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Thursday, June 13, 2013
Public Accounts Committee attacks NHS & CSC patient record system
The decision to proceed with the troubled Lorenzo patient record systems has been heavily criticised by the parliamentary Public Accounts Committee.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
NAO to investigate BT’s monopoly on rural broadband contracts
The National Audit Office (NAO) has moved investigate the publicly funded rural broadband programme, designed to provide superfast broadband to businesses and households throughout the UK
Wednesday, June 05, 2013
Salesforce acquires Exact Target for $2.5 billion
Database giant Salesforce has moved to acquire digital marketing provider Exact Target, in a deal which is expected to be finalised by the end of July and worth $2.5 billion.
Dell and Oracle extend existing shared partnership
IT giants Dell and Oracle have extended an existing partnership, which will see Dell continue to package Oracle software and services with hardware, while Oracle in turn will optimise services for Dell’s product offering.
Tuesday, June 04, 2013
Welsh schools move forwards with digital learning
Wales has moved to develop collaborative learning approaches within the education system and is now in the process of releasing a online educational portal.
Norfolk County Council moves to find supplier for £100m million cloud framework
Norfolk County Council has tendered a new IT cloud framework, in a contract valued at potentially more than £100 million over a seven year period, with the option for a two year extension.
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Alibaba Group set to build $48 billion logistics network in China
Internet business giant Alibaba Group has revealed that it has commenced work on a ‘smart’ logistics network, in a five to eight year project, that is expected to cost as much as $48 billion.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
Fiat looks to Chrysler acquisition
Italian based car manufacturer Fiat has seen its shares boosted after a rise in speculation surrounding the acquisition of U.S. based Chrysler.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
BskyB signs off on £49 million fibre broadband contract with Virgin
Virgin Media Business has signed a five year fibre optic broadband contract, valued at £49 million, with BskyB.