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  • March 03, 2010 03 Mar'10

    Tories promise to learn from government IT disasters

    A Conservative shadow minister has said that a Tory government would learn the lessons from past IT catastrophes, although he didn't go as far as promising...

  • March 03, 2010 03 Mar'10

    BMA branch opposes fast rollout of summary e-records

    A branch of the British Medical Association has issued a statement supporting the concerns of doctors who are reluctant to allow patient records to be uploaded...

  • March 03, 2010 03 Mar'10

    Barclays Wealth sees value of IT

    The wealth management arm of Barclays Bank is investing hundreds of millions of pounds in technology after being given additional budget by the board.


  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    Human factor a key focus for infosecurity

    IT security policies are vital in reducing corporate liability risk under a raft of new and coming information security laws and regulations.

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    BSkyB lawsuit costs HP another £70m

    A judge yesterday ordered HP to pay to BSkyB a further £70m - £40m of which is interest - on top of the £200m it has already paid BSkyB after it lost a court case over a failed ERP installation.

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    IBM eX5 server slashes SQL Server licence costs

    IBM has introduced the eX5, a family of PC servers with a new memory architecture designed for virtualisation.

  • March 02, 2010 02 Mar'10

    3M uses SAP to unify global IT

    Global manufacturing firm 3M is rolling out SAP Business Suite 7 to replace systems it has taken on from businesses it has acquired.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    PCI DSS compliance a box ticking exercise

    Many businesses are more concerned about complying with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) than about actually protecting sensitive data.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Microsoft to shut down Windows 7 RC code

    From today, PC users still running the Windows 7 RC (release candidate) code will find Windows will shut down after two hours' use.

  • March 01, 2010 01 Mar'10

    Microsoft allows Internet Explorer alternatives

    Microsoft has agreed to let European users choose which internet browser they want to use as part of an agreement to head off anti-trust action aimed at watering down any advantage to be had from its estimated 90% share of the operating system ...