Business applications

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    CA's website hacked to point users to Chinese malware

    According to reports, IT supplier CA's main website has been hacked, with visitors redirected to a Chinese site distributing malware.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    UK firms have difficulties with business processes, survey shows

    More than half of UK companies have problems with most of their critical business processes, according to a survey by infrastructure software company Software AG.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    University of Cambridge picks Cisco and BT for IP telephones

    The University of Cambridge has signed a multi-million pound contract with Cisco and BT to deliver approximately 20,000 IP telephony handsets to the university over the next 18 months, replacing the existing system.

  • January 08, 2008 08 Jan'08

    Wildlife trust gains a bird’s eye view

    Cumbria Wildlife Trust is using digital aerial mapping technology to protect wildlife in one of Britain's areas of outstanding natural beauty. The trust is using GeoPerspectives photomap digital imagery, which covers the entire county of Cumbria.

  • January 07, 2008 07 Jan'08

    Bill Gates hails 'second digital age'

    In his keynote speech at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Microsoft chairman, Bill Gates, predicted that the digital world was now focusing on connecting people. Calling this the second digital age, Gates said this new digital world would...

  • January 07, 2008 07 Jan'08

    Fire IT project two years late and £70m overbudget

    A government IT project aiming to centralise fire control rooms is two years behind schedule and more than 50% overbudget, according to a report from the Communities and Local Government Committee.

  • January 04, 2008 04 Jan'08

    First Microsoft Patch Tuesday of the year is quiet

    It is a quite Patch Tuesday next week, as Microsoft is only releasing one "critical" security patch on 8 January, its first of the year.

  • January 04, 2008 04 Jan'08

    Yale deploys CRM platform to support ITIL initiative

    Yale University in the US is rolling out a customer relationship management to improve its IT helpdesk and support its IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) initiative.

  • January 04, 2008 04 Jan'08

    Governments adopt OpenDocument Format

    Governments are increasingly adopting the open-source OpenDocument Format (ODF), according to the annual report by the ODF Alliance.

  • January 04, 2008 04 Jan'08

    Flash users hit by cross-site scripting flaw

    The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-Cert) has reported security vulnerabilities in Flash file code.