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  • News: Huawei crafts aluminum body for new Vision smartphone

    Huawei is jumping on the trend to make Android-based smartphones thinner and lighter, launching its "Vision" smartphone on Wednesday with an aluminum alloy body.

  • News: McAfee uncovers cyber attack that hit 72 organisations

    A series of cyber attacks that saw 72 organisations across the globe affected has been uncovered by McAfee.

  • News: Google brings Gmail calling to the UK

    Google has made its calling service for Gmail available to Brits.

  • News: McAfee: Hackers compromised 72 organizations since 2006

    Security vendor McAfee published a detailed report on Tuesday about a hacking group that penetrated 72 companies and organizations in 14 countries since 2006 in a massive operation that stole national secrets, business plans and other sensitive information.

  • News: Tesco rings up eight year Microsoft contract

    Tesco has signed an eight year contract with Microsoft, covering desktop and data centre software to support its offices, stores and distribution centres.

  • News: Intertek outsources IT and accounting services to Accenture

    Intertek, the testing laboratories group for products from textiles to chemicals, has signed a contract to outsource its global IT and finance and accounting services to Accenture.

  • News: Essex County Council cutting IT jobs

    Essex County Council is cutting IT jobs as part of a programme to modernise its information services and save £32 million in costs.

  • News: NHS Scotland overhauls security with new sign-on system

    In one of the most significant security roll-outs in recent NHS history, patient health records at Scotland’s 1,300 GP practices and 97 hospitals are to be secured using Imprivata’s desktop single sign-on (SSO) system, OneSign 4.5, NHS Scotland has announced.

  • News: London Stock Exchange acquires FSA reporting service

    The London Stock Exchange is acquiring the FSA's transaction reporting service for £15 million.

  • News: CSC may not be fit for government work, ministers warned in NHS disaster report

    The powerful Public Accounts Committee has delivered a stinging rebuke to CSC, by advising the government to give “serious consideration” to whether the IT supplier is “fit” to tender for other public sector work following failures on the NHS National Programme for IT.

  • News: NHS must consider scrapping National Programme for IT – MPs

    The Department of Health must “urgently review” whether or not to scrap the remainder of the NHS National Programme for IT (NPfIT), according to the dire verdict of a report by the Public Accounts Committee.

  • News: Facebook acquires digital book software start-up

    Facebook has acquired Push Pop Press, a start-up that has developed software for creating highly interactive digital books, for an undisclosed amount.

  • News: CloudTV maker wins $115M suit against Verizon

    Cloud-based TV infrastructure company ActiveVideo has won a US$115 million judgment against Verizon Communications for infringement of its patents.

  • News: Enterprise data warehouse key to national health reform

    The federal government’s Department of Health and Ageing is seeking information from suppliers in preparation for the upcoming national health reform enterprise data warehouse (NHR EDW) program.

  • News: HK Govt to use both public cloud and private cloud

    The Hong Kong SAR Government will establish a cloud environment progressively over the next few years for the delivery of its e-services and information, said Stephen Mak, Government Chief Information Officer Friday.

  • News: An App For Your Home Decorating Toolbox

    Interior decorating projects often require a weekend at the home improvement store. But PPG Industries has designed a way to select paint colors without collecting piles of sample chips. Its desktop and mobile application ColorClix—a CIO 100 Award winner—lets you follow your inspiration, whether it's from a magazine, a photograph or a TV show. Upload an image to ColorClix, and the app matches it to a palette of paint colors. You can see what a color would look like in a room using ColorClix Visualizer and share it with family and friends over social media. When it's time to buy, a calculator in the app helps you figure out how many gallons to order. Chris Caruso, PPG's global business IT director, says the company, which makes Olympic paint for Lowe's, wants to expand the app to help customers with the whole of their design projects—suggesting furniture and household items, and offering decorating tips. "We want to create a road map that goes beyond selecting color.

  • News: Digia opens Qt office in the US

    Finnish company Digia has opened an office in the U.S. in an effort to boost the commercial usage of a cross-platform application and user interface framework Qt, it said on Tuesday.

  • News: Will OS X Lion roar in the enterprise?

    Since its release on July 20, Apple's newest version of OS X, known as Lion, has been bought, downloaded and installed by more than a million users. As an operating system, it represents a new paradigm: Apple's desktop platform is becoming more iOS-like. To date, most of the focus has been on new features like gestures, Mission Control, the new download-based install process, and user interface tweaks that are the biggest since the OS X public beta was introduced in 2000.

  • News: Skype takes iPad app live, for real this time

    Skype today restored its new iPad program to Apple's iOS App Store after pulling it from the download market yesterday.

  • News: IIIS: Big Data driving new trends

    Reality mining, tagging data at its source and Cloud reputation agencies are three of the emerging trends likely to come out of the explosion of ‘Big Data’ delegates at the Implementing Information Infrastructure Symposium (IIIS) have heard.



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