Ubisoft announces staff departures after misconduct allegations

French video games maker Ubisoft has announced several staff departures after conducting a review in response to allegations of misconduct at the company, which earlier reports sai...

Platform News: Japan's SoftBank

Arm to transfer two software businesses to SoftBank and focus on chips

British-based Arm Ltd plans to transfer two software businesses to its Japan-based parent, SoftBank Group Corp, in a strategic shift to focus on growing its core chip businesses, t...

Facial Recognition software

Face recognition vendor vows new rules after wrongful arrest in US using its technology

Facial recognition vendor Rank One Computing said it would “add legal means” and research other ways to thwart misuse after its software was involved in the first known...

Platform News: UK Parliament, Technology and Policy

The 21st century lends the UK’s ancient parliament a hand

After 600 years of painstakingly slow evolution, the UK’s parliament took a leap into the future when the coronavirus pandemic struck, transforming its deeply traditional deb...

Platform Industry: SAP software logo

SAP revert to sole Chief Executive to handle the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought a six-month experiment in dual leadership at SAP to an abrupt end as the German software group named Christian Klein as its sole Chief Executive to pr...

Facial Recognition

Washington State signs facial recognition curbs into law; critics want ban

Washington Governor Jay Inslee on Tuesday signed the first US state law that sharply curbs law enforcement’s use of facial recognition technology, while civil rights activist...


Microsoft granted licence to export ‘mass-market’ software to Huawei

Reuters – Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had been granted a licence from the US government to export software to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

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