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VANRATH Tech Roundup - 19 November 2021

  • Publish Date: Posted about 2 months ago
  • Author:by VANRATH

Apple allows self-repairs to some iPhones and Macs after pressure from Biden administration and regulators

In a sharp turnaround, the US tech firm announced that users will be able to access genuine Apple parts and tools for consumer repairs on the two newest iPhone models and eventually some Mac computers.

Cyber attacks on the UK hit new record - with COVID vaccine research prime target

Britain's cyber security agency had to tackle a record 777 cyber incidents over the past year, with coronavirus vaccine research a prime target for attack.

The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), part of GCHQ, said a number of the incidents were linked to hostile states, including Russia and China.

Cloud adoption is showing no sign of slowing down

Cloud adoption is continuing to pick up speed, according to new figures from Rackspace. Thecloud giant recently polled more than 1,400 IT executives, discovering that the majority (51%) have all of their applicable infrastructure now residing in the cloud.

New technology Assured Skills Academy with PwC announced

Economy Minister Gordon Lyons has announced a new Assured Skills Academy with PwC offering 20 high quality training places.

Focussing on Technology, the Assured Skills Academy is open to people with a Level 5 qualification and relevant experience, or a 2:2 degree in any discipline.

Many developers are still avoiding the office

Most developers are still opting to work from home despite many businesses looking to re-open offices following the worst of the pandemic, a new survey has found.