SAP Exits Russia, Shuts Down Cloud

SAP will completely pull out of Russia, winding up its cloud operations there, the company announced this week, in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at the end of February. The move follows on measures the enterprise software giant had already taken, along with the international community, to protest Russia’s aggression. “We strongly condemn the … Read more

Ukraine’s IT Pros Tell Their Stories of Bombing & Business Continuity

Like many Ukrainians, the estimated 285,000 people working in the country’s IT sector were stunned when, on the morning of February 24, Russia launched a brutal attack on their country. But within days they had mobilized, leveraging their networks to both ensure the well-being of their colleagues, friends, and loved ones and maintain their businesses … Read more

Dawn Foods Tries a Low-Code Recipe for QA Testing Automation

With its digital transformation strategy already accelerated by the pandemic, bakery ingredient distributor Dawn Foods opted to further its plans by using intelligent test automation company Mapl for a transition to low-code SaaS automated testing. The intent of going low code for testing was to maintain the pace of going digital and to better integrate … Read more

Clearview AI Offers Face Recognition AI to Ukraine

Clearview AI this week revealed that it has offered the Ukraine government free access to the company’s facial recognition AI (artificial intelligence) technology, potentially to uncover Russian assailants, identify refugees, combat misinformation, and identify the dead. The news comes weeks into the Russian invasion of Ukraine and was shared in an exclusive to the Reuters … Read more

Tech Giants AWS, Microsoft, Google, IBM Step Up Efforts to Punish Kremlin

As the brutal Russian invasion of Ukraine has stretched into a third week, technology companies have stepped up to do what they can, taking business measures to punish Russia for the unprovoked attack. It’s an approach recommended by former White House Russia Expert Fiona Hill in an interview with Politico when she said “Ordinary companies … Read more