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Antony Savvas

Antony Savvas

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York, UK-based Antony Savvas has been a technology journalist for well over 20 years and has expertise in all major areas of enterprise and consumer IT.

He has worked for a number of leading technology magazines and websites and his work is syndicated across the internet.

He is an established news and news analysis contributor to ComputerworldUK.com and also undertakes corporate work for some of the world's leading technology companies.

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IT jobs growth continues shows research

The latest Report on Jobs from KPMG and employment agency body REC shows demand for permanent and temporary IT staff continued to grow strongly in October. read more »

Children invited to Bletchley Park for free weekend coding sessions

Children across the country are being invited to learn programming at The National Museum of Computing at Bletchley Park. read more »

Higher Education Funding Council deploys SAS big data analytics

The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), which distributes public money to universities and colleges for higher education teaching, has deployed an SAS server-based platform to conduct more efficient data analytics. read more »

Majestic Wine drinks to customer experience cloud marketing success

Majestic Wine has expanded its use of SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud to support its omnichannel strategy. read more »

IT outsourcer Fujitsu Services loses pay disclosure battle with union

Unite union members at technology outsourcer Fujitsu Services, who said they "feared being undercut by less expensive employees", are celebrating a victory at the Central Arbitration Committee, which has ordered Fujitsu to fully disclose its pay structures. read more »

Free computer clubs for girls at all schools now available

The Tech Partnership, a network of employers, has announced its TechFuture Girls computer clubs will now be available free to all schools. read more »

British Gas eases national smart meter roll out with CGI

British Gas will use CGI’s Adapter solution to manage its customers’ smart meters via the Data and Communications Company (DCC). read more »

New emergency service location system pinpoints mobile callers to within 30m

A new service developed by BT, EE and HTC can pinpoint the source of 999 calls from mobile phones 4,000 times more accurately than the current system - aiding the emergency services. read more »

Zurich Insurance Group unveils adaptive global corporate website with Accenture help

Zurich has gone live with a new global corporate website that it says will enhance digital interactions with consumers. read more »

Coventry City Council rips out Oracle finance system for 'cheaper' Agresso one

Coventry City Council says it is saving money after ripping out an existing Oracle finance system and replacing it with an Agresso one. read more »

Government promises to tackle poor mobile phone coverage, but only for calls and texts

The government has set out plans to eliminate the poor mobile coverage that it says "blights" a fifth of the UK. read more »

Electrolux deploys cloud-based IT service management from ServiceNow

Home appliances group Electrolux has deployed a cloud-based global IT service platform from ServiceNow, to support and standardise staff services through a central portal. read more »

West Yorkshire Police replaces paper notebooks with Samsung

West Yorkshire Police is to equip its officers with 4,000 Samsung Galaxy Note 3 phablets to replace traditional pocket notebooks. read more »

France is wifi capital of the world

There will be 47.7 million public wifi hotspots deployed worldwide by the end of 2014, with France leading the way, according to research. read more »

GCHQ spy centre chief wants social media giants to 'tackle terrorists'

The new head of UK "listening centre" GCHQ has called on social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google to co-operate more with the authorities to block terrorists using their networks. read more »

EMEA technology outsourcing activity on course to be a bumper year

The technology outsourcing industry in the Emea region is on course to achieve one of its strongest years in a decade, according to research. read more »

Royal Mail promises flexible deliveries with £130m handheld deal for posties

Royal Mail is investing around £130 million over five years in handheld technology to "support more flexible deliveries for customers" and better tracking capabilities. read more »

Sky overhauls contact centres with Citrix to serve 11.5m customers

Sky has overhauled its customer contact systems to serve its 11.5 million TV and broadband customers. read more »

Coca-Cola bottler migrates users from IBM Notes to Office 365 in single weekend

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (CCBCU) has used Dell’s Notes migration services to move 1,100 user mailboxes and 2 terabytes of data from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365. read more »

Government to offer free wifi across 1,000 public buildings

More than 1,000 public buildings in cities across the UK are to offer free wifi hotspots, as part of a government programme. read more »


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