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Europe's taxi drivers protest Uber app

Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals plan to bring chaos to the streets in protest against unlicensed mobile car-hailing services such as Uber that have shaken up the industry.

June 10, 2014

Fax integral part of biz communications

Fax services remain highly valuable for sectors such as shipping, retail and F&B as it facilitates order processing and regulatory compliance better than Web-based communications such as e-mail, state observers.

July 2, 2012 by

London getting more competitive for leased-line fibre

BT is likely to enjoy lighter controls on the amount it can charge for its leased lines in London, under proposals revealed by Ofcom on Monday.Leased lines offer high-end fibre connectivity as a retail product for business customers, and also as a wholesale product for smaller telcos that resell fixed and mobile broadband services.

June 19, 2012 by

Amazon extends backup period for cloud databases

Amazon Web Services has extended the amount of time people can store backups of their relational database service virtual machines.The extension, which takes the maximum backup retention period to 35 days from eight, has been done to help customers that need to retain at least a month's worth of backups for compliance, Amazon announced in a blog post on Tuesday.

March 20, 2012 by

4G services go live in London

UK Broadband has switched on 4G services in Southwark, aiming to become the first company to sell the super-fast connectivity to homes and businesses when it opens its doors in May

March 1, 2012 by

Amazon Web Services brings Direct Connect to UK

Amazon Web Services has brought its Direct Connect technology to the UK, which allows customers to establish a dedicated network connection between their datacentre and the local Amazon Web Services facility.The announcement, made on Wednesday, means UK customers can connect to Amazon Web Services' EU West (Ireland) region via the Telecity Sovereign House datacentre in London at guaranteed port speeds of 1Gbps or 10Gbps.

January 11, 2012 by

BT hit by national broadband issues

Broadband services across the UK were disrupted on Friday morning due to problems with BT's Openreach exchange in Stepney Green in London with multiple BT-based ISPs affected

October 21, 2011 by

Adopting social media in 'difficult' businesses

Regulated industries often have a difficult time adopting social media beyond simple outbound marketing. Fortunately, engaging with the marketplace and getting into the more interesting and valuable scenarios, such as Social CRM, is getting easier as solutions and frameworks for dealing with the legal and compliance issues emerge. I examine the recent discussions from a major financial services conference and summarize potential solutions.

September 22, 2011 by

London geek fashion week & remote working

I am back in the London, hammering out beautifully crafted HTML and CSS for freelance cash at a glossy, high-end agency. Vaingloriously glamorous though freelance contract work is, ultimately it is not sustainable unless you live in the lunny bin or near a railway station with direct links.

August 6, 2011 by

Docklands Telecity Meridian Gate suffers outage

Reports on Twitter and directly to ZDNet UK say that Telecity Meridian Gate, a core internet point of presence, peering node and colocation service in London, has been down on Wednesday due to a power outage."Telecity Meridian Gate Power Outage 09:13 to 09:40 affected backup Gateways and failover/redundant Hosted services only," said VoIP provider Orbtalk on Twitter.

July 27, 2011 by

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