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Money

The rich list: Who are the wealthiest people in IT?

Analysis & Insight 30 Oct, 2014 Tom Brewster Caroline Preece

It's all about the money as we run down the top ten richest people in tech

Facebook

Facebook surpasses Q3 expectations, but predicts more spending in Q4

News 29 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Facebook has beaten expectations in Q3, but predict future spending will likely hit revenue in Q4

Met Office forecasts to be improved with supercomputer

News 29 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The computer will cost £97m and should provide us with more precise climate modelling too

Twitter

Twitter Q3 results show rise in sales but $175m losses

News 28 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Twitter’s third quarter results have shown sales rising 114 per cent, but losses of $175m

Elon Musk describes AI as 'summoning the devil'

News 28 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The Tesla and Space X founder thinks super-intelligent computers could be more of a threat than nuclear war

Energy-saving windowless plane being developed

News 27 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

UK developers are working on an energy-saving plane with smartscreen panels instead of windows

IBM offers data analytics to help track Ebola outbreak

News 27 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Could big data overcome a big health problem in Africa?

UK losing out on over £9bn a year from not using smart technology

News 27 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Lack of understanding of smart technology is costing Britain dear, according to research

Deputy PM launches TechNorth to double number of tech jobs in region

News 24 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Rival to East London Tech City opened by Nick Clegg

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Innovation at Work: HP can help transform your business

Promo 24 Oct, 2014 PROMOTION

Looking for fresh ideas about how to transform your business with technology? Then check out the Innovation at Work hub

How marketing departments, rather than IT, are driving big data adoption

Analysis & Insight 24 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Marketing departments could soon start overtaking IT in terms of interest and investment in big data, argue experts

Microsoft beats revenue expectations despite Nokia restructuring

News 24 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud revenues, along with strong Xbox and Surface sales lift software giant

Google snaps up two companies in artificial intelligence push

News 24 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Spin-off firms from Oxford University bought by search giant

Neelie Kroes claims Europe missing out on digital opportunity

News 23 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Parting shot from outgoing commissioner urges "a little less confrontation, a little more action"

Skills gap

Teradata CTO recognises data science skills gap

News 22 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Speaking at the Teradata Partners Conference and Expo in Nashville, Stephen Brobst comments on the skills gap in data science

Analytics

Tennis coaches to use on-court data insights from SAP

News 22 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobiles running real time analytics to help tennis players such as Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova

Ford car seat technology detects if drivers have heart attacks

News 22 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Motoring firm working on seat that can tell if someone is suffering a cardiac arrest while behind the wheel

Big data

EMC: Half of UK firms lack big data analytics experience

News 21 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

EMC survey suggests lack of understanding about customer data could hold companies back

Teradata: Efficient big data adoption is major enterprise concern

News 21 Oct, 2014 Caroline Preece

Teradata CAO Bill Franks speaks on key big data trends and privacy issues

Money

House buyers hit by Bank of England deposit payment system crash

News 21 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The infrastructure that processes large payments between British banks went offline yesterday, much to the dismay of house buyers

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