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Google tops UK search engine rankings
News
12 May, 2008
Miya Knights

The internet software giant continues to top the list of most popular search engines in the UK, increasing its ROI by 14 per cent over the last quarter.

UK embraces mobile social networking
News
12 May, 2008
Miya Knights

Using mobile phones to access social networking websites is the "next big thing" according to new research.

Compellent Storage Center
Reviews
12 May, 2008
Dave Mitchell

Hierarchical storage management made easy. Enter the Compellent Storage Center.

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Managing the public face: Why perception is king in IT
In-depth
12 May, 2008
Simon Brew

Some leading IT companies are seen as big and unfriendly, others as cool and welcoming - but why?

Who'd be an ISP?
In-depth
12 May, 2008
Simon Brew

Once upon a time, providing internet services was a straightforward business. It certainly isn't any more, though, as the threat of new legislation and litigation hang over the industry.

MySpace promotes openness with data sharing scheme
News
9 May, 2008
Matthew Sparkes

MySpace attempts to revive slowing traffic by making its data openly available to sites such as Yahoo and eBay.

EDF powers up remote monitoring data network
News
9 May, 2008
Miya Knights

The energy provider is using mobile routers as part of its communications network for monitoring substations across London and the South East.

Microsoft previews a quiet May Patch Tuesday
News
9 May, 2008
Miya Knights

Four bugs to be fixed as part of its monthly patching cycle, with three rated 'critical' and affecting a wide range of software.

File sharing infects 500,000 computers
News
9 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

McAfee reveal details on what it calls the most significant malware outbreak since 2005, as peer-to-peer networks look under threat.

US politicians to debate net neutrality
News
9 May, 2008
Reuters

The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has introduced legislation that, if passed, will bar network providers from discriminating against some internet content.

Week in Review: Microsoft cuts ties with Yahoo
News
9 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Microsoft finally gives up on its long and protracted takeover bid. We also looked at ID cards, sewer broadband, lie detectors, future wireless, and a new botnet king is crowned.

Manchester upgrades CCTV network
News
9 May, 2008
Miya Knights

The city council confirms faith in CCTV with order to upgrade analogue surveillance technology in line with network IP migrations plans.

Google warming up to YouTube and Yahoo
News
9 May, 2008
Adam Tanner Reuters

The company's annual shareholder meeting outlines Google's plans for the next year, with Yahoo and how to monetise YouTube, chief topics of concern.

Deduplication leads new storage tech
News
9 May, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The compression method and other innovations are key to managing storage costs in the face of smaller IT budgets, a Gartner analyst has said.

End of the road for 3.5 inch, fibre channel
News
9 May, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Seagate predicts 3.5 inch drives and fibre channel interfaces are on the way out, in favour of smaller form factors and SAS.

UK retail IT investment stagnates
News
8 May, 2008
Miya Knights

Sixth annual report on IT in retail has revealed that investment levels remain the same as last year, while refresh cycles are getting longer.

Dell releases virtualisation optimised servers
News
8 May, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Looks to push virtualisation into the mainstream with new PowerEdge servers backed up with enhanced consultation services.

Srizbi now the dominant spam botnet
News
8 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Research by Marshal claims the last two months have seen the botnet Srizbi dramatically growing in threat.

ID scheme costs rise further
News
8 May, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

In its biannual report the IPS has estimated that the cost of the ID card scheme has risen by nearly a third.

The impact of the Eee PC
In-depth
8 May, 2008
Simon Brew

Had most people in IT even heard of Asus' Eee PC a year ago? Probably not. Yet its impact has been nothing short of remarkable...

End2End seals SMS delivery deal with KLM
News
8 May, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Passengers with the Dutch airline carrier will be receiving flight status notifications thanks to the mobile messaging provider.

Bournemouth wins fibre broadband sewer network
News
8 May, 2008

Bournemouth is chosen by H2O Networks as the first city to implement a sewer broadband network system throughout its homes and businesses.

Lie detectors to combat benefit fraud
News
8 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Following the success of a voice analysis pilot project to combat benefit fraud, the government has announced more funding.

Customers up and losses down at Virgin Media
News
8 May, 2008
Kate Holton Reuters Chris Green

A rare piece of good news from the embattled cable operator, as churn rates dropped, new customers are up and first quarter losses are cut by two thirds.

Hillingdon gets storage savvy
News
8 May, 2008
Nicole Kobie

West London borough upgrades its storage to Compellent as part of an IT reorganisation.

Virtualisation of storage is 'tepid', says analyst
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8 May, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Despite being a hot topic, virtualisation of storage isn't being taken up as quickly as many think, a Forrester analyst has said.

BlackBerry awards honour female tech achievement
News
7 May, 2008
Maggie Holland

RIM champions and showcases the success of females in the sector with its Women & Technology Awards.

LG Flatron L206WU - DisplayLink monitor
Reviews
7 May, 2008
Benny Har-Even

DisplayLink technology uses USB to expand your desktop view - no graphics card required! We check out the LG Flatron L206WU.

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Huge growth forecast for mobile ad spending
News
7 May, 2008
Miya Knights

A new analyst report forecasts annual growth of over 40 per cent as handset improvements offer cost-effective communication streams.

South Somerset goes mobile
News
7 May, 2008
Miya Knights

The south west district council will get mobile services for its staff as part of a new voice telecoms deal with Thus.

Toshiba pimps its portables
News
7 May, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

New laptop model aimed at "design-conscious" consumers and professionals, but vendor plans to offer personalised designs, starting in France.

Whitbread saves millions on card handling
News
7 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Transaction costs are cut and customer service improved following the roll-out of card payment solution throughout all Whitbread businesses

Mobile tech boosts aid workers' ability to help
News
7 May, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Non-governmental organisations are making good use of mobile innovations to help improve the lives of people around the world, a new report has shown.

P&O Ferries sets sight on web analytics
News
7 May, 2008
Miya Knights

The European ferry operator has invested in web analytics software to monitor and dynamically manage its website content, as part of a push to increase online revenue.

England's oldest private bank outsources IT
News
7 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Old and new meet as C Hoare & Co, a bank dating back to the 1600s, signs an outsourcing contract with leading global IT service provider Capgemini.

'New wireless devices will save lives' says Ofcom
News
7 May, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

An Ofcom report, researched over 18 months, looks at how wireless technology could develop in the next decade and beyond - but warns that spectrum needs to be better managed.

HTC launches Windows Mobile 6.1 Touch Diamond
News
7 May, 2008
Stephen Pritchard

Orange to be first UK network to offer the HSDPA-capable "iPhone killer".

Microsoft re-releases XP Service Pack 3
News
7 May, 2008
Stuart Turton

After several delays and an aborted initial launch, Microsoft finally kicks the third service pack for XP out of the door.

40 top-tier businesses threatened by hackers
News
7 May, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Internet security firm Finjan discovers that over 1.4GB of data from individuals, businesses and organisations is being hosted on a Crimeserver

Auction sites shunned by online shoppers
News
6 May, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

eBay and other online retailers fall victim to the economic slowdown as purchase power falls by four per cent.