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How to Set up Remote Admin using Netviewer
Tutorials
8 Aug, 2008
Mary Branscombe

Simplify remote support by seeing and controlling the PC you’re trying to fix with Netviewer one2one - Mary Branscombe shows you how to speed through a session.

Google’s AOL investment takes a dive
AOL
News
8 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Moves by Time Warner to separate AOL into a standalone business set a far lower valuation for the firm than the one set by Google’s original investment.

Icahn takes seat on Yahoo’s board
Yahoo
News
8 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Rebel shareholder joins the board of the under-fire internet company as part of a peace deal to quell shareholder unrest.

NHS splits CIO role in two
NHS
News
8 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

New IT leaders to head the NHS IT modernisation programme, costing over a third more the CIO they will replace.

Virgin Media loses 20,000 customers
Virgin media
News
7 Aug, 2008
Chris Green

A positive set of second quarter financial results are overshadowed by disappointing customer retention figures.

UK is a spam and phishing hotspot
News
7 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

Anti-spam firm calls for collaborative action to stem a fast-growing tide of spam and phishing attacks it has found originated and aimed at UK users.

DNS researcher claims 35 ways to exploit flaw
News
7 Aug, 2008
Matthew Sparkes

Dan Kaminsky has told the Black Hat conference that the DNS security flaw is even worse than expected.

IT management roles fall, but rest are static
News
7 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

New figures have suggested that IT jobs are largely holding steady despite an economic downturn.

Oracle rushes to patch serious flaw
News
7 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The software giant has patched a flaw given its most severe vulnerability rating, after issuing an advisory on it last week.

Revealed: what IT pros want from work
News
7 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

A survey has uncovered the top deal breakers when it comes to IT employment.

Nisa-Today’s sources locally with e-trading
Nisa Today's retailer
News
7 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The high-street grocer has deployed new electronic trading software and services to support its local sourcing initiatives.

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2008
News
7 Aug, 2008
Barry Collins

The latest version of the database software focuses on scalability, reporting tools and large-scale data warehousing.

Google increases its search dominance
ComScore
News
7 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Google has raised its market share lead as the most popular search site in the UK.

Chinese web control an Olympic challenge for tech firms
In-depth
7 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Chinese web censorship has been a hot topic ahead of the Beijing Olympics, but it’s not just journalists being hit – IT firms and other businesses are also being hit by online restrictions.

Office ban on social network sites is detrimental, says reports
Social Networking
News
6 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Both Gartner and Huddle.net have found that banning the use of social networking sites in the workplace could be doing more harm than good.

Analysis: The biggest identity fraud in history
News
6 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

IT PRO looks at how millions of credit and debit card numbers were stolen from US and UK retailers, and examines how taking this case to court could help the international fight against identity theft

Open source consortium targets the desktop, again
Linux Penguin
News
6 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The four leading Linux software vendors have joined forces with IBM in the latest effort to build and sell desktop PCs pre-loaded with Linux.

EU questions UK government on Phorm
Phorm
News
6 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The government has been given until the end of the month to respond to questions from the European Union on the legality of Phorm’s web monitoring methods.

e-Passports fail cloning test
UK e-Passport
News
6 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

The theft of 3,000 blank passports last month coupled with Dutch research into recoding contactless chips highlights the real threat of fraudulent use.

Google's new search appliance can index 10 million files
News
6 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Google upgrades its enterprise appliance which allows businesses to have 'Google-style' web search.

Fender amps up business continuity
Fender Guitar
News
6 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The world famous guitar brand has taken on new managed services to safeguard the delivery of business critical applications from its UK headquarters.

Charges brought in TK Maxx data theft case
News
6 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Charges have been brought against suspects in one of the largest identity-thefts on record, which included data from TK Maxx, the UK arm of TJX.

NetSuite sales boost as SaaS goes mainstream
NetSuite HQ
News
6 Aug, 2008
Chris Green

The hosted business software provider reports another strong quarter as it edges closer to profitability, helped by growing ARPU and international sales.

Cisco posts stronger than expected results
News
6 Aug, 2008
Reuters

The networking giant's latest results make for positive reading amid industry economic concern.

Strong Yahoo protest revealed as vote recounted
Yahoo HQ
News
6 Aug, 2008
Reuters

A shareholder vote recount has revealed a bigger protest against the current board than was first thought.

Delta to offer in-flight Wi-Fi
Delta Air Lines
News
6 Aug, 2008
Reuters

The US airline will offer flat-rate internet access via wireless Lan on its domestic routes.

Demand falls for IT workers
News
6 Aug, 2008
Nicole Kobie

Economic concerns have started to hit the number of available IT jobs, according to new research.

EMC brings solid state drives to mid-range business storage
News
5 Aug, 2008
Benny Har-Even

EMC takes an innovative approach to storage architecture with its new CLARiiON CX4 series, enabling customers to mix and match their storage options.

Microsoft to share patch details with vendors in advance
News
5 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Software updates being immediately exploited straight after release may be less of a problem thanks to Microsoft’s new initiative.

IT requests cause Monday morning blues
IT problem
News
5 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

A survey of IT managers finds they are deluged by a troubleshooting ‘rush hour’ at the beginning of every working week.

Protecting identity top business priority
News
5 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Businesses have said that securing personal information will be their biggest priority in the next 12 to 18 months.

HSBC banks on IT to stem losses
News
5 Aug, 2008
Miya Knights

The financial services company talks up its transformation programme, in the wake of disappointing quarterly results.

Apple’s patch fails to fully protect against DNS flaw
News
5 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Apple finally addresses a major DNS flaw that could leave its servers open to phishing attacks but experts have said it ignores Mac clients.

Lenovo joins netbook party
News
5 Aug, 2008
Benny Har-Even

Another major manufacturer goes down the netbook route as Lenovo throws its weight into the sub-notebook arena.

Updated: Survey slams NHS computerised booking system
News
5 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

Patients are being denied choice in appointment times, dates and locations promised by the NHS’s computerised booking system, according to UCL.

Investor questions Yahoo shareholder vote
Yahoo HQ
News
5 Aug, 2008
Anupreeta Das Reuters

Capital Research calls for a probe into the result of last week’s shareholder vote that re-elected Jerry Yang to the board.

Motorola appoints new phones boss
Sanjay Jha, new co-chief executive of Motorola's phone division
News
5 Aug, 2008
Reuters

Former chief operating officer from a chip firm parachuted in to the struggling phone maker ahead of its demerger.

Nortel to provide London Olympic networks
News
4 Aug, 2008
Asavin Wattanajantra

Thanks much to its two decade relationship with BT, Nortel wins an exciting contract to provide network equipment for the London Olympic Games.

Ministry of Justice to automate systems with BT
News
4 Aug, 2008
Ash Dosanjh

BT and Eckoh will supply an automated fine payment service for the Magistrates’ Courts across England and Wales.

Virgin Media tipped to sell NTL Telewest Business
NTL Telewest Business my be sold
News
4 Aug, 2008
Chris Green

Reports suggest the business arm of the cable TV and broadband operator could be on the block as Virgin Media looks to refocus on its consumer services and raise money.