained by electricity availability.  “If you define artificial general intelligence (AGI) as smarter than… Read More

AI and data centres to drive up to one million tonnes surge in copper demand

Commodity trader, Trafigura, has predicted that copper demand, driven by artificial intelligence (AI) and data centres, could increase by up to one million metric tonnes by 2030, potentially worsening supply deficits by the decade’s end. Reuters reported this energy transition is expected to drive a significant increase in copper consumption as the world progresses towards… Read More

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