Ian Livingston has resigned as CEO of BT to become Minister of Trade and Industry.
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Michael Dell’s move to take private the company he founded has received cautious thumbs up from industry analysts.
Greater Manchester Police have been hit with a £120,000 penalty from the Information Commissioners Office for the loss of sensitive information on more than 1,000 people.
Two teenage members of the LulzSec hacking group have pleaded guilty to charges that they attacked Serious Organised Crime Agency (SOCA) website.
Transport for London is preparing for a five-year £110 million communications and control systems package for Crossrail, the rail project that will connect Heathrow Airport with the City of London and Canary Wharf.
Paul Hunter, head of <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/topics/hp/">HP</a>'s UK PC arm, has issued a rallying cry to his customers, channel partners and staff in the aftermath of yesterday's decision to <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/it-business/3314111/why-hp-decided-bigger-is-better/">cancel plans to sell off the company's personal computer division</a>.
Shares in Research in Motion, the company behind <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/topics/blackberry/">Blackberry</a> mobile messaging service, were up today even though its customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa were hit by a <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/mobile-wireless/3309933/blackberry-outage-totally-unexplained/">second day of service failures</a>.
Sean Catlett, the former director of security at online gambling site Betfair has left the company, following a hacking incident which saw cybercriminals <a href="http://www.computerworlduk.com/news/security/3307434/betfair-hides-credit-card-data-hack-from-customers/">steal 3.15 million customer account details</a>.
Chemical giant BASF has extended its contract with BT with the Telco providing connections to some 900 BASF sites in more than 80 countries.
The UK government has formally announced the scrapping of the National programme for IT in the NHS, dubbing it the biggest IT disaster of the last Labour administration.
SAP is buying business-to-business e-commerce services provider Crossgate for an undisclosed amount.
Dramatic changes at HP, including spinning off its PC division and the acquisition of Autonomy, the UK's largest software company, pose potential risks for corporate IT organisations, according to analysts.
The controversial <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Regulation_of_Investigatory_Powers_Act_2000">Regulatory of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA</a>) is likely to be widely used in the aftermath of the rioting that has swept London, Birmingham and Liverpool in recent days.
Joanne Fraill, the juror who used Facebook to contact a defendant in a UK drugs trial, has been jailed for eight months. Her actions caused the trial to be abandoned.
Facebook has admitted to hiring a top PR agency to plant anti-Google stories in the US media.