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Microsoft sheds light on how big data insights can benefit

Software giant talks about the work it is doing to help developing countries use technology to improve their residents' quality of life.
15 Nov 2012
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Interoute scores cloud security goal with Euro 2012

Cloud provider explains how it protected UEFA's website from hackers during Euro 2012.
14 Nov 2012
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BT launches Windows phone Wi-Fi app

Telco marks new app's release by announcing global Wi-Fi hotspot numbers.
13 Nov 2012
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SQL and DDOS attacks remain priority for hackers

Sensitive data increasingly being gleamed from social networks and through the practice of 'E-whoring', notes Imperva.
31 Oct 2012
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Netnames warns of rise in eBook piracy

Online brand protection firm claims independent textbook publishers stand to lose the most from uptick in eBook piracy.
26 Oct 2012
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EE's 4G pricing plans get thumbs down from mobile users

Poll by broadband news site reveals end users are less than impressed by operator's 4G pricing.
24 Oct 2012
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Business strategy

Gartner: Big data to account for $28bn worth of IT spend in

Market watcher predicts term "big data" will become obsolete by 2020.
19 Oct 2012
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Symantec flags up SMB security threats

Security vendors warns SMBs to be on their guard against hackers using them as a way in to larger firms.
17 Oct 2012
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Security

Greater Manchester Police pays £120k fine for data breach

Unencrypted memory stick containing the details of thousand people linked to serious crimes stolen from officer's home.
16 Oct 2012
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US Government calls for Adobe Flash Player upgrades

Warning follows discovery of "critical" flaw that could leave users vulnerable to attack.
11 Oct 2012
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Lenovo introduces Windows 8 hybrids

Firm gearing up to launch army of ARM and Intel-based devices.
10 Oct 2012
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Sony halts Xperia tablet sales

Vendor forced to recall tablets after defect leaves devices susceptible to water damage.
5 Oct 2012
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Security

Business users warned of growing DDoS risk

US firm flags growing threat of large DDoS attacks.
2 Oct 2012
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Nominet proposes shorter, more secure .UK domains

Internet registry launches consultation into .UK domain changes.
1 Oct 2012
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EU fleshes out ICT innovation agenda

EU vice president Neelie Kroes calls on private sector to step up to the innovation challenge.
26 Sep 2012
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Chinese Foxconn plant reopens after mass staff brawl

Company claims factory shutdown will not affect the firm's product output.
25 Sep 2012
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Accenture throws weight behind tech start-ups

Fledgling mobile, data management, IT security and social media firms to be offered help with fine tuning their offerings.
24 Sep 2012
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Government ramps up superfast broadband funding

Ten UK cities have been allocated a share of the Government's £14m broadband pot.
21 Sep 2012
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UPDATED: UK BlackBerry users hit by new service outage

Smartphone maker assures users that normal service has now been resumed.
21 Sep 2012
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Demos-O2 report sheds light on UK data sharing concerns

Think tank teams up with comms provider to pinpoint online sharing issues.
17 Sep 2012
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LinkedIn UK user base hits 10 million

Social networking site lauds UK popularity.
17 Sep 2012
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Debenhams launches Quest to solve email overload

Department store group uses firm's email archiving technology to cope with growth in online orders.
11 Sep 2012
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Mobile

ESET airs kiddy smartphone security concerns

Security vendor's latest research highlights parental ignorance of smartphone threats.
10 Sep 2012
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Google acquires online security startup VirusTotal

Search giant builds out security portfolio with latest purchase.
10 Sep 2012
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Kcom lauds voice recognition's role in NHS savings

Comms provider's overhaul of NHS Business Services Authority's health card scheme reaps rewards.
5 Sep 2012
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Research: IT professionals unprepared for cyber attacks

Kaspersky claims firms must to do more to protect themselves from hackers.
3 Sep 2012
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Imation shines light on scale of NHS data breaches

Figures obtained from the Information Commissioner's Office reveal marked rise in NHS data protection failures since 2007.
31 Aug 2012