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Mastercard calls for global online payments standard

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly Mastercard is pushing for a global standard for online card payments similar to existing standards for point-of-sale payments, eventually leading to a globally recognised and trusted online payment checkout button. Global standards for point-of-sale payments have led to improvements, most notably in security, and Mastercard and its partners in the […]

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TechUK calls on government for Climate Change Agreement deadline extension for datacentres

The government’s imminent plan to stop datacentre operators benefiting from energy-related tax breaks on new builds could harm the sector’s future growth and competitiveness, fears TechUK. The tech trade body is urging the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to reconsider its ban on new sites and market entrants joining its datacentre-focused Climate […]

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TSB banking service tech problems continue

Emea Content Editor, Computer Weekly TSB’s mobile and internet app is still not working properly following major glitches related to a weekend customer account migration, meaning that although systems in the background are working, customers cannot always see what services are available. Internet banking is only operating at 50% capacity and one in 10 attempts to use the […]

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Next generation of SCADA industrial controls will protect against cyber attack

Oil refineries, paper companies and pharmaceutical firms are developing a new generation of secure industrial control technology that will offer better protection against attacks on critical manufacturing infrastructure from malware and state-sponsored hackers. More than 120 companies, including ExonMobil, DuPont and Lockheed Martin, are taking part in a fast-track collaborative project that aims to develop highly […]

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What Salesforce’s CloudCraze acquisition means for customers

It’s been a busy first half of 2018 for Salesforce. In addition to acquiring MuleSoft for $6.5 billion, the CRM company doubled down on commerce with the purchase of CloudCraze. Salesforce’s CloudCraze acquisition comes nearly two years after Salesforce bought B2C e-commerce vendor Demandware for $2.8 billion, turning the product into the Salesforce Commerce Cloud. […]

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How application container technology is helping YMCA open up access to education

Ensuring young people have access to the educational resources they need to fulfil their potential and lead healthy, happy lives is one of the core mission statements of the YMCA youth charity. Every year the organisation, which was founded in 1844, helps about 68,000 disadvantaged young people access a range of education and training programmes across […]

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Vodafone CityFibre broadband venture gathers pace

Broadband suppliers Vodafone and CityFibre are expanding their fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) – or full-fibre – broadband service into four more cities in England and Scotland – Coventry, Edinburgh, Huddersfield and Stirling. The ultrafast service is already being rolled out in Aberdeen, Milton Keynes and Peterborough after the two firms signed an agreement last year giving Vodafone […]