Delays to the implementation of a scheme to share patients' data in the UK with companies and healthcare bodies alike is welcome - it's an initiative that's too important to get wrong.
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The Samsung Galaxy S4 is on the way - here's the low down on the contract and SIM-free deals in the UK.
Indian IT services giant will manage technology needs of a newly formed unit within the U.K.'s Home Office for an initial five years, in a deal reportedly worth US$232 million.
After a string of high-profile projects went awry, the UK government said no public-sector IT deal should cost more than £100m, except in exceptional circumstances. Now, the first contract to break the nine-figure barrier is set to be awarded.
Cloud computing makes it easier to shift data across the planet. But UK companies must not use the the cloud to dodge their responsibility for data security and protection, according to the Information Commissioner's Office
Nokia added the bottom-of-the range Nokia Lumia 610 to its line of Windows Phones at a press conference in the UK today (Thursday), saying that stocks should reach the shops in the first week of June. A spokesman said the 610 would be available from "most of the major operators at around £15 per month," assuming a two-year contract.
A UK branch of Anonymous called the ATeam has claimed responsibility for taking down the website of the Department for Work and Pensions.The group launched a distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) website on Friday afternoon after a Channel 4 'Dispatches' documentary found that the DWP had disciplined 992 staff in ten months over data offences.
The Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has won its first major managed services contract in the UK, with mobile operator Telefónica.The deal was announced on Monday.
US company CSC is to cut 640 UK jobs relating to its 'unworkable' Lorenzo NHS IT contract, taking the total of announced job cuts to over 1,100 since February, according to the Unite trade union.The majority of cuts will affect CSC employees in Chesterfield, Chorley, Leeds and Solihull, Unite said in a statement on Monday.
Salaries for IT workers in the UK have risen by two percent in the past year to reach an average of £39,754, according to research by recruitment agency CV Screen.People with .
UK government will hold ISP's responsible for filtering internet content to appease a Christian charity. There is no technical or peer scrutiny in filter implementation.
Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet launched on Friday but Vodafone is the only UK network currently stocking the device.Out of the major UK mobile networks, the seven-inch 16GB PlayBook device is currently only being offered for sale on launch day by Vodafone — priced at £399 — but is not currently being offered on subsidised contract deals.
Vodafone is about to make it possible to buy a Google Nexus S Android smartphone on a one-year contract.On Tuesday a spokesman for the operator told ZDNet UK that Vodafone was bringing in new 12-month contracts — the last couple of years have seen a major push for 18-24-month subscription terms, making it almost impossible to get a one-year contract on most networks — because it "gives customers greater flexibility".
A UK fiber broadband provider has signed a contract to give over 2,500 schools in London next generation broadband speeds at a fraction of the cost.
UK network operator 3 announced on Thursday that it will offer cut-price iPads in the future when purchased with a data plan-inclusive contract.3 says that it will begin to introduce the network-subsidised iPad Wi-Fi and 3G deal "in the coming months" but could not provide more details of the specific contracts involved.
O2 recently nabbed exclusivity rights in the United Kingdom to the upcoming Dell Streak tablet, and now they're ready with pricing details.
The UK government has launched a UK Space Agency dedicated to coordinating the government's involvement in civilian spaceflight, with responsibility for looking after policy and budgets.
Requirements, responsibility, measurements - how to squeeze the most out of your contract
Businesses on a standard cloud contract should not expect providers to accept responsibility for data breaches, say Microsoft and Dell lawyers
The government conducted a test of the UK's broadband and comms networks in November, it has emerged.A Digital Britain implementation update published in December said that the test was a drill to rehearse responses in the event of the UK telephone network coming under attack, or otherwise failing.
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