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IWD 2023: How ICT businesses can bring more women onto the team
Wed, 8th Mar 2023
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dei
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women in technology
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iwd
We need to get more proactive about identifying and securing capable women who we can train and mentor into roles of increasing responsibility and challenge.
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Cybersecurity pioneer joins Rubrik's Board of Directors
Sat, 17th Dec 2022
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ransomware
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cybersecurity
John W. Thompson, former Microsoft Chairman and cybersecurity pioneer, has been appointed as lead independent director of Rubrik's Board.
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Nvidia joins the list of brands favoured by fraudsters
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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email security
Scammers posing as Nvidia launched a fraudulent website for their 30th anniversary, offering a fake Bitcoin giveaway. The scammers used an incorrect logo color.
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OutSystems empowers developers to build apps faster for the cloud
Fri, 3rd Sep 2021
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app development
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apm
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low-code
Low-code development platforms like OutSystems are changing the game for developers. Join their live appdev experience on 21 Sep to learn more. Register now.
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Uncovering the truth of smart cities and water
Tue, 5th Jan 2021
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smart cities
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data centre maintenance / management
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power / energy
IDTechEx explains cities increasingly, and massively, depend on water technology as sea levels rise and for other reasons.
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Price of Bitcoin reaches all-time high in 2020
Wed, 23rd Dec 2020
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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bitcoin
Bitcoin's epic bull run is backed by strong investor interest, according to new research from analyst firm GlobalData.
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Unprecedented Twitter bitcoin scam targets Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Apple
Thu, 16th Jul 2020
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cryptocurrency
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blockchain
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cybersecurity
High-profile Twitter accounts hacked in Bitcoin scam.
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6 ways your manual payroll system could be increasing your risk profile
Thu, 19th Apr 2018
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cloud services
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payroll systems
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oracle
Bill Gates was right when he said business and risk do go hand-in-hand.
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Who are 2016’s top tech billionaires? Don't worry, they're all men
Fri, 4th Nov 2016
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facebook
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google
While 2016 has been a tumultuous year for lots of companies, tech billionaires continue to dominate the ranks of the world’s wealthiest people.
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Introducing… the Microsoft Lync Room System
Mon, 24th Mar 2014
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Bill Gates hails the Microsoft Lync Room System as a game-changer for office workers, promising seamless and efficient video collaboration.
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Satya Nadella - What's next for Microsoft?
Wed, 19th Feb 2014
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microsoft
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gatrner
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's new CEO, faces challenges in reinventing the company for the digital era, says Gartner's Merv Adrian.
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Microsoft’s partners remain linchpin of company’s business model
Sat, 8th Feb 2014
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Microsoft's integrity and success lie in partner loyalty, underlining Satya Nadella's pivotal role in steering the tech giant amidst industry giants.
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Microsoft employees give new CEO a ‘12th man’ welcome
Fri, 7th Feb 2014
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Microsoft employees swarm Studio D with rousing support for new CEO Satya Nadella, marking a united stride into a future of innovation.
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Introducing Microsoft's new CEO...
Wed, 5th Feb 2014
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Microsoft has appointed Satya Nadella as CEO, with Bill Gates becoming Technology Advisor and John Thompson as Chairman of the Board.
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'Who am I?' - Nadella's first words...
Wed, 5th Feb 2014
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microsoft
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's newly appointed CEO, has expressed his humility and excitement in his first letter to employees.
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Redmond's big guns welcome Nadella...
Wed, 5th Feb 2014
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microsoft
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john thompson
A host of Microsoft stalwarts stepped forward to welcome Satya Nadella today, as he becomes only the third CEO in the Redmond hot seat.
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Microsoft CEO search arrives at Google's door...
Tue, 4th Feb 2014
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microsoft
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google
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sundar pichai
Sundar Pichai, the brains behind Google Chrome, emerges as the top contender for Microsoft's CEO post, potentially eclipsing Satya Nadella.
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Are we looking at Microsoft’s next CEO…?
Tue, 4th Feb 2014
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microsoft
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forrester research
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analyst report
Satya Nadella, executive VP of Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise group, is set to become the company's new CEO.
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Microsoft closes in on new CEO - But will Gates go?
Mon, 3rd Feb 2014
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microsoft
Redmond on the verge of naming Steve Ballmer’s replacement as rumours swirl of an imminent Bill Gates departure….
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Bill Gates, a MacBook and a TV host = Awkward…
Fri, 24th Jan 2014
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apple
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Bill Gates laughs off an awkward moment on Jimmy Fallon's show when an Apple MacBook makes an untimely appearance.
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Is Ford CEO Mullaly no longer in the Microsoft driving seat?
Tue, 10th Dec 2013
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microsoft
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alan mullaly
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candidates
Ford CEO Alan Mullaly to stay with company for at least another year, ruling him out of Microsoft CEO position.
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Nokia's Elop out as Race for Redmond narrows...
Fri, 6th Dec 2013
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microsoft
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candidates
Stephen Elop falls from grace in Microsoft CEO contest, race tightens between Ford's Alan Mulally and Microsoft VP Satya Nadella.
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Kiwi student mixing it with IT giants
Thu, 5th Dec 2013
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microsoft
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facebook
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university of waikato
A University of Waikato PhD student will take part in a global computer coding exercise backed by some of the biggest technology names in the world.
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Emotional Gates has met with 'a lot of CEO candidates'
Thu, 21st Nov 2013
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candidates
Bill Gates, emotional at Ballmer's farewell, says Microsoft is eyeing numerous CEO candidates, with no deadline set for the crucial decision.