Intel will launch 5G-powered laptops in 2019

  The chip maker is working with some of the industry’s biggest tech brands, such as Dell, HP, Lenovo and Microsoft Intel has announced plans to deliver 5G-powered laptops to the market before the end of 2019. Rivaling Qualcomm, which has also been focusing on launching 5G in Winodws-powered device through its new modems, Intel … Read more

Google creates tools to help businesses improve mobile site performance

  Mobile websites are increasingly revenue drivers, argues Google Google today announced two business tools designed at helping companies improve their mobile websites. The tech giant believes that better-designed websites enable upsurges in yearly revenue of $255,000 for an average company if they improve the speed of their mobile sites, with 92% of UK citizens … Read more

SmilePass launches biometric security cloud offering

  Three security tiers are available, each offering protection for customers and financial organisations against fraud SmilePass has revealed a cloud-based biometric security solution that will enable financial businesses to better secure themselves and their customers against fraud. SmilePass uses selfies to verify a customer’s identity via easy to use apps. SmileCheck has been designed … Read more

Alibaba Cloud plays host to Red Hat Enterprise Linux

  The collaboration offers a scalable pay-as-you-go platform for developers to manage apps and build virtualised environments Red Hat Enterprise Linux is now globally available on Alibaba’s Cloud Marketplace as a pay-as-you-go subscription model, enabling businesses to deploy and manage applications, build virtualised environments and create hybrid clouds. The integration with Alibaba Cloud means businesses … Read more

Western Digital Announces Client NVMe SSDs With New In-House Controllers

Western Digital has announced their first client NVMe SSDs with their SanDisk 64-layer 3D TLC NAND. These drives are also the first to feature Western Digital’s new in-house NVMe SSD controllers. This is a major shift in strategy away from third-party controllers (mostly Marvell) toward complete vertical integration. The new SSDs are called the Western … Read more

Cyber crooks are using SWIFT to launch new sophisticated attacks, security researchers warn

  Disguised malware is entering multiple enterprises’ networks via email phishing campaigns Security researchers have claimed cyber criminals are using financial messaging service SWIFT in “special, devious ways” to launch new sophisticated attacks against users. The SWIFT system is used by millions of people around the world and connects more than 11,000 banking and security … Read more

Google’s Enterprise Recommended programme lists the best Android phones for business

  Samsung is notably absent from the list of approved devices Google has revealed a new program designed to make it easier for enterprise customers to safely select and deploy Android devices throughout their businesses from a range of manufacturers, although Samsung is missing from the list. The Android Enterprise Recommended programme promises to make … Read more