Critical IT issues relating to the UK's universal credit system could leave benefit fraudsters better off. All part of the "digital by default" strategy, of course.
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The credit card-sized Linux computers are now largely UK-made, according to owner of Pi-maker element14.
The UK may have had a head start on graphene research, but it lags other countries in terms of the number of patents held. Can new funding help it tap the benefits of the so-called 'wonder material'?
A report carried out by the Economist Intelligence Unit suggests that a shortage of digital skills and an institutional resistance to change are hampering the potential benefits that could be offered by super-fast broadband.
The government- and Sophos-sponsored challenge is designed to drum up interest in learning Linux security skills, which are needed for protecting web infrastructure and, in turn, companies
Canonical's Peter Goodall, head of product strategy for Ubuntu, tells ZDNet UK why the Linux distribution is moving into phones, tablets, TVs and cars, and why the project is well placed to succeed there
The cloud services are based on the open-source KVM hypervisor, use a range of UK datacentres and offer customers the ability to connect via dedicated fibre from their business premises to the cloud
The groundbreaking UK £22-and-under bare-board Linux computer is finally being made in quantity, but economics have forced production to go abroad, the Raspberry Pi Foundation has said
The UK online film provider Lovefilm is dropping Adobe's Flash as its delivery technology in favour of Microsoft's Silverlight.The move will mean no more Lovefilm access for those running Linux/Unix systems or older Macs that use PowerPC chips rather than Intel.
OpenStack is to cloud computing as Linux is to the client operating system, and it will enjoy a similar level of success, according to Rackspace's chief strategy officer Lew Moorman.Moorman told ZDNet UK on Tuesday that OpenStack, or an equivalent open-source infrastructure system like it, will be picked up to drive cloud services as it eliminates the software cost of running a basic cloud service.
The London Stock Exchange's migration to a new Linux-based trading platform has been dogged by problems, affecting brokers for third parties, who do not provide advice.On Thursday, Selftrade told ZDNet UK it has been experiencing problems in displaying correct prices for certain London Stock Exchange (LSE) shares.
At Mobile World Congress, Intel has shown ZDNet UK what Nokia is missing: the new tablet user interface for the MeeGo Linux operating system
The London Stock Exchange has completed a move to a Linux-based trading platform for its UK cash markets.The SUSE Enterprise Linux platform, called Millennium Exchange, runs on commodity Intel hardware and has been designed to reduce trading latency, the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) announced on Monday.
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There has been quite a bit of discussion and celebration in the Linux community recently because Broadcom released an open-source driver for their wireless networking adapters. This is, undoubtedly, a good thing and it will yield significant long-term benefits for Linux users.
The government's communications minister Ed Vaizey has come out in support of the economic benefits of cloud computing.In a speech given on Monday at the UK-China Internet Forum, Vaizey said cloud computing would open the door to more business opportunities for companies.
UK-based IT company Fivium is working with the Department of Health and Ageing to bring the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) drug evaluation out of the paper age.
The US telco plans to invest $1bn on upgrading its networks and services this year, including facilities for the UK and Europe
The Kindle DX is too large to carry comfortably, and Amazon has made very little effort to customise it for the UK market. We like the ability to download content over the air, but otherwise prefer e-book readers that eschew the bells and whistles.
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