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  • News: BCS says NHS must press on with failing £11bn IT programme

    The BCS: Chartered Institute for IT has come out in support of key parts of the troubled £11.4 billion NHS National Programme for IT, saying that in spite of its failures there was good technology to be built upon.

  • News: Day 19: Google Docs Adds New Features on the Fly

    30 Days With...Google Docs: Day 19

  • News: Tech Spokespeople: Choosing the Human Faces of Device Makers

    Every tech company seems to have a recognizable (perhaps celebrity) spokesperson these days: Ashton Kutcher for Nikon, Justin Long for Apple, the "T-Mobile Girl" for T-Mobile, and so on. We looked at the art and science behind tech spokespeople--how they're chosen, how they affect sales, and why some are famous and some aren't--to find out if they're really the vital marketing tools that tech companies seem to think they are. What we found out is simple: Some tech companies know how to choose and use spokespeople well, while others seem clueless.

  • Feature: The five most commented stories of the week - 20 May 2011

    It's been a busy week in technology. For a start, Sony finally get the PlayStation Network up and running again.

  • How-Tos: How to check other email accounts from Gmail

    If you've been using the web for more than a couple of years, you've probably got several webmail accounts.

  • News: Orange and Barclaycard launch mobile payment service

    Orange and Barclaycard have launched a mobile app that allows users to pay for good and services via their smartphone.

  • Opinion: Supply Chain Segmentation in Retail

    Supply Chain segmentation is not new, despite recent articles to the contrary, as manufacturing companies have explored ways to manage parts of the supply chain differently for the varied requirements of product lines or categories for decades. What is perhaps new, is the interest on the part of Retail, driven in large part by the growth of private label.

  • Opinion: Oracle Cross-Channel Commerce Platform=Retail+Siebel+ATG

    In November 2010, Oracle announced its intention to acquire ecommerce platform provider ATG and its 1,000+ customer base for a sum of $1 billion. The deal closed on January 5, 2011. The acquisition connects the online channel with Oracle's existing retail suite, enabling the vendor to offer a set of products that -- when used in tandem -- have the potential to support a complete omnichannel experience.

  • Opinion: Oracle Cross-Channel Commerce Platform

    In November 2010, Oracle announced its intention to acquire ecommerce platform provider ATG and its 1,000+ customer base for a sum of $1 billion. The deal closed on January 5, 2011. The acquisition connects the online channel with Oracle's existing retail suite, enabling the vendor to offer a set of products that -- when used in tandem -- have the potential to support a complete omnichannel experience.

  • News: CIOs come of age as business leaders: Study

    We have been talking about it for years but it looks as if it’s finally happening; CEOs and CIOs are aligned in their thinking around the future challenges and complexity and IT plays a critical role.

  • Lenovo ThinkPad X1 laptop sports slim frame

    Lenovo has announced its thinnest ThinkPad laptop to date. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 has a 13.3in Gorilla Glass screen, a choice of Intel processors and offers non-businesss-y video capture and audio playback features

  • News: Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Trust improves business intelligence

    Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT) has deployed a new business intelligence platform to help improve clinical services.

  • News: TalkTalk reduces broadband packages by 50p

    UK ISP TalkTalk has reduced the price of its broadband packages for both existing and new customers by 50p.

  • Opinion: Getting the nation online

    500,000 web newbies have logged on since August last year – giving hope to the national campaign fighting to get everyone online by 2012.

  • News: Google to fix Android data flaw in 'next few days'

    Google has confirmed a flaw in its Android OS that could potentially see personal data leaked and revealed it will roll out a fix within "the next few days".

  • News: PlayBook sells 250,000 in first month, analyst estimates

    An estimated 250,000 BlackBerry PlayBook tablets have been sold in the first month, edging out Motorola Xoom's early sales, an analyst at RBC Capital Markets said Wednesday

  • News: ADP wants more than your payroll

    The story "ADP wants more than your payroll," which ran on the wire Wednesday, characterized an upcoming mobile product from ADP as a suite. It is not a suite, according to the company, it is an application.

  • News: Emergency response -- Red Cross IT and the quake aftermath

    The New Zealand Red Cross IT team was just returning to some kind of normality following the September earthquake in Christchurch, when the second, more damaging quake struck the city on February 22 shortly before 1pm.

  • Opinion: Open Source Software Is Now a Norm in Businesses

    We've already seen mounting evidence that the numerous benefits of open source software are making a big impression on businesses far and wide, and this week saw the release of yet more data corroborating that fact.

  • News: Tech leaders to 2011 grads: Go to the bathroom, dont be a jerk and take risks

    New graduates from Duke University, Michigan State University and the University of California might be feeling pretty smart these days, but that doesn't mean the Class of 2011 couldn't still learn a few things from some of the technology industry's most accomplished leaders: Cisco's John Chambers, Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.



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