At U.N., Britain to push internet firms to remove extremist content quicker

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The leaders of Britain, France and Italy will push social media companies on Wednesday to remove “terrorist content” from the internet within one to two hours of it appearing because they say that is the period when most material is spread. British Prime Minister Theresa May, French President Emmanuel Macron and […] Read more »

Microsoft expands connected car push with patent licensing

Microsoft’s push into the connected car space has moved up a gear with a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota. The world’s second-largest auto maker will have access to a range of Microsoft patents as part of the deal announced this week. Rather than trying to build a high-tech automobile of its own, Microsoft is […] Read more »

Millennials push for public cloud, innovation

Millennials in the workplace are increasingly taking on IT decision maker (ITDM) roles, and in pursuit of improved agility, they are pushing their organizations to embrace public cloud and adjust IT policies to better enable innovation, according to a study by Microsoft and Wakefield Research. As 2017 begins, millennials already represent a third of the […] Read more »

IBM is on a push to offer IoT from development to production

The internet of things is so complex that some enterprises would rather turn to one vendor to determine the business case for an IoT deployment, design the system, roll it out, and operate it as a service. At least that’s what IBM believes. The company’s combining several of its products and services into what it […] Read more »

VMware-AWS deal could push more companies into the cloud

The cloud partnership AWS and VMware announced Thursday makes Amazon’s public cloud even more attractive for enterprises by letting them take the popular virtualization platform with them. The appropriately named VMware Cloud on AWS , announced at a press conference in San Francisco, will bring cloud-optimized versions of vSphere, VSAN and NSX software to the […] Read more »

How to push security earlier into the dev process

A new crop of products is emerging that aim to implant security best practices and compliance checks as early and often as possible when new infrastructure is spun up in the cloud or when new applications are launched in a rapid development environment. The idea behind these products is that security should be incorporated into […] Read more »

How News Corp is uniting 10 business units and 25,000 employees in a global IT push

Embarking on a new IT project is a major undertaking no matter what your company’s scope or size, but when you’re News Corp — with 10 business units and 25,000 employees around the globe — it’s not for the faint of heart. That, however, was exactly the challenge that faced Dominic Shine less than a […] Read more »

How News Corp’s global IT push is uniting business units and 25,000 employees

Embarking on a new IT project is a major undertaking no matter what your company’s scope or size, but when you’re News Corp — with 10 business units and 25,000 employees around the globe — it’s not for the faint of heart. That, however, was exactly the challenge that faced Dominic Shine less than a […] Read more »