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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.
more acquires for $300 million, owned by InterActiveCorp, has bought About Group from the New York Times for $300 million.

Thursday, August 23, 2012
Diageo reports increased revenue
The world’s largest distiller, Diageo, have report increased annual revenue.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Domino’s makes move to the cloud
Domino’s Pizza UK have transitioned there online ordering systems to a cloud platform.

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.

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.