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UK judge gives Google a choice: Either let SEO expert read your ranking algos or withdraw High Court evidence

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Tough choice for adtech monolith in Foundem case

Google must either show its "crown jewels" to a man it described to the High Court as a search engine optimisation expert or give up parts of its defence in a long-running competition lawsuit, the UK High Court has ruled.…

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Tech services biz Allvotec furloughing staff, asking remainder – including top brass – to take pay cut

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CEO talks of measures to combat expected sales slide due to pandemic

Allvotec – the rebranded Daisy Partner Services business – is responding to the coronavirus crisis by furloughing a number of staff and asking all that remain to take a pay cut to avoid potential redundancies.…

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Philippines considers app to trace coronavirus carriers

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Privacy perspective: President has also threatened quarantine-breaking troublemakers may be shot

The Philippines has started planning an app to help the government track the movements and contacts of people who carry the novel coronavirus.…

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US prez Trump's administration reportedly nears new rules banning 'dual-use' tech sales to China

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Non-military tech rule exception plus other tweaks mulled

The US government is reportedly close to introducing stringent new rules that would stop Chinese companies from buying certain high-technology components, including semiconductors and optical materials.…

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Tech tracker Tile testifies in Congress: Apple's geolocation nagging is so not fair

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Alleges anticompetitive behaviour in the walled garden. There's no party like a third party, eh?

Channeling their inner Kevin Patterson, Tile this week bemoaned Apple's unfairness to a US congressional panel in Colorado investigating the iPhone maker's stewardship of its app ecosystem.…

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Here's what Europeans are buying amid the COVID-19 lockdown – aside from heaps of pasta and toilet paper

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Clue: Home working might have played a bit part, even in return of the desktop

The rush to work from home as COVID-19 grips Europe has led to bumper sales of related tech for distributors, official stats confirm.…

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Vietnam bans posting fake news online

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About coronavirus or anything else

Vietnam will fine people posting fake news on social media in an effort to crack down on the spread of both general misinformation and falsehoods about the novel coronavirus.…

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Let's get digital... digital: Microsoft Ignite switches to online-only as 2020's tech calendar clears

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2021 looking ever more virtual and distant. Did March feel like a year for you too?

Microsoft has switched its September Ignite event to a digital affair even as other organisers hope for a return to some semblance of "normal" by August.…

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Under pressure: K3 to put loss-making UK Microsoft Dynamics reseller biz into administration

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AIM-listed biz says THAT virus meant it has little choice, will seek a buyer

AIM-listed software and managed services outfit K3 is to put its loss-making Microsoft Dynamics reseller division into the hands of administrators amid commercial unpredictability caused by COVID-19.…

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Who's going to pay for Britain's Aunty Beeb to carry on? Broadband users, broadcaster suggests to government

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With licence fee under threat, where can corporation get the money from?

The BBC has floated the idea of replacing its licence fee with a broadband levy in its submission to a government consultation.…

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Hong Kong swells tech-buying subsidies for local businesses that buy from local businesses

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$25k from you and $75k from the government buys improved productivity and economic diversity

The Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong has increased the subsidies offered to local business’ technology investments by 50 percent.…

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Australian state will install home surveillance hardware to make sure if you're in virus isolation, you stay there

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Could be a wearable, could be wired. Backed by big fines and jail

The State of Western Australia has given itself the power to install surveillance devices in homes, or compel people to wear them, to ensure that those required to isolate during the coronavirus crisis don’t interact with the community.…

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SAP's locked-down offshore project managers develop remote work plans for clients

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We've asked top tech companies if India's lockdown changes the service you receive. Most say no

India is the dominant source of offshored IT workers, and home to big facilities for plenty of global IT companies. India is also in lockdown and workers there cannot leave their homes except under limited cirumstances.…

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BT providing free meals to coax its healthy customer support staff back into office as calls rocket amid pandemic

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We need to get people's nans on WhatsApp

BT has begun asking contact centre employees to return to work as it grapples with an increasing number of customer calls resulting from the UK-wide lockdown.…

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UK civil service has a new boss: Alex Chisholm dubbed permanent secretary for the Cabinet Office

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Set to replace John Manzoni on 14 April, but no word on the new chief digi officer

John Manzoni – permanent secretary for the Cabinet Office and CEO of the UK civil service who had an agenda to introduce more digital services – has been replaced with Alex Chisholm.…

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Infosys fires employee who Facebooked 'let's hold hands and share coronavirus'

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This is clearly not the time to test your firm's social media policy, because that's what was used to let him go

Infosys has fired an employee who reportedly used his Facebook account to suggest wilfully spreading coronavirus.…

