News for Media, telecommunications & technology
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Salesforce prepares to finalise acquisition of Buddy Media
The acquisition of Buddy Media by Salesforce comes on the back similar acquisitions by rival companies as they look to deliver on the social CRM in the cloud, with social marketing integration.
Canadian CGI to buy IT services giant Logica for £1.7 billion
Global IT Anglo-Dutch services firm Logica, whose clients include companies such as BT, Shell, BAE Systems has recommended a £1.7 billion takeover offer by Canadian CGI Group Inc.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Businesses view 4G as significant in increasing business productivity
A survey carried out by mobile and internet service provider Everything Everywhere recorded that 86 percent of UK businesses believed 4G would increase productivity.
Wales sets target of £400 million for investment in super-fast broadband
The Welsh Government has published a report setting a target of £400 million in investment for delivering super-fast broadband up until 2015, for business and residents.
Government admits it has has no deadline for Communications Green Paper
The government has admitted that the Communications Green Paper which was due to be published last year, has no fixed deadline.
Wipro partners with analytics software developer
Wipro has partnered with analytics software developer Quiterian in ordered to provided advanced customer analytics applications to its global client base.
Post Office awards a £500 million contract to Fujitsu
Fujitsu have won a £500 million 5 year contract to provide broadband services and billing solutions to the Post Office.
Thursday, May 24, 2012
HP confirms 27,000 job losses
HP has confirmed plans to reduce its workforce by 27,000 which would amount to eight percent of the companies staff by 2014 in order make savings of £1.9 billion.