Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Bloomberg delivers global research platform
Bloomberg has announced the creation of a real-time global analytics and research platform called Bloomberg industries, designed to deliver real-time data to users.
Final run-up to the EOA awards begins
London plays host to the yearly EOA awards tonight - celebrating the best in European outsourcing, from new innovation to upcoming destinations.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012
CA Technologies help Natwest with downed systems
CA technologies are helping fix the issue affecting Natwest systems, the news comes after reports detailing that the outage affecting Natwest was due to a failure stemming from CA software.
Dell raises bid offer for Quest
Quest Software, who specialises in IT management software, has received an increased offer from Dell, according to a unnamed source speaking to Reuters.
Tfl looks to encourage potential suppliers
Transport for London is looking to encourage potential suppliers to compete for contracts with the company after the expiry of the current Capita contract to provide network information services in 2013.
Welsh government renews and extends Atos contract
The multinational IT service firm Atos has had its contract renewed and extended by the Welsh Government.
Microsoft pays £768 million for Yammer
Cloud- based enterprise social networking software Yammer has been purchased by Microsoft for £768 million.
Monday, June 25, 2012
CTO of SITA predicts Apple dominance of NFC
At this year’s Air Transport Summit in Brussels, Jim Peters, CTO at SITA predicted that Apple would promote near filed communications (NFC) heavily this year.
Government SME scheme fails to stem borrowing
The flagship National Loan Guarantee Scheme, initiated to as a means to provide SME’s with affordable low interest loans has failed to see a reduction of interest rates on business loans.
Obama criticises Romney as an “outsourcing pioneer”
Barack Obama in a speech last Friday attacked Mitt Romney over investments by Bain Capital which Romney used to run, calling him an “outsourcing pioneer”.