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Ofcom presses for VoIP services to give 999 access

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Regulator calls for VoIP service providers to allow calls to emergency services.

Open source moves to core of business

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Open source software has moved "out of the basement and into the boardroom," according to a survey from Ingres

Newcastle council credit card file appears on internet

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Independent expert bought in by council finds thousands of credit card details on unsecured server.

Intel charged with abusing market position by EU

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European Commission alleges chip giant Intel sought to exclude rival chip maker AMD from market.

ICT security policies must be understood

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While most firms have ICT security policies in place, many don't bother to ensure such documents are understood by

Education Roundup: Biometrics and web for schools

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This week, Becta gives advice on how best to use fingerprints and other biometrics in schools, universities move to onli

AMD's Barcelona line to ship next month

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AMD makes quad-core promise but remains tight-lipped about performance figures.

MoGo X54 PRO mouse launched for business users

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The creators of the MoGo mouse have unveiled two new members of its family in the hope of capitalising on both consumer

iPhone capabilities attracting business users

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It may be a consumer device, but the multimedia-friendly iPhone is causing some business users to dump their BlackBerrys

Wireless email to be consumed by 350 million by 2010

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Analyst Gartner is predicting that there will be 350 million business and consumer users sending and receiving emails wi

Public sector outsourcing to grow

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Spending on transforming the public sector with IT and business process outsourcing set to jump in 2008, says Kable.

Trapped atoms could advance quantum computing

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Rubidium atoms trapped by laser beams could herald dawn of quantum supercomputers that can solve problems far, far quick

BT revenues up three per cent

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BT's revenue and profits for the first quarter are up by three per cent, demonstrating that the company's ambi

Irish schools' network gains web access security

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Heanet completes deployment of Fortinet web filtering and anti-virus appliances to protect 800,000 school users in Irela

Public Sector Roundup: Police help teens with tech

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This week, PM Gordon Brown picks a familiar face for advice, Essex police use technology to help runaways and battle asb

Apple unveils massive jump in Mac sales

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The iPod maker has its best quarter in history for sales of its Macintosh computers, helped by the move to Intel chips,

Atos diagnostics dropped by Department of Health

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Atos Healthcare's diagnostics outsourcing contracts in the Northwest and Southwest are cancelled after the firm fai

The inadvertent Linux user

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While Linux is still taking off relatively slowly in the desktop world, the same is not true in the mobile space where m

MessageLabs' Star sets its sights on SME-focused success

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Star Technology announced it will separate from the MessageLabs Group in June and now it has hinted at what it plans to

Call for interoperable local government IT

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MPs told that the route to improving local services with technology involves focusing on service, improved interoperabil

Network saves NHS trust £1 million

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Alternative £4.2 million network set to save local NHS trust on call costs.

New software gives parents Big Brother access to kids phones

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Watchdog software Radar enables parents to monitor activities on their child's mobile phone, as well as place prote

New tech to level operator/WLAN battlefield

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Indoor base stations, cellular radio enhancements and the use of IMS are the three technology areas that could help mobi

Communication key to mobile working success

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Research published today by psychology specialists Pearn Kandola warns businesses not to over or under communicate or mi

CSC wins £291 million NASA contract

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CSC to supply super computing services to NASA's Ames Research Centre, ranked 12th in the world for high performanc

Facebook hires new finance boss in possible IPO move

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Appointment of ex YouTube finance chief as new chief financial officer points to preparation for a stock market listing

Apple iPhone figures disappoint

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Shares in the electronics giant slump four per cent as initial activation figures for the iPhone smartphone come in belo

Work flow key to healthcare IT security

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User authentication is necessary to ensure patient data and privacy, but it can no longer be allowed to interrupt work f

Flood-hit school recovers data

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School recovers student and teacher data despite hard drive array being submerged in water after flooding hit Hull.

Western Digital unveils 'green' hard drives

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Western Digital launches GreenPower hard disk range that could save "companies thousands of pounds."

Wi-Fi-based RTLS to invade RFID's turf

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RFID can no longer boast exclusivity in real-time location services as Wi-Fi based technology is now being used for the

TomTom to buy map maker Tele Atlas for £1.2bn

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Acquisition will give sat nav maker control of previously third party essential mapping data, but deal could pose proble

NHS to cut call costs with VoiP rollout

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National Health Service's N3 broadband network has been enhanced to handle voice calls.

Virgin Media calls for first takeover bids

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Cable firm sets deadlines for formal interest as sell-off looks certain.

OFT to probe Tiscali's Pipex buy

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ISPs asks Office of Fair Trading to investigate Tiscali's £210 million Pipex acquisition.

Acer rumoured to be buying Packard Bell

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Taiwanese giant Acer is being hotly tipped as the front runner for a Packard Bell takeover.

UK lags in open source adoption

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The UK is behind the US and much of Europe in taking up open source technologies, according to a massive survey by Alfre

Spammers using PDF to avoid detection

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The first spam email with a PDF attachment was detected in early June, and now PDF spam is making up eight per cent of a

Transport Direct grabs 12 million web visitors

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Head of Transport Direct website says quality data helped it attract 12 million visitors in under two years.

Social networking sites a boon for identity criminals

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Putting personal data on sites such as Facebook and MySpace is allowing criminals to commit identity theft.

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