Madeline Bennett

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Opera and Mozilla unimpressed by IE unbundling plans

Opera and Mozilla unimpressed by IE unbundling plans

Browser makers have spoken out against Microsoft's latest proposal to open up competition in the market by shipping copies of Windows 7 without Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) bundled in.
Jun 13 2009 6:43AM
Google considers dropping beta tag

Google considers dropping beta tag

Google has revealed that it is considering taking some of its products out of beta, after years of keeping flagship applications such as Gmail in test status.
May 30 2009 6:50AM
IBM unveils CloudBurst SOA appliance

IBM unveils CloudBurst SOA appliance

IBM unveiled a raft of new and updated products at its Impact 2009 conference in Las Vegas, aimed at encouraging enterprise use of cloud-based service-oriented architecture (SOA) technology.
May 6 2009 6:38AM
Touch-screens are not the future of computing, says HP

Touch-screens are not the future of computing, says HP

Despite the current emphasis on touch-screen functionality for everything from smartphones to table-top PCs, HP believes that touch computing will have only limited use for desktops and laptops.
Mar 27 2009 10:45AM
CA outlines priorities for IT investment in recession

CA outlines priorities for IT investment in recession

CA kicked off its user event today with advice for IT chiefs and businesses on how to get through the current bleak economic climate, including the need to dramatically reduce the amount of IT budget dedicated to running the IT organisation.
Nov 17 2008 3:06PM
CA looks to future of IT

CA looks to future of IT

At the opening day of its user event in Las Vegas, CA announced new projects focusing on emerging technology in the energy and healthcare space, aimed at reducing data centre costs by raising temperatures, and promoting "at the edge" healthcare devices.
Nov 17 2008 3:00PM
Firms storing too much personal data

Firms storing too much personal data

A new type of intermediary is required to offer a secure way of storing and managing personal data, according to analyst firm Burton Group.
Oct 18 2008 10:23AM
CA pushes into virtualisation management space

CA pushes into virtualisation management space

Software management vendor CA will make a major push into the virtualisation space today with a tool aimed at managing virtual and physical resources.
Oct 8 2008 6:47AM
Best Western downplays hack attack

Best Western downplays hack attack

Hotel chain Best Western has downplayed concerns over a recent hack attack that was reported to have put at risk the personal details of all its customers since 2007.
Aug 28 2008 7:42AM
IDF: Intel's Atom in action with new UMPCs

IDF: Intel's Atom in action with new UMPCs

Several firms took to the keynote stage at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco today to show off enterprise deployments of Intel's Atom ultra-mobile PC platform..
Aug 22 2008 7:58AM
Lenovo launches mobile workstation "beast"

Lenovo launches mobile workstation "beast"

Lenovo is set to unveil its latest mobile workstation, which features a 17in display, a quad-core processor from Intel and an optional built-in graphics tablet from Wacom..
Aug 13 2008 7:19AM
EC to investigate Microsoft ODF announcement

EC to investigate Microsoft ODF announcement

The European Commission (EC) is to investigate Microsoft’s announcement that it will build support for the OpenDocument Format (ODF) standard into a forthcoming update of Office 2007.
May 23 2008 7:25AM
Microsoft positive on Open XML future

Microsoft positive on Open XML future

Microsoft is optimistic that its Office Open XML (OOXML) document format standard is on track for ISO approval following last week’s meeting in Geneva to discuss modifications to the specification.
Mar 4 2008 3:36PM
Open XML to be reviewed next week

Open XML to be reviewed next week

Representatives from 37 countries will meet in Geneva next week to review modifications to Microsoft’s Office Open XML (OOXML) document format standard and consider whether to approve it as an ISO standard, or withdraw it from the fast-track approval process.
Feb 22 2008 3:50PM
Diverse workforce helps plug IT skills gaps

Diverse workforce helps plug IT skills gaps

Firms need to update their recruitment policies to protect against future IT skills shortages, according to experts speaking at a recent digital skills event in London, hosted by the Institution of Engineering and Technology and Equalitec.
Sep 14 2007 1:41PM
Itil version 3 offers RoI details

Itil version 3 offers RoI details

Return on investment will play a key part in the updated IT Infrastructure
Library.
Jul 31 2006 1:53PM
Corporate IT Forum joins criticism of Fast

Corporate IT Forum joins criticism of Fast

Tif says the Federation Against Software Theft is being too heavy-handed in
its dealings with UK firms.
Jul 18 2006 12:45PM
EC consults on RFID tags

EC consults on RFID tags

European Commission starts public consultation on RFID privacy and frequency
allocation.
Jul 11 2006 2:10PM
Europe domain reaches two million

Europe domain reaches two million

Over two million registrations in six months make .eu the third most popular
domain.
Jul 5 2006 10:00AM

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