Janae Olinger
Video will dominate content by 2013
Business strategy

Video will dominate content by 2013

Video will become more prevalent in the workplace by 2013, says Gartner.
10 Dec 2008
Enterprise web use holds steady in Europe
Network & Internet

Enterprise web use holds steady in Europe

Of all EU enterprises, 64 per cent had a website in 2008, but in the UK this number rose to 76 per cent.
10 Dec 2008
Carphone co-founder quits over shares scandal
Mobile

Carphone co-founder quits over shares scandal

David Ross has left Carphone Warehouse after after failing to declare he pledged his shares against personal loans.
8 Dec 2008
Super SMEs beat recession
Business strategy

Super SMEs beat recession

While most SMEs are feeling the effects of the credit crunch and lingering economy, Super SMEs are thriving because of their investment in IT.
8 Dec 2008
Public Sector Roundup: New tech recognised
public sector

Public Sector Roundup: New tech recognised

Teachers are recognised for using tech, Hillingdon’s website is voted best, Dell provides computers to amplify work, and York Traffic shows citizens t…
4 Dec 2008
Lie detector tech to catch benefit cheats
public sector

Lie detector tech to catch benefit cheats

The PM has announced that voice analysis lie detector tests will be used to test benefit claimants.
3 Dec 2008
Data centre heads north for cooler climate
Server & storage

Data centre heads north for cooler climate

Alchemy Plus is looking to build a £20 million state-of-the-art facility in Scotland because of its cooler climate.
3 Dec 2008
Portsmouth uses crime-detecting CCTV
Mobile

Portsmouth uses crime-detecting CCTV

An intelligent CCTV system, designed to predict crimes before they happen, has been installed for the first time in a UK city.
1 Dec 2008
£130 Asus Eee PC expected in 2009
Software

£130 Asus Eee PC expected in 2009

A new, even cheaper Asus netbook is due to be released next year, although few details have been released.
1 Dec 2008
Less than half of obsolete PCs are recycled
Green IT
Software

Less than half of obsolete PCs are recycled

High export tariffs and transportation costs have hindered recycling, according to Gartner.
26 Nov 2008
Green-powered data farm to be built
Server & storage

Green-powered data farm to be built

THUS and IVI are collaborating to construct a 100 per cent renewable energy data source in Scotland.
24 Nov 2008
Liberata axed from school grant contract
public sector

Liberata axed from school grant contract

Capita is set to take over after the Learning and Skills Council axed Liberata following complaints that thousands of students were not receiving thei…
19 Nov 2008
Public Sector Roundup: Smart tech upgrades
public sector

Public Sector Roundup: Smart tech upgrades

Civica’s Spydus boasts smartcards for libraries, Yotta maps roads using 3D technology, Capgemini is digitally glued into Welsh Water while Steria part…
19 Nov 2008
Cyber criminals can make £14,500 per person
Security

Cyber criminals can make £14,500 per person

The people at the highest risk of identity theft are those who shop or bank online, says Get Safe Online report.
17 Nov 2008
Obama to lose his BlackBerry?
Mobile

Obama to lose his BlackBerry?

Transparency rules may force the US president-elect to leave his BlackBerry and emailing ways behind him as he steps into the Oval Office.
17 Nov 2008
I-Ball technology to give troops eye on the ground
public sector

I-Ball technology to give troops eye on the ground

A new wireless camera is being developed which could be thrown into battlefield grenade-style to give troops a view of what lies ahead.
17 Nov 2008
Telecos should partner with Google
Mobile

Telecos should partner with Google

Google is traditionally a market disruptor, but telecos could benefit, says Gartner.
13 Nov 2008
Nortel cuts 1,300 more jobs
Network & Internet

Nortel cuts 1,300 more jobs

Job cuts are only a part of the plan to restructure the company.
12 Nov 2008
Video: Gmail adds voice and video chat
Network & Internet

Video: Gmail adds voice and video chat

Google's Gmail has added video and voice chat right into the email service.
12 Nov 2008
iPhone twice as reliable as BlackBerry
Mobile

iPhone twice as reliable as BlackBerry

In a study of 15,000 smart phones, the Apple iPhone had the least malfunctions after one year.
10 Nov 2008
Public Sector Roundup: Tech spreads information
public sector

Public Sector Roundup: Tech spreads information

Steria mobilises the Cleveland Police, Becta launches a new education technology website and the Department of Health funds a database to help save li…
10 Nov 2008
IT illiteracy hinders productivity
Business strategy

IT illiteracy hinders productivity

Those in the know must work overtime to compensate for other employees IT traumas.
10 Nov 2008
University of Westminster deploys Google Apps
Google Apps
Software

University of Westminster deploys Google Apps

The Central London university becomes the latest organisation to deploy Google’s web-based office productivity suite
9 Nov 2008
Public Sector Roundup: Councils up their game when it comes
News

Public Sector Roundup: Councils up their game when it comes

LDL supports Careline as SunGard backs up LSE’s data, Steria improves efficiency while Northgate improves security and Civica centralises financial sy…
5 Nov 2008
Hi-tech crime rates rise
Security

Hi-tech crime rates rise

UK businesses lack confidence that government has enough resources to tackle crime rate.
3 Nov 2008
IT women kept in dark about pay
Business strategy

IT women kept in dark about pay

Report from Intellect suggests IT women still feel they aren't being paid as well as men.
3 Nov 2008
Politicians want McKinnon to serve time in UK
Security

Politicians want McKinnon to serve time in UK

Gary McKinnon's MP raises the issue in parliament, calling for the accused hacker to be able to serve any sentence in Britain - not the US.
3 Nov 2008
Public Sector Roundup: Healthcare advances
public sector

Public Sector Roundup: Healthcare advances

Healthcare students and staff have new networked facilities, LaserBand optimises patient identification and West Sussex transforms to save money.
30 Oct 2008
NHS IT at a standstill?
public sector

NHS IT at a standstill?

Conservative and Liberal Democrat shadow ministers call for urgent review of the £12 billion NHS IT programme.
29 Oct 2008
Britons send 217 million texts each day
Mobile

Britons send 217 million texts each day

New devices help spur use of SMS and other messaging, according to the Mobile Data Association.
29 Oct 2008
Teachers need to use more tech
public sector

Teachers need to use more tech

Schools have invested more into their ICT systems this year than ever before, but teachers are slow to adopt the technologies in the classroom.
15 Oct 2008
IT pros feel no guilt for slacking off at work
Business strategy

IT pros feel no guilt for slacking off at work

Poor pay is the main driver behind IT workers checking personal email and Facebook at work, according to a new survey.
13 Oct 2008
Public Sector Roundup: Internet reduces government’s costs
public sector

Public Sector Roundup: Internet reduces government’s costs

This week, local government websites need to install tracking systems, Liverpool’s City Council web site ranked one of the best, and a new agreement a…
13 Oct 2008
HP to cut over 3,300 UK jobs
Business strategy

HP to cut over 3,300 UK jobs

HP is set to cut more than 3,000 UK jobs over the course of two years, causing warnings from the PCS Union.
9 Oct 2008
Gmail’s Goggles stop drunken e-mails
Network & Internet

Gmail’s Goggles stop drunken e-mails

New Google Labs feature looks to help keep drunken Gmail users from sending an email without thinking.
8 Oct 2008