Business applications

  • September 28, 2009 28 Sep'09

    Government covers up Valuation Office security failures

    The government has restricted circulation of an auditor's report into information security failures at the Valuation Office Agency (VOA), the body that assesses property values for tax purposes.

  • September 28, 2009 28 Sep'09

    Post-masters form action group after accounts shortfall

    Sub-postmasters have formed an action group following disclosures in Computer Weekly of unexplained deficits in the Post Office accounting system.

  • September 25, 2009 25 Sep'09

    Computers to mark exam papers

    The owner of Edexcel, one of England's three big exam boards, will use artificial intelligence to automatically mark exam essays in the UK from next month.


  • September 25, 2009 25 Sep'09

    BMC and McAfee join forces on security compliance

    Enterprise management software provider BMC Software has teamed up with security software firm McAfee to develop software to detect and fix security policy violations.

  • September 25, 2009 25 Sep'09

    Green cloud from Microsoft's Dublin datacentre

    Microsoft has opened its first datacentre in Europe to deliver cloud services to businesses.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    UK managers do not understand SAM risks

    The business risk of poorly managed software assets is not well understood by the board members and general managers of UK companies, research has revealed.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    Red Hat profits continue to defy recession

    Open Source software supplier Red Hat has reported strong results despite the recession.

  • September 24, 2009 24 Sep'09

    FBI database holds records on 1.5 billion people

    More than 1.5 billion government and private sector records about US citizens and foreigners are stored in an FBI database, declassified documents have...

  • September 23, 2009 23 Sep'09

    VIDEO: Google enables open web technologies on IE

    Google has unveiled software to help developers to take advantage of open web technologies on Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) web browser.

  • September 23, 2009 23 Sep'09

    Nokia buying Palm?

    The internet is rife with rumours that Nokia is about to bid for mobile handset manufacturer Palm in a deal would give Nokia a PC operating system to rival...