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Intel grows despite the PC continuing its slow decline
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Intel grows despite the PC continuing its slow decline

Intel has reported 3% growth, including a 5% boost in its data centre business, though the client computing unit continues its slow decline, reports Telecoms.com. The company’s efforts to redefine itself are seemingly beginning to pay dividends as a 3% year-on-year decline to $7.3 billion in the client computing business […]

Microsoft continues cloud transformation with 100% Azure growth
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Microsoft continues cloud transformation with 100% Azure growth

Microsoft has reported 5% growth to $22.6 billion as the Intelligent Cloud business unit led the charge, with the Azure public cloud offering more than doubling in revenues and compute usage, reports Telecoms.com. The Intelligent Cloud unit, which includes server products and cloud services, Azure and enterprise mobility offerings grew […]

IBM makes cloud progress but reports another quarterly decline
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IBM makes cloud progress but reports another quarterly decline

IBM revenues continued to fall for a 17th consecutive quarter despite beating analyst expectations and demonstrating healthy growth in its cloud and data business units, reports Telecoms.com. The company reported a drop in revenues for Q2 of 2.8% to $20.24 billion, though this was an improvement on analyst expectations of […]

Are cyber attacks covering up server inadequacies at Pokémon Go?
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Are cyber attacks covering up server inadequacies at Pokémon Go?

Pokémon Go users have continued to struggle as the app’s developer Niantic Labs recovers from hacker attacks and unprecedented demand for the game, reports Telecoms.com. Claimed attacks from various hacker groups would have appeared to cover up server inadequacies at Niantec Labs, as the team seemingly struggles to meet capacity […]

AT&T expands NFV and SDN offering worldwide
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AT&T expands NFV and SDN offering worldwide

AT&T has expanded its Network on Demand solutions to now include 76 countries around the world, reports Telecoms.com. The new service is built on the company’s software-defined network technology, and claimed to help businesses deploy a single universal piece of equipment, choose virtualized functions and set them up in different […]

Privacy Shield rubber stamped amid dissent
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Privacy Shield rubber stamped amid dissent

The European Commission has formally adopted the controversial ‘Privacy Shield’ framework intended to replace the previous Safe Harbour agreement, reports Telecoms.com. Both schemes covered the transfer of data between the EU and the US, with the balance between free movement of data and the protection of individuals a tricky one to […]

EU moves forward with Privacy Shield despite EDPS warning
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EU moves forward with Privacy Shield despite EDPS warning

The European Commission has announced it will continue ahead with the EU-US Privacy Shield despite the European Data Protection Supervisor claiming the pact is not robust enough, reports Telecoms.com. Since Safe Harbour was struck down by the European Court of Justice last year, the industry has been in limbo as […]