Amazon will create 5,000 UK jobs in 2017

Online retailer Amazon is creating 5,000 jobs in the UK over the next year, including roles for software engineers and apprenticeships in engineering and logistics

Security Think Tank: Risk of DNS attacks goes beyond websites

What are the main security risks associated with DNS and how are these best mitigated?

Multi-cloud management: Making it work for the enterprise

As the hype surrounding multi-cloud infrastructure continues to grow, what do enterprises need to do to make the model work for them?

Accenture to add thousands of US jobs as Trump effect spreads to IT

Accenture has promised to create more jobs in the US and invest $1.4bn in skills development

Why Azure developers need security skills

The unprecedented adoption of Microsoft Azure is a huge opportunity for developers, but they must keep their security skills updated

Netherlands expertise unravels enterprise blockchain

Dutch hackathons, pilots and projects are building new applications based on blockchains

Software asset management maturity in the age of SaaS

For asset tracking, software as a service is no different from any other type of software licensing – but the process of software asset management needs adapting

Sweden uses Minecraft for urban planning

Swedish National Land survey has put its maps on Minecraft to promote its work

UK brokers search engine deal to demote pirate sites

The Google and Bing search engines are to demote piracy websites after signing a voluntary code of practice in talks with the entertainment industry led by the UK government

Facebook calls on Middle East-based developers in bot challenge

Facebook is looking for software developers in the Middle East to create software robots on its Messenger platform

Stemettes launches documentary about Outbox Incubator programme

Social enterprise Stemettes has produced a short film featuring its Outbox Incubator programme to highlight the importance of getting girls into science, technology, engineering and maths

Gartner predicts BI market will jump 7.3% to $18.3bn in 2017

So-called “modern BI and analytics platforms” outpace traditional business intelligence, but rate will slow down

Visa, Bosch and Indiegogo debut IBM Watson IoT partnerships

At the inauguration of the Watson IoT HQ in Munich, IBM customers announced a swathe of new partnerships to bring IoT tech to market

Big data projects need business input and careful management

Big data projects need to be managed. Ocado and Graydon have been figuring out how

Swedish capital uses Bluetooth and Wi-Fi to cut road congestion

Stockholm transport authorities are gaining a better understanding of road traffic through technology

HPE services and CSC to become DXC Technology

The merger between HP's services division and CSC will launch in April 2017 and is expected to save the companies billions

Amazon, Apple and Microsoft pledge to support government push for fair cloud storage use

Competition and Markets Authority confirms support of Amazon, Apple and Microsoft as it concludes compliance review into cloud storage sector

RSAC17: Former MI5 head calls on infosec community to make world safer

In a digital era, the information security community has a key role in helping to make the world a safer place, according to former MI5 boss Stella Rimington

FOI requests reveal appetite for datacentre change in London’s local councils

Research conducted by cloud service provider HyperGrid suggests IT departments in local councils are working with outdated and underperforming datacentre infrastructures

High Court rules for SAP, against Diageo in indirect licensing case

Judge rejects Diageo’s submission that SAP PI is a “gatekeeper” licence for gaining access to the SAP suite of applications and database