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  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    More than $2bn returned to US consumers through mobile device trade-ins in 2020

    Market falls back, but old comms devices maintain value in 2020 despite Covid-19, with $786m returned to US consumers in Q4 2020 alone, representing a 38% rise from Q3 for the secondary device market

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  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    Benioff projects future of work onto Salesforce’s ‘Cloud 3.0’

    Salesforce is unveiling a vision of the future of work based on what it calls ‘Cloud 3.0’, with ‘Hyperforce’ – a rearchitecting of the Salesforce CRM platform to run on public clouds

  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    Massive uptick in collaboration software usage in 2020

    US and Europe show differing directions of travel in remote working take-up but leading collaboration systems exhibit four-figure growth since February 2020, with usage levels set to remain high as the new normal of work establishes itself

  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    Hacked Finnish therapy business collapses

    Vastaamo, the Finnish psychotherapy centre whose patients were blackmailed by a cyber criminal gang, has filed for bankruptcy

  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    Goldman Sachs reopens UK digital savings account

    US banking giant resumes online account for UK savers after temporarily withdrawing it in response to high demand

  • February 11, 2021 11 Feb'21

    HPE on the ISS: In space, no one can hear your CPU fans

    In The Martian, Matt Damon is stranded on Mars, and his comms link is so slow that it takes almost an hour to have a conversation. Now HPE is going into orbit