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Acer launches Blu-ray Gemstone laptops
News
13 Mar, 2008
Stuart Turton

The company has confirmed rumours of Blu-ray powered laptop range.

Will Windows 7 arrive sooner than we thought?
News
13 Mar, 2008
Barry Collins

The Redmond giant gives version of Windows 7 to the US government, perhaps suggesting that Vista's successor may be ready to roll next year.

Budget garners muted response from IT industry
News
12 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

With little or no new legislation concerning the skills development, procurement and use of IT by UK business, Alistair Darling's budget appears to hold little interest for trade and industry bod

Microsoft releases Windows Aero inspired keyboard
News
12 Mar, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Wireless keyboard set sports Vista inspired design cues and ergonomic layout along with rechargeable mouse.

BT launches RingCentral for small businesses
News
12 Mar, 2008
Maggie Holland

Communications giant unveils new virtual phone system.

Card fraud abroad up claims APACS
News
12 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

After two years of consecutive reductions in UK card fraud losses, APACS full-year figures shows fraud in countries yet to implement chip and PIN has pushed fraud levels back up.

IT managers fear remote working data leaks
News
12 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Businesses are concerned over potential security issues arising from remote working and guest network access, according to report.

Microsoft target Office with Patch Tuesday blitz
News
12 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

The software vendor's monthly round of software updates places hackers' attentions firmly on its productivity suite, including an Excel exploit that's been in the wild for weeks.

AMD announces new CIO
News
12 Mar, 2008
Maggie Holland

Chip maker appoints Dell veteran to its technology infrastructure role.

Report claims UK dumps 12.5 million computers a year
News
12 Mar, 2008
Stuart Turton

12.5 million working computers are dumped in landfills every year, according to new research.

Digital divide between Generation Y and management
News
12 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Graduates and managers disagree about whether newer methods of communication like webcams and IM are suitable for the workplace.

Berners-Lee puts web science on the IT agenda
News
11 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The inventor of the web sheds light on work that combines social and technological research to guide the future use of online environments.

Orange extends mobile broadband tariffs
News
11 Mar, 2008
Maggie Holland

Operator has tweaked its Business Everywhere mobile broadband rates.

News Corp cools interest in Yahoo deal
News
11 Mar, 2008
Elizabeth Wolfe

The media giant has dropped its interest in doing a deal with the internet company, removing an important obstacle in Microsoft's plans for a potential takeover.

Mozilla launches Firefox 3 Beta 4
News
11 Mar, 2008
Stuart Turton

Firefox Beta 4 is unveiled, but there's still no confirmed release date.

Green IT causing data centre confusion
News
11 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

Organisations are adopting green initiatives but they're unsure how it will impact data centre efficiency and are wary of vendor hype.

O2 expands Xda line with Atmos
News
11 Mar, 2008
Benny Har-Even

HTC's latest handset arrives on O2 in the guise of the Atmos, featuring both a slide out QWERTY keyboard and a numeric keypad.

AstraZeneca outsources clinical data management
News
11 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

In the largest deal of it kind, the lead on the pharmaceutical giant's project to centralise and streamline key research and development process delivery speaks exclusively to IT PRO about its an

UK IT workers facing tough competition from foreign recruits
News
11 Mar, 2008
Elizabeth Wolfe

IT workers from around the world are in high demand in the UK, new statistics show.

University of Birmingham extends Wi-Fi network
News
11 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

Campus-wide Wi-Fi coverage is scheduled for completion by the end of this year, with the roll out of new access point networking technology to offer students, staff and visitors fully redundant networ

UK businesses aware of Green IT potential
News
10 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

White paper shows that the majority of UK companies are generally well aware of the green IT agenda compared to the rest of Europe.

BT boss may delay departure
News
10 Mar, 2008
Elizabeth Wolfe

Ben Verwaayen, the current chief executive of the British telco may wait until 2009 and a better financial climate before stepping down.

Majority of UK say 'businesses not doing enough on security'
News
10 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Research shows that British users lack the trust that the rest of Europe has over the efforts of businesses to keep their details secure.

Laptop demand to sustain 2008 PC growth
News
10 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

Latest IDC analyst predictions are for another 'buoyant' year for this region's PC market, driven in Western Europe in particular by multiple-device households or laptop refresh cycles.

IT spending defies economic gravity
News
10 Mar, 2008
Maggie Holland

Tech expenditure is tipped to beat inflation, according to the NCC.

Bernard Matthews deploys 'bootiful' data comms
News
10 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

The turkey farmer brand has cuts data processing costs by up to 25 per cent with a unified electronic trading platform.

OOXML: Standards for accepting standards
In-depth
10 Mar, 2008
Richard Hillesley

After the Ballot Resolution Meeting (BRM) of the International Standards Organisation (ISO) failed to resolve the differences around Microsoft's proposed OOXML standard, what happens next?

Former head of Motorola device business resigns
News
10 Mar, 2008
Benny Har-Even

It's 'Goodbye Moto' as another of the struggling mobile phone company's executives moves on.

No sex please, we're techies!
News
10 Mar, 2008
Maggie Holland

Brits are swapping sex drives for hard drives, according to new Sleep Council research.

OOXML and the future of open standards
In-depth
10 Mar, 2008
Richard Hillesley

Delegates from the national standards bodies who contribute to the International Standards Organisation (ISO) met last week in Geneva to decide the immediate future of Microsoft's OOXML data form

Wiltshire outsources IT transformation pre-merger
News
10 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

The council has signed a deal to move to a new, hosted SAP shared services platform and save up to £11-million annually after it merges five separate authorities into one.

Camera that "sees" through clothes developed
News
10 Mar, 2008
Reuters

But it will only be used to detect threats such as drugs, explosives or weapons.

HSBC customers in website certificate scare
News
10 Mar, 2008
Stuart Turton

HSBC customers informed the website's security certificate had expired.

Microsoft targets Office with four patches next Tuesday
News
7 Mar, 2008
Miya Knights

The software vendor's preview notice raise some security analyst eyebrows, with the news it will patch every supported version of the company's Office business suite next week.

Week in Review: Can the Government handle data security?
News
7 Mar, 2008
Elizabeth Wolfe

Data security becomes a top level Government matter, as Labour and the Conservatives argue over ID cards and the best way to tackle cyber crime.

HSBC and Natwest among the top three phishing targets
News
7 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Report by security vendor reveals main brands targeted by phishers, and also shows how criminals are moving on to less well defended institutions

Micro Focus ups its Enterprise View
News
7 Mar, 2008
Chris Green

Release of version 5.6 of the company's Enterprise View product delivers improved visibility of enterprise IT assets, change management and reporting.

Photo Story: Malware and art collide
Tutorials
7 Mar, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

For the first time ever, it is possible to visualise the malware code through artistic visualisation and computational technology.