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Union: End offshoring to save UK Lloyds TSB and HBOS jobs
Lloyds TSB
News
3 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

Leading banking union calls for the merging banks to axe overseas processing and IT jobs ahead of UK redundancies.

Portable secure hard disk head-to-head review
Reviews
3 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Data security is a big topic these days. We take a look at the Buffalo MiniStation PRO and Fujitsu HandyDrive 500GB, both of which are designed to keep your data safe from prying eyes.

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Dell sued over sex discrimination
News
3 Nov, 2008
Stuart Turton

Four female execs have accused the firm of systemic sex discrimination, saying Dell operates an "old boys network".

3 unveils mobile broadband for small businesses
3 has launched two new small business mobile broadband tariffs
News
3 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

Mobile operator’s new small business division adds new products to the menu.

Virgin tempts users with £5 mobile broadband
Virgin is offering mobile broadband starting from £5
News
3 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

Special money-saving deal launched for existing customers.

Government USB lost in pub car park
News
3 Nov, 2008
Reuters

The lost memory stick was encrypted, but still lead to the Government Gateway website being shut down.

IBM sues exec to keep him away from Apple
News
3 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Exec signed non-competition agreement limiting his work options, IBM has claimed.

Q&A: Cuil co-founder Tom Costello
In-depth
31 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Three months after a much-hyped launch, search engine Cuil is still chasing Google as it looks to bring more innovation into online search.

Symantec staff layoffs loom
News
31 Oct, 2008
Stuart Turton

The security giant plans to cull some of its global workforce.

Happy 20th birthday to the internet worm!
News
31 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

IT PRO celebrates (if that’s the best word) the birth of a threat that changed the face of internet security forever.

Powys Council mobilises fieldwork
News
31 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

A mobile device and portal project is helping to improve a variety of council services, saving time, money and mileage.

O2 moves to restore mobile broadband confidence
News
31 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Mobile giant is trying to make unhappy customers happy again.

CCTV deadline for police response looms
News
31 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Tonight’s CCTV regulatory deadline could catch out firms with legacy CCTV systems expecting effective police response to incidents.

Sun blames $1.7-billion loss on the economy
News
31 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The vendor’s third-quarter results deliver on prior revenue warnings, missing analyst expectations for the third straight quarter.

Week in Review: Move over Vista, Windows 7 is in the works
News
31 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Bill Gates may have gone, but Microsoft still has the ability to make the IT community sit up and take notice.

Google guarantees cloud reliability
News
31 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Web giant extends 99.9 per cent uptime promise from Gmail to Apps.

Google adds some shine to Chrome
News
31 Oct, 2008
Stuart Turton

The latest beta of the web giant's browser sees security fixes and performance improvements.

BlackBerry Flip lands on O2
News
31 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

BlackBerry’s first clamshell phone, blending consumer styling with business features, makes its way to O2.

Motorola warns on poor Q4 results
News
31 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Things are looking bleak for Motorola the rest of this year and next, forcing it to delay plans to spin off its mobile phone business.

Google Yahoo deal might be off
News
31 Oct, 2008
Reuters

It’s make or break time for the Google and Yahoo deal as pressure from US Department of Justice threatens to put the kibosh on tie-up between the two internet companies.

Analysis: Data is the ‘toxic pollution’ of the information age
News
30 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Richard Thomas made some very important points about the concepts of information and data, with BT’s chief security technologist in agreement.

Number of IT jobs advertised falls
News
30 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The economy is hitting employment opportunities in IT, according to Parity.

AMD presents green face to the world
News
30 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Initiative designed to reduce companies overall carbon footprint and earn itself green brownie points from governments.

Public Sector Roundup: Healthcare advances
News
30 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Healthcare students and staff have new networked facilities, LaserBand optimises patient identification and West Sussex transforms to save money.

Outsourcing predicted to weather the economic storm
News
30 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Intellect trends analysis finds widespread use and acceptance of outsourcing that is unlikely to be adversely affected by current financial instability.

Online fraud in the UK grows by 20 per cent
News
30 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

A new cybercrime report shows that the rise in e-crime shows no signs of abating.

Video: IBM creates security-on-a-stick for banking
News
30 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

If you’ve ever been worried that hackers could be intercepting your online transactions, IBM could soon have the answer.

SOA keeps CERN lights on
News
30 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

CERN is relying to SOA-based monitoring software to provide key alerts on the technical infrastructure underlying the world’s largest physics experiment.

Outsourcing trends adapt to economic climate
News
30 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The latest market research predicts a strong pipeline of outsourcing deals, but warns that buyers are slowing or deferring projects in response to the gloomy economic outlook.

Malware attacks costing $125,000 a month
News
30 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The cost to large enterprises in recovering from an attack rises, according to an annual report on the impact of internet applications on business.

HannsG gets tough with monitors
News
30 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Monitor manufacturer keeps prodding fingers and germs at bay with strengthened protective screen.

First Google phone now on sale
News
30 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The T-Mobile G1 featuring Google’s open source Android system went on sale in the UK today.

Tech for paying with mobile phones is ready
News
30 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Move over Oyster, the mobile phone wallet could soon be here.

Yahoo and AOL in merger discussions
News
30 Oct, 2008
Reuters

Merger could be on the way between Yahoo and AOL, further sticking the boot into Microsoft after its rejected bid for the search company.

Microsoft tries to give data some Oomph
Microsoft Oomph
News
30 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Project aims to make it easier to work with and integrate microformats into applications.

Windows Azure unmasked
Azure platform
News
30 Oct, 2008
Simon Bisson

Analysis: What will the future hold for Microsoft’s cloud computing platform and what does it means for developers.

Do SMBs need IT help?
News
29 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Small businesses envy the tech that larger firms can afford, a survey has suggested.

Energy Bill ushers in smart meters
News
29 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Suppliers have welcomed the government’s mandate to roll out smart meter technology by 2020, but questions remain over who will pick up the bill.

EXCLUSIVE - NEC FlexPower Server
Reviews
29 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

NEC delivers a blade server solution to SMBs and shows that this technology doesn’t need an enterprise price tag.

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Why is backing up given short shrift?
In-depth
29 Oct, 2008
Simon Brew

Data loss can be one of the quickest ways to bring a business to its knees. So why aren’t more people concerned about keeping their files safe and secure?