IBM denies it's planning to axe 110,000 jobs

News 26 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Big Blue has spoken out in response to reports suggesting large-scale lay-offs could be imminent

Beats, Google & Sony hit with unpaid royalties suit by US music publisher

News 26 Jan, 2015 Clare Hopping

The companies are alleged to have not paid the royalties they supposedly owe for using music from before 1972

HoloLens, Star Trek 3 and light particles: Best of the Web

News 23 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

Education and skills blackboard

ARM educates students with IoT Education Kit

News 23 Jan, 2015 Clare Hopping

The kit will teach students at University College London how to create apps, robots and wearables to boost skills

IBM gets the Big Blues over latest decline

News 21 Jan, 2015 Joe Curtis

But firm looks to 2015 to grow cloud, analytics and mobile as new revenue drivers

Net neutrality

EE, Virgin Media & Vodafone back Net Neutrality push

News 20 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

EE, Virgin Media and Vodafone are the latest UK service providers to back Net Neutrality

Mobile payments

Google is talks to acquire Apple Pay rival Softcard

News 20 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

Google may go up against Apple Pay, entering talks to purchase mobile payments service Softcard

Serious Fraud Office ends HP-Autonomy investigation

News 19 Jan, 2015 Joe Curtis

SFO says lack of evidence to support claim that Autonomy misled HP over its value

Is your business ready for the Internet of Things?

News 19 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

Almost all businesses are ready for the arrival of the Internet of Things, a new survey suggests

Driverless cars cause safety concerns for UK MPs

News 19 Jan, 2015 Clare Hopping

Institute of the Motor Industry says half of MPs are against further research into autonomous vehicles

Oscars, Playstation Now and Amazon pilots: Best of the web

News 16 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

BlackBerry rubbishes talk of Samsung acquisition

News 15 Jan, 2015 Khidr Suleman

BlackBerry sources claim the firm is not for sale


Government slammed for using Charlie Hebdo attack to revive Snoopers Charter

News 14 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

The ICO and ISPA hit out at Government's attempt to use Paris attacks to push for more surveillance powers

IT skills

Work placements will boost computer science employability

News 14 Jan, 2015 Clare Hopping

A report shows the recruitment process needs to be made easier to attract more students

CNN gets permission to use drones in the US

News 13 Jan, 2015 Khidr Suleman

R&D agreement reached with Federal Aviation Administration

Sales graph on tablet PC

World IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2015

News 13 Jan, 2015 Clare Hopping

Gartner has predicted worldwide IT spending will expand by 2.4 per cent this year

Ant-Man trailer, new planets and Netflix’s VPN crackdown: Best of the web

News 9 Jan, 2015 Caroline Preece

IT Pro rounds up the best content from around the web this week

Facebook kicks off 2015 with speech recognition & video acquisitions

News 9 Jan, 2015 Khidr Suleman

We keep on top of Facebook’s major acquisitions through this year

Tesco store

Tesco Broadband & Blinkbox sold to TalkTalk

News 8 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

Tesco's turnaround plan centres on store closures, business unit sell-offs & senior management changes

LinkedIn: Top 5 tips for finding a new IT job

Analysis & Insight 7 Jan, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

LinkedIn is fast becoming the recruitment portal of choice for HR managers, so it's time to pay it more attention