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EU to force operators to split network and retail
News
24 Sep, 2008
Reuters

European Parliament moves to boost competition, but stops short of creating a more-powerful regulator to take on Internet security.

Photos: IBM celebrates 50 years of its Hursley Lab
News
24 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

IBM invited IT PRO down to its Hursley labs to see 50 years of cool tech inventions.

Brown promises £300m to get people online
News
24 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

The Prime Minister has laid out plans to spend millions helping poor families buy computer equipment and broadband connections - after his government promised the same earlier this year.

Brits want data breaches criminalised
News
24 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

That’s the main finding of research into consumer attitudes towards online security, where four out of five people also don not trust how organisations handle data.

National Express to optimise rail revenue
News
24 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The transport operator has signed two multi-million pound deals to maximise the revenue per seat on its East England rail franchises.

NHS denies it will 'sell' patient data to businesses
News
24 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

As the discussion about patient confidentiality rumbles on, the NHS denies reports that it is prepared to sell patient data to third parties without consent.

ICO urges consumers to take control of their data
News
24 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The Information Commissioner's Office has called on consumers to manage their personal information themselves.

Chrome's market share stagnates
News
24 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Google’s shiny new browser can’t seem to stay above the one per cent market share mark.

PDF and Flash files under threat from cryptic code
News
24 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Disguised or hard to understand code is become more of a threat to Web 2.0 websites as criminals taking advantage of JavaScript.

Finland considers web monitoring after shooting
Matti Juhani Saari
News
24 Sep, 2008
IT Pro Reuters

Video posted by student Matti Juhani Saari before yesterday’s shooting revealed threat as well as Finland’s alarming gun culture.

Sony Ericsson says market to get tougher
News
24 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The floundering handset maker doesn't expect to improve its shrinking market share any time soon.

Touchscreen BlackBerry expected before Christmas
BlackBerry Bold
News
24 Sep, 2008
Reuters

US carrier Verizon reveals the imminent arrival of the BlackBerry Storm in a promotional email.

Fujitsu and Siemens discuss ending joint venture
Fujitsu Siemens
News
24 Sep, 2008
Jens Hack Reuters

Sources suggest that a dispute over the value of Siemens’ stake in the business is holding back Fujitsu’s takeover plan.

Yahoo preparing for fresh AOL talks
Yahoo HQ
News
24 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The prospect of a merger or partnership between Yahoo and Time Warner’s AOL is still on the cards.

Dell targets emerging markets with store PCs
News
24 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Dell hopes that the move into selling store PCs will ensure it makes its mark in the emerging markets.

Dell defends green IT strategy
News
23 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

The PC maker defends its green credentials, arguing that it is responding to environmental concerns about technology, despite criticism from groups including Greenpeace.

Google announces T-Mobile G1 Android phone
Android G1 handset
News
23 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

Debut handset will be made by HTC and carried by T-Mobile in the US and UK.

Mayor wants London covered in Wi-Fi
News
23 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

And the Prime Minister is set to offer millions of pounds to get every student online.

Web 2.0 to change business?
News
23 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The speed and flexibility of so-called Web 2.0 tech is forcing enterprises to evolve, according to a new report.

IBM looks to open standards
News
23 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Big Blue has formalised its policy when it comes to using open technical standards.

The big, bad world of the web is getting worse
News
23 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The amount of adult or controversial content carried on the internet has exploded in recent years - and porn is still tops for content.

Brits are losing patience with shopping online
News
23 Sep, 2008
Maggie Holland

Online customer experience is still far from ideal, according to research.

Ofcom leaves next-generation broadband to market forces
News
23 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

Report shows Ofcom will favour standards and competition over public funding for the next-generation of super-fast broadband in the UK.

Microsoft's Windows HPC Server 2008 ready for launch
Microsoft
News
23 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The software giant’s latest server product targets performance and integration beyond traditionally demanding high-performance computing workloads.

Four billion mobile users by the end of this year
News
23 Sep, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Emerging markets continue to spur growth in mobile subscriptions, with the latest billion new users coming in just five quarters.

France planning new 3G auction
3G concept phone
News
23 Sep, 2008
IT Pro Reuters

French telecoms operator is preparing a fresh bidding round after last year’s effort failed to generate a decent offer.

Mobile networks join forces for advertising push
Phones
News
23 Sep, 2008
Reuters

The UK’s five physical mobile phone network operators are collaborating on a project to promote advertising via mobile devices.

McAfee buys Secure Computing for £258 million
News
22 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Security software vendor McAfee goes on a spending spree in an effort to expand its product range and increase market share.

Lloyds TSB union calls for end to offshoring
Lloyds TSB
News
22 Sep, 2008
Chris Green

LTU is calling for a halt to Indian offshoring at the banking giant after it completes its takeover of HBOS.

Timeline: CERN’s LHC Experiment
CERN
News
22 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

With the LHC experiment on hold after a technical fault, we look back at the stories that have made CERN's multi-billion pound experiment one of the most talked-about science stories of the decad

Defra goes custom to manage projects
Cow
News
22 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The government agency has commissioned new portfolio management systems to track £4-billion worth of public projects.

LHC shuts down after helium leak
LHC
News
22 Sep, 2008
Janae Olinger

CERN scientists say it will be two months before world’s largest machine starts up again.

US passes stronger ID theft laws
Gavel
News
22 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

A new Federal law about to hit the statute books will introduce tougher penalties for ID crime as well as the right to sue for losses.

EXCLUSIVE: Hewlett Packard ProLiant DL785 G5 review
Reviews
22 Sep, 2008
Dave Mitchell

If you're looking for a system to handle serious database or virtualisation duties, this 8-socket Opteron server has what it takes.

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Carphone bids for Tiscali to become UK’s biggest ISP
News
22 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Looking to become the biggest ISP in the UK, Carphone bids for Tiscali's UK business on the cheap.

Brent Council unveils data clean-up plan
Brent Council
News
22 Sep, 2008
Miya Knights

The North London-based local authority has bought new software to assure the quality of citizen data before it is integrated with key line-of-business applications.

Free Linux driver development
Linux drivers
In-depth
22 Sep, 2008
Richard Hillesley

Open source drivers will become an imperative, rather than a choice, for device manufacturers who want to break into new markets and extend their user base.

NHS doctors need permission to access patient records
News
22 Sep, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The current patient consent system is being revised so that doctors will need permission to access electronic health records.

Apple recalls iPhone 3G charger
Apple's ultra compact USB charger
News
22 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Some of the new ultra compact power adapters sold in the US, Japan and elsewhere are faulty and potentially dangerous, triggering a mass recall and exchange process.

Siemens wants out of joint venture
Fujitsu Siemens
News
22 Sep, 2008
Reuters

Reports suggest that the Fujitsu Siemens joint venture might not be extended by Siemens as partnership comes up for renewal next year.