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Teachers need to use more tech
News
15 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Schools have invested more into their ICT systems this year than ever before, but teachers are slow to adopt the technologies in the classroom.

IT security spending to rise despite recession
Security
News
15 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

An annual information security survey has revealed budgets are on the rise to combat damaging data breach incidents, despite the economic downturn.

Major internet security suites are vulnerable
News
15 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Traditional ‘anti-virus’ software doesn’t do enough, even though it is advertised as being a complete solution.

Storage Expo: Tech needs to look at bigger green picture
News
15 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

There’s more to saving the planet than making things recyclable or using less energy, according to a leading analyst.

Storage Expo: North Wiltshire shows its BakBone
News
15 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Local authority boosts data protection efforts with NetVault: Backup.

Mail-order giant expands data warehouse
News
15 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Otto Group, the owner of Freemans and Grattan, is enhancing its operational efficiency by expanding its data warehouse with time-critical information.

The Storm botnet is finally dead – but what's next?
News
15 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The botnet which wrecked havoc in early 2007 is dead, but it looks like it has been replaced by something stronger.

Storing the virtual world
In-depth
15 Oct, 2008
Simon Bisson

Storage virtualisation has become another major piece of the virtual infrastructure – and iSCSI appliances look set to dominate this market.

Novell buys Managed Objects
News
15 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Novell will pick up the firm and its Configuration Management Database for an undisclosed sum.

Microsoft issues four critical patches
News
15 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Another bumper Patch Tuesday addresses nearly 10 vulnerabilities, some of which affect mission-critical systems, like Active Directory.

Opera develops search engine for web developers
News
15 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

According to the MAMA system, the average web page has 47 markup errors and some 80 per cent of sites use CSS.

Netbooks help Acer top HP in European sales
News
15 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Netbooks prop up computer sales as Acer takes the top spot for EMEA shipments, according to Gartner data.

Intel posts 12 per cent profit jump
News
15 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The tech giant said demand was steady but prices had dipped, as analysts praised the chipmaker's strong product line-up.

Office by subscription for £60 a year
News
14 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Microsoft is to offer its Office suite for an annual subscription.

Cybercriminals exploiting 'the human' to steal data
News
14 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

A new McAfee report shows criminals are increasingly targeting the human, rather than the technology, to steal personal data.

Survey: SMBs ready to embrace cloud savings
News
14 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Most small and midsized businesses are eager to embrace cloud computing benefits, but few are considering the network and security implications.

Microsoft's next OS keeps Windows 7 name
News
14 Oct, 2008
Barry Collins

The codename for the next Windows system will be kept on as the official name, Microsoft has announced.

Xerox Phaser 6180VDN
Xerox Phaser 6180VDN
Reviews
14 Oct, 2008
Simon Williams

Xerox tackles the mid-range colour laser market, but will its latest low-price business printer in the Phaser line outperform cheaper entry-level models?

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Debenhams trials touch screens in new store
Debenhams
News
14 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The department store retailer will use touch screen displays to test an electrical goods price comparison service in its new West London flagship store.

Timeline: McKinnon’s desperate fight to avoid US justice
News
14 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Gary McKinnon's fight against extradition may finally be at the end of the road as the Home Secretary rejects his appeal.

Happy birthday: The mobile phone is 25
News
14 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The iconic device has reached its quarter century milestone.

Hackers spam fake Microsoft security update
News
14 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

A clever attempt to take advantage of Microsoft’s ‘Patch Tuesday’.

Spam downs Virgin Media email
News
14 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Spam attack on email provider Tucows hits users of Virgin Media's service.

ONStor unveils new Cougar NAS gateways
News
14 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Reliability and power efficiency are key attributes, according to product’s makers.

Microsoft releases Silverlight 2
Silverlight
News
14 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

More open source development support and collaboration improvements top the list of new features in Microsoft’s rival to Adobe’s Flash and AIR.

Specsavers signs store IT framework deal
Specsavers
News
14 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The chain of opticians has signed a global agreement for IT supplies to speed up its international expansion plans.

Apple's MacBook launch beset by leaks
Apple
News
14 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

The Cupertino-based technology maker is scheduled to announce new portable products, with hints of a possible move into netbooks.

AMD escapes graphics chip probe
AMD
News
14 Oct, 2008
IT Pro Reuters

US antitrust investigators end their study of the graphics chip industry and take no action against the owner of ATI.

New US anti-piracy bill becomes law
Pirate flag
News
14 Oct, 2008
Reuters

US president George Bush signs off on the new legislation that will increase the penalties for audio and video content piracy.

Google and Yahoo could face antitrust suit
Google and  Yahoo
News
14 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The two internet giants are in talks with US authorities to avoid their advertising tie-up being declared anti-competitive.

BT’s Small Business Week off to a motivational start
News
13 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

ACCA, British Chambers of Commerce, Everywoman and Dragon’s Den’s Peter Jones join BT to kick off week-long event.

IT pros feel no guilt for slacking off at work
News
13 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Poor pay is the main driver behind IT workers checking personal email and Facebook at work, according to a new survey.

Sun claims seven records with new server
News
13 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Server manufacturer highlights success in industry standard enterprise benchmarks to sell the benefits of its latest Solaris based system.

Credit crunch moves business to adopt open source
News
13 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The adoption of open source increases as businesses look to tighten their IT budgets.

Boffins near to perfecting human/robot communication
News
13 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Reading University details contenders in its artificial intelligence competition.

Gartner: IT spend to slow next year
News
13 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The analyst firm is predicting that economic troubles will hit IT spending, but that it won’t be as bad as during the dot com bust.

Public Sector Roundup: Internet reduces government’s costs
News
13 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

This week, local government websites need to install tracking systems, Liverpool’s City Council web site ranked one of the best, and a new agreement allows educators access to software.

Healthcare Commission signs £17m IP deal
News
13 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The healthcare watchdog has signed up to the THUS network for fully managed, IP-based voice, data and internet services.

SAP customers still see price hikes as raw deal
SAP
News
13 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Forrester reports that SAP customers are still angry about hikes in maintenance pricing, but that they may struggle to get the value they are paying for.

VeryPC GreenServer Janus II
Reviews
13 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

VeryPC shows that two servers can fit in one chassis and convincingly demonstrates good power efficiency along the way.

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