Italy chooses FastWeb and Aruba to create its public cloud infrastructure
The Italian government has chosen the offer of Fastweb and Aruba to create a cloud-based infrastructure for the country's public administration data
The infrastructure, called the National Strategic Hub (NSH), is part of the Italian government's strategy to accelerate a digital transformation an... Read more
Telecom Italia wants 20 billion euros for its land line network
The funds will be used to reduce the group's massive debt.
Telecom Italia SpA is seeking an enterprise value of around 20 billion euros ($21.5 billion) for the landline network it plans to sell to Italy’s state lender (CDP) and a group of international funds, according to reporting by Bloomber... Read more
Italy warns organizations to brace for possible DDoS attacks
On Monday, Italy's Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) issued an urgent warning about the significant danger of cyberattacks against national entities.
DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) is the sort of cyberattack that the Italian firm refers to, which may not be utterly devastati... Read more
TIM and CDP agree a single network plan for Italy
The national telecom provider and the Italian state investment agency have agreed to combine networks.
Telecom Italia (TIM) and Italian state investor CDP have signed a preliminary agreement to combine the phone group's fixed network assets with those of state-owned broadband rival Open Fiber, a... Read more
TIM drops KKR to court a local Italian offer via CDP
The telco has started moving towards a possible combination with a smaller Italian rival.
This week Reuters reported that Telecom Italia (TIM) has signed a non-disclosure agreement with Italian state lender CDP. The agreement is to start formal talks on potentially combining the phone group's ne... Read more
Italian government to cease using Russian anti-virus software
Officials say the move is just a precaution and is not based on any security breach.
Italy's government is poised to curb the use of Russian anti-virus software in the public sector in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. They fear Moscow could hijack the programs to hack key websites, offi... Read more
Intel invests 33 billion euros in European chip industry
Intel is pumping 33 billion euros into European chip factories, research sites and projects.
In 2021, Intel promised an 80 billion euro investment plan for European chip production. Today, after weeks of radio silence, Intel confirmed new details.
Intel is dividing 80 billion euros into sever... Read more
Italy fines Clearview AI €20 million
The privacy agency also ordered the facial recognition company to delete all data on Italians
Italy’s data privacy watchdog said it will fine the controversial facial recognition firm Clearview AI for breaching EU law. An investigation by Garante, Italy’s data protection authority, found tha... Read more
‘Italy allocates four billion euros to increase national chip production’
According to Reuters, the Italian government is allocating more than four billion euros to increase national chip production. The news has yet to be confirmed. Reuters says it has reviewed a leaked draft decree.
Reuters claims that the Italian government will invest four billion euros in nationa... Read more
Launch of BigCommerce in Spain, Mexico, and Germany
US-based ecommerce platform, BigCommerce has started its global expansion. They have now launched in Spain, Mexico, and Germany.
Texas-based ecommerce platform BigCommerce has officially launched in Spain, Germany, and Mexico. However, this is just the start of their global expansion. The compan... Read more