Daniel Shepherd

Oracle Announces Java 16

New release delivers 17 enhancements, including new Java language improvements, tools, memory management, and incubating and preview features. Pattern Matching and Records finalised in JDK 16 after a year of community feedback based on real-world applications. Oracle adds GraalVM Enterprise to Java SE Subscription, at no additional cost.

Huawei Increases Investment in Carrier Software

To strengthen its leadership in 5G business transformation, Huawei is increasing investment in carrier software as a strategy to support 5G business success. The announcement comes in response to the rapid development of innovative 5G enterprise market applications such as AR maintenance, remote PLC, intelligent quality inspection, and drone monitoring. 5G will bring huge digitalisation opportunities across a wide range of industries. 

Sony MEA launches FE 50mm F1.2 G Master

Sony Middle East & Africa Strengthens its Alpha System with the Introduction of its 60th E-Mount Lens, FE 50mm F1.2 G Master. Sony’s newest lens delivers Superb Resolution, Exquisite Bokeh and High-performance Autofocus in a Compact and Lightweight Design.

XDR: A Cybersecurity Game-changer

Today’s organisations require the ability to autonomously secure all enterprise data – security related or not. This is exactly where enterprises can benefit from adopting XDR, an integrated platform that provides visibility and automated defences required across all assets.

Cisco Finds That Cryptomining Malware Affected 69% of Customers in 2020

Cisco Report Finds That Cryptomining Malware Activity Affected 69% of Customers in 2020. Nearly 90 percent of organisations had at least one user attempt to connect to a phishing site, most likely by clicking a link in an email. 70 percent of organisations had users that were served malicious browser ads. 51 percent of organisations encountered ransomware-related activity.


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