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Emergency text service for deaf expands
News
8 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

The 80999 service is being expanded to cover more people in the South West of England.

Photos: RIM's BlackBerry Storm
BlackBerry Storm - Front
News
8 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

IT PRO takes a closer look at RIM's first touch screen handset.

RIM sets autumn release for BlackBerry Storm
News
8 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The email-via-phone pioneer hopes its first touch screen device will go down a storm when it comes to market later this year.

EC calls for urgent business adoption of IPv6
Networking
News
7 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The threat of running out of IP addresses is not motivating businesses to switch to IPv6, but the cost of rushing a late migration may prove a different matter.

AMD confirms break-up plans
AMD's Dresden Fab
News
7 Oct, 2008
IT Pro Reuters

Chip fabs will be spun off into a separate manufacturing business, with AMD concentrating on chip design.

Fortinet FortiGate-3810A
Reviews
7 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

An enterprise UTM appliance that’s big on features, performance and expansion potential, but is it good value as well?

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RIM: Consumerisation won’t hurt BlackBerry security
BlackBerry
News
7 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

The BlackBerry maker insists that handsets aimed at consumers will retain all the security features that business users have been using for years.

IT pros shirking green responsibilities
Green IT
News
7 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Businesses acknowledge the need for green IT improvements, but are still failing to act.

Bolton man could face 15 years for US hack attacks
Computer Security
News
7 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

A British citizen is one of a pair of Europeans being chased by the FBI, alleged to have attacked US online retailers for profit.

National IT academy launches
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The National Skills Academy for IT looks to recruit and train more IT pros for the sector.

More UK businesses jump on broadband super highway
News
7 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Broadband comms are getting faster for UK companies, according to new research.

Teachers losing confidence in tech skills
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A new report shows that fewer teachers feel 'competent' with technology in the classroom.

HTC Touch Pro
Reviews
7 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Competition in the smartphone space is fiercer than ever. Is HTC's Touch Pro as good as we initially hoped?

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UPDATED: Oyster card hack is published
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A Dutch professor has laid out how to hack the chip used in Oyster cards, following a legal battle to keep the information quiet.

Virgin overtakes O2 for download speeds?
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

As rumours of a 50Mb broadband rollout surface, a new test places Virgin Media ahead of the mobile operator for download speeds.

iPhone winning US market share
News
7 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Apple’s iconic handset is second only to Motorola’s RAZR among American mobile phone users.

AMD set to announce factory sell-off
AMD
News
7 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The chipmaker is expected to announce its turnaround plan, which will involve outsourcing production and reducing its debt.

UK heads EU phishing league
News
7 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Spam volumes drop, but the UK still tops the European phishing ranking.

City of London digitises and archives records
News
7 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

The oldest local authority in the UK has finally selected archiving and records management software to manage its business needs.

Asus expects record laptop sales
News
7 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The maker of the Eee PC claims it has suffered little impact from the global economic downturn.

SAP shares drop on falling business
News
6 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The enterprise software maker's shares dove 19 per cent today, taking rival Oracle down eight per cent.

10 per cent of jobs to go at eBay
News
6 Oct, 2008
Reuters

The online marketplace will cut a thousand jobs after reporting weaker-than-expected revenue results.

Data de-duplication is hot topic for Storage Expo
News
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Yet, some businesses still think it’s not for them, according to a new survey.

Financial IT contractors’ pay at five year low
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Pay rates have fallen by 12 per cent for IT workers in the finacial sector, according to new research.

IBM joins the cloud computing crowd
News
6 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

IBM is joining the likes of Microsoft, Amazon and Intel by offering cloud computing services.

Orange goes green with phone ratings
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

Orange has teamed up with the World Wildlife Foundation in France to examine the environmental impact of different mobile phones.

Palm Treo Pro
Reviews
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

In the light of recent stiff competition, can Palm’s latest do enough to keep business users interested?

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Social networking in business and branding
In-depth
6 Oct, 2008
Mark Dye

Savvy brands are beginning to realise that social networks have the potential to support almost every aspect of a business – especially marketing and branding.

Brit fashion brand updates wireless comms
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

Ben Sherman has replaced an existing Cisco wireless LAN in an effort to speed business by providing more secure and manageable wireless access to staff.

Government to spy on email using £12bn database
News
6 Oct, 2008
Janae Olinger

A huge database would store billions of pieces of communication in order to fight against terrorism, but how will it stay secure?

XP dodges death again
News
6 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Microsoft is to allow downgrades from Vista for an additional six months.

Tech distractions may help decision makers think
Distractions can help us problem solve, according to researchers
News
6 Oct, 2008
Maggie Holland

Focusing away from the problem may actually help you focus on the solution, according to researchers.

Service management pros confident despite downturn
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

No job cuts are expected by service desk workers, but that sector can expect a hiring freeze, a study has shown.

Unified comms enhances council service
News
6 Oct, 2008
Miya Knights

New technology to improve the management of customer services has led West Berkshire Council to improve service quality, efficiency and first-time call resolution.

SaaS will benefit from virtualisation growth
Virtualisation
News
6 Oct, 2008
Chris Green

Research suggests that two thirds of companies will adopt some form of SaaS as enterprises move towards more virtual and cloud-based computing.

CERN shows off LHC Grid
News
3 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Despite the experiment being delayed, scientists are keen to show off the massive computing grid being used to analyse the deluge of data.

Clearswift MIMEsweeper Web Appliance ENW
Reviews
3 Oct, 2008
Dave Mitchell

An easily deployed web content filtering solution with strong policy based controls but can Clearswift keep up with the latest productivity sapping web threats?

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HSBC launches unified comms pilot
News
3 Oct, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Banking giant tests out a unified communications solution from Nortel in London, with a view to rolling it out globally.

Royal Mail gets itself a CoPilot
News
3 Oct, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Delivery company makes major in-vehicle satellite navigation investment to streamline its business and offer near real-time parcel tracking for customers.

MI5 computer stolen through window
News
3 Oct, 2008
Nicole Kobie

The theft of the encrypted computer follows another data breach by MI6.