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  • News: Autonomy to remain UK-based after HP takeover

    Autonomy will maintain its UK roots following its shock £6.7 billion acquisition by HP.

  • News: Standard Life appoints digital head

    Standard Life, the savings and investments business, has appointed David Ratcliffe as its head of digital operations.

  • News: HP - Autonomy deal: Facing up to the risks

    Dramatic changes at HP, including spinning off its PC division and the acquisition of Autonomy, the UK’s largest software company, pose potential risks for corporate IT organisations, according to analysts.

  • News: Riots: Facebook, Twitter and BlackBerry maker RIM called to meet government

    Executives at the main social media networks and messaging outlets – Facebook, Twitter and RIM’s BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) – have been called to meet Home Office ministers on Thursday to discuss their products’ usage in the UK riots.

  • News: The thoughts of Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch

    Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch has proved that the UK can create seriously innovative software companies that can attract top dollar. HP’s decision to buy Autonomy for £6.7 billion has delivered him a personal pay day of around £500 million.

  • News: Manchester Fujitsu workers may strike next month

    The deadline for a ballot of Fujitsu workers in Manchester has been extended to 1 September, which means that if there are enough votes, a strike could hit the IT company late next month.

  • News: Weetabix moves to cloud computing based procurement

    Weetabix is set to migrate its procurement systems to a cloud computing environment, after signing a contract with supplier Wax Digital.

  • News: HP's tablet exit no signal of iPad immunity, say analysts

    HP's departure from the tablet business does not mean that Apple's iPad will remain the undisputed king, analysts said today.

  • News: HP shift on PCs could boost rivals

    With Hewlett-Packard (HP) likely spinning off its PC manufacturing business, other major vendors will almost certainly be looking for a way to get a bigger piece of the hardware pie.

  • News: HP's Apotheker changes his tune on mobility

    Six months after laying out his "strategic vision" for HP, CEO Leo Apotheker took the actions to realize it. And abandoned the mobile computing space.

  • News: A Cable Company May Soon Supply Your Wireless Service

    Could your local cable company's next advertising gimmick be the "quadruple play" of mobile data, phone service, cable, and Internet? That may be the case if talk of a possible buyout of mobile data provider Clearwire is true.

  • News: Beta Tests Soon for GameStop's Console-Streaming Service?

    GameStop is hoping to start a beta test for a console-streaming service by the end of the year.

  • Video: Android app connects city goers, green transport

    Spotcycle lets users search for bicycles for rent in cities worldwide.

  • News: WikiHouse Puts Housing Design in Your Hands

    Prefab housing has been around since the 1940s. The entire point of prefab was not to have to worry about the construction--all that happened somewhere off-site. It was anonymous and standardized, and led to perfectly serviceable homes that lacked even a breath of personality. After decades in which prefab was relegated to postmodernist architects, the modern DIY movement got to it, resulting in WikiHouse: a mix of Wiki software, computer-aided design programming, and CNC machining techniques that puts building design straight into the hands of the end users.

  • News: 10 Questions for HP about WebOS

    Hey, Hewlett-Packard, you're a real head-scratcher. Just 16 months ago you promise to change the mobile world by acquiring WebOS. Now, you've raised the white flag on that $1.2 billion buy. It's a lot of money, even for a mega-corporation. And $500 is a lot for buyers of your TouchPad or WebOS phone. You were just starting to market those products were just getting started. What were you thinking, HP?

  • News: Car Theft Achieved via Text Message -- But Don't Panic

    A recent report by the Associated Press paints a frightening picture: Hackers have learned to unlock a car's doors and start its engine simply by sending text messages to the vehicle's security system.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Megamergers, earnings roil tech

    Against a backdrop of economic uncertainty, acquisitions and earnings news from the world's top PC makers (Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Lenovo), the biggest Internet business (Google), and a major handset maker (Motorola Mobility) marked major realignments in tech this week.

  • Video: The week in technology, 19 August 2011

    Coming up on World Tech Update this week Google announces plans to acquire Motorola Mobility, Samsung is free to sell its Galaxy Tab, the FCC investigates a city subway system after it shut off mobile phone service and MIT researchers hope to improve efficiency on aircraft carriers.

  • News: AES proved vulnerable by Microsoft researchers

    The story, "AES proved vulnerable by Microsoft researchers" incorrectly identified the nationality of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in the lead paragraph. The copy has been changed on the wire. The corrected paragraph should read:

  • News: Firefox 7 reaches beta, promises faster browsing

    Mozilla yesterday released a beta of Firefox 7, putting the lighter-weight browser in front of a large number of users for the first time.



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