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IT contractors worried about job security
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

While five per cent of IT freelancers were out of work last quarter, it's not time to panic yet.

Teens turning to e-crime?
News
28 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Security researchers report that more and more teenagers are turning to making trouble online, although many aren’t very good at it.

Windows 7 live blogging from Microsoft PDC
Windows 7
Live blogs
28 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Live coverage of the second keynote presentation from Microsoft's key developer event in Los Angeles, focusing on Windows 7

Dot Net analyses Wikipedia in the cloud
Dot Net Solutions
News
28 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

A British software development firm is among the first to produce a bespoke, data-intensive application running on Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform.

Microsoft gets ready for Paris
Microsoft Exchange
News
28 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

New developer tools and unified communications priorities revealed for the next versions of Microsoft’s main communication server products.

Microsoft unveils Azure cloud computing platform
The Azure platform architecture
News
27 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Enterprise applications from Microsoft and third parties set to move into the cloud as the Windows maker reveals its enterprise utility computing ambitions.

RSA Europe: Photos and news
RSA president Art Coviello
News
27 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie Asavin Wattanajantra

IT PRO is attending RSA Europe here in London, and we've got photos and news from the show floor.

RSA Europe: Microsoft praises UK e-crime unit
News
27 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Microsoft chief security advisor and ex FBI-agent hails the new Police Central e-crime unit as a possible turning point in the battle against cyber criminals.

Google Earth comes to iPhone
News
27 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

The whole world can now be placed in the palm of your hand, as the search company brings its Google Earth application to the Apple iPhone.

HTC expects to sell 600,000 Android phones this year
News
27 Oct, 2008
Stuart Turton

Chief exec Peter Chou said sales of the T-Mobile G1 were outstripping previous estimates.

RSA Europe: Innovation is the way out of the ‘economic hole’
News
27 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

At the opening keynote of RSA Europe 2008, the RSA president outlines the importance of innovation and technology.

What does Internet Explorer 8 mean for you?
In-depth
27 Oct, 2008
Mary Branscombe Simon Bisson

Plan ahead for Internet Explorer 8 so you can take advantage of the security and deployment features – and update your web sites and applications to support the new standards.

Tech loan defaults on the increase
News
27 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Credit problems are leading to more financing going through IT firms, rather than through banks and other third parties.

Report: NHS needs to use IT better
News
27 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Think tank says more use could be made of technologies we use everyday to improve NHS service delivery and management.

RSA Europe: London tops New York and Paris in wireless access
News
27 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

London is king when it comes to wireless connectivity, but it is being left behind by Paris and New York when it comes to Wi-Fi security.

Survey: Compliance costs IT dear
News
27 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

European firms struggle to keep up with regulations, while relying on spreadsheet-based processes that cost IT departments time and money.

Personalisation is key to future mobile success
Mobile service personsalisation is key.
News
27 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Uptake of mobile services would be much greater if personalisation was easier, according to research.

Government: No e-voting next year
News
27 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The government said it will not even trial the tech in 2009, but admits it is considering the tech for the longer-term.

12in Dell netbook gets Japan launch
News
27 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

A Dell netbook a 12in display has been launched in Japan but is coming to the UK soon through Tesco.

Police get mobile fingerprint scanners
News
27 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Agency says scheme to check identities while mobile will save police time, but civil rights groups have called for a stop to plans until legal protections are established.

Social networking for tube rage
News
27 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Londoners can now take their bus and tube rants online, as Transport for London launches its own social networking site.

Live blogging from the Microsoft PDC Keynote
Microsoft PDC 2008
Live blogs
27 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Live coverage of the opening keynote presentation from Microsoft's key developer event in Los Angeles

Translation in the enterprise
Globalisation is propelling translation software into the limelight.
In-depth
25 Oct, 2008
David Neal

As the geographic barriers to business come down, companies need to up their game when it comes to translation efforts.

Five ways to get rid of your old phone
News
24 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Some 50 million handsets are kicking around unused in the UK, when they could be sold, recycled or donated to charity.

Rackspace gets cloudier
News
24 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Hosting firm to offer servers in the cloud after picking up Slicehost and Jungle Disk for $11.5 million.

Xerox to cut five per cent of workforce
News
24 Oct, 2008
Stuart Turton

Xerox copies HP and Yahoo by announcing massive job cuts.

50 million mobiles waiting to be recycled
News
24 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

New research conducted for the launch of 'National Recycle Your Phone' week has found most mobiles bought in the UK end up just gathering dust.

Google launches Gmail for mobile 2.0
Google's Gmail for mobile 2.0 has been unveiled.
News
24 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The mobile 2.0 version includes offline mailbox access among other features.

Microsoft rushed out patch to prevent ‘worm’ exploit
News
24 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

More details are released about the critical security patch that Microsoft had to hurry out this week.

Cisco Systems WAAS Mobile 3.4 review
Reviews
24 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

Offering a software-only WAN optimisation solution for mobile workers is cost effective and flexible, but can it compete with appliance-based products for performance?

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Q&A: HP Labs’ Prith Banerjee
In-depth
24 Oct, 2008
Mary Branscombe

The director of HP Labs is looking to sharpen the focus of his researchers in the hopes of creating products, not just papers.

Week in Review: The death of Oyster and the ‘free’ laptop bonanza
News
24 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

As the days get short and the nights get long, you can rely on IT PRO to give you a daily dose of hot news to get you through the winter.

Microsoft’s results better than expected
News
24 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The software giant posts positive revenue and profit, and claims a strong position despite the economy.

NHS missing e-booking targets
News
24 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Doctors aren't using the new Choose and Book system as much Connecting for Health has hoped.

Survey: Firms lack information governance
News
24 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

New global research reveals absence of formal policies governing how information is controlled in enterprise organisations.

EXCLUSIVE - Fujitsu Siemens Primergy RX600 S4
Reviews
23 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

Fujitsu Siemens is first to market with Intel’s six-core Xeon processor and sets a high standard for the rest to follow.

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HP Color Laserjet CM6040 MFP review
Reviews
23 Oct, 2008
Simon Williams

This multifunction heavyweight is designed for large workgroups and comes equipped with comprehensive security features? We examine it for speed, quality and usability.

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TMG develops news app for Google Android
News
23 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The new application will be available from the Android Marketplace.

Open source Linux worth billions, Microsoft warned
News
23 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Can Microsoft compete with an billion dollar open source project which benefits from widespread collaboration?

EMC enjoys double-digit revenue growth
News
23 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The credit crunch may be biting, but the storage company remains relatively unscathed.