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Five ways businesses can improve by social networking
News
11 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The credit crunch getting you down? Here are five ways to get your staff working more efficiently just by using social networking tools.

New router from Cisco claims fast web speeds
News
11 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Cisco said that internet traffic will double every two years until 2012.

Vodafone cuts full-year outlook
News
11 Nov, 2008
Stuart Turton

Vodafone also announced plans to cut £1 billion in costs, but wouldn't say whether job cuts were likely.

Enterprises eye open source and Web 2.0
News
11 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Open source solutions are becoming more of an option for businesses.

Opera Mini 4.2 beta unveiled
News
11 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Latest version adds new features, such as desktop to mobile syncing, and improves YouTube performance.

Sun unveils new open storage lineup
News
11 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

The new family’s parent reckons the products will reduce costs by up to 75 per cent as well as simplifying storage management.

Parallels Desktop 4.0 for Mac released
News
11 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Latest version of Mac desktop virtualisation application promises speed boost of up to 50 per cent and improved back up and security options.

One in four servers unpatched for Kaminsky flaw
News
11 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Organisations and businesses worldwide are still leaving themselves open to DNS vulnerabilities.

Report calls for handhelds for all police officers
News
11 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A report has suggested all police officers should have mobile computers on the beat, and said the government should pay for it.

Nigerian scammers ditch email for Facebook
News
11 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Fraud moves onto social networking sites in the hopes of fooling users into sending cash.

Visa tests cards with built in PIN machine
News
11 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Visa is looking to boost security for online payments by giving customers their own PIN pad built into the card.

UK to fall behind US on green tech?
News
11 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

US president-elect Barack Obama is planning to invest £150 billion to create “green collar jobs” focusing on technology, which could leave the UK trailing in that market.

iPhone twice as reliable as BlackBerry
News
10 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

In a study of 15,000 smart phones, the Apple iPhone had the least malfunctions after one year.

Sun and Microsoft sign search deal
Microsoft and Sun
News
10 Nov, 2008
Reuters

MSN Toolbar will be bundled with Sun's Java platform doftware as Microsoft tries to challenge Google and increase its search market share.

VMware virtualises mobile phones
News
10 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

VMware has revealed its Mobile Virtualisation Platform, which it claims will simplify handset and operating system development.

Copyright on the tracks
In-depth
10 Nov, 2008
Richard Hillesley

The origins of the free software movement can be traced back to to the hackers of MIT's Tech Model Railroad Club, but more recently model railways have played a significant part in validating cop

Security body calls for data collection changes
News
10 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

A new survey that has found Brits are still revealing too many personal details online.

Researchers hijack Storm botnet for spam study
News
10 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Californian researchers pretend to be spammers, discovering that it takes millions of email messages to get a sale, but botnets are still profitable.

Hydrogen fuel cell to provide office power
EETC
News
10 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

Environmental technology centre in Yorkshire will use the cell as a proof of concept to show that hydrogen is a viable source of energy.

Public Sector Roundup: Tech spreads information
News
10 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

Steria mobilises the Cleveland Police, Becta launches a new education technology website and the Department of Health funds a database to help save lives.

DNS inventor tackles flaw
News
10 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

The inventor of the internet’s addressing system is working towards new measures designed to plug recently revealed security flaws.

IT illiteracy hinders productivity
News
10 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

Those in the know must work overtime to compensate for other employees IT traumas.

O2 Xda Zest launches on PAYG
News
10 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

For those who have baulked at the iPhone 3G’s price on Pay-as-you-Go, O2’s Windows Mobile powered Zest provides a cheaper alternative.

Survey: Critical infrastructure risks cyber attack
News
10 Nov, 2008
Miya Knights

Half of the critical infrastructure providers that the UK, Europe and North America rely on are vulnerable to cyber attack, according to a new survey.

Cable & Wireless halts demerger plan
Cable & Wireless
News
10 Nov, 2008
Chris Green

Blaming the weak economic climate, the British telco has postponed plans to break the company into two.

Spending online to jump 15 per cent
Online retail
News
10 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Shoppers are heading to the net in search of credit crunch Christmas savings, but growth will be lower than 2007.

Microsoft reveals Windows Server 2008 R2
WinHEC
News
9 Nov, 2008
Simon Bisson

In preparation for the launch of Windows 7 on the client, Microsoft readies a major update to its most recent server operating system with new features and bug fixes.

University of Westminster deploys Google Apps
Google Apps
Case Studies
9 Nov, 2008
Janae Olinger

The Central London university becomes the latest organisation to deploy Google’s web-based office productivity suite

Microsoft prepares for 'calm' Patch Tuesday
News
7 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Following last month’s heavy security bulletin and an emergency out-of-cycle patch, November looks to be the quietest Patch Tuesday in recent memory.

Photos: Virgin's 50Mb broadband modem
News
7 Nov, 2008
Maggie Holland

We got our hands on the first official photos of the shiny new device that will support the super-speedy service when it launches very soon.

Windows 7 could be out by next Christmas
News
7 Nov, 2008
Barry Collins

Learning lessons from Vista, Microsoft look to be focusing on a Windows 7 launch for the next holiday season.

Brother HL-6050D
Reviews
7 Nov, 2008
Simon Williams

We take a look at a sensibly priced, mid-range, network ready and duplexer equipped workgroup printer.

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iPhone ‘tethering’ on its way in US
News
7 Nov, 2008
Benny Har-Even

The ability to use your iPhone as a 3G modem is coming to the US soon, but O2’s plans for the UK are as yet unclear.

Timeline: How National ID cards have become a reality
News
7 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The UK ID card will be a reality for foreign nationals later on this month and in Britons hands next year. We look at its long and often tortuous process in 2008.

Week in Review: BlackBerry in the eye of the 'Storm'
News
7 Nov, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Vodafone and RIM have grabbed a lot of attention this week with their new touchscreen handset and the ID card is now very close to becoming a reality.

Is the password ill-equipped for the modern world?
Computer Security
In-depth
7 Nov, 2008
Simon Brew

It’s been around since pretty much the dawn of computing, but can the humble password ever again be regarded as secure?

SMBs value IT, but wait to upgrade
Small Business IT
News
7 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A survey has suggested UK small and medium businesses wait to see how others will use technology before investing in it.

UK firm wins global SMB award
Wiggly Wigglers
News
7 Nov, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Country gardening firm Wiggly Wigglers has taken top prize in Dell’s first ever global SMB awards.

US wireless internet to get faster, cheaper
News
7 Nov, 2008
Reuters

New regulation and new technology will enable the US to catch up and even overtake Europe for wireless internet says FCC chairman and Google’s Larry Page.

Nokia loses share to Apple and RIM
Mobile Phones
News
7 Nov, 2008
Reuters

Demand for the latest iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones eats into market leader Nokia’s market share.