Cut costs and securely manage remote working

Learn how to substantially cut IT costs while enabling a remote workplace. SUSE and SAB & T TEC will host a webinar on 10 June spelling out how SUSE Manager could save organisations a massive part of their end user license costs while improving their management...

Hubble makes surprising find in early universe

New results from the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope suggest the formation of the first stars and galaxies in the early universe took place sooner than previously thought. A European team of astronomers have found no evidence of the first generation of stars, known as...

Gates Foundation commits $1,6bn for vaccines

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced a five-year, $1,6-billion commitment to Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, to deliver vaccines to the world's poorest countries. Funding secured for Gavi's next strategic period will help the Alliance reach an additional...

Global switch, router markets see 2020 decline

The Worldwide Ethernet switch market recorded $6,16-billion in revenue in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20), a decrease of 8,9% year over year. Meanwhile, the worldwide total enterprise and service provider (SP) router market revenues fell 16.4% year over year in 1Q20...

Telcos and the opportunity on the edge

Growth in edge computing could generate new revenue opportunities for operators. New research shows that mobile and wireline operators can build a platform for the development of edge services while saving massively on costs by combining existing cell tower networks...

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Regional PC sales down with no respite this year

The Middle East and Africa (MEA) personal computing devices (PCD) market - made up of desktops, notebooks, workstations, and tablets - saw shipments decline 10,2% year on year during the first quarter of 2020. According to the latest Quarterly PCD Tracker from...

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Smart cities could advance response to Covid-19

Many of the short-term fixes and even long-term cures envisaged for the illness of urban and wider society so vividly and exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic lie, at least in part and sometimes almost completely with ICT. With 50% of the world's population living in...

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Smartphone sales set to plummet in 2020

The worldwide smartphone market is forecast to decline 11,9% year over year in 2020 with shipments totaling 1,2-billion units, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The forecast follows the largest...

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Mixed bag for enterprise WLAN sales

The combined consumer and enterprise worldwide wireless local area network (WLAN) market segments rose 2,3% year over year in the first quarter of 2020 (1Q20), according to results published in the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly WLAN Tracker....

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