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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?

NHS IT at a standstill?
News
29 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Conservative and Liberal Democrat shadow ministers call for urgent review of the £12 billion NHS IT programme.

EU takes stock of public networks
News
29 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

A report to investigate what countries are doing to strengthen the resilience of public communication networks finds a light touch approach in the UK.

RSA Europe: The career paths of a successful online fraudster
News
29 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Bored of traditional information technology? Maybe it’s time to join the dark side – become an online fraudster…

HP adds to its netbook range
News
29 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Two new machines arrive to bolster HP's netbook range, including one with integrated mobile broadband connectivity.

SNW Europe: Fujitsu Siemens tackles email overload
News
29 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The infrastructure giant has teamed up with industry players to launch an initiative aimed at making the way companies use and store email much more efficient.

Britons send 217 million texts each day
News
29 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

New devices help spur use of SMS and other messaging, according to the Mobile Data Association.

Asus Android phone in the pipeline
News
29 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Taiwanese based manufacturer hopes it can have the same impact in growing smartphone market as it has had in netbooks.

Very PC offers servers for (almost) free
News
29 Oct, 2008
Stuart Turton

Green computing company will take your old servers and give you its Janus II, charging just the monthly difference in energy bills.

ICO reveals even more data breaches
News
29 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

In the year since the HMRC breach, some 277 incidents have been reported to the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Kids bypass school internet security controls
News
29 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

A security vendor survey has revealed widespread access to inappropriate web content at school, highlighting a need to do more to protect pupils online.

Photos: Windows 7 new features and interface
Windows 7 Desktop
News
29 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Following on from the announcement of Windows 7, IT PRO brings you first-hand screenshots of the pre-beta release showing the new capabilities and new look.

Online grocery shopping gets the Tesco API treatment
Tesco
News
29 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

The British grocery giant shows off its future view of how PC-savvy shoppers will be able to shop online for groceries and manage the household.

BBC set for iPlayer overhaul
BBC iPlayer
News
29 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Auntie reveals plans for Live Mesh-based upgrade to the popular video and audio on-demand service.

Windows 7 sounds death knell for Vista
The new look Windows 7 desktop
News
28 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Microsoft reveals the timeline and next version of its desktop Windows operating system, effectively marking the beginning of the end for its troubled Vista release.

RSA Europe: The growth of the underground hacker ‘economy’
News
28 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Credit card data dealing on underground forums laid bare – service level agreements and efficient cash conversion that even the stock market could take lessons from.

Dell announces new business desktops, services
News
28 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Reducing costs and simplifying operations are the name of the game with new Optiplex systems, while Dell services are also enhanced.

Security hole in first Google Android phone
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

As the T-Mobile G1 is set to launch in the UK this week, security researchers discover a vulnerability.

Microsoft's PDC: All the news
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Microsoft is this week announcing details of its cloud computing platform, Windows 7 and more at its Professional Developers Conference in LA - and IT PRO is there to bring you all the news.

RSA Europe: Emerging markets' IT talent turning to cybercrime
News
28 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Microsoft and Fujitsu security leaders both announce the big threat of the economic downturn turning future IT graduates into criminals.

Survey: Encryption challenges remain
News
28 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

A poll has found organisations encrypting more data, but backup and key management still remain as challenges.

Motorway comms project over budget and past deadline
News
28 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The Public Accounts Committee says the procurement of the national motorway communications upgrade contract cost £12 million more than it should have.

New Ubuntu desktop and server versions ready this week
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Canonical has announced the version 8.10 of its desktop and server Linux operating systems will be available for download on 30 October.

IT contractors worried about job security
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

While five per cent of IT freelancers were out of work last quarter, it's not time to panic yet.

Teens turning to e-crime?
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Security researchers report that more and more teenagers are turning to making trouble online, although many aren’t very good at it.