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We definitely won't buy Yahoo, says Microsoft
News
20 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Yahoo may have lost its chance to be bought up, but there's still chance of a Microsoft/ Yahoo web search partnership.

Cybercrime could be as bad as the credit crisis
News
20 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Top crime experts around the world agree that the threat of cybercrime is only going to get worse.

Photos: The week at CA World 2008
CA World 08
News
20 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

A roundup of news and pictures from the software vendor’s annual conference taking place in Las Vegas this week.

BlackBerry Storm 9500 review
BlackBerry Storm 9500
Reviews
19 Nov, 2008
Jonathan Bray

It's been dubbed as an iPhone killer, but does the BlackBerry Storm 9500 live up to expectations? We review it to find out.

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Liberata axed from school grant contract
News
19 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

Capita is set to take over after the Learning and Skills Council axed Liberata following complaints that thousands of students were not receiving their EMA grants.

CA's CTO Al Nugent: "Enterprise IT is like a lasagne"
CTO Al Nugent
In-depth
19 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

On the eve of the closing day of CA’s annual user conference, its chief technologist talks about the strategic and technological direction of the management software firm.

Photos: Violet's internet of things
The Mir:ror
News
19 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The maker of the Nabaztag internet-connected rabbit is back with the Mir:ror - a personal RFID reader.

Public Sector Roundup: Smart tech upgrades
News
19 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

Civica’s Spydus boasts smartcards for libraries, Yotta maps roads using 3D technology, Capgemini is digitally glued into Welsh Water while Steria partners with Land Registry.

Could security learn from the World of Warcraft?
News
19 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

For some the future of security needs to be self-policing, sharing responsibility using principles from collaboration such as online multi-player gaming.

Microsoft to offer SharePoint and Exchange online
News
19 Nov, 2008
Stuart Turton

The software giant moves to hosted applications for its popular business products, but just for Americans so far.

TfL’s Oyster gets new contract
News
19 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

But the new deal to replace TranSys keeps it in that consortium’s family, going with Cubic and EDS – the two leading private investors in that PFI group.

UK ‘most open in Europe’ to biometric testing
News
19 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

UK consumers are much happier to use biometric tech than their European neighbours.

Toshiba touts lower power 500GB 2.5in drive
Toshiba 500GB HDD
News
19 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Aims to offer large capacity in 'greener' package with more efficient hard disk design.

Photos: HP gets touchly-feely with laptop
TouchSmart TX2 front
News
19 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Touch sensitive technology continues to be the all the rage as HP releases the tablet style TX2 notebook with touch-sensitive technology.

GSMA calls for mobile payment handsets
News
19 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Mobile industry association wants manufacturers to embed NFC tech into their handsets starting next year.

Mobile networks hit by battery-hungry phones
Camera phones
News
19 Nov, 2008
Guy Kewney

Comment: With a new start-up Scalado suggesting that your mobile phone could be serious replacement for your serious camera, will the mobile operators be so keen?

HP beats gloom with earnings jump
HP
News
19 Nov, 2008
Tiffany Wu Reuters

Market share gain and strong results help lift HP after job losses.

IBM eyes up Transitive buy
Virtualisation
News
19 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

More diversification at Big Blue as it prepares to snap-up virtualisation technology vendor Transitive.

CA World: Skills gap as OAP mainframe staff leave
News
19 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

The mainframe is dead. Long live the mainframe!

Lexmark X560n
Reviews
18 Nov, 2008
Simon Williams

This well featured multifunction printer is designed to be the office workhorse. Does it meet with Simon Williams' approval? Read on to find out.

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Veeam unveils Configurator update for VMware ESX
Configurator 2.0
News
18 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

New config management tool aims to plug the gaps in VMware’s own tools for ESX Server.

Criminals hit back with DDoS attack on anti-fraud site
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

An anti-money laundering website is being hit by botnet computers in what looks to be a targeted worldwide attack.

Virus shuts down systems at three London hospitals
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Engineers still in the process of fixing virus affected computer systems which have forced activities to be scaled back.

AVG mistakes Adobe file for malware
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

AVG barely makes its apologies for a previous mistake when news comes that another file is mistaken for malware.

Is TalkTalk vulnerable to takeover?
TalkTalk advertised in a Carphone Warehouse retail store
In-depth
18 Nov, 2008
Simon Brew

The telephony and broadband division of Carphone Warehouse is set to be sold. Why is Carphone selling and who is likely to be interested…

NEC and nVidia team on supercomputing
NEC logo
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

NEC uses Nvidia chips to upgrade Tokyo based supercomputer.

Google Voice Search for iPhone arrives
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Star Trek-like interaction with your iPhone now possible as delayed app finally puts in an appearance.

Roadrunner still world’s top supercomputer
News
18 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The Roadrunner supercomputer just escapes the claws of the Jaguar this time, but IBM could lose its number one spot soon.

Symantec’s chief exec retires
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

John Thompson will be replaced by current chief operating officer Enrique Salem in April.

BT denies fibre broadband delay
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The looming recession will not prevent BT from investing £1.5 billion into super-fast broadband.

Amazon connects cloud services
News
18 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Amazon Web Services launches CloudFront as Capgemini announces Oracle ERP and Microsoft SharePoint over the cloud.

Cambridge dons new wireless network
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The world famous university is deploying new network infrastructure to provide wireless and hotspot access, as well as voice applications in future.

ThinkGrid launches ‘on-demand’ services
SaaS
News
18 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

UK company looks to make enterprise-class services affordable for smaller companies.

CA World: CA unifies service desk
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

CA is claiming to have evolved service desk management by offering more integrated features in one product alongside new time-to-value tools.

CA World: Practical innovation key to survival
News
18 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

Decision-making carries even more weight when the economic pressure is on.

CA World: CA updates security management
News
18 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The software vendor focuses on federation, SOA and web business enablement with new solutions.

Cyber criminals can make £14,500 per person
News
17 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

The people at the highest risk of identity theft are those who shop or bank online, says Get Safe Online report.

UBS 3.0 specs released
News
17 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The next generation of USB ports will be 10 times the speed USB 2.0 to keep up with new gadgets.

Flash support coming to Windows Mobile
News
17 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Next version of Internet Explorer for Windows Mobile 6.1 will offer Adobe Flash Lite support ‘out-of-the-box’.

Asus claims world’s fastest smartphone
News
17 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The PC-maker is targeting business users with the P656 smartphone, claiming it as the world’s fastest Windows Mobile PDA.