Computing Platform News

From cloud hosting, PaaS and IaaS, through to Machine Learning and AI, this is our latest news and ongoing commentary on the cloud computing sector.

Women in Tech

Getting better? More women in tech but not at the top

LISBON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Technology firms are hiring more women and narrowing the gender gap, a poll by Europe’s largest technology conference found on Wed...

Facial Recognition

Twitter wants your feedback on its deepfake policy plans

Reuters – Social media platform Twitter on Monday unveiled its plan for handling deepfake videos and other manipulated media, and called for feedback from the public.

Algorithm

Be more transparent about algorithms, Berners-Lee tells tech giants

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Tech companies should be more transparent about how computer algorithms make decisions that affect people’s lives, the inventor of...

MSFT

Microsoft rolls out new cloud tool for analysing business data

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft Corp announced on Monday a new service aimed at helping large businesses put to use the huge amounts of data stored in corporate systems.

Google’s search for sales in cloud, hardware clip Alphabet profit

Reuters – Google parent Alphabet Inc reported quarterly results on Monday that show costs continue to rise faster than revenue as the web search leader seeks to broaden its b...