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Equinix to extend customer access to Alibaba Cloud

Equinix plans to extend customer access to cloud serviceprovider Alibaba Cloud throughPlatform Equinix. Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, will be extendedin 17 metros globally, including Frankfurt,Hong Kong, London, Sydney, Tokyo, and Chicago. In a bid to increase market demand,Alibaba Cloud integrated its API with Equinix Cloud Exchange Fabric(ECX Fabric) [&hellip The post Equinix to extend customer access to Alibaba Cloud appeared first on TechCe

10 Jul 2020 9:17 pm
Vigilance needed as we adopt new crisis technologies

Technology is central to several initiatives currently allowing us to take tentative steps back to normality. But viewing technology as a golden ticket out of our Covid-19 difficulties blinds us to potential drawbacks. We need to continue interrogating the motivations behind their implementation and, more than ever, we need to be vigilant to ensure the [&hellip The post Vigilance needed as we adopt new crisis technologies appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 8:24 pm
Big design changes in the works for silicon-based MacBooks, says analyst

When Apple announced its move to make its own processors for the Mac, it also promised that the transition would begin sooner than we thought, with the first models arriving by the end of this year. Now we have a better look at Apples roadmap thanks to a new report from Ming-Chi Kuo. According to [&hellip The post Big design changes in the works for silicon-based MacBooks, says analyst appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 8:12 pm
Microsoft endorses Ergo as cloud partner of choice in Ireland

Microsoft has endorsed Ergo as its cloud partner of choice in Ireland after the IT services company fulfilled rigorous and independent certification processes to develop the most effective and successful delivery models for Azure Migration Services and Microsoft 365. The accreditations demonstrate deep knowledge, extensive experience, and proven success with customers. Certified as an Azure [&hellip The post Microsoft endorses Ergo as cloud partner of choice in Ireland appeared first on TechCent

10 Jul 2020 8:02 pm
Tech-clash: when value and values collide

Tension between consumer expectations, the potential of technology, and business ambitions is leading to a clash that is impacting businesses, according to new research from Accenture. In its twentieth Technology Vision report, where it surveyed more than 6,000 it executives worldwide, with more than 100 in Ireland, Accenture said for organisations to compete and succeed [&hellip The post Tech-clash: when value and values collide appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 7:03 pm
AirSpeed Telecom to provide connectivity to McMahons Builders Provider sites

AirSpeed Telecom has announced plans to provide connectivity to McMahons Builders Providers. The high-performance telecommunications products and services provider will deliver its bespoke solutions to 14 McMahon Builders Provider sites nationwide. Using fibre, wireless and copper infrastructure, AirSpeed Telecom works with businesses in Ireland across a range of sectors, including financial services, construction, food and [&hellip The post AirSpeed Telecom to provide connectivity to McMahons B

10 Jul 2020 4:47 pm
Roku backtracks on combining over-the-air channel guide with streaming TV listings

Just a few days after debuting a new integrated TV programming guide that mixed over-the-air TV listings with more than 100 streaming linear TV channels, Roku says its rolling back the feature following user complaints. As first reported by The Streamable, the Live TV tile on the Roku home screen will once again be dedicated [&hellip The post Roku backtracks on combining over-the-air channel guide with streaming TV listings appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 4:46 pm
Tracking Covid-19 and Fidelity Investments Tony Sheridan on innovation culture

Have you downloaded the official Covid-19 tracking app? Niall gives his impressions this week. We also chat with Fidelity Investments vice president of technology at Fidelity Ireland about maintaining a positive outlook during a crisis. Times are uncertain, but your job doesnt have to be. Fidelity Investments is hiring for tech roles in Ireland. Apply [&hellip The post Tracking Covid-19 and Fidelity Investments Tony Sheridan on innovation culture appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 3:28 pm
Linus Torvalds longs for Apples ARM-based Mac

Apples plan to buildMacs featuring its own chips with an ARM-based instruction setis getting a thumbs-up from Linux and Git creator Linus Torvalds. Speaking during the online Linux Foundation Open Source Summit and Embedded Linux Conference, Torvalds said he believes Apples moving to ARM will help the ARM ecosystem from a software development standpoint. He [&hellip The post Linus Torvalds longs for Apples ARM-based Mac appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

10 Jul 2020 12:49 pm
Vilicom to connect worlds largest offshore wind farm

Vilicomwill providea critical mobile network during the construction, development and deployment of what will be the worlds largest offshore wind farm,rsteds Hornsea Two. Currently in development off the Yorkshire coast, Hornsea Twowill comprise of 165 8.4MW turbines, across a 472km2area, which will create a total power output of 1.4GW. Once complete in 2022, the sitewill [&hellip The post Vilicom to connect worlds largest offshore wind farm appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

9 Jul 2020 9:30 pm
Public consultation on remote working guidelines launched

The Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation has launched apublic consultation on the updated guidelines for remote working. This follows the departments recent publication of guidance for employers and employees on working remotely in the context of Covid-19. TheRemote Work in Ireland report, which was published at the end of 2019, looked at the prevalence [&hellip The post Public consultation on remote working guidelines launched appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

9 Jul 2020 9:29 pm
New DCU research centre will drive tech and healthcare innovations

A new applied research centre at Dublin City University (DCU), Biodesign Europe, has been launched. In partnership with Arizona State Universitys (ASU) Biodesign Institute, the new centre will focus on the discovery and translation of knowledge and the development of scientific innovations specifically in the areas of human health, community safety and global sustainability, to [&hellip The post New DCU research centre will drive tech and healthcare innovations appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

9 Jul 2020 6:56 pm
Microsoft Teams adds Together mode in massive update

Microsoft has said that it is shaking up online Teams video meetings with a new Together mode that places participants in a virtual auditorium. It is all part of a redesigned Teams experience that capitalises on some of the promises Microsoft has been making for years. There is even a pair of Teams smart displays. [&hellip The post Microsoft Teams adds Together mode in massive update appeared first on TechCentral.ie .

9 Jul 2020 2:29 pm