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TalkTalk 'most complained-about ISP' for fifth time

TalkTalk 'most complained-about ISP' for fifth time

TalkTalk has maintained its position as the UK's most complained-about broadband provider for the fifth quarter running.The company beat fellow ISPs Sky, BT, Orange and Virgin to hold onto the dubious honour for the first quarter of this year, according to data published by communications regulator Ofcom on Tuesday.

published June 27, 2012 by

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Microsoft, SAP cut public sector bill by £70m

Microsoft, SAP cut public sector bill by £70m

Microsoft and SAP are the latest to feel the government's belt being tightened, after Whitehall negotiated around £70m of savings.The savings will see £65m cut from the public sector's spend on Microsoft and at least £3m from SAP by 2012-13.

published June 25, 2012 by

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£32m more super-fast broadband cash goes to Scotland

£32m more super-fast broadband cash goes to Scotland

Another day, another broadband funding pot: the UK government is putting an extra £32m towards funding the rollout of super-fast broadband in Scotland.The cash comes in addition to the £69m allocated to Scotland last August to improve its broadband infrastructure.

published June 8, 2012 by

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Novell makes cuts to workforce

Novell makes cuts to workforce

US based software provider Novell laid off three percent of its workforce last week, according to CNET News. Ian Bruce, Novell's public relations director, confirmed that 100 to 130 jobs were cut by the Linux company, despite Linux jobs in the US being up by six percent since January.

published November 4, 2009 by

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Launch Windows: Space Station IT secrets

Launch Windows: Space Station IT secrets

It cost £92bn, it flies at 17,300 miles an hour, and it has 100 laptops in close formation. The International Space Station is one of technology's greatest achievements, but the astronauts still need to phone home when the server crashes.

published November 3, 2009 by

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Amazon to release free Kindle PC app

Amazon to release free Kindle PC app

Amazon is making its Kindle electronic book service more accessible by launching a new free app for Windows PCs. The new app will let users download and read ebooks on their computer, and, like the iPhone app, it will sync with Kindle readers.

published October 26, 2009 by

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