Strategy

Scottish Police and Fire services select Civica Tranman for fleet management

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Emergency services looking to make fleets more efficient while cutting costs
22 Sep 2014

Microsoft cuts another 2,100 jobs, with more losses to come

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Microsoft Research Lab among operations to close as Nadella continues reforms
19 Sep 2014

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

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Deal for business expense management software provider sees SAP attempt to strengthen its position in the cloud
19 Sep 2014

Data analytics firms make a serious play for telematics

The rise of telematics in the insurance industry has data analytics vendors’ tongues wagging, Sooraj Shah investigates
18 Sep 2014

IBM to staff: Compulsory retraining and a ten per cent pay cut

Services giant demands that selected US staff undergo retraining, paying 10 per cent of their wage for the privilege
18 Sep 2014

HP acquires cloud computing start-up Eucalyptus

But the firm's Russian subsidiary is hit with a $58.77m fine for bribing the Russian government
15 Sep 2014

BlackBerry acquires UK start-up Movirtu

Movirtu technology enables employees to use two numbers on one phone and receive separate bills
12 Sep 2014

Software-defined data centres a luxury? Not for service providers that need it, claims HP

But even those that have a SDDC have difficulty getting to grips with how it functions as part of the overarching business
11 Sep 2014

Government struggling to measure benefits of cyber security strategy, says National Audit Office

But Whitehall has made good progress in implementing the programme, particularly among larger businesses
11 Sep 2014

Morecambe Bay NHS Trust claims it will save £35m with help from Lorenzo EPR system

Trust claims it will spend £9m on 24/7 support services, but will still save £35m over five years
09 Sep 2014

Autonomy’s emails show company’s revenue ‘fell away completely’, claims HP

But Autonomy claims email is taken 'wildly out of context'
08 Sep 2014

IBM acquisition of Fiberlink fuelled its own BYOD strategy

100,000 users are now enrolled onto MaaS360, says Fiberlink co-founder Jim Sheward
08 Sep 2014

Barclays unveils blood-reading authentication technology for corporate banking clients

'It’s very, very simple, yet it's very, very secure,' bank says of vein authentication technology
05 Sep 2014

DataStax announces $106m VC funding for NoSQL database Cassandra

Tranche puts DataStax second only to MongoDB in league of best-funded NoSQL firms
04 Sep 2014

AVG to buy MDM provider Location Labs in $220m deal

Location Labs backed by $26m in venture funding from BT, Intel and Qualcomm
04 Sep 2014

Companies over-provisioning and over-paying for cloud, claims research

CIOs are still thinking in terms of 'old world' over-provisioning of services, claims ElasticHosts
04 Sep 2014

BP signs five-year IT services deal with Infosys

Infosys will focus on providing oil giant BP with application support and development
04 Sep 2014

Case study: How Holiday Extras improved customer service by shifting to the cloud

Holiday Extras' head of IT Damien Turner explains why he opted for the Amazon cloud and the benefits it brought
02 Sep 2014

Microsoft fights back against US warrant demanding overseas emails be handed over

Microsoft resists US search warrant demanding data held in data centre in Ireland
01 Sep 2014

Deutsche Bank fined £4.7m for coding glitch that led to faulty transaction reports

There was 'simply no excuse for Deutsche's failure to get this right', says FCA director
29 Aug 2014

Medway Council upgrades and virtualises its outdated IT estate

Medway Council shifts to virtual desktops to support its move to more flexible working
29 Aug 2014

Insurers to demand more data via telematics to fine-tune insurance prices, says AXA CIO

AXA CIO Kevin Murray reveals how telematics devices, in-car and in-home, will increasingly help to set insurance premiums
29 Aug 2014

Judge rejects latest Apple injunction plea against Samsung

US District Judge Lucy Koh says patent disputes have not harmed Apple's reputation or sales
28 Aug 2014

Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins sinks $20m into Snapchat

Messaging app now valued at around $10bn after Kleiner Perkins investment
27 Aug 2014