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Commvault launches new automation and snapshot technology for Cisco hyperconverged Infrastructure

IntelliSnap has been tested and validated to work with Cisco HyperFlex hyperconverged systems to protect application workloads, file systems and VMs without the need for third party tools.

Startup Devvio claims its blockchain can handle 8M transactions a second

The new blockchain protocol, Devv, was demoed at CES; backers say it outperforms other distributed ledger technologies and traditional financial networks such as VisaNet. Analysts are skeptical.

IBM calls time on Slack-rival Watson Workspace

The decision means more consolidation for the collaboration market; IBM says its team chat app failed to ‘resonate’ with users.

AWS launches centralised back-up service

Amazon Web Services has announced a fully managed and centralised back-up service dubbed AWS Backup.

Facial recognition tech helping place faces from the past

The ability of the likes of Facebook to find our faces and recognise friends in embarrassing photos taken ten years ago is familiar to most of us.

MariaDB Platform X3 combines transaction processing and analytics

MariaDB has fused its relational and column-store databases into one, with data automatically synced between workload types

Brave browser previews ad-replacement feature in latest Dev build

The privacy-focused web browser strips all ads from websites and blocks ad trackers; it aims to eventually roll out an unusual advertising model that pays users in cryptocurrency tokens.

Inside IBM Q System One: an archetype for the quantum computing frontier?

Last week at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, IBM Quantum displayed a replica of its first "commercial" quantum computer - Q System One. Following years of painstaking attention from a team of engineers and designers, the technology giant has created what it hopes will be an archetype for the next mode of computing.

Microsoft separates Cortana from search in new Windows 10 preview build

Microsoft releases Windows 10 Insider build 18317, which separates search and Cortana within the taskbar, adds a new way of importing fonts, and makes some changes to the "inbox" apps like Photos.

HR Voices: Hottest skills for the tech sector in 2019

UX designers, extreme programmers, big data engineers, AI and natural language processing experts and data scientists will be in-demand in 2019, reveal recruiters in India.