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Encryption law could mean jail time

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Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act now carries up to five-year jail sentence if data or keys not handed over.

Online advertising sales jump 41 per cent

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More signs that online media is winning the battle with print and broadcast as PricewaterhouseCoopers-compiled report sh

Business intelligence systems fail companies

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Despite being hard to use and delivering out of date reports, BI is still seen as key to improving daily operations, a s

BEAWorld 2007: BEA CEO ushers in era of dynamic business apps

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Dynamic, rather than packaged, applications will enable businesses to capitalise on market opportunities rapidly and sta

BEAWorld 2007: CIOs must embrace disruptive tech

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Gartner's vice president and fellow uses BEA's conference in Barcelona this week to urge CIOs and IT managers

Virtualisation the answer for council

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Newcastle-Under-Lyme council follows up server virtualisation with disaster recovery, and looks to desktops, too.

BT picks up Lynx

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Business arm continues to bolster its SME offering through acquisitions.

CIOs losing business power

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Power of chief information officers is falling as businesses are increasingly seeing IT as a support function, its makin

Losses for Palm despite high Treo sales

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Analysts point to iPhone effect as record Treo smartphone sales not enough to boost Palm.

Speech recognition speeds clinical results

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Hammersmith radiologists cut processing time on medical reports after moving to automated transcription software.

Teradata confident following spin-off from NCR

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Teradata says raising intelligence is key to winning in enterprise data warehouse market.

Spam-email ratio hits 98 per cent some days

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SoftScan reports the biggest leap in spam over a single month in five years of operation.

Council to abolish paper invoices

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Kings Lynn and West Norfolk expects to save £600,000 with e-procurement and invoicing.

Sun ends independence of storage unit

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Sun Microsystems looks to boost focus on storage by reorganising product teams.

The Midweek Interview: Zach Nelson part one

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Zach Nelson, president and chief executive of on-demand enterprise software company NetSuite discusses the evolution of

IBM takes on £400 million council IT contracts

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Somerset County Council and Taunton Deane Borough Council sign 10-year deal to outsource IT services to a new IBM joint

SEPA deadline "unachievable"

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Most banks are concerned over reach of new EU payment compliance, finds new research.

Remote working is major network security concern

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Vast majority of SMB IT managers lose sleep over securing remote access.

Oracle turns to NetApp to improve database disk access

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New NetApp utility allows Oracle software to directly access storage, simplifying data access and improving efficiency.

IT assets a mystery to big business

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Study uncovers the lack of knowledge chief information officers and chief financial officers from five separate countrie

Oyster cards on rail by 2009

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The smart contactless payment card launched by London Transport is finally extending its reach to London main rail firms

Government logs calls and texts

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A new law means data from mobile phones and landlines must be kept for a year and made available to government agencies,

EU starts capping phone roaming charges

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New limits on mobile phone roaming call charges now apply in EU member countries, cutting the cost of making a roaming c

Teradata refloats on stock market

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16 years after it was swallowed by NCR, the data warehousing company returns to the US stock exchange as a standalone en

Gap laptop theft puts applicant details at risk

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US retailer offers US and Canadian job candidates security and fraud assistance following data breach.

ID cards trialled for background checks

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Home Office study praises the use of passports and ID cards to increase security and streamline services.

3Com falls to private equity and Chinese takeover

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Bain Capital and Huawei Technologies team up to buy the mid-market network equipment maker, at a bargain price of $2.2 b

SCO gets Nasdaq reprieve

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Ailing Unix vendor given 180 days to get financial house in order.

UPDATED: Microsoft announces new wave of web-based apps

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Reacting to Google's growing efforts in the office software-as-a-service (Saas) market, Microsoft has announced a b

UPDATED: Nokia to buy Navteq

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The world's largest phone maker is looking at a move into the highly-competitive personal sat nav market by buying

The $10 billion fight for Facebook

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Microsoft is reportedly in negotiations for a minority stake in social networking service Facebook.

MoD spends £45 million on comms

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BAE is set to upgrade the communications systems for the Royal Air Force as part of a larger MoD technology refresh.

Adobe set to buy Buzzword maker Virtual Ubiquity

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Word processor developer to be bought by Adobe, which is eyeing a move into the highly-competitive office application su

Met Police opts for single sign-on

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Identity, security on agenda as eases application access for 50,000 users.

Distillery gets real-time tracking of historical inventory

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John Dewar does away with 25-year old paper trail by deploying mobile supply chain technology in the warehouse.

UBS virtualises application infrastructure

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Grid gives financial services giant processing flexibility at lowest cost.

Card security needs collaboration

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Industry experts debate who should be responsible for security, and how to improve it in the wake of high-profile securi

Verizon Business eyes professional services growth in the UK

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Following its acquisition of Cybertrust, the US telecoms giant is sizing up the market for more growth opportunities and

Face-to-face still tops tech communication

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Despite its increasing importance in enterprise, communicating over technology still doesn't top in person meetings

US and Europe try to calm Microsoft antitrust dispute

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Regulators from both sides of the Atlantic tread carefully after US DoJ and EC antitrust chiefs argue over how best to p

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