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UK businesses push open source adoption
News
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Annual global survey into open source software trends has found the UK is one of the frontrunners in terms of adoption.

Second-hand VPN leads to security breach at council
News
29 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Second-hand VPN kit sold on eBay for under a pound automatically opens a connection to Kirklees Council's private networks.

First look: Android-based T-Mobile G1
News
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Want to know what all the fuss is about?

MI6 uses Facebook to recruit spies
News
29 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

The secret service agency is looking to social networking to find more diverse recruits.

First look: T-Mobile G1
Reviews
29 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

T-Mobile is the first mobile player to bring Android to the masses, but will it be enough to tempt business users?

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Security tech fails without awareness
News
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

People can be the biggest danger in the fight for businesses to keep their systems secure.

FCO leaves 10,000 PCs on overnight
News
29 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The UK foreign affairs ministry has admitted to leaving the majority of its PC estate on overnight, at an unknown cost to the taxpayer.

The present and future of IT security
In-depth
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Mobile working and virtualisation could boost security - this and other insights on the past, present and future of IT security from Gartner research vice president Jay Heiser.

Three hard drives stolen from RAF
News
29 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

In yet another government data breach, three hard drives containing personnel information were stolen from a military base.

Panasonic rules out netbook
News
29 Sep, 2008
Benny Har-Even

ToughBook manufacturer will not be jumping on the netbook bandwagon, insisting it has no plans to produce a budget business machine.

European leaders want broadband for all
News
29 Sep, 2008
Stuart Turton

In what's becoming a common theme among politicians, the European Commission is debating measures to make broadband available for everyone in the bloc.

Gartner: Hackers are not winning
News
29 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

And don’t believe hacking is a good thing - it’s one of the many myths and misconceptions that businesses have to dig through before finding what matters to them, the analyst firm has said.

Government launches internet watchdog
News
29 Sep, 2008
Reuters

A new body announced today by the home secretary will try to keep children safe online.

Panasonic takes ToughBooks consumer with Dixons deal
News
29 Sep, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Panasonic to target ToughBooks at the UK consumer market, but will pursue different strategies in Europe and Japan.

Samsung CLP-315 colour laser
Reviews
29 Sep, 2008
Simon Williams

Colour laser printing doesn't have to mean big, bulky workgroup printers. Enter the CLP-315 - the world's smallest colour laser.

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Photos: Panasonic ToughBook factory tour
News
28 Sep, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Following the global press launch of Panasonic's new ToughBook range in Japan, the assembled journalists were taken on a tour of its manufacturing facility in Kobe.

First Look: Panasonic CF-18
Reviews
28 Sep, 2008
Benny Har-Even

At the global press launch in Japan, IT PRO got a chance to take a hands-on look at the CF-18.

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Teachers learn about data breaches
News
26 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A disk holding records on over 11,000 teachers has been lost in the post, echoing previous government data breaches.

Nokia set to release first touch screen phone
News
26 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The world's top handset maker looks ready to challenge Google and Apple with it's 'Tube' device.

How green is your data centre?
News
26 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

Data reveals that around $140 billion worth of server performance goes unused annually, despite companies paying for the power to run and cool the machines.

UK CIOs are overworked and under-supported
News
26 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

New research carried out among UK CIOs has found they are running to stand still just to keep the lights on, while lacking business or board level support.

Wireless market facing further consolidation
Trapeze Networks MP 432 Wi-Fi Access Point
News
26 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

The need to collaborate on 802.11n and WiMax development coupled with current economic pressures is driving wireless technology companies together.

Exclusive Photos: RIM's BlackBerry Javelin
BlackBerry Javelin
News
26 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

IT PRO got its hands on RIM's next BlackBerry, the mass-market Javelin smartphone, which is set to arrive in the UK in November.

Week in Review: Google Android hype starts here
News
26 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Google Android is the big tech story this week, but the public sector has seen the government make moves with ID cards and NHS records.

Data link failure causes airport chaos
News
26 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

Britain’s air traffic controller has blamed a data link failure in the systems controlling UK airspace for grounding aircraft across the country late yesterday.

Oracle believes it can catch up to SAP
News
26 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Software maker's president claims Oracle is growing much faster than rival SAP.

Mobiles phones lead on-the-go web access
News
26 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Mobile phone networks edge ahead of Wi-Fi when it comes to surfing the web.

Microsoft's Ballmer upbeat on IT market
News
26 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The software firm's chief executive believes tech firms and telcos will stay strong despite a struggling US economy.

Visa plans Google Android and Nokia apps
News
26 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Google Android and Nokia are looking to form important partnerships with the credit card network.

Lloyds TSB extends mobile banking
News
26 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The bank has become the first to introduce a range of additional services via mobile, including account transfers and view balances, in response to customer demand.

Problems ahead for femtocell rollout
NetEvents
News
25 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

Growth in cellular network use has exposed coverage problems for all the networks, but femtocells are unlikely to deliver the quick fix operators hope.

Windows 7 Alpha to be available to developers
News
25 Sep, 2008
Stuart Turton

The Professional Developers Conference next month will be among the first opportunities for outsiders to see a pre-beta build of Windows 7.

Analysis: Nokia bets on Linux and Symbian
News
25 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Linux, Symbian and open source looks to be the future for Nokia as it approaches a head-on clash with Google.

What's happened to VMware?
In-depth
25 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The golden tech firm still has its shine, but competition from Microsoft and a falling share price have begun to tarnish things. Will the situation improve, or is the virtualisation leader in trouble?

Cisco moves to plug router software flaws
News
25 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

System administrators have some work to do to patch vulnerabilities with the software that works with Cisco’s underlying network routers and switches.

Photos: Government unveils first ID cards
News
25 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Starting in November, foreign nationals will have to start applying for the controversial identity document.

UPDATED: BT exchange break-in cuts service - again
News
25 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Another burglary at a BT exchange has apparently hit users of the 21CN network in Stepney Green.

‘Father of the internet’ warns on IP address drought
News
25 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Internet innovator Vint Cerf has highlighted the need to switch to IPv6 before the number of available IP addresses runs out.

Panasonic reveals new ToughBook range
News
25 Sep, 2008
Benny Har-Even

New executive class ToughBooks offer the latest generation Intel technology in a ruggedised chassis.

New software certification to stem vulnerabilities
News
25 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Security education group looks at new certification which will make sure software developers are doing the right things to keep out the bugs.