The battle over the deployment of open source technology in the UK public sector grew more intense this month with the announcement that Microsoft and Becta , the schools technology organisation, are close to a deal.
Stories by Computerworld UK staff
Despite the mayhem on Wall Street, JP Morgan has unveiled plans to invest US$1 billion (NZ$1.5 billion) on technology to expand its global treasury service capabilities.
Dell has officially launched its long awaited ebook, the Inspiron Mini 9, which is available now running the Windows XP operating system.
Manchester Airport has started testing facial recognition at border control as part of the UK £1.2 billion (US$2.4 billion) e-Borders scheme to tighten controls.
Fraud losses for online banking in the UK have dropped by one third, according to new figures from Apacs.
Most businesses that embrace open source are content to consume products rather than giving code back to the community, according to Forrester Research.
The UK's Cabinet Office has published a range of mandatory measures to prevent a repeat of the data loss scandal that hit HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) last year.
A laptop containing personal details of more than 200 children has been stolen from a Shropshire medical center.
The UK government's Information Commissioner has found Skipton Financial Services (SFS) in breach of the Data Protection Act following the theft of an unencrypted laptop containing the personal information of 14,000 SFS customers.
The Ministry of Defence is launching a new inquiry after admitting to the loss of two more laptops containing unencrypted personal details.
The UK Royal Mail is planning to extend the use of mobile devices in its workforce.
CIOs and IT directors will have to fight to prove that IT is part of the solution, not part of the problem, as organisations tighten their belts in the face of economic uncertainty, according to Gartner.
2008 will be the year that knowledge process outsourcing -- the outsourcing of high-value-add functions -- takes massive strides in the U.K., the National Outsourcing Association (NOA) has forecast as part of its annual trends survey.
A majority of organisations are creating unnecessary risks by using actual customer data for the development and testing of applications, according to a survey by Compuware and the Ponemon Institute.
Interest in the deployment of open source enterprise applications is lagging far behind knowledge of and deployment of the Linux operating system, according to a survey from analyst group Forrester Research.