Strategy

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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

UK Digital Catapult Centre aims to make a success of data startups

News 30 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Centre opens doors on 5th of November

legal hammer

Apple under scrutiny by EU competition watchdog

News 30 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

Apple's Ireland operation is having its tax affairs examined by the EU's competition watchdog

Government

Liam Maxwell commits to government CTO role until 2018

News 29 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Government CTO vows to remain in role beyond the 2015 general election

snooping

Yahoo details government requests for data

News 29 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Nearly 7,000 requests made by US government alone in six months

online censorship

Tim Berners-Lee says freedom of internet under threat

News 29 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The inventor of the world wide web says governments and corporations are risking our rights

Money

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

Analysis & Insight 24 Sep, 2014 Tom Brewster Caroline Preece

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

European Commission

EU once more tells Google to change search practices

News 24 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Search giant could face multi-billion Euro fine

UK government overhauls broadband business voucher scheme

News 24 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Disappointing take-up leads to government re-think

Ford jumps on tech train with connected car

News 24 Sep, 2014 Clare Hopping

The car manufacturer has unveiled a Mondeo with integrated Pedestrian Detection to help drivers avoid road collisions

Education

RNIB bags £5.8m lottery funding for digital inclusion project

News 24 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

The RNIB's initiative to ensure more people with sight and hearing problems can get online receives National Lottery funding boost

Apple deny plans to close Beats Music

News 23 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

Apple has spoken out against rumours that the company is closing down Beats Music streaming

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Phones 4u to close remaining stores & cut 1,700 jobs

News 23 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Phones 4u's administrator admits "limited interest" in remainder of the firm's estate

SMB IT

Virgin Media Business launches SMB-focused broadband services

News 23 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Cable firm’s research finds SMB not feeling recovery in UK economy

CIOs

Gartner: CIOs must be more involved in business budget talks

News 22 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Market watchers wants to see IT's role in supporting business growth more widely acknowledged

ICO

BBC & Essex Police improve response times to FOI requests

News 22 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

But four local authorities will be monitored over information request delays

Larry Ellison

Larry Ellison steps down as Oracle CEO

News 19 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Mark Hurd and Safra Catz will share CEO duties

Sony

Sony's mobile business under pressure with significant annual loss

News 19 Sep, 2014 Caroline Preece

Sony has revealed significant losses for its television and mobile businesses

Microsoft said to be set on slashing more jobs

News 18 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Second round of cuts will see more staff lose their jobs, reports claim

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