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Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Capita buys medical company Reliance for £20 million
Reliance Secure Task Management (RSTM), has been purchased by Capita for £20 million.
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Ask.com acquires About.com for $300 million
Ask.com, owned by InterActiveCorp, has bought About Group from the New York Times for $300 million.
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Thursday, August 23, 2012
Diageo reports increased revenue
The world’s largest distiller, Diageo, have report increased annual revenue.
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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Mobile banking expected to reach $730 billion by 2017
Juniper Research has reported that mobile banking will be worth $730 billion by 2017.
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Wednesday, August 08, 2012
eBay implements OpenStack with Nicira
eBay has announced the use of OpenStack, providers of an open source cloud operating system, for creating applications for eBay.
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Macmillan cancer charity employs service desk
Macmillan Cancer Support has employed a ITIL-based IT service desk, allowing for standardised processes, agility, speed and avoiding the use of spreadsheets and paper formatting.
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Tesco launches virtual UK supermarket
Tesco has launched a virtual supermarket at Gatwick airport. The online shopping site allows customers to place an order via smartphone devices, for delivery shortly after they return home.
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Domino’s makes move to the cloud
Domino’s Pizza UK have transitioned there online ordering systems to a cloud platform.
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Tuesday, August 07, 2012
Torbay NHS Trust hit with £175,000 fine for data leak
Torbay Care Trust has been issued a fine of £175,000 by the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), for a data leak.
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Cognizant stick by yearly forecast after quarterly report
Cognizant has reported share price growth of 13 percent to $65.48 after quarterly reports, and has stuck to its yearly growth prediction of 20 percent despite pressure facing outsourcing markets.
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