Miya Knights
Insurance firm drives IT efficiencies with VDI
spying
virtualisation

Insurance firm drives IT efficiencies with VDI

Traditional desktop PC replacement project slashes costs, admin and carbon footprint.
9 Sep 2012
Swarovski sparkles after solving IT bottleneck
spying
Business strategy

Swarovski sparkles after solving IT bottleneck

The cut crystal giant has boosted performance for customers and employees alike.
9 Aug 2012
Cloud provides recipe for Yo! Sushi success
spying
cloud computing

Cloud provides recipe for Yo! Sushi success

International restaurant chain saves with business applications upgrade to support growth.
9 Jul 2012
New comms supports debt counselling service
spying
Network & Internet

New comms supports debt counselling service

Charity improves staff productivity and customer service levels with unified communications.
9 Jun 2012
BT launches life sciences R&D into cloud
cloud computing
cloud computing

BT launches life sciences R&D into cloud

Introduction of cloud services for pharmaceutical industry is set to increase productivity.
27 Apr 2012
Citrix launches CloudStack 3
Cloud
cloud computing

Citrix launches CloudStack 3

The first release under proprietary brand increases integration and builds portfolio and community.
14 Feb 2012
Google working on Siri rival?
Android
Mobile

Google working on Siri rival?

Latest rumours circulate about efforts to catch up with iPhone voice software.
19 Dec 2011
Explosion confirmed at Apple supplier factory
iPad
Mobile

Explosion confirmed at Apple supplier factory

Will disruption at the Chinese manufacturing plant disrupt Apple's supply chain?
19 Dec 2011
ICO: Private email is subject to FOI
Data Security
public sector

ICO: Private email is subject to FOI

Guidance suggests organisations should update communications policies.
19 Dec 2011
Google to launch Wallet in UK?
Google
Mobile

Google to launch Wallet in UK?

Rumours suggest web giant will trial contactless mobile payment platform in time for 2012 Olympics.
12 Dec 2011
CIO warning: Prepare now for eurozone crisis
Europe
Business strategy

CIO warning: Prepare now for eurozone crisis

Gartner issues enterprise IT wake-up call over impact of current global economic events.
12 Dec 2011
Nissan signs up for Microsoft Dynamics CRM cloud
Nissan
cloud computing

Nissan signs up for Microsoft Dynamics CRM cloud

The pair sign a global deal to build an Azure-based dealer management system and host it on Microsoft's public cloud.
12 Dec 2011
If retailers build it, will the shoppers come?
Online shopping
Mobile

If retailers build it, will the shoppers come?

Will mobile shopping revolutionise our High Street? Miya Knights tries to find out…
1 Dec 2011
Direct commerce IT goes multi-channel
multi-channel retail
Business strategy

Direct commerce IT goes multi-channel

London trade show highlights latest retail technology trends and challenges.
30 Nov 2011
M-commerce reaching tipping point
mcommerce
Mobile

M-commerce reaching tipping point

2012 predicted to be breakthrough year for consumers interacting and shopping via mobile devices.
30 Nov 2011
Cloud equipment market to exceed $33 billion in 2011
Cloud computing
cloud computing

Cloud equipment market to exceed $33 billion in 2011

Deployments driven by the accelerated IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS adoption will boost the cloud equipment market this year, an analyst firm claims.
30 Nov 2011
ICO issues more council fines
data protection
Business strategy

ICO issues more council fines

But some call into question severity of penalty for mistakenly emailed personal data.
29 Nov 2011
EC invests in aerospace and defence software framework
plane cockpit
Business strategy

EC invests in aerospace and defence software framework

€3.5 million funding goes towards framework development for complex real-time industry systems.
29 Nov 2011
Twitter acquires mobile security firm
Twitter bird
Mobile

Twitter acquires mobile security firm

Android data encryption and security management software boosts micro-blogging platform defences.
29 Nov 2011
Cyber crime on the rise in the UK
cyber crime
Security

Cyber crime on the rise in the UK

Cyber crime contributes to rising UK fraud levels, according to consultancy’s latest global research.
29 Nov 2011
Nominet to review domain suspension policy
net connectivity
Policy & legislation

Nominet to review domain suspension policy

Internet registry goes back to drawing board after ISPs reject cyber defence plans.
28 Nov 2011
NPIA renegotiates £1m PNN3 contract saving
Money saving
public sector

NPIA renegotiates £1m PNN3 contract saving

Cable&Wireless secure communications network contract extended for less money.
25 Nov 2011
Government publishes cyber security strategy
cyber crime
Security

Government publishes cyber security strategy

Government sets out plans to strengthen national defences over the next four years.
25 Nov 2011
PayPal predicts mobiles to replace wallets by 2016
mobile payments
Mobile

PayPal predicts mobiles to replace wallets by 2016

Analysts forecast when touch-and-pay technology when will mature, driven by operators, Apple and Google
24 Nov 2011
EC clears Western Digital Hitachi deal
future path road sign
mergers and acquisitions

EC clears Western Digital Hitachi deal

Merger approved as good for competition in storage market under the EU merger regulation.
24 Nov 2011
Nokia Siemens says 17,000 jobs will go
job cuts
Network & Internet

Nokia Siemens says 17,000 jobs will go

Thousands of jobs will go as part of a major global restructuring programme to refocus on mobile networks and services.
23 Nov 2011
Windows 8 promises setup improvements
Windows logo
operating systems

Windows 8 promises setup improvements

Microsoft details changes to next operating system release to cut installation times by 90 per cent.
23 Nov 2011
Government sets out IT procurement plans
IT procurement
public sector

Government sets out IT procurement plans

£50bn Whitehall procurement opportunity published online includes IT and facilities management.
22 Nov 2011
Mainframe skills shortage putting businesses in danger
mainframe
Server & storage

Mainframe skills shortage putting businesses in danger

Overlooked mainframe skills transfer challenges put mission-critical business operations at risk.
22 Nov 2011
Kroes speech fuels copyright debate
copyright
intellectual property

Kroes speech fuels copyright debate

Digital agenda champion slams “straitjacket” of single model and calls on IT industry to find “transparent” tracking technologies.
21 Nov 2011
Intellect launches talent and innovation drive
lightbulb
public sector

Intellect launches talent and innovation drive

New set of initiatives are launched to help Government harness the talent and innovation of UK tech firms.
21 Nov 2011
OpenSUSE release boosts cloud support and desktop
cloud building blocks
cloud computing

OpenSUSE release boosts cloud support and desktop

New release adds desktop integration of open source cloud storage and computing services.
21 Nov 2011
iPhone’s Siri hacked for Android
iPhone 4S
Security

iPhone’s Siri hacked for Android

Mobile developers crack smartphone voice recognition software protocol for use on other devices
18 Nov 2011
Companies still clueless on security?
Security
Security

Companies still clueless on security?

Surveys find half of laptops not protected and a lack of cyber attack awareness in smaller firms.
17 Nov 2011
Intel touts Knights Corner 1 teraflop performance
Intel processor
Server & storage

Intel touts Knights Corner 1 teraflop performance

New accelerator chip based om Many Integrated Core architecture breaks the one-teraflop barrier
17 Nov 2011