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Reading FC secures cashless, VoIP plans

News 5 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

The Premiership football club recently installed new security appliances, which support the security requirements of the roll out of VoIP and cashless system trials.

Be Unlimited expands speedy broadband coverage

News 5 Mar, 2008 Asavin Wattanajantra

ISP offering fastest possible ASDL speeds announces plans to spread to more homes and businesses.

CeBIT: SanDisk offers automatic laptop backup

News 5 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

SanDisk has converted memory cards into an always-on backup solution for laptops.

CeBIT: Cisco launches $250 million router

News 5 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

After five-years and millions in development, Cisco launches new high end router to target service providers and enterprise.

Cadbury UK takes digital marketing global

News 5 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

The chocolate manufacturer extends deal worldwide after UK Crème Egg and Wispa campaign successes.

Silver surfers ahead of young in online security

News 5 Mar, 2008 Maggie Holland

The older generation can teach the iPod generation a thing or two when it comes to protecting themselves from online card fraud, according to a new study.

One in five UK businesses still lack business continuity

News 5 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

New research has found that, despite floods, bird flu outbreaks and terrorism threats, firms fail to understand the knock-on effect of IT downtime.

CeBIT: AMD demos 45nm quad-core processors

News 5 Mar, 2008 Benny Har-Even

The under-pressure processor manufacturer shows off 45nm quad-core parts at CeBIT and states it's on-track for full-scale delivery later this year.

CeBIT: T-Systems signs integration deal with Cognizant

News 5 Mar, 2008 Reuters

Deal will see T-System's Indian division and 1,150 jobs transferred to Cognizant, which will take on the provision of system integration services.

Free train Wi-Fi triples usage for National Express

News 5 Mar, 2008 Maggie Holland

The rail operator has experienced a surge in Wi-Fi demand following its first three months offering the service gratis.

Public Sector Roundup: Cutting web costs

News 5 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

Liverpool has saved thousands in web development with a new content system, Bromsgrove is linking up its data for better access, and local authorities lack consistency with archiving.

Facebook nabs Google executive

News 5 Mar, 2008 Reuters Maggie Holland IT Pro

The social networking giant has snapped up former Google executive as its new chief operating officer (COO).

Poor information management costs millions a year

News 4 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

A failure to properly manage and exploit data is leading managers to make decisions without seeing the full picture, a study by Capgemini has said.

Boots trials CCTV loss prevention integration

News 4 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

Following the successful use of data mining software for the last two years, the healthy and beauty retailer is moving onto the next stage in development, integrating it with CCTV images.

Council sites need better accessibility

News 4 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

Ten years of reports from Socitm have shown marked improvement for council websites and online services, but accessibility could still be improved.

Microsoft launches online document sharing

News 4 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

Software giant looks to take on Goggle's Docs with release of Microsoft Office Live Workspace beta.

Telecoms managers call time on service quality

News 4 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

The 15th annual survey of CMA members reveals deep levels of dissatisfaction.

CeBIT: Microsoft boss defends existing Yahoo offer

News 4 Mar, 2008 Georgina Prodhan Reuters

Undeterred by the rejection of its bid, the Windows maker uses CeBIT as a platform to talk-up the merits of its proposed takeover as-is.

CeBIT 2008 coverage

News 4 Mar, 2008 IT Pro

This week the European IT industry descends on Hannover, Germany for the CeBIT technology show.

O2 launches Bluebook mobile data storage service

News 4 Mar, 2008 Maggie Holland

The mobile operator unveils the free service, aimed at keeping phone content, such as contacts or texts, safe.

EU concerned over TomTom's Tele Atlas takeover

News 4 Mar, 2008 Reuters

Having fended off competition from rival sat nav maker Garmin for control of the map maker, competition issues could block or change TomTom's takeover plans.

Heart check-ups over the phone a success for NHS

News 3 Mar, 2008 Asavin Wattanajantra

Telemedical ECG tests, already proven to work in the private sector, are now being taken up in parts of the NHS with successful results.

Network OEM wins Reuters' market data services

News 3 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

New latency monitoring hardware and software system allows the news agency to speed up the delivery of key trading information to its financial services clients.

John Lewis checks out mobiles for remote security

News 3 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

The High Street retailer is taking on two-factor authentication software that turns its employees' mobile phones into virtual security tokens.

Mitsubishi to quit mobile phone market

News 3 Mar, 2008 Reuters

With competition from European rivals stronger than ever, the Japanese conglomerate becomes the latest electronics manufacturer from the region to exit the phone business.

Gartner lowers chip revenue forecasts

News 3 Mar, 2008 Miya Knights

Pressure from falling memory prices and the global economic slowdown has caused the analyst to almost half its predicted revenue for the chip industry in 2008.

3G iPhone arriving mid-year?

News 3 Mar, 2008 Benny Har-Even

Analyst report points towards June arrival for the long awaited 3G Apple iPhone.

Happy Birthday Alexander Graham Bell

News 3 Mar, 2008 Maggie Holland

Today marks the inventor of the telephone's birthday.

New grads ready for business IT

News 3 Mar, 2008 Nicole Kobie

Recent hires are well trained in business applications, according to a new survey.

37 HMRC data guardians appointed

News 29 Feb, 2008 Miya Knights

The Treasury has confirmed new measures to safeguard data protection in Revenue and Customs with new data guardians and approvals and handling procedures.

Asia interest may up Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

News 29 Feb, 2008 Elizabeth Wolfe

Yahoo's success over Google in key Asian markets likely to be key in Microsoft's takeover thought process.

Corsair announces high performance 16GB USB drive

News 29 Feb, 2008 Benny Har-Even

Corsair claims 16GB GT drive provides up to four times the speed of standard USB drives.

Week in review: Bendy phones, Government stupidity and Happy Birthday Herman

News 29 Feb, 2008 Asavin Wattanajantra

A busy week as we see Nokia's phone of the future, Home Office data is found hidden within a second-hand laptop and ATM's are looking vulnerable.

Six botnets spew 85 per cent of spam

News 29 Feb, 2008 Miya Knights

Latest spam trends research finds concentration of spam increased within few criminal gangs, able to take botnets on and offline at short notice.

Vanco marks 20th birthday with acquisition talk

News 29 Feb, 2008 Nicole Kobie

Two decades since it was founded, the virtual network operator looks to increase its market share and buy-up emerging rivals, the chief executive has said.

Nortel cuts 2,100 jobs after more big losses

News 29 Feb, 2008 Elizabeth Wolfe

Redundancies are just one part of Nortel's plan to revive itself after reporting a tremendous net loss for its last quarter.

Chip and PIN terminals hacked

News 29 Feb, 2008 Miya Knights

Experts say proof-of-concept research reveals terminal design and card authentication standards flaws.

Google unveils website creation app

News 28 Feb, 2008 Barry Collins

Company beefs up its cloud computing model with a service that allows business to easily create their own websites.

Sun announces new open archive library, tape drive

News 28 Feb, 2008 Nicole Kobie

Sun Microsystems has updated its open archive line with a new midrange library and a backwards-compatible tape drive.