Charlotte Trueman

Staff Writer

Charlotte Trueman is a staff writer at Computerworld. She joined IDG in 2016 after graduating with a degree in English and American Literature from the University of Kent. Trueman covers collaboration, focusing on videoconferencing, productivity software, future of work and issues around diversity and inclusion in the tech sector.

Microsoft Teams and Outlook suffer global outages

AWS pledges $35 billion of additional investment for Virginia data centers

AWS pledges $35 billion of additional investment for Virginia data centers

Despite the challenges its US-EAST-1 region has faced in recent years, AWS plans to establish multiple data center campuses in the state by 2040.

EU Commission opens antitrust inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware acquisition

EU Commission opens antitrust inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware acquisition

The investigation relates to concerns of price gouging and decreased competition for hardware components that interoperate with VMware's software.

US Congress rolls back proposal to restrict use of Chinese chips

US Congress rolls back proposal to restrict use of Chinese chips

After business groups argued that proposed legislation to curb use of Chinese-made semiconductors would hurt national security, lawmakers amended it—but a final vote and the president's approval of the proposed National Defense...

UK competition agency launches inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware buy

UK competition agency launches inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware buy

The UK’s Competition and Market’s Authority is the third regulatory body to announce it will be scrutinizing Broadcom’s proposed acquisition of VMware on anticompetition grounds.

AWS announces APAC cloud region, $5B investment roadmap for Thailand

AWS announces APAC cloud region, $5B investment roadmap for Thailand

The new AWS Asia Pacific region will be based in Bangkok, and comprise three availability zones in the country.

Cisco launches 10-year plan to train 25 million people in IT skills

Cisco launches 10-year plan to train 25 million people in IT skills

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of its Networking Academy, Cisco has launched new courses and partnerships to meet ambitious targets for cybersecurity, networking and general IT skills training.

US blocks sale of some Nvidia and AMD AI chips to China

US blocks sale of some Nvidia and AMD AI chips to China

The US government’s effort will restrict Chinese AI researchers using the chips to train machine-learning models.

UK data centers can’t handle the heat

UK data centers can’t handle the heat

Multiple UK-based cloud data centers suffered outages this week, as record temperatures hit the country.

IBM Red Hat names Matt Hicks as president and CEO

IBM Red Hat names Matt Hicks as president and CEO

Having joined Red Hat as a developer in 2006, the former vice president of product and technologies has taken over the role from Paul Cormier.

STMicroelectronics and Global Foundries to build new chip plant in France

STMicroelectronics and Global Foundries to build new chip plant in France

The new project will receive “significant financial support” from the French government, as president Macron seeks to increase foreign investments in the country.

Cisco announces plan to exit Russia and Belarus

Cisco announces plan to exit Russia and Belarus

After first suspending operations in March 2022, the networking company has formally announced it will be quitting Russia.

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