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PAYG mobiles to join government database?
News
20 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Reports suggest those buying PAYG mobiles will be forced to provide ID, but the Home Office couldn’t be forced to confirm or deny whether that is indeed the case.

'Ropey' IT puts student funding at risk
News
20 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The students’ union has criticised poor procedures and IT for late allowance payments that are putting the education of thousands at risk.

Adobe website suffers SQL injection attack
News
20 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The threat of the SQL infection rears its ugly head again as Adobe becomes the latest big brand to suffer an attack on its website.

Intel shows next-gen MID processor
News
20 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Processor company shows a working version of its upcoming Atom processor, codenamed ‘Moorestown’ at its developer forum in Taiwan.

Mozilla unleashes Firefox Mobile alpha
News
20 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The much-anticipated release is now out in the wild.

SAP asks for TomorrowNow lawsuit limits
News
20 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The German software maker seeks damage limitation, claiming Oracle has made copyright lawsuit too complex in an attempt to bog down proceedings.

BT offers free mobile broadband to SMBs
News
20 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Sign up for fixed and get limited mobile for free on BT's new plan.

French president’s bank account hacked
News
20 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Even top political figures can fall victim to bank account fraud, as Nicolas Sarkozy has proven.

IT makers ‘green’ up manufacturing act
Green IT
News
17 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Research into the energy efficiency of some vendor’s equipment lifecycles has found proactive evidence, but there is still much that can be done.

BT announces cheaper Wi-Fi tariffs
News
17 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

BT Openzone releases details of cheaper new tariffs as well as new European hotspots.

Results Roundup: Google, IBM, AMD and more
News
17 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The economy might be struggling, but top IT firms like Nokia, AMD and Sony Ericsson aren't losing as much as expected, while IBM and Google hold steady.

IDC confirms netbook sales surge
News
17 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Laptops and netbooks are propping up PC sales in the EMEA region according to another set of analyst figures.

Sharp MX-3100N
Reviews
17 Oct, 2008
Simon Williams

We take a look at a no compromise workgroup laser printer from Sharp.

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Digital prototyping races to success
News
17 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Cars designed using specialist design software have won the UK’s premier touring car championship titles.

Global credit card fraud forum busted by police
News
17 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The FBI, SOCA and other international law enforcement agencies join forces to close down a site dealing with the buying and selling of stolen data.

IT proves its point as killer brought to justice
In-depth
17 Oct, 2008
Mark Dye

How an overnight upgrade to the HOLMES computing system helped Suffolk police manage the data necessary to catch Steve Wright after he murdered five women.

Week in Review: Could Elbot fool you?
News
17 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Artificial Intelligence and Big Brother look to move from the pages of science fiction to computer - and public sector - reality.

Skills gap could hit public services
News
17 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

With so many major government tech projects in the pipeline, more IT graduates are needed to keep up with demand, the BCS has said.

Lifesize upscales video conferencing to 1080p
News
16 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Video conferencing specialists highlight price to performance breakthrough and carbon footprint benefits of new system.

Photos: Google’s Royal appointment
Her Majesty and the Duke of Edinburgh arrive outside Google's offices
News
16 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Her Majesty the Queen visits Google’s London Victoria offices today.

Photos: Apricot returns with netbook
News
16 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The first photos of the PicoBook Pro, Apricot's first new product in nearly a decade.

Photos: Apple's new-look MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro - first boot
News
16 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

We unbox and take a first look at Apple's redesigned MacBook Pro laptop and show you what's new - and what's changed.

Blast from the past as Apricot returns
Apricot PicoBook Pro
News
16 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

The 80s British PC maker is back in the UK with new owners and a new netbook.

Intel enhances Ethernet possibilities
News
16 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Another Intel acquisition increases its Ethernet networking options.

Toshiba expands business notebook lines
News
16 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

New additions to Toshiba include high-end ultra-portable and budget focused entry-level netbook.

Outsourcing deals hit six-year low
News
16 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

But mega deals still retain the capability of raising the total value of deals signed in 2008 above last year’s total.

Oracle follows Microsoft with major security patches
News
16 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The enterprise software giant releases a big package of security fixes for the last time this year.

Android phone arrives in two weeks
News
16 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

T-Mobile will make the G1 available from 30 October.

Analyst warns on e-voting confidence
News
16 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

As the US prepares to make its mind up in its Presidential election, Datamonitor says voting machine vendors must work to maintain public confidence in their products.

Survey: IT recruiters research digital personas
News
16 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

IT recruits should be particularly wary of the affect what is posted about them online could have on their future job prospects, a survey has said.

Google gets royal seal of approval
News
16 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The Queen visits the Google offices, and to mark the occasion the company adds her picture to its logo.

Nokia Siemens starts shipping out 4G tech
News
16 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The communications provider declares it is the first vendor to begin shipping out next-generation 4G technology.

Cisco rents out video conferencing rooms
News
16 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Flights may be a thing of the past - executives can now talk face to face by hiring rooms fitted with TelePresence technology.

Orange and HP in netbook pact
News
16 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Orange and HP look to reach a strategic agreement for the first half of 2009.

Analysis: Nokia faces off with Apple iTunes
News
16 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The upcoming Nokia 5310 XpressMusic phone will offer competition to Apple's dominant iTunes platform.

Western Digital ShareSpace 4TB review
Western Digital ShareSpace 4TB
Reviews
15 Oct, 2008
Alan Lu

The ShareSpace is WD's first true NAS appliance, aimed at small offices and prosumers. We put it through its paces.

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Storage Expo: EMC butterflies from storage to info management
News
15 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

It’s all about what you store, not where you store it…

Terrorist suspects forced to hand over encryption keys
News
15 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The police have the power to put you in jail if you don’t hand over encryption keys to the data they want.

Government defends - and criticises - comms database plans
News
15 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Jacqui Smith stresses that a database of communications intercepts will not contain content from emails and phone calls, as a government minister slams the plans.

Storage Expo news roundup
News
15 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The top storage news from the show floor of this year's Storage Expo in London.