UK telcos told to stockpile Huawei gear – Networking – Security- Tempemail

British security officials have told UK telecom operators to ensure they have adequate stockpiles of Huawei equipment due to fears that new US sanctions will disrupt the Chinese firm’s ability to maintain critical supplies, according to a letter. Britain granted Huawei a limited role in its future 5G networks in Continue Reading

VW seeks open source approach to refine car OS – Software- Tempemail

Volkswagen wants to use an open source approach to refine elements of a software-based car operating system being developed by the carmaker, Christian Senger, its board member responsible for digital services and software, said. With the advent of autonomous driving, carmakers have been forced to link up radar, camera and Continue Reading

Journalist says he was targeted by spyware from firm despite its human rights policy | Technology

As NSO Group faced mounting criticism last year that its hacking software was being used illegally against journalists, dissidents and campaigners around the world, the Israeli spyware company unveiled a new policy that it said showed its commitment to human rights. Now an investigation has alleged that another journalist, Omar Continue Reading

Fujitsu brings hand washing AI to COVID-19 fight – Software- Tempemail

Three months after the World Health Organization recommended singing “Happy Birthday” twice during hand washing to fight the coronavirus, Fujitsu has developed an artificial intelligence monitor it says will ensure healthcare, hotel and food industry workers scrub properly. The AI, which can recognize complex hand movements and can even detect Continue Reading

Queensland Transport wants to rid itself of Lotus Notes once and for all – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) is preparing to bid farewell to the last vestiges of Lotus Notes after shifting its staff to Microsoft Office 365 in 2019.  The department has begun looking for a managed service provider to help decommission its legacy Notes environment by the end of next financial year.   It Continue Reading

ANZ avoids onboarding too many apps during pandemic – Finance – Strategy- Tempemail

ANZ Banking Group stuck to an existing IT strategy during COVID to provide employees with a simple suite of tools that each had a defined purpose, allowing it to avoid adopting too many systems that did not have a clear cut use case. Technology area lead and head of teaming Continue Reading

Foreign actors targeted Facebook users during Australian 2019 election, thinktank finds | Australia news- Tempemail

Financially motivated actors from Kosovo, Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia used nationalistic and Islamophobic content to target and manipulate Australian Facebook users during the 2019 election, according to analysts from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Ahead of public hearings on Monday scheduled by the Senate’s select committee Continue Reading

Valorant review – mind games and strategy meet competitive shooting | Games

If you want more than fleeting gratification from a multiplayer game, look no further than this deeply tactical competitive shooter from the minds behind League of Legends. Valorant learns from its obvious inspirations Counter-Strike and Overwatch, but goes further with pinpoint gunplay and exciting skills, asking you to unravel the Continue Reading

New COVID-19 Contact Tracing App Designed “For Nigeria by Nigerians” | Tempemail

Sourced from Washington Post. Rapid Trace, a new innovative contact tracing mobile app has been developed by Cadnetwork Enterprise, burgeoning Nigerian tech firm. The app is being touted as a key in Nigeria’s fight against COVID-19. The Guardian writes that the app is designed “for Nigeria by Nigerians” and is Continue Reading