The state will be the first ever to use a blockchain-enabled mobile voting app – developed by Voatz – to allow absentee voters to cast ballots in the mid-term elections this fall.
The European Court of Human Rights deemed the UK's state surveillance regime as unlawful in a landmark ruling yesterday, adding fuel to the fire in a fresh challenge to the current government's latest snooping powers, enshrined in the Investigatory Powers Act of 2016.
Lenovo and NetApp have jointly developed flash storage, plan sales cooperation worldwide and created a joint venture to capture storage and data management business in China.
Microsoft will let Office 2016 users connect to Microsoft's online services for three more years than the company had earlier said.
The Office 365 content collaboration tools will get the update later this year. An AI-driven file recommendation feature is coming to OneDrive as well.
While some expressed trepidation around regulatory uncertainty and a lack of standards, a large portion of enterprise executives said their companies are well on their way to deploying blockchain to enable new efficiencies.
With the end of support for Windows Server 2008 coming in January 2020 and SQL Server 2008 in July 2019, Microsoft is offering customers three years of extended support for the platforms if they migrate the workloads to its Azure cloud services.