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Careers & training

"Ethical hacker" training to battle attacks

Training camps teach IT workers the ways of the hackers who infiltrate their companies' systems thousands of times a year.
4 Apr 2008
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Mobile

Going green at work really can save money

Companies that sacrifice their commitment to green computing during budget cuts could actually save more money by sticking with their eco-friendly pla…
3 Apr 2008
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Network & Internet

Microsoft will play waiting game for Yahoo

Two months on and Microsoft's bid for Yahoo remains unchanged, and unaccepted, as the Windows maker plans to keep on waiting and perusing the internet…
3 Apr 2008
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Business strategy

Apple sued over "vastly inferior" iMac colours

Apple's statement that its latest iMac desktop computers can display millions of colours has landed the company in court.
3 Apr 2008
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Manchester's secure wireless network extended to Liverpool

Plans announced by operator Manchester Metronet will see its secure wireless IP broadband network extended to Liverpool for use in applications includ…
2 Apr 2008
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Security

Teenage hacker masterminds worldwide attacks

An 18-year-old boy from New Zealand, who instigated botnet attacks that corrupted over a million computers around the world, now faces sentencing afte…
1 Apr 2008
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Server & storage

IBM banned from doing business with US government

EPA investigation into IBM's procurement practices has triggered an embarrassing temporary suspension for the computer giant's business dealing with t…
1 Apr 2008
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Network & Internet

BA to offer business travellers free Wi-Fi

Deal with BT Openzone means that charge-based Wi-Fi hotspots in BA lounges will now be free for users as part of a three year deal.
26 Mar 2008
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Mobile

Investor sues Motorola after losses

Carl Icahn, the high-profile corporate investor, has filed a lawsuit against the embattled mobile phone maker in an effort to get Motorola to release …
25 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Report reveals internet addiction culture

Research warns that children spend too much time using the internet, becoming exposed to the full range of web content regardless of suitability.
25 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Week in review: Should businesses ignore emails?

IT PRO looks at the email failures of big businesses, the hot debate over web tracking, and a whole new level of schoolyard bullying.
20 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Yorkshire Water invests in digital comms network

New digital communications network will reduce service interruptions at utility company's operation sites.
20 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Yahoo tries to show Microsoft bid too low

After rejecting the offer that "undervalued" its company, the Yahoo board of directors presented plans to double its cash flow and show Microsoft just…
19 Mar 2008
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Server & storage

Wind and solar farms should power computers

A Cambridge computer expert believes his plan to power computers with wind and solar energy could reduce carbon emissions.
18 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

US tech companies slow R&D growth

As the US economy slows, so has spending on research and development by the country's biggest IT companies.
17 Mar 2008
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Server & storage

Intel upbeat despite US and EU antitrust hearings

Analysis: After facing antitrust accusations in the US, Intel defended itself against claims made by the European Commission this week in Brussels.
14 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

News Corp cools interest in Yahoo deal

The media giant has dropped its interest in doing a deal with the internet company, removing an important obstacle in Microsoft's plans for a potentia…
11 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

UK IT workers facing tough competition from foreign recruits

IT workers from around the world are in high demand in the UK, new statistics show.
11 Mar 2008
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Mobile

BT boss may delay departure

Ben Verwaayen, the current chief executive of the British telco may wait until 2009 and a better financial climate before stepping down.
10 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Week in Review: Can the Government handle data security?

Data security becomes a top level Government matter, as Labour and the Conservatives argue over ID cards and the best way to tackle cyber crime.
7 Mar 2008
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ID cards for the UK - Timeline

The road to the introduction of ID cards in the UK has been problematic from the start, with recent announcements complicating government plans furthe…
7 Mar 2008
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Network & Internet

Asia interest may up Microsoft's bid for Yahoo

Yahoo's success over Google in key Asian markets likely to be key in Microsoft's takeover thought process.
29 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Nortel cuts 2,100 jobs after more big losses

Redundancies are just one part of Nortel's plan to revive itself after reporting a tremendous net loss for its last quarter.
29 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Renewed call for smart meters on E-Day

Today marks a new awareness initiative to reduce electricity waste by turning off unused technology, while organisers and environmental bodies call fo…
27 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Young tech companies top list of UK brands

Google and Microsoft dominate list of Britain's most highly regarded business brand names, showing increased importance of technology to the public.
26 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

National Grid to fight smart metering fine

The UK energy distribution network operator has vowed to fight back against the £41.6 million issued by Ofgem over alleged anticompetitive metering co…
26 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Microsoft tries to reassure staff over Yahoo bid

As talks of a potential acquisition of Yahoo continue, one executive at the Windows maker publishes a message to employees of both companies concerned…
25 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Balloons to raise wireless service

Weather balloons could bring wireless service to regions not accessible by traditional means.
22 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Microsoft offers free software to students

Software giveaway hopes to encourage next generation of developers and programmers to use Microsoft technology.
20 Feb 2008
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Mobile

BT hits back at claims of mobile trouble

The monopoly telco has played down national newspaper claims that its mobile phone division is struggling amid falling consumer sales and product flop…
18 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Yahoo's takeover timeline

From the departure of a chief executive to the possible acquisition of a social networking giant, we chart a turbulent year for Yahoo.
14 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Half of IT workers looking for new jobs

A new survey reveals how many IT professionals are looking for new jobs, but exactly why they're so unhappy at work is hard to discern.
13 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

Skills shortage worsens, says NCC

But it may be good news for IT professionals, as a survey shows skilled IT professionals are in high demand and can expect increases in salaries in up…
13 Feb 2008
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Network & Internet

The technology of the Boeing Dreamliner

IT PRO recently had a sneak peek inside one of plane maker Boeing's next-generation long haul aircraft. Aside from engineering advances, travellers ar…
11 Feb 2008