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'Microsoft Lumia' confirmed as new post-Nokia company phone branding

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It might have dropped the maker, but Microsoft happily holds on to the model
24 Oct 2014

Job Centre set for digital upgrade with free Wi-Fi and biometrics

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London Bridge branch testing new technological departure from queues and notice boards
24 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: BPM is dead, coders are dead and soon the cloud will kill the rest of us anyway

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It might be a few days until Halloween, but IT industry news this week had a definite theme of horrible demise. But which sepulchral story proved the most popular?
24 Oct 2014

Is the coder dead?

Who needs coders when you can use a development platform? LV='s Rod Willmott and Hargreave Lansdown's Chris Worle debate the pros and cons of app platforms
21 Oct 2014

Attracting and retaining data scientists: not easy unless you're in the financial or technology sectors

'Unless you're an Amazon, where you're perceived as a technology company, it will always be hard to attract and retain these types of talents,' says Jan Karstens, CTO at predictive analytics firm Blue Yonder
20 Oct 2014

Windows 10 announcement 'a surprise' to Notts County Council, just weeks after signing 8.1 deal with Microsoft

We’re happy with our choice, but would value an ongoing discussion with Microsoft, says ICT service director
16 Oct 2014

Full-time IT positions down by nearly 10 per cent at London boroughs since 2012

Local authorities offer fewer permanent ICT jobs as cuts bite
14 Oct 2014

Women! Your 'super power' is to not ask for a raise, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Foot-in-mouth moment for Microsoft CEO as he tells women to keep quiet if they want a pay rise
10 Oct 2014

Addison Lee CTO admits playing safe by opting for Avaya

Software-defined networking start-ups have 'really good tech' but are just too risky – for now
09 Oct 2014

Samsung Q3 operating profits expected to dip by 60 per cent year on year

Even the mobile division is suffering in the face of competition from Apple, Xiaomi and Lenovo
07 Oct 2014

'Our customer-first approach lets them outperform industry growth by two or three times,’ says Demandware CEO

Customer-first business model 'permeates everything about what we do at Demandware' Thomas Ebling tells Xchange'14
06 Oct 2014

Tough Love: How BG Group's HR boss binned SAP and passed over Workday to embrace Oracle HCM

So much gas, so little time
02 Oct 2014

The data science skills gap is real, and industry needs both academic and technological input to crunch big data, says dunnhumby CIO

Algorithms without fast and effective application 'defeat the purpose' of big data, says Cosset
01 Oct 2014

Oracle announces slew of social and mobile features to 'reach users rather than data scientists'

Collaboration tools, multiple mobile platform development products and a "corporate Facebook" are all offered up
30 Sep 2014

The key to becoming indispensable to your CIO in the cloud era? Curiosity

IT teams fear that cloud might make them redundant. But IT leaders say that those who take on new projects and learn new skills should avoid the axe
30 Sep 2014

'We release too many products' admits Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd

New boss 'worries' that OracleWorld conference has too many announcements for customers to take on board
30 Sep 2014

General Motors hires first cyber security chief

GM wants to look at car technology 'on a critical systems level'
29 Sep 2014

Oracle's cloud is the entire Earth, and all our rivals need us, proclaims Larry Ellison

'It’s rude, but it’s the truth' says founder and CTO as he rips into SAP, Salesforce and Workday
29 Sep 2014

Top 10 IT news stories of the week: personality over technical expertise, IBM memo and a new bug worse than Heartbleed

Employees to be retrained and have their pay cut at IBM, while Spotify and IBM would hire IT staff on personality rather than skills
26 Sep 2014

Apple officially apologises for broken iOS 8 update as #bendgate trends onwards

Is this Tim Cook’s worst week?
26 Sep 2014

Cloud driving employee skill sets to become more specialised, says City & Guilds IT director

Ian Turfrey tells employees that they have to expand their skill sets
25 Sep 2014

Transport for London selects Computacenter and CSC as part of £80m IT framework

Four UK suppliers chosen to provide hardware, software and services across organisation
23 Sep 2014

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

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

SAP acquires GlobalExpense-owner Concur for $7.3bn

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