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Yammer buys oneDrum for collaborative features

The enterprise social network Yammer has bought oneDrum, a UK company that specialises in corporate file-sharing and collaboration tools. Our mission is to create a social layer across the enterprise, bringing together people, content, and conversations across all business applications.

April 12, 2012 by

Red Hat plans OpenShift cloud SLAs

Red Hat has committed to offering offer service-level agreements (SLAs) around availability and latency on applications hosted on its OpenShift platform-as-a-service, which is based on the Amazon Web Services cloud, according to the company's head of cloud.Red Hat plans to offer SLAs around availability and latency on applications hosted on its OpenShift platform-as-a-service "in the coming months", Scott Crenshaw, head of Red Hat's cloud business unit, indicated to ZDNet UK on Wednesday.

March 28, 2012 by

Radio, News and UK Musics 24h/24h

All british Radio Stations accessible online from a great App. Listen to all your favorite music, follow live news.Access to news,...

October 28, 2013 by French Kiss Apps

Student loans body leaks thousands of email addresses

The quango that channels government loans and grants to UK students has launched an internal investigation after it attached the email addresses of more than 8,000 students to a mass email.The Student Loans Company (SLC) was emailing the students to remind them to complete their finance applications, but "mistakenly included a spreadsheet containing the 8,400 student email addresses [it was] contacting", the non-departmental public body admitted on Wednesday.

March 22, 2012 by

Beckstrom: I came to change Icann

Icann is preparing for new generic top-level domain applications. Rod Beckstrom, the chief executive of Icann, talks to ZDNet UK about his work at the heart of the internet

September 24, 2011 by

Wedding UK

Wedding UK needs to use your location and you must be using iOS 4 or later.Our App is rich in features and will provide you with an...

June 17, 2013 by AppFutures Ltd.

Deadline looms for Google+ business trial

Companies have less than two days left to apply to take part in the test phase of Google+ for businesses, according to Christian Oestlien, the advertising lead for the social network.In a post to Google+ on Wednesday, Oestlien said the company will close the online form for applications at 6pm PST on Friday (2am on Saturday in the UK).

July 14, 2011 by

Inside public and private cloud management

Managing data, applications and in-cloud platforms are important tasks when moving to the cloud. ZDNet UK looks at how these issues apply to different cloud models, and to the major vendors

May 9, 2011

Government smooths patent application process

The UK government has eased the process for filing patents in Europe.From 1 January, those making applications to the European Patent Office (EPO) will have to supply fewer documents than required in the past, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) announced on Friday.

December 31, 2011 by

ERP suppliers are slow to adopt SaaS, says Gartner

Just about everybody is agreed that software-as-a-service (SaaS) is being adopted quickly but, according to the analysts Gartner, some are decidedly quicker than others.In a survey conducted recently, Gartner looked at three European countries, the UK, Germany and France and looked at different applications running SaaS, including CRM and ERP which, appears to have made little headway in the field.

March 31, 2009 by

Top 10 Android apps for 10/29/2008

The Android Market has only been open for a week to US users, with UK users coming online today. Developers have been able to register and upload their own applications for Android phones such as the T-Mobile G1 since Monday.

October 29, 2008 by

Multi-touch smart desks in the classroom

Multi-touch screens are very fashionable these days, but there are not many practical applications for them. Now, researchers at Durham University in the UK are using them to develop the world's first interactive classroom. The new learning environments are using 'interactive multi-touch desks that look and act like a large version of an Apple iPhone.' Their initiative, called SynergyNet, has several goals, including the development of learning by sharing. So far, the research team has linked up with manufacturers to design software and desks that recognize multiple touches on the desktop. But read more...

September 17, 2008 by

Nanoscale microscope on a chip

New Scientist recently reported that a UK company is developing a microscope on a chip four times more powerful than the best scanning electron microscopes (SEMs) available today. The best SEMs have a resolution of 0.05 nanometer. This new one, which will be small enough to fit onto a fingertip, should achieve a resolution of 0.01 nanometer. The prototype should be ready by the end of the year. If successful, it could be used for a variety of applications, such as making holograms of large single molecules. But read more...

June 16, 2008 by

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