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Leaving Las Vegas... for good? IT industry conference circuit won't look the same on other side of COVID-19 pandemic

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O'Reilly has quit the events game, and it might not be the only one

Comment  You've been there, done that and you quite literally have the T-shirt. Love them or loathe them, IT conferences are a feature of industry life. My first was CA World in New Orleans in 1998. In front of an audience of thousands, then Computer Associates CEO Charles Wang wandered across the stage pontificating as a chorus of children danced about him (no, really) and I knew I had indeed entered a whole new world of weird.…

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Tech companies start to disclose possible bottom-line coronavirus impacts

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Disclosures to investors from Dell, DocuSign, Cloudera and MongoDB reveal not all are completely terrified

Coronavirus has started to become a staple of the Form 10-K corporate risk disclosure documents filed by public technology companies.…

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UK Information Commissioner OKs use of phone data to track coronavirus spread

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But Australia’s PM declares it doesn’t align with national values

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the United Kingdom has provided advice to the government that it can use anonymised mobile phone data in the fight against coronavirus.…

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UK Information Commissioner okays use of phone data to track Coronavirus

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But Australia’s PM declares it doesn’t align with national values

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) of the United Kingdom has provided advice to the government that it can use anonymised mobile phone data in the fight against Coronavirus.…

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World's smallest violin to be played for opportunistic sellers banned from eBay and Amazon for price gouging

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Online marketplaces descend into wretched hives of scum and villainy

Consumer watchdog Which? has unveiled an investigation demonstrating that the laws of supply and demand are in fine fettle at Amazon and eBay, despite protestations to the contrary.…

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Thought you'd go online to buy better laptop for home working? Too bad, UK. So did everyone. Laptops, monitors and WLANs fly off shelves

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Eventually, 'customers will stop buying and start preserving capital'

Notebooks are flying off the shelves like hot cakes, or perhaps more appropriately bog paper, as Brits barricade themselves at home to rest, work and play in an effort to avoid catching COVID-19.…

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Infosys fires employee who Facebooked ‘let’s hold hands and share coronavirus’

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This is clearly not the time to test your company's social media policy, because that's what was used to let him go

Infosys has fired an employee who reportedly used his Facebook account to suggest wilfully spreading coronavirus.…

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California emits latest layoff statistics. March's numbers are ugly. It's 19,000 total, including many in tech

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Symantec, Cisco, Uber, loathsome Juul, others shed staff amid pandemic

California, home of Silicon Valley, has released its latest figures on job losses in the US state, and it's not pretty.…

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Capita cuts projects, furloughs workers due to 'unpredictable level of disruption' from COVID-19

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Outsourcer vows to help efforts in healthcare call centres

Outsourcing firm Capita has slashed £25m from planned capital spending in response to the "unprecedented situation" caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.…

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UK's prime minister Boris Johnson and health secretary Matt Hancock both test positive for COVID-19

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Now wash your hands

Updated  UK prime minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.…

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Interested in Busting a Move? Mmmm? IBM UK: We couldn't get to GTS redundo numbers we need by voluntary means

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Big Blue reopens window of opportunity, no end date mentioned

IBM has extended the window of opportunity for its Global Technology Services workforce in the UK to nominate themselves for voluntary redundancy after too few people put their hand up in the allotted time.…

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Google warns against disabling websites during Coronavirus pandemic

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Your search ranking will suffer less if you just make it a bit rubbish instead

As companies shut their doors against the coronavirus outbreak, Google has released a set of guidelines to website owners on how to minimise the long-terms effects on their business's search ranking.…

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New California job loss report lands. March's numbers are ugly

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Symantec, Cisco, Uber and the loathsome Juul shed most staff in the tech sector

The State of California has released its newest report on job losses, and it’s not pretty.…

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Dell withdraws FY 2021 fiscal guidance, despite humming supply chain and remote work boom

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You can’t seriously be asking why. Do you live under a rock? The reason is Coronavirus

Dell today slipped out a regulatory filing in which it withdrew the financial guidance it offered in late February.…

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Brits swarm Dixons Carphone for laptops, printers, games consoles, fridges, freezers to weather out COVID-19 storm

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Online sales up 72%, but retailer warns of impact of store closures

Online sales at Dixons Carphone shot up as Brits began preparing en masse to work from home by shelling out on notebooks, printers and – to keep the kids happy – games consoles, in response to the spread of COVID-19.…

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Drones, apps and packed lunches: The latest on big tech's COVID-19 response

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Microsoft makes sandwiches and Intel empties its factories of protective gear

Roundup  Welcome to another round-up of bandwagon-hopping and genuine altruism from big tech as the industry continues its response to the COVID-19 pandemic.…

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