Strategy

Police

UK tech industry calls for criminal justice data sharing reforms

News 17 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Tech UK claims joined up databases could cut waste and speed up investigations, says trade body

Ada Lovelace

Ada Lovelace Day highlights women’s role in IT

News 14 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

On Ada Lovelace day, we celebrate her contributions to IT while looking at ongoing gender issues in the industry

Google declares Amazon its biggest search rival

News 14 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google has dubbed Amazon its biggest rival above other traditional search engine companies

Doctor NHS

NHS England names care.data pilot programme areas

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears

Offline

UK responsible for 1/3 Right To Be Forgotten requests

News 14 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

More than 146,000 takedown requests have been submitted from Europe to Google

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologises for gender pay gap comments

News 10 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Microsoft head Satya Nadella has apologised following his comments on the gender pay gap

Apple stock declared "undervalued" by Carl Icahn

News 10 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

Carl C. Icahn praised Tim Cook but said the company needs to be more aggressive with shares

Google asks Supreme Court to reopen Java copyright case against Oracle

News 9 Oct, 2014 James Stirling

The search giant seeks the defence of the US Supreme Court after losing more than $1bn to Oracle over Java APIs

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HP does the splits, again

Analysis & Insight 9 Oct, 2014 Stephen Pritchard

HP is once again looking to restructure, this time by moving PCs and printers into a new company.

Social media

IBM to open Watson "experience centres" in London & Dublin

News 9 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud-based AI opens for business in London, Dublin and New York

EU to probe Amazon’s tax affairs in Luxembourg

News 9 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

The EU wants to establish if the online retail giant has received state aid illegally

Tim Berners-Lee sets out vision for the web in 2050

News 8 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

The World Wide Web creator calls on internet users to defend net neutrality and create a more democratic web

Transport select committee warns drivers of fake websites

News 8 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

MPs are calling for the government to advise motorists of the damage using fake websites to sign up for services like tax can do

London

London tech startups snare $1bn funding in 2014

News 7 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Record amount of investment in just nine months

EU approves Facebook-WhatsApp acquisition

News 6 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

With FTC approval out of the way, deal should tie up soon

Facebook in health-monitoring market entry rumours

News 3 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Social networking giant is said to be considering launching health apps and support communities online

PayPal

PayPal excluded from Apple Pay due to Samsung deal

News 2 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

One reason for PayPal’s exclusion from Apple Pay has been revealed to be related to its deal with Samsung

IT skills

Virgin Media Business hits the road to teach SMBs digital skills

News 2 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Tour of UK cities to bridge IT skills gap

Big Data word cloud

Big Data: Why IT pros need to talk less tech to get it on the boardroom agenda

News 1 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

IT experts debate what needs to be done to get business leaders interested in Big Data projects

past and future

PayPal will become separate company to eBay

News 1 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

eBay and PayPal will split into different companies to boost revenues

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