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More UK businesses jump on broadband super highway
News
7 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Broadband comms are getting faster for UK companies, according to new research.

Teachers losing confidence in tech skills
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A new report shows that fewer teachers feel 'competent' with technology in the classroom.

HTC Touch Pro
Reviews
7 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Competition in the smartphone space is fiercer than ever. Is HTC's Touch Pro as good as we initially hoped?

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UPDATED: Oyster card hack is published
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A Dutch professor has laid out how to hack the chip used in Oyster cards, following a legal battle to keep the information quiet.

Virgin overtakes O2 for download speeds?
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

As rumours of a 50Mb broadband rollout surface, a new test places Virgin Media ahead of the mobile operator for download speeds.

iPhone winning US market share
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Apple’s iconic handset is second only to Motorola’s RAZR among American mobile phone users.

AMD set to announce factory sell-off
AMD
News
7 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The chipmaker is expected to announce its turnaround plan, which will involve outsourcing production and reducing its debt.

UK heads EU phishing league
News
7 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Spam volumes drop, but the UK still tops the European phishing ranking.

City of London digitises and archives records
News
7 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The oldest local authority in the UK has finally selected archiving and records management software to manage its business needs.

Asus expects record laptop sales
News
7 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The maker of the Eee PC claims it has suffered little impact from the global economic downturn.

SAP shares drop on falling business
News
6 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The enterprise software maker's shares dove 19 per cent today, taking rival Oracle down eight per cent.

10 per cent of jobs to go at eBay
News
6 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The online marketplace will cut a thousand jobs after reporting weaker-than-expected revenue results.

Data de-duplication is hot topic for Storage Expo
News
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Yet, some businesses still think it’s not for them, according to a new survey.

Financial IT contractors’ pay at five year low
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Pay rates have fallen by 12 per cent for IT workers in the finacial sector, according to new research.

IBM joins the cloud computing crowd
News
6 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

IBM is joining the likes of Microsoft, Amazon and Intel by offering cloud computing services.

Orange goes green with phone ratings
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Orange has teamed up with the World Wildlife Foundation in France to examine the environmental impact of different mobile phones.

Palm Treo Pro
Reviews
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

In the light of recent stiff competition, can Palm’s latest do enough to keep business users interested?

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Social networking in business and branding
In-depth
6 Oct, 2008
Mark Dye

Savvy brands are beginning to realise that social networks have the potential to support almost every aspect of a business – especially marketing and branding.

Brit fashion brand updates wireless comms
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Ben Sherman has replaced an existing Cisco wireless LAN in an effort to speed business by providing more secure and manageable wireless access to staff.

Government to spy on email using £12bn database
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

A huge database would store billions of pieces of communication in order to fight against terrorism, but how will it stay secure?

XP dodges death again
News
6 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Microsoft is to allow downgrades from Vista for an additional six months.

Tech distractions may help decision makers think
Distractions can help us problem solve, according to researchers
News
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Focusing away from the problem may actually help you focus on the solution, according to researchers.

Service management pros confident despite downturn
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

No job cuts are expected by service desk workers, but that sector can expect a hiring freeze, a study has shown.

Unified comms enhances council service
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

New technology to improve the management of customer services has led West Berkshire Council to improve service quality, efficiency and first-time call resolution.

SaaS will benefit from virtualisation growth
Virtualisation
News
6 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Research suggests that two thirds of companies will adopt some form of SaaS as enterprises move towards more virtual and cloud-based computing.

CERN shows off LHC Grid
News
3 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Despite the experiment being delayed, scientists are keen to show off the massive computing grid being used to analyse the deluge of data.

Clearswift MIMEsweeper Web Appliance ENW
Reviews
3 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

An easily deployed web content filtering solution with strong policy based controls but can Clearswift keep up with the latest productivity sapping web threats?

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HSBC launches unified comms pilot
News
3 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Banking giant tests out a unified communications solution from Nortel in London, with a view to rolling it out globally.

Royal Mail gets itself a CoPilot
News
3 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Delivery company makes major in-vehicle satellite navigation investment to streamline its business and offer near real-time parcel tracking for customers.

MI5 computer stolen through window
News
3 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The theft of the encrypted computer follows another data breach by MI6.

Credit crunch dampens tech M&As
News
3 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The credit crunch is biting into the number of deals struck last quarter, according to new research.

Survey: Mobile workers regularly breach IT policy
News
3 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Businesses are implementing mobile working security policy, but workers are just not following them.

Red Hat follows hot on Microsoft’s HPC heels
News
3 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The commercial Linux leader is playing catch up in the high-performance computing space, unveiling its own stack yesterday.

Week in Review: Cloudy times for Microsoft
News
3 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

This week in the IT world, Microsoft plunges into the cloud, Nokia goes all touchy-feely, and James Bond goes Facebook.

Facebook heads for the Emerald Isle
News
3 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The social network has revealed it will establish an operations centre in Dublin, with reports of a staff size of 70.

Nokia reveals touchscreen 'Tube' phone
Nokia has given the Tube its official name
News
3 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Mobile giant takes the new 5800 XpressMusic to the stage with the help of Black Eyed Pea Will.i.am to unveil its new phone and music offering.

Q&A: Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, co-chief executives at RIM
In-depth
3 Oct, 2008
Mary Branscombe

The two top executives at RIM discuss smartphones, the competition posed by netbooks and the future of the BlackBerry.

Skype China caught spying
News
3 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Chinese ISP caught monitoring Skype messages for politically sensitive terms, forcing Skype to issue an apology.

Nokia 6210 Navigator
Reviews
2 Oct, 2008
Jonathan Bray

If you want satnav combined with real business features on your mobile should you be heading in the direction of the 6210 Navigator? We find out.

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IBM offers SMBs blade storage
News
2 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Big Blue is targeting SMBs and branch offices with new SAN capabilities for its BladeCentre S line.