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Get ahead of the Games – look at your network now

Businesses are being urged to allow some staff to work from home during this summer’s London Olympic Games, but an increased number of homeworkers – coupled with a surge in people going online to watch the Games – will undoubtedly have a massive impact on the internet.The Government has been quick to put out warnings of possible internet outages.

April 3, 2012 by

NEHTA investigated for workplace bullying

The National E-Health Transition Authority (NEHTA) has been investigated by WorkCover over bullying within the organisation, while reporting an annual staff turnover rate of 30 per cent, a senate estimates hearing has heard.

October 19, 2011

Boris takes to the cloud in pre-Olympics grime battle

London mayor Boris Johnson has launched a reporting tool that lets the city's citizens report graffiti, litter and fly-tipping, in an attempt to clean up the capital ahead of next year's Olympic and Paralympic Games.The Love Clean London tool, unveiled on Thursday, extends a similar scheme that has been run over the last five years in the borough of Lewisham.

March 10, 2011 by

Jam tomorrow: Dell unwraps its Christmas offerings

Dell showed off a raft of new products in London yesterday, including the Inspiron Duo netbook/tablet, an all-in-one touch screen PC, an M101z netbook, and the latest Dell Streak mobile phone. One of Dell's staff also had a Venue Pro running Windows Phone 7.

November 23, 2010 by

Nokia could drop Symbian for Maemo on N-series

Nokia could drop Symbian for the Maemo Linux operating system on its flagship N-series handsets by 2012, according to Maemo marketing staff.A report published on Wednesday on The Really Mobile Project quotes Maemo staff from an event last night in London.

November 18, 2009 by

£10bn national ID card scheme vs. £65m cuts in higher education

Two very controversial topics met in the middle today, when one potentially pointless national identity card scheme which would cost the UK taxpayer between £10-20bn according to the London School of Economics, and a cut of £65m in higher education at university level would cut a further 1,500 full time lecturing and support staff.

July 31, 2009 by

Any bidders for Satyam?

The London Financial Times is reporting that the government of India has put 51% of the shares in Satyam up for sale but there's a catch:Bidders for India's fourth- largest computer group are being warned that there are no reliable financial accounts available for the company and that they must come up with their own assessment of the potential liability from shareholder suits.

March 30, 2009 by

Washington Times amongst newspapers putting semantic technologies to work with help from Inform Technologies

New York-based Inform Technologies issued a press release earlier this week, reporting the success of their recent partnership with the Washington Times on a major website redesign. Having spoken to both Inform’s CEO Jim Satloff and the Washington Times’ Executive Editor John Solomon, there’s an interesting story to tell of applying semantic technologies in a way that saves editorial staff time whilst significantly improving the utility and value of a newspaper site.

October 3, 2008 by

Gary McKinnon – 'world's most dangerous hacker' – to be extradited

The Guardian, out of the United Kingdom, is reporting that Gary McKinnon, the "world's most dangerous hacker", will be extradited to the United States to face criminal hacking charges. McKinnon, a 42 year old unemployed systems administrator from north London, allegedly hacked into systems belonging to the US army, navy, air force, and Nasa in 2001.

July 30, 2008 by

Passports worth £2.5 million stolen in van hijack

Graham Tibbetts of the UK Telegraph is reporting that the British Foreign Office has admitted to losing around 3,000 passports and visa stickers, which were stolen on their way from Manchester to RAF Northolt in London, where they were to be sent to British embassies.  From the article:Officials claimed the chip technology incorporated in the passports would prevent them being used.

July 29, 2008 by

Yahoo running to AOL to avoid Microsoft?

The Times of London is reporting that Yahoo is talking with Time-Warner about merging with AOL. It's not clear that such a union would result in reversing Yahoo's streak of quarterly profit declines.

February 10, 2008 by

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