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Antony Savvas

Antony Savvas


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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Government hands out £10m for eight rural superfast broadband schemes

The government has announced the successful bids for a £10 million innovation fund designed to explore ways to deliver superfast broadband to the most remote and hardest to reach places in the UK. read more »

Report calls for 'strategic framework' for schools ICT

Although a new ICT curriculum for schools starts this September, an education think tank is calling for a "strategic framework" for technology in sch read more »

IT contractors expect rich pickings in financial services market

IT contractors are expecting a large number of roles to be created in financial services in the next 12 months, as investment in the sector continues to produce more opportunities, according to employment provider giant group. read more »

New software development degree designed by tech firms available from autumn

A new employer-backed undergraduate degree in software development will be available at universities across the country from this autumn. read more »

Public sector missing out on £7.2bn in savings from 'technology gap'

The public sector may be missing out on £7.2 billion in savings a year due to a "technology gap", according to research from O2 and the Centre for Economic and Business Research (Cebr). read more »

GCHQ to share technology with private companies

UK spying centre GCHQ will today confirm it will be sharing some of its technology with private businesses, to help protect the critical national infrastructure and aid the economy. read more »

Raspberry Pi developer gets OBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Raspberry Pi developer David Braben has been awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list. read more »

Roadchef brings back outsourced IT and finance from India

Roadchef has completed the in-sourcing of its IT and finance processing, leading to a saving of £1.5 million a year and the creation of more than 25 jobs. read more »

Atos e-payments subsidiary Worldline aims for £500m IPO

Electronic payments group Worldline, a subsidiary of IT outsourcing group Atos, says it expects its initial public offering (IPO) to raise a total of €610 million (£500 million). read more »

Government launches PAS 754 'software trustworthiness' standard

The government has launched the PAS 754 "software trustworthiness" standard to help organisations avoid software failures. read more »

Government awards four-year radioactive monitoring contract to CGI

The government has awarded CGI a four-year contract to provide application support services to the UK’s Radioactive Incident Monitoring Network (RMNET 3). read more »

Marks & Spencer improves product lifecycle management with PTC

Marks & Spencer is deploying a new product development system using solutions from PTC. read more »

Developers urged to enter Apigee Digital Accelerator awards

Developers are being encouraged to enter the Apigee Digital Accelerator Awards, being organised by the API technology company. read more »

British firms 'not taking mobile security seriously', says Samsung

British businesses are not taking mobile security as seriously as they should, according to research from Samsung UK. read more »

Barclays Accelerator chooses 11 financial services start-ups to mentor

Eleven financial start-ups have been taken under the wing of the Barclays Accelerator three-month programme, which is being run in partnership with global business accelerator TechStars. read more »

EE gives mobile user data to ad agency to improve outdoor advertising results

Out-of-home (OOH) advertising is up to 200 percent more effective when mobile data is used to plan campaigns, according to trial results from ad agency Posterscope and EE. read more »

Oxford NHS trust creates mobile electronic health records with Advanced

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has signed a multi-million pound five-year contract to create mobile electronic health records using technology from Advanced. read more »

Shortage of Linux professionals causes European skills crisis

A shortage of experienced Linux professionals in the European market has caused a skills crisis for companies, according to the Linux Foundation. read more »

Accor hotel chain supports 170,000 staff with Microsoft cloud collaboration

Hotel chain Accor has deployed a cloud-based communications platform to support 170,000 staff across 92 countries. read more »

Homerton NHS trust in London chooses 'flexible' image management system

Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in north east London is deploying a new flexible image archive management system. read more »

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