International Consumer Electronics Show staff were in London this week to preview January's event and unveil some research into ownership levels and purchasing plans in the UK technology market
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Amazon's plan to add 100 more staff to its Digital Media Development Centre in London will see the company hiring university leavers.
Amazon is looking to recruit 100 more workers at its Digital Media Development Centre on the fringes of London's Tech City.
Manganese Bronze has lost one-third of its market value after acknowledging that a fault in its IT systems led to a £3.9m error in its accounts
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.
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.
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.
Security researchers are reporting a surge in fake disk clean-up utilities reporting PC errors and demanding an activation fee to fix these problems.
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.
The London Stock Exchange Group has hired 81 staff for its trading technology wing.On Thursday the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) made its interim results announcement.
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.
With a London borough's council facing a £500,000 bill because a user crippled the network with an infected flash drive, I ask who is to blame: the user or the IT staff?
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.
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.
Did SAP & Oracle cut loose staff?There have been a number of web sites reporting planned or executed layoffs at various software firms.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The London Underground maintenance company Tube Lines is familiarising its staff with Office 2007 ahead of a Vista migration by giving them the package for £17
